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    Enabling link aggregation with Ubiquiti Edgeswitch

    I have an XT9 acting as my mesh router with two XT6 nodes hardwired. It all feeds through a Ubiquiti Edgeswitch lite 24 port switch. I'm trying to enable link aggregation with my XT9 and its not working. On the switch interface I just click the two ports, click aggregate and confirm a LAG. It...
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    Mikrotik HAP AC2 + AP or Asus ZenWiFi XT8

    I've had a Mikrotik HAP AC2 doing routing and wireless access for a while. The poor wifi range led me to look for a mesh solution and I ended up with a pair of Asus ZenWiFi XT8s. While installing them, I found that even without any nodes I was getting much better wifi performance from the Asus...
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    Trying to understand modern Mesh routers and decide if I should buy one

    Hey all, I live in a home that is one floor approximately 2,000 sqft in size (high ceiling) with an approximately 2,000 sqft screened-in pool outside, perpendicular to and on the corner of the house. At the moment, I use an Arris TG1682 modem+router combo to deliver internet, however, it only...
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    Seeking advice for network overhaul (more info in post)

    I am new to the forum and have limited experience with networking. I have gigabit speeds from Verizon FiOS. I currently use their router and am in need of serious improvement. I need to build a network. We have many devices on our network with various uses, including home offices, watching...
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    Router purchase advice - replacement for R7000

    Hi everyone, Giving first context. Just had fiber installed at my house and the velocities are awesome. I tested the velocities with my main PC connected directly to the fiber switch from the ISP inteno xg684, and got 675Mbps, 1.64ms latency and 2.98ms jitter using the cloudflare speed testing...
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    WiFi 6 was not worth it for me ~ Journey of WiFi 6 AiMesh back to WiFi 5 UniFi ~

    Who is this for? I've written this to share my personal experience to those who believe WiFi 6 is the best one can get right now. Yet, your experience is not quite as impressive as you expected. Perhaps, debating WiFi 5 vs. WiFi 6 because of different reviews. This is one technophilic person's...
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    What router/mesh for a big house in 2020

    Hello people, I recently got an Asus RT-AC88U on sale. The problem, however, is it's unstable. The stock firmware was unstable, leading that the wireless connection would just disconnect for no reason at all. I live in a big house, however, It's a bit old(but renovated). I game quite a lot...
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    router for home network update

    It is finally time to updgrade my old Draytek 2130 wired router. It served admirably for nearly 10 years, and can maintain 700Mbit hardware NAT throughput to WAN on my 1Gb Comcast internet, but it is showing it's age with slow VPN encryption and old VPN security standards. And I guess my new...
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    EdgeRouter Pro setup question

    Hello SNB - tomorrow, I’m replacing my RT-AC3200 with a Ubiquiti EdgeRouter 6P and UAP-AC-PRO access point, and need advice on setup/config. Here’s what I’ve been working with: -Single story house, 3,000 sq ft, lathe and plaster construction -ISP: AT&T Fiber symmetrical gigabit -ONT feeds an...
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    Ubiquiti UniFi UAP-AC In-Wall (IW) AP’s

    Hello, I live in a 3-story 3,000 sq ft house. I’ve been using Netgear R7000 (freshTomato firmware) located more or less centrally. Coverage has been great — I had internet throughout the house (other than the garage and outside). But I was only getting like 50Mbps link speed on my MacBook Pro in...
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    Planning network in new home (2.000 Square feet) with tenants in basement

    Hello! Sorry if this is the wrong thread placement, this seemed like the best fit. I am currently building a three story house. The basement will be rented out. Size per floor is 60 Square meters (or 650 Square feet). The house will have a single line in from the ISP, and the connection will...
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    Thoughts on the hEX S? Thinking of testing it against my ER-X

    After posting my "thanks for all the help!" reply in the buying advice thread (and it still stands - thanks!) I was doing some digging around and learning and found that my ER-X wasn't making use of ipv6. I ended up staying up way too late into the morning configuring the router by following...
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    Multiple wired clients to WiFi with UniFi kit

    I am in the process of replacing two Asus 87U with UniFi kit and need some help on what to get. I have so far replaced the one attached to the modem with an Untangle box, switch and a UAP-AC-PRO which is running smoothly. I also currently have another 87U upstaris in media bridge mode which I...
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    Accessing multiple VLANS through a router

    Hi all, fairly new to networking, at least at the routing level. My network is actually in a theater, but still pretty small: three switches, two at FOH and one in the orchestra pit. There are two VLANs that I currently need frequent access to, VLANs 20 and 30, and I thought if I trunked those...
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    A Solid Week with the ER-4

    I was looking for new border gateway equipment to handle an ISP change that could handle 1 Gb service and picked up the Ubiquiti Networks EdgeMAX EdgeRouter 4 last week from B&H for 200 with free next day shipping. UBNT was out of stock and Amazon sellers were price gouging. I also picked up...
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    Wireless Bridge

    I would like to provide internet and LAN access from a house to a mobile home that's less than 50 feet away. The mobile is in line-of-sight. Devices in the mobile home should be on the same subnet as the LAN to be able to access file shares and media. Devices include: 4k TV, 2x mobile phones...
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    Help needed setting up an Ubiquiti NanoBeam AC Gen2

    Greetings. On the advice of a (sick/unavailable for now) friend, I have an Ubiquiti NanoBeam AC Gen2 (NBE-5AC-Gen2) antenna, and I want to use it to connect to an AP maybe 100 feet away, and carry that AP so that it appears as a WAN to my Asus RT-AC68U wireless router, just like a standard...
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    2x2 AC Access Point Roundup

    Our roundup of 2x2 802.11ac access points shows top performance doesn't have to cost a lot. Read on SmallNetBuilder
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    AP/Router for my standalone router in a small house?

    Quick personal history: I've been burned too many times with wireless products where wireless inexplicably stops working. Between that and being a bit old school, I have a lot of my devices wired with ethernet. Once we started owning smart phones, I broke down and bought a Netgear WNDR3700 for...
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    Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite Revisited

    We revisit Ubiquiti's EdgeRouter Lite four years later and find a lot has changed but has also stayed the same. Read on SmallNetBuilder