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More than one DNS primary/backup

Would be nice to have more than one DNS primary/backup setting.  Though I use Google's it would be great to have a backup like OpenDNS in the event that Google was not reachable or if it got DDOS like the recent Dyn IoT related problem.  I do appreciate that calling into Eero support will allow me to ask to have this added, it would be beneficial for users to be able to do so as well -- and make both visible to the user.

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    • eero Community Manager
    • Jeff_C
    • 7 yrs ago
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    Hi  stevebythebay  —

    Thanks for writing in and welcome to the eero community!

    Through the eero application, you can set a primary and secondary DNS. To do so, please follow these steps:

    1. Open the eero application
    2. Tap the menu option in the top left corner
    3. Select Network Settings
    4. Scroll to Advanced settings and tap DNS
    5. Tap Custom DNS
    6. Apply the Google DNS to the Primary
    7. Apply the OpenDNS DNS to the Secondary
    8. Tap Save in the upper right corner

    Once completed, your eero system will reboot.

    I hope this helps! Please let us know if you have any other questions.

    • stevebythebay
    • 7 yrs ago
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    Thanks.  However what I have in mind is to allow for not only the primary IP address for the Google DNS but its backup as well as the pair for OpenDNS.  That's what I can accomplish in most routers I've used as well as within a Mac's Networking setup.

    Jeff C. 

    • eero Community Manager
    • Jeff_C
    • 7 yrs ago
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    Thanks for the feedback and clarification, Steve!

    I'm happy to pass it along to our team :)

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