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DNSSEC-Aware Resolver

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An entity acting in the role of a resolver (defined in section 2.4 of [RFC 4033]) that understands the DNS security extensions. In particular, a DNSSEC-aware resolver is an entity that sends DNS queries, receives DNS responses, and understands the DNSSEC specification, even if it is incapable of performing validation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-81-2