[dns-operations] DNSSEC misconfiguration

Eric Osterweil eoster at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Jul 30 18:52:19 UTC 2010

On Jul 30, 2010, at 11:44 AM, Michael Sinatra wrote:

> On 07/30/10 08:31, Carlos Vicente wrote:
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>>> I do hope that as GOV evaluates new mandates and best practices, they
>>> include provisions for eating your own dog food.  Requiring .GOVs to run
>>> validation on their recursors and validate their own zones would have
>>> gone a long way to reducing these sorts of problems.  Or, at least it
>>> would have spread the pain.
>>> michael
>> I agree.
>> On a related note, some time ago it was disappointing to hear the
>> EDUCAUSE folks suggest in a webinar that .edu's should sign first and
>> then "when everybody has signed their zones", enable validation.
> Ah, I think I was travelling during that session and couldn't join in. I would have challenged the notion that people shouldn't validate until everyone has signed, as I am doing now.
> At a MINIMUM, one should have a validating host monitoring one's signed zones by doing periodic queries and reporting the results.

Perhaps adding ones zone(s) to SecSpider accomplishes this? ;)

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