[tor-dev] Tor and DNS

intrigeri intrigeri at boum.org
Sat Jan 21 14:27:58 UTC 2012


Ondrej Mikle wrote (21 Jan 2012 01:47:56 GMT) :
> So far I've seen ttdnsd used only in Tails, TorDNSd was seen
> mentioned only in the Tor mailing lists (not sure how many
> individuals may be using it though).

> ttdnsd: kind of works, unless validation is required (ttdnsd fails
> as unbound forwarder, most likely because of not handling DS queries
> correctly)

> It seems that bunch of people who experimented with DNS over Tor
> came to conclusion that using existing caching resolver like unbound
> is simpler than specialized resolvers like ttdnsd.

For the record, Tails uses a combination of the pdnsd caching DNS
server, the Tor resolver (for request types it supports) and ttdnsd
(fallback for other requests); details:


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