Padding Policy for EDNS(0)

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RFC 7830 specifies the EDNS0 'Padding' option, but does not specify the amount of padding to be used in specific applications. This memo lists the possible options ("Padding Policies"), discusses the implications of each of these options, and provides implementation guidance.


Alexander Mayrhofer (

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