RFC 9156

DNS Query Name Minimisation to Improve Privacy, November 2021

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 7816
Authors:
S. Bortzmeyer
R. Dolmans
P. Hoffman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsop (ops)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC9156

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Abstract

This document describes a technique called "QNAME minimisation" to improve DNS privacy, where the DNS resolver no longer always sends the full original QNAME and original QTYPE to the upstream name server. This document obsoletes RFC 7816.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.