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How to configure DNSSEC for an internal domain name

Published on 31 October 2022

DNSSEC uses digital signatures based on public key cryptography to strengthen DNS authentication. You can enable or disable DNSSEC for each of your internal domain names.

Identity and Access Management (IAM):

If you have activated IAM, you may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
Requirements:
  • You have an account and are logged into the Scaleway console
  • You have an external domain name managed with Scaleway Domains and DNS

How to activate DNSSEC

  1. Click Domains and DNS in the Network section of the Scaleway console side menu. The Domains and DNS dashboard displays with a list of your domains.
  2. Click the Internal domains tab. The list of your internal domains displays.
  3. Click the domain name you want to configure.
  4. Click Activate under DNSSEC in the domain information section.

DNSSEC will be active in a matter of minutes.

How to edit or deactivate DNSSEC

  1. Click Domains and DNS in the Network section of the Scaleway Console side menu. The Domains and DNS dashboard displays with a list of your domains.
  2. Click the Internal domains tab. The list of your internal domains displays.
  3. Click the domain name you want to configure.
  4. Click Deactivate under DNSSEC in the domain information section.

DNSSEC will be deactivated in a matter of minutes.

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