Re: [DNSOP] CNSRRSIG (was: Re: [Ext] draft-fujiwara-dnsop-delegation-information-signer))

Joe Abley <> Fri, 11 December 2020 00:35 UTC

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On Dec 10, 2020, at 19:25, Paul Hoffman <> wrote:

> In DPRIVE, there is a desire to TLSA records to authenticate authoritative servers. In order to do that without getting into a chicken-and-egg loop, the parent needs to authenticate the NS records of the child authoritative server.

I haven't been following dprive recently. Is there a particular document that expresses the problem statement above in more detail?

"Authenticate authoritative servers" is a bit vague for me. Parent and child are namespace concepts and not relying parties that you'd ordinarily expect to be able to authenticate anything.