Checklist: Configuring and Distributing Trust Anchors

Updated: October 7, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2


This topic applies to DNSSEC in Windows Server 2008 R2. DNSSEC support is greatly enhanced in Windows Server 2012. For more information, see DNSSEC in Windows Server 2012.

This checklist provides links to important procedures you can use to configure and distribute trust anchors.


When a reference link takes you to a conceptual topic or to a subordinate checklist, return to this topic after you review the conceptual topic or you complete the tasks in the subordinate checklist so that you can proceed with the remaining tasks in this checklist.

Checklist: Configuring and Distributing Trust Anchors

  Task Reference

Review concepts for trust key management.

Key Management

Review concepts for trust anchor management.

Trust anchor management

Distribute trust anchors to DNS servers that will perform validation for data from the signed zone.

Distribute Trust Anchors

See Also


Checklist: Implementing DNSSEC
Appendix C: DNSSEC PowerShell Scripts