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by lcrhea25
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Have client router pull from differnet dhcp
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Have client router pull from differnet dhcp

Do anybody know if it is possible to make a mikrotik client radio pull from 1 dhcp server off the ap and the have the client router pull from a different dhcp server off the same ap? We are doing this with our mimosa ap's and just love the subnet separation. Just lets us know these IP's are radios a...
by lcrhea25
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 dhcp server lease script
Replies: 1
Views: 164

IPv6 dhcp server lease script

We currently are using IPv4 for our customers and are about to convert to IPv6. We are using the lease script in the IPv4 dhcp server to report the ip address a customer pulls to Sonar. We need to do the same thing when we go to IPv6. When I look at the IPv6 dhcp server I don't see the lease script ...
by lcrhea25
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mikrotik LHG XL HP5 oid different
Replies: 0
Views: 279

mikrotik LHG XL HP5 oid different

I have some LHG 5HPnD-XL radios out in the field. I am setting up snmp in Sonar and have came account some of the devices where the oids are not the same in the the wireless registration table for these devices. Same exact model but the oid info is different. Has anybody else came across this?
by lcrhea25
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: FCC TX Power
Replies: 1
Views: 299

FCC TX Power

Quick question. In the 2ghz band with a 14dbi antenna I can have the transmit power at 22db. On my dual chain ap's I have the tx power set at 19 and the total comes to 22. Does the fcc refer to the tx power or total tx power. Just wondering if I can set my tx power to 22 and total come to 25 to get ...
by lcrhea25
Wed May 02, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 9 and XR9
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Metal 9 and XR9

We have a few areas that are very tree heavy. We have some Metal 9 Aps in these areas. Since Mikrotik has discontinued the Metal 9 we got some Ubiquiti XR9s in. I have been unable to make it connect to a Metal 9. Does anybody know if these are compatible? Or what we could be doing wrong?
by lcrhea25
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Urgent security advisory
Replies: 110
Views: 88797

Re: Urgent security advisory

We had a DOS attack last night for the first time in awhile. I have some firewall rules that normally shuts these attacks down but didn't last night for some reason. Could this have been the cause of this? When I was touching the interface I saw all the traffic from different IPs but no ports were s...
by lcrhea25
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall question
Replies: 0
Views: 273

Firewall question

I am wondering if anybody can tell me what this is. firewall,info input: in:ether2 out:(none), src-mac 00:0c:42:6d:e3:f0, proto TCP (ACK,PSH), 107.21.64.35:8460->10.10.2.178:40742, len 85 That is what shows up in my log. I have firewall input rules on what to allow and then it just drops everything ...
by lcrhea25
Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 71
Replies: 66
Views: 22082

Re: Newsletter 71

Normis are yall planning a LHG 2ghz version? That would be perfect for my 2ghz clients who need a stronger signal!!
by lcrhea25
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fiber Installation on Tower
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Fiber Installation on Tower

Has anyone here ever ran fiber up about 300 feet on a tower? This is something I am looking at doing and would love to get some advice on how to run the fiber up the cable. Just a little uncertain about how to get all connectors hooked up on the tower.

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 9HPN for Point to Point through trees
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Re: Metal 9HPN for Point to Point through trees

What kind of speeds are you getting through you link? Just wondering before I look into getting some of these for my backhauls.
by lcrhea25
Tue Feb 03, 2015 12:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.25
Replies: 110
Views: 31933

Re: RouterOS v6.25

Is there an answer yet to not being able to upgrade units from Dude? Upgrading will be a long painful task without being able to do it from dude now.
by lcrhea25
Mon Dec 08, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Wireless Connection Problem

Does anybody have an answer for this?

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Fri Dec 05, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Wireless Connection Problem

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This spectral scan shows what I am talking about. If you look you can see where I turned off the APs on channel 1 and 11 off and then turned them back on. You can see how far outside the range they are going. And how much of a change there is on channel 6.
by lcrhea25
Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Wireless Connection Problem

I am not using dhcp. We are doing pppoe. I changed 11 to 9 and I am still seeing the same problem. With one sector on ping times and connection looks good. Turn the other 2 back on it get weak again. I wish someone from Mikrotik would see this and respond. Clearly they are interfering with each othe...
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Wireless Connection Problem

I am seeing this problem on all 3 units though. Not just the one that is on channel 11.
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Wireless Connection Problem

hgonzale What is it that you are talking about? I'm not sure what you mean.
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Re: Wireless Connection Problem

No these are 3 separate boards. One board per sector. Units are in metal cases. To me it is obvious that they are somehow interfering with each other but this used to not be the case and correct me if I am wrong but being on channel 1, 6 and 11 should not be interfering with each other like this.
by lcrhea25
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1734

Wireless Connection Problem

I have a tower with 3 sectors on it. Running channel 1, 6 and 11. I have a few customers whose signals are around -74 to -77. For awhile now they have been dropping lots of pings at times. If I turn off my other 2 sectors the problem appears to go completely away. Every time I sent Mikrotik info abo...
by lcrhea25
Mon Oct 06, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.20 released!
Replies: 146
Views: 58505

Re: v6.20 released!

Normis anything on my Ticket#2014092966000638. Haven't heard anything back. Colocation of 3 120 degree 2.4 sectors. Problems when all three run nv2. Put 1 on channel 1 with nv2, 1 on channel 11 nv2 and 1 on channel 6 nv2 and problem goes away. Basically I am interfereing with myself when running nv2...
by lcrhea25
Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM Live video from St. Louis starting now!
Replies: 52
Views: 17769

Re: MUM Live video from St. Louis starting now!

Will Steve Discher's video presentation be posted on Tiktube?
by lcrhea25
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM Live video from St. Louis starting now!
Replies: 52
Views: 17769

Re: MUM Live video from St. Louis starting now!

Lost the stream and now it says stream not found. Anybody know what is going on?
by lcrhea25
Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: AP Loads
Replies: 3
Views: 801

Re: AP Loads

These are outdoor ap's for my wierless clients.....I am just trying to figure out what mikrotik considers to be an easy load, average load, and heavy load.
by lcrhea25
Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: AP Loads
Replies: 3
Views: 801

AP Loads

I am in the process of doing a lot of upgrades on our wireless network. I am trying to figures out which boards I should upgrade or AP's to. I found a pdf on the routerboard site that says which boards with an easy load ap, average and high load. What is considered easy, average and high? How many u...
by lcrhea25
Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: routeboard 433
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: routeboard 433

If I were you I would go with the highest 711 board or a 411AH with your wireless card of choice. We are in the process of separating all our units into one card per board. Network just seems to run better that way.
by lcrhea25
Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: So, ah, Cloud Core Router CCR1036 Shipping Date? Please...
Replies: 115
Views: 26728

Re: So, ah, Cloud Core Router CCR1036 Shipping Date? Please.

Do we have a price and shipping date yet?
by lcrhea25
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: So, ah, Cloud Core Router CCR1036 Shipping Date? Please...
Replies: 115
Views: 26728

Re: So, ah, Cloud Core Router CCR1036 Shipping Date? Please.

Yeah....I am getting server not found when I try to watch it live.
by lcrhea25
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: NV2

No....what I mean is when I looked at a wireless signal with NV2 turned on the throughput field is blank....it doesn't show a throughput.
by lcrhea25
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: NV2

Ok thanks for the info.....what about the throughput?? Will that ever show up in NV2?
by lcrhea25
Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

NV2

I have noticed to things about NV2 that I hope can be changed. First the band of the client and ap have to match. You can't have the client on b/g and the ap on b or g. It has to be on b/g as well. Also there is not throughput that shows up on the wireless connections anymore. Does anybody know if t...
by lcrhea25
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v5.8 released
Replies: 182
Views: 86992

Re: RouterOS v5.8 released

Normis I got the 5.8 prerelease from you around October 5th to help with some testing on NV2. Is there any changes with this 5.8 release? Should I upgrade to it or wait for 5.9? Maybe a 5.9 prerelease. :D
by lcrhea25
Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 453

NV2 Questions

I have been unable to get an answer to the following questions. Can somebody maybe answer them for me? I have noticed that when in nv2 the throughput doesn't show up and Hw. Frames doesn't show up. Also the band on the client radio and ap have to be the same for it to even connect. I like to set my ...
by lcrhea25
Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MT guys any chance you will be fixing the disconnects soon?
Replies: 83
Views: 8160

Re: MT guys any chance you will be fixing the disconnects so

I sent a support file to your support last Friday from control frame timeout and haven't heard a thing back about it. Ticket number 2011081266000417 Would really love to start using the NV2 but kinda hard when radios keep disconnecting.
by lcrhea25
Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MT guys any chance you will be fixing the disconnects soon?
Replies: 83
Views: 8160

Re: MT guys any chance you will be fixing the disconnects so

Dallas....I see you talk a lot about a -70 signal. What is your noise floor? I have heard in the past to have a better then 20 snr. Some of my repeaters have noise floor of -100 give or take a few. So I can have a -75 signal with a snr of 25. Just trying to gauge what I should go be more.

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Disconnecting users
Replies: 7
Views: 1027

Re: PPPoE Disconnecting users

what mac??? The mac of the device plugged into the eth port?
by lcrhea25
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Disconnecting users
Replies: 7
Views: 1027

PPPoE Disconnecting users

I have problem that appears to be happening on more than 1 of my ap's. We have ap's at houses. The person at the house is hooked to the eth port and then we have an omni antenna providing service to customers. The eth port and wireless port are bridged. We are doing PPPoE to everyone off the bridge....
by lcrhea25
Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Signals dropping
Replies: 8
Views: 1015

Re: Wireless Signals dropping

I have in the past seen some of our links get back facing a sunrise in the morning get bad. Haven't seen it in awhile though. On one that was doing it a lot we pointed it at a different tower that made it point more north and it quit doing. But right now we are seeing some signals get better in the ...
by lcrhea25
Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Signals dropping
Replies: 8
Views: 1015

Re: Wireless Signals dropping

Anybody have any ideas on this one?
by lcrhea25
Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Signals dropping
Replies: 8
Views: 1015

Re: Wireless Signals dropping

I don't think so....we have been having morning temps around 20 to 30F and highs in the 50's. Can interference cause a signal to do that. I thought I would see it on the noise floor if it was interference.
by lcrhea25
Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Signals dropping
Replies: 8
Views: 1015

Wireless Signals dropping

Gotta strange one here. This is happening on a few of my 2.4 and 5ghz links. But doesn't really appear to be happening everywhere. Usually in the mornings their signals are great!!! But then sometime before the afternoon they lose about 15 to 20 db on the signal. I see no change in the noisefloor. I...
by lcrhea25
Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Please Help!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Please Help!!!!!

I have a tower with 3 ap's on it running 2.4ghz. I have the dbii 500 mW card in them. I am having an issue with some customers on these ap's. Their signals are in the low -70's with SNR's around 25 but their ccq's are kinda low. They will have good throughput but when you start doing a lot of traffi...
by lcrhea25
Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help with strange issue!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Help with strange issue!!!

I've been doing some serious looking at this. A few questions and then I may be able to figure out what to do. These are all reguar station users. First when I do bandwitdh test to any customer radio pings to other radios get high or start timing out. Is this normal? I am on 2.4b and it ususally doe...
by lcrhea25
Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help with strange issue!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Help with strange issue!!!

Something I have now noticed. It appears that the problem from what I can tell is occuring when a few customer that have low throughput start doing traffic. What all would cause low throughput. A few of them have signals around -78 which isn't a bad signal. But their throughput is under 1000k. Any i...
by lcrhea25
Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help with strange issue!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Help with strange issue!!!

I have a few towers where periodically ping times to customers get high and sometimes start timing out. These are customers on 2.4 ghz. At first I thought it was that the 2.4 here was getting flooded and causing issues because so far I have only been able to confirm that it is happening on towers wh...
by lcrhea25
Thu Jul 08, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: r52HN
Replies: 4
Views: 967

Re: r52HN

I am running this card at 2.4b and have the tx power set to default and it is showing to be running at 21dbm. Shouldn't this card be doing 25dbm?

Thanks
Larry
by lcrhea25
Wed May 05, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to use integrated Spectrum Analyzer?
Replies: 6
Views: 2101

Re: How to use integrated Spectrum Analyzer?

Will the (Atheros AR5413) cards ever be able to work with this scan?
by lcrhea25
Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cat5 Extender
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: Cat5 Extender

Did you put the FM filters at the on the tower at the end of the cat5 or at the bottom at the front of the cat5?

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cat5 Extender
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Cat5 Extender

I have some equipment that is about 300 feet up on an FM Radio tower. I have shielded cable but I am guessing that there is still just enough interference from the FM frequency messing with the impedance making the cable read about 340 to 350 feet. Has anybody used any good cat5 extenders that work ...
by lcrhea25
Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Low recieve speeds please help!!

Not sure but this was happening to many of my clients. But I bet you are right that it was some kind of interference. Apparently the RTS CTS is supposed to help out with hidden nodes.
by lcrhea25
Tue Dec 01, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Low recieve speeds please help!!

I ended up putting 3.30 on all clients but that didn't help. I put the wireless test package on all the clients and the AP and set rts cts on all the clients and that has seemed to help. I have been seeing conflicting advice on the forum as to turn that on the AP or not. Do you know what would be be...
by lcrhea25
Wed Nov 25, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Low recieve speeds please help!!

Thanks...I will try some of that after the Holiday. The only thing I worry about is some of my clients are on a RB133c and have noticed that winbox sometimes won't load on those boards when they are upgraded to version 3. Looks like it starts running out of memory when I try to load winbox.
by lcrhea25
Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Low recieve speeds please help!!

After doing some testing I have discoverd something. It appears that every customer I have that is on version 3.x they are having the receive speed issue with the ccq dropping when I do the test. If they are on version 2.9.x they don't have the issue. I do have 3 small repeater pointing that this is...
by lcrhea25
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Low recieve speeds please help!!

Export of the AP /interface wireless set 0 ack-timeout=dynamic adaptive-noise-immunity=ap-and-client-mode \ allow-sharedkey=no antenna-gain=0 antenna-mode=ant-a area="" arp=enabled \ band=2.4ghz-b basic-rates-a/g=6Mbps basic-rates-b=1Mbps burst-time=\ disabled comment="" compression=no country="unit...
by lcrhea25
Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Low recieve speeds please help!!

I have 2 APs up on this tower. 1 has 2 XR2 cards in it and 1 has 1 XR2 card. They all go to 120degree sectors. The AP with the 2 cards does not appear to be as bad as the AP with 1. I have disabled both the cards in the other AP to see if that is the cause but it still happens. What gets me is I hav...
by lcrhea25
Thu Nov 19, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low recieve speeds please help!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Low recieve speeds please help!!

I have a problem on a few AP's that have been driving me crazy!! When I do recieve tests from customers some have great speeds....others are around 400k and at times much lower. When this is happening all ccq's drop on all customers. I feel like I have tried so many things but not sure what to do ne...
by lcrhea25
Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Replacing Sonicwall with Mikrotiks
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Replacing Sonicwall with Mikrotiks

I am wanting to start replacing sonicwalls with mikrotiks. Does anybody have a good base setup for the mikrotik firewall that is about like the base setup for a sonicwall?

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about pulling ethernet cable up tower
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Re: Question about pulling ethernet cable up tower

Ok. Thanks for all the help.
by lcrhea25
Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about pulling ethernet cable up tower
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Re: Question about pulling ethernet cable up tower

Ok thanks for all the advice. We are on an FM tower at this location. I'll make sure we get that type of cable. So I guess then ya'll haven't had any serious issues from the cable itself being pulled up onto the tower.
by lcrhea25
Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about pulling ethernet cable up tower
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Question about pulling ethernet cable up tower

We have been having connection speed issues with radios on out tallest tower. We are about 280 feet up on this tower and whenever we put new cable and equipment up it the eth will link up at 100M Full no problem. After awhile it starts dropping packets and I have to drop it down to 10M Full right no...
by lcrhea25
Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: lightning arrestors
Replies: 1
Views: 424

lightning arrestors

I know you need to put lightning arrestors on omni antennas. Do I need to put them on sector and directional antennas also?

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Strange connection problem
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Strange connection problem

I hope somebody here has seen this and knows what to do. I have had customers start calling about browsing issues with their connections. After doing some testing what I have found is this. At times the customer computer will drop many pings when pinging www.google.com but their radio will never dro...
by lcrhea25
Fri May 01, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: dc-grounded antenna and extra surge protection
Replies: 1
Views: 548

Re: dc-grounded antenna and extra surge protection

Check out this post. Scroll about half way through it and you will see some pictures of what you can do. We started doing this and it helped out tremedously!! http://forum.mikrotik.com//viewtopic.php?t=9734
by lcrhea25
Fri May 01, 2009 12:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multicast question
Replies: 1
Views: 468

Multicast question

Just a simple question I am sure. If I am doing multicast all the way to my AP I know it will just do 1 stream all the way there but will it do multiple streams off the AP to all clients or will it be just one. What I am trying to find out is if it is a 1 Meg video stream and I have 5 customers watc...
by lcrhea25
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rb433ah interference between mpci cards
Replies: 75
Views: 18240

Re: rb433ah interference between mpci cards

I agree that something has to be going on with the 433 board an these ubiquity cards. Like I said earlier. I have 3 sectors 2 are on 1 AP and 1 is on another AP. I having this problem even on the one with just 1 ubiquity card in it and was not seeing this issue untill the board was upgraded from a 5...
by lcrhea25
Fri Apr 24, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rb433ah interference between mpci cards
Replies: 75
Views: 18240

Re: rb433ah interference between mpci cards

I've seen some receiving issues on one of my main towers. We upgraded to the 433 boards. One AP has 1 XR2 card in it and the other has 2 XR2's in it. Each card going to a 120 degree sector. Both APs appear to be having receive issues to some customers and some are fine. Some that are having this iss...
by lcrhea25
Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme Advantages
Replies: 17
Views: 2687

Nstreme Advantages

I was looking at switching all my APs and customers over to Nstreme. Could someone let me know the advantages of Nstreme?

Thanks
by lcrhea25
Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Allowing usermanager signup page
Replies: 1
Views: 746

Re: Allowing usermanager signup page

Does anybody have an answer to this?
by lcrhea25
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Allowing usermanager signup page
Replies: 1
Views: 746

Allowing usermanager signup page

I hope there is a good answer to this. I have my usermanger set up to allow people to signup with me from my hotspots I have set up. The problem is this gives everybody access to put the usermanager ip address in their browser and get to my router. I put a rule in the firewall only allowing manageme...
by lcrhea25
Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Reassociating Wireless Connection
Replies: 11
Views: 4794

Re: Reassociating Wireless Connection

Well with mine I ended up changing frequencies that my radio was running on and it cleared the problem up for me.
by lcrhea25
Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.

Wow it's always something simple. Thanks that did the trick it appears!! whatismyip.com is reporting correctly now. I'll have them try it for what that need it for now. Thanks again!
by lcrhea25
Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.

Ok the first part is where I am masquerading all our private ips so they will work on the internet. The bottom part is where I am doing the one to one nats for our customers. /ip firewall nat add action=masquerade chain=srcnat comment="" disabled=no src-address=\ 10.10.2.0/24 add action=masquerade c...
by lcrhea25
Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.

I would try this: /ip firewall nat add chain=srcnat action=src-nat to-addresses=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx src-address=192.168.0.2/32 add chain=srcnat action=masquerade out-interface=ether1 This presumes the server's internal ip is 192.168.0.2 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the public IP for that server. Order is importa...
by lcrhea25
Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Changing Users Speeds
Replies: 2
Views: 861

Changing Users Speeds

I am using the User Manager for all my customer to authenticate pppoe. They are getting their IP and speeds from here. I'm am getting ready to give them all faster speeds. Is there a quick easy way to change all my users speeds in the user manager? It will take a while if I have to click on each use...
by lcrhea25
Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Please Help!! Not reporting correct IP.

Most of our customers do not need real world ip's so we give all our customers private ip's. There are a few that need them though. Most work with how we do this but their are a few that have some problems because when they do what is my IP on the internet it is reporting the ip of our main router r...
by lcrhea25
Wed Dec 24, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Reassociating Wireless Connection
Replies: 11
Views: 4794

Re: Reassociating Wireless Connection

The signal is in the mid 70's with SNR of around 25 CCQ in the 80's and 90's. This is happening on a few others. They are around the same signal. Equipment is pretty much different. One tower is using a 532 board another is on a 433 board. Clients have 133 and 411 boards. I would say it happens at l...
by lcrhea25
Mon Dec 22, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Reassociating Wireless Connection
Replies: 11
Views: 4794

Reassociating Wireless Connection

I have some clients on different towers that keep having their wireless signals reassociate. In the log is says lost connection, no beacons received. When I look at the debug logs on the wiki it says that no beacons means - no beacons received from remote end of WDS link. This is not a WDS link I am...
by lcrhea25
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Tx/Rx Rate
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Tx/Rx Rate

I have noticed on some of my wireless links the tx/rx rate in the registration table show Mbps*2. What does the *2 at the end mean?
by lcrhea25
Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bandwidth issue
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Re: Bandwidth issue

Does anybody know what is causing this?
by lcrhea25
Thu Nov 13, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bandwidth issue
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Bandwidth issue

I have 2 clients right next door to each other. Their signal is good, their CCQ will be good and the throughput will be good. I can do a receive speedtest and it looks good but as soon as I do a send speedtest to them their thoughput drops way down along with the CCQ. I have tried all different freq...
by lcrhea25
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nat Routing Issue (Please Help)
Replies: 0
Views: 409

Nat Routing Issue (Please Help)

I have a client who has a vpn that has problem building. They are in one city and come back through multiple tower to my main office mikrotik router and the from that router to their main office. When I torch their connection it says it is coming from the private IP on our main router on the wireles...
by lcrhea25
Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: .umb database file
Replies: 3
Views: 3055

.umb database file

Is there program to open and view this file. Not sure I can even do what I want to do by getting into this file. I have a lot of customers with set speed in my user manager. I have added more bandwidth at my office and would like to upgrade my customers speed but it would take a long time to click a...
by lcrhea25
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queue Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Re: Queue Setup

Ok thanks!!! Didn't realize it did that.
by lcrhea25
Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queue Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Queue Setup

I have a customer who has 3 Locations. The main locations have a VPN going to the other 2. He wants to be able to see his traffic usage between his VPN's and the Internet and the traffic for a secure site he goes to. I have been able to separate the VPN's in the queue by using the destination addres...
by lcrhea25
Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing Issue!! Please Help!!
Replies: 1
Views: 547

Routing Issue!! Please Help!!

I hope this is easy for somebody....I have a T1 circuit and Fiber circuit both coming into my office. I have 2 gateways set in my router...the first one that lists is for the T1 and the other is a Fiber with a prerouting mangle mark to send some traffic out that circuit. I have been unable to ping a...
by lcrhea25
Tue May 06, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Email Backup Script worked in 3.3, doesn't in 3.4
Replies: 9
Views: 2264

Re: Email Backup Script worked in 3.3, doesn't in 3.4

Has anybody got the back up script working in 3.4 yet? I am getting this error. Script Error: cannot compare if nothing is more than nothing
by lcrhea25
Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User not Authenticating with PPPoE
Replies: 4
Views: 9974

Re: User not Authenticating with PPPoE

Ok it looks like it is a problem with the software load on that particular AP. I got it working just fine on another 532 AP and a different 133 AP. I will probably just blow out the config and start over on the one that isn't working. Also is there a way to make the user manager talk to a 2005 Micro...
by lcrhea25
Thu Feb 07, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User not Authenticating with PPPoE
Replies: 4
Views: 9974

Re: User not Authenticating with PPPoE

I am running 2.9.50. The user manager and pppoe are on different servers. The user manager is on main x86 server here at my office and the PPPoE is on a RB133 AP. / radius add service=ppp called-id="" domain="" address=10.10.2.1 secret="123456" \ authentication-port=1812 accounting-port=1813 timeout...
by lcrhea25
Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User not Authenticating with PPPoE
Replies: 4
Views: 9974

User not Authenticating with PPPoE

I hope there is a simple answer to this. I am trying to set up a unit to use PPPoE with the User Manager. I have set it up exactly as the wiki said to. When I set up a user to try this the user manager logs show authorization success. However the AP logs show 18:16:04 pppoe,info PPPoE connection est...
by lcrhea25
Wed Jan 23, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Firewall blocking User Manager Page
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

Re: Firewall blocking User Manager Page

Ok I figured it out. Here is the rule I added just in case someone else needs to know.

add chain=input action=accept dst-address=x.x.x.x dst-port=443 protocol=tcp comment="Access to User Manager" disabled=no

x.x.x.x is your user manager router.
by lcrhea25
Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Firewall blocking User Manager Page
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

Firewall blocking User Manager Page

I know what is going on here but am not sure what to do to fix it. For some reason I can only get to http://routerip/userman from a computer on the ethernet side of my router. From this same computer I can't get to any of the https://routerip/.... On the wireless side of this router I have a hotspot...
by lcrhea25
Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal still broke
Replies: 64
Views: 12795

Re: Paypal still broke

I am having the same problem. Usermanager is on a public IP (v2.9.43), with a trial SSL certificate Comodo installed. Everything works fine till the end: 1) Customer connects directly to usermanager signup page. 2) Customer creates account and selects PayPal. 3) Customer gets redirected to paypal p...
by lcrhea25
Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Pay Pal works but account doesn't activate
Replies: 2
Views: 1436

Pay Pal works but account doesn't activate

I have pay pal working it takes the money and everything but the account created in user manager doesn't appear to activate. When you try and log on with the account I get invalid username or password. When I look at the account in the user manager it has the correct user name and password but prepa...
by lcrhea25
Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Is it possible to create an Unsigned Certificate using MT?
Replies: 10
Views: 4637

Re: Is it possible to create an Unsigned Certificate using MT?

Ok I have got the above figured out an working now. I have used a linux box to create my certificate and then got it put on the mikrotik router that is doing the user manager. The only issue I have is when you try to go to one of the https pages on that router I get "There is a problem with this web...
by lcrhea25
Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:21 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Is it possible to create an Unsigned Certificate using MT?
Replies: 10
Views: 4637

Re: Is it possible to create an Unsigned Certificate using MT?

No, you cannot create certificate at MikroTik RouterOS. You may use configuration examples from the Wiki, http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager/User_payments#Creating_certificate I have done this and still get the Security alert. To buy credit, use secure connection! Click here. When I click t...
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Access to umw files and request for handling passwords
Replies: 5
Views: 2065

Re: Access to umw files and request for handling passwords

I agree....is there a way yet to change that logo in the umw files?
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: User Manager Sign Up Page
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Re: User Manager Sign Up Page

Which html file was it that you edited? I really haven't been able to tell which one it is but I could just be looking at it wrong.

Thanks

Larry
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: User Manager Sign Up Page
Replies: 5
Views: 971

User Manager Sign Up Page

I have got my hotspot and user manager working together fine but when you connect to the hotspot and start Internet Explorer the page comes up wanting a user name a password. How do I get it to bring up the user manager sign up page for users who have never used it and need to create and pay for a n...
by lcrhea25
Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Signup Page Not Accessible on Wireless
Replies: 4
Views: 1615

Re: Signup Page Not Accessible on Wireless

I am having the same problem. Does anybody have the answer here? I have tried it with the routers wlan ip and the eth 1 ip with the correct publicID and I am getting HTTP 404 not found.
by lcrhea25
Wed Nov 28, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help! Clients appear to be switching between 2 ap's constant
Replies: 2
Views: 842

Help! Clients appear to be switching between 2 ap's constant

I have a hot spot with 5 AP's set up in a hotel. There are about 4 rooms where the service seems to be very poor. After some testing it looks like the problems is they are switching between 2 ap's. How can I make them not switch between these 2 but just pick one and stick with it. The SSID's are all...
by lcrhea25
Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR5 - system reboots spontaneously - RB11 issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 1103

Re: XR5 - system reboots spontaneously - RB11 issue?

I was having the same issue and got the RB14 card and it has fixed the problem for me.
by lcrhea25
Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Execute .bat file
Replies: 1
Views: 2339

Execute .bat file

I am trying to get dude to execute a .bat file when something goes down. I have the notification set for execute on server. I can't seem to figure out what to type in the command area to get it to run properly. I know the .bat file works but I just can't make dude run it. Please can anybody tell me ...
by lcrhea25
Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with setting up usermanger with hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

Re: Help with setting up usermanger with hotspot

I am understanding most of that but when I can't see to find or figure out is how someone who has never been on the system before sets up an account and pays for a day or however long.

Thank you
Larry
by lcrhea25
Thu Sep 20, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with setting up usermanger with hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

Help with setting up usermanger with hotspot

I know this has to be easy but I just can understand this part. I am setting up a hotspot to use the user manager and do payments through pay pal. I feel I understand and have everything set up except getting it to come up to where the customer makes a payment with us when they want to use it. How d...
by lcrhea25
Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CPE-Antenna alignment via customer / Application available?
Replies: 149
Views: 32963

Re: CPE-Antenna alignment via customer / Application available?

I downloaded it from the link above and I am getting Run-time error '429': ActiveX component can't create object. My email is lljr@1starnet.com if there is a different install file I need.

Thank you!
by lcrhea25
Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems with uploading
Replies: 1
Views: 418

Problems with uploading

I have a customer who has CCQ's around 80%. When I do a send speed test to them everything is great but when I try to receive from them the receive CCQ drops to around 20 and only just about 20k. CCQ does the same thing when I try to ping them at 1472. When I ping them with the larger packets I get ...
by lcrhea25
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speeds to some routers are cut by 1/2 or 1/3
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Speeds to some routers are cut by 1/2 or 1/3

Can somebody tell me why my speeds are getting cut the way they are. Below is what I have. All the speeds are Meg. Also these are all half duplex links. I thought maybe that was the cause except for the last hop I have listed doesn't drop in speed like to two prior to it. Send Receive WT Link to Sne...
by lcrhea25
Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Terminal Crashing on 133c board
Replies: 8
Views: 1627

Terminal Crashing on 133c board

On some of my 133c boards when I have opened up a new terminal I am getting Console has crashed or maybe system is completely busy; please log in again. Has anybody else seen this problem or know what is causing it.
by lcrhea25
Sat Jun 30, 2007 12:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 133 as AP
Replies: 2
Views: 1134

RB 133 as AP

Will a RouterBoard 133 work as a wireless AP?

Thank you
by lcrhea25
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Unable to go to HTTPS sites through Hotspot
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Unable to go to HTTPS sites through Hotspot

I have a 532 board set up with a hotspot and whenever I try to go to an HTTPS site I get a page can't be displayed. Does anybody know why this would be happening.
by lcrhea25
Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why does my AP keep rebooting?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: Why does my AP keep rebooting?

Ok thank you....I'll go ahead and work on getting the second radio with a directional added.
by lcrhea25
Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why does my AP keep rebooting?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: Why does my AP keep rebooting?

They are both Atheros 5213 400 mW cards. Both are using omni antennas to work. They are only about .25 miles apart. This is in a neigborhood with trees. We have about 5 or 6 AP's here to get good coverage. But this signal between them is good with a great CCQ.
by lcrhea25
Wed Jun 13, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why does my AP keep rebooting?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Why does my AP keep rebooting?

Can somebody help me out here. I have an AP unit that is doing a WDS to our main radio for the Internet backhaul and also providing the service for our clients on the same wireless interface. It is rebooting due to the watchdog every couple of hours. Below is the log of everything right before it re...
by lcrhea25
Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: One 532 board with two cards or two 532 boards with one card
Replies: 1
Views: 521

One 532 board with two cards or two 532 boards with one card

Over a series of hops with is better for speed performance. One 532 board with two cards or two 532 boards with one card? I ask this knowing that each wireless hop will be half duplex. What I am wondering is if the speed performance is better by having a full duplex ethernet run between the two radi...
by lcrhea25
Wed May 09, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Backup schedule
Replies: 35
Views: 5963

I have got this script working fine on the first unit I put it on. But the rest are giving me this error in the log. Error sending e-mail: error talking to server. They are all running the same version. Does anybody have any ideas for me on this?

Thank you

Larry
by lcrhea25
Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What can the 532 board handle?
Replies: 8
Views: 2764

What can the 532 board handle?

I have a location where I have 3 half duplex point to points going and coming. I also have two karlnet radios on the system. There is also a x86 mikrotik router there. Can I put a 532 board there with the 564 daughter board to handle the 3 point to points running nstreme and have the two karlnet rad...