• Tuesday 12 December 2017 About SIDN

    First edition of SIDN Connect is a big success

    Highlights magazine now available for Dutch readers

    Afbeelding van First edition of SIDN Connect is a big success
    Read more
  • Monday 2 October 2017 Knowledge bank

    Rollover of root KSK postponed

    Validating resolver operators urgently advised to upgrade their trust anchors

    Afbeelding van Rollover of root KSK postponed
    Read more
  • Thursday 5 April 2018 Knowledge bank

    PowerDNS Recursor version 4 supports DNSSEC validation

    With the launch of version 4, the PowerDNS Recursor now also supports DNSSEC validation. The new feature is currently still experimental, but the developers say it works well. “The underlying design philosophy is that legitimate look-ups shouldn't be refused, since that results in sites and services being unavailable to end users.” Validation by the Recursor has been on the agenda for some time, but has had to wait for refinement of the DNSSEC implementation on the PowerDNS authoritative server. Protection against DDoS/amplification attacks has also been a high priority in recent years, leading to development of the dnsdist load balancer, for example

    Afbeelding van PowerDNS Recursor version 4 supports DNSSEC validation
    Read more