Month: December 2021

Pi-hole FTL v5.12, Web v5.9 and Core v5.7 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: What’s Changed Extend pihole -vv by @DL6ER in #1229 Print FTL version when calling the built in sqlite function only in interactive mode by @yubiuser in #1226 Compute reply time also for queries which failed upstream by @DL6ER in #1234…
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Understanding DNSSEC validation using Pi-hole’s Query Log

The Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is an Internet standard that adds security mechanisms to the Domain Name System (DNS). It ensures both the authenticity and integrity of the DNS data. From FTL v5.9 on, Pi-hole shows and analyzes the internally generated DNSSEC queries needed to build the chain-to-trust. This feature is enabled by…
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