My Pi-Hole Setup

What in the world is a Pi-Hole you may ask? Pi-Hole is a software package whose primary purpose is to block ads, spyware, phishing, malware, and other undesirable traffic on your network. It runs on pretty much any distro of Linux and for my setup, I’m currently running it on a Raspberry Pi 3, but you can also run it in a VM such as VMWare or Virtualbox as well as on dedicated hardware, or even by using pre-built Docker images. In this blog post I’m going to document how I have designed my setup with the main objective of having all traffic on my home network go through the Pi-Hole to keep all of the common trash of web browsing off all of the devices that my family uses. Continue reading