Who Uses This Software?

SMB, Enterprise, Managed Service Providers, Internet Service Providers and IT Professionals


Average Ratings

59 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $5.00/month
  • Pricing Details
    We offer education discounts and per user pricing for DNSFilter partners.
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • DNSFilter
  • dnsfilter.com/
  • Founded 2015
  • United States

About DNSFilter

DNSFilter is revolutionizing the DNS industry. We provide a DNS based threat protection and content filtering service for IT professionals. Our product is powered by artificial intelligence that analyzes domains in real time, meaning we stop more threats than our competitors whom often take weeks through human review. We're U.S. based and operate a global anycast network with the most advertised network peers in the industry and offer fair, transparent pricing and no contracts or commitments.


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DNSFilter Features

  • AI / Machine Learning
  • Behavioral Analytics
  • Endpoint Management
  • Incident Management
  • IOC Verification
  • Tokenization
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Whitelisting / Blacklisting
  • Anti Spam
  • Anti Virus
  • Email Attachment Protection
  • Event Tracking
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • IP Protection
  • Threat Response
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Threat Management
  • Web Traffic Reporting

DNSFilter Reviews Recently Reviewed!


DNSFilter is the best value for money in content filtering we've found.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: OpenDNS went from free to unaffordable under Cisco. DYN got bought by Oracle, which then shuttered DYN's Internet Guardian. It was almost as if the market was conspiring to take away all affordable options. We were thrilled when we found DNSFilter (to their credit, the DYN people referred us!) DNSFilter gave us sound filtering at a very affordable price. We've got options to whitelist and blacklist , to create a bypass password, to customize the appearance of block screens and even allow users to submit possible false positives for follow up. DNSFilter offers a range of reports on usage and blocks on a level you'd expect to see only in higher priced alternatives. Their "per DNS request" pricing scheme is an innovative approach that's fair and reasonable and puts advanced web filtering out there for organizations which otherwise could never afford the features and functionality. After the initial configuration, it's more or less "set it and forget it" if you choose to take that approach, but even if not, normal admin work takes little time.

Cons: Sometimes it can be hard to keep up with new features. The company does send email announcements out, but I'll have the experience of logging in, seeing something new and wondering how long it's been there. That's about the worst thing I can think of to say about our relationship with DNSFilter. They deliver what they promise, and they continue to innovate and improve their product.

Overall: Great feature set, solid performance, easy admin control, fair pricing. Gives us a way to do advance content filtering at a very affordable price.

As straightforward as it gets when it comes to HTTPS filtering and haven't had any complaints over t

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Fast to setup

Fast to update rule sets

Filtering is comprehensive

Pricing is very fair

Dns Servers are reliable

Instructions are clear and simple

Cons: Not as much a con as an suggestion but if it could detect/exclude your ddns provider from the rule set it would sure help deployment speed especially in smaller environments where you find equipment which do not always allow ddns to be setup in the device itself or static IP's . I know its not really meant for that type of environment but it is an potential market I am exploring and the product is well suited to it. If you could release something like the small DUC client from No-IP that would be great.

Overall: It is far far simpler than private HTTPS decryption firewalls hosted on site.

Vendor Response

by DNSFilter on June 20, 2018

Hi Alexander,

Thanks for your feedback! We so already support/exclude a large list of dynamic DNS providers, which you can find here: https://help.dnsfilter.com/article/9-dynamic-dns-setup

If you use one not on the list, please open a support ticket and we'll see what we can do!

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DNS Filter is a great option for protection that is almost invisible and easy to administer.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: You can easily configure DNS using the categories feature to block potentially hazardous or unwanted sites using DNS Filter's built-in database. You can also whitelist or blacklist sites in seconds. The pricing is usage based and straightforward. For SME's the pricing is very reasonable. Reports indicate sites that were blocked, and also identify where users are going. It's relatively easy to set up multiple filtering schemes for each location to have, for example, relaxed filtering before and after regular work hours, or to restrict certain activities during events (e.g., restricting streaming sports sites during March Madness).

Cons: Based on site and not user, this is not a good solution for mobile users. They recently introduced a mobile client, but for Windows only. Filter bypass passwords are universal, and not configurable for individuals.

Simple and Easy to Use. Needs more browser support.

Jul 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Filters like a boss. Can't beat the price. Easy setup and forget about it. Multi NAT, Filter by Catagory. CIPA compliance. Black/white list abilities. Filter by PC or Filter my Router / Switch / NAT / All depending on how you want to set it up. You can Set the DNS at your Security Gateway level and/or set it at the Switch and/orAP and/or machine level.

Cons: Sometimes I have to change browsers in the website to manage it. Short of that nothing else even comes close.

DNSFilter Review

Nov 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: 1. Simplicity to configure.

2. Ability to monitor individual use through agents rather than Active Directory.

3. Ability to set schedules for policies including free time for surfing during lunch which appeases the staff somewhat from the shock of having filtering introduced.

4. Attractive GUI.

5. Superb value for money.

6. The additional features such as crypto mining protection, bot protection, etc are very welcome.

Cons: I really don't have any criticisms for this product. It does so much more than other cloud based DNS products on the market, and that I tested, that within a day of installing it for a 14 day trial I had already decided to buy this for my company.

Overall: As well as my comment in the Cons section, it is likely to early to actually tell the full business benefits however it's pretty obvious that by reducing the ability to waste time browsing the likes of Facebook and streaming media the benefits will be reflected in bandwidth consumption and work output.

We have been with DNSFilter for quite some time, and WE LOVE THEM!

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Great functionality, easy to use, easy to configure and manage. This software helps keep our systems safe and has increased employee productivity.

Cons: I honestly have no cons. We have been very pleased with every facet of DNSFilter. Any cons I ever have, the very quickly make an update that fixes them before I can even complain.

Overall: Secure data, employee productivity

Easy and very helpful

Jun 23, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Filtering at a great price, It is easy to setup and select the filters you need for that particular site and I love the branding feature

Cons: Does not have an option for School Filtering, I use this application to filter schools and home internet but I have to also use K9 filtering because this doesn't cover it all and sometimes SSL could not be filtered

The product has been solid and works perfect for our needs so far.

Jun 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use and the fact that there is an agent that allows me to create filters per user. This is very useful.

Cons: There is no way to submit requests to a "wish list" in the panel or in general. If possible I would like a button in the panel where I could submit ideas for improvements. I would also like to be able to add my own RBL servers to the filtering.

Overall: Malware protection, end user surfing auditing, and general organization protection.

Vendor Response

by DNSFilter on June 20, 2018

Hey Christopher -- Thanks for your feedback! Actually we have always had a feedback function on the site where you can suggest, and upvote features. If you click your image in the upper right, there's a 'Feature Request' dropdown. You can also visit it directly here: https://app.dnsfilter.com/feature-request

Completely bulletproof

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The interface is responsive, reliable and two factor authentication is a godsend. It's never gone down for even a minute in the 5+ years we've been using the service.

Cons: For some reason multi-select editing doesn't work. It's possible it's not meant to do this but the checkbox makes me thing it could?

Overall: Bulletproof reliability. Secure as all hell.

Capterra loader

Excellent

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: Simple to install and it actually works !! Support is excellent always prompt and knowledgeable. And the override button sorts out any issues

Cons: No fixed per month fee and sometimes bank websites don't work and need to be whitelisted. Otherwise it would be nice to have separate password levels for accessing websites

I have tried them all, DNSFilter exceeds all my expectations.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Quick response, low cost. Excellent alternative to the slow and expensive competitors. New features are constantly coming.

Cons: No email alerts available. Reports could be better, I would like the ability to drill down to the user/machine level.

Overall: Save money, protect our users and network from Malware.

Amazing value and an effective reliable service.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Very good value and constant improvement of services offered. Service has never been down and easy to implement.

Cons: Filtering sometimes has false positives but support is quick to respond. The interface Is light on details in the account management section.

Overall software is great. It allows for easy management over multiple sites and groups within sites

Jun 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Ease of setup and configuration. I was able to get sites up and running in no time and with the templating option it makes it that much quicker.

Cons: If anything, web interface is a little clunky when trying to manage from a tablet or phone. There are times I'm not near a workstation to make minor quick adjustments and using a phone would be great.

Capterra loader

Layers of Security

Feb 18, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of integrating into customer sites.

Cons: At this point, there is nothing I do not like.

Overall: We use DNSFilter at our clients sites as part of a standard "Border" security set. It is used along side Hardware Web Filtering, Malware/AV scanning, etc. It is great to add as an additional layer, as well as having the client software on roaming laptops help us protect these devices when they are on the go!

Capterra loader

Great, awesome service, does what it describes

Jun 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Its quite easy to use and the dev team has a great plan for the future. They are actively listening to their customers and I personally hope to increase my 'Features and Functionality' rating to 5 in the near future!

Cons: Some of the missing features specific to my business, and the adaptation of the service in our business was slightly difficult. Its sometimes hard to determine the cause of a problem (ie, SMTP mail failures due to false positives by DNS Filter).

Overall: Security and reporting

DNSFilter was definitely the right choice for our company. Easy to install and easy to use .

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: DNSFilter is a software that offer a lot features that we may find somewhere else but really expensive. We have been looking for a good web-filter with a limited budget, DNSFilter offered a better, easy software to use and a perfect price for us. The support team are awesome, always answering quickly and efficiency. I will would recommend this software as they keep doing update and add more features without asking to pay more. Really good deal.

Exactly the content filtering system we've wanted for a long time!

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use. Reliability. Performance. Cost. Stellar support team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cons: AD integration is still a need. Would also like to see a master view map that shows stats from all locations with the bubbles.

Overall: A solution to our content filtering woes. All other solutions were convoluted or expensive. This comes from a guy that held frequent video calls with OpenDNS engineers helping them design and beta test their early content filtering system even before it was re-branded Umbrella..

Great, very reasonable cost, and just works!

Jun 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Compared to the competition their service cost is very reasonable! The features are great and everything just works.

Cons: *Needs a mobile client (they are making one though)

*Does not currently support IPV6 (however neither does most of their competitors)

Overall: Filtering our internet connection.

Good bang for your buck

Sep 19, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It is effectively turnkey. There are enough categories to filter that it feels granular, and the reporting features are a good start.

Cons: Currently there is no Chrome OS app. At this point deployment of different policies, like for a Guest Network, is difficult as it requires changes to the DNS server of choice for those devices (either on a network or device level).

Overall: So far its filtering has been less intrusive than previous products that have been tried. Other products that were attempted also did not have a Domain Lookup tool to see whether or not a domain might be getting blocked without a block page to display it (like for mobile apps).

Good function for good value

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to use, easy to set up, easy to monitor. Very simple to use in multiple locations. Good support. Minimal performance impact.

Cons: The online reporting sometimes has issues when switching between time periods. It appears to get confused on the time period.

Great service and affordable

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It helps us block websites by name or classification which is great. It also allows us to setup multiple locations.

Cons: The reporting is a little light. Would like to see detailed reporting especially for those trying to circumvent the filter.

Overall: url filtering

Easy, helpful and effective

Mar 19, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: DNSfilter's services are so helpful because it adds a layer of protection between the clients on our network, and what may be trying to get on their screens or devices from the web. This also prevents people from using our internet service for purposes that are not in line with our organization.

Cons: The router we use on our network is a big step above a simple home router, so it took some research to make sure I was setting it up properly. Even in that, the dnsfilter team was helpful in directing me to some online articles to help guide me through the process.

Overall: This has been a great experience, as we did not have any type of specific dnsfilter that was near what dnsfilter is. This is a great product and I look forward to continuing to use it in the future.

Capterra loader

Great basic web content filter

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to setup. Easy to block/whitelist domains.

Really affordable.

Good for offices from 1-250 employees.

Recently added end user client.

Cons: Reporting options too basic.

No free option.

Honestly, this product is pretty great for 95% of the use cases I've come across. Any organization needing really specific features may need to look elsewhere.

A DNS Filter for the rest of us

Nov 12, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This collection of tools is not only robust and easily implemented but it does its job at a reasonable cost. I reviewed several others before picking DNSFilter and all of the others were over the top in terms of cost.

Cons: There is only one thing wrong in my view. The text on the web page interface is too light and is difficult to read at times. I have a question in to support to see if this can be adjusted.

Overall: I found DNSFilter very easy to get up and running with my two sites. I have one corporate site and another small retail store. Both are covered now and it is very easy to keep an eye on what is being blocked and allowed. Making adjustments to white and black lists is very easy and quick.

Dnsfilter review

Apr 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I liked that their website explains very clearly what how their service works and has a very tech oriented approach. The road map is a very open way of seeing progress and when certain features will be available. The DNS response time and filtering is also very good

Cons: IOS and MacOS agent is not released yet. Hopefully will become available soon

Overall: We have a very good experience with DNSFilter and it's very easy to use

New to this...

Mar 29, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I loved that it was quick and easy to set up and "install". The weekly reports help keep our students safe and the faculty aware of nev'r-do-well activity. It gives our faculty, me and our parents an assurance that we are looking out for their student's best interest.

Cons: At first it was difficult to figure out where I could access the specifics of the weekly report. But after simply responding to the report email , I received an answer that was mostly helpful.

Overall: Overall, it fits our security needs for our students and our budget! Great service and product!

Great Alternative To "Package Selling" Cisco Umbrella :)!

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Adding Networks is easy ! Dashboard is responsive ! A lot of informations ! Great pricing ! And Whitelabelling Options making it as yours ! Glad i found them !

Cons: Look like More and more features will come and dnsfilter will be even better in the future !

DNS over https is here ! but DNSSEC Please !

Overall: The fact that i can protect users connecting to our free wifi system at a short price is a real benefit !

DNSFilter is a great service!

Sep 20, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: The service was very easy and quick to setup. No issues with deployment.

Cons: I have not run into any issues as of yet. I really like service so far.

Overall: Our Agency was up for renewal with our Barracuda WCF, and decided to take a look at other options. Signed up for the free trial and tested out the service at our main office. It was great and very ease to deploy even with creating additional firewall rules to ensure our users could not cheat the system. In addition we were able to protect all of our location (We have over 20 small remote locations) at a fraction of the price, and don't have to worry about hardware failure.

A DNS solution worth paying for.

Mar 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This DNS Solutions is diffrent then other old school providers.

With their AI technology they can instantly calagorize website. Which is what others lack. They offer the option to enable safe search and they are a very transparent company that is willing to adapt and work with their customers.

Cons: I would not be telling the truth if I would claim there is something is company is doing wrong. Simply no cons.

Overall: So far I have enjoyed DNS filter to the fullest. They offer everything that I have been looking for as a company.

Capterra loader

The service works well and is reliable.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use, setup was a breeze, and the service reliability has been 100% uptime. The response speed of DNS resolution and the reliability is better than the local ISP. DNS resolution affects the user's perception of the internet speed and reliability. This service is becoming a must-have for my customers.

Cons: I would like the ability to blacklist and whitelist IP addresses for customers who do not have a local router.

Overall: Better internet speed, and in today's world that is huge.

Easy to use and setup. Great features at the most competitive price!

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The service is stable and the pay for what you use price structure is way more attractive than other competitors. It's easy to setup and has lots of features to restrict websites and block threats.

Cons: The whitelist/blacklist adding additional urls was confusing at first because it wasn't clear to me that I had to click a button to add another text box to type in the next url I wanted to add. Then click save.

Overall: Additional security through DNS filtering and employee safety online.

No "Fun" at Work

Apr 11, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I like the easy implementation, specific categories, and the user interface. The default network filtering page when you visit a blocked site is really clean as well.

Cons: None, I'm super happy with the service and haven't run into any issues yet.

Was easy to setup and change filters.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Predefined filters make it easy to block content that we wanted blocked, while not blocking the content we wanted. It was also really easy to unblock a site if it was needed.

Cons: Using dynamic dns was a little bit more complicated. Our sites all use dynamic dns and would have just been easier if we did not have to go through the setting up of a dynamic dns name.

Overall: It was nice to have a cloud based option for DNS filtering without having to have an appliance.

As an MSSP, DNSFilter provides us a solution that's easy to implement, cost effective and brandable.

Jun 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: PRO: As a DNS-based filtering solution, DNSFilter is easy to implement as it does not require additional hardware and can be enforced on "corporate" & "guest" devices without any device-specific configuration.

Cons: CON: As a DNS-based filtering solution, everything is captured in the logs; user and system generated events. This makes its difficult to generate reports that show events that are exclusively generated by users.

DNS Filter

Feb 18, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Its been good, without it we would have less information on how badly our clients browsing habits are, its also been catching a few things here and there, and anything to make our clients safe in this day and age is very welcome.

Cons: Agent install requires a code to link to the proper client, but no big deal really.

Overall: easy to setup, easy to view results, very happy, haven't had to contact support yet so i can't speak to that.

Collabera

Mar 11, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: complete solution good for quick security solution

Cons: need little more granurality with site integration, its very less perview

Overall: Excellent and quick solution with granual report and also protect both on premise and off premise.

DNSFilter - great extra layer for security, satisfies client content-control requirements

Mar 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Deploy is simple, was able get the sites set with a good policy, then customize by deploying agents for more granular content control.

Cons: No Mac agent - while I can lock down content by Site, I don't have mobile protection or granular content control for my Mac using clients. Hopefully they will add support for Macs in the future.

Overall: Sales and onboarding process was smooth, pricing is flexible and straightforward.

Capterra loader

Superb product which is easy to manage!

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Continual development of new features, dead simple pricing, granular configuration and reporting mechanisms.

Cons: Lack of transparency when choosing a particular category to block. Would love to have granular control over items in blocklists, with the ability to add my own to the category (or create my own category)

Overall: DNS filtering without breaking the bank. Ability to rapidly deploy to potential clients with minimal configuration. Love the continual development as well.

14 Day Trial and Reporting

Dec 26, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is extremely easy to setup and use. Easily supports multiple sites.

Cons: Lack of detailed reporting that can be exported to .pdf

Overall: Very ease tool to setup and use. It's reasonably priced.

NERO Consulting

Oct 03, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use of the software, mobile friendly, amazing support.

Cons: Missing some important features, such as a local resolver and immediate alerts upon blocking threats

Best So far!

Apr 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Providing timeblock, Social Media URL links

Cons: Need clarity setting up more rules in specific sites

Overall: Am pleased to have a trial service and try and have an idea how things work!

Great Service

Dec 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The pros of this service is the price for what you get.

Cons: No cons so far... No content filtering system is perfect but something is better than nothing

Effective, affordable, and easy to setup

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The best thing about this software is the value. The same service as other big name providers, but at a fraction of the cost. The pricing based on usage is fair and beats the per user model. We've been very happy with it.

Cons: I haven't noticed any issues with this service. It works well and the billing is very straightforward.

Business Review

Apr 05, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The software has a nice dashboard and is easy to configure

Cons: Currently we had MARCS updater update our Dynamic IP address to DNS O Matic which then pushes that to CloudFlare, our domain registrar to update our remote host-name. When switching our DNS servers to DNS filter instead of CloudFlare's public DNS it caused the MARCS updater to frequently flip flop between our real Public IP and some other IP. When we switched it back after a few days of this it was fine again.

Overall: I wanted to increase the security of our business

Great product - but if I wanted to be stuck with email-only support I'd use Umbrella

Mar 19, 2019
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Flexible deployment with a mix of DNS and software client base deployment options...

Cons: Support is email only - and inadequate when you have a K-12 client who needs an answer quickly.

Overall: Content filtering with exclusions (teachers can get to facebook but students can't)

Vendor Response

by DNSFilter on April 01, 2019

I apologize for your thoughts on e-mail only support. For what it's worth, please note that for customers who are Tier 2 and above we do start to offer chat and phone support.

Excellent

Mar 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I use this dns filter in combination with my ubiquiti network devices and I got to say I probably have the most secure network in my city.

Cons: I have no negative ratings. Its a great way to protect my network from the bad things that exist on the internet

Overall: I was up and running in less then 30 minutes

free trial and great success

Feb 25, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: easy to load, run and config, really easy

Cons: noting so far, works great, blocks bot and more

DNSFilter a great option to OpenDNS

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: How easy it is to setup and use. The portal is easy to use, straight forward, and it has the flexibility I need for my environment.

Cons: At this time I do not see any cons. So far the support has been very helpful and very knowledgeable about the product when I contacted them.

Excellent alternative to openDNS

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The price is extremely fair and the "interstitial filtering" is something that nobody else is offering.

Cons: Web interface is still in development, but they are growing quickly. Some of the integrations with active directory are not yet finished.

A a good price/quality ratio adapted to our infrastructure

Feb 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The dashboard is clear and easy to use.

Cons: The obligation to deploy on each workstation of the network the SSL certificate in order to see correctly (without browser security warning) the block page.