Does PiHole (4.2.2) affect my DDWRT router (Netgear R9000) from assigining static ip addresses?
For quite some time now, it’s been hit and miss as to whether some devices in my home network receive a static ip address given out by DNSMasq on my DDWRT router. I have a file that assigns about 80 static ip’s but I’ve had trouble on a few particular devices receiving NO ip address at all. But, if I take PiHole out of the loop, thoses devices get back their assgined static ip addresses again. The devices that always seem to have the most trouble are the ones without their own GUI, like my Netgear Arlo Pro CCTV, ADT alarm and Solar Panel base station - these need to have a static IP as I do not have UPnP enabled on the router and need certain ports opened for them to work correctly. But it’s futile when it’s hit and miss as to whether they even get an ip address, otherwise I get system failures from these devices not being connected to the internet.
My current setup is with PiHole installed on a Asus Tinkerboard with a static IP address (192.168.10.10) and assigned as the DNS server in the Additional DNSMasq Options of DDWRT…
(I was told that the lower ‘server=’ is the first assigned DNS - therefore, PiHole - server=192.168.10.10)
…and my static ip config file is in /jffs/config/static_ip.cfg. Its’ format is…
Also, I have the DHCP server disabled in the Setup > Basic Setup of the DDWRT router, with the following settings…
Use DNSMasq for DHCP ticked
Use DNSMasq for DNS ticked
Recursive DNS Resolving (Unbound) UNTICKED
Forced DNS Redirection ticked
I haven’t changed any of the settings in PiHole other than using CLOUDFLARE DNS in the Settings > DNS tab.
Are there any settings in Pihole that will allow ALL my static IP’s to be distributed without failure, or do I need to go to the DDWRT forum?