The first Root Zone Key Signing Key was generated June 16, 2010, at 21:19 (UTC) during a key ceremony in Culpeper, VA. The DS record for the generated key is:

. IN DS 19036 8 2 49AAC11D7B6F6446702E54A1607371607A1A41855200FD2CE1CDDE32F24E8FB5

The full DNSKEY representation of the public key will be published shortly after the second ceremony, which is scheduled for July 12, 2010. At this ceremony, the generated key will be installed at the West Coast Key Management Facility in El Segundo, CA. The generated KSK is to be considered provisional until it has been safely installed in both facilities.

Kirei was represented at the key generation ceremony by Jakob Schlyter and Fredrik Ljunggren, both holding the roles as External Witnesses (EW).

Fredrik and Jakob attests that the key ceremony was executed according to the key ceremony script. This PGP signature may be used to verify the DS record’s authenticity.