24 May '11, 4pm

Report on Assessment of Security/Stability Implications of the Use of DNAME Resource Records in Root Zone of the DNS

العربية 中文 English Français Español Русский 日本語 Deutsch Português 한국어 Italiano Report on the Assessment of Security and Stability Implications of the Use of DNAME Resource Records in the Root Zone of the DNS 24 May 2011 ICANN commissioned a technical study into the security and stability implications of using the Domain Name System (DNS) DNAME Resource Record [RFC2672] in the root zone of the DNS. Testing was specified to be carried out in a captive lab environment which provided a functional replica of certain components of the public DNS. The results of that testing are presented in this report for the information of the wider DNS technical community. This report found no failure in resolution nor in the ability to perform DNSSEC validation when DNAME was used in the root zone to provide isomorphism between two top-level domains (TLD), i.e. when one TLD was provisioned a...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-24may1...

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