xNAME loop detection and its usage suggestion

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Authors Jiankang Yao  , XiaoDong Lee 
Last updated 2012-05-17 (latest revision 2011-11-14)
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The Domain Name System (DNS) has provided some means, such as CNAME or DNAME, where a query can be redirected to a different name. The zone operator should be careful about this redirection, which may forms a loop. The detail analysis of xNAME loop detection and its impacts are not specified in the RFC 1035 and RFC 2672. This document gives a detail analysis of xNAME loop and its impacts. It also gives some advices for using xNAME.


Jiankang Yao (yaojk@cnnic.cn)
XiaoDong Lee (lee@cnnic.cn)

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