[kwlug-disc] DNS getting hinky?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri Oct 23 20:22:50 EDT 2009


Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 10/23/2009 7:41 PM:
>      > There has been list discussions in the past regarding their
>     preferred /
>      > favourite DNS servers, but I didn't have a real solid sense of a
>      > consensus.
> 
>     Many of us were advocating OpenDNS.
> 
> 
> There has been objections to some practices of theirs. I think it was them
> hijacking site not found errors and displaying their own ad page instead.
> 
> I use these DNS servers instead in /etc/resolv.conf
> 
> nameserver 4.2.2.5
> nameserver 4.2.2.6
> 
> They belong to Level 3 and there are no strings attached.

Thanks Khalid.

13 hops away for me, and in U.S. Not that that should matter, but I 
would have thought closer (and also no strings) would be better. 
Perhaps with caching it's not really an issue.



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