OpenDNSSEC training

You are welcome to attend a free training course in OpenDNSSEC. It is a two-day training, where you get a mixture of theory and hands-on experience. The course will be held in english.

We will be using virtual servers hosted by Amazon, so please bring your own laptops.

  • Date: May 22-23
  • Time: Day 1: 10 am – 5 pm, Day 2: 9 am – 4 pm
  • Location: .SE, Ringvägen 100 A, 9th floor, Stockholm, Sweden. Subway station: Skanstull.
  • RSVP: By the latest five days before the training
  • Registration: Sign-up form here


  • Brief introduction to DNSSEC and the OpenDNSSEC application
  • Prerequisites for running OpenDNSSEC and description of the lab environment
  • Practical planning of your DNSSEC policies, based on three reference cases
  • SoftHSM installation and initialization
  • Configuration files for ODS, conf.xml , kasp.xml and zonelist.xml
  • Files and folders used by ODS
  • Running OpenDNSSEC
    • – Sign a single zone
    • – List keys
    • – Export public keys
    • – Roll a ZSK, manually and automatically
    • – Roll a KSK
    • – Signing many zones
  • Monitoring the system with the Audit tool
  • System administration
    • – Backups
    • – Key administration
    • – Logging


We recommend that you watch the recordings of earlier sessions:

Photo: Rupert Ganzer, OpenCC BY-ND 2.0