Am I understanding this correctly?
It seems that when I change a filter in OpenDNS, it doesn't take effect unless the DNS cache is cleared on my child's computer and the cache is cleared from every browser.
If that's correct, it would seem to render the tool useless. The idea is that when I want my child to focus on homework I switch to Whitelist Only mode. Or if I want to disable the internet I would block everything.
But in order to this to take effect, do I need to ask my child to also flush their DNS cache and clear his browser cache every time?
Maybe I'm missing something. I hope I am.
So far even after flushing the DNS cache and verifying that my IP address matches my OpenDNS account, I can only sporadically get OpenDNS to block anything. I put it in whitelist mode for my son and it blocks Gmail but not Netflix. I've gone through so many devices and tools to give me simple controls and filtering and the only thing that ever worked was Skydog. Maybe that's why they went out of business.
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