Questions tagged [pi-hole]

Pi-Hole, a software known as a "DNS-Sinkhole" that protects your devices from unwanted content like Online Advertising.

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Has the Raspberry Pi Zero enough power to act both as a Pihole and a print server?

My family has a vacation home were there is an old printer that does not have Wifi. The house also lacks an ad blocker so i thought: why not fixing both with a Raspberry Pi? I still have an unused ...
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How Do I Change Pi-Hole's URL from 192.168.x.x:8080 to pi.hole?

I am running PiHole and HomeBridge on the same server and am looking to have 192.168.x.x:8080 forward to the PiHole by setting up a DNS record for pi.hole. How is this done?
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How to Resolve Port 53 Conflict Between, systemd.resolved and pihole-dnscrypt docker

Problem: port 53 conflict between systemd.resolved and pihole in the pihole-dnscrypt docker Setup: pi 4, ubuntu 20.04.2 (clean install) Guides for install: (1) https://github.com/losuler/pihole-...
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Can Chrome use DNS-over-HTTPS with Pi-Hole?

[UPDATED] I have more information that makes me think I've misconfigured Pi-hole or that Pi-hole and cloudflared don't work together exactly the way that Chrome needs them to. As explained in my ...
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Can't ping or SSH into my pi after update

I'm running a headless Pi-Hole. Went ahead with update/upgrade using SSH from my windows machine, which stalled for about an hour. Couldn't connect via SSH anymore. Thinking it had finished, I ...
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Setting up a bridged eth0 and eth1 on a Raspberry PI without dnsmasq [duplicate]

The setup Hardware: Raspberry Pi 4 2 ethernet ports (one via USB ethernet) one switch Software: Raspbian 10 (buster) Pi-hole active as DNS server without DHCP (until now the router takes care of ...
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Let pi-hole fetch its IP from DHCP

I want to configure my pi-hole to use my routers DHCP instead of setting a static IP. And before you say "you need a static IP", I know, but the DHCP server running on my UDM Pro already has ...
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connecting Nextcloud, Pihole on Raspbian os 64 with domain and ssl

noob here. recently I was working on the Raspberry Pi 4 project which includes installing the following: Nextcloud (not Nextcloudpi) Pi-Hole MariaDB Docker Pontainer I wanted the just Nextcloud to ...
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PiHole not blocking advertisements

I installed and updated Raspbian OS and PiHole on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. But the adblocking feature is not working. I am attempting to make RPi as DNS for my modem over ethernet. I have assigned fixed ...
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Installing Pi-Hole on Raspberry Pi OS via Windows: port 22: Connection refused

I've installed Raspberry OS on a MicroSD via the Windows installer downloaded here. I then used this tutorial. However, when I try curl -sSL https://install.pi-hole.net | bash via the Windows command ...
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Pi Zero v1.3 running Raspberry Pi OS Lite only has a Link-local ipv6 address

I am trying to get an IPv6 IP that allows me to access my Pi Zero from other devices, specifically for Pi-Hole DNS. I would like to use this IP in the settings of my router to replace the default IPv6 ...
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No name resolution on host running pi-hole

I have setup pi-hole on my raspian buster and it works as intended for clients (IPv4 and IPv6). The host on which pi-hole is running, however, cannot resolve any addresses. My Pi has a static IPv4 ...
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Pi hole: How to set the DNS server back to the router?

There are plenty tutorials how to set up the pi-hole as a DNS server. But I cant find any how to do the reverse. I set up a pi hole as a DNS server and configured in my router to sent all traffic ...
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PiHole Not Resolving Local DNS Entries for clients with static IPs

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running Pi Hole 5.2.2 and Cisco Linksys E2000 router running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) std-usb-ftp I want to be able to have PiHole resolve a DNS entry such as MyDevice to an ...
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How can the Pi Zero (connected over WiFi) be set as the DNS resolver for your WiFi router (instead of say 8.8.8.8)?

I'm an experienced SO'r but am a Pi n00b so please forgive my ignorance if you will. I badly want a low-effort Pi-hole. A Pi Zero seems the optimal setup for it except that I can't see how what seems ...
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Runing pihole when pi acts as wifi repeater

I got my raspberry pi setup as described here It runs as a wifi repeater which creates a new wifi on client side. I want all devices connected on the client side to use a pihole which also runs on the ...
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Migrating From 3B+ to 4B. Easy Solution than reinstalling everything

I am using a lent 3B+ and now I will buy my own 4B. I have PMS, Pi-Hole, and Samba Server. I don't want to reinstall and re-configure everything again, is there an easy alternative?
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How to setup pi-hole on rpi running wireless ap?

I have rpi setup as wireless ap using the below link as instructions. Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way My exact setup is the one marked as 'recommended' in above link. I ...
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Can you setup both Pi-Hole and PfSense on one Raspberry Pi?

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and I would like to setup PfSense and Pi-Hole on the same device. Is that possible? Any guidelines would be appreciated.
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Access ports with specific address

I've set up Pi-hole to manage my network, and it is installed on a Raspberry pi 4 that already handles some stuff, for instance, an R-shiny server on port 3838 and a homeassistant installation on port ...
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PiVPN with Wireguard drops wifi connection

I have recently set up a Raspberry4 and installed pihole and pipvpn using wireguard on it. pihole serves as DNS for my VPN as well, DHCP is still configured on my local router and the raspberry is ...
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How to troubleshoot DHCP Pi-hole connectivity issues?

I have a Pi 4 (4GB) with Raspberry Pi OS. I have installed Pi-hole. The Raspberry PI IP: 192.168.0.5 The Router IP: 192.168.0.1 I set the DHCP range in Pi-hole to 192.168.0.2 to 192.168.0.254 (which ...
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Turn off external LEDs on Raspberry Pi 3

I see there are quite a few posts about this already but none seem to work for me. I am running a pihole server on my RPi 3 and I would like to turn off the external power and LAN LEDs (green and ...
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sudo "broken" - getting PAM error messages

I have a Raspberry Pi on my local network running Pi-hole. It's been all good for months, but suddenly I'm experiencing problems. When I'm logged into the RPI with ssh and try to do anything sudo ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W not connecting to WiFi

Context: I'm trying to set up pihole as per these two tutorials. I'm using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I created an SSH file which I added to the sd card. I also created a wpa_supplicant.conf file as per ...
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Adding shared USB key to a Raspberry Pi that is running Pi-Hole

I have an original Raspberry Pi running Pi-Hole that is working successfully. I was wondering whether I could connect a USB key to the R-Pi to act as shared network storage on my LAN. To get Pi-Hole ...
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DNS Leak when using OpenVPN in Raspberry Pi OS

I could never force OpenVPN to use the remote DNS provided by the vpn server in the latest Raspberry Pi OS (ubuntu has no problem in network manager by default). I've tried so many ways to fix the DNS ...
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How do I add block list on pi hole?

The docs are out of date and haven't been updated since 2019. There is this related question but I'm asking a new one because it doesn't answer my specific question. I'd like to add a list of websites ...
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How do I set up OpenDNS on my pi hole?

I think I should remove the open dns name servers from my router and go into my pi hole admin panel and then go to settings. I have it set up with ipv4 and there is a listing in the settings called ...
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Why doesn't my router appear on my pi hole network?

I went to my list of networks on pi hole, running on my raspberry pi, and it says "device does not use pi hole." I have my pi hole plugged into my router and it apparently works because I ...
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Why can I SSH in to my Pi, but can't access the network from it?

I recently re-arranged my home office, which required unplugging my router and Raspberry Pi 3 (among other things). Despite changing nothing besides the ethernet cable, I am now encountering the ...
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Is it possible to run a NGINX server alongside with Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi 1 B?

I already have Pi-hole 5.0 and PiVPN installed. I plan to install an NGINX server to serve one PHP script for personal use. Here's the example script: //voicefax2text.php on myserver.com <?php $...
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Error when installing PiHole on Raspberry Pi Zero

Machine: Raspberry Pi Zero OS: Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) Lite Hello, today i wanted to install PiHole on my Raspberry Pi. But when I try to install it via the script as a root user, it fails after I ...
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How can I re-recognize my Raspberry (4 Modell B) display (Bruphny 4.0) like it was recognized per default with a fresh Raspbian Buster install?

1. Summarizing the problem No display (https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B07XPM2ZS3) after LVM tutorial anymore. 2. Providing details and any research After using this Tutorial (Easy backups and ...
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How many parallel server applications are too much?

I am curious what general recommendations are. I would like to set up the following application, ideally on one device (RPi4, 4GB): InfluxDB and Grafana PiHole PiVPN and SSH nginx (simple) ...
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How to correctly handle port forwarding so pivpn wireguard works. Next steps are pi-hole

I am a noobie. Seem to have issues with anything I install on my raspberry pi 4b. First off I have my router using openDNS (is this a problem or make the set up different?). I set a static IP for my ...
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Can I connect my raspberry pi zero via the gpio pins and an ethernet cable?

Is it possible to cut open a Ethernet cable and hook it up via the gpio pins in order to gain internet access? If so how? Or is it necessary to get an adapter such as the ENC28J60? I am trying to ...
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Pi Hole suddenly stopped working

I've been running pi hole on the raspberry pi 3 B+ continuously for a few weeks now. Everything worked great but all of a sudden it stops working. My devices don't connect to the internet as if they'...
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How can i create my own block-list for Pi-Hole?

I didn't select any host list at the installation, now how can i create my own block-list for Pi-Hole? Do i need to create a .sh file or a .txt? Obs: I am using Raspbian to run Pi-Hole.
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Pihole only resolves clients names on IPv4

I have setup Pihole on my Pi and evrything works except the client resolvement. Ipv4 adresses get resolved in the certain names i have set in my Router but IPv6 adresses dont get set. I have set ULA ...
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RaspAp and Pihole

Just had the same problem,like here RASPAP and Pi-Hole . So I tried deactivating DNSMASQ and give the PI-HOLE the IP 10.3.141.1, same like the Raspap, but wich IP has the Gateaway?(I gave him the same:...
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Would it be possible to setup ExpressVPN on the same PI as the Pi-hole?

I've managed to setup a PI-hole and my router is using the pi-hole as the DHCP server, and all my devices still have internet access. I would also like to install ExpressVPN on the Pi, so that all my ...
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PiHole in docker no webserver

I'm trying to get PiHole to run in a docker on my raspberry pi 4. For some reason I'm unable to solve an issue with lighttpd. docker-compose.yaml: pihole: container_name: pihole image: ...
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How to be sure pi-hole is working and how to make it block youtube ads?

I have installed pi-hole on my raspberry to stop ads. For the moment, I added the IP of the raspaberry to the DNS list in my Mac. The list of the DNSs in my Mac is the following: 8.8.8.8 8.8.8.4 ...
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Pi-hole: How long is the pihole.log file saved?

Pi-hole saves some information about queries in the file pihole.log(var/log/pihole.log). Pi-hole saves the current log only for a while and after a few minutes it gets overwritten. When will the ...
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Pihole: Redirect domain to ip (Hostrecord doesn't work)

Pihole is like an own DNS Server. So it must be possible to edit and add domains. I want to connect the domain my.domain with the ip my.own.ip.adress. That means I enter my.domain to my browser and ...
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Run Pi-Hole, Nextcloud and Apache on the same Raspberry Pi

Sorry in case this is a noob question but I am new. I was wondering how I can install and use those three and in future maybe even more programs, while all pointing to the same IP. I managed to change ...
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Pi-Hole: How to change DNS via command

I use Pi-Hole on my Raspberry Pi 2. It's very easy to change the Pi-Hole DNS using the Web Interface Settings. But how can I change my Pi-Hole DNS via command in my raspberry pi console? (Raspbian) ...
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RASPAP and Pi-Hole

I have RPI 3B+ with lastest version of raspbian and I have installed RASPAP (default settings) and it works very well. I have internet :) IP: 10.3.141.100/24 GW: 10.3.141.1 Today I installed Pi-Hole, ...
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Old IP keeps coming back

I got a new router, and my raspberry pi keeps adding the old IP to my system everyday. I have tried assigning a static ip, flushing the interface, making sure that the old ip is in none of the files, ...