What is MaraDNS?MaraDNS is a free open-source computer program written by Sam Trenholme.
MaraDNS implements the Domain Name System (DNS), an essential internet service. MaraDNS is open source software: This means that anyone is free to download, use, and modify the program free of charge, as per its license.
People like MaraDNS because it’s small, lightweight, easy to set up, and remarkably secure. It’s also cross platform — the program runs both in Windows and in UNIX clones.
More information describing MaraDNS is on the overview and summary page.
Current statusThe most recent stable version of MaraDNS is MaraDNS 3.5.0017, made on October 2, 2020.
SupportMaraDNS support forum (Create account). Please do not use a password used anywhere else for the MaraDNS support forum; use a password manager such as LastPass to manage passwords.
Mailing list archivesThere used to be a mailing list which provided MaraDNS support and updates. This mailing list is no longer active, but archives are available:
Other DNS serversHere is a list of some other DNS software out there.