[Opendnssec-user] Automatic resign

Antti Ristimäki aristima at csc.fi
Thu Feb 11 08:45:38 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 10:26 +0200, Patrik Wallström wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2010, at 6:50 AM, Antti Ristimäki wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Is it possible to disable the automatic resign altogether and rely on
> > triggering the signing process via some external script only that is
> > executed periodically?
> > 
> > Sure we can set the <Resign> interval high enough but I was just
> > wondering whether the automatic resign could be disabled by setting the
> > <Resign> value to zero or something?
> If you set the <Serial> option to "keep" in the <SOA> block in kasp.xml, you might get what you want. What happens then is that you only resign when the SOA serial has increased, and you can trigger that with "ods-signer sign zonename". Will that work for you?

Yes, actually we are currently doing it this way and it seems to work. I
was just curious to know whether it could be possible to disable the
automatic resign altogether so that the signer wouldn't even try to sign
the zone automatically.


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