Root KSK Ceremony 37

This ceremony has been completed.

Location Root Zone Key Management Facility East
Culpeper, Virginia, USA
Ceremony Start 2019-05-16 17:00:00 UTC
Thursday 16 May 2019, 1 p.m. (local time at facility)
Objectives Sign the ZSK for 2019Q3
Deletion of the KSK-2010
Destruction of HSMs from 2010
Introduce New HSM

Rewatch the ceremony

This is an archive of the live online broadcast provided during the ceremony. Formal audit footage and other materials from the ceremony are posted separately below.


This timeline is a rough guide only. We endeavour to adhere to the advertised start time, but the length of ceremonies varies. Note that the following day is held as a backup date in case the ceremony can not be conducted as scheduled.

Time (UTC) Time (Ceremony) Agenda
16:15 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Check-in for in-person attendees
17:00 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Ceremony
23:15 7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Debrief with in-person attendees

Ceremony Materials

File Description
AT37_HSM5E_Script.pdf (351.6 KB) Proposed Administrative Ceremony HSM Acceptance Testing Script
KC37_Script.pdf (433.9 KB) Proposed Key Signing Key Ceremony Script
coen-0.4.0-amd64.iso (238.3 MB) Signing Computer Operating System Image Release coen-0.4.0
coen-0.4.0-amd64.iso.sha256 (87 bytes) Signing Computer Operating System Image Release coen-0.4.0 SHA-256 Hash