RFC 8973

DDoS Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) Agent Discovery, January 2021

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
M. Boucadair
T. Reddy.K
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dots (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8973

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Abstract

This document specifies mechanisms to configure DDoS Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) clients with their DOTS servers. The discovery procedure also covers the DOTS signal channel Call Home. It can be useful to know the appropriate DOTS server for a given location in order to engage mitigation actions. This is true even in cases where the DOTS client cannot localize the attack: cases where it only knows that some resources are under attack and that help is needed.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.