Proposal for using NAPTR/URI records

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk at MIT.EDU
Fri Feb 27 16:17:08 EST 2015

On Fri, 27 Feb 2015, Nico Williams wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 10:52 AM, Simo Sorce <simo at> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2015-02-27 at 10:38 -0600, Nico Williams wrote:
> >> I think this adds up to: multiple DNS queries, with some local
> >> configuration will be needed to decide on a DNS query order.
> >
> > My preference would be to implement the URI protocol, but not enable
> > querying for it by default in 1.14, add a tunable in [libdefaults ]
> > called something like dns_uri_lookup_kdc = false|true|only and set it to
> > false by default, change it to true later on ? (let downstream change
> > the default if they so desire)
> Yes, this.  Eventually this should be enabled by default.  We can give
> sites a couple of years to move to URI RRs instead of SRV RRs.

That seems a reasonable and realistic way to effect such a tranasition,


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