ISC BIND 9.5.0b3 is now available

Evan Hunt Evan_Hunt at
Fri Apr 18 18:54:18 UTC 2008

		BIND 9.5.0 Beta 3 is now available.

BIND 9.5.0b3 is a beta release for BIND 9.5.0.

	This is a technology preview of new functionality to be be
	released in BIND 9.5.0.  It is feature-complete.  New APIs
 	and new configuration syntax are not yet frozen.
	Please as a minimum perform a test build on your operating
	system.  We don't have test platforms for every operating
	system and sometimes we accidently break builds.  Now is
	the time to tell us about that.  bind9-bugs at

	Bugs should be reported to bind9-bugs at

BIND 9.5 has a number of new features over BIND 9.4, including:

      - GSS-TSIG support (RFC 3645).
      - DHCID support.
      - Experimental http server and statistics support for named via xml.
      - More detailed statistics counters, compatible with
        the ones supported in BIND 8.
      - Faster ACL processing.
      - Use of Doxygen to generate internal documention.
      - Efficient LRU cache cleaning mechanism.
      - NSID support (RFC5001).

BIND 9.5.0b3 can be downloaded from

The PGP signature of the distribution is at

The signature was generated with the ISC public key, which is
available at <>.

A binary kit for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Window 2003 is at

The PGP signature of the binary kit for Windows 2000, Windows XP and
Window 2003 is at

Evan Hunt -- evan_hunt at
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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