DNS Server

I have configured my NIC have a Preferred DNS server of, so that my router does the name lookup. The router has two DNS servers configured, as supplied by my ISP.

I also have an alternative DNS server of, in case my ISP DNS servers are temporarily down (happens occasionally).

I notice that most applications that connect now ask if I want to allow connection to dns port. Does this indicate that something is wrong with my DNS configuration (as I would expect outbound lookups via, not