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by BobcatGuy
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc
Replies: 22
Views: 6193

Re: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc

This issue still exists for me. Thought I would take another stab at it. Any else have this issue and come up with a solution?
by BobcatGuy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: How to Bypass Double/Triple NAT Xplornet LTE Blocked Ports with CHR on AWS
Replies: 0
Views: 666

How to Bypass Double/Triple NAT Xplornet LTE Blocked Ports with CHR on AWS

I have an issue that I would like to solve. I am sure it is possible to be done, and I have tried, but I cant get my L2TP to connect. properly. Situation: Office Lan needs VPN access, they have thier own router, Dell Sonic wall, this cannot be changed, it's LAN side is 192.168.1.x The WAN is assigne...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Antenna Problems? - Squirrel's Savings GONE in a flash
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Antenna Problems? - Squirrel's Savings GONE in a flash

Ever have unexplained antenna issues? Bad signal, etc...
Imaging being a squirrel and watching your hard work of storing acorns for the winter, just vanish before your eyes.
He was just trying to cook the acorns!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZkAP-CQlhA
by BobcatGuy
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc
Replies: 22
Views: 6193

Re: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc

Funny, I too am wondering why NSTREME capacity on my 25 Km link only gets around 100-120 mbit, on a 20/40 MHz channel, and also on 80 MHz channel. I would of expected more capacity at the 80 MHz, and I do recall having it, I have had it at 180 - 200 mbit up until a while ago. Cant recall what versio...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40.1 [current]
Replies: 74
Views: 22807

Re: v6.40.1 [current]

I'm to lazy to read all the posts, but seen one with the same issue I have in 6.40.1 LCD screen flashes after a power cycle, if I make a change to anything like, " read only mode on or off, the screen stops flashing. It will flash on and off after a power up if read only was left check or unchecked....
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Stay Away
Replies: 4
Views: 710

Re: Stay Away

Yeah, I got frustrated with Mikrotik when I first bought one.. I had no clue about networking, and over the last 10+ years I have learned that they have saved me about 500 dollars a month for that period because of the great product they have where I can share internet. But not only that.. My networ...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: small ISP setup
Replies: 2
Views: 1300

Re: small ISP setup

In my experience where I run 9 properties off of 1 cable connection at 150 down, and 15 up, over many long range wireless link, I find it best to leave no bandwidth controls. I do this so that everyone has access to the full speed when needed, and their use is done quicker to free up time for others...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: upgrade to ROS 6.38.1 - problem with bonding?
Replies: 6
Views: 889

Re: upgrade to ROS 6.38.1 - problem with bonding?

Funny thing, I had this same problem with a cAP2N. After upgrade cannot access it from the wired side, It showed connected Ethernet, and it even passed traffic for two other Virtual AP's onto VLANs. But I could not access it from the wired side on any method. I connected to the AP through wireless, ...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: The Dude, v6.38 [current] release.
Replies: 77
Views: 23551

Re: The Dude, v6.38 [current] release.

Having problems with connectivity to the Mikroti AP. One Mikrotik is doing DHCP, routing,... the other is AP. When upgraded both of them, I cannot connect to the AP (which is connected via cable in the main Mikrotik router). I can't event ping the AP. If I set STP to none on main router (now is rst...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: cAP Dual Chain or Single?
Replies: 1
Views: 368

cAP Dual Chain or Single?

So I bought a cAP about a year ago, and from what I read on the specs was that it is a Dual Chain Radio. I also just looked at the specs on routerboard.com and still says dual chain. However, in the settings, all I see is Tx Chain 0 and Rx Chain 0 are checks off and there are no other options. Where...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: USB oid for door contact?
Replies: 1
Views: 503

USB oid for door contact?

I know it may seem silly. But is there an SNMP oid that will work for detecting anything on USB that I can use with the Dude to check to see if there is a change in the status of the USB on any MT board? Basically I want to create a door trigger that does something with USB, and a value that can be ...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Dec 25, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 90 KM Wireless Link 2700 Foot Elevation Difference
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: 90 KM Wireless Link 2700 Foot Elevation Difference

So I did my calculations with a different location for the fiber. it would only be 76 Km's I used 30 dbi for dishes, and 24dbm tx power for transmitter, I know the netmetal 5 is higher, but I was using a lower tx since the specs use say lower tx at higher rates. I used radio mobile to calculate this...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 90 KM Wireless Link 2700 Foot Elevation Difference
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

90 KM Wireless Link 2700 Foot Elevation Difference

Wondering if this is even possible, 90 Km Link over basically semi flat land, except for the last 20 Km's which becomes a mountain range. Elevation at AP 3350 feet Above Sea Level Elevation at Client 6050 feet Above Sea Level Will be over rural area, with some other wireless ISP having towers somewh...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Sending GPS data to a TCP server
Replies: 13
Views: 6219

Re: Sending GPS data to a TCP server

I found this, which may be of interest to some other than MT for posting another product :-) HOWEVER, it has a LAN port that you can connect to a Routerboard!
https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/ ... 18353.html
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:59 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Command like socat linux
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Re: Command like socat linux

search GPS Tracker in the forum. I created some info with using GPSgate Server and having Mikrotik use /tool fetch command to post the data. I did not get into the part of actually getting the GPS data from a gps antenna and sending real data, just how to push it to the gpsgate server. But you can m...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simulate an ISP provider
Replies: 4
Views: 805

Re: Simulate an ISP provider

search for Radio Mobile. I have used it, takes some effort to install.. ie making directories. etc manually.
They have guides on the website to do this. Its free too! Right in my budget.

http://www.cplus.org/rmw/english1.html
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:38 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Routerboard with 3G and GPS
Replies: 17
Views: 4384

Re: Routerboard with 3G and GPS

I did some trouble shooting and got Mikrotik to post GPS to a GPSGate Server. I have not got as far as actually using a GPS and taking real data and sending it to the server, but look at the end of this topic and see what I figured out. It posts the data, all you need to do is modify the URL to take...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Sending GPS data to a TCP server
Replies: 13
Views: 6219

Re: Sending GPS data to a TCP server

AHH, more googleing and I found something... How the password is encypted.. for GPS gate server http://forum.gpsgate.com/viewtopic.php?t=5638 Now, since I know nothing about programming, I will have to learn that to figure how the password is encrypted... and well... if it was already encrypted, why...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Sending GPS data to a TCP server
Replies: 13
Views: 6219

Re: Sending GPS data to a TCP server

Something I am working on too.. with GPSGate Server. The URL the device ( in my case a cell phone) send out is this format: ( Captured by packet Sniffer on Mikrotik) "http://mygps.server.com/gpsgateserver/gpsgate.aspx?longitude=-110.0208&latitude=53.06319&speed=0.0&date=20161119&time=173342&username...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fast Bandwidth Test, But Slow Real Throughput
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: Fast Bandwidth Test, But Slow Real Throughput

Yes, I have the channels as far apart as they can be, ie, 5180, and 5825. The test when done across BOTH links at the same time, ie end to end, while using routerOS bandwidthtest yield ~70mbit, across one link it is also the same, from either side to the mid point. again, even across the entire two ...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fast Bandwidth Test, But Slow Real Throughput
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: Fast Bandwidth Test, But Slow Real Throughput

udp traffic The problem is when I test each segment of the ling, I get the 70mbit, while using bandwidth test in ROS, either to the mid point, or to the far end. I get the similar speeds of real data to the mid point, but not to the far end. So as to why bandwidth test is reporting the higher speeds...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fast Bandwidth Test, But Slow Real Throughput
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Fast Bandwidth Test, But Slow Real Throughput

So I have a funny problem. I have a couple wireless hops, and a flat network. I do a speed test across both wireless hops and get nice speeds. I test with 10Mbit UL and unlimited download, and get around 70 mbit. to the far location. I Like this! However, the actual throughput I get is around 7-10 m...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Help with retrieving /interface/wireless > scan data
Replies: 34
Views: 15798

Re: Help with retrieving /interface/wireless > scan data

Well, see, I would know this if I actually read EVERY word on this topic, but I skimmed through it and didn't see the wireless-rep package. Also, you mentioned it once before your last post, however, didn't mention that it worked only with 802.11.  Which makes sense.  :-) So two things are at work h...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Jul 19, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Help with retrieving /interface/wireless > scan data
Replies: 34
Views: 15798

Re: Help with retrieving /interface/wireless > scan data

I too have this issue, I was impressed to see it have the checkbox option to run a background scan, and I got the same error.  Oddly enough, the " Background Scan" check box is no longer visible.   I am using this on a netmetal5  921 series.  So I too can confirm that it doesn't work.  Not sure if i...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive
Replies: 14
Views: 50950

Re: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive

You too, weird, I did as well, so the OP was asking on how to fix this where the share was not visible, someone helped him.  But no one mentioned that the speeds are pretty slow with this SMB share for the intended purpose as a NAS, as the OP mentioned they wanted to do.....  SO.... I posted that it...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive
Replies: 14
Views: 50950

Re: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive

do you do this just to get your post count higher?
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive
Replies: 14
Views: 50950

Re: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive

Jarda,

Yeah, that's kinda what the guy who posted above you...  not really good to use as a NAS..... 

Oh wait...  that was me that posted that!

:-P
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive
Replies: 14
Views: 50950

Re: MIKROTIK SMB with external HDD or USB drive

I tried this once....  pegs the CPU at 100 % while accessing the SMB share.  So essentially this was a waste of effort.  For small files its ok, but as a NAS, I don't think you will like how slow it is.  Unless there was a miracle and this was improved? Note, I am talking about running this on Route...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Scan with Winbox 91 AP's, But scan in terminal yields only 36 AP's
Replies: 0
Views: 356

Scan with Winbox 91 AP's, But scan in terminal yields only 36 AP's

I did a scan with my net metal and MANT30 dish, in winbox I see 91 access points.  I know, I want to squeeze out another 80 Mhz in there! :-) However, when I do this in terminal /interface wireless scan 0  I only get a listing of 36 AP's Any idea why the huge difference?  I let it run for a few minu...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Voltage Monitoring
Replies: 14
Views: 5584

Re: Voltage Monitoring

Hmm found a simple solution.  Added global variable :global lastvoltage And modified the two lines as seen below. :if ($voltage <= $lowvoltalarm and $lastvoltage > $lowvoltalarm) do={/tool e-mail send to="myemail@domain.com" subject="$thisbox Voltage Statistics" body=$emessage} :if ($voltage >= $low...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Voltage Monitoring
Replies: 14
Views: 5584

Re: Voltage Monitoring

If anyone is handy with scripting and willing to help a buddy out....  I am looking for a way to monitor voltage, to use as a notification if the power went out.  Basically the same script idea, but with a couple twists. The point it to monitor volts, while AC power is on and power supply provides 1...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: WOL over net
Replies: 15
Views: 17183

Re: WOL over net

all we need now is to be able to WOL to wake up the Mikrotik devices that I accidently did system shutdown. :( I know, power cycle it..... but its 44km drive to get to it. perhaps wait for a power failure  (off/on) on the next thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon, that might fix my problem.  Unless anyon...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bad POE Inector, came with NetMetal 5
Replies: 0
Views: 303

Bad POE Inector, came with NetMetal 5

Just wanted to post that I ordered 3 Netmetal 5's, 921's, and one wouldn't power on, tried with the other radio, same poe and adaptor and cable, same thing.  Green light was on on the POE injector, power verified at plug.  Tried new cat 5 wire, these were only 2 meters long for bench test reasons.  ...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: short link poor performace
Replies: 15
Views: 1527

Re: short link poor performace

The reason I asked, is because in Microsoft Edge Browser I noticed some funny issues with the pull down menu's in webfig. I noticed mine when I was changing the master interface of an Ethernet port to ether 1, when I came back to the settings page in webfig it was showing that the mater interface wa...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: short link poor performace
Replies: 15
Views: 1527

Re: short link poor performace

Using windows 10 and MS edge browser by chance to configure that? Looks to be webfig that your screen shots are from.
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: short link poor performace
Replies: 15
Views: 1527

Re: short link poor performace

Further more, your first image has a value for chain 0, but nothing for chain 1. The second image you posted has a value for chain 0 and chain 1 ? did you enable chain 1 after the first image was taken? Check to see in the wireless interface tab, in HT that chain 0 and chain 1 are both enabled on ea...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: short link poor performace
Replies: 15
Views: 1527

Re: short link poor performace

I have a couple Netmetal 5's with some obstructions in the way of the Fresnel. I still get the dB signal level to be about similar, but my ccq is different from tx to rx. I ave about -65dB and ccq from 50 - 60 on the RX and TX 85-95 I still get 100 -160 mbit on them, 802.11ac. I would suspect that t...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox 3 "Reset Counters" - What does it do?
Replies: 0
Views: 507

Winbox 3 "Reset Counters" - What does it do?

I was wondering, actually for many years, ie 5+ years, what is the "Reset Counters" on the Traffic tab on an Ethernet interface. I click it, and I would assume the total data count for that interface is "reset" but, it doesn't do anything.

Can anyone explain to me what this button does?
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: BandWidth Test for email
Replies: 12
Views: 4788

Re: BandWidth Test for email

Did you edit the line in the script
" /tool e-mail send to="your@email.com" subject="Bandwidth-test done..... "

to have your email address? Its near the bottom
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: BandWidth Test for email
Replies: 12
Views: 4788

Re: BandWidth Test for email

This works pretty good. Thanks for the effort you put in creating it. Wondering if there is a way to take this and create a file with the data. What I would like to do is take the data and graph it in excel. Perhaps a script that runs the speed test and ands a line in a text file, with " , " as the ...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 568
Views: 407624

Re: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server

jebiga :-)

haha
My parents are from around Bihac' This is the only word they taught me ! hahah
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 28, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 568
Views: 407624

Re: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server

ahh never mind. I have my last rule as a drop all others rule on my firewall, when I disable that, the download test with UDP works normally. as to why, im to lazy to figure out. everything else works, except this bandwidth test. odd.
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 28, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 568
Views: 407624

Re: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server

umm, yes, I understand, but when I do the test as " receive only" as UDP it jumps to about 4 - 7 mbit down, then to pretty much 0, ie NO traffic. If I run the receive only test as TCP I get about 50-60 mbit, tcp data, which is expected for my 100 mbit connection. if I run the UDP "both" send receive...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 568
Views: 407624

Re: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server

I just tried your server... on upload, I get my full upload limit of my isp, on either tcp, or udp. on receive, I only get around 50 mbit down on TCP, my connection is 100 Mbit, but that could be due to location, but on UDP download, it bursts up to about 7 mbit for about 1 seconf, then to nothing, ...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox3.0 released!
Replies: 45
Views: 15532

Re: Winbox3.0 released!

Anyone notice that when you go to the Ethernet Interface, click on GENERAL TAB, that it has Bandwidth (Rx/Tx): Anyone try changing those values, I do on occasion, to limit data to a device for Netflix Hog's Anyone notice that the interface list shows, Tx value before Rx Value? Anyone notice that the...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN for WAN over private network
Replies: 2
Views: 719

Re: VLAN for WAN over private network

I have proven this again. Weird issues. My vlan that I created above, worked, until a reboot of the CRS, then didn't, the far end RB493AH couldn't get an IP from the ISP. I moved the Ethernet cable from Ether 18 to Ether 9, then it worked. moved it back to ether 18, didn't. Checked to see if ether 1...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN for WAN over private network
Replies: 2
Views: 719

Re: VLAN for WAN over private network

Just an update to this.... I removed the VLANS that I associated with the Wan and then re-did them exactly as I described above, which logically makes sense, and well, as strange as it is, the vlan worked, the far router got a Public IP on the vlan interface, and was able to NAT the request's on its...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN for WAN over private network
Replies: 2
Views: 719

VLAN for WAN over private network

I got a couple vlans working over my LAN, Its a simple set up. CRS 125 with ether 1 as the ISP uplink, or WAN, ether 2 unused, will be for a voip device so it gets a public IP, and ether 1 and 2 are in a bridge, called, Bridge - WAN. The rest 3 - 24 are in switch mode, as ether 3 as the master. I ha...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig
Replies: 14
Views: 4141

Re: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig

Yes, I mean BTEST.exe and yes, I know the limit, and yes, I tried multiple tests at the same time, but the max was around 90 Mbit, but bypassing the crs125 yields 300+ mbit. Its all above in the notes.
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: External USB HDD share always report not enough space
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Re: External USB HDD share always report not enough space

Weird, Solved my own problem, and found out fairly fast.. hmm Enabling SMB share, and creating a user, with full access will show a share in windows file explorer, in which you can go to the folder, I assume it was disk1, which is actually the USB, HOWEVER, when trying to write files to it, it repor...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: External USB HDD share always report not enough space
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Re: External USB HDD share always report not enough space

I just started using this SMB share and I have the same issue. Formatted the 32Gig usb key and still says with any file transfer attempt that there is not enough space. Windows 7 X64 OS was used to access
by BobcatGuy
Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig
Replies: 14
Views: 4141

Re: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig

I understand that, and I read that same suggestion that everyone puts on forum posts. The problem is that using that same RB 2011 at the far end, and the CRS on this end, when testing speeds, its slower at the PC connected at the CRS side, than if you use the CRS itself to do the bandwidth test. The...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig
Replies: 14
Views: 4141

Re: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig

Not using any VLAN, the ether ports are eth 3 master, 4 - 24 are slaves to it. Eth 1 is on its own as the WAN uplink, Eth 2 disabled and was supposed to be WAN2, but not set up yet
by BobcatGuy
Wed Jan 06, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig
Replies: 14
Views: 4141

Re: Slow speeds when setting CRS125 ports to Gig

Well.. I have a similar issue.. I'll explain the topology below. CRS125 -- Gigabit Ethernet - SXTAC -=-=-=-Wireless -=-=-=- SXTAC --Gigabit Ethernet -- RB2011UiAS2Hnd The CRS 125 is the side with Internet access, but in my test, its not being used for internet access. All Ethernet ports have been se...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to connect to RB SXT 5G-5HPacD WIth disabled Ether 1
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: How to connect to RB SXT 5G-5HPacD WIth disabled Ether 1

was on 802.11, did the power cycle. had the proper keys. I ended up climbing the tower to get it down and exchange it. I did some testing in the office with another one. It appears as if when you switch it from STATION BRIDGE or AP BRIDGE modes, even though the " Security Profile" in winbox shows th...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 380
Views: 236243

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

I was trying to get a better signal, from about 40 feet high on this tree, with a 36 foot ladder...... The hardest part was tieing the zip ties to the elastic band to hold it on the tree. Have to trim the tree a bit to get a better signal. :-)

* Don't worry, only temporary.
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jun 14, 2015 3:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to connect to RB SXT 5G-5HPacD WIth disabled Ether 1
Replies: 2
Views: 665

How to connect to RB SXT 5G-5HPacD WIth disabled Ether 1

So yea, I accidently disabled Ether 1, and can no longer connect to it. The last thing I did was switch it from station to AP Bridge mode. However, I left the Freq to " Auto " I have another SXT that I scan and find this other one, I know the SSID and security keys, and try to connect to it, but doe...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD Verry bad performace
Replies: 12
Views: 2453

Re: CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD Verry bad performace

The above solution was found by me here:

http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=85339
by BobcatGuy
Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD Verry bad performace
Replies: 12
Views: 2453

Re: CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD Verry bad performace

Go to QUEUES, then INTERFACE QUEUES Change Queue type from "only-hardware-queue" to " Ethernet-Default" Do this on all your Ethernet interfaces, It will improve your speeds. I had the same issue. Note, since I had mine as slave for some ports, that didn't do anything until I changed the master port,...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt - SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt

Hmm, did a few more quick tests.... I just tried with a 6 foot CAT6 cable, it did power up. Which got me thinking. I understand that voltage drops over long distances, but 4 feet long. So, I looked at the cables closer that I originally tested with. both are straight patch cables, and they were 26 g...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt - SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt

I edited that post, probably as you were responding. very short cable, 4 feet.
by BobcatGuy
Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt - SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 832

SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt - SOLVED

SXT G-5HPacD Does not power up on 12 Volt. Simply said. The voltage range on the data sheet is 8-30 volt. All that happens is the green LED flashing next to the reset button.. This is being tested on a GEL battery. This batter voltage was at 12.5 when it was tested after charging. This battery power...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Dec 26, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme "not polled for too long" possibly fixed.
Replies: 13
Views: 4212

Re: Nstreme "not polled for too long" possibly fixed.

I too am trying to fix this issue.... again, still.... What I like best is this... Using nstreme and running a bandwidth test, I was testing if I limit the speeds so the processor on the RB was at 75% or less ( Busy CPU might cause timeout was my theory) as this is going on and the wireless disconne...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Dec 26, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.23 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 53625

Re: 6.23 released!

OK I am TIRED OF THIS!!!! I have been trying to track down a problem with routing.. SIMPLE STATIC ROUTES. I have wasted 3 days on this. You will be surprised to find out what it is.... its version 6.23. And every time I reboot the CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD I get a different result. From a WIRED PC I cannot...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 25, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Complete manual in PDF book form?
Replies: 2
Views: 2387

Re: Complete manual in PDF book form?

Normis, Install a PDF creator on your desktop and use CTRL P, choose the PDF Creator and save the file :-) As for the original poster, yes PDF would be nice. Perhaps MT can publish it to a PDF, not every day, but often enough that will be accurate enough, say 1 time per week, or month, and at the ve...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 25, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log - system, Info: item removed
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Re: Log - system, Info: item removed

I AGREE 500%!!!!

Simply because when I mess up something, I would like to go back in the log and see what I did last. So Not only for "Removed Item" but more detail in general, without having debug level logging....
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT link down and signal up!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1375

Re: SXT link down and signal up!!

My guess is that the Ethernet interface was disabled on the device, so log into it from the wireless side, and see if the ether 1 is greyed out and disabled? I have accidently pressed "d" in winbox and had to drive far to fix that :-) actually, more then one time! ** I suggest to MT an Apply, and TE...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Router Board repair
Replies: 49
Views: 15464

Re: Router Board repair

What a treasure trove of valid email addresses... What can I do with them.... :-) Ok I wont, but someone else might... Wish I read this before, My RB433 is in the landfill, switch chip fail I guess, I seen a Youtube video of this repair.... Better then any document :-) I figured my time is more valu...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: TCP performance
Replies: 74
Views: 26149

Re: TCP performance

Oh.. YOU have this issue too? I am reviving this because I had it as well, and after a bunch of time wasted, I know what is doing this, but don't understand why. My Setup: Main Router: CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD -- *Gig Ethernet* -- SXT G5HPacD --Wireless-- SXT G5HPacD -- *Gig Ethernet* -- RB2011UiAS-2HnD S...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Installations - Sticky Please
Replies: 230
Views: 136395

Re: Sample Installations - Sticky Please

Questionable - Tiny Internet Protocol Sorter, aka Q-Tips So here is a project I was working on at 3 am. WTF!!! I didn't have a case, so I made one, for a temporary setup for this RB112. I am proud to have found a new life for the RB112, even for the short time that it will be in the Q-Tips Box. Try ...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.23 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 53625

Re: 6.23 released!

Uldis, When looking at the Ethernet ports, the right hand side. It was hot enough that I had to let it go. it was as hot or hotter then a cup of coffee. The Temp on the system/health after letting it sit for a bit was 55Deg, this was after I let it cool for a bit when I powered it off. Its been on f...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.23 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 53625

Re: 6.23 released! *** CAUTION OVERHEAT ***

I just ordered a RB 2011UiAS-2HnD-IN. I t had version 6.5 on it and the first thing I did was upgrade it to 6.23. this is the ONLY thing I did, other then specifying an IP address for the bridge-local interface on the default config. Started to watch TV, I smell something odd, like burning microchip...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: 951G 2hnd sometimes will not boot - wtf?
Replies: 3
Views: 736

Re: 951G 2hnd sometimes will not boot - wtf?

I have this issue on a RB921UAGS-5SHPacD-NM <-- Needs to be shorter. Ethernet port shows link status, on both sides however, But no data can pass, Winbox search will not show the device in the list... power cycling it will fix the problem. It doesn't do this on every single boot, but often enough th...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: EoIP over PPTP seems slow
Replies: 5
Views: 1917

Re: EoIP over PPTP seems slow

I have a link with two RB921's and the max I get over an EoIP tunnel is 25 - 35 Mbit. If I change the setup so that there is no EoIP tunnel and the device that I have on the remote side, a NAS, is part of the same network, I get 75-90 Mbit. *note: The rb921 has gigabit ports, but I have them linked ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP Phones Loosing Connections
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Re: VoIP Phones Loosing Connections

I too had this issue with a RB 493AH, but only 2 IP Phones. Cisco 9971's With the ROS as the TFTP server giving out the config file. No CUCM. ( Took Long time to get a working xml file for the 9900 series phone... MONTHS) Anyways, the issue creeped up slowly, some days worse then others. I contacted...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Sep 26, 2014 6:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Reviewing Routers for VPN project-thoughts?
Replies: 2
Views: 510

Re: Reviewing Routers for VPN project-thoughts?

Doesn't look duplicate to me.. I only see one...

But, I am sure someone wrote " Duplicate posts? " before :-)

haha
by BobcatGuy
Fri Sep 26, 2014 6:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mass configuration
Replies: 18
Views: 5355

Re: Mass configuration

Just an idea... I too configured one device, as an AP, then backed up the config, and then restored it on another, yes the MAC addresses were the same, but you can click on reset mac address under the interface settings. Is some work, but probably quicker then the stress you have now? All I ddid was...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Sep 26, 2014 6:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: do I need to use a crossover cable?
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Re: do I need to use a crossover cable?

Pretty sure all ether ports on routerboards are Auto MDI-X

But, it was probably quicker to just plug any cable in and try it than posting on the forum :-)
by BobcatGuy
Fri Sep 26, 2014 6:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wake On LAN WOL to Boot Routerboard ROS
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Wake On LAN WOL to Boot Routerboard ROS

Does any router board support "receiving" a WOL command to boot router OS on a routerboard? My Idea is to have a routerboard configured to boot, and connect to a local wifi as a backup. My scrupt would check the normal gateway, but if it cannot route data, then it will issue a WOL command to "boot/t...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netmetal 5 Wrong Freq in STATUS vs Choosen one
Replies: 0
Views: 453

Netmetal 5 Wrong Freq in STATUS vs Choosen one

I just set up a link, and I choose, 20/40/80 eeeC on freq 5825 Mhz. But under the STATUS tab on the client side and AP side ( Under Wireless Interface ), it says 5240/20-eeeC/AC I can change the channel to anything else, and all I have seen is 5200, and 5240. but never the one I pick.. Why is this n...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Sep 19, 2014 4:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Water in the METAL 2SHPN
Replies: 10
Views: 2066

Re: Water in the METAL 2SHPN

Am I the only one who noticed that: 1. The gasket at the bottom is not seated properly, you can see how when the case was closed that the impression on it is not uniform. This is the gasket between the metal door. 2. The hole in which the rubber gasket for the Ethernet cable is supposed to sit in, d...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: NetMetal 5 - 25 Km Link
Replies: 1
Views: 2618

NetMetal 5 - 25 Km Link

So, I decided to upgrade my Rocket M5 radios to NetMetal 5 radios, but was wondering what wireless protocol to use for best speeds. Or any other configuration set up to gain the most speeds. The link is a PtP link in an urban enviroment and is not used for anything other then a bridge between two lo...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik illegal in Canada?
Replies: 12
Views: 2812

Re: Mikrotik illegal in Canada?

Well technically, Mikrotik is the software on the hardware, Routerboard, I tried searching for RouterBoard on the Industry Canada site, and didn't find that either. So, Don't worry Mikrotik, you can have your software in Canada! And, Routerboard, Don't worry, I have been using your hardware for a ve...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to Boot off a user on WinBox?
Replies: 1
Views: 459

How to Boot off a user on WinBox?

If you create a username, and pass word for someone to access winbox, they do their thing, and you are logged in as well, watching what they do. You can remove the username from the users list, but they are still logged in. They are not logged off after the username is deleted, or disabled..... So.....
by BobcatGuy
Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Disconnect WLAN Uplink if Not Needed
Replies: 2
Views: 979

Disconnect WLAN Uplink if Not Needed

I am trying to figure out a way to disable a WLAN interface that I use for an uplink when there is no requirement for it to be connected.... Let me explain. I am using a RB to connect wirelessly to an open WIFI, but I want it to disconnect from this free open wifi when there is nothing that requires...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Configuration Page Not Upgrading
Replies: 6
Views: 988

Re: Configuration Page Not Upgrading

Any way to do this without netinstall? Board is 7.5 hour drive away, and accessible only by internet over VPN.
Was the same, 4.X to 6.18.

Can I install another version, like 5.X and then 6.18 to fix this?

But a good question is, why does this even happen? :-)
by BobcatGuy
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.18
Replies: 109
Views: 29558

Re: v6.18

Does ver 5 help with the 100 % cpu issue? I cant access the thing running 4.17 some times... I know its slow, but, I should be able to configure it.. :-)
by BobcatGuy
Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.18
Replies: 109
Views: 29558

Re: v6.18

Anyone try installing 6.18 on a RB 112? Perhaps I should have asked this BEFORE I sent the upgrade package to the RB112, and rebooted it.... Its a 7 hour drive to go to it..... and its been 10 minutes and has not connected the VPN back yet..... oh no... :-) ADD: WEll, it rebooted finaly, and connect...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433 not boot hardware problem any solution ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1141

Re: RB433 not boot hardware problem any solution ?

I have this same issue, and I also found this youtube video, which I watched and the symptoms are the same, same voltages, same heat on the chip.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq9c23GUxbk Just not sure if I want to try and remove an IC off this board. I think this was an issue before, and maybe M...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:04 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Public IP for router via Wireless CPE
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: Public IP for router via Wireless CPE

Best to talk to the ISP, they would be the one's that configured the CPE. Are you using the same provider as before? just new CPE equipment? I am assuming it is a new ISP, so that's where the issue comes up. Email them and tell them your dilemma, and ask if they can route you a public IP. I would th...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bugs.... Really?
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: Bugs.... Really?

This was done on a 493AH using winbox.

This issue might be in winbox only, where the RX/TX is reversed, and not the actual RoS.
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bugs.... Really?
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: Bugs.... Really?

That actually makes sense. But Doesn't seem proper. I do get what you are saying though. I just look at the number that is displayed as what is actually being sent or received by that device, eg the Wlan card. In this situation it simply repeats the data, and never gets routed, so its not shown. Bas...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bugs.... Really?
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: Bugs.... Really?

Nice, I get an Ignorant comment right away. The point is, how could this SIMPLE mistake of been made. This is one of many simple mistakes that MT made, and its weird that no one else notices these. I didn't, until two days ago, when I needed to throttle a Ethernet port for a location that uses Netfl...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bugs.... Really?
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Bugs.... Really?

This is found on version 6.13, but I am sure it will still be there.... Anyone notice that when you use winbox and open an Ethernet Interface, click on General TAB, and then you see "Bandwidth (Rx/Tx):" if you change the left from unlimited to anything, it doesn't actually limit the data. WELL... it...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to write and read string to serial port from script?
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

Re: How to write and read string to serial port from script?

This is half of what I wanted... Is there anyway to check the response after issuing a text string like this? My project is simple, I want to use the Serial0 port to send out "data" a string, a character, whatever it is, and check the response back to see if it was the same or anything really. Oe pe...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-RM - auto negotiation problem
Replies: 110
Views: 52238

Re: RB2011UAS-RM - auto negotiation problem

Well, two things, I have the RB1100AHX, and it has this auto negotiate issue and FCS errors on ETHER 1, but connected it to EtHER 4 and it doesn't, well I should say so far, as to why I do not know. Also this would explain why the RB1100AHX's went on sale for about half the price in the recent past....
by BobcatGuy
Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.6 released
Replies: 164
Views: 72427

Re: RouterOS v6.6 released

I have a RB1100 AHX2 that has a port flapping issue on ETHER1 but not on ETHER4, I used ether 4 since it was the only available port. Did the Port flapping issue get fixed for this board as well? Are they using the same chipset as the CCR? The issue was with not being able to force 100 Mbit full dup...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on WLAN
Replies: 9
Views: 2847

Re: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on

Just for a follow up, this was a Blackberry Playbook I was trying to locate. The playbook had credientials to connect to an AP that was mine before it was stolen. So After a few hours of driving in an area that I had some reason to beleive that it was in that area, I did manage to locate and recover...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB 1100AHx2 IpSec & Cisco phone on Same Subnet Over Inet
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Re: RB 1100AHx2 IpSec & Cisco phone on Same Subnet Over Inet

Well, didnt get any reponses, so I fiddled with it, and got a L2TP with IPSec and then a EoIP tunnel through that, and worked flawlessly. Cisco phone works perfect with no issues, now the second RB1100 has ether2 as an extension over the internet, and DHCP DNS and TFTP as if it was on the local lan....
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB 1100AHx2 IpSec & Cisco phone on Same Subnet Over Inet
Replies: 1
Views: 496

RB 1100AHx2 IpSec & Cisco phone on Same Subnet Over Inet

WHat is the best way to configure this: I have two RB 1100AHx2 at two locations, which will have thier own public IP address. I want to create the BEST secured connection between the two. The final goal is to have a CISCO 9971 phone on ether2 to be a part of the other sides subnet, so that it is tra...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: European MUM 2013: Croatia!
Replies: 51
Views: 17828

Re: European MUM 2013: Croatia!

Im sure there is a wireless MIC that the presenter can clip onto thier shirt, and plug directly into the camera. I have seen them before where you can have multiple wireless mics, and the guy using the camera can select with sliders which MIC is active, and monitor the audio through head set. This w...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on WLAN
Replies: 9
Views: 2847

Re: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on

Will this work even though it is a station and not an AP?
by BobcatGuy
Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:37 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on WLAN
Replies: 9
Views: 2847

URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on WLAN

I had some computer equipment stolen, without getting into to many details as to why this is important to do and recover the device. Involves hit and run, IE a pedestrian was hit by a car by the fleeing thief. The Equipment has WIFI on it, the approximate location is known of where this equipment en...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.2 released
Replies: 161
Views: 29499

Re: v5.2 released

Use caution on upgrade to 5.1 or 5.2, I cannot recall which one did this, BUT***************************** Somehow through the upgrade process the Virtual AP's did not work, so I removed all of them. Had just he main AP which i called basement AP, whic I clearly recal setting up after the upgrade si...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Solving 20km wireless link issues
Replies: 147
Views: 101401

Re: Solving 20km wireless link issues

I would like to know the end result too, seems like the problem was still there? When I was reading this, I seen the picture of the air conditioning unit. Also seeing the graphs, where I believe it was between 4 am and 6 am where it got better.... My theory is that, since this building is a data cen...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: MUM in Europe 2011 announced
Replies: 45
Views: 10975

Re: MUM in Europe 2011 announced

I think we should rename MUM to MUMI... ( Mommy )

Reason why: Mikrotik User Meeting International :-)
So when you have probelms, you can go run to MUMI!


Ahh, it wont happen, who am I kidding.
by BobcatGuy
Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: new user RB493G bricked
Replies: 5
Views: 998

Re: new user RB493G bricked

I'm thinking that you were typing in the IP address into winbox and trying to connect that way? If you click on the ... next to where the IP address goes, a list of connected routerboards will show up. You can either click on the IP address ** OR ** the MAC address. If it is not configured with a IP...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS in Version 4.x
Replies: 47
Views: 7393

Re: Problems with DNS in Version 4.x

I have sent the email, and recived a quick response.... Apparedly there is no fix for this problem, but I was told that i should use a RouterBOARD instead. Funny, the problem is on a 493AH Routerboard. I email that information back, but have not heard back yet. Seeing as V5 will probably be out some...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Frozen MikroTik - Can't Ping - Can't Reset
Replies: 3
Views: 1282

Re: Frozen MikroTik - Can't Ping - Can't Reset

Use Netinstall and a serial cable. Connect to it via a terminal program.
There is help on this in the Wiki pages.

If you connect the serial port with a cable it should show up with text, and then a login prompt. If nothing appears, check the cable, and if good, then probably a faulty board.
by BobcatGuy
Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Ethernet Ports Broken, How do I fix them?
Replies: 2
Views: 2390

Re: Ethernet Ports Broken, How do I fix them?

maybey they did what I did one time... I had tenants that kep abusing the free internet I gave them... Not for total data, but for scanning IP addresses for hacking purposes. so, what I did was took an old extension cord, cut off the end, attached one wire to one exacto knife, and the other to anoth...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS in Version 4.x
Replies: 47
Views: 7393

Re: Problems with DNS in Version 4.x

I have had this issue in the past every few months... BUT now I have been having it 2 or 3 times a day, sometimes within 10 minutes after a full power cycle. I cant confirm its DNS, but dns requests do not get a response, such as on a tracert cnn.com etc. Also Cannot PING a Domain name, DNS fails, A...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Sep 09, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS in Version 4.x
Replies: 47
Views: 7393

Re: Problems with DNS in Version 4.x

I have this problem too for the last year or so, differnet versions, where nothing works, dns lookups fail. I always blaimed my ISP who were very nice to give me credits for lack of service, but then the problem kept comming back, not very often, but it does. I has this on my main router, a 493AH. h...
by BobcatGuy
Fri May 07, 2010 12:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: kernal failure
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: kernal failure

Funny... I was having an issue with a RB 333 with an XR5 card in it. It would reboot, with the " possible Power Outage" or sometimes Kernal Failure. It happened quite a bit, like 2 - 3 times per day, sometimes more. I asked my brother to check the cable to see if it got pinched, or cut anywhere ( it...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is a RB?
Replies: 8
Views: 1215

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by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is a RB?
Replies: 8
Views: 1215

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by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is a RB?
Replies: 8
Views: 1215

What is a RB?

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by BobcatGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Majic Jack on RB with ROS Possible?
Replies: 0
Views: 405

Majic Jack on RB with ROS Possible?

Has anyone fro the same strange reason I want to try plugging in a majic Jack into a RB board with a USB and try to get the phone to work? Just curiouse.. I want to try and get a RB board to connect via wireless to an open AP, and allow the majic jack to work. If anyone has one, can they try it.... ...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Getting New WINBOX to Remember Collumn Settings
Replies: 26
Views: 5400

Re: Getting New WINBOX to Remember Collumn Settings

[quote="UPDATE: I don't have the latest version of winbox. Going to try new version to see if that makes any difference.[/quote] PRICELESS! I see there was no responses afterwards, must of been the problem after all. Don't feel so bad, I ahd that issue to, you save winbox on the desktop, get new ROS...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QoS: queues limits
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Re: QoS: queues limits

Is 1 Mbit up even enough for the checksum rate for 50 Mbit Down? My ISP has a 100 Down, and 5 Mbit up. Essentially at that speed the check sum values sent up will use pretty much 5 Mbit. So what is the point of a fast connection if you are limited by the up speed? hmm cable down 100 Mbit, 5 Up on DO...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Link To Forum on Home Page?
Replies: 7
Views: 709

Re: Link To Forum on Home Page?

Ha ha.. Ok you got the last laugh, but to be honest with you, I have been on this forum, and web site for a couple, maybe 3 years, and OBVIOSLEY I did not notice it. Its just plain text, it blends in with the rest. Comparing it with other websites, I would of expected to see it on the tabs up top wi...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple QueueNot Working until disable/enable
Replies: 3
Views: 562

Re: Simple QueueNot Working until disable/enable

I did that, my ip range was 192.168.100.0/24 and i put that in there and did nothing, I removed, and then disabled, then enabled, now works for target upload only...

I gave up, it got frustrating.....
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple QueueNot Working until disable/enable
Replies: 3
Views: 562

Simple QueueNot Working until disable/enable

I am nice to my neighbors, I run a Virtual AP called FREE INTERNET. I wanted to control the throughput of this ap. I create in winbox a simple queue to throttle the Interface called FREE INTERNET, by picking the interface on the pull down, I then specify Target upload to 128kbps, and target download...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Connect 493 as firewall to another 493 as firewall ( Natted)
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: Connect 493 as firewall to another 493 as firewall ( Natted)

Figured no one would respond.. Anyways, just like I thought, there must be some thing broken in ROS.. I tried and tried, and what seemed to get this to work was to get the ether 1 as a DHCP cleint, to get an IP from the main firewall.... You say, well, yeah, becuase the check box for add defualt rou...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Link To Forum on Home Page?
Replies: 7
Views: 709

Link To Forum on Home Page?

Ok, I have come here quite often, and I don't know if I am blind, but there is no link on the home page to get to the forum. If you click on support, you will NOT see the forum link on the left column like expected, but you see it in the middle of the page, with NEW Forum. Now, I think it would be b...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Connect 493 as firewall to another 493 as firewall ( Natted)
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Connect 493 as firewall to another 493 as firewall ( Natted)

I have treied this before, and eventually had it to work, but cannot recall what eventually fixed it. what I am essentially doing is using a 493, set up to be a firewall, and nat 2 ranges of Ips out Ether 2. ie 10.10.10.0/24 and 192.168.17.1. This works. What my next step is is to connect ANOTHER 49...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Mar 06, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: MUM photos and videos
Replies: 19
Views: 7247

Re: MUM photos and videos

Just wondering if MT has ever thought of live video streaming of the MUM? For less fortunate people like myself who can't afford a plane ticket :-) HEY, You should use your own routers, and have multiple IP camera's with audio so we can see the entire presentations. If the venue you are at doesnt a...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 28, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.6 released
Replies: 80
Views: 12345

Re: RouterOS v4.6 released

I just tried downloading it again, and tried to install on a RB 153, and a RB 112 though winbox, dropping the file into FILES, and reboot, in log shows, Package broken. If it matters, I am upgrading from V 4.4, not 4.5. ADD: I changed the Download site to be LATVIA, and that file worked good ( Combi...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Monitor N.C. Door Switch and send email when Opened
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Re: Monitor N.C. Door Switch and send email when Opened

Ok Some searching and found that there was this option, but only on X86 platforms, not Router boards. So I tried fooling around, got pin 2 and 3 connected, and used special login, and it echo's back the character. Now to just make a script that listens for the echo back, and if pin 2 and 3 are open ...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 28, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Monitor N.C. Door Switch and send email when Opened
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Monitor N.C. Door Switch and send email when Opened

I was wondering, actually more looking for help....... I would like to use the serial port on a MT board to monitor a normally closed switch, and send an email when it is opened. The purpose is this: I have a rental property where I use a MT board to share internet access, and in this cabinet, there...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 28, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.6 released
Replies: 80
Views: 12345

Re: RouterOS v4.6 released

I too have had Broken Package, on RB 112, 153, 333, 532A, 493AH.
Yup, everyone of the boards I had, had the same Broken Package issue.

Try'd Only COMBINED package via HTTP.
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41154

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

I have had a few issues at wierd times with Internet connectivity, where interal lan works fine, and external doesn't. I always thought it was the MT router where NAT failed, becuase a VoIP phone that I had on a External bridge ( Bridged 3 ports on MT) to allow the Voip internet IP instead of behind...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.5 released
Replies: 92
Views: 21453

Re: RouterOS v4.5 released

As mentioned earlier in this post, I had a link that kept dropping the wireless link, From a RB 532A with XR5 to a RB 333 with XR5, This was a non nstream link. The link was dropping on the 333 side, where other clients connected to the 532a AP did not, but these drops stopped after an upgrade to 4....
by BobcatGuy
Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Installations - Sticky Please
Replies: 230
Views: 136395

Re: Sample Installations - Sticky Please

I'm worried about the weld penetration on this bracket. Did you get this bracket x-rayed before mounting it? Did the fabricator use plug welds from the back for added strength? 3.JPG I would be more worried about the grade 5 bolts used on there then the welds. I mean the welds do not look very good...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB133C and ROS 4
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: RB133C and ROS 4

Update: Regarding the RB 153 that was running 4.3 for a week then rebooted, but never came back online.. well.. its been awhile, but I was getting mad at this becuase I couldn't get to it becuase of snow on the roof, so what I did, which probably isn't the best for the board was to plug and unplug t...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 112 Running 4.3 Unable to Reboot
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

Re: RB 112 Running 4.3 Unable to Reboot

It took a couple of days for my brother to remember to power cycle the RB112, but when he did it has connected via wireless, and has had no problems since then. It is being used as a CPE type with low usage, so performance wasn't an issue, but I still get 12 Mb/s TCP and I think 24 UDP so It is as f...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 4.4 released
Replies: 40
Views: 7268

Re: RouterOS 4.4 released

I found two Issues with Upgrade to 4.4, actually this might be board specific since I have seen this issue before. Copy 4.4 Complete package file over to router via winbox, reboot. Does its thing, comes back online, router APPEARS to be working, well It is Everything on LAN side is accessible, and t...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 112 Running 4.3 Unable to Reboot
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

RB 112 Running 4.3 Unable to Reboot

I am running 4.3 on a RB 112. I cannot reboot it. Winbox will let me log in, I can watch traffic rates change, Torch does not work, System Resources all show 0:00:00, 0%Cpu, Seems as if its not updating that. Wierdest part, says 4294.9GB of 4294.9GB used. Shown at the bottom of the File List window....
by BobcatGuy
Fri Dec 18, 2009 2:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.3 released
Replies: 47
Views: 7112

Re: RouterOS v4.3 released

Same issue, as in, board locking up, or having to go on the snow covered roof to get it off? ( The board that is :-) )
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB133C and ROS 4
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: RB133C and ROS 4

I have run 4.3 on a RB 112 with an XR 5 card in it, and no problems, it has minor traffic on it, but bandwidth tests will do 11 Mps and not reboot for 15 minute test. I run 4.3 on a 532A with no problems. I run 4.3 on a RB 333 where the dissassociation of wireless clients has stopped at some time wh...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.3 released
Replies: 47
Views: 7112

Re: RouterOS v4.3 released

I have a issue.... I upgraded a RB 153 from 4.2, which was working fine, to 4.3, which rebooted, worked fine.. I manually rebooted via system reboot after its uptime was about 1 week. After this the board has not connected via wireless to the AP, and will not show up with winbox on any of the ethern...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Dec 03, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.3 released
Replies: 47
Views: 7112

Re: RouterOS v4.3 released

May Be a BUG, but I have only noticed this in 4.X releases. On some random ( or seems random ) time, the NAtting does not work,, IE I can access all devices on my LAN side bridge, and the other Brdige for WAN, which has ether 2 as cable conenction, and Ether 3 as Voip phone ( So voip gets public IP)...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS License and v4 questions
Replies: 116
Views: 47606

Re: RouterOS License and v4 questions

Ok, i only espused my poit of view..... but mail sent to support in more than 24 hours.... and no answer.... why i am not surprised ???? BR support answers within 3 business days, do you read anything ? edit: I just checked, and your email was answered 1 day ago. please check your email client befo...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Oct 18, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM photos and videos
Replies: 19
Views: 7247

Re: MUM photos and videos

Damn Normis!

I thought that was an avatar you used, or an edited picture, but, nope that is really you... Not sure why I thought that, maybe the black and white... Or maybe the look of a killer in your eyes? :-) j/k

Oh great, now I am going to be banned! :(
by BobcatGuy
Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Crazy Signal Drop and Recovery
Replies: 1
Views: 560

Re: Crazy Signal Drop and Recovery

I would guess froma post I read before that this may be a antena or cable issue, as the temprature drops, there is condensation that builds up on a connector and the RF signal drops, basically from the water shorting out the feed. When it gets warmer, the moisture dissapates and the connection is no...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 3.20>4.0
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: 3.20>4.0

I recal VERY Clearly a BIG RED SCREEN that popped up when you went to the download page, and it had links in there and a very detailed description of WHAT NOT TO DO!!!! One was anything earlier then I believe 3.25 was not advised. Probably becuase they knew about the issue of the WLAN being disabled...
by BobcatGuy
Wed May 20, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: short wireless PTP link - max throughput
Replies: 4
Views: 1139

Re: short wireless PTP link - max throughput

Using a 433 AH and 5Ghz Turbo will get you around 25 - 30 Mbps TCP Possibly a little more ( From a 532 A to a 333 on 5.8 Turbo I get 24Mbit TCP, and about 37 UDP) I have not tried Nstream Dual, but you should have the same speeds in both directions then. Depending what you need the link for, and wha...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: kernal failure
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: kernal failure

looks like the power went out? :-) an XR5 in a 133, hmmm I don't recall the specs on the 133, but a 112 could barley support the XR5 for power consumption. I too had this issue of reboot, since the XR5 drew too much power, cuaseing the reboot, and even the same log entry. Find the specs for the boar...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: NTP and 3.22
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: NTP and 3.22

click apply then click ok.
by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: HELP WITH POINT TO POINT CONNECTION
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

Re: HELP WITH POINT TO POINT CONNECTION

wow, new user, has 9 posts, and knows how to get config info and paste it here, and even screen shots.. BUt, did you read the wiki?

By the looks of it you are trying to set up a transparent bridge between the two networks? That is in the wiki, under transparent bridge.
by BobcatGuy
Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPS package will not install
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: UPS package will not install

ups has been around since as long as I can remember. Did you install "combined package"? I do not beleive combined package has UPS in it, as well as some other packages that are not common. I guess there is no point to this thread, since, you had an issue, that apparently is fixed, but I never did n...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: UPS package will not install
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: UPS package will not install

im pretty sure that you can download the all packages file, and install any items, one or many from that.

I did however notice that in 3.22 trying to install a package via webbox did not work, it would not upload the file. This was when I tried to install one package.

oh well..
by BobcatGuy
Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Weird Issue with 10Mbps vs 100Mbps
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: Weird Issue with 10Mbps vs 100Mbps

when you say you connect the two boards together directly, are you meaning with wired connection? or over wireless? I recall a funny issue with speeds over a cat 5 from board 50 feet POE cat 5, and really ODD issues with connectivity, and eventually could not connect at all. Problem was wrong wirein...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: UPS package will not install
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: UPS package will not install

I just seen that error today. How are you trying to install the package? I assume from the error, you are trying to drag and drop into winbox? I did this, and tried to drag a file into the "packages" area, but when you drag and drop into the "Files" area, you will not get this message. But I am sure...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: rb532a v2.9.51 to v3.22 problem!
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: rb532a v2.9.51 to v3.22 problem!

my guess is that the client wasnt associated with the ap properly, ie routes, or arp entries. I notice this too when switching the same machine to different ether ports on my 493, that are different networks, takes a bit for it to work. do people still get this issue again? or is it a one time issue...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Restart Loop
Replies: 1
Views: 457

Re: Restart Loop

Post your config, type of board, type of power supply, POE? Wattage of poe, wireless cards? Settings on wireless tx power? What OS version When I got my first R112's with XR5's in them, no one told me about the 10db offset, so when I set it to 24db ( Instead of the defualt 17 whioch was really 27, I...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: error sending email smtp server not ready
Replies: 4
Views: 3502

Re: error sending email smtp server not ready

Dont know if that above fixed your problem, but you can try what I figured out a while back.... read this post of mine... http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=20990 This was a simple issue of the Board Identity name having a space in it, when the space was removed, the email worked. Not sur...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

This is wierd. On a 493AH I can set the rate on ether 1 to anything ( Under the physical ether device) I can set tx and rx rates anywhere from 64K to unlimited. But I cannot do this on ethers 2 - 9 Why not? I can also set any range on a ether port on some of my other boards, such as a 112, 153, and ...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Do relays throttle queueing?
Replies: 9
Views: 1072

Re: Do relays throttle queueing?

well if I came across your post earlier, I would of asked: What do you mean by relay? Why are you using bridging? Bridging is probably why the link is slower ( But then again I have a bridged connection myself and I get 35 mbit udp. Your code doesnt say which device that is on, and I do not know wha...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Freq Scan/site survey from remote location
Replies: 5
Views: 2750

Freq Scan/site survey from remote location

Is there a way to do a scan with a wireless card to see what channels are being used from a remote location that is connected wirelessley? I want to do this, but as you know, the link drops, winbox drops the link to the remote RB, and then you never see what was scanned. Is there a way to perform th...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik WallPapers
Replies: 15
Views: 7490

Re: Mikrotik WallPapers

DAMN!!!!

I was thinking wallpaper for my bedroom, with Normis's picture!!!! HAHAHAHAHAH
Just kidding. But I wouldn't mind a few hot MikroTik babes on my walls!

You know, the kind with CAT5 Connectors, antenna alignment tools, and ponytails, I mean pigtails.
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do relays throttle queueing?
Replies: 9
Views: 1072

Re: Do relays throttle queueing?

I'm lost... You say the original problem deserves an answer. But you fixed it with the radio change?
My guess is that your problem is be cuase of a bad radio?
by BobcatGuy
Sat Mar 28, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM photos and videos
Replies: 19
Views: 7247

Re: MUM photos and videos

Just wondering if MT has ever thought of live video streaming of the MUM? For less fortunate people like myself who can't afford a plane ticket :-) HEY, You should use your own routers, and have multiple IP camera's with audio so we can see the entire presentations. If the venue you are at doesnt al...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

Re: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

umm ya.. Its been a while since I've got back to my project of free internet for the tenants.. If you see the basement of this house, it is all under construction, wires hanging from the roof. I'm sitting on a pail with the note book, trying to "fix" this issue... The dhcp, and scrnat, firewall rule...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

Q.U.E.U.E.: Quit Using Everyone's Usefull Experience

Sorry, I just thought of that, had to post it... I'm quilty of q.u.e.u.e.

Just do what I did, trial and error.. Its the best way, but remeber the changes you make.
by BobcatGuy
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Connecting to internal Exchange server with external hostnam
Replies: 7
Views: 2242

Re: Connecting to internal Exchange server with external hostnam

I am looking at fixing this for my new 493 AH router, with 1 server behind the MT. However, your explination requires the public IP interface to be manually typed in. Is there a way to fix this issue without manually entering the IP, for when the Ip changes from the ISP. Mine dont change very often,...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: BIG! problems with Router OS 3.19 on RB133 and RB112!
Replies: 13
Views: 4090

Re: BIG! problems with Router OS 3.19 on RB133 and RB112!

More cents... I have had a RB112 running 2.?? then eventually 2.9.51, then upgraded to the 3.X, right now it is running 3.19 and i have no issues at all. Its in a WDS bridge to an AP, 532A with XR5. ( 112 has... I forgot what kind of wireless, its been years. either a cm9 or a r52h) My link is so po...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Simple Queue Traffic graph
Replies: 7
Views: 5787

Re: Simple Queue Traffic graph

I have found the bug, that was making me go crazy, where it wasnt behaving as expected, so that is why my issues were there, the bug was reported, confirmed and will be fixed. I did have another thread about it, but the issue was this ( Briefley ) using winbox, creating a queue rule, and setting the...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 24, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

Wow, MT witha quick reponse to my email.. "Thanks, for very precise description, I was able to repeat the problem easily. We will fix it as soon as possible. Regarding your bridge interface - problem might be related to that queue problem." As to my queue config, I had one queue. Default type, set I...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

Oh I must be bored tonight.. The above test was done on V 3.22 on a 493AH I have just tested that on my RB 112 running 3.13 and it behaves the same way. Rebooted and the traffic goes the speed it was set at. Wonder how long this has been here?
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

Oh and still why testing, I have fore sure CONFIRMED my original posted BUG. I took my new knowledge and working queue that had been running for 15 minutes or so, and changed the rate to 7Mbit, it showed that it was "set" to 7Mbit But the rate stays at 2 mbit. Tryed all different rates, even less th...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

Re: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

Ok I read more and more, and more... I hate QoS Anyways, the issue with the queue seemed to of dissapeared, ie I can change the rates and the rates change to what I specify, either to a faster, or slower rate. EXCEPT the first time I tried this tonight, the queue was changed and then no matter what ...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 22, 2009 4:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1664

ROUTER OS QUEUE Issue

I have asked about this before, and it was NOT corrected in 3.21 or 3.22. This is a VERY basic setup. This happened so far on a RB532A and now my new 493AH On the new 493ah this is the setup: Ether 9 is connected to cable modem, has DHCP client. Ether 8 is connected to a SIP device and is is slave t...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Mar 22, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Simple Queue Traffic graph
Replies: 7
Views: 5787

Re: Simple Queue Traffic graph

So I was wasting my time trying :-) Perfect.... Ok, so what you are saying in my set up, I cannot do this simple thing: Have ether 1 as WAN ( Cable connection ) Ether 2 as VOip Phone ( in bridge with ehter 1 and 3 to allow for public IP to voip device I get 5 public ip's) Ether 3 as basement connect...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Simple Queue Traffic graph
Replies: 7
Views: 5787

Re: Simple Queue Traffic graph

I too cant comprehend why this wont work.... I really need like a true lamen explination as to why please. I just bought a 493 AH, bridged ports 2 - 6. Port 2 is the WAN ( cable connection) and ether 3 is the one to the basement, which is the one I want a simple throttling on. Ie I want to limit thi...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:28 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: R433 + XR5 Card Disconnect at certain intervals
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: R433 + XR5 Card Disconnect at certain intervals

I have a RB 333 with an XR5 card in it connected as AP in WDS mode to another AP in wds bridge mode ( a 532A board.) The other board that connects to this RB 333 is a RB 153 and it is in Station WDS bridged. THe RB 333 looses connectivity to the RB 532A, well, the wireless connection is still linked...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: point to point trouble
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: point to point trouble

I could be wrong, but you might of answered your own question.. You said you have Dual N Streme check box on. how many antennas do you have? Dual N streme required 4 antenna's 1 for tx, the other for RX on each end of the link. If in deed you are set up this way, then check the settings for which an...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help - RB600 Not working when ethernet cable unplugged
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: Help - RB600 Not working when ethernet cable unplugged

Ok I'll take a stab at this one.. I think it is becuase the cable in unplugged!? There is alot that is not known, is your rb600 in AP mode? Station WDS? Do you have ether 1 on your wds bridge, if it is bridged on the MT? Are you trying to connect to the same rb that you unplugged the notebook from, ...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rate limit on L2 links possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 1872

Re: Rate limit on L2 links possible?

I was told earlier in the week, that ROS 3.21 was tested for this issue that I described, and that it didn't have the problem. I was also told that 3.21 would be released this week, but, it hasn't been yet... 1 day to go though! you never know. Makes me wonder though.... THe response I got was that ...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: RF Limits - Please Decode This
Replies: 1
Views: 497

Re: RF Limits - Please Decode This

WellI talked toa local guy who is in the industry.. He said that Canadian law says exactly as it does up on my last post. You cannot exceed 4 watt EIRP, BUT if it is a point to point, or point to multi point you can, I asked him as to what amount, he said thats the funny part, there is no wording on...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik T-Shirts ?
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: MikroTik T-Shirts ?

Apparently this one didnt go as good as I thought it would.... I thought there would be a bigger response to this thread.
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rate limit on L2 links possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 1872

Re: Rate limit on L2 links possible?

Ok I found a bug.... I connect this PC to a DVR's video stream at our shop, it gets about 11 - 12 Mbit/s over the wireless... ( On a rb112 to a 532A) I create a simple Queue for 2 Mbit, up and down, on interface ther 1 ( which connects to our firewall/switch) the speed drops to 2 mbit. Good, works.....
by BobcatGuy
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

Re: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

the router/firewall that is conneted to the ISP Cable is not a mikrotik, it is a symantec gateway security 360. In testing, I ended up adding a route for 192.168.1.0 with gateway of 10.10.10.5 this is ether1 ( RB153 at rental house) Ether 2 is not bridged to ether 1. I was just thinking that I could...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: RF Limits - Please Decode This
Replies: 1
Views: 497

RF Limits - Please Decode This

This really has nothig to do with ROS, But I thought people here might be able to help with the "decoding" of this government wordage... For the band 5725-5825 MHz, the maximum conducted output power shall not exceed 1.0 W or 17 + 10 log10 B, dBm, whichever power is less. The power spectral density ...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:25 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

Re: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

The funny thing was I was just trying that when I was at that house. I tried changing the Out interface to Ether 1 ( this has the 10.10.10.5 ip) I also tried to set it to the bridge, named My bridge ( Its the only one I have) I was assuming if I set it to ether1 with the 10.10.10.5 IP that since it ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Feb 16, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

Re: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

10.10.10.1 is NOT a mikrotik device ( But will be in a bit, Going to order a 493AH) This is a symantec gateway 360 10.10.10.0/24 is my Private LAN space 192.168.1.1 is Ether 2 On the rental place ( Ether 3 will be for basement, I can figure out this after ether 2 is working) My dhcp pool range is 19...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rate limit on L2 links possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 1872

Re: Rate limit on L2 links possible?

WOW, Out of all the simple queue threads I read, this one worked! THANK YOU.

As a realitivley Newbie, I don't understand why the Use Ip firewall works for the simple queue, but I see that it works.
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik T-Shirts ?
Replies: 6
Views: 958

MikroTik T-Shirts ?

Does MikroTik have t-shirts for sale? Just wondering... I was thinking, on the front " I did it with..." on the back " MikroTik " Got MikroTik? ( Got Milk ) I'm with MikroTik - ( I'm with Stupid) and perhaps two RB boards dancing on the back, or hugging.. Hmm RB with arms and legs.. would look cool....
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wireless board wears out - problems with low signal
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: Wireless board wears out - problems with low signal

I had a similar issue with R52 card at my house, the board and card were in a 19 DBi Rotenna.. all of the sudden signal dropped about 10 db, and really bad CCQ. Switched the card, all back to normal. Storm? Nope, Sunny, not a cloud in the sky. I figured it was static charge, BUT the only thing near ...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: should i go 5ghz or stau 2.4ghz???
Replies: 9
Views: 1225

Re: should i go 5ghz or stau 2.4ghz???

Thought I would throw in a few cents, not 2, but three.... I'm thinking you might be new to these wireless links? WHen I was I tried alot of things to get a better signal, a 4 KM link on 5800 Mhz, getting 70 - 80 CCQ and signals of -80 noise floor at -90 to -95 I ended up relizing, the link is poori...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

Re: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

Me so sad... Ive been fooling around and can't get this set up to work... I get the DHCP to assign ip's on the ther port I need, but does not allow internet access, which is hte important part. The good part is that the rest of the network is not visable from the ether side which is what I wanted. J...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: R433 + XR5 Card Disconnect at certain intervals
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: R433 + XR5 Card Disconnect at certain intervals

Just for Information: I too have a similar problem on a RB 333, with an XR 5 card. This basically is a PTP link, and is in WDS bridge mode. Ironically, disconnects every 6hours or so too. I also had this problem on a RB112 at the same location. ( The 333 replaced the 112) This problem was NOT here p...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

Re: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

So I thought I knew what I was doing.... I got the DHCP to work properly, assign 192.168.1.X Range gate way, and dns is set to .1.1 Ether 2 adress is set to .1 The computers get an IP address, but no routing to internet, actually I cant even ping 192.168.1.1 from the computer connected to the ether ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible
Replies: 14
Views: 14438

How to allow Internet access, but keep Private Lan invisible

My question is probably one that has been answered before, BUT I hate to ask, but I needed to know.... I have a symatec Gateway firewall, connected to a RB 532a which is transparently bridged to another RB 333, bot as AP, WDS mode, and then another RB 150 connected as station WDS to that 333 in WDS ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is (( PRIORITY )) Really working ???
Replies: 188
Views: 38512

Re: Is (( PRIORITY )) Really working ???

I have tried changing the default type for the queues. I re-created the rules. I tried every combination, it did not work. I was trying to limit the speed for one DVR so it didn't consume all bandwidth. I dont actually have any rule set up now. It wasnt a big priority, just tried it out and found it...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is (( PRIORITY )) Really working ???
Replies: 188
Views: 38512

Re: Is (( PRIORITY )) Really working ???

I found that at least on a RB532A and a RB 112 that versions around 3.1X did not function for simple queues. I downgraded to 2.9.51 and those simple queues worked. ( Had to recreate in either version) I was stuck on this for a while. there are other posts that ask what hapened to the QOS functionali...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RF Exposure
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: RF Exposure

I was thinking more along the lines of working with directional antenna's. Say a 23 or 19 DB antenna with 26 db power to it.. Believe the EIRP works out to about 120 watts? Is this safe to stand next to when on when doing alignment? I am sure a small radio in alaptop does nothing to a person, just t...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Complicated HTTP bandwidth limiting. Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 1129

Re: Complicated HTTP bandwidth limiting. Help!

Im not proficient in simple queues but.................... My understanding of queues was for quality control, not limiting, why not make a rule that gives priority to the server/computers IP address that gets these updates, so when there is NO update traffic going on, the rest of the computers will...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Maybe Winbox for netbooks in the future?
Replies: 15
Views: 1848

Re: Maybe Winbox for netbooks in the future?

I would like to see some better user interface from a blackberry! I run a BES server, and access to my LAN from the Blackberrry is allowed through the BES server, but WebBox is crude on the small screen. I would like to see this web version a little better for the small screens, just a thought! One ...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:00 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RF Exposure
Replies: 4
Views: 835

RF Exposure

Definatley not related to Mikrotik, But I think it is important to new users. Where can one find information on RF exposure limits, precautions while working with wireless radios, etc eg is it safe to be holding a directional antenna in your hand for 10 minutes pointing to your base station for test...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Mar 18, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Appears that on version 3.4 the problem has been fixed according to the change log.

Should be getting my returned board back today.... now if the UPS guy would just be as fast as Mikrotik!
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Just updating status: Sent in the problem board 532A to mikrotik today. They should have it within 4 or 5 days. Will wait for results on their testing of the board. Hopefully for all of us they can find the problem by looking at this problem board I sent them. Lucky me, I had a RB112 I could move to...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Additional Info: ( May be helpful? ) I used serial port with Hyperterminal looked at the " Board Info" I get this: Board Info: Board type: 532A Serial number: REMOVED BY ME Firmware version: 2.8 CPU frequency: 399 MHz Memory size: 64 MB I Removed MAC addresses. I look at my OTHER 532A that was purch...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Just happen to be around when you posted, Did this right away.. Bad News... Net Installed 2.9.50 again. Confirmed working condition. Again, Default install, NO wireless cards. Downloaded 3.3 from Latvia Mirror site ( USA was not working at time) used Web Box to upgrade to the 3.3 version. Below are ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Update on my test.... I downgraded this problem 532A back to 2.9.50 via NET Install.. WHen I went to upgrade via winbox, as I did before to 3.1 as before, with the same file.. I get this on the console.. Mi Rebooting... Stopping services... ERROR: can not install routerboard-3.1: system-3.1 is not i...
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Wireless RUDY!
Contact Uldis, He is looking for a baord(s) that is non accessible, DO NOT try to Netinstall after the failure. I beleive they want to see the boards to track down this bug.
by BobcatGuy
Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

HEY, you should of said that before I took it down and upgraded it... Oh well.. I have the one that did die on my desk. Do you want me to install 2.9.50 via netinstall and then try the upgrade with the same wireless cards and same config as I had? I don't know if it will be re-producable.. But I don...
by BobcatGuy
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: routerboot upgrade on 112 breaks ethernet
Replies: 12
Views: 1960

Re: routerboot upgrade on 112 breaks ethernet

Actually I was going to post an update to my own post. The ONLY thing I did was download 3.2 again, and upgrade that single 112 board. THis seems to fix the problem of the dropped connection, but the CCQ is still quite low, but still a little higher then what it was before. The settings are still al...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: routerboot upgrade on 112 breaks ethernet
Replies: 12
Views: 1960

Re: routerboot upgrade on 112 breaks ethernet

I have some issues with my 112 that was upgraded from 2.9.50 to 3.1, then to 3.2 I have a XR5 card in this rb112. The signal was great before (on 2.9.50) -70 DB with 95 % CCQ, when I upgraded to 3.1 and even on 3.2 the singals are roughly the same, but the CCQ dropped down to 25 - 40%. I can run ban...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

The packages that were installed by default, and were enabled by default is what was running, with ONLY the exception of NTP server, I should actually correct what I said in my last post, as NTP CLIENT was also enabled and used time.windows.com for time updates, and the NTP server was running as wel...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Feb 07, 2008 4:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

AHh Finnaly got the thing down! I copied this from Hyperterminal when the device first booted up.... RouterBOOT booter 2.8 RouterBoard 532A CPU frequency: 399 MHz Memory size: 64 MB Press any key within 2 seconds to enter setup.. loading kernel from nand... OK setting up elf image... OK jumping to k...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Feb 03, 2008 1:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Just to confirm the last post, They are not accessible, as in they cannot be fixed? I can understand that they had a upgrade problem, but my understanding is that they can be fixed via a netinstall. Am I correct in assuming this? I still have not had a chance to get my hardware. I will be doing that...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

I had upgraded the two RB 532A's. One crashed like that, and this other one is still up and running. I looked to see the firmware version, was 2.9 on this one. Unkown on the other one right now as its -25 and I don't want to go outside and climb to get it. :-) The one that is down was purchased abou...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Re: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

Does not come up Again? Do you mean, will not? or would I have to bring it down and update it via serial? Is the board dead?
by BobcatGuy
Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible
Replies: 37
Views: 5875

Upgrade to 3.1 on 532A Now Non accesible

I upgraded a RB 532a from 2.9.50 to 3.1 ( Did not upgrade to 3.0 first) At the time of update the board had 1 ethernet port enabled, the other 2 were disabled. It had two XR 5 cards in there, one of the WLAN's was disabled as well. This station had two radio's to act as a repeater, but then network ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bug V3.1 Telnet via Right Click on Reg Table
Replies: 0
Views: 1032

Bug V3.1 Telnet via Right Click on Reg Table

I have noticed that if you right click a device listed in the "Wireless Tables" under the Registration tab, you have the option to MAC ping, Ping, or MAC Telnet, or Telnet. AS well as some others. I am assuming that this would reffer to the hardware device that is connected? Ie the client? Well, the...
by BobcatGuy
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sectored Antani's on a tower
Replies: 54
Views: 5245

Re: Sectored Antani's on a tower

I'd love to see the bottom of that :-) How high is this tower? that looks like 1 inch or 1.5 inch galvanized tubing from a chainlink fence :) hey it works, but how is that in the wind, does it vibrate/shake?
by BobcatGuy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Trouble with link point to point 64km
Replies: 35
Views: 5981

Re: Trouble with link point to point 64km

[/quote] try xr5 and write back. I have exactly the same problem. 2 days with very good signal -50/-48 26km link with r52h then -88/-48 replaced 1st r52h with zcom 622XA and singel reduced to -75 a few days later replaced the other r52h with xr5 and signal is now -49/-41 -> 2 weeks no change[/quote]...
by BobcatGuy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sectored Antani's on a tower
Replies: 54
Views: 5245

Re: Sectored Antani's on a tower

I don't think anyone pointed out or asked the original poster how far apart the sectors were? Could be self interference. What the tilt angle was, he said he was getting a short distance, and If I recall from reading the post he said a 5 deg vertical range, I think that at the 1.5km's and the height...
by BobcatGuy
Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Send Mail with script or netwatch Things to Look out for!!
Replies: 1
Views: 2077

Send Mail with script or netwatch Things to Look out for!!

I cannot believe this! I searched and searched... and I figured it out by fluke. I'm sure someone knew how to work this.. If you are having a problem with sending mail from the routerboard itself ( Using The Dude will use your MAPI settings to send mail so it does not apply to this issue) I kept get...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: A script to watch the battery voltage?
Replies: 15
Views: 6413

Re: A script to watch the battery voltage?

Is this thread dead? I was looking around for a method to do this as well. I have found a device that can monitor temp, and external temp, voltage on 3 different inputs (eg solar panel, battery, etc) it also has a load sensor, I don't recall how much of a load it will handle. The odd ball thing is t...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Video Streaming with Mikrotik
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

Re: Video Streaming with Mikrotik

Well, its been a while since the last post, but... Its rather simple. You can either use a PC based DVR ( Digital Video Recorder) or stand alone DVR that can connect to your network. Most stand alone dvr's have the option with the software that comes with it to not only remotley view the video, but ...
by BobcatGuy
Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Oh NO! Another Newbie with a 112 board!
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Whn you were testing the speeds, did you test UDP, or TCP, and id you do it from PC to PC, or RB to RB. When I test RB to RB with UDP, I get 24Mbps, but when it is PC to PC through the RB's I get 11 and recently up to 12. How do you have the devices connected? Bridged WDS, or Client and AP? Do you h...
by BobcatGuy
Thu Apr 19, 2007 7:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Oh NO! Another Newbie with a 112 board!
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Oh NO! Another Newbie with a 112 board!

I'm new, but kinda smart :) I have created a simple bridge with the instructions on creating a simple bridge, HOWEVER.... First my goal / network setup. I want to network two locations, and keep them on the same subnet for ease of use. The link is 15 Km's,and I have a Ubiquiti XR5 card in a RB 112 o...