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Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 128 released

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 128 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following update: Update: The 'DNS Blacklist' plug-in can now respond to requests for record type 'ANY' - and can supply both an A-record and a TXT-record in a single response t...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 127 released

Friday, 30 May 2014

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 127 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following bug-fixes: Fixed: When updating a zone (through GUI, HTTP API, etc.), blanking out the settings for "Also Notify", "DNSSEC Key File", or "Allow zone transfers TSig Key...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 126 released

Thursday, 06 March 2014

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 126 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following updates and bug-fixes: Update: Now loads TXT-records from zone files where TXT-record data strings are longer than 255 characters (automatically splits longer data str...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 125 released

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 125 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following updates and bug-fixes: Update: New version of installer provides better installation experience on Windows 8.1 / Server 2012 R2 (automatically enables .Net 3.5 Windows...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 124 released

Friday, 23 August 2013

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 124 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following update and bug-fix: Update: New version of installer provides better installation experience on Windows 8 / Server 2012 (automatically enables .Net 3.5.1 Windows Featu...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 123 released

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 123 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx Over the past few days we have received a lot of user requests to add a feature in Simple DNS Plus to respond to UDP 'ANY' request with an empty response with the TC (truncated) flag set. This is one way t...


Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 122 released

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 build 122 is now available at http://www.simpledns.com/download.aspx . This release includes the following updates and fixes: Update: New option to input TXT-record data as either "One continous string" or "Individual strings". This makes it easier to enter long (+255 chara...


Plesk Panel adds support for Simple DNS Plus

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Parallels has just released Plesk Panel v. 11.0.9 MU# 39 which adds support for Simple DNS Plus. For more information about setting up Plesk with Simple DNS Plus see http://kb.parallels.com/115611 . Parallels Plesk Panel is one of the most widely used hosting control panel solution. For details s...


New reports of DNS amplification / DDoS attacks

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Over the past few days, a number of Simple DNS Plus users have reported that they are receiving a lot of incoming DNS requests for <root> and/or various unknown domain names - typically originating from a limited number of IP addresses. We have also noticed reports of this with other DNS servers ...


Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory "Bad DNS Packet" error

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

There is a bug in Windows Server 2008 R2 causing a "Bad DNS Packet" error when you try to setup (or promote) Active Directory using Simple DNS Plus and other non-MS DNS servers. The problem is described in MS KB 977158 - see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977158/EN-US The solution is to install ...


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