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by jober
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude has a link history problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Re: The Dude has a link history problem [SOLVED]

What was done to solve this issue?
by jober
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS112-8P-4S-IN What can it power
Replies: 1
Views: 320

CRS112-8P-4S-IN What can it power

Has anyone started a list of devices the CRS112-8P-4S-IN can power without having issues?
MT, UBNT, Cambium, IgniteNet, Siklu or Mimosa?
by jober
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60GHz proximity and colocation
Replies: 13
Views: 1090

Re: 60GHz proximity and colocation

Well, no issues today. I will update Tuesday so we get the business customers back on Monday. Although all the hotels that link is servicing I would have thought packet loss and speed issues would have already happened. Oh, there is a lot of VoIP traffic on the link too.
To be continued.
by jober
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60GHz proximity and colocation
Replies: 13
Views: 1090

Re: 60GHz proximity and colocation

We just installed another LHG60G link that sits about a foot over an existing LHG60G. The top one point up about 15 degrees and the bottom one points down about 20 degrees. So far they don't seem to be hurting each other. Maybe tomorrow when a few hundred megs is flowing we will see an issue or mayb...
by jober
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60GHz proximity and colocation
Replies: 13
Views: 1090

60GHz proximity and colocation

Can you'll share your experiences with co locating multiple 60GHz MT radios and what the minimum proximity would be in the same direction or in a back to back mounting on the same pole? I would like to mount four dishes on the same pole in a north, south, east and west setup. They would all be on di...
by jober
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG 60G disable beam forming [SOLVED]
Replies: 31
Views: 5493

Re: LHG 60G disable beam forming [SOLVED]

Hi , I have two 800 m links and both was setup without beam forming disabled . They working perfect even in heavy rain or fog for that distance . We based in Ireland and last two weeks was mental rain and fog and didnt have one disconnection yet . True is from 700mb it dropped down to 500mb but sti...
by jober
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG 60G disable beam forming [SOLVED]
Replies: 31
Views: 5493

Re: LHG 60G disable beam forming [SOLVED]

What is the purpose in the arrow lights on the side of the LHGG-60ad?
by jober
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: fcs error on link
Replies: 3
Views: 1650

Re: fcs error on link

Have you looked at grounding of the devices or do you have any inline surge arresters ? I've had my fun with MTK devices and grounding before causing massive link flaps and corresponding fcs/Rx Align Errors. For shits and giggles have you tried to put an intermediary device like a 8 port gigabit sw...
by jober
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: fcs error on link
Replies: 3
Views: 1650

fcs error on link

I have an ongoing issue with my CCR1009-7G-1C-1S+, where I get the fcs error on the link to my AF24. I have replaced to cable, connectors, POE and Ethernet patch cables. I also changed from ether1 to ether7. None of this fixed it so I replaced to AF24. The issue is still there and it is killing the ...
by jober
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: DUDE 4.0 upgrade to 6.41.4
Replies: 4
Views: 1080

Re: DUDE 4.0 upgrade to 6.41.4

We have liked it so far. It is slower to load but not in any other regard.
by jober
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mirroring is not working
Replies: 0
Views: 317

mirroring is not working

I'm running 6.41.3 on RB3011 and I can't get mirroring to work. I was wondering if anything changed with the way the bridging and switching works in the new version. Any help would be great. This is a link to simple how to but it is not working. https://www.wirelessinfo.be/mikrotik-port-mirroring/ T...
by jober
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Where did WinBox go?
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Where did WinBox go?

I just upgraded the 6.41.4 from 4.0 so I could have the Router upgrade button work again but now I have no Winbox button. Do I need to add that to the Router Board Dude directory or something?
by jober
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: DUDE 4.0 upgrade to 6.41.4
Replies: 4
Views: 1080

Re: DUDE 4.0 upgrade to 6.41.4

Thanks we got it.
by jober
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: DUDE 4.0 upgrade to 6.41.4
Replies: 4
Views: 1080

DUDE 4.0 upgrade to 6.41.4

I have been running the old windows version of Dude 4.0beta3. I bought the RB1100AH4x Dude edition to move over to the new Dude 6.41.4 but I don't even know if I can import from the old version. Is it possible to import the data from the old 4.0 version?
by jober
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

Why hasn't MT started making it's own VDSL2 SFP Module? I know the g.fast modules are hitting the market so that should only help the case for single pair copper connections.
by jober
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 RAM
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: CCR1072 RAM

If down clocking wouldnt the ram be 1200mhz ddr1600
by jober
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 RAM
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: CCR1072 RAM

Sorry, I guess I was not clear. Do the 1072's ship with DDR3 1333 or 1600?
by jober
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 RAM
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

CCR1072 RAM

Why is there more that one ddr type listed? Are they all 1200Mhz, DDR1600 now? I see the spec sheet speed test shows: Tile 72 Core (1200Mhz, DDR1333) Max possible throughput Tile 72 Core (1200Mhz, DDR1600) Max possible throughput Tile 72 Core (1000Mhz, DDR1333) Max possible throughput Tile 72 Core (...
by jober
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: auto channel
Replies: 1
Views: 555

auto channel

Does anyone use auto channel selection? If so, How does auto channel work for you?
by jober
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless settings not in export
Replies: 0
Views: 299

wireless settings not in export

Why can't I export my wireless setting? I don't get the SSID's.

1. export
2. export compact (this shows the SSID)
3. export verbose (this shows everything)
by jober
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Need Help w/Mass Flashfig script
Replies: 2
Views: 679

Need Help w/Mass Flashfig script

Complexed script and I need help! I need to configure 250 hAP lite routers and 250 wAP APs so I plan to use flashfig for the job. The hAP and wAP are paired for each condo unit. The config for each unit needs to have a few things different, like Identity, SSID, WPA password, LAN Address and the WAN ...
by jober
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP Lite as CAPman
Replies: 1
Views: 544

hAP Lite as CAPman

Can a hAP lite run a CAPman server for one wAP-AC?
by jober
Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

This was Versa's reply to my email.
"Hello James,
Currently, we have a pair for verification. We have not try with Mikrotik yet but sounds like a good idea. Should go into production real soon."
by jober
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

Versa is waiting on stock. As soon as I can get one I will.
by jober
Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

I love the idea that I can use a RB962UiGS-5HacT2HnT for all my connection types. I have customers we connect to with Cat5 that we can plug right into the MT and if we run fiber we can slide in a SFP fiber module and now we can use the SFP VDSL2 module for customers that only have telephone wires ra...
by jober
Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Is Good ? x86 Maxxwave Routermaxx Vengeance
Replies: 0
Views: 703

Is Good ? x86 Maxxwave Routermaxx Vengeance

I'm looking for an Edge router that can handle full routing table. I have been told the CCR line will not give us the performance we need. We are connecting to our upstream providers with two 10Gbps SFP fiber modules. So, I'm asking if anyone here has used the Maxxwave Routermaxx Vengeance or any ot...
by jober
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: G.Fast SFP modules
Replies: 5
Views: 1783

G.Fast SFP modules

Any chance these G.Fast SFP modules are compatible with router boards?

http://www.methode.com/documents/techni ... ev_2p1.pdf
by jober
Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Qualcomm 802.11ad card
Replies: 33
Views: 8776

Re: Qualcomm 802.11ad card

If MT makes a CPE, let's hope they put a SFP+ port on it. It would also be nice to have a high power gigabit POE in and two POE out gigabit ports. We could use the POE for cameras or two more radios for a daisy chain and relay. It looks like the fcc may be opening up another 7GHz of spectrum so the ...
by jober
Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

They have 3 types of chip sets. Two of them can operate in CPE or CO mode. I don't think the SFP can do CO mode. Not a deal killer but would be nice if it would do CO mode. I could use a 24 port SFP cage switch and mix and match modules, VDSL2, Fiber and Ethernet. I would use the RB's with SFP ports...
by jober
Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: x86 or CCR for 10Gbps
Replies: 6
Views: 1930

Re: x86 or CCR for 10Gbps

I was just concerned with the full routing table loading on a single 1200MHz cpu versus a 3500MHz x86 cpu. Thanks
by jober
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: x86 or CCR for 10Gbps
Replies: 6
Views: 1930

x86 or CCR for 10Gbps

We are upgrading our 1Gbps upstream connection to a Level3 10Gbps and Cogent 10Gbps. Should I go with a x86 based ROS router or the CCR1072-1G-8S+? Or should I be looking away from MT. I love MT but I wonder if it can handle the traffic on the edge bgp router or even as the core router with simple q...
by jober
Mon Feb 15, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

We use the VC-231 VDSL2 modems. They can be paired to form a bridge with one side set in CO node. Very nice when you don't need a 8 to 24 port DSLAM.

http://www.planet.com.tw/en/product/pro ... p?id=26560
by jober
Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 314
Views: 88078

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

I was looking for the VDSL2 SFP solution so I could use MT as my condo and apartment solution.

This is the only thing I could find.

http://www.comnet.net/products/SFP/CL-SFP.pdf
by jober
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Plugged in new CCR and Smoke came out
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Re: Plugged in new CCR and Smoke came out

CCR1036-12G-4S
by jober
Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Plugged in new CCR and Smoke came out
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Plugged in new CCR and Smoke came out

A few weeks ago we had a router issue so my partner thought changing the router would fix it. He grabbed the backup CCR off the shelf and plugged it in. We heard a pop and that was it. No boot, no light, no fans. The power supply was gone.
Can I buy a new PSU for it?
by jober
Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ADSL bridge modem
Replies: 10
Views: 2831

Re: ADSL bridge modem

Yes fiber is the only thing you should think about with new construction. But there is no way to run fiber in a lot of these old buildings. There is however a lot of copper in these buildings that can handle VDSL2. We can spend a lot less time and money and still give the customers 100mbps up and do...
by jober
Fri Aug 21, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ADSL bridge modem
Replies: 10
Views: 2831

Re: ADSL bridge modem

This one! Me, I'm going to plug it in. I have customers that we service with wifi, ethernet and vdsl2 and soon fiber. This would be great for suppling one device in the customers unit that covers all four media types. Will I actually do... I did just get a quote for 1000 of them. If I can can a grea...
by jober
Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ADSL bridge modem
Replies: 10
Views: 2831

Re: ADSL bridge modem

YES it is and here it is. VDSL2 pluggable SFP device.

http://www.comnet.net/comnet-products/a ... l-sfp.html
by jober
Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Qualcomm 802.11ad card
Replies: 33
Views: 8776

Re: Qualcomm 802.11ad card

The Athina uses the same antenna and enclosure but the inside is Athena.
by jober
Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Qualcomm 802.11ad card
Replies: 33
Views: 8776

Re: Qualcomm 802.11ad card

Athena Wireless has the A060mini 1000mbps FDD link in the 60GHz band. $5,995.00 (I use them.) Siklu has the EH-1200FX 1000mbps FDD link in the 80GHz band. $6,080.00 (I have the $3,500.00 EH-1200LT on order. Only 700mbps TDD so 350x350 or 500x200). Siklu has a new 60GHz link ((Coming soon))but I don'...
by jober
Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS226
Replies: 33
Views: 10353

Re: CRS226

I thought these would have been good vlan switches and NAT gateway router. I'm afraid I would have been better off with a managed D-Link switch :( and a 951G.
by jober
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: high speed Hotspot router
Replies: 4
Views: 1461

Re: high speed Hotspot router

Thanks for the help.

Turn out that the rb2011 has an issue where anything on the gigabit ports is limited to a little over 20 Mbps on any gig port other than the wan port.
by jober
Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: high speed Hotspot router
Replies: 4
Views: 1461

high speed Hotspot router

I am looking for the best router for hotspot service. The customer has a 200Mbps FDX internet connection. I installed a RB2011 but running the hotspot server on it seems to cut the speeds down much to low.
Will a CCR work any better?
by jober
Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: simple routing and NAT solution
Replies: 0
Views: 449

simple routing and NAT solution

Will this work as a simple routing and NAT solution so each customer has public IP address? From upstream router, route all the IP address as /32 to the condo's routers current public address. On Condo router add below. /ip address add address=x.x.80.69/32 interface=wan /ip firewall nat add chain=ds...
by jober
Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME

Ubnt dish is great. But you can't always use a dish of that size. Thats why I had to use the powerbridge in the past, but now that the price is a little better on these tiny dishes I can use them.
by jober
Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME

Yes I use it with rockets, great antennas. Much better than powerbridge.
Thanks for the reply. And thanks for an answer that's not a question.
by jober
Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME

What is distance? What routerboard and what ROS version? Do you use NV2 or Nstream?
What type and long pigtails?
RocketM5, AirOS 5.5.3, 4" pigtails
by jober
Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Re: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME

Thanks for the info siscom.

I'm only using MT for the routers in my network. I have been using ubnt for the wireless side. I'm hoping to here good things from MT users about their PTMP mimo networks before I think about switching back to MT wireless.
by jober
Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME
Replies: 24
Views: 4696

Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME

How many here are using these antennas?
"Jirous JRC-24 EXTREME MIMO 24dBi 5GHz Dual Polarity Parabolic Antenna"
I just installed two as a replacement for the powerbridgem5 and they did improve the connection.
by jober
Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: change start Map
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

change start Map

How do I change the main panel when Dude starts? It was coming up on the right Map but now it always comes up with the device screen.
by jober
Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411 Capacitor replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 4217

RB411 Capacitor replacement

I have around 30 bad RB411 boards. Some have bad Capacitors so I changed them out with 680 6.3v caps. The replaced caps were 560 6.3v.
Will this cause any damage or odd problems with the boards I have repaired with the 680 caps?
by jober
Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:54 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!
Replies: 13
Views: 7866

Re: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!

what about Groove 2.4 GHz ? I recall hearing something about this somewhere but cannot find any solid references....
The groove is a single change radio. (one antenna)
by jober
Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik RB400 With firewall sonicwall pro 3060 + VPN
Replies: 4
Views: 2288

Re: Mikrotik RB400 With firewall sonicwall pro 3060 + VPN

Old thread but maybe you guys could help me understand why my customers can't get good speeds through the sonicwalls. One of our customers has the TZ 210 at 5 locations. we upgraded them to 1000Mbps and 100Mbps Full Duplex links at these locations. The MT's can get the speeds to them but not through...
by jober
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:15 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!
Replies: 13
Views: 7866

Re: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!

For the most part I would say it's the nice case with two built in antennas that attracts me. Something you can pull out of the box, configure and install.
No more metal case, board, radio card, pig tail and antennas to assemble.
by jober
Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!
Replies: 13
Views: 7866

Re: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!

I think 6 to 9dbi antennas would be fine for me and a lot of others.
6 to 12 inches isn't that tall.
For outdoor use most people are using sectors. So I bet most of us would be using them indoors.
by jober
Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!
Replies: 13
Views: 7866

Re: Newsletter 36, NEW PRODUCTS!

I want a 2.4GHz OmniTik as well.
by jober
Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1200 comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: RB1200 comparison

Also I am interested, how legacy boards line up here. - RB112 RB113c RB133 (mipsle) - RB333 & RB600 (ppc) I'm amazed that you still have rb112's that work. The rb333 was a good board for us but the rb112 and the newer 411's are quickly making it to the BAD BOARD BOX. We were exclusively using the 4...
by jober
Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB1200 comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 625

RB1200 comparison

http://routerboard.com/pdf/RouterBOARD_ ... arison.pdf
Where's the RB1200 in this comparison?
by jober
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:46 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: dude and google map api
Replies: 18
Views: 16361

Re: dude and google map api

How does UBNT's AirControl have built in maps?
by jober
Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Getting decent maps into The Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 6588

Re: Getting decent maps into The Dude

2nd that.
But having the dude with gmap built in would be much better.

"yes, that's a plan for a major new version of the dude."

Any time frame on the new dude build that will have gmap.
by jober
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Best way to get large maps for dude
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

Re: Best way to get large maps for dude

I have seen a slow load time on any networks with maps in the background and they aren't that big. So I think the big map may indeed crash the DUDE.
by jober
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: BGP router needed
Replies: 1
Views: 528

BGP router needed

We have 3 internet connection, a 100FDX, 20FDX and a 1000FDX. At the moment they are all connected to a PowerRouter732 which runs BGP and then that connects to a RB1000 that does local routing (OSPF) and VLANs. The RB1000 connects to a 10/100 switch that needs to be upgrades to a gigabit switch. Ok,...
by jober
Sun Aug 21, 2011 5:37 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 Disconnections continues in version 5.6
Replies: 15
Views: 3527

Re: NV2 Disconnections continues in version 5.6

Why not make the shield round like a tube?
Could you cut down the beam width with the right shielding?
by jober
Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Best way to get large maps for dude
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

Re: Best way to get large maps for dude

Thanks for the howto but it's not going to work with the size map I need. The program seems to crash or run out of memory if I go over 4000 x 4000. The area I need is about 25 x 15 kilometer in size and I need the max zoom that google earth offers. Is there anyone that can do this as a service? I'm ...
by jober
Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Best way to get large maps for dude
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

Best way to get large maps for dude

I was looking for an easy way to add a large map to the dude. Our city map would really be two cities and I want it to be really big. I have started tiling pics from Google Earth and putting them together in paint but it's a pain in the ass. Does anyone have an easier way to do this or even a paid s...
by jober
Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Disconnecting users
Replies: 7
Views: 1052

Re: PPPoE Disconnecting users

What would be wrong with setting the admin-mac to the same mac that the ether1 port has? Well, I guess I may not be seeing the big picture with the pppoe setup. But I do this with bridged AP's but I use the wireless interface mac for the bridge's admin-mac. I'll have to try using the ethernet ports ...
by jober
Sun May 29, 2011 7:15 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: old 3.0rc10 upgrade=Bricked rb600
Replies: 1
Views: 494

old 3.0rc10 upgrade=Bricked rb600

I just tried to upgrade and RB600 that had 3.0rc10 on it. It never came back. I have 4 more of these boards and as I pull each one from the bags and plug them in they all have the same version.
Is there a bug with upgrading 3.0rc10 to v3.30?
by jober
Sun May 29, 2011 12:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Building a new tower
Replies: 9
Views: 1542

Re: Building a new tower

I just tried the RB/GPOE on a RB/600. The board powers up and the switch port shows a gigabit link but I don't get any data though the port. Why? How does this device work? Is there a diagram I can look at or some kind of documentation on it? Are there units it works with and units it does not? Do I...
by jober
Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 809

Re: Hotspot

Not sure if you got it setup but this may help you or anyone else looking to set it up.
Do your own search and you will find a lot of useful video tutorials.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVaI3f9CtfY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBDJ24VQ ... re=related
by jober
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCIe x1 ethernet card
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: PCIe x1 ethernet card

"I tried this one" means it did not work. MT did not see it.
by jober
Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCIe x1 ethernet card
Replies: 3
Views: 681

PCIe x1 ethernet card

Can anyone point me to a good compatible PCIe x1 gigabit ethernet card?
I tried this one> Intel EXPI9301CTBLK 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Network Adapter 1 x RJ45
I'm running RouterOSv4.17
by jober
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik router record !!!
Replies: 22
Views: 9998

Re: Mikrotik router record !!!

What mother board are you using?
by jober
Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: degradation of throughput with firewall...
Replies: 13
Views: 3334

Re: degradation of throughput with firewall...

What model ethernet and mother boards are you guys using?
by jober
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: I need better hardware for Hotspot Gateway
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

I need better hardware for Hotspot Gateway

We have need using MT hotspot for years and as the years have passed our clients per hotspot gateway have grown along with the traffic and speeds. We started using the RB750G and RB450G but we have found they can't handle the speed and traffic flow we are seeing. It seems they cut the bandwidth in h...
by jober
Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:13 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude export is massive
Replies: 1
Views: 571

Dude export is massive

I did an export and it's 500MB. WHY!
The wiki said it would be large at 1MB. So whats the deal?
by jober
Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Re: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half

router AP station HSgateway AP rb750g=======RocketM5------------NanoM5=====rb750g===switch===rb411u--------------Laptop <A------------------55mbps-----------------> <B--55mbps---> <C--55mbps---> <D-------------------------25mbps----------------------------> <E----------------------------------25mbps...
by jober
Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Re: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half

# jan/02/1970 05:28:26 by RouterOS 4.16 # software id = ****-**** # /interface ethernet set 0 arp=enabled auto-negotiation=yes bandwidth=unlimited/unlimited comment=\ "" disabled=no full-duplex=yes l2mtu=1524 mac-address=00:0C:42:54:E2:C9 \ master-port=none mtu=1500 name=ether1 speed=100Mbps set 1 a...
by jober
Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Re: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half

/ip hotspot profile set default dns-name="" hotspot-address=0.0.0.0 html-directory=hotspot \ http-cookie-lifetime=3d http-proxy=0.0.0.0:0 login-by=cookie,http-chap \ name=default nas-port-type=wireless-802.11 radius-accounting=yes \ radius-default-domain="" radius-interim-update=received \ radius-lo...
by jober
Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Why does Hotspot cut bandwidth in half

In all TCP testing bandwidth is cut in half going through the hotspot gateways. To the gateway is 55mbps TCP but through it to an AP is 25mbps TCP. We are using the 450G and 750G and they both to the same thing. If I do a UDP test it gets full speed. So is it that the 450G and 750G are not good for ...
by jober
Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to? Prevent Bridge MAC address changing
Replies: 8
Views: 12630

Re: How to? Prevent Bridge MAC address changing

Anyone? yes, no, maybe!
by jober
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to? Prevent Bridge MAC address changing
Replies: 8
Views: 12630

Re: How to? Prevent Bridge MAC address changing

Is it a bad idea to set the bridge and the wireless interface to the ether1 mac address?
by jober
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to? Prevent Bridge MAC address changing
Replies: 8
Views: 12630

Re: How to? Prevent Bridge MAC address changing

I've been having the same problem but if I assign the ether1 mac address to the admin-mac address of the bridge I still lost connection because the wireless interface has a higher mac. So if I add the ether1 mac to the hotspot gateway ARP list and remove the bad host info for the hotspot host list i...
by jober
Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best AP Config in hotspot
Replies: 1
Views: 642

Best AP Config in hotspot

I'm looking for some tweaks to help AP performance. I have started to see some really bad performance from our hotspot APs. The units are RB411's with XR2 cards. They are setup in AP-Bridge mode and are acting as dumb bridge that connects to switch and the switch connects to the hotspot gateway. If ...
by jober
Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Automated Billing Solutions
Replies: 18
Views: 3345

Re: Automated Billing Solutions

I use mt for all my routers indoor AP's and hotspot gateways. But I had to go to ubnt for outdoor AP's and cpe's for now. I will go back to mt when the outdoor wireless is working the way I need it to. I think usermanager is great and will sometime soon have every thing I need, but it's just not whe...
by jober
Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Automated Billing Solutions
Replies: 18
Views: 3345

Re: Automated Billing Solutions

I'll be installing radius manager next week. I can find a better solution for so little money.
by jober
Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Power Router 732 Spontanious Rebooting
Replies: 10
Views: 3116

Re: Power Router 732 Spontanious Rebooting

benwheway,

Have you fixed your problem?
by jober
Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Automated Billing Solutions
Replies: 18
Views: 3345

Re: Automated Billing Solutions

No recurring billing! Kind of kills it for me. I think they will be adding it in the next release.
But other than that it looks great.
by jober
Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Which UM version to use?
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Re: Which UM version to use?

I don't! I just wanted to know if 5.0rc1 was the most up to date one to use with the least amount of bugs.


Thank normis

PS. Have you ever watched Monsters vs Aliens.
Every time I see your name I think of Ginormica.
Sorry, for the dumb southern humor.
by jober
Wed Oct 06, 2010 11:34 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: hotspot editing
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: hotspot editing

When the answer you isn't helpful you will always ask again.
by jober
Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Mikrotik Login Page
Replies: 8
Views: 4579

Re: Mikrotik Login Page

same problem here I get the same old default hotspot login screen and I can figure out how to get the um user login page to come up. internet router is rb600-----switch-----ether1/rb750g/UM ether5-----ether1rb600 with hotspot on wlan1 inet router is 4.11 UM is 5.0rc1 using user-manager-5.0rc1-mipsbe...
by jober
Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Which UM version to use?
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Which UM version to use?

I using ROS 5.0rc1 with the UM that comes in that package. Is that what I should be using? or should I use a test package like
http://www.mikrotik.com/download/share/ ... mipsbe.npk
?
I'm getting Error 400: no payment method available when I try http://routerip/user/signup
by jober
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik+Freeradius+MySql -> No Uptime Limit Attribute???
Replies: 21
Views: 13690

Re: Mikrotik+Freeradius+MySql -> No Uptime Limit Attribute??

Has anyone tried CIITIX? http://ciitix.ciit.net.pk/index.php/ciitix-wifi What is CIITIX-WiFi ? CIITIX-WiFi is a turnkey solution to your WiFi network needs. Just download the ISO burn to disc and install. It has debian,freeradius,mysql,daloradius with an easy install gui Nix that, it's missing a few...
by jober
Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: uptime limit on usermanager
Replies: 3
Views: 1138

Re: uptime limit on usermanager

Validity: is the time the profile will expire from the time it is activated. If a hotspot customer signs up for one month of access the Validity: should be set to 4w2d41m so that the hot spot customer can't log in again until he pays again? And also a limit would need to be added to the profile for ...
by jober
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: UM v5 test
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Re: UM v5 test

Did you get an answer to this?
by jober
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: UM and limited time
Replies: 2
Views: 1092

Re: UM and limited time

I would like to know this too.
by jober
Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Automated Billing Solutions
Replies: 18
Views: 3345

Re: Automated Billing Solutions

Is Radius Manager better than Gatespot?
by jober
Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: POE problem
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: POE problem

Yes ether1 is working. as long as one device is plugged in and not a switch. I tried plugging it into a dlink switch and a rb750g and they both make the POE light blink(short).
by jober
Tue Aug 24, 2010 5:10 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: POE problem
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: POE problem

I plugged in another RB with a short patch cable and it did not blink, So I've replaced the Cat5e running up to the rb532 and it's still blinking.
I guess it's another bad board.

The next step is to replace the board again and if that doesn't work I'll be dropping in a NSM5.
by jober
Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: POE problem
Replies: 4
Views: 937

POE problem

I have a customer that lost the POE port on a rb532, so I replaced the board and things seemed to work fine when the POE data port is plugged into my laptop, customers desktop or the ata sip device. BUT! if I plug the data port into a switch the POE starts blinking. I tried other cables, POEs and sw...
by jober
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 287472

Re: 802.11n

So how many people are running .11n in a PtMP network?
What speeds do you see with TCP?
by jober
Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 287472

Re: 802.11n

After months of playing with N this is what works for me. Removed all a and b data rates and just use one ht-mcs rate that your link preferes. I have 18km link running single chain using only mcs=4 basic and supported. On btest i get 64Mb throughput and production data 58Mb one way. Also have 2km l...
by jober
Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411u and XR2/5=NO indoor case
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Re: RB411u and XR2/5=NO indoor case

My crap work around is to drill and tap new holes up a little. When I get some free time I'm going to use the metal brake to bend the end flap up to hide the gaps on the Ethernet end. They should make the 411's cases taller. I such because that means retooling the for a single case where they now ha...
by jober
Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411u and XR2/5=NO indoor case
Replies: 3
Views: 800

RB411u and XR2/5=NO indoor case

Why did you guys raise the miniPCI slot and not make the case a little taller? I had no problem with the RB411A but now I'm stuck with this RB411U and now I need to ether buy the 411 and upgrade the license or find a new case. And I bet the R52Hn is going to be to high to fit. Just seems to be poor ...
by jober
Sat Jan 23, 2010 5:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: mikrotik.com site down?
Replies: 5
Views: 780

Re: mikrotik.com site down?

YES! And it's pissing me off. I have half the network upgraded to 4.5 ospf is going ape shit
by jober
Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Re: 802.11n

I could sure use it in home, office and hotspot installs.
by jober
Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: where is the restore button
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: where is the restore button

Thanks for clearing that up. I had no idea what he was saying. LOL Maybe I should cancel my trip to China JJ :lol:
by jober
Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: where is the restore button
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: where is the restore button

is it neccessualy?build a new rout os is easily......do you think?
Uh, What?
by jober
Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: where is the restore button
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: where is the restore button

Other posts say that it will be fixed in the next update.
by jober
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: where is the restore button
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

where is the restore button

I have a 411a with 3.11ROS and the restore button is not there anymore. Will it be coming back or has it been moved? OK,I can double click the file name and click restore, but I get this error: Couldn't restore configuration - no file name(5) Got it. system backup load name=backup Found other posts ...
by jober
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:40 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: support for sr71-2 and sr71-5
Replies: 9
Views: 3274

Re: support for sr71-2 and sr71-5

Can someone tell me why IkarusOS and StarOS don't support them ether?
by jober
Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 433 SR2 disappearing interface
Replies: 4
Views: 1081

Re: 433 SR2 disappearing interface

Are they getting the power they need?
What type of POE are you using?
I've been told to use a bigger power supply on these boards if you are using xr/sr cards.
by jober
Thu May 01, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433
Replies: 42
Views: 9693

Re: RB433

I think it is good for the users that MT came up with a new product with similar performance for half the price. The only concern I have for my RB333's is that they will no longer be supported in future version of RoS. And even if it is, my guess is that bug-fixing for the 333's will be of low prio...
by jober
Tue Apr 29, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433
Replies: 42
Views: 9693

Re: RB433

RouterOS and RouterBoard are both Mikrotik. :? I don't see what the problem is. The 433 is just as fast but at a lower price. What's to not like? The only problem I have is that they didn't make it smaller so we could use the Pacwireless DCE enclosure and the mpci slots are to close to fit 3 XR card...
by jober
Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:43 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433
Replies: 42
Views: 9693

Re: RB433

They say the RB433 is just as fast for a lot less money so why have the RB333 if it's not really any faster.
by jober
Tue Apr 29, 2008 5:42 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB433
Replies: 42
Views: 9693

RB433

The RB333 is now EOL, it's replacement is the RB433.
It look like the 433 is the same layout as the 333.
by jober
Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:01 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411 vs 133c
Replies: 20
Views: 3183

Re: 411 vs 133c

There is also a rb450 and I hear theres a rb433 board with level4.
by jober
Wed Apr 02, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411 vs 133c
Replies: 20
Views: 3183

Re: 411 vs 133c

it's because we used to have a 111 and 112
Yes, but you don't anymore and is the 133's not a replacement for the 112's. It could have been the 111b and 132b.
I guess I just liked the way you'll did the last two numbers for the ethers and slots. :)
by jober
Wed Apr 02, 2008 4:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR71 Series Radios
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

Re: SR71 Series Radios

The Lockheed SR-71 is an advanced, long-range, Mach 3 strategic reconnaissance aircraft, so what does Mikrotik have to do with that?
LOL, JJ
by jober
Mon Mar 31, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411 vs 133c
Replies: 20
Views: 3183

Re: 411 vs 133c

The RB133c and RB411 have level3, the RB133 has level4. (Level3 CPE no AP) (Level4 CPE and AP) The RB133c and RB411 have 1 ethernet and 1 miniPCI, the RB133 has 2 etherand 2 miniPCI. I'm not sure why the RB100's were not marked as RB111 and RB132. And maybe add the L3 and L4 for the level. But then ...
by jober
Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Routerboard RB1000 and RB604 announced
Replies: 26
Views: 7156

Re: Routerboard RB1000 and RB604 announced

Yes it does look fast,but at that price I would have thought there would be an expansion slot for T1,T3 or fiber cards. Or a Daughter board for more Ethernet ports
But then again it is a lower price then Cisco with the same set of features. :)
by jober
Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Routerboard RB1000 and RB604 announced
Replies: 26
Views: 7156

Re: Routerboard RB1000 and RB604 announced

Holy crap! That seems kinda pricey for Mikrotik. :shock:
by jober
Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: support for XR3-3.7
Replies: 0
Views: 587

support for XR3-3.7

Will Mikrotik be adding support for the XR3-3.7?
by jober
Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem With Nstreme Dual
Replies: 7
Views: 1611

Re: Problem With Nstreme Dual

How will an OS software change fix a RF interference problem? :?
by jober
Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem With Nstreme Dual
Replies: 7
Views: 1611

Re: Problem With Nstreme Dual

I don't use 2.4Ghz in the big easy for APs, so I used one of the 2.4 channels for one of the links on the dual nstreme ptp and it stop any interference in the nstreme box. The 5.8 and 2.4 panel antennas are stacked on top of each other. The link works great! :D
Maybe you could try it.
by jober
Tue Sep 18, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme-dual only 4mb?
Replies: 13
Views: 1713

Re: Nstreme-dual only 4mb?

You need at least the RB333 to handle a dual nstreme link. The CPU power of the 133 is not to good.
by jober
Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Any one have used HSDPA with Rb 2300
Replies: 7
Views: 1628

Re: Any one have used HSDPA with Rb 2300

I'm not sure if this will help but here is a nice little Mini-PCI (Type III) to 2-Slot PCI Adaptor w/ Flex-Cable.
you can add a pcmcia adapter to it.

http://www.embeddedworks.net/accessorie ... _mpic.html
by jober
Sat Aug 11, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CPE-Antenna alignment via customer / Application available?
Replies: 149
Views: 33098

Re: CPE-Antenna alignment via customer / Application available?

jober [at] skycom1 dot com

Thanks :D
by jober
Sat Aug 11, 2007 12:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless 45-50 Mbit tcp fdx
Replies: 8
Views: 1453

Re: Wireless 45-50 Mbit tcp fdx

It's no record holder at under a mile but one end of the link is inside the building shooting through 1" glass with a mirror tint. The antennas are Pac Wireless panels 19dbi 2.4Ghz and 24dbi 5.8Ghz.
by jober
Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?
Replies: 78
Views: 24429

Re: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?

Will the RB333 handle the full speed of the radios in turbo mode using Nstreme2?
Or, will we need to stay with the PC/P4 based solution?
by jober
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB192 and RB333
Replies: 67
Views: 11289

Re: RB192 and RB333

Has the team at Mikrotik tested to see if the RB333 can run Nstreme2 at the full speed of the miniPCI radios in turbo mode?
by jober
Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless 45-50 Mbit tcp fdx
Replies: 8
Views: 1453

Re: Wireless 45-50 Mbit tcp fdx

The PC should work fine. I have a link with an AMD 2.5Ghz on one side and a VIA 533Mhz on the other side and I get 45mbps full duplex in turbo mode. I use a 2.4ghz card for the TX and a 5.8Ghz card for the RX. I only run it in the G mode(20mhz) now, I don't need that much speed. But it's nice to kno...
by jober
Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Atheros client re-association problem revisited
Replies: 65
Views: 7253

Re: Atheros client re-association problem revisited

Do all the clients have connections in the -60s?
by jober
Sat Jul 21, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless card support users
Replies: 6
Views: 770

Re: wireless card support users

If I assume you are having your clients connect with standard WiFi cards/client devices then you will have the 15 to 30 max X 3 channels to get only 45 to 90 max clients on at any time. But I have seen people connect to 50 clients per AP if the service speeds are very low. Then you could have the 15...
by jober
Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Atheros client re-association problem revisited
Replies: 65
Views: 7253

Re: Atheros client re-association problem revisited

:for i from=1 to=1 do={ /interface wireless monitor wlan1 interval=1 do={ :if ($registered-clients < 10) do={ /interface wireless disable wlan1; /interface wireless enable wlan1; } } } then made a scheduler that was set to startup, has interval of 00:00:07, and event watcher Until MT gets this reso...
by jober
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme 2 Dual speeds
Replies: 10
Views: 1363

Re: Nstreme 2 Dual speeds

Hello.
Mmmm, but I zink if u put your antennas in Turbo Mode, I'm not sure of being an usual application of NStreme, because one antenna is Tx and the other is Rx.

Regards.
Are you sure about that?
I have a 2.9.38 Nstreme2 link and it works fine on turbo mode.
by jober
Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Atheros client re-association problem revisited
Replies: 65
Views: 7253

Re: Atheros client re-association problem revisited

I wish I could help more but I only have a max of 10 client per AP after changing to 5mhz and adding more APs. But before I did that I did have 20 clients on one AP and I never had this problem. Also I just asked Gerard at Shelby Wireless if he has this problem and he said NO! He has 20 to 40 or mor...
by jober
Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Atheros client re-association problem revisited
Replies: 65
Views: 7253

Re: Atheros client re-association problem revisited

If you are using MT as CPEs you could, Maybe make a script so if it losses connection it will turn off the radio for a minute and then back on so that the others can connect. Maybe in sets of 10 a minute apart. I know this isn't a real fix but maybe it will work like the AP side script fix from the ...
by jober
Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR2 shows 18dbm only???
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Re: XR2 shows 18dbm only???

Kijomabb,
Do you set the SR2 to 16dBm or 26dBm? and on the XR2 18 or 28dBm?
Are you using the All Rates Fixed, Manual or Card Rates?
by jober
Wed Jul 11, 2007 5:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Q2 over in 3 days
Replies: 8
Views: 1915

Re: Q2 over in 3 days

I would like it now too. BUT, I'm with DockLine on this one.

Mikrotik is no different the the rest of the world. hurry up and wait or speed up to slow down
by jober
Wed Jul 11, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB532 and Nstream2 speed test result
Replies: 8
Views: 2606

Re: RB532 and Nstream2 speed test result

You are testing UDP or TCP?
TCP
by jober
Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Access Point and ARP problem ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1263

Re: Mikrotik Access Point and ARP problem ...

I had that problem for a while. I found out if you disable compression on your ap's it will go away. At least it does on my network anyway.

-Gerard
I know that fixed my problem. I can't remember what version this problem started with but I think it was after I upgraded to 2.9 from 2.8.
by jober
Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB532 and Nstream2 speed test result
Replies: 8
Views: 2606

Re: RB532 and Nstream2 speed test result

I did the dual nstreme link. I just did a test and it's getting 35mbps on send and receive. But on both it only gets 22mbps on RX and TX which totals 44mbps. Keep in mind that the link has a lot on traffic on it at 2:00PM. I have a 2.4ghz card for TX and 5.8ghz card for RX. I did have it running on ...
by jober
Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP
Replies: 12
Views: 2851

Re: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP

Let me see if I have this right. The Karlnet CPE will not connect to anything but Karlnet APs. But other brands of CPEs will connect to Karlnet APs. If this is the problem I would stop using Karlnet. It sound like it may only be a bigger problem in the future. Maybe on new POPs use MT APs and anythi...
by jober
Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP
Replies: 12
Views: 2851

Re: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP

From what I remember the firmware changed thing up a bit so I don't think it will work. But then again I haven't looked at Karlnet in years. Do the units work with other standerd APs like Linksys?
by jober
Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

Re: SR2 re-associate problem

P.S. Can the ACK timeout be set manually? Yes
by jober
Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

Re: SR2 re-associate problem

I sent the IM, I thought we needed some fresh blood or at least someone out side our box that may be able to help out here.
If you can pin point the problem and come up with a solution you will be the hero of the month.
by jober
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:20 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

Re: SR2 re-associate problem

I'm sorry if I sounded like I was throwing the hot potato back to you. I was simply trying to help find the problem. Is it the Atheros chips, MT software or something in the "other" category. I had similar problems when I first added the Atheros AP's to my network and the universal answer I got was ...
by jober
Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

Re: SR2 re-associate problem

Again I ask! Is someone going to try one of the older Versions?
If this is a MT problem that just started then try a net install of an older ver. and if the problem goes away then you can start nagging MT some more.
by jober
Tue Jun 05, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?
Replies: 78
Views: 24429

Re: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?

OK, MUM is over! So why not post the new boards specs on the web site? Is it MT policy to keep the customers in the dark? Can we get a simple answer on the model and brand N radio card used at MUM and what version of the OS we need to run it? Man, I'm starting to think theres a team of 10,000 lawyer...
by jober
Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

Re: SR2 re-associate problem

Is there anyone that has the same setup but with an earlyer version OS like 2.8.X or maybe 2.9.26?
Could this be tested?
by jober
Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading OS
Replies: 4
Views: 689

Re: Upgrading OS

LOL, yep! That would do it. :lol:
by jober
Fri Jun 01, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading OS
Replies: 4
Views: 689

Re: Upgrading OS

Thats what I did the firt time. I almost always do it that way. But, I doesn't work untill you set an IP and connect to the IP. It doesn't work if you winbox to the mac address.
by jober
Thu May 31, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?
Replies: 78
Views: 24429

Re: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?

Info from Gerard at Orlando MUM.

Release dates
333 : PowerPC, 600Mhz, 10/100, 3 to 4 weeks
600 : PowerPC, 800Mhz, 3x 10/100/1000, will take 532 daughter cards, 2x CF, 3 to 4 months
1000 : PowerPC, 1333Mhz, 3x10/100/1000, DDR2 up to 2 GB, No built in miniPCI, CPU has Fan, 6 months
by jober
Thu May 31, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading OS
Replies: 4
Views: 689

Upgrading OS

I have a 502 that is out of upgrade date and I tryed to upgrade but it wont take. Am I wrong about the upgrades. I thought if you had a 2.9.x it would be upgradable to the latest version of 2.9.x. Update : I did an upgrade to 2.9.35 and it took just fine. The first failed upgrade was was with 2.9.43...
by jober
Thu May 31, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik saying not to user Ubiquiti Cards????
Replies: 4
Views: 1068

Re: Mikrotik saying not to user Ubiquiti Cards????

But they sale SR card too. :?
Edit: I just looked at their site and I don't see the SR cards anymore.
by jober
Wed May 30, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: connects in 2.4GHzB but not 2.4GHz B/G?
Replies: 5
Views: 1040

Re: connects in 2.4GHzB but not 2.4GHz B/G?

Oh, Sorry :?
I think I would agree with jwcn's answer.
by jober
Wed May 30, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: connects in 2.4GHzB but not 2.4GHz B/G?
Replies: 5
Views: 1040

Re: connects in 2.4GHzB but not 2.4GHz B/G?

I think it only runs in G mode with 5/10mhz bandwidth.
by jober
Fri May 25, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

Re: SR2 re-associate problem

Is there anyone having this problem with a NL-2511MP in the AP and all prizm CPE's?
I think if you have all Atheros (AP and CPE) or all Prizm you don't have this problem.
Maybe somethimes things work fine untill you hit that magic number of clients and then things go nuts.
by jober
Thu May 24, 2007 5:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ubiquiti 600 mw card out for 2 and 5 Ghz
Replies: 59
Views: 13096

Hello Brasil, I always recommend leaving the Tx power setting to default. If you decide to change it, just remember that the Xr5 has a 10dB power offset. So if you set the MTik to 18dB you will actually be outputting 28dB of power. And I always recommend grounding the card. Thanks, Mike Is the offs...
by jober
Thu May 24, 2007 4:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 re-associate problem
Replies: 163
Views: 15441

How many Tranzeo CPE-200's and CPQ's do you have at each site? I seem to remember a lot of people having problem's with Prizm clients connecting to Atheros AP's when they first came out. Maybe this is just the same old problem. One way to know for sure is to put a prizm card in the AP. Or you could ...
by jober
Thu May 24, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SITE NOT OPEN
Replies: 3
Views: 687

I don't use them, but I did try them out for a bit. I had good luck at first and then things went down hill.
The only cards I use now are the SR2/5/9 or the XR2/5.
by jober
Wed May 23, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterBoard / WRAP board radio card power levels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1905

Have you played with these settings? frequency-mode (regulatory-domain | manual-tx-power | superchannel; default: superchannel) - defines which frequency channels to allow regulatory-domain - channels in configured country only are allowed, and transmit power is limited to what is allowed in that ch...
by jober
Wed May 23, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SITE NOT OPEN
Replies: 3
Views: 687

Is this a simple bridge between two networks?
I hate to say anything with out more info.
Do you have the eoip tunnels in a bridge with the Lan ethernet port?
Is it an AP to station setup?
Routed or bridged?
Try to paint a better picture so we can help a little more.
by jober
Wed May 23, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: what is max PoE Distance U Have done?
Replies: 12
Views: 2829

The only thing bad about AC on a metal tower is that you have to hold onto that tower. And if the something goes wrong is could be a very shocking experience! DC power is bad enought. I have been on the 300' tower in the rain as I watched lightning in the distance. And let me tell me that getting a ...
by jober
Wed May 23, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: what is max PoE Distance U Have done?
Replies: 12
Views: 2829

If you mean Jober(me) I only have AC power on the Buildings down town. All the towers are ether POE or DC over RF Coax. I had a power problem years ago so I powered that 300' tower with coax to the jack. That tower has two coax power cables, one for the upper section and one for the lower. I have fi...
by jober
Sun May 20, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: upgrade from 2.8.28 to 2.9.42 ??
Replies: 4
Views: 981

Hey!
Are you ever coming home? LOL
by jober
Sat May 19, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ubiquiti Networks stability issue timeout
Replies: 36
Views: 4645

Humm, I had a few clients with SR5's stop passing traffic, but I could still mac-telnet in to the units. Now, what I found was that compression was the problem. If I turn compression off traffic would start moving again. And if I left it off the problem wouldn't come back. I do have hotspots running...
by jober
Fri May 18, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ubiquiti Networks stability issue timeout
Replies: 36
Views: 4645

What does the hotspot have to do with it?
I have hotspot service on all my clients using the SR2 or XR2 cards.
by jober
Sat May 12, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 1.79GHz wireless cards ???
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

To bad they don't give Wisps a frequency like this.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DECT
by jober
Thu May 10, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rouge CPE kill alls cleints
Replies: 25
Views: 4213

To: ekkas
Were the OS versions the same on the PC and Router Board?
Was the Router Board a 266 or the newer 400mhz R5?
If it's the 266mhz board was it clocked to 330mhz?

I'm just fishing here.
by jober
Tue May 08, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ubiquiti Networks stability issue timeout
Replies: 36
Views: 4645

thanks but simply guys what version u are using????? why is 2.9.38 more stable than 2.9.42 in 3 locations i uesd it in point to point all mikrotik rb133 xr2 nstreme doesnt work for me @ all on 2.9.42 just in version 2.9.38 works gr8 is that ringing a bull??? btw guys you remeber 1 year ago when i p...
by jober
Mon May 07, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless with low bandwith
Replies: 7
Views: 1265

I have clients getting 12mbps at 5 miles on 10mhz channels so I would think yes you should get better speeds. Are you running the bandwidth tester as both or receive then send. On the link I just tested the BWT show 12mbps send or recieve but on both it's 5.9mbps RX/TX. Is the link a PtP or PtMP? If...
by jober
Mon May 07, 2007 7:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ubiquiti Networks stability issue timeout
Replies: 36
Views: 4645

Hi jober, Can you please tell us more about your setup? I would like also to have a vacation without problems!!! :P Bye KO, Humm, where do I start? My APs are Rb532s and they have two radios, one SR2 and one SR5, these are connected to RadioWave DualBand 90* sector antennas (the ant. has two N type...
by jober
Mon May 07, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ubiquiti Networks stability issue timeout
Replies: 36
Views: 4645

To: taloot one thing i want to know is it really work gr8 for you guys?? YES! it works great. 24 hours a day 7 days a week. where is mike-ubnt he gone? Don't know! I never have problems so I don't need him. why its good in indoor and extremely baaaad on outdoor? Humm, I use them for hotel hotspots a...
by jober
Thu May 03, 2007 7:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: upgrade from 2.8.28 to 2.9.42 ??
Replies: 4
Views: 981

Well it worked ok! the bridges are still there and the IPs and routes are all good. The system was a rb230 with SRC pcmcia and Senao200mW pcmcia in a bridge for the APs and then a SR5 for the backhaul. I also had simple queues that are all there and working fine. Now I need to see if this will work ...
by jober
Thu May 03, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: upgrade from 2.8.28 to 2.9.42 ??
Replies: 4
Views: 981

upgrade from 2.8.28 to 2.9.42 ??

Has anyone had any problems with upgrading to 2.9.42 from 2.8.28?
I have to upgrade a tower thats a good ways away so I just don't want to see things go tits up after I hit reboot.

Any thoughts?
by jober
Thu Apr 26, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rouge CPE kill alls cleints
Replies: 25
Views: 4213

It sounds like the best way to find the problem CPE. Good Luck!

Where are you located?
by jober
Thu Apr 26, 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rouge CPE kill alls cleints
Replies: 25
Views: 4213

That's interesting, What mini-PCI radio card are you using on the AP? Are you running in Band 2.4GHz-B/G or 2.4GHz-B? If you are running in 2.4GHz-B/G have you tried changing to 2.4GHz-B? I had an issue with an AP that had CB3's, Deliberant2300A, Deliberant1300 and RB532's. If I ran in B/G some of t...
by jober
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR9 distance 5MHz vs 10MHz
Replies: 33
Views: 5038

Another interesting tidbit. I set both radios at 13dB tx, got the signal down around -85, 6Mb on 10MHz channel, stable. I set it to 5MHz channel and *lost* about 4dB signal and had an inconsistant connection. Maybe the channel wasn't wide enough to take advantage of OFDM's error correcting capabili...
by jober
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR9 distance 5MHz vs 10MHz
Replies: 33
Views: 5038

Pine tree you say. I think I may be the poster child for Where not to start a WISP. You can't see 90% on the town from the tower in the day time but at night I see all the lights through the trees.
Lots and lots of pine trees.
by jober
Sat Apr 21, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR9 distance 5MHz vs 10MHz
Replies: 33
Views: 5038

I don't really think that it's a bad card, just a bad area I'm in. Maybe the next time I'm up the tower I will move the antenna down to the 200 foot mount to see if it helps with the noise. Also I don't want to piss away money on the filters after hearing a few people say that they don't help. I gue...
by jober
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR9 distance 5MHz vs 10MHz
Replies: 33
Views: 5038

Man I wish I had your luck with the sr9's. I tryed to setup a sr9 link but didn't get a usable connection. I used rb532s on both sides. They had sr9 cards with 13dbi antennas. The tower side antenna was 270 feet up and it has a noise floor of -81 to -75. The way it's working now is with SR2 cards on...
by jober
Fri Apr 20, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik VS Trango battle.
Replies: 28
Views: 7309

LOL, I love the word should. 1. Used to express obligation or duty: You should send her a note. 2. Used to express probability or expectation: They should arrive at noon. 3. Used to express conditionality or contingency: If she should fall, then so would I. 4. Used to moderate the directness or blun...
by jober
Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik VS Trango battle.
Replies: 28
Views: 7309

If you have all mikrotik equipment then you can use the nstreme protocol and use this setting: "disable-csma=yes" Are you sure that will help? It looks like Motorola built their radios to kill any and all competition. I have to wonder if any of the new WiMax radios will even work in the same area a...
by jober
Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: TCP half of UDP
Replies: 12
Views: 1891

What is the speed if you go from B to C?
by jober
Thu Apr 19, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik VS Trango battle.
Replies: 28
Views: 7309

Microwave ovens with a wave guide make any network melt down. JJ :lol: I was faced with the same problem so I started moving all my customers to 5.8 and added a 2.4 AP to them so I could run a hotspot from all the customers locations. I use rb532's for all customers. The towers 2.4 antennas are goin...
by jober
Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:29 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Faster CPU. Is it in plan?
Replies: 28
Views: 5534

Those damn Americans get to see all the good stuff first. LOL
by jober
Wed Apr 18, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: TCP half of UDP
Replies: 12
Views: 1891

The WDS should be faster then the EoIP tunnel.
Any time you repeat you will lose speed. Try it with two RBs in the mid point and connect them with a switch or just a ethernet cable.
A............B_C................D
Route them if you can.
by jober
Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:40 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik VS Trango battle.
Replies: 28
Views: 7309

If he's going to be a hard ass then go get a trango or motorola bh set and shot it through his tower with a full load for about 3 days. Maybe then he will start playing nice. JJ I had a lot of problems in New Orleans till I started running the SR5 on 24dbi panel using 10mhz bandwidth. I had 90* sect...
by jober
Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:23 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 133 freezes
Replies: 14
Views: 3795

It could just be a bad board. Mikrotik is great and all but, some times you will get a bad board. But I have never got one. Knock on Wood! LOL

Then again it could be a bad config!!
by jober
Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Very challenging problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1184

You should have it repaired.
I had a RB511 that got a little to much power from one of those bright white flashes in the sky and to my surprise the POE port stopped working. LOL The charge for repair was only $29.00 US
by jober
Wed Apr 18, 2007 5:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: where to get 400mhz 532a in USA
Replies: 2
Views: 1248

by jober
Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 1.79GHz wireless cards ???
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

Sorry, I have never looked at that frequency at all.
by jober
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 1.79GHz wireless cards ???
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

Location: Ogrimmar

Is that a real place?

Orgrimmar is a fictional city in the Warcraft Universe.
by jober
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WLAN Compression Problem with 2.9.41 Version
Replies: 3
Views: 958

I have had to turn off compression on a few links because some how the routing gets messed up. Every thing looks ok but IP pings don't work, but Mac pings do. So I Mac telnet in only to see watch dog reboot it. It comes up but still not IP traffic. So I MAC telnet again and turn off compression and ...
by jober
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

Re: Nice post Chris

All very true and well said.

Regards
What is very true and well said?
by jober
Mon Apr 02, 2007 4:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

I have been playing with them from the day they came out and all I can say is that the sr2 works better for me. Maybe I'm in a high noise area
by jober
Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

SR2 or XR2 in a rb133 or rb532 with a high gain antenna. then run it at 5mhz bandwidth. I think this is about as good as it gets.
by jober
Thu Mar 15, 2007 4:04 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 133/C
Replies: 9
Views: 3612

With only one ethernet port and one miniPCI port a CPE is all I would think of using it for. We only use the rb532's for clients now. We have been slowly moving clients to 5.8Ghz to connect to the towers and then add the 2.4Ghz for hotspot, so the 133c is not to good for clients at this time. But fo...
by jober
Thu Mar 15, 2007 3:50 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SR2 and SR9 don't work together well.
Replies: 8
Views: 2082

I haven't setup any towers with the sr2/sr9 combo but I do have sr5/sr9 APs that work fine so far. But I seem to get better connections with sr2s set to 5mhz channels.
by jober
Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SR2 and SR9 don't work together well.
Replies: 8
Views: 2082

LOL, that was the first thing I saw when I got my first SR9. I popped the bad boy into a rb532 board with a SR2, set the SR2 in AP and the SR9 in station and did a scan. Guess what? it saw the SR2. I then put the SR9 in another rb532 and moved it about 6 feet away and it still saw the SR2.
by jober
Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Compression worsen a link
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

OK! Time for a recap! Here is what I see. The Compression option goes away in winbox. If I disable the interface and re-enable it the option it there again. At that time I can uncheck it and then the link comes back up. I can enable compression again and every thing runs fine for a day and then it's...
by jober
Fri Mar 09, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Compression worsen a link
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

I'm using the SR2 cards on both sides.
by jober
Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 75333

Since we are all dreaming! Why not make us a Smart Antenna Array. :lol:
by jober
Tue Mar 06, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Faster CPU. Is it in plan?
Replies: 28
Views: 5534

2 - 3x faster?
Humm
So is that answer something like this?
rb532 over clocked to 400mhz x 2 = 800mhz
rb532 stock speed 266mhz x 3 = 798mhz
by jober
Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Compression worsen a link
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

I have a rb230ver.2.9.38 at my house that's shooting 3 miles to the main tower AP rb532ver.2.9.40. Lots of trees BTW. It makes a big difference in speed with compression on, I get an extra meg.
by jober
Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: NetBios traffic over a VPN
Replies: 11
Views: 6170

The Linksys routers have the option of: "Enable NetBIOS Broadcast"
All you have top do it check the little box and you then see all the shared folders and printers.

If someone has an easy way to do this it would be a good sticky or wiki.
by jober
Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: NetBios traffic over a VPN
Replies: 11
Views: 6170

So if I used an EoIP tunnel what would stop the two networks DHCP servers from muching up. Oh, And I would go with a WINS server but the customer has just layed out a lot of cast on new PCs so a server is a at least a year away. On another Note, I use a VPN client called Hamachi to do VPN LAN games,...
by jober
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NetBios traffic over a VPN
Replies: 11
Views: 6170

OK, I want to see the files and printers on the other network when I browse Network Neighborhood from ether side of the VPN. They don't have a WINS server and I don't want to use EoIP(if EoIP would work). But If EoIP is the only way I guess I could make them buy a RB133. Anyway, this whole thing suc...
by jober
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 75333

EoIP client for Windows

How about a windows driver/interface for the EoIP tunnel?
by jober
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EoIP client for Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 6054

YEA! I know it is now. That's why I was asking for it.
"anything is possible"
by jober
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB230 Question
Replies: 2
Views: 765

A and C both work ok. I have had two SRC cards on a tower for around a year or so. I also have a SRC and SR2 in the rb230 on my house.
by jober
Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EoIP client for Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 6054

EoIP client for Windows

It would be great to have an EoIP client for windows.
by jober
Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New Routerboards?
Replies: 71
Views: 17710

OK, I can live with that answer. But the impacent child in me wants to know NOW! LOL :wink:
by jober
Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 75333

PtMP Nstreme2 would be cool!
But I guess thats a bit to much.
:lol:
by jober
Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Noise floor
Replies: 10
Views: 2811

NO!
by jober
Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NetBios traffic over a VPN
Replies: 11
Views: 6170

NetBios traffic over a VPN

I am tring to setup a pptp server on my MT that can pass netbios traffic to the 8 people connected to the pptp server. I want all of the PCs to see each other. I have two PC on the LAN side and 6 on the WAN side.
Can anyone tell me how to make this work?
by jober
Fri Feb 09, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: oops Did I do that!
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

normis, Thanks for the reply. I did use netinstall as I did the first time. I had the CF card in the USB CF slot and ran the netinstall. As I said the only option I had was to click the install button and the first thing I see is it formating. I then put the CF card back in the PC's IDE to CF slot a...
by jober
Thu Feb 08, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: oops Did I do that!
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

This is just my opinion, but if you are buying CF cards with the OS DON'T buy them from a reseller, only buy from Mikrotik. I buy almost every thing from wisp router, but I wont be getting my CF cards with the OS preinstalled there anymore. They will not give you a new key. Even at a lower price. Mi...
by jober
Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: oops Did I do that!
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

LOL, this is getting really funny! I reloaded the OS and sent the software ID to support and I got the new key two or three days later. So, I go to install the key and when I boot up the PC I see DEMO! So now I have to reinstall the OS and that will ghange the software ID so the key isn't going to w...
by jober
Thu Feb 08, 2007 1:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: VOIP performance and advice
Replies: 16
Views: 2948

Is that Sanyo card a Senao with a Sanyo sticker on it?
by jober
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: VOIP performance and advice
Replies: 16
Views: 2948

I have gone with a little different approach. Over the past year and a half I have been installing the rb532 with SR5 and SR2. The idea is to run VoIP traffic at 10mhz over the 5.8Ghz and let the web surfers, gamers, email and down loaders go over the 2.4ghz link. On the customers that don't have no...
by jober
Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: T1.IAS & LAES(Calea) Support Mandatory in USA
Replies: 46
Views: 8722

Yea, Mikrotik may not need to do anything but tell people to get a third party device.
by jober
Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: T1.IAS & LAES(Calea) Support Mandatory in USA
Replies: 46
Views: 8722

If it has to be done and MT can't! Man! what a market killer!
Over night the US could be dead for MT. :cry:
by jober
Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: troubles whit a house made PPTP Game server....
Replies: 1
Views: 983

I'm toying around with the same thing. I am hosting a Lan game on my PC and I am trying to have a friend connect to it via the MT pptp server, He is using the windows pptp client. He can see my shared files but can't see any Lan games.

Have you or anyone else found a tick to making this work?
by jober
Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New Routerboards?
Replies: 71
Views: 17710

Maybe all they have is the road map! LOL
JJ
by jober
Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:03 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New Routerboards?
Replies: 71
Views: 17710

LOL, so we sit and wait some more?

4x faster would mean what? 266mhz x 4 = 1000mhz
by jober
Sat Jan 27, 2007 6:14 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

"There is 80ft mast at the almost the center of the estate. "
I would put it at the top of that mast.
by jober
Fri Jan 26, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: sr9 and client distance
Replies: 26
Views: 3577

AP:SR9 in RB532 w/ 13 dbi 90 degree sector @ 110' EIRP 36 dbm CPE: SR9 in RB112 w/ 13 dbi yagi @ 8' EIRP 36 dbm Distance: 11.3 miles NLOS Download to site on internet: 1.34 Mbps Upload to site on internet: 800 Kbps This is over a single T-1, so the SR9 link almost maxed out my T-1 @ 11.3 miles sitt...
by jober
Fri Jan 26, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

hello Jober i have a setup i want to do in an estate of about 300m radius. All the users are laptop users. There is 80ft mast at the almost the center of the estate. please kindly recommend the RB??, radio card and antenna to use with correspoing height to use on the mast. thanking you ur much anti...
by jober
Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Which 400mW is best - Atheros or Senao?
Replies: 14
Views: 2251

I tryed the Senao cards, the first ones I got were ok. but the ones after that were nothing but truble. I only use the SR cards now.
by jober
Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

I have already suggested them for a client units that wont need to be a good repeater.
Edit: never mind, his post got deleted.
by jober
Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

If you have access to the roof tops you could setup a 5.3Ghz point to point between them. Then use 2.4 and 5.8 on 10mhz channels for the APs connected to 90deg 17dBi sectors) both 5.8Ghz and 2.4Ghz. You should point the sectors down as much as possible so that you are shooting into the next building...
by jober
Mon Jan 22, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

How tall are the building I'm looking at? Are you trying to cover all of them? Will you be providing internet service to people with laptops in these buildings? Will this be a roof to roof network? What are the buildings made of? Concrete,brick,lots of windows) How much of this area are you trying t...
by jober
Mon Jan 22, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

Sure! give it to me.
by jober
Sat Jan 20, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NLOS wireless broadand
Replies: 16
Views: 2856

The best way to get NLOS is to use 5mhz bandwidth channels. But then the customers need to have CPEs like the Router Boards with ROS on them or LiteStation2 which now does 5mhz. I think there are a small handfull of units that can do it but it's the best thing I think of. If your customers are going...
by jober
Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrtik 2.9 and Alepo RBS any help would be great..
Replies: 8
Views: 1712

We got every thing we needed from Eje at wisp-router. It may not be as nice as that they have but it gets the job done and it was a whole lot less money.

People always say "you get what you pay for", but some times you don't!
by jober
Fri Jan 19, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: monitor hotspot remotely
Replies: 9
Views: 1331

Yes it did, but I was doing it on 2.8.28 and some people are saying that it won't work on 2.9.39 so I have to try it on new box to make sure the thing works the same. I will post a howto after that. Also a guy in DSL reports forum posted this. Answer from Mikrotik: The only way how to do it is enabl...
by jober
Thu Jan 18, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 75333

I see clearly now O-O
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 75333

Q. v4? please clarify what you mean with this. A. ROS v4.x vs ROS v3.x I thought that the old level4 key would get you every thing that level 5 and 6 got you but the level4 was limited to a smalled number of tunnels and such things as connections. Now a level4 key is a V3 from what it looks like to ...
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: monitor hotspot remotely
Replies: 9
Views: 1331

I unchecked the Auth. Requires MAC and now it works.

Tonight I will set it up using a EoIP tunnel because I think that will be a better way to do it with out all the treicks to make it work.
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need tunnel/hotspot/maybe some routing help
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Update!
I have a pptp tunnel from my pc to the MT and I set the mt side to local 10.5.50.1 and the remote to hotspot pool.
I can now get on the net like the hotel customers. But I cant get the hotspot screen, it just lets me go.
Hmm, damn! more work!
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: monitor hotspot remotely
Replies: 9
Views: 1331

Well I get this with a pptp tunnel.

ERROR: unknown MAC address for 10.10.10.250

Login page: http://10.5.50.1/login
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need tunnel/hotspot/maybe some routing help
Replies: 2
Views: 600

I don't have another MT here to do this test but I think it should work. First you will need two MT units. One will be for the remote and the other for the hotspot . create a EoIP tunnel on the hotspot MT and then add it to a bridge with the hotspot interface. Then setup the MT on your side with a E...
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need tunnel/hotspot/maybe some routing help
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Need tunnel/hotspot/maybe some routing help

Can you setup a tunnel to connect to a lan side interface. If so how? The thing I'm trying to do is to tunnel to a MT thats running as a hotspot gateway and internet gateway. I want to have the tunnel to give me a bridge type connection to a wireless card in tat MT that will be set in station mode s...
by jober
Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: monitor hotspot remotely
Replies: 9
Views: 1331

Sorry for not reading your post fully.
You want a way to see the hotspot pages as the users will when they login.

I have been playing around with that for a bit tonight and no luck so far.
I've tryed all kinds of crazy things to make it work.
by jober
Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 75333

I thought the same thing about OSPF because some peoples misunderstanding. Then I looked at this http://www.mikrotik.com/software.php RIP, OSPF, BGP protocols (V3 = no, except RouterBOARD) The way I read it I would think that you get RIP, OSPF, BGP protocols as long as you are using a RouterBoard wi...