Public DNS, What is it?

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical and decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network. In other words a DNS server finds an IP address (example: 64.233.177.113) associated with a domain (example: https://google.com/).

Your Internet Service Provider supplies a DNS but they can be slow therefore finding a website take longer or not load at all. Public DNS servers may offer faster and may provide content filtering.

Some public DNS servers are:

Other Public DNS Servers

How to configure DNS servers on a computer.

How to configure DNS servers on a router.

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