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by shielder
Mon May 28, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100 is powerful enough to connect to 1 Gb/s and BGP?
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

RB1100 is powerful enough to connect to 1 Gb/s and BGP?

If you tried to build x86 solutio, the most importatnt thing to remember is to use a good lan card, preferable intel based chipset, it would help you goes to high traffic. But if you are looking for 1G connection, i don't think you will find any, because the best lan card would only be able to push ...
by shielder
Mon May 28, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tunnel Performance
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Tunnel Performance

I think could be the tunneling header, try using mpls/vpls
by shielder
Mon May 28, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mikrotik power router 2200
Replies: 3
Views: 1297

mikrotik power router 2200

Look out at routerboard.com for comparision
by shielder
Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MikroTik RB751U-2HnD as repeater (preferably with working U)
Replies: 12
Views: 31634

MikroTik RB751U-2HnD as repeater (preferably with working U)

Better get a 433ah with 2cards as repeater
by shielder
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: weird bridge bandwidth manager
Replies: 2
Views: 441

weird bridge bandwidth manager

Hi all, i am using Mikrotik 4.16 as my "Bridged" bandwidth manager. I put on some config : 2 ;;; XXX Test chain=prerouting action=mark-connection new-connection-mark=con.XXX-Down passthrough=yes src-address-list=XXX 3 chain=prerouting action=mark-packet new-packet-mark=XXX-Down passthrough=no connec...
by shielder
Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: could not detemine remote ip addresss
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

could not detemine remote ip addresss

You are using radius for auth or local database?
by shielder
Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:16 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP and inbound traceroute oddity
Replies: 4
Views: 1630

BGP and inbound traceroute oddity

Localpref is the way to control outound traffic.

If you need to control inound traffic, use route filter
by shielder
Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:12 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS TE tunnels
Replies: 4
Views: 2256

MPLS TE tunnels

As long as you could create 2 eoip between networks, you can do bonding to increate the troughtput
by shielder
Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: help me
Replies: 4
Views: 637

help me

Does your pppoe works? The problem is pppoe or routing?
by shielder
Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Relay access denied when sending mails via PPTP
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Relay access denied when sending mails via PPTP

Check maybe theres a NAT that changes your pptp user ip address to something that the server deny
by shielder
Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TACACS
Replies: 4
Views: 4726

TACACS

Hi, i have used the radius + userman and works on that. But is there a way to differentiate different user name with different policies? Like i wish to give out a read only access to certain users.

I couldn't found that on userman

Thx
by shielder
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: user AAA as different group
Replies: 1
Views: 302

user AAA as different group

hi all,

i have managed to use USERMAN to authenticate the login username for all my mikrotik (both router and wireless), but i wish to differentiate different user to different group. is there a way to do that? as different user is different policy?

thank you
by shielder
Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS over MPLS
Replies: 1
Views: 658

MPLS over MPLS

Hi all, I have a MPLS network from my provider, with 172.16.0.2/30 (A site) --- 172.16.0.1 (provider) ----- 172.16.0.5 (provider) --- 172.16.0.6/30 (B site) between the provider, they are interconnected by provider MPLS. Currently between A and B site, i am using EoIP. Is there anyway to run VPLS be...
by shielder
Thu Jun 30, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TACACS
Replies: 4
Views: 4726

TACACS

is there any built in tools for mikrotik that similar to TACACS?

we have more than 100 Mikrotik all over our network and we really wish to have a single management system for user login.

please anyone share your idea.

thank you
by shielder
Sat Aug 28, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: zero config solution on hotspot
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: zero config solution on hotspot

hi, thank you for your reply. here's the situation: Our wireless hotspot network are 172.16.0.0/24 and there's a customer trying to access our hotspot, but his laptop wireless interface have a preset ip of 192.168.1.100 now he needs to turn off the static ip on his wireless interface and turn it do ...
by shielder
Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:12 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: zero config solution on hotspot
Replies: 4
Views: 804

zero config solution on hotspot

we trying to set zero config solution on hotspot. situation is some laptop are being set static ip on their interface, is it possible to have zero config? no matter how what ip address are set on their laptop?

we googled and found tcpip stack. please advice

thx
by shielder
Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: bgp issue
Replies: 1
Views: 845

bgp issue

hi all,

i just upgraded my router using v4.11, suddenly i notice there a lot of warning :

radvd warning - received router advertisement packet with non-linklocal source address

anyone know what this means?

thx
by shielder
Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB112 & R52 - unit slowing down drastically
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Re: RB112 & R52 - unit slowing down drastically

true..

rb112 is very weak board. try changing to 433 or 411, much better.

if you insist to use 112, try ROS 2.9, don't use 3.0
by shielder
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Pleas help me understand :)
Replies: 1
Views: 704

Re: Pleas help me understand :)

for point to point, it's better to use eoip. much easier

for mesh network, try mpls.
by shielder
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:46 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: 1to1 NAT = no internal access
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Re: 1to1 NAT = no internal access

for 1 : 1 NAT, use action="netmap"
by shielder
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: dst-nat problem
Replies: 2
Views: 550

Re: dst-nat problem

put in-interface on your rule, only for the incoming traffic from outside to point to that web server not from inside of your network
by shielder
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 15km Backhaul Problems - Nstream
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

Re: 15km Backhaul Problems - Nstream

mostly the antenna problem, 15 km you need point to point antenna. omni would be too much for that
by shielder
Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems at moments of high traffic
Replies: 8
Views: 1570

Re: Problems at moments of high traffic

you will cause self interference between your own sectoral antenna.

you need to use 2412, 2442 and 2472 as the channel of 3 antenna to minimize self interference, but i think it would be impossible as the air does not only belong to us.
by shielder
Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP - send routes to the next router
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

Re: BGP - send routes to the next router

i think you can use "out-filter" and on the filter 'matcher' you set the routing mark of the route list.
by shielder
Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: best practice for lightning protection
Replies: 24
Views: 4862

best practice for lightning protection

Hi all,

I believe most of us have encounter lightning strike problem. So let us share our experience for the best practice to avoid lightning problems.

Best regards,
Budiarto
by shielder
Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS on MPLS
Replies: 1
Views: 983

MPLS on MPLS

Hi all, i believe many of us are buying MPLS service from our incumbent provider, so do i. Now all my router on provider MPLS network are connected using EoIP, i am thinking of using MPLS on my router to deliver the package. Is it possible to do MPLS on MPLS network? I only got ip address from my pr...
by shielder
Sun Jan 04, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help Please on shaping !!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 3029

Re: Help Please on shaping !!!!

try simple queue if you don'tunderstand mangle. it would help you
by shielder
Sun Jan 04, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hardware for high bandwidth 1.5km 5Ghz Nstreme link?
Replies: 14
Views: 2510

Re: Hardware for high bandwidth 1.5km 5Ghz Nstreme link?

this is how to disable con. tracking /ip firewall connection tracking set enabled=no it would help you better. If you turn off conn.trac everything that is included in /ip/firewall will be disable. you can't do nat, filter, mangle for board. i would suggest rb433ah, best price with the best performa...
by shielder
Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pause Output on cisco router
Replies: 0
Views: 4833

Pause Output on cisco router

Here's what we have captured from cisco router that connected to our mikrotik device MTU 1500 bytes, BW 1000000 Kbit, DLY 10 usec, reliability 255/255, txload 3/255, rxload 74/255 Encapsulation ARPA, loopback not set Keepalive set (10 sec) Full-duplex, 1000Mb/s input flow-control is off, output flow...
by shielder
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: transparant bridging for BM (allow vlan access) on v3
Replies: 0
Views: 529

transparant bridging for BM (allow vlan access) on v3

Hi everyone, I am using transparant bridge to become my bandwidth manager. I am using 2.9 version, everything works fine. I just create a bridge on and add 2 ports of the router to become a transparant bridge so i could do some mangle for my queue tree. Everything works fine. But later i update my n...
by shielder
Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MPLS through EOIP
Replies: 0
Views: 508

MPLS through EOIP

I tried to serve one of our operator using mikrotik. I setup a network using EOIP so that they have bridge connection. But they couldn't pass the MPLS traffic through EOIP. Only normal routed traffic could pass. Anyone ever tried MPLS through EoIP? Please share your experience.

Thank you
by shielder
Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mac filtering / restrication on wireless network
Replies: 13
Views: 1763

Re: Mac filtering / restrication on wireless network

the reply-only should be set on the interface that are facing your customer (wlan) not ether
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: change MAC Address interface vlan
Replies: 19
Views: 7409

Re: change MAC Address interface vlan

i think you could add cisco catalyst before the modem. the config would be :

mikrotik - catalyst - ADSL.

It should help.
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB600 reboots
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: RB600 reboots

yes.. make sure watchdog is off, and reconfigure would helps you. I have faced this problem before. and make sure latest bios.
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: help me to understand the BGP filter
Replies: 7
Views: 3171

Re: help me to understand the BGP filter

1. if you wish to advertise route :

put you network (which is going to be advertise) on bgp/networks. then in routing filter, out-filter, add your network there.

2. routing-in filter:
means that the route you received from your upstream, and it would be shown as Rab on your ip/route menu.
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: creation of DMZ interface with the web server and FTP server
Replies: 2
Views: 3300

Re: creation of DMZ interface with the web server and FTP server

just add another interface and NAT for the IP on that interfaces
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mac filtering / restrication on wireless network
Replies: 13
Views: 1763

Re: Mac filtering / restrication on wireless network

static ARP should be good enough for you. try to set your interface ARP to "reply-only", that way, no more dynamic ARP, only allowed mac could ping your gateway,but you need to define each mac-address of your client to specific ip address (ip/arp).
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: IP-mapping
Replies: 7
Views: 2689

Re: IP-mapping

you wish to map 128 ip to 128 client? i think you need to do 128 rules. if you do this config, the router would choose by itself and it's random
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How Could I Upgrade to RouterOS version 3.15 released!
Replies: 1
Views: 754

Re: How Could I Upgrade to RouterOS version 3.15 released!

download *.npk, then copy paste to your mikrotik, reboot mikrotik. that all..

search in google, you will find the way
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Demo License restrictions?
Replies: 3
Views: 1315

Re: Demo License restrictions?

how can you know that's running 100m? using bandwidth test?
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: latecny prob
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Re: latecny prob

that's nightmare man..

my suggestion : don't connect more than 20 clients on 1 AP, specially omni antenna, you will be facing huge problem. try to use sectoral antena to split your clients.
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb333 maximum
Replies: 2
Views: 812

Re: rb333 maximum

nothing... :lol: just some information for others...

I try other way, disable connection tracking (as this rb is used for wireless bridge using nstreme-dual, don't need any connection tracking), it really helps.. cpu load get down about 10-20%.. nice..

Maybe others could try this way..
by shielder
Sat Oct 18, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb333 maximum
Replies: 2
Views: 812

rb333 maximum

received-packets-per-second: 7639 receive-drops-per-second: 0 received-bits-per-second: 11.7Mbps sent-packets-per-second: 7602 transmit-drops-per-second: 0 sent-bits-per-second: 12.7Mbps cpu-used: 81 free-memory: 45112 cpu-used: 75 free-memory: 45160 cpu-used: 74 free-memory: 45056 cpu-used: 76 free...
by shielder
Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: POE Inline using Cisco switch
Replies: 2
Views: 846

Re: POE Inline using Cisco switch

hi janisk,

yes, the switch support Power over data lines. but the problem is it only support 48v, and routerboard nowadays are 11-24v. so any suggestion?
by shielder
Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: POE Inline using Cisco switch
Replies: 2
Views: 846

POE Inline using Cisco switch

Hi, I have a lot of routerboard on my tower, i am thinking of using some kind of inline POE switch to power up all my routerboard, but on normal switch they only provide 48v output. Anyone had experience of using any device to power up all the routerboard? Please share with me. Thank you Best regard...
by shielder
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: urgent help needed, bandwidth management on bridge network
Replies: 1
Views: 623

Re: urgent help needed, bandwidth management on bridge network

GOT IT!!!!! :lol:

Upgrade to v.3, follow the wiki...

Nice version...
by shielder
Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: urgent help needed, bandwidth management on bridge network
Replies: 1
Views: 623

urgent help needed, bandwidth management on bridge network

Hi, I have the following config : MainRouter ---- Bandwidth Manager (BM) ---- switch for distribution My BM have 2 ethernet (1 to main router, 1 to switch). My main router is connected to the rest of the network through BM (BM is configure bridging on 2 interface). I am using RouterOS 2.9.51 Everyth...
by shielder
Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: bgp documentation
Replies: 1
Views: 651

bgp documentation

hi, anyone had documentation for router OS v.3 BGP feature?
by shielder
Sun May 25, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: getting address from bgp and use it in firewall
Replies: 1
Views: 629

getting address from bgp and use it in firewall

Hi, I have peered with my local IX for all the address of my country ISP. I wish to use the dst-address that i got from BGP peers in firewall and so that i could mangle which traffic from my clients are going through local IX and which are going through International link. Anyone know how to do that...
by shielder
Sat Jan 05, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: low bandwidth on wireless bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1355

low bandwidth on wireless bridge

hi all, recently i have tried to set up a bridge network using 3 routerboard A (AP) <----> (station pseudobridge) B (AP) <----> (station pseudobridge) C A : RB333 + 1 wlan card. Signal -53 with 54 Mbps transmit and received bandwidth B : RB333 + 2 wlan card. Signal -54 to A and -69 to C, both got 54...
by shielder
Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic priority
Replies: 5
Views: 6578

Re: Traffic priority

mangle the traffic, if you wish to do it on simple queue, mark the connection and packet that you wish on the prerouting chain, then set the packet marks on simple queue with priority that you wish.
by shielder
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Trouble with link point to point 64km
Replies: 35
Views: 6056

Re: Trouble with link point to point 64km

maybe because of the rain fade that makes your link unstable.

and i don't think 60 meter tower would be high enough for 60 km link. it would be some how unstable.
by shielder
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme Problems!
Replies: 19
Views: 2584

Re: Nstreme Problems!

maybe because u are using RB133 + r52h.

try changing to RB333 or use a PC as your wireless device. it's all because of the processor power or the board.
by shielder
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB333 @ 30Mbits over 5.5km
Replies: 7
Views: 1302

Re: RB333 @ 30Mbits over 5.5km

interference is also a point that you should check, because indonesia has a lot of wireless player very interefered environment.. try to use smaller angle antenna (grid) and try changing the frequency to see whether it's the interference problem. my suggestion.. use 2 RB333 + 2wlan, do nstreme dual ...
by shielder
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS network with Dude Monitoring - Slow performance
Replies: 6
Views: 1167

Re: WDS network with Dude Monitoring - Slow performance

as my experience, on the dude, i just enable the ping on each device that i wish to monitor, because if i enable all the protocol (dns, http etc), the traffic needed would be really high and i think that's what kills your network. Try to remove other protocol and just enable the ping because we just...
by shielder
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS with cable as backbone
Replies: 1
Views: 1783

WDS with cable as backbone

Hi, i have a situation... i wish to do a wireless for an indoor building. i use 10 pieces of RB133 and do a WDS system with dynamic WDS + rstp bridge, it works fine. But my client wish to add cable to every RB133 and use it as the backbone to connect to main router rather than using the WDS as the b...
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blocking specific site (porn)!
Replies: 20
Views: 7479

Re: Blocking specific site (porn)!

for me, the easiest way is to enable the web proxy and parent the web proxy to another linux box (ipcop + urlfilter). try searching on google on these keywords.

but you need to add another computer as your proxy parent..
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Router with two uplinks in the same subnet
Replies: 8
Views: 1653

Re: Router with two uplinks in the same subnet

put a router behind your modem and before your main router. then you have 2 different ip from different subnet
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nth configuration for load balance
Replies: 2
Views: 721

Nth configuration for load balance

Hi, anyone that had the expertise in Nth that could share some explanation about what is a Nth parameter and how it could help load balance...
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Backhaul Hardware & Limitations
Replies: 5
Views: 1122

Re: Backhaul Hardware & Limitations

yes motorola solution is really great for backhaul. On motorola canopy, it's DFS function works really great, it would automatically switch to clear frequency and retest the link every second to find the best frequency. If you use a mikrotik, i would suggest you to go to nstremedual or try to bond 2...
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: sr4 not working in station mode
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: sr4 not working in station mode

:lol:

it's just because your SR4 keeps scanning the signal. set that command would force your card to scan only specific channel. that's the theory
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High latency, low speed and headaches!
Replies: 7
Views: 1364

Re: High latency, low speed and headaches!

normally is the problem with the interference, if you wish to serve point to point. try to use panel or grid antenna. if you wish to serve area, try to use sectoral. avoid using omni because it will receive interference from all direction
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB/333 max distance and max Mbits
Replies: 4
Views: 960

Re: RB/333 max distance and max Mbits

yes, normis is right. Radiomobile is your solution :lol:
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme Problems!
Replies: 19
Views: 2584

Re: Nstreme Problems!

try posting your configuration here.

and please remember, you need to enable nstreme on both AP and client
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Monitoring Dual Nstreme connection
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: Monitoring Dual Nstreme connection

Try to put your antenna about 1,5-2 meter away from each other because it will self interfere.
by shielder
Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ITX Motherboard for Mikrotik??
Replies: 6
Views: 1252

Re: ITX Motherboard for Mikrotik??

Yes, surely it's working.. I have tried it before using a pci raiser card, i put 4 minipci on that board. The problem is don't use the heatsink that comes with the board or it will hang after 1-2 days of running, change the heatsink so that the processor is not overheat.

Have a nice try...
by shielder
Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to double speed? Nstream, bounding??
Replies: 2
Views: 1157

Re: How to double speed? Nstream, bounding??

use nstreme dual (find it on wiki.mikrotik.com)

make sure you have a non interference environment, otherwise you wouldn't achieve big throughput.
by shielder
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: DFS, anyone tried before?
Replies: 1
Views: 649

DFS, anyone tried before?

Hi, i wonder if anyone had ever tried DFS from mikrotik? If we use motorola canopy, DFS is very useful because it could calculate and analise the quiet channel for us to achieve bigger throughput. Please anyone share your experience. Thank you
by shielder
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winbox windows vista
Replies: 3
Views: 1447

Re: winbox windows vista

vista vista... seems like the built in firewall of vista that blocked the mac login, i have the same issued too.

change your computer to XP. 8)
by shielder
Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: how to use same ip pool?
Replies: 9
Views: 2199

Re: how to use same ip pool?

make sure your wlan is not station mode, you could not bridge station mode only AP
by shielder
Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: pppoe using proxy
Replies: 5
Views: 2032

Re: pppoe using proxy

yes right, follow the wiki and it would solve your problem. just enable proxy and redirect all port 80 to your MT box
by shielder
Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bridging IPIP Tunnels
Replies: 2
Views: 1413

Re: Bridging IPIP Tunnels

yes, only EOIP in 2.9
by shielder
Sun Nov 18, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is possible to find out if anybody is behind router???
Replies: 10
Views: 1632

Re: Is possible to find out if anybody is behind router???

mark the connection and change TTL of the connection on Ip/firewall/mangle, action.
by shielder
Sun Nov 18, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [ask]Bandwidth Test & Load Balancing....??
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

Re: [ask]Bandwidth Test & Load Balancing....??

1. how to use bandwidth-test in mikrotik tool....? on winbox try to go to Tool/bandwidth test 2. i want to ask what is load-balancing....? i've been searching the internet for load-balancing in mikrotik and i found very diffrent info about load-balancing. is it like this = a. when router 1 down and ...
by shielder
Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hamachi server
Replies: 20
Views: 6896

Re: hamachi server

Znuff, yes we understand that hamachi is a proprietary client server application, we are just thinking of whether it's possible for mikrotik developer to develop mikrotik to have the same function as hamachi.
by shielder
Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: hamachi server
Replies: 20
Views: 6896

Re: hamachi server

Actually i don't think it's the subnet that makes it become like this. It's the routing itself. we can also set a 255.0.0.0 on VPN, but still the connection goes from client-server-client
by shielder
Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: help me!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1024

Re: help me!!!!!!

just add the ip that you want to route to gw2 on ip/route/rules

put the web you wish to go through gw2 on dst-address, the action is lookup, create table name as you wish, then add the 0.0.0.0/0 gateway to your gw2 on the table that you created.
by shielder
Tue Oct 30, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB133 & XR2 = Reboot Constantly!
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: RB133 & XR2 = Reboot Constantly!

normally it's because the power is not enough for the XR2, check using short UTP cable, maybe the cable is too long.
by shielder
Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: hamachi server
Replies: 20
Views: 6896

Re: hamachi server

Dear Normis, yes, PPtP and L2TP is good enough for our router based but the hamachi has the ability to find the shortest path for the client. Here's the scenario : Client A and Client B are on the same network, they are configure to tunnel to PPTP server on the internet which has 200 ms round trip f...
by shielder
Mon Oct 29, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hamachi server
Replies: 20
Views: 6896

hamachi server

hi,

anyone ever tried hamachi?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamachi
https://secure.logmein.com/products/ham ... sp?lang=en

Is it possible to set our MT become a hamachi center? It really help us to provide our customer with local gaming and local monitoring. 8)
by shielder
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: want a 55 km(air distance) PTP link, is it possible wid mikr
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: want a 55 km(air distance) PTP link, is it possible wid mikr

yes absolutely no problem.

Recommendation :

RB333
SR2/SR5 wifi card
24 dbi grid antenna
Good elevation (the higher the better)

That's what you need to have a 55 km link.
by shielder
Sat Oct 20, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections
Replies: 18
Views: 4868

Re: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections

the script is for RB150. Script would automatically disable interface which links to your distribution router. Let's say you have 4 RB150 which local interface (connect to your distribution router) address is : Router A :192.168.1.1 Router B :192.168.2.1 Router C :192.168.3.1 Router D :192.168.4.1 Y...
by shielder
Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections
Replies: 18
Views: 4868

Re: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections

/tool netwatch add host=10.1.1.10 timeout=1s interval=1m up-script=enable down-script=disable

/system script add name="disable" source="/interface disable ether1"

/system script add name="enable" source="/interface enable ether1"

nb. Host is the ip address of your PPPoE gateway
by shielder
Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Second and subsequent PPPoE connections fail
Replies: 11
Views: 1765

Re: Second and subsequent PPPoE connections fail

hi calrion,

i think it's better to get 4 modem and 4 ethernet interface on your Mikrotik. So it would dial from different interface to your ISP. Isn't better and solved all the problem?

Cheers..
Good luck
by shielder
Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections
Replies: 18
Views: 4868

Re: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections

1. you can create a watchdog to keep watching your ISP gateway, if it's down, reboot the RB150 router 2. set a script on RB150 to automatically disabled ip address of your local ethernet (which is connected to your router) whenever you couldn't ping to ISP gateway. your distribution router would not...
by shielder
Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections
Replies: 18
Views: 4868

Re: load balancing across multiple pppoe connections

It's better for you to add rb150 after your modem and before your distribution router.
by shielder
Fri Sep 21, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Torrent with multi isp?
Replies: 4
Views: 761

Re: Torrent with multi isp?

Try this, Use 3 interface on your Mikrotik Router, 1 for LAN 1 for ISP A (faster upload) 1 for ISP B Set your mikrotik to gateway to ISP A in Ip/route Set on src-nat, action src-nat, to-address=(IP given from ISP B) so your traffic should goes like this : upload using ISP A, download using ISP B Try...
by shielder
Wed May 16, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: load balancing using the same router
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

thank you everyone for your info.

Seems like the old fashioned way works the best. Add 1 cheap router after the modem and for another modem just plug to mikrotik. So there're 2 different ip address..

Thank you...
by shielder
Thu May 10, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: load balancing using the same router
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

load balancing using the same router

Hi, i am using ADSL connection now. 2 of my router got the ip address of the same block (/24) so that they have the same gateway. I with to do load balancing for my client so that both of the line are balancing. How to do that? Thank you. I have tried the way on wiki, it doesn't seems to work, only ...
by shielder
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to customize IP address for internet access ?
Replies: 2
Views: 719

address-list is your answer

/ip firewall nat add chain=srcnat src-address-list=enable action=masquerade

"enable" address-list you could add on /ip firewall address-list

Just add the ip address that could access internet.
by shielder
Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: problems with fail over
Replies: 3
Views: 684

HI, thank you. I have made it. Using netwatch + systemscript. I could set to the time that i wish for the fail over. Thank you.
by shielder
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: problems with fail over
Replies: 3
Views: 684

hello... anyone could help me with this? Thank you
by shielder
Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Policy to Group
Replies: 13
Views: 1791

mangle 1st group of customer ip to 1st address-list to 1 rule using ip/firewall/mangle
mangle 2st group of customer ip to 2nd address-list... and so on

Use queue tree to set bandwidth for the group of people. try it.
by shielder
Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ScrubIT Porn Blocking DNS
Replies: 7
Views: 3296

if you want to block any sites, i suggest you using ipcop (http://www.ipcop.org). It provides some add on and update on websites that we normally wish to block depending on the category like, porn, abusive, gambling or anything. But of course, you need to add another computer as the proxy (ipcop) to...
by shielder
Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Policy to Group
Replies: 13
Views: 1791

try using addresslist
by shielder
Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: problems with fail over
Replies: 3
Views: 684

problems with fail over

Hi, I have 2 gateway, 1 is through vsat (high ping time, about 600ms to gateway), 2 is fiber I use the vsat as my main route and failover using second gateway with the function of "check gateway" on ip/route. It works nicely until i notice a problem. The gateway keeps changing because of high ping t...
by shielder
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Maximum number of clients on a single AP
Replies: 12
Views: 2215

Please do remember, interference is the "GHOST" for all of the WISP. So please consider it carefully when you are deploying a wireless network. Do not underestimate it, you would regret
by shielder
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCI Ethernet Cards Not Detected
Replies: 5
Views: 969

No more headache, just change 2 of the NIC with supported version. Try some used-NIC, it's better supported rather than new one. If you want to use DLink, trys 538-tx or 530-tx both are good.
by shielder
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone tried these?
Replies: 6
Views: 1046

yeah i tried this before. Nice processor, expandable memory, that's what we are looking for. I tried putting 4 mini pci to it and it works fine, but after a few days, the machine hangs, i dunno what's happening, but after i restart the power it works again. and this problem keeps happening all the t...
by shielder
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forward HTTPS & FTP to Web-Proxy
Replies: 13
Views: 4326

do not try to forward https to proxy, you would have problems with signing in to email or bank account. But for FTP, you could try, but you need to increase the maximum cache size of your proxy
by shielder
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox closed when open file folder
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Hi, i am using a telnet and winbox solution from IP and no problem with the connection. But still, the winbox still closes when i tried to open files on mikrotik.
by shielder
Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox closed when open file folder
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Winbox closed when open file folder

Hi, my router is weird, whenever i tried to open files folder in the winbox would quit. I could view the files when using telnet, but when i tried to open on winbox, the winbox would closed down without any notice. i am using 2.9.39, i have tried to upgrade the version, but the problem stills there....
by shielder
Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Maximum number of clients on a single AP
Replies: 12
Views: 2215

My suggestion : don't use it for more than 35 clients. You would see quality dropping when more than that clients. And if you use more than that, you would have a big headache if you face interference, unless your location is free of interference.
by shielder
Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: /ip proxy vs /ip web-proxy
Replies: 5
Views: 1433

I have asked the question before too, i found that web-proxy gets error after a few days of caching, and from what this forum suggested, proxy package is better and faster. Now i am using proxy package and it seems fine, no error so far. But i found a strange problem. my CPU load becomes 100 sometim...
by shielder
Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tunneling Problem
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Tunneling Problem

Hi all, I tried using IPIP and EoIP for my tunneling from a local to a remote router. The tunnel are used for transfering internet data. It works fine. But sometimes it will be disconnected without any cause. And i could not re enable it, i need to use another tunneling to make the tunnel work. Expl...
by shielder
Thu Mar 22, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: problem with Web-Proxy
Replies: 3
Views: 1034

Thank your for your replies bro. I tried to enable the webproxy-test package and after i reboot, i found that i have enabled the web proxy test and automatically disable web proxy, and the settings is more than what offered in web proxy. So should i use webproxy-test rather than webproxy? Will it gi...
by shielder
Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: problem with Web-Proxy
Replies: 3
Views: 1034

problem with Web-Proxy

Hi all, i installed Mikrotik 2.9.38 on my computer with 1 GB mem, 80 GB hardisk, 3200 intel processor. and i set web proxy with current setting : enabled: yes src-address: 0.0.0.0 port: 8888 hostname: "proxy" transparent-proxy: yes parent-proxy: 0.0.0.0:0 cache-administrator: "webmaster" max-object-...
by shielder
Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which Mikrotik version has been the best so far ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

1. mangle all the icmp port on forward chain
2. put it on the highest priority of your queue tree
3. sit down and smile...
by shielder
Sat Feb 17, 2007 6:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Linking two 5GHz cards on one track with dual pol. anntena
Replies: 14
Views: 2888

Hi, have you tried nstreme dual? I think it will solve your problem by giving you a good throughput.
by shielder
Mon Dec 18, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge wlan1 (station) and wlan2 (ap) on the same RB
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Hi, I have followed the instructions on http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Wireless_repeater But there's some problem with me. 1. On repeater side, i need to set the same frequency, default auth, default forward, AP bridge. I tried to set it to station wds so that my client could not connect to it and cl...
by shielder
Tue Dec 12, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge wlan1 (station) and wlan2 (ap) on the same RB
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Hi, thank you for your reply. Yes i have made it using wds function, but i have another problem that needs help. side A, B and C is now connected through bridge. But when i want to configure side B through routed network, i met some problem. this is my traceroute to side B: 1 1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.16...
by shielder
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge wlan1 (station) and wlan2 (ap) on the same RB
Replies: 7
Views: 1566

Bridge wlan1 (station) and wlan2 (ap) on the same RB

Hi, i need to do the following configuration : "A side" wlan1(ap) ---- wlan1 (station) "B side" wlan2 (ap) --- wlan1 (station) "C side" Ip address : A : 10.0.54.1/24 C : 10.0.54.4/24 B : any ip address, just has to bridge the connection from A to C Anyone know how to do that? I tried to add a bridge...
by shielder
Thu Nov 09, 2006 4:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Interference Problem that troubles us all
Replies: 5
Views: 1530

Interference Problem that troubles us all

Hi everyone, I think all of us here have problem with "INTERFERENCE" on our network. Mikrotik gave us so many parameter, like noise floor thereshold,calibration interval etc, so what is the best setting for an AP on a highly interfered environment? Maybe what kind of antenna and mini pci should we u...
by shielder
Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to route packet that comes from router itself
Replies: 0
Views: 950

How to route packet that comes from router itself

I have 2 ISP on my network, let's say A and B both have public ip address. Now my config is the default route for all client goes to A (0.0.0.0/0 --> gateway A) and using policy routing to make some client goes to B. It works perfectly. The problem i am facing is my B public ip address couldn't be p...
by shielder
Tue Oct 10, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 24v input on RB112
Replies: 4
Views: 2202

24v input on RB112

Hi, i need to put my device in remote place where there are no power, so i need to put my device on batteries (serial 2x12v = 24v). I read on the manuals : IEEE802.3af Power over Ethernet: 12V or 48V DC (except power over datalines) Power jack: 11..60V DC I am going to use POE for my device, can i u...
by shielder
Wed Sep 20, 2006 5:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: P2P still goes through
Replies: 6
Views: 1843

Thank you for your advice. I have told my users that my internet line could not pass through P2P traffic (P2P really sucks) :lol: and they could understand why i am doing so.

For Stryker777, thank you for your advice, i shall try that.
by shielder
Mon Sep 18, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: P2P still goes through
Replies: 6
Views: 1843

P2P still goes through

Hi, i have set these rules on my network 2 chain=forward p2p=all-p2p action=mark-connection new-connection-mark=P2P passthrough=yes 3 chain=forward connection-mark=P2P action=mark-packet new-packet-mark=Flow-P2P passthrough=no and filter 0 ;;; Blok P2P chain=forward packet-mark=Flow-P2P action=drop ...
by shielder
Mon Sep 18, 2006 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best settings for pcq
Replies: 1
Views: 987

Best settings for pcq

Hi, i wish to set PCQ on my network to let my users shares a group of bandwidth let's say 256 for 10 users and i want them to have it equally, what is the best parameter based on mikrotik users experience that could share with me? the limit, rate or the classifiers.

Thank you.
by shielder
Sun Sep 17, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Advice on remote locations
Replies: 10
Views: 1845

As my suggestion i think you don't need to use dc-dc converter, u just need to run a small electric cable on + and - of your batteries that are serially connected to each other. As batteries are 12v and when u serial it would become 24v and just ask any of your local electrician to make a inverter t...
by shielder
Sun Sep 17, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: incomplete function of TORCH
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

Seems like everyone are annoyed with torch function in 2.9 so isn't it better to goes back to torch function just like 2.8? How is that mikrotik developer? :lol:
by shielder
Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Advice on remote locations
Replies: 10
Views: 1845

i agree with Stryker777, solar energy would be a better option. u can buy it directly from hyperlink (http://www.hyperlinktech) directly. i have an experience to share with users, i have one tower set up like this : rb532 1 SR5 1 CM9 running 18v. for power, we have only 3 hours a day from a local vi...
by shielder
Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: incomplete function of TORCH
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

So how is mikrotik technical going to change this feature? I think the torch feature in 2.8 is really good, why they changed it on 2.9? :(
by shielder
Sun Sep 10, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: incomplete function of TORCH
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

incomplete function of TORCH

Hi, i am a fanatic mikrotik users :D but i found that torch command of mikrotik is somehow incomplete. I have a user that keeps flooding my network and i found that on mrtg,but when i use torch command from mikrotik i couldn't detect the spamming traffic from the user. I could only see the traffic u...
by shielder
Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: WebProxy without using mikrotik built-in software
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Sorry maroon, i am just a beginner in squid and i just follow the how to on setting the squid and it's just some basic configuration. I am sorry i couldn't help you for this :D
by shielder
Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Link NLOS
Replies: 5
Views: 1693

u can try using 900mhz mini-pci card. It's NLOS. Ubiquiti is nice.
by shielder
Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WebProxy without using mikrotik built-in software
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Thank you for your help
by shielder
Thu Aug 31, 2006 5:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: WebProxy without using mikrotik built-in software
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

WebProxy without using mikrotik built-in software

Hi, i have a proxy server running on linux squid, i wish to redirect all my client to that proxy server without going through web-proxy of mikrotik. Can anyone show me how to redirect all my clients to that squid? My squid is running on port 8080.
Thank you
by shielder
Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many clients can I connect to a MT AP?
Replies: 20
Views: 3015

Rather than using omni antenna, i would prefer to devide it to 3 sectors using 120 sectoral antenna. Omni couldn't serve too many people, besides the interference issues, the power of the antenna is also an issues. So i suggest to use no more than 20 users if you're on omni antenna.
by shielder
Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Atheros 5413 all users disconnect randomly
Replies: 15
Views: 2494

Yes, hautespot is right. NOISE :evil: :evil: :evil: is the main cause....

It's better for you to change antenna on the AP site or client site with bigger dbi or maybe you could try to change channel to see whether it helps or not.
by shielder
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3 ISP on 1 MT
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

HI, if i ping from my client (which has been policy routing to ISP B) everything is fine, the latency is normal and when i trace it goes through ISP B without any problem. But my eth2 (which connect directly to ISP B) still gets a heavy delay (because it goes through ISP A). Is there any configurati...
by shielder
Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3 ISP on 1 MT
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

hello is there someone to help me? i have tried on another router that have2 ISP. isp A uses a satellite connection, isp B uses fiber. i sEt 0.0.0.0/0 to isp A and NAT. everything works. here's the prob, when i tried to ping ip on eth2 (which is Connected to isp B) on internet. seems like it goes th...
by shielder
Fri Jul 28, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many clients can I connect to a MT AP?
Replies: 20
Views: 3015

try not more than 40. if you use omni ant, not more than 20.
by shielder
Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Getting to a Remote site
Replies: 3
Views: 747

You just need to add EoIP Interface on your remote site tunneled to your base site. And set all the client ip address to the same /24 subnet and they could ping each other just like they are on the same subnet. It's rather easy.
by shielder
Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Overseas Traffic in 2.9.26
Replies: 29
Views: 8023

Hi, i have tried using xx.xx.xx.xx/21 it couldn't work on address list. The most we could do using address list is only /24. Does anyone ever experience this?
by shielder
Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3 ISP on 1 MT
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

3 ISP on 1 MT

Hi, i have 3 ISP on 1 MT Router : ISP A : 192.168.0.0/24 ISP B : 202.xx.xx.xx/29 ISP C : 202.xx.xx.xx/29 I set default route 0.0.0.0/0 to ISP A which is private IP and for ISP B and C i use policy routing for my client and it works. Now the problem is, i couldn't ping my public IP address (ISP B or ...
by shielder
Tue Jul 18, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Blocked traceroute but still allowed ping
Replies: 1
Views: 911

Blocked traceroute but still allowed ping

Hi, i wish to block traceroute on my network but still allowed the ping command. Is there anyway to do this? I tried blocking the ICMP packet but it also blocked the ping command. Does anyone know how to do this? Thank you
by shielder
Sun Jul 02, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wrong uplink causing public ip couldn't be ping
Replies: 0
Views: 470

wrong uplink causing public ip couldn't be ping

hi, i have 2 uplink on my network. one is on private ip (192.168.1.1) another is on public ip (202.xx.xx.xx). i point my router default gateway to the private ip. i found that my public ip coudln't be ping from internet, although i could ping and browse using the public ip connection. but if i point...
by shielder
Sun Jul 02, 2006 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Good ping, very bad browsing
Replies: 4
Views: 955

use netstat -a command on your computer to see where does your computer communicating with.
try ping using bigger size like 1000 maybe to check the connection.
try ping to ip and not site maybe you got problems on dns
by shielder
Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Using 4 Wlan on RB 532
Replies: 3
Views: 1797

Using 4 Wlan on RB 532

I am thinking of using 4 wlan on RB532 (plus RB502 daughter board), but here's some issues that i am worried about : 1. Could the CPU on RB532 support so many wlan altogether? I have tried using RB532 with 2 wlan and put on a VPN tunnel on it to serve about 1 MB traffic on that tunnel (i am using Eo...
by shielder
Fri Jun 09, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Putting AP on FM radio broadcasting tower
Replies: 14
Views: 2978

I feel the same way too, but i found out a very weird condition. Whenever the FM radio is not broadcasting, my client could get -70, but when the radio is broadcasting, my client signal would drop to -85 or more, but the latency is still good as i could ping my client on 2-5ms. :wink:
by shielder
Fri Jun 09, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Putting AP on FM radio broadcasting tower
Replies: 14
Views: 2978

Putting AP on FM radio broadcasting tower

Has anyone ever tried putting AP on FM radio broadcasting tower? Will it interfere each other?
by shielder
Fri Jun 02, 2006 5:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Atheros card couldn't be acknowledge on RB532
Replies: 6
Views: 2821

When i change the slot with another card, it works fine. So i have conclusion that the card is broken, although i just purchased it and it haven't been operating yet. :oops:
by shielder
Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:54 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Atheros card couldn't be acknowledge on RB532
Replies: 6
Views: 2821

I have tried every ways i could to revive the card, but the last way to resolve the problem is to buy a new card :D The card seems like broken because of some reason.
by shielder
Wed May 31, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Drop ALL P2P traffic
Replies: 4
Views: 1617

Yeah, some of the P2P program uses UDP port and my router couldn't drop the packet. Is there any ways to completely dropping all the P2P packet? Thank you
by shielder
Tue May 30, 2006 6:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Drop ALL P2P traffic
Replies: 4
Views: 1617

Drop ALL P2P traffic

Hi, i have tried to mangle these rules : 0 p2p=all-p2p action=passthrough mark-connection=P2P 1 connection=P2P action=accept mark-flow=Flow-P2P and drop it using : 0 flow=Flow-P2P action=drop But my client still could get through on some P2P program (such as src.port udp 12005). Is there any other e...
by shielder
Thu Apr 27, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with vpn natting
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Sorry there're some information that i want to add. From location A, i could ping to the address that are routed to 1st backbone. And the route that i get from traceroute, it's clear that i went to location B through 1st backbone before i reached the address, and i managed to patch some of my online...
by shielder
Thu Apr 27, 2006 8:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with vpn natting
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Problem with vpn natting

Hi, currently i run a quite complicated network, here's my network config : Location A (10.254.3.2) < ---- VPN ---- > Location B (10.254.3.1) Location A want to go to internet backbone through location B to i routed all the trafic from location A and NATted the trafic as 10.254.3.2. On location B, t...
by shielder
Tue Apr 25, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to block traceroute and allow ping?
Replies: 6
Views: 10673

Hi, thank you for all your reply, i have tried it. If i use ICMP options type 11, the traceroute and ping still going through my router, but if i disable the ICMP options and block all the ICMP packet. no more ping or traceroute would go through my router. I think is the type problem. ICMP type 30 i...
by shielder
Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to block traceroute and allow ping?
Replies: 6
Views: 10673

How to block traceroute and allow ping?

Hi, i wish to block traceroute on my network but still allowing ping. I have searched on google and found ICMP type 30 as traceroute, but when i tried to set it on ICMP options found in firewall, there'e no type 30, just end up on type 18. So is there anyway to block traceroute just as i wanted? Tha...
by shielder
Wed Apr 05, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Extensive data loss
Replies: 1
Views: 1006

Extensive data loss

Hi, i am having some logging on my log that shows some of my client would be disconnected for a few minutes because of the "extensive data loss" issue. What's the meaning of this and how to solve this problem? Thank you
by shielder
Fri Mar 31, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Blocking 2.4 GHz Channel
Replies: 3
Views: 1121

Blocking 2.4 GHz Channel

Is there anyone ever had this experience? Some device seems like blocking 2.4 channel so we couldn't transmit on that channel. I have used channel 1 on one of my AP supporting 45 clients, it works for about 3 months without any problem, but these days, some device seems lilke locking some channel on...
by shielder
Mon Mar 06, 2006 4:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Atheros card couldn't be acknowledge on RB532
Replies: 6
Views: 2821

Atheros card couldn't be acknowledge on RB532

Hi, recently i purchased a few RB532 with CM9 on it. But when i tried to set up the board, i found that the card couldn't be acknowledge by the RB532, on the system>resouce>pci i could see the vendor of chip set is Atheros known by routerOS but on the name segment, it shows "Unknown device". Why is ...
by shielder
Sat Mar 04, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Protect router against attack
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Protect router against attack

Hi, recently my mikrotik router has many undesired packet passing through. I have found that most of the are ICMP packet (between 2kbps - 12 kbps), so i decided to block the destination IP. Is there any way to protect our router from this kind of "attack". Or maybe someone would like to share their ...
by shielder
Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Gamers are complaining
Replies: 24
Views: 5684

Have u torched the packet on your wireless link? Sometimes, it's because of some kind of broadcasting (ex. port 137-139 or 4133), this kinds of packet would kill your performance. Next u should check on the channel, try changing channel on your wireless link, will it do better? it's better to have y...
by shielder
Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Gamers are complaining
Replies: 24
Views: 5684

802.11b could only handle max 3-5 mbps bandwidth (real time traffic) for point to point. If you use it on point to multi point, the max bandwidth would drop depends on the range from AP to client, the noise level, the signal level, many problems would affect wireless. :D Try to give us more informat...
by shielder
Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: high frequency usage on 2.4Ghz
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

To server client on 1 km radius, u don't have to use any booster. u could just use a 65mw atheros card and everything is done. Try to do a freq scan and look out for the most quiet channel that u can use. If i could suggest, maybe u could use a sectoral antenna rather than using omni, because it's v...
by shielder
Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Couldn't change channel on AP
Replies: 7
Views: 2504

Yes, i have change the channel and restart (soft restart from software) MT, but still no connection from my client. If i use another AP (smartbridges or alcon), it works fine on that channel. Do i need to restart the power of MT?
by shielder
Tue Jan 17, 2006 2:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Couldn't change channel on AP
Replies: 7
Views: 2504

Couldn't change channel on AP

Hi, here's my configuration name="Radio" mtu=1500 mac-address=00:0C:42:05:01:53 arp=enabled disable-running-check=no interface-type=Atheros AR5413 radio-name="Solusindo Bintang Pratama" mode=ap-bridge ssid="Solusi" area="" frequency-mode=manual-txpower country=indonesia antenna-gain=16 frequency=241...
by shielder
Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird problem with RB&need suggestion for wi-fi over sea
Replies: 8
Views: 1752

Thank you everyone for all your suggestion. Here's my situation : Range : aprox.20 km (over sea). Both AP and Client are on the tower on a mountain. The AP and Client would be installed about 50-70 meters above sea level I am planning on using RB512 + Atheros card + 26 dbi 5.8 Ghz Semi parabolic ant...
by shielder
Tue Jan 03, 2006 5:09 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird lock down on channel of 2.4
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

I have tried to change the channel and i could get my clients back on channel 9 (but with 20% packet loss). I am curious if there's any device that could lock the channel as in my situation. Will it be a booster used by others in my environment?
by shielder
Mon Jan 02, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird lock down on channel of 2.4
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

Weird lock down on channel of 2.4

Hi, i am Lim from Indonesia. I put 3 omni on my tower and i found a heavy interference issues (between the 3 AP), so i change my mind to use 3 piece of 120 degree sectoral antenna to serve my clients. I set their channel to 1,5,12 (that's the best i could get) and everything works fine until today a...
by shielder
Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird problem with RB&need suggestion for wi-fi over sea
Replies: 8
Views: 1752

Weird problem with RB&need suggestion for wi-fi over sea

Hi, i am using RB 532 with atheros wifi card to deliver the service to my customer. There're about 30 clients associated to the card and the throughtput of it is about 500kbps-800kbps. The CPU load 10-30%, the firmware is 2.9.1. The card works perfect but there's a problem, when we are using it for ...
by shielder
Tue Nov 15, 2005 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to transparant bridge a mikrotik AP
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.... IT WORKS!!!!

The problem goes with the masq. When i disabled the rule, my client traffic is shown in my main router, and the bridge works fine now. Thank you very much.
by shielder
Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to transparant bridge a mikrotik AP
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

No, i am not running a hotspot. Can i just stop the masq rule? Will the bridge still work? I think the problem is the masq rule itself. The default gateway for 10.0.0.2 is 10.0.0.1 and is located on main mikrotik router. the 192.168.0.1 is a ip that i add on my RB532 so that when i have misconfigure...
by shielder
Tue Nov 15, 2005 4:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to transparant bridge a mikrotik AP
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

It's the config on my RB500 (the outdoor AP)

Thank you
by shielder
Mon Nov 14, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to transparant bridge a mikrotik AP
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

I have set the config as followed : IP 0 192.168.0.1/24 192.168.0.0 192.168.0.255 ether1 1 X 10.0.19.30/19 10.0.0.0 10.0.31.255 wlan1 2 192.168.1.1/24 192.168.1.0 192.168.1.255 ether3 3 10.0.19.30/19 10.0.0.0 10.0.31.255 ether1 4 10.0.19.29/19 10.0.0.0 10.0.31.255 bridge1 Bridge 0 ether1 bridge1 128...
by shielder
Sun Nov 13, 2005 4:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to transparant bridge a mikrotik AP
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

How to transparant bridge a mikrotik AP

Hi, i wish to set my RB532 (1 eth + 1 wlan) as an outdoor AP for my client. I have set it using bridge and it works, it could pass my client traffic to my mikrotik router (another mikrotik work as a main router). But when i use torch on my main router, what i see is the ip of my mikrotik AP, but not...
by shielder
Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem With heavy download user
Replies: 3
Views: 1647

Hi, i just check for a few days on my AP, i found that the problem is not because of the traffic and there're no traffic passing by from client to client, it's because signal interference on area. I used omni 15dbi antenna on my mikrotik, i think it's the main cause for this problem, because it gain...
by shielder
Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem With heavy download user
Replies: 3
Views: 1647

Problem With heavy download user

Hi, recently i change my AP to mikrotik to serve my client. I tried to add 2 clients (at first) to my mikrotik and they work fine, the ping is <10ms. When i tried to add another client who is a heavy downloader (100kbps persecond). The ping of my client suddenly become very high (200-300ms). My clie...
by shielder
Mon Nov 07, 2005 11:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird wireless channel problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

Weird wireless channel problem

Hi, i have been using 802.11b for about 6 months everything work fine (although i need to keep changing the frequency every month because of interference). Recently very weird problem happens to my neighbourhood. I scan using snooper tools on mikrotik to find the usage of each channel on my environm...
by shielder
Wed Nov 02, 2005 4:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

Hi, i couldn't find your email on your profile, would you please email me? shielder_2000@yahoo.com is my email. Sorry everyone for posting something which is not related. :)
by shielder
Wed Nov 02, 2005 7:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

Thank you for your kind explanation, i have been thinking of using 802.11a as my ap but i am hard to find the CPE, i think i need to buy some wifi card from mikrotik for this :) Now i am using smartbridge as the AP, using directional 18dbi antenna, i could only serve 2 client (cybercafe for online g...
by shielder
Wed Nov 02, 2005 4:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird problem when changing frequency
Replies: 0
Views: 840

Weird problem when changing frequency

Hi, i am in a quite crowded environment for 2,4 Ghz. Lately i have a weird problem about my AP. When i tried to change channel, my client wouldn't associate with my AP, so i could just switch to a few channel (1,10,11,12) other than those channel, my client (4km away) wouldn't associate. And if i us...
by shielder
Tue Nov 01, 2005 11:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

I have client who is cyber cafe (about 20-30 computers behind each client). What should i do if i wish to deliver best performance for them? What i have seen in mikrotik is that each client would use up to 100-200 packet persecond, does it mean that i have to add another AP if 1 wish to server more ...
by shielder
Mon Oct 31, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

THank you for your reply, is there any calculating method about how many pps a device could handle? If i use mikrotik RB 500, does it have higher pps transfer rate? How can i know if a RB500 is overload? Is it from the CPU load?
by shielder
Fri Oct 28, 2005 1:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

I wish to know whether using mikrotik i could handle more client that has many computers behind the client, because that's what i wish to do with it. Any suggestion? I need more advice, thank you very much. The reason that i put 7 AP on 1 tower is that i couldn't deliver good performance to my clien...
by shielder
Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

Yes, all of my client use NAT on their router so that they appeared as 1 client on my AP. But i don't know why the Smartbridges AP couldn't handle more than 2 client of this kind. I have tried using Smartbridges AP of the same kind but it could handle about 20-30 client which has only 1 computer beh...
by shielder
Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

Thank you very much andrew, my main purpose with so many natting is that i wish different client would have different ip. such as 10.0.0.2 would go to xx.xx.xx.116, 10.0.0.3 would go to xx.xx.xx.118. That's my main purpose. What i see from the dns cache is that the dns of mikrotik is caching and doi...
by shielder
Thu Oct 27, 2005 5:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

Yeah that's what i think too, my AP is interfering one another. Currently i am using AP outdoor AP from smartbridges, but the problem is i could only add 2 client (which is internet cafe, with approx. 20-30 computer connected behind it) to the AP, when i tried to add another client to it, the perfor...
by shielder
Thu Oct 27, 2005 5:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem with Point To Multipoint configuration
Replies: 9
Views: 3543

Hi i have see the mikrotik hotspot setup it needs eth0 to use a block ip(such as 192.168.0.1/24) and wlan1 to use another block ip (such as 10.0.0.1/24) but what i wish to do now is to set them as an interface with just 1 block ip (such as 10.0.0.1/24), just as other outdoor AP does, because i wish ...
by shielder
Thu Oct 27, 2005 10:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

yes, i have change every channel from channel 1 - 13. everything is the same. all my AP is about 3 meters away one from another so i think it's quite good distance that i wouldn't interfere the one another, correct me if i am wrong. My tower is 30 meters high on a mountain
by shielder
Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

Bad performance of atheros 65 mW card

Hi, i put my mikrotik AP (using atheros 65mW) on my tower using 18 dbi omni antenna. On my tower, there's another 2 AP (100mW with omni antenna) and 4 AP (100mW with directional antenna). I have tried to test mikrotik AP from a client. The rssi is -76 but when i ping from client to router, the ping ...
by shielder
Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:48 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem with Point To Multipoint configuration
Replies: 9
Views: 3543

I have a similar problem. Here's my configuration : Router (Side A) <--> Mikrotik AP (side B) <--wirelessly--> Linksys WRT54g (side C) <--> Client (side D) My problem is side D could ping to side C and A but when i tried to ping to side B, it couldn't get through so i couldn't control my mikrotik AP...
by shielder
Thu Oct 27, 2005 7:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

Rule 14 is for natting my client to a range of ip to help them connect to irc server as irc server only allowed a few computer to connected to it so i have to give it a range of ip. Rule 22 is for masquerade my client of 10.0.0.0/19 to an ip. Here's my mikrotik setup : ISP <-> Mikrotik <--Wireless--...
by shielder
Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

I am sorry for troubling you all as my firewall explanation are using xxx.xxx, but please let me explain what have confused you : Rule 0 : It's for natting my client request to one of my server (126) which address is out of my ip pool. So all my client request dest to 126 would be nat as 125. And i ...
by shielder
Tue Oct 25, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

I used source-nat for all of my clients here's my config : 0 dst-address=202.78.xxx.xxx/32 action=nat to-src-address=202.78.xxx.xxx 1 out-interface=Internet flow=Flow-planet-http action=nat to-src-address=219.83.xxx.xxx 2 X out-interface=Internet flow=Flow-WR-Http action=nat to-src-address=219.83.xx...
by shielder
Mon Oct 24, 2005 4:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

All of my client are not using DHCP, they are all using static IP so i think the problem is not there. But thank you for your reply.
by shielder
Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

Everything is the same

Thank you for your reply, i have change it to 202.43.160.50 as the primary dns, but the same things happens, it still couldn't resolve some websites, seems like my dns request couldn't forward it to my ISP dns. Anyone could help?
by shielder
Sat Oct 22, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: dns cache not working
Replies: 16
Views: 4775

dns cache not working

Hi here's my dns configuration primary-dns: 202.155.0.10 secondary-dns: 202.43.160.50 allow-remote-requests: yes cache-size: 2048 kB cache-max-ttl: 7d cache-used: 433 kB When i point my client dns using 10.0.0.1 (mikrotik ip) it could not resolve some websites, but when i point my client to ISP dns ...
by shielder
Sat Oct 08, 2005 4:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need query on best AP product
Replies: 4
Views: 1882

Will it because of the amps?

Hi, thank you for your posting, i have read many article posted in this forum, 80% of people says "DO NOT TRY USING ANY AMPS", they says that it would cause great interference. Will you try using RB 220 with atheros or prism without using any amps? Please post me with the result.

Regards,
Lim
by shielder
Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: set routerboard as outdoor AP
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

set routerboard as outdoor AP

Hi all, recently i just purchased routerboard + atheros wireless card. I wish to configure it similar to any outdoor wlan (like dlink or linksys). My lan ip is 10.0.0.0/19 and now i am using outdoor wlan (smartbridges) with ip 10.0.19.0/24. I wish to configure my mikrotik to work just like my smartb...
by shielder
Sat Sep 17, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS won't resolve for the first time
Replies: 5
Views: 1656

Thank you very much, i have solved the problem of non-existent domain. Will this solve my problem which could not resolve some websites that has not been cache on my side?
by shielder
Sat Sep 17, 2005 5:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: DNS won't resolve for the first time
Replies: 5
Views: 1656

Hi, from my side i could reach both of the them very well. I have tried to use a computer without passing mikrotik and point the dns to these server and it works fine. Here's my nslookup result : *** Can't find server name for address 10.0.0.1: Non-existent domain *** Default servers are not availab...
by shielder
Fri Sep 16, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS won't resolve for the first time
Replies: 5
Views: 1656

DNS won't resolve for the first time

Hi, recently i try to route my clients to ask dns request from my server whis is 10.0.0.1 and here's my configuration : [admin@Solusindo] ip dns> print primary-dns: 202.43.160.50 secondary-dns: 203.130.193.74 allow-remote-requests: yes cache-size: 2048 kB cache-max-ttl: 7d cache-used: 258 kB My dns ...
by shielder
Thu Sep 15, 2005 5:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need help with Stand-alone outdoor AP configuration [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2822

No, i haven't tried bridged the unit yet, because i am not really expert in that. If you could please give me detail instruction on how to setup it. Thank you very much
by shielder
Thu Sep 15, 2005 5:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need help with Stand-alone outdoor AP configuration [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 2822

Need help with Stand-alone outdoor AP configuration [SOLVED]

Hi, recently i purchased RB500 + atheros card and i wish to use that on the following scenario : RouterOS --> Rb500+Atheroes --> Client As i have already have a RouterOS with 1.8 Ghz as the basic router, i wish my RB500 to ack as a outdoor Wireless AP only, without any routing needed for it. I wish ...
by shielder
Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Do i need to restrict the speed of client?
Replies: 1
Views: 1302

Do i need to restrict the speed of client?

Hi, i am currently planning on using routerboard as my outdoor AP. Because this is the first time i try to use routerboard as AP, i wish to know about the performance of rb 500. How many wireless clients could it support without degrading the performance? I am using other outdoor AP now, but it coul...
by shielder
Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how to set up 2 public interface
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

Route specific port to specific upstream

Hi, i still haven't figured out how to route the dns request. I tried to enable my dns server and my client pointed to mikrotik server as their primary dns, but i could not work. Have i done something wrong? For the route of upstream i configure like this : 0 src-address=10.10.0.0/19 action=nat to-s...
by shielder
Thu Sep 01, 2005 2:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how to set up 2 public interface
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

Managed to do this using policy-routing

Hi, thanks to sergejs and jason for helping me to solve my problem. I have managed to route my clients to another upstream provider using the policy-routing rules. But when i tried to examine the route carefully, my route has gone to another provider but my dns is still using the previous provider. ...
by shielder
Wed Aug 31, 2005 11:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: how to set up 2 public interface
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

how to set up 2 public interface

HI, recently i have another upstream provider so i need help from you guys. My old configuration is like this : 1 local interface : 10.xx.xx.xx 1 public interface : 202.xx.xx.xx i use masq for some of my clients (although i am not quite understand what is masq, but it works) and NAT for some special...
by shielder
Sun Jul 31, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with AP configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Need help with AP configuration

Hi, recently i decided to buy a routerboard + wireless card and use it as an outdoor AP for my network. But i am confused how should i setup the mikrotik og routerboard so that it would work as an AP and not as a router. Can anyone help me with this?

Thank you very much...
by shielder
Thu Jul 28, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

Range is in consideration

Hi, I am planning on using prism card because of the power itself. as it has 400mw power it would have a better coverage than an atheros 65 mw card. Please correct me if i am wrong. Based on experience, how many client could the router board support? My clients are online gamers, so that the bandwid...
by shielder
Thu Jul 28, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

Is Routerboard good enough?

Hi, i am currently planning on investing routerboard as my outdoor AP. But i am not sure about the performance of routerboard with 266 MHz processor. I need to mention that most of my clients are for online gaming, so i am need to support them with consistent service and ping latency. Had anyone eve...
by shielder
Mon Jul 25, 2005 4:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need query on best AP product
Replies: 4
Views: 1882

Need query on best AP product

Hi all, Currently i am using Mikrotik Router and Smartbridges AP using omni antenna for my clients. The problem is it could only support 2 clients. When i tried to add another client to that AP, the ping time becomes more than 100 ms (normally <10ms). Now, i am thinking of using another AP, please g...
by shielder
Thu Jun 30, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

About the mikrotik AP, will it give me the consistency that you mention about? Because i am really furious with smartbridge AP because of the it's performance.
by shielder
Thu Jun 30, 2005 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with bandwidth priority
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

O... i know why i couldn't mark the packet now. I am using nat for my clients, that's why i could mark the packet but couldn't shape the bandwidth. Is there any way to control the bandwidth when we use natting?
by shielder
Mon Jun 27, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

Cool!!!

Wow.... It's really cool... 100 users? That's what i am longing for... I have been thinking of using a standard PC with wireless card as AP for clients, but when i think that i need to put a PC up in an 30meters tower, it stopped me. I am afraid of lightning surge and the maintenance of the PC. :cry...
by shielder
Fri Jun 24, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with bandwidth priority
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Wrong configuration on firewall mangle

I have tried to mangle the packet that leaves my router and i tried to set a queue tree to shape the bandwidth. I followed the how-to turitorial. In the turitorial, it shows me the shaping of queue tree should be set on local interface, but when i set to local, it doesn't works (no traffic at all) a...
by shielder
Tue Jun 21, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

Hi, i have all the things that you mention. I have bandwidth control for all of my clients (on router). So from the wireless CPE to my AP there are no bandwidth control, but when they tried to access the internet from my router, they get bandwidth shaping. Yes, most of my clients are online gamers, ...
by shielder
Mon Jun 20, 2005 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with bandwidth priority
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Would it help?

Thank you ed for your reply, i have tried to mark the packet, but when i tried to make the queue tree, i found problems. I don't know which should i use as the parent, global-in,global-out,local, or public. Would you please show me step by step configuration? If i set the priority for those packets,...
by shielder
Mon Jun 20, 2005 5:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

Great means that when i tried to ping from client to AP radio, the reply is <5ms and the average is 3ms. I have talked to smartbridges technician too, and they tell me that their product could support up to 64 wireless clients and when we upgrade the firmware, it could support up to 128 wireless cli...
by shielder
Mon Jun 20, 2005 1:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Need suggestion of AP product
Replies: 17
Views: 4763

Need suggestion of AP product

Hi, i am currently using mikrotik as my router and i use external AP to give services to my clients. I am using AP from alcon and smartbridges. The performance of those AP is great but the problem is, they couldn't support many clients. The performance of AP would drop if i connect 10 users to the A...
by shielder
Mon Jun 20, 2005 1:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with bandwidth priority
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Need help with bandwidth priority

Hi everyone, i am currently using mikrotik OS 2.8 with over 30 users connected to it without any problem. Some of my users requires me to set specific bandwidth priority for some port. I wish to set port 5000 (for Ragnarok Online Gaming) to have the highest priority. So that when others are using th...
by shielder
Mon Jun 06, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot configuration
Replies: 5
Views: 2160

External Radius Server

Hi, thank you for your kind reply. I am thinking of setting up an external RADIUS server for AAA purpose. Any recommendation on which kind of server should i use? Please tell me one with an easy setup because i am really new in this field :lol: Do i have to put my AAA server behind of my main mikrot...
by shielder
Sun Jun 05, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot configuration
Replies: 5
Views: 2160

Hotspot configuration

Hi, currently i have installed and run my mikrotik perfectly. Now i am thinking of doing some public hotspot in my area using mikrotik. Now my mikrotik which is connected to internet are broadcasting signal using an outdoor AP (not wireless card). And the public hotspot that i am thinking of need to...
by shielder
Thu Jun 02, 2005 6:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: AP goes wild!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 826

Thank you for your reply, have you ever use smartbridges AP? Is my case normal? Or maybe because of the antenna that i am using? I am using taiwan made antenna, will it affect the performance?
by shielder
Mon May 30, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AP goes wild!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 826

AP goes wild!!!

Hi, i am using mikrotik on a pc and i use an outdoor AP from smartbridges. The problem goes with my smartbridges AP, when i connect about 10 clients to my AP, the client seems like having a very big ping latency (about 20ms when i ping to my AP). Why is that so? Someone could help me please. Thank y...
by shielder
Mon Apr 25, 2005 4:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need help configuring 2 gateway and caching problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Could you please show me how?

Thank you denialsander and andrew for your reply. Would you please show me how to make the blocking rule and forward chain that you mention? Sorry because i am newbie so needs a lot of help... :lol:
by shielder
Sun Apr 24, 2005 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help configuring 2 gateway and caching problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

I couldn't do that

Thank you very much for your kind reply andrew, but your suggestion i couldn't do that. If i do so, all my clients would not be able to use email anymore. Are there any other ways? Please help.. thank you
by shielder
Sun Apr 24, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need help configuring 2 gateway and caching problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Need help configuring 2 gateway and caching problem

Hi, Firstly i wish to ask a weird problem about caching. Recently i activated my web proxy and route all my client to port 8080 for transparent proxy, every thing was fine till i have a problem. The proxy sucks all my upload bandwidth. When i am torching my mikrotik, i found out that it keeps suckin...