I have Verizon DSL at home in Manhattan, NYC. It's been pretty good the last year or so.
Here's the issue: I set my wi-fi router (Actiontec GT784WN-VZ-1.1.6) to use OpenDNS as its primary DNS source. (126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52). And, yes the router shows the two OpenDNS URLs as DNS Addresses #1 and #2 in its Gateway Parameter page. And the test page at OpenDNS indicates it is working.
However, if I run a Verizon HSI Field Ping Test (which gathers info from the Verizon CO and my DSL circuit), it says:
[08/25/13 16:11:40] PPP Peer IPv4 Address is [my IP - deleted here]
[08/25/13 16:11:40] PPP Peer IPv4 Address Mask is none
[08/25/13 16:11:40] PPP Peer IPv4 Primary DNS is 184.108.40.206
[08/25/13 16:11:40] PPP Peer IPv4 Secondary DNS is -
[08/25/13 16:11:40] PPP Peer IPv4 Primary WINS is -
[08/25/13 16:11:40] PPP Peer IPv4 Secondary WINS is 220.127.116.11
Well, those last two are NOT OpenDNS. So, what's the story? What are the URL-IPs above in the Vz HSI Field Ping Test as "Primary DNS" and "Secondary WINS"? Is there a way to make them the OpenDNS URLs instead? Thanks.
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