Amazon Route 53 Announces Private DNS within Amazon VPC
You can use the Route 53 Private DNS feature to manage authoritative DNS within your Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs), so you can use custom domain names for your internal AWS resources without exposing DNS data to the public Internet.
What is private DNS server?
You might have seen the news that Google released a new feature called Private DNS mode in Android 9 Pie. This new feature makes it easier to keep third parties from listening in on the DNS queries coming from your device by encrypting those queries.
How do I find my DNS name on AWS?
To view DNS hostnames for an instance using the console
Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/ . In the navigation pane, choose Instances. Select your instance from the list. In the details pane, the Public DNS (IPv4) and Private DNS fields display the DNS hostnames, if applicable.
What is the difference between public DNS and Private DNS?
Public DNS is what most people are familiar with. They are generally provided to your business by your ISP. A public DNS maintains a record of publicly available domain names reachable from any device with internet access. Private DNS resides behind a company firewall and maintains records of internal sites.
How does DNS work in AWS?
You can use Amazon Route 53 as the DNS service for your domain, such as example.com. When Route 53 is your DNS service, it routes internet traffic to your website by translating friendly domain names like www.example.com into numeric IP addresses, like 192.0. 2.1, that computers use to connect to each other.
Is DNS better than VPN?
Compared to a VPN (Virtual Private Network), the Smart DNS does not provide encrypted connections, and it does not change the IP address of the device in use. Because the Smart DNS does not encrypt data, the connection between website and computer is much faster than the connection established through a VPN tunnel.
What is DNS on my phone?
Changing your DNS servers on an Android phone just takes a quick dip into the settings app. DNS stands for Domain Name System and serves as the “phone book” for the internet. DNS is responsible for translating domains (like lifewire.com) to routable IP addresses that can be more easily remembered.