dnscrypt-proxy-1.3.3.xzm + dep

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dnscrypt-proxy-1.3.3.xzm + dep

Post#1 by freestyler » 08 Nov 2013, 12:04

DNSCrypt is a piece of lightweight software that everyone should use to boost online privacy and security. It works by encrypting all DNS traffic between the user and OpenDNS, preventing any spying, spoofing or man-in-the-middle attacks.

Read more about it here http://www.opendns.com/technology/dnscrypt/ and here http://dnscrypt.org/

Download: dnscrypt-proxy-1.3.3.xzm

Depends on: libsodium-0.4.5.xzm

Having a dedicated system user, with no privileges and with an empty home directory, is highly recommended. For extra security, DNSCrypt will chroot() to this user's home directory and drop root privileges for this user's uid as soon as possible.

The easiest way to start the daemon is:

# dnscrypt-proxy --daemonize

The proxy will accept incoming requests on, tag them with an authentication code, forward them to OpenDNS resolvers, and validate each answer before passing it to the client.

Given such a setup, in order to actually start using DNSCrypt, you need to update your /etc/resolv.conf file and replace your current set of resolvers with: