hat tip to .gov hostmasters

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Mon Sep 22 09:56:20 CDT 2008

* 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.

Florian Weimer                <fweimer at bfk.de>
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