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List of Public DNS Servers

Instead of using a compromised DNS server from your ISP, you can use an uncensored and Free DNS server.

Operator Location DNSSEC Address(es)
Alternate DNS US aware
US aware
Chaos Computer Club (CCC) DE validating
DE aware
DE aware DK aware
DK ???
Comodo Secure DNS US aware
US aware
DNSReactor US aware
US aware
DNS.WATCH DE validating
DE validating
Dyn US aware
US aware
FDN FR aware
FoolDNS DE aware
IT ???
FreeDNS AT aware
AT aware
Google Public Free DNS any validating
any validating
GreenTeamDNS IL ???
IL aware
Hurricaine Electric US aware
Lightning Wire Labs DE validating
DE validating
Neustar DNS Advantage US validating
US validating
New Nations DE validating
DE aware
Norton DNS US validating
US validating
OpenDNS US aware
US aware
US aware
puntCAT ES aware
SafeDNS RU aware
RU aware
SkyDNS RU aware
SpeakEasy US aware
US aware
Sprintlink General DNS US aware
US aware
US aware
Ungefiltert Surfen NL validating
NL validating
NL validating
Verizon (Level 3) any aware
any aware
any aware
any aware
any aware
any aware
Yandex.DNS RU aware
RU aware


DNSSEC Explanation
validating The server is able to validate DNS records.
aware The server is able to provide RRSIG, DNSKEY and DS records, but does not validate any records.
not supported The server doesn't know anything about DNSSEC.

About location and DNSSEC status

The location of the servers has been stated by using GeoIP Tool and the IPFire GeoIP server. However, it might be possible that the location is wrong (or has been changed meanwhile).

The servers that are marked with “any” are using anycasts so that traffic will be routed to the nearest of the many instances that are there on the network.

The DNSSEC status has been enumerated by using this script.

1) , 2) , 3) server seemed to be down during testing
4) server has been taken down due to an infrastructure move. Use instead.
5) server has been taken down due to an infrastructure move. Use 2001:470:7655::54 instead.
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en/dns/public-servers.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/26 15:16 by twilson