Category: UBNT Infrastructure

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

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

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

UBNT Infrastructure Part 5 – Replacing the PDC Core

So it had all be worked out. I had chosen the brand I would be using for my wired and wired replacement – check. I had chosen whether I would use EdgeSwitch or UniFi Switch – check. Now came the time to do the actual work. And surprisingly replacing a core switch is not a…
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May 10, 2018 2

UBNT Infrastructure Part 4 – UniFi vs Edgeswitch

After I had decided to use Ubiquiti UniFi for my wireless I then had to start building my network design. This leads me to an issue. UniFi vs EdgeMax Figure 1. EdgeMax ES-48-500W/ES-16-XG and the UniFi US-48-500W/US-16-XG.


April 29, 2018 23

UBNT Infrastructure Part 3 – Culling the tender and how Ubiquiti was chosen

This post will actually be pretty short. Ubiquiti won…


April 29, 2018 0

UBNT Infrastructure Part 2 – Testing wireless broadcasting and load balancing based on bandwidth

From part 1 I had narrowed it down to the vendors that I had chosen would be quoting on my upcoming wired and wireless infrastructure replacement. HP Aruba Cisco Cisco Meraki Aerohive Ubiquiti


April 29, 2018 0

UBNT Infrastructure Part 1 – How Ubiquiti got onto the tender list

Sometimes you write something that you know won’t fit into one post. This is the case for why I recently chose to use Ubiquiti for my entire wired and wireless infrastructure. That is why I have chosen to break it up into a number of different parts, I am not sure how many posts it…
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April 23, 2018 2