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by Bomber67
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: M33G M.2 Sata Support
Replies: 4
Views: 963

Re: M33G M.2 Sata Support

provided the boards hardware is capable of that https://www.mediatek.com/products/homeNetworking/mt7621n-a the sheet for the SoC doesn't say it has SATA controller - and for msata (regardless whether mpcie or m.2 for factor) ssds this is a must. pcie ssds can be supported if the mmips train has nvm...
by Bomber67
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SXT sq - Mikrotik forgot to add a decent bracket!
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: SXT sq - Mikrotik forgot to add a decent bracket!

Thanks a lot Kliwer! 3D printer ordered! :D
by Bomber67
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SXT sq - Mikrotik forgot to add a decent bracket!
Replies: 3
Views: 600

SXT sq - Mikrotik forgot to add a decent bracket!

For quite a while I have had a stack of unused SXT sq's sitting in my shelf..mostly because of the pre 6.42 nv2 issues that has been going on. One of the first things i saw when looking at this model is that unfortunately it lacks a decent bracket compatible with the round shaped SXT. Now that it ha...
by Bomber67
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Where did SwOS for the old RB260GS/GSP go?
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Where did SwOS for the old RB260GS/GSP go?

On the download page https://mikrotik.com/download only version 2.7 for the CSS switches are available.
There are still lots of old 260GS/GSP around, where is download for these (1.17)?
by Bomber67
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Possible to avoid loops using 6.41rc?
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Possible to avoid loops using 6.41rc?

This really puzzles me... -All switches interconnected are CRS-106 with 6.41rc56 -All have the same config as posted above (only IP and name differs) -Multiple connections directly between same two switches and multiple "paths" via other switches -No equipment connected for the time being Should the...
by Bomber67
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible to avoid loops using 6.41rc?
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Possible to avoid loops using 6.41rc?

Seems you're mixing old "switch configs" and "bridge" configs. The regular STP (RSTP) or new MSTP implementation works fine for me w/6.41rc based switches connected to Cisco switching. The Cisco switching is running MSTP on some and RSTP on others to try and highlight compatibility issues. You may ...
by Bomber67
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible to avoid loops using 6.41rc?
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Possible to avoid loops using 6.41rc?

In this post I describe what is my problem: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=127500&p=626795#p626795 Long story short, I have got advise from support to try 6.41rc with the new bridge concept and hardware offloading. Support says that maybe the problem was due to broadcasts both on vla...
by Bomber67
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS106 – RSTP loop protection unreliable – broadcast storm using 6.39.3
Replies: 0
Views: 423

CRS106 – RSTP loop protection unreliable – broadcast storm using 6.39.3

Good afternoon guys, hope you can help me on this: Description: In a project I am deploying a number of CRS-106-1C-5S using a fiber ring topology for redundancy. There are a number of “outer rings” with junction switches connected via SFP3 and SFP4. In addition, between these there are “subrings” co...
by Bomber67
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: mUPS max output current...way too low
Replies: 5
Views: 981

Re: mUPS max output current...way too low

The mUPS is a great idea: small, simple and affordable, and you can use batteries of your own choice. The running time of course depends on the size of the batteries, you decide. On most sites I don't really need 2A.. But I think MT did not quite make it there when the mUPS is unable to supply a RB2...
by Bomber67
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MMCX connector for RP-SMA ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Re: MMCX connector for RP-SMA ? [SOLVED]

OK, so it was correct, that home use devices do not have any way of attaching a external antenna unless you do modifications. And the type of connector in these devices are just test points ? I know about the other equipment, I just feel that most of the new hardware that MikroTik has on offer is t...
by Bomber67
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: mUPS max output current...way too low
Replies: 5
Views: 981

mUPS max output current...way too low

Disappointing that the mUPS is unable to deliver more than 0,7A at 24V. Thougt it to be the ideal device for implementing custimized backup power for my stations, and mounted one this morning while upgrading one of them. Easy to leave a big 12v lead battery, achieving many hours operation during uti...
by Bomber67
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Re: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?

becs,

Have you got the time to comment on my last post please?
by Bomber67
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Games reporting "Strict NAT" - what does it acutally mean
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

Re: Games reporting "Strict NAT" - what does it acutally mean

Thank you Zerobyte.

I am running CapsMan on the site in question, with separate networks for employees and users (children).
Is it possible to configure UPnP using CapsMan? I mean add the capsman bridge as internal interface?
by Bomber67
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Games reporting "Strict NAT" - what does it acutally mean
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

Re: Games reporting "Strict NAT" - what does it acutally mean

Thank you BartoszP, Firstly, I got a little scared that your account was hacked and the link was a virus, but opened on phone, all ok :-) From the article: "To make the firewall/router from strict to open, actually Microsoft′s devices looking for three UDP ports to be properly routed. If you can add...
by Bomber67
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Games reporting "Strict NAT" - what does it acutally mean
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

Games reporting "Strict NAT" - what does it acutally mean

Client complains he is unable to play online, message he gets is something about "Strict NAT" But what does this actually mean? Certain ports being blocked? If memory serves, games in question are COD and Rainbow 6. Maybe this brings us into another related topic, about "opening ports". From time to...
by Bomber67
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Re: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?

becs, I tried this yesterday, but I can't get it to work quite as expected. Using vlans from /interface vlan and plain bridges I achieved full failover. Pulling any fiber only caused the connection to halt for a few seconds, then it was back on track using another one. Using the switch chip with the...
by Bomber67
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Re: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?

Thank you becs, perfect!
I'll give it a shot right away :-)
by Bomber67
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

Re: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?

RSTP on the bridges works so smoothly...I can pull out and replug any fiber and it always re-establishes the connection....however it is more elegant to use the switch chips, and it removes CPU load.

So guys: How to achieve loop protection using the switch chip???? :shock:
by Bomber67
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?
Replies: 5
Views: 1088

CRS-106 - loop protection when using switch chip - or is bridging only solution?

I am deploying a number of CRS-106-1C-5S using a fiber ring topology for redundancy. Each end of the ring is connected to the sfp ports of a CRS212-1G-10S-1S+. I have set up VLANs using the switch chip in the switches (Both CRS106 and CRS112). However I'm experiencing loops, bringing the loop/broadc...
by Bomber67
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: TOOL/WINBOX Disappeared from LIST
Replies: 15
Views: 3432

Re: TOOL/WINBOX Disappeared from LIST

How is this "pain" exactly? Goes without saying Normis... Having to configure the Dude to load Windows from a local location is very inconvenient. We are running Dude clients on several machines connecting to a Dude server on an RB1100AHX4 Dude ed. When we create a global Tool in the Dude, it requi...
by Bomber67
Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle rule order for minimizing CPU load?
Replies: 1
Views: 614

Mangle rule order for minimizing CPU load?

I am using Mangle and Queue trees for shaping my customers. As traffic is increasing I have got a feeling that throughput is somehow restricted at some point. I can see that the %CPU is rising, and the vast of it is consumed by the firewall. Therefore I am thinking of optimizing my mangle rules and ...
by Bomber67
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: TOOL/WINBOX Disappeared from LIST
Replies: 15
Views: 3432

Re: TOOL/WINBOX Disappeared from LIST

Removed - Since default Winbox used in the Dude wasn't fully compatible with all RouterOS devices, we removed i completely. I've previously asked this in another thread here but I'll continue in this thread instead. My question to MT is then: If the Winbox included in the Dude wasn't compatible and...
by Bomber67
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: What happened to the built-in Winbox in The Dude 6.39.2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: What happened to the built-in Winbox in The Dude 6.39.2?

Thank you Alex, I'll join in there :-)
by Bomber67
Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Time based firewall rules stay inactive
Replies: 10
Views: 2290

Re: Time based firewall rules stay inactive

To my surprise this bug was still around in 6.37.5, but after upgrading to 6.38.7 it finally works as expected :-)
Strange that such a bug remains unsolved for so long :shock:
Either way, thank you MT! :D
by Bomber67
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: What happened to the built-in Winbox in The Dude 6.39.2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: What happened to the built-in Winbox in The Dude 6.39.2?

Thank you guys,

So no chance to have the Winbox instances behave as Dude processes?
Sometimes it is convenient to right-click on the Dude symbol, select "Close all windows" and let all the timed-out Winbox-windows follow the Dude down the drain, without having to click each.. :-)
by Bomber67
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: What happened to the built-in Winbox in The Dude 6.39.2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

What happened to the built-in Winbox in The Dude 6.39.2?

Just got my hands on the RB1100AHX4 Dude Ed and installed current 6.39.2 on it. Configured The Dude and imported my DB, looks like everything runs smoothly :-) Finally I think I have found my platform...unlike everything else I have tried the M.2 disks are able to swallow away all the data written b...
by Bomber67
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Re: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction

I gave the AFs a shot and found that the link was easily able to handle 400+ Mbps. So maybe I was fooled by something regarding the BW test in Winbox? Any idea? Either way I am now running AFs for my main link ifperf is nothing that I know of, haven't tested. Here is the output of the interface stat...
by Bomber67
Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Re: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction

Thinking loud.... :? ..Am I right when I assume that the link can be considered as one homogenous, transparent L2 connection...straight from the vlan in the CCR1036 to the Ether11 on the CCR1016? A kind of "virtual cable"? And then, what can possibly slow it down in one direction, but not in the oth...
by Bomber67
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Re: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction

Both directions stick at highest modulation, 6X (64QAM MIMO) with estimated throughput of 775 Mbps. Downlink (towards my CCR1016) is even a few dBs better than the opposite, 63/61 vs 65/66 dBm. So I still suspect this to be about Fastpath vs Slowpath. For info, I see the same thing on a second licen...
by Bomber67
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Re: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction

I tried to add a rule to the output chain, marking traffic on the actual vlan for Fasttracking.
Counters are updated, but still no joy.

CPU still at a few % on CCR1016, not even one single core running full.

So anyone?
by Bomber67
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Re: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction

Thank you Zerobyte, Well I guess I cannot disagree with you on your views on BW test methods. But I believe CPU consumption should not be the real issue here, as when traffic is generated by the less powerful CCR1016, I get a speed close to the theoretical maximum of the AFs. I guess I need some enl...
by Bomber67
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Speed issues, Fastpath appears to be employed in only one direction

For a main link I have the following setup: Setup.jpg Main router with internet connection is a CCR-1036, from this one I run fiber as VLAN trunk carrying numerous VLANS to a CRS-125 on the rooftop. CRS: /interface vlan add comment="Link Airfiber" interface=sfp-sfpplus2 name=\ vlan-LinkAirfiber vlan...
by Bomber67
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

Re: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?

Ok, so I'm not allowed to throw the same bucket of channels to all Caps and tell each of them to pick the clearest channel among them?
by Bomber67
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

Re: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?

How can I add more than one predefined channel to the CapsMan configuration???
The dropdown list does not allow for this (6.36.4)
by Bomber67
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman - poor wireless speed on one specific Cap
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Re: Capsman - poor wireless speed on one specific Cap

Thank you Pukkita, I'll give 6.37.5 a shot when I have the time. Yes I have scanned, there is a fair amount of other APs around, but Capsman selects the "cleanest" channel individually for each cap, right? Being a WISP in the area I am kinda reluctant to deploying 5GHz APs...more than enough noise i...
by Bomber67
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman - poor wireless speed on one specific Cap
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Capsman - poor wireless speed on one specific Cap

At a customer I have a Capsman Installation consisting of a controller running on an RB850x2, and 5 caps spread around his residence/office. A mix of RB751, RB951, wAP ac and hAP ac. As can be seen from below I have deployed 2 networks on each radio, one Master for business and one slave for residen...
by Bomber67
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

Re: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?

Thank you Coylh, I'll give it a shot when I get the time :-)
by Bomber67
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

wAP ac and CapsMan - how to use both radios with predefined channels?

Hello folks, I am struggling with CapsMan and the wAP ac If I omit the Channel setting in CapsMan Configuration, both radios on each wAP is employed, but with auto channel, and maximum channel width, i.e. 80MHz for 5GHz. I would like to predefine which channels to use, and channel width. If I try to...
by Bomber67
Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fighting DDOS and SYN flooding - optimal settings?
Replies: 4
Views: 4540

Re: Fighting DDOS and SYN flooding - optimal settings?

Thank you for the tip, maybe I'll give one of them a chance.

But do you have answers to my questions? For the time being these numbers are pure guessing for me.
by Bomber67
Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fighting DDOS and SYN flooding - optimal settings?
Replies: 4
Views: 4540

Re: Fighting DDOS and SYN flooding - optimal settings?

Thanks Murmaider, Actually tonight I stumbled across the last forum post you link to. I have now swapped the drop rule for a blackhole route. But I still have to detect src/dst addresses for the attacks and mangle the packets, that will have a CPU impact as well? I have played a little bit more arou...
by Bomber67
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE disconnects - why?
Replies: 3
Views: 2050

Re: PPPoE disconnects - why?

Spoke too soon guys...this weekend the problems returned.
For those interested I decided to open another thread covering what I believe is the solution: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... 26#p573712
by Bomber67
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fighting DDOS and SYN flooding - optimal settings?
Replies: 4
Views: 4540

Fighting DDOS and SYN flooding - optimal settings?

Like I described in This thread I have been struggling with sudden PPPoE disconnects for about half of my customers. Message in log is "..peer not responding". It has been kinda hard to see a pattern in what happened, disconnects occured at very irregular intervals, suddenly everything was fine for ...
by Bomber67
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude on hEX - unsuitable for 500+ devices?
Replies: 1
Views: 706

Dude on hEX - unsuitable for 500+ devices?

Until now I have been running on a PC and it works fine. Monitoring 500 routerboards, SNMP probes for system name, ROS version, firmware, uptime, CPU/memory/disk, along with ping. Today I installed ROS 6.37.3 with Dude server on a hEX with 16 GB MicroSD. Sandisk HC I. Uninstalled old Dude client and...
by Bomber67
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE disconnects - why?
Replies: 3
Views: 2050

Re: PPPoE disconnects - why?

Ape: Thanks for your reply and sorry for late reply from me. Somehow a reboot of various routerboard in the "path" solved the problem, now the PPPoE connections are rock solid :-) Yes I use conntracker, but only static routing. Regarding using LDP and VPLS, I have tried this toghether with OSPF: htt...
by Bomber67
Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE disconnects - why?
Replies: 3
Views: 2050

PPPoE disconnects - why?

I run a network with nearly 350 clients connected via PPPoE over EOIP. I run a fully routed underlying network with a bunch of EOIP tunnels, one to each AP These tunnels are bridged to the customer wireless interfaces on the APs, and on the server side they are bridged together in groups based on ar...
by Bomber67
Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Time based firewall rules stay inactive
Replies: 10
Views: 2290

Re: Time based firewall rules stay inactive

Unfortunately, this bug is still around...
Now on 6.34.6, I have a few time based rules for another customer, and when time reaches the time window that one of the rules should block, the rule stays red instead of being employed.
Any chance that this can be fixed soon?
by Bomber67
Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to verify result of fetch upload to FTP server?
Replies: 4
Views: 2251

Re: How to verify result of fetch upload to FTP server?

Come on guys, I know some of you are doing fetch upload to ftp!
So how do you perform an integrity check?
by Bomber67
Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to verify result of fetch upload to FTP server?
Replies: 4
Views: 2251

How to verify result of fetch upload to FTP server?

Hi all, I run a couple of scheduled scripts on my routers. Script 1 runs at 0200 hrs and makes a backup file and an export file Script 2 runs every hour throughout the day (0230, 0330 etc). It checks for backup files and export files and upload them to an FTP server (NAS) using fetch, before deletin...
by Bomber67
Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LTE with Mikrotik
Replies: 2
Views: 1330

Re: LTE with Mikrotik

Haven't seen multiband antenna with a pouch yet.
Go for the poynting XPOL, and the RB in a weathertight box.
Sierra MC7710 (discontinued) can be found on Ebay at an affordable price, and covers most of the bands. I use it in the RB912.
by Bomber67
Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB951Ui PoE out blinks red after power outage
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Re: RB951Ui PoE out blinks red after power outage

*bump*

This is still a problem.
Typically after a power outage, the RB951Ui can't detect the PoE load properly (detects short?) and blinks red.

What can be done to overcome it?
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