Amahi Unifi Controller

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Amahi Unifi Controller

Postby wilholt » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:38 pm

Has anyone run a Unifi controller on Amahi? Just thinking that such an app might be nice. Might even look into making one myself if anyone is actually interested.

There is a .deb installer that works for debian/ubuntu but no such thing for fedora. ... -p/1828449

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Re: Amahi Unifi Controller

Postby armorer1984 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:50 am

I know this is an old post, but this seems to top the list of Google results without any solution posted. Figured I would help if anyone found this and was looking for a solution.

Ths is the install instructions for Fedora 23-25. Anything before or after is unknown.

First off, login as root, then add the ubnt user and grab some other needed items

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useradd -r ubnt

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yum -y install mongodb-server java-1.8.0-openjdk unzip wget
Download the UniFi Controller and extract it. An item of note, I installed it in my /opt directory.

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cd ~ && wget

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unzip -q -d /opt

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chown -R ubnt:ubnt /opt/UniFi
Create our startup script:

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nano /etc/systemd/system/unifi.service

# Systemd unit file for UniFi Controller

Description=UniFi AP Web Controller

ExecStart=/usr/bin/java -Xmx1024M -jar /opt/UniFi/lib/ace.jar start
ExecStop=/usr/bin/java -jar /opt/UniFi/lib/ace.jar stop


Enable the service to start at boot

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systemctl enable unifi.service

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Reload systemctl

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systemctl daemon-reload

You should now be up and running. Point your web browser to https://hda:8443 (DON'T FORGET THE HTTPS)

I did have to tweak the ports the controller works on for my installation but on others the default seems to work fine. Hope this helps!!

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Re: Amahi Unifi Controller

Postby bigfoot65 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:39 pm


Could you add this the the wiki?

We prefer to keep tutorials there, not in the forums.
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