Comments on Root Key Rollover impact on BIND users

Thomas Schulz schulz at
Mon Dec 12 16:38:38 UTC 2016

In the following I ment to say 'dnssec-validation' instead of 'dnssec-enable'.

> >
> > d-users/ 
> > 
> > Towards the end of the blog, there is a short list of possible corner
> > cases that could trip people up during the rollover.  If
> > you folks can think of others, please do share them.
> I found a case where the documentation is not clear (at least to me).
> I found that I had 'dnssec-enable yes' along with a managed-keys
> statement with an initial-key. If I change to 'dnssec-enable auto'
> do I still need a managed-keys statement? If not will it hurt to have
> one? Can I have a managed-keys statement without an initial-key?

Tom Schulz
Applied Dynamics Intl.
schulz at

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