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Is there a bugzilla (or other tool) database that mere mortals can have (read-only) access to for bind?
Author: ISC Support Reference Number: AA-00286 Views: 5360 Created: 2011-05-10 14:40 Last Updated: 2016-12-21 18:22 0 Rating/ Voters

ISC has two bug tracking systems. The Kea project has an open bug database, integrated with the Trac wiki at  Anyone may register for a log-in to that database, and there is public read-only access.

BIND and ISC DHCP use a private bug database.  Users may submit bug reports and small patches to the database via email, and update those bug reports by replying to the email they receive from the bug tracker.  (the email address is, or for feature suggestions)

The BIND and DHCP database is unreadable for those without log-ins.  ISC offers log-ins to trusted technical contributors, including operating system packagers, but those log-ins currently only allow viewing and editing ones' own previously-submitted reports. Request a log-in to manage your issues by emailing to 

The ISC DHCP and BIND 9 bug database is kept closed for several reasons.  Some bug reports contain proprietary information from the submitter. The database may also contain unverified reports or unfixed bugs which could turn out to be security vulnerabilities.  We don't want to inadvertently disclose either of these.

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