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IRIS: The Internet Registry Information Service (IRIS) Core Protocol (RFC3981)

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-06

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Newton: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document describes an application layer client-server protocol for a framework to represent the query and result operations of the information services of Internet registries. Specified in the Extensible Markup Language (XML), the protocol defines generic query and result operations and a mechanism for extending these operations for specific registry service needs.

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Network Working Group                                          A. Newton

Request for Comments: 3981                                VeriSign, Inc.

Category: Standards Track                                        M. Sanz

                                                                DENIC eG

                                                            January 2005

  IRIS: The Internet Registry Information Service (IRIS) Core Protocol

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 (2005).

Abstract

   This document describes an application layer client-server protocol

   for a framework to represent the query and result operations of the

   information services of Internet registries.  Specified in the

   Extensible Markup Language (XML), the protocol defines generic query

   and result operations and a mechanism for extending these operations

   for specific registry service needs.

Table of Contents

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

       1.1.  Use of XML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

       1.2.  General Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

       1.3.  Framework Layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       1.4.  Definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       1.5.  Further Reading  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

   2.  Document Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

   3.  Protocol Identification  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

   4.  Exchange Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

       4.1.  Request Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

       4.2.  Response Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

       4.3.  Extension Framework  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9

             4.3.1.  Derived Elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9

             4.3.2.  Registry Type Identifier Requirements  . . . . . 10

             4.3.3.  Entity Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

             4.3.4.  Names of Entities  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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