Deploy a Unifi Cloud Controller for $5 and under 10 minutes Part 1 of 8 in Complete Ubiquiti UniFi + Synology Network Build

Learn how to deploy a cloud hosted UniFi controller on Ubuntu 16.04. You’ll be able to manage all of your locations and UniFi devices from a single location.

Helpful commands

Modify APT configuration file:

nano /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99force-ipv4

Once you have that open, enter this text:

Acquire::ForceIPv4 "true";

Add Ubiquiti Repository:

echo 'deb http://www.ubnt.com/downloads/unifi/debian stable ubiquiti' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/100-ubnt-unifi.list

Add GPG Keys:

sudo wget -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/unifi-repo.gpg https://dl.ubnt.com/unifi/unifi-repo.gpg

Install Unifi:

sudo apt update && sudo apt -y install unifi

Update server:

sudo apt update && sudo apt -y upgrade

See the entire “Complete Ubiquiti UniFi + Synology Network Build” course here: https://srvrsi.de/unifi-and-synology-build-course

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