Category Archives: Miscellany

The miscellany category holds all the odds-and-sods i couldn’t find a home for.

How To Change DNS Settings on your Mac

So, why woud you want to know How To Change¬†the DNS Settings on your Mac? If you use wi-fi or even a wired connection chances are DHCP sorts out your DNS settings for you. Well, I’ve been having problems with my Mac and surprise surprise it uses DNS settings supplied by my router which in turn routes me to my ISPs DNS servers for name resolution. After a bit of testing the problem appeared to be my ISP’s Servers that were the problem¬†and so, after rummaging around the world wide web of useful info for advice on what to do, I decided to use Google’s Public DNS Servers instead of my ISPs. Google’s Public Servers are at 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4.

Here’s how I changed my settings:

 

Seamus