DNS

How to change DNS servers on Windows 11

How to change DNS servers on Windows 11

  • Configuration

Slow internet again? Sometimes it’s not the connection that’s slowing down your internet access. Such speed issues can also be due to DNS server settings established by your internet service provider. To boost loading times or resolve DNS availability issues, it might be a good idea to change these settings. In this article, we’ll explain how to change your DNS server on Windows 11.

What is DNS filtering?

What is DNS filtering?

  • Security

Danger often lurks on the internet where you least expect it. Some domains are best avoided, as they contain malware that can damage your operating system. If you want to prevent these sites from ever being opened on your network, consider using DNS filtering. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about DNS filtering, including how it works and what its advantages are.

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How to change the DNS server on your Mac

  • Configuration

There are good reasons for changing the Domain Name System (DNS) server for your internet connection. In this article, we’ll explain how to switch a DNS server on a Mac and why this can be useful. We’ll also cover how to quickly and efficiently modify your router’s server settings, enabling you to change the DNS server for all your devices at once.

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CNAME Record

  • Technical matters

The Domain Name System and name resolution enable hassle-free surfing for users on the World Wide Web. Here, the DNS has recourse to several types of resource records. One of these is CNAME. This allows different domains to be linked together with one IP address. But how do CNAME records work and how can you check the records?

Dynamic DNS (DynDNS)

Dynamic DNS (DynDNS)

  • Know-how

Being able to access your home computer from another location is no longer a complicated matter thanks to remote connection. It is handy to be able to use your computer from the office and swap files. But IP addresses change often and this throws a spanner in the works. DynDNS (DDNS) services are the solution. In this article, we explain what these are and how you can access your computer via the…

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Reverse DNS (rDNS)

  • Know-how

Although address management on the internet is highly complex, it is clearly regulated by the Domain Name System. The system ensures that clients and servers can easily communicate with each other. It also allows reverse DNS checks which can find the hostname for any IPv4 or IPv6 address. This article explains how this works, and for what purpose these requests are made.

Network Address Translation (NAT)

Network Address Translation (NAT)

  • Know-how

NAT, the network address translation, is closely tied to the internet standard IPv4 and will disappear from the internet along with it. But the implementation of IPv6 is slow to take over, and many internet users worldwide still surf with the fourth version of the internet protocol. As a result, network address translation via NAT tables remains current. In our guide, we answer the questions: What…

DNS – the internet naming system

DNS – the internet naming system

  • Know-how

Translating domain names to IP addresses is one of the central services on the internet. Your computer sends daily requests to the domain name system (DNS) without you knowing. Name resolution on the internet usually only captures our attention when something isn’t working properly. But ask yourself today: What is DNS? And what is a DNS server?

Domain Name System (DNS)

Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Know-how

The Domain Name System, or DNS for short, plays an important role when surfing the web because it is used to translate domain names into server IP addresses. We explain what DNS is and show you exactly how the system works and which servers are used. We also explain the risks associated with DNS so that you’re well aware.

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DNSSEC

  • Know-how

Without the Domain Name System, users of the World Wide Web would have serious problems when trying to load websites and other online presences. It’s only thanks to this system that internet addresses appear in their trusted text format: they’re actually nothing more than combinations of numbers. The communication between browser and name server responsible for this isn’t actually as secure as you…

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