DNSSEC-Aware Name Server

DNSSEC-Aware Name Server definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): An entity acting in the role of a name server that understands the DNS security extensions defined in this document set. In particular, a DNSSEC-aware name server is an entity that receives DNS queries, sends DNS responses, supports the EDNS0 [RFC2671] message size extension and the DO bit [RFC4035], and supports the RR types and message header bits defined in this document set.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-81-2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary