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 […]

Custom DDNS on Ubiquiti USG

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Been using Ubiquiti in the lab for more than a year now. Really like this simplicity of operations, but at the same time I have full access to the linux alike OS underneath. This gives you the possibility to run scripts and other tasks. Which brings me to what this blog post is all about. I have an ISP which charges extra for having a static IP address and me being lazy and cheap (Also it would be more than the monthly cap I have from work), I have not “upgraded” to a static IP. So I thought why not […]

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 […]