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h1. How to configure ubiquiti network equipment 

 h2. General steps 

 * Reset the device 
 * ssh into it (username: ubnt, password: ubnt) 
 * Setup a password 

 h2. Upgrading most ubiquiti access points 

 * Dowload the latest firmware from 
 * scp it to the device as /tmp/fwupdate.bin 
 * ssh into the device, run upgrade2 &@ (seems to need to be backgrounded) 

 h2. Enabling ssh access without a password 

 * Add your public RSA (ed25519 don't work) to /etc/dropbear/authorized_keys 

 h2. Configuring Wifi 

 * Download the "unifi network" app 
 * Go to account->standalone devices : wait for the aps to show up 

 h2. Installing OpenWRT on AP Lite/LR/Pro 

 Stock ubiquiti does not work in IPv6 only environments. So replacing the stock firmware with OpenWRT makes them usable. 

 * Update ("downgrade") to firmware version 3.7.58 
 * Get the latest openwrt image 
 ** Check 
 * Use mtd to replace it and to zero the backup copy