BIND 9.8.0a1 is the first alpha release of BIND 9.8.
This document summarizes changes from BIND 9.7 to BIND 9.8. Please see the CHANGES file in the source code release for a complete list of all changes.
The latest development versions of BIND 9 software can always be found on our web site at http://www.isc.org/downloads/development. There you will find additional information about each release, source code, and some pre-compiled versions for certain operating systems.
Product support information is available on http://www.isc.org/services/support for paid support options. Free support is provided by our user community via a mailing list. Information on all public email lists is available at https://lists.isc.org/mailman/listinfo.
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