Opt out of the Cox special DNS

article #884, updated 1405 days ago

By default, Cox will DHCP to your systems some DNS servers which behave like OpenDNS, i.e., if there is a DNS name miss, the servers will show a hit which is a Cox search page. This can confuse a lot of things. Cox has provided a way around this:

http://www.cox.com/residential/support/internet/article.cox?articleId=e14ee070-6448-11df-ccef-000000000000

for residential at least, it uses these two IPs as static DNS:

68.105.28.13
68.105.29.13

and these do appear to be noticeably faster!

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