Repeated errors

I don’t know if this is the right place for this, but I did a debug and it said to upload it here with the token.

What errors do you see that are of concern?

Sorry, I deleted them. I thought the log would show? I get about 6 a week. I’ll try reporting again as soon as I see them.

Thank you.

Are you referring to these warnings?

*** [ DIAGNOSING ]: Pi-hole diagnosis messages
   count   last timestamp       type                  message                                                       blob1                 blob2                 blob3                 blob4                 blob5               
   ------  -------------------  --------------------  ------------------------------------------------------------  --------------------  --------------------  --------------------  --------------------  --------------------
   1       2022-07-14 11:57:30  DNSMASQ_WARN          ignoring query from non-local network (logged                                                                                                               
                                                      only once)                                                                                                                                                                
   1       2022-07-17 17:03:04  DNSMASQ_WARN          no address range available for DHCP request via lo                                                                                                                        
   1       2022-07-17 17:03:04  DNSMASQ_WARN          not using configured address because it is in u                                                                                                              
                                                      se by the server or relay                                                                                                                                                 
   3       2022-07-15 12:31:47  DNSMASQ_WARN          reducing DNS packet size for nameserver to 1232                                                                                                                 
   1       2022-07-17 00:20:27  LOAD                  excessive load                                                4.44                  4                                                                                     
   1       2022-07-16 23:12:06  RATE_LIMIT                                                    1000                  60

Yes, especially the reducing DNS packet size and the excessive load.

I don’t know how a “non-local network” could get to my raspberry pi.

And I am assuming that the overload is due to some website trying to slam me with requests?

Take a look at our dnsmasq warnings page. It will explain these messages, with the exception of the load and rate limits.

Look in your query log for a query from that first IP. It's a comcast IP, likely from your router, which is not normally a concern.

nslookup	name =

Excessive load can be something as simple as you running a gravity update. On a low-powered system, this can max out the CPU. You can disable that check if you don't want to see this warning:

The rate limit shows that the client at IP 53 exceeded the default rate limit of 1000 queries in 60 seconds. This limit is also adjustable, and is discussed here:

Thank you very much! You have been extremely helpful!

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