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Registration in the MIL Domain (RFC1956)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004251D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 2 page(s) / 2K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Engebretson: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1956: DOI

Abstract

This RFC describes the policy for the registration of second level domains under the ".MIL" domain. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

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Network Working Group D. Engebretson Request for Comments: 1956 R. Plzak Category: Informational DoD NIC June 1996

Registration in the MIL Domain

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Introduction

This RFC describes the policy for the registration of second level domains under the ".MIL" domain.

Policy

A. The ".MIL" domain is delegated from the root authority to the US Department of Defense (DoD). Only US military services, unified or specified commands, and operating agencies of the DoD which do not report through military service chains can be registered as a second level domain under the ".MIL" domain. All other DoD organizations will register through their respective second level domain administrators using the registration procedures established by those offices. The ".MIL" domain is administered by the DoD Network Information Center (NIC).

B. The domain names under the ".MIL" will be descriptive of the organization they will service. The domain name length is preferred to be 12 characters or less, and must be unique (first come first serve if duplicates occur).

C. Each second level domain under the ".MIL" domain will be supported by at least two name servers. Preferably these servers will be located in two separate networks. All DNS servers supporting subdomains of the ".MIL" domain must be in the ".MIL" domain.

D. Prospective se...

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