Disabling DNSSEC for a domain

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Disabling DNSSEC for a domainLast Modified: Oct 16, 2018, 11:29 pm
DirectAdmin has supported DNSSEC since version 1.44.2, info here:

After enabling this for a domain, if you wish to disable DNSSEC, use this guide.

Let's assume you have it enabled for
  1. Edit the named.conf. Change the zone entry for that domain from domain.com.db.signed to domain.com.db
  2. Delete the files:


    Note: Debian: use /etc/bind/ or FreeBSD: /etc/namedb/
  3. restart named
  4. Make you you clear the DNSSEC keys from your domain registrar too.

  5. If you're running the Multi-Server Setup, you'll want to push the change over to the remote box. Run this on the master:

    echo 'action=rewrite&value=named&domain=domain.com' >> /usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue

  6. and confirm the local zone matches the remote zone.
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