Yes, exactly this is often the reason why things do not work. For example, your ISP may have changed your IP address, and you didn't change it at the dashboard, e.g. with an Updater or manually. In case you also have LPC enabled: this does not work with OpenDNS Home. These services are incompatible.

Re: Parent control not working (not blocking anything) Thanks for the reply Dexter. I couldn't find the blacklist/whitelist option (UI completely changed from what I'm used to) but just as I was responding I decided to click around the netgear opendns site more aggressively and I finally found it! But to have a workaround on the first issue, I tried to add a custom Upstream DNS which is the OpenDNS Family Shield (, I have saved and restarted the dns service and even the system, but it still doesn't work according to opendns' test page. Again, I am not sure if those are issues or not. I have successfully gotten OpenDNS to work on my HN9000 by DISABLING Turbo Paging.Then put in Preferred DNS Server: Secondary DNS Server: in the "Use the following Dec 19, 2019 · The next step is to test to see if OpenDNS is working. To do that, go to You should see a screen that looks like this: If you don’t, try some of the troubleshooting steps below.

OpenDNS family shield not working. by msmkwj. on May 25, 2017 at 15:27 UTC. OpenDNS. 3. Next: Computers are getting old DNS entries from DHCP, should be Cisco

OpenDNS web blocking not working after joining domain The router we have is setup w/OpenDNS to block certain websites like Pandora, facebook etc. It worked like a charm and we were also able to allow access to few employees who needed access to facebook etc.This is when all computers were in a WORKGROUP mode.

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.

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. 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. Feb 02, 2017 · OpenDNS has blocked my main sites on my main computer, but all other devices I can use encounter no problems. Even though OpenDNS is a DNS provider, the issues I am experiencing may be solvable through Windows Settings, as my main computer is the only device I use that is suffering this problem.