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Free DNS server designed for use with MySQL

MyDNS is a free DNS server for *nix. It was implemented from scratch and is designed to serve records directly from an SQL database (currently either MySQL or PostgreSQL). Its primary objectives are stability, security, interoperability, and speed, though not necessarily in that order. MyDNS does not include recursive name service, nor a resolver library. It is primarily designed for organizations with many zones and/or resource records who desire the ability to perform real-time dynamic updates on their DNS data via MySQL.


User reference manual available in HTML format from; User reference manual available in PDF format from; User reference manual available in PostScript format (letter) from; User reference manual available in PostScript format (A4) from

Related Projects

  • DNRD
  • My SQL Navigator
  • MysqlBIND


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License:GPLv2Janet Casey29 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

Jeremy Cole Contributor
Simon Dick Contributor
Don Moore Maintainer
Arnaud de Bermingham Contributor

Resources and communication

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HelpMailing List Info/Archive
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Software prerequisites

Required to useMySQL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.


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