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by muetzekoeln
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1005
Views: 168182

Re: Feature requests

In "queue tree" please provide the option of specifying limit-at and max-limit as a percentage of the limit on the next higher layer.
When the value of the limit in the parent item changes, automatically re-calculate the values specified by percentage.
+1

Yes please, this is very useful!
by muetzekoeln
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: DPSK Dynamic WPA2 PSK support [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: DPSK Dynamic WPA2 PSK support [SOLVED]

Its been in there for years. Go into your access control list under wireless. You can generate/set per Mac address passwords. /interface wireless access-list add comment=Jayden mac-address=5C:1D:D9:C3:C6:15 private-pre-shared-key=supersecretpasswordexample vlan-mode=no-tag Is this the same as EAP-P...
by muetzekoeln
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: 802.1X over ethernet
Replies: 11
Views: 1879

Re: Feature Request: 802.1X over ethernet

+1 for RFC5216 support
by muetzekoeln
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)

I have some devices in my LAN which ignore VLAN-tagged frames. With some luck they accept priority-only tagged frames. For checking I need to source such frames with my MT devices. Parts of my home LAN are connected by two remote bridges (unmanaged). These have QoS built it, but based on 802.1p only...
by muetzekoeln
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)

set-priority action & ingress-priority property How_to_set_priority OK, in bridge filter: "0" is allowed for VLAN-ID. I didn't know that. But please give me example configuration commands. I simply want to have all Ethernet ports in one bridge. No VLAN's, just one big broadcast domain. But all Ethe...
by muetzekoeln
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)

Yes, I found this. But how are packets with VLAN-ID of 0 are processed then? It is not possible to set PVID or VLAN to "0".
And how to send prority-only tagged frames with ROS?
by muetzekoeln
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Priority-only VLAN tags (VLAN-ID 0)

How to configure RouterOS (I have RB960, RB962) to make use of priority-only tagged Ethernet frames? Just to transport priority information, when IP DSCP/ToS cannot be used. It is common practice to use VLAN-ID 0 for this, although not specified in the 802.* standards as I recall. Is is possible? If...
by muetzekoeln
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RTSP ALG
Replies: 7
Views: 2068

Re: RTSP ALG

+1 for RTSP2 2.0 (RFC 7826) ALG and/or proxy server in ROS.
by muetzekoeln
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.11 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 40
Views: 3816

Re: v6.42.11 [long-term] is released!

No, it's not "must", it is "shall".

But if you do TPC you are allowed higher max RF power on certain channels.
by muetzekoeln
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Radar detected on XXX
Replies: 31
Views: 1381

Re: Radar detected on XXX

There are only four 5GHz channels without enforced DFS by most regulatories:
36 (5180MHz)
40 (5200MHz)
44 (5220MHz)
48 (5240MHz)
by muetzekoeln
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Connect hap ac lite to poe+ switch
Replies: 9
Views: 386

Re: Connect hap ac lite to poe+ switch

I am powering a hAP AC from a Cisco SG250 (SG250-08HP). Works like a charm, although it should not work by the datasheet.
by muetzekoeln
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News December 2018 (Issue #86)
Replies: 25
Views: 6022

Re: MikroTik News December 2018 (Issue #86)

perform better between outlets on different phases if wires of both phases leading to utilized outlets parallel to each other for a few metres. Obviously inter-wire crosstalk is high enough and magnetic circuit breaker's attenuation big enough to make this difference. Same phenomenon helps better P...
by muetzekoeln
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 318
Views: 52122

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

They push us to not using "czech_republic" settings, if we wants to be comply with our laws rules. That's not true. Please read this thread carefully. The next Beta release will have indoor/outdoor option, so I guess the next stable release for your production environment will have it too. Unfortun...
by muetzekoeln
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: IPv6 Ping does not work with domain names
Replies: 40
Views: 20825

Re: IPv6 Ping does not work with domain names

KidControl doesn’t work with IPv6

Well, RouterOS Version 6.44beta50 added IPv6 for KidControl and I am quite happy about this.
Let's hope that means, that IPv6 will be better supported in the rest of RouterOS in the near future ....
by muetzekoeln
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1005
Views: 168182

Feature requests: zero-wait DFS

It would be nice to have zero-wait DFS in RouterOS, like AVM and Aerohive have it. This is to eliminate wait time on 5GHz band after changing operational channel because of Radar detection. RouterOS could do continuous background scanning (using Scanlist) to find "available" and "unavailable" channe...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: radar detected problems
Replies: 47
Views: 11774

Re: radar detected problems

authorities about DFS detection thresholds I found some interesting information about this: https://mentor.ieee.org/802.18/dcn/08/18-08-0016-00-0000-eu-dfs-update-march2008.ppt https://www.nts.com/resources/Dynamic%20Frequency%20Selection%20and%20the%205GHz%20Unlicensed%20Band.pdf https://mentor.ie...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: radar detected problems
Replies: 47
Views: 11774

Re: radar detected problems

How does RouterOS handle DFS radar detections? Is there something like "zero wait DFS" (https://avm.de/fritz-labor/fritz-labor-fuer-fritzbox-6590-cable/neues-verbesserungen/zero-wait-dfs/)? RouterOS could do continuous background scanning to find "available" and "unavailable" channels (https://www.e...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 318
Views: 52122

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

cannot use 5480MHz, why? This would be channel 96. You can ask the same for channel 32 (5160MHz). At least with 20MHz bandwidth and OFDM it should be allowed to use. But this two channels are not selectable with any equipment I know. And the only webpage I found which lists them as allowed for Euro...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Wi-Fi Roaming for the RB4011 Series
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Re: Wi-Fi Roaming for the RB4011 Series

This is requested by users for many years:

viewtopic.php?f=19&t=86271
by muetzekoeln
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Product comparison matrix
Replies: 28
Views: 1920

Re: Product comparison matrix

I would prefer to see CPU frequency always in MHz, even if higher than 1000MHz.

Two variants of RB4011 are specified 1400MHz resp. 1.4GHz.
by muetzekoeln
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Product comparison matrix
Replies: 28
Views: 1920

Re: Product comparison matrix

Nice one!

I am missing "hEX PoE", product code RB960PGS.

An additional column with products codes would also be nice. They appear in the mouse-over URL on the product names, but you cannot search or sort by product code.
by muetzekoeln
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PWR-Line AP request for comment
Replies: 16
Views: 951

Re: PWR-Line AP request for comment

https://i.mt.lv/cdn/rb_files/PWR-line-ap-181210094027.pdf This is a joke, right? You ask for my comments? Here you are.... This is the most ugly and obsolete device I've ever seen! You can buy WiFi single band wall warts since more than 10 years! Everyone who wants to have such a thing, already bou...
by muetzekoeln
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: cacheing solution for ISP
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: cacheing solution for ISP

Most dowload traffic today is encrypted. So there is no way for caching without breaking encryption, like MITM.
by muetzekoeln
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1005
Views: 168182

Re: MPTCP-Kernel, Pound

- a mptcp enabled kernel +1, although it's status is "experimental". Would also play nicely together with LISP (RFC6830) https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=81674&p=699943&hilit=RFC6830#p699943 . In addition BBR is included in mptcp, which would be great. BBR together with a proxy servi...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please explain ingress priority
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: Please explain ingress priority

Priority has range 0..7, DSCP 0..63. This isn't matching! Well, in Winbox it seems that ingress_priority has a range of 0..63 and packet priority looks like a text field (so no numeric range) I just found out... I guess setting priority "from ingress" copies DSCP value. But what if 802.1q or WMM pr...
by muetzekoeln
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1005
Views: 168182

RFC 4191

Please support preference field in IPv6 router advertisements. Incoming and outgoing. RFC 4191.
by muetzekoeln
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please explain ingress priority
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: Please explain ingress priority

Bump.

Normis? Can you give me/us insights?
by muetzekoeln
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please explain ingress priority
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Please explain ingress priority

Could someone please elaborate on "ingress priority". I have read RouterOS manual, but it became not clear to me. It seems clear, that "ingress priority" can be from 802.11 WMM or alternatively from 802.1q VLAN tags. But if these are missing, will higher level protocol priorities like MPLS priority ...
by muetzekoeln
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1005
Views: 168182

Feature request: address lists for routes

I have a small feature request. For me it would be very helpful. There are some (about 35) IP networks better reachable by a special gateway than by default gateway (no BGP!). It would be great if there would be an address list table where all these networks listet and add only one ip route for the ...
by muetzekoeln
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 318
Views: 52122

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

"/tool speed-test"
No iperf?? :?
by muetzekoeln
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Avoid double PAT
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Re: Avoid double PAT

What are you doing that double PAT is becoming a problem? I am afraid it will break SIP and/or give problems with online gaming. ... you need to use NAT so you get a third different net on your side. This will give you double NAT What about doing srcnat-netmap from LAN to CPEs and put sfp1 and ethe...
by muetzekoeln
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Avoid double PAT
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Avoid double PAT

I already read many threads and manual pages, but I am stuck with one very special problem. Given are two independent DSL lines, each with a router (=CPE) I have no control over. Each CPE has one public IPv4 address and one private network (each) (10.0.0.254/24 resp. 192.168.0.254/24) for me to use....
by muetzekoeln
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7
Topic: Feature request for v7.x
Replies: 250
Views: 54813

Re: Feature request for v7.x

Locator Id Separation (LISP) support
RFC6830-6836, please!
by muetzekoeln
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IP/Prioxy with ipv6 destinations
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: IP/Prioxy with ipv6 destinations

I know it's an old thread. But I would like to know about the status of using webproxy with IPv6.
Was the missing DNS AAAA resolution a bug? Is it fixed with the latest ROS versions?
by muetzekoeln
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: L2TPv3 Client
Replies: 18
Views: 6635

Re: Feature Request: L2TPv3 Client

+1
Fritzbox devices tunnel their guest account by l2tpv3.
by muetzekoeln
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: [Feature Request] IPv6 Fasttrack
Replies: 4
Views: 721

Re: [Feature Request] IPv6 Fasttrack

+1
it just makes sense!
by muetzekoeln
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PWR-Line AP
Replies: 31
Views: 4105

Re: PWR-Line AP

It would also be nice to have a power supply (24V/48V DC) with builtin power-line communications bridge. So to connect any MT device (Router, Switch, AP, ...) to this network. It would have two connectors: DC out and Ethernet. Just swap the orginal power supply against this new one and connect the a...
by muetzekoeln
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PWR-Line AP
Replies: 31
Views: 4105

Re: PWR-Line AP

Well, it would make sense if it would use G.hn for power-line communications and 5 GHz WiFi. So you could place one in each room and not having too much interference, especially when the device will have low gain antennas (less disturbance from other WiFi signals).
by muetzekoeln
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: enhance usage of packet priority
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Feature Request: enhance usage of packet priority

RouterOS marks each packet internally with a priority mark. But it lacks useful usage of it. Please improve! Examples: In firewall mangle rules there is a priority selection, but only for a single value. I would like to input a list of values. In queue trees there is only filter for packet marks. I ...
by muetzekoeln
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: PoE from Cisco 250 series to HAP AC?
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: PoE from Cisco 250 series to HAP AC?

I will answer this myself as I bought this Cisco router:
Yes it works like a charm! Plug-and-Play although there is no "force four pair" option.

It works even better than with my HEX PoE. No overloads when using very short patch cables.
by muetzekoeln
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: IPerf
Replies: 44
Views: 8285

Re: Feature Request: IPerf

+1

All my Kodi-boxes (based on libreelec) and my AVM FritzBox router do have iperf on board. No way to use BTest on them.
by muetzekoeln
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7
Topic: Feature request: CAPsManager - roaming
Replies: 73
Views: 18026

Re: Feature request: CAPsManager - roaming

+1

plus "band steering" and "airtime fairness".

Please, it's about time!
by muetzekoeln
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: PoE from Cisco 250 series to HAP AC?
Replies: 1
Views: 208

PoE from Cisco 250 series to HAP AC?

Before buying, I would like to know if powering a HAP AC from a Cisco SG250 series switch (e.g. SG250-08HP) by PoE will work.
Anyone here with real world experience?

I know HAP AC cannot do 802.3at/af, but has a "Force Four Pair" setting for PoE ports.
by muetzekoeln
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Support for ACME/Let's Encrypt certificate management [SOLVED]
Replies: 91
Views: 30136

Re: Support for ACME/Let's Encrypt certificate management [SOLVED]

+1 for native RouterOS package

with no virtual OpenWRT instance or Linux-System requirement, please!