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What to do When the UniFi Security Gateway Refuses to Upgrade 0

What to do When the UniFi Security Gateway Refuses to Upgrade

I love Ubiquiti, even their security gateway. But there is a big even in there. While most UniFi equipment is a breeze to setup, the UniFi Security Gateway (USG, USG-PRO-4) can be a nightmare. One...

Ubiquiti UniFi Cloud Key Firmware Release Notes: 0.6.10, 0.7.3, 0.7.4 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Cloud Key Firmware Release Notes: 0.6.10, 0.7.3, 0.7.4

0.7.3 to 0.7.4 See the official release notes. Bundled UniFi Controller 5.5.24. 0.6.10 to 0.7.3 See the official release notes. Bundled UnFi Controller 5.5.20. UCK System Updated bundled Oracle JDK to 8u144. Made a...

Ubiquiti UniFi Software Release Notes: 5.5.19, 5.5.20, 5.5.24 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Software Release Notes: 5.5.19, 5.5.20, 5.5.24

5.5.19 See the official release notes. Added AP tagging Added support for FreeRADIUS on USG. Configured under Settings–>Services–>RADIUS. Enabled LAN2 support for USG3. Added L2TP over IPsec option for remote user VPN config. Added...

Ubiquiti UniFi Software Release Notes: 5.6.19 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Software Release Notes: 5.6.19

This is the first stable release of the 5.6 branch. You can view the official release notes. Controller Changes Since 5.6.18 airTime and airView now open in new windows. Replaced antenna gain field with...

Ubiquiti Firmware Release Notes: 3.8.6.6650, 3.8.12.6776, 3.8.14.6780, 3.9.1.7462, 3.9.3.7537 0

Ubiquiti Firmware Release Notes: 3.8.6.6650, 3.8.12.6776, 3.8.14.6780, 3.9.1.7462, 3.9.3.7537

From 3.8.3 to 3.8.6.6650 Check out the official release notes. UAPG3 Fixed MAC ACL and blocking support. AC-IW/Pro/EDU/M-Pro Fixed a bug with egress QoS. Improved address resolution logic (ARL) caching support. Added STP state...

Ubiquiti Firmware Release Notes: 3.8.3.6587 0

Ubiquiti Firmware Release Notes: 3.8.3.6587

Here is my second attempt at creating a useful summary of release notes from Ubiquiti’s official release notes. Some Helpful Notes The abbreviation UAPG1, UAPG2, UAPG3 standard for UniFi Access Point Generation 1, 2,...

Ubiquiti UniFi Software Release Notes: 5.5.19 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Software Release Notes: 5.5.19

Why? Ubiquiti does versioning differently (I’m not saying wrong). While this is 5.5.19, most folks won’t be going from 5.5.18 to 5.5.19 and seeing only minor changes. Rather most of us are moving from...

Hyper-V Backups 0

Hyper-V Backups

A few resources relating to creating backups of Hyper-V virtual machines. Carbonite – A general, online backup service that supports Hyper-V. Cloudbase Solutions’ HV Backup – Free, open source, but hasn’t been updated since...

Project Management Options 0

Project Management Options

Some resources on Project Management software including links to various software options as well as articles on the subject.  Asana Instagantt ProjectLibre – Open Source, cloud hosted option coming soon. dapulse GanttProject – Open Source....

Lighting, Yes, Lighting As An Area That Needs IT 0

Lighting, Yes, Lighting As An Area That Needs IT

Overview In this article I will share what I have learned about lighting – specifically, IP (internet protocol) based lighting. This field has been around for a few years now but is mainly known...