DoH DNS over HTTPS

New Internet Protocol DoH Resolvers -DNS Over HTTPS

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DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a protocol primarily used to increase user privacy and security. A remote DNS query is performed through HTTPS. DoH also increase performance of the resolutions and connections.

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Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most critical protocols for the Internet because almost everything you do online starts first with a DNS request. And traditionally DNS requests are sent over through UDP and TCP protocols albeit unsecured.

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So immediately you begin to resolve from one device point to another the all host of network dependent applications also begin to work. That is how important DNS is.

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Now DNS is just a clear text communication sent unsecured especially the recursive responses to the clients are the most vulnerable so is prone to manipulation. Windows admins know what results from a few changes to the host file or the network administrator manipulating the quest traffic to the hotel servers.

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Or even worse a maliciously intent individual who takes over a public Hotspot or WiFi will be a master of so many things.

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This is why DoH is used to perform a remote Domain Name System (DNS) resolution via the HTTPS protocol.

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Google and Mozilla Foundation are in the front testing this protocol. And here are the resolvers for those implementing the DoH.

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Troubleshooting New Protocol DNS Over HTTPS


DoH is still very new dating back to 2018 with Google and Mozilla testing the protocol. But here are 4 public available and free resolvers you can use:


https://mozilla.cloudflare-dns.com/dns-query (unfiltered by CloudFlare)

https://dns.google.com/experimental (unfiltered by Google. This is  the most stable and running for longer)

https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/family-filter/ (filtered by CleanBrowsing, blocks adult content)

https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/secure-filter/ (filtered. Blocks malicious domains only)

Post Author: Funashi Mwamba

Funashi Mwamba is a Blogger and Founder at Lensesview. Other blogging activities include the profiled https://zedsoccer.com and askzambiajobs.com Mainly the social media presence is @funashi on twitter and https://www.facebook.com/funashi.mwamba. Am interested in Internet Security, Mobile gadgets and hobbies include photography and football. Online presence and achievements include been a mentor at Coursera and been a Utester

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