DNS Root Key Rollover Update



Many of you may already be aware of yesterday’s announcement from ICANN concerning the postponement of one of the steps in the currently-in-progress root zone KSK rollover.

Specifically, they have announced that the 11 October 2017 date that was planned for the retirement of KSK-2010 will be postponed for at least three months because root zone trust anchor telemetry data sent by servers running BIND and  other DNS server software indicates that many operators are still unprepared for the change and using soon-to-be-retired trust anchors.

To help our users be sure that they are prepared for the transition when it occurs we have prepared an Operational Notification concerning the KSK rollover.

If you are operating a server which performs DNSSEC validation we suggest that you take a few moments to read the notification and follow its suggestions to ensure that you are prepared when ICANN resumes the root KSK rollover.

Last modified: September 28, 2017 at 2:12 pm