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Simple DNS Plus v. 5.3 released

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Simple DNS Plus version 5.3 is here! The most requested feature that we have added in v. 5.3 is the new ALIAS-record . These are virtual alias records resolved by Simple DNS Plus at at the time of each request - providing "flattened" (no CNAME-record chain) synthesized records with data from a hi...


Simple DNS Plus "Domain Blacklist" plug-in updated to support IPv6 and now open source at GitHub

Sunday, 18 October 2015

The Domain Blacklist plug-in redirects DNS requests for domain names on a blacklist. For details see http://www.simpledns.com/plugin-domainbl This now also works with requests for IPv6 addresses (AAAA). To use the updated plug-in, shut down Simple DNS Plus, download the "DomBlacklistPlugIn.dll" f...


Source code for 6 more Simple DNS Plus plug-ins now at GitHub

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

We have today published the source code for the following Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 plug-ins: Fixed Host Name plug-in Source code: https://github.com/jhsoftware/sdns-FixedData Fixed IP Address plug-in Source code: https://github.com/jhsoftware/sdns-FixedData Hosts File plug-in Source code: https://g...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 132 released / Free educational licenses

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 132 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following addition and bug fix: Added: New free educational license type. Details . Fixed: If the Simple DNS Plus main window, the "Edit DNS records" windows, or the "DNS lookup...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 131 released

Wednesday, 07 October 2015

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 131 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx. This release includes the following bug fix: - Fixed: Did not always include OPT record in larger response packets to EDNS0 requests. This would cause DNSSEC validation errors with some systems. Generally...


New Simple DNS Plus plug-in "Smart Reverse DNS" released

Thursday, 01 October 2015

With this plug-in, Simple DNS Plus can automatically synthesize reverse DNS records (PTR) for all the IP addresses (IPv4 or IPv6) in a subnet . This can be used if you manage a large number of IP addresses, and you need to provide generic reverse DNS records for these. The plug-in will respond wi...


New Simple DNS Plus plug-in "Regex Ignore" released

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

With this plug-in, you can make Simple DNS Plus ignore all DNS requests for names that match a configurable regular expression . This could be used, for example, when the server is being bombarded with requests with a specific pattern (as is often seen in DNS amplification attacks ). Another exam...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 130 released

Monday, 28 September 2015

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 130 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following bug fix: Fixed: Failed to zone transfer zones containing NSEC3 records with zero length type bit map. Generally, this situation (an NSEC3 records having a zero length ...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 129 released

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 129 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following bug fixes: Fixed: The "DNSKEY only" setting in the "DNSSEC Key Set" dialog was not saved to disk, and therefore forgotten (reverted to "off") when the "DNSSEC Sign Zon...


New Simple DNS Plus plug-in released - Host malwaredomains.com domain blocklist

Friday, 24 October 2014

We have just released the "Domain blacklist BOOT" plug-in for Simple DNS Plus . This reads a blocklist in the standard BOOT file format, such as that available from malwaredomains.com (see "BH DNS Files" section), and will match/block DNS requests for any domain name (including sub-names) matchin...


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