[dns-operations] Key management and computer "mere mortals" (was: .Org DNSSEC key management policy feedback)

Joe Abley jabley at hopcount.ca
Thu Jun 25 06:45:49 UTC 2009

On 25-Jun-2009, at 18:37, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 11:12:07AM +1000,
> Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote
> a message of 85 lines which said:
>> If the registrar HAS to be in there as a middle man then we need a
>> machine protocol for talking to registrars.
> RFC 4310, "Domain Name System (DNS) Security Extensions Mapping for
> the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP)" ? I don't like EPP but you
> cannot say there is no standard protocol, there is this RFC.

That's a protocol used by a registrar when they interact with a  

Mark was talking about a protocol to use as a registrant who wants to  
interact with a registrar.

Perhaps EPP is suitable there too, but that's not what it was designed  
for (what it is typically used for today).


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