Open-source C++ projects categorized as DNS

Top 7 C++ DNS Projects

  • PowerDNS

    PowerDNS Authoritative, PowerDNS Recursor, dnsdist

    Project mention: Dose anyone know a powerfull DNS server for game ? | /r/dns | 2023-05-26

    Excuse me, PowerDNS is clearly the most powerfull DNS-server.

  • c-ares

    A C library for asynchronous DNS requests

    Project mention: Windows DNS with CNAME not resolving | /r/sysadmin | 2023-05-28

    I found that ... https://github.com/c-ares/c-ares/pull/93

  • Revelo Payroll

    Free Global Payroll designed for tech teams. Building a great tech team takes more than a paycheck. Zero payroll costs, get AI-driven insights to retain best talent, and delight them with amazing local benefits. 100% free and compliant.

  • flamethrower

    a DNS performance and functional testing utility supporting UDP, TCP, DoT and DoH (by @ns1labs) (by DNS-OARC)

    Project mention: Tool to Benchmark Self-Hosted DNS (DNS-over-TLS) ? | /r/selfhosted | 2023-02-12

    flamethrower: https://github.com/DNS-OARC/flamethrower

  • deserter

    A targeted DNS cache poisoner

  • libdnspacket

    A single file cpp17 header only DNS packet parser/builder.

  • EspDDNS

    IPV6 enabled DDNS client for ESP8266 and ESP32.

    Project mention: EspDDNS - IPV6 enabled DDNS client for ESP8266 and ESP32. | /r/esp8266 | 2023-02-02
  • dns-lookup

    🌍 DNS hostname resolution CLI tool using BSD sockets

    Project mention: DNS lookup tool using BSD sockets in modern C++ | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-12-26
  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-05-28.

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Project Stars
1 PowerDNS 3,163
2 c-ares 1,661
3 flamethrower 293
4 deserter 105
5 libdnspacket 22
6 EspDDNS 7
7 dns-lookup 3
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