DNS-over-HTTPS


Just found out Google public DNS supports DNS-over-HTTPS. A single curl command can give you the result in json format. Very nice! Syntax: curl -s https://dns.google.com/resolve?name=xxxx curl -s https://dns.google.com/resolve?name=ap-southeast-2.aws.amazon.com | jq -r . { "Status": 3, "TC": false, "RD": true, "RA": true, "AD": false, "CD": false, "Question": [ { "name": "ap-southeast-2.aws.amazon.com.", "type": 1 } ], "Authority": … Continue reading DNS-over-HTTPS

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Hidden Master DNS


Simply speaking 'Hidden Master DNS' is done by removing the SOA DNS server from the NS records. The common practise is that the company controls their own DNS master or SOA, and uses ISP or other vendors' DNS as secondary or slave. The benifit is to hide the master DNS from public, as generally speaking … Continue reading Hidden Master DNS