Projects / Posadis


Posadis is a domain name server for Unix and Win32 systems. It can both act as an authoritive and as a caching DNS server, and it supports standard DNS master files, zone transfers, and DNS Notify. Its modular structure allows plug-ins to define new zone types and add new functionality.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  25 Dec 2004 19:46

    Release Notes: Some minor bugfixes were made. Posadis now pauses in case of fatal errors.

    •  25 Dec 2004 19:42

      Release Notes: An option to dump the cache to file and re-load it on server startup was added. Many smaller bugfixes were made.

      •  10 Dec 2004 10:01

        Release Notes: This is the first real release of Posadis to support (dynamic) DNS Update. Also added are more advanced address match lists, dumping the cache to file and loading from file, a switch to pkgconfig, and some minor bugfixes.

        •  10 Jul 2004 22:00

          Release Notes: This release fixes an issue in the Posadis cache that could cause Posadis to take up 100% CPU usage and stop answering queries. Additionally, support for initial cache files was added.

          •  19 Apr 2004 20:58

            Release Notes: A bug where KILLing Posadis would not work in some cases has been fixed. There are two smaller bugfixes.


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