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by muetzekoeln
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Priority range and order
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Priority range and order

Is Priority ... range 0-7?

To me it looks like any other label. Any string seems to be allowed. I already asked the forum about it:
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=142252&p=701712#p701712
by muetzekoeln
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: pw48v-12v150w
Replies: 2
Views: 214

Re: pw48v-12v150w

Can pw48v-12v150w power supply charge external batteries ? For charging batteries, supplied voltage must be higher than battery nominal voltage. For 48V lead-acid batteries this is about 54V (at room temperature). Don't know about voltage output of "pw48v-12v150w". Charging other battery types like...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ac and Verizon Gigabit
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: hAP ac and Verizon Gigabit

... maybe one or two OS updates and eventually one firmware update for the routerboard ...
Try to downgrade.
by muetzekoeln
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1035
Views: 177255

Re: Feature requests

Can we get standard 802.11s support? +1 802.11s would be useful to mesh for example with OpenWRT based devices (some of which may be routerboards ;-) But to mesh RouterOS with coming commercial devices it would need Wi-Fi EasyMesh: https://www.wi-fi.org/discover-wi-fi/wi-fi-easymesh Please implemen...
by muetzekoeln
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Topology for cotteges
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: Topology for cotteges

You really should build a ring topology by connecting the last cottage switch back to the router. This way you have some redundancy for your "backbone". Of course you have to run some kind of dynamic routing protocol to make good use of it and prevent loops. For layer 2 infrastructure this would be ...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik as HUB (configuration)
Replies: 16
Views: 633

Re: Mikrotik as HUB (configuration)

configure device as a HUB
A hub is a multiport repeater working on layer 1. It will span a big collision domain. If THIS is needed for what reason ever, you cannot use any switch/bridge (layer 2) device.
by muetzekoeln
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware
Replies: 54
Views: 5218

Re: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware

Ethernet over 1,5km? The big cost of fiber optic access is not the fiber and fiber hardware. Civil engineering is the most expensive, so why copper laying on the ground? I wished Mikrotik had jumped the G.hn bandwagon for power-line as well as long-reach ethernet. So already installed wires (power-...
by muetzekoeln
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware
Replies: 54
Views: 5218

Re: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware

About "GPEN": do Mikrotik has plans for OAM like 802.1ag or ITU-T Y.1731?

OAM would also be useful if you once build a PWR-Line with Ethernet (instead of USB) connectivity to manage powerline modem.
OAM-Winbox would also be great ;-)
by muetzekoeln
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: POE-OUT short circuit on RB960PGS [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: POE-OUT short circuit on RB960PGS [SOLVED]

You are welcome.

I think it's some weird case of inrush currents detected by the HEX.
by muetzekoeln
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: POE-OUT short circuit on RB960PGS [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: POE-OUT short circuit on RB960PGS [SOLVED]

For your "overload" problem: if you are using a short ethernet cable, try using a longer one, eg 10m. This helped me to power a hAP AC by a HEX POE. It will "flicker" a few times thou before it is stable.
by muetzekoeln
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1035
Views: 177255

PPPoE event scripts

It would be useful to have link-up and link-down event scripts for PPPoE client. And please make "message" from Authenticate-Ack and Authenticate-Nak available for parsing. Some carriers communicate DSL connection speed by using Authenticate-Ack message: https://www.ip-phone-forum.de/threads/sammelt...
by muetzekoeln
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tagging all traffic from port or interface with VLAN ID 0
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Tagging all traffic from port or interface with VLAN ID 0

I already tried to find out how to do this (to send priority-only frames). Maybe it's not implemented.
Would be worth a feature-request. Strange VLAN-ID=1 problems may also be addressed with this change.
by muetzekoeln
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bequant tcp traffic booster
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Bequant tcp traffic booster

I never heard of Bequant. But googling for a clue I found this: http://www.ecs.umass.edu/ece/wolf/pubs/comcom2009.pdf But I don't know the connection to their patented algorithm. https://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?CC=EP&NR=3135009&KC=&locale=en_EP With this features requested ...
by muetzekoeln
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: PROTOCOL QUIC PLEASE & QUICkly ;-)
Replies: 8
Views: 659

Re: PROTOCOL QUIC PLEASE & QUICkly ;-)

This link may help inform........... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP/3 Also worth reading: https://calendar.perfplanet.com/2018/quic-and-http-3-too-big-to-fail/ https://datatracker.ietf.org/meeting/100/materials/slides-100-mptcp-a-proactive-approach-to-avoid-performance-degradation-of-mptcp-00
by muetzekoeln
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: PROTOCOL QUIC PLEASE & QUICkly ;-)
Replies: 8
Views: 659

Re: PROTOCOL QUIC PLEASE & QUICkly ;-)

Quic is coming!!

Really? Can someone share how much of their current traffic is QUIC, please?
I have the impression, that QUIC was feeler by google and will soon be repaced by BBR with TCP-TLS.
by muetzekoeln
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 71169

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

Anyway management interfaces, be it Winbox, APIs, ssh, web and whatnot should never be exposed without proper filtering.

You are right with this statement, but impacts of the latest ROS vulnerability show this ideal is not the real world.
by muetzekoeln
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 71169

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

Please remove OS version from telnet. It is not needed. +1 I too plead for data stinginess. Only disclose data when/where needed. This is the same thinking as a default deny-all rule in firewalls. For me the ROS version is of no value at login prompt. And MT did not explain why they broadcast ROS v...
by muetzekoeln
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1035
Views: 177255

Feature request: IEEE 1588 support

RouterOS includes limited (S)NTP support for syncing clocks. For many applications (e.g. in telecoms and industry) more time precision is required. Protocol IEEE 1588-2008 (aka PTP, IEEE1588v2) is used for this. It would be a great benefit if Mikrotik devices would support IEEE 1588 and function as ...
by muetzekoeln
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Removing Mikrotik elements from beacons
Replies: 13
Views: 1567

Re: Removing Mikrotik elements from beacons

What about the lastest 6.44beta. Something different in the beacon?
by muetzekoeln
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Country Code
Replies: 9
Views: 528

Re: Country Code

Since many AccessPoints have it and some devices are dependent on it, it maybe worth a feature request. Mikrotik please add 802.11d support in ROS. It would be great to have country-code and allowed-rf-power in the beacon. Of course there should be an option to disable one or both. Also it would be ...
by muetzekoeln
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1035
Views: 177255

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: 703

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: 15
Views: 3238

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: 424

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: 424

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: 424

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: 424

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: 8
Views: 2414

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: 42
Views: 7311

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: 1802

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: 526

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: 7665

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: 365
Views: 71169

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: 41
Views: 21790

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: 1035
Views: 177255

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: 13511

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: 13511

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: 365
Views: 71169

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: 681

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: 29
Views: 2969

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: 29
Views: 2969

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: 1203

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: 147

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: 1035
Views: 177255

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: 308

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: 1035
Views: 177255

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: 308

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: 308

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: 1035
Views: 177255

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: 365
Views: 71169

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

"/tool speed-test"
No iperf?? :?
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