State diagram for DNSsec key lifecycle

Axel Rau Axel.Rau at Chaos1.DE
Mon Feb 13 18:48:56 UTC 2012

Am 11.02.2012 um 11:33 schrieb Axel Rau:

> Am 10.02.2012 um 01:57 schrieb Mark Andrews:
>> You don't submitt the initial DS until the KSK is active and any old
>> state about the DNSKEY as clear caches.  I recommend "activate" +
>> "publish" at the same time.
> I see. draft-ietf-dnsop-dnssec-key-timing-02 uses the term 'used for signing' as synonym for 'active' on page 22.
> I will update the diagram.
Here is the next revision with comments from Mark and Jeff incorporated (same URL):
I'm still unsure about submitting the follow-up DS while its KSK not yet active.
Please review carefully and comment. Simplifications are also welcome.

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