[dns-operations] [Ext] Root KSK roll delayed

Matt Larson matt at kahlerlarson.org
Fri Sep 29 22:57:44 UTC 2017


> On Sep 29, 2017, at 1:46 PM, Chris Thompson <cet1 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Sep 29 2017, Matt Larson wrote:
>> ICANN has decided to postpone the root KSK roll previously scheduled for
>> 11 October 2017 for at least one quarter. This message gives some background
>> and explanation for that decision.
> [Said background and explanation snipped, but much appreciated!]
> Am I correct in assuming that this means that KSK Ceremony 31, scheduled for
> 18 October (unusually early in Q4, incidentally) will now be generating a set
> of SKRs for 2018-Q1 of the same sort as KSK Ceremony 30 did for 2017-Q4? That
> is, planning for a transition from stage D to stage E (but still allowing for
> a further extension of stage D, of course).

That's exactly correct. Verisign just sent ICANN the KSRs today, actually.


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