Adding UniFi Video Camera to Synology Surveillance Station

The Unifi Camera’s are a really good choice. They are priced really nice and deliver high-quality video recordings. But you need a device to record the videos on, an NVR. Now you could buy the Unifi NVR, but they are pretty expensive if you only want to record a couple of cameras at home or at … Read moreAdding UniFi Video Camera to Synology Surveillance Station

Installing the Unifi Controller on a Synology Nas in 5 minutes

Unifi Controller Synology

If you have Unifi network gear you also need the Unifi Controller. And it is best to keep the controller running 24/7, so where are you going to install it? If you have a Synology Nas then you could use a Docker Image to run the Unifi Controller. In this article, I will guide you … Read moreInstalling the Unifi Controller on a Synology Nas in 5 minutes

Monitoring your Home Network for Free

PRTG Monitoring your Home Network

Our home networks are getting bigger every year. Almost every device these days require an internet connection. But while expanding your home network, how do you monitor everything? And even more, how do you find a problem in your network? Like which device is using all the bandwidth? In this article, I will help you … Read moreMonitoring your Home Network for Free

Best Home Automation Ideas

Once you start with automating your home and you see the benefits of it you quickly want to do more, but what? The possibilities with home automation are pretty much endless so to help you get started I put together a list with some of the best home automation ideas. This list is created based on … Read moreBest Home Automation Ideas

Reset Unifi AP to factory Defaults

Reset Unifi AP with SSH

So you want to factory reset your Unifi AP, but probably the reset button doesn’t seem to work. Luckily there is another option to reset the access point. In this article, I will walk you through the step that is necessary to reset your access point. Using the Reset Button First, the simple way, using the reset … Read moreReset Unifi AP to factory Defaults

Using Z Wave Motion Sensors in and around your house

motion-sensor-use-cases

If you start creating your Smart Home one thing you probably want to add are Smart Motion Sensors. If you already have a controller then adding motion sensors is a really easy way to create a security system. But you can do so much more with them besides triggering an alarm when they detect motion. … Read moreUsing Z Wave Motion Sensors in and around your house

The Best Free Network Monitoring Tools for your Network

Are you going to be ahead of the problems or running behind it? Network monitoring, every IT Department should have it. Without a monitoring tool, you get a reactive IT department. If people can’t save their files anymore you are already too late. And what about disk swapping because you are running low on memory? These … Read moreThe Best Free Network Monitoring Tools for your Network

Best Home Network Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide

home network setup guide

Is your home network slow? Keep your kids calling “Dad! The wifi is down again!”? Let’s do something about that. Because a good and stable home network makes things so much easier. And a good home network setup isn’t expensive and pretty easy to setup. As an IT Admin, I get a lot of questions … Read moreBest Home Network Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide

Unifi Controller Setup Guide [step-by-step]

Setup Unifi Acess Point

Setting up a Ubiquiti Unifi Access Point is really easy and can be done in a couple of minutes with this Unifi Controller Setup guide. In this article, we will install the Unifi Controller and connecting the Unifi Access point to your network. Also, I will give you some tips on choosing the right Access … Read moreUnifi Controller Setup Guide [step-by-step]