Re: [DNSOP] More keys in the DNSKEY RRset at ., and draft-ietf-dnsop-respsize-nn

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Wed, 15 January 2014 11:30 UTC

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Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> wrote:
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> It _might_, if the idea were instead that validators used n of m.

N of M validation also solves the other problems Joe mentioned, to do with
key rollover and failure to sign. That is, if a signer drops out (because
it failed to sign the DNSKEY RRset, or because it rolled its key)
validators will continue to work securely, and can update their trust
anchors at leisure.

Tony.
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