Downloads

Both the PowerDNS Authoritative and the PowerDNS Recursive Servers are available in source form, as well as installable Linux Packages.

For dnsdist, see its download page.

Repository

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 distributors

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.

Current releases

Release notes can be browsed as part of the documentation.

The most recent release of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server is 4.0.0 and is available as:

Packages for Debian Jessie, Ubuntu Trusty, Wily and Xenial, CentOS 6 and 7, Suse Linux Enterprise 12.1 and Raspbian Jessie are available from our software repositories

The most recent release of the PowerDNS Recursive Server is 4.0.0 and is available as:

Packages for Debian Jessie, Ubuntu Trusty, Wily and Xenial, CentOS 6 and 7, Suse Linux Enterprise 12.1 and Raspbian Jessie are available from our software repositories

Legacy releases

The previous incarnation of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server and PowerDNS Recursor are still available, but the version 4 releases are recommended for performance and interoperability reasons.

RPM packages are suitable for use on Red Hat, SUSE and derived distributions, the DEB packages are intended for use on Debian, Ubuntu and derived distributions.

All files come with PGP signatures, please append .sig or .asc to any URL.

The most recent legacy release of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server is 3.4.9 and is available as:

Packages compiled for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)/CentOS can be found on Kees Monshouwer's site. OpenSUSE also has packages.

The most recent release of the PowerDNS Recursive Server is 3.7.3 and is available as:

Packages compiled for RHEL/CentOS can be found on Kees Monshouwer's site. OpenSUSE also has packages.

Older versions can be found on downloads.powerdns.com/releases.

PowerMail

PowerMail can be downloaded through its own page.