Configuring the Unifi controller
The only requirement of the controller is that UniFi Poller can log in to it and extract data. For this purpose go ahead and create a new user. Make a note of the username and password you have chosen.
Adding a user depends on the type of controller you have.
If your controller is on a UDM, UXG, or UDM-Pro or UCK running UnifiOS then it is recommended that a Limited Admin user is created with Read-Only rights to the UniFi Network app. Other access levels may not work correctly.
For example,the screenshot below show the username chosen as
This is the default, will be used throughout these docs.
Non UnifiOS Controller
If you are using another controller type (eg. Cloudkey or Virtual) then create a menual read-only user.
The Unifi controller currently requires the email be formated correctly. If you don't have your own domain try using @example.com so you don't inadvertantly give access to a random user.