[Opendnssec-develop] Config question
jakob at kirei.se
Tue Aug 4 08:23:08 UTC 2009
On 4 aug 2009, at 10.03, Alexd at nominet.org.uk wrote:
> I've been looking at Pivotal issue 1018973. I have some questions
> regarding the system configuration - sorry if the answers are
> written down; I couldn't find them.
> Currently, the auditor uses zonelist.xml to find the
> <zone_config>.xml files for each zone, and do the auditing. This is
> apparently not good.
> So, I can look at conf.xml, kasp.xml and zonelist.xml, and get most
> of the info from there. However, these files do not specify the salt
> - this is potentially added from the DB, and not stored anywhere
> other than <zone_config.xml>. So, I don't think it's possible to
> write the auditor without checking this file, unless the salt is
> queried directly from the DB.
> Should the auditor be checking the DB?
> Should the salt be stored somewhere the auditor can get it? Or
> should that be the only information lifted from <zone_config.xml>?
hmmm, you are correct. the salt is only to be found in the
as long as the policy is authoritative, I have no problem with looking
at the SignerConfiguration. i.e., only parameters that are not to be
found in the policy may be read from the SignerConfiguration. does
this make sense?
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