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Jan 7, 2021
After Ubiquiti's breach last week, my login to their cloud UNMS stopped working. I reached out to them, but after 4 days of not hearing back I decided to play around with it a bit more. I was still unable to reset my password. However, I found that you can download UNMS and install it locally (Ubuntu). I happen to have an Ubuntu VM running, so I figured I'd take a look.

Well, considering how poor their support is, UNMS installed easily on my Ubuntu instance. I deleted the old cloud UNMS config from my ERX and pointed it to my local UNMS. It came up just fine and MFA even worked. UNMS will also "manage" other devices on your network (I don't think I have anything else that is SNMP-manageable on my network, so I can't speak to how good it is for non-Ubiquiti devices, but it does ping to give up/down status for non-SNMP-manageable devices).

I just figured I'd let people know. If you want to get better/historical stats on your Ubiquiti devices, it's out there for free.