Howto For DNS Key publishing.

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Thu Jan 7 08:37:20 CET 2010

On Thu, 29 Oct 2009, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:

> All,
> I've written a pretty conclusive howto on how to publish keys in DNS, 
> including detailing the advantages and disadvantages of each method, with 
> full examples, details on testing, and real-world output.
> I've also re-implemented make-dns-cert as a shell script, so that it's more 
> easily available to people who don't have the source, but who installed via a 
> binary package (that's most people), including comments, cleaner record 
> handling, auto-fingerprinting, etc.  One command, three arguments, and you 
> get all three record types.


Would it be possible to include my shell script with GPG? 
It solves both the problems of the existing tool being a 
not-built-by-default binary, as well as modernizes the DNS record formats 
used, heavily, and is easily used by people who have installed GPG via a 

-Dan Mahoney


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