Why use DNS Server in Japan? (European user here)

Freki123

New Member
Hi there I'm living in Europe and Adguard chose to use a DNS Server from Japan.
Why the long way from home when you got 4 Server in Europe that would be way closer?
7.5 Beta 1
 

Chinaski

Support Marine
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Hello there!

Routes are distributed on the BGP principle.
Apparently, for some reason, ping is considered closer to Japan than to European servers.
Try re-connecting the DNS, will there be any changes?
 

Freki123

New Member
Try re-connecting the DNS, will there be any changes? Sadly no

From all the available DNS Servers only Adguard choose Japan. The others found Servers in my country or a few hundred miles away. Adguard was the only one chosing a country thousands of miles away.

Fun fact even Adguard DNS changed from the Netherlands to Japan a few days before I tried this new beta.
 
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Freki123

New Member
@myMoon Any idea why of all the servers to choose from only Adguard thinks a server which is a few thousand miles away is faster than 4 servers close by? E.g. Google, Quad, Open DNS each chose a server in my country or only a few hundred miles away. Not Adguard.
 

row_double

New Member
I also experienced the same thing,

this week I was in Indonesia always getting the DNS adguard server in the Seoul (SE) region, before I always got the DNS adguard server in the Singapore region (SG), the location closest to my country.

what is wrong with DNS Adguard routing ???
 

Chinaski

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We're working on finding a solution. I think the situation will improve in the near future.
 

row_double

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We're working on finding a solution. I think the situation will improve in the near future.
I'm glad to hear that, latency is getting better again.
however, routing to DNS adguard still seems to have problems on one of the routes. Here I attach a traceroute comparison of the 3 available public DNS providers.

route DNS public.png
 
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