What is DNSSEC and How to use it for my domain ?

Date: February 6th, 2018 | Category: Basic Helpful Tutorials, Domain name, General FAQ

What is DNSSEC ?

Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a technology developed to protect against malicious activities like cache poisoning, pharming, and man-in-the-middle attacks. It adds digital signatures to a domain name’s DNS to determine the authenticity of the source domain name. DNSSEC is a set of extensions to DNS that provides to DNS clients (resolvers):

DNSSEC uses a digital signature to create a chain of authority. Then, it uses the chain to verify that the source domain name, which the DNS resolver returns, matches the DNS record stored at the authoritative DNS. If it cannot validate the source, it discards the response. This ensures that the user is connecting to the actual address for a domain name.

 

How to use for my domain name ?

 

 

 



 


 

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