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dnss - DNS over HTTPS


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dnss is a daemon for using DNS over HTTPS.

It can act as a proxy, receiving DNS requests and resolving them using DNS-over-HTTPs (DoH). This can be useful to improve DNS security and privacy on laptops and small/home networks.

It can also act as a DoH server, in case you want end to end control.

In the default mode of operation, it listens for DNS requests on port 53, and will query a DNS-over-HTTP server ( by default) to resolve them.


Run dnss --help for more details, or see the README file.


If you want to report bugs, or have any questions or comments, please send an email to Alberto Bertogli <>.