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by eneimi
Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Problems with Huawei E173 AT USSD commands on RB435G
Replies: 0
Views: 1974

Problems with Huawei E173 AT USSD commands on RB435G

Does anyone have experience with the a similar setup? Any RB with USB and Huawei E173 modem? I can send and receive text messages with AT commands through Terminal, but when I send AT+CUSD=1,"A3988C3602",15 which should check my account balance, all I get is OK . It doesn't show me the reponse. Is t...
by eneimi
Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411UAHR modified usb power injector
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: 411UAHR modified usb power injector

Thanks again.
It works.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411UAHR modified usb power injector
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: 411UAHR modified usb power injector

Thanks. I'll be trying it out shortly.
by eneimi
Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411UAHR modified usb power injector
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

411UAHR modified usb power injector

I have a 411UAHR and haven't been able to get a usb power injector for it. So I scavenge my archives and come up with a 5v dc adaptor and a male to female usb cable. I've cut and joined what I think I should (green to green and white to white, both for data; red to red to red for +5v and black to bl...
by eneimi
Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBoard USB port not active?
Replies: 39
Views: 21030

Re: RouterBoard USB port not active?

I hope this isn't off. I have a 411UAHR and haven't been able to get a usb power injector for it. So I scavenge my archives and come up with a 5v dc adaptor and a male to female usb cable. I've cut and joined what I think I should (green to green and white to white, both for data; red to red to red ...
by eneimi
Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: destination net unreachable
Replies: 2
Views: 1407

Re: destination net unreachable

I assume you've connected the lan cable directly from the modem to your pc to confirm that works fine? If it does, are you working behind a hotspot, or does your router have any queues or firewall filters in place? Let's see your router config: ip addresses, dns, routes, firewall filter and nat, hot...
by eneimi
Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: help me
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: help me

Not entirely clear about your post. You didn't specify what RB you're trying to use. I will assume it has more than one ether interface. Are you creating a simple failover or are you using the links for load balancing? Either way, I think this will point you in the right direction: http://wiki.mikro...
by eneimi
Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: not getting link through switches
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Re: not getting link through switches

A diagram of the network will be very helpful.
by eneimi
Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best wireless settings for HiotSpot Radio's (non CPE)
Replies: 1
Views: 763

Re: Best wireless settings for HiotSpot Radio's (non CPE)

You can set your cards to run in 2.4ghz-b only mode. This will limit your clients to 11mbps but will provide the max power output of your cards. Besides you're only offering them 25kbps. Like you alluded, 2.4ghz-g only or 2.4ghz-b/g will give you faster transmissions but shorter range. You may have ...
by eneimi
Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Signal Gone Automatically
Replies: 18
Views: 3127

Re: Wireless Signal Gone Automatically

If all was well and signal strength suddenly drops you may want to take a closer look at your card. Like Rudy said, there's a long list of possible causes and we need more info. What type of card are you using (brand and model)? What does output of /interface wireless monitor 0 look like? I'm intere...
by eneimi
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: problemes with my usermanager
Replies: 2
Views: 884

Re: problemes with my usermanager

If you want userman changes occurring 'real time' then you have to enable CoA on the userman router as well as the hotspot router. On hotspot router: /radius incoming> set accept=yes port=xxxx On userman router: /tool user-manager router> set 0 coa-port=xxxx That should help. I doubt that you can as...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: problem with adding 4000+ users in user manager
Replies: 5
Views: 5135

Re: problem with adding 4000+ users in user manager

First off, what version of usermanager do you have running? I ask because some parameters may differ between version 3.x and version 4.x You need a script file (e.g user.rsc) that mikrotik UM recognizes. Transfer it to your router files (copy and paste or use ftp) and then import from terminal (/imp...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Connecting two links
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Connecting two links

by eneimi
Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Re: 2 WAN( one is a downlink and other one is a uplink)
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Re: 2 WAN( one is a downlink and other one is a uplink)

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User/Routing

There are a number of ways to configure your routeros to use multiple wan connections. The link above should guide you. If not, search the forum - it's been addressed countless times.
by eneimi
Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need 3 miniPCI for RB433AH, with desent power level
Replies: 2
Views: 734

Re: Need 3 miniPCI for RB433AH, with desent power level

Even if you get to discover a 2000mw minipci card, you're still not going to be able to get through significant foliage! abgn (2.4ghz and 5ghz) penetrates poorly through such obstructions. If you're especially keen on cutting through trees, you should consider if it's worth shelling out the cash for...
by eneimi
Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

Are you able to browse from your mikrotik box after you disable security? Be sure you got the wpa2 settings right - EAP or PSK, supplicant identity or preshared key, AES or TKIP encryption. wpa2-PSK is simpler than EAP and you need to be sure which encryption type your linksys supports. http://wiki....
by eneimi
Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

Have you tried disabling wireless security to see if it works?
by eneimi
Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

Why don't we reset and start afresh - using a bridged setup. Should be a cakewalk this time. Just note your wep settings, station pseudobridge instead of station, dhcp client is on bridge1 (no static ip addresses, no need for nat rule) and disable or remove default ip after reset - after this you sh...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

DNS addresses should be assigned automatically once you're a dhcp client. Go back and double click the dhcp client entry and be sure that 'use peer dns', 'use peer ntp' and 'add default route' are all checked. And then release and renew the dhcp client. Then confirm in ip dns settings and ip route t...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

To route: - remove the static ip on the bridge - remove the bridge (and bridge ports) - remove the static route (gateway) - remove the dns addresses (if you eventually put them in) - put wlan1 in station mode ( instead of station pseudobridge) and set security and connect to the linksys - dhcp clien...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

You'll probably have to get the dns addresses from the linksys. Otherwise connect your laptop one more time to your exisiting linksys ap (as a dhcp client) and you can read off the dns addresses from your laptop. This step isn't really necessary to be able to ping 192.168.1.1, unless there's somethi...
by eneimi
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with Radius CoA
Replies: 15
Views: 3359

Re: Need help with Radius CoA

As of the last stable version of UM and even into version 4 test, no it does not.
by eneimi
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accessing clients and APs when hotspot is enabled
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Re: Accessing clients and APs when hotspot is enabled

Let's have some more information about your setup - ip addresses, routes, nat, bridges etc. I'm not sure why you want nat/masq in a separate router, but all the same it's definitely doable.
by eneimi
Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A tale of two bridges
Replies: 2
Views: 587

Re: A tale of two bridges

Or you can eliminate wds entirely and use station pseudobridge at one end and bridge or ap-bridge at the other.
Another option would be to eliminate bridging entirely and go with routing.
by eneimi
Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

On that security issue, you said the linksys uses wep, i guess you used the same thing in your RB (static keys optional or required)? - just checking. You may want to consider WPA2 for security later on. Did you statically assign 192.168.1.254/24 to wlan1 at any time? Connect to your RB via mac addr...
by eneimi
Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: No User Manager Menu
Replies: 3
Views: 1219

Re: No User Manager Menu

If you mean 'tools' in winbox, you're not going to find it there. You can only configure it by CLI: hit 'New terminal' from the menu list on the left and in the terminal window type 'tool userman' - it's all in the wiki (wiki.mikrotik.com). To check out userman 4, be sure to install the test version...
by eneimi
Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

If you try using a laptop to connect to your existing wireless, does it connect and browse automatically or do you have to manually configure anything ( a static ip address, wireless security, etc)?
by eneimi
Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with simple setup
Replies: 36
Views: 3336

Re: Help with simple setup

- on the menu list on the left, select interfaces. You should see wlan1 and ether 1 in the list of interfaces. Double click wlan1. Go to the 'wireless' tab and select mode as 'station pseudobridge' and the appropriate 'band' (i.e 2.4ghz or 5ghz) and then select 'scan' from the list on the right. Pic...
by eneimi
Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WDS question
Replies: 18
Views: 2405

Re: WDS question

Wlan1 (5ghz) setup to be station and it is connected to the Wlan2 on MT1
Wireless clients don't support bridge mode. Since you put wlan1 (5ghz) in a bridge, you're going to have to use 'station pseudobridge' instead of 'station'.
by eneimi
Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Making a simple Wireless AP
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Making a simple Wireless AP

Is your dhcp server on the bridge?
/ip dhcp-server print
by eneimi
Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Incorrect / Wrong Session time in Userman
Replies: 2
Views: 1133

Re: Incorrect / Wrong Session time in Userman

Only two other things come to mind, hope they don't sound silly.
After configuring NTP client in your router:
-Did you set a manual time zone (e.g +06:00) or did you choose from the list of preset time zones?
-Also, have you confirmed that the time in your routerboard clock is correct?
by eneimi
Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: authentication between my routerboards inside my network.
Replies: 6
Views: 1718

Re: authentication between my routerboards inside my network

I'm sorry, you've lost me. I suggest an online translator if that may improve the clarity of your message.
by eneimi
Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: authentication between my routerboards inside my network.
Replies: 6
Views: 1718

Re: authentication between my routerboards inside my network

I'm not sure I understand why you want another hotspot in the 433AH. Ok, even if you put one there, why don't you let it handle primary authentication and then the one in the x86 box handles secondary authentication. Which interface in the x86 is the 433AH connected to - the hotspot interface or the...
by eneimi
Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: UM 4.5 - User Search
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Re: UM 4.5 - User Search

When you install routeros 4.x, it maintains the last stable version of UM which is 3.30.
To get UM 4.5 test you need to download from: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... 18&start=0
by eneimi
Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: UM 4.5 - User Search
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Re: UM 4.5 - User Search

Why can I not search by first / last name in User-Manager? As you can see in the attachment below all it takes is first selecting 'advanced search' from the tab list on the left and either changing the field with 'username' to 'first name' or 'last name'. Otherwise, you can add extra fields by clic...
by eneimi
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:41 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB and webfiltering
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: RB and webfiltering

If you have a RB as your main gateway, is it possible to block certain websites? Yes if so> is it possible to block certain websites depending on the ip range requestiong it. Yes So like block face book for all computer in ip range from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.255 and then a pc with the ip address...
by eneimi
Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Multiple user login's across diffrent hotspots
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: Multiple user login's across diffrent hotspots

This isn't csv but will open in any text editor:
/tool user-man user export file=umuser
It creates a umuser.rsc file in your router files.
To restore it:
/import umuser.rsc
by eneimi
Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Re: User Manager Issue

New RouterOS v4 doesn't include the _new_ User Manager by default, therefore you need to install it with this test package: Culled from: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=35718&start=0 4.6 version should be very soon, as well User Manager will step out from beta soon as well (but there...
by eneimi
Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Re: User Manager Issue

UM4.6 isn't ready yet. Downgrade to 4.5; get it here: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=35718&start=0 Open web interface of usermanager. From the tab list on the left, select 'Routers'. If you have added a router, then select it from the list on the right. When you do, you will see the ...
by eneimi
Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Max user connections
Replies: 1
Views: 811

Re: Max user connections

RB1000 comes with level6 license that allows unlimited number of sessions. See here:
http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/License_levels
by eneimi
Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: sigup and user page
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

Re: sigup and user page

UM4.6 isn't available yet.
Downgrade to 4.5, get it here: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... 18&start=0
It will allow you access the user page as well as user signup.
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: signal 100% but ????
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Re: signal 100% but ????

A general rule if you MUST use wds is to ensure you're using the same brand at either end.
Hardware from different manufacturers isn't guaranteed to function optimally in a wds mix as far as my experience goes.
I suggest you replace that Airlive unit with a routerboard.
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: kill user online
Replies: 1
Views: 2152

Re: kill user online

Remove the user's session(s) from the list of active sessions (A sessions) in the UM web interface. This is likely to work better if you have CoA enabled in UM as well as in your hotspot router. Of course you can always use winbox and directly terminate the active session. If you use PPPoE however, ...
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Re: User Manager Issue

Perhaps a while before, there were actually 15A users. If you don't have CoA enabled between UM and your hotspot router(s), it takes quite some time for UM to obtain 'realtime' statistics. Enable CoA in the 'routers' section of your UM web interface as well as under /radius incoming in your hotspot ...
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: how to install new usermanager
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: how to install new usermanager

UM4.6 test is not yet available. If you must use UM, downgrade to ROS4.5 and download and install UM4.5.
When UM4.6 is ready, download link will be posted here: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... 76&start=0
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: access internet from 8.00am to 9.00pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1499

Re: access internet from 8.00am to 9.00pm

Three things: 1. Go to web interface of user manager and select 'profiles' from the tab list on the left. Go to the 'limitation' tab and create a speed limitation to apply for 8am to 9pm e.g 256k/512k. Give it a name. 2. Still under profiles, go to the 'profile' tab and create a profile with validit...
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Top Up Credit unit
Replies: 21
Views: 3391

Re: Top Up Credit unit

Sorry, I know very little about scripting.
This links to some things you can try out: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... my+Hotspot
It's supposed to alert the client before time-limit elapses.
by eneimi
Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: reset factory user manager version 4.5
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Re: reset factory user manager version 4.5

I'm not entirely sure but I suppose by uninstalling and then reinstalling the usermanager package:
/system package uninstall user-manager
by eneimi
Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'
Replies: 14
Views: 6203

Re: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'

Just to be sure: - no ip for ether1 - no ip for local wlan - ip address for bridge (192.168.0.x/24) - dhcp server on bridge - hotspot server on bridge - bridge set to 'use-ip-firewall' - 'accept' rule for 192.168.0.0/24 in ip firewall filter forward chain occurring early - upnp enabled with external...
by eneimi
Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how can I remote RB's from different locations
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: how can I remote RB's from different locations

timreichhart, there are lots and lots of different ways to configure your RBs, each with it's ups and downs. Show us a diagram and then describe exactly want you want to achieve.
by eneimi
Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:41 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'
Replies: 14
Views: 6203

Re: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'

Did you set the bridge to 'use ip firewall'?
I am still not clear about your setup:
ether1 is for the LAN in question and some public PCs, wlan1 for visitors
And you've bridged ether1 with wlan1. Are you giving all PCs public IPs? Please clarify setup.
by eneimi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: external cache full speed
Replies: 1
Views: 1177

Re: external cache full speed

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Queue_wit ... _Web-Proxy

The article above applies if you use your mikrotik box for cache as well, but I see you have squid for cache.
Tinker with the settings a bit see if you can apply it to your scenario.
by eneimi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:47 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'
Replies: 14
Views: 6203

Re: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'

Yes, enable /ip upnp, with external interface=WAN and internal interface=bridge (if your dhcp server is on the bridge interface). Make sure to disable/uncheck 'allow-disable-external-interface'. I don't fully understand this ether1 is for the LAN in question and some public PCs, wlan1 for visitors ....
by eneimi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:59 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Top Up Credit unit
Replies: 21
Views: 3391

Re: Top Up Credit unit

Like sergejs said, there's currently no way in routeros for a client to top up their credit themselves before it runs out. If you use Mikrotik usermanager + hotspot for your AAA (assigning credit limits etc) then two things you need to do: - alert the client that credit time-limit is almost up, and ...
by eneimi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'
Replies: 14
Views: 6203

Re: Um/Hotspot local LAN shares 'unstable'

Ensure you have enabled upnp on the correct interfaces and then put that rule you specified in your firewall filter forward chain (before the hotspot rules). /ip firewall filter add chain=forward src-address=192.168.0.0/24 dst-address=192.168.0.0/24 action=accept I use a similar setup to host an sql...
by eneimi
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: new user manager
Replies: 6
Views: 1050

Re: new user manager

Uninstall the old um.npk first and then install the test version from the forum link.
by eneimi
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Multiple user login's across diffrent hotspots
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: Multiple user login's across diffrent hotspots

Upgrade to UM 4. It strictly enforces single user only. Watch out for bugs though!
by eneimi
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Routing in Hotspot
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: Routing in Hotspot

You can use cookies and extend the lifetime of the cookies as you desire.
e.g /ip hotspot profile set 0 login=cookie,http-chap http-cookie-lifetime=365d
by eneimi
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: block network games
Replies: 3
Views: 1696

Re: block network games

Disable default-forwarding on your AP.
e.g /ip interface wireless set 0 default-forward=no
by eneimi
Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:54 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: userman backup script not running
Replies: 4
Views: 1089

Re: userman backup script not running

You'll have to edit the rsc file and remove the 'bad arguments'. It should look like this: /tool user-manager user add comment="xxxx" customer=eneimi disabled=no name=xxxx password=\ xxxx phone=xxxx shared-users=x add comment="xxxx" customer=eneimi disabled=no name=xxxx password=\ xxxx phone=xxxx sh...
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Customer WebInterface Settings
Replies: 3
Views: 1058

Re: Customer WebInterface Settings

If there isn't a 'Settings' button, you probably have a bad installation. If you are using ROS4.2 on your router, you will need to download and install the appropriate userman-test package from http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=35718&start=0 You can change the colors, logo and viewable ...
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: V4 Usermanager, user details, wireless
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: V4 Usermanager, user details, wireless

Of course this only applies if you want to perform wireless client authentication. New ROS (and hence new UM) as far as I know only supports WPA and WPA2, no more WEP. And then you have the option of PSK or EAP; with either AES or TKIP cipher. You can not assign different keys to users connecting to...
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Syntax help: Manually adding a session into userman database
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Re: Syntax help: Manually adding a session into userman database

Interesting. I am not aware that UM sessions can be manually generated. Always thought they could only be generated automatically by client login. I am aware they can be edited but I don't know about manually adding. Besides, there's a host of other parameters that would need to be specified: custom...
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: New Usermanager Profile Setting...........
Replies: 2
Views: 908

Re: New Usermanager Profile Setting...........

That's about correct. When you mention 256k and 512k I assume you mean client download, but you must also specify client upload. In your example though: - from 8am to 9pm it's set to 128k upload and 128k download with 110k/110k minimum rate. - while 9pm to 8am is unlimited! You'll need to specify ra...
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: USER MANAGER RATE LIMIT
Replies: 9
Views: 20128

Re: USER MANAGER RATE LIMIT

For your scenario, you might find some of the articles here interesting:
http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Bandwidth ... and_Queues
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Speed Limit, User search
Replies: 2
Views: 928

Re: Speed Limit, User search

UM, just like hotspot or pppoe etc, cannot differentiate between local and/or global transfers and so can do basic rate limiting with date and/or time scheduling based on profiles. If you want such advanced queuing, you will need first to mark (thus differentiating between) local and global traffic ...
by eneimi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: userman backup script not running
Replies: 4
Views: 1089

Re: userman backup script not running

I'm not sure what it means, but I guess some corrupt or incompatible attribute in your rsc file. Are you performing the backup/restore from command line or web interface? I know earlier versions of UM had issues doing this via the web interface. I think the error message is rather specific; you can ...
by eneimi
Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot login "cannot send challenge response"
Replies: 1
Views: 571

Re: Hotspot login "cannot send challenge response"

I can only think of an error in your hotspot config.
You may want to to look over your nat entries as well as DNS name entry in the hotspot. Perhaps for all it's worth, reset your hotspot folder.
by eneimi
Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: strange problem, its irritating
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

Re: strange problem, its irritating

First off, you didn't mention what type of hardware your APs are running? What RB? What mini-PCI cards? Do you have amps installed? From the AP scan in the second image, channel 6 is packed full; I count 11 of the 20 APs in the list using channel 6 - you can hardly breathe in that channel! I suggest...
by eneimi
Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: email client doesn't works with hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 859

Re: email client doesn't works with hotspot

It should work straight out of the box. You probably have multiple times already, but look over your hotspot settings one more time. I'm accessing my mail from Evolution and my pc is behind a repeater that's behind a ROS4.2 hotspot server. It just works! I only ran the hotspot setup wizard with defa...
by eneimi
Sat Dec 05, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Can't Remove Userman Logs
Replies: 29
Views: 17649

Re: Can't Remove Userman Logs

When I executed the scripts in winbox, they didn't run. But they did the job when executed via CLI. You may want to try that if you haven't already.
by eneimi
Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: account expiration
Replies: 11
Views: 5452

Re: account expiration

Are you using v3.x or v4.x
by eneimi
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox For Other OS's
Replies: 82
Views: 20802

Re: Winbox For Other OS's

Install wine on linux and you will be able to run winbox without problems. I have wine installed on the two latest versions of ubuntu. In both, I can't drag files onto the files list in winbox. The only way I get to upload files (including package upgrades) is by ftp. Sometimes (most times!) this i...
by eneimi
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Allow user from 7pm - 6am on daily for a period of 1 month
Replies: 10
Views: 2062

Re: Allow user from 7pm - 6am on daily for a period of 1 month

I thought this filter rule will allow all internet from the said period No. This rule will disallow internet for the specified period. Just change the time period to suite your needs. i am looking for some specific users alone not all of them If one or two, specify source ip address (src-address=x....
by eneimi
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: What Does /tool user-manager database rebuild do?
Replies: 1
Views: 2509

Re: What Does /tool user-manager database rebuild do?

Not sure exactly how it works, but my RB1000 UM database has gotten corrupt once or twice. In the past, without a backup I would've had to enter in client data from the scratch. Now the rebuild command manages to fix my database, preserving all client data. So somehow it rebuilds the database, and i...
by eneimi
Sat Oct 31, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: how to terminate PPOE connection
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Re: how to terminate PPOE connection

Configure pppoe client on the appropriate interface.
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/vpn/pppoe.php
by eneimi
Sat Oct 31, 2009 2:47 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to setup Hotspot with RB433AH
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: How to setup Hotspot with RB433AH

I assure you, the RB433AH will most likely do a much better job in managing your network than your windows pc. But if you insist: You may either bridge all the RB interfaces (ether1, wlan1, wlan2, wlan3) if you don't want the RB to perform any other special functions OR bridge only the wlan interfac...
by eneimi
Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to setup Hotspot with RB433AH
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: How to setup Hotspot with RB433AH

Way I see it you need to: 'unseal' that case/create access to one of the other ether ports OR get a wlan adapter for your pc (untidy!) OR get another RB with a case that allows you access to all the ports. Create bridge and add wlan interfaces as ports. http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/2.9/inter...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: no Internet on PPPoE Clients
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: no Internet on PPPoE Clients

192.168.x.x includes ip addresses that are termed private and cannot access the internet (public) except they are natted behind a public ip address. http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-public-and-private-ip-addresses.htm You'll have to speak with your provider about getting at lea...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: User Manager
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Re: User Manager

by eneimi
Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to setup Hotspot with RB433AH
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: How to setup Hotspot with RB433AH

I suggest you re-organize your network. Let internet go directly into ether1 of your RB433AH. Setup dhcp client or pppoe client or static ip, dns and gateway - as the case may be, on ether1. You can bridge the 3 wlan interfaces and then setup hotspot on the bridge; that's one option. From the ether2...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Time Limits
Replies: 2
Views: 817

Re: Time Limits

by eneimi
Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:29 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How many users can I register in Users Manger with L4
Replies: 2
Views: 942

Re: How many users can I register in Users Manger with L4

It means you can register as many users as you want, but only 20 sessions can be active at any time. So if you limit each user to only 1 active session, then you can only have 20 users active at any time. And if you allow each user an unlimited number of sessions, then it's possible to have only two...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 22, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hotspot profile
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: hotspot profile

In hotspot profile, use the default. If you set limits there, they will be dynamic and will override the simple queues. Torrents are somewhat troublesome and sometimes escape these limitations. You may need layer7 filters to tackle torrents. http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/L7 http://wiki.mikrotik.com/...
by eneimi
Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: account expiration
Replies: 11
Views: 5452

Re: account expiration

You can create a profile specifying uptime-limit=74h and validity=7d.>>>this means the user has just 74h uptime which must be used up in 7d. If after 7d they have only used 10h, the remaining 64h is lost. If you extend the validity to say 30d >>>this means that the user can spread their 74h uptime o...
by eneimi
Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Can I Use PPP and Hotspot in Same Mikrotik
Replies: 4
Views: 1501

Re: Can I Use PPP and Hotspot in Same Mikrotik

You can run both.
Put them on different interfaces: if you need an extra ether interface, then you can go ahead and create a VLAN and if you if it's an extra wlan you need you can even create a VAP for that purpose.
Just put them on different interfaces.
by eneimi
Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hotspot profile
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: hotspot profile

Snap3.jpg
Snap5.jpg
These images should give you an idea. Modify as you wish. Under the 'advanced' tab you can specify interfaces etc.
by eneimi
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to Block unauthorized users on wlan
Replies: 1
Views: 625

Re: How to Block unauthorized users on wlan

There's no harm in them trying!
You can hide your ssid - and be sure to specify it in any client you want connected.
/interface wireless set wlan1 hide-ssid=yes
by eneimi
Tue Oct 20, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Can I Use PPP and Hotspot in Same Mikrotik
Replies: 4
Views: 1501

Re: Can I Use PPP and Hotspot in Same Mikrotik

Yes you can. But then this begs the question - what exactly are you trying to achieve? Hotspot is for AAA; PPP is for AAA - why use both? If you have multiple interfaces you can easily configure hotspot on one and PPP on another, but definitely not both on the same interface - it's insecure and unne...
by eneimi
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:47 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DHCP PROBLEM
Replies: 3
Views: 666

Re: DHCP PROBLEM

Depending on what ros version you have installed, the dhcp package will have to match. Currently only 3.30 and 4.1 are available at http://www.mikrotik.com/download.html You may either download a complete upgrade version from that site or you'll have to search the archives for the install packages o...
by eneimi
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Basic Router w/ WDS link
Replies: 7
Views: 1652

Re: Basic Router w/ WDS link

In your 2nd post:
1 R ether2 ether 1500 1522
In your last post:
1 ether2 ether 1500 1522
How are you accessing the router? Have you checked your cables?
by eneimi
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Accounts created with Usermanager not visible in winbox?
Replies: 7
Views: 3277

Re: Accounts created with Usermanager not visible in winbox?

/ip hotspot profile print
/radius print
/tool user-manager customer
/tool user-manager router print
Edit sensitive entries.
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Basic Router w/ WDS link
Replies: 7
Views: 1652

Re: Basic Router w/ WDS link

What about /ip dhcp-server print ? I don't see a bridge listed in /interface print ; I assume you haven't put it back yet. I want to assume you haven't yet run the wds setup again either; wlan1 is currently disabled. You can still connect with winbox, but only with mac address for now. Where is your...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DHCP PROBLEM
Replies: 3
Views: 666

Re: DHCP PROBLEM

We'll need some more information to be of any help. Do you have the dhcp package installed and enabled? /system package print Is your box a dhcp client or server? /ip dhcp-client print or /ip dhcp-server print If a dhcp server, have you assigned a valid ip to the right interface? /ip address print I...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 433 not coming up in winbox
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: RB 433 not coming up in winbox

These are specific to your requests: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Making_a_simple_wireless_AP http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Hotspot_server_setup Anything else you need you should find here: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/MikroTik_RouterOS http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/ Otherwise, don't he...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HELP: My Microtik router is not working & acting strangely
Replies: 2
Views: 595

Re: HELP: My Microtik router is not working & acting strangely

You have a clear line of sight, okay, but what's the signal strength on this repeater? What's the noise floor? 'Extensive data loss' is just what it says. You could be having interference from the environment or perhaps more likely, your mini-pci radio is busted. Check that your frequency band is re...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Allow users from 9pm - 6am on daily for a period of 1 month
Replies: 1
Views: 643

Re: Allow users from 9pm - 6am on daily for a period of 1 month

Yes you can. It has always been possible - using simple queues with hotspot or via the usermanager. If usermanager 4.x, create a profile with validity of 7d or 30d as you wish and then assign 2 different limitations to the profile. One limitation sets allocated data rate (tx and rx) for 9pm to 6am a...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Accounts created with Usermanager not visible in winbox?
Replies: 7
Views: 3277

Re: Accounts created with Usermanager not visible in winbox?

Users created under /ip hotspot user are visible under the 'hotspot users' tab in winbox. They can login to the hotspot without being queried in the usermanager database. Users created under /tool user-manager user are not visible under any tab in winbox and can only be viewed via usermanager web in...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 433 not coming up in winbox
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: RB 433 not coming up in winbox

You do not need an ip to access your router via winbox. The connection is possible at mac level. Confirm that the lan cable you're trying to use works - use a cable tester if you have one otherwise test using two other network devices. If the LEDs around the ports at either end of the cable are prop...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Pulling my hair out
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Re: Pulling my hair out

I didn't completely understand your network arrangement, but I think the problem is with nat. You're trying to access (ping) 192.168.30.x from 192.168.16.x which means traversing subnets. Of course pinging 192.168.16.1 from 192.168.16.5 shouldn't be a problem. Like surfertim said, you can achieve th...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: ERROR MESSAGE
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: ERROR MESSAGE

You're right that someone may be trying to enter your router. If it's the same ip each time, you may block just that ip: /ip firewall filter add chain=input src-address=216.219.239.160 action=drop Of course any other ip can still try 'attacking' your router, so if you do not use winbox from outside ...
by eneimi
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hotspot profile
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: hotspot profile

Hotspot alone isn't enough. After your hotspot is setup, create and assign simple queues with your preferred speed/time limitations.
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/queue.php
by eneimi
Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: user-manger web interface http://10.5.50.1/userman = 404
Replies: 3
Views: 95730

Re: user-manger web interface http://10.5.50.1/userman = 404

note: User-manger webinterface does not work when you have hotspot running at the same time in version 4.1, not tested in other versions.
From: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Mana ... subscriber
Try using your wan ip (192.168.1.64) instead of 10.x.x.x
by eneimi
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: How do I flush DHCP
Replies: 3
Views: 3049

Re: How do I flush DHCP

/ip dhcp-server lease remove Does DHCP start at .200 and allocate addresses that haven't been used in a while, or what? Yes, kind of. I think the default is 3days, after which clients lose their ip and that ip gets reassigned to the next requesting client. However, if you have 200+ clients coming on...
by eneimi
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: PPPoE with Hotspot
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: PPPoE with Hotspot

Can I still use the HotSpot login page with local authentication (not-radius) Yes you can. Do I simply install a PPPoE client on the RouterOS "public" interface connected to their gateway/modem? Yes. Do I need both a client and Server PPPoE? No you do not. Your mikrotik box is a pppoe client (for w...
by eneimi
Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: wants to all anti virus script for mikrotik
Replies: 1
Views: 2276

Re: wants to all anti virus script for mikrotik

Could be malware, could be dos attacks, could be ping floods, could be a host of stuff. Some of the filter rules here should help.
http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Firewall
by eneimi
Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Data management?
Replies: 18
Views: 2147

Re: Data management?

Are you using winbox or CLI?
by eneimi
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Data management?
Replies: 18
Views: 2147

Re: Data management?

Yes, those links show how to set limits for amount of data downloaded. You can use just hotspot for AAA, otherwise, you will need a radius server e.g. usermanager. Check the manual to see what either has to offer. You didn't ask for help on how to setup hotspot; you asked how to limit data download....
by eneimi
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: NAT Can't be that hard?
Replies: 11
Views: 1539

Re: NAT Can't be that hard?

but for some reason it will got pass private traffic to the internet
Do you mean you can't access your private lan from the internet? If that's what you're trying to achieve you'll need a dstnat rule as well.
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/nat.php
by eneimi
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Ros 4.xx and 3.xx interoperabilty...
Replies: 2
Views: 642

Re: Ros 4.xx and 3.xx interoperabilty...

It's safe to upgrade rb 133 and 112 to ROS 4 Sure - if your license permits. However I don't think those boards were projected to live this long! From personal experience RB133 doesn't do so good with v3.x. I would stick with 2.9.51. and connect to an AP with 3.xx installed? Sure you can. Can i hav...
by eneimi
Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:09 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Data management?
Replies: 18
Views: 2147

Re: Data management?

You can use hotspot 'limit-bytes-out' feature: http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3. ... otspot.php or
you can use usermanager 'download-limit' feature: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager/Limiting
by eneimi
Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411 wlan problem
Replies: 5
Views: 2222

Re: RB411 wlan problem

what should do so the PC1 192.168.50.5 to be able to acces and ping 192.168.1.77.the mikrotik router can ping my friend pc.
Those are two different subnets. You need dstnat.
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/nat.php
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New To RB433.
Replies: 78
Views: 9873

Re: New To RB433.

See the first 2 replies in this post.
http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... 22&start=0
and/or search for 'how to roam with mikrotik' or something similar.
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New To RB433.
Replies: 78
Views: 9873

Re: New To RB433.

station - the interface is operating as a wireless station (client) station-pseudobridge - wireless station that can be put in bridge. MAC NAT is performed on all traffic sent over the wireless interface, so that it look like coming from the station's MAC address regardless of the actual sender (th...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: DHCP error
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Re: DHCP error

RB/133c3
I advise you stick with 2.9.51. It's been addressed elsewhere in the forum.
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New To RB433.
Replies: 78
Views: 9873

Re: New To RB433.

Then you're good to go!
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New To RB433.
Replies: 78
Views: 9873

Re: New To RB433.

Yes that is correct.
I assume 192.168.1.2 is the ip assigned to bridge1?
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New To RB433.
Replies: 78
Views: 9873

Re: New To RB433.

DNS is not assigned to any interface.
In terminal type: /ip dns add primary-dns=x.x.x.x secondary-dns=x.x.x.x

Yes, gateway interface is bridge1.
In terminal type: /ip route add gateway=x.x.x.x interface=bridge1
Where gateway ip (x.x.x.x)= ip of upstream AP
by eneimi
Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New To RB433.
Replies: 78
Views: 9873

Re: New To RB433.

http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/2.9/interface/bridge.php >> you cannot bridge a wireless client/station http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/interface/wireless.php >> station-pseudobrige is a routeros 3.x workaround Set wlan1 = station pseudobridge (not station!) Set wlan2 = ap/bridge Creat...
by eneimi
Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:35 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

What version of UM comes with ROS 4.0 RC1? Is it still the 4.04 beta or something newer?
by eneimi
Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Amp TX slightly on constantly?
Replies: 5
Views: 783

Re: Amp TX slightly on constantly?

You're using an amp with an xr2? Did you set manual card rates?
If you need to push your signal any further than the xr2 and say a 15-17dbi antenna will go (for multipoint), then you need a repeater, not an amp. Rule of thumb for best throughput with an amp - use an R52.
by eneimi
Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Pinging problem across network
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: Pinging problem across network

Ensure you haven't got any rules that would drop such traffic.
Use action=srcnat/action=dstnat (rather than masquerade/redirect); that will allow you specify to-addresses/to-ports. I think port 3389 is what you need to work with.
by eneimi
Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:21 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How can I impose a limit on the download in megabytes
Replies: 8
Views: 1528

Re: How can I impose a limit on the download in megabytes

Using Hotspot on the client end.
by eneimi
Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 433AH , R52H Radio and UBNT Bullet 2 as repeater
Replies: 4
Views: 1383

Re: 433AH , R52H Radio and UBNT Bullet 2 as repeater

I'm not sure about the bullet, but I know senao, dlink and a couple of others have a universal repeater mode that should work for your scenario. However in my experience, 30 users or not, that's shaky ground to start out on. The bullet works great as an AP, but if you're looking to setup a repeater,...
by eneimi
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with WDS or Pseudobridge
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Help with WDS or Pseudobridge

AP/bridge + station-pseudobridge.
Or you could skip bridging and use a routed solution!
by eneimi
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: proxy upload
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Re: proxy upload

That's right.
Otherwise if you've got just one local interface then a single rule should do:
/ip firewall filter
add action=drop chain=input comment="" disabled=no dst-port=8001 \
in-interface=!local protocol=tcp
by eneimi
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:01 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Rookie asks to be pointed in the right direction.
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Rookie asks to be pointed in the right direction.

Can this unit do this? Definitely yes..and lots more! my requirement is to have Password Access control for individual users who use this router through the WiFI Sure. You can use hotspot if you want something relatively straightforward. PPPoE is a more secure option a tad bit more technical. and t...
by eneimi
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:41 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Pinging problem across network
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: Pinging problem across network

You are running two separate networks and with respect to the mikrotik box: x.x.56.0/24=wan and x.x.55.0/24=lan. Problem your having is because you're trying to traverse subnets without applying the necessary rules. Your srcnat rule ensures that when PC2 and PC3 (both on lan) are pinging PC1 (wan), ...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 22, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: proxy upload
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Re: proxy upload

i see many connectionf from the outside how can i fix this You didn't provide any info about your setup. If you're using a mikrotik box, you need to prevent open proxy with a filter rule. Something like: /ip firewall filter add in-interface=wan dst-port=proxy-port protocol=tcp action=drop my does m...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with WDS or Pseudobridge
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Help with WDS or Pseudobridge

But when I plug a switch into it, it comes to a grinding halt! OK.. I have read the posts that say this is typical, and that I should be using WDS Mode instead. I fail to agree. That behaviour is not typical. I have used station-pseudobridge just fine with multiple clients behind my bridged network...
by eneimi
Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: diplomatic ACHTUNG!: upgrade to 3.30 might lose license key
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Re: diplomatic ACHTUNG!: upgrade to 3.30 might lose license key

You can generate the key in your mikrotik account, once you specify a valid software-id.
by eneimi
Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bypass Bandwidth control for Web Proxy
Replies: 1
Views: 655

Re: Bypass Bandwidth control for Web Proxy

Yes. Config will depend on your setup.
by eneimi
Mon Sep 21, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How can I impose a limit on the download in megabytes
Replies: 8
Views: 1528

Re: How can I impose a limit on the download in megabytes

Hello normis.
It appears the download limit setting isn't working - at least in 4.04b. I set a 2GB download limit (i specified 2G and it converted it to 2.0GiB) but many users are well over the limit. Or must we specify 2147483648b?
by eneimi
Mon Sep 21, 2009 3:00 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wlan interface intermittently disappears on RB133
Replies: 0
Views: 382

wlan interface intermittently disappears on RB133

I have an RB133 with 2 R52H radios serving as a routed repeater. It's been working fine over its 2 year sojourn with me. Recently, i noticed that one of the wlan interfaces (always the same one) just disappears and doesn't come back until I reboot the board. It's happened twice now, about 1 month ap...
by eneimi
Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 433Ah + EMP-8603
Replies: 18
Views: 2199

Re: 433Ah + EMP-8603

Have conected my laptop to the ap at more than 6 km with ligne of sight
Your laptop must be equipped with some highly classified wireless gear! You connected your laptop to an AP 6km away? Please enlighten us.
by eneimi
Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Possible one client conected to 2 AP?
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Re: Possible one client conected to 2 AP?

Your senao radio, or any other radio at that, will (can) only associate with 1 AP at a time.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: running a webserver behind a hotspot?
Replies: 3
Views: 613

Re: running a webserver behind a hotspot?

/ip hotspot ip-binding add address=x.x.x.x to-address=x.x.x.x mac-address=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx type=bypassed
Sorry, i've edited it.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: running a webserver behind a hotspot?
Replies: 3
Views: 613

Re: running a webserver behind a hotspot?

Every user/device/ip behind the hotspot has to be authenticated unless you specify otherwise; that includes the webserver.
To allow traffic to or from the webserver: /ip hotspot ip-binding address=x.x.x.x to-address=x.x.x.x mac-address=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx type=bypassed.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 433 & CF Microdrive
Replies: 2
Views: 489

Re: 433 & CF Microdrive

Is there any way to install a CF Microdrive on a 433 beeing able to boot from it?
No. You cannot boot routeros from CF. Other OS, maybe.
Why would you want to boot from CF? What's wrong with nand?
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager, with D-link AP
Replies: 12
Views: 4310

Re: Usermanager, with D-link AP

Configure ether1 (wan) of routerboard as usual. Run dhcp server setup on ether2 and then run hotspot setup wizard, also on ether2. Connect dlink to ether2 (directly or through a switch). Configure dlink as AP. Any ip you assign the dlink will be just for you to access the web config of dlink. Set yo...
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 2:02 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HELP HOTSPOT Assign Public IP
Replies: 9
Views: 1961

Re: HELP HOTSPOT Assign Public IP

I'm stuck - it should work.
You don't lose anything by upgrading ROS - perhaps you should, for all it's worth.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: HotSpot configuration
Replies: 6
Views: 1339

Re: HotSpot configuration

add the radius server to ip/hotspot/ ip bindings Yes, and also set type=bypassed. I assume you have set the hotspot server to use radius (/ip hotspot profile set use-radius=yes), and the correct ip and secret have been set under /radius set address=x.x.x.x secret=xxxxxx Alternative is to put the ra...
by eneimi
Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HELP HOTSPOT Assign Public IP
Replies: 9
Views: 1961

Re: HELP HOTSPOT Assign Public IP

What ROS version are you using?
by eneimi
Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Bugs
Replies: 8
Views: 1357

Re: Bugs

b) If there is at least one limitation for this profile, which is active at other time, access now is denied
Ok.
by eneimi
Thu Sep 17, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Bugs
Replies: 8
Views: 1357

Re: Bugs

RB1000 with UM 4.04b I use radius with hotpsot service. I only use rate limits and download limits for profiles and I assign profiles to users before they log in . I usually assign just one profile per user, but sometimes two or three different profiles per user. The first assigned profile usually b...
by eneimi
Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

I notice that when I assign multiple profiles to a user, after one profile expires, the next doesn't become active automatically.
Anything on this girts?
by eneimi
Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Bugs
Replies: 8
Views: 1357

Re: Bugs

I unticked a day, understanding that that day I will not be able to connect but still can I think the way it works is that if you untick a day or days, some hour or hours it just means the limitations you have assigned to that profile will not work during the unticked periods, i.e the user is unlim...
by eneimi
Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

How did you save the database? /tool user-manager database save, or via the web interface?
How did you try to restore it? /tool user-manager database load, or via the web interface?
I noticed that if I try restoring via the web interface, it doesn't work, but through terminal, it works perfectly.
by eneimi
Thu Sep 17, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager, with D-link AP
Replies: 12
Views: 4310

Re: Usermanager, with D-link AP

What service are you running on mikrotik radius (/radius print)?
If you disable wpa on the dlink, does it work?
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager, with D-link AP
Replies: 12
Views: 4310

Re: Usermanager, with D-link AP

About your setup, is it that you have a RB with the dlink AP wired to one of its ether interfaces? You didn't say how you have it set up. What routerboard? What interfaces? Dlink AP is connected to what interface of routerboard - ether or wlan? Your clients connect to what device - dlink AP or RB w...
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User-Manager login by MAC on wired network
Replies: 3
Views: 1829

Re: User-Manager login by MAC on wired network

But this is NOT working at my place
How do you mean exactly? What isn't working?
Export your config for us:
/ip hotspot profile print
/radius print
/tool user-manager user print
You may edit out the mac-addresses.
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager, with D-link AP
Replies: 12
Views: 4310

Re: Usermanager, with D-link AP

14:15:26 manager,debug,packet     Reply-Message = "unknown authentication algorithm" Usermanager can't understand the authentication used. If you are using wpa enterprise (rather than wpa personal): Authentication type is either: wpa-enterprise or wpa2-enterprise (not plain wpa) Authentication mode...
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless configuration problem
Replies: 5
Views: 879

Re: Wireless configuration problem

I am not sure if this is enough information for you to help with the problem and if not, let me know what you need
There's too much to go through, let alone understand!
A simple diagram would probably generate the responses you're looking for.
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: is this setup OK
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: is this setup OK

Yes you can. Depends on what you're trying to achieve. If roaming for clients, also set them to the same frequency.
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help with connection drops please...
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

Re: Help with connection drops please...

Unless you changed it, by default your dhcp lease is for 3d.
You didn't give us any information about your 'link' that drops every once in a while!
by eneimi
Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help on CPE Setting
Replies: 4
Views: 2401

Re: Help on CPE Setting

In the CPE confirm that the dhcp client (wlan1) is set to use peer dns and default route. Give ip to ether1 and create your ip pool or dhcp server on that interface. If you have another device doing srcnat upstream, the masquerading is not necessary in the CPE. The part i'm not clear about is your u...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MIKROTIK RADIO (RB 532) FOR WIRELESS AND HOTSPOT
Replies: 8
Views: 1580

Re: MIKROTIK RADIO (RB 532) FOR WIRELESS AND HOTSPOT

A level 3 license, like you have in that RB411 can work as a wireless client, but not AP. Even if you upgrade routeros on it to v4.x you still have a level 3 license. http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/License_levels Leaving the radio in bridge mode will allow only 1 client associate with it. http://www....
by eneimi
Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: User management
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: User management

To access user data/logs from usermanager: 1. /tool usermanager database save This creates a *.umb file which as far as i know can only be read by usermanager. It saves all user data and logs. AND/OR 2. /tool usermanager user export This creates a *.rsc file which can be read by notepad or any text ...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 15, 2009 4:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AP with 3 Omni Antennas
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: AP with 3 Omni Antennas

it would be interesting customers migrate sector automatically in case of interference
Give the 3 cards the same ssid and frequency, i.e roaming..
I you are so keen on using omni antennas, why don't you use just one?
by eneimi
Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Power supply Problems
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: Power supply Problems

Had a similar issue with just 10m of cable run, RB133 and 2 wireless cards. A 24v adapter should do just fine.
by eneimi
Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AP with 3 Omni Antennas
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: AP with 3 Omni Antennas

I second jp's suggestion.
I have an RB600 with 3 XR2s and 3 sectorials. Great coverage.
3 omnis coming out of that one unit, even 3 omnis on one mast! Unthinkable.
by eneimi
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [3.28][hotspot]ERROR: Not Found
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: [3.28][hotspot]ERROR: Not Found

If you disable webproxy can you browse?
If yes, then run your proxy setup again - compare with wiki or manual.
If no, then you should check your routeros config - routes etc.
by eneimi
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: does not broadcast more than 100 meters
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: does not broadcast more than 100 meters

What is your terrain like? Do you have clear LOS all the way to the other end? What hardware have you tried receiving with @ 100m? Radio & antenna. Did you lower transmit power (card rates) for the xr2? Have you tried another antenna? Have you tried another radio? Have you tried another pigtail/jump...
by eneimi
Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SLOW Webproxy cache with CompactFlash
Replies: 19
Views: 4850

Re: SLOW Webproxy cache with CompactFlash

Just to lend a voice! I am also having performance issues with mikrotik webproxy on compact flash+RB1000. I have had to dump it.. For very active proxy caches, where many files are stored and retrieved at once, the RB1000 is not so optimized, as it doesn't have native IDE controller on it (speed is ...
by eneimi
Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disabling Client Login
Replies: 2
Views: 421

Re: Disabling Client Login

i was thinking if it is possible to log automatically without entering username and password(skiping mikrotik login page) Yes it is. Setup your router so that clients can connect (dhcp or static leases) and not require authentication..no hotspot. and be able to use profiles By profiles do you mean ...
by eneimi
Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:47 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager/radius setup
Replies: 1
Views: 1556

Re: Usermanager/radius setup

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager
Answers all your questions and more. Any specific problem and don't hesitate to let us know.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Best Configuration Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 1357

Re: Best Configuration Advice

1. Should we use User Manager? You can. Allows you integrate everything in one box. 2. If yes, can we run User Manager on the RB1000? Absolutely. With the RB1000 you even have a level6 license and so unlimited number of active sessions etc. You can not limit the number of simultaneous sessions per ...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

Take it easy asus, take it easy. I'm also having a very tough time. The 4.04b i can now confirm is still very unstable. Every now and then when active users peaks, my RB1000 stalls ('please wait', as well as a number of other server error messages) and forces a reboot. When this happens users lose t...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wireless HArdware
Replies: 1
Views: 499

Re: Wireless HArdware

MikroTik RouterOS supports the Intersil Prism II PC/PCI, Atheros AR5000, AR5001X, AR5001X+, AR5002X+, AR5004X+ and AR5006 chipset based cards for working as wireless clients (station mode), wireless bridges (bridge mode), wireless access points (ap-bridge mode), and for antenna positioning (alignme...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to connect via ethernet with dynamic ip address then vpn
Replies: 6
Views: 1821

Re: How to connect via ethernet with dynamic ip address then vpn

This i understand. ether1 - 192.168.6.1/24 - connected to LAN ether3 -conected to ISP DHCP Client bind to ether3, got ip address from isp This i don't understand. ufanet (is interface) - PPTP Client connect to 10.8.0.1 (ISP vpn server) Do you have two connections to your isp? Dhcp client and pptp cl...
by eneimi
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Simple Bridging Problem!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1112

Re: Simple Bridging Problem!!

In routeros, you can't put a wireless client in a bridge using 'station' mode.
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/2. ... bridge.php
Switch wlan1 to station-pseudobridge (you need routeros 3.x) and go ahead with the rest of the setup as usual; you should be fine.
by eneimi
Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Possible to share a DHCP server over 1 or more interfaces?
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: Possible to share a DHCP server over 1 or more interfaces?

The docs are a bit cryptic I doubt this is! http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/2.9/interface/bridge.php [*]Create bridge. [*]Add interfaces of interest to the bridge, as ports. [*]Create dhcp server on the bridge interface. All devices connected to any of the interfaces added above will obtain ip...
by eneimi
Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to connect via ethernet with dynamic ip address then vpn
Replies: 6
Views: 1821

Re: How to connect via ethernet with dynamic ip address then vpn

Your description isn't quite clear.

From what i could gather: wan interface of your router (connection to your isp) is pppoe client, while you have dhcp server setup on one of your ether interfaces (local network)?

Please let's have a well labelled diagram to give us a clearer picture.
by eneimi
Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot Plan Issue
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Hotspot Plan Issue

Yeah, http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager
That should get you started Akin.
by eneimi
Mon Aug 31, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with updated routeros licence - 4.04b
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: Problem with updated routeros licence - 4.04b

Yeah, already done that. Still waiting for a response.
by eneimi
Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with updated routeros licence - 4.04b
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Problem with updated routeros licence - 4.04b

I upgraded routeros to 4.04b on my RB1000 a few weeks ago and it had to update the license - i obliged. Yesterday, something went wrong and i was forced to power cycle the board. This morning it tells me my license will expire in 4hours. I went to my account on the mikrotik website and tried to gene...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hotspot & access point
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: hotspot & access point

I have an RB600 with 3 XR2s and 3 120deg sectorial antennas. All 3 radios are in ap mode, have different ssid in 2.4Ghz. Each of those interfaces is in a different subnet running separate dhcp and hotspot servers. However i use usermanager for authentication. That's one option for you. Another optio...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 29, 2009 3:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: firewall: filter rules and nat
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Re: firewall: filter rules and nat

Vague request. While setting up your hotspot server, if you use the setup wizard it will automatically add relevant nat (masquerade) entry. If so, you don't need to play around with nat. Read more about nat: http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/nat_menu.html There are a host of firewall filt...
by eneimi
Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need help with a basic config!
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Need help with a basic config!

Very graphic illustration. Nice.

And i think pilgrim meant wlan1 not vlan1
Just create a bridge and put ether1 and the vlan1 into this brigde
by eneimi
Fri Aug 28, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: System and proxy cache on the same or different disks
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: System and proxy cache on the same or different disks

Yes, it's enough to clear just the cache. Format? Definitely not! It probably won't allow you anyway, seeing the system is running on the same drive.

Again, it would be good practice to separate them.
by eneimi
Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: System and proxy cache on the same or different disks
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: System and proxy cache on the same or different disks

However, with frequent writes, erasures and rewrites to the disk by your proxy cache - the disk is likely to use up its rewrite cycles (and thus fail!) sooner than if you had the cache running separately. And of course in this scenario, the disk fails - so does your system. It may take quite a while...
by eneimi
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Combination Router OS vs Antenna
Replies: 3
Views: 550

Re: Combination Router OS vs Antenna

...and then 15db omni to AP(RB411) and 24db grid to client(RB433).
The 433 is a more feature/option rich RB, perhaps you may consider using at for the AP instead.
by eneimi
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I need to configure my laser HP printer
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Re: I need to configure my laser HP printer

Mikrotik Forum
Take up your question with HP, Canon or some other laser printer manufacturer.
by eneimi
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

A Sessions=active sessions; number of current sessions started by users
A Users=active users; number of users currently authenticated
If each user is limited to one active session, then A Sessions=A Users.
Sessions=total sessions ever opened since UM was installed and configured.
by eneimi
Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:47 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

What do you yous on the other side (HotSpot/PPP/Wireless)? Wireless does not support traffic amount limitations.
I use hotspot.
by eneimi
Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:04 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RouterBOARD 133C3
Replies: 5
Views: 3758

Re: RouterBOARD 133C3

can i power them up through poe Yes you can - board supports passive poe. they only have one lan port if i can then how can i feed in data to the board Your poe adaptor should have a 'power+data' port as well as a 'data only' port. Connect your pc to the data only port and your RB to the power+data...
by eneimi
Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Periodic username on hotspot
Replies: 21
Views: 7739

Re: Periodic username on hotspot

You can use simple queue with time interval setting. One rule with the 8am - 6pm restriction (1k/1k) and a second rule permitting normal browsing between 6pm and 7am. However you can only apply the queue to a specific ip or subnet and not to a user ; so if you use static IPs it's straightforward bu...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Website Like Youtube
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Re: Website Like Youtube

Strange request. You may cache youtube videos with web proxy - that may take some load off your direct connections after a while. This is hoping your clients watch just about the same set of videos! There was a debate some time ago about how useful this (cache) is, seeing the tons of different video...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting my MT to recieve DHCP
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Setting my MT to recieve DHCP

I assume your radio is in station mode and you've scanned and connected to the network of interest (any security - wpa etc)? Enable dhcp client on the correct interface (wlan1?) and ensure 'add default route' and 'use peer dns' are checked - unless you know what they are and prefer to assign them ma...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: cannot connect as ADSL pppoe client
Replies: 3
Views: 1791

Re: cannot connect as ADSL pppoe client

In the second image you sent, you should have allowed us see the 'dial out' tab - have you input the correct 'service name', 'user' and 'password'? You should aso mark the boxes 'add default route' and 'use peer dns'; otherwise you will have to manually specify correct dns and valid gateway (not 192...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple public ips on same subnet to single private network
Replies: 5
Views: 1266

Re: multiple public ips on same subnet to single private network

You mentioned that in your first post.

I'm not aware that netmap will use the mac of your router interface to identify all the lan computers!

Have you tried it?
by eneimi
Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

i've been trying to access the web interface of my UM 4.04b and i keep getting "invalid username or password" error girts anything on this? edit: I notice that if i login to webbox and logout, i can now access um interface again without invalid username or password error! Also i notice the UM 4.04b...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 22, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: 12V vs 18V vs 24V
Replies: 16
Views: 4302

Re: 12V vs 18V vs 24V

I've had an RB433 + 2radios run great on 12v, for months.

I recommend 18v though, particularly if you're going to use up all the slots and/or use high power radios - XR2 etc.
by eneimi
Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12V vs 18V vs 24V
Replies: 16
Views: 4302

Re: 12V vs 18V vs 24V

Is there any benefit to using a 24V power supply? You can run an RB433 with 3 radios with poe. Is there any disadvantage to using a 12V power supply? You can't. The 12V may power the board with just one radio, but you'll probably run into problems if you want to that with poe. Bottom line is more v...
by eneimi
Fri Aug 21, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple public ips on same subnet to single private network
Replies: 5
Views: 1266

Re: multiple public ips on same subnet to single private network

You don't need the wan interface eth1 configuration. Without modification of routes and so on, it's bound to break your internet connectivity if running.

http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/nat.php

Just run netmap with the range of IPs you want.
by eneimi
Fri Aug 21, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

I think i've come across something like this posted before, but i can't seem to find it anywhere on the forum. In the past 8hrs, i've been trying to access the web interface of my UM 4.04b and i keep getting "invalid username or password" error. I've been using it for a while now and this is the fir...
by eneimi
Thu Aug 20, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: RB 1000 ROS 4.2 beta Usermanager 2 Problem
Replies: 24
Views: 5683

Re: RB 1000 ROS 4.2 beta Usermanager 2 Problem

The old user manager does not limit users to just one active session. This is a configurable feature, not a bug. Tried every possible configuration - limited 'shared users' in hotspot user profile to 1. It still allows multiple active sessions for the same user, so that two, six, ten different peop...
by eneimi
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:48 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: RB 1000 ROS 4.2 beta Usermanager 2 Problem
Replies: 24
Views: 5683

Re: RB 1000 ROS 4.2 beta Usermanager 2 Problem

Yes I know, but I need the new Usermanager for our Callcenter..and till now it is the only problem..

THX
What is/are the new feature(s) you use (which is not available in the old User Manager)?

The old user manager does not limit users to just one active session.
by eneimi
Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: pppoe and quota
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: pppoe and quota

If its to limit amount of data: /ppp secrets
If its to limit data rate: /ppp profile
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/aaa/ppp.php

Data rate can also be limited using queues.
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/queue.php
by eneimi
Sat Aug 15, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Proxying
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Proxying

by eneimi
Sat Aug 15, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: is mikrotik support WCCP ?
Replies: 13
Views: 6224

Re: is mikrotik support WCCP ?

WCCP? That's a first for me!

I believe its equivalent in routeros is transparent proxy, i.e proxy (cache) users don't have to manually configure their browsers.

http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/pnp/proxy.php
by eneimi
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Intial setup, LAN, and Public-Interface questions
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: Intial setup, LAN, and Public-Interface questions

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Firewall You would want to edit some of the rules to make sure you don't get locked out of your router inadvertently! For any of your lan computers to have 'internet presence', you will need to assign it a public ip, using dst-nat. http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3...
by eneimi
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bandwidth Limit
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: Bandwidth Limit

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Cable_setup

Edit to suit your 'ip' needs.
by eneimi
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Proxying
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Proxying

by eneimi
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bandwith control tutorial
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Re: Bandwith control tutorial

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Bandwidth ... and_Queues
http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/qos/queue.php

It wouldn't hurt to try searching first. A google search is sure to have provided you these links.
by eneimi
Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can't get Bridge to pass traffic
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Can't get Bridge to pass traffic

Do like Aug says, because you can't add a wireless 'station' to a bridge. Why did you select bridge mode for wlan2 in radio1? I assume only one client will be connecting to it? Otherwise it should be in AP mode as well. You have not assigned ip to either bridge (radio1 or radio2). That means you wil...
by eneimi
Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:12 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs
Replies: 106
Views: 11252

Re: v4.0beta4 UM BuGs

Do you type in the username or do you paste it into the box? I noticed in 4.03b that many times if i copy and paste into any of the fileds, it doesn't save my changes, unless i type it out manually. I haven't had cause to check in 4.04b, but i was thinking if you're pasting into the username field, ...
by eneimi
Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: pppoe and quota
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: pppoe and quota

we can not set user quota
and by user quota you mean...? Data limit? Time limit?
If you're keen on implementing those i suggest you setup radius server...mikrotik user manager may be a good start!?
by eneimi
Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Inserting Banners Ads on login page
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Re: Inserting Banners Ads on login page

ftp://x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x=your routerboard (wan) ip. Go to folder hotspot and open file 'login.html'; edit it to your taste (include your advertisements!) using notepad (safer to prevent corrupting special attributes) or html editor of your choice and save the file when done. A host of edited logi...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 08, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can RouterOS bridge networks without WDS?
Replies: 15
Views: 2377

Re: Can RouterOS bridge networks without WDS?

There shouldn't be a problem. Create bridge, add ports, assign ip to bridge. Where is your wan in all of this?
Let's have a pictorial of your intended network layout.
by eneimi
Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hotspot via pppoe
Replies: 2
Views: 598

Re: hotspot via pppoe

If you want to use a prepaid card system, then you will want to implement some form of RADIUS eg mikrotik user manager. PPPoe is just what it is, a secure authentication mode. Hotspot is what it is, a somewhat less secure authentication mode. You're advised not to run both on the same interface, tal...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can RouterOS bridge networks without WDS?
Replies: 15
Views: 2377

Re: Can RouterOS bridge networks without WDS?

Yes it can be done.

If any of the wireless interfaces is a client, you will have to enable 'station pseudobridge' instead of 'station' mode. Put all the interfaces in a bridge, assign appropriate ip to the bridge and you're good to go.
by eneimi
Sat Aug 08, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS
Replies: 24
Views: 4684

Re: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS

HotSpot seems to protect its own pages with the log in page, I am guessing the Walled Garden can fix this, right? I don't understand what you mean by 'protecting its own pages'. But yes, walled garden allows you specify sites that can be accessed without hotspot authentication. when I go to, for ex...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS
Replies: 24
Views: 4684

Re: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS

[*]In the dhcp server, you can check the 'add arp for leases' box. [*]In your firewall NAT list, disbale or remove the 1st two rules. I fail to see their use. The third rule was probably created automatically during hotspot server setup - that's all you need. [*]In pppoe-out1, you left the 'use peer...
by eneimi
Fri Aug 07, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Fixed User Manager v4.0beta4 package
Replies: 32
Views: 7519

Re: Fixed User Manager v4.0beta4 package

We will check your reported issue with user staying active even when the session is closed. Much appreciated. By default profile is started only when the user logs in, only then start time, end time and time left are set. If you specify "Starts at = now" for Profile, then it starts right after assi...
by eneimi
Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Fixed User Manager v4.0beta4 package
Replies: 32
Views: 7519

Re: Fixed User Manager v4.0beta4 package

This wasn't the case with the first UM 4.04b, but with this fixed package, after i log out of hotspot on another router running ROS 3.27 it takes a while to update in UM but eventually it removes my login from A sessions, but not from A users. I have limited shared users to 1 so that when this happe...
by eneimi
Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:46 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Fixed User Manager v4.0beta4 package
Replies: 32
Views: 7519

Re: Fixed User Manager v4.0beta4 package

1. v3.27 doesn't support 802.11n cards
2. v3.27 also doesn't support new User Manager :)
Does this mean laptops connected to APs running ROS 3.27 can't authenticate with UM 4.04b on another router?
by eneimi
Wed Aug 05, 2009 2:04 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Aironet migration No 2
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: Aironet migration No 2

Client wlan interface on RB433 should be in 'station-pseudobridge' mode - requires ros 3.x.
Create bridge. Assign ip. Add wlan and ether to the bridge.

See if that works.
by eneimi
Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS
Replies: 24
Views: 4684

Re: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS

I hope you've upgraded your routeros version? 1. setup pppoe client on ether1 http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/vpn/pppoe.php Example To add and enable PPPoE client on the ether1 interface connecting to the AC that provides testSN service using user name user with the password passwd: [admin@...
by eneimi
Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RouterOS x86 isn't routing
Replies: 8
Views: 962

Re: RouterOS x86 isn't routing

I encountered the same problem after switching providers once.
Everything was configured correctly, but it just wouldn't browse. I had to reset and reconfigure my router. Loaded my rsc backup files and i was back online.
I guess these things happen!
by eneimi
Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox problems...
Replies: 5
Views: 845

Re: Winbox problems...

Winbox has recently changed the way it loads addresses into the "connect to" field I use 2.2.14. I don't think there's been any change. It works fine on windows (as it always has!), but on my Ubuntu 9.04 installation with wine, it always automatically selects mac-address to connect to. I can only c...
by eneimi
Sat Aug 01, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RouterOS x86 isn't routing
Replies: 8
Views: 962

Re: RouterOS x86 isn't routing

edit: I'm able to ping everything on the 172.20.101.0 network from the router, and ping everything on the 192.168.0.0 network, including everything on the internet.
Does that mean your problem is solved?
by eneimi
Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:32 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How can I bind users to specific hotspot interface?
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Re: How can I bind users to specific hotspot interface?

I'm not absolutely certain, but i suppose if you have the hotspot interaces assigned different ip pools, you can specify the specific pool (hotspot server surrogate!) in userman.
by eneimi
Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot with rate limited users + L7 Qos
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: Hotspot with rate limited users + L7 Qos

Oops! Missed that. Sorry, I don't do L7.
by eneimi
Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: AP Bridge connection
Replies: 6
Views: 1112

Re: AP Bridge connection

Still not clear about your diagram. my bridge is attached to the external Lan of RB. the static IP of the bridge is 192.168.99.1. A= Nanostation: running as an AP Bridge. ip 192.168.99.1 Are you saying device A is a client bridge or an AP? B= Public Lan: DHCP Client: ip = 192.168.100.52 get ip from ...
by eneimi
Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoe client fails to connect
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Re: PPPoe client fails to connect

http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/vpn/pppoe.php

See the section on configuring pppoe client.
by eneimi
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: daily 4 hours or monthly 120 hours package for client
Replies: 11
Views: 1150

Re: daily 4 hours or monthly 120 hours package for client

That privilege is reserved for distributors.
by eneimi
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:44 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot with rate limited users + L7 Qos
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: Hotspot with rate limited users + L7 Qos

Use simple queue (static): http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Cable_setup Otherwise you can apply rate limit in /ip hotspot user profile (dynamic): http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Hotspot%2C_apply_different_limits_and_different_traffic_priorities If you'll be implementing web proxy and you want unlimited s...
by eneimi
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS
Replies: 24
Views: 4684

Re: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS

You almost had us on a wild goose chase here! First you mention hotspot, now you bring up pppoe. First you configure hotspot on ether2, now it appears you want pppoe (not hostspot) on a wlan interface.

Two things:
1. Upgrade your routeros version
2. Give us a pictorial of your intended network layout
by eneimi
Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: redirecting trafiic
Replies: 11
Views: 1168

Re: redirecting trafiic

First out, you should upgrade your version of routeros. It's implementation of web proxy isn't as refined as in recent versions. I think you need transparent web proxy. Your scenario sounds similar to Example 3 in the following link: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Examples_for_Use_Caching_Server_(5_M...
by eneimi
Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS
Replies: 24
Views: 4684

Re: Setting up Hotspot without the use of RADIUS

I assume you have your wan setup already - i.e you have one end of your routerboard connected to the internet (ether1 perhaps)? This means you have assigned an ip to ether1 (ip--address), you have configured gateway (ip--route) and dns (ip--dns--settings). Next assign ip to ether2 (ip--addresses--re...
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