Signaling Trust Anchor Knowledge in DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC), April 2017
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 8553
- D. Wessels
- dnsop (ops)
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The DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) were developed to provide origin authentication and integrity protection for DNS data by using digital signatures. These digital signatures can be verified by building a chain of trust starting from a trust anchor and proceeding down to a particular node in the DNS. This document specifies two different ways for validating resolvers to signal to a server which keys are referenced in their chain of trust. The data from such signaling allow zone administrators to monitor the progress of rollovers in a DNSSEC-signed zone.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.