I am using a commercial VPN at my router. So my router passess all traffic to this VPN server. I have a dedcated IP address so from the outside, it looks like I have a static IP.
With this configuration, the OpenDNS Automatic updater:
-does not display my IP address
-The ip address (the static one from the VPN provider) DOES show in the history.
-The OpenDNS Autommatic Updater app says I am NOT using Open DNS.
-When I AM connected to the VPN, I do nslookups and it DOES show I am reaching out to the OpenDNS nameservers. (I am not being forced onto the VPN's preferred nameservers)
-When I try to test the blockage features by going to that fake malware site, it is NOT blocked. So OpenDNS is bamboozled by my VPN.
I have OPEN DNS set in my WAN DNS and LAN DNS settings in the router..
Of course when I disconnect the home router from the VPN and update OpenVPN with the IP address that the ISP assigns me, all the openDNS features work fine.
Is there a way to use OPENDNS when my home router is connected to a VPN and I subscribe to a dedicated IP address (or for that matter even a shared VPN address)
I apologize if this has been asked and answered. I searched the archives, but no joy.
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