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by john231
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Thanks for the detailed explanation. I had to rollback that interface list removal change. After that change the whole network went haywire. On another note yesterday i worked with an ethernet cable attached from my laptop to OruAPSaun, everything worked like clockwork, no connectivity issues at al...
by john231
Fri May 29, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Thanks for the detailed explanation. I had to rollback that interface list removal change. After that change the whole network went haywire. On another note yesterday i worked with an ethernet cable attached from my laptop to OruAPSaun, everything worked like clockwork, no connectivity issues at all...
by john231
Thu May 28, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

okay i removed the interface lists cause i do not use them and at this point i want to have a very minimal setup. Also i was sitting for 2 hours and working and suddenly i had a disconnect and this was in the logs. I was sitting on the couch and i did not move for hours. and RSSI is -56 saun_disconn...
by john231
Sun May 24, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

So as i understand you correctly and feel free to correct me the correct setup should be /interface list member add interface=ether2 list=LAN add interface=ether3 list=LAN add interface=ether4 list=LAN add interface=ether5 list=LAN add interface=wlan1 list=LAN add interface=bridge1 list=LAN add int...
by john231
Fri May 22, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

I have all the logs enabled even debug but the log is empty? Is there a guide how to turn it on? I see logs disabled in the config files /system logging set 0 disabled=yes set 1 disabled=yes set 2 disabled=yes set 3 disabled=yes Should be /system logging set 0 action=memory disabled=no prefix="" to...
by john231
Fri May 22, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Okay that mac address problem seemed to do the trick.. had to set the admin mac address on the bridge.. The admin mac address on the bridge is set to eth1 which is my "WAN" port that is connected to the switch. Also got my logging working as well. Actually your ether1 is a "LAN" port. The border be...
by john231
Fri May 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

You selected very well channel 1,6 and 11 on your 3 wifi devices, as seen in the config. "Every AC lite box runs 2.4GHz on different channels to make sure they don’t overlap." Excellent, but what about the rest of the site survey? 2.4GHz tends to interfere well over 1 km in all directions. The only...
by john231
Fri May 22, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Just saw connection drop checked the logs on the AP's only saw this: MajaAP 07:50:22 wireless,info 24:1B:7A:94:74:AF@wlan1: connected, signal strength -84 07:50:54 wireless,info 24:1B:7A:94:74:AF@wlan1: disconnected, registered to other device in network MajaAPKatusTV 07:50:23 wireless,info 24:1B:7A...
by john231
Thu May 21, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Now i did notice this morning when i moved from one room to another the connection dropped on the ipad and i was not able to ping 192.168.88.1 (SXT - main router) from the ipad. The isssue lasted for about 1.5minutes and then ping started to work again. Maybe a problem switching from one AP to anot...
by john231
Wed May 20, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

okay some updates i set up every way watchdog for all devices except watchdog from and to switches. For example SXT -> OruAPMaja and OruAPMaja -> SXT and so on for 10 second interval. It has been live for 5 days now and i have had no reported problems (i have tested it multiple times by disconnectin...
by john231
Sun May 17, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Is there a difference in which order ports should be added to the bridge? this will cause problems.. /interface bridge port add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether2 add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether3 add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether4 add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether5 add bridge=bridge1 interface=wla...
by john231
Fri May 15, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: SwOS version 2.11 released!
Replies: 49
Views: 68020

Re: SwOS version 2.11 released!

Is the upgrade fixed?
by john231
Fri May 15, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

One question still.. Now when i have all my interfaces in a bridge and bridge has been assigned an ip and ip neighbor discovery is set as default " !dynamic ". When i look at discovered neighbours i see the bridge mac and eth1 mac of all the AP's shouldn't i only see the bridge one? /ip neighbor pri...
by john231
Thu May 07, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Like i said it is a layer 2 problem. It has nothing to do with CellLock or anything of the sorts. SXT-LTE works fine. The problem is with the internal network and when i setup the AP i added interfaces to the bridge as follows: /interface bridge port add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether1 add bridge=br...
by john231
Thu May 07, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Okay that mac address problem seemed to do the trick.. had to set the admin mac address on the bridge..

The admin mac address on the bridge is set to eth1 which is my "WAN" port that is connected to the switch.

Also got my logging working as well.
by john231
Thu May 07, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Also one thing i noticed, maybe it's ok maybe not but when i look at the SXT-LTE neighbours list i see 2 mac addresses from 1 device.
Although on that AP on eth1 and wlan1 i have ARP disabled.
by john231
Thu May 07, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Watch LTE parameters - LteLogger should show you a change between BTS Band/Cell and many that behavior like * after reboot pings are ok * when I wait ... then can fix itself * I move device position and it's fix can be logged to what cell id you are connect and when all works properly you can do: *...
by john231
Thu May 07, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

I have all the logs enabled even debug but the log is empty? Is there a guide how to turn it on?
by john231
Wed May 06, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

Okay i did some further analysis and this packet drop is repeatable. by pinging 8.8.8.8 from a laprop connected to any AP i see packet drop of about 10% now when i ping from the sxt router i have 0 packet loss and with avg ping of 23ms. The laptop is showing rssi levels of -51 and below.
by john231
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Re: Random connection dropping vol2

This problems are very short in time loke 1-2sek or longer like 30s? 20-30s If you can "do/recreate a problem" then this will be perfect. If not then only checking logs will be good. Right now i have not been able to recreate that problem Setup the netwatch script at every ros device to check other...
by john231
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping vol2
Replies: 39
Views: 6017

Random connection dropping vol2

Hello, I’m still having problems with my mikrotik setup 
 Previous posts: 
https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=145719 
https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=153418
 Problem is that from time to time the internet connection drops while a device is still connected to the AP. The probl...
by john231
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: SwOS version 2.11 released!
Replies: 49
Views: 68020

Re: SwOS version 2.11 released!

Hello! I have a home network built on MikroTik product: router hAPac2 and two switches CSS106-1G-4P-1S and CSS106-5G-1S. All three devices are connected in a chain Internet <-> hAPac2 <-> CSS106-1G-4P-1S <-> CSS106-5G-1S The switch CSS106-5G-1S software update to ver.2.11 passed without problems. B...
by john231
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Limited channels for certain countries - Solved!
Replies: 3
Views: 2375

Re: Limited channels for certain countries

nope 20 Mhz. Anyways it seems to be fixed now. Looks like the last update did the trick
by john231
Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Limited channels for certain countries - Solved!
Replies: 3
Views: 2375

Limited channels for certain countries - Solved!

Noticed for 2.4GHz network for hap ac lite for some countries only 1-9 channels could be selected. I think that is wrong, for example in estonia 1-13 channels are allowed and i think that goes for the rest of the EU as well. Why the restriction?
by john231
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Okay so the RSTP thing has probably did the trick. No more connection dropping. Also disabled 5Ghz wifi network cause the outside link speed is around 50/20 so there is no need for 5Ghz speeds 2.4 will do just fine. Due to the fact that 2.4Ghz has better range i removed one of the three AP's from on...
by john231
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4971

Re: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?

Any ideas when a CLI interface would be available?
by john231
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4971

Re: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?

Is there or is there not a terminal interface for swOS?
by john231
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4971

Re: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?

The client device should request an IP from the DHCP Server... if there is already a lease for a specific client then in order to get a new different IP the client must release the one it has and then renew to a new one... Your DHCP server has nothing to do with that... The proccess is ( How DHCP S...
by john231
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4971

Re: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?

I do not use swOS... really there is no telnet under tools? What do you mean you have to reboot to get a new address from DHCP server? As i understand you cannot telnet into the swOS. How do you push a new DHCP request to the dhcp server without reboot? There is no button for it and no CLI to push ...
by john231
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Next weekend i'll be back on that location and i will check on the signal qualitys from the AP's to the devices. Also i will try to set the switches to "DHCP with fallback IP address" mode and from the DHCP server try to assign a static ip for the switches as well. Will see if that fixes that upgrad...
by john231
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

The LTE issue has been fixed. Contacted the ISP and problem was communication. I was described a unlimited package but that unlimited only meant data not transfer speeds. So the speed cap is from ISP side. Had it upgraded to 50/20 because they don't offer 100/100, it's only 50/20 or unlimited which ...
by john231
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4971

Terminal / ssh / telnet support for SwOS ?

Is there any support for it if not is it in the works or coming anytime soon?

Right now RB260GSP only has webGUI support which is limited.

For example if i want to get a new ip address from DHCP server i have to reboot the whole switch and thus rebooting all connected PoE devices.
by john231
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Also question on a another subject. What is the real world link speed of SXT-LTE? My ISP is offering me an "unlimited" speed package but i can only get 30 Mbps down and 5 Mbps up speed. I want to understand if that is the limit of the SXT-LTE device (speedtest conducted from SXT-LTE itself against m...
by john231
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Ookay will test it out but that is kind of backwards why can i just put static ip address but not any other parameters like gateway, dns etc. As i understand the gui has no such option and there is no option to log into the terminal as well? Seems like a lack of functionality on mikrotiks part on th...
by john231
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

The problem with the switches still does presist: ERROR: Could not determine latest version, probably no internet connection. Use manual upgrade. Don't be concerned about this problem now....It's not related to your current issue at all... okay but i would like to get to the bottom of that problem ...
by john231
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

SwitchSaun (192.168.88.5) config: 192_168_88_5_LINK.png 192_168_88_5_SFP.png 192_168_88_5_FORWARDING.png 192_168_88_5_RSTP.png 192_168_88_5_STATISTICS.png 192_168_88_5_ERRORS.png 192_168_88_5_VLAN.png 192_168_88_5_VLANS.png 192_168_88_5_HOSTS.png 192_168_88_5_IGMP_GROUPS.png 192_168_88_5_SNMP.png 19...
by john231
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

At the moment logs are clear but there was issues still in the morning when ipad dropped the connection. After a couple of minutes it could connect again (the wifi connection didn't drop just the internet connection). It could only ping the AP it was connected to and itself, gateway ping timed out. ...
by john231
Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

This is all the info that /log print shows me on the AP oct/31 04:00:18 system,error,critical router was rebooted without proper shutdown oct/31 04:00:20 bridge,info "bridge1" mac address changed to B8:69:F4:D7:80:E7 oct/31 04:00:26 bridge,info hardware offloading activated on bridge "bridge1" ports...
by john231
Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Okay so after about an hour on my tablet the problems came back. After the changes switches started to say this error on the upgrade page: ERROR: Could not determine latest version, probably no internet connection. Use manual upgrade. The problem seems to affect only mobile devices (phones, tablets)...
by john231
Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

NB! Do backup from all devices before modifying config... 1. On router and all APs define IP-address on the bridge1 not interface. /ip address add address=192.168.88.x/24 comment=defconf interface=bridge1 network=192.168.88.0 - 2. On all APs you have configured dhcp-relay! Why? Disable it because a...
by john231
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Also i will suggest to check ether1 port on SXT for link downs. Look at Interfaces>ether1>statusTAB>Link downs= number.
0 link downs.
by john231
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Why should i disable RSTP ? I don't really understand that.
by john231
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Any other ideas to check or test? Should i give more details about something? If i can’t resolve this is there perhaps a service i can call in estonia that will come and try to inspect and fix the problem on site? One thing i noticed is that if you have the AP a floor above you (4 meters) (floor has...
by john231
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

All devices are using wifi only. Will check for link downs on friday.
by john231
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Re: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Will try to ping them on friday when i get back there. One of the first things i checked was TX/RX errors on switches, there are none. Cable is around 40-45 meters long. The same problem happens if connected to 192.168.88.2 (AP Saun) and from there the distance to the switch is about 30 cm and from ...
by john231
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Random connection dropping [SOLVED]
Replies: 29
Views: 4367

Random connection dropping [SOLVED]

Hello, I’m still having problems with my mikrotik setup (Previous post: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=145719 ). Problem is that from time to time the internet connection drops while a device is still connected to the AP. The problem specially affects mobile devices but PCs and Macs...
by john231
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PoE vs Outlet power
Replies: 1
Views: 513

PoE vs Outlet power

Is there a wifi range difference between PoE power supply vs from the power outlet socket for example on hAP ac lite?

Is there a wifi range difference on PoE power supply on hAP ac vs hAP ac lite?
by john231
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mobile devices unusable [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2465

Re: Mobile devices unusable [SOLVED]

If anyone can explain why PCs and Macs were not affected by this it would be a very good read!
by john231
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mobile devices unusable [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2465

Re: Mobile devices unusable [SOLVED]

Finally found the solution. The switch will boot up with a default configuration with dhcp or fallback to static ip address of 192.168.88.1. Now SXT needs power and it gets the power via PoE from the switch that on boot up tries to get a ip address from a dhcp server but the SXT that has a DHCP serv...
by john231
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mobile devices unusable [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2465

Mobile devices unusable [SOLVED]

Hello, So i put together a setup in my country house to have a proper internet connection (no ISP provides cables here). So i put together a setup involving: 1 x SXT LTE 2 x HAP ac lite 2 x RB260GSP Switches The network topology is as follows: Switch A -> 1 port -> SXT LTE Switch A -> 2 port -> Swit...