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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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Authoritative Server 4.6.0

Peter van Dijk on Jan 25, 2022

Hello! after a very useful beta/RC period in which we received some excellent bug reports, we released Authoritative Server version 4.6.0 today. Version 4.6.0 mostly brings small improvements and fixes, but there...

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PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.5.3

Peter van Dijk on Jan 21, 2022

Hello! Today we published release 4.5.3 of the Authoritative Server. It contains several robustness fixes for the LMDB backend, and for the zone cache. Please find a full list in the changelog. Please make sure t...

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First Release Candidate for Authoritative Server 4.6.0

Peter van Dijk on Jan 14, 2022

Hello! Today we released the first Release Candidate for Authoritative Server version 4.6.0. Version 4.6.0 mostly brings small improvements and fixes, but there are three notable new features: support for incomin...

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PowerDNS and Log4J/Log4Shell

Peter van Dijk on Dec 16, 2021

As you may have heard, a critical vulnerability in the Log4J library was published recently. We have received questions about our software’s vulnerability to these exploits. None of our open source products use J...

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