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Set custom DNS servers in Google Chrome?

There used to be an experimental feature in chrome://flags where you can set your own DNS servers for Google Chrome to use (maybe in Chrome OS only?). This feature is now gone (pretty annoying). Is ...
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Tiny single process authoritative DNS server for Linux

Bind is the de-facto standard DNS server with PowerDns being a faster alternative. I have a Linux-based mips box with 15Mb of RAM available. I've seen several types of caching server software. I only ...
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DNS query tool (host(1) or nslookup(1) replacement)

I'm looking for a command-line tool that can query a name server for an IP address. Something like host(1) as provided by BIND. # query the name server at 4.2.2.4 for the name example.org $ host ...
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open source DNS management

I'm looking for an DNS management solution. Features I'd like: add and remove zones add, edit, or remove records in zones intuitive web UI automatic lint before commit limit which users can edit ...
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DNS server with filtering

I need a DNS server that will be able to filter out specific requests (with specific words) and reply with a preconfigured address. Requirements: Runs on Windows 8.1 As lightweight as possible No ...
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DNS server with customizable filtering, for home use

I am looking for a very customizable DNS server/filter, with caching, to protect my family from malicious content. I already have: a pfSense firewall (Version 2.2.2-RELEASE (i386), which uses the "...
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I need a software like intra but for PC to bypass my country's (Indonesia) firewall

I can't access reddit in Indonesia normally. No one can. But for android there is a software that take care of it. It's called Intra. Install Intra turn it on tada it works. In PC I tried to use ...
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More targeted DNS Poisoning

I want to play around with DNS poisoning to see what I can do with it, how it works, etc. Unfortunately, the only tools I know of that poison the DNS cache go the whole mile and do a full MiTM attack, ...
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DNS health tests before transfer

I run 3 DNS servers for various domains I buy/transfer on my customers behalf. Before I transfer a domain, I configure my servers so that they are ready to serve requests for that domain, using a ...
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Local DNS forwarder for Windows

I have an internal network of computers that I access from my laptop via a VPN. I would like to run a local DNS forwarder on the laptop, so that I can forward DNS requests that relate to that network ...
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Android application to limit websites access via HotSpot network

I will open free wifi networks in taxis. I'll put an Android tablet in the taxi to show advertisements and share free internet access point. When I install the application on the tabled and share ...
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Light modern DNS benchmarking for linux

I'm currently building and setting up my own Linux router, and one of the advantages of this is the ability to run benchmarks on my router directly. I'm currently using 8.8.8.8 with dnsmasq for name ...
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Gratis Dynamic DNS service which doesn't require frequent updates?

I use Dynamic DNS services to get a named address for a computer which does not have a fixed IP address. I used to get this service from dyndns.org - but they went fully for-pay. Then I switched to ...
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Windows service for updating dyndns host IP

I search a gratis application that runs as a Windows service and updates the IP address of a dynamic DNS account. It should match this: is gratis is able to run on Windows version from XP to 10, x86 ...
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A tool to troubleshoot DNS issues on Windows that isn't nslookup

I'm looking for something like dig on windows but without installing cygwin or other compatibility layers. http://www.digwebinterface.com is nice but only works for public zones. Sometimes ...
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Web Filter Alternative to OpenDNS

The company I work for currently uses OpenDNS to block undesirable websites (adult content, racist/tasteless content, social media, games, etc.). They're honestly pretty relaxed in doing this, but I'...
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Standalone authoritative DNS server for Windows

Similar to Tiny single process authorative DNS server for Linux, I am looking for a DNS Server software that runs standalone (i.e. is an exe that I double click, not a service that runs in the ...
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Python library (or how to roll my own) alternative to Dig

Obviously I can simply use subprocess and wrap dig, but I'd prefer a bit of platform independence. I need a library that meets the following criteria: Python only (supports python3. Preferably ...
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Site/DNS with subdomain to any private IP addresses?

So several years ago I saw a DNS service which you could for example put something like: 192.168.1.2.<something>.io and it would return an A record for 192.168.1.2. You could put any IP address ...
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How to make porn websites return a 404 error?

I'm looking for an effective porn blocking software or DNS that does not show a custom error page when going on a blocked website. I want it to act like the blocked website does not exist without ...
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A better DNS changer app for Android

I need a stronger (lack of better wording) non root DNS changer app for Android. On PCs many Windows and Linux apps do work just fine for the most part, not needing extra features. Sometimes just ...
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DNS/VPN Blockers

Hi i have a vpn app detoxify to block porn which works well, but when i go to motels for work and travel the wifi wont work and then i have to change the DNS. When i change the DNS the VPN does not ...
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Using a script instead of defining a huge DNS zone

I am evaluating how to implement a solution similar to the approach of plex for embedded devices. This solution requires defining 2^32 record for each device, creating a monster zone that easily ...
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Bulk Whois Data [closed]

Does anyone know how one can go about obtaining Whois data in bulk? I know there exist paid services (see links below), which offer exactly what I'm looking for, but I find it frustrating that there ...
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What are free CDNs that don't force changing DNS?

CloudFlare CDN has a free plan, but it wants users to use its CloudFlare's DNS. Incapsula does not force users to change DNS (see https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/a/43821), but it is not ...
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Software to provide server alias for server which is behind VPN

I once found a small utility that ran on windows and as my public IP address changed (as it will under VPN), the utility would update a record mapping that to a public domain alias. So this website ...
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Choosing DNS server to add A records remotly

I need to write a script that adds some A records to DNS server dynamically to mimic a real DNS zone. My questions are what DNS server to choose, bind9 dnsmasq and how to add A records to those ...
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Personal proxy server software that filters DNS response and protects against DNS rebinding attacks on Windows?

Thanks to this question/answer, I now need to find a personal proxy server that filters DNS responses and protects against DNS rebinding attacks. I'd prefer that it runs on Windows as employers seem ...
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Browse all servers at the same time

For a server that has loadbalancing via DNS, the host name will be resolved into several IP addresses. Typically, the browser will just choose one (the first?) and then display the web page. For ...
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Master Host List enterprise application

I work for a large bio tech enterprise and we have an in-house application that needs to be replaced. I am responsible for selecting third-party applications which will be evaluated by our decision ...
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Custom DNS Server for dynamic TXT Records

I am trying to do something DNS isn't really meant for, so I won't be surprised if this isn't possible. I have a domain, and I've set up an NS record, so I can resolve queries for subdomains using my ...
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DNS configuration simulation?

Is there some kind of app or web app which will let you simulate and play with DNS settings and fields (CNAME, ...) and test various simple configurations in a small simulated network? I am talking ...
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Any user interface (UI) for BIND dns server?

I am looking for a UI solution to sit on top of a BIND dns server implementation. We want to avoid changing zones by hand. I have found some APIs that utilize rndc and nsupdate but only few of ...
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Bandwidth limiter from virtual network set on the dns router

I want to play video game without lag(high latency ms), my router has no qos function, and I have no condition to buy a new one. is possible to make a virtual network for managing the bandwidth, in ...
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Temporary DNS by pattern

I remember a website/DNS that works by pattern. I don't remember the exact rules for the patterns but e.g. server.1.some.domain is translated to server and server.2.some.domain is also translated to ...
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