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What is Verizon preferred DNS settings?

What is Verizon preferred DNS settings?

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Nickel Contributor
Message 1 of 6
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What are the preferred DNS servers to use for FIOS in NJ (Chatham to be specific)?  Thanks.

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Gold Contributor VII
Gold Contributor VII
Message 2 of 6
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For Verizon DSL, see as need be.

 

http://www.dslreports.com/faq/1591

 

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My educated guess: For Verion FIOS, they may be the same as Verizon DSL.

 

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Silver Contributor IV
Message 3 of 6
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I'm curious, does your connection use DHCP to get the public IP address on your router?  Why not use the DNS servers being given out in DHCP?  As a second resort you can always try the google DNS servers at 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4.

Platinum Contributor I
Message 4 of 6
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or open dns

208.67.222.222
208.67.220.220

 

 

 

or genuity's dns's (my favorites)

4.2.2.1

4.2.2.2

4.2.2.3

4.2.2.4

4.2.2.5

 

StuffOfInterest
Copper Contributor
Location: McLean, VA
Message 5 of 6
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For my machines which use a static IP, I put in the address of the router (192.168.1.1) as the DNS server.  The router acts as a DNS proxy and passes along all DNS requests to the server it receives as part of its DHCP address request going further up stream.

Silver Contributor IV
Message 6 of 6
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That seems logical to me especially if VZ changes the DNS server it will be no impact to the user.  

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