Here is a short tutorial how to get the UniFi Controller running on FreeBSD 10.3. Have fun

Install the required packages

  • openjdk8
  • mongodb
  • snappy
portmaster java/openjdk8 databases/mongodb archivers/snappy-java  

Download and unpack

mkdir /opt  
cd /opt  

Ajustments cause it's FreeBSD

cd UniFi  
ln -s /usr/local/bin/mongod bin/mongod  
mv lib/snappy-java-1.0.5.jar lib/snappy-java-1.0.5.jar_org  
ln -s /usr/local/share/java/classes/snappy-java.jar lib/snappy-java-1.0.5.jar  


java -jar lib/ace.jar start &  

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