Category Archives: EdgeRouter

EdgeRouter: OpenVPN site-to-site VPN

I have two sites hosting my home servers so I wanted a solution to have a permanent link between the sites. On site one I have an EdgeRouter POE and on the other site an EdgeRouter Lite and the obvious solution is to have a site to site VPN on a permanent basis. There is… Read More »


EdgeRouter POE: Power 48V POE switches

I got my EdgeRouter POE from UbiQuiti EdgeRouter, 5-port Router POE and came with the 24VAC power supply. Because the Ubiquity devices are all using the strange low power POE for which 24VAC is enough they ship the EdgeRouter POE with the 24VAC power supply. As a result the device is useless in powering “normal”… Read More »

EdgeRouter : Dual WAN with Hair Pin

Starting with firmware version 1.4 EdgeRouter can be configured in a dual WAN setup using a very simple wizard. Then to configure some port forwarding rules to access the internal web server or VPNs there is a nice GUI setup window. Note that I experienced frequent switches between the main WAN and the backup WAN.… Read More »

EdgeRouter : activate CLI root account

To be able to do several CLI configurations administrator (root) account must be activated. By default EdgeRouter has this account disabled. It seems that even if is activated a firmware upgrade will revert it to the default configuration (disabled). To activate the root account follow the tutorial: EdgeMAX – What is the root account password?… Read More »