If you are needing a more generalized and containerized method to run the UniFi Network Controller and you don’t want it running on your main system, you can use a trusted app like Docker to achieve this task!
I made a new repo that has some Dockerfile supported scripts which will pull in the latest Debian container and customize a new image from scratch to run MongoDB + Java8. This is useful if you don’t particularly trust the pre-made, public Docker containers that are already out there!
git clone && cd dockerfi/ — The build and run commands are listed in the main script file (once the container has been started, just browse to
https;//127.0.0.1:8443 and restore from backup). The UI version is statically set to the previous stable release of 6.0.45!
Note: If you need to help layer 3 out:
Edit: I made a small YouTube video running the script: