[Opendnssec-develop] Deactivating old KSK

Jakob Schlyter jakob at kirei.se
Tue Nov 3 12:06:27 UTC 2009

On 3 nov 2009, at 11.22, Stephen.Morris at nominet.org.uk wrote:

> The draft actually suggests the "double RRset", which minimises the  
> key rollover time. In this method the new KSK is added to the zone  
> and the associated DS record submitted to the parent.  After a  
> suitable interval, the old DS record and KSK can be removed.  
> However, that does separate the addition of the new DS record to the  
> parent and the removal of the old one.  The double KSK, although  
> taking longer, requires only one communication with the parent when  
> changing the DS record.  What do people think - do the advantages of  
> a single change to the parent zone outweigh the disadvantages of a  
> longer rollover?

a single interaction with the parent seems easiest to me and involves  
few manual steps.


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