Private nameservers (or Private DNS) are nameservers that do not reflect your hosting provider, but rather your own domain name.
When you purchase a hosting account from any provider , you upload your files to their server and then you direct your domain name to it .
What is a private DNS?
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.
Should I use private DNS?
In Android 9 Pie, Google added two very important things to protect its users even when ISPs don’t: support for DNS over TLS and Private DNS. By default, as long as the DNS server supports it, Android will use DoT. Private DNS lets you manage DoT usage along with the ability to access public DNS servers.
How do I setup a private DNS?
- Go to “Settings” → “Network & Internet” → “Advanced” → “Private DNS”.
- Select Private DNS provider hostname.
- Enter dns.google as the hostname of the DNS provider.
- Click Save.
What is private DNS in Android?
The Private DNS are name servers that reflect your domain name rather than our default ones. The service is available to all our clients on all our hosting plans. Having private nameservers could be useful if you intend to resell hosting services or want to brand your business.