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Download and run the following file to install Simple DNS Plus version 5.2 (build 122):
Before downloading, please check the system requirements.
Please note - to install on Windows Server 2012 , you first need to add the "Application Server" server role with the ".NET 3.5 Framework" feature to Windows.
Instructions for installing Remote Management client only
Instructions for installing on Windows Server Core (no GUI)
Updates / Release notes
For details on the updates and changes in individual v. 5.2 builds, see
Updates are announced in our RSS feed, and you can
always use the Help menu "Check for updates" function in the software to check
if a new build has been released.
Upgrading from an earlier version?
To upgrade an older version to Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2, simply download and install above
to the same location on your harddisk as the older version.
IMPORTANT: Always make sure to backup your settings and data before upgrading.
IMPORTANT: Version 5.2 may require a new license
and license key.
If you purchased or upgraded your current license before April 23rd 2008, you will need to purchase
an upgrade. Click here for upgrade pricing and instructions.
Version 5.2 is NOT compatible with plug-ins for earlier versions.
You can download v. 5.2 versions of plug-ins not included with the standard installation
that we (JH Software) provided from here.
If you are using any 3rd party plug-ins or have created your own plug-ins, you will need to get
updated versions of these compiled for v. 5.2.
IMPORTANT: Unlike earlier versions, v. 5.2 does NOT run on Windows 98 / Me.
IMPORTANT: If you are upgrading from
v. 4.00 or earlier
make sure to first read
and breaking changes in Simple DNS Plus v. 5.0 to
find out if any of this affects your setup.
V. 5.x installers includes an "upgrade utility" which converts data from older Simple DNS Plus versions for you automatically.
However Upgrading is one way only. There is no automated tool to go from v. 5.x back to previous versions.
Download documentation for printing:
This is the same document as the help file included with the software installation (above),
only formatted for printing for easy off-line reading.
PAD (Portable Application Description) file:
This is mostly used by software list sites. For details see http://www.asp-shareware.org/pad
Looking for an older version of Simple DNS Plus?
Licensed users of older versions can download their version from here.