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Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Part Three: The Domain Name System (DNS) Database (RFC3403)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010078D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Oct-17
Document File: 15 page(s) / 31K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Mealling: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document describes a Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Database using the Domain Name System (DNS) as a distributed database of Rules. The Keys are domain-names and the Rules are encoded using the Naming Authority Pointer (NAPTR) Resource Record (RR).

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Network Working Group� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � M. Mealling

Request for Comments: 3403� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � VeriSign

Obsoletes: 2915, 2168� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � October 2002

Category: Standards Track

� � � � � � � � � � � � � Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS)

� � � � � � � � � � Part Three: The Domain Name System (DNS) Database

Status of this Memo

� � This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

� � Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

� � improvements.� Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

� � Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

� � and status of this protocol.� Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

� � Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This document describes a Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS)

� � Database using the Domain Name System (DNS) as a distributed database

� � of Rules.� The Keys are domain-names and the Rules are encoded using

� � the Naming Authority Pointer (NAPTR) Resource Record (RR).

� � Since this document obsoletes RFC 2915, it is the official

� � specification for the NAPTR DNS Resource Record.� It is also part of

� � a series that is completely specified in "Dynamic Delegation

� � Discovery System (DDDS) Part One: The Comprehensive DDDS" (RFC 3401).

� � It is very important to note that it is impossible to read and

� � understand any document in this series without reading the others.

Mealling� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3403� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � DDDS DNS Database� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � October 2002

Table of Contents

� � 1.� � � Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 2

� � 2.� � � Terminology� . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 3

� � 3.� � � DDDS Database Specification� . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 3

� � 4.� � � NAPTR RR Format� . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 5

� � 4.1� � Packet Format� . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 5

� � 4.2� � Additional Information Processing� . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 7

� � 4.2.1 Additional Section processing by DNS servers . . . . . . . .� 7

� � 4.2.2 Additional Section processing by resolver/applications . . .� 7

� � 4.3� � Master File Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 7

� � 5.� � � Application Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 8

� � 6.� � � Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 8

� � 6.1� � URN Example� . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .� 8

� � 6.2� � E164 Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

� � 7.� � � Advice for DNS Administrators� . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

� � 8.� � � Notes� . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...