Release Notes: There have been many changes since beta 3; the highlights are: Stub zones have been implemented. Additional configuration options have been implemented, such as "max-cache-ttl" and "max-ncache-ttl". More configuration options can be specified separately for each view, including the "key" and "server" statements. Numerous bugs have been fixed and the code has been cleaned up. ISC does not recommend using BIND 9.0.0b4 for "production" services.
Release Notes: BIND 9.0.0b3 is the third public release of BIND 9 code. It will be most useful to advanced users working with IPv6 or DNSSEC. BIND 9.0.0b3 is not functionally complete, and is not a release candidate for BIND 9.0.0. ISC anticipates at least one additional beta release between now and June, when BIND 9.0.0 is scheduled to be released. ISC does not recommend using BIND 9.0.0b3 for "production" services. There have been many changes since beta 2; the highlights are: The server now supports "views", a mechanism for answering DNS queries differently to different requestors. This will make split DNS setups much easier to build. NOTIFY (RFC1996) has been implemented. Basic support for validation of DNSSEC signatures has been implemented. The "dig" and "host" tools have been completely rewritten and are included in the base distribution. Most bugs reported against beta 2 have been fixed.
Release Notes: Fixes for misc. bugs and portability issues.
Release Notes: A fix for a wierd IXFR-related bug.
Release Notes: Use of forwarders in order by measured RTT, a fix for TSIG AXFR (which was completely broken in DiG "ndc reconfig -noexpired"), other bugfixes, and Performance Portability Documentation Compliance.
Release Notes: Bugfixes for Performance Portability Documentation Compliance zones signed by the BIND 9 signer that failed to load, another almost-complete rewrite of IXFR, acl "none" now fails to match but doesn't end search, and res_nsend() is almost completely readable now.
Release Notes: Many more config file options implemented (see doc/misc/options for a summary of the current implementation status), portability improvements, (works much better than beta 1 on FreeBSD 3.4), and bugfixes (almost all bugs reported against beta 1 have been fixed).
Release Notes: This is an early beta release, not intended for production use. Most core functionality is present, but significant work remains to be completed. It is a major rewrite of nearly all aspects of the underlying BIND architecture, necessitated by the expected demands of DNS growth and protocol enhancements necessary to securely query and update zones and to take advantage of certain architectural features of IPv6.
Release Notes: Bugfix in named-xfer (from patchlevel 4), portability to IPv6 versions of FreeBSD and OpenBSD, improved portability to A/UX, AIX, IRIX, NetBSD, SCO, MPE/IX, and NT, IXFR improvements (though client-side is still disabled), an upgrade of contributed software (including TIS's "dns_signer"), fixes for several latent denial-of-service bugs, and a new "make noesw" top-level target for removing encumbered components.
Release Notes: Fixes named-xfer to remove duplicate RR errors when a secondary transfers a zone. Without this patch, your zone transfers may fail.