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# 181189 5-Oct-2015 20:55
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Mate wants to easily be able to swap between two SSIDs, one running unblock us, the other running nothing.

Consumer grade modem that'll allow me to do this?

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  # 1400572 5-Oct-2015 21:07
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most allow more than one SSID per radio (2.4 and5GHz)

not sure about the DNS stuff though

what devices are they trying to use?

could try a program like NetSetMan to easily swap wifi settings to allow use of different DNS servers while still using the same SSID






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  # 1400574 5-Oct-2015 21:12
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Jase2985: could try a program like NetSetMan to easily swap wifi settings to allow use of different DNS servers while still using the same SSID


Needs to be done at the modem as the network devices aren't Windows.  Couple iPhones and a Roku.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1400579 5-Oct-2015 21:26
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Just chuck a cheap router behind the existing one with the unblicking DNS specified in it. $40 one should do the trick. Double nat but who cares.




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  # 1400616 5-Oct-2015 23:00
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Would you class Mikrotik as consumer grade? Probably the easiest to configure with the least amount of head banging.

Otherwise a WRT router might be the go. I guess you just need the ability to configure different DHCP servers on different interfaces..... very easy with Mikrotik and Virtual AP's.

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  # 1400619 5-Oct-2015 23:24
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2 routers back to back as richms said is easiest/cheapest

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  # 1400627 6-Oct-2015 00:44
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nathan: 2 routers back to back as richms said is easiest/cheapest


Yeah it's what I had running: a second router connected to my primary one via LAN cable, second set as an AP with the DNS settings on it, Roku and other devices needing the specific DNS connected to that one, everything else connected to the primary one.




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  # 1401252 6-Oct-2015 19:51
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Can a consumer grade router block 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4?




Hmmmm


 
 
 
 


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  # 1401258 6-Oct-2015 19:57
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If they have static routes, then yes. Many do, can be hard to find out before buying one. But if you stick openwrt on then it will be no problem to do that.




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  # 1401328 6-Oct-2015 20:51
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Openwrt and the tplink wr1043nd
https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=40760




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  # 1401331 6-Oct-2015 20:55
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What about running a DNS server and have that resolving to unblocking DNS, then on the device, connecting to one SSID and manually change DNS settings as you need them?




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  # 1401364 6-Oct-2015 21:55
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Haven't seen a home router that will let you put in different DNS settings for different SSIDs. Two routers would probably be the only way of doing this.

As a possible alternative (depending on what exactly he's trying to achieve), there's some good instructions in this thread about how to use DNSmasq (built in to many (most?) custom router firmwares) to send particular domain requests (and only those domain requests) to particular IP addresses, while leaving everything else to the default (probably ISP) domain name servers.

Googling DNSmasq and the particular geoublocker you want to use usually turns up quite a few responses too.

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I'm going to say it again... M I K R O T I K

You would have it working in all of 5 minutes (no jokes. Just tried myself and it was literally less than five minutes).... no need to flash OpenWRT, no need to hack around at dnsmasq. Just turn it on, make a couple of 'Virtual AP's', create your DHCP servers. Done.

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