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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-dnsext-delegation-signer-03.txt

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	Title		: Delegation Signer record in parent
	Author(s)	: O. Gudmundsson
	Filename	: draft-ietf-dnsext-delegation-signer-03.txt
	Pages		: 12
	Date		: 26-Oct-01
The Delegation Signer (DS) RR set is stored in a delegating (parent)
zone at each delegation point, and indicates the keys used in the
delegated (child) zone. The main design goal of the DS RR simplify the
operation of secure delegations by eliminating the need to store the
same RR in parent and child, as is done with the NS RR set and the KEY
set in RFC2535.
Secure resolvers need to take an additional step with DS to verify a
child's KEY RR set. Operationally this schema is much simpler as
operation of the two zones at delegation is now decoupled to great

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