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Bind Security: Transaction Signatures (TSIG) Configuration

Jan 29, 2009, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Transaction signatures (TSIG) is a mechanism used to secure DNS messages and to provide secure server-to-server communication. This includes zone transfer, notify, and recursive query messages. TSIG uses shared secrets and a one-way hash function to authenticate DNS messages, particularly responses and updates.

"This tutorial discusses the security mechanisms implemented in BIND to secure DNS messages and name servers using TSIG configurations."

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