dnscrypt.me is a public DNSCrypt server in Germany

What is DNSCrypt?

DNSCrypt is a protocol that authenticates communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. It prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven’t been tampered with. It is an open specification, with free and open source reference implementations, and it is not affiliated with any company or organization.

How to connect

Connecting to dnscrypt.me requires a DNSCrypt client to be installed on a computer, device or router.

dnscrypt-proxy2 stamp:

Server name dnscrypt.me
Provider name 2.dnscrypt-cert.dnscrypt.me
IPv4 address
Protocol, port UDP and TCP, port 443

The above information can be verified with the following terminal commands

  dig -t txt provider.dnscrypt.me +short +dnssec
  dig -t txt ip4.dnscrypt.me +short +dnssec
  dig -t txt pubkey.dnscrypt.me +short +dnssec


  nslookup -q=TXT provider.dnscrypt.me
  nslookup -q=TXT ip4.dnscrypt.me
  nslookup -q=TXT pubkey.dnscrypt.me

Check configuration

Some sites to check the client and server configuration

The rDNS (hostname) for the IP is dnscryptme.v.reverse-ip.de

Restrict content, SafeSearch and filtering

To restrict content or to enforce SafeSearch on Google, YouTube, Bing dnscrypt-proxy offers features like cloaking and filters.

Status and uptime

Server overall uptime


E-Mail: operXator at dnscrypt dot me  (remove the capital letter)

Disclaimer: Use at your own risk. Under no circumstances will the operator be held responsible or liable in any way for any claims, damages, losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever (including, without limitation, any direct or indirect damages for loss of profits, business interruption or loss of information) resulting or arising directly or indirectly from accessing or otherwise using this service (DNSCrypt server). The operator does not guarantee in any way the access, availability and continuity of the functioning of this service. By using this website and service you consent to the disclaimer and agree to its terms and conditions.

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