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Questions tagged [opendns]

Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service

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Can ISP see name resolution when i use OpenDNS or Cloudflare DNS?

I used OpenVPN tunneling for privacy from my ISP for a long time now. But recently ive run into an issue where my DNS over the VPN goes to the wrong internal IP. So I've decided to not block outside ...
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Using OpenDNS on my local NAT to resolve specific domain

My home router, a ZyXEL C2100Z, does not support NAT loopback, which leaves me in a bind when trying to access a site from my iPhone that I am serving publicly from a server within my home network. ...
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DNSCrypt: How to prevent Windows from resolving blacklisted names?

I set up DNSCrypt in Windows 10 and disabled the DNS Client service, which caches and resolves DNS. Then, for testing purpose, I put *google* in the DNSCrypt block list and tried to resolve the name. ...
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OpenDNS - A Matter of Curiosity

Just tonight I have been working on my webserver and suddenly found that I no longer had access to my website (which had been working just fine that very evening). After a lot of messing-around with ...
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Can a ISP prevent or block me from using custom DNS and force using their DNS

I'm asking this because, I'm seeing my custom DNS (Open DNS, Norton Connectsafe whatever) not working. I don't know when it stopped working. But I noticed it recently. I was taking service from ...
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Is it normal to setup both Google and OpenDNS together?

I'm planning to change my ISP DNS on home ADSL-router to Google/OpenDNS. Wouldn't it be better for my internet connection, if I setup both Google and OpenDNS like Primary DNS: 8.8.8.8 ...
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Which DNS configuration is better for a MX record type?

Which DNS configuration is better for a MX record type? 1.- Having a single MX reord type mx.domain.com resolving to a two A record type: MX 10 mail.domain.com. -> A 1.1.1.1 ...
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OpenDNS blocks requests sent to VPN Server

Full disclosure: I am using a VPN to circumvent security measure set in place by my netadmin to torrent music. Recently, my dad installed the OpenDNS system in our home to prevent users from ...
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Does using OpenDNS or Google DNS affect anything about security or gaming speed?

I used to use google DNS and OpenDNS long time ago, didn't notice any improvements. I recently heard a security expert saying that OpenDNS is the best way for malware protection. But found out that ...
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opendns works with manual configuration but not via dhcp assigned dns

I have several vlans created. All devices attached to these vlans can access internet with no issue. I am using tomato build 132 on an asus rt-n66u router. When the windows 10 computer and windows ...
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How does OpenDNS know my real ip address even tho im connected to my vpn?

I am connected to my VPN server (107.750.94.4), But it is also displaying my actual ISP address (210.246.xx.xxx). How does it know my real ip address?
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Azure dns does not resolve

I have started building a small application in an Azure VM. I want the VM to host a website which will be working as a portfolio. The thing is - neither the IP nor the DNS given by Azure resolve in a ...
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OpenDNS: Block “File Sharing” Category But Allow OneDrive

I am using OpenDNS to block the entire category "File Sharing" because my son is randomly downloading illegal MP3s and I need to prevent him from doing that. However, this has also broken OneDrive ...
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Preventing Linux wireless adapter connecting to any other wireless access points except one

I've Googled this but just keep getting either Windows related results or results relating to authenticating to a known network. Basically, I have set my kids computers with Linux Mint and ...
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Ways OpenDNS could be bypassed

Operating System: Windows 10 Pro Hello everyone, I'm having an issue regarding some ways that people could possibly bypass OpenDNS's software. I am testing ways of which this can happen, in order ...
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How do I change the DNS adresses on a BT Homehub 3?

I am trying to set up OpenDNS on my home router and I can't find the relevant TCP/IP settings to change the DNS. I am using a BT Homehub 3 (type A) with software version: 4.7.5.1.83.8.94.1.37.
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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OpenVPN Client - DNS change; role of 4 FreeVPN.me profiles; How to remove DNS leak

I have configured OpenVPN client added and FreeVPN,me bundle. Tested all seems works fine. However I have few quires How do I know VPN works fine and connection is secured other than OpenVPN green ...
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How to force Google safesearch on entire network

I've a problem filtering web searches on Google domains. Currently I've a linux openVPN Server running with openDNS "family block". I can block a lot of websites with dangerous content and it's ok. ...
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My router bypass the DNS servers I manually entered

I wanted to change the default DNS so as to use OpenDNS ones. I went to the router (192.168.0.1) and then put the DNS adress of OpenDNS in the WAN connection settings. It works and my computer ...
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Setting up parental control on the D-Link DIR-600L router

I am using the D-Link DIR-600L Wireless N150 Cloud Router, and I would like to setup or add a filter in the router to block inappropriate content, not allowing any of the connected users to access ...
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How to route all DNS traffic to OpenDNS servers using two RT-N66U?

My goal is to have all devices in my home network use OpenDNS servers. I have one RT-N66U operating in Default mode, and one RT-N66U operating in AP mode. I'm confused regarding the LAN DNS and WAN ...
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Is it possible to do full URL logging in routers (ie not just subdomain level)?

I'm using OpenDNS to log websites visited. But I only get the domains/subdomains visited. Is it possible to log the full URL visited (for example https://superuser.com/questions/ask, not just ...
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How to configure OpenDNS for Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter in Windows7?

I have created a wifi adapter & can connect. But I would like to enable OpenDNS settings. If I enable it for LAN, when accessing through wifi it does not use OpenDNS server. I also tried it on ...
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Prevent the use of VPN/SSH to bypass porn blocking solutions

I've read the various questions about content filtering and it seems that openDNS is the consensus solution, although it's easy to bypass with a VPN service or an SSH tunnel. Is there a way to ...
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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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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 bought ...
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What are the pros and cons of using an alternative DNS instead of the ISP DNS 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 ...