Ubiquiti Unifi Virtual Appliance 2.0

My Ubiquiti Unifi Virtual Appliance template

The Ubiquiti Unifi Virtual Appliance that I posted a while back in this post was starting to get more traffic. However, there were some complications with its deployment because I make the VM a VMware hardware version 10 or 11 which makes it hard to run it on older and non-VMware hypervisors. To fix this I have recreated a new VM, applied the latest Ubuntu 16.04 updates and installed Unifi controller version 5.5.

I have also posted them on AWS for faster download speeds as well. So now instead of a single OVA there are now four possible files, mainly because with the release of vSphere 6.5 and the web interface they started to use SHA256 hash values instead of SHA1. So if you have vSphere 6.5 or newer, download the SHA256 version. If you have anything else download the SHA1 version.

I have created OVF and OVA versions, you can use either version, but don’t need both.

All versions are the same image which is Ubuntu 16.04, with Unifi 5.5.

default username is unifi

default password is unifi

It is also setup to get DHCP on its NIC.

SHA1 version

For all VMware version of vSphere 6.5, and other hypervisors

OVA – can download or paste link into deploy URL field in vSphere client

OVF – zip file with OVF, VMDK, and MF files

SHA256 version

For vSphere 6.5

OVA – can download or paste link into deploy URL field in vSphere client

OVF – zip file with OVF, VMDK, and MF files

 

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