Re: [dnsext] DTLS alternative to DNS-Curve

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Thu, 16 September 2010 19:08 UTC

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On Thu, 16 Sep 2010, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:

> I think it would take a huge amount of effort to get RFC 2930 into an
> acceptable state. It is ten years old and like many other DNSSEC drafts of
> that vintage rather vague on details.
>
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2930
>
> This is really not much more than a RR format with a vague suggestion to use
> GSSAPI.

It is widely deployed:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc961412.aspx

It does need extending to secure queries (as well as / instead of updates)
and to work outside the context of a kerberos realm.

Tony.
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