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|Where to go in Menu:  
|Where to go in Menu:  
|'''Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server'''  
|'''Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server'''
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|What to change:
|  Primary DNS Server: 1.1.1.1
Secondary DNS Server: 1.0.0.1
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1. Connect to your modem using a wired Ethernet cable or join your Wireless network.
1. Connect to your modem using a wired Ethernet cable or join your Wireless network.
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4. From the '''Advanced Settings''' page, navigate to the '''Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server''' option on the left.
4. From the '''Advanced Settings''' page, navigate to the '''Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server''' option on the left.
[[File:DNS2.png|alt=Advance Setup > DNS > DNS Server|none|thumb|SmartRG DNS menu]]


5. Change the settings for '''Use the following Static DNS IP address:'''. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1 as your primary and secondary DNS servers.
5. Change the settings for '''Use the following Static DNS IP address:'''. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at:
 
* Primary DNS Server: 1.1.1.1  
6. Change the settings for '''Use the following Static DNS IPv6 DNS address:'''. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at 2606:4700:4700::1111 and 2606:4700:4700::1001 as your primary and secondary IPv6 DNS servers.
* Secondary DNS Server: 1.0.0.1
 
6. Change the settings for '''Use the following Static DNS IPv6 DNS address:'''. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at:
* Primary IPV6 DNS Server: 2606:4700:4700::1111  
* Secondary IPV6 DNS Server: 2606:4700:4700::1001
7. Click '''Apply/Save''' at the bottom of the page.
7. Click '''Apply/Save''' at the bottom of the page.
 
[[File:SmartRG DNS Settings.png|alt=Primary: 1.1.1.1, Secondary: 1.0.0.1|none|thumb|468x468px|SmartRG cloudflare DNS Settings]]
[[Category:DSL]]
[[Category:DSL]]
[[Category:Modems]]
[[Category:Modems]]
==== The following steps are only available on Firmware version 2.6.2.6 or later ====
8. Navigate to the '''Advanced Setup > LAN'''
[[File:Advanced DNS Settings.png|alt=Advanced Setup > LAN|none|thumb|SmartRG Advanced DNS Settings]]
9. Change the settings for the '''Static DNS Servers (Optional)'''. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at:
* Primary DNS Server: 1.1.1.1
* Secondary DNS Server: 1.0.0.1
[[File:Advanced SmartRG Cloudflare Settings.png|alt=1.1.1.1 or 1.0.0.1|none|thumb|Advanced SmartRG Cloudflare Settings]]
10. Click '''Apply/Save''' at the bottom of the page.


== See Also ==
== See Also ==
*[[Modem Configuration]] - for a complete list of instructions for all NCF modems
*[[Modem Configuration]] - for a complete list of instructions for all NCF modems
*[[Modem Lights#SmartRG|About SmartRG modem lights]]
*[[Modem Lights#SmartRG|About SmartRG modem lights]]
*[[Changing WiFi Channels on SmartRG modems]]

Latest revision as of 15:15, 16 February 2022

Summary of Configuration Information and Changes
Modem Login Page:

Modem Administrator User Name:

Modem Administrator Password:

192.168.1.1

admin

DSL password (Default is admin)

Where to go in Menu: Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server
What to change: Primary DNS Server: 1.1.1.1

Secondary DNS Server: 1.0.0.1

1. Connect to your modem using a wired Ethernet cable or join your Wireless network.

2. Open an Internet browser on your computer and connect to the modem by typing 192.168.1.1 in the address bar.

3. Click on the Manage Gateway(Advanced)” Log in to the Administrative Account:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: Your DSL password (Default is admin)
SmartRG SR505n Login Page
SmartRG modem Login Page

4. From the Advanced Settings page, navigate to the Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server option on the left.

Advance Setup > DNS > DNS Server
SmartRG DNS menu

5. Change the settings for Use the following Static DNS IP address:. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at:

  • Primary DNS Server: 1.1.1.1
  • Secondary DNS Server: 1.0.0.1

6. Change the settings for Use the following Static DNS IPv6 DNS address:. We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at:

  • Primary IPV6 DNS Server: 2606:4700:4700::1111
  • Secondary IPV6 DNS Server: 2606:4700:4700::1001

7. Click Apply/Save at the bottom of the page.

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SmartRG cloudflare DNS Settings

The following steps are only available on Firmware version 2.6.2.6 or later

8. Navigate to the Advanced Setup > LAN

Advanced Setup > LAN
SmartRG Advanced DNS Settings

9. Change the settings for the Static DNS Servers (Optional). We recommend using the cloudflare DSN servers at:

  • Primary DNS Server: 1.1.1.1
  • Secondary DNS Server: 1.0.0.1
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Advanced SmartRG Cloudflare Settings

10. Click Apply/Save at the bottom of the page.

See Also