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Pi-Hole DNS Fails to Start - Solution

Hi Folks,

My system was having issues after the update script finished and piihole-FTL (DNS) would not start. After much research I was pointed to trying the latest init script. That fixed it for me.

It's here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pi-hole/pi-hole/master/advanced/Templates/pihole-FTL.service

Replace the current one in /etc/init.d/

Run

sudosystemctldaemon-reload

sudosystemctldisablepihole-FTL.service

sudosystemctlenablepihole-FTL.service

sudosytemctlstartpihole-FTL.service

That should get it working again.

You may need to override /etc/resolv.conf initially to reach anywhere external. Restore it after you fix the service.

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