Mapping the Wi-Fi coverage in my house and garden

Mapping the Wi-Fi coverage in my house and garden

I walked around my house, and garden — measuring the Wi-Fi signal. Here are the results 👇

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Replacing Unifi switches with MikroTik

Replacing Unifi switches with MikroTik

The last month or so I’ve been replacing my Ubiquity Unifi switches. It’s part of a complete network rebuild — more posts will follow…

Four years ago; when I first got into the Unifi system, I loved the single pane of glass admin interface. But now I feel that the interface is too glossed over, prioritizing looks over function. The new Unifi controller UI is just terrible…

I like networking, it’s one of my hobbies. I want VLANs to be named VLANs, not network isolation.

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My home Ethernet wiring

My home Ethernet wiring
Home network, screen shot from the Unifi controller

When we bought our house last year; it had lots of coax and telephone outlets, with conduit in the wall connecting them. I have no use for these outlets, but the wall boxes and conduits can be repurposed for Ethernet cables 🙂

All Ethernet cables goes to the patch panel in my home office.

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Quieting down the Unifi 16XG switch

Quieting down the Unifi 16XG switch
I got a Unifi 16XG switch, it was too loud. I made it quieter using Noctua low-noise adapters.
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Network infrastructure upgrade, UniFi FTW!

Network infrastructure upgrade, UniFi FTW!
I’ve recently upgraded the network infrastructure in our house. Went all in with Ubiquiti UniFi, it’s pretty sweet.
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