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Old 01-06-10, 08:45 PM   #7
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Default Re: DNS Server App for Win7?

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Originally Posted by ViN86 View Post
You can edit the hosts file on Linux (/etc/hosts) or in Windows (\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts) to add computer names and their resolved IP addresses. As long as you don't have 10+ computers that shouldn't take too much time. Just set static IP's for each machine.

That would eliminate the need for a DNS on your local network. For outside the local network, I would just use OpenDNS.
That's a good idea. Everything but my laptop has a static IP, so I'll have to try that out.

OpenDNS is great, we use it for a lot of our clients. Sometimes, it will flake out for a short period of time but otherwise, it's great.

I use it for my familes house so it will block MySpace and pr0n sites. Wonder what chaos would appear if I blocked Facebook?
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