We have a Linksys LRT224 Dual WAN router and OpenDNS Updater ...

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    rotblitz

    You need two OpenDNS dashboard networks, one for each internet connection (public IP address). Then you configure persistent routes on the computers for the Updater only, so that each Updater handles only one network and related internet connection.

     

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    rotblitz

    "I use the OpenDNS service to be the 1st line of defense when of office employees use the internet in the office."

    OpenDNS Home with content filtering is free for home use only. You had to upgrade to an Enterprise solution.

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    nalasha79

    I have a dual-wan cisco RV042 router load balancing two 3mb DSL connections... I cannot get anything more for bandwidth where I live... Anyway, I want to use OpenDNS. How do I configure this? I have it working, but when the client software IP Updater updates the IP to your servers the dual IPs flash back and forth between the two IPs of the router and then picks one. I have started to see the message that there is an IP mismatch, I'm sure there is ;-)

    Please help me to set this up correctly. Also, I have a DynDNS account that is able to keep my IP updated. Could I point my OpenDNS account to a FQDN instead of an IP?

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    mattwilson9090

    Aside from following the directions the rotblitz provided in his first reply to this thread OVER A YEAR AGO you'll probably need to configure something on the router itself for each separate connection.

    As for any sort of dynamic DNS client or FQDN updates to OpenDNS that is not something that OpenDNS allows for security reasons. However, generally speaking you can use DNS-O-Matic (an OpenDNS product) to update both OpenDNS, DDNS and other internet based services. You could probably use the same methodology to do that as you'd use to directly update OpenDNS.

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    rotblitz

    @nalasha79
    Is this related to your other thread https://support.opendns.com/entries/95469158 in any way?

    And yes, follow my instructions in my first reply above.  There are no new insights in the meantime.

    In case you didn't understand what I was saying:
    You need two OpenDNS accounts, each with one network, and maybe equally two related DNS-O-Matic accounts (https://www.dnsomatic.com/).  You run two updaters (computer software and/or built-in on devices like the router) against each of your OpenDNS or DNS-O-Matic accounts to update each of your OpenDNS networks with the dedicated IP address of a specific DSL connection.

    Each updater must work against a dedicated DSL connection to prevent from "the dual IPs flash back and forth between the two IPs of the router".  You may be able to achieve this by configuring specific routes, separate and effective for each updater.

    See the Cisco documentation for more information, e.g.:
    https://supportforums.cisco.com/document/11936041/dual-wan-configuration-rv042-rv042g-and-rv082-vpn-routers
    http://sbkb.cisco.com/CiscoSB/GetArticle.aspx?docid=d297d2890f084031a5e906f24727104c_Set_Up_Dual_WAN_Connections_.xml&pid=2&converted=0

    Btw, unlike the update requirements for OpenDNS, your Dynamic DNS hostname like nalasha79.dyndns.org can have one IP address only anyway, because this comes with one A (and/or AAAA) record.  In principle it doesn't matter what IP address the hostname as assigned to it.  However, if you had registered an own domain name with Dynamic DNS facility included, you could assign it two A and/or AAAA records, one for each IP address.  This would cause load balancing per connection attempt.

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