[dns-operations] DNSSec and GoDaddy and IPv6 (cross-posted)

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Tue Dec 8 00:58:06 UTC 2015

In message <006701d1314a$0460d1d0$0d227570$@iname.com>, "Frank Bulk" writes:
> Just for the record -- worked with GoDaddy over the last few weeks to find
> out why I can't get DS keys added to a zone, onlyv6.com.  Their DS-adding
> interface (selective and bulk) errors out.  
> It culminated today with lots of back and forth with the front-line support
> (that interfaces, via chat, with the Advanced Technical Support team).
> After some red herrings about lack of connected to our nameservers (I had to
> send screenshots that I could ping all three nameservers), a concern that a
> nameserver didn't have a matching PTR record, and that not all nameservers
> were at the same serial number (one was at a slightly older one), it came
> down to that they require two working IPv4-enabled nameservers in order to
> add a DS key.  Having an IPv6-only zone is apparently not acceptable.  Kudos
> to the two front-line support reps that were professional and did their
> level best (though one remarked he had never seen an IP address like that
> before).

RFC 3901 comes to mind here. 
> I suspect that GoDaddy's backend DS validation system has some kind of bug
> that prevents contact with an IPv6-only zone.

It's called not turning on IPv6. :-)
> Anyone know of a registrar that supports both IPv6 and DNSsec?
> Frank
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