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DNS on Windows 2000, Second Edition by Cricket Liu, Matt Larson

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Name

RP (Responsible Person—experimental)

Textual representation:

                     owner ttl class RP mbox-dname txt-dname

Example:

; The current origin is fx.movie.edu
@            IN  RP   ajs.fx.movie.edu.   ajs.fx.movie.edu.
bladerunner  IN  RP   root.fx.movie.edu.  hotline.fx.movie.edu.
             IN  RP   richard.fx.movie.edu.  rb.fx.movie.edu.
ajs          IN  TXT  "Arty Segue, (415) 555-3610"
hotline      IN  TXT  "Movie U. Network Hotline, (415) 555-4111"
rb           IN  TXT  "Richard Boisclair, (415) 555-9612"

Binary representation:

RP type code: 17
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+
    /                    MAILBOX                    /
    /                                               /
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+
    /                    TXTDNAME                   /
    /                                               /
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+

where:

MAILBOX

A domain-name that specifies the mailbox for the responsible person.

TXTDNAME

A domain-name for which TXT RRs exist. A subsequent query can be performed to retrieve the associated TXT resource records at txt-dname.

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