Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver.
The C implementation of Unbound is developed and maintained by NLnet Labs. It is based on ideas and algorithms taken from a java prototype developed by Verisign labs, Nominet, Kirei and ep.net.
Unbound is designed as.
- - Unbound is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to NamedManager.
- - Unbound is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to NamedManager.
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- - MaraDNS is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to NamedManager.
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- - Simple DNS Plus is the most popular commercial alternative to NamedManager.