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by holvoetn
Fri Feb 23, 2024 8:11 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Assign ethernet port to existing VLAN
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Assign ethernet port to existing VLAN

SWOS-question, so moved there. Set port 23 to Optional, only untagged and VLAN ID 30. BUT ... as @gigabyte091 already points out, where is the feeding trunk port ? (Strict, only tagged, base PVID leave to 1. You also need to correctly define it in VLANs tab, the one to the right of the screen you sh...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 4:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 128
Views: 28577

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

Thank you for the feedback but how is a normal user supposed to do this downgrade ? It's only possible via support, I believe ? Why would a normal user run an RC version? One can always download the package for the older version, put it on the router and reboot. It should work. Again ... this comme...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 1:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: router not broadcasting wifi
Replies: 12
Views: 501

Re: router not broadcasting wifi

OK, time to stop playing around. Go to terminal: /export file=anynameyouwish Move file to computer (drag 'n drop) Edit file, remove sensitive info (serial number, any public Wan IP) Post contents of file between code quotes (the button with </>) for easier readability. PS and PLEASE stop responding ...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Cannot connect to cAP AX on 5ghz
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: Cannot connect to cAP AX on 5ghz

Next thing to be aware of then is security settings.
Make sure your clients can use whatever is set on the access point.
E.g. you can use WPA3 with AX access points but not all clients will be able to use it.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 11:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best ax CPE to connect to cAP ax
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Best ax CPE to connect to cAP ax

AX2/AX3 should work nicely.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 11:15 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 885
Views: 233589

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

Because wireless was part of the main routeros package in 7.12. If wireless package wasn't installed by default during update to 7.13, you would lose features like legacy capsman. I know why it got installed (way too broad default upgrade behavior) but my point is that this happens on a device NOT ...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 11:09 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 885
Views: 233589

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

I am well aware of that (and that's also what I did, obviously). But you might run into a situation where the extra wireless package (which is completely useless for normal operation on that device) totally bunks the upgrade. And what then ?? I know how to deal with it. But I'm pretty sure there wil...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 8:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 128
Views: 28577

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

... for now the version is removed from the upgrade server and a downgrade to 04 is recommended.
Thank you for the feedback but how is a normal user supposed to do this downgrade ? It's only possible via support, I believe ?
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 22, 2024 8:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DHCP Starting IP from 192.168.88.2
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: DHCP Starting IP form 192.168.88.2

DHCP is DHCP. What does it matter if it starts at the end or the beginning as long as the pool is properly used ? Just wondering.... Hin when you replace existing router with Mikrotik and some IP are set manualy (printer....)with end of the pool, you can facing a big conflict. Not really. DHCP is s...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB4011 / hEX routers upgrade & VPN connections
Replies: 51
Views: 1844

Re: RB4011 / hEX routers upgrade & VPN connections

Don't use hide sensitive.
Default ROS7 is to hide most (not all) sensitive info.

Just use /export file=anynameyouwish
Edit that file. There shouldn't be too much sensitive info in there.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 8:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Step by Step tutorial on Enabling Dynamic VLANs using CAPsMAN and the new User Manager on ROS7
Replies: 19
Views: 8156

Re: Step by Step tutorial on Enabling Dynamic VLANs using CAPsMAN and the new User Manager on ROS7

Have you installed user-manager package on your device ? It is in extra packages zip file.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 8:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 885
Views: 233589

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

But then: are you sure you don't want to run legacy CAPsMAN on your switch? :wink:
I don't even run zerotier on it.
But EOIP to central RB5009 runs just fine :doublewink:
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 8:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New L11UG-5HaxD
Replies: 28
Views: 5378

Re: New L11UG-5HaxD

Easiest workaround: EOIP across wifi interfaces.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 8:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 885
Views: 233589

Re: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!

Upgraded 2x CRS326. 16Mb devices.

After upgrade from 7.12.1 to 7.13.5 (but surely it will be the case with any 7.13.x version), wireless package was also present, eating away precious storage space. Why ? On a switch ?
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 2:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ultimate multi-cAP AX configuration [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: Ultimate multi-cAP AX configuration [SOLVED]

Ideally those devices should be placed in the center of 4 squares making up that 1000m2 area.
So distances will even be less.
11.3m max.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 1:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Is 5W enough to power a hAP ax lite?
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Is 5W enough to power a hAP ax lite?

Correction, it's a 20.000 mAh version (Trust 23565, not available anymore)
It can give 2.4 on USB-A, 3A on USB-C.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 12:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Is 5W enough to power a hAP ax lite?
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Is 5W enough to power a hAP ax lite?

Nope. AX Lite LTE can go up to 12W. It will not be 12W all the time but depending on startup sequence or whatever it may be doing, the device may (temporarily) not get enough juice from your laptop. But ... I already tested it using a power bank (10.000mAh) and could go way over 10 hours usage (ligh...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Access Point as Router
Replies: 3
Views: 180

Re: Access Point as Router

Yes BUT ... don't expect stellar performance.
This is really a basic-entry device.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 128
Views: 28577

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

*) lte - added redial timer when the MBIM modem fails to register or does not receive APN activation notification;
Does this solve the current issues with Fibocom FG621-EA FW version 05 (Ax Lite LTE) ?
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 6:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB5009 VLAN initial setup [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: RB5009 VLAN initial setup [SOLVED]

You are braver than I.
Put it on a "someday/maybe" list. Then at least you can decide not to look at it :lol:
(same here BTW)
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 6:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB5009 VLAN initial setup [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: RB5009 VLAN initial setup [SOLVED]

The de facto guideline for setting up VLANs on ROS:
viewtopic.php?t=143620

Read, digest, think it over.
Reread, apply, think it over.
Rinse and repeat until it all sinks in :D
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 11:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]
Replies: 26
Views: 979

Re: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]

Since I've done all config in WinBox I've not found the proper section to assign wifi interfaces to capsman.
The 2nd tab when you open that interface.
Configuration and then the field labeled Manager.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 11:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]
Replies: 26
Views: 979

Re: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]

I never told that this is the final scenario. My final config has 3 x HAP ax3 and 1 x L009 In that case you definitely need those provisioning rules and ideally even per radio mac address to steer correct frequency setting for each of those APs (other options also possible. I find MAC address to be...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 11:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]
Replies: 26
Views: 979

Re: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]

... which also raises the question:
why use capsman with only ONE Access point ??
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 8:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB4011 / hEX routers upgrade & VPN connections
Replies: 51
Views: 1844

Re: RB4011 / hEX routers upgrade & VPN connections

I'm not going to intervene in the rest of the discussion but ... OP said he wanted devices to connect to a hex that is behind CGNAT for VPN purposes (i.e. Road warrior setup). There is no way to do that via a standard Wireguard config due to the CGNAT. Why not ? You only need ONE public IP (doesn't ...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 6:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: L009 with no 5GHz wireless
Replies: 16
Views: 929

Re: L009 with no 5GHz wireless

You'd be surprised how much brand-new designed appliances are being sold today only able to use 2.4GHz.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 20, 2024 5:56 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Locked Out
Replies: 11
Views: 619

Re: Locked Out

Unless you have disabled this option.
The Mikrotik woobm is handy for this scenario.
Also crossed my mind.

Too bad it has been discontinued... so those still having it, make sure to keep it safe !
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 4:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: router not broadcasting wifi
Replies: 12
Views: 501

Re: router not broadcasting wifi

What router are you using ?
My guess from seeing the MAC address, cAP AX or AX2 (devices I have are using more or less the same range but that could be a pure coincidence).
So yes, check Wifi tab (and why is wireless loaded then ?)
You need to give us more information.
Definitely so.
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 4:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Downgrade hAP AX3 from 7.13 to 7.12.1 fail
Replies: 7
Views: 1088

Re: Downgrade hAP AX3 from 7.13 to 7.12.1 fail

Because there is functionality in older versions that is not in 7.13. When using many access-points managed by Capsman while using Capsman forwarding it is not possible to go to 7.13. It is simply not acceptable to change all access-points to local forwarding. Small comment here: Since 7.13 basic w...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 3:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: help to configure
Replies: 24
Views: 854

Re: help to configure

I also have it for 2 APs at home (mainly for learning how to use it myself, my whole home environment is one big lab setup :lol: ).

I have other installations with 4 APs and no capsman.
Or 15 APs and capsman.

Again, depends on what you want.
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 3:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]
Replies: 26
Views: 979

Re: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]

L009: /interface wifi set [ find default-name=wifi1 ] configuration=*1 configuration.mode=ap Where is the missing configuration ? /interface wifi cap set certificate=request discovery-interfaces=bridge-local enabled=yes You can not enable caps mode on local interfaces for wave2 device. You need to c...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 3:01 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: help to configure
Replies: 24
Views: 854

Re: help to configure

Side answer then: depends on what you need to achieve. Pure setup of AP, much easier standalone for most / newcomers. But if you want to benefit from central management and better roaming, capsman is advised. (IMHO to be honest, it's not thát much more effort to setup capsman versus standalone mode ...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 2:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: help to configure
Replies: 24
Views: 854

Re: help to configure

@jaclaz, where do you see capsman being mentioned by OP ?
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 1:43 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Locked Out
Replies: 11
Views: 619

Re: Locked Out

And no ROMON access either via other nearby Mikrotik device ? So you close the door, throw away the key and then additionally put a wall in front of the door. How is anyone supposed to help with that ? If there is still a way in, you should know about it. Hopefully 1 ether port off-bridge or a seria...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 1:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]
Replies: 26
Views: 979

Re: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]

Personally I don't use certificates.
I don't see the benefit from using it in my own LAN environment.
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 12:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: help to configure
Replies: 24
Views: 854

Re: help to configure

Easiest for you (myself, I would take a shortcut via caps mode but then you need to start from 0 with wifi config, so let's not do that): - connect PC/laptop to ether2 on cap XL AC - connect using Winbox and MAC address (not IP address) (beware: it could be password is on a label on the back of the ...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:44 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: L009 with no 5GHz wireless
Replies: 16
Views: 929

Re: L009 with no 5GHz wireless

The fact both versions exist of L009, makes it the user responsibility to decide if they want to use it or not. You don't have to. You have the choice. MT definitely had it's reasons to release it with wifi, otherwise they would not have done it. Similar issue with AX Lite, only 2.4Ghz AX wifi. AX L...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:17 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to fix unable to obtain ip address
Replies: 5
Views: 403

Re: How to fix unable to obtain ip address

... and as a courtesy to other users, what was the problem and what was the fix ?
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 9:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]
Replies: 26
Views: 979

Re: CAPsMAN not working on 7.13.4 [SOLVED]

Have you tried clearing out all certificates ?
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 19, 2024 9:36 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Virtual SIM in Mikrotik
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: Virtual SIM in Mikrotik

Hooks are there in menu structure but not functional yet.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 3:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: help to configure
Replies: 24
Views: 854

Re: help to configure

First things first: AX3 and cAP XL AC are devices using two different wifi technologies. AX3 is wifi6 using wave2 drivers, XL AC is wifi5 using legacy drivers. You CAN upgrade XL AC to wave2 drivers but let's not get there right now. What I first would like to see from you is HOW are those 2 devices...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 1:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 128
Views: 28577

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

There you have it.
Self inflicted issue :lol:
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 1:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

Tothefull
Your test shows results higher then what ethernet can do on that device.
Can not be.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

Ax2 only supports 80MHz channels.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 11:33 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 128
Views: 28577

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

FWIW, I am NOT seeing those log entries on Hex and mAP running latest 7.14. Why only on CCR then ? I even downloaded the complete default script, nothing to be found in there related to this api.ipify.org (or anything with "api" in it, for that matter). But it "could" be CCR only...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 10:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

Still seeing packet loss.
You should end up around 750, maybe just a bit more. But nowhere near 940 !
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 18, 2024 12:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

Is that a udp test ?
Try a genuine iperf and observe packet loss.
It only counts when packet loss is 0.

The difference between sender and receiver already tells something.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

986 Mbps over wifi ? That's Gigabit ethernet.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 8:38 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR Hosted in Azure?
Replies: 9
Views: 588

Re: CHR Hosted in Azure?

Nice !
WIll have to play with it tomorrow.

In the mean time I also found this:
viewtopic.php?t=153602
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 8:10 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR Hosted in Azure?
Replies: 9
Views: 588

Re: CHR Hosted in Azure?

Ok, and how did you tackle that ?

Starting from which VM ?
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

You should have told that from the beginning... comparing apples to oranges and putting everyone on the wrong track. Don't expect via wifi to get to 1Gbps, not even 900Mbps (700-750 is about the max under normal conditions). Default checklist for wifi: - set your frequency manually - make sure to us...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: hap ax^2 does not provide full speed connection

... but when I measure connection speed always get less, around 600Mbps. If I connect my laptop directly to the ISP router I get around 900Mbps. Can someone tell me why? Mikrotik router settings are default. Is that test being done also with direct cable connection to AX2 ? If Wifi, a bit normal ...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 6:13 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DHCP Starting IP from 192.168.88.2
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: DHCP Starting IP from 192.168.88.2

And what does this have to do with DHCP ?

Private or public, it's all IP. Same DHCP-process.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 5:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DHCP Starting IP from 192.168.88.2
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: DHCP Starting IP form 192.168.88.2

DHCP is DHCP.
What does it matter if it starts at the end or the beginning as long as the pool is properly used ?
Just wondering....
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 5:46 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR Hosted in Azure?
Replies: 9
Views: 588

Re: CHR Hosted in Azure?

AFAIK Azure doesn't provide empty VM which you can launch from ISO for further installation.
It's Windows or Linux ( or blob or SQL... but that's not relevant here).
So curious to know too...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik LHG LTE18 and Zerotier
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: MikroTik LHG LTE18 and Zerotier

Try netinstall, sometimes it clears out space which is left behind from earlier versions.
If that doesn't help, try 7.14rc1, it should be a bit smaller (maybe just enough to have zerotier added).

But why zerotier ? Wireguard is also an option and default available in ROS7.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transport layer 2 over Internet?
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Transport layer 2 over Internet?

Both :lol: Advantage of zerotier is that it is rather simple and even works behind CGNAT. No public IP needed. Disadvantage is that you need a device which is supported by MT (arm/arm64). And it passes somehow 3th party servers (they can say as much as they want it's not so, somewhere in the process...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:36 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 333
Views: 306726

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2

Most likely storage size problems due to 16Mb flash.

Netinstall may clear out internal space just enough but possibly next upgrade you will be stuck again.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 17, 2024 10:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: actual basics
Replies: 20
Views: 953

Re: actual basics

I did read the post from your link right away when I saw it. Excellent post !! Quite nice to see it being presented this way and IMHO a HUGE help for newcomers. I'm not a good writer but I'm a pretty good reviewer, I like to think (years and years of reviewing electronic design specifications as tes...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 16, 2024 3:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to fix unable to obtain ip address
Replies: 5
Views: 403

Re: How to fix unable to obtain ip address

Best to post your config between code quotes so we can see in detail what might be wrong.

But my first guess would be you did not remove eth5 from bridge.
It should be.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 16, 2024 12:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4
Replies: 16
Views: 1065

Re: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4

Did it ever work ??
If not, why did you install it on the ceiling ?

First thing I always do when installing a new AP is to first make sure it works while it's on my desk.
Only THEN it goes up or away.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 16, 2024 11:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can't get basic vlan trunk to work. What am I missing?
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Re: Can't get basic vlan trunk to work. What am I missing?

Good first post !!

You might be better of to review this default VLAN tutorial on ROS:
viewtopic.php?t=143620

It's generic for all Mikrotik devices.
Bridge VLAN handling, not via switch chip (and those devices that can, will HW offload the relevant parts)
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 16, 2024 11:02 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: actual basics
Replies: 20
Views: 953

Re: actual basics

Quickset should be "one time wizzard" disabling itself when you press "Save configuration" and active only with DEFAULT configuration.
Small correction.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 16, 2024 10:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4
Replies: 16
Views: 1065

Re: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4

For both options return to vendor and netinstall, the most practical approach is also to take it down ...(especially return to vendor :lol: ). You can set the device to look for netinstall server on the first reboot. But it might take more then one attempt. Other option: Remove wifi-qcom-ac package,...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 16, 2024 8:08 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Assigning EoIP to an interface [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Assigning EoIP to an interface [SOLVED]

Just tested it on my lab setup between Hex and AX2.
Works as indicated.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 11:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP Tunnel over IPSEC speed performance tuning
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Re: EOIP Tunnel over IPSEC speed performance tuning

Don't use EOIP ?
IPSEC can be HW offloaded on those devices.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 11:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Assigning EoIP to an interface [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Assigning EoIP to an interface [SOLVED]

You're afraid someone is hacking into your ethernet inside your own LAN ?? How it might be solved (I think, I need to test it myself): - remove eth2 from L009 bridge - assign new subnet with /30 - remove eth1 from RB2011 bridge - assign other address from same subnet as point 2 - create on both side...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 11:24 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Missing WLAN in OS 7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Missing WLAN in OS 7 [SOLVED]

This one might be easier to read, especially the grid. https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Wireless Basically, for 7.13-chain and above: - if you want legacy wireless like it was: add wireless package - if you want wave2 wifi (ac2 can do it): add wifi-qcom-ac package For both cases: be aware ...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Channel Overlap
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Re: Channel Overlap

Can you please show related config ?
What does status tab show for that radio ?

Also, have you tried other scanning tools ? Do they tell you the same story ?
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 11:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Two wireless interfaces on hAP lite ac
Replies: 2
Views: 288

Re: Two wireless interfaces on hAP lite ac

Difference between architecture (SMIPS / MIPSBE).
I believe basic support (for capsman wave2) is available on mipsbe, not on smips.
Can't find the related info back right now.

Link with grid:
https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Wireless
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 8:20 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 885
Views: 233589

Re: v7.13.4 [stable] is released!

Fwiw, Hex running 7.14rc1 including wireless package (using it as test for dual capsman setup):
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 15, 2024 8:18 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 128
Views: 28577

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

i hope that the LTE can be fixed on the stable version , as per advised.
Can you please clarify exactly what you mean ?
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 11:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot upgrade fresh rb450gx1 to 7.12.1, not enough space
Replies: 6
Views: 416

Re: Cannot upgrade fresh rb450gx1 to 7.12.1, not enough space

Make sure to update routerboot firmware as well.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 10:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot upgrade fresh rb450gx1 to 7.12.1, not enough space
Replies: 6
Views: 416

Re: Cannot upgrade fresh rb450gx1 to 7.12.1, not enough space

I'm afraid it will be netinstall-time.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 10:41 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

I agree and I'm certain they will mitigate this problem.
But for now, it might be a workaround.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 10:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN with Wi-Fi repeater
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: CAPsMAN with Wi-Fi repeater

You can specify which interfaces participate in capsman and which are excluded. It's not all or nothing. You enable CAPS mode on your AP but still you need to specify per wifi interface which one will be manager: capsman, local or capsman-or-local. Reset to CAPS mode is just a simplification of conf...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 10:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues
Replies: 16
Views: 664

Re: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues

Errmm ... no. Did I mention it is a lab test setup ? :lol: Dedicated EOIP interface between AX2 and Hex to "simulate" capsman forwarding. Shouldn't make a difference. /interface wifi capsman set enabled=yes interfaces=EOIP_AX2 package-path="" require-peer-certificate=no upgrade-p...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 10:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues
Replies: 16
Views: 664

Re: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues

I'm not seeing anything really out of the ordinary on the wave2 capsman part.
Only difference I see it that I don't use any certificates at all (don't know why I should on a completely internal LAN).
Maybe you can try that as well, if it works, you know where the problem is.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 9:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax2 5GHz wifi not showing for phone
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: hAP ax2 5GHz wifi not showing for phone

Since you did not specify the frequency, it's auto. And AX2/AX3 tend to favor high ranges when left to auto, so it seems. Check which frequency is being used by AX2. Next check if A52 can use that frequency. Especially when the frequency is in the higher range (UNII-3) it might become a problem. As ...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues
Replies: 16
Views: 664

Re: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues

All zeroes MAC: you need to set the field blank
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 7:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When will we see AX on WISP?
Replies: 5
Views: 1135

Re: When will we see AX on WISP?

This is hardly a solution.
It's a building block.

Interesting but nonetheless a building block.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 5:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Support informed me yesterday they may have found the possible cause. (it has to do with multiple APNs being defined and then FW crashing because of it) About solution and resolving the issue for current incidents, I don't know. I'm staying put on 04 now for a while. For those still having this prob...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 12:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues
Replies: 16
Views: 664

Re: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues

I have a dual test setup at home (using Hex, AX2 and mAP).
Will check this evening if I can see potential issues.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 11:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: !!! RBM33G - capacitor C102 =(
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: !!! RBM33G - capacitor C102 =(

Best to contact support@mikrotik.com
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 14, 2024 11:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues
Replies: 16
Views: 664

Re: Dual-CAPsMAN (7.13+) issues

When setting up dual capsman environments, it is recommended to clear all certificates related to capsman.
Have you already tried that ?
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:06 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: mAP Lite - refresh
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: mAP Lite - refresh

I doubt you can get 5GHz AX in size of map.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 13, 2024 3:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4
Replies: 16
Views: 1065

Re: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4

As it says on the screenshot: your device is country locked !!

What is on the label which is on the bottom of the device ?
Picture please.

If it is effectively a country locked version (label should show RBcAPGi-5acD2nD-XL-<country code>), 2 options:
1- return to vendor !!
2- try netinstall
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Downgrade ROS 7.13 to 6.46
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: Downgrade ROS 7.13 to 6.46

Do the log files indicate an issue why the downgrade is not done ? Possibly storage issues, Omnitik 5 PoE is 16Mb device and as of 7.13, ROS7 is known to cause a potential problem on such devices (depending on your config and usage: for some it works, for some it doesn't). If possible, try to remove...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wireguard breaking changes in 7.12
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: Wireguard breaking changes in 7.12

Assuming it is a bug, did you contact support about it ?
Everything still works on my devices (most 7.13 or above) but I do admit all WG tunnels were already set up before 7.12.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 13, 2024 10:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman version [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 725

Re: Capsman version [SOLVED]

To make matters more complex ... cAP AC is capable of running wave2 drivers. For that you need to upgrade cAP AC to 7.13 at least. Then remove wireless package and add wifi-qcom-ac. When that happens, Hex doesn't need wireless anymore and can (as from 7.13) use capsman for wave2 devices from the sta...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Server disconnecting because it says Your IP address has changed 2 WAN PCC Load Balancing
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Server disconnecting because it says Your IP address has changed 2 WAN PCC Load Balancing

@Mesquite: it _IS_ a PCC problem if connections between two same addresses but different ports are being sent over different WAN because of the classifier. BTW, don't believe me, believe this guy who you also have referenced quite often already: https://mum.mikrotik.com/presentations/US12/steve.pdf ...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: I can´t add a LoRa device
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: I can´t add a LoRa device

Since 7.11 LoRa has been moved to IoT package.
Have you installed that one ?
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: check my settings
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: check my settings

And what is there to check ?

What do you want it to do ?
What does work ? What does not work ?

You need to be a bit more specific with your question.
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Server disconnecting because it says Your IP address has changed 2 WAN PCC Load Balancing
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Server disconnecting because it says Your IP address has changed 2 WAN PCC Load Balancing

Because of this: per-connection-classifier=both-addresses-and-ports Skip ports part or it will result in a possible different WAN to be chosen. You want all connections from source A towards source B to be using the same WAN, regardless of ports. So: per-connection-classifier=both-addresses on all r...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WireGuard throughput depending on running torch [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 561

Re: WireGuard throughput depending on running torch [SOLVED]

No, the fact quite some others can see through your disguise quite easily.
So why hide ? Because it's carnival season ?
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wrong credentials on new Chateau LTE 12 [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 324

Re: Wrong credentials on new Chateau LTE 12

I, ve found it, thanks. Didn' t know about this, I've followed the online manual which reports to use admin and blank password. Thanks. Actually, you missed a part. https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/UM/Chateau+LTE12 User name: admin and there is no password by default you will be logged in aut...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4
Replies: 16
Views: 1065

Re: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4

@OP:
can you post export of wifi part of your config ?
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 11:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4
Replies: 16
Views: 1065

Re: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4

The label which is on the device, please.
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: bridge and use openvpn on hap ax2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: bridge and use openvpn on hap ax2 [SOLVED]

1- yes
2- ax2 comes default with ROS7. And yes, OVPN is supported.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 8:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN Wifi and Wifi bridge
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Re: CAPsMAN Wifi and Wifi bridge

Put eoip link across that connection from ap to map so the printer can be in the same subnet.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 8:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik LHG LTE18 and Zerotier
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: MikroTik LHG LTE18 and Zerotier

What does log show after reboot ?

Are you sure there is enough free space on that device to host zerotier package ?
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 6:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: S-RJ01 - terribly unrelibable?
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Re: S-RJ01 - terribly unrelibable?

The S-RJ01 *itself* is OK I guess. I have one in my RB5009 and my ISP/Internet is coming in through there. Runs a little hot (66°C) but never any issues. But I have the impression it might be very dependent on which platform you plugin the module + RouterOS release. Vendor Revision : 2.16 Manufacte...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 5:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Access SXT through hAP lite
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Re: Access SXT through hAP lite

hAP and SXT are connected via ethernet.
But what address is used on both connecting ports ?

It should be as simple as adding a route to 192.168.188.0/24 and use address of SXT.

EDIT: I suppose hap is acting as real router with DHCP and NAT ?
Why not move everything in 1 subnet ? Much easier.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 5:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: mAP Lite - refresh
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: mAP Lite - refresh

Not as small as map but maybe close enough ?
Add your own case and presto.

L11ug
https://mikrotik.com/product/l11ug_5haxd
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 5:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE6
Replies: 32
Views: 6150

Re: hAP ax lite LTE6

7.12, 7.13beta ... no change lte1: no response for: AT E0 V1 FWIW (and for reference for others) I experienced the same some days ago and at least 2 other users as well. That message might indicate a FW crash, I just had upgraded to latest 05 for that device. So did the other users. So not really a...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 5:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG LTE6 pingable, but can't connect
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Re: LHG LTE6 pingable, but can't connect

If that address shown in Winbox is differently then the one you had setup earlier, it might be the device has gone through a config reset (why and how ? That's another discussion). But in that case Winbox should be able to get access via MAC address, user/passwd will then most likely also be reset t...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 5:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Unable to get VLAN working between RB5009 and AX2
Replies: 16
Views: 680

Re: Unable to get VLAN working between RB5009 and AX2

There was a good tutorial for this scenario... Unfortunately it's taken down... Truth to be told, it was the user himself who decided to take it down. I only hope he saved the material so it can be brought back (by him or his alter ego ... hint hint ). It's a pity some friction and differences betw...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 4:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: new capsman client works on hAP ac2 but not on wAP ac [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: new capsman client works on hAP ac2 but not on wAP ac [SOLVED]

Just see that the device is complaining about a problem after installing the wifi-qcom-ac package. Since the device is used in caps mode, can you reset to default config and then enable caps mode again ? Does it show the same error ? Anyhow, the error message indicates support should be contacted (...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 2:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Unable to get VLAN working between RB5009 and AX2
Replies: 16
Views: 680

Re: Unable to get VLAN working between RB5009 and AX2

Read and understand that tutorial...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 11, 2024 1:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Unable to get VLAN working between RB5009 and AX2
Replies: 16
Views: 680

Re: Unable to get VLAN working between RB5009 and AX2

Maybe best to first digest this excellent VLAN tutorial.
viewtopic.php?t=143620
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: new capsman client works on hAP ac2 but not on wAP ac [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: new capsman client works on hAP ac2 but not on wAP ac [SOLVED]

Try to delete certificates on capsman controller.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: capAX lost internet connection after power outage [solved]
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: capAX lost internet connection after power outage

Not sure what to make from that message...

Try to remove Mac on bridge and set it to auto.
Possibly crs326 has the same mac address ?

Or one way or the other a loop ( which would surprise me with cap ax only having 2 ports, you would see that immediately).
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 7:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can't access hEX (pretty urgent) [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 1356

Re: Can't access hEX (pretty urgent) [SOLVED]

Time to hit the drawing table then as well to prevent this from happening again.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 6:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can't access hEX (pretty urgent) [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 1356

Re: Can't access hEX (pretty urgent) [SOLVED]

Might effectively be the cheapest and fastest option.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can't access hEX (pretty urgent) [SOLVED]
Replies: 30
Views: 1356

Re: Can't access hEX (pretty urgent) [SOLVED]

100 miles ? I've had it once with an SXT serving cAP AC and cAP mini over 900km away. No remote connection anymore, nobody onsite. Small problem. Luckily just the week before I was going towards that location so no major problems caused. Netinstall should be done 1) putting Hex in netinstall mode (q...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 4:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]

(already suggested couple of posts up) I would still go with AX3 then, even when you disable wifi. - faster processor then AX2 (or better put: AX2 is limited in speed, it's the same processor) - USB slot (you never know what it comes useful for) Pure price: yes, AX2 even with wifi disabled. But pers...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 3:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]

True but it's not arm so e.g. no zerotier, no containers and whatelse they will bring out.
For future safety, I would choose at least arm, preferably arm64 platform.

Hex is a nice device (was my first Tik and still use it) but it can become a problem in future.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 11:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Persistent Wi-Fi Disconnection Issues with Mikrotik ax2
Replies: 62
Views: 11728

Re: Persistent Wi-Fi Disconnection Issues with Mikrotik ax2

There is a setting where you can disable this behavior. Only cli.

Don't know by memory, mkx mentioned it not too long ago. So should turn up fast using search.
Disable running check or so.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 11:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Set COUNTRY parameter - WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: Set COUNTRY parameter - WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

Wifi is never standalone.

Unless you put the device in a metal enclosure in which case the lte function will not work either.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Set COUNTRY parameter - WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: Set COUNTRY parameter - WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

It's the owner's responsibility to observe local regulations.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can not reset mAP device
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Can not reset mAP device

Hello! I had to reset the mikrotik hAP, ... Yes, and figured out the problem already :-) You have to install ROS 6.xx on th mAP through Netinstall, installing ROS 7.xx causes the router inoperable. After succesful boot one can install ROS 7.xx by winbox without problems, probably something with 16M...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4
Replies: 16
Views: 1065

Re: failed to set country - CAP XL AC 7.13.4

Can you post the complete model name which is on the label.
It could be your device is locked, in that case country can not be changed.

Netinstall might solve it in that case but I am not sure.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]

First answer, same package (but different color): RB5009 A bit pricier but it should last you several years from now. Depending on the ethernet ports you need, you may not even need a managed switch (RB5009 can do that too, it has a 2.5Gb port, 7 Gb ports plus 1 SFP port). Or have a look at AX3 (BIG...
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Made an error in the script. Started it again this morning, so far so good. But the device was active all night and there were no issues seen, interface kept stable. Therefor the issue was solved for me with the downgrade. @TeWe: I suggest you also contact support, refer to the same SUP-ticket I mad...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]

As a switch, it can do it easily.
As a router, not really.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 8:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Looking good so far.
Relocated the device to location with better reception.
Scheduled a script with bandwidth test over zerotier to home RB5009.
Running stable for 20 minutes already.

I will let it run overnight.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 8:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CSS610-8G-2S+IN Wall mounting ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: CSS610-8G-2S+IN Wall mounting ideas?

Holy cow, that last one is a beauty !
Didn't know that exists.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 7:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

I didn't.
Support did via Back To Home access :lol:

Yes, 04 again.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CSS610-8G-2S+IN Wall mounting ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: CSS610-8G-2S+IN Wall mounting ideas?

An EASY solution, my friend :lol:
(but it's a good suggestion)
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CSS610-8G-2S+IN Wall mounting ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: CSS610-8G-2S+IN Wall mounting ideas?

As it happens to be, I have the exact same model but the RM version (RM = Rack Mount).
So mine can be mounted in a rack (which I do in my lab setup).
But it can not be mounted against a wall.

Also curious to see if someone has found an easy way to make that happen.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: L009UiGS-RM low transfer and high CPU usage [SOLVED]

Check test results for that device.
https://mikrotik.com/product/l009uigs_r ... estresults

That device is not capable to route that amount of traffic for most cases.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Changelog Question
Replies: 21
Views: 868

Re: Changelog Question

Ah, I see, it was more a conceptual remark.
I fully agree there.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Or they took it down pending investigation ? After all, support did mention the log messages they saw where an indication of a firmware crash. Don't want that to go into the wild ... Not a real problem for me. This is a lab device. I mainly use it to test and in case of emergencies when I really REA...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Changelog Question
Replies: 21
Views: 868

Re: Changelog Question

??
There are no profiles with legacy wireless ?
Or are you referring to legacy capsman here ?
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

No idea why I got notified, but I sure am glad I didn't upgrade modem FW.
Because I split those first two posts from the AX Lite LTE thread.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Changelog Question
Replies: 21
Views: 868

Re: Changelog Question

In 7.13 ability to reset /interface/wifi to defaults would be welcome for all WiFi5 devices previously running legacy wireless driver.
Actually, it does exist.
interface/wireless/reset wlan1
Just tested on mAP with 7.14b6. It works.
But ... nowhere to be found in the documentation.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 4:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Hmm ... was thinking about zerotier but indeed, bth makes more sense.
Let them use their own product :D
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 4:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

I'm going back and forth with support now and they suggest it has something to do with APN settings. But it worked just before the FW upgrade ?? That would be really coincidence that 2 users each in another country experience the EXACT same problem after a FW upgrade to the modem but for BOTH their ...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: spare part exact name\code? wifi Antenna for HAP AC3 ?
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: spare part exact name\code? wifi Antenna for HAP AC3 ?

This is the "outdoor" version. (No hinge!)
Good catch ! Didn't see that.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 10:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Upgraded again from 7.13.3 to 7.14b10. No dice. Reboot again (to be sure routerboot was upgraded as well). 08:10:19 lte,error lte1: no response for: AT+GTCAINFO? 08:10:19 lte,info lte1 mbim: error: wdm send failed: 19 (don't mind timings w.r.t. previous loggings, it's not synchronized yet so the tim...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 10:39 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Reboot because of relocation aaaannndd ... it's there again.
07:48:59 lte,error lte1: no response for: AT E0 V1
..
07:49:19 lte,error lte1: no response for: AT E0 V1
...
07:49:39 lte,error lte1: no response for: AT E0 V1
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 10:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

SUP-143353 created. I also put in reference to this thread for support. No clue how modem FW is to be downgraded. LTE interface itself remains running but I see quite a bit of link down/up in log file (could be the flaky reception where it is located, I am aware of that. Will reposition the device t...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 10:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05
Replies: 46
Views: 2965

Re: hAP ax lite LTE - issues after modem FW upgrade to 16121.1034.00.01.01.05

Wow, it was not me !! :lol: I'm seeing the exact same problems after upgrade to latest modem firmware. I saw it happening on latest 7.14beta, so I down graded to 7.13.3. Still saw it there. Then I did a complete config reset and now it's running for 10 minutes (wouldn't last 5 before !!) I'll split ...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 10:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: GUEST & PRODUCTION Access - WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: GUEST & PRODUCTION Access - WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

Quick and dirty you can solve this with a second bridge with all whistles and bells (e.g. second DHCP server, second DHCP pool etc.) and attach wireless interfaces serving Guest to that second bridge. But there are multiple ways to tackle this and the most recommended is using VLAN to segregate work...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 9:51 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

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

Normis, wild idea ... Would it be helpful if selected users can participate in creating help contents and manuals ? It would help to define the scenarios to be followed, define which format to use and then it's fleshing out all the steps and instructions. Obviously redacting authority would remain w...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 8:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: hAP ax2 WireGuard Performance
Replies: 3
Views: 353

Re: hAP ax2 WireGuard Performance

Should get at least 200-300Mbps depending upon of course the ISPs at either end...... A bit more, I think. On AX Lite I can reach around 200Mbs TCP and close to 400Mbps UDP using wireguard (internal lab testing to RB5009). And on that last part, processor of AX Lite was only at 20%, not more. So ro...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 09, 2024 8:14 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 510
Views: 142962

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

Before and after.

The dim blue light shows on the photo (slow shutter because of light conditions) but is not visible at all with naked eye.
Ports on the back are completely off.

Again, if it doesn't work for you, contact support.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

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

Can you post the config which does not work please ?
I am not following what you mean.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wireguard Remonte access no lan no intenet
Replies: 13
Views: 626

Re: Wireguard Remonte access no lan no intenet


This is the code:
[Interface]
Address = 10.10.0.2/30
DNS = 8.8.8.8
ListenPort = 13568
PrivateKey = KEY

[Peer]
AllowedIPs = 0.0.0.0/0, ::/0
Endpoint = XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:13568
PublicKey = key
Why 10.10.0.2/30 as address ?
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem: Forwarding WireGuard traffic is very slow
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Problem: Forwarding WireGuard traffic is very slow

My first thought was also MTU but you ruled that one out already.

Odd that adding VETH causes this.
On which bridge ? CCR2216 or CHR#2 ?
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Wireguard Remonte access no lan no intenet
Replies: 13
Views: 626

Re: Wireguard Remonte access no lan no intenet

Good first post !
Can you also share the settings on the notebook where the wireguard client is running ? (remove WAN IP where you connect to and Private/Public keys, just note they are there).
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

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

I am happy for you. Thank you :lol: In all seriousness: I fully admit I am not an average user. But far from an expert nor magician either. There are others here having a LOT more knowledge then I do. While the documentation can be improved (and yes, it can be improved quite a bit) all basic buildi...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

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

Wrong conclusion.

Reboot due to upgrade to 7.13.3
It was running almost 80 days before.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

Go to the post providing your solution and on the top right you should have the option to mark it solved.
( Accept this answer)

But it is not mandatory to do so.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

Good job !
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

To put it otherwise...

Help us to help you.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 510
Views: 142962

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

It is working for me.

Create supout and contact support.
They should be able to shed some light on it ( oh no, wait, you don't want light...sorry, couldnt resist)
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 12:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

Reread documentation please.

Obviously those ethernet ports need to be connected to bridge. Only your WAN interface not IF you have a separate WAN connection.
If the device is completely used as bridge/switch, all ether ports are to be connected to bridge.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 12:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Provision both wifi6 and wifi5 from one router
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Re: Provision both wifi6 and wifi5 from one router

Yes you can (thank you Barrack :lol: ) I have a running setup at home (lab environment) using Hex and it works just fine. You need to setup and provision those APs in their respective environments. Wave2 devices via Wifi (cAP AX, AX2, AX3, AX Lite, L009, any arm-AC device using wave2 drivers) https:...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 11:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

Read that linked material again and again and again since you are making some conceptual errors.

VLAN interface needs to be attached to bridge, not to ether port
DHCP then needs to be attached to VLAN interface
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

VLAN handling over 1 bridge.
Should always work, regardless of device type.

For some devices it is possible performance gains can be obtained doing things slightly different (see relevant pages for that in Help).
But the generic VLAN handling using 1 bridge will always work.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

Quite correct observation ...
Nowhere in the exports the model of the device is being shown.
So we can not be sure.

And it's not the first time around here I see users mixing cAP AX and cAP XL AC so indeed a good remark to make sure we're talking about the correct device.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:18 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

then what I did was I created a Bridge and included eth5 & VLAN and set up the DHCP server on the bridge and Lo and behold the thingy assigned an IP to my PC :lol: is this right? Although it works, it's not the recommended way. See here for some study material: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewto...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 08, 2024 10:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

Are you sure the cAP ax is not a cAP XL ac?
It shows ax/Ceee in the screenshots.
XL AC can not use that band. It would show AC then.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 11:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

And unless it's a frequency not supported by the connecting clients, it should work.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 11:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

You can leave both unselected (not blank, that's something else).
Then it will use maximum possible band and whatever frequency it sees fit.

Or use frequency list, or frequency range...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 11:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New hAP ax lite LTE
Replies: 199
Views: 24612

Re: New hAP ax lite LTE

Other cell tower and other band so may be normal.
For me it was exactly the same before and after. But also same cell tower and same band therefor logical.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 10:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 510
Views: 142962

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

*) leds - added "dark-mode" functionality for hAP ax3 and Chateau ax series devices; this is joke? Strange. My AX3 really shuts down ALL leds when I apply that setting, including the big blue one (finally !!). But I'm still not sure what the blue led is for :lol: EDIT: have to try 7.14b10...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 10:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

If you set frequency to auto, make sure it's not selecting a frequency which your client devices can not use.
Main reason why in that setup I showed, I only use lower ranges (Windows CE Symbol handheld warehouse scanners are the main client devices).
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 10:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN
Replies: 46
Views: 3767

Re: cAP ax 5GHz not working in CAPsMAN

Definitely not. I have a CAPSMAN setup with 15 APs (14 of which can use 5GHz) using 4 different 5Ghz-frequencies and devices connect and roam just fine across all APs. (and yes, I know there is 1 disabled interface, it's on purpose) Frequency definition is done through provisioning so I have no over...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 6:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

A simple Linux box is enough, I still use an old 2008 Dell laptop only for that purpose :lol:
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 5:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

Re: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 [SOLVED]

Thanks for your responses, Guntis.
Much appreciated.

Regarding the mentioned CAPs mode workaround, another option is to use "/interface/wifi reset wifi1,wifi2", it will clear the configuration from the interfaces.
Dang ! Didn't think of that before, good to know.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 5:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

In that case
Netinstall
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 3:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

Re: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 [SOLVED]

Truth to be told, I use a shortcut: reset to caps mode.

Everything cleared and only one setting to be changed then, capsman related (since most of APs I use are in full bridge mode anyhow so saves me that part as well).
And then I can start.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 3:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 (with updates) [SOLVED]
Replies: 41
Views: 1942

Re: The ABC of CAPsMAN v2 [SOLVED]

Problem here is that even when you use this method, you still need to go over all tabs to empty the default settings before all those nice profiles are fully used.
There should be a button "clean wifi settings" and then you can start configuring.
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 3:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: How to reset WAP ac LTE6 [SOLVED]

This is what user manual says: Buttons and jumpers The reset button has three functions: - Hold this button during boot time until the LED light starts flashing, release the button to reset RouterOS configuration (total 5 seconds). - Keep holding for 5 more seconds, LED turns solid, release now to t...
by holvoetn
Wed Feb 07, 2024 11:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi Disable [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 480

Re: Wifi Disable [SOLVED]

What I find curious here ... why is that setting not available in Winbox GUI ?
Only via CLI, it seems (just checked on 3 AC3s still running on legacy wifi).
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 11:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

400 millibit/s is quite easy to achieve, even with smoke signals.
Good catch 👍
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 10:17 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

Maybe a surprise
Under ideal circumstances you can get up to 400mb on 2.4GHz AX.
Been there, done that.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 7:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.14beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 510
Views: 142962

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

I found a setting on AX Lite LTE related to esim.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 6:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hap mini as wifi client "switch"
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Hap mini as wifi client "switch"

It depends if the access point you're going to connect to is a) also Mikrotik, b) is a legacy wireless device. I.e. not AX line nor arm-based AC device using wave2 drivers. I am not 100% sure if it will work with wave2 devices. There have been some changes lately on wifiwave2 side but I am not sure ...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 6:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router blocks communication
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Router blocks communication

Could you please re-check if possible how the gateway works with the old router? Also try connecting the gateway directly to your ISP's modem and see if that works. Already suggested: - connect it to a port and put that in DMZ (direct connection to WAN) - use a switch between ISP modem and Hex and ...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 3:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPSMAN Doesn't see AP in Radio Tab. HELP!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Re: CAPSMAN Doesn't see AP in Radio Tab. HELP!!!!

That option is available since 7.13 so you didn't do a good job searching nor reading. Download from mikrotik website all packages for ARM for 7.13.3. https://download.mikrotik.com/routeros/7.13.3/all_packages-arm-7.13.3.zip In there you will find new wave2 driver (wifi-qcom-ac-7.13.3-arm.npk). But ...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 12:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bridge filter rules not working
Replies: 26
Views: 1424

Re: Bridge filter rules not working

Could be.
In that case there is only 1 place to turn to: support@mikrotik.com
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 11:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

Because as you move in your place or as obstacles come in the way between your client and AP, that 5GHz signal might quite fast become unstable.
And then 2.4GHz might still be used perfectly.
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 9:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bridge filter rules not working
Replies: 26
Views: 1424

Re: Bridge filter rules not working

Off-topic: funny you're trying to block TP-Link using Mikrotik :lol: (can't help it, when I see a MAC address I usually try to see what it is about) On a serious note: I was also thinking about removing any filter criteria except for the MAC address. Then see in the log rule if it provides more deta...
by holvoetn
Tue Feb 06, 2024 8:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPSMAN Doesn't see AP in Radio Tab. HELP!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Re: CAPSMAN Doesn't see AP in Radio Tab. HELP!!!!

RBcAPGi-5acD2nD-XL is legacy wifi but it can run wave2 drivers. So you definitely should consider some options: A- install wave2 drivers on cAP AC XL (wifi-qcom-ac) B- drop wireless package on L009 but then you will loose local wifi functionality. Overview page from Mikrotik: https://help.mikrotik.c...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 05, 2024 5:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP ax^2 Wifi problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: hAP ax^2 Wifi problem [SOLVED]

Ideally: netinstall using base package and wifi-qcom as packages. But that might be a real ordeal given your experience ... You can also try to download extra packages for arm64 and drop wifi-qcom on Files (NOT wifi-qcom-ac). Then reboot, this will install the wifi drivers. Then Winbox / System / Re...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 05, 2024 4:23 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP ax^2 Wifi problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: hAP ax^2 Wifi problem [SOLVED]

Winbox / System / packages

But I already have a dark feeling about what's going to be the next step.
I wonder what you did to that device but definitely not a simple factory reset...
by holvoetn
Mon Feb 05, 2024 9:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: [Discussion] MikroTik configuration abstraction complexity
Replies: 65
Views: 3137

Re: [Discussion] MikroTik configuration abstraction complexity

Off-topic , got any good resources for Engineering Management learning materials? Industrial engineering is relevant for MikroTik, because they manufacture hardware. Personal note: consider following an MBA. See if there are universities/schools near you where you can follow it, if possible evening...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 6:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP vs cAP XL
Replies: 31
Views: 14925

Re: cAP vs cAP XL

Haven't tried qcom-ac drivers yet on XL ac.
But using legacy drivers, XL was way better than AC.

Don't have them together anymore to compare.

I do have an AC with the new driver, huge difference compared to legacy.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 3:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Access Point Steering
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: Access Point Steering

Yes and no. Some clients will try to hang on an AP only letting it go when they have really no usable signal anymore. Lowering TX power will make this happen sooner but it will still happen. Fast Transition ( available in wave2) helps those clients to move over earlier in a controlled way resulting ...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 2:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Access Point Steering
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: Access Point Steering

Yup.
You need wave2 access points ( if new, go with AX devices).
And then capsman for central management.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 2:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

What's wrong with good'ol command line and ipconfig /renew ?
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 11:11 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Slow download on some files
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: Slow download on some files

As to your actual problem, I don't see anything obviously wrong with your config. The fact that a speed test site goes at line rate and everything else slows down says someone's throttling the normal conns, and if I'm right, it isn't you. It looks to me like your ISP provisioned a 25 megabit connec...
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 8:53 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: webconfig not reachable from Firefox using https
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Re: webconfig not reachable from Firefox using https

That is practically the only way I access my devices :lol:

But yes, so 3 options there.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 8:26 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: webconfig not reachable from Firefox using https
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Re: webconfig not reachable from Firefox using https

Switch browser
Or
Enable https access ( www-ssl) ( you can get in using ssh unless that's also disabled)

2 options.
by holvoetn
Sun Feb 04, 2024 12:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB and AX Devices CapsMan compability [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: RB and AX Devices CapsMan compability [SOLVED]

Capsman is not needed per se.
You can always configure a device as a local AP using same SSID and security settings.
For most applications you will not even notice it is not centrally managed.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 7:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB and AX Devices CapsMan compability [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: RB and AX Devices CapsMan compability [SOLVED]

Correct addition !
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 5:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #116 | January 2024
Replies: 90
Views: 23464

Re: Newsletter #116 | January 2024

Don't know, it will depend on config and usage.

mAP: 64Mb RAM.

IPSEC tunnel between shop and Azure.
Never failed once during the uptime period.
And wireguard and EOIP on top of wireguard.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 3:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB and AX Devices CapsMan compability [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: RB and AX Devices CapsMan compability [SOLVED]

It is but you need to install the right capsman version.
See wireless package for controlling legacy wifi devices.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 2:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wifiwave2 snmp metrics missing hAP ax2
Replies: 12
Views: 3752

Re: wifiwave2 snmp metrics missing hAP ax2

You really should ask support.
Support@mikrotik.com
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 1:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2
Replies: 53
Views: 3298

Re: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2

My (perhaps controversial) view:
why keep insisting on using frequency ranges for which you KNOW in advance you will come into trouble, you simply don't know when.

I avoid DFS ranges. No problems.
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 11:32 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

Default export in ROS7 uses show_sensitive=no. So unless you explicitly set that to yes, no passwords should be exported (and even then not everything comes through... been there, done that).

(BTW In ROS6 it was named differently yet result was also different: hide-sensitive=no)
by holvoetn
Sat Feb 03, 2024 10:23 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?
Replies: 73
Views: 2695

Re: hap ax2 config copied to hap ax3?

1
Terminal
/export file=anynameyouwish

2
Yes, same winbox.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 02, 2024 8:24 pm
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network
Replies: 289
Views: 411174

Re: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network

Start a new thread, and show config and all will be revealed. :-) The only outside possibility is you found a bug in the L1009 but more likely its in the config. Agree on first part but don't rule out that second part that easily. There was a bug earlier on with AX Lite and another device (which I ...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 02, 2024 2:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP ax^2 Wifi problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: hAP ax^2 Wifi problem [SOLVED]

Default you should already have 2 wifi interfaces on that device.
wifi1 = 5GHz radio
wifi2 = 2.4GHz radio.

So what do you mean with "gave it a factory reset" ?
Was that before moving to 7.13 ?

Do you have by any chance a wireless package on that device ? You shouldn't.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 02, 2024 8:19 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.13.5 [stable] is released!
Replies: 885
Views: 233589

Re: v7.13.3 [stable] is released!

You are referring to old documentation:
https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/Wireless

There are 2 versions of capsman depending on the wifi drivers used by AP (and both CM versions can be used on the same controller):
Legacy: no wpa3
wave2: wap3 is supported.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 02, 2024 8:05 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CAPsMAN, DHCP Server, Wireless to wifi-qcom-ac, etc.
Replies: 11
Views: 1193

Re: CAPsMAN, DHCP Server, Wireless to wifi-qcom-ac, etc.

Making a config export does not require a maintenance window.
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 02, 2024 8:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New hAP ax lite LTE
Replies: 199
Views: 24612

Re: New hAP ax lite LTE

I'm a new to mikrotik world and I have just bought this new LTE router. So far so good. I would like to program the Mode button to switch on/off the wifi. Could someone post a script please with instructions where to put it? I have tried some scripts from other models but did not work. I have notic...
by holvoetn
Fri Feb 02, 2024 7:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New hAP ax lite LTE
Replies: 199
Views: 24612

Re: New hAP ax lite LTE

Oh, it is blue? Pretty sure I have not seen it on then.
Late suggestion:
Make backup.
Reset to default. Does it work then ? If not, it's probably defect. Your decision if you want to replace it for a blue led or not.
Restore backup.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 11:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2
Replies: 53
Views: 3298

Re: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2

Read it as: "5500 and nothing else"
Does it work this way on ROS v6 as well?
Yes it does.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hAP Lite LTE6 LTE Modem upgrade fails
Replies: 9
Views: 1388

Re: hAP Lite LTE6 LTE Modem upgrade fails

Check DNS settings for starters.
If needed, manually add 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 to be 100% certain there is something which works (at least, it should).

The odd thing is that it does detect a newer version is available ?
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 10:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [Discussion] MikroTik configuration abstraction complexity
Replies: 65
Views: 3137

Re: [Discussion] MikroTik configuration abstraction complexity

(slightly off-topic) Not going to contribute a lot in the context of this post. But I do get your point even though I nowhere have the same experience as you have with other vendors. So it may be interesting to follow where this leads to. I certainly would like to see more from you with this style....
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 9:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Device accessible from any Address(/ip address)?
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: Device accessible from any Address(/ip address)?

It's an address on a local interface so input for the router.

If you have another client on that 192.168.88.0 segment (let's say 192.168.88.2), it will not be reachable from 192.168.77.0-segment unless you make a proper routing rule and provided there is no forward rule blocking it.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 8:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router blocks communication
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Router blocks communication

ISP -> switch
Switch -> gateway
Switch -> router

That's what a switch is supposed to be used for ...
Or doesn't your ISP modem provide DHCP to it's clients ?
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router blocks communication
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Router blocks communication

Already tried attaching that gateway directly to isp modem ? If needed with a switch so you can leave it like that ?

Does it have to be connected after your router ?
Just wondering....
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 8:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: need help with choosing right hardware stack for a home office [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: need help with choosing right hardware stack for a home office [SOLVED]

Cap ax should be ok. But I am not going to hang that on my ceiling either :lol:
In a warehouse or meeting room, that's something else.

High density: I mean hundredths of wifi clients on a small area.
But that shouldn't concern you, I guess.
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 2:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: need help with choosing right hardware stack for a home office [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: need help with choosing right hardware stack for a home office [SOLVED]

Zero frustration here, FWIW.
But to each his/her own, I guess ...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 2:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: need help with choosing right hardware stack for a home office [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: need help with choosing right hardware stack for a home office [SOLVED]

1- if choice is RB5009 or L009 and budget allows it, do pick RB5009. A LOT more powerful and future proof. Even AX3 could be an option (and then you can combine router and AP in one device for that location). 2.1 Yes 2.2 Depends. If you have need for some extra ethernet ports on those locations wher...
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 8:22 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: mikrotik RouterOS can work on Banana Pi R4
Replies: 4
Views: 408

Re: mikrotik RouterOS can work on Banana Pi R4

Nope, not possible.

Only Mikrotik HW, x86 or virtual machine.
See here:
https://mikrotik.com/software
by holvoetn
Thu Feb 01, 2024 8:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Everything but hAP ax2 is pointless?
Replies: 23
Views: 1473

Re: Everything but hAP ax2 is pointless?

Now one more detail to look at is the IPSec test data, you'll see that hAPax2 has edge there. (They don't publish IPSec tests for hAPaxLite, which is cheaper than hEX-S, but that one be curious to know IMO). I did raw lab testing quite some time ago with various protocols on AX Lite, including IPSE...
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 8:45 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #116 | January 2024
Replies: 90
Views: 23464

Re: Newsletter #116 | January 2024

Fact: The design used for that processor prevented it from using more than 640kB of memory. So someone decided that limit, it could be there, but the worst thing was that it was FORCED TO MAINTAIN IT even afterwards, for " decades "... Actually ... the processor on initial XT could got to...
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 7:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #116 | January 2024
Replies: 90
Views: 23464

Re: Newsletter #116 | January 2024

Bill Gates said: you don't need more than 640kB.
Claimed to be his saying, yes.
But never proven !
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 4:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Roaming/FT unexpected behaviour on 7.13.3
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Roaming/FT unexpected behaviour on 7.13.3

FWIW I have the mentioned settings enabled in a capsman setup and clients (mostly Win CE handgun scanners) roam quite nicely, both intra-AP (from 5Ghz to 2.4Ghz and vice versa) and inter-AP (from AP to AP). Even when I move around in the warehouse with my laptop, I can see it in the logs. Cell phone...
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 4:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless interface detect message in log (Detect Internet)
Replies: 9
Views: 422

Re: Wireless interface detect message in log (Detect Internet)

Most people simply disable that function.
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 3:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: L009 and ZeroTier
Replies: 20
Views: 1650

Re: L009 and ZeroTier

Enter Mikrotik BTH ...
(or setup your own WG server and work from there)
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 3:12 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Everything but hAP ax2 is pointless?
Replies: 23
Views: 1473

Re: Everything but hAP ax2 is pointless?

I bought it just to be a switch, to se how it works. I use sfp1 and ether2-8 in bridge, and ether1 as an offbridge (because ether1 is connected to CPU directly so if you don't want to load CPU much just avoid that port) and i don't have any issues achieving max wired speed. Wait, wait wait ... you ...
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 12:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi-qcom-ac, United Kingdom no Band C support
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Wifi-qcom-ac, United Kingdom no Band C support

Odd response but thank you for letting us know.
by holvoetn
Wed Jan 31, 2024 9:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi-qcom-ac, United Kingdom no Band C support
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Wifi-qcom-ac, United Kingdom no Band C support

Best to check with support.
No need for anyone to speculate.
by holvoetn
Tue Jan 30, 2024 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: subnet-to-subnet communication
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: subnet-to-subnet communication

Nice start for a first post and compliments on your drawing skills (and that's a serious remark !! Much better then users posting with zero drawings).

However, most likely the answer will be in the part you did not show.
Config of R1.
by holvoetn
Tue Jan 30, 2024 11:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can a router running ROS 6 manage CAPsMAN for ROS 7 devices?
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Can a router running ROS 6 manage CAPsMAN for ROS 7 devices?

The question mentioned in the title is something else then the question in your post and not really clear. Can a router running ROS6 manage capsman for ROS7 devices ? --> If you mean with ROS7 devices, AX-devices or AC-devices using wave2 drivers, a firm NO. If you mean ROS7 devices still using lega...
by holvoetn
Tue Jan 30, 2024 6:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP in VLAN not working for virtual wireless interface [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 857

Re: DHCP in VLAN not working for virtual wireless interface [SOLVED]

Maybe you can mention which guides you followed ?? (VLAN and firewall) I don't like seeing stuff like this: /interface wireless add disabled=no mac-address=DE:2C:6E:13:F3:BE master-interface=wlan2 name=wlan4 security-profile=work ssid=workshop vlan-id=20 vlan-mode=use-tag \ wds-default-bridge=*1E wp...
by holvoetn
Tue Jan 30, 2024 6:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2
Replies: 53
Views: 3298

Re: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2


Do you add these as additional frequencies under Frequency or use Secondary Frequency?
Frequency.
by holvoetn
Tue Jan 30, 2024 5:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: ap bridge missing on cp AX (cAPGi-5HaxD2HaxD)
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: ap bridge missing on cp AX (cAPGi-5HaxD2HaxD)

The interface to your modem is off bridge. All interfaces on Hex are to be put in one bridge. All interfaces on cAP AX are to be put in one bridge. In this case, look to bridge (in a hugely simplified way) as if it was a dumb switch. You want all those Hex interfaces (excluding modem interface) and ...
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 7:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2
Replies: 53
Views: 3298

Re: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2

If no other detection is done in between...
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Persistent Wi-Fi Disconnection Issues with Mikrotik ax2
Replies: 62
Views: 11728

Re: Persistent Wi-Fi Disconnection Issues with Mikrotik ax2

I am not aware of any downsides of having 10m lease time. But I am not a professional.
Not really bad per se but each lease renewal will write something to flash.
And if it is not needed, why use short leases ?
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 7:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router blocks communication
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Router blocks communication

My guess is that instead of coming back in via an outgoing initiated connection, the pledj server wants to come in directly and that part is obviously blocked by firewall. Otherwise it would never be needed to have some ports ( which ones ?) opened. Bad communication approach. Put a stupid switch be...
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 6:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Persistent Wi-Fi Disconnection Issues with Mikrotik ax2
Replies: 62
Views: 11728

Re: Persistent Wi-Fi Disconnection Issues with Mikrotik ax2

Still too short.
At home I use
Personal network 1d
Iot and guest 4h
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 3:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2
Replies: 53
Views: 3298

Re: 5GHz channels disappeared on hAP ax2

Bad blocks of 0.1% is a little unexpected?
Not really. Sooner or later EVERY flash device will have some bad blocks.
As long as it doesn't increase on a short timeframe, nothing to worry about.
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 6:29 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: L22 hardware etas?
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: L22 hardware etas?

Best to ask distributor.
by holvoetn
Mon Jan 29, 2024 6:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CAPsMAN, DHCP Server, Wireless to wifi-qcom-ac, etc.
Replies: 11
Views: 1193

Re: CAPsMAN, DHCP Server, Wireless to wifi-qcom-ac, etc.

1. question is not clear. You loaded wifi-qcom-ac driver on AC2 and then having problems ? Or something else ? That's correct. I uninstalled the wireless package, installed the wifi-qcom-ac package, configured wlan1 and wlan2 interfaces again, and...clients can't associate. I've returned to the wir...
by holvoetn
Sun Jan 28, 2024 9:34 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CAPSMAN-How many configurations do I need?
Replies: 31
Views: 1184

Re: CAPSMAN-How many configurations do I need?

I think it's time to lock this topic.
Finally something sensible.
Done.
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