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by infabo
Mon Apr 22, 2024 10:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!

I guess you can already script that led disco 🀣
by infabo
Mon Apr 22, 2024 8:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 9216

Re: v7.15rc [testing] is released!

Feature freeze in RC....
by infabo
Mon Apr 22, 2024 5:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!

So the device itself (cap ax) does not crash - "only" the 5ghz interfaces do not come up again after a DFS event?
by infabo
Mon Apr 22, 2024 1:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 9216

Re: v7.15rc [testing] is released!

I would say, but have not tried: yes of course
by infabo
Mon Apr 22, 2024 1:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!

Upgraded to 7.14.3 - still some of my cAP ax tend to crash with 5 GHz enabled. :-(
"Some" is a good indication for either a configuration issue (most probably) or hardware defects.
by infabo
Sun Apr 21, 2024 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: scripts to keep LTE stick up and running
Replies: 22
Views: 932

Re: scripts to keep LTE stick up and running

... since when the RB5009 can no more recognize the stick, if I put any other device... it is the very same.
Have you reported that fact to support as well?
by infabo
Sat Apr 20, 2024 11:05 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HAP AX3 downgrade the LAN speed to 100mbps? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Re: HAP AX3 downgrade the LAN speed to 100mbps? [SOLVED]

It should be 1GBps at least
With a 1000Base-T port it won't be more than this.

Exchange cable.
by infabo
Fri Apr 19, 2024 8:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: problem installing wifi-qcom-ac package on hAP ac^2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: problem installing wifi-qcom-ac package on hAP ac^2 [SOLVED]

7.13.5 or 7.15rc1 to regain free space.
by infabo
Thu Apr 18, 2024 8:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac - Slower wifi after RouterOS update
Replies: 11
Views: 558

Re: hAP ac - Slower wifi after RouterOS update

"Value no_country_set is an FCC compliant set of channels"
https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ ... 20channels
by infabo
Thu Apr 18, 2024 11:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wi-Fi connection / handshake slow
Replies: 2
Views: 879

Re: Wi-Fi connection / handshake slow

"You can censor out passwords and such, but posting the config is important"
viewtopic.php?t=203686#:~:text=You%20ca ... 0important
by infabo
Wed Apr 17, 2024 1:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WebFig Skins no longer working
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: WebFig Skins no longer working

Just create a new skin and compare/see where it gets stored. This should answer your question where to put the Json file correctly.
by infabo
Wed Apr 17, 2024 10:53 am
Forum: Containers
Topic: Upgrade to 7.14.1 on hap ax3 broke my containers
Replies: 8
Views: 891

Re: Upgrade to 7.14.1 on hap ax3 broke my containers

Mikrotik team are living in their own bubble, oblivious of the issues being reported on the forum. This is a community forum. See also stated over here: https://mikrotik.com/support Check our community forum. As Reinis said. The right place to report a reproducible issue is to create a support tick...
by infabo
Tue Apr 16, 2024 10:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 17.4.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: 7.14.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP

reset network settings and see if the issue persists: https://support.apple.com/en-us/111786# ... 20Settings.
by infabo
Tue Apr 16, 2024 7:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

Do you agree that "I have a problem with rb1100ahx2" is not describing your configuration/setup and thus give not a single hint to reproduce the issue for MikroTik? You are taking words from the context. If you have taken the time and read my first comment you could see that I have given ...
by infabo
Tue Apr 16, 2024 11:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: hAP ax3 ruining USB dongles
Replies: 8
Views: 502

Re: hAP ax3 ruining USB dongles

I wanted to log stuff to a USB dongle
by infabo
Tue Apr 16, 2024 11:30 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

After one day of running after downgrading to RouterOS 6 everything is running smoothly. Please have a look as there is something not ok with 7.x that causes those issues on this device. Do you agree that "I have a problem with rb1100ahx2" is not describing your configuration/setup and th...
by infabo
Mon Apr 15, 2024 6:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a problem with IP Cloud? [SOLVED]
Replies: 70
Views: 23757

Re: Is there a problem with IP Cloud? [SOLVED]

https://github.com/louislam/uptime-kuma

It allows to create dashboards. Add status messages. MikroTik team - have a look. It is free.
by infabo
Mon Apr 15, 2024 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a problem with IP Cloud? [SOLVED]
Replies: 70
Views: 23757

Re: Is there a problem with IP Cloud? [SOLVED]

Commenting in 2 years old topic: confirmed.
by infabo
Mon Apr 15, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi planning
Replies: 19
Views: 1598

Re: Wifi planning

CAP AXs are oversized smoke detectors. :lol: That's why my cAP ax sits behind TV and another one behind PC monitor :lol: Wife didn't approved ceiling mount... Hum, I would say bad positioning. To simulate poor 5ghz wlan signal, I hold my smartphone behind my 55" TV. That's how I test roaming (...
by infabo
Sun Apr 14, 2024 9:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Missing Features in hap ax3
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: Missing Features in hap ax3

I am missing the image in your post.
by infabo
Sat Apr 13, 2024 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Starlink Chateau LTE18 AX NO Internet
Replies: 7
Views: 659

Re: Starlink Chateau LTE18 AX NO Internet

Your right. I get confused on the Chateau, most are 16MB storage. And I kinda assumed @normis has some reason for his comments however ;)
Yes, his point: if you don't need the LTE modem - then don't spend 2,5x price of a HAP ax3 for a Chateau LTE18 AX. 😐
by infabo
Sat Apr 13, 2024 7:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RB5009 in bridge mode [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Using RB5009 in bridge mode [SOLVED]

Again, setup is ONT -> Rb50009 (bridge mode, handle PPPoE) -> second router in DHCP (avoid double NAT) -> clients/lan/rest of network
why this second router?
by infabo
Sat Apr 13, 2024 1:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 17.4.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: 7.14.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP

(not that I will spend much time reading)
yeah, reading is one thing. Understanding is the part that will be tricky for you (with your attitude you show us).
by infabo
Sat Apr 13, 2024 1:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 17.4.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: 7.14.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP

If using Microsoft DHCP server (obviously NOT on the same network!), I do not have any such issue with same devices
And on that Microsoft DHCP server you do have configured static IP addresses for your iOS devices too?
by infabo
Fri Apr 12, 2024 3:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

SUP-149131.pdf Hello! Firewall did not match properly vrf traffic in versions priour to v7.14. From 7.14 virtual VRF interface should be used for firewall matching. If it is needed to match traffic in specific interface while there are multiple interfaces in same vrf - proper matching can be achiev...
by infabo
Fri Apr 12, 2024 11:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: 17.4.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: 7.14.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP

If using Microsoft DHCP server (obviously NOT on the same network!), I do not have any such issue with same devices So it is only somehow Miktotik The principle to successfully debug is to remain unbiased. Therefore, do not immediately blame, for example, MikroTik. If the same devices work without ...
by infabo
Fri Apr 12, 2024 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: 17.4.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: 7.14.1 APPLE iOS cannot be static in DHCP

Do you have any kind of "wlan extender" on your network? Has been the issue at least over here: viewtopic.php?t=121207
by infabo
Fri Apr 12, 2024 12:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Starlink Chateau LTE18 AX NO Internet
Replies: 7
Views: 659

Re: Starlink Chateau LTE18 AX NO Internet

e.g. while starlink is within its routing abilities, it's not a powerful router. A hAPax3 is more powerful router, and has more internal storage, if no LTE is needed. Chateau LTE18 AX and HAP ax3 basically share the same hardware specs (CPU, switch, wifi chipset, flash, ram). Chateau has a LTE mode...
by infabo
Thu Apr 11, 2024 1:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi planning
Replies: 19
Views: 1598

Re: Wifi planning

CAP AXs are oversized smoke detectors. :lol: Recently I compared CAP AC and Unifi U6+ in my home. The U6+'s housing feels more premium (aluminum base, high-quality plastic) compared to the CAP AC's (plastic only). The CAP AC is slightly smaller, flatter, but due to its smoke detector-like ventilatio...
by infabo
Thu Apr 11, 2024 12:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

MT would do well to set up a similar page as well. But I can already see Normis commenting that the alignment of movable antennas doesn't bring any advantage or difference anyway. And why would one move movable antennas to a position different from what the product photo shows? Strange customers wit...
by infabo
Thu Apr 11, 2024 12:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.40 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 132902

Re: WinBox v3.40 released!

But, that is just a "winbox bug", that could be fixed with some additional code in winbox. After all, it knows which items you have changed.
As someone who has noticed this behavior and already complained elsewhere: of course it is a bug IMHO. Mikrotik may see it differently.
by infabo
Wed Apr 10, 2024 9:57 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: REST API - is it a bug? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 665

Re: REST API - is it a bug? [SOLVED]

HTTP 500 to say not enough permission. It hurts. It is hard to consume APIs that return crap status codes.

Better: HTTP 403 Forbidden

Maybe even another status could be more appropriate.

HTTP 418 for the REST API developer....
by infabo
Wed Apr 10, 2024 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wifi hardware reset issue on hap ax3
Replies: 22
Views: 6232

Re: wifi hardware reset issue on hap ax3

The real interesting thing is: people go mad because of a log info entry. πŸ€”
by infabo
Wed Apr 10, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.40 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 132902

Re: WinBox v3.40 released!

Who knows?
by infabo
Wed Apr 10, 2024 11:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.40 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 132902

Re: WinBox v3.40 released!

Of course. As soon they realize (after reading community input) it's gonna be a ton of work and a lot of expectations to meet. "Nah, better not".
by infabo
Tue Apr 09, 2024 10:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Up 200 CAP
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Up 200 CAP

Topic: "How I upgraded 203 CAPs to wifi-qcom-ac" But RBwsAP-5Hac2nD not wave2 compatible. Sad. Would have been a fun to listen to such a talk :D In a room with 2/3 beds? :( :( :( In a room with 2/3 beds? I'll think about it... maybe :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: it's not interesting 8) Well, th...
by infabo
Tue Apr 09, 2024 1:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Up 200 CAP
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Up 200 CAP

Topic: "How I upgraded 203 CAPs to wifi-qcom-ac"

But RBwsAP-5Hac2nD not wave2 compatible. Sad. Would have been a fun to listen to such a talk :D
by infabo
Tue Apr 09, 2024 1:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

Interesting. Thank you Reinis for the explanation.
by infabo
Tue Apr 09, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

I don't understand what you (pe1chl and Paternot) are talking about. On devices with 16MB the update packages are already downloaded to some "internal" tmpfs on volatile memory. And you say, devices with e.g. 128MB flash memory do download the upgrade package to flash instead?
by infabo
Tue Apr 09, 2024 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: xz Backdoor CVE-2024-3094
Replies: 24
Views: 17716

Re: xz Backdoor CVE-2024-3094

systemd lol. Systemd alone is half a OS in the OS nowadays. And you can't put that new pest on a 16MB flash anyways :lol:
by infabo
Tue Apr 09, 2024 11:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.40 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 132902

Re: WinBox v3.40 released!

There is already a dedicated topic for controller software: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?p=936086 I completely appreciate that writing web apps is harder It is not. That's why so many (including the big ones like Microsoft) used to develop Electron "desktop software". In classi...
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 10:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi planning
Replies: 19
Views: 1598

Re: Wifi planning

The roof to the attic is plasterboard(don't know if this is the correct English term :)) I think, so I'll. give it a try.
I guess this has lots of metal construction where the plasterboard is attached to.

https://www.signalboosters.com/blog/mat ... i-signals/
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 10:09 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi planning
Replies: 19
Views: 1598

Re: Wifi planning

So if there's some free or cheap(not enteprise) software that could guide me, it'd make it a lot easier. Such a software must be like CAD where you can "draw" your home layout (walls, etc.) and it can give you a rough "rough indication". I am not a professional, so I don't know ...
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 9:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Remote CAP in 7.13 using CAPsMan 1 and 2
Replies: 34
Views: 5104

Re: Remote CAP in 7.13 using CAPsMan 1 and 2

Your CAPS that can't connect try to reach your CAPsMAN server via WAN? Then check your firewall rules?
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 8:55 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

A bit late in the beta cycle to be dropping in newer drivers.
LOL? Seems not to be easy for MT. add drivers in a testing release: people moan. Exchange drivers in beta (!) release: people moan. Exchange drivers at all: people moan. 🀣
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 8:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Remote CAP in 7.13 using CAPsMan 1 and 2
Replies: 34
Views: 5104

Re: Remote CAP in 7.13 using CAPsMan 1 and 2

Remote CAP means "CAP is other device". "Local CAP" = CAPsMan and CAP on same device.
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 12:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi planning
Replies: 19
Views: 1598

Re: Wifi planning

It depends on your needs (aka requirements). I am covering a even larger area with a CAP AC and it's totally fine (for me). One option is to place them in the attic(it's a 1-floor house), but guessing that's far from optimal. I guess this is a very bad idea. But could work if your floor/ceiling is m...
by infabo
Mon Apr 08, 2024 12:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SA Query timeout
Replies: 54
Views: 13117

Re: SA Query timeout

try this security settings for compatibility security.authentication-types=wpa2-psk .disable-pmkid=yes .encryption=ccmp .group-encryption=ccmp .group-key-update=1d .passphrase=xxxxxxxxxxxx .wps=disable PD: i dont have any ax device for testing, this config i use it on hap-ac2 and audience, with rou...
by infabo
Sun Apr 07, 2024 5:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hAP axΒ³
Replies: 13
Views: 818

Re: hAP axΒ³

It decreased.
by infabo
Sat Apr 06, 2024 1:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

More or less what I wanted to express. πŸ˜‰
by infabo
Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

5745 is SRD (25mW) in Europe according to Wikipedia.
by infabo
Fri Apr 05, 2024 11:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

Using the CLI avoids the trouble described by dwnldr above my post. That is the point. CLI is explicit. Winbox is "QuickSet light". Compare the log entries when setting a single value on CLI and do the same in Winbox. While the log entry for CLI reflects a single value change, the log entr...
by infabo
Fri Apr 05, 2024 10:09 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

Use CLI for configuration - keeps the Netinstall away.πŸ‘ˆ

edit: I am sorry for any confusion, it was more of a joke. loosely based on "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"
by infabo
Fri Apr 05, 2024 8:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

...by just netinstalling beta9? As stated. No hacks.
by infabo
Fri Apr 05, 2024 9:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 5GHz antenna-gain locked, using 6
Replies: 20
Views: 1082

Re: hAP ac3 5GHz antenna-gain locked, using 6

Now what legitimate use case would that be?
Replace the 5.5dbi antenna with an e.g. 2.5dbi one to change characteristics of coverage. I did not know that I had to explain that.
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 10:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.49.14 [stable] is released!
Replies: 11
Views: 9331

Re: v6.49.14 [stable] is released!

30m according to docs.
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Not getting wireline speeds
Replies: 28
Views: 1234

Re: Not getting wireline speeds

https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/L3+Hardware+Offloading#L3HardwareOffloading-CRS3xx:SwitchDX3000andDX2000Series These devices do not support Fasttrack or NAT connection offloading. And CRS310 is in this list of devices. But I would give this a try as well and add the fasttrack filter rules...
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 2:18 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Thanks for testing, Sit75. This is good news! πŸ₯³
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 2:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 5GHz antenna-gain locked, using 6
Replies: 20
Views: 1082

Re: hAP ac3 5GHz antenna-gain locked, using 6

hum, what if someone likes to attach 2dbi antennas instead? Sure, possible. But one has to live with weaker tx-power than would be allowed?
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 1:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting
Replies: 62
Views: 3327

Re: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting

To debug anything around Wifi physical link performance I recommned to just use the device after reset without config as a simple AP, just add WPA2 password (do not use WPA3) and apply country settings. Nothing else! This is the best advice so far in this thread. OP, start with a fresh configuratio...
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 11:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 5GHz antenna-gain locked, using 6
Replies: 20
Views: 1082

Re: hAP ac3 5GHz antenna-gain locked, using 6

Calm down. No need for wifi-qcom-ac bashing. Even on legacy wireless you weren't able to set antenna-gain below the value of the physical built-in antenna. So yep, hardcoded by device probably. There are no outside connectors for the antennas on that particular device, so why should MT support it? J...
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 9:01 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

HAP ac3 does not support temperature reading.

https://mikrotik.com/products/group/wir ... nsor%22]#!
by infabo
Thu Apr 04, 2024 2:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting
Replies: 62
Views: 3327

Re: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting

As you say yourself: speak and see is a difference. So you can't tell if you could successfully connect to your neighbors AP due to being protected by a passphrase isn't it?
by infabo
Wed Apr 03, 2024 11:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Not getting wireline speeds
Replies: 28
Views: 1234

Re: Not getting wireline speeds

Mikrotik devices are sold by distributors. So basically you can write down your requirements and maybe even draw your network topology and send this to the distributor where you like to buy your device. I am sure - despite not having done this myself - they will service you and give recommendations ...
by infabo
Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

but MikroTik does not publicly release alpha versions
Sure they are published on testing channel. πŸ€”
by infabo
Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Not getting wireline speeds
Replies: 28
Views: 1234

Re: Not getting wireline speeds

fwiw i'd have expected that in 2024 devices could at least route *gigabit*, let alone the 2.5gbit of the ports. sigh. whelp that was a fast and disappointing journey into Mikrotik. 😭😭😭 Hardware specs don't have anything to do with calendar years. A lesson you could also learn without Mikrotik as we...
by infabo
Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting
Replies: 62
Views: 3327

Re: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting

The Android devices that can't connect 20 feet away do connect 6 feet away.
Within 2m connecting and 6m away not? that's odd indeed
by infabo
Wed Apr 03, 2024 9:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting
Replies: 62
Views: 3327

Re: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting

This topic is already hijacked by others. @phoenix91140 I don't like how you make demands. Complain to your friends who gave you the recommendation. It is not Mikrotik to feel sorry. And this is a user forum and we all can sleep well, even this is your last Mirkotik (!) device. πŸ˜‚ Regarding AX1800: t...
by infabo
Tue Apr 02, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting
Replies: 62
Views: 3327

Re: hAP AX3 5G range troubleshooting

Let's start by sharing your config.
by infabo
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Multicast helper on Wifi wave2
Replies: 10
Views: 2297

Re: Multicast helper on Wifi wave2

- wireless driver : " multicast-helper : When set to full, multicast packets will be sent with a unicast destination MAC address, resolving multicast problem on the wireless link." https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Wireless+Interface - wifi driver : "multicast-enhance : With ...
by infabo
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

Regulations are not just only because of "avoid angry neighbors". It's about health, interference with other devices using same frequency band and so on.
by infabo
Tue Apr 02, 2024 3:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Multicast helper on Wifi wave2
Replies: 10
Views: 2297

Re: Multicast helper on Wifi wave2

After tough and hard CTRL+F search quest I found this: "multicast-enhanceΒ (enabledΒ |Β disabled) With the multicast-enhance feature enabled, an AP will convert every multicast-addressed IP or IPv6 packet into multiple unicast-addressed frames for each connected station. This may improve link thro...
by infabo
Tue Apr 02, 2024 3:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

EU regulations probably exist for a reason, but they are not for me.
🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Remove word "EU" and it says what you actually mean: "regulations probably exist for a reason, but they are not for me"
by infabo
Tue Apr 02, 2024 12:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

*) console - added "sanitize-names" property under "/console/settings" menu (option for replacing reserved characters with underscores for files, disabled by default); I guess this change will make some admins very happy! It is good to see the "opt-in" approach here. T...
by infabo
Sun Mar 31, 2024 1:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

According to the specs the ax3 shouldn't be able to transmit higher than 27dbm.

"5470-5725 MHz / 27 dBm"
https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/pages/vi ... 2027%20dBm
by infabo
Sun Mar 31, 2024 1:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

Addendum: I don't remember which countries this is true for, but in my testing hAP ax3 seemed to really love 5500/Ceee when frequency was unset.
Can confirm this true on wifi-qcom-ac, country Austria as well (Chateau LTE12, cap ac)
by infabo
Sun Mar 31, 2024 11:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Clients not choosing "best" AP?
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: Clients not choosing "best" AP?

Legacy wireless does not provide any of the standards that improve roaming. It is so dumb, that clients rather stick to the connected AP until the connection drops because of signal loss instead of roaming below eg. -80. The best you can do is create some access list rules to block clients in certai...
by infabo
Sat Mar 30, 2024 2:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI networking crashes after change to AX device
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: WIFI networking crashes after change to AX device

I face this very same issue. I assume it's because of station-pseudobridge causing a loop detection. Maybe try protocol-mode=none on your cap ax bridge.
by infabo
Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which features are NOT essential to RouterOS?
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: Which features are NOT essential to RouterOS?

I agree. I don't even need to complain on 7.13. Like a charm when 600kb free space. But it is about the addition of new stuff in 7.14+ that consumes all the flash storage. Mikrotik could have not made a "wifi-qcom-ac" driver β€” which likely avoid all these discussions β€” and just suggested f...
by infabo
Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which features are NOT essential to RouterOS?
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: Which features are NOT essential to RouterOS?

- lcdstat
- smb
- dlna
- upnp
- trafficgen
- btest
- dot1x
- mesh
- natpmp
- socks
- web proxy
- detect internet
by infabo
Fri Mar 29, 2024 7:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax3 temperature at 58-60 degrees...
Replies: 18
Views: 985

Re: hAP ax3 temperature at 58-60 degrees...

And then saying: 60 degrees is normal.πŸ˜‚
by infabo
Fri Mar 29, 2024 12:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax3 temperature at 58-60 degrees...
Replies: 18
Views: 985

Re: hAP ax3 temperature at 58-60 degrees...

This is probably true-memory overflow, and subsequent reboot in order to clear it (at the moment, the rest of the memory is 30-35 MB)
Can this be real? Hap ax3 has 1GB of RAM.
by infabo
Thu Mar 28, 2024 9:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can I safely uninstall wireless package - hEX [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 805

Re: Can I safely uninstall wireless package - hEX [SOLVED]

There was this one user this year who insisted to run a capsman server on a CRS though πŸ˜‚
by infabo
Thu Mar 28, 2024 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall Help: lost at final step can't select package.
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Netinstall Help: lost at final step can't select package.

You just need to select your device in "Routers/Drives" first. Then select the folder that contains your ROS main package. Select packages you want to install. Then hit Install button.

see https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Netinstall
by infabo
Thu Mar 28, 2024 5:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wi‑Fi 7 / 802.11be
Replies: 36
Views: 12020

Re: Wi‑Fi 7 / 802.11be

The bet is on.
by infabo
Thu Mar 28, 2024 8:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Memory leak for cap AC 7.14 running wifi-qcom-ac?
Replies: 8
Views: 465

Re: Memory leak for cap AC 7.14 running wifi-qcom-ac?

So basically you say, leaking memory since 7.13 and qcom drivers? What's odd, you already had only like 60mb free memory on 7.12 with capac.
by infabo
Thu Mar 28, 2024 12:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Pure ROS boot...
Replies: 31
Views: 1779

Re: Pure ROS boot...

And I mean really force you, not the silly implementation of MikroTik's before the random password stickers, where you can hit cancel (or ctrl+c on CLI) and start using the router with an empty admin password. Agree, this is really one of the silliest things I have ever seen. And it is still the ca...
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 11:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Memory leak for cap AC 7.14 running wifi-qcom-ac?
Replies: 8
Views: 465

Re: Memory leak for cap AC 7.14 running wifi-qcom-ac?

What happened on 12/27?
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 9:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

You can netinstall 7.14.2 your device with "keep configuration". Should give you plenty of 200kb free space again. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Do yourself a favor and downgrade to 7.13.5 when already netinstalling. Last stable version with reasonable free space (around 600kb) for a Chateau LTE12.
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 8:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 7.14 breaks wifi
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: 7.14 breaks wifi

Try to set the country according to your location. In 7.13.1 the default country changed to Latvia (was United States before). So maybe this is something your devices don't like.
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Pure ROS boot...
Replies: 31
Views: 1779

Re: Pure ROS boot...

by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Memory leak for cap AC 7.14 running wifi-qcom-ac?
Replies: 8
Views: 465

Re: Memory leak for cap AC 7.14 running wifi-qcom-ac?

7.13.5, cap ac, wifi-qcom-ac, uptime 1week. free memory: 32.6mb
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 7:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

We already agreed: it is called "International System of Units". And metre is one of the base units. So end of discussion. 🀣
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 7:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 7.14 breaks wifi
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: 7.14 breaks wifi

I face a similar issue on 7.13.5 with just one notebook with Intel AX200 chipset. This device is not able to authenticate to 2.4ghz SSID, but connects perfectly to the 5ghz SSID. Both SSIDs share the exact same security configuration. Since your device is 2.4ghz only -> maybe?
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 4:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.2 [stable] is released!

jordanp123, thanks for testing the stable release! πŸ‘
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 3:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 7.14 breaks wifi
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: 7.14 breaks wifi

Try 7.13.5
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 1:28 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Pure ROS boot...
Replies: 31
Views: 1779

Re: Pure ROS boot...

how about enabling us to boot the router as it used to be without a password
see viewtopic.php?t=206196
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 1:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BootLoop after Update [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 819

Re: BootLoop after Update [SOLVED]

Mikrotik offers free support for this kind of issues.
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 12:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AX3 Wifi confusion
Replies: 9
Views: 720

Re: AX3 Wifi confusion

well, your issue is all about "skip-dfs-channels=all".

No experience with Russia, but maybe they don't have DFS regulation and that's why it works for you.
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Pure ROS boot...
Replies: 31
Views: 1779

Re: Pure ROS boot...

satman1w, you can't just simply extract a single sentence from a whole mailing list reply. You reframe the statement/message in a totally different context.

Besides that, fully agree pe1chl.
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: AX3 Wifi confusion
Replies: 9
Views: 720

Re: AX3 Wifi confusion

"the error". everything clear for anyone here.
by infabo
Wed Mar 27, 2024 1:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Unable to find new replacement for existing router...
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Unable to find new replacement for existing router...

Did you note the frequency/channels used on each device (ac2,ac3,ax2,ax3) when performing your speedtests? And my experience: if your wifi signal has to penetrate a brick wall (even if it is only like 10-12cm commonly used as interior wall) - forget about MCS11 at least. So no benefits of 802.11ax i...
by infabo
Tue Mar 26, 2024 10:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: supout.rif deleted after reboot
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: supout.rif deleted after reboot

Because it most probably resides on "RAMFS". That's gone after reboot. You need to move it to the "flash" folder if you like to keep it.
by infabo
Mon Mar 25, 2024 10:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

yeah, they are so obsolete that even MT doesn't know these are obsolete according to Etz.

https://mikrotik.com/product/chateau5gr16
by infabo
Mon Mar 25, 2024 6:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: capsman,ax and frequency selection
Replies: 4
Views: 1520

Re: capsman,ax and frequency selection

channel.reselect-interval is back in wifi menu. See https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ ... properties
by infabo
Sun Mar 24, 2024 2:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

Work in IT long enough and you know people don't read instructions. I can just give one advice: please read the manual first. It help setting up your device. "By default, the device is configured as a wireless access point" https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/UM/cAP+ac#:~:text=By%20def...
by infabo
Sat Mar 23, 2024 10:04 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Even then, most of them don't know/don't care about WiFi Wave 2 (and they don't have broadband packages that could take advantage of anything over 200-300Mbps on WiFi anyway). I also don't have internet access that could fully utilize bandwidth beyond 300Mbps. Even with the old wireless package, I ...
by infabo
Sat Mar 23, 2024 6:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

You guys have missed my point entirely. My example was entirely hypothetical. I'll chalk it up to language barriers or phase of the moon. Whatever. I am running happy with a RB5009 and cAP AXs so I have no dog in the fight. Mikrotik can add SMB, DLNA, adlists, Doom III, etc and I'll be just fine. I...
by infabo
Sat Mar 23, 2024 4:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

So maybe the time has come for Mikrotik to say that, for example, the cAP AC is not recommended to be used above RoS 7.xx.x and with only the wireless package Are you joking?! What a waste of resources and capabilities! CAP AC was crippled until wifi-qcom-ac unleashed the full chipset potential. An...
by infabo
Fri Mar 22, 2024 8:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Pure ROS boot...
Replies: 31
Views: 1779

Re: Pure ROS boot...

Don't misquote Linus Torvalds for your winy "I want my reset button" agenda.

See full quote: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/usabili ... 00021.html
by infabo
Fri Mar 22, 2024 7:55 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Personally, getting older routers to 7.12.1 might be a good call while we wait – since that already in the way before 7.13+.
Still at 7.13.5. Space is plenty. If one with a 16mb arm devices likes to have the benefits of wifi-qcom-ac > 7.13.x is your friend.
by infabo
Fri Mar 22, 2024 4:18 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

File tree of wifi-qcom-ac-7.15beta8 [4.0K] . β”œβ”€β”€ [4.0K] lib β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [4.0K] bdwlan β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [4.0K] config β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [3.7K] global.ini β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [4.0K] internal β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [ 679] AR900B_i.ini β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [2.7K] global_i.ini β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [ 680] IPQ4019_i.ini β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”‚Β Β  β”œβ”€β”€ [1.7K] QCA501...
by infabo
Fri Mar 22, 2024 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: User poll about using Winbox
Replies: 102
Views: 75862

Re: User poll about using Winbox

Valid point.

This poll is running over 2 months now and one discovery is: it is not so clear for many users what sessions are and what they are used for. So, plenty of time to describe the session feature in docs?

Not happened. https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/WinBox
by infabo
Fri Mar 22, 2024 2:49 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: How to hack KidControl
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Re: How to hack KidControl

I can't believe this is the case. But it would be a real shame for MT when really implemented this foolishly...
by infabo
Fri Mar 22, 2024 1:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

*) health - added "cpu-temperature" for IPQ50xx devices;
πŸ€”
by infabo
Thu Mar 21, 2024 10:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Sit75, this is already known. Sadly.
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 2:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!


Please keep this forum topic strictly related to this particular RouterOS release.

Friendly reminder ...
And still my comment about upcoming beta7 custom ACME server got deleted as well?

see docs: https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ ... cmeservers
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 2:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

for a single AP not even capsman needed. Boot cap ac, connect winbox, configure, done. leave for 3 months and still up and running.when you return. All in the same time you download and "boot" the unifi network server. πŸ˜‚
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 1:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?

On topic: I can observe growing memory usage as well. Under Linux on Wine but it started off by about 80MB and now after a few hours it is 112M. So slightly growing. But as said: I suspect they are going to fix or hunt down such issues anymore. MT apparently has a "new" WinBox in developme...
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 1:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: REQUEST: Paid technical support plans
Replies: 16
Views: 963

Re: REQUEST: Paid technical support plans

OP is asking for service level agreements. This is different to "you can report bugs for free".
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 12:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

Hmm even with a device destined for use 99% of the time as an access point, the cAP ac comes preconfigured as a router doesn't it? It comes pre-configured in caps-mode from factory. You connect it to your network with running capsman, power up the cap-ac and it is connecting to your capsman server....
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 12:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?

Mikrotik Cloud Key - LOL. MT may not adopt other vendors management concepts blindly.
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 9:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

Installing a single Mikeotik AP is probably a 15min job as well. Default config with default wifi. That's basically what Unifi does when selecting "auto" everywhere.
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 9:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN change of configuration without disconnect of devices
Replies: 15
Views: 1419

Re: CAPsMAN change of configuration without disconnect of devices

When I disable 5ghz provisioning rule - even 2ghz radio go down for the period of provisioning.
by infabo
Wed Mar 20, 2024 8:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?

Native WinBox for Linux is around the corner. πŸ˜‚
by infabo
Tue Mar 19, 2024 10:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 145
Views: 17638

Re: hAP ax3 wireless problem [SOLVED]

dear topic necromancer, nobody knows you're requirements nor expectations.
by infabo
Tue Mar 19, 2024 10:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Running out of space on 16MB RouterBOARDs
Replies: 38
Views: 7794

Re: Running out of space on 16MB RouterBOARDs

It isn't
I do not understand. What else?
by infabo
Tue Mar 19, 2024 1:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AX2 - broken wifi (no SSID can be found)
Replies: 13
Views: 985

Re: hAP AX2 - broken wifi (no SSID can be found)

Wifi broken. Turns out: admin applied extra special configuration already. 101 of troubleshooting: start off with the most minimal. If working: change one setting at a time. Step by step. Observe. Revert one step in failure.
by infabo
Tue Mar 19, 2024 9:29 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Running out of space on 16MB RouterBOARDs
Replies: 38
Views: 7794

Re: Running out of space on 16MB RouterBOARDs

Firmware is per chipset. πŸ˜‰
by infabo
Tue Mar 19, 2024 1:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

a netinstall in need is a friend indeed.
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 9:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mangle for QoS, CAKE
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Mangle for QoS, CAKE

Is there any used (hardware) port for LAN not part of bridge1?
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v7.15beta broke backup file naming
Replies: 46
Views: 3387

Re: v7.15beta broke backup file naming

@Larsa I have not addressed any question towards you.
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v7.15beta broke backup file naming
Replies: 46
Views: 3387

Re: v7.15beta broke backup file naming

Larsa, I've read the starting post. I do understand that it breaks OPs scripts. My question remains valid: why do you need spaces? or is it just a personal decision? If so, then revise your personal preference to not using spaces because MT enforces their own "no spaces" preference. BTW: y...
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 6:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mangle for QoS, CAKE
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Mangle for QoS, CAKE

Just edited my answer above. You could probably skip queue tree on interface pppoe-out-1.
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 6:18 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mangle for QoS, CAKE
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Mangle for QoS, CAKE

You don't lose fasttrack when using queue tree... So I'd suggest attaching the tree to the interfaces and not on root. According to your interface list use the following WAN interfaces (egress) and to your bridge (ingress). Remove the mangle rules for your custom packet marks. Marking packets only w...
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v7.15beta broke backup file naming
Replies: 46
Views: 3387

Re: v7.15beta broke backup file naming

spaces in filename...

The real question to be asked is: why do you need them?
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 5:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: Possible memory leak in Winbox 7.14?

winbox64.exe consuming more RAM than java.exe. Congratulations MikroTik! That's an achievement 🀣
by infabo
Mon Mar 18, 2024 10:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: lo-Interface loopback
Replies: 4
Views: 1620

Re: lo-Interface loopback

you're not the first one to complain about this recently exposed loopback Interface. Accept it. It does no harm. If people would care as much about their bloated config...
by infabo
Sun Mar 17, 2024 9:42 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Reprogramming WPS button to execute scripts [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1267

Re: Reprogramming WPS button to execute scripts [SOLVED]

/system/routerboard/wps-button
by infabo
Sat Mar 16, 2024 10:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Finally success - 802.11r/k/v fast roaming works reliably with WifiWave2
Replies: 53
Views: 15180

Re: Finally success - 802.11r/k/v fast roaming works reliably with WifiWave2

time to show off....your configuration. all speculation
by infabo
Sat Mar 16, 2024 1:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

Maybe your certificate file you want to import contains spaces or special chars πŸ€”
by infabo
Sat Mar 16, 2024 1:12 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: QoS on hAP ax lite
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: QoS on hAP ax lite

It is possible. Use firewall mangle to mark your connections and then use queue tree to shape
by infabo
Fri Mar 15, 2024 10:36 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Router maybe is hacked. Please help
Replies: 7
Views: 499

Re: Router maybe is hacked. Please help

Requests from the server itself to wp-cron.php. Nothing wrong with that. Nevertheless, I think you should make yourself familiar with WordPress. Keeping it updated and secure is crucial when exposing it to public internet.
by infabo
Fri Mar 15, 2024 9:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: positive signal level in wifi registration table? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1759

Re: positive signal level in wifi registration table? [SOLVED]

ROS has self-healing capabilities. Signal restored to normal without rebooting CAP or CAPsMAN. Interesting though.
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by infabo
Fri Mar 15, 2024 5:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: positive signal level in wifi registration table? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1759

Re: positive signal level in wifi registration table? [SOLVED]

No, I won't upgrade beyond 7.13.x anytime soon.
by infabo
Fri Mar 15, 2024 3:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: positive signal level in wifi registration table? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1759

positive signal level in wifi registration table? [SOLVED]

Is this a bug? Suddenly signal level for 5ghz interface (cap-wifi3) shows positive numbers in column "signal"? Not only in Winbox, verified on CLI too.

CAPsMAN + ROS 7.13.5 + wifi-qcom-ac
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by infabo
Thu Mar 14, 2024 10:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Unable to export on hAP lite running 7.14
Replies: 16
Views: 796

Re: Unable to export on hAP lite running 7.14

Running ROS 7 on hap lite is insane. This export timeouts I experienced myself on 7.3 or like back then. Even connecting with Winbox can cause 100% CPU usage. CLI was painfully lagging. Device hung up every other day by not responding anymore. And all with just default config and QuickSet CPE preset...
by infabo
Wed Mar 13, 2024 9:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

Yes.
by infabo
Wed Mar 13, 2024 9:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Backup restoration, wrong interfaces
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: Backup restoration, wrong interfaces

Backups are meant to be restored on the same device. "The RouterOS backup feature allows cloning a router configuration in binary format, which can then be re-applied on the same device" https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Backup#:~:text=The%20RouterOS%20backup%20feature%20allows%20...
by infabo
Tue Mar 12, 2024 9:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

My Chateau LTE12 and even CAP AC report only 15.2MB disk space.
by infabo
Tue Mar 12, 2024 5:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wi‑Fi 7 / 802.11be
Replies: 36
Views: 12020

Re: Wi‑Fi 7 / 802.11be

I was also not satisfied with Wi-Fi on cAP ac and hAP ac2, however, since the migration to wifi-qcom-ac drivers, the throughput and stability of the network have improved many times (even with 25-30 clients on one interface). πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰ since the migration to wifi-qcom-ac drivers, the throughput and stabi...
by infabo
Tue Mar 12, 2024 1:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Thanks mkx, you hit the nail on the head. Most disturbing of all: And disturbing fact is that MT seems to be in denial about the installation size problem, not publishing any concrete plans on how and when the problem is going to be solved. pe1chl obviously gave up on pointing out the storage space ...
by infabo
Tue Mar 12, 2024 1:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

I don't even need Samba service nor DLNA. And after writing it many times we all understood it... but you are not the only one using RouterOS so a moment of patience and let's see what will happen. I also don't deny that Samba or DLNA are useful. Both are great. I use a standalone Samba server and ...
by infabo
Tue Mar 12, 2024 9:44 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Nostradamus: CUPS print server including most popular ink jet drivers is next You'd likely not need a CUPS printer server with DNS PTR records. Any modern printer uses mDNS for discovery, so if DNS-SD records were added to Mikrotik DNS, most printers work across VLANs/etc. (*where Mikrotik is the r...
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 9:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Nostradamus: CUPS print server including most popular ink jet drivers is next
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 1:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ac2 not working after 7.14 update.
Replies: 20
Views: 3059

Re: hAP ac2 not working after 7.14 update.

You could try to netinstall only the ROS main package without wireless package - just to see if netinstall works and you're not running into disk-full issues. You can still install wireless package afterwards from within winbox.
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 1:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

What's new in 7.14.1 (2024-Mar-08 14:50): *) bgp-vpn - use VRF interface as gateway for leaked connected routes; *) chr - fixed Xen and Vultr missing ethernet (introduced in v7.14); *) chr - fixed bogus messages printed out while booting up the system (introduced in v7.14); *) console - fixed do/wh...
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 12:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Bricked in 7.14.1 also even with this, *) sfp - improved system stability for CR2004-1G-2XS-PCIe (introduced in v7.14); I guess I'm waiting for the "*) We actually mean stable this time. And it really works for CR2004-1G-2XS-PCIe" according to your logic. You need to watch out for changel...
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 12:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

What is the latest version you know it still worked?
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 11:56 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

Bug in 7.14.1 on CRS328-24P-4S+: Blink button and blink cli command does not work
It worked in 7.14?
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 11:55 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14.1 [stable] is released!

or at least some function or way to reclaim bogus used space without needing to netinstall it? I wish for this ever since. Completely non-understandable why there no such command exists. ROS hides the "real" filesystem behind a facade and gives us no option to get rid of crappy tempfiles.
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 12:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 46
Views: 4660

Re: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]

I tend to change the identifier so always hit the password change option on first logon. But yes, would be good to impose a password change across an entire estate. The password-change "nag-screen" exists only for maybe 2 years. Before you weren't even asked to change it. And in Winbox yo...
by infabo
Mon Mar 11, 2024 12:18 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 46
Views: 4660

Re: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]

https://youtu.be/taQ70m0DVYA?si=ZiQ-RuPKNARN_r2L&t=1060

"Put into caps mode and that's it"

Nope. That's not it.
by infabo
Sun Mar 10, 2024 9:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WiFi Home Configuration Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 1659

Re: WiFi Home Configuration Suggestions

Looks like a pretty small area to cover. Depending on you bandwidth needs and expectations this could be covered by a single AP as well. Depends on the walls (brick, drywall,...).
by infabo
Sun Mar 10, 2024 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 46
Views: 4660

Re: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]

One of the biggest flaws of capsman design is: the caps manager does only provision wifi. As far as I am aware of. You put a brand new CAP device in caps-mode and it gets adopted. Done. The device is left alone with the default admin user without password - as most of the devices out there are witho...
by infabo
Sun Mar 10, 2024 1:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN <> cAP config and behaviour is baffling me - managed, yet unmanaged...
Replies: 15
Views: 1169

Re: CAPsMAN <> cAP config and behaviour is baffling me - managed, yet unmanaged...

I have provisioned the the APs by holding the reset button during boot which seemed to make them connect to the router to get their configs. These configs work and I am able to auth and connect to the Internet no problem. However, in the WiFi window (on the router), I see "-- no connection to ...
by infabo
Sun Mar 10, 2024 1:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN <> cAP config and behaviour is baffling me - managed, yet unmanaged...
Replies: 15
Views: 1169

Re: CAPsMAN <> cAP config and behaviour is baffling me - managed, yet unmanaged...

On a default cap config only Ethernet ports are part of the bridge.
by infabo
Sat Mar 09, 2024 10:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Tried to netinstall 7.15beta6 with no luck on Chateau LTE12. Did not boot afterwards either. So I netinstalled 7.13.5 and device now running again. Yes, I switched to "testing" branch first time in years. 7.13 was already tough to swallow and then 7.14. Now I go YOLO as testing branch has...
by infabo
Sat Mar 09, 2024 6:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Yet another bricked hAP ac2 at the remote location while upgrading from 7.13.4.
It seems like MikroTik is aiming to enter the brick industry. They have been increasingly producing more bricks lately.
by infabo
Sat Mar 09, 2024 12:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Rename "stable" channel to "main". "testing" to "nightly". problem solved.
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 11:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Tried to netinstall 7.15beta6 with no luck on Chateau LTE12. Did not boot afterwards either. So I netinstalled 7.13.5 and device now running again. Yes, I switched to "testing" branch first time in years. 7.13 was already tough to swallow and then 7.14. Now I go YOLO as testing branch has ...
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 10:18 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Excellence. Didn't survive a reboot. now netinstall ahead. this space issues. second netinstall in a week because of this.
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 9:22 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

free-hdd-space: 0
total-hdd-space: 15.2MiB
0 free space on beta6. Well played!

MT I beg you, I want to continue using my Chateau LTE12.
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 6:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

There's a new stable in the beta channel.
Yes, I switched to "testing" branch first time in years. 7.13 was already tough to swallow and then 7.14. Now I go YOLO as testing branch has the fixes first. LOL
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 5:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

beta6
 16:32:04 script,error executing script from console failed, please check it manually
 16:32:06 system,error,critical error while running customized default configuration script:
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 9:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???
Replies: 71
Views: 15172

Re: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???

The signs are already there (for both winbox and wifi7):
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 1:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

*) wifi - improve channel selection after radar detection events;
Does this fix the issue where the interface remained in "selecting channel" state after a radar event? e.g. viewtopic.php?p=1057657
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 12:39 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

*) wifi - rename "available-channels" parameter to "channel-priorities" and include desirability rating for each channel; Mikrotik, please elaborate on this. I can't find available-channels nor channel-priorities anywhere Thank you. answering my own question: it is about the out...
by infabo
Fri Mar 08, 2024 12:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Yeah, they keep an eye. About 600kb free on 7.13.5, ~260kb avail on 7.14 and ~60kb on 7.15beta4. See the direction it is going?
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 10:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

I see
script,error executing script from console failed, please check it manually
in log too. I can't remember seeing such an error on 7.14.

But maybe because of:
*) console - added log for script execution failures;
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 10:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]

they are definetely comes from ipv6 nd, but you haven't set any dns servers here, looks abnormal. Just found an example in the old wiki. IPv6 DNS servers configured under "/ip/dns/server" are advertised when "advertise-dns=yes" is set. https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:IPv6/...
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 10:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

*) wifi - rename "available-channels" parameter to "channel-priorities" and include desirability rating for each channel;
Mikrotik, please elaborate on this. I can't find available-channels nor channel-priorities anywhere Thank you.
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 3:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???
Replies: 71
Views: 15172

Re: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???

I'm sure that MikroTik already has devices with WiFi 7 support in development. It's almost as certain as native Winbox for Linux being nearly ready.
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 2:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Same situation here. I have some legacy ROS wireless clients in "station-pseudobridge" and these cause massive issues only since 7.14. I guess RSTP or something. But nothing in the logs. And I did not find out how to log/debug it.
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 1:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???
Replies: 71
Views: 15172

Re: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???

I guess one benefit of getting a Wifi 7 router now if you are in the market for a new router would be: future proofing This could a real argument for anyone buying devices in bulk and commercial use. Later.. Β£25 for an AC1200 with four antennas... how are they making them so cheap! Because they are...
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 12:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???
Replies: 71
Views: 15172

Re: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???

Topic's question is: wifi7 Mikrotik when?
Noone asked for benefits πŸ˜‚

For example: personally I do not benefit from 802.11ax either. But I don't question the existence of wifi6 product line.
by infabo
Thu Mar 07, 2024 12:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???
Replies: 71
Views: 15172

Re: Wifi 7 - MikroTik when???

Benefits? It features wifi7 πŸ˜‚
by infabo
Wed Mar 06, 2024 8:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Do you fear the loopback? Don't install/use a Linux OS - you always have a loopback interface available. I did not know that I need to have angst.
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 9:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

wfburton, I've read the changelog for you:
*) system - fixed "cpu-frequency" for CRS3xx ARM devices;
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 5:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Also: Chateau 5G R16 which retails at > 400EUR has only 16MB. 🀣 I don't want to discuss the retail price. But the fact: There are devices released in 2024 with 16MB flash. I don't care if 16MB, 128MB or 1GB flash. As long as it fits and devices run stable. So this is fully on topic: keep an eye on t...
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 4:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

I have no insights but I have the feel that it is quite an effort for MT to keep track of ROS changes in Winbox. There are always a ton of Winbox related changelog entries on each ROS release. And still Winbox is lacking behind CLI in some areas.
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 11:01 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

I was kind of surprised too that 7.14 reduced the free space further. Ongoing "bundle growing process" in 7.15 as it seems. I assumed that the raised concerns in 7.13 thread about disk-space on hap AC2 would cause some optimization or "re-thinking" of MT's ROS product owner(s). I...
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 8:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Like I said.
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 1:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Poll won't happen. Only unhappy people visit the forum. The majority is happy. No need to trim down package size. The happy people are going to install/upgrade ROS on a HAP AC2 successfully and only the pessimist ones are going to face "0 free bytes" problems. It's a state of mind - not a ...
by infabo
Tue Mar 05, 2024 12:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!


At the very least make one HaP AC2b, with more storage!
It exists: hap ax2
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 9:22 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

There is a lot of potential for savings. It is up to MT.
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 8:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

Same for cAP AC. This should be a dumb AP.
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 8:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

I can't imagine going back to wireless package. wifi-qcom-ac is so much ahead. Like lightyears.
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 12:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.15beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 503
Views: 127155

Re: v7.15beta [testing] is released!

*) wifi - improve channel selection after radar detection events;
*) wifi - rename "available-channels" parameter to "channel-priorities" and include desirability rating for each channel;
Thank you! πŸ‘
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 12:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

The winbox GUI presents you with a panel with all possible settings, reads the existing values in it and then you can change them and submit the whole thing. There is no way to submit individual fields.
Well, you've reverse engineered Winbox? cool
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 11:22 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

@infabo,
What exactly issues?
see viewtopic.php?p=1060364#p1059669

PS: issue re-appeared. Not gone.
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 10:42 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Nobody has issues with 2.4ghz wlan with/without capsman?
by infabo
Mon Mar 04, 2024 12:15 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Nope. That is what I am pointing out for years already. Winbox touches everything - now you even have the proof logged 🀣. Even can add arguments that were not there before (in the export). Dumbly saving of all form values - even if they are default values. Thats why I do not use winbox, because I do...
by infabo
Sun Mar 03, 2024 7:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

try 2 connect
by infabo
Sun Mar 03, 2024 7:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: User poll about using Winbox
Replies: 102
Views: 75862

Re: User poll about using Winbox

I want tiling layout!
by infabo
Sun Mar 03, 2024 6:34 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

vsn runs wifi-qcom-ac on hAP ac2
by infabo
Sat Mar 02, 2024 9:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

move this version to v8
People will still hit the upgrade button YOLO
by infabo
Sat Mar 02, 2024 11:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

The gain was minimal. The default package increased ins same size as wireless package shrunk down.
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 6:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: cap AC upgrade to 7.14 failed [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1837

Re: cap AC upgrade to 7.14 failed [SOLVED]

Netinstall for Linux is god sent. It is so much easier to use than the Windows application without bitching around like "disable all other network adapter but the one!". Just works
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 1:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

We can't "Add stuff", we can only "Make stuff" Then make it, or simply allow official ONIE support on your hardware, we'll flash any OS of choice and get over RouterOS. Are you in love with Mikrotik hardware so much? So there is a thing by Mikrotik you can't complain about? Wow
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Here some interesting info for the ones that are interested into "Free HHD Space":
2024-03-01_11-20.png
2024-03-01_11-26.png
ROSE SMB must be really awesome stuff to justify this reduction of free disk space...shrug
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

The SSID is "jupiter" for both wifis. When I only enable 2.4ghz iface, clients connect but receive no IP address (stuck at "obtaining IP address..."). Reproducible on several devices. Then I change the SSID to "jupiter2". Suddenly all clients connect to AP and can obta...
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 12:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

On 7.14 wifi clients can connect to 2.4ghz SSID but DHCP runs into a timeout (and even with static IP no communication possible). Once wifi 5ghz is online (after initial DFS), clients can connect to 5ghz and get IP instantly. But nothing suspicious in the logs. Then I switched "protocol-mode=r...
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 10:02 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

*) bridge - improved protocol-mode STP and RSTP functionality; On 7.14 wifi clients can connect to 2.4ghz SSID but DHCP runs into a timeout (and even with static IP no communication possible). Once wifi 5ghz is online (after initial DFS), clients can connect to 5ghz and get IP instantly. But nothin...
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 9:58 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Best explaination is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Localhost
by infabo
Fri Mar 01, 2024 2:49 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

*) bridge - improved protocol-mode STP and RSTP functionality; On 7.14 wifi clients can connect to 2.4ghz SSID but DHCP runs into a timeout (and even with static IP no communication possible). Once wifi 5ghz is online (after initial DFS), clients can connect to 5ghz and get IP instantly. But nothin...
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 10:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

*) system - expose "lo" and "vrf" interfaces;
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 10:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik Devices Controller
Replies: 332
Views: 239257

Re: MikroTik Devices Controller

I don't seem to worry about 5GHz channel selection and/or DFS. It just works out of the box.
Different experience here with a U6+. The channel selection on "auto" is aweful. It even chose the same channel 1 of the only other 2ghz AP around. Pretty dumb
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 6:22 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 607
Views: 147881

Re: v7.14 [stable] is released!

Note: I spotted several lines in the changelog that where already in 7.13.x releases. So changelog looks longer than it actually is.
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 12:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik Devices Controller
Replies: 332
Views: 239257

Re: MikroTik Devices Controller

. Having just set-up a legacy UniFi PC based controller for a friend's start-up (using 3 old UniFi APs I had spare), I'd forgotten just how easy it was there. Yeah, "super easy". Just need a computer that runs the unifi network software which needs a ton of resources. Without this softwar...
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 12:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik Devices Controller
Replies: 332
Views: 239257

Re: MikroTik Devices Controller

I assume that CAPsMAN controlled access points will stop working if CAPsMAN is not accessible?
Why don't you try it out?
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 9:38 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 176
Views: 49814

Re: v7.14rc [testing] is released!

VLAN MTU Issue We have reproduced multiple issues regarding VLAN MTU not applying correctly or resetting to default after reboot. Unfortunately, it is too late to incorporate the fixes into 7.14, so those will be available in the upcoming 7.15beta. Is this an issue introduced in 7.14? I see heavy d...
by infabo
Thu Feb 29, 2024 12:52 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 909
Views: 266596

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

I prefer reading (good) docs over talking at any time.
by infabo
Wed Feb 28, 2024 9:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience "wifi3" goes in a unwanted state | UPDATE2 2/20/24 | possible solution downgrade to 7.13.2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 762

Re: Audience "wifi3" goes in a unwanted state | UPDATE2 2/20/24 | possible solution downgrade to 7.13.2 [SOLVED]

please file a bug report. I've read this "radar event wifi iFace down forever" reports already several times here in the forum recently. MT needs to know officially about it.
by infabo
Wed Feb 28, 2024 6:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 909
Views: 266596

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

Such a list should be doable for Mikrotik as well.

But: Don't adopt Fortinet's security 🀣🀣🀣
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 10:53 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: Isolated Guest WiFi Sans VLANs
Replies: 12
Views: 1061

Re: Isolated Guest WiFi Sans VLANs

I use these bridge filter rules too. Some years ago I played around with quickset and compared config exports when changing anything in quickset. I liked the approach of using bridge filters for guest wifi - so I adopted it in my initial-provisioning script. Dead simple without the need for vlans.
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 10:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox Software license agreement
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: WinBox Software license agreement

indeed.🀣
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 4:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox Software license agreement
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: WinBox Software license agreement

native Linux Winbox
Does this also mean a new Windows Winbox application?
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 4:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 909
Views: 266596

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

MT knows about issues for sure, like here with vlan mtu: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?p=1059009#p1058995 It is also the acknowledging reply from support when they can reproduce an issue: "We are aware of this issue, and we look forward to fixing it on an upcoming RouterOS versions.&...
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox Software license agreement
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: WinBox Software license agreement

+1

Easter is around the corner...
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 11:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]

When I set advertise-dns=no, the I dont receive these IPv6 DNS servers anymore. /ipv6 nd set [ find default=yes ] advertise-dns=no But as pointed out by you, I would expect that only DNS servers listed at "/ipv6/nd/dns-servers" are being advertised? Not the ones from "/ip/dns/servers&...
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 11:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]

I found in changelog of ROS 6.46:
*) ipv6 - changed "advertise-dns" default value to "yes";
Mikrotik, well played. Your docs are always on the bleeding edge.
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 11:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]

Indeed! If I use IPv4 DNS servers for "/ip/dns/servers", these are not promoted to clients. So it is IPv6 ND. But then Mikrotik docs are wrong. It states "advertise-dns" is "no" by default. But on ROS 7.13.5 it is "advertise-dns=yes". https://help.mikrotik.com...
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 11:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]

/ipv6/nd/export is empty. But there is a default configuration: [user@mikrotik] /ipv6/nd> print Flags: X - disabled, I - invalid; * - default 0 * interface=all ra-interval=3m20s-10m ra-delay=3s mtu=unspecified reachable-time=unspecified retransmit-interval=unspecified ra-lifetime=30m ra-preference=...
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 972

DHCP client receives DNS servers I did not configure [SOLVED]

Dear forum members! Usually I use DOH but yesterday I switched to regular DNS so I can use FWD entries in ROS. Now I have a behaviour I do not understand and I could not find any information regarding this in MT docs (DNS and DHCP-SERVER docs). I have a single dhcp-server configured and added 2 DNS ...
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 9:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox Software license agreement
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: WinBox Software license agreement

Indeed, I refuse to install anything manually. So I use AUR to install Winbox as well. The PKG build downloads winbox.exe so I see no problem with doing alike for flatpak. See https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/winbox
by infabo
Tue Feb 27, 2024 8:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox Software license agreement
Replies: 15
Views: 1529

Re: WinBox Software license agreement

OP asks/wants to create a flatpak for winbox. OP does not want to build some completely custom software application from scratch - using the ROS API.
by infabo
Mon Feb 26, 2024 7:29 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Security bug Report
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: Security bug Report

Were you under the impression that this is encrypted? Then how would it be magically decrypted? RouterOS has no "authentication by hash" features or API auth keys. Of course it's the administrators tool, so do not give access to this tool to anyone who is not administrator. Windows has ap...
by infabo
Sun Feb 25, 2024 6:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 909
Views: 266596

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

All hints make me think that dev docs aren't much better or even not exist. Software developers like to automate monkey tasks. So it is very common to generate docs from source-code comments (there exist many approaches for ages like doxygen). So there may be no automation to get that into their use...
by infabo
Sun Feb 25, 2024 4:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik Devices Controller
Replies: 332
Views: 239257

Re: MikroTik Devices Controller

ROS + wifi-qcom-ac is way better performing than OpenWrt with mentioned devices. Legacy wireless maybe was stable, but lacked speed and 802.11k, 802.12v (not sure about that) and 802.11r. Now we have this on wifi-qcom-ac and roaming between 2,4ghz/5ghz works like a charm. And enhanced throuput as we...
by infabo
Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: DFS and radar channels
Replies: 10
Views: 957

Re: DFS and radar channels

I experienced false positives on the legacy wireless driver. The event of "enabling" wifi on one of my tablet devices caused a "radar detection" on AP.
by infabo
Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bug? Simple queue causes reboot failure
Replies: 9
Views: 993

Re: Bug? Simple queue causes reboot failure

Might be difficult to get "third supout file" 🀣
by infabo
Tue Feb 20, 2024 3:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: DFS and radar channels
Replies: 10
Views: 957

Re: DFS and radar channels

Thanks for documenting and reporting the issue to Mikrotik. I have not experienced this behaviour myself - because I either don't have radar events nor do I restrict the channel frequencies that tight. But I've seen several reports in different topics in the last weeks - and all describe this behavi...
by infabo
Tue Feb 20, 2024 3:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: station pseudobridge not working
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Re: station pseudobridge not working

it should work. I have pseudobridge running here as well - and no issue at all. please post your config. thanks