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by sid5632
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wrong IP Leased for a bridged interfaces
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Wrong IP Leased for a bridged interfaces

You didn't say which IP address pool you gave to the DHCP server.
Therein lies your answer.
by sid5632
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: crs125-24g strange problem...
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: crs125-24g strange problem...

Unless you provide the config., we will never know, will we?

It's pointless asking questions like this without providing any details. When will people learn?
by sid5632
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: High CPU Load with broadcast traffic
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: High CPU Load with broadcast traffic

How is anyone supposed to know unless you provide the configurations of both switches?
by sid5632
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: crs125-24g strange problem...
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: crs125-24g strange problem...

Your configuration is wrong.
by sid5632
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN not working with new 6.41 [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1482

Re: VLAN not working with new 6.41 [SOLVED]

Is this advice still valid? I mean, to remove the vlan tagging done by the switch CPU on a CRS125 and add vlan tagging using the Bridge?! I ask this because the MT wiki says specifically otherwise ?! Follow MikroTik's advice and do NOT do Vlan filtering on the Bridge unless you have a CRS-3xx. Do i...
by sid5632
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: firewall [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 425

Re: firewall [SOLVED]

Use dst-port instead of src-port and change forward to input.
by sid5632
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: /ip neighbor discovery-settings
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: /ip neighbor discovery-settings

It's a long-standing bug. It's still there in the latest beta 6.44beta61. Report it to Mikrotik support - point them to this thread. They might deign to fix it one of these years. It doesn't affect "export verbose" though: [admin@MikroTik] /ip neighbor discovery-settings> print discover-interface-li...
by sid5632
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude server on CRS109-8G-1S-2HnD-IN
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Re: The Dude server on CRS109-8G-1S-2HnD-IN

MMIPS is not MIBSPE is it?
It won't work.
by sid5632
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to shut down Router before Power Off?
Replies: 15
Views: 591

Re: How to shut down Router before Power Off?

yes, it is. the shutdown command on RouterBOARD devices doesn't turn off the device.
It stops it working though, which is almost the same thing.
by sid5632
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!
Replies: 169
Views: 25985

Re: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!

Dude is full of annoying bugs like this. Try changing notification settings from Winbox instead of Dude client.
by sid5632
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.7 [stable] is released!
Replies: 53
Views: 9148

Re: v6.43.7 [stable] is released!

Firmware is RouterBoot not RouterOS. It's not "weird". It's you that doesn't understand.
Just upgrade it.
by sid5632
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik reserving some of my bandwith and I don't want that
Replies: 18
Views: 894

Re: Mikrotik reserving some of my bandwith and I don't want that

I know that the mikrotik is reserving bandwith... No, you really don't. You said you were a big networking noob, yet you claim to know this? These devices are not suitable for people who don't know what they are doing. It's a switch, not a router. But you will of course know the difference, won't y...
by sid5632
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Auto upgrade script
Replies: 12
Views: 15781

Re: Auto upgrade script

Some of the Dude stuff on that page is well out of date...
by sid5632
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Choosing router+switch pair for home net
Replies: 7
Views: 491

Re: Choosing router+switch pair for home net

It might be capable of wirespeed routing
It most certainly isn't.
by sid5632
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RAW Table [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 655

Re: RAW Table [SOLVED]

Elaborate what?
It's fairly obvious that setting notrack on everything that is NOT 10.0.0.0/8 following by setting notrack on everything that is NOT 172.16.0.0/16 effectively sets notrack on EVERYTHING.

(And then obviously the NAT doesn't work as it requires connection-tracking.)
by sid5632
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RAW Table [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 655

Re: RAW Table [SOLVED]

It seems that the ! (not) operator is not working somehow in RAW table.

Am I correct ?
No you aren't.
You just don't seem to understand how boolean logic works.
by sid5632
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can't get 1Gbps on CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD
Replies: 7
Views: 412

Re: Can't get 1Gbps on CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD

The OP hasn't bothered even to logon to the foum since between posts #3 and #4.
Tells you a lot doesn't it?
by sid5632
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrading old-ish 4.11 RB750
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: Upgrading old-ish 4.11 RB750

I tried upgrading one and ended up with it boot-looping somewhere around about version 5.08 or so.
I had to Netinstall it and it's now running the latest 6.43.x versions happily.
by sid5632
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mounting routers to boards - magnets?
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Re: Mounting routers to boards - magnets?

Why would you assume magnets interfere with electronics? Especially if static.
Even if they were moving it would make no practical difference.
Time to go back to physics lessons.
by sid5632
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: vlan on crs125-24g-1s-2hnd-in and crs125-25g-1s-rm
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: vlan on crs125-24g-1s-2hnd-in and crs125-25g-1s-rm

Do i need vlan-filtering for this router model? No. You don't use vlan-filtering on anything with a switch chip apart from a CRS3xx series. If you do, it disables Hardware Offload and kills the performance, as everything goes through the CPU (which isn't very powerful). And you don't use more than ...
by sid5632
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP lite - connection problems
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: hAP lite - connection problems

Get rid of the TP-Link and use another Mikrotik.
The IP address on ether2 should be on bridge1.
Get rid of the dhcp-client on ether1.
by sid5632
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Vlans, trunks (tagged traffic)
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: Vlans, trunks (tagged traffic)

You can't put VLANs on slave interfaces. Put them on the bridge.
by sid5632
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Router Blocking Connections
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Router Blocking Connections

Router was hacked, so I did a Reset Configuration and reprogrammed it. Not very well it seems. Your firewall rules are a mess and insecure (and some of the comments don't match the actions). You have a DHCP client AND a static address on ether1. You have a static address on ether2 which should be o...
by sid5632
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Keep pooling but no propage error ?
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Keep pooling but no propage error ?

Right click on the device on the map and click the "Ack" menu option. Next time it transitions from "up" to "down", it will turn blue instead of red.
by sid5632
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can't get 1Gbps on CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD
Replies: 7
Views: 412

Re: Can't get 1Gbps on CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD

No-one's forcing anything. This is just what you WOULD get, IF you were to turn off auto-negotiation, which you haven't.
If it bothers you that much, then set the ports to the default speed (it seems to vary based on model and software version).
by sid5632
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude client ACCESS VIOLATION on fresh install with Windows 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1406

Re: The Dude client ACCESS VIOLATION on fresh install with Windows 10

I get these crashes all the time. I sent a detailed report to Support. They replied that they'd keep it on file for when development re-started. That was about a year ago. Since then, nothing's happened, nothing's been fixed, and nothing is going to happen any time soon apparently. There appears to ...
by sid5632
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Management VLAN and DHCP distribution
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: Management VLAN and DHCP distribution

set ether1 vlan-mode=secure vlan-header=add-if-missing I would change this to: set ether1 vlan-mode=secure vlan-header=leave-as-is 3. the interface "brige1" should receive its ip from the cisco router. Can i accomplish this? Yes, just create a DHCP client on the MGMT interface and remove the static...
by sid5632
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: User access to RouterBoard
Replies: 11
Views: 844

Re: User access to RouterBoard

It's just a file in the skins folder, so you copy/move/delete it like any other file.
by sid5632
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR neighbour discovery problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3623

Re: CHR neighbour discovery problem

I suggest you all write to Mikrotik support, seeing as they clearly don't believe me - based on the fact that they have done NOTHING about this bug in the last 9 months.
Posting here is essentially pointless.
by sid5632
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: "Strange" traffic from router
Replies: 5
Views: 850

Re: "Strange" traffic from router

It's fairly obvious that things you didn't enter have been entered by someone else, is it not? 6.34.2 is ancient and insecure, which is why it happened. Did you search the forum or look in Announcements? Upgrade to a modern version, clear out all the junk, and set up a proper firewall (or preferably...
by sid5632
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Duplicate and old SNMP data in the database. Broken database?
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: Duplicate and old SNMP data in the database. Broken database?

What's the point? Export and import does an implicit stop/start but takes longer.
by sid5632
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Duplicate and old SNMP data in the database. Broken database?
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: Duplicate and old SNMP data in the database. Broken database?

It does this. It's just one of numerous bugs in this thing.
Depending on how long it's been running, I see 2, 3, 4, 5 or more duplicates.
Stop and restart the Dude server and it all gets cleaned up.
by sid5632
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude 6.42.9 Cannot add files
Replies: 2
Views: 798

Re: The Dude 6.42.9 Cannot add files

You upload files using Winbox/FTP etc. not via the Dude client.
by sid5632
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 6.43.2 current from 6.43.1 current on hAPLite
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Upgrade to 6.43.2 current from 6.43.1 current on hAPLite

This is what happened on mine: oct/05 00:31:36 system,info installed routeros-smips-6.43.2 oct/05 00:31:36 system,error not enough space for upgrade oct/05 00:31:37 system,info router rebooted and it's still on 6.42.9, not surprisingly. I don't know what the answer is, short of Mikrotik making the p...
by sid5632
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR license on router with no internet
Replies: 11
Views: 1332

Re: CHR license on router with no internet

There is no point purchasing a licence as you will never be able to activate it without internet access.
You might as well use the free one.
by sid5632
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connect your MikroTik to regular WiFi, simply
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: Connect your MikroTik to regular WiFi, simply

You shouldn't have dhcp-client on wlan1 when wlan1 is a bridge port. This is a bit of a leftover from official guide. However, since wlan1 is in bridge, would it matter? It works either way... Yes it does matter and no it doesn't work. It complains about not creating on slave ports if you try it in...
by sid5632
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 30555

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

At time of writing, these would seem to fit: Legacy: 5.26 Long-term/bugfix: 6.40.9 Stable: 6.42.7 Current: 6.43.2 Testing: 6.44beta9 Development: Who knows Winbox still seems to have the old 4 categories though (bugfix, current, testing, development) - but I've never seen anything in 'development' s...
by sid5632
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 30555

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

Three "stable" releases in just over a week seems to be rather a contradiction in terms to me.
Perhaps "current" really was the correct name.
by sid5632
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: After upgrade firmware 6.40.5, Can't change admin's group to full
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: After upgrade firmware 6.40.5, Can't change admin's group to full

What's the point of being unpleasant? You're paranoid. It was a perfectly reasonable question for the reasons I stated. It wasn't "unpleasant". Why do you care? I don't. But I do see someone who is cruising around the forum looking for virtually irrelevant things to answer. I expect you're trying t...
by sid5632
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connect your MikroTik to regular WiFi, simply
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: Connect your MikroTik to regular WiFi, simply

You shouldn't have dhcp-client on wlan1 when wlan1 is a bridge port.
It's good to see that useless firewall NAT rule is disabled. So why include it?
by sid5632
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Status LED's on CRS326-24G-2S+RM?
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Status LED's on CRS326-24G-2S+RM?

On the CRS125-24G the port numbers light up. I expect the 326 is the same.
by sid5632
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude 6.40.8 - db failure: database disk image is malformed
Replies: 20
Views: 2196

Re: The Dude 6.40.8 - db failure: database disk image is malformed

Have you got enough storage space for the database?
When this happens to me, it usually means I've forgotten to increase the disk space on the CHR VM.
by sid5632
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade
Replies: 300
Views: 55346

Re: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade

I don't think he meant Mikrotik but the likes of Microsoft and their stupid forced updates.
It is indeed Micro$oft I meant.
by sid5632
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: After upgrade firmware 6.40.5, Can't change admin's group to full
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: After upgrade firmware 6.40.5, Can't change admin's group to full

What's the point in responding to this 7 month old post?
Especially as a lot of water how flowed under various RouterOS bridges since then.
by sid5632
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade
Replies: 300
Views: 55346

Re: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade

Automatic upgrade should be the default
No, it should not.
and is quickly becoming best practice.
Only if you're using the Micro$oft definition of 'best', which really means worst.
Upgrading in a controlled manner is best practice, not when some bone-head elsewhere in the world dictates.
by sid5632
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CHR x86 ethernet interfaces random names
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: CHR x86 ethernet interfaces random names

Running which version?
There's something about this in 6.44beta.
by sid5632
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade
Replies: 300
Views: 55346

Re: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade

It isn't MikroTik's job to update your router for you, it is only their job to make you able to update it easily and quickly. Sorry to disagree but you'r wrong, It is MIKROTIK job to update our router's software No, it you who is WRONG. Now why don't you toddle off to Microsoft and get a copy of Wi...
by sid5632
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.41.2 lost SNMP interfaces
Replies: 18
Views: 2293

Re: Dude 6.41.2 lost SNMP interfaces

This is just a coincidence of stopping and restarting the server, which is what really fixes it.
Vacuuming the database has no effect in itself.
by sid5632
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Router got hacked please help
Replies: 5
Views: 515

Re: Router got hacked please help

And fix the firewall.