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#1 coolecho

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:00 AM

Hi,

 

I set the IPV4 address manually to a fixed IP. What is the best way to determine the proper "Preferred DNS server" , and "Alternate DNS server" settings?

 

Thanks,



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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:25 AM

You could use Google's:

 

8.8.8.8

8.8.4.4

 

or OpenDNS:

 

208.67.222.222

208.67.220.220

 

(They're free).



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Posted 26 December 2013 - 01:03 PM

Use the GRC DNS Benchmark utility to find out what are the quickest DNS servers for you.



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Posted 26 December 2013 - 04:26 PM

Excellent! Thanks ;-)



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Posted 29 December 2013 - 06:04 PM

Hi,
 
I set the IPV4 address manually to a fixed IP. What is the best way to determine the proper "Preferred DNS server" , and "Alternate DNS server" settings?
 
Thanks,

I only use the Opendns DNS server IP's. Good thing about it, Opendns adds a layer of protection, if you are not wanting the users of the network or computer, to do or see things, that you do not want to happen.




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