RFC 8882

DNS-Based Service Discovery (DNS-SD) Privacy and Security Requirements, September 2020

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C. Huitema
D. Kaiser
dnssd (int)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC8882

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DNS-SD (DNS-based Service Discovery) normally discloses information about devices offering and requesting services. This information includes hostnames, network parameters, and possibly a further description of the corresponding service instance. Especially when mobile devices engage in DNS-based Service Discovery at a public hotspot, serious privacy problems arise. We analyze the requirements of a privacy-respecting discovery service.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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