Creating a Transactional Signature Key (TSIGKey) in the API requires specific syntax depending on whether you are using REST or SOAP. Use this table to find the syntax for your command.

REST Syntax

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TSIGKey/ POST — Creates a new TSIG Key.

HTTP Action — POST

URI — https://api.dynect.net/REST/TSIGKey/<name>/

Arguments:

  • string secretRequired. The key to be used.
  • string algorithmRequired. The encryption algorithm used in DNS transactions.
    Valid Values:
    hmac-md5
    hmac-sha1
    hmac-sha224
    hmac-sha256
    hmac-sha384
    hmac-sha512
Response:

  • string new_name — Update the name for the specified TSIG Key.
  • string secret — The key to be used.
  • string algorithm — The encryption algorithm used in DNS transactions.

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SOAP Syntax

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CreateTSIGKey — Creates a new TSIG Key.
Arguments:

  • string nameRequired. Name of the TSIG Key.
  • string secretRequired. The actual key to use.
  • string algorithmRequired. The encryption algorithm used in DNS transactions.
    Valid Values:
    hmac-md5
    hmac-sha1
    hmac-sha224
    hmac-sha256
    hmac-sha384
    hmac-sha512
  • string tokenRequired. The session identifier.
Response:

  • hash data
    • string name — Name of the TSIG Key.
    • string secret — The actual key.
    • string algorithm — The encryption algorithm used in DNS transactions.
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