Mac OS DNSCrypt Howto


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h2. Introduction

This Howto describes setting up DNScrypt on Mac OS.

Installing DNSCrypt-OSXClient  

Download DNSCrypt-OSXClient from GitHub:

Scroll down a bit to get the latest release and download the provided Disk Image. Inside the Disk Image you find a Package that automatically installs a Preference Pane Item and a Menubar Item.

Configuring DNSCrypt-OSXClient  

Open the System Preferences and click DNSCrypt. From the list of available DNSCrypt name servers select the Server. Then enable DNSCrypt.


DNSCrypt-OSXClient listens on on port 53. After enabling DNSCrypt the local DNS resolver is configured in /etc/resolv.conf.

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