Adding DNSCrypt to Unbound

In my last post Setting Up a FreeBSD DNS Adblocker, I discussed how to setup an Unbound DNS server on FreeBSD to block ads. In this post, we'll take a look at adding DNSCrypt to resolve queries sent to our FreeBSD Unbound server in order to add an additional layer of protection for you and your users. DNSCrypt DNSCrypt, as defined by their website is: A protocol that authenticates communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. It prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven't been tampered…

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Setting Up a FreeBSD DNS Adblocker

I've come across a few sites that will instruct you with how to setup an adblock dns server on FreeBSD. Unfortunately, many of them are either out of date, over complicated, request referral clicks, or aren't whole. Now, I'm not saying that mine will be any better, but, here we go. The DNS service I help run use both Ubuntu with Bind9 and FreeBSD with Unbound. In this post, we will talk about setting up a FreeBSD-based DNS adblocker running Unbound. UPDATE: If you're interested in adding DNSCrypt to this server, I've added a post on setting up DNSCrypt with…

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