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PowerDNS Recursor 4.8.7, 4.9.4 and 5.0.3 Released

Otto Moerbeek on Mar 07, 2024

Today we have released PowerDNS Recursor 4.8.7, 4.9.4 and 5.0.3. These releases are maintenance releases that fix a few bugs. The most important ones are:

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PowerDNS’ progress in DNS encryption

Andrea Carpani on Feb 27, 2024

Like many other internet protocols, DNS started life as an unencrypted protocol. With the increasing recognition of internet users’ right to more privacy and security, the IETF started to introduce encryption to ...

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PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.9.0-beta2

Peter van Dijk on Feb 16, 2024

This is release 4.9.0-beta2 (beta1 was not released, due to a tagging mistake) of the Authoritative Server. It brings a few new features, and a collection of small improvements and fixes. Some internals have been...

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PowerDNS DNSdist 1.9.0 released

Remi Gacogne on Feb 16, 2024

We are very happy to release PowerDNS DNSdist 1.9.0 today! This new version brings a fair number of new features since 1.8.3: - DNS over QUIC - DNS over HTTP3 - AF_XDP support - the ability to set Extended DNS Er...

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PowerDNS Recursor Security Advisory 2024-01

Otto Moerbeek on Feb 13, 2024

Today we have released PowerDNS Recursor 4.8.6, 4.9.3 and 5.0.2. These releases fix PowerDNS Security Advisory 2024-01: crafted DNSSEC records in a zone can lead to a denial of service in Recursor.

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First release candidate of PowerDNS DNSdist 1.9.0

Remi Gacogne on Jan 30, 2024

We are excited to release the first release candidate of what will become PowerDNS DNSdist 1.9.0! The latest addition to DNSdist is AF_XDP support. AF_XDP is a Linux feature optimized for high performance packet ...

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PowerDNS supports the launch of 1&1’s 5G network

Neil Cook on Jan 26, 2024

At the end of last year, 1&1 announced the availability of its 5G network for mobile internet subscribers in Germany – this made 1&1 the fourth network provider in Germany, alongside Deutsche Telekom, Vod...

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PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.9.0-alpha1

Peter van Dijk on Jan 12, 2024

This is release 4.9.0-alpha1 of the Authoritative Server. It brings a few new features, and a collection of small improvements and fixes. Some internals have been reworked to support the new features. A detailed ...

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PowerDNS Recursor 5.0.1 Released

Otto Moerbeek on Jan 10, 2024

We are proud to announce the release of PowerDNS Recursor 5.0.1! This is the first public release of the 5.0 branch. Compared to the latest 4.9 release, this release features the ability to read settings from YAM...

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PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.8.4

Peter van Dijk on Dec 21, 2023

Hello! This is the release of Authoritative Server 4.8.4. In Authoritative Server 4.8, the LMDB backend gains a new Lightning Stream-compatible schema, which requires a data migration (this is automatic, and ther...

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