IDN, dig and underscore

Andre Masella andre at
Sun Jan 14 12:46:26 UTC 2007

> >> The underscore here is only allowed for SRV records.
> > Uhh, okay. Even if that is the case, it's a problem. Kerberos exects
> > records like:
> > which is in draft-ietf-cat-krb-dns-locate-02.txt
> I forgot to point out that that draft expired over 6 years ago, and
> while is does talk about TXT records it was probably meant to be used
> until SRV records got deployed. Did it ever become an RFC?

I just checked again, in RFC4120 which is about Kerberos 5, there is a section 
on DNS records, but they dropped the _kerberos TXT record.

My mistake, wrong document.
--Andre Masella (andre at

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