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Authoritative Server 4.7.0

Peter van Dijk on Oct 20, 2022

This is the release of version 4.7.0 of the Authoritative Server. 4.7.0 brings support for Catalog Zones, developed by Kees Monshouwer. As part of that development, the freshness checks in the Primary code were r...

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First release candidate for Authoritative Server 4.7.0

Peter van Dijk on Oct 03, 2022

This is the first release candidate for Authoritative Server 4.7.0. We hope it will also be the last 😊 4.7.0 brings support for Catalog Zones, developed by Kees Monshouwer. As part of that development, the fresh...

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Authoritative Server 4.7.0-beta2

Peter van Dijk on Sep 13, 2022

Hello! this is the first Beta release for Authoritative Server 4.7.0, even though it is called beta2. (beta1 was never released because of bugs found during the release process). 4.7.0 brings support for Catalog ...

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PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.6.3

Peter van Dijk on Jul 13, 2022

Hello! Today we published release 4.6.3 of the Authoritative Server. It contains two bug fixes, and marks the arrival of Ubuntu Jammy packages for the 4.6 branch. Please find a full list in the changelog. Please ...

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Probing DoT Support of Authoritative Servers: Just Try It

Otto Moerbeek on Jun 13, 2022

This is the second part of a series of blog posts we are publishing, mostly around recent developments with respect to PowerDNS Recursor. The first blog post was Refreshing Of Almost Expired Records: Keeping The ...

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PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.6.2

Peter van Dijk on Apr 12, 2022

Hello! Today we published release 4.6.2 of the Authoritative Server. It contains a carefully selected set of new features, plus a few bug fixes. Please find a full list in the changelog. Please make sure to read ...

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FALCON-512 in PowerDNS

Peter van Dijk on Apr 07, 2022

We are proud to introduce the first guest post on our blog! A team of researchers (listed below) has chosen PowerDNS as the basis for an implementation of post-quantum DNSSEC signing with the FALCON-512 algorithm...

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Security Advisory 2022-01 for PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.4.2, 4.5.3, 4...

Otto Moerbeek on Mar 25, 2022

Hello, Today we have released PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.4.3, 4.5.4 and 4.6.1, and PowerDNS Recursor 4.4.8, 4.5.8 and 4.6.1 due to a low severity issue found in both products. In the Authoritative server thi...

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Authoritative Server 4.7.0-alpha1

Peter van Dijk on Feb 17, 2022

Hello! this is the first Alpha release for Authoritative Server 4.7.0. It brings a couple of new features into the hands of our users early. New features: lmdbbackend databases now get a UUID assigned, making it ...

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Moving CentOS 8 builds to Oracle Linux 8

Peter van Dijk on Feb 01, 2022

As you might be aware, CentOS 8 has reached End of Life on December 31st 2021. Furthermore, yesterday, CentOS 8 actually disappeared from the distribution mirrors. While we had made plans for this, we failed to e...

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