Recent content by Grentz

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    Set it and forget it--- Multi wan load balancing/failover wired router

    For dead simple failover, I have had great luck with Ubiquiti Dream Machine Pro and SE. Not a ton of customization, but it is very reliable and quick to manage the failover seamlessly. Have been running at a few sites and my home for over 2yrs.
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    Wifi channels and which to use for optimization

    Use the primary 3 channels (1, 6, 11) and set the two farthest from each other to the same channel.
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    Best Way To Swap Comcast Modem To Your Own

    When I moved to my new house and had to get Comcast, I too hated the idea of using their modem. I have always been an own my own equipment and just give me straight internet kind of guy. That said, I have been using the Xfi deal in bridge mode with their extra wifi disabled and it has been...
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    Looking for new WAP suggestions

    Ruckus or a Ubiquiti NanoHD would do well. I have Ubiquiti Gear deployed that is running 100+ clients per radio no problem.
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    Access GUI of powerconnect 6248p

    a lot of those older dell web guis dont work in modern browsers well either as fyi.
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    Ubiquiti Dream Machine Pro

    It should be automatic. The UDMP uses a simple ping target to know what is online.
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    How does SSID password changes work without RJ45?

    You login, input the new SSID and Password, hit apply, will be disconnected and then reconnect to the new SSID like a new wifi network… Has literally been this way since they very first home wireless aps
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    Unifi UAP-AC Will Not Adopt

    Those square units were not great anyways…
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    Is it normal for LTE data plan to connect to reserved IP for DNS resolution?

    Very normal. Cell Phones do not get their own Public IP in most cases, they are usually clients on the Cell Phone providers network and employee different levels of NAT, routing, etc.
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    TP-Link and Ubiquiti gear (specific questions)

    They do allow multiple WAN ports. I use a USG with dual WAN in failover mode, works seamlessly.
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    Xfinity - using your own modem/router or theirs

    So again, I will repeat, normal gigabit links in a PERFECT scenario (like lab perfect) max out at ~940mbps. To go above that you need to use the 2.5gb link port that the XB7 does have (its the one with the orange line) and equipment that can run at that link or higher all the way to your device...
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    Xfinity - using your own modem/router or theirs

    I believe that is the XB7 So to be clear, you are bumping up to real world rate limits on wifi and 1GB hardwire. Hardwire 1gb in a perfect world is 940mbps. I always find this funny, because those speeds you are getting are...
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    Xfinity - using your own modem/router or theirs

    I usually like to use my own equipment, but with xFi have the White Advanced Gateway (XB7). It has been flawless in bridge mode with my Unifi Security Gateway (Router).
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    Using Comcast 1Gbit service, quick question please

    You do realize there will be no noticeable difference right? 940 is ridiculous as it stands and you will mostly be bottlenecked by other providers when doing downloads, etc.
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    WiFi video doorbell recommendations?

    I have been liking the Ubiquiti G4 doorbell, but note it is part of their Protect system (ie you need to setup a device with their NVR controller software). For wireless chimes, I use the HoneyWell wireless chimes and their wired to wireless bridge.