Adguard Releases Domain Name System(DNS) Sevice

Discussion in 'Networking and Wireless' started by WhatsThePoint, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. WhatsThePoint

    WhatsThePoint Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    3,085
    Messages:
    3,182
    Likes Received:
    617
    Trophy Points:
    181
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2018
    jaug1337, hmscott and saturnotaku like this.
  2. saturnotaku

    saturnotaku Notebook Nobel Laureate

    Reputations:
    3,878
    Messages:
    7,243
    Likes Received:
    2,753
    Trophy Points:
    331
    Tried it out and found it to be a lot slower than the Quad 1 DNS service when connected to a VPN.
     
    jaug1337 and Ultra Male like this.
  3. WhatsThePoint

    WhatsThePoint Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    3,085
    Messages:
    3,182
    Likes Received:
    617
    Trophy Points:
    181
    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
     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Jan 1, 2019
    Vasudev likes this.
  4. jaug1337

    jaug1337 de_dust2

    Reputations:
    2,127
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,018
    Trophy Points:
    231
    Interesting, I will have a look
     
    Vasudev likes this.
  5. m3rc1fulcameron

    m3rc1fulcameron Newbie

    Reputations:
    5
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    6
    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.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Adguard Releases Domain
  1. jaug1337
    Replies:
    67
    Views:
    5,818

Share This Page