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BSNL DataOne’s DNS

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The manual I got asked me to use and as the domain-name servers, but it appears that this is not really optimal. I found other sources, and confirmed by looking at one particular DataOne manual.
Here are the first few lines of my /etc/resolv.conf now:

nameserver #BSNL, primary for South, secondary for North
nameserver #BSNL, primary for North, secondary for South
nameserver      #BSNL, primary for East
nameserver      #BSNL, secondary for West
nameserver #BSNL, primary for West, secondary for East
nameserver  #OpenDNS
nameserver  #OpenDNS

The first one is really faster slightly (about 63 ms instead of 79 ms, or so), but I doubt if it matters…

[Update, asked in the comments: use this on Windows.]

Written by S

Mon, 2006-11-13 at 16:41:46

Posted in compknow

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  1. how to setup in winxp environment


    Sat, 2007-07-07 at 09:50:22

  2. use open dns

    I already have it in my list there, at the end. It’s slower. –S


    Wed, 2008-03-26 at 08:27:28

  3. use open dns, its really faster than default BSNL, I am using it for a long period


    Fri, 2008-08-15 at 07:29:34

  4. It’s possible that such is the case lately, but when I last checked, openDNS really *was* perceptibly slower than BSNL’s servers.


    Fri, 2008-08-15 at 15:36:27

  5. I try all DNS but here is not gain speed

    but i try to this one something happened

    it is the best for me! try it just

    Pawan Rajauriyaa

    Tue, 2010-07-06 at 22:45:40

    • Those are in China; it’s surprising they should be faster. :-) But it may be true… (I’m not using BSNL right now.)


      Thu, 2010-07-08 at 19:00:40

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