Download dnsdist

dnsdist is distributed in several forms, pick the method best suited for your environment.


dnsdist is not (yet) widely available as a package for your operating system distribution. However, several packages are available in our repository. dnsdist is known to be available on FreeBSD ports (dns/dnsdist). Freshports link:

From Source

To build dnsdist, you'll need a modern C++ compiler with C++ 2011 support (like GCC 4.8+ or clang 3.5+), GNU Make and the following libraries:

To compile from git, these additional dependencies are required:


Release tarballs are available here and snapshot tarballs are available here.

From git

dnsdist can be built from the PowerDNS repository (but is independent of PowerDNS)