OpenDNS (Cisco)

Addresses and domains for OpenDNS

IPv4 addresses

IPv6 addresses

Auth-Name (DoT):
not supported

Auth-Name (DoH): TLS-Port:

OpenDNS offers another free and two more paid DNS servers, whose addresses and domains are listed below.

For more information:
Using DNS over HTTPS (DoH) with OpenDNS – OpenDNS

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About OpenDNS


OpenDNS is a U.S. DNS provider founded in 2006 and part of Cisco Systems Inc. since 2015. In addition to the operation of DNS servers, OpenDNS offers various network security software solutions.

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Use with Stubby

To use this DNS server in Stubby, add the following block to the configuration file. Instructions can be found here <- currently only availabel in German).

Properties above OpenDNS

  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • DNS64 is not supported by the provider
  • DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH)
  • DNS-over-TLS (Dot) is not supported by the provide
  1. (partially) Free
  2. International
  3. Reliable
  4. (Secure) (!)
Evaluation and reliability does not have the resources to provide a durable and reliable assessment of this DNS server. We refer here to from the Polish company PerfOps.

OpenDNS uses Anycast DNS, so only monitoring this DNS service.


Under the control of: Cisco Systems, Inc. , USA
This provider is associated with the espionage revelations of Edward Snowden.

Additional OpenDNS servers

OpenDNS is part of Cisco Systems, Inc. and part of Cisco Umbrella. From this, OpenDNS offers several different services for recursive DNS features – some are subject to a fee and can only be used with a Cisco account. Each is represented by a different IP address (or in some cases, a host name) that you use to configure your systems.

OpenDNS FamilyShield

Free. “Preconfigured to block adult content – set the server and forget about it”

IPv4 addresses

IPv6 addresses

Encryption (DoH)
Auth-Name: TLS-Port:

Paid products.

Since the following offers are paid products, we will not list the connection data (regardless of whether we have them) here. This could be seen by the provider as an assistance in circumventing a payment mechanism. Please obtain the address data from the provider.

OpenDNS Home VIP (€$)

$19.95/year – Price without guarantee!

“OpenDNS Home package, plus one year of usage statistics & optional allow list mode.”

OpenDNS Umbrella Prosumer (€$)

$20/user – Price without guarantee!

For (small) businesses. “Protects personal laptops anywhere via our Windows or Mac agents (*only for 1-5 users, 3 devices per user)”

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