Cloudflare DNS over TLS malware settings

Brucecooper

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I would like to know if I should leave cloudflare DNS at 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1 for malware protection and just change the DNS-over-TLS hostname to security.cloudflare-dns.com? Or should I change both addresses to 1.1.1.2 and 1.0.0.2 for both my DNS server 1 and 2 and to them as well in the DNS server list when I change the TLS hostname? I'm asking because this is how they say to do it on their help page... Thank you
 

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Tech9

Part of the Furniture
It doesn't matter much, if you set DoT profile to Strict. DNS1 and DNS2 will be used for router's own queries, DoT for your network queries.
 

bbunge

Part of the Furniture
Change both. Yes, it matters...

Use 1.1.1.2 and 1.0.0.2 with security.cloudflare-dns.com

1.1.1.3 and 1.0.0.3 uses family.cloudflare-dns.com

Also set the DNS Server 1 and 2 IP address

If you test DoT function to Cloudflare Help (https://cloudflare-dns.com/help/) disable DNSSEC or you will get an error.

Or use Quad9 1 and 2. The IP addresses for these are 9.9.9.9 and 149.112.112.112
 
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