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[Unbound-users] How to use Alternative Other Root DNS server with DNSSEC validation

Leen Besselink
Thu Aug 23 12:32:52 CEST 2012


On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 12:22:03PM +0200, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
> > The solution for not having to create such a large configuration file might
> > be that someone,  probably the alternative root or TLD operators, could create
> > a DLV-registery.
> 
> DLV is basically a DNS zone which contains a DLV RR for each domain it
> handles. The rdata of the DLV is what you'd normally put in the DS RR
> for the zone.
> 
> e.g. 
> 
> $ dig +noall +answer qupps.biz DS
> qupps.biz.              3899  IN  DS   27112 5 1 483610EFD4991F0AC114F44747061E3603D56C86
> 
> $ dig +noall +answer qupps.biz.dlv.isc.org DLV
> qupps.biz.dlv.isc.org.  3356  IN  DLV  27112 5 1 483610EFD4991F0AC114F44747061E3603D56C86
> 
> Regards,
> 
>         -JP

It was mostly the details I wasn't sure about.

The first thing I would try is to create an alternative unsigned root and a DLV-repository
with all the signed TLDs, then you add a trust-anchor for the domain of the DLV-repository
to the recursor. I would guess that would work.