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by jayk
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Port Will Not Negotiate 1Gbps
Replies: 5
Views: 648

Re: Port Will Not Negotiate 1Gbps

What PoE are you using? Air Fibres in my experience can be a bit touchy.
I am using the PoE that came with the AirFiber units.
by jayk
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Port Will Not Negotiate 1Gbps
Replies: 5
Views: 648

Port Will Not Negotiate 1Gbps

I have a Ubiquiti AirFiber backhaul unit plugged into a port on my MikroTik CRS326-24G-2S+ switch. It will not keep the LAN speed at 1Gbps. It will start out that way for about 5 minutes, when first plugged in then it goes back to 100Mbps. Is this a problem with the hardware between Ubiquiti and Mik...
by jayk
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple PPPoE Logons FromSingle Client
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Multiple PPPoE Logons FromSingle Client

We have an issue on our Cloud Core Router where every now and then a client that uses PPPoE authentication will have multiple logons in the active connections tab. They will complain of slow or no Internet speeds. Once we remove all of the logons in active connections, they re-logon back on everythi...
by jayk
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB750 Restarts Every Morning
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: RB750 Restarts Every Morning

The RB is running 6.37.3 OS.
by jayk
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB750 Restarts Every Morning
Replies: 1
Views: 341

RB750 Restarts Every Morning

I have an RB750 that has started going down every day at about 8am and it comes back at around 9:30am. I have exported the config and then imported it into a new RB750 but still get the same results. I have nothing scheduled and there are no scripts. I have included the config. The log shows that th...
by jayk
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100AHx2 Poor Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

Re: RB1100AHx2 Poor Performance

Sorry for the delay. I have had to be out of town this last week. Thanks for the troubleshooting method. I will give it a try and let you know next week. Thanks
by jayk
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100AHx2 Poor Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

Re: RB1100AHx2 Poor Performance

I find it odd that I can put 50Mbps into an RB1100 and only get 10Mbps out of any port using various Internet speed tests.
by jayk
Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100AHx2 Poor Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

RB1100AHx2 Poor Performance

We have an RB1100AHx2 that we use to route and provide PPPoE authentication to our WISP users through AP's. We have 50Mbps of Internet speed on port 1. Ports 2 - 10 are used to distribute the Internet to our customers through 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz AP's. We have noticed that none of our AP's ever go abov...
by jayk
Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High Packet Loss on Back Haul
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

Re: High Packet Loss on Back Haul

There are no disconnect messages in the log. Below is my current config. AP Side # oct/13/2015 09:27:02 by RouterOS 6.32.2 # software id = J0RB-4KVA # /interface bridge add name=bridge1 /interface wireless set [ find default-name=wlan1 ] adaptive-noise-immunity=ap-and-client-mode \ ampdu-priorities=...
by jayk
Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High Packet Loss on Back Haul
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

High Packet Loss on Back Haul

I have a back haul setup between two places, about 19Km apart. I am using the MikroTik QRT5 units on either end, RB911G-5HPnD. My signal strength is -60 on both ends and CCQ values are 95 - 100% and my ping times are on average 3ms. My problem is I am getting about 10% packet loss on this link. On t...
by jayk
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput - Stuck In NV2 Protocol
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput - Stuck In NV2 Protocol

Sorry for the delay in responding about the configs. I have been on vacation. Here are the configs of both sides of this link. AP Side # jul/15/2015 15:25:05 by RouterOS 6.29.1 # software id = J0RB-4KVA # /interface bridge add name=bridge1 /interface wireless set [ find default-name=wlan1 ] antenna-...
by jayk
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput

Here is the information you were wanting. [admin@BH-MAINTWR-MOORELAND] > int wir pr ad Flags: X - disabled, R - running 0 R name="wlan1" mtu=1500 mac-address=4C:5E:0C:81:15:FE arp=enabled disable-running-check=no interface-type=Atheros AR9300 radio-name="BH-MAINTWR-MOORELAND" mode=bridge ssid="BH-MO...
by jayk
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: QRT Very Low Throughput
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: QRT Very Low Throughput

I set the security profile to WPA2 and this got the Nstreme & 802.11 protocols working. I have tried using both of those and still can't get any more that 6Mbps of throughput on the link. Are there any other setting that could be limiting this link?
by jayk
Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: QRT Very Low Throughput
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: QRT Very Low Throughput

I have set all devices to 100Mbps Full Duplex, QRT, Switch and all AP's. It seemed to help a little but I am still not getting much over 6Mbps true Internet throughput. I think I should be getting much more than that. Does anyone know the ideal settings to get Nstreme to work. I have it enabled on b...
by jayk
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: QRT Very Low Throughput
Replies: 4
Views: 790

QRT Very Low Throughput

We have installed a pair of QRT units as a PTP backhaul, almost 19km, and have very good line of sight. We are using 5GHz-A 20MHz channel with 100% CCQ values and a -61dbm signal on both ends. We can use the built in bandwidth speed test and get good results, usually around 35 mbps to 43mbps using T...
by jayk
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput
Replies: 3
Views: 764

QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput

We have installed a pair of QRT units as a PTP backhaul, almost 19km, and have very good line of sight. We are using 5GHz-A 20MHz channel with 100% CCQ values and a -61dbm signal on both ends. We can use the built in bandwidth speed test and get good results, usually around 35 mbps to 43mbps using T...
by jayk
Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput - Stuck In NV2 Protocol
Replies: 3
Views: 869

QRT (RB911G-5HPnD) Very Low Throughput - Stuck In NV2 Protocol

We have installed a pair of QRT units as a PTP backhaul, almost 19km, and have very good line of sight. We are using 5GHz-A 20MHz channel with 100% CCQ values and a -61dbm signal on both ends. We can use the built in bandwidth speed test and get good results, usually around 35 mbps to 43mbps using T...
by jayk
Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100x2 Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 1292

Re: RB1100x2 Reboots

I would like to thank everyone for the help on this problem. It seems like it was a bad RAM. I changed it out with another known good one and my RB1100 hadn't rebooted since. Does anyone know how to go about obtaining new RAM for the RB1100. I'd like to have one just in case. Thanks for all the supp...
by jayk
Thu May 21, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100x2 Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 1292

Re: RB1100x2 Reboots

Here is what I have done so far. I updated to 6.28 and made sure the firmware was also updated and both are current. Just for grins I replaced the 12v power supply with one from a working, but with bad ports, RB1100Ahx2. I have noticed that one fan turns on and off a lot and the other fan never turn...
by jayk
Tue May 19, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100x2 Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 1292

RB1100x2 Reboots

We recently installed a new RB1100AHx2 and are experiencing reboots every now and then. The log just shows that it was rebooted without proper shutdown. It is on a UPS so I don't think power is an issue. We are running v6.24 firmware. Anyone else having this problem? Any ideas on what to do to fix t...
by jayk
Fri Nov 14, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude Not Notifying When Unit Goes Down
Replies: 1
Views: 974

Dude Not Notifying When Unit Goes Down

We have been using the Dude for quite some time now. Recently it seems that it has stopped notifying us when a unit goes down. It does notify is when it comes back up though. We use a simple ping of the monitored device and have the Dude setup to e-mail us through a Gmail account. We are using the d...
by jayk
Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB912UAG-2HPnD vs RBMetal2SHPn as an AP
Replies: 3
Views: 880

RB912UAG-2HPnD vs RBMetal2SHPn as an AP

Does anybody know if the RBMetal2SHPn is a better choice as an AP over the RB912UAG-2HPnD? I need to replace some aging RouterBoards and am looking for the best value in an AP. We have used the RB411AH and RB433 with the Ubiquiti XR series of cards in the past with good results. Some of these AP's w...
by jayk
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100x2 Not Passing Traffic
Replies: 1
Views: 733

RB1100x2 Not Passing Traffic

I have an RB1100x2 at one of our towers with the Internet feed on port 1 thru 2 PowerStation5's working as a dedicated backhaul. Ports 2 thru 10 feed various access points on our tower. The problem is if I lose a connection from my PowerStation5's for some reason, usually a loss of power, when they ...
by jayk
Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Display Maintenance Message To Users
Replies: 8
Views: 4235

Re: Display Maintenance Message To Users

Awesome. Thanks for the reply. I will see what I can do with your scripts. I am new to Mikrotik and its scripting but with your post I think I can get it working.
by jayk
Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Display Maintenance Message To Users
Replies: 8
Views: 4235

Display Maintenance Message To Users

Is it possible to somehow display a maintenance notice to users of our WISP of upcoming maintenance outages, ect? It would be neat to display when they try to go to a web page or to just display every few hours. Maybe some type of a pass through web page. Not sure if it's even possible. I am very ne...
by jayk
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R52Hn compatibility with R52H
Replies: 2
Views: 995

R52Hn compatibility with R52H

Is the R52Hn card compatible with the R52H? I have been trying to get this link to work but have not had any success. From the R52hn card I can see and associate with the R52h card but from the R52H card I can't see the R52Hn. Was wondering if it is a compatibility issue or if I have some configured...
by jayk
Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Stations Not Showing In IP Neighbors
Replies: 2
Views: 1509

Re: Stations Not Showing In IP Neighbors

We have a mix of MikroTik & Ubiquiti CPE's on all of our AP's. This isn't the problem as we have used this mix for several years with no problem. Everything seems to work fine. Customers are authenticating and getting their proper speed. Its just everything in IP > Neighbors looks funny and I can ri...
by jayk
Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Internet on Some IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2214

Re: No Internet on Some IP Addresses

Thanks for the help. Putting the subnet in the Allow List seemed to help.
by jayk
Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Replacing RB1200
Replies: 3
Views: 1190

Re: Replacing RB1200

Thanks for the help. I have exported the config from the RB12000 and will edit out the MAC addresses and enter it in the RB1100.
by jayk
Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Stations Not Showing In IP Neighbors
Replies: 2
Views: 1509

Stations Not Showing In IP Neighbors

I am very new to the world of Mikrotik and routing. I have programmed an RB750 as my main router and have it hooked to three AP's via a transparent bridge. Two AP's are MikroTik's with vlan's and the other AP is a Ubiquiti with a vlan. On my RB750, in IP Neighbors, I can see the CPE's on the two Mik...
by jayk
Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Replacing RB1200
Replies: 3
Views: 1190

Replacing RB1200

I have an RB1200 that needs to be replaced. Since the RB1200 has been replaced by the new RB1100 does anyone know if I can backup the RB1200 and drop that config on the RB1100 or do I need to reprogram the RB1100 by hand, line by line. Wasn't sure if the new RB1100 was an exact replacement for the R...
by jayk
Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: No Internet on Some IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2214

Re: No Internet on Some IP Addresses

I need help in figuring out why one of my Internet customers with a static IP address doesn't have any Internet access while my others do. Below is the information, I hope, that was requested earlier. I have included a trace to and from the customer without Internet as well as to a customer that has...
by jayk
Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Internet on Some IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2214

No Internet on Some IP Addresses

I am using a RB1100 to route Internet from our service provider to our WISP customers. Port 1 on the RB1100 is hooked to the Internet. Ports 2 - 10 route it to various sector AP's and backhauls. I have a couple of customers that have static IP addresses. At times they are unable to access the Intern...
by jayk
Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Icons show unknown status
Replies: 2
Views: 1529

Icons show unknown status

I am using the Dude server (4.0beta3) to monitor our network. A few days ago some of the icons turned white. When you click on them it says the status is unknown. Reprobing does nothing. Nothing I seem to do will get them working. I am using a simple ping to check the status of everything. Anyone ha...
by jayk
Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Internet stops working on certain IP addresses
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Internet stops working on certain IP addresses

I have recently taken over the management of our companies WISP and am trying to resolve a strange issue. I am using a RB1100 to route Internet from our service provider to our WISP customers. Port 1 on the RB1100 is hooked to the Internet. Ports 2 - 10 route it to various sector AP's and backhauls....
by jayk
Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Export Active PPP Connections
Replies: 1
Views: 2086

Export Active PPP Connections

Is there a way or a script to export the active PPP connections to a file? I can the the info manually by using /ppp active print but I need this information in a file for backup purposes.

Thanks .. Jay
by jayk
Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 export does not finish
Replies: 1
Views: 587

RB1100 export does not finish

Whenever I try to export my configuration it stops when it gets to the /routing ospf interface section. If i go directly to that section and try to print that part of the config it loops on displaying the logged in pppoe clients. In all cases the processor go to 100% and just sits there. I am at a l...
by jayk
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 Will not power on
Replies: 0
Views: 493

RB1100 Will not power on

We have had a few RB1100's quit working lately. The power supply tests good but they will not power on. I have noticed that components Q1102 and Q1101 appear to have been damaged. One is an IC chip and the other is a transistor and both have parts of their tops missing. This type of damage might be ...
by jayk
Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v5.22 upgrade problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1112

v5.22 upgrade problem

I have a RouterBoard 433 with a 5GHz XR-5 radio card and a 2.4GHz XR-2 radio card, both running AP mode. I was running v4.17 but was having problems with clients staying associated to the 5GHz XR-5. The 2.4GHz XR-2 was working fine. I upgraded to v5.22 and my problem with clients staying associated ...
by jayk
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sector Antennas Best Practices
Replies: 96
Views: 23805

Sector Antennas Best Practices

We run an ISP and are going to try putting up 4 - 90deg 2.4GHz horizontally polarized sector antennas on our tower. Each sector will be driven by its own radio. Each radio will consist of a RB-532 and an XR-2 radio card. My questions are, should each sector be on its own frequency and should the SSI...
by jayk
Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using WDS
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Using WDS

I have an AP with WDS enabled on it running in dynamic mode. I also have WDS enabled on my CPE's. Is this the correct thing to do or should I turn off WDS on the CPE's? I am running an ISP and have about 40 clients per AP. Just trying to get the best configuration and performance I can with the leas...
by jayk
Thu Dec 27, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Signal Strengths @ AP
Replies: 1
Views: 728

Signal Strengths @ AP

I have an AP running a RouterBoard 532, MikroTik OS v.2.9.46 and an XR-2 2.4GHz radio card. My CPE's run the RouterBoard 133 or 112, MikroTik OS v 2.9.XX and the XR-2 2.4GHz radio cards. The signal strengths that my AP sees from its clients range from a -47dbm to a -79dbm. Some clients get better up...
by jayk
Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB 532 Throughput Issues
Replies: 1
Views: 934

RB 532 Throughput Issues

We use MikroTik Router Board 532's for our AP's and MikroTik Router Board 133's for our CPE's on our wireless Internet system. One of our AP's has about 33 customers on it. A short time ago we started having a major slowdown on this AP. We have 6MBps available to this AP but most customers are getti...
by jayk
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Winbox keeps disconnecting
Replies: 6
Views: 9048

Winbox keeps disconnecting

I have a RB-133 with the 3.0rc11 OS on it. Whenever I connect to the board using winbox and either the MAC address or an IP address, it disconnects me after a minute or so. It doesn't stay up long enough to make any changes. I am using the 2.2.13 version of winbox. I have tried multiple PC's and NIC...