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  Reply # 875044 10-Aug-2013 12:48
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Goosey: Sorry for the hijack but I really dont want to create another thread topic....

I assume I could use a seperate Wifi Router plugged into an existing WiFI router and use unblock-us only on the WIFI router plugged into the main WIFI Router and as such any device which I need to run with unblock us could effectivly run on the second wifi router leaving the main router free for 'business as usual for all devices in the house'.


Just set the Unblock-US DNS servers on the devices that need them and let the rest use the default DNS from the router.




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  Reply # 875102 10-Aug-2013 15:33
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SaltyNZ:
Goosey: Sorry for the hijack but I really dont want to create another thread topic....

I assume I could use a seperate Wifi Router plugged into an existing WiFI router and use unblock-us only on the WIFI router plugged into the main WIFI Router and as such any device which I need to run with unblock us could effectivly run on the second wifi router leaving the main router free for 'business as usual for all devices in the house'.


Just set the Unblock-US DNS servers on the devices that need them and let the rest use the default DNS from the router.


AHH I see.. but wouldnt those devices then try to use the router DNS (or does it just route through). 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 875117 10-Aug-2013 16:14
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No it bypasses the router DNS and goes straight to whatever dns you've set for the device.

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  Reply # 875249 10-Aug-2013 23:07
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A device will use whatever DNS server is assigned to it. Doesn't matter if there is a different DNS on the same network.

My suggestion is get a router that runs DNSmasq (which a hell of a lot of them do) and that way you can set authoritative DNS servers based on domain. ie. netflix.com use 111.118.175.56 to resolve this. for everything else use standard DNS.

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