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: Authoritative Server, Recursor.

The most recent supported release of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server is 4.4.1 and is available as:

Packages for Debian Buster, Ubuntu Bionic and Focal, and CentOS 7 and 8 are available from our software repositories.

The most recent supported release of the PowerDNS Recursor is 4.5.2 and is available as:

Packages for Debian Buster, Ubuntu Bionic, and Focal and CentOS 7 and 8 are available from our software repositories.