[rfc-dist] RFC 5011 on Automated Updates of DNS Security (DNSSEC) Trust Anchors
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Title: Automated Updates of DNS Security
(DNSSEC) Trust Anchors
Author: M. StJohns
Status: Standards Track
Date: September 2007
Mailbox: mstjohns at comcast.net
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-dnsext-trustupdate-timers-06.txt
This document describes a means for automated, authenticated, and
authorized updating of DNSSEC "trust anchors". The method provides
protection against N-1 key compromises of N keys in the trust point
key set. Based on the trust established by the presence of a current
anchor, other anchors may be added at the same place in the
hierarchy, and, ultimately, supplant the existing anchor(s).
This mechanism will require changes to resolver management behavior
(but not resolver resolution behavior), and the addition of a single
flag bit to the DNSKEY record. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the DNS Extensions
Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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