[dns-operations] Storing Dates in DNS

Matthew Dempsky matthew at dempsky.org
Fri Jan 22 02:15:36 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Crist Clark <Crist.Clark at globalstar.com> wrote:
> If there is none, any suggestions smarter than an associated
> TXT record with the Unix Epoch time would be appreciated.

You could use a record type in the Private Use range (i.e.,
65280--65534).  E.g., just store a Unix Epoch timestamp as a 4 byte
integer in network order as the RDATA.

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