Downloads of v 0.9.35:


Last Update:

27 Mar 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • msmfbn


Acrylic DNS Proxy

Acrylic DNS Proxy

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0.9.35 | Updated: 27 Mar 2017



Downloads of v 0.9.35:


Software Author(s):

  • msmfbn


Acrylic DNS Proxy

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Acrylic DNS Proxy 0.9.35

This is not the latest version of Acrylic DNS Proxy available.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Acrylic DNS Proxy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Acrylic DNS Proxy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Acrylic DNS Proxy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade acrylic-dns-proxy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'0.9.35'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade acrylic-dns-proxy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'0.9.35'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install acrylic-dns-proxy
    name: acrylic-dns-proxy
    version: '0.9.35'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'acrylic-dns-proxy' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.9.35'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller acrylic-dns-proxy
    Name     = "acrylic-dns-proxy"
    Version  = "0.9.35"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'acrylic-dns-proxy':
  ensure   => '0.9.35',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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Acrylic is a local DNS proxy for Windows which improves the performance of your computer by caching the responses coming from your DNS servers and helps you fight unwanted ads through a custom HOSTS file (optimized for handling hundreds of thousands of domain names) with support for wildcards and regular expressions.

This package will install Acrylic DNS Proxy into Program Files (x86), it will also add a Windows service called Acrylic DNS Proxy which will be automatically started and set to start on startup. The service will not run if you already have something bound to port 53 UDP on IPv4 or IPv6.

It also automatically creates an Inbound Firewall Rule called Allow Acrylic DNS Proxy Service, it is enabled on all interfaces, allowing any packet to hit AcrylicService.exe. The service itself however is configured to limit its responses to local IPs, this is configurable.

The 2 executables to play with are AcrylicController.exe and AcrylicConsole.exe. The controller controls the service, while the console is an interactive foreground version of the service.

All configuration occurs inside the installation folder.

Uninstallation is not automated at the moment. To uninstall, navigate to installation directory and run Uninstall.exe /S.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = 'acrylic-dns-proxy'
  fileType               = 'exe'
  url                    = ''
  checksum               = '1939f06b481686cf0d468e09c9f9e33e1724dea09033c17cf4ec8f401b01b541'
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
  silentArgs             = '/S'
  validExitCodes         = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Acrylic DNS Proxy 2.0.0 600 Saturday, November 21, 2020 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 1.2.2 804 Friday, February 14, 2020 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 1.2.1 146 Sunday, February 9, 2020 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 1.2.0 131 Sunday, February 2, 2020 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 1.1.1 218 Friday, December 13, 2019 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 1.1.0 284 Monday, October 28, 2019 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 1.0.2 248 Saturday, October 5, 2019 Approved
Acrylic DNS Proxy 0.9.35 1450 Monday, March 27, 2017 Approved

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