Month: February 2018

FTLDNS: Pi-hole’s Own DNS/DHCP server

What Is FTLDNS™? In a sentence, FTLDNS™ is dnsmasq blended with Pi-hole’s special sauce.  We bring the two pieces of software closer together while maintaining maximum compatibility with any updates Simon adds to dnsmasq. The Problems We have used dnsmasq as our DNS/DHCP server since Pi-hole began.  However, as the project has grown and evolved, we reached…
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2018-02-22 16

Pi-hole v3.3 Released: It’s “Extra” Special

Update 2018-02-20 18:05 Hi All, After a few days of pulling out our hair and troubleshooting this whitelisting issue that some of you have reported, we’re finally getting to the bottom of it. The good news is, whitelisting is not completely broken. You can still whitelist domains from the cli with no issues by calling…
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2018-02-14 31

Why Some Pages Load Slow When Using Pi-hole And How To Fix It (for versions < v4.0)

Pi-hole can make your network run faster, however, there are certain situations where Webpages will take a very long time to load (10-60 seconds or more).  There are several reasons behind this–most of which can be remedied.  This post explain the technical reasons why you may experience slow load times and provides solutions for them.


2018-02-02 12