Setup help please?

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    rotblitz

    "with the 2 DNS entries in my router"

    This is not true. Your router has three DNS entries: http://ui.linksys.com/files/WRT54GL/4.30.0/Setup.htm
    You would have to fill the third entry with one of 298.67.222.220 or 208.67.220.222, but see below.

    "Those 2 PCs are also running DNSCrypt."

    These do not use the router's DNS settings then, but OpenDNS directly.

    "I have not yet "added a network" because I'm confused about which IPs to use since several of the devices spend most of their time on the VPN."

    You only get one IP address assigned by our ISP, and this is the only one you can use. VPNs use the DNS service configured at the remote end unless they use a certain vitual adapter where you could configure OpenDNS individually on each virtual adapter.

    "What I would like to be able to do is filter one of the Win 7 laptops (my son)  while leaving everything else unrestricted."

    This is easy:

    • Remove all OpenDNS resolver addresses from your Linksys router.
    • Uninstall DNSCrypt from the two PCs.
    • Option 1: Either configure the OpenDNS resolver addresses on the Win7 laptop of your son only,
      Option 2: Or run DNSCrypt on the Win7 laptop of your son only.
    • Add a network at https://dashboard.opendns.com/settings/ with your public IP address, and configure everything like content filtering.

    Summarizing: if you want to use OpenDNS only on your son's computer,  you need to configure OpenDNS only on this particular device.

     

     

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    rotblitz

    Typo correction: "You only get one IP address assigned by our ISP" should read "You only get one IP address assigned by your ISP".

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    wreckwriter
    You are correct, there are 3 dns fields in the router but I thought OpenDNS only provided 2 servers. Thanks for clearing that up.

    I guess my options are to use OpenDNS only on the one pc or to use it on all and find another filtering solution.
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    rotblitz

    With your current equipment - yes.

    Another option would be a Netgear router with OpenDNS LPC enabled: http://www.opendns.com/support/article/125

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    wreckwriter
    Thanks for your help. I appreciate it
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