HowTo: Significantly improve slow throughput on EdgeRouter Lite PPPoE

When you add some rules into the firewall, it can be the case that Hardware Offloading is disabled without your knowledge! Before we re-enabled Hardware Offloading on the PPPoE client it was only able to handle about 140-150Mbps of throughput. After we re-enabled it, the throughput went up to 296Mbps on a 300Mbps BT Openreach FTTP circuit.

Try this from within the CLI to enable Hardware Offloading for the PPPoE Interface :
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News: Ubiquiti Fixes HTTP(S) vulnerability

Ubiquiti released new firmware three weeks ago for their AirMax and AirFiber radios to fix a serious vulnerability that allowed unauthenticated users to gain access.  In theory no one except internal support staff should be able to get access to any interface of your internal radio network. But just in case any one could get access from anywhere in the world you may wish to read this…
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Ubiquiti UBWA Training with LinITX

ubwaWe will be holding another Ubiquiti UBWA (Ubiquiti Broadband Wireless Admin) training course very soon and we still have a few places left, so why not come along to our Air Conditioned Head Office Training Suite in Needham Market (between Ipswich and Stowmarket in Suffolk) on Tuesday 7th July 2015 and over the two days learn a mix of Wireless and RF theory with practical labs to re-enforce the learning plus detailed Ubiquiti supplied documentation designed to help you with deploying Ubiquiti AirMax and AirFibre point to point links:
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HowTo: Updating the LiniTX Controller and Unifi Software

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The LinITX embedded controller has proven popular since its launch with many units sold. All feedback has been taken on board and alterations have been made to the embedded OS and configuration to make the controller as easy to use as possible. All new controllers purchased in 2015 will include Webmin as standard which will provide a web Gui interface to the OS settings. The controller now includes automatic tasks, the most important of which automatically reboots the controller daily at midnight which frees up resources and reduces problems with Java.
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Ubiquiti UVC Pro

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The new Ubiquiti top of the range UVC Pro is here boasting some big features compared to the standard UVC products. Two of these big new features are full HD 1080p Recording at 30 frames per second and 3x optical zoom making this UVC perfect for outdoor use in area that might require long range surveillance. The UVC Pro is fully water tight and capable of standing up to a range of harsh weather conditions along with inbuilt IR mode enhancing the UVC Pro’s night time capability.
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LinITX Up and Coming 2015

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2015 is going to a big year for WiFi and Routing with the launch of Xclaim and 802.11 ac coming into its own and not to mention all the new products from Ubiquiti and MikroTik. Here’s what we are going to see early this year.

Xclaim

Xclaim is an up and coming wireless range of small easy to use and reliable wireless access points using Ruckus technology to ensure quality WiFi performance at low prices for all. Xclaim is due to launch here at LinITX within the next few weeks with all 4 models being stocked. There will be 3 indoor models each with different specifications including dual radio and the new ac technology, 1 outdoor model will also be stocked which includes the latest in wireless ac technology. Click here to see the range.
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HowTo: Using the UniFi Controller


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In this “HowTo” we will go through the steps of managing a Ubiquiti UniFi access point, the same process applies to the UAP, UAP LR, UAP Pro, UAP AC, and the UAP outdoor series of products. We will be using a pair of the new LinITX Embedded Controllers hosting Ubiquiti’s UniFi Controller. Both Version 3 and the new Beta Version 4 Unifi Controller will be included in this “HowTo”. Guest Portal will not be covered.
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New Product: LinITX Embedded Controller

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About the Controller

The LinITX Embedded controller is simply an ALIX board with Linux embedded allowing the installation of various Debian packages. One such Debian package is the Ubiquiti UniFi controller which is available free from UBNT.com.

We get phone calls daily about setting up a UniFi controller. A lot of these phone calls come from installers with customers who do not want the Ubiquiti UniFi controller on their own computer and scenarios where it is not practical to have a dozen software controllers such as a UniFi install into a residential apartment complex.   This created a neat opportunity to test and build an embedded controller to bring the benefits of having an always-on hardware controller to the Ubiquiti range with no need to host it on a server or a personal computer.  Although we have now turned the UniFi Controller into a hardware solution the UniFi Web interface we all know will still be available for easy and quick configuration.
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Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch Range

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The long awaited Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch range is here and it comes in 4 distinct models all containing IEEE 802.3af/at and 24v passive POE. These new switches are designed to be incorporated into large scale deployments of Ubiquiti’s Unifi range of wifi equipment and surveillance camera’s building upon the success of the very popular ToughSwitches. Unlike the ToughSwitches the new EdgeSwitch range are all fully capable layer 2 switches with layer 3 routing support making the new EdgeSwitch range not just a POE power device for Unifi products but an integral part of any network.
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Ubiquiti NanoBeam 16dbi Short Link PtP

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Ubiquiti’s new 16dbi version of the NanoBeam is now in stock. This new creation is half the size and half the weight of its counterpart the NanoBeam 19dbi and contains all the same features and same design that stands the NanoBeams apart from the rest of the Ubiquiti range. Unlike the NanoStations more spread out beam (to help the NanoStations serve as access point) the NanoBeams however are directional devices more suited for Point to Point links and this new one is no exception.
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