[dns-operations] Request for prior announcement of Root KSK Rollover critical time

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Mon Oct 2 20:29:37 UTC 2017

On Mon, 2 Oct 2017, Paul Hoffman wrote:

>> Root zone serial 2017091900, containing 4 DNSKEYs for the first time, has 
>> been pushed to all root name servers.
> To close the loop on this:
> ICANN carefully tracked the likely side-effects of the increase in size of 
> the root's DNSKEY RRset to its highest value. We got streams of data from 
> most of the root operators for indicators such as query rates for DNSKEY, 
> total query rate, TCP query rate, truncation, and ICMP status messages, and 
> we saw no indication of significant problems that started with the 
> introduction of the new DNSKEY RRset.

Thanks for reporting this. We can now let go of the myth of key sizes


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