Learn how to get a new device added to a UISP server for the first time, whether it is hosted by HostiFi or any other cloud hosted UISP Controller.

UISP supports the provider devices from Ubiquiti. UniFi devices are managed by the separate UniFi Controller. UISP can manage airMAX, LTU, airFiber, EdgeMAX, UFiber, airFiber and UISP devices.

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Finding your UISP Key

Add device using the Web UI

Adding device to UISP

Finding your UISP Key

New GUI

First, go to your UISP Controller and click on the settings wheel

Next, click on 'Devices'

Under this section, click on the drop down for 'Devices Adoption'

This section should now appear

Click 'Copy UISP key to clipboard', then add this key to a device you wish to add using the guides in this article. You'll then see this pop-up in the right hand corner.

Old GUI

First, go to your UISP Controller and click on the devices tab

Next, click on the downward facing arrow to reveal a drop down menu

Finally, click on 'Copy UISP key to clipboard' then add this key to a device you wish to add using the guides in this article.

Add device using the Web UI

airMAX M

To add your airMAX M device to a HostiFi or any other cloud hosted UISP Controller, first log into your device.

Then, click on the 'Services' tab

Next, click the 'Enable' tick box

Then, click the 'Edit' button to reveal a new pop up window

Enter in your UISP key, which can be found by following this guide here. The click 'Save'.

Once your key is entered, click 'Apply'

Once done, you'll notice the UNMS logo at the top of the page will have an amber light next to it. This indicates the device is connecting out to the UISP server.

Once completed, the device will now have a green light next to the UNMS logo, this indicates the device has now connected out to the UISP server.

Follow the 'Adding device to UISP' section for the next steps.

airMAX AC

To add your airMAX AC device to a HostiFi or any other cloud hosted UISP Controller, first log into your device.

Then click the 'UISP' button in the top right corner

In the new popup, turn on the toggle for 'UISP Management', then click 'Change Key'

Next, click enable

Enter in your UISP key, which can be found by following this guide here

Once the key is entered, click 'Ok'

Once done, you'll notice the UNMS logo at the top of the page will have an amber light next to it. This indicates the device is connecting out to the UISP server.

Once completed, the device will now have a green light next to the UNMS logo, this indicates the device has now connected out to the UISP server.

Follow the 'Adding device to UISP' section for the next steps.

EdgeRouter

To add your EdgeRouter device to a HostiFi or any other cloud hosted UISP Controller, first log into your device.

Then click the 'UNMS' button in the top right corner

In the new dropdown, click 'Paste UNMS key'

In the tray that has appeared, locate the 'UNMS Connection' section. Then click enable and enter in your UISP key, which can be found by following this guide here.

Scroll down and be sure to press 'Save'

Once the key has been added and the EdgeRouter has successfully reached the UISP server, the UNMS icon will have a green tick next to it.

Follow the 'Adding device to UISP' section for the next steps.

Adding device to UISP

⚠️ First, follow the steps above that apply to your device.

New GUI

To add our device to UISP, log into your HostiFi or any other cloud hosted UISP Controller.

Under the Devices tab, you should see a new device waiting to be adopted, with an orange light next to it.

Add the new device to an existing site or a new one then the device will have a green light next to it, indicating it is online and connected to UISP.

Old GUI

To add our device to UISP, log into your HostiFi or any other cloud hosted UISP Controller.

Under the Devices tab, you should see a new device waiting to be adopted, with an orange light next to it.

Add the new device to an existing site or a new one then the device will have a green light next to it, indicating it is online and connected to UISP.

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