[Dnssec-deployment] SOA serial number changes on resigning thoughts

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Thu Feb 3 06:47:25 EST 2011

* Jaap Akkerhuis:

> I don't get this. If anything in the zone changes, the serial needs
> to be updated. If you a bit in the zone, the serial needs to be
> updated.

Resolvers do not rely on the serial, so this is not a hard
requirement.  You lose interoperability, but many DNS providers
currently need non-IETF protocols to deal with secondaries anyway.

> This discussions should probly take place in DNSOP or DNSEXT.

I agree.

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