Author: Adam Warner

Pi-hole FTL v5.11, Web v5.8 and Core v5.6 released

As always, please read through the changelog before updating with pihole -up. (A new tag for docker image will arrive shortly.) Pi-hole FTL changes: Prevent race collisions when parsing FTL config file #1222 Fix incorrect response times for complex CNAMEs #1213 Improve CI tests #1212 Ensure compatibility with alpine 3.13+ #1210 Support dynamic linking as fallback #1204 (thanks @pemensik) Add PIHOLE_PTR=HOSTNAMEFQDN option #1202 Tweak rate-limiting #1199…
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2021-10-23 0

[Hotfix] Pi-hole Web v5.5.1 released

Just a quick note to say we have pushed out a small bugfix release for the web component to address a couple of security issues reported to us. As ever, read the release notes before updating. GHSA-g3w6-q4fg-p8x8 – “Stored XSS Vulnerability in the Pi-hole Webinterface” reported by both Dariusz Gońda and @awareseven GHSA-5cm9-6p3m-v259 – “(Authenticated)…
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2021-08-04 0

Pi-hole FTL v5.8.1 Hotfix release

We have just pushed a hotfix release for FTL which should hopefully resolve some database issues that we have been seeing reported. If you have been affected by issues with the database (not everyone has), the general advice is to mv the database ( to a .bak if you’d like, else just rm it, and…
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2021-04-21 3

Pi-hole Core v5.2.3, Web v5.3 and FTL v5.4 released!

A new year, a new release! Before running pihole -up to update, make sure you’ve read over the release notes below to ensure there’s nothing that would stop you from upgrading. Pi-hole docker containers will be updated in due course… (before anyone asks “Where’s the Docker update??”) Update: Docker containers now tagged at :v5.4 Core:…
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2021-01-15 17

Pi-hole Core/Web v5.2.2 and FTL v5.3.4 released!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…. No shiny new features for you this time, but fixes for bugs identified since the last version, and a few tweaks here and there. Full details below. As ever, before running pihole -up to update, make sure you’ve read over the release notes to ensure there’s nothing…
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2020-12-24 7

Pi-hole Core/Web v5.2.1 and FTL v5.3.2 released!

They say Pi-hole releases are like London buses.. you don’t see one for ages, and then they all come at once! Mostly just bugfixes in this release, no new features. Core: Don’t delete entries including and greater than PIHOLE_DNS_10 on update/repair #3874 (@PromoFaux) Fix “Never forward non-FQDNs” checkbox #3887 (@DL6ER) Fix processing of CONDITIONAL_FORWARDING_REVERSE #3882…
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2020-12-02 2

Pi-hole Core/Web v5.2 and FTL v5.3 released!

As always, please read through the changelog before updating with pihole -up. If you have any issues with the web interface after updating. Highlights Upgrade RegEx engine #815 Adding approximate matching (catch URL typos), back-references, more character classes for bracket expressions, type-specific filtering (e.g. regex only for type AAAA queries), and more. See this Discourse…
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2020-11-28 9

Pi-hole FTL v5.2 Released

  Today’s release is mainly to get some much needed changes to FTL out into the wild, including an update of the internal dnsmasq version, however we have a few bug fixes for the core and web components, too. For core, some improvements have been made to the unsupported OS detection – which should hopefully…
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2020-08-09 0

Pi-hole 5.1 released

As always, we recommend that you read through the release notes and ensure that this update is something you wish to install. Highlights Dark-mode You asked for it, we added it. Dark mode has been an often-requested feature. With Pi-hole v5.1, we finally have an inbuilt dark-mode which can be enabled on the settings page.…
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2020-07-15 0

Pi-hole v5.0 is here!

After a successful beta testing and development period (many thanks to the beta testers!), we are pleased to announce the release of 5.0 for general availability! Important notice There are many fundamental changes between Pi-hole 4.x and 5.0 – as such, this is strictly a one way operation. Once you move from 4.x to 5.0,…
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2020-05-10 41