How to validate SRV record?

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Sat Aug 25 03:38:58 UTC 2012

Fine, the validator would confirm that the SRV's owner name is compliant 
with RFC 6335, no more, no less.

                 - Kevin

On 8/23/2012 7:01 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 8/23/2012 3:49 PM, Kevin Darcy wrote:
>> Sorry, I meant to say that it's pretty clear that it *restricts* what a
>> Service Label may contain. It's even a "MUST".
> Sure, but you're omitting the (typically unstated) part of the MUST, "a
> compliant implementation." So it depends on the OP's purpose. Is it to
> "validate" what will work on the wire, or to validate what is likely to
> be accepted outside of their organization? There are a non-zero number
> of special-purpose SRV records in use that aren't related to published
> service names. Where do you draw the line?
> Doug

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