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From "Enrique Rodriguez (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Closed: (DIRDNS-10) Add support for arbitrary string TXT Resource Records (RFC 1464)
Date Thu, 06 Oct 2005 21:09:48 GMT
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Enrique Rodriguez closed DIRDNS-10:

    Resolution: Fixed

Support for serving TXT records has been added.

Committed to dns-protocol on revision 306890.

> Add support for arbitrary string TXT Resource Records (RFC 1464)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>          Key: DIRDNS-10
>          URL:
>      Project: Directory DNS
>         Type: New Feature
>     Versions: 0.3
>     Reporter: Enrique Rodriguez
>     Assignee: Enrique Rodriguez
>     Priority: Minor
>      Fix For: 0.3

> RFC 1464 - Using the Domain Name System To Store Arbitrary String Attributes
> TXT records associate arbitrary string information (ASCII text) with attributes that
have not been defined by the DNS.  By adding TXT support, Apache DNS can support Sender Policy
Framework (SPF).
> Adding a resource record (RR) to Apache DNS involves the following steps:
> 1) Add a new objectClass and possibly attributeType support to the apachedns.schema for
the new RR type.
> 2) Add the attributeTypes to the DnsAttribute constants.
> 3) Write an Encoder that knows how to convert from the RR attributes to the binary resource
data payload in the DNS reply.
> 4) Add the RR type-to-Encoder mapping to the DnsEncoder's hashed adapter.
> 5) Add example(s) into the LDIF that ships with the DNS protocol provider.

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