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Jun/21

Home Networking Future Plans As Of 2021

Overview The setup is fairly stable so anything beyond what has already been achieved are enhancements to our lives better. Multigig In performance category, Wifi is the predominant way home devices are connected. In order to support the increasing speeds, … Continue reading

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Apr/21

Home Networking Software Services 2021

Overview Following on from infrastructure post which sets out most of the physical side this will cover some of the software that powers the network. In general, a lot of these are not required but doing so will give a … Continue reading

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Feb/21

Home Networking Infrastructure

Overview A follow up to Home Networking Overview posted a while ago. With more than a year past I want to go through the changes made, where I’m at and what future changes. The journey from the original post started … Continue reading

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Nov/20

Ping Logging Tool

Overview I wanted a tool to log and check network latency and found Ping Logger which would run ping over time and save it into a log with a graph. Summary A neat little app to allow automatic logging and … Continue reading

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Jul/20

WiFi Features To Consider

Overview Here a few considerations I think are worth looking into in your next networking setup. I tried to list things that are less commonly known and marketed but makes living the wireless lifestyle easier. Fast Roaming The ability to … Continue reading

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Mar/20

Filtering Websites With Ubiquiti Security Gateway And OpenDNS

Overview The Unifi Security Gateway (USG) can be setup to assign a custom DNS server. The DNS server itself will perform the blocking based on the sites people/devices access. Pre-Requisites In order for everything to work beyond a working Unifi … Continue reading

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Feb/20

VLAN, Separating Devices On Your Network At Home

Overview I have recently swapped out my final unmanaged switch with a Ubiquity Unifi Switch completing a fully managed wired network at home. With the networking limitation removed it was time to start separating the network. The goal of segregating … Continue reading

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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