[gtld-tech] "zfa-passwords" vs CZDS

Gould, James JGould at verisign.com
Tue Mar 25 15:54:30 UTC 2014

I second Alex¹s question.  If the CZDS is being used, the registry is not
authoritative for the zfa-passwords count.  If CZDS is being used is a
zfa-passwords value of ³0² acceptable or should another value be used like


James Gould
Principal Software Engineer
jgould at verisign.com
703-948-3271 (Office)
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Reston, VA 20190

On 2/13/14, 9:13 AM, "Alexander Mayrhofer" <alexander.mayrhofer at nic.at>

>We're currently looking into submitting our first ICANN reports for the
>new gTLDs we host. One of the fields in the ICANN reporting data is the
>"zfa-passwords" field, which is supposed to contain the number of active
>users for the Zone File Access service of the TLD.
>In the light of CZDS, we're assuming that this field can be left set to
>"0", because there are no direct zone file access users with the
>individual registry (and that ICANN gathers the number of users directly
>from CZDS).
>Can someone (preferrably from ICANN) confirm this?

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