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by meazz1
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.6 [stable] is released!
Replies: 29
Views: 9468

Re: v6.45.6 [stable] is released!

Upgraded from v6.45.5 to v6.45.6 on my hex mmips and no problem but setup is very simple and straight forward.
by meazz1
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 54
Views: 14922

Re: v6.45.5 [stable] is released!

Upgraded my hex mmips from 64.45.3 to 6.45.5, no upgrade issue and everything seems good. My setup is just basic out of the box for my home use.
by meazz1
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to add column with data in WinBox login screen
Replies: 0
Views: 200

How to add column with data in WinBox login screen

I'm running WinBox v3.18 on my Linux Mint in Wine. How do I populate the login screen with MAC, Version, IP etc. I looked but not able to figure out. Google was not help for me either. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/2U3WRZQXZ3VmBwx02fcEwFawbMg8Y6N0xPTbailXeUTbYninmSVBpQ66zOP-vjJGGOmvRkg1c0hn6qsOm...
by meazz1
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: My firewall rules - please advise
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: My firewall rules - please advise

So I will delete everything from IP---> Firewall and open a terminal and paste your scripts? No way! The "script" contains your existing rules with no effective change, just re-grouped by their membership in chains but keeping your original order within each chain, and numbered so that I could refe...
by meazz1
Fri May 31, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My firewall rules - please advise
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: My firewall rules - please advise

@sindy
Really appreciate your time and help.
So I will delete everything from IP---> Firewall
and open a terminal and paste your scripts?

Thanks
by meazz1
Fri May 31, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Terminal shows many failed logins from unknown IP
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Terminal shows many failed logins from unknown IP

If you not use telnet and SSH, disable it from IP -> Services

Regards.
Thanks.
What I did is made both available from my local subnet only 192.168.4.0/24.
Is that good?
by meazz1
Fri May 31, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Terminal shows many failed logins from unknown IP
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Terminal shows many failed logins from unknown IP

I just saw this when I logged in to my winbox today while I'm sitting at home. Any idea? 22:15:06 echo: system,error,critical login failure for user service from 92.115.171.102 via telnet [amgg@Tulip] > 22:15:07 echo: system,error,critical login failure for user admin from 92.115.171.102 via telnet ...
by meazz1
Fri May 31, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: My firewall rules - please advise
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: My firewall rules - please advise

Here's my /export hide-sensitive file # may/30/2019 21:24:29 by RouterOS 6.45beta50 # software id = S1MG-NEED # # model = RouterBOARD 750G r3 # serial number = xxxxxxxxxxx /interface bridge add name=bridge1 /interface list add name=WAN add name=LAN /ip pool add name=dhcp ranges=192.168.4.10-192.168....
by meazz1
Fri May 31, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: My firewall rules - please advise
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: My firewall rules - please advise

Here is my ip firewall filter export # may/30/2019 21:27:33 by RouterOS 6.45beta50 # software id = S1MG-NEED # # model = RouterBOARD 750G r3 # serial number = XXXXXXXXXXX /ip firewall filter add action=accept chain=forward connection-state=established,related add action=fasttrack-connection chain=f...
by meazz1
Thu May 30, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: My firewall rules - please advise
Replies: 9
Views: 570

My firewall rules - please advise

I basically copied the rules for mikrotik wiki and added the fasttrack action. Can you tell me if this looks ok for my basic protection for the home use? https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TFj3cuO9a04zxpwI_Lj6vIjTLIVPS3aHMlivv2Z95nWfYsZyxHv-lxL5Cn7yTQnidrbWLWwX8fDyjj48LexNRV5P7IQmBa7E0BEf1a6PKeqpDb7t...
by meazz1
Tue May 28, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a good web content filter
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Looking for a good web content filter

I use at home a raspberry pi device running pi-hole.
You have the option to whitelist or blacklist sites, etc.

https://pi-hole.net/
by meazz1
Tue May 28, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pining my IP from outside LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Re: Pining my IP from outside LAN

any suggestion?
by meazz1
Sat May 25, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pining my IP from outside LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Re: Pining my IP from outside LAN

If you wanted your router to be completely invisible from outside its WAN subnet, you'd have to disable also the TFTP - port scanners scan using multiple ports and protocols. So if you need the TFTP service to be available for requests received via WAN, disabling ping will not add much invisibility...
by meazz1
Fri May 24, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pining my IP from outside LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Pining my IP from outside LAN

I have the default firewall rules running on my router. Only thing I added is the "fasttrack" feature. Not having good idea about how ping should work, here's my question. Is is ok form my router to return reply if I ping my IP from outside of my network? Here's my firewall rules. # may/24/2019 12:1...
by meazz1
Fri May 24, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Uninstall Wireless and other packages [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: Uninstall Wireless and other packages [SOLVED]

@meazz1: by default, Routerboard devices have installed package bundle and it's not possible to completely uninstall individual packages ... it's only possible to disable them. If you want to completely uninstall some packages, you have to "unbundle" ROS first. The procedure is as follows (you only...
by meazz1
Fri May 24, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Uninstall Wireless and other packages [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: Uninstall Wireless and other packages [SOLVED]

The "ppp" package is also for VPNs. So if you don't need them, then yes.
thanks for your suggestion.
by meazz1
Thu May 23, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Uninstall Wireless and other packages [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Uninstall Wireless and other packages [SOLVED]

I have a Router 750G r3 without wireless feature. I also use a gig fiber connection without the PPPoE option.
In that case, will it be ok to uninstall package "wireless"and "ppp"?
by meazz1
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: IPTV is buffring but other streaming devices are not
Replies: 1
Views: 278

IPTV is buffring but other streaming devices are not

I have a gig fiber at my house. I have an IPTV box connected to my Mikrotik hEX router running 6.41 firmware. I also have a raspberry pi running pi-hole for DNS and adblocking. Everyting on the LAN is forced to use the local DNS address. For some reason the IPTV box is buffering but my other streami...
by meazz1
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need help converting a port with it's own vlan
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Need help converting a port with it's own vlan

I have a very basic setup and I need guidance. I had been using consumer grade router and new to Mikrotik configurations. i'm still learning Currently, ether2 is master and ether3,ether4 and ether5 are salves. ether5 is connected to a gig switch. I want to make ether4 a seprate port with it's own IP...
by meazz1
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Do I need to buy license for hEX RB750Gr3
Replies: 1
Views: 515

Do I need to buy license for hEX RB750Gr3

I looked but couldn't find the answer. I just bought a wired router hEX RB750Gr3 and was wondering if I need to purchase a license? It's been up for less than a week but I'm confused if it will shut down after 15 days. For another router AP I'm planing to buy for my 2nd house if that needs licensing...
by meazz1
Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need help with my firewall rules [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Need help with my firewall rules [SOLVED]

There's no need to have a rule to explicitly drop ICMP in your posted filter rules. add action=drop chain=input in-interface=!ether1 protocol=icmp icmp-options=8:0-255 add action=accept chain=input connection-state=established add action=accept chain=input connection-state=related add action=drop c...
by meazz1
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need help with my firewall rules [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Need help with my firewall rules [SOLVED]

I added an entry to drop pings from the wan side with the help of google, does it look right? I added the entry in line #16. /ip firewall filter add action=accept chain=forward comment="defconf: accept in ipsec policy" \ ipsec-policy=in,ipsec add action=accept chain=forward comment="defconf: accept ...
by meazz1
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to access my AT&t gateway router from LAN [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: How to access my AT&t gateway router from LAN [SOLVED]

Add a second IP to your router's WAN interface - if the modem is connected to ether1, for instance: /ip address add address=192.168.1.253/24 interface=ether1 next add a srcnat rule to access the modem: /ip firewall nat add chain=srcnat dst-address=192.168.1.254 action=src-nat to-address=192.168.1.2...
by meazz1
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to access my AT&t gateway router from LAN [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 419

How to access my AT&t gateway router from LAN [SOLVED]

My lan Ip is 192.168.4.0/24. My At&t gateway is 192.168.1.254 and in passthru mode. What route or firewall rules I need to implement so I can access it from any lan pc? I'm new in this Mikrotk world.

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by meazz1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with fasttrack
Replies: 0
Views: 229

Help with fasttrack

I have been reading about fasttrack and checked my firewall and moved up "fasttrack" in the rules list.
No idea on how rules work, can someone look here at the screenshot and tell me if it's ok?
I have a hex router RouterBOARD 750G.

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by meazz1
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I connect using browser to router's IP address [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Re: How do I connect using browser to router's IP address [SOLVED]

I'm using RouterOS 6.40.5 and the RouterBOARD 750G r3. I have the default setup with Ip 192.168.4.1 assigned to the router and the dhcp 192.168.4.10-100. I can connect from the windows box using IP 192.168.4.1 to winbox. If I try to use the same IP in a browser it doesn't connect. What or how do I ...
by meazz1
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I connect using browser to router's IP address [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 316

How do I connect using browser to router's IP address [SOLVED]

I'm using RouterOS 6.40.5 and the RouterBOARD 750G r3. I have the default setup with Ip 192.168.4.1 assigned to the router and the dhcp 192.168.4.10-100. I can connect from the windows box using IP 192.168.4.1 to winbox. If I try to use the same IP in a browser it doesn't connect. What or how do I e...
by meazz1
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with basic firewall rules
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

Re: Help with basic firewall rules

Thanks for helping the newbie here. As suggested, I reset configurations to default and ran most of the command in the link provided ( https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Securing_Your_Router ). 4 questions: 1. the default config has firewall rules already, should I still add the one in the link? ...
by meazz1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with basic firewall rules
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

Re: Help with basic firewall rules

Can someone point me to a preconfigured basic firewall script that works with default config on hEX RB750Gr3 router?
by meazz1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is my interface done correctly [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: Is my interface done correctly [SOLVED]

It's working fine.
But if I want ethher1 to be WAN and other 4 to be just switch, how do I go about it?
by meazz1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is my interface done correctly [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Is my interface done correctly [SOLVED]

I configured my hex router after removing default configuration. I'm new to Mikrotik and learning my way here. I setup the router with At&t gateway and everything works. For some reason when I look at the interface screen, it looks something is not done correctly. In my case, ether1 is WAN port. Do ...
by meazz1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with basic firewall rules
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

Re: Help with basic firewall rules

See this first, and implement the basic security as described. https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Securing_Your_Router Thanks for your help. Here is a script I made, let me know if this is ok. Any suggestion is welcom. /ip firewall filter add action=accept chain=input comment="default configurat...
by meazz1
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with basic firewall rules
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

Help with basic firewall rules

I recently purchased a Mikrotik hEX RB750Gr3 5-port Ethernet Gigabit Router. I reset default configuration and have the basic setup, eth0=wan and eth1 to eth4 as switch. I need to get a basic firewall rule so my external IP is not visible from outside ping. I just need basic rules to protect me as a...