Who do you use for upstream DNS?

There are so many good options for upstream DNS other than your internet provider I figured I would ask everyone, please post a comment below. Here are some of my favorites but its by no means an inclusive list. Wikipedia has a longer list here Public Recursive Name Server . My current favorite is followed by Google and OpenDNS and Quad9 I don’t actually use but its not a bad choice for home users.

There is by Cloudflare


No Filtering

IPv4: and

IPv6: 2606:4700:4700::1111 and 2606:4700:4700::1001

Google Public DNS by Google

No Filtering

IPv4: and

IPv6: 2001:4860:4860::8888 and 2001:4860:4860::8844

OpenDNS by Cisco

Filters Basic Security filtering + user defined policies

IPv4: and

IPv6: 2620:0:ccc::2 and 2620:0:ccd::2



Filers Malicious domains (phishing, malware, exploit kit domains)

IPv4: and

IPv6: 2620:fe::fe and 2620:fe::9