EdgeRouter - UBNT Device Discovery


Readers will learn how to use the Ubiquiti Device Discovery feature. 

Applicable to the latest EdgeOS firmware on all EdgeRouter models. Please see the Related Articles below for more information. Device used in this article:

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Disabling Device Discovery
  3. Related Articles


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Find Ubiquiti devices on the network by using our UBNT Device Discovery Tool.

This feature consists of two services and both are enabled by default. Follow the steps below to disable the services:

  • ubnt-discover: Controls whether the EdgeRouter is able to discover nearby devices.
  • ubnt-discover-server: Controls whether the EdgeRouter is discoverable by other nearby devices.

Disabling Device Discovery

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CLI: Access the command line interface (CLI). You can do this using the CLI button in the GUI or by using a program such as PuTTY.

To disable the ubnt-discover service globally or on a single interface type in these commands:

set service ubnt-discover disable 
set service ubnt-discover interface <interface-name> disable commit ; save

To disable the ubnt-discover-server service use these commands:

set service ubnt-discover-server disable
commit ; save 

Find other nearby devices and verify the status of the service with the following commands:

show ubnt discover [detail]
show ubnt discover-server

Related Articles

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