A newly generated KSK will be published into the Yeti root zone for experiment today. Volunteer resolvers are welcome to join this test. There are some notes for your information:

1) Two actions:

  • A new key(59302 ) will be published today at the serial 2017030200

  • The document and KSK.pub file on the Github repo and yeti website will be update to contain two keys 10 days later(2017-03-12), leaving 10 days to welcome new resolver to join this experiment.

2) About the timeline:

Slot 1: 2017-02-20 to 2017-03-01   change the RRSIG validity period
Slot 2: 2017-03-02 to 2017-03-11   publish the new KSK
Slot 3: 2017-03-12 to 2017-03-23   publish the new KSK
Slot 4: 2017-03-24 to 2017-04-03   publish the new KSK
Slot 5: 2017-04-03 to 2017-04-13   publish the new KSK
Slot 6: 2017-04-14 to 2017-04-23   sign with the new KSK
Slot 7: 2017-04-24 to 2017-05-03   sign with the new KSK
Slot 8: 2017-05-04 to 2017-05-13   revoke the old KSK
Slot 9: 2017-05-14 to 2017-05-23   no longer publish the old KSK

3) For BIND users:

In the last KSK rollover experiment, we found multiple views of BIND may cause problem during the rollover period. Recently ISC published a post to explain it and ask BIND users to aware the change during the KSK rollover.


4) For new resolver

If you would like to join the experiment, please follow the instructions in http://yeti-dns.org/join.html and set it up before 2017-03-12, because the page will be changed containing the two keys for new comer to start with.

Please let us know, if you found something weird during the experiment.

5) Reference

Second KSK rollover experiment in Yeti testbed