[RPKI] Validity of RPKI certificates

Cristian Cardoso cristian.cardoso11 at gmail.com
Mon May 30 13:07:25 UTC 2022


I emailed rpki-team@ on Friday with my setup for review and possible help,

Em ter., 24 de mai. de 2022 às 08:01, Tim Bruijnzeels <tim at nlnetlabs.nl>

> Dear Cristian,
> Let me give a general reply here on-list, but if a follow-up is needed
> feel free to contact us directly at rpki-team at nlnetlabs.nl. If we find
> that there is a general issue with Krill then we will report back - and of
> course - make a fix asap.
> Reply in-line:
> > On 23 May 2022, at 17:57, Cristian Cardoso via RPKI <
> rpki at lists.nlnetlabs.nl> wrote:
> >
> > Hi
> > I have a question regarding the RPKI certificates generated for my
> prefixes.
> > I activated Krill 6 months ago, after 3 months I noticed that the
> validation certificates apparently expired with my publisher, I recreated
> my CA and the problem was resolved, now after 3 months it has happened
> again.
> My guess is that the 'expired' certificates are not in fact the
> certificate issued to you by your parent - and published by them - but the
> manifest and CRL which your CA publishes.
> As long as Krill is running it will keep re-issuing manifests and CRLs 8
> hours (by default) before they would expire. The default validity time is
> 24 hours plus some random (minute grade) extra time between 0-12 hours.
> If an observer sees that your manifest / CRL have expired, then the most
> likely cause would be that your CA is unable to publish in your publication
> server.
> You can check the latest status in the "Repoistory" tab of the UI, or you
> can use CLI commands.
> Example checking the repository connection status of our own nlnetlabs ca:
> # krillc repo status --ca nlnetlabs
> URI: https://prod-ps.krill.cloud/rfc8181/nlnetlabs/
> Status: success
> Last contacted: 2022-05-24T09:18:54+00:00
> Last successful contact: 2022-05-24T09:18:54+00:00
> Next contact on or before: 2022-05-25T09:34:52+00:00
> Or you can check if there are any other issues, including issues
> connecting to a parent:
> # krillc issues --ca nlnetlabs
> no issues found
> You can also check for issues connecting to a parent in the "Parents" tab
> in the UI, or you can use "krillc parents statuses --ca <myca>"
> If you see connection issues here then you should probably contact your
> parent or repository server about this first.
> If you would like to share your config file with us directly then I am
> also happy to have a look whether I can spot any timing configuration
> issues there. If you do, then please remove the "admin_token" - we don't
> need to know! And send it directly to rpki-team at nlnetlabs.nl please.
> > I looked at Krill's documentation and found this
> https://krill.docs.nlnetlabs.nl/en/stable/ca-keyroll.html#key-life-cycle-background,
> I don't know if I understand it correctly but I must create something in
> the cron from the server to rollover?
> A key rollover will not help here. And you do not need to cron anything -
> just make sure the Krill daemon keeps running. It will re-issue manifests
> and CRLs when they need to be re-issued, and if Krill can't connect to its
> parents or repository server for some reason, then it will just keep
> re-trying every couple of minutes.
> I hope this helps!
> Kind regards,
> Tim
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