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by Aug
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge

Switched the AP from nstreme to 802.11 and it's much much better.
Must be in the nstreme settings...
by Aug
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge

Makes no difference in speeds.
Max throughput on AP is still about 30Mbps.
by Aug
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge

Seems to be pppoe related as I have a cluster that is bridged to a router running pppoe server and it doesn't exceed 30 Mbps either.
Any ideas???
by Aug
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 362

PPPoe Speed vs wds bridge

I'm running into a problem with overall speeds on 5ghz omnitiks and sectors. Overall speed of access point is limited to about 30 Mbps but Virtual ap with wds gives near 100 Mbps on same ap. I've removed the pppoe limits and reconnected customer still only about 30 Mbps throughput. [//interface wire...
by Aug
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ssid missing in export
Replies: 0
Views: 294

ssid missing in export

For some reason I'm not getting SSID when I export. Only on this one board. Am I missing something with permissions or sensitive info somewhere? Scripts and terminal produce same results. RB411AH Ros - 6.37.1 Firmware - 3.24 commands from terminal /interface wireless export - no ssid /interface wire...
by Aug
Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.1 [current] is released!
Replies: 144
Views: 37050

Re: v6.37.1 [current] is released!

Well THAT didn't go well... Upgraded a RB750G from v6.35.2 to v6.37.1 and: - CPU usage spiked after the update and remained high on a router that normally never goes above 5% CPU load - Firewall filter rules based on ConnTracking connection state lost that setting. Rather than connection-state=inva...
by Aug
Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB433 freezes on reboot after ROS upgrade.
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: RB433 freezes on reboot after ROS upgrade.

 Do any of the capacitors appear swollen or leaking?
Been the cause of many a headache with older routerboards.
by Aug
Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB433 freezes on reboot after ROS upgrade.
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: RB433 freezes on reboot after ROS upgrade.

Try this
/system routerboard settings set force-backup-booter=yes
then reboot.
by Aug
Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DOS on port 80
Replies: 2
Views: 394

Re: DOS on port 80

Hitting maximum bandwidth for the customers under attack.
CPU load on my edge router is fine. Haven't looked at the cpu load on the customer cpe, but imagine its high.
It's not a dns attack. It's TCP port 80.
by Aug
Thu Jul 14, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DOS on port 80
Replies: 2
Views: 394

DOS on port 80

Recently my network has been the victim of attacks on port 80. There will be hundreds of connections from the same source ip connecting to my customers public ip address. The connections will max out their bandwidth and make it nearly impossible for them to even browse the internet. I've identified ...
by Aug
Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: move and share Winbox .cfg file
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Re: move and share Winbox .cfg file

You could put a copy of .cfg in a network share folder, then sync the .cfg of the workstations with the network file.
by Aug
Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to set time based SSID broadcasting on Mikrotik
Replies: 5
Views: 985

Re: How to set time based SSID broadcasting on Mikrotik

Set up two scripts, one to disable the wlan and one to enable it.
Set up scheduler to run the scripts as needed.
by Aug
Sat Jan 03, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE not woking properly with new router
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: PPPoE not woking properly with new router

hmmm...
I was natting some clients out with ip's from the same subnet as pppoe clients.
No conflicts.
Switched the natting to another subnet and tweaked a few firewall rules.
All is well now.
by Aug
Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE not woking properly with new router
Replies: 1
Views: 454

PPPoE not woking properly with new router

I have a strange problem going on after a circuit upgrade and new router. I can't use the old router with the new circuit. All of my access points are running pppoe assigned public ip addresses. They worked fine before the router change. Now what I am seeing is intermittent connectivity to and from ...
by Aug
Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411 Ethernet Jack Changed??
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: RB411 Ethernet Jack Changed??

I sent mac addresses to support. They look the same execpt for the print on the jack and the lights are not wrapped in metal like the older ones. The newer ones are approx. 1/16 inch shorter than the old ones. Just enough that they do not line up with the poe feedthru on the enclosure. It appears th...
by Aug
Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411 Ethernet Jack Changed??
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: RB411 Ethernet Jack Changed??

Mikrotik, did you do this?

OR

Is my vendor selling me repaired equipment??
by Aug
Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.14 released
Replies: 115
Views: 23879

Re: v6.14 released

Upgraded RB411AH from 5.25 to 6.14. No problems.

I downloaded all packages and installed the packages that I needed, including the wireless package. Reboot....tada.

I assume the problem is with the upgrade package.
by Aug
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411 Ethernet Jack Changed??
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

RB411 Ethernet Jack Changed??

Did Mikrotik change the ethernet jack on the RB411's? I just tried to install one in an ARC IES enclosure and the ethernet jack sits too low to plug the cable in thru the POE Jack. I found an older RB411 and the ethernet jack is slightly taller and the plug fits perfectly, just like the hundreds I'v...
by Aug
Fri May 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to limit high number of UDP connection caused by p2p
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

Re: How to limit high number of UDP connection caused by p2p

You could try something like this.
Limits udp connections but not DNS requests.

/ip firewall filter add action=drop chain=forward comment="UDP Conn Limits" connection-limit=30,32 disabled=yes dst-port=!53 protocol=udp
by Aug
Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to deal with interference?
Replies: 35
Views: 7426

Re: How to deal with interference?

Changing the antenna polarity in crowded locations has helped me in the past.
by Aug
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Syslog from switch
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Re: Syslog from switch

I believe Dude syslog listens on udp port 514
by Aug
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB450 can't upgrade routerboot (stuck in 2.27)
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

Re: RB450 can't upgrade routerboot (stuck in 2.27)

Try this.
system routerboard settings set force-backup-booter=no
system routerboard upgrade
system reboot
by Aug
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: can't move files to mikrotik board
Replies: 6
Views: 1474

Re: can't move files to mikrotik board

Make sure you are connected to the device via IP address in winbox and not mac address.
Make sure there is file space available on the device for the new files.
by Aug
Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Several AP's on one antenna - possible ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1554

Re: Several AP's on one antenna - possible ?

There are tri-sector antennas that work well.
I have several in use where space is limited but 3 seperate sectors provides better isolation.

http://store.wisp-router.com/SO24-120-3-15
by Aug
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless bridge, only 15 meters but bad signal -90
Replies: 7
Views: 2362

Re: Wireless bridge, only 15 meters but bad signal -90

Low E windows are really good at blocking wireless.
by Aug
Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: As we would like to evolve the wireless
Replies: 57
Views: 16015

Re: As we would like to evolve the wireless

Maybe "channel-width=Any"

I could use this on my 900Mhz cpe.
by Aug
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: HAM radio interference from RB-s
Replies: 14
Views: 2828

Re: HAM radio interference from RB-s

Never ran into this. Try disabling just the radios on your RB's to determine if it's rf from the radios that is interfering with ham. Get metal enclosures. You can interfere with your equipment with plastic enclosures. If you can't replace the plastic enclosures, at least line them with a metal foil...
by Aug
Fri May 31, 2013 12:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: tool profile console at 95%
Replies: 2
Views: 1714

Re: tool profile console at 95%

It appears as if it locks up during the backup process. I had the backup on a schedule. Disabled it for now. Waiting to see if it continues to work with backup disabled. This is a production AP so upgrading doesn't really excite me right now. Too stormy out to replace if upgrade doesn't go well. Get...
by Aug
Fri May 31, 2013 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: tool profile console at 95%
Replies: 2
Views: 1714

tool profile console at 95%

RB411AH Ros 5.19 CPU locked at 100% profile shows console using about 95% Reboot clears it up for a while. I saw this about 10 days ago and rebooted. Problem went away. Now it comes back after about 10 minutes. Any suggestions edit - Tried to run a backup from terminal > system script run Backup Con...
by Aug
Thu May 16, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Point to Point bad CCQ
Replies: 8
Views: 2429

Re: Point to Point bad CCQ

-78 is not what I would call good
by Aug
Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capacity upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 726

Re: Capacity upgrade

I've used the ITE Lite 5GHz DP panels. I really didn't care for them. They're inexpensive but also cheap. Too much plastic. Entire case is plastic, no sheilding at all on the ones I used. Plastic mounting studs for the RB suck. Easily stripped. When compared with ARC IES, ARC wins hands down, even w...
by Aug
Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A question on Connection Limits
Replies: 23
Views: 3682

Re: A question on Connection Limits

Sorry for delay.
Did you figure this out?

I thought maybe you might be nat'ing to an ip address in that same range that is being limited.
by Aug
Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: capacitor problem
Replies: 9
Views: 2422

Re: capacitor problem

@Dobby

They were RB450's. Not RB450G's.
by Aug
Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is burst on a schedule possible?
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Re: Is burst on a schedule possible?

If you don't need limiting during off hours, I would create a bursting queue and set the time to your desired time you want to limit.
by Aug
Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A question on Connection Limits
Replies: 23
Views: 3682

Re: A question on Connection Limits

can you provide ip addresses
/ip address print
by Aug
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Option to duplicate rule....
Replies: 2
Views: 1422

Re: Option to duplicate rule....

Not sure if this is what you mean.
Open firewall rule and click copy. Edit new rule as required.
by Aug
Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: A question on Connection Limits
Replies: 23
Views: 3682

Re: A question on Connection Limits

chain=forward action=drop protocol=tcp src-address=10.12.16.0/24 
     connection-limit=100,24
That will limit the entire /24 network to 100 connections.

You want to limit each ip to 100 connections.
chain=forward action=drop protocol=tcp src-address=10.12.16.0/24 
     connection-limit=100,32
by Aug
Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Is there such a thing as Quiet Mode or /y or no prompt
Replies: 17
Views: 4099

Re: Is there such a thing as Quiet Mode or /y or no prompt

Have you tried this on 5.21?
No. I have not. 5.19 is latest I have running.
by Aug
Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Is there such a thing as Quiet Mode or /y or no prompt
Replies: 17
Views: 4099

Re: Is there such a thing as Quiet Mode or /y or no prompt

/system routerboard upgrade
y
/system reboot
y
This is how I do it.
by Aug
Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3 RB1200 bricked!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3816

Re: 3 RB1200 bricked!!!!!

where could I get the firmware in order to upgrade via hyperterminal / serial port and see if this helps http://routerboard.com/RB1200 You will see RouterBoot with link to download .fwf file, but I see it is same version as you have 2.38. You can download it and try to reload it by selecting upgrad...
by Aug
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Preconfigure new/replacement wireless card?
Replies: 9
Views: 1713

Re: Preconfigure new/replacement wireless card?

Take a look here.
http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Co ... tic_Import

Combined with
/interface wireless export compact file=settings.auto.rsc
you should be able to get it the way you want it.
by Aug
Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: import cmd vs. pasting it all in the terminal ---bug?
Replies: 6
Views: 1000

Re: import cmd vs. pasting it all in the terminal ---bug?

Are you doing import via terminal window
import file-name=yourfile.rsc
If there are errors in the script, they should show up.
by Aug
Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need secure tunnel on existing bridge
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Need secure tunnel on existing bridge

Can anyone recommend a simple tunneling method of connecting "NewSite1" to "NewSite2"? I have a pair of RB450's just for this purpose. I tried EOIP a few times using the wiki example but must be missing something somewhere. The existing wireless is a wds-bridge. Also I want to protect my Other Stuff...
by Aug
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing Question
Replies: 3
Views: 410

Re: Routing Question

You need a nat rule to masquerade out ether 5
by Aug
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411AH voltagge monitor
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Re: RB411AH voltagge monitor

What ROS are you running?
It doesn't work on mine running 3.30 but does work on 4.17.
by Aug
Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about simple queues
Replies: 7
Views: 828

Re: Question about simple queues

add a simple queue with destination address of 1.1.1.1
/queue simple
add dst-address=1.1.1.0/24 name="example" priority=1 queue=default/default total-queue=default
by Aug
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB133c3 upgrade problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2338

Re: RB133c3 upgrade problems

Try logging in with winbox and uncheck "load previous session" and "secure mode".
IF you get logged in, only load packages that you need.
Good Luck.
by Aug
Wed Oct 03, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: iPhone Issue with Wifi
Replies: 2
Views: 1639

Re: iPhone Issue with Wifi

by Aug
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Ethernet failures on wireless CPE/AP.
Replies: 7
Views: 1468

Re: Ethernet failures on wireless CPE/AP.

How long is the ethernet cable?
Have you checked cable with a tester?
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