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#265761 10-Feb-2020 08:08
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Hi guys,


I'm keen to hear from people who have failover setups in their home - failing over to the 4G network when fibre goes down.
What's your setup? What devices are you using? Which 4G provider? 




I'm interested in configuring a failover to 4G setup with a Ubiquiti Edgerouter or USG, for alarm and camera monitoring if there is a fibre outage.











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  #2415350 10-Feb-2020 08:20
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Automatic failover to 4G on Vodafone using a 4G stick plugged into my Mikrotik.



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  #2415460 10-Feb-2020 10:02
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Ubiquiti has this product, but not sure if it can work here though. 


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  #2415490 10-Feb-2020 10:37
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One of these connected to an interface on my little Mikrotik RB750 router with a 2degrees SIM (luckily running on a corporate APN that allocates a public IP).


The Mikrotik 4G unit can bridge the LTE interface with the Ethernet one, so the public IP gets presented directly to the RB750 just like a normal WAN interface.

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  #2415495 10-Feb-2020 10:44
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Not that it's an offically supported usecase, but it's possible with the B618 with the right firmware too :)

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  #2415497 10-Feb-2020 10:50
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Automatic fail-over to 4g using a mikrotik 3011 and a WAP4G acting a second WAN connection. I use Vodafone because they give me 4 free Data SIMs


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