OT: external DNS was Re:really weird(?) DNS setup on linksys router running DD-WRT
darryl-90a536wCiRb3fQ9qLvQP4Q at public.gmane.org
Mon Sep 21 14:53:48 UTC 2009
No! Not any more. Their DNSs can cause real headaches for VPN, and other
programs where you want to know if a lookup fails, then try another DNS
(usually internal) which may have the address you want.
ISP DNSs never fail, and as a result break a lot of programs and networks.
Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Sep 2009, Darryl Moore wrote:
>> I used to use openDNS, but they suffer the same problem as the ISP
>> DNSs. I.E. they hijack the domain requests. You have to sign up,
>> then opt out to make it work the way it is suppose too.
>> I tend to use 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11 which are the only reliable
>> dns servers I've found on the net that still work they way they are
>> suppose too.
> i figure the obvious DNS servers to use would be the ones provided
> by their ISP, no?
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