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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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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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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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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