I have a Pi-hole Docker container running on my NAS, but DNS functionality is too important to have a single point of failure.
If something were to happen to my NAS, my home network would have no DNS resolution, which brings the network to it's knees.
I had been using a Raspberry Pi as my second DNS server, running …
Upgrading Pi-hole is easy:
However, this doesn't work if you're running a Docker container.
docker exec -it pihole pihole -up
Function not supported in Docker images
To get Pi-hole Docker container upgraded, you have to force Docker to pull the latest Pi-hole version and redeploy the container.
docker pull …
Let's Encrypt will issue you free SSL certificates, but you have to verify you control the domain, before they issue the certificates.
The 2 major ways of proving control over the domain:
I went with option #2, as my web …
Configuring a Dynamic Domain Name Service (DDNS) on Ubiquiti's UniFi network manager is easy, if you use on of the configured providers that show up in the drop-down service.
I'd been using No-IP for a number of years, but decided to switch to Cloudflare as it was free, and given Cloudflare's reputation, reliable. …