The OpenWrt Project is a Linux operating system targeting embedded devices, which is often used as an open-source solution for routers and firewalls.
This guide covers setting Quad9 in the DNS forwarder settings. When using your OpenWrt router as a DNS server, it will forward DNS requests to Quad9.
Before making changes to a production environment, we recommend backing up the existing configuration
Log into your LuCI control panel, typically by opening
http://192.168.1.1in your browser.
DHCP and DNS
18.104.22.168, or the addresses of your preferred Quad9 service in the "DNS forwardings" input fields.
If your network supports IPv6, you can also add 2620:fe::fe and 2620:fe::9, or the IPv6 addresses of your preferred Quad9 service.
Resolv and Hosts Filessub-tab, and make sure
Ignore resolv fileis
Save & Applyat the bottom. Since you are not changing the DHCP settings, the change should be instantaneous .
- Confirm you're using Quad9 on Linux, MacOS, or Windows.