The Pi-hole team just done a wonderful job by releasing the new version of their ad blocking software.
Say Hello to 5.0.0 with a long list of features like:
- Per-client blocking
- Deep CNAME inspection
- And more
The best part ? They made it supper easy, you’ll just have to run:
sudo pihole -up
If you have followed my guide to install pihole on your machine, you have a slightly different setup than the normal one.
You need to update a couple of files for PHP-FPM.
In case it’s not already done, you want the user
www-data to be added to the list of group
sudo usermod -a -G pihole www-data sudo systemctl restart pihole-FTL
Then you want to update the php-fpm config to be sure it’s using the right group.
sudo sed -i 's/group = www-data/group = pihole/g' /etc/php/7.*/fpm/pool.d/www.conf sudo systemctl restart php7.4-fpm php7.2-fpm # You might see an error telling you one of the service isn't found # It's normal, you have only one of those 2 services and it's expected.
Here you go, you have successfully updated your installation of Pi-hole to v5.0.0. Enjoy the group feature and other goodies.