Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service

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How to prevent Firefox from redirecting to OpenDNS's “website-unavailable.com”?

I'd like to get Firefox to work with OpenDNS, but still retain Firefox's standard behaviour when typing something on the location bar. Before I set up things to run OpenDNS, if I typed google on ...
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Cisco DDNS update to DNS-O-Matic returns OpenDNS Page Not Found

I have a Cisco 857 router which I am trying to configure OpenDNS on. DDNS over https is a bit awkward on this router as it doesn't easily support HTTPS, so directly updating OpenDNS isn't a good ...
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startup applications in linux mint

I'm trying to run the opendns updater in linux mint automatically on startup. And I found this page: https://support.opendns.com/entries/23554765-Linux-IP-Updater-for-Dynamic-Networks which basically ...
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Seperate DNS settings for host and virtual machone

For my host I want to use the ISP's standard DNS. However, I would like to test out for example Google's public DNS within a virtual machine, that is either Virtualbox or VMware workstation, without ...
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Bypass OpenDNS and use ISP DNS servers for CDNs (DD-WRT)

I'm using OpenDNS at home with a DD-WRT router (Buffalo Airstation). While OpenDNS is great for many things, Content Delivery Networks don't play nice with it. I noticed this when I tried to rent a ...
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Effectively blocking flash online games

How do I block all games on one computer? hosts file is an option, but I have yet to come across a decent hosts list for all online game sites. I tried using open DNS but the filer list there is ...
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Forum Spambot for Changing OpenDNS Settings on a Timer

I have read again and again the request for OpenDNS to incorporate a time restriction feature. From what I understand, they can't because of something about caching. I loaded DD-WRT firmware on my ...
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Would a VPN and a third party DNS enough for security?

If I use a VPN that encrypts my connection and a third party DNS like Google's or OpenDNS' (to avoid DNS leaks?), what can my ISP see, exactly? Just me querying the DNS server? To clarify, I got an ...
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Forcing resolver to OpenDNS's servers

I'm trying to configure Debian as a router/gateway on my network with eth0 going to my ISP's modem and eth1 to my LAN. eth0 needs DHCP so that it gets the proper IP address from my ISP modem, but in ...
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OpenDNS Redirects Website - Firefox Does not Load Body

I bought a domain and created a website for it. It seems to work, however, after a fraction of a second, OpenDNS redirects me to the "Website Unavailable" page. How can I fix this. I cannot remove ...
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How do I set DNS Servers on Raspberry Pi?

I want my Raspberry Pi to use OpenDNS to resolve domain names. How can I modify this setting?
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Can I still use Gmail if Google is blocked by OpenDNS?

OpenDNS blocks access to all search engines, including Google, on my network. I don't necessarily need to search Google, but it would be nice if I could access Gmail still. If it's not possible to do ...
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Comcast Router blocks DNS settings

I recently started using Comcast broadband after Cable was installed into my neighborhood. Before that I was relegated to Wireless Broadband services similar to Clear. Previous, I had my network set ...
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Configuring OpenDNS system-wide on Ubuntu

I am trying to use OpendNS on my Ubuntu laptop. Each time I connect to a new Wi-Fi I am forced to setup DNS on that connection. Is there a way to make the system use OpenDNS servers for any network ...
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How to opendns in my system for every connection that is used for access internet?

I want to use Familyshield in my computer http://blog.opendns.com/2010/06/23/introducing-familyshield-parental-controls/ I have tried to set the ip through connection and it's work fine.I need to ...
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How can I get rid of OpenDNS?

I'm on a network in India where it seems OpenDNS has taken over. I have experienced it for a few weeks now and I hate it with a passion. No longer do DNS queries fail as they should, but they return ...
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openDNS and proxy settings

My work PC is connected to my company domain and it uses proxy settings. I tried to block a site(eg. facebook.com) using openDNS settings, it did not work. Will openDNS work if I use proxy settings ...
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OpenDNS Crypt client always ask to run on startup?

I used to use OpenDNS Crypt in windows 7 64 bit without issues,but when i upgrade to windows 8 64-bit, this program ask me to run every time i start my pc (UAC message popup)...so is this any way to ...
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How to set the DDWRT router to use only opendns?

I need to setup my router to use opendns. It have the latest DDWRT firmware. But I want the router to act as a DNS server so it will cache the queries. I have set the Additional DNSMasq Options as ...
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Malicious DNS lookup detected by OpenDNS

Upon logging into my OpenDNS dashboard, I got this happy message: Malware/Botnet Activity Detected Activity Label IP Last seen Malware Home 107.2.178.118 Sep 9, 2012, ...
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Emulate Port Blocking on Airport Extreme

I'm trying to restrict all the computers on a network to only be able to use OpenDNS so I can manage what sites they are allowed to access. I can't really do this by locking users out of the network ...
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Cannot Connect to my ISP login page

Im using Belkin Wireless router. For about a month I have been using DNS crypt from Opendns. About two days ago, I was experiencing connectivity issues when I attempt to login into my ISP login page. ...
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How exactly does DNS work?

I'm learning pentesting from books. So far I thought I know about DNS but now I'm completely lost and confused. well, I know what happens when you enter domain name in your browser: Say, I've ...
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What are the pros and cons of using an alternative DNS instead of the ISP server?

I searched the web for answers, but I haven't found anything conclusive. What are the advantages/disadvantages of using an alternative DNS (for example, OpenDNS or Google DNS) as opposed to the ...
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Use different DNS servers for different domains?

I have windows 7,i want to configure different dns servers for different websites. My isp's login page only works with his dns server,if i use open dns..i cant load up my isp login page. So i want to ...
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'Split horizon DNS service' with BIND on windows 7,how to configure?

I want to set up 'forwarding proxy DNS server' on my windows 7,so that i can perform conditional forwarding on my 'ISP's login website' because the way to load the login page of my ISP's website is to ...
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Open Dns on my router giving problems

Recently i switched to OpenDns with Familyshield.I have applied the dns setting on my belkin wireless router. If i dont use internet for 3-4 hours,my ISP asks me to re-login again,then i cant access ...
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Use OpenDNS when ISP hardcodes DNS

My ISP gave me a router with the DHCP / DNS settings hard coded. They blocked access to it, so there's no way for me to change it. However I have a WLAN router that can do DHCP. Can I set up my ...
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How can I store DNS cache in case the DNS server goes down?

I'm using OpenDNS's DNS servers. Today, it went down for half an hour. I'm wondering if I can store a cached copy of the DNS records of the websites that I visit often. Google Chrome does this ...
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Using OpenDNS screws network

How are you supposed to use a home network when using OpenDNS? If you set it as your DNS on the router it hijacks even Windows file sharing traffic so you can see computers on the network but when you ...
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FireFox continues to redirect based on outdated httpd.conf rules (other browsers dont)

This is really odd, because it shouldn't be happening at all. When I access wellness.learnitlive.com on FireFox, I see it redirected to: ...
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Prevent users from changing LAN settings

I'd like to stop my kids from changing either the LAN or WAN settings on PC or Laptop. I'm using OpenDNS and have it set to use their DNS servers, but my kids keep removing the DNS settings to access ...
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How to run OpenDNS updater silently

Is it possible to run OpenDNS in such a way that the user does not see the updater popping up and saying that the IP address was updated?
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When I use OpenDNS, does it also block sites for others using my Windows internet connection?

I created a wireless hotspot in Windows 7 using the following method, without using a software like Connectify: Lifehacker — Turn Your Windows 7 PC Into a Wireless Hotspot I'm using OpenDNS on the ...
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Different DNS based on user?

I have OpenDNS with access controls set up for my laptop. I want to disable the filter for specific users, but there doesn't appear to be a simple way to do this. My first thought was to enable the ...
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how to change open dns settings for the router?

Under the settings where the ip address can be selected. I only see my external ip address. And any configuration(blocking sites) that I do from there wouldn't actually take effect. Unless I also try ...
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performance of OpenDns versus Google Dns?

A bunch of articles were written on this topic in 2009...wondering if there's a more updated comparison of the performance between the two?
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Using static DNS in Debian Squeeze?

I'm connecting to different WLANs all the time, and at boot time my computer also connects through a VPN-tunnel. The problem is that the DNS-server address received via DHCP often times don't allow ...
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OpenDNS servers initial response is very slow

I've got a Time Warner cable ISP package (RoadRunner), and the modem they gave me doesn't allow me to specify which DNS servers to use; it always uses whatever the upstream dhcp server gives it. I ...
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How can I tell if my ISP is redirecting my DNS queries?

I've attempted to use some DNS services like OpenDNS, and no matter what I do the DNS queries don't return the expected results. Watching the packet traffic on my firewall, I can see the queries go ...
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DDNS option on Routers/modems for OpenDNS

I've got a home network that access the internet using a router DLink DSL-500B. Can I configure the Dynamic DNS service option in that router so I can directly update my OpenDNS account IP without ...
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FIltering Adult Content

I'm using OpenDNS now for over a month . But it doesn't filter Adult Content although i specified High Restriction in the settings . It automatically sends the IP to its server (?) but it doesn't ...
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DNS Blocking--Detectable?

Our school is using OpenDNS to block harmful sites, torrent downloads, and other file sharing sites. I found out a way to bypass this by changing my dns to Google Public DNS. My question is, would ...
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How can I set up multiple dynamic users to update a single network's dynamic IP

On my home network we are allocated a dynamic IP. I want to configure ddclient (or an equivalent) to send IP updates to DNS-O-Matic/OpenDNS only when I am on my home network. I do not want to send IP ...
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When I use opendns servers in my dir-655, inranet addresses don't get resolved anymore

When I use opendns servers in my dir-655, inranet addresses don't get resolved anymore. Is there a setting somewhere to tell it to ignore opendns for internal dns requests? Perhaps this is a commonly ...
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really weird DNS problem in Ubuntu {after one month, seems like ISP problem}

I been having this random dns problem, in Ubuntu 10.04 and in 10.10 it started about 2 weeks ago after (I believe) an update. Basically when I go to a website randomly I get that the website I'm ...
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OpenDNS at internet cafes, hotels and airports on Mac OS X

I love OpenDNS and use it on my devices whenever I can to speed up DNS lookups. However, there's one situation (not its fault) where it consistently causes me grief. Public hotspots such as those at ...
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OpenDNS says I have spyware, but which of my computers has it?

I very rarely log into OpenDNS. Last time I logged in, it informed me that it had blocked attempts to visit a spyware domain, but as I have the free version of OpenDNS and the log was too old, I ...
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Google Public DNS vs OpenDNS, which do you prefer? [closed]

I would like my DNS to filter/alert me of potential bad websites. OpenDNS seems to be touting this as their best feature, but Google also seems to say their DNS is secure. Speed does not concern me ...
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Web filtering using OpenDNS for multiple home network computers

I want to filter websites by category using OpenDNS Basic. Do I have to create an OpenDNS account per PC and then configure each manually? How do I link up multiple PCs to one OpenDNS Dashboard so I ...