Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Query Format

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (regext WG)
Authors Scott Hollenbeck  , Andrew Newton 
Last updated 2020-05-08
Replaced by RFC 9082
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This document describes uniform patterns to construct HTTP URLs that may be used to retrieve registration information from registries (including both Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and Domain Name Registries (DNRs)) using "RESTful" web access patterns. These uniform patterns define the query syntax for the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP).


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