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Xfinity modem DNS changes on xfi gateway

Jimsmonte80
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Xfinity modem DNS changes on xfi gateway

Does the new xfi gateway allow you to edit the DNS settngs?

andyross
Silver Problem Solver

Re: Xfinity modem DNS changes on xfi gateway

No Comcast gateway allows you to change DNS. Worse, it will intercept any DNS and redirect it to their own. So changing DNS on your computer or device will not make a difference.

Jimsmonte80
Frequent Visitor

Re: Xfinity modem DNS changes on xfi gateway

I am trying to set up a "pi hole" on my home network. In order for this to work, I need to give the modem/router a DNS entry to use the "pi hole".