Pi-Hole has been an absolute blessing for me. The amount of insights it gives you on how much extra traffic is going over the wire is insane.

One thing that can be confusing is understanding who is connected to the network.

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In this list, which device in my house is

Typically, your router will dish out an IP address and keep it static based off the MAC address. The behavior can’t be guaranteed but I would expect most routers to not cycle it until they ran out of IP addresses. You can configure your router to enforce this too.

For example, I have my router configured so my pi-hole has

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