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by VTWifiGuy
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Labels again, this time with picture
Replies: 5
Views: 2033

Re: Labels again, this time with picture

The problem is the dude cant find the font it wants to use on the label so its not displaying anything. I forgot what font it was but i did fix this problem at one point in my life before i switched to windows. :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: RB or PC for Dude server?
Replies: 3
Views: 1449

Re: RB or PC for Dude server?

PC
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Common Factor for Failure....
Replies: 4
Views: 1385

Re: Common Factor for Failure....

I'd betcha a beer its the telnet service. With our waverider brand end user and ap systems if telnet was monitored the telnet server on them would eventually crash (were talking a matter of hours here not weeks) making the device not accessible until reboot. Although your example is more dramatic it...
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Common Factor for Failure....
Replies: 4
Views: 1385

Re: Common Factor for Failure....

What services are being monitored on these devices?
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:43 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dual Core?
Replies: 7
Views: 1924

Re: Dual Core?

Different OS's handle multiple cpus differently.
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: HTTP Probe problem.
Replies: 1
Views: 1388

HTTP Probe problem.

Ive been requested by someone i work with to have the dude monitor a specific web page on a web server. The http probe seems to be affecting the index page all i know at the moment is suspending http monitoring fixed some problem. Is there a way to modify the http probe so that it wouldnt be request...
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dual Core?
Replies: 7
Views: 1924

Re: Dual Core?

What is your operating system? The system that you are operating. :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude - all network maps are lost!
Replies: 4
Views: 1536

Re: Dude - all network maps are lost!

I know nothing about dude on the boards. :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude - all network maps are lost!
Replies: 4
Views: 1536

Re: Dude - all network maps are lost!

I dont know if you did this but you have to make sure the dude server is turned off because if you shut off the computer while the server is running it may corrupt the database. Its happened to me a couple times.
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notification Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 4064

Re: Notification Problem

I had an email address with email@server.domain.com i had to set up another email address have the dude send to that and that then forward to the complex mail address. This is a simple bug and should get cleared up.
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:55 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Polling by domain name instead of IP
Replies: 8
Views: 4535

Re: poll by domain name instead of IP

A DNS server does not care and can not determine if a device is up.. its only job is to take name and give you ip address and then you can do anything you want with this ip address but that is not enough for you? :lol: I am confused.
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Feb 07, 2008 3:00 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: HA dude server
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Re: HA dude server

What is the failure that causes the dude to report these down? is it an actual failure or the dudes internet connection failing?
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Web access to Dude Server 2.2
Replies: 2
Views: 1393

Re: Web access to Dude Server 2.2

the 2.2 web server often decided to stop at random intervals when i used 2.2 only fix is to restart the web server by either rebooting the machine, stopping and starting the dude service or in the settings turn off the web server apply it and turn it back on.
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Remote Monitoring Behind Router Using NAT
Replies: 6
Views: 3523

Re: Remote Monitoring Behind Router Using NAT

I dont actualy understand how snmp trap notifications work but i think the dude cant use them. when the dude uses snmp it asks for the information then gets it the dude is never just waiting for info out of the blue. Unless you are using the beta with integrated syslog server. Then it can receive sy...
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:42 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Muliple Maps, Notifications
Replies: 2
Views: 1246

Re: Muliple Maps, Notifications

[Device.Name] is [Device.Status] in [Device.NetMaps]

Is my standard subject to a notification email. netmaps substitutes in the map the device is on.

You could put whatever information you wanted in one of the three custom fields and display it in the notification by calling [Device.CustomField1]
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:25 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Walkthrough on Trango Atlas AP > SU Data?
Replies: 2
Views: 1436

Re: Walkthrough on Trango Atlas AP > SU Data?

The only way i know of is the painfull way... a custom function and probe for each su you want to monitor.

If im wrong someone please tell me :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:20 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Loading RWO MIBS into The Dude
Replies: 1
Views: 1397

Re: Loading RWO MIBS into The Dude

How long have you been trying this? I had similar problems with some MIB files I added to the dude. I experienced client lockup and high cpu load on the server itself end result for me was i just had to let the dude chew on them for a while and even after the initial load on the server it still took...
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: What type of server to use for clients?
Replies: 2
Views: 1235

Re: What type of server to use for clients?

Wrong form section, just fans of the network monitoring platform 'dude' here.
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:55 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Distributed Monitoring
Replies: 2
Views: 1540

Re: Distributed Monitoring

This is possible with the beta release. And fairly easy to do.
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: New Map
Replies: 7
Views: 2669

Re: New Map

I had the lost map problem with 2.2 i havent had that perticular problem in 3 although other little issues have come up with 3. Ya win some and lose some. Your best off to take notes on what youve got and just redo things if they get lost or damaged.
by VTWifiGuy
Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude installed on USB memory stick?
Replies: 3
Views: 2095

Re: Dude installed on USB memory stick?

Have you tried it?
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: High trafic from dude server to dude client
Replies: 2
Views: 1215

Re: High trafic from dude server to dude client

Only time i experienced something like this was due to the fact that my client was also running a server and the two were interacting for some reason generating a lot of traffic i shut down the server (green light up top) on the client end and bandwidth dropped. but the bandwidth was less during my ...
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Little glitch noticed.
Replies: 0
Views: 1097

Little glitch noticed.

Hi i noticed an odd off by one error that seems to be generating garbage data. Im using the speak function in the new dude beta and on some devices it throws in at the end an extra character after the alert. I think the extra character (sometimes # or ? or something else random) is being added to wh...
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?
Replies: 23
Views: 7520

Re: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?

I would like to try and avoid discovering the device capabilities, because we use it merely to watch for stations dropping out or becoming unstable. I don't think that nine people at our office want to be notified when SSH or Telnet is out of touch via the device........ You could set custom notifi...
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Device "Settings" hangs/freezes
Replies: 3
Views: 1944

Re: Device "Settings" hangs/freezes

Can you check to see if it is the same glitch i described here http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=18698 try removing all services and seeing what it shows for in the pie chart area. there has to be a glitch in the way this data is saved so the only thing you can really do is delete and re...
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?
Replies: 23
Views: 7520

Re: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?

the crash is 'only' on the client end and monitoring is continued im simply saying removing all services gets you back into the device if you have settings or data you want to write down and you would need to remove the device completely and re add it to avoid the particular glitch i am encountering...
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?
Replies: 23
Views: 7520

Re: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?

Ive got some potentialy helpfull info on debuging this. I in the services window removed the services from a device doing this. This allowed me to it opened fine except it shows 4.29G unknown services and 1 unstable service. The services tag shows empty and the device status shows unknown. I figure ...
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude DB encription
Replies: 2
Views: 1297

Re: Dude DB encription

you could use windows file encryption maybe. I mean hey at least we know its plain text so we can plan for it. As you said if you can touch the box you can own the box so keep the server room locked :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Oct 19, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: e-mail alert
Replies: 5
Views: 2036

Re: e-mail alert

Get a better internet provider? Joking. You need to set the dude up to watch something that will prove your internet is working. Like set up your dns server with a lookup to mikrotik.com as the only service and say name it office internet. Then go to all the client routers and set them to have a par...
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications for Excessive Bandwidth Usage using SNMP
Replies: 16
Views: 8212

Re: Notifications for Excessive Bandwidth Usage using SNMP

Hi, i was motivated by this thread to implement bandwidth warnings for our smart switches, I got it to generate an alert if the port used 9Mbps of traffic for a period of 10 minutes. Is this what you were looking to do?
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Oct 09, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Btest feature request.
Replies: 11
Views: 7399

Re: Btest feature request.

I knew you were going to say that! :lol: With respect to any customers out there I think this process would be too complicated I think it would be cool if we could include a separate configuration file that included these things (username password server) and also I am very interested in having the ...
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Btest feature request.
Replies: 11
Views: 7399

Btest feature request.

Hi, I think it would be cool to have a tool for customers to check their speed within our network but from what i have seen other companies solutions are expensive and are not that impressive. I was thinking it would be very cool if MikroTik could make a customer version of btest.exe that would be l...
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: sudden strange behaviour...
Replies: 1
Views: 1054

Re: sudden strange behaviour...

Have you tried pinging these devices by yourself? Basically trying to figure out if your issue is a dude issue or a network issue.
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notification delays
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: Notification delays

Its not a matter of notification as it is detection just set the probe interval to be 5 minutes and the down count to be 6 that will get you a 30 minute window before considered down.
by VTWifiGuy
Mon Sep 24, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?
Replies: 23
Views: 7520

Re: Why does the Dude crash when I try to read Device Details?

How are you running your client? I had this problem when i was running the client off a network drive i moved the program local and it stopped.
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Sep 20, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Outages not working
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Outages not working

Good to get ya going again. Its a recurring annoyance but I have no solution for it because i like the feature. I dont think its worth the time for the program to remember the last viewed service for every device.
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Sep 20, 2007 3:13 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Outages not working
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Outages not working

Silly question but this has always annoyed me check that its set to show all outages for all services.. if you havent.
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Outages not working
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Outages not working

What does happen when there is an outage?
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dudes biggest problem?
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

Re: Dudes biggest problem?

From the style of the dude i would say opening it up would reveal to much about all their other software :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:18 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: map question
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

Re: map question

Right click on the map and open in new window and then maximize. Best you can do currently.
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:18 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Execute Function Documentation
Replies: 7
Views: 2225

Re: Execute Function Documentation

as i said i am sure im not using this feature correctly. I set up a notification of type 'execute on server' and in the white box i put in 'msdos based command i want'
by VTWifiGuy
Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Execute Function Documentation
Replies: 7
Views: 2225

Re: Execute Function Documentation

if your executing on the server you have to type in the absolute path of whatever you are doing and if i recall it will execute from the root directory i could be wrong there. So i have batch files i uploaded remotely and i have a notification that executes on server c:\progra~1\dude\data\files\test...
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Aug 30, 2007 1:38 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Execute Function Documentation
Replies: 7
Views: 2225

Re: Execute Function Documentation

Ive been using it to execute batch files and programs in the dudes data directory i have no idea if this is the intended purpose. :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:55 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: I beg you, please!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1499

Re: I beg you, please!!

Agreed that unknown objects is a beta problem (running current) i think it happened to me last when i shut down the server unexpectedly. And on mine when i did it it was because of devices not having a map.
by VTWifiGuy
Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:53 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: new great feature will be nice
Replies: 2
Views: 1204

Re: new great feature will be nice

You could create a static object with no name oval set to grey that would get you around some corners. You could even repeat to create a very blocky circle! :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Possible Dude 2.2 security issues...
Replies: 3
Views: 1082

Re: Possible Dude 2.2 security issues...

I'd like to know what you mean by contacting amazon is it possible your dns probe is set to try and resolve amazon?
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications
Replies: 4
Views: 1957

Re: Notifications

whats the address? I have noticed dude does not like non traditional email addresses like xxx@yyy.zzzzz.com i had to send to another email address and forward to the address the dude thought was invalid.
by VTWifiGuy
Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:31 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Any way of having no alerts for transient network devices?
Replies: 19
Views: 3548

Re: Any way of having no alerts for transient network devices?

Another possible feature request to address this issue is a scheduler similar to the notification scheduler and the device lists as unknown when its not scheduled to probe it that (could) be simple maybe. But anyway a hack to get you out of this is to create a special notification that wont notify y...
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Jul 12, 2007 3:25 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: How graph signal strength
Replies: 9
Views: 5009

Re: How graph signal strength

I liked the tutorial but i must have done something wrong i should be getting a value like -79 but its graphing very very large numbers instead.
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Jul 12, 2007 3:23 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Bug or only wrong setting? - Dude crash
Replies: 36
Views: 11845

Re: Bug or only wrong setting? - Dude crash

I admit to not fully reading all the posts i was having this problem with the client (open settings hang and crash) and i fixed it by running the program off my local hard drive instead of running the client off a network drive. I have no idea if this will be helpful to anyone.
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Jun 27, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: DDOS Attack
Replies: 4
Views: 2368

Re: DDOS Attack

Depends how they are doing the attack. :lol:
by VTWifiGuy
Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:16 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Parent - Child Polling
Replies: 4
Views: 1356

Re: Parent - Child Polling

Most of my custom snmp polls fail by timeout if the device is actualy down i sorta hate (feature request!) that if ping is down i get notified about rssi being down also. I think i have seen cpu stay up on a device thats down. What you could do if you were having problems like this is set up one dev...
by VTWifiGuy
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:11 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Parent - Child Polling
Replies: 4
Views: 1356

Re: Parent - Child Polling

Does the dude ever or eventualy see that the router is down or is it missing the outage during the reboot totaly?

Its probably timing related, have the dude check the router's on the network more often or have the down count lower on the routers.