Tag Archives: dns

Are you leaking DNS information?

Are you leaking DNS Information? “Under certain conditions, even when connected to the anonymity network, the operating system will continue to use its default DNS servers instead of the anonymous DNS servers assigned to your computer by the anonymity network. DNS … Continue reading

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Understanding DNS

Here’s a couple of articles over the basics of DNS services Quick review of flushdns, registerdns, and DNS queries Active Directory Internal Naming and DNS Strategy Understanding DNS How to flush the DNS cache on Mac, Linux or Windows Lost … Continue reading

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Preventing Windows DNS problems

Kudos to Bill Mullins for posting this link to Techrepublic’s article on DNS maintenance and cleanup (Five ways to prevent Windows DNS problems).    Great tips.

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Benchmarking and Selecting the Fastest DNS Servers

We have used GRC’s DNS Benchmark tool to determine and select the fastest DNS servers.   Rick at Whats On My PC has written an excellent article on using this tool as well as information on other DNS servers that … Continue reading

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Change Your DNS instantly

Ironically we once again were looking for a quick way to change DNS settings on several research computers and as I searched Google, I was returned to BillMullins’ blog and Rick Robinette who is over at WhatsonMyPC (as a guest … Continue reading

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Find DNS Information

Need to know the DNS record information about a domain?  Use DNSDataView from Nirsoft.  You can find out and retrieve the DNS records (MX, NS, A, SOA) of the specified domains.  You can also change the DNS server information to … Continue reading

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Find Your Fastest DNS Servers

We wrote and article on Google and recently found another utility to find your fastest DNS Servers.  NAMEBENCH

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Is Your DNS Secure?

Try the free tool at dnsstuff.com.  With new DNS Vulnerabilities, it doesn’t hurt to test your DNS.

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