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Linkoteca. DNS

SPs (Internet Service Providers) generally offer DNS services to their customers, so when you don’t set up DNS servers on your computer or router, your DNS queries will run on your ISPs DNS servers. Using the default ISP DNS servers can result in certain problems while browsing the Internet:

Issues can happen with DNS requests themselves; most of the time they’re unencrypted and this leaves room for different types of DNS attacks.

Easy: you need to set a CNAME record in your domain, pointing to your dynamic DNS domain at

DNS resolver will follow the CNAME transparently. User will not notice any difference. It might add a hundred milliseconds or so to the whole query, but that shouldn’t be a problem. When you type in your browser, it will still stay You will not even realize that the address is involved in all this.