Category: Ubiquiti

Ramblings of an IT Guy in Education

Ubiquiti Second Generation Rack… quick overview of some features (YouTube)

Yesterday I released my latest YouTube video. A quick overview of a Ubiquiti Gen 2 Rack, filled with LCD and RGP goodness! Check out the video where I review some of their features like LCD, Layer 3 and USP-RPS.


September 4, 2020 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Protect Network Video Recorder… UNVR4 Review (Youtube)

Good Afternoon, Since some people get notifications when I post here I would keep posting even if it was just a link to my YouTube video. Here is the Ubiquiti UniFi Protect Network Video Recorder that yesterday was officially launched. I was lucky enough to have had one I could review so that’s what I…
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June 10, 2020 1

Boomgate failed! NanoStation I call you!

As an ICT Professional, you are constantly making decisions based on what is best for the business and the users and the technology. Just because something is best practice does not mean that is the best way for you. A couple of years ago I had a cable start to play up and a link…
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May 22, 2020 0

Ubiquiti G3 vs G4

Back in January, I had a HikVision bullet camera fail on me. It’s a shame, you buy these devices and after years of use outdoor in the elements they up and fail. For many years we had been using HikVision cameras with the Milestone application, while the cameras were cheap Milestone is not a cheap…
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May 22, 2020 2

USW Flex Mini… tiny beast!

Ubiquiti recently released their USW Flex Mini, the little sister to the USW Flex. This one doesn’t have pass-through POE nor is it outdoor rated… although it is still amazing. The first thing you need to grasp is the size of the mini… it is Mini in name but when you finally open the box…
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April 20, 2020 10

UniFi Poller – Amazing!

I am a sucker for a pretty graph, and it is something I have spent countless hours working on. And for the most part my go-to stack is Zabbix and Grafana, though I have recently been working with InfluxDB to achieve a bunch of different stuff. And recently I came along UniFi Poller https://github.com/unifi-poller/unifi-poller. I…
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April 16, 2020 17

40HD Independent wireless streams in one building… a world first?

I remember when I graduated from my high school in 2003 I thought it was pretty cutting edge that each of their computer rooms had a projector. Jump forward another year I was a young IT Trainee in my first school, it was an independent Catholic school. They had 6 projectors and not just in…
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September 6, 2018 6

UBNT Infrastructure Part 8 – DFS Nightmare!

I hope you’ve never seen this type of email from your Unifi Controller before. Figure 1 – AP Radar Detected


June 14, 2018 6

UBNT Infrastructure Part 7 – Core Cabling… a few changes

And we get to another issue that I had. It happened at 11 am around the second week of term, some of my core switches started dropping packets. While I had had other issues, it had been around 3 weeks since those issues and around 5 weeks since the core had been set up. And…
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May 31, 2018 7

UBNT Infrastructure Part 6 – Routing table filling up

About two weeks after the core had been installed, I had gotten around and managed to install most of the other 45 switches, I then came across another issue. The biggest issue I could find is that I was getting bad network performance, and I was seeing that every now and then an EdgeSwitch would…
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May 20, 2018 4