Re: r7000 netgear genie openDNS parental controls not working I have the exact same problem. DSN entries are correct, account setup correct in opendns, and even Genie is able to administer the parental control settings and says they are enabled.

May 25, 2020 · If you do not see the check mark, OpenDNS is not configured. Scenario 0: OpenDNS is not working on any device. Most likely, you still need to set up OpenDNS on your network. Scenario 1: OpenDNS is working, but just one my computer. I want to it to work on each device and computer on my network. Help! The device you tested from appears to be using your router as your local DNS server, which is a good thing. That means your router needs to be configured to use OpenDNS as it's DNS resolvers, but it appears not to be. You should carefully look at your router's settings to see what is being used for DNS and change them to the OpenDNS addresses. 0 I set up openDNS yesterday, but unfortunately it doesn't seem to work for me. I blocked the page "" in the settings for testing, but I can still access the page without problems. I use a dynamic IP, but it was updated properly this morning via ddclient. Jul 31, 2017 · On a typical Windows machine, these steps would need to be followed: Go to Start button and open Control Panel Open Network and Sharing Center Double click on your primary connection or Local Area Connection under Active Networks Go to Properties Select Internet Protocol Version 4 and click

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

The problem was that your IP address was not registered with any OpenDNS network, especially not with yours ("id 0"), therefore your settings could not take effect. You had to update your network with your IP address information, e.g. by running an Updater. Deleting and adding your network does not help by itself.

It is possible that your Internet Service Provider (ISP) uses the port that OpenDNS is configured to access, typically port 53, which will prevent OpenDNS filtering. If OpenDNS does not appear to be working correctly, enabling this will attempt to bypass those ports when using an OpenDNS content filtering level.

Jul 10, 2017 · The other option for an OpenDNS configuration is to change each client in your network, or you can change the DNS on your router, and Mom and Dad can configure their own computer with their ISP’s DNS server settings, or they can use Google’s public DNS servers ( and, to access the Internet unfettered. Email or Username . Password . Forgot password? | Single sign on Turn off AP Mode. OpenDNS filtering does not work with AP Mode turned on. Go to router administration, select Advanced Tab, then Advanced Setup. Go to Wireless AP, and uncheck Enable AP Mode. The router will reboot and then the Parental Controls will work fine. In addition, OpenDNS settings may not work if the tablet or phone is being used on a 3G/4G outside signal, such as if you are away from your wireless home router. The KidzSearch App will give you backup safety when this happens. It is also a lot simpler in case your are not able to configure OpenDNS on your device, even for home use. As I mentioned, disabling DNSSEC when using OpenDNS servers "kind of" fixed the issue, because while addresses on the Internet were able to be resolved and the OpenDNS welcome / test page did function as expected, the web filtering services still did not work - most likely for the reasons you mentioned in your post. Sep 16, 2019 · Similarly, however often OpenDNS update the list of blocked inappropriate sites (and they do update it 24/7) there may always be a few new websites that escape their notice for a while so they are not blocked yet. Conclusion. OpenDNS Family Shield offers a quick and easy way for parents to block most adult and other age inappropriate or unsafe Re: OpenDNS Content Filtering not working after Rogers added IPv6 This is an old thread, but still relevant, I think. I'm on Rogers but only joined the ipv6 universe a couple of weeks ago after a firmware upgrade to my aging Hitron CGN3ROG modem.