Blogs

  • ISC DHCP 4.3.0a1 now available

    We have now released ISC DHCP 4.3.0a1. The theme for this release is “v6 uplift”. We are upgrading some of the features you’ve used for DHCPv4 to make them available for DHCPv6. In general we’ve tried to use the same commands or similar commands so that moving from a DHCPv4 feature to DHCPv6 is as painless as possible. Over time we plan to add several

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  • Happy Birthday to ISC’s DHCP4

    On November 29th ISC’s DHCP4 will turn 18. The first code for the DHCP project was committed to the source repository by Ted Lemon on 1995-11-29. Over the years, our contributors have committed over 9,500 changes, covering everything from small bug fixes to major enhancements. Today, our DHCP code supports clients, relays and servers for both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6. Looking forward, our next

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  • BIND 9′s Security Record

    Introduction BIND 9 has an image problem. In fact, BIND of any version has had an image problem since at least the mid-1990′s, when the Internet stopped being a military/educational playground and turned commercial. That’s when security became an issue in a lot of places where people didn’t have to worry about it in the past. That’s when BIND started

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  • What’s Your Version?

    Who knew? We sure didn’t, and that’s why we’re asking. ISC has been providing BIND and ISC DHCP software for over 15 years now.  Publicly-available sources put our market share at over 80%, meaning our users come from a wide variety of industries and skill levels, but all depend on BIND.  In order to gain a better understanding of how

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  • Internet Systems Consortium Renews Commitment to BIND as Open Source – Jeff Osborn named President

    Internet Systems Consortium’s (ISC) Board of Directors named Jeff Osborn as Executive Director with the explicit goal of ensuring production-­‐ quality, fully featured nameserver software is available as open source, with no financial barriers to its use. Osborn will also serve as President of DNSco, ISC’s commercial subsidiary. “I am both thrilled and humbled to be trusted with the task

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