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Sep/19

Low Signal After Ubiquiti Access Point Firmware 4.0.42.10433

Upgrading from 4.0.21.9965 to 4.0.42.10433 (and beyond) on UAP AC Lite the signal was very poor and kept getting failed to obtain IP address error on multiple devices. It turns out the “Auto-Optimize Network” setting was having the opposite effect … Continue reading

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Jul/19

Home Networking Overview

Overview My goal was to have the ability to manage and control devices connected to my network but also make it as seamless as possible for the users. These goals can be broken down into 3 areas: Securing devices Network … Continue reading

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Sep/18

HAProxy Redirect Unknown Subdomains

Overview It’s possible to redirect non configured sub domains to a different error message rather than a default or error 503 which is a server side error. Edit /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg and add the following to the default frontend: default_backend no-match Then … Continue reading

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Jun/18

Securing HAProxy Headers

Overview https://securityheaders.io will give a score of how well placed the HTTP headers are on a site ranging from A+ to F (not sure what the R rating is for). Headers are a powerful meta (invisible to the naked eye) … Continue reading

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Apr/18

Upgrading HAProxy On Ubuntu

Overview Following my earlier post using Vbernat’s PPA to install the latest Haproxy on Ubuntu, there have been several minor versions since the original post. The steps below will show you how to upgrade to any version offered by Vbernat’s … Continue reading

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Jun/17

Adding Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway To Existing Network

Overview Adding a the Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway (USG) to my existing setup was slightly more involved than I had hoped however it was fairly idiot proof. The issue is if the controller is on a different subnet to the … Continue reading

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Oct/16

Install UniFi Controller On Ubuntu 16.04

Overview The Ubiquiti networking gear comes with a Java controller software to provision the hardware. It’s called the Unfi controller. Because it’s a Java application it can run on any Java compatible system so in my case I wanted to … Continue reading

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Oct/14

Install HA Proxy 1.5 On Ubuntu

Overview Apache’s HAProxy is a proxy software but it can also load balance between servers. The significance of version 1.5 is it’s ability to handle SSL connections where as before you needed to off load the connection to a different … Continue reading