PowerDNS Authoritative Server, PowerDNS Recursor and DNSdist are available in source form, as well as installable Linux Packages for a variety of Linux distributions and also as Docker images.
PowerDNS is shipped with many Linux and UNIX distributions, including Debian, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, OpenBSD, SUSE and Ubuntu. In addition, DNSdist is available in a full or stripped-down version in our OpenWrt repository.
Users of these distributions may find they already have a copy of PowerDNS available, often in the package called pdns, powerdns-server, pdns-recursor or pdns-server.
Release notes can be browsed as part of the documentation:
The most recent supported release of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server is available as:
The most recent supported release of the PowerDNS Recursor is available as:
The most recent supported release of the DNSdist is available as:
Packages for the various Linux and UNIX distributions mentioned above are available from our software repositories.
For questions or more information, reach out to our community.