Conditional DNS Forwarding on USG

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I have a simple network and lab setup and I really do not want to make it too complicated. DNS is controlled by a Ubiquiti USG; The same a the default gateway. Classic set up so far. When running a homelab I need to have some form of DNS server I can control and add DNS records to. The USG does to day not support that role, hopefully in the future it will, but for now I need another solution. As I would like my lab to mimic a enterprise setup I need Active Directory for authentication. So it makes […]

Using Ubiquiti AC Pro as a wireless bridge

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It has been quite some time since my last blog post, lots of reasons for that. One being the family and I took six weeks off to go travelling around Thailand. My first visit to Thailand and I must said it was wonderful. I only wished I had more time each place we stayed. There was so much to see and do. Also it was a lot of fun for the kids, which are now three and five years old. We got to snorkel, not as much as I have hoped though. We bought full face masks, and what a […]

Using Ubiquiti Networks in the home and lab

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I first deployed Ubiquiti networks (Ubnt) equipment around twelve month ago. The Cisco SMB access point I had bought, never really lived up to my expectations, and I had now gotten so fed up with it that a new solution was needed. Looking around people was talking and recommending Ubiquiti’s access points. At the time the Ubiquiti UniFi AP AC Pro has not been released yet. So I waited some time for it to come in stores and bought two at the same time. This was only the beginning after that success, two other Ubiquiti product has entered my home and […]