ScoutDNS operates a global anycast network for resiliency and performance. All resolver IP addresses can be found within the application under the Help Icon > IPs list
ScoutDNS maintains a closed/private resolver network for security and performance. This means our resolvers will not answer any queries for unregistered networks.
Here we maintain a list of Primary and Secondary anycast IPs as well as direct access IPv6 for our locations when a customer requires these.
Mixing DNS Providers
It is generally not recommended to mix DNS providers. Most routers and systems will randomly select which DNS server receives which packets. This will certainly cause problems in both filtering and reporting due to mixed rules in system cache. This ...
Prevent DNS Work-Around for Users
Some users on your network may try to bypass ScoutDNS resolvers by changing the DNS servers in their device network settings when allowed. This can result in undesired content access on network assets along with increased security risk. The good news ...
Quick Start Setup Guide - WAN Forwarding
There are three methods you can use to protect your networks and users with ScoutDNS. 1) WAN Forwarding: involves configuring ScoutDNS with your WAN IP address and then forwarding DNS queries from inside your network us our anycast resolver IPs. ...
Roaming Clients / Device Agents - Setup, Configure, and Manage
ScoutDNS provides device agents for organizations what wish to cover devices with DNS layer protection on and off the network. The ScoutDNS device agent is an extremely lightweight application best installed on managed devices where administrative ...
Relay - Setup and Configure
ScoutDNS supports a Relay configuration which allows operators to install a lightweight service inside their network. The relay is a local forwarding resolver service that processes queries inside the operator network while relaying public queries to ...