Before telling about google DNS let me explain to you about what is DNS or Domain Name System. It is basically used in mapping the the domain name or website URL’s to IP addresses. It is kind of a routing table with many entries in it. It is so useful because it very tough to remember 22.214.171.124 but very easy to remember the yahoo.com.
Google public DNS is a good alternative for DNS mapping. It can be very easily configured
Here are some set of instructions
- You have to configure your network settings to use the IP addresses 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 as your DNS servers, if you know how to change DNS settings.
- Alternatively you could also refer to detailed configurations instructions about configuring DNS depending upon your platform Windows, MAC or linux distro. Continue reading