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Topic # 151999 12-Sep-2014 17:53
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Hi all, I have spent many hours following multiple websites advise but no joy.

I have my main telecom VDSL router with Uno Telly DNS loaded via Telent.

I then have another router coming off that which has DD WRT loaded. Have been trying to connect iPad and chrome cast to this router so I can watch UK TV. Issue is Chromecast continues to know I'm not in the UK. I have left basic setting on auto. Tried the commands at in admin section.

Any tips would be really really celebrated.

Cheers

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  Reply # 1127393 12-Sep-2014 18:21
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Static routing: make 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 on the router with the chromecast wifi network point to your router with the unotelly dns. Use subnet 255.255.255.255 on both.



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  Reply # 1128583 14-Sep-2014 21:28
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You only want DHCP running on one of your routers, (this assumes that your 2nd router is connected by a LAN port to your VDSL router) Also I think the Google DNS servers have replicas all over the world as they use anycast addresses.

I tend to use proxy servers for devices that need to appear geo located in the UK but I'm lucky in this regards as I have access to kit in the UK.



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  Reply # 1128754 15-Sep-2014 08:41
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markg1275: You only want DHCP running on one of your routers, (this assumes that your 2nd router is connected by a LAN port to your VDSL router) Also I think the Google DNS servers have replicas all over the world as they use anycast addresses.

I tend to use proxy servers for devices that need to appear geo located in the UK but I'm lucky in this regards as I have access to kit in the UK.



Might be firing a few questions your way in the near future.

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  Reply # 1134456 23-Sep-2014 11:27
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Sounds like your DDWRT router is giving your clients other DNS servers via DHCP.

You can check by opening a command prompt window and typing "ipconfig /all" and looking under "DNS Servers"

 

Mark is right, disable DHCP on DDWRT and see how you go



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  Reply # 1134695 23-Sep-2014 16:32
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chrispchikin: Sounds like your DDWRT router is giving your clients other DNS servers via DHCP.

You can check by opening a command prompt window and typing "ipconfig /all" and looking under "DNS Servers"

Mark is right, disable DHCP on DDWRT and see how you go


I will try that. Thanks

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  Reply # 1134769 23-Sep-2014 18:17
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I thought you had it working?

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  Reply # 1147480 5-Oct-2014 07:51
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Hi - not sure if you solved your problem but have a read through of this:

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=66&topicid=153506

I had a similar issue with Chromecast and PS3 for running Netflix. I am with Unotelly also and used their IP tables command on the DD-WRT Router.

Have a look and if you you need to ask for any extra info let me know.

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  Reply # 1147482 5-Oct-2014 07:56
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blakamin: Static routing: make 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 on the router with the chromecast wifi network point to your router with the unotelly dns. Use subnet 255.255.255.255 on both.


Certain apps - namely Netflix now have forced Google DNS look up, so static routes don't work. I got a DD-WRT compatible router and loaded Unotell ip table rules.

http://help.unotelly.com/support/articles/136538-

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