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Master Geek

#305863 9-Jun-2023 09:03
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Can somebody please confirm the current 2degrees DNS server? After my internet issues the last few days (resolved), I have so far been unable to get my pi-hole up and running properly. At the moment it's forwarding the requests appropriately, but then nothing loads in the browser. I assume it's an upstream DNS issue (such as me putting in the wrong numbers).

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  #3086785 9-Jun-2023 09:11
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  #3086789 9-Jun-2023 09:22
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Just chiming in to say my internet seemed to drop out at just before 9am today. I also happen to also be using Pihole and after prodding a bit, figured out that DNS wasn't resolving with 2deg's DNS. I switched my Pihole's upstream DNS to Google's temporarily which got me back online.






Assuming you're using Windows, you can check whether DNS is working by running the following in cmd:




The above checks where resolve to on You can swap out for (Google's DNS) as a comparison

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Uber Geek

  #3086793 9-Jun-2023 09:31
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Jiriteach: - -



And also 2406:e000:c07::1 and 2406:e000:c07::2 for the above.

  #3086867 9-Jun-2023 10:56
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Not quite what you where asking but take a look at configuring dns over https.
This configuration has been super reliable for me.


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Master Geek

  #3086912 9-Jun-2023 13:04
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Thanks, I'll take a look.


I've had pi-hole running for a couple of years at least. At the moment if I set the upstream DNS to the 2D ones (as answered above, I had them correct), web browsers will not load pages. This is a new issue, it has worked fine before. I was checking that I had the 2D DNS servers correct, as this would be an obvious reason it wasn't working properly.


Interestingly pi-hole resolves and works using the Cloudfare DNS, but not if I use the 2D ones.


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Master Geek

  #3086913 9-Jun-2023 13:07
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Jiriteach: - -



And also 2406:e000:c07::1 and 2406:e000:c07::2 for the above.





I'm using a Mac, but I can use that command in terminal. The 2D one timed out, the Google one worked. Thank you.


Considering you've had an issue too, maybe it's not something I've done wrong then!

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