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I've set up my home network to use OpenDNS, but it would be nice if I could apply different settings to different users, or different computers.

Is this possible? My router/DHCP server is a Linksys WRT54GL, using the Linksys firmware.

The reason I'm doing this it so have one set of restrictions for the kids, who have their own accounts and a different set of restrictions for the adults.

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What are you trying to accomplish? –  user10547 Feb 3 '11 at 0:10
    
One set of restrictions for the kids, who have their own accounts, a different set of restrictions for the adults. –  chris Feb 3 '11 at 0:10

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If I recall correctly, OpenDNS settings are per-IP only.

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I think you're right, as I don't see any way OpenDNS could recognise users, except for the (single) public IP address that is making the DNS requests. –  Arjan Sep 10 '09 at 7:11
    
+1 OpenDNS is per 'network' only. –  sybreon Sep 10 '09 at 7:12

Netgear use a live parental controls software powered by OpenDNS — and this is possible. Check this Netgear video. Not sure if OpenDNS can do alone.

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you could set up DNS per system, and it'll ignore the DNS server the router is using. You will ONLY be using the default DNS server if there isn't one explicitly set.

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that's right, leave the router at the default DNS settings and configure each machine. +1 –  Molly7244 Sep 10 '09 at 3:07
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OpenDNS settings are per IP. So even if each machine is configured to use OpenDNS individually, they'll all have the same external IP and thus the same settings, no? –  Snark Sep 10 '09 at 5:18

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