Blogs

  • Acknowledgements for BIND 9.10

    THANK YOU As we prepare to release the next major version of BIND, we have to remind all our users that there is a sizeable community supporting BIND, outside of ISC.  We depend on a committed community of beta testers, patch contributors and OS packagers to help us improve our software and deliver it to end users.  Once we release

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  • BIND, DHCP, and CVE-2014-0160 (the OpenSSL “Heartbleed” bug)

    Earlier this week, the OpenSSL project  announced CVE-2014-0160, disclosing a very serious security flaw in the OpenSSL library, affecting versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta (including OpenSSL 1.0.1f and 1.0.2-beta1) In many stories, this vulnerability is being referred to as the “Heartbleed” bug. Because ISC products can be built to link against OpenSSL libraries, users of BIND 9 and ISC DHCP have

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  • ISC founder Paul Vixie inducted into the 2014 Internet Hall of Fame

    ISC founder Paul Vixie recently joined the elite ranks of membership in the Internet Hall of Fame. Each Hall of Fame member has made significant contributions to the advancement of the global Internet. Most of the work for which Dr Vixie was cited was accomplished while he was at ISC, and ISC was definitely guided and shaped by his vision.

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  • ISC DHCP 4.3.0 is Live!

    ISC DHCP 4.3.0 is now online! As mentioned in the previous blog by Shawn Routhier, the theme behind the of DHCP 4.3.0 is “v6 uplift”. Certain features that were specifically designed for DHCPv4 is now available for DHCPv6, making network management of IPv6 network more manageable and simple. As Shawn stated “ tried use the same commands or similar commands so that

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  • Completion of BIND 10 Initial Development Program delivers Basis of ISC Next Generation Nameserver Software

    Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) is pleased to announce the completion of a multi-year software development program funded by JPRS and other key sponsors.  The next generation nameserver software framework is available as the BIND 10 distribution, http://bind10.isc.org/wiki/ProductionRelease, which has been well received by sponsors and the open source community. “We are proud to have been able to work closely with

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  • ISC wraps up Open Home Gateway Forum

    Following a successful public demonstration at the 88th Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting November 2013, ISC’s Open Home Gateway Forum team has submitted its code for package signing and validation to the OpenWrt project. ISC is now disbanding the Open Home Gateway Forum since this code has been completed. Comcast and ISC created the Open Home Gateway Forum (OHGF)

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  • The Crypto Library Disaster

    At the first time someone writes (or contributes to, so this does not apply only to first systems) an application using low level cryptography, (s)he has the choices between two bad and two very bad solutions. This blog explains the reasons of this recurrent disaster and tries to give some idea to avoid it… The worst possible solution is of

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  • 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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