[Unbound-users] local control socket; www.unbound.net certificate

Leen Besselink leen at consolejunkie.net
Wed Dec 1 09:28:51 UTC 2010

On 12/01/2010 04:12 AM, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2010, Leen Besselink wrote:
>> Chromium does have the --enable-dnssec-certs option so that is a start,
>> but it's experimental.
> What does that option do? As there is no real standard yet...

It does a number of checks from this page:

>From looking at the wire, I see a request for the TXT RR with DO-bit set
and EDNS0 (payload size: 4096).

I haven't checked the actual code. It's more a proof of concept I think.

>> I think OpenSSH is the only application at this point which supports the
>> dnssec and in this case with SSHFP-RR.
> openswan supports raw RSA keys for IPsec in DNS.

Forgot about that one. Opportunistic encryption, I don't think anyone
else implemented that and openswan is not in the mainline kernel. So it
isn't widely deployed, which is to bad. It's an interresting idea.

>> DNSSEC can be used for so much more.
> It's coming, but it will take a few more months.
> Paul

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