Accessing the PiHole Admin interface when using Pi-hole VPN marketplace app?

As the title states, im curious how to be able and manage adlists and such when using the PiHole VPN marketplace app/config

Does one have to manually install and setup a http server for this? If im not completely mistaken it seems lighttpd is already installed.

I tried accessing http://<my reserved droplet ip>/admin/index.php in my browser (both while being connected to the vpn, and not connected) but it does not seem to work

Thanks in advance

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Bobby Iliev
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August 6, 2023
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Indeed, you are correct lighttpd is already installed and configured.

I’ve just tested this and it seems to be working as expected:

  • I created a Pi Hole VPN Droplet
  • Connected via the WireGuard App
  • Visited http://my_ip/admin via my browser and I was able to login
  • To get a new password you would just run sudo pihole -a -p

Note that you would need to visit this via HTTP as lighttpd is only listening on port 80 so if you visit it via HTTPS it will not load.

Hope that this helps!



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