So a few weeks ago I discovered that my Ubiquiti ERX was not, contrary to how I thought I had it setup, functioning as a local DNS server on my network. I started a forum post about this issue and, while I was waiting, decided to give Pi-hole a spin as it claimed to:

  1. Install with a single command

  2. Block lots of ads and other potentially unwanted/nasty content

Turns out it is super easy to spin up but I did find one sort of major "gotcha" in that the default install totally broke Spotify on my iPhone. More on that in today’s video (audio-only version is further down…keep scrolling):

Written by: Brian Johnson

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