Supported Operating Systems...
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
Windows Server 2012 (x64)
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1 - strongly discouraged due IIS limitations,
but acceptable when pointing to another IIS server running on server OS.
Windows XP/Vista or Server 2000/2003/2008 - cannot be used as the server, not supported.
Minimum Hardware Requirements...
1 GHz or faster processor
4 GB of RAM
10 MB of available hard disk space (also 2.5 GB for .NET Framework 4.6.1)
Server must have a static IP on the LAN (also static IP on the Internet/WAN or VPN infrastructure when used for Internet filtering external clients)
Server should ideally have a wired Ethernet connection (not wireless)
Installation on existing domain controller is acceptable.
Separate server and LAN/VLAN/SSID is strongly suggested to mitigate security risks when used for public or open wireless networks.
Any device with a TCP/IP connection is considered a client and can resolve DNS records through the DNS Redirector server.
Windows, Apple/Mac, Linux/Unix, Playstation/Xbox, Tablet/eBook readers, Android devices, iPhone/iPad, etc.
Setup Instructions (pick any one of the methods below)
A] Scripted walkthrough...
- Download the software from http://dnsredirector.com/download and run the file
- In the C:\DNSREDIR folder, right-click on _setup_.bat and select "Run as administrator"
- Follow the prompts on-screen
B] Guided online walkthrough... (Begin by selecting the OS where you'll be installing DNS Redirector)
- Windows Server 2012/2016
- Windows Server 2008 R2
C] Show me everything... (I'm an expert, or I want to modify my existing configuration)
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