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DNS locations are a collection of DNS endpoints which can be mapped to physical entities such as offices, homes, or data centers.
The fastest way to start filtering DNS queries from a location is by changing the DNS resolvers at the router.
To add a DNS location to Gateway:
Select Add a location.
Choose a name for your DNS location.
You do not need the IPv4 address field if:
- Your DNS location only uses IPv6.
- Users will be sending all DNS requests from this location using DNS over HTTPS via a browser.
- You will be deploying the .
If any of the above apply to your case, select Delete.
(Optional) Toggle the following settings:
Set as Default DNS Location sets this location as the default DoH endpoint for DNS queries.
Enable EDNS client subnet sends a user’s IP geolocation to authoritative DNS nameservers.
helps reduce latency by routing the user to the closest origin server. Cloudflare has enabled EDNS in a privacy preserving way by not sending the user’s exact IP address but rather a /24 range which contains their IP address.
Select Add location.