BIND 9.5.0a1 is now available. BIND 9.5.0a5 is a alpha release for BIND 9.5.0.
From the BIND mailing list:
This is a technology preview of new functionality to be be released in BIND 9.5.0. New APIs are not yet frozen.
Please as a minimum perform a test build on your operating system. We don’t have test platforms for every operating system and sometimes we accidently break builds. Now is the time to tell us about that. Bugs should be reported to email@example.com.
BIND 9.5 has a number of new features over BIND 9.4, including:
- GSS-TSIG support (RFC 3645).
- DHCID support.
- Experimental http server and statistics support for named via xml.
- Use Doxygen to generate internal documention
BIND 9.5.0a5 can be downloaded from