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NSD Alternatives

NSD is described as 'authoritative only, high performance, simple and open source name server' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are seven alternatives to NSD for Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is BIND, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NSD are PowerDNS, djbdns, Knot DNS and MaraDNS.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux

NSD is an authoritative only, high performance, simple and open source name server.

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    BIND

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    BIND is by far the most widely used DNS software on the Internet. On Unix-like operating systems it is the de facto standard.

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    PowerDNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PowerDNS is a DNS Server that runs on most Unix derivatives. PowerDNS features a large number of different backends ranging from simple BIND style zonefiles to relational databases and load balancing/failover algorithms. A DNS recursor is also included as a separate program.

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  3. djbdns

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    The djbdns software package is a collection of Domain Name System tools created by Daniel J. Bernstein. It includes software for all the fundamental DNS operations and several DNS debugging tools which administrators use to diagnose misconfigured remote servers.

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    Knot DNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Knot DNS is a high-performance authoritative-only DNS server which supports all key features of the domain name system including zone transfers, dynamic updates and DNSSEC.

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  5. MaraDNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    MaraDNS implements the Domain Name System (DNS), an essential internet service. MaraDNS is open source software: This means that anyone is free to download, use, and modify the program free of charge, as per its license.

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    NamedManager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    NamedManager is an AGPL web-based BIND gui DNS management system designed to make the adding, adjusting and removal of zones/records easy and reliable.

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    CoreDNS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    CoreDNS is a DNS server. It is written in Go. It can be used in a multitude of environments because of its flexibility. CoreDNS is licensed under the Apache License Version 2, and completely open source.

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