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Title: Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Domain
Name System (DNS) Extension
Author: J. Laganier
Status: Standards Track
Date: October 2016
Obsoletes: RFC 5205
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-hip-rfc5205-bis-10.txt
This document specifies a resource record (RR) for the Domain Name
System (DNS) and how to use it with the Host Identity Protocol (HIP).
This RR allows a HIP node to store in the DNS its Host Identity (HI),
the public component of the node public-private key pair; its Host
Identity Tag (HIT), a truncated hash of its public key (PK); and the
domain names of its rendezvous servers (RVSs). This document
obsoletes RFC 5205.
This document is a product of the Host Identity Protocol Working Group of the
This is now a Proposed Standard.
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