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 to change the dns server used by the computer itself. I know that my router is already using open dns, because when I type a random website in the address bar:


I'm redirected to this:


I want to block sites from the router using open dns. Is it possible in a free open dns account?

  • What brand and model is your router? – jtbandes Jun 19 '11 at 4:46
  • tp-link TL-WR340GD. I've already set the router to use open dns and its working, all I need to know now is how to configure from the open dns dashboard the settings.Since I can't see my routers ip address from there. – Wern Ancheta Jun 19 '11 at 5:07

In the OpenDNS dashboard, you need to enter your external address, because that is what OpenDNS servers see. OpenDNS does not know the difference between your router, your PC, or your laptop.


I'm not sure if it will solve your problem, but I'll take a shot anyway:

Try to follow these steps.

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