[dns-operations] Support for ED25519/ED448 DS records by OpenSRS

Ulrich Wisser ulrich at wisser.se
Fri Feb 19 13:59:06 UTC 2021

Come to the “cold” side - register a .se domain! :-)

In freezing Sweden we do not restrict alg numbers for DS records.


> On 18 Feb 2021, at 23:43, Simon Arlott via dns-operations <dns-operations at dns-oarc.net> wrote:
> From: Simon Arlott <simon at arlott.org>
> Subject: Support for ED25519/ED448 DS records by OpenSRS
> Date: 18 February 2021 at 23:43:53 CET
> To: dns-operations at dns-oarc.net
> Reply-To: Simon Arlott <1lCs1Z-00055l-AO=c68e95e9b149.reply at sa.me.uk>
> My OpenSRS reseller is unable to get them to support ED25519/ED448 DS
> records in .AU (I have a response from the administrator of the domain
> informing me that the registrar supports these algorithm types):
>> We're sorry but OpenSRS has stated that they cannot easily/quickly setup
>> support for these algorithms and to submit requests via their public forum
>> for support to be added.
>> https://help.opensrs.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/200120733-Suggestions-Ideas
> Support for ED25519 and ED448 in DNSSEC has been a standard for 4 years
> now.
> Registries and registrars appear to be repeating the same problems that
> have plagued IPv6 glue for years with these overly restrictive policies
> on DS records.
> Is anything being done to advise TLD operators and registrars to not do
> this and encourage them to keep up to date if they do?
> Supposedly it is to protect registrants from bad data but it would be
> trivial to simply enter the wrong numbers in the individual component DS
> record web forms that everyone is fond of.
> Nominet (the .UK registry) have a similar problem being unable to add
> two numbers to a list:
>> Unfortunately, there are no dates yet as to when this might be implemented
> -- 
> Simon Arlott
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