Passive DNS - Common Output Format
This document describes the output format used between Passive DNS query interface. The output format description includes also a common meaning per Passive DNS system.
This format originated as a discussion between Aaron Kaplan, Paul Vixie, Henry Stern and Alexandre (Adulau) in ~ 2011. It was submitted to the IETF in 2014 and since then had a few minor updates.
It is being used by multiple operators of passive DNS services to offer an identical output format for queries to a passive DNS database. This allows the person issuing the query to combined and/or compare results.
The output format is in JSON.
How to Contribute to the Document
You can make pull request to the xml document. We are looking for comments from passive DNS developers in order to improve the document.
- Version 7 published as Internet-Draft - June 25, 2020