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Instructions to Change DNS Servers

On Thursday April 14th, 2016 ISC changed their network settings which requires networked devices to update their DNS Servers.  DNS servers should be updated to the below:

Below are step by step instructions for changing your DNS Servers by system operating system:

If you are unsuccessful with the instructions below, please contact ISC Client Care at (215) 898-1000 or help@isc.upenn.edu for a referral. 

 

MAC OS

  1. Click Apple > System Preference > Network
  2. If the lock icon in the lower left-hand corner of the window is locked, click the icon to make changes, and when prompted to authenticate, enter your password
  3. Select Built-In Ethernet, and click Advanced.
  4. Select the DNS tab.
  5. Click - to delete any addresses listed.
  6. Click + to add the IP addresses listed above.
  7. Click Apply > OK

 

Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows Start button, and then click Control Panel
  2. In the search box, type adapter, and then, under Network and Sharing Center, click View network connections.
  3. Right-click the connection that you want to change (typically “Local Area Connection“), and then click Properties.  If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  4. Click the Networking tab. Under This connection uses the following items, click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.
  5. To change DNS server address settings, click Use the following DNS server addresses, and then, in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server boxes, type the IP addresses listed above.​​
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click OK again.

 

Windows 8

  1. Click the Windows Start button, and select Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel, click Network and Internet, and then click Network and Sharing Center.
  3. Click Change adapter settings in the left-hand column.
  4. Right-click the connection that you want to change (typically "Local Area Connection") and then click Properties.  If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  5. Click the Networking tab.  Under This connection uses the following items, click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties. ​
  6. To change DNS server address settings, click Use the following DNS server addresses, and then, in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server boxes, type the IP addresses listed above.​
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click OK again to finish.

 

Windows 10

  1. Right-Click on the Windows Start button, then click Network Connections.
  2. Right-click the connection that you want to change (typically “Local Area Connection“), and then click Properties.  If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. Click the Networking tab. Under This connection uses the following items, click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.  
  4. To change DNS server address settings, click Use the following DNS server addresses, and then, in the Preferred DNS Server and Alternate DNS server boxes, type the IP addresses listed above.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click OK again to finish.
 

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