6/12/2014 - 12:45 AM

Public DNS Servers

Public DNS Servers


A list of reasonably reliable DNS servers that I've personally tested to ensure that they fully support DNSSEC and do not hijack NXDOMAIN responses.


AddressOrganizationLocationService (Anycast)Google Public DNS (Anycast)Google Public DNS (Anycast) Public DNS (Anycast) Public DNS (Anycast)Freenom World Public DNS (Anycast)Freenom World Public DNS (Anycast)Quad9 Unsecure DNS (Anycast)Quad9 Unsecure DNS StatesVerisign Public DNS StatesVerisign Public DNS StatesNeustar DNS Advantage StatesNeustar DNS Advantage Wire LabsUnited StatesLightning Wire Labs Public DNS Wire LabsGermanyLightning Wire Labs Public DNS Computer ClubGermanyCCC Public DNS Public DNS Public DNS Public DNS (Anycast)UncensoredDNS


2001:4860:4860::8888GoogleWorldwide (Anycast)Google Public DNS
2001:4860:4860::8844GoogleWorldwide (Anycast)Google Public DNS
2606:4700:4700::1111CloudflareWorldwide (Anycast) Public DNS
2606:4700:4700::1001CloudflareWorldwide (Anycast) Public DNS
2620:fe::10Quad9Worldwide (Anycast)Quad9 Unsecure DNS
2620:74:1b::1:1VerisignUnited StatesVerisign Public DNS
2620:74:1c::2:2VerisignUnited StatesVerisign Public DNS
2610:a1:1018::5NeustarUnited StatesNeustar DNS Advantage
2610:a1:1019::5NeustarUnited StatesNeustar DNS Advantage
2001:470:bbf2:2::1Lightning Wire LabsUnited StatesLightning Wire Labs Public DNS
2001:1620:2078:137::XialaSwitzerlandXiala Public DNS
2001:67c:28a4::censurfridns.dkEurope (Anycast)UncensoredDNS


https://dns.google.com/resolveGoogleWorldwide (Load Balanced)Google Public DNS
https://cloudflare-dns.com/dns-queryCloudflareWorldwide (Anycast) Public DNS

The servers in this list were last tested April 1, 2018. I make no guarantee that they will continue to function in a reliable and compliant manner in the future.