[K12OSN] IPCop DNS Issues

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Fri Apr 3 06:44:39 UTC 2009

j.w. thomas wrote:

> j.w. thomas wrote:
>> Moon wrote:
>>> Also, you may want to check into using OpenDNS as opposed to your  
>>> service providers DNS servers. I have AT&T here in Georgia and  
>>> they are notorious for their DNS problems... I changed my gateway  
>>> to point to OpenDNS and haven't had any more DNS problems...
>> Thanks.  I was planning to use, 2, & 3 as my dns servers  
>> but was having trouble figuring out how to make ipcop ignore the  
>> dns servers assigned by our isp via dhcp.
> Oh man, oh man, oh man, oh man!  Major thanks for pointing me  
> towards OpenDNS.  Wow.  I think I can mark web filtering off my todo  
> list now. I had no idea!

I have never used OpenDNS, but the paragraph "Privacy issues,  
conflicts and covert redirection" on Wikipedia doesn't really make me  
want to use it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenDNS#Privacy_issues.2C_conflicts_and_covert_redirection

Nils Breunese.

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