HTTP Usage in the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) (RFC7480)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Mar-26
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
A. Newton: AUTHOR [+3]
This document describes the usage of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) [RFC7230] for the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP). The goal of this document is to tie together usage patterns of HTTP into a common profile applicable to the various types of directory services serving registration data using practices informed by the Representational State Transfer (REST) [REST] architectural style. By giving the various directory services common behavior, a single client is better able to retrieve data from directory services adhering to this behavior.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. Newton Request for Comments: 7480 ARIN Category: Standards Track B. Ellacott ISSN: 2070-1721 APNIC N. Kong CNNIC March 2015
HTTP Usage in the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP)
This document is one of a collection that together describes the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP). It describes how RDAP is transported using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). RDAP is a successor protocol to the very old WHOIS protocol. The purpose of this document is to clarify the use of standard HTTP mechanisms for this application.
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RFC 7480 RDAP over HTTP March 2015
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