- Save your new DNS settings.
Note: We recommend that you flush your DNS resolver cache to ensure that the new settings are applied immediately. See the product documentation for your router for more information.
You are ready to go – your gateway/router is now using Canadian Shield.
Extra instructions for Rogers Hitron Modem/Routers
We have heard from some users that certain versions of the Rogers modem do not allow you to input any manual IPv6 DNS settings.
The modem has a default setting under Gateway function –> Router Mode –> Dual (IPv4 and IPv6). If you are in Dual mode you can change the DNS settings of the modem to manual and input the two IPv4 DNS entries but if you are not given the option to specify IPv6 then you will still be unprotected because IPv6 is preferred over IPv4.
The way around this is to change your Router Mode to IPv4 only and then you become protected using Canadian Shield’s IPv4 resolver. Note that when you do change the Router Mode it does disconnect your internet for around 2 to 3 minutes.