dnssec-keygen not responding

Alan Clegg alan at clegg.com
Wed Nov 30 05:18:04 UTC 2011

On 11/30/2011 12:15 AM, vishesh kumar wrote:
> Hi All
> I am trying to generate keys for signing vishesh.com
> <http://vishesh.com> domain using following command (for testing purpose)
> dnssec-keygen -a RSASHA1 -b 768 -n ZONE vishesh.com <http://vishesh.com>.
> But its not responding , i waited around 30 minutes but there is no result
> Operating system is RHEL6 on VirtualBox 4.1

You don't have enough entropy in the virtual environment.  You can (if
you understand the issues surrounding it), use /dev/urandom as your
random source, or look at installing something like haveged
(http://freecode.com/projects/haveged) to solve the problem.

alan at clegg.com | aclegg at infoblox.com

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