[dns-operations] new public DNS service: 188.8.131.52
noel.butler at ausics.net
Sun Nov 19 01:34:33 UTC 2017
On 18/11/2017 16:41, Paul Vixie wrote:
> Noel Butler wrote:
>> From Australia, I have responses of 179ms (so certainly wont be using them)
> i am curious; perhaps you'd be willing to help me.
> when i do use "public dns" is when i'm in a strange hotel wifi that blocks my laptop's own RDNS from reaching the outside DNS world, and in that case i use google's 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11, because it's raw and unfiltered, and the only filtering i trust is what i do for myself using DNS RPZ on my own RDNS servers.
> when i do want filtering i use opendns, because their anycast was built some years ago and it's extremely stable and mature. i expect quad9 to get there eventually, but i don't expect to ever need to use them, because i have three alternatives at higher priority: running my own; using a raw unfiltered service such as google 18.104.22.168; or using an older and very mature service like opendns.
> what was your use case for quad9, such that the round trip time mattered? that is, why were you considering them?
I think you meant to reply to Ken, I only did a test after seeing his
post, and since AU is next to Asia.....
I also run my own DNS's and dont use other, I also have many pull-ins of
nasty domains who ought be NXDOMAIN'd so dont need the services of those
types of public DNS resolvers :)
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