Commit e08d5f3e authored by Evan Hunt's avatar Evan Hunt
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[master] update README feature list for 9.10.0

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Summary of functional enhancements from prior major releases of BIND 9:
BIND 9.8.0
BIND 9.8.0 includes a number of changes from BIND 9.7 and earlier
releases. New features include:
- Built-in trust anchor for the root zone, which can be
switched on via "dnssec-validation auto;"
- Support for DNS64.
- Support for response policy zones (RPZ).
- Support for writable DLZ zones.
- Improved ease of configuration of GSS/TSIG for
interoperability with Active Directory
- Support for GOST signing algorithm for DNSSEC.
- Removed RTT Banding from server selection algorithm.
- New "static-stub" zone type.
- Allow configuration of resolver timeouts via
"resolver-query-timeout" option.
- The DLZ "dlopen" driver is now built by default.
- Added a new include file with function typedefs
for the DLZ "dlopen" driver.
- Made "--with-gssapi" default.
- More verbose error reporting from DLZ LDAP.
BIND 9.7.0
BIND 9.7.0 includes a number of changes from BIND 9.6 and earlier
releases. Most are intended to simplify DNSSEC configuration.
New features include:
- Fully automatic signing of zones by "named".
- Simplified configuration of DNSSEC Lookaside Validation (DLV).
- Simplified configuration of Dynamic DNS, using the "ddns-confgen"
command line tool or the "local" update-policy option. (As a side
effect, this also makes it easier to configure automatic zone
- New named option "attach-cache" that allows multiple views to
share a single cache.
- DNS rebinding attack prevention.
- New default values for dnssec-keygen parameters.
- Support for RFC 5011 automated trust anchor maintenance
- Smart signing: simplified tools for zone signing and key
- The "statistics-channels" option is now available on Windows.
- A new DNSSEC-aware libdns API for use by non-BIND9 applications
- On some platforms, named and other binaries can now print out
a stack backtrace on assertion failure, to aid in debugging.
- A "tools only" installation mode on Windows, which only installs
dig, host, nslookup and nsupdate.
- Improved PKCS#11 support, including Keyper support and explicit
OpenSSL engine selection.
BIND 9.6.0
Full NSEC3 support
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