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[Request] Add/Move to Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) server

Hi,

I really like NextDNS's ultralow server feature, which helps us (NextDNS users in Vietnam) use a local server that no 3rd party DNS service has yet.

But there is a problem here, 2 servers are located in Hanoi (in the North) and many users in Ho Chi Minh (in the South) DNS queries go quite far.

I'm living in Ho Chi Minh and here are my diag results: https://nextdns.io/diag/f1d3f0c0-ece8-11ed-952c-b120037c8afe

As far as I know, F-Root server has anycast server in Ho Chi Minh. This is very convenient, if NextDNS adds/move servers to Ho Chi Minh.

Screenshot from https://root-servers.org/

 Here is the traceroute and dig commands from where I live

Tracing route to f.root-servers.net [192.5.5.241]
over a maximum of 30 hops:
  1     1 ms     5 ms     2 ms  192.168.1.1
  2     2 ms     2 ms     4 ms  125.235.251.199
  3     3 ms     4 ms     4 ms  10.207.244.124
  4     7 ms     5 ms     *     27.68.209.227
  5     7 ms     7 ms     6 ms  27.68.236.46
  6     6 ms     6 ms     5 ms  192.5.5.241
Trace complete.
; <<>> DiG 9.16.28 <<>> +norec @f.root-servers.net hostname.bind chaos txt
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 38642
;; flags: qr aa; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 1
;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 1232
; COOKIE: 89b8646fc6ce403d010000006457c1293e0c630c051d141e (good)
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;hostname.bind.                 CH      TXT
;; ANSWER SECTION:
hostname.bind.          0       CH      TXT     "sgn1f.f.root-servers.org"
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
hostname.bind.          0       CH      NS      hostname.bind.
;; Query time: 10 msec
;; SERVER: 192.5.5.241#53(192.5.5.241)
;; WHEN: Sun May 07 22:18:01 SE Asia Standard Time 2023
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 121

I'm recommending friends, colleagues, .. to switch to NextDNS. Among them, many have paid monthly/yearly fees to use. Hoping for the above (and the large number of users in Vietnam), NextDNS will consider adding/moving a server in Ho Chi Minh.

Thank you!

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    • BigDargon
    • 1 yr ago
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    As far as I know, Greencloud is testing a server in Ho Chi Minh and using the network infrastructure of FPT - one of the 3 major internet providers in Vietnam (Viettel, VNPT, FPT)

    Screenshot from https://greencloudvps.com/data-centers.php

    Snapshot of server status in https://status.greencloudvps.com/793171365

     Command traceroute from where I live

    Tracing route to 103.186.65.220 over a maximum of 30 hops
      1     1 ms     1 ms     1 ms  192.168.1.1
      2     2 ms     3 ms     2 ms  125.235.251.199
      3     3 ms     3 ms     4 ms  115.79.0.84
      4     2 ms     2 ms     2 ms  27.68.209.61
      5     8 ms     8 ms     9 ms  27.68.209.53
      6     7 ms     9 ms     7 ms  27.68.236.54
      7     7 ms     7 ms     6 ms  203.113.158.142
      8     *        *       25 ms  118.69.189.56
      9     7 ms     8 ms     7 ms  118.69.252.173
     10     7 ms    11 ms     7 ms  42.119.138.166
     11    15 ms    10 ms     6 ms  103.186.65.220
    Trace complete.
    

    Hope this information will help NextDNS consider adding/moving a server in Ho Chi Minh.

    Thank you!

    • minhtri
    • 1 yr ago
    • Reported - view

    I am a subcription user with more than 3 years using NextDNS and I would like to request/propose to get a NextDNS server in Ho Chi Minh city.

      • BigDargon
      • 1 yr ago
      • Reported - view

      Tri Luong I have also been using NextDNS for 3 years, hopefully the number of users in Vietnam is enough to add a server in Ho Chi Minh city

    • kelly_john
    • 11 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    I would like to request/propose to get a NextDNS server in Ho Chi Minh city.

      • BigDargon
      • 11 mths ago
      • Reported - view

       I also hope NextDNS team will expand more servers in Ho Chi Minh city!

    • Hung_Tran
    • 11 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    Hi NextDNS team. Please update more server in Ho Chi Minh city 🙂

      • Neon_Jewel
      • 11 mths ago
      • Reported - view

       why? Experience lag? What's your latency to nextdns 

      • BigDargon
      • 11 mths ago
      • Reported - view

      miixms mi Because, NextDNS has servers in Vietnam. There are no 3rd party DNS services available, including Google DNS, Cloudflare DNS,...

      Latency in the north <10ms, while in the south ~30ms. So we requested NextDNS to open more servers in Ho Chi Minh.

      We have a large community of NextDNS users in Vietnam, using many operating system platforms (linux, win, mac, ios, android, pfsense, mikrotik, asus merlin, ..), ready to support when needed.

      And many users, after being introduced by me, are willing to pay to use it with family and friends.

      • Neon_Jewel
      • 11 mths ago
      • Reported - view

       but the difference in 10/30ms you aren't gonna feel that, if it's stable your good

      • BigDargon
      • 11 mths ago
      • Reported - view

       Just stable most of the time, still unstable sometimes.

      The reason why the internet infrastructure in Vietnam is so bad, ISPs will sometimes maintain and upgrade the transmission line. As a result, the servers at that ISP lose connection.

      Although, NextDNS will automatically route to a server in a neighboring country (Thailand), but if there are more servers in Ho Chi Minh, it will not be routed to another country.

      For example, last week, the ultralow 2 server located at greencloud lost connection. Because ISP FPT updated the system but did not notify greencloud. As a result, the ultralow 2 server automatically routes through Thailand. https://status.greencloudvps.com/782781334

      • Neon_Jewel
      • 11 mths ago
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      BigDargon but I don't think the host nextdns is using or the nextdns team itself can't do anything about that, install the official nextdns app on every device you can to avoid anycast, and get a direct connection to the dns server. 
       

      But further I don't think it's bad because you still don't get downtime because you get rerouted, and at other like adguard you will have downtime 

      • BigDargon
      • 11 mths ago
      • Reported - view

       

      Correct. I still use the official nextdns app so no problem. The nextdns auto-routing works great, but switching to a server in Thailand will degrade the user experience.

      Some services will resolve server IP addresses in Thailand. Meanwhile, international servers in Singapore and Hong Kong are faster than in Thailand.

      Even when I enabled anonymous ECS, the result is still not good. With the Viettel ISP I'm using, NextDNS is sending the wrong IP address in the anonymous ECS. https://help.nextdns.io/t/g9haf2j

      • duytoanvns
      • 10 mths ago
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      BigDargon Ô hình như có server ở HCM thì phải

      • Vino
      • 10 mths ago
      • Reported - view

      có rồi bác ơi. Dev next ưu ái thế

      • duytoanvns
      • 10 mths ago
      • Reported - view

      hình như mới test thử hay sao á, giờ thấy chuyển về HAN r

      • BigDargon
      • 10 mths ago
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       mới test thử thôi mà ping quá nên dev ẩn hay gì rồi! Mấy thím làm rần rần quá =))

      • duytoanvns
      • 10 mths ago
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      nãy em thấy ping có 5ms à =)))))))))))

      • BigDargon
      • 10 mths ago
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       chắc mới test thử dịch vụ độ ổn định ở sg. Chờ vài bữa xem sao, dev có thử là có chú ý tới thớt này rồi đó!

      • duytoanvns
      • 10 mths ago
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      yeah !

    • Vino
    • 10 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    Up

    • duytoanvns
    • 10 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    uppppppppppppppp

    • RiderX
    • 10 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    Up

    • BigDargon
    • 10 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    Wow!! Server in Ho Chi Minh City!! 😍😍

    • Fioren
    • 10 mths ago
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    Recently, I saw a dev testing a new server in Ho Chi Minh. I hope it becomes true!

    • Quang_Tran
    • 10 mths ago
    • Reported - view

    Thanks to Nextdns Team! Hope all stable

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