DNS SRV Resource Records for the WebSocket Protocol

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Author Inaki Castillo 
Last updated 2011-04-13
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This document specifies the usage of DNS SRV resource records by WebSocket clients when resolving a "ws:" or "wss:" Uniform Resource Identifier (URI). The DNS SRV mechanism confers load-balancing and failover capabilities for WebSocket service providers.


Inaki Castillo (ibc@aliax.net)

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