Both the PowerDNS Authoritative and the PowerDNS Recursive Servers are available in source form, as well as installable Linux Packages.
Our source code is hosted on GitHub.
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.
Source code and packages.
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.
Release notes can be browsed as part of the documentation.
All files come with PGP signatures, please append
.asc to any URL.
The Technology Preview (alpha) releases for 4.x and dnsdist 1.x can be found linked at the bottom of this announcement
The most recent release of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server is 3.4.9 and is available as:
- tar.bz2 source
- i386/x86 (32 bit) DEB
- i386/x86 (32 bit) RPM
- x86_64/AMD64 (64 bit) DEB
- x86_64/AMD64 (64 bit) RPM
The most recent release of the PowerDNS Recursive Server is 3.7.3 and is available as:
Older versions can be found on downloads.powerdns.com/releases.
PowerMail can be downloaded through its own page.