[Opendnssec-user] how does auditor calculate delays?

Gilles Massen gilles.massen at restena.lu
Fri Jan 14 09:05:15 UTC 2011

On 01/13/2011 03:08 PM, Rickard Bellgrim wrote:
> On 13 jan 2011, at 13.41, Gilles Massen wrote:
>> Why is the SOA ttl considered for the check? DNSKEY TTL I'd understand,
>> but SOA?
> Yes, that sounds strange. The first ZSK should be pre-published according to this time:
> Ipub = Dprp + min(TTLsoa, SOAmin)
> The following ZSK:s should be pre-published using this time:
> Ipub = Dprp + TTLkey

Ok, that's what I thought, thanks for confirming.

>> As a certainly unwanted sideeffect, the auditor (or the calling process)
>> didn't like that situation at all, as the auditor started to go over the
>> affected zones over and over again (restarting immediately after each run).
> The signer have a back off mechanism for doing re-tries. 1 minute, 2 minutes, 4 minutes....

After looking again at the timestamps, this is indeed what happened.


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