Backup daily Unifi DreamMachine (Pro) to local drive or network share

A couple of weeks ago I noticed the internet was down when I woke up. When I checked the Unifi DreamMachine it turns out it was completely crashed. When I tried to restart the DreamMachine it hanged during the boot process.
The only option was completely re-installing the DreamMachine and restore the backup. But after re-installing the firmware all backups stored local were overwritten and not available.
I needed a PowerShell script to copy the latest created backup to a local drive or network share. Check the blog how to enable SSH and AutoBackup on the UDM(-Pro)/DreamMachine and how to copy the latest created backup file to a save location.

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Unifi UDM-PRO Remote User/Access VPN with Duo Security MFA

About a year and a half ago I bought the Unifi UDM-PRO (also known as DreamMachine Pro) and I like the hardware. I’m fully aware the UDM-PRO can have a lot of improvements but with VLANs, Remote User VPN, Site-to-Site VPN, Firewall, DPI and Threat Management the UDM-PRO delivers a lot of functionality out-of-the-box. (more…)

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