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TSIG Key

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A string used to generate the message authentication hash stored in a TSIG RR and used to authenticate an entire DNS message. This is not the same as signing a message, which involves a cryptographic operation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-81-2