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The Setup

Authoritative DNS with DNSSEC and 0 on-disk signing keys.

Overview

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Devices, Services and Software Used

Device Description Software
HSM SmartCard-HSM 4k USB-Token OpenSC
NUC Intel NUC Knot DNS
NS1 Vultr VPS NSD
NS2 Vultr VPS NSD
NS3 OpenBSD Amsterdam VPS NSD
NS4 RackNerd VPS NSD

Knot DNS

Kont is a feature packed DNS server that allows one to very easily configure DNSSEC.

It provides automatic DNSSEC key management on disk OR on a HSM like the one mentioned here, automatic handling of the serial number for a given zone and many other awesome features!

Glossary

Defenitions

AXFR
DNS zone transfer.
HSM
Hardware Security Module.

Author: Aaron Bieber

Created: 2022-08-23 Tue 13:37

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