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OpenDNS not working with Orbi


OpenDNS not working with Orbi

Hi Everyone,

For the past week whenever I add the OpenDNS IPs as my DNS servers the Magenta ring glows on my router and only a few websites browse on my devices.

Previously it worked fine. However if I change it to Google DNS servers or my ISP's DNS servers it works fine.

Anyone knows what could be the reason ?


Thanks in advance,


Model: Orbi High-Performance AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi System (RBK50)
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Re: OpenDNS not working with Orbi

You may want to check out this KB on parental controls with OpenDNS





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Re: OpenDNS not working with Orbi

Hi @DarrenM,

Unfortunately I am not trying to configure parental controls in a combination with OpenDNS. So your suggested link is not relvelant to my issue as my parental controls are disabled.


I am just having an issue where if I use OpenDNS IPs in my internet settings the orbi router gets the Magenta ring and i am unable to browse from my connected devices. Switching to GoogleDNS and it works fine.

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