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Exists some way to block all DNS queries on NextDNS?

I mean, I need to block whole internet access to my child.
I know that I could do this with other solutions, but I want to know if this is possible with NextDNS.

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    • Calvin_Hobbes
    • 1 yr ago
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    NextDNS is the wrong tool for that, but you could try blocking all TLDs.   It would be simpler  to block access at the router/firewall with a simple rule 

    • aioyups
    • 1 yr ago
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    You can add all allowed devices's mac addresses to whitelist in your router and block internet for any other devices. I think all router nowadays support this feature. It's more effectice since dns and mac is easily tempered these days. 馃榿

    • Jeff.3
    • 1 yr ago
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    I've implemented this sort of blocking solution for the same purposes.  You need to use the API to block then remove the blocks for the common top level domains.   I block .com, .net and .org which seems to cover 99.99% of DNS requests.    So for example, you'd block the .com TLD with this: curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "X-Api-Key: [YOUR API KEY]" --data '{"id": "com"}' "https://api.nextdns.io/profiles/[your profile]/security/tlds"    and then unblock with curl -X "DELETE" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "X-Api-Key: [YOUR API KEY]" "https://api.nextdns.io/profiles/[your profile]/security/tlds/com"

    You'll also need some method to schedule the block/unblock.  Hope this helps. 

      • kenndallsancho
      • 9 mths ago
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      Thanks Jeff, I really appreciate it!

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