Auto Backup for Unifi CloudKey

Post by Maxime Rousseau

unifi, ubiquiti, cloudkey, backup, rsync

Working with Ubiquiti gear is a wild ride; the ecstasy of deploying enterprise-grade gear for the borderline absurd prices that the Edge and Unifi lines enable is all to often ruined by the agony of buggy firmware, features that were promised on GA releases that are still not implemented 2…

Standard TOTP 2nd Factor Authentication (2FA) on AzureAD and Office 365

Post by Maxime Rousseau

microsoft, windows, otp, azureus, active directory, yubico, yubikey, ad

I recently migrated from Google Apps to Office 365 for my personal emails, and seeing that I wanted to more or less replicate exactly what I had with Google, on the elements on my migration checklist was setting up 2FA. Sadly, 2FA is another place where Microsoft tried to reinvent…

Quitter la plantation

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Aujourd'hui, Catherine Fournier a quitté la politique pour les bonnes raisons, et va probablement en payer le prix d'une défaite électorale cuisante aux prochaines élections provincials, en plus de se faire allégrement invectiver jusqu'à la fin de son mandat. Quand on lit les commentaires sur le statut Twitter qui annonce…

Fixing a Bricked Unifi Security Gateway (USG)

Post by Maxime Rousseau

unifi, security, gateway, networking, repair

I thought I was being real smart when I hooked up an eBay-bought 802.11af-compliant 12v POE extractor to my Unifi Security Gateway. The whole idea was to get rid of all the power-warts and AC-DC conversion devices hanging off my UPS to make the makeshift rack in my parent's…

FreeNAS + RancherOS, my NAS Docker Stack

Post by Maxime Rousseau

I've been a FreeNAS user since the 8.x days, having decided to ditch a self-hosted file server based off Fedora with a pretty basic MDADM + ext3fs storage setup. Running on commodity hardware, the prior setup was fine, but little other than an extensible NAS that was somewhat of a…