secure dns with ssh?

Steve srj at
Tue Dec 10 18:41:01 PST 2002

Actually yes, it still seems silly..  But thats my opinion.


On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 05:34:10PM -0800, error wrote:
> > I don't have an answer for you, but I do wonder why you would want to do
> > this.  Seems kinda silly.
> Because doing this prevents people from monitoring my dns lookups.
> I use ssh with a socks4 proxy and local port forwards for most of my other traffic unless I want it to be unencrypted.
> At the moment, my dns traffic is in the clear.
> Sorta doesn't matter if they can't see my actual surfing if they can see the lookups.
> Still seem silly?
> -- 
> error <error at>

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