Posts Tagged ‘Tools’

Video: BIND and DNSSEC – What Is New?

Video interview

How does BIND work with DNSSEC? How easy is it to configure? What new features does it have that makes DNSSEC signing simple? How does it work as a DNSSEC-validating resolver? To answer these questions, I interviewed Eddy Winstead about BIND and what it can do with DNSSEC. We discussed BIND’s features as well as new training Read more…


November 7th, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Tools, Videos | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

Dhcpy6d – A new tool to help with DHCPv6 (DHCP for IPv6)

We received the following guest post from Henri Wahl in the IT Department of the Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- u.Werkstoffforschung (IFW) in Dresden, Germany. Getting DHCPv6 to work We run a network with approximately 1.000 client hosts. To use dualstack we decided to provide hosts with IPv6 addresses via DHCPv6. We wanted to use our existing MAC-based IPv4 address provisioning for Read more…


June 6th, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6, Tools | Tags: , | No Comments

Video: The IPv6 Analyser (RIPE 68)

How can operators manage their IPv6 allocations from RIPE-NCC? In this lightning talk from Alex Band of RIPE-NCC, learn how Local Internet Registries(LIRs) can take advantage of a new visualization tool from RIPE-NCC to view and manage their IPv6 address allocations. This new tool helps LIRs develop an addressing plan and visually conceive of both Read more…


June 4th, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6, Tools | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Weekend Project: Try Out “Bloodhound”, A Web Browser With Full DNSSEC Support

bloodhound

Here is a quick project to try out this weekend… download and try out the Bloodhound web browser from the DNSSEC Tools Project. This web browser is a modified version of Mozilla Firefox that supports local validation of DNSSEC and also usage of the DANE protocol.  The cool part about Bloodhound is that it validates ALL web Read more…


March 15th, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Tools, Weekend Projects | Tags: , , , | No Comments

NIST Offers New Tool To Verify TLSA Records For DANE / DNSSEC

Are you experimenting with using the DANE protocol to provide an additional layer of security to your TLS/SSL certificates via DNSSEC?  Would you like to easily test that your TLSA record needed for DANE works correctly? If so, the folks at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now have a new tool Read more…


February 21st, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Tools | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment

Hash-slinger Helps You Easily Create TLSA records for DNSSEC / DANE

If you are looking to get started with the DANE protocol to provide higher security for SSL/TLS certificates, a basic question can be – how do you generate a TLSA record to put in your DNS zone file? As we outlined before, there are a number of different tools you can use.  One that is Read more…


November 30th, 2012 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, Tools | Tags: , , | No Comments

IPvFoo and IPvFox Provide An Awesome Way To See IPv6 / IPv4 Usage By Websites

Want to know how well a website you visit works with IPv6? Whether the site uses components that are only available over IPv4? Or even whether you are connecting to a site using IPv6 or IPv4? If so, there are two outstanding extensions/add-ons that you can use: IPvFoo for Google Chrome IPvFox for Mozilla Firefox In Read more…


June 6th, 2012 by | Posted in IPv6, Tools, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | 3 Comments

New Nmap Version 6 Provides Full IPv6 Support, Useful IPv6 Tools

The big news this week out of The Nmap Project was the release of Nmap 6, “the product of almost three years of work, 3,924 code commits, and more than a dozen point releases since the big Nmap 5 release in July 2009.” The big addition of interest to us, of course, was the deep Read more…


May 23rd, 2012 by | Posted in IPv6, Security, Tools | Tags: , | No Comments

DNSSEC And The Challenge Of Modern Websites

queries of modern websites

Given that modern websites often pull content from a variety of different sites to build a single page, what impact does that have on DNSSEC and providing the security that it does? That was one of the questions raised in a recent post by the DNSSEC Deployment Initiative titled “Are You Secure?” This key point Read more…


February 10th, 2012 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Tools | Tags: , , , | No Comments

DNSSEC-Tools 1.12.1 Released – New DNSSEC apps, updated tools, Android support, more…

The DNSSEC-Tools Project today announced the release of DNSSEC-Tools version 1.12.1 with a range of new DNSSEC applications, updates to a number of tools and porting of the DNSSEC validator library to the Android platform. The new release can be downloaded in various forms from: https://www.dnssec-tools.org/download/ The release announcement mentions these new features and capabilities: Read more…


February 8th, 2012 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Tools | Tags: , | No Comments