Code Quality Rank: L3
Programming language: PHP
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 only
Tags: Control Panels     DNS    
Latest version: v2.1.7

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Poweradmin is a friendly web-based DNS administration tool for Bert Hubert's PowerDNS server. The interface has full support for most of the features of PowerDNS. It has full support for all zone types (master, native and slave), for supermasters for automatic provisioning of slave zones, full support for IPv6 and comes with multi-language support.


  • PHP 7.2.5+
  • PHP intl extension
  • PHP gettext extension
  • PHP openssl extension
  • PHP pdo extension
  • PHP pdo-mysql or pdo-pgsql extension
  • PHP ldap extension (optional)
  • MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL or SQLite database
  • PowerDNS authoritative server 4.0.0+


Install the following dependencies:

On Debian based Systems:

apt install php-intl

For MySQL/MariaDB
apt install php-mysqlnd

For PostgreSQL
apt install php-pgsql

For SQLite
apt install php-sqlite3

On RHEL based Systems:

yum install -y php-intl

For MySQL/MariaDB
yum install -y php-mysqlnd

For PostgreSQL
yum install -y php-pgsql

Download the project files

  • Via Git:
    • Clone the repository: git clone https://github.com/poweradmin/poweradmin.git
    • Select latest tag (for example v3.1.0) or skip this if you want to run from master: git checkout tags/v3.1.0
  • Via releases:

Go to the installed system in your browser

  • Visit http(s)://URL/install/ and follow the installation steps
  • Once the installation is complete, remove the install folder
  • Point your browser to: http(s)://URL
  • Log in using the credentials created during setup


Log in

The login screen

Zone list

List of zones