Just realised - the gateway IP is set to my router IP which is where the local interface comes into play. However - this still means that it is somehow not using the router for DNS queries and still going out to Google DNS....
The router doesn't allow me to define the interface when adding the static routes so I cant choose it to use a local interface as per the setup document.... which is where my DNS problem probably comes from.... So I think I need to add the rule as suggested by irBosOtter.
Below is a screenshot...
Found this on another thread - add to firewall rules on the router:
2 new rules:
I need some help from the greater minds on here.
I have been using SmartDNSProxy (SDP) for around a year now with a few intermittent issues which I managed to resolve with support help.
I am using a Calix router as provided from ISP and loaded South African DNS servers as per SDP list and...