Commit 96b1a311 authored by Evan Hunt's avatar Evan Hunt
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updated README with a more complete list of new features (it

hadn't been touched since 9.9.0a1)
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BIND 9.9.0
BIND 9.9.0 includes a number of changes from BIND 9.6 and earlier
BIND 9.9.0 includes a number of changes from BIND 9.8 and earlier
releases. New features include:
- Inline signing, allowing automatic DNSSEC signing of
master zones without modification of the zonefile, or
"bump in the wire" signing in slaves.
- NXDOMAIN redirection.
- Improved scalability from using multiple threads to
listen for queries.
- New 'rndc flushtree' command clears all data under a given
name from the DNS cache.
- New 'rndc sync' command dumps pending changes in a dynamic zone
to disk without a freeze/thaw cycle.
- New 'rndc sync' command dumps pending changes in a dynamic
zone to disk without a freeze/thaw cycle.
- New 'rndc signing' command displays or clears signing status
records in 'auto-dnssec' zones
- NSEC3 parameters for 'auto-dnssec' zones can now be set prior
to signing, eliminating the need to initially sign with NSEC.
- Startup time improvements on large authoritative servers
- Slave zones are now saved in raw format by default
- Several improvements to response policy zones (RPZ)
- Improved scalability from using multiple threads to
listen for queries.
- The 'also-notify' option now takes the same syntax as
'masters', so it can used named masterlists and TSIG keys.
- 'auto-dnssec' zones can now have NSEC3 parameters set prior
to signing.
- 'dnssec-signzone -D' writes an output file containing only DNSSEC
data, which can be included by the primary zone file.
- 'dnssec-signzone -R' forces removal of signatures that are
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table per RFC 6303.
- Dynamic updates can now optionally set the zone's SOA serial
number to the current UNIX time.
- DLZ modules can now retrieve the source IP address of
the querying client
- 'request-ixfr' option can now be set at the per-zone level.
BIND 9.8.0
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