[CentOS] Re: OT: anything in CentOS 5.2 that uses opendns.com when browsing web?

Ian Blackwell ian at ikel.id.au
Sat Jul 12 23:23:17 UTC 2008

Lanny Marcus wrote:
> You entered them there and you can dig +trace from there. That's
> interesting.  I would like to discontinue using the DNS Servers at my
> ISP, because: (a ) frequently slow (b) sometimes no DNS (c) the recent
> problem where I get to opendns.com
Generally your ISP's DNS should be quickest because they are closest.  
If you're not happy with them, google for "public DNS" and you'll find a 
plethora of publicly accessible DNS systems.
>> You can also create a backup using the web-interface.  The backup will
>> be saved on your local machine and you can restore it from there if needed.
> Thank you for reminding me about that! The IPCop box I am using now, I
> backed up on 23 February. The Backup IPCop box, which I am going to
> use to test this, will need to be updated and then I will backup,
> before I try these changes.
Don't forget to save the backup to your local system in case your IPCop 
box gets totally hosed.  You can then rebuild the IPCop system and 
restore the backup from your desktop.
> <snip>
> Ian: Thank you for the information! Lanny
You're welcome.


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