CentOS, DNSCrypt and pdnsd

DNSCrypt installation process is pretty simple since it is present in the repository, pdnsd on the other hand is missing, luckily compiling from source is not that hard. For the sake of completeness I will also cover the procedure to install DNSCrypt from source, alternatively yum install dnscrypt-proxy. Install the required dependencies and get the source code: [root@CentOS ~]# yum install gcc libsodium-devel libtool-ltdl-dev git wget [root@CentOS ~]# git clone https://github. …

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pdnsd automatic startup Arch Linux

I have this Arch Linux based ODROID-U3 I use as DLNA server, local web server…etc…and also as local DNS caching server. For some strange reason pdnsddoesn’t seem to start correctly on Arch Linux. [root@server ~]# systemctl status pdnsd -l ● pdnsd.service - proxy name server Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/pdnsd.service; enabled) Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sat 2000-01-01 20:02:07 CET; 14 years 7 months ago Process: 182 ExecStart=/usr/bin/pdnsd (code=exited, status=3) Main PID: 182 (code=exited, status=3) Jan 01 20:02:06 server systemd[1]: Starting proxy name server. …

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