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    • CommentAuthortekonus
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2012
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    I just picked up the WD N900 Central for my network, and I really like it a lot. I cannot, for the life of me, find in the settings where it will let me change the DNS server to OpenDNS. Usually finding this is very simple. Any help is appreciated.
    • CommentAuthorrotblitz
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2012 edited
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    Wondering why you ask a WD router related question in an OpenDNS forum and not in a WD forum. OpenDNS isn't to provide router support for WD...

    Whatever, in your manual (http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/library/UM/ENG/4779-705074.pdf) they stupidly repeat each time:
    "The ... DNS Server address is configured and maintained by your ISP. This can be found on your main router or contact your ISP for this information."

    That read, it is unlikely that you ever can change this configuration... :sad:
    • CommentAuthorzelus
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2012 edited
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    tekonus,

    Looking over the manual for the Western Digital N900, there does not appear to be any configurable DNS settings. Most of the manual details screen descriptions, but few instructions on actually changing values.

    At almost every mention of DNS settings, the manual states: "The [primary/secondary] DNS Server address is configured and maintained by your ISP. Contact your ISP for this information."

    If configurable DNS settings were available for that router, they'd be under the 'Advanced LAN Category' or 'Advanced WAN Category' pages. Unfortunately, we don't have a Western Digital N900 on hand to walk you through the entire setup process for this router.

    Generally, configuring routers with our service are as simple as changing the current DNS values to use our DNS resolvers: 208.67.220.220, 208.67.222.222. Then saving the changes and flushing your computer's browser and DNS resolver caches:
    http://www.opendns.com/support/article/67
    http://www.opendns.com/support/article/68

    Sometimes a router restart is necessary though.
    • CommentAuthortekonus
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2012
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    Thank you for the effort! I will try and work it out with WD themselves. I figured it couldn't hurt to ask here in case someone else had already had an experience with this router.

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