Ubiquiti Networks

The UniFi Network Specialist (UNS) is a one-day introduction course to the UniFi Controller with emphasis on server administration as well as device, site & network management. Hands-on labs reinforce knowledge of Controller best practices, remote device adoption techniques, as well as use cases for the built-in Guest Portal & Hotspot Manager.

Learning is reinforced with course materials and practical lab activities using the latest UniFi Controller and 802.11ac, 2nd-Gen UAP hardware.

Those students who complete the course and pass the exam at the end will be fully certified as a UniFi Network Specialist and receive their official certificate and t-shirt from Ubiquiti Networks.

UniFi Network Specialist

Course Requirements

Students are required to bring a laptop with a wired ethernet port (or USB ethernet adapter) and Java installed/updated. Students should also bring their laptop power adapter, a powerboard and 3 x ethernet patch leads (short length – 1m or less is fine). Some knowledge in basic networking principles including IP sub-netting is assumed.

Please note: Students must bring their own kit. The trainer is unable to provide power boards, ethernet adapters, cables or laptops on the day.

Course Overview

1. UniFi Enterprise System

  • Introduction to UniFi
  • UniFi Product Range

2. Server Administration

  • Controller Types, Requirements & Hybrid Cloud
  • Server Folders and Logs
  • UniFi AP Standalone Config

3. Device Management

  • UniFi Protocol and Device Statuses
  • Remote Adoption Techniques
  • Batch AP Configuration

4. Site & Network Design

  • UniFi Controller Overview: Devices, Clients and Stats
  • UniFi Sites, Admins and Events/Alerts
  • WLAN Config, Groups, User Groups and Security
  • VLANs, 802.1Q and Tagging
  • RADIUS-Based VLAN Assignments

5. Guest Portal & Hotspot

  • UniFi Guest Portal
  • UniFi Guest Network Policies
  • Hotspot Manager, Operators & Voucher Management