DNS settings on Mac OS X/OS X/macOS



1. Setting DNS using GUI on Mac OS X/OS X/macOS
2. Setting DNS using Terminal on Mac OS X/OS X/macOS

DeepWebVPN DNS servers (45.77.66.120 and 45.76.3.244) are working if you are connected to the DeepWebVPN VPN network only. Use another DNS servers for correctly working of the Internet if you are not connected to the DeepWebVPN VPN network.

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1. Setting DNS using GUI


Click the Apple icon in the top left corner and select System Preferences.

Click the Network icon in the Internet & Wireless section.

Select the network connection you using and click Advanced.

Select the DNS tab. Remove all DNS servers with - (minus) button and add the DeepWebVPN servers with + (plus) button. Confirm the changes by pressing OK.


2. Setting DNS using Terminal


All described below actions have to execute in Terminal (Command Line) of Mac OS X/OS X/macOS only.

You should determine what network interface is connected to the Internet before changing the DNS. For example, command for changing DNS of Wi-Fi connection looks like this (the command requires the user password).
sudo networksetup -setdnsservers Wi-Fi 45.77.66.120 45.76.3.244

The command below shows current DNS settings.
sudo networksetup -getdnsservers Wi-Fi