Both the PowerDNS Authoritative Server and the PowerDNS Recursor are available in source form, as well as installable Linux Packages for a variety of Liniux distributions. For DNSdist, please see its download page.
Our source code is hosted on GitHub. Packages built from the latest code, suitable for testing, can be found on our builder and repository service.
PowerDNS is shipped with many Linux and UNIX distributions, including Debian, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, OpenBSD, SUSE and Ubuntu.
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:
Packages for Debian Buster & Bullseye, Ubuntu Bionic, Focal & Jammy and CentOS 7 and RHEL-derivative 8 & 9 are available from our software repositories.
The most recent supported release of the PowerDNS Recursor is available as:
Packages for Debian Buster & Bullseye, Ubuntu Bionic, Focal & Jammy, CentOS 7 and RHEL-derivative 8 & 9 are available from our software repositories.
For questions or more information, reach out to our community.