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by WeWiNet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Activate wps
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Activate wps

In Winbox, under wireless tab, there is a button "WPS accept", press that one.
(assuming you allow WPS for the interface).
Make sure you press the "advanced mode" first to see WPS parameters.

Some routerboards also have a button or joint wps/reset button one can use...
by WeWiNet
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: passing traffic from one bridge to another
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: passing traffic from one bridge to another

Why do you want to use 2 bridges? There should be no need for this, except that the "ETHR4 PC" is in the same L2 net than the "internet box". But most boxes are managed via L3/IP so thus no need for this and you just have ETH3 as Internet input (WAN). If you want to keep your set...
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Chromecast not detectable
Replies: 21
Views: 1148

Re: Chromecast not detectable

Not really a problem, there is still the Firewall inside your network modem from proximus. They do have their own Firewall settings which are as safe as Mikrotik. You could do a security port scan from outside (there are web services to do so, just google it) to see if ports are open. Normally you s...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Chromecast not detectable
Replies: 21
Views: 1148

Re: Chromecast not detectable

BSM, ok now its start to get almost clear! TV-Box will need to be in same bridge as the Proximus GW. Proximus will use VLANs/PPPOE etc to make sure the STB is connected to their GW directly and nothing else. A switch, PLC etc is ok, but going through another router will break it if you don;t know th...
by WeWiNet
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Chromecast not detectable
Replies: 21
Views: 1148

Re: Chromecast not detectable

BSM, it is now absolutely unclear to me what you want to do in the end! You do have IP set on ETH1 but at same time DHCP client on that interface! You say you want to provide DHCP address 100-254 via hap-ac2 but you say ISP modem already has an DHCP server running that gives out 192.168.0.0/24 addre...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Chromecast not detectable
Replies: 21
Views: 1148

Re: Chromecast not detectable

ETH1 should be WAN only (this is where internet comes into the hapac2, right?) . Getting IP via DHCP from your modem probably. then the 2 Ethernet ports AND the Wifi you want to connect to Chromecast need to be in one and the same bridge!!! You still have ethernet 2 alone in another bridge if I am n...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Chromecast not detectable
Replies: 21
Views: 1148

Re: Chromecast not detectable

here you are: A WAN interface should NEVER be in a bridge and then a bridge should never be in Interface list WAN neither !!! Remove ETH1 from the WAN bridge. The default firewall rules will screw else everything completely up... ThenL /interface list member add interface=bridge_LAN_Wifi list=LAN Yo...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wanting to recreate WIFI Ranger Elite AC
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: Wanting to recreate WIFI Ranger Elite AC

Steve, I feel free to pitch in and give you some advice: 1.) Do you really need 2 devices? I am not familiar with RV camp ground Wifi network. Do they have "good" coverage normally or do you need to catch the signal with some special outdoor/sector antennas you turn around? 2.) Could you a...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Chromecast not detectable
Replies: 21
Views: 1148

Re: Chromecast not detectable

Please post config. This use cases does work without any need for anything special if both clients are in same subnet. So you must have done something to break this, either removed something from the bridge, form interface list, or added FW rule that has some side effects etc. I would say, save your...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual-sim router/modem changing sim based on domains
Replies: 12
Views: 652

Re: Dual-sim router/modem changing sim based on domains

maybe simple demonstration on how to set up for example all facebook traffic to go through 'secondary' modem so I could make rules for another sites im interested in :) Since most web pages now use https traffic, it is not trivial (= impossible) to select traffic based on the site name. If this is ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: authorization issue
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: authorization issue

Try access via IP and via MAC address (double click the MAC address) in winbox under "neighbors" tab.
Reboot the device and retry.

Try same via webfig.

If nothing helps reset the box... (hold reset button and plug power, when LED starts flashing release it).
by WeWiNet
Mon Feb 15, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: HAMNET Germany
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: HAMNET Germany

As already mentioned earlier here, Mikrotik 11ac products do not support anymore non Wifi standard channels (10Mhz or 5Mhz). On the product page it is mentioned support 11a/n/ac, so why would the product offer something else? But I don't know why you do not see "allowed-channels". On my IP...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MİkroTik Wireless Gig+ Test
Replies: 14
Views: 1041

Re: MİkroTik Wireless Gig+ Test

Hi ib254254 Interesting. I tried RB4011 Wifiwave2 and Intel ac 9560 160Mhz client in Windows laptop. For me speed is extremely disappointing! around 500Mbps (TCP iperf3 from separate laptop). I saw similar speed on Audience and RB4011 with normal wifi package. Interesting is that I see the same &quo...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 12, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to see which firewall rule is allowing traffic
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: How to see which firewall rule is allowing traffic

You have the byte counters per rule and the log. That all there is to see if a rule is matched! Between the first "accept" rule and the last "drop all" you will need to refine the rules to capture/identify the traffic you are searching... What you can do is put "drop all&quo...
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual-sim router/modem changing sim based on domains
Replies: 12
Views: 652

Re: Dual-sim router/modem changing sim based on domains

Yes, you can with LtAP or RBM33G using 2 LTE modems, I'm connected with 2 different ISP and load balancing connections. With torrent downloads both ISP are used simultaneously. Sorry guys, indeed if you have a RB where you can install TWO LTE modems, then you can use two networks. I thought this wo...
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: not_from_LAN input showing in log. [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: not_from_LAN input showing in log. [SOLVED]

Firewall rules evolved a lot over last ROS versions. Make sure you use a recent ROS with the default FW settings coming from it. It is normal that you see log entries, there is data coming from WAN which gets dropped as it is not considered "established/related". That is not any reason to ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual-sim router/modem changing sim based on domains
Replies: 12
Views: 652

Re: Dual-sim router/modem changing sim based on domains

The LTE modem can not be connected to two different mobile network operators at the same time.
So you can NOT use 2 SIMs simultaneous. You can use one or the other.
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Carrier Aggregation Mikrotik Chateau LTE12
Replies: 9
Views: 768

Re: Carrier Aggregation Mikrotik Chateau LTE12

You have CA working: primary-band: B3@20Mhz earfcn: 1650 phy-cellid: 88 ca-band: B1@10Mhz earfcn: 150 phy-cellid: 88,B20@10Mhz earfcn: 6200 The distance to the cell tower means nothing as it depends also on the capacity on number of people connected to it. What I see is that the B1 is very small and...
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Isolate devices from same physical network.
Replies: 10
Views: 2722

Re: Isolate devices from same physical network.

Can You explain to me please, why (if) are VLANs better then bridges? The VLAN experts will tell you multiple VLAN on one bridge is better for final routing performance. Personally I found VLAN setup confusing and you often block yourself out. Then also I found on ROS7 some VLAN stuff does not yet ...
by WeWiNet
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Groove connecting to wifi but not passing IP to Routerboard
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Groove connecting to wifi but not passing IP to Routerboard

FIRST THING FIRST: Upgrade package/firmware to last long term release! You run high risk of getting hacked with old releases like 6.42!!! Quick look (sorry no time to scan all): You use same local IP address and DHCP server on both devices? You should use 2 different local subnets like 192.168.88.x ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to Ping Chateau from outside / Passthrough or IP problem? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: How to Ping Chateau from outside / Passthrough or IP problem? [SOLVED]

Ahhhh, now things become clear !!! :-) thanks so much for your feedback. I am not in Russia but what you said is probably what is happening in my case ... Therefore also IP/Cloud DDNS gave me the warning: "You are behind a NAT'd network" and I thought this means nothing. Can I still make V...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: which rules prevents access to services on the mikrotik? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 293

Re: which rules prevents access to services on the mikrotik? [SOLVED]

You started form an "old" manual. At least the rules make no sense... There is a newer and better one under this link: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Securing_Your_Router But the ultimate best is to start with the default FW rules on most devices after reset! Apparently you have not...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to Ping Chateau from outside / Passthrough or IP problem? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 334

How to Ping Chateau from outside / Passthrough or IP problem? [SOLVED]

Hi all, I hit a problem with pinging / accessing Chateau from the outside. I realize I don't get how passthrough should work or being setup. (I have ping and port forward working on other NATed Mikrotik equipment on fixed lines, but setting this up on LTE I miss something). All I want to do is be ab...
by WeWiNet
Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!
Replies: 185
Views: 24176

Re: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!

WifiWave2 on RB4011: What is the performance one should see/expect with it? test set up with no other 5Ghz AP (running iperf3 on 1G ethernet connected computer), distance 2-3 meter between AP and Client: (using 160Mhz as well as 80Mhz) - Macbook Pro, 3x3 11ac 80Mhz: ~480mbps - laptop Intel 11ac 6200...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!
Replies: 185
Views: 24176

Re: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!

Mikrotik support: Now that Wifiwave2 package is usable within winbox, its adaptation will raise quickly and questions as well as feedback on the forum as well! I heavily recommend you split out wifiwave2 package as a new forum topic so the feedback is not diluted in ROS7 generic thread. Also ROS 7 u...
by WeWiNet
Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!
Replies: 185
Views: 24176

Re: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!

Chateau LTE12, /export works just fine. Please report to support everyone who has issues, that means the bug depends on your specific configuration, so Mikrotik should detect which config lines/firmware problems causes export failing. Chateau LTE12 : I had to do netinstall. Then again a rests to de...
by WeWiNet
Thu Feb 04, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!
Replies: 185
Views: 24176

Re: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!

Tried an upgrade on Chateau LTE12 (from 7beta3).
Device in boot loop and not possible to reset the device.
Will need to do a netinstall...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Still no luck with simple Bridge
Replies: 12
Views: 854

Re: Still no luck with simple Bridge

If you have issues I would start on WAP as a fully bridged AP (double NAT will not cause an issue here). On WAP use "QUICKSET" CPE mode, select router (not bridged) and bridge ports, enable DHCP server etc. (other Ip subnet than on the hap) It should work this way. Once working improve fur...
by WeWiNet
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to keep people from connecting PC instead of Access points or Cameras ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1027

Re: How to keep people from connecting PC instead of Access points or Cameras ?

Also ensure accesible device's routerboot is protected.
Else one will just reset the device and he can do what he wants with it.
https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:R ... bootloader
by WeWiNet
Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Router internal access rule
Replies: 8
Views: 496

Re: Router internal access rule

Don't worry, you did it right. And with anav example you can learn more filter rules. But I think his example is at this point in time too complex. But fiddling a bit with firewall will soon get you there... Here the feedback on your post: 1.) The example you show uses "source-address-list"...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jan 28, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Router internal access rule
Replies: 8
Views: 496

Re: Router internal access rule

Yes, that is already better...

But "save" is a big word. There is much more to that to be save.

Have a look here: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:S ... our_Router

Once you did all that, then you start to be save!
by WeWiNet
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac2 Google Home issue
Replies: 3
Views: 350

Re: hAP ac2 Google Home issue

Post config here:
in terminal
 export file=your-filename hide-sensitive  
past it then in a post inside the [] code brackets for simpler readability
by WeWiNet
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Router internal access rule
Replies: 8
Views: 496

Re: Router internal access rule

I would combine all this into one single rule to make sure both conditions are met simultaneously! Using source address (or source address list) + input interface (or input interface list) in one rule. If you have different IP ranges on different interfaces, create for each combo on accept rule and ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How can I see connections in LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: How can I see connections in LAN

Go to:
IP --> Firewall --> Connections tab!

There you see everything going on... IF these are IP connections (like LAN to WAN).
If they are part of the same bridge/L2 network you will need to use torch!
by WeWiNet
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: LTE slow download speed & (limited access) status on Mikrotik app main page
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Re: LTE slow download speed & (limited access) status on Mikrotik app main page

Do yourself a favor and download Winbox from the Mikrotik download side and configure your device via a PC. Or use web browser and connect to the IP address of your box! In both cases you can use "quick set" as well! But at least forum members will then be able to support/help you further....
by WeWiNet
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2 Mikrotiks on same layer 2
Replies: 15
Views: 937

Re: 2 Mikrotiks on same layer 2

On R2 all interfaces need to be part of the bridge if you want L2 communication and you must not assign any IP address to that bridge or interface. IP addressed should then be handed out by the bridge on R1 via DHCP server for instance running on that bridge. To access the R2 via Winbox you can use ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: FTP connecting from WAN without open port on router
Replies: 10
Views: 710

Re: FTP connecting from WAN without open port on router

Please use the [] sign above the editing window to past code, makes review easier. You allow input: est/rel/untracked. Maybe as you use same IP address as your winbox connection the connection tracker sees your FTP request as one of these connection types? And when you do the port scanner, it comes ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi connection disconnect and desapear for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 1041

Re: Wi-Fi connection disconnect and desapear for a while

N is the "best" transmission capability of 2.4Ghz (in Wifi 5 and 6 you have additional ones). This is perfectly fine for GOOD conditions. BUT in bad conditions those modulation rates (N rates) won't make it from the AP to the station and vice versa. For such situation you also need B/G rat...
by WeWiNet
Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi connection disconnect and desapear for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 1041

Re: Wi-Fi connection disconnect and desapear for a while

Here is your problem:

band=2ghz-onlyn

Ok, you made your own problem...

Solution is to keep DEFAULT (all modes).
by WeWiNet
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: slow wifi speed via 5Ghz - RBcAPGi-5acD2nD
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: slow wifi speed via 5Ghz - RBcAPGi-5acD2nD

1.) What Wifi clients are you using? 1x1, 2x2, 20/40/80/160 Mhz support? 11an/ac/ax? This might explain A LOT! 2.) Do they connect to 2.4G or 5Ghz 3.) You limit clients to 11ac only, that is a strange choice but ok... 4.) Country code is not set. Phones might not choose/support the (full) channel yo...
by WeWiNet
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Strange behaviour with Sonos System
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Strange behaviour with Sonos System

Please do not set data rates manually for an Wifi Access Point. That is complete non-sense. Keep all on auto, but put country in, password etc. But don't touch any "tuning option", it will screw up something as Wifi is a "standard". Tuning these options are for closed systems (yo...
by WeWiNet
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi connection disconnect and desapear for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 1041

Re: Wi-Fi connection disconnect and desapear for a while

What ever you set in 2.4Ghz, the interface itself should never "disappear" (unlike in 5G with DFS). it should always "transmit" and when close to the AP you should be able to get at least the beacons (SSID) when you scan the frequency... Can you share the EXPORT of wireless inter...
by WeWiNet
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5ghz wireless radio randomly disappear
Replies: 7
Views: 813

Re: 5ghz wireless radio randomly disappear

Wifi disappearing can be two things : - HW problem (in this case don't know what you could do for solving it) - DFS/ radar detected. If DFS detected the log will show it (I think it is part of "info" logging. else add "wireless" for lagging). In the interface tab, while the Wifi ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB4011 Inter-VLAN routing performance
Replies: 12
Views: 1201

Re: RB4011 Inter-VLAN routing performance

Established/related etc are states between WAN - LAN etc. not from VLAN to VLAN. Check detailed resources information where CPU is spending time/cycles. Especially firewall, if that is the culprit put early up in the list an accept rule for the inter vlan traffic you want to allow. Rearrange the rul...
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: why single chain? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 654

Re: why single chain? [SOLVED]

What 2x2 clients do you use to connect to the AP by the way?
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: why single chain? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 654

Re: why single chain? [SOLVED]

Hi MKX,

can you also post the "export" of the wireless section if possible?
by WeWiNet
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 43014

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

V7.1beta3 on "wap R ac" with EP06 . Was running nice for ~3 days (just one kernel failure). Now it entered into a boot loop. This started to happen when trying to connect to its Wifi with a device that had previously DHCP issues on 7beta2. Disabled the Wifi interface, and boot loop is sto...
by WeWiNet
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 replace 2.4Ghz board with Wave 2 capable PCIe?
Replies: 3
Views: 668

Re: RB4011 replace 2.4Ghz board with Wave 2 capable PCIe?

thanks rOOt. I will try to get a compex card.

I can't imagine to not using the RB4011 when now the new Wifi drivers are released...! Would be a pity...
by WeWiNet
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 replace 2.4Ghz board with Wave 2 capable PCIe?
Replies: 3
Views: 668

RB4011 replace 2.4Ghz board with Wave 2 capable PCIe?

RB4011 Wifi edition with new new wave2 Wifi package does not show the 2.4Ghz interface.

What are the HW options to replace the R11E board with a "wave2" compliant PCIe card,
to use both interfaces with the new Wifiwave2 package?
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Split forum "Wireless Networking" into sub topics (LTE/5G, Wifi, etc.)
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: Split forum "Wireless Networking" into sub topics (LTE/5G, Wifi, etc.)

Now splitting Wireless section in forum is even more important: LTE/5G/Cellular Wifi IoT/LORA GPS 60G 11ax-WifiWave 2 [/b] Right now Wireless section contains tons of unanswered posts as they are all mixed. You can not find any information / good post neither... Please split it... wireless will rule...
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE products need persistent data traffic counter (mandatory feature request)
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: LTE products need persistent data traffic counter (mandatory feature request)

SIB, this device (Chateau etc.) is sold as a consumer product. Which customer do you think will setup a sys log server to know his "rough" data consumption? I have plenty of folks buying Huawei or other LTE router currently with COVID and remote/home office. I can NOT recommend to them Mik...
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to deal with error message: Couldn't add New Interface - ssid must be specified for AP modes (6)
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Re: How to deal with error message: Couldn't add New Interface - ssid must be specified for AP modes (6)

You need to put in the SSID as you define an AP (access point).
Just give any name you want into the SSID field...
by WeWiNet
Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 43014

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

2.4ghz it's not supported on RB4011 with the new driver
What on the Audience? Will you have the two 5Ghz Radio available to play around?
by WeWiNet
Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 43014

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

On RB4011, after boot following error in the log: error while running customized default configuration script: expected end of command (line 1310 column 53) Only thing I did is create 5Ghz Wifi radio as it is described in the Wiki: /interface wifiwave2 add disabled=no mac-address=B6:64:D4:AB:29:13 n...
by WeWiNet
Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Chateau 12 - WiFi no longer connects for a random device [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1079

Re: Chateau 12 - WiFi no longer connects for a random device [SOLVED]

erkexzcx: At home I have "Mikrotik RB4011iGS+RM" router and Netgear R7800 with OpenWRT acting as access point only. This setup is rock stable . Now I have "Mikrotik RB4011iGS+RM" working as router and "Mikrotik Chateau 12" as access point only. And this setup is causing...
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: To retain variable's values after reboot
Replies: 20
Views: 5320

Re: To retain variable's values after reboot

Write variables in scheduler startup script is a better option than writing variables in l7 rules and other crazy stuff. I am sorry to say but half of the forum is using L7 as variables. If there is a better way then please post example. AND, having LTE traffic counter as such variable should be bu...
by WeWiNet
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE products need persistent data traffic counter (mandatory feature request)
Replies: 5
Views: 505

LTE products need persistent data traffic counter (mandatory feature request)

Chateau + ROS7 device should (I would even say MUST ) get LTE data traffic counter that survives reboot. 1.) This is a consumer device, users always have limited data plan (even those uncapped get throughput limitations etc.) ! 2.) if device reboots (which happens often on Chateau, specially with a ...
by WeWiNet
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: No way to get safe wpa wireless working on hapac2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 709

Re: No way to get safe wpa wireless working on hapac2 [SOLVED]

Quickset is perfectly fine to use, so do not hesitate to use it to make initial setup etc. Its actually fines for most standard use cases as Wifi router. The only problem is, once you "leave" quickset and start to modify other things directly in the settings (via webfig or Winbox). then yo...
by WeWiNet
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Issue with ALEXA and GOOGLE HOME
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: Issue with ALEXA and GOOGLE HOME

Two things. Alexa and Google need to talk to their cloud servers. Make sure nothing in your firewall blocks that. Else they say they can not connect... (even if they got an IP from the Wifi router). Then I never ever would change the "advanced" Wifi interface settings for systems you do no...
by WeWiNet
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle rules for all download and upload speed
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Mangle rules for all download and upload speed

What works for me is: /ip firewall mangle add action=mark-connection chain=forward comment="DSL: DL: All traffic" in-interface=WAN1-DSL new-connection-mark=\ All_DL_connection passthrough=yes add action=mark-connection chain=forward comment="DSL: UL: All traffic" new-connection-m...
by WeWiNet
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual PPOE WAN, strange connection mark misshandling [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 601

Re: Dual PPOE WAN, strange connection mark misshandling [SOLVED]

I would remove the out interface and add the dst-address-type=!local , then the rule should indeed work. You might not want to specify the port if you just consider that this NAS will always use same outgoing WAN as long as that WAN is up and running (keep in mind, if WAN1 goes down, everything goes...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik, subnet, YouTube,Netflix App, SmartTv discovery
Replies: 10
Views: 808

Re: Mikrotik, subnet, YouTube,Netflix App, SmartTv discovery

Wondering, Why do you put devices on separate VLANS when afterwards you want to connect them together on L2 (use discovery protocols)??? Its absolutely normal that they can not communicate on L2, only L3 (IP) with corresponding firewalls. If you want to cast just put them on the same L2 network and ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting through a "Welcome Access site"
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: Connecting through a "Welcome Access site"

I assume you now how to "connect" to the Wifi from the camp ground with Groove? Then set up the Groove as an Wifi AP with masquerade /DHCP server for your clients (like with Quickset). If one of your clients triggers the "welcome page" any of your clients have then internet. What...
by WeWiNet
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual PPOE WAN, strange connection mark misshandling [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 601

Re: Dual PPOE WAN, strange connection mark misshandling [SOLVED]

-my previous config was correctly spreading traffic equally with preference of one gateway (route marked as DAC with Pref.Source visible) I don't think so with the distance you have had before. You marked traffic equally, but it all went out on PPPOE1. Only if it failed it went to PPPOE2. Have you ...
by WeWiNet
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience wireless speed
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: Audience wireless speed

Update: I thought I give it as well a try as I have a new 160Mhz client at home and it burned my fingers to do some real iperf3 testing. Intel 160Mhz 2x2 client (11ac) , showing 1500+ bit rate in the Winbox + 160Mhz channel MacBook 3x3 with also 1000+ bit rate in Winbox AP: RB4011 Wifi (same Wifi de...
by WeWiNet
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik newsletter November 2020 (#98)
Replies: 64
Views: 13813

Re: MikroTik newsletter November 2020 (#98)

Am I mistaken when I think that the "new wAP ac" is actually the "wAP ac LTE kit" without the LTE module? The new WAP ac CPU seems same as in "WAP R ac" (IPQ4018). Not the wap ac LTE Kit (QCA9531). And as well you say same as in hap ac2 (but maybe different RAM size?).
by WeWiNet
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience wireless speed
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: Audience wireless speed

How many Virtual RF AP interfaces do you run? Due to Beacons per VAP (sent at low modulation) they create overhead which will reduce the overall throughput further. If you have no interference, and 160Mhz channel on the Intel Laptop working (which I believe it does), then something is wrong with 240...
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual PPOE WAN, strange connection mark misshandling [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 601

Re: Dual PPOE WAN, strange connection mark misshandling [SOLVED]

First of all question is if your LAN and BRIDGE set up as well as IP is all correct. But what is definitely wrong is the route setup.... ;-) What you have is that EVERYTHING goes out to PPPOE1! Only if PPPOE fails, it goes over to PPPOE2... So if you go inside from PPOE2 the respons will go out to P...
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mesh and mAP Lite - is it possible? [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: Mesh and mAP Lite - is it possible? [SOLVED]

You can do what ever you want with any Mikrotik device.
Only limitation is map lite is 2.4G only device. But you can do a MESH network with it.

Will it be exactly what you need, that I don't know... depends on your use case and performance needs
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Having issues with WAP AC AP [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 678

Re: Having issues with WAP AC AP [SOLVED]

What Mikrotik AP model do you use, and what SW version?

Settings are normally kept after reboot/power cycling, but on R7 this seems not to be fully true.

Another thing could be you have a boot script that overwrites original settings. (but I guess you would be aware of that...?)
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik LTE Chateau first configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Mikrotik LTE Chateau first configuration

have you reset your device with reset button? I guess so because Chateau normally does not come with Capsman mode enabled. It normally is automatic (even APN from service provider). Only thing needed would be the SIM PIN. What you have probably done is pressed the reset button too long! I would give...
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience wireless speed
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: Audience wireless speed

first thing first, update to long term release at least! 6.46.8.

Makes no sense to support and old FW ...
(not saying that is will solve your issue, but some things can be excluded easier)
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Auto update time [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 976

Re: Auto update time [SOLVED]

:delay 30s :local ntpServer "pool.ntp.org" :local primary [resolve $ntpServer] :local secondary [resolve $ntpServer] /system ntp client set primary-ntp $primary /system ntp client set secondary-ntp $secondary Put this into a schedule that runs at boot, adjust the delay (make sure device i...
by WeWiNet
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Split forum "Wireless Networking" into sub topics (LTE/5G, Wifi, etc.)
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: Split forum "Wireless Networking" into sub topics (LTE/5G, Wifi, etc.)

+1 for my own subject ... ;-)

Wireless Networking should be split into WIFI and LTE/cellular questions.
Q: Doesn't Mikrotik support see the need to guide users to post their issues in well defined categories?

Come on folks, put your thumbs up... ;-)
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Converting config backups to readable data
Replies: 6
Views: 5492

Re: Converting config backups to readable data

Huge mistake by me not to serch the web prior to hope to use backup as it sounds to. Huge mistake by Mikrotik by handling backup files this way... MT devices are reliable but they can be physically destroyed for example. There is absolutely no mistake here. Why you claim Mikrotik made a mistake bef...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 387
Views: 97264

Re: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!

But on first reboot after setup, both routers are reset to default settings. Restore from backup are not succesfull, every time after restart are factory settings on both routers active. I have seen this problem on my Chateau (V7.0.1). From time to time when I reboot this device, then device has no...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Home WIFI instead MikroTik Wifi to Ethernet issue
Replies: 36
Views: 1614

Re: Home WIFI instead MikroTik Wifi to Ethernet issue

Why not doing clean reset, then using QUICKSET -> CPE bridge to get it up and running?

If basic things don't work, Quickset is good tool to proof nothing things can work.
by WeWiNet
Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard
Replies: 71
Views: 15040

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard

The MT is not for the casual user... or the average home user. They need a TPLINK, DLINK or NETGEAR stuff... With MT you can do everything. As MT sells devices like Audience, Chateau, hap ac2 these devices ARE for the average user and you must have QuickSet to enable them with basic functionality. ...
by WeWiNet
Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mysterious "denied winbox/dude connect from 117.202.126.x" log
Replies: 7
Views: 1793

Re: Mysterious "denied winbox/dude connect from 117.202.126.x" log

add action=accept chain=input comment="defconf: accept established,related,untracked" connection-state=established,related,untracked
This is one of your first rule!!!
Man your firewall is wide open...
by WeWiNet
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: HAP AC^2 wifi clients stuck obtaining IP address
Replies: 14
Views: 1587

Re: HAP AC^2 wifi clients stuck obtaining IP address

I have seen similar issues: - moving a working ROS6.46 and ROS6.47 config to ROS7 (tried on beta2 and 7.0.1). Most Wifi clients do work, all the wired networks do work (So I know that the system works as I have some clients working correctly on all Wired, Wireless, VLAN, bridge i/f etc.). but : - Ap...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP
Replies: 11
Views: 3925

Re: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP

Hi MRZ, As you are the "expert", maybe you can provide simple example taken from R6, and translate this into R7: This is how you would do policy based routing in R6 (I removed recursive part) for failover or load balancing: 192.168.x.x are the two IP of upstream modems/LTE/DSL/PON just as ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP
Replies: 11
Views: 3925

Re: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP

SiB, Thank you (again) for steeping in. I have seen this. But R7 wiki also states: Instead of routing rules, you could use mangle to mark packets with routing-mark, the same way as it was in ROSv6. What that this means? When you try to use routing mark within IP/ROUTE it is not allowed. we have /rou...
by WeWiNet
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Using a 2.4GHz channel for uplink (AP) and a different 2.4GHz channel for downlink (clients)
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Using a 2.4GHz channel for uplink (AP) and a different 2.4GHz channel for downlink (clients)

What you want to do is not possible and not recommended. - co-locating two same band AP in one device without additional filter will kill all your performance - Dificult to find free 2.4G band in normal environements. - Theoretical throughput is still going to be low! To achieve something similar wh...
by WeWiNet
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP
Replies: 11
Views: 3925

Re: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP

Yes I am, but don't see any info in that thread on this with concrete example.
Also the version referred to are different.
I have Chateau with 7.0.1 and not clear what works, what not in that release.
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP
Replies: 11
Views: 3925

Re: ROS 7.0beta5 mark based routing BOOTLOOP

Sorry to pull out this old post.
have you been able to fix the reboot, and is the routing mark setup as proposed by you the right way to do this?

I am looking to migrate my routing-mark based routing from R6 to R7 and are lost for now with the new way in R7.
by WeWiNet
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: Advanced Routing Failover without Scripting
Replies: 148
Views: 28337

Re: Advanced Routing Failover without Scripting

Hi Chupaka, can you give the "route" piece of your example for an ROS7 implementation? As you probably know the "routing-mark" attribute is gone in ROS7. Unfortunately the doc / wiki on R7 is really thin and I have no idea how to make rule/table in R7 to do "routing mark&quo...
by WeWiNet
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless MESH Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: Wireless MESH Advice

You know that MESH and MESH is not the same ? Joking apart, each vendor these days has its one view on what MESH means and how it is implemented. Mikrotik MESH is along the original MESH idea, creating a big wireless networks that self organises it regardless of topology. It is not doing any optimis...
by WeWiNet
Wed Oct 28, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multiple AP and cannot connect (Signal Strength > 80db)
Replies: 30
Views: 1369

Re: Multiple AP and cannot connect (Signal Strength > 80db)

rgroothuis,
I would not make the effort in 2020 to install in such complex environment a 2.4Ghz only system.
To me dual band would make more sense here. Remember you have only 3 non overlapping channels in 2.4G
which are shared among everybody!!! (even the folks sharing Wifi via their phone...).
by WeWiNet
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multiple AP and cannot connect (Signal Strength > 80db)
Replies: 30
Views: 1369

Re: Multiple AP and cannot connect (Signal Strength > 80db)

I recommend to not use access list, except if the harbor is small or really densly AP populated and at every location you have good signal!!! , for any kind of client...! But as you already experience issues now (with one device only), you will experience exactly this with many new devices (or have ...
by WeWiNet
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WAP-R ac + EP06: continues SIM failure
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: WAP-R ac + EP06: continues SIM failure

I unmounted the device and put scotch on the back of the SIM.
No more problems for now.

Was mechanical/connection problem so far.
I hope this work around is doing it
by WeWiNet
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik wifi roaming expirience
Replies: 19
Views: 1706

Re: Mikrotik wifi roaming expirience

I know the Wiki for ACL is not very usable. In general I see 10 db(?) (or what ever the signal strength is measured in) as the needed overlap between rules for one device, to ensure it can always connect to one or the other device. Shorter time outs than 30 secs are a problem as Wifi signal can quic...
by WeWiNet
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik wifi roaming expirience
Replies: 19
Views: 1706

Re: Mikrotik wifi roaming expirience

Thanks I will adjust timings to 30 seconds. Thus my 0-75 out of range time is now 30 seconds --> If the signal drops to low, i dont want to kick off a device prematurely SHOULD I, change my -76 to -120 delay time to 5 seconds LOL, or keep at 10. ----> Presumably if the signal is poor, the quicker I...
by WeWiNet
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WAP-R ac + EP06: continues SIM failure
Replies: 4
Views: 464

WAP-R ac + EP06: continues SIM failure

I have daily/hourly SIM failure now with a WAP-R ac and EP06. In theory EP06 should have nothing to do with it (SIM is in the WAP), but you never know. Any idea how to debug this or where to look for? - mechanical issue? (SIM connector, or SIM thickness?) - ROS SW problem? - EP06 SW issue? I do some...
by WeWiNet
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Split forum "Wireless Networking" into sub topics (LTE/5G, Wifi, etc.)
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Split forum "Wireless Networking" into sub topics (LTE/5G, Wifi, etc.)

Suggest to split WIRELESS NETWORKING in 3-4 sub-categories (as they have nothing to do anymore with each other):
- cellular wireless (LTE/5G etc.)
- Wifi
- 60Ghz/LORA/GPS and all the rest

That way out friend SIB will only be on the cellular thread :-)
by WeWiNet
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Home User RouterOS Consultancy - Uber for MikroTik
Replies: 12
Views: 970

Re: Home User RouterOS Consultancy - Uber for MikroTik

I could allow someone access to my network (through windows remote help, for example) to dive into the router and a) get it working and b) teach me what you've done. Don't do that ever!!! Please... You have quit heavy/varying needs and what you need is not a UBER driver but a personal chauffeur :-)...
by WeWiNet
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bonding LTE Interface [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1532

Re: Bonding LTE Interface [SOLVED]

Wait here, taking a step back: You use a mobile phone (= LTE device , soon maybe even 5G) and go over Wifi to an AP and to LTE modems? Sounds like not the easiest one Why not go directly from phone into internet? (you can add VPN onto the phone) Current Mobile phones (mid/high end smart phones) have...
by WeWiNet
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: NTH load balancing
Replies: 63
Views: 8215

Re: NTH load balancing

Why are you agressive? This is a forum for help and interaction. I only see this code from you: add action=mark-connection chain=prerouting connection-mark=no-mark dst-address-type=!local dst-address-list=!not_in_internet in-interface=bridge new-connection-mark=ISP1_conn passthrough=yes nth=2,1 add ...
by WeWiNet
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: NTH load balancing
Replies: 63
Views: 8215

Re: NTH load balancing

Dude, did you even bother to read the research paper I linked above? It's already been proven that Nth does a better job of bandwidth distribution than PCC due to the obvious reason that Nth is Per Packet whereas PCC is Per Connection . https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Load+Balancing If y...
by WeWiNet
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)
Replies: 86
Views: 15799

Re: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)

Not just a guy, a lot of eastern european countries have apartment building areas in outskirts of cities. Say 20-30 or more such builgings with 7-9 stories each. Small ISP companies drag cable from building to building, put a switch on the roof, then drag ethernets down ventilation shafts or lift s...
by WeWiNet
Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: NTH load balancing
Replies: 63
Views: 8215

Re: NTH load balancing

Hi Darknate, Can you post a generic config with the useful bits to show that split personality config on bandwidth load balancing........ add action=mark-connection chain=prerouting connection-mark=no-mark dst-address-type=!local dst-address-list=!not_in_internet in-interface=bridge new-connection-...
by WeWiNet
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: wAP R ac upgrade to v7.1beta2 fails
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: wAP R ac upgrade to v7.1beta2 fails

Your LTE FW is also old.

Please do first upgrade the LTE module FW:
 /interface lte firmware-upgrade number=0
Then try again...
by WeWiNet
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: wAP R ac upgrade to v7.1beta2 fails
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: wAP R ac upgrade to v7.1beta2 fails

Hi, I have that device under that ROS running. To avoid using wrong firmware file, have you tried to upgrade from within "system"/Packages" ? You select "development" branch and then check for updates. And then click update..? I think it is worth trying. PS: Do you have an L...
by WeWiNet
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need help to Setup Dual Gateway
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: Need help to Setup Dual Gateway

Use load balancing article from Chupaka to make basic setting. Then add in the mangle rule that assigns traffic to ISP2 the "source address list" as condition. And mangle rule for ISP1 will then use "!" = NOT "source address list". That's all you need to do... very simp...
by WeWiNet
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Combine two IP4 address lists to create a /24 list
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Re: Combine two IP4 address lists to create a /24 list

Hello!
Do you mean something like this?
Thank you! Yes indeed, I think this is what I need. That is super useful.

Will need a bit of time to adopt this to my setup and test and report back!
by WeWiNet
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Combine two IP4 address lists to create a /24 list
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Combine two IP4 address lists to create a /24 list

Hi all there, I can not use full PCC load balancing and at same time pay TV casting from phone to chromecast / TV (over Wifi). It only works if I don't do load balancing (or use "source IP" only in PCC). This is not good solution in my case. The problem is the pay TV server wants to see sa...
by WeWiNet
Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 ISP without Failover or LB
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: 2 ISP without Failover or LB

How do I make to use both ISP1 and ISP2 simultaneously on the same LAN class (10.0.0.0/8), without Load Balancing or Failover? Kind of decided how to use them :). Sorry, no. Load balancing means nothing else than "using 2 ISP connection". When you then say you do not want to do load balan...
by WeWiNet
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Allow FTP huge transfers file from port scanners checking
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: Allow FTP huge transfers file from port scanners checking

if you have the remote public IP address of your VPN clients, add it to a "exclude from port scan protection" address list which you use with "!" as source address list to exclude those. PS: Are you creating dynamic interface (like PPPoE etc) which might not be part of LAN. Maybe...
by WeWiNet
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Allow FTP huge transfers file from port scanners checking
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: Allow FTP huge transfers file from port scanners checking

Once your users connect via VPN , dont you consider them from a security level as being part of "LAN"? Why do you still run port scanner protection on them? You can maybe exclude the VPN connected clients via address lists from port scanner, or add the VPN interface to LAN i/f list. Or do ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN slow transfer rates
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Re: Mikrotik RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN slow transfer rates

40-50MBytes/sec = 400Mbit, seems not to bad for network drives even on PC.
How much do you get with different router or direct PC to PC connection?
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik 951G-2HnD and Samsung TV problem
Replies: 35
Views: 29112

Re: Mikrotik 951G-2HnD and Samsung TV problem

MK type SXT LITE5 AC(6.44.3)
First things first, upgrade your OS to something recent and not vulnerable...
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB3011 Full bridge filter
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: RB3011 Full bridge filter

1st you do not use NAT under bridge, but FILTER!!! 2nd: Does ETH5 has access to the router and get DHCP from it? if its a port exposed to "outside" its dangerous to keep it on same bridge than the others. But maybe it is only to limit some PC to not be exposed to outside? 3rd Put in bridge...
by WeWiNet
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to copy log items in WinBox?
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: How to copy log items in WinBox?

Exactly, do
/log print file=whatyouwant
You can then download the file whatyouwant from your file menu to PC/computer
by WeWiNet
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)
Replies: 35
Views: 49448

Re: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)

So you don't have to tape the pins with ROS7?
I don't know why, but Quectel devices what we receive at USA project have default usb3.0 enabled but ROS7.1beta2 detect lte1 interface and they work normal with SXTR/LHGR.
SIB in which Mikrotik HW have you EM12 / 18 work on your side?
by WeWiNet
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can't connect to Wireless
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: Can't connect to Wireless

if you can connect to other routers with MAP lite but not TP-link, maybe
you have access control enabled on TPLINK (like MAC filtering?).
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Googlevideo DNS to Address-list
Replies: 8
Views: 1622

Re: Googlevideo DNS to Address-list

Any scripting expert here? I want to fetch a domain named ".googlevideo.com" from DNS to address-list. I saw some scripts here but i am having problems with the cpu running the script. It spikes to 35% and hovers 20-30%. I need it to run every 5-10 seconds. You won't be able to run such s...
by WeWiNet
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Adding routing mark weird behaviour.
Replies: 6
Views: 444

Re: Adding routing mark weird behaviour.

Distance is irrelevant in this case. For packets using the named table, route selection falls back to main table (if it is allowed) only after it failed to find a route in the named one. And if named table contains an active default route, it can't fail. Indeed distance of routing marked route and ...
by WeWiNet
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2Hnd and 160 MHz
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2Hnd and 160 MHz

the bandwidth you see in the net analyser tools (or similar SW) does not come from real RF scanning (like real spectrum analyzer), but from decoding the beacon frame! So what you see is not necessarily what you have. In the beacon frames your phone gets told that the AP can do 20/40/80 Mhz etc. whic...
by WeWiNet
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Adding routing mark weird behaviour.
Replies: 6
Views: 444

Re: Adding routing mark weird behaviour.

I think you want to achieve the wrong thing with the wrong tool. What do you want to do in the end? Ping 8.8.8.8 just for the sake of it? Or do you want to see if internet connection is available for instance? In that case I would suggest check out Chupaka post on failover, using recursive routing e...
by WeWiNet
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2Hnd and 160 MHz
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2Hnd and 160 MHz

You probably don't have a 160 Mhz client (Only Intel has one Wifi 11ax client card that can do that today Result is you will not be able to see a 160Mhz channel in a spectrum analyser best phones and clients today only have 80 Mhz (most even have only 40Mhz). In addition initial boot with 160 Chann...
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: LtAP mini - Boot without ethernet?
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Re: LtAP mini - Boot without ethernet?

Sorry did not see your config export. Your ETH is already part of the bridge and bridge is part of LAN. It should be working normally (and this is the normal default config for ltap mini) There should be no reason that you do not have Wifi whether ETH plugged or not. I also have LTAP mini and know t...
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: LtAP mini - Boot without ethernet?
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Re: LtAP mini - Boot without ethernet?

Post config file:
In terminal, type:
export file=yourfilename hide-sensitive

Then download the file from the "file" menu to your PC.

We can then give clear instruction how to remove ETH1 from WAN and add into the bridge as LAN (I guess this is what you want to do)
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 recommended buy?
Replies: 50
Views: 5683

Re: hAP ac3 recommended buy?

RB4011 housing is intended to be fixed on wall/ceiling. But indeed has many ports. Why not getting rid of CCR devices and replace with RB4011 :-) Audience is then definetly out of scope (its a nice desktop device but can not be mounted at all). Outside those two there is nothing else really much bet...
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 recommended buy?
Replies: 50
Views: 5683

Re: hAP ac3 recommended buy?

Your device and hap-ac2 and hap-ac3 have SAME 5G Wifi performance (2x2 5Ghz 11ac). For Wifi side there is no need/benefit to upgarde anything like that. Only upgarde worth it could be Audience or RB4011 Wifi. Audience exists with and without LTE CAT6. If you know what you do and you need/want comple...
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LTE dropouts
Replies: 8
Views: 1405

Re: LTE dropouts

You show firmware v20 in your log. Latest one is V25. Do following: /interface lte> firmware-upgrade number: 0 installed: R11e-LTE6_V025 latest: R11e-LTE6_V025 After typing after number "0", you should see dialog asking you for FW update. You need to press Y to confirm update.
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Windows 10 hotspot clients consuming all the bandwidth
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: Windows 10 hotspot clients consuming all the bandwidth

First thing is to limit the per-user bandwidth in your hot spot. So when they share, they have nothing themselves remaining... :-) Second thing is more an idea, I don't know if this can work nor if ROS has the feature set to do it... In Mikrotik wiki LTE page there is mentioning that TTL value gets ...
by WeWiNet
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Port forward
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: Port forward

If your phone is connected to WLAN2 then the bridge filter prevents any "forward" traffic (port forwarding will not change that...)
Which WLAN is phone connected when it is not working?
by WeWiNet
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Restrict access based on MAC for certain time
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Restrict access based on MAC for certain time

1.) Create specific LAN subnet for those clients you want to apply the limitatin on. THis then allows you to just use the IP address and add it into an time-out address list. (using MAC is less flexible as you can not create lists to be used in firewall). 2.) create firewall rule in forward chain in...
by WeWiNet
Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing between 2 local networks [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 739

Re: Routing between 2 local networks [SOLVED]

As for the forward chain........ I have never heard of the tcp or ud p chains ??? etc........................ In any case here is what i would do to clean it up....... Anav, these chains come from some web page/tuto about security on ROS, I think its even in the Wiki/firewall page. Some devices in ...
by WeWiNet
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing between 2 local networks [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 739

Re: Routing between 2 local networks [SOLVED]

According to your firewall nothing blocks any LAN communication. You should be able to do what you want (L3 communication between devices). Except if you have some hotspot isolation feature (which I am not familiar with). But as I said, your choice of IP is buggy. And you have no protection/seperati...
by WeWiNet
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing between 2 local networks [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 739

Re: Routing between 2 local networks [SOLVED]

I'm running 2 local networks on the same Router and I want to be able to access my PRTG server and my Access Points WebUI configured on the 1st network from the 2nd network. 1st Network= 40.40.0.0/21 2nd Network= 50.50.0.0/24 Your IP addresses are not for private networks!!! I would suggest you pic...
by WeWiNet
Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: New audience, no WAN address
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: New audience, no WAN address

If you are able to connect to Audience at least the Wifi does work. Well done! Better use webfig than iOS. in Webfig, use "quick set" and select "HOME AP". I would suggest you just reset the box again, and once connected afterwards you check if internet is working before doing an...
by WeWiNet
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG RBLHGR LTE R11e-LTE modem firmware upgrade issue
Replies: 8
Views: 2351

Re: LHG RBLHGR LTE R11e-LTE modem firmware upgrade issue

What speed could I expect from this modem? I am getting 20/10 M while the same SIM card is getting 150/50 inside iPhone. Yes this is what you can probably expect. Iphone is a multi 100$ device while Mtik is 100+/-. The LTE modem is not the same (CAT4 inside Mtik). But keep in mind, not providing an...
by WeWiNet
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: My LAN won't work, what are all the essential actions I need to take in order to set up a LAN?
Replies: 27
Views: 4966

Re: My LAN won't work, what are all the essential actions I need to take in order to set up a LAN?

Tristance, glad you are back. Personally ROS and inbox are quit complex for first time user. One thing missing and nothing works and there are too many options/things to correct. I would do: Take an export of your current config as well as a backup (backup via GUI and export via: export file=mycurre...
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1
Replies: 25
Views: 2860

Re: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1

Oha...now I get it. have you tried to enable "add default route" on both DHCP clients, and in the advanced tab, you put for distance "2" on the WLAN one? if that does not work, create static routes and to put as GW the interface itself instead of the IP address into your route. T...
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1
Replies: 25
Views: 2860

Re: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1

PS: Which ROS are you on? Have you removed all the "bonding" you mentioned earlier? Without that it will not work! You must have two GW uplinks (one on ETH1 and one on WLAN). With two different GW IP? The routes also need to go to the GW IP address! 192.168.144.254 in your route might be t...
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1
Replies: 25
Views: 2860

Re: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1

Export tour IP/route settings.
If you have DHCP client with add dynamic route it on ETH1 and you unplug the cable it should not be reachable.
Have you put anither fixed address on ETH1?
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Linking 3 Audience as mesh
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Re: Linking 3 Audience as mesh

You need to link the two other Audience with the main one. Not the 3rd with the 2nd!!!
Which is also what you want, the Audience in the Elbow is the center and the two others extend your network...
by WeWiNet
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Linking 3 Audience as mesh
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Re: Linking 3 Audience as mesh

This is what the USER GUIDE says. Have you tried this exact procedure: WPS Sync button Use the WPS Sync button to expand your wireless repeater network coverage by adding multiple Audience devices to it. On the chosen Audience AP, push the "WPS-Sync" button once, to turn on WPS mode for tw...
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless isolation
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Re: Wireless isolation

My understanding of this option is, that it prevents "in bridge" communication. After that your router will still route L3 packets allowing clients to connect to each other. You firewall can prohibit this routing. For instance put a rule chain=forward in-interface=your-Wifi_interface out-i...
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1
Replies: 25
Views: 2860

Re: Redundant WAN, Prefer ether1 over wlan1

Bonding intended to connect two physical interfaces to the same other equipment and bond those links together. It is to create faster speeds over for example 1Gbps ethernet, by using two or more of them... It is kind of "one interface" afterwards. You can not use this on two outgoing (WAN)...
by WeWiNet
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: limit usage for LTE
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: limit usage for LTE

Use this script from the post of accord (post 16). https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=87565&p=773286&hilit=limit+LTE#p764351 This script (slightly adapted to your interface) works great! It should achieve what you want. It is not very well documented/commented, but just copy...
by WeWiNet
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE / LTE6 and 100Mb Ethernet port
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: LTE / LTE6 and 100Mb Ethernet port

Freedomwifi, To be honest, it is impossible to anticipate such performance. I do not know what exact features and bands and aggregations schemes per channel for each carrier are supported in the location you are, what is the network load etc. Couple of comments from experience: - All my comments app...
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very bad WiFi throughput ! Slow performance and connection issues.
Replies: 22
Views: 2496

Re: Very bad WiFi throughput ! Slow performance and connection issues.

Should i set country or leave it blank? For sure you should set country.... this is part of your setup This will dictate couple of important things like frequencies used. Guess what, your phone is certified and will use only those allowed in your country , same for most other clients. Example. if y...
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE / LTE6 and 100Mb Ethernet port
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: LTE / LTE6 and 100Mb Ethernet port

1st of all an LTE CAT 6 (300Mbps) device will NEVER give you actually 300Mbps. This is the maximum throughput you can get if you get all your channels assigned. In reality you will be extremely lucky if you get something above 100Mbps. I have CAT6 outdoor mounted and get.... 35Mbps. I tried with man...
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MacBook 5GHz unstable connection
Replies: 7
Views: 888

Re: MacBook 5GHz unstable connection

First, please use WINBOX to do real debugging , or at least webfig :-) Second, please check the logs also on your ASUS router, maybe your macbook tries to connect to ASUS AP and shortly disconnects from the hap? Third, never ever use 11ac only mode in WLAN2 5Ghz interface settings. Change this to &q...
by WeWiNet
Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik or NOT!!! Industry standarts say no!! Why? [SOLVED]
Replies: 113
Views: 8597

Re: Mikrotik or NOT!!! Industry standarts say no!! Why? [SOLVED]

OnyxJonyx, City network = public institution = only limited money available. Right target for Mikrotik :-) Do them a costed proposal based on both providers and you will see what they want to go for! (Include also "lab and acceptance test" and "fail over / redundancy" budget for ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Auto Disabling and Enabling Interface using Script
Replies: 4
Views: 689

Re: Auto Disabling and Enabling Interface using Script

You can use:
  • tools/netwatch, works when connection gets lost (like PING)
  • tools/traffic monitor, works on connection condition/throughput
and then trigger a script (disable / enable) your interface.
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: please i need to help
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: please i need to help

Wrong place for posting.

Before asking community for time to help you, please take some time and check out how forum works
and where to post question.

This helps everybody and finally also serves your demand best...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz

I forgot to mention in the Access-list example two required assumptions. (I think this is anyhow clear from the beginning): Use same SSID on 2G4 and 5G to make handover faster/seamless and both interfaces being in the same bridge Your client device must use always same MAC address when connecting to...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz

Antenna gain should only be used for setting...antenna gain. Hence why it can't be set for most devices anymore. Use the transmission power to set transmission power (and make sure it is set 7dBi lower than 5GHZ radio). You should really change output power only in three cases: Your coverage goes w...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 as all in one router

How do you do this exactly and is it effective? Example: /interface wireless access-list add allow-signal-out-of-range=30s comment="laptop on 5G Wifi" interface=Wifi_if_5G mac-address=XXX signal-range=-80..120 vlan-mode=no-tag add allow-signal-out-of-range=30s comment="laptop on 2G4 ...
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 as all in one router

Jarda, ok in the "long term" release this is still there, but in 6.47+ and V7 its no more in the GUI only CLI.
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 as all in one router

Go to wireless, switch to advanced mode, set regulatory domain, your county and then try to set antenna gain from 3 dB higher.
There is no more antenna-gain in Winbox since recent FW updates. You must use CLI...
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 as all in one router

/interface wireless
set [ find default-name=wlan1 ] antennagain=0
Put it to 10dBm and play a bit around with it. But your total range (distance to connect to hapac2 in 2.4G) will decrease.
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Wi-fi signal -- clients prefers 2.4GHz than 5GHz
Replies: 17
Views: 1403

Re: hAP ac^2 as all in one router

CLI interface and set antenna gain higher --> make real 2.4 radio power lower... But better is create access list for 2.4G and 5Ghz, and allow 2.4G connection only for bad RSSI (like < -70) , while allowing 5Ghz connection for good RSSI >-70). You will need to play around which values you can use fo...
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple method remote router shutdown (using android and Wi-Fi)
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: Simple method remote router shutdown (using android and Wi-Fi)

Port knocking is one or using the TikApp with reduced privileges. You could also create a specific WEB SKIN (see SKIN design) that has only Shutdown option. Port knocking is probably the best if its really a "one press" action you want and at same time you do not want someone to actually c...
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik wi-fi and Iphone = problem
Replies: 91
Views: 76896

Re: Mikrotik wi-fi and Iphone = problem

Preamble = long is only needed for older devices (but still needed today for interop)
new products (like apple) prefer to use preamble=short.

So put in =both...
It might not help all your problems but can solve some.

PS: The less one touches Wifi settings, the better is my experience...
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Master Interface Unknown
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Wireless Master Interface Unknown

I am sorry to say, but this device does not have Wifi inside (according to the spec on Mikrotik web page...).

The highest end Wifi router is the RB4011 (two version, one with and one without Wifi).
Above that its cloud core routers "CCR", which do not have Wifi .
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN very slow Ethernet bridge
Replies: 20
Views: 1466

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN very slow Ethernet bridge

Your results migth be correct. I assume 150Mb/s is WRITE to NAS speed? What is the read speed from NAS (writing to a very fast disk somewhere in your laptop)? If its WRITE speed it might be just what you get from your NAS ? PS: Be aware if you read a file from NAS and write it somewhere else (like U...
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with load balancing 2x PPPOE-out
Replies: 8
Views: 1000

Re: Help with load balancing 2x PPPOE-out

To do equal distribution, use mangle/PCC, "per connection classifier"... this will distribute the traffic evenly according to your assignment per interface.
by WeWiNet
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Per Connection Classiefier (PCC) blocks incomming FaceTime calls
Replies: 34
Views: 3048

Re: Per Connection Classiefier (PCC) blocks incomming FaceTime calls

Should be chain "pre-routing". What ever has no mark needs one as it come in via that interface.
Input chain is not enough..!
by WeWiNet
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 wan load balancing and failover
Replies: 7
Views: 902

Re: 2 wan load balancing and failover

I would first start with load balancing or failover without GW check to make sure things work. (I also not sure how the GW check will work as two connections (fiber) have the same GW anyhow...) Actually the Wiki entry for PCC/basic load balancing gives a simpler example and also explains what needs ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 wan load balancing and failover
Replies: 7
Views: 902

Re: 2 wan load balancing and failover

Just follow this guide on load balancing. https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=157048 You can load balance the two 1G coming from fibre only or load balance on all 3 connections (fiber + 2x 1G cable). Load balancing and backup is pretty much the same from setup point of view. The only...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: My LAN won't work, what are all the essential actions I need to take in order to set up a LAN?
Replies: 27
Views: 4966

Re: My LAN won't work, what are all the essential actions I need to take in order to set up a LAN?

Why starting from something that does not work, when its simpler to go back, use RESET and start from something that works clean and do the modifications from there? Specially when there is no evidence that it ever worked or the system performed the way it should do... ? May advice would be, go back...
by WeWiNet
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Firewall Rules - deny all but a few hosts and ports
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: Firewall Rules - deny all but a few hosts and ports

If this is a business, then hire someone with MT accreditation. This is not the time to experiment with someone elses sensitive information. thank you so much for this offending and very helpless answer. Why is this advice offending? It is an advice, you don't like it, but its in no way offending. ...
by WeWiNet
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Cheapest WIFI extender option?
Replies: 8
Views: 2060

Re: Cheapest WIFI extender option?

Hi Anav, even with repeater there are some thoughts to be done before deciding a solution. First of all 2.4G repeaters are really only good in none dense environments. If you live in city apprtement building with 20+ AP, then just forget this one. But if you are the king of Nova Scottia in your cast...
by WeWiNet
Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?
Replies: 28
Views: 8255

Re: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?

Wifi has its limitations mu-mimo might optimize the physics but there are hard limitations at frequencies used and the environments we use them in. I would prefer clearer documentation, and stable systems and then the ability to tune the WIFI (without guesswork and head scratching AND THEN ...........
by WeWiNet
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hap AC² Ethernet auto neg. issue.
Replies: 7
Views: 1333

Re: Hap AC² Ethernet auto neg. issue.

Yes i double checked and yes, it is the same look and feel on both device and this is why I have not realized my mistake on the first hap-ac2 is completely different housing / form factor compared to the other two and even those are not exactly looking the same. The SW is the same on ALL devices. A...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mangle "Mark Connection" Troubleshooting [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2160

Re: Mangle "Mark Connection" Troubleshooting [SOLVED]

To keep some flexibility, use LISTs in MANGLE rules rather than interfaces or addresses directly. Then you can easily manage specific interfaces or clients inside the Interface List or Address List by enabling those rules or not. Example: /interface list member add comment="LTE Only: IOT Bridge...
by WeWiNet
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mangle "Mark Connection" Troubleshooting [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2160

Re: Mangle "Mark Connection" Troubleshooting [SOLVED]

To split/distribute traffic to one or the other interface use PCC (per connection classifier).
Simple to use and many example on the wiki/forum.
Mangle first the traffic you want on specific outbound towards WAN1 and WAN2
and then remaining goes into PCC to be split over WAN1/WAN2 for example.
by WeWiNet
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Kid Control - Time limitation
Replies: 5
Views: 1634

Re: Kid Control - Time limitation

under#2 , Is it necessary to have "kids-ip-address/24" while you have "dst-address-list=kids_internet_okay" ? under #4, is "kids_mobile" the address list for the kids' devices ? also, why you specify "src-address=!0.0.0.0" ? Thank you ! Indeed in #2 might not...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: mAP2nD factory reset, cannot access
Replies: 3
Views: 984

Re: mAP2nD factory reset, cannot access

First question: Do you see the Wifi SSID of your Mikrotik device or not? If so can you connect to it? If not, then maybe you set the device in wrong mode (CAPS mode?). You must hold the reset button only until LED flashes and then release it ( a bit more than 5 seconds!) If you hold it longer then y...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?
Replies: 28
Views: 8255

Re: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?

Why do you need Normis to tell you what you already know :lol:
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Firewall rules not persisting across reboot
Replies: 3
Views: 846

Re: Firewall rules not persisting across reboot

No there is not.
Either you did them in "save mode" and did not commit them, or you made some changes while there
was no more connection to the device.
In case things do not persist a reboot, something is broken.
by WeWiNet
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig
Replies: 125
Views: 17728

Re: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig

This is a post about Wifi problem, is your question still Wifi related? If so you CAN NOT test Wifi connection with Ookla Speedtest. Well you can, but your results do not say anything about the Wifi, but about the complete system. So the only way to do this is test Wifi connection between the AP and...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac or hAP ac^2 moderator please do not delete this post [SOLVED]
Replies: 77
Views: 12105

Re: hAP ac or hAP ac^2 moderator please do not delete this post [SOLVED]

SHY, When you say 500mbps, is that single Wifi client? UDP, TCP? Uplink, Downlink? 20Mhz/40/80 or 160 Mhz client (I assume you talk about 5Ghz only) which country (for output power in RF) Everything matters in Wifi... and each test will show different results... Close distance (same room, 2 meters f...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig
Replies: 125
Views: 17728

Re: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig

Exactly. AP RX rates I get >1000Mbps with MacPro 3x3 but on AP TX I rarely go over the 800Mbps rates... So client UL is a but better than DL. On the 2x2 client I get 800mbps rates on both Rx and Tx. PS: I keep AMPDU priority as default (only "1" checked). I see bad performance when enablin...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to switch default Security Profile in Winbox?
Replies: 12
Views: 2693

Re: How to switch default Security Profile in Winbox?

MKX, on some devices (my Audience for example) you can no longer remove or name change the default profile. It shows the error message SergeS showed. I don't know when/how that happened, as I have hap / map devices on which I have it removed or renamed but that was on older ROS versions. SergeS, hav...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig
Replies: 125
Views: 17728

Re: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig

I implicitly assumed this, but to be sure, I use 80 MHz capable clients.
You can check in the Wireless "registration" tab that they do receive and sent with 80 Mhz
and 2 spatial stream.
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig
Replies: 125
Views: 17728

Re: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig

Setup: - Near range (2meter) between client and AP - iperf3 on Android / MacOS - iperf3 on Rasp4 with Ethernet connected to RB4011 - RB4011 4x4 ROS 6.46.6, reset to default, 20/40/80MHz channel and Wifi security added (to avoid also anyone connecting to the unit) - Add also the country in Wifi inter...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to switch default Security Profile in Winbox?
Replies: 12
Views: 2693

Re: How to switch default Security Profile in Winbox?

SergeS, For me there are more important things than changing the name of the default sec profile which you can not do if you use device with default config. (Just don;t use this profile and put for security a long pass phrase into it... ) I think the only way to get rid of the default profile is, if...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to switch default Security Profile in Winbox?
Replies: 12
Views: 2693

Re: How to switch default Security Profile in Winbox?

In the Wireless Interface tab, under settings you can chose many things, including which security profile to use for that
wireless interface...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SysLog
Replies: 8
Views: 1795

Re: SysLog

You need to add into firewall on "output" chain an ACCEPT for traffic to your IP of syslog server ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!
Replies: 6
Views: 1334

Re: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!

Hi Normis, The tikApp on android (I assume same on Apple) can already "download" file like suppout or config from Router to mobile device itself. If we could just get at the end of the file download a speed indication (average bits/second, file size and download time) we would have one too...
by WeWiNet
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD wifi throughput problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD wifi throughput problem

Also make sure you actually are using the 5G band. As both SSID are the same there is a big chance
your device will connect to the 2.4Ghz band, which is 2x2 11n only...

For speed tests use different SSID to ensure your device is not changing freq. bands while doing tests...
by WeWiNet
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD wifi throughput problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD wifi throughput problem

What client are you testing against RB4011 and what is its Wifi specifics (11ac, 1x1/2x2 or 3x3)? 3x3 will get you 500mbps close by, but 2 spatial stream device will get you max 350Mbps. You can add the APDMU aggregation levels 2-8 as well. I would not use 160Mhz (only 20/40/80) as the DFS scan for ...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!
Replies: 6
Views: 1334

Re: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!

I understand the limitation of CPU power on the router IF you really get high throughput! But 2 things are lowering the CPU issue: - You often want to test speed at mid/far range, then throughput is not that high. - Max Wifi speed with Mikrotik is not that high neither/nor CPU limited. Indeed you mi...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP lite wireless performance?
Replies: 8
Views: 1852

Re: hAP lite wireless performance?

=From my experience and practical usage of Mikrotik equipment I noticed Mikrotiks with internal antennas should be positioned vertically to cover the space where they are installed. --> That is the raison Mikrotik made the TC, the Tower case for the hap lite... it has even better coverage than the ...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!
Replies: 6
Views: 1334

Re: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!

Hi Erlinden, I think the issue is you can not run Bandwidth test server from a mobile device to the AP... With an Samsung S10 under Andoird iperf or Chariot end point (you can use any other wifi6 enabled phone too) you can get 900mbps TCP Wifi throughput towards a recent Wifi6 AP (not with Mikrotik ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!
Replies: 6
Views: 1334

Need simple Wifi speed test option within Tik-app!

Hi all, we see lot of post of people discussing "bad Wifi" or "Wifi problem" or "What Wifi throughput/range do you get with that Mikrotik device" etc. Often the only way they can test connection is doing an "Ookla" type of speed test (which says nothing about ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP lite wireless performance?
Replies: 8
Views: 1852

Re: hAP lite wireless performance?

Hap lite TC is what you want to consider (the tower build has even better range than the classic hap lite. Its a 2x2 2.4Ghz Wifi device. Its Wifi range is as GREAT! I used it for long time in my house and now it sits in my father place (he has serious concrete walls in his house...) By the way Mirk...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Outdoor MikroTik AP option(s)
Replies: 13
Views: 2834

Re: Outdoor MikroTik AP option(s)

Hi GotSprings, You populate the Wap-R ac with what ever LTE PCIe modem you want. My case an Quectel EP06. The modem works pretty good and is available in various versions and think one that fits well the US. I really love this thing. I use it as a Wifi AP for the garden (switch Wifi on/off via SMS) ...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE modem does not get proper IP [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 2307

Re: LTE modem does not get proper IP [SOLVED]

Hi SiB, I jump onto this subject as I have exactly same issue as Marcin. Using EP06 in Wap-R-ac, LTE1 shows 192.168.225.40 while the real public IP is 37.xxx..... I am on 6.46. (as 6.47 has that that disk write cycle problem and R7 is nothing for me yet...) I believe I saw the real public IP address...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Netinstall
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Re: Netinstall

Do another normal reset (press the reset button for longer than 5 seconds while pluggin power in).
Often that solves the issue after a netinstall...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Kid Control - Time limitation
Replies: 5
Views: 1634

Re: Kid Control - Time limitation

Welcome. It's good you think about reasonable usage of internet by your kids. What you want is good! Unfortunately ROS is not giving you simple way to do this. But it offers a couple of different tools which can achieve almost what you want. Maybe even more (at least you will learn routing and have ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DNS not resolving domain names
Replies: 8
Views: 2762

Re: DNS not resolving domain names

davidungurean, what I told you is only valid for the 6.44(?) and more recent.
ROS changed the way how to setup/manage VLANs.

I don't remember how it was done in the past.
I would recommend you move to latest FW first, remove maybe VLAN and see if all works.
Then add in VLANs...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DNS not resolving domain names
Replies: 8
Views: 2762

Re: DNS not resolving domain names

You need to add the VLAN as ports to the bridge... in Winbox --> BRIDGE --> VLAN Example: If Wifi interface is part of the VLAN then need to add it there. Same for an ethernet port. If you do not do that, the VLAN will not see the DHCP leases from the bridge. OH! Sorry did not see you are on very ol...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Access list and WPA2 preshared key [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 872

Re: Access list and WPA2 preshared key [SOLVED]

WPA2 is the encryption of your Wifi network and its traffic. You need to have that if you do not want your traffic "visible" to anyone else. At the same time this means one need to have your WPA2 pass phrase if he wants to have any chance to connect. The AccessList means you have one more ...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: USB Outdoor temperature sensor
Replies: 18
Views: 8390

Re: USB Outdoor temperature sensor

Why waveform doesn't go accurate? sometimes high and sometimes low
Jotne's waveform? It's temperature: Day and night change...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Chateau LTE12 RouterOSv7 beta6 LTE won't connect
Replies: 27
Views: 5879

Re: Chateau LTE12 RouterOSv7 beta6 LTE won't connect

@SiB, You are right, just tested another ISO download with IDM (to get full bandwidth): - B7 and B3 are detected but no B28 (first bug) Sebastii, I am also on FREE network, but using Quectel EP06 (with WAP-R ac). I had B28 enabled together with the other bands B1/3/7/20. It gives very bad performan...
by WeWiNet
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik Newsletter June 2020 (#96)
Replies: 29
Views: 9909

Re: MikroTik Newsletter June 2020 (#96)

Hi Normis, is it legal to product the next mouth watering newsletter, when the hapac3 is not even yet in the product list on the website under product listings??
Anav, clean your glasses, I think it is here under LTE devices : :D
https://mikrotik.com/product/hap_ac3_lte6_kit
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 WANs, switching when there's no Internet
Replies: 4
Views: 1062

Re: 2 WANs, switching when there's no Internet

Should work as its same as I do.
Maybe just use an IP address instead of 8.8.8.8 that does not respond to a ping ...
As that IP address does not responds the route will be disabled.
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik Newsletter June 2020 (#96)
Replies: 29
Views: 9909

Re: MikroTik Newsletter June 2020 (#96)

the latest Linux Kernel 5.6.3 featuring new up-to-date
driver and security options
Does this mean in ROS7 are also new/improved Wifi drivers used?
By the way, what about some Wifi 6 product announcements?
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wifi performance issues with TV, VOIP, Remote Desktop
Replies: 3
Views: 935

Re: Wifi performance issues with TV, VOIP, Remote Desktop

You should use inside "Wireless" / "Access Rules" rules per device and interface. I don't know how it works via Capsman, but assume it is possible as well. The idea is to limit the connection to good connection for 5G (allow access if signal strength ~ -80 to + 120) and for 2.4G ...
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: LTE6 Setup / Config
Replies: 2
Views: 658

Re: LTE6 Setup / Config

But what is your problem?
by WeWiNet
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Use two WANs at same time (not Load Balancer)
Replies: 11
Views: 2245

Re: Use two WANs at same time (not Load Balancer)

Mangle does not work with Fasttrack!
Need to disable fast track!
by WeWiNet
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB4011 and QCA9890 based m-pcie card
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Re: RB4011 and QCA9890 based m-pcie card

Hi the 2.4 GHz Wifi is a PCI card in the RB4011 design (4x4 QCA9980 is on board). I would think you can replace the 2.4Ghz band by something else. The question is, what for you want to do it (replace with 2.4Ghz or with another 5Ghz card?) The QCA9890 is a 3x3 , correct? If you replace the 2x2 with ...
by WeWiNet
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: routing mark, such as about routing end devices
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: routing mark, such as about routing end devices

You could also provide some meaningful information/configuration so one can actually help you. Possible options to solve your problem: In mangle: Accept specific routes for specific IP targets. That way they won't hit the "balancing" mangle rules (this is needed if you want to reach the GW...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47 [stable] is released!
Replies: 349
Views: 107695

Re: v6.47 [stable] is released!

In addition to heavy write cycle, also FLASH memory leakage! All my available FLASH memory is gone on WAP R ac after upgrading to 6.47 from 6.46.6 Now need to do a NETINSTALL (hate that!) PS: Note that 2 x reboot added another 40% write cycles (10.000) of total 35.000 since. And this within 30 minut...
by WeWiNet
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47 [stable] is released!
Replies: 349
Views: 107695

Re: v6.47 [stable] is released!

Sector writes also pretty high on my WAP-R ac (its ~ 3 weeks old device).
25% sector writes of total after today upgrade & reboot!
Should I down-grade to avoid memory corruption???
Sector_Writes (2).png
by WeWiNet
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Any description of Beaforming occurrences debug information?
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: Any description of Beaforming occurrences debug information?

Andriys already provided most information but here a more detailed article: https://www.howtogeek.com/220774/htg-explains-what-is-beamforming-on-a-wireless-router/#:~:text=Explicit%20Beamforming&text=There's%20also%20%E2%80%9Cimplicit%20beamforming.%E2%80%9D,see%20some%20improvement%2C%20in%20th...
by WeWiNet
Thu May 28, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Any description of Beaforming occurrences debug information?
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: Any description of Beaforming occurrences debug information?

Sorry, there is no Beamforming in Mikrotiks Wifi SW.
by WeWiNet
Thu May 28, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless bridge
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Re: Wireless bridge

Definitely go for the wireless wire devices (60Ghz/11ad). They give you 1Gbps + throughput! Do not use the Wifi devices for this if you have line of sight. You can do one AP and 3 "stations" (or if you want max perf. you put 3 dedicated 1Gbps links between the building 1 and each other bui...
by WeWiNet
Thu May 28, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Download Causes Disconnect
Replies: 3
Views: 1280

Re: Wireless Download Causes Disconnect

How do you connect your "phone" to the RB2011? You say internet source is a phone? Set "detect internet" to NO (this is a quickset feature, nobody knows what it is exactly doing). Rather add a DHCP client on the WAN interface (with default route and DNS enabled). Your netwatch sc...
by WeWiNet
Thu May 28, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Various issues with Hap AC2, mostly wifi performance
Replies: 12
Views: 2663

Re: Various issues with Hap AC2, mostly wifi performance

On hap-ac2 (ARM based) I recommend you upgrade to 6.46.6 There have been quit some improvements on ARM devices in the recent SW releases, as well as some Wifi improvements. (but don't expect miracles on the wifi side, its more stability etc. than throughput) As previously said keep the "auto fr...
by WeWiNet
Thu May 28, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MikroTik Audience slow speed WiFi, why?
Replies: 27
Views: 8071

Re: MikroTik Audience slow speed WiFi, why?

Krystian, the Audience "out-of-the-box" uses the 2x2 11ac as Wifi AP and reserves the 4x4 11ac as "wireless backbone" for connection to additional audience (or other Wifi device from Mikrotik). (this is what happened to my Audeince, but Mtik changed the "defaults over time&q...
by WeWiNet
Thu May 28, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Unable to set allow-roaming on R11e-LTE-US
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

Re: Unable to set allow-roaming on R11e-LTE-US

Unrelated to the LTE modem moving from 6.44 to 6.46 might be a big step you don't want to do without previous trial. Do you have same device with that OS that you could try the upgrade to check if non of your settings create an issue in the new version? If you can not access or repower easily that d...
by WeWiNet
Wed May 27, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Unable to set allow-roaming on R11e-LTE-US
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

Re: Unable to set allow-roaming on R11e-LTE-US

First thing: upgrade SW from the LTap Mini as well as the modem FW (via CLI).
Then I would think you have better chances this works (there have been many LTE related fixes in the various releases up to 6.46.6)
by WeWiNet
Wed May 27, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: USB Outdoor temperature sensor
Replies: 18
Views: 8390

Re: USB Outdoor temperature sensor

Hi Antons, how about this proposed user article? ;-)
+1 (again)
by WeWiNet
Sun May 17, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)
Replies: 35
Views: 49448

Re: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)

SIB,

thank you for the additional information.

Quick question is there a way to do OTA firmware update via AT command of EP06?
How save is OTA (what is your experience with EP06).

It works really good now in LHG and don't want to brick it...! :lol:
by WeWiNet
Sun May 17, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience Frequency
Replies: 7
Views: 1287

Re: Audience Frequency

Prawira. I have audience and every device I owe (and which is 5G capable) can connect to WLAN 2 and WLAN 3 interface. I have set country code to my country, so audience does support and choose local frequency bands. If you don't use country code, Audience might choose a channel which is not availabl...
by WeWiNet
Fri May 15, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)
Replies: 35
Views: 49448

Re: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)

Forget it, YAHOOO!!!! It works. Stupid me, as I was swapping in and out EC25 / EP06 and LTE-11e, I did not connect the antennas to the module while trying the SW... Works! perfect! I will do some more detailed write up how to get EP06 to work in LHG-R (and probably also ltap-mini etc...) SIB, thank ...
by WeWiNet
Fri May 15, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)
Replies: 35
Views: 49448

Re: Quectel EP06-E and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)

HI all, thanks for the information. It was "partially" helpful, and I am kind of frustrated that putting in a Mtik a good module such as EP06 creates so much work. But thanks to you guys I am a bit further. I have been able to add EP06 into LHG-R and replace the LTE-11e module. With issuin...
by WeWiNet
Thu May 14, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual Wans - Problem with Upload
Replies: 3
Views: 730

Re: Dual Wans - Problem with Upload

You miss all the routing marking in your export. One mangle route is not enough and I am sure you have others...
Can you export the IP config and post it with all information?
by WeWiNet
Wed May 13, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig
Replies: 125
Views: 17728

Re: Wi-Fi performance bad on RB4011 - possible misconfig

I come late to this thread and might not have read all of this. So my comment might be useless (or not). Noticed in the config given that you use not all Wifi 802.11 modes in 5G (only n and ac, but not a) I gave this advice as well on 2.4G in other threads, this something not to be done if you want ...
by WeWiNet
Tue May 12, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Variable 4G download speeds with Vodafone UK
Replies: 6
Views: 1462

Re: Variable 4G download speeds with Vodafone UK

You might also want to update LTE modem firmware:
In terminal
/interface lte firmware-upgrade
This will show if you have latest installed.
by WeWiNet
Wed May 06, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Blocking all unused/unneeded protocols, keeping only bare minimum essential ones [SOLVED]
Replies: 24
Views: 4459

Re: Blocking all unused/unneeded protocols, keeping only bare minimum essential ones [SOLVED]

Seems you have lot of spare time.
In that case you might want to look into Mikrotik firewalls on their demo WebGUI system:
Open following link in your browser: demo.mt.lv or demo2.mt.lv
You do not need a password.

Then check the firewall section for rules you might want to use.
by WeWiNet
Wed May 06, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP ac2 with USB external disc
Replies: 5
Views: 4882

Re: hAP ac2 with USB external disc

None of Mikrotik devices allow USB NAS drive usage (or rather say implement it...).
Many people asked for this.
The USB is for logging, data base storage (user manager, dude etc.). Not for network storage.
Another usage is adding LTE modem to the device via USB.

But no NAS, sorry...
by WeWiNet
Wed May 06, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2 WANS 1 LAN and Queue tree
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Re: 2 WANS 1 LAN and Queue tree

Yes it is possible, fully working and simple as with only one WAN! I use Quetree on both WAN interfaces: Total of 24 child (I have 6 queues per UL and DL per WAN). Complexity is to set the rate limits correctly in my case (LTE WAN2 has varying speed...) Basically: You do not need to do the "par...
by WeWiNet
Wed May 06, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: USB Outdoor temperature sensor
Replies: 18
Views: 8390

Re: USB Outdoor temperature sensor

+1
I would be defiently interested in such example!
by WeWiNet
Tue May 05, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Cap AC wifi speed is terrible bad.
Replies: 80
Views: 14859

Re: Cap AC wifi speed is terrible bad.

Wrong. For good (and needed) interop you must use both, specially in 2.4Ghz. many products (specially IOT devices far away from AP) will use low modualtion and need long preamble. Now if you say you only want to use N mode and no other device will connect you can use short. But then you will see eit...
by WeWiNet
Tue May 05, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to replicate home WiFi while staying in a hotel (VPN, capsman)?
Replies: 9
Views: 2182

Re: How to replicate home WiFi while staying in a hotel (VPN, capsman)?

I have to similar use case like yours, except I don;t use Capsman ( I used VPN from time to time but not these days) I used map lite, sometimes hap lite or hap ac2 when travel. It also depends if you want to go into your rental place, connect you device and its done, or if fiddiling around without d...
by WeWiNet
Tue May 05, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Quectel EC25-AF MBIM has internal error
Replies: 29
Views: 5228

Re: Quectel EC25-AF MBIM has internal error

Why not role back to ROS V6? Startup script is easy: /system/scheduler/ new schedule with "run at startup". First thing put delay in like :delay 3m # 3 minutes delay to let all all interfaces and LTE board to come up YOUR command here... (the one you typed into terminal to issue the At com...
by WeWiNet
Mon May 04, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Cap AC wifi speed is terrible bad.
Replies: 80
Views: 14859

Re: Cap AC wifi speed is terrible bad.

You use on WLAN 1 (2.4G) preamble "SHORT"!
I have always had issues when doing that and thus never use it. I always keep it on "both".
by WeWiNet
Mon May 04, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hap AC2
Replies: 5
Views: 1525

Re: hap AC2

Are you using "quickset CPE" mode? I am almost (but not 100%) sure that if so, the "station WLAN" interface used to connect to another AP is 2.4Ghz. That is where you see the various SSID! The 5GHz interface is used for the local AP function. If I am right (don;t have one hap ac2...
by WeWiNet
Mon May 04, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Receive (or not) SMS with build in CAT4/6 modems
Replies: 1
Views: 951

Receive (or not) SMS with build in CAT4/6 modems

Hi, I noticed my LTE CAT6 (audience) device does not receive SMS (and hence I can;t trigger scripts) while in LTE mode (which it is most of the time these days): - I have 3G and LTE enabled as possible modes - When I sent an SMS from Audience, I receive it on my phone - When I sent SMS to Audience i...
by WeWiNet
Mon May 04, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience LTE6 Config Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 2143

Re: Audience LTE6 Config Problem

Have you updated your audience to latest LTE modem firmware should be V.x.25 in the US as well ?
--> You need to do this in terminal. Interface/LTE /firmware-upgrade YOUR-LTE-NAME...
by WeWiNet
Fri May 01, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Moving config from RB951G-2HnD to RB4011
Replies: 19
Views: 3291

Re: Moving config from RB951G-2HnD to RB4011

First things first, do you use same routeros on both devices? I assume you made and export file of your old router, which you imported (partially or completely) on the new? Do you start with default config (AP config) or from scratch (nothing setup)? If you start with the proposed WIFI AP setup, dev...
by WeWiNet
Fri May 01, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to adapt dual LTE / DSL balance over day due to COVID home workers (over) loading LTE network
Replies: 5
Views: 1578

Re: How to adapt dual LTE / DSL balance over day due to COVID home workers (over) loading LTE network

Hi Sindy, indeed I did some outdoor tests with the LHG CAT6 I have, but did not found much better performance (tests were done before the COVID times). It was connecting to the same cells / base station as the audience, even if I pointed it to other towers (I looked up their location on the internet...
by WeWiNet
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to adapt dual LTE / DSL balance over day due to COVID home workers (over) loading LTE network
Replies: 5
Views: 1578

Re: How to adapt dual LTE / DSL balance over day due to COVID home workers (over) loading LTE network

SiB, maybe I should install my Audience on a turn table, that always looks for the best connection speed ;-) Today UL is stable (but low): This morning I got this speed: LTE_throughput_10am.png Then this afternoon I get this speed: LTE_throughput_17h30.jpg The other day it was even worse with ±4Mb D...
by WeWiNet
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Apps having internet connection with reject and drop firewall rule [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 3120

Re: Apps having internet connection with reject and drop firewall rule [SOLVED]

Without posting your firewall config no way to know what is going wrong... But you are also aware that the phone will switch to cellular network as soon as it knows the Wifi is not connected ? Put it in flight mode and switch only Wifi on... You want two rules as you want to control what goes from L...
by WeWiNet
Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1302
Views: 311634

Re: Feature requests

I would like to see so many things in routeros but here is a my list I think should happen: Have DFS/radar detection log/counter since boot in 5Ghz wireless status tab Enable using a global "MAX Speed" parameter you expect on your WAN interfaces. This should then be possible to be used wit...
by WeWiNet
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to adapt dual LTE / DSL balance over day due to COVID home workers (over) loading LTE network
Replies: 5
Views: 1578

How to adapt dual LTE / DSL balance over day due to COVID home workers (over) loading LTE network

Crazy long title, but current situation creates complex problems and needs good/smart solutions ;-) Unfortunately with families at home and everybody doing home working in the city my LTE connection speed varies heavily over the day: In the morning LTE gives (for me) great ~20-30Mb/sec DL and 12-20M...
by WeWiNet
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox global/default settings
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Re: WinBox global/default settings

In Winbox "session" menu select " autosave on close" Then windows size and all your "adaptation" should work next time you open Winbox and the sub windows. Unfortunalty there is a F___ bug right now in winbox 3.22 and 3.23 which makes this not work. But if you use Winbo...
by WeWiNet
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Cap AC wifi speed is terrible bad.
Replies: 80
Views: 14859

Re: Cap AC wifi speed is terrible bad.

ksuuk, can you use "Net Analyzer" (or similar app) on your android phone and report results? Take measure at the place you want to put your CAP device as well as where the Huawei is and where the Intel client is. I have lot of wireless devices from Mtik. I would agree they don't offer best...
by WeWiNet
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 269
Views: 130902

Re: v6.47beta [testing] is released!

In Winbox, Wireless, "antenna-gain" is no more visible.
This is not showing in the log if I am not missing something?
by WeWiNet
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 72
Views: 30444

Re: v6.46.5 [stable] is released!

On audience with 6.46.5 I get daily reboots. Log is saying:
probably kernel failure

In previous version (incl. 6.46.4 I rarely observed reboot).
by WeWiNet
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: "Schedule" with increased timing flexibility per day?
Replies: 0
Views: 1097

Feature Request: "Schedule" with increased timing flexibility per day?

It would be really useful to have a schedule feature that allows for better granularity than what is possible today: Only same time every day possible Only same "periodicity" during the day I would like to trigger events/scripts and have different times on different days to manage firewall...
by WeWiNet
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox v3.23 released!
Replies: 60
Views: 30977

Re: Winbox v3.23 released!

Update in Winbox v3.22 only says:
"There are no new versions"
and shows me "What's new in v22" and the change log of 22 and previous ones.
So connection to Mtik server is working and resolving update server ...

What is the issue ? How can I fix this?
by WeWiNet
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Firewall - how to block traffic to the router from one interface, no matter what the destination IP is
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

Re: Firewall - how to block traffic to the router from one interface, no matter what the destination IP is

You confuse yourself. Routing does not work the way you imagine... To get into the the router itself it is the "input chain" and nothing else . So what is the problem? You do not need to define any address. Just drop input chain TCP port 22 on in interface ETH1 regardless of "address&...
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