These are the mad writings of an lone engineer and not official documentation.

Here be dragons.

What is this?

This book documents what I've observed and learned about UniFi and how the SDN works. This book is based on and is a continuation of previous works of others. There is no set reading order for this book.

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Who is this for?

This book is for anyone who is interested in how UniFi's SDN devices work. You should be familiar with networking and some knowledge of data encryption and compression.


This book is open source! Find a typo? Was something overlooked? Send a pull request!


This book is released under the Apache License 2.0