Free DNS Server

Q. My ISP DNS servers are overloaded, can you give me free dns server IP address for fast name resolution?

A. You can try following fast DNS server free of cost. I’ve personally used them and they offer reliability, speed and security. All you have to do is punch following two IP address into your router or computer DNS list.

OpenDNS Free DNS Server IP address

=> 208.67.222.222
=> 208.67.220.220

ScrubIT Free DNS Server IP address

=> 67.138.54.100
=> 207.225.209.66

How do I setup DNS Server IP address?

Under Linux / UNIX / Solaris / BSD operating systems, just open your /etc/resolv.conf file and add above IP address:
nameserver 208.67.222.222
nameserver 208.67.220.220

If you are using Windows Vista, just follow these instructions or refer this guide published at OpenDNS website.

Posted by: SXI ADMIN

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