This article lists the most common issues encountered by users when using the free UNMS Cloud accompanied by the recommended processes to solve them.
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Users sometimes encounter issues with the free UNMS Cloud service. Ranging from a forgotten password to more serious outages, we gathered the most common issues and prepared suggestions on how to solve those situations.
It is important to distinguish between the password of the UNMS Cloud instance (<your hostname>/unmsapp.com) and the UNMS Cloud Access Portal (cloud.unms.com). The Access portal is where the Cloud instance is managed. Gain entry with the Ubiquiti SSO credentials (used to access Ubiquiti community forums as well). For both cases, there is the
Forgot password? link, which will ask for an email address and send a new password there.
The Controller is Missing
If there is no controller when the UNMS Cloud Access Portal is opened and there is no record of any UNMS instance, do not worry. We keep data backups for at least a month. Please write an email to email@example.com, provide the hostname of the instance and the Ubiquiti community username and we will recover the instance to the state before it shut down.
The Controller is Restarting for a Long Time
There may be several causes for this, but there is no reason to worry. Cloud data is backed up on UNMS servers for at least a month. Please write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, provide the hostname of the instance and the Ubiquiti community username and we will make sure the UNMS instance runs again.
The Controller is Missing Devices
There is a minimal number of active devices that need to be connected to each free UNMS Cloud instance in order to keep it active. When the limit is not fulfilled, that instance is suspended. If you are seeing this warning, it should be enough to add active devices to make it go away. There is a system of automatic email warnings in place which will notify users before their UNMS instance is suspended. If the instance has been suspended and users which to activate it again, the UNMS team will save the data for a few months so users can retrieve them by sending an email to email@example.com.
After logging in, there is a "UNMS is starting" message with a picture of a rocket
This means the UNMS instance is having some issues to start. If you see this for a prolonged period of time please contact our support at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the hostname of the instance. We will analyze and fix the situation.
Any other issue
If there is an issue we did not list here, feel free to contact us via email@example.com. Please include as many details as possible. Screenshots (ideally of the whole screen) are often useful to give us a clear idea of the situation at hand.