hat tip to .gov hostmasters

Colin Alston karnaugh at karnaugh.za.net
Mon Sep 22 10:02:47 CDT 2008


Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Jason Frisvold:
> 
>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Scott Francis <darkuncle at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> nice to see a wholesale DNSSEC rollout underway (I must confess to being a
>>> little surprised at the source, too!). Granted, it's a much more manageable
>>> problem set than, say, .com - but if one US-controlled TLD can do it, hope
>>> is buoyed for a .com rollout sooner rather than later (although probably not
>>> much sooner :)).
>> I'm not much up on DNSSEC, but don't you need to be using a resolver
>> that recognizes DNSSEC in order for this to be useful?
> 
> Correct, you need a validating, security-aware stub resolver, or the
> ISP needs to validate the records for you.
> 

In public space like .com, don't you need some kind of central
trustworthy CA?




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