NSD alternatives and similar tools
Based on the "DNS" category.
Alternatively, view NSD alternatives based on common mentions on social networks and blogs.
PowerDNS6.9 9.9 L1 NSD VS PowerDNSPowerDNS Authoritative, PowerDNS Recursor, dnsdist
Unbound6.0 8.6 NSD VS UnboundUnbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver.
Bind3.9 9.9 NSD VS BindMirror of https://gitlab.isc.org/isc-projects/bind9, please submit issues and PR/MRs in the GitLab. Any issues and PRs opened here will be closed without a comment.
Knot DNS Resolver3.5 8.6 NSD VS Knot DNS ResolverKnot Resolver - resolve DNS names like it's 2023
Knot DNS3.2 9.8 L3 NSD VS Knot DNSA mirrored repository
Designate2.8 0.0 L4 NSD VS DesignateOpenStack Technical Committee Decisions. Mirror of code maintained at opendev.org.
Yadifa2.5 0.0 NSD VS YadifaYADIFA is a lightweight authoritative Name Server with DNSSEC capabilities. Developed by the passionate people behind the .eu top-level domain, YADIFA has been built from scratch to face today’s DNS challenges, with no compromise on security, speed and stability, to offer a better and safer Internet experience.
dnsmasq1.9 0.0 NSD VS dnsmasqmirror of dnsmasq (git://thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq.git ). This account is NOT maintained by dnsmasq developers. I am happy to give account to them. Please feel free to contact me. 1584171677[at]qq[dot]com
djbdnsA collection of DNS applications, including tinydns.
CoreDNSFlexible DNS server written on Go.
Static code analysis for 29 languages.
* Code Quality Rankings and insights are calculated and provided by Lumnify.
They vary from L1 to L5 with "L5" being the highest.
Do you think we are missing an alternative of NSD or a related project?
The NLnet Labs Name Server Daemon (NSD) is an authoritative DNS name server. It has been developed for operations in environments where speed, reliability, stability and security are of high importance. If you have any feedback, we would love to hear from you. Don’t hesitate to create an issue on Github or post a message on the NSD mailing list. You can learn more about NSD by reading our documentation.
Make sure you have the following installed:
- C toolchain (the set of tools to compile C such as a compiler, linker, and assembler)
- OpenSSL, with its include files (usually these are included in the "dev" version of the library)
- libevent, with its include files (usually these are included in the "dev" version of the library)
The repository does not contain
./configure, but you can generate it like
this (note that the
./configure is included in release tarballs so they do not have to be generated):
aclocal && autoconf && autoheader
NSD can be compiled and installed using:
./configure && make && make install
The configuration options for NSD are described in the man pages, which are
man nsd.conf) and are available on the NSD
An example configuration file is located in nsd.conf.sample.