Adguard Releases Domain Name System(DNS) Sevice

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  1. WhatsThePoint

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    Tried it out and found it to be a lot slower than the Quad 1 DNS service when connected to a VPN.
     
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    Happy New Year To All!

    Configuration and location will show which nameservers are best for you.
    176.103.130.130,176.103,130.131,176.103.130.132 and 176.103,130.134 are for Adguard

    Red=cached
    Green=uncached
    Blue=dot com
     

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    Interesting, I will have a look
     
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    It's a convenient service for sure, and I would probably trust them over OpenDNS (primarily because of the latter's association with Cisco). This said, its similarly easy to just run a pi-hole connected to one of the OpenNIC servers. That gets you the DNS blackholing of essentially whatever you want with support for live DNS blacklists. It would also allow you to have good visibility into your network's traffic, block statistics, etc., and provide you a method of alerting yourself if malware or other suspicious domains are accessed from your LAN. The greatest benefit IMO though is that it's self-hosted.
     

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