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Pdnsd Alternatives

Pdnsd is described as 'pdnsd is a proxy DNS server with permanent caching (the cache contents are written to hard disk on exit) that is designed to cope with unreachable or down DNS servers (for example in dial-in networking)' and is an app. There are five alternatives to Pdnsd for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Acrylic DNS Proxy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pdnsd are YogaDNS, TinyProxy, dnsmasq and dns2socks.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

pdnsd is a proxy DNS server with permanent caching (the cache contents are written to hard disk on exit) that is designed...

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  1. Acrylic is a local DNS proxy for Windows which improves the performance of your computer by caching the responses coming from your DNS servers and helps you fight unwanted ads through a custom HOSTS file.

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  2. YogaDNS automatically intercepts DNS requests at the system level and allows you to process them over user-defined DNS servers using modern protocols and flexible rules.

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    TinyProxy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. It is free software, and supports transparent and reverse proxying.

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    dnsmasq

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP server. It is designed to provide DNS and, optionally, DHCP, to a small network. It can serve the names of local machines which are not in the global DNS.

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  5. dns2socks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DNS2SOCKS is a command line utility running to forward DNS requests to a DNS server via a SOCKS tunnel.

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