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IETF RFC 6604

xNAME RCODE and Status Bits Clarification

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Organization: IETF
Publication Date: 1 April 2012
Status: active
Page Count: 5
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The Domain Name System (DNS) has long provided means, such as the CNAME (Canonical Name), whereby a DNS query can be redirected to a different name. A DNS response header has an RCODE (Response Code) field, used for indicating errors, and response status bits. This document clarifies, in the case of such redirected queries, how the RCODE and status bits correspond to the initial query cycle (where the CNAME or the like was detected) and subsequent or final query cycles.

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IETF RFC 6604
April 1, 2012
xNAME RCODE and Status Bits Clarification
The Domain Name System (DNS) has long provided means, such as the CNAME (Canonical Name), whereby a DNS query can be redirected to a different name. A DNS response header has an RCODE (Response Code)...

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