[dnsext] draft-jabley-dnsop-validator-bootstrap-00

Joe Abley <jabley@hopcount.ca> Mon, 31 January 2011 19:29 UTC

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Hi all,

Per below, Dave and I scribbled some thoughts down about how we might recommend validators obtain a useful root zone trust anchor on startup.

It's scrappy, and it's little more than I have said on this list in the past week, but I thought it might be handy to have in written form. I used a dnsop tag rather than a dnsext one at Andrew Sullivan's suggestion, since this looks like operations more than it looks like protocol work.

dnsoppers: there's a party going on in dnsext. Look over the fence for context.

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> From: IETF I-D Submission Tool <idsubmission@ietf.org>
> Date: 31 January 2011 14:24:56 EST
> To: Joe Abley <joe.abley@icann.org>
> Cc: Dave Knight <dave.knight@icann.org>
> Subject: New Version Notification for draft-jabley-dnsop-validator-bootstrap-00 
> A new version of I-D, draft-jabley-dnsop-validator-bootstrap-00.txt has been successfully submitted by Joe Abley and posted to the IETF repository.
> Filename:	 draft-jabley-dnsop-validator-bootstrap
> Revision:	 00
> Title:		 Establishing an Appropriate Root Zone DNSSEC Trust Anchor at Startup
> Creation_date:	 2011-01-31
> WG ID:		 Independent Submission
> Number_of_pages: 17
> Abstract:
> Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) allow cryptographic
> signatures to be used to validate responses received from the Domain
> Name System (DNS).  A DNS client which validates such signatures is
> known as a validator.
> The choice of appropriate root zone trust anchor for a validator is
> expected to vary over time as the corresponding cryptographic keys
> used in DNSSEC are changed.
> This document provides guidance on how validators might determine an
> appropriate trust anchor for the root zone to use at start-up, or
> when other mechanisms intended to allow key rollover to be tolerated
> gracefully are not available.
> The IETF Secretariat.