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SBG6900-AC (v1.5.x): DNS Setup

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How do I setup my SBG6400 to use other DNS?

Domain Name Server (DNS) is a server that provides responses to queries against a directory service.  This service translates domain names into IP addresses.  This document describes how to setup custom DNS addresses in the SBG6900-AC. 

CAUTION: By default Get DNS automatically from ISP is automatically selected, Internet connection maybe lost if other entries are not legitimate and inputted in Use these DNS Servers.


To Configure DNS Setup 
  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari. Enter into the address box, and press the Enter key. The Login page appears.

    NOTE: By default the LAN IP address is  If the default address has been changed, enter the custom address in the address box.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
  2. On the Login page, enter admin in the Username field.
  3. Enter password in the Password field.
  4. Click the Login button. The Home page appears.
    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.
  5. Move the mouse-cursor over Basic on the top menu, and click the Setup link from the drop-down submenu.  The Basic - Setup page appears.
    Requirement: You must have a alternative Primary and Secondary DNS entry.
  6. On the Basic-Setup page under the Wide Area Network (WAN) Connection Settings, select Use these DNS Servers.
  7. Primary DNS  - Enter the alternative primary DNS address.
  8. Secondary DNS - Enter the alternative secondary DNS address. 
  9. Click the Apply button.  The SBG6900-AC will restart.
    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.



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