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  1. D

    VLAN Config Query using pfSense and Unifi

    Hey all, LAN ip addressing is getting close to capacity, so thought best practice to create new networks for Trusted, Guest & IoT. I have set the rules in pfsense that trusted VLAN (phones, laptops, watches, TVs, etc) has access back and forth to default LAN (reserved for static servers, VMs...
  2. W

    After Merlin 386.4 update, Unifi site-to-site openvpn client fails to connect to RT-AX88U openvpn server

    Hi, I have a RT-AX88U. After updating to Merlin 386.4, its openvpn server no longer connects to an Unifi site-to-site openvpn client. Re-creating the openvpn server on AX88U does not help either. (Downgrading to the previous 386.3_2 solves the problem, however.) The error messages is ...
  3. giopas

    Time to rebuild the home network?

    Hi all, I live in a house composed by groundfloor, first floor, mezzanine and basement (overall ~150sq/m) and I currently have the following set up: Router on the ground floor: RT-AC87U (running Asus Merlin fw) Wifi AP on the first floor: RT-AC68U (wired, in bridge mode, to extend wireless)...
  4. F

    Asus Merlin in AP mode vs UniFi access point

    How do Asus routers (w/Merlin) in Access Point mode compare with true access points such as UniFi nanoHD? Is either of them much better than the other is some ways or is it a toss-up? Thanks.
  5. T

    UniFi's first WiFi 6 Access Point is coming soon

    Please forgive me if this has already been posted. I've done search and didn't see one so assume it hasn’t been discussed or shared here yet. UAP-6L has been filed on FCC couple weeks ago. In summary, I gathered UAP-6L will be: UniFi’s first WiFi 6 compatible Access Point No WiFi 6E No WiFi...
  6. T

    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...
  7. M

    UniFi Network Install Complete - Are there optimizations?

    I've finally completed most of my Unifi Network. I have a two floor house + basement. So far I have a NanoHD on the 2nd floor and a AC Mesh outdoor in my back yard. I have the Controller Software on my Server. So far so good. I will be adding a 3rd sometime this week. All are hard-wired...
  8. L

    went to Orbi, considering ASUS again - have questions

    I'd really appreciate some help figuring out the right setup. I had 2 AC68Ps (1 Router + 1 AP) which almost covered my house inside but not well enough and roaming was horrible on mobile devices no matter what setting I used. Tried AImesh about a year ago, and it was horrible so went back to...
  9. C

    Network design help with 2sites, VPN and VLAN - Unifi

    Hi all I'm going to make my 2 site network design a big more secure/segregated and need some advice. See below for the basic idea. But I am no network expert at all, so maybe (most likely) will simply not work. What I want: the 3 'profesional' networks (2 sites and VPN) need to be...
  10. C

    Unifi AP questions

    Hi, I set it up using the PC as I was not able to connect using the Unifi Network App. As I tried using the App later on it say it was already paired to a controller. The PC I used for the initial setup is not On 24/7 i barely use the PC I don’t have any intention to have a dedicated PC to...
  11. M

    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...
  13. techfranz

    Need Managed Switches with Built-in Reporting, Bandwidth Usage Monitoring & Cable Diagnostics.

    I am looking for a Managed Switch that has built-in reporting. My requirements are as follows: Current Bandwidth Usage both LAN & WAN per Port Number. We want to see internal backups and other Lan usage in addition to WAN usage. Built-in Reporting. Cable Diagnostics Broken Cable, Throughput...
  14. M

    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...
  15. J

    Edge Router with UniFi AP not giving internet access to Windows Computers

    I am not 100% sure if I am posting in the right place because I am EXTREMELY new to this website. I have a little problem. Just recently I installed an EdgeRouter POE device into my network. The router has a POE UniFi AP plugged into it and powered. I have 5G WIFI and 2G. What I noticed is that...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    Ubiquiti Adds Three Managed Switches To Its UniFi Platform

    The three new managed switches are part of Ubiquiti’s UniFi SDN platform. All can be managed from the same UI, giving more control to IT as networks grow and need management to the edge. The new UniFi switches include: US-16-XG - sixteen 10G ports (4 x RJ45 and 12 x SFP+) US-8-60W - eight...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    Ubiquiti Introduces Mesh-Based Wireless AC Access Points - UniFi Mesh

    Ubitquiti Networks added two new access points to its family of enterprise grade Wi-Fi networking devices. The new APs are the UniFi AC Mesh and UniFi AC Mesh Pro. Both APs are designed for easy integration into indoor and outdoor installations, and are 802af PoE compatible devices that can be...
  18. J

    Best Practice Advice. VLans on Router, Switch Or?

    Hi, First post nice to meet you all. Been reading reviews here for some time, but haven't had a chance to use the forums. Hopefully I can contribute in the future to others that may be at the same knowledge level I am now. I am hoping for some best practice advice concerning my home network...
  19. ChicagoOutfit

    Help Setting Up Home Wireless Network (Floor Plans Included)

    Good evening! I am new to setting up "enterprise-like" wireless for the home; and know that if any folks have suggestions on a proper set-up, they will be members here at SmallNetBuilder. A family friend is moving into a single family home in Milwaukee that consists of four floors (three above...
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    Life after RT-N66U -> isp router + Unifi or another Asus device

    Hi I have 100 Mbit cable, and my old RT-N66U is doing just great - very stable, long range, and 300 Mbit connection speed on 5 Ghz. Since my ISP is upgrading to 500 Mbit and later 1 Gbits, I want better wireless performance - need it or not :D I consider to use the router from my ISP in...