manually generating tsig keys
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Sun Feb 8 22:36:34 UTC 2009
In message <20090206194146.GA24736 at norchemlab.com>, Justin T Pryzby writes:
> ARM9.5 still mentions manual generation of TSIG data:
> Is there any advtantage to using -keygen ?
It really depends on how you are going to use the key.
For zone transfers there is no benefit as you have to copy
and paste at both ends. For nsupdate there is benefit as
you can use "nsupdate -k keyfile".
> ISTR some mention of an
> algorithm used to minimize the possibility of collisions. Or is that
> true for any key used with HMAC?
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