Beating the crap out of your ISP’s DNS filtering & redirection

Thanks for showing me how to use bind9 in conjunction with DNSCrypt ! 🙂

Example screenshots.

Sources used, to (con)figure things :

PS : I’m tempted to switch to dnscrypteu though.

2nd PS : I might want to add that I forgot to change my nameserver to in the NetworkManager applet. 😀

See, what I mean …

Out Here In The Field : New Frontier!


So recently, my home ISP decided to jump the shark and join the line of  Indonesian ISP enforcing the use of their DNS server to their customer, by way of redirecting queries made to 3rd parties DNS such as google and OpenDNS, to their own DNS servers, which sucks on so many level. For example this is what i get when I tried to perform a query to Google’s DNS server from my Y510p:

mach5@M5INX:~$ dig @ ; <<>> DiG 9.9.5-3-Ubuntu <<>> @ ; (1 server found) ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 53913 ;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1 ;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION: ; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;            IN    A ;; ANSWER SECTION:        3600    IN    A ;; Query time: 29 msec…

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