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by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)
Replies: 37
Views: 5000

Re: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)

"In the near future, the network will be upgraded to a 100 Gbps data transfer rate, using MikroTik devices that will be released soon."

😲 😲 😲
by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 104
Views: 45700

Re: v6.48beta [testing] is released!

I see this as being more useful as a port extender to CCR's, to say break out a 100Gbit port on a CCR to 10gigabit ports on the CRS.

Port Extension is NOT stacking...
by nz_monkey
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik or NOT!!! Industry standarts say no!! Why? [SOLVED]
Replies: 88
Views: 4214

Re: Mikrotik or NOT!!! Industry standarts say no!! Why? [SOLVED]

They certainly are trying hard to become a software and services company and they recently discussed the idea of buying core network hardware "as a service" in response to the stock falling. I think many customers are tired of the "As a Service model" mainly due to public cloud. "XaaS" creates larg...
by nz_monkey
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB5011
Replies: 38
Views: 10106

Re: RB5011

The Marvell Cavium Octeon TX2 CN9132 is the best choice for Design2. My only concern was the cost of it compared to the Armada 8040. I know Mikrotik have been very "cost sensitive" on this tier of products in the past. But maybe it's time to spend a few extra $ to get a much more powerful SOC that d...
by nz_monkey
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB5011
Replies: 38
Views: 10106

Re: RB5011

I really agree for your suggestion. But how about your design 2 but marvell 88E6390X + AL21400? Then there would be nice ipsec power too. The Marvell SOC's have hardware crypto too... The reason I didn't suggest the AL21400 is that it's 32bit, puts out a lot of heat, and all of Mikrotiks Annapurna ...
by nz_monkey
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Add sFlow
Replies: 6
Views: 472

Re: Add sFlow

This IPFIX issue was fixed YEARS ago. Maybe there was a regression!
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB5011
Replies: 38
Views: 10106

Re: RB5011

I agree with the points you all have raised. However they would require much higher cost SOC's e.g. Marvell Octeon TX2 (CN9132) that have more 10Gigabit ports, and would use more power and generate more heat. I tried to make a suggestion that is realistic based on low cost SoC's and will be a nice u...
by nz_monkey
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - Enterprise features like VSS, ZTP, IPv6 L3 HW offloading and SD-WAN
Replies: 13
Views: 1085

Re: Feature Request - Enterprise features like VSS, ZTP, IPv6 L3 HW offloading and SD-WAN

Hi love to see the following features on RouterOS v7 ( or even v6 ): - VSS ( Virtual Switching and Stacking ): Even ROS supports for years VRRP you need to custom scripts to replicate other configuration parameters like DHCPs. Connection states should be replicated to allow a transparent failover i...
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB5011
Replies: 38
Views: 10106

Re: RB5011

What are your thoughts on these design ideas ? Design 1 https://i.imgur.com/YOXonCK.png Design 2 https://i.imgur.com/OdboLwN.png These designs bring the following improvements: Switching - Hardware based QOS - Hardware ACL's - Hardware based Ingress rate Limiting (Storm Protection) - Hardware based ...
by nz_monkey
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Mpls performance on CCR1036-8G-2S.
Replies: 6
Views: 1668

Re: Mpls performance on CCR1036-8G-2S.

Hi Leandro, There are some _major_ issues with MPLS in RouterOS v6. The major ones being the lack of Fast Re-Route, RSVP paths not failing over(or back), NLRI not being updated for L3VPN's and stale labels causing traffic to disappear. It is usable for basic stuff like VPLS, but it is all done 100% ...
by nz_monkey
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 40613

Re: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!

.


On another topic, does anyone know if v7.1 has a working i40e driver? I was thinking of buying an Intel card for use with SR-IOV.
Yes, it does.
by nz_monkey
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which >96W 48V power supply for netpower16P ?
Replies: 2
Views: 735

Re: Which >96W 48V power supply for netpower16P ?

There are a LOT of options... Traco, Meanwell, Delta are quite common and you can buy din-mount so you could for example have a AC-DC 48volt PSU mounted beside a 48volt to 24volt DC-DC converter for a tidy setup that will be feed the NetPower with multiple voltages.
by nz_monkey
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR2004 : BGP Benchmarks
Replies: 41
Views: 9833

Re: CCR2004 : BGP Benchmarks

Probably you have to generate far more sessions in order to see the other cores working. we did some throughput tests with the CCR2004 - running 6.48b12. it actually performed quite well, we were able to reach peak ipv4 routing throughput of 32Gbps with just 8 streams. as for ipv6, the picture is a...
by nz_monkey
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: state of VXLAN?
Replies: 4
Views: 943

Re: state of VXLAN?

By BGP signalled VXLAN, I assume you mean eVPN ??


If so, I _really_ want this feature. It would be one of my Top10 feature requests for RouterOS v7 in the medium term.
by nz_monkey
Fri Jul 17, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: new feature request MLAG!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 6106

Re: new feature request MLAG!!!

The IEEE 802.1BR support added to 6.48beta12 will eventually give us that, and more: *) crs3xx - added initial Bridge Port Extender support (CLI only); *) crs3xx - added initial Controlling Bridge support for CRS317, CRS309, CRS312, CRS326-24S+2Q+ and CRS354 devices (CLI only); A full IEEE 802.1BR ...
by nz_monkey
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB5011
Replies: 38
Views: 10106

Re: RB5011

a new 64bit ARM with lower heat output would be my #1 requested feature, closely followed by a better switch chipset e.g. Marvell Linkstreet series (the Realtek's suck)
by nz_monkey
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 104
Views: 45700

Re: v6.48beta [testing] is released! - 802.1BR

crs3xx - added initial Bridge Port Extender support (CLI only); *) crs3xx - added initial Controlling Bridge support for CRS317, CRS309, CRS312, CRS326-24S+2Q+ and CRS354 devices (CLI only); is this 802.1BR? Yes it is 802.1BR if so, how long until we get also support for this in CCRs? i'd love to s...
by nz_monkey
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROSv7 documentation/ config guides
Replies: 14
Views: 3540

Re: ROSv7 documentation/ config guides


Also how do you do passive interface as the default? It used to be possible to add interface=all and set passive=yes. Does that still work to make passive the default?
I too want to know this. At first glance the new implementation seems like a step backwards from v6.
by nz_monkey
Tue Jun 09, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: I consider ditch mikrotik
Replies: 5
Views: 896

Re: I consider ditch mikrotik

Hey there. This year is my 21st year of working in computer networking professionally. In this time, I have worked in depth with many vendors products, and I can tell you that the more in-depth you work with a variety of vendors products, the more you realize that no vendor is perfect. This is why I...
by nz_monkey
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROSv7 documentation/ config guides
Replies: 14
Views: 3540

Re: ROSv7 documentation/ config guides

Some basic stuff to start with ROSv7 routing config:
https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ ... g+Examples
Thank you Maris
by nz_monkey
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol
Replies: 161
Views: 44867

Re: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol

@markwien Detailed benchmarks: https://an.undulating.space/post/181227-er_alternate_firmware_vpn_benchmarks/ TL;DR - on budget EdgeRouter Lite (dualcore, 500Mhz MIPS64): Screen Shot 2020-06-06 at 11.56.00 PM.png I don't know how they did those benchmarks, but my edgerouter lite is just as fast when...
by nz_monkey
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ROSv7 documentation/ config guides
Replies: 14
Views: 3540

Re: ROSv7 documentation/ config guides

@mafiosa
/routing bgp template
add address-families=ip as=65533 instance=default multihop=yes name=as65533-ipv4 routing-table=main

/routing bgp connection
add connect=yes listen=yes local.role=ebgp remote.address=10.69.1.254 .as=65001 template=as65533-ipv4

by nz_monkey
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS - Labels dropping after outage
Replies: 6
Views: 1249

Re: MPLS - Labels dropping after outage

We have this issue not caused by MPLS but by OSPF. Occasionally after an outage, we are missing some OSPF routes for loopbacks. Our VPLS tunnels are between loopbacks of course and so if we are missing a /32 route in either direction it doesn't come up. The OSPF route that is missing always appears...
by nz_monkey
Thu May 28, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Future request - port security & mac-binding & mac limit
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Re: Future request - port security & mac-binding & mac limit

This functionality is available on the CRS1/2 series, I have used it and it works well.


It doesnt appear to be on the 3xx series (yet). Hopefully Mikrotik can add it, it is important for ISP and IX networks.
by nz_monkey
Wed May 27, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 63
Views: 15662

Re: v6.47rc [testing] is released!

eworm Currently DoH will be prioritized over all other DNS configuration. Not sure if this will change any time soon. In general this makes sense. But I vote for an excepting with conditional forwarding of DNS queries. agree with you. dns forwarding via DOH is a very useful feature. +1. I'd like to...
by nz_monkey
Tue May 26, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47rc [testing] is released!
Replies: 63
Views: 15662

Re: v6.47rc [testing] is released!

Frankly since 802.11n, but I am curious what exactly they fixed.
Sad but true
by nz_monkey
Wed May 20, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OpenFlow feature?
Replies: 11
Views: 7138

Re: OpenFlow feature?

It would be fantastic if Mikrotik gave OpenFlow some focus and updated it to OpenFlow 1.3
by nz_monkey
Fri May 15, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: mangle and routing-mark can not work for RouterOS v7
Replies: 9
Views: 3190

Re: mangle and routing-mark can not work for RouterOS v7

THere are several problems with routing marks in beta5. Wait until beta6 is released.
Are we close to Beta6? Seems like a longer than usual run between Beta releases.
It is maturing like a fine wine.

:)
by nz_monkey
Thu May 14, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol
Replies: 161
Views: 44867

Re: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol

WireGuard is amazing and as you have seen above I support it being added to RouterOS. But... WireGuard is still a very new technology, and is missing a lot of niceties, as an example it currently has no mechanism to dynamically assign IP addresses to remote clients. So while the enthusiasm is great,...
by nz_monkey
Tue May 12, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS - massive throughput difference on CHR when using explicit nulls
Replies: 61
Views: 13159

Re: MPLS - massive throughput difference on CHR when using explicit nulls

Hi all, The latest stable release, 6.45.9, includes the following note: *) system - correctly handle Generic Receive Offloading (GRO) for MPLS traffic; Does anyone know if this fixes the issue covered in this thread? I don't have time to lab anything up for the moment to test. Regards, Philip I am ...
by nz_monkey
Mon May 11, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

Are these chips from 'Annapurna labs' going to have a Long Term Support? or Another 'TILE' Incident with No New Features / Development in Future. Please share Roadmaps and Support Plans so the investment can be secure. Cheers :) Two points: 1. It's ARM based and has mainline kernel support. 2. It's...
by nz_monkey
Mon May 11, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: RouterOS DPDK
Replies: 5
Views: 2031

Re: RouterOS DPDK

Actually it is a very practical request. Imagine a special version of ROS called " RouterOS Core " targetted to Core network deployment. It will have only the Routing package + Firewall Filter features and nothing else. No fancy stuff like VPN, NAT etc. OS will be based on Fd.io/ DPDK/ VPP and will...
by nz_monkey
Thu May 07, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: new feature request MLAG!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 6106

Re: new feature request MLAG!!!

This is hardly a "new" feature request :lol:

Stacking and MLAG have different use cases.

For Enterprise a stack is better
For Datacentre/ISP a MLAG cluster is better

This is primarily down to L3 support and failure domains.
by nz_monkey
Tue May 05, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: WE NEED EIGRP
Replies: 39
Views: 16617

Re: WE NEED EIGRP

@millenium7 have you heard of babel ? https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-babel-rfc6126bis-16 It has been an open standard from the start, is actively being worked on and is about to become standardized by the IETF. It also has specific provision for metrics that allow optimal routing in a wirele...
by nz_monkey
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

What is my prize ?


:D
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol
Replies: 161
Views: 44867

Re: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol

Wireguard is a design disaster in every aspect if used on a router. I'm going to name some: It's horses for courses. WireGuard is extremely _SIMPLE_, it allows reliable connectivity from devices that roam networks, it is easy to audit, has low overhead and performs well on a wide range of devices. ...
by nz_monkey
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: RPKI
Replies: 48
Views: 13563

Re: RPKI

#soon


:lol:
by nz_monkey
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

Well one of these is now semi-announced:

https://mt.lv/CCR2004_1G_12S_2XS

It supports the -48volt DC PSU for the r2 CCR's as well!
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 366
Views: 122358

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

MikroTik does not need to produce a DSL modem, they only have to support DSL SFP modules that other manufacturers already produce and can be used in MikroTik routers that have SFP. Similar to supporting USB sticks for mobile telecom (4G etc). Of course it would not be a good idea to produce a route...
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox v3.23 released!
Replies: 60
Views: 28676

Re: Winbox v3.23 released!

*) improved large table loading speed in RouterOS v7;

Interesting, it seems like that changelog entry is hinting at new RouterOS v7 functionality coming soon.
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol
Replies: 161
Views: 44867

Re: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol

Mikrotik have the development smarts to cleanly integrate WireGuard into RouterOS, and now that it has been mainlined I would not be surprised if we see it in the very near future.
by nz_monkey
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Problems with MPLS IPv4 VPN
Replies: 70
Views: 23897

Re: Problems with MPLS IPv4 VPN

Yes we are aware of route selection problems in VRFs, unfortunately you will have to wait for ROS v7 updates.
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by nz_monkey
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Problems with MPLS IPv4 VPN
Replies: 70
Views: 23897

Re: Problems with MPLS IPv4 VPN

Hi Rich,


Yes that sounds like a related issue.

Email support@mikrotik.com and let them know. They cant do anything to fix it in RouterOS v6, but hopefully it will put a little pressure on them to get v7 routing out the door.
by nz_monkey
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ac3 spotted at FCC
Replies: 23
Views: 7120

Re: hAP ac3 spotted at FCC

It looks like it is Qualcomm based.

Too hard to tell if it's a new SoC, or just a revision of the ac2 with LTE.
by nz_monkey
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46.4 [stable] is released!
Replies: 107
Views: 49411

Re: v6.46.4 [stable] is released!

smb on a security device is just crazy. It should be entirely removed from RouterOS. That's what nas devices are made for, firewalled behind the router.
I cannot agree more !
by nz_monkey
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 offload needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1631

Re: IPv6 offload needed

Email support@mikrotik.com and request IPv6 FastPath support.
by nz_monkey
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I extrapolated these codes out: ccr2004-1g-12s+2xs 4 Core, 1x 1G, 12x 10G SFP+, 2x 25G SFP28 ccr2016-1g-12xs-2xq 4 Core, 1x 1G, 12x 25G SFP+, 2x 100G QSFP28 ccr2004-2g-2xc-2s+ 4 Core, 2x 1G, 2x 10G/25G SFP28, 2x 10G SFP+ ccr2004-2g-2xc-2s+/r2 4 Core, 2x 1G, 2x 10G/25G SFP28, 2x 10G SFP+, 2.4Ghz WiF...
by nz_monkey
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik newsletter March 2020 (#94)
Replies: 40
Views: 32404

Re: MikroTik newsletter March 2020 (#94)

  • HAP AC2 with 802.3af poe-input support (as cap ac does)
And at least one pass-through poe-out port please.
I think that this will require a new SoC that outputs less heat. The hAP AC and cAP AC run really hot, adding more PoE circuitry will just make it worse.
by nz_monkey
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Powerbox Pro Grounding
Replies: 12
Views: 4783

Re: Powerbox Pro Grounding

Hello,

PowerBoxPro metal grounding screw is only connected to SPF and DC negative! It is not connected to metal grounding of LAN ports! Design error?
:shock:
by nz_monkey
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I certainly hope that is the case, but all the evidence above points to CCR2000 series being an Annapurna Labs based architecture.
by nz_monkey
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

Marvell have already made custom Prestera DX ASIC's for Mikrotik...
Do you know for which devices?
The 98DX8208 in the CRS309
by nz_monkey
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I only saw the Prestera port extenders matching these speeds.
Marvell have already made custom Prestera DX ASIC's for Mikrotik...
by nz_monkey
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I just used the Marvell Prestera's as an example, because I know the ASIC's are capable of it, and that Mikrotik are familiar with them due to their use in CRS3xx series. They could use almost any of the modern L3+ switch ASIC's. The Marvell Octeon TX2 and possibly NXP ARM based SOC's are really the...
by nz_monkey
Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I _really_ wish it was Marvell Octeon TX2, but this platform looks like Annapurna Labs ARM SoC's. Possibly Mikrotik have combined Annapurna Labs ARM core's with Marvell Prestera Switch ASIC's, where the AL chip does the initial packet pass (slow path) then the fast-path is handled by the Marvell ASI...
by nz_monkey
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 145
Views: 28881

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I extrapolated these codes out: ccr2004-1g-12s+2xs 4 Core, 1x 1G, 12x 10G SFP+, 2x 25G SFP28 ccr2016-1g-12xs-2xq 4 Core, 1x 1G, 12x 25G SFP+, 2x 100G QSFP28 ccr2004-2g-2xc-2s+ 4 Core, 2x 1G, 2x 10G/25G SFP28, 2x 10G SFP+ ccr2004-2g-2xc-2s+/r2 4 Core, 2x 1G, 2x 10G/25G SFP28, 2x 10G SFP+, 2.4Ghz WiFi...
by nz_monkey
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New Octeon chips
Replies: 3
Views: 3670

Re: New Octeon chips

That they did.

They have a very nice portfolio of Octeon TX2 processors that would be great in a new line-up of CCR's
by nz_monkey
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: V7 modules missing, BGP and mpls missing, ipv6 always enabled.
Replies: 5
Views: 3106

Re: V7 modules missing, BGP and mpls missing, ipv6 always enabled.

Either the change log is wrong or the people who wrote it don't know how to properly write what they mean in English.

I see you are new around here :D
by nz_monkey
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Available high scale virtual routers - alternatives to Mikrotik CHR
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Re: Available high scale virtual routers - alternatives to Mikrotik CHR

Out of interest have you tried this on the RouterOS v7 beta releases ?
by nz_monkey
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: vxlan performance?
Replies: 18
Views: 7381

Re: vxlan performance?

The key thing to allow scalability of VXLAN in Metro Ethernet and Datacentre/Cloud is eVPN support.

Hopefully Mikrotik Product Manager's understand this.
by nz_monkey
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: vxlan performance?
Replies: 18
Views: 7381

Re: vxlan performance?

Not all CRS3xx hardware has VXLAN support in the ASIC. CRS309 and CRS317 do. CRS326 and CRS354 do not. Interesting. So the 98DX82xx ASICs do VXLAN, but the 98DX32xx & 98DX83xx don't? I can't find that anywhere, and on the main PresteraDX page Marvell seems to claim VXLAN support for the entire Pres...
by nz_monkey
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: vxlan performance?
Replies: 18
Views: 7381

Re: vxlan performance?

Not all CRS3xx hardware has VXLAN support in the ASIC.

CRS309 and CRS317 do.

CRS326 and CRS354 do not.
by nz_monkey
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: CRS3xx MC-LAG in RouterOS 7
Replies: 19
Views: 5800

Re: CRS3xx MC-LAG in RouterOS 7

Now that VxLAN is supported in v7, EVPN would be fantastic to have as well to use as a control plane for VxLAN and for multihoming. Agreed. But only a limited number of CRS3xx series support VXLAN/MPLS in hardware, so in my opinion both eVPN and MC-LAG are needed. eVPN for devices supporting MPLS/V...
by nz_monkey
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: CRS3xx MC-LAG in RouterOS 7
Replies: 19
Views: 5800

Re: CRS3xx MC-LAG in RouterOS 7

We are researching ways how to implement MC-LAG
Great news!!!!


Thanks for the update Reinis
by nz_monkey
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 feature development speedup.
Replies: 8
Views: 1410

Re: IPv6 feature development speedup.

IPv6 + routing engine = :)
This x1000
by nz_monkey
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: [ROS 7.0b3] Kernel module 'igb' [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 7057

Re: [ROS 7.0b3] Kernel module 'igb' [SOLVED]

It would be great to see if Mikrotik could include intel's DPDK for the intel NIC's in ROS 7 at a later stage, this would allow ROS to scale up past 100Gbps routing with ease. It's not as simple as just "including DPDK". DPDK is a kernel bypass mechanism where the packets are passed straight from t...
by nz_monkey
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: Virtual Interface
Replies: 36
Views: 6822

Re: Feature request: Virtual Interface

This can be achieve on Linux using the macvlan kernel module.

Hopefully we see this in RouterOS v7
by nz_monkey
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: [ROS 7.0b3] Kernel module 'igb' [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 7057

Re: [ROS 7.0b3] Kernel module 'igb' [SOLVED]

Support for more Intel cards should be added in the next v7.0beta build.
* celebrates *
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: CRS3xx MC-LAG in RouterOS 7
Replies: 19
Views: 5800

Re: CRS3xx MC-LAG in RouterOS 7

MC-LAG is a "must have" for CRS3xx I really hope Mikrotik add it soon.


ERPS is on the roadmap AFAIK....
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: IPSEC Improvements
Replies: 82
Views: 22580

Re: Feature Request: IPSEC Improvements

Mikrotik support have stated in the past that they could not add IPSEC VTI support due to kernel limitations, and that they would reconsider once RouterOS v7 was out. Well, v7 beta is now out.... Hopefully Mikrotik find the resources to add IPSEC VTI support. It is sorely missed from RouterOS and as...
by nz_monkey
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox 64bit Version
Replies: 80
Views: 25326

Re: Winbox 64bit Version

In theory I agree with the idea that the focus should be put on WebFig. However, WinBox is just so nice to use, especially for things like Torch and having multiple windows open for troubleshooting. WinBox and "The Dude" need an overhaul to use better toolkits for the front-end e.g. QT This will mak...
by nz_monkey
Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: PPP & VRF bug? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 4036

Re: PPP & VRF bug? [SOLVED]

I hope adding VRF support to PPP is still on the roadmap for v7 !
by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 203
Views: 61359

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

Any chanfs of the sfp tab on interfaces appear on x86 with this new version? Important information is not reported to sfp card users. What tasks are ready for multiprocessing today in v6? and what happened to be in v7? what is the implementation order for them? Mikrotik can definitely get the SFP i...
by nz_monkey
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 203
Views: 61359

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

CHR +1
by nz_monkey
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Torrent client
Replies: 56
Views: 16745

Re: Torrent client

It kind of works now. You can download a torrent by enabling the service (/ip/torrent/set enabled=yes) and downloading a .torrent file to the router. It should automatically detect the file and it will appear under /ip/torrent/torrents/print. The implementation is quite old and basic and "download-...
by nz_monkey
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 203
Views: 61359

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

We would appreciate further compartmentalizing of Router OS features to increase device efficiency and reduce attack surface. Put SMB, Torrent, and other things that have no place in ISP infrastructure into another package. Put BGP, MPLS, and other things that have no place in consumer devices into...
by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 187433

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

Recursive nexthops in v7 works without any scripts.
❤️
by nz_monkey
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 203
Views: 61359

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

The "demo" I saw recently (no idea if it was a hoax) showed at least the use of some more cores for BGP, when multiple peers are present. Not a completely multithreaded version which would use most or all cores on a CCR1072, but at least it is something. (it appeared to handle each peer's updates i...
by nz_monkey
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #90
Replies: 55
Views: 24949

Re: Newsletter #90

BGP will not work perfectly on CCR1072 because it can not make full use of its multi-core architecture. ROS v7 is supposed to solve this handicap I don't think that is still on for v7. There will supposedly be improvements in the speed but apparently it is not feasible to make it multi-threaded. It...
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #90
Replies: 55
Views: 24949

Re: Newsletter #90

The new switches look pretty amazing
by nz_monkey
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 57
Views: 19920

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

which features are missing now?
MU-MIMO 8)
by nz_monkey
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News June 2019 (Issue #89)
Replies: 38
Views: 17381

Re: MikroTik News June 2019 (Issue #89)

Could the new LtAP be used as GPS-based stratum-1 NTP server?
I really hope so!
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News June 2019 (Issue #89)
Replies: 38
Views: 17381

Re: MikroTik News June 2019 (Issue #89)

The big issue I see for some of those switches by the time they are released QSFP might be a dead standard more or less.
Starting to get hard to find modules , as everybody and their mother has now focused on getting into the QSFP28 and SFP28 space.
I 100% agree
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 305
Views: 99912

Re: v6.45beta [testing] is released!

I hope I'm not missing the point, but isn't this IKEv2 & policy routing something that would be best solved by what's known as route/interface-based VPN, VTI, etc? I remember it used to be popular request here few years ago. If I understand it correctly, Linux implementation provides interfaces for...
by nz_monkey
Wed May 15, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: [idea] cAP ax
Replies: 9
Views: 2552

Re: [idea] cAP ax

The 802.11ax (Wifi6) SoC's are not available in quantity from Qualcomm yet.. They are sampling, and shipping in low quantity but that is it.
by nz_monkey
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS3xx CVID Stacking
Replies: 4
Views: 1216

Re: CRS3xx CVID Stacking

What RouterOS version are you running ?
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 187433

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

I think there's a high risk that some architectures/platforms will be stuck on ROS v6 for flash-size and toolchain reasons. v7 will probably be ARM and x86_64 only, and will probably lack some features thats simply not portable (I guess MPLS- and tunnel stuff).
This is my expectation as well.
by nz_monkey
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Problems with MPLS IPv4 VPN
Replies: 70
Views: 23897

Re: Problems with MPLS IPv4 VPN

I have dealt with two people at Mikrotik in regards to MPLS over the past 5 years. In the last 2 years though I have only dealt with one. Mikrotik support seem to allocate certain engineers to the more specialist areas e.g. wireless and MPLS. For other areas I have had responses from many different...
by nz_monkey
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [Feature request] Wireguard
Replies: 142
Views: 46193

Re: [Feature request] Wireguard


One of the selling points is performance. Especially on embedded devices userspace is not okay.
Most high performance packet forwarding is done in user space!

Check out VPP, DPDK and OFP
by nz_monkey
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 123
Views: 44568

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

You can buy 802.11ax routers on the shelf in retail stores already, yet zero communication from Mikrotik about their timeline... this is rather worrying.
It's only one month until the EU MUM. Maybe they will announce some 802.11ax gear.
by nz_monkey
Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 123
Views: 44568

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

Mikrotik should not allow nv2 to be selected on 802.11ac hardware.

It is clearly broken, why even give the customer the option of being disappointed
by nz_monkey
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPSec Mikrotik-Fortigate not working
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Re: IPSec Mikrotik-Fortigate not working

Hello,


That guide you linked is very old. Both RouterOS and FortiOS have had major IPSEC changes.

As you have a Phase1 error I would check the basics, e.g. the auth parameters match, as well as the pre-shared key.

Also, are you intentionally meant to be using NAT-Traversal ?
by nz_monkey
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 watchdog reboot
Replies: 164
Views: 33820

Re: CCR1072 watchdog reboot

SOLVED We get after a lot of work and trouble solving the problem of CCR1072 no longer restart or freeze. Solved the problem was relatively easy, after more than 3 months waiting for the mikrotik team to position on the problem, solved. We traded the CCR1072 for an MX-80 Juniper. So....you went fro...
by nz_monkey
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: V7 ALPHA/BETA Testers needed?
Replies: 45
Views: 12427

Re: V7 ALPHA/BETA Testers needed?

I only need ARM fixed versión :(
What's wrong with ARM? It looks fine on hAP ac2
NV2 and Nstreme are broken on ARM based products
by nz_monkey
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hardware idea for a multiport switch
Replies: 62
Views: 31262

Re: hardware idea for a multiport switch

I prefer this design personally:

Image
by nz_monkey
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hardware idea for a multiport switch
Replies: 62
Views: 31262

Re: hardware idea for a multiport switch

The concept is very creative, but in a "real world" deployment it would be a nightmare to cable.

I would prefer the traditional 96port 2RU option.
by nz_monkey
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Support for MC-LAG/Port bonding across chassis?
Replies: 3
Views: 4695

Re: Support for MC-LAG/Port bonding across chassis?

MC-LAG is not currently supported.


I agree that it should be implemented on the CRS3xx line of products .

Email support@mikrotik.com to request the feature.
by nz_monkey
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 110954

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

Me too. I bet Europe MUM :)
I gave up betting on RouterOS v7 release dates many years ago after incurring significant losses :D

I do still hope it will be released at next years European MUM !
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Max number of interfaces in VRF table
Replies: 2
Views: 761

Re: Max number of interfaces in VRF table

Use the CLI it works
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: VRF Interface Limit
Replies: 14
Views: 3585

Re: VRF Interface Limit

Hi

Old post, but what was the final outcome of this?

Brad
The same as anything to do with routing in RouterOS v6, "Fixed in v7".... Since 2013 :(
by nz_monkey
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.10 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 25
Views: 16731

Re: v6.42.10 [long-term] is released!

Thank you to the Mikrotik team for getting this "Long-Term" release out.

It solves some pain we were experiencing due to the Traffic Flow NAT bug.
by nz_monkey
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 110954

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 172
Views: 35425

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Hi!

I think you first need to learn how to make stackable hardware.

WBR,
Fyodor.
Which other routers are stackable ?
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: cAP ac - "Made in china"?
Replies: 5
Views: 2115

Re: cAP ac - "Made in china"?

I believe Mikrotik have been making some high volume products in China or Taiwan for at least the last 9 years.
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 110954

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

I see some complaining about MS-CHAPv2 support in Winbox. We like the MS-CHAPv2 support for Winbox because it allows us to no longer have to store the passwords unencrypted on the authentication server, so I hope it is retained in some way. We do not wish to go back to regular CHAP in our case. Agr...
by nz_monkey
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS317 in HA environment
Replies: 13
Views: 2691

Re: CRS317 in HA environment

I don't care about stacking, but MC-LAG would be great.
by nz_monkey
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: TACACS/TACACS+
Replies: 40
Views: 13073

Re: Feature Request: TACACS/TACACS+

+1 for TACACS+ support
by nz_monkey
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC and v7 BETA
Replies: 126
Views: 31841

Re: v6 RC and v7 BETA

Maybe the devs are on holiday.
Maybe. And maybe there are few programmers...
See: https://darbs.mikrotik.com/darbs/
Mikrotik have had that same ad up for the last 10 years...
by nz_monkey
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Wish: 60GHz Pro Model
Replies: 12
Views: 2726

Re: Wish: 60GHz Pro Model

The Qualcomm IPQ8064 has a 10Gbit interface.

Just saying.... :)
by nz_monkey
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 587
Views: 101013

Re: LHG 60G experience

New beta versions has alignment mode included (it will update information much faster)
to use run from CLI:
/interface w60g align wlan60-1
Thanks guys.
by nz_monkey
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 172
Views: 35425

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

40gig is older generation now. No new gear is coming out with 40G on it any more, everything new is 100G QSFP28 as the chipsets cost the same whether they have 40G or 100G ports. Also, the carrier/service provider industry has never embraced 40G, it has always been 10G, 25G, 100G, 200G and now 400G.
by nz_monkey
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Wish: 60GHz Pro Model
Replies: 12
Views: 2726

Re: Wish: 60GHz Pro Model

+1

This sounds amazing.
by nz_monkey
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HAP AC2 Availability in the US
Replies: 11
Views: 2669

Re: HAP AC2 Availability in the US

Most definitely not. But they are very popular devices.
They will be even more popular with POE out on ether5 ;)
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC and v7 BETA
Replies: 126
Views: 31841

Re: v6 RC and v7 BETA

How to speed up v7 development :lol:
find . -type d \( -name "tile" -o -name "ppc" \) -exec rm -rf {} \;
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 119
Views: 33355

Re: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!

Any chance of 6.42.10 with the IP Traffic Flow NAT fixes ? Can you provide more details (or a link) of what's broken, please? I am not him but this is pretty clear: 6.43.4 Stable - https://mikrotik.com/download/changelogs#show-tab-tree_1-id-165a2d6018018c24467cf033626d2540 *) traffic-flow - fixed p...
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC and v7 BETA
Replies: 126
Views: 31841

Re: v6 RC and v7 BETA

Who said any of these pictures are showing the latest folders :-D
True, they are missing arm64 folder.
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 119
Views: 33355

Re: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!

Any chance of 6.42.10 with the IP Traffic Flow NAT fixes ?
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC and v7 BETA
Replies: 126
Views: 31841

Re: v6 RC and v7 BETA

At this rate, when hell freezes over :D

Image
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New High End Router Hardware Soon?
Replies: 11
Views: 2658

Re: New High End Router Hardware Soon?

I know they are working on them, if they are going to be announced it will likely be at the EU MUM in 2019

Im hoping for something Cavium Octeon TX based with multiple 10 and 100gig ports.
by nz_monkey
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC and v7 BETA
Replies: 126
Views: 31841

Re: v6 RC and v7 BETA

Soon since 2013 :D
by nz_monkey
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Counterfeit CCR1036?
Replies: 4
Views: 1739

Re: Counterfeit CCR1036?

Oddly that is from the same OEM as the original PCB type PSU in the CCR's.
by nz_monkey
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: BGP4-MIB (RFC 4273)
Replies: 34
Views: 8152

Re: Feature request: BGP4-MIB (RFC 4273)

Just waiting for about 4 years ...
Only 4 ? :D

I've been waiting over 9 years now... My hair literally has turned gray
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 13782

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

Mellanox basically finished the EZchip design integrating their stuff, it is not obvious where they will take it going forward. Tile-Mx was going to have A53. It seems 16 A72 would be equivalent to 40 A53. Cavium was acquired by Marvell. NXP also has a 16x A72 processor with PCIe 4.0 and 100GbE: ht...
by nz_monkey
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 13782

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

I hope it's a case of "once burned twice shy" with the choice of chipset for the CCR replacement. Tilera while technically very interesting turned out to be a bit of a lemon. I want to see Mikrotik use the Cavium Octeon TX processors in their CCR replacement. Cavium and Marvell are big supporters of...
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What happened to the CRS305-1G-4S+IN?
Replies: 23
Views: 7892

Re: What happened to the CRS305-1G-4S+IN?

I think Mikrotik should just make a version with the 98DX3336 and 128MB storage and call it a router if they want.
+1

I think they should do this for a bunch of their products. The 24port PoE models would make a killer POP Router.
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 110954

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!


*) rb3011 - implemented multiple engine IPsec hardware acceleration support;

Thank you for finally getting the RB3011 IPSEC engine working, and for getting all crypto blocks operating. This breathes new life into this product for me.
by nz_monkey
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: VPP for Mikrotik?
Replies: 2
Views: 1339

Re: VPP for Mikrotik?

I have been following VPP for 3 or so years now. It is impressive, but very limited.

I think OpenFastPath/OpenDataPlane are better technologies for Mikrotik to persue.
by nz_monkey
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Please, which is the equivalent of the Cisco router ASR 9906 at Mikrotik?
Replies: 4
Views: 1305

Re: Please, which is the equivalent of the Cisco router ASR 9906 at Mikrotik?

Mikrotik do not have any products in this segment.

Stick with ASR9k or look at Juniper MX
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: How originate default route in VPNV4
Replies: 7
Views: 2811

Re: How originate default route in VPNV4

@bradnz

Have you emailed support@mikrotik.com about your issues?
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 557
Views: 142194

Re: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!

*) bridge - added support for DHCP Option 82 (disables hardware offloading, CLI only); *) bridge - added support for DHCP Snooping (disables hardware offloading, CLI only); Could we please get some examples of how to use these features on the Wiki ? I cannot see any of the options I would expect, e...
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43
Replies: 10
Views: 4407

Re: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43

I can confirm that VLAN stacking with 0x88a8 and 0x8100 ether-types is now possible on CRS3xx series switches running RouterOS 6.43rc51 or greater. Mikrotik have also kindly brought the terminology in line with the rest of the industry by renaming "vlan-protocol" to "ether-type" and listing the actu...
by nz_monkey
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 7 Beta
Replies: 42
Views: 16534

Re: ROS 7 Beta

This is pure speculation based on what Mikrotik have done in the past, but my bet is on a split release. RouterOS v7 will be a continuation of RouterOS v6 with a bumped 3.xx Kernel, e.g. 3.7 and support for all current architectures. It will have the new routing engine, but will rely on the same for...
by nz_monkey
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Security announcement blog
Replies: 120
Views: 48957

Re: Security announcement blog

Thanks Mikrotik guys. This should reduce the amount of panicked calls I get from customers.
by nz_monkey
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IS-IS
Replies: 46
Views: 17532

Re: IS-IS

We do not have plans to implement ISIS at least not in near future.
:cry:
by nz_monkey
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Q-in-Q Documentation Out of Date?
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: Q-in-Q Documentation Out of Date?

Hi Shane,

That documentation is for the CRS1/2 series which are Qualcomm based.

The CRS3xx is Marvell based. Check out https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:C ... 8Q-in-Q.29 for your switch.
by nz_monkey
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 7 Beta
Replies: 42
Views: 16534

Re: ROS 7 Beta

e.g I bought a bunch of Juniper EX4600 switches, why? Mikrotik has no 10Gbps SFP switches with 40Gbps uplinks. They also do not support selective q-in-q and some other features. i.e a missed market. I complained about exactly this, and was told I was the only customer who had complained. Yeah, I co...
by nz_monkey
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 7 Beta
Replies: 42
Views: 16534

Re: ROS 7 Beta

Concerning the CCR/CRS'es, while being very ambitious at the beginning, to me it seems Mikrotik has lost it's interest in getting into the core-routing and -switching market. Maybe the competition among the industry leaders like Cisco and Juniper is just too strong for MT in that segment - who know...
by nz_monkey
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 622
Views: 93941

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

rc45 contains Nv2+ARM fix. It will be released within the next 24 hours.

Thanks Normis. Great effort from the team at Mikrotik.

I am looking forward to testing NV2+ARM performance on the OmniTIK 5 PoE ac2 ;)
by nz_monkey
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Routing filter order
Replies: 11
Views: 4884

Re: Routing filter order

This bug has been driving me insane for the last 8 years. It is like Mikrotik's routing developer left 8 years ago. There have been only minor bug fixes, and no improvements to BGP/OSPF/RIPv2/PIM/LDP/RSVP in this time period, even when there are a large number of repeatable bugs. It is extremely fru...
by nz_monkey
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 130
Views: 50867

Re: LLDP

I think everyone in this thread appreciates VERY MUCH that LLDP is implemented at all. And I personally thank the MKT team a lot for this. But I think all of us here wish the work on LLDP would continue, since there is still a lot that can be improved. Also separation of LLDP from MNDP would probab...
by nz_monkey
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Cap AC, Hap AC2 or UniFi?
Replies: 38
Views: 18173

Re: Cap AC, Hap AC2 or UniFi?

The cAP ac and hAP ac2 are beasts from a processing perspective, but their RF performance leaves a LOT to be desired.

With a cAP ac in a 3 bedroom townhouse with wooden walls, I can barely use 5Ghz in the room next to the cAP ac
by nz_monkey
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 130
Views: 50867

Re: LLDP

Please clarify "not doing anything"? LLDP initial support was added in 2016-Sep-30
RouterOS is still missing LLDP-MED which allows the router/switch to signal to VoIP phones which vlan they need to use. This is one of the main reasons for using LLDP, and is a standard feature on switches.
by nz_monkey
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 557
Views: 142194

Re: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!

A little bug, When running 6.43rc42 on a cAP AC running "/system health print" outputs nothing, and the health menu is gone from WinBox.
by nz_monkey
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox v3.16 released!
Replies: 63
Views: 37597

Re: Winbox v3.16 released!

I have a crazy feature request.

Abandon the current GUI framework that WinBox is using and move to QT. Yes, I know it will be a LOT of work, but it will make life easier for Mikrotik developers, and allow Mikrotik to add more features in the long run.
by nz_monkey
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 622
Views: 93941

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

Nv2 improvments and 60GHZ gears says that there is a new hope :-)
60Ghz progress is amazing.

In 5Ghz I am very hopeful we can see NV2 matching AirMAX and AIP performance.
by nz_monkey
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: chr support fast path?
Replies: 6
Views: 1186

Re: chr support fast path?

CHR does not support FastPath, yet...
by nz_monkey
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 557
Views: 142194

Re: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!

So my big question is: Is it the problem in CRS317 or in CCR1072, or maybe the mix of both? I think it has some relationship with bonding... We have about 30 x CCR's installed in exactly this fashion, Bonding interface with LACP to a switch (Extreme x620/x670 and Juniper EX4550) and have not experi...
by nz_monkey
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43
Replies: 10
Views: 4407

Re: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43

Did a quick look in the current RC with initial qinq support and then what port settings for stack trunk or stack access. setting vlans marking them as outer q? no. MT Will this surface later in the development or did you not think this through? I requested these features as soon as rumors of the C...
by nz_monkey
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: LAC support??? why still not/
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Re: LAC support??? why still not/

Mikrotik have been too busy implementing "kid control" :D

You can buy a used Cisco for dirt cheap these days, just do that if you need a LAC
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 7 Beta
Replies: 42
Views: 16534

Re: ROS 7 Beta

It's more like 6 years....
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: HAP ac ipsec HW acceleration
Replies: 2
Views: 1365

Re: HAP ac ipsec HW acceleration

IPSEC is not accelerated on the hAP ac or hAP ac Lite.

The new hAP ac2 does however have HW IPSEC acceleration
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 7 Beta
Replies: 42
Views: 16534

Re: ROS 7 Beta

Also add to firewall address-list from routing filter and isolated VRFs :)
These are my top requests also :D
by nz_monkey
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 7 Beta
Replies: 42
Views: 16534

Re: ROS 7 Beta

I am waiting for "new routing" they could call it "RouterOS Flying Sphagetti Monster" for all I care, as long as it has the new routing engine in it.
by nz_monkey
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43
Replies: 10
Views: 4407

Re: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43

At first I was frustrated, but then I saw the funny side of it :) They only added the feature 3 weeks ago, we are probably the only people to test it. I would say everyone who tries to use this feature will give them the same feedback. I purchased a CRS317 specifically to test this feature and provi...
by nz_monkey
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43
Replies: 10
Views: 4407

Re: CSR3xx, HW-Offloading, Q-in-Q in 6.43

It is not possible to tag SVID and CVID with 0x8100 on CRS3xx using 6.43, and Mikrotik support don't seem to believe me that this is the most common method for QinQ.

Please email support@mikrotik.com and let them know you need it too.
by nz_monkey
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB850Gx2 vs RB450Gx4
Replies: 50
Views: 17383

Re: RB850Gx2 vs RB450Gx4

To keep you guys busy with speculations :D
Thank you Maris :D
by nz_monkey
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New IP cloud is coming.
Replies: 84
Views: 33644

Re: New IP cloud is coming.

/ip cloud set sdwan-enabled=yes

;)
by nz_monkey
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik CAP AC Performance Review
Replies: 45
Views: 27685

Re: Mikrotik CAP AC Performance Review

My cAP AC are performing flawlessly with a variety of devices including Macbook,'s, Thinkpad's, iPhones, Samsung tablet, One plus phones.

I can't wait until the Omnitik AC POE, Dynadish, hEX POE are updated with this CPU ;)
by nz_monkey
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 187433

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

I agree with almost everything @brotherdust has said above, his comments match my own feelings on the current state of Mikrotik. I have been a huge fan of Mikrotik's RouterOS, but I am using it less and less. The service provider market has kept evolving but RouterOS has not evolved with it. Mikroti...
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: EoMPLS/VPLS ....!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 5090

Re: EoMPLS/VPLS ....!!!!

Sten is correct. Interface MTU is irrelevant when the packet egressing is an MPLS labelled packet. I usually make the MTU the same as my MPLS mtu purely to make fault finding easier e.g. If 1530 byte packet with DF bit set will traverse the path than 1530byte MPLS packet should, if it wont pass the...
by nz_monkey
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 42088

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

Sorry to pitch in on a 10 (yes 10!) year old thread but can Mikrotik give us ANY indication of v7 or LAC function being implemented? PLEASE NTB Hi NTB. Your best bet would be to email support@mikrotik.com - The forum is for User to User support, while the Mikrotik guys do post here, the official ch...
by nz_monkey
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Band Steering implementation?
Replies: 53
Views: 20028

Re: Band Steering implementation?

Oh how I wish Mikrotik would implement this !
by nz_monkey
Thu May 31, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 557
Views: 142194

Re: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!

I lost 10MB of disc space when I upgraded from RC19 to RC21 on a CCR. Ive seen this same thing on PPC and MIPSBE.. MT Support replicated it and is working on it. After a few upgrades or downgrades you can run out of space and then the only thing you can do is Netinstall as your stuck on whatever ve...
by nz_monkey
Wed May 30, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 99
Views: 25937

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

All those photos of you in Hawaii and not one of them showing you in a swimsuit at the beach. For shame
+1


:D
by nz_monkey
Wed May 09, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: [Feature request] Wireguard
Replies: 142
Views: 46193

Re: [Feature request] Wireguard

+1 from me
by nz_monkey
Fri May 04, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nice Processor for the next CCR generation :-)
Replies: 9
Views: 3125

Re: Nice Processor for the next CCR generation :-)

That looks like a nice product. I think sticking within the Marvell/Cavium portfolio may be better for Mikrotik, commercially and technically. They will only need to develop against one switch vendors ABI, and get better purchasing power if they are buying SoC and switch ASIC from the same vendor. M...
by nz_monkey
Thu May 03, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #82 (May 2018)
Replies: 38
Views: 15392

Re: Newsletter #82 (May 2018)

For the CRS305-1G-4S+IN, it mentions "Support for high speed ring topology", can there be a little more said for that? Does it do something with TRILL like the IgniteNet MeshLinq switch? I'll second that. Would be nice to know if it supports something beyond (R)STP like for example Metro Ring Proto...
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP AC 3 (IEEE 802.1ax)
Replies: 21
Views: 7816

Re: wAP AC 3 (IEEE 802.1ax)

False, they use there own driver, based on open source and not the closed source one from Qualcomm, that is the reason we missing Spectral Scan etc..... I'm no authority on the matter, but my understanding is that Mikrotik use a closed source driver that uses code from Qualcomm as well as their own...
by nz_monkey
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP AC 3 (IEEE 802.1ax)
Replies: 21
Views: 7816

Re: wAP AC 3 (IEEE 802.1ax)

v7 is only a number. What do you expect from a number change? All I expect from MIKROTIK is the NV2 working and soho ap. Version numbers are not interested. There is a lot that is expected from v7 beyond the fluffy stuff Mikotik keep back porting to v6. Just a small selection: 4.x Linux Kernel * IP...
by nz_monkey
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: MPLS hardware forwarding on new switches?
Replies: 5
Views: 2098

Re: MPLS hardware forwarding on new switches?

Doing MPLS/VPLS and VXLAN in Hardware on switches is a HUGE opportunity for Mikrotik to carve out a niche.

I know if this was supported, I wouldn't be buying 1 or 2 switches per year, it would be hundreds if not thousands of switches per year.
by nz_monkey
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 187433

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

I am still not sure why Mikrotik didn't go with IP Infusion....
That is not the problem.

The problem is getting a modern kernel that boots on all of the platforms while supporting hardware offloads.

Just my opinion...
by nz_monkey
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Advisory: Vulnerability exploiting the Winbox port [SOLVED]
Replies: 204
Views: 193419

Re: Advisory: Vulnerability exploiting the Winbox port

The security issues are happening too frequent on MikroTik recently...
It is just that with Mikrotik's increasing popularity, hackers are now targeting RouterOS. Exploits exist on all equipment, just look at Cisco and Fortinet if you want an example...
by nz_monkey
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IS-IS
Replies: 46
Views: 17532

Re: IS-IS

IS-IS can scale much larger than OSPF due to the way it designs the hierarchy of flooding domains and by using Incremental SPF. This is why it's used as the IGP of choice for most large ISPs and Data Centers I have an ISP customer with around 200 POP's and OSPF scalability is a real problem. We hav...
by nz_monkey
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ticket#2018031422005391 systemInitTimeMilliseconds in the IPFIX
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Ticket#2018031422005391 systemInitTimeMilliseconds in the IPFIX

I also have a ticket open for the same problem.

I have not had an update for around 5 months.
by nz_monkey
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is CCR tile support affected by missing Linux support?
Replies: 8
Views: 2173

Re: Is CCR tile support affected by missing Linux support?

I think the real answer has to be yes.
If I were Mikrotik, I would move to ARM by now.
And thats what they will do.
I agree Mikrotik should move as much as possible to ARM.

Mikrotik CCR is the only commercial use of the Tile architecture I am aware of :(
by nz_monkey
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 70288

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Are people seeing improvements with 802.11ac or is this 802.11n only ?
by nz_monkey
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 70288

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

In what universe can you actually reach 200Mbit in ptmp? We have a problem getting 200Mbit even in ptp. (N, 20/40-Ce) 200Mbit in TCP. Of course, with the growing number of clients, the chart is real. We had a 6km PtP link doing 200mbit TCP with 802.11n using Jirous 24dBi dishes. Doing it on PTMP th...
by nz_monkey
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
Replies: 30
Views: 15442

Re: Feature request: Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)

Please email support@mikrotik.com and let them know you want this feature.

There are several "Fast Path" style code examples for this from OpenFastPath/ODP teams, Open vSwitch and FD.io

Hopefully we see VXLAN and eVPN support soon.
by nz_monkey
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CAP ac bad Antenna design?
Replies: 95
Views: 26500

Re: CAP ac bad Antenna design?

Configman and 3x wAP - all great. TX up 100mbit/s depending on the quality signal This same config in configman and connected only new 3x cAP (tyhsi same metod, vlan for capsman) - Tx under 10mbit/s when -49dB quality. Not good. Support whats going one ? Capsman, wAP and cAP in version 6.41.2 and t...
by nz_monkey
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does Mikrotik use underlying Quagga for BGP?
Replies: 8
Views: 2303

Re: Does Mikrotik use underlying Quagga for BGP?

I think it may be worth to proceed with extensive security audit of Mikrotik BGP implementation... It's not Quagga! Also, I can see some clear misunderstanding. BGP is a routing "control" protocol. It does no forwarding of packets so changing/upgrading BGP engine will have no effect on the packet f...
by nz_monkey
Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does Mikrotik use underlying Quagga for BGP?
Replies: 8
Views: 2303

Re: Does Mikrotik use underlying Quagga for BGP?

Prior to 4.x Mikrotik were using Quagga, but I believe the current BGP implementation was developed in-house.

I would not be surprised if Mikrotik are using parts of Quagga with some additional in-house developed modules, the zserv API makes that easy....
by nz_monkey
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Built in function library
Replies: 82
Views: 32127

Re: Built in function library

I was about to post what I thought was important, then realized boen_robot has written everything I was going to :D

So +1 to everything he said..
by nz_monkey
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 119753

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

Please would MikroTik consider allowing us to set granular pps (packets per second) filtering on ports, instead of percentage. 1% of 10 Gbps is still 100 Mbps, this would rapidly exhaust MAC address tables and take the network offline. +1 Please do this!! On our Extreme and Juniper switches we set ...
by nz_monkey
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #81 (March 2018)
Replies: 23
Views: 14701

Re: Newsletter #81 (March 2018)

and there will be one made by MT ?
I am hopeful, But only time will tell.
by nz_monkey
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #81 (March 2018)
Replies: 23
Views: 14701

Re: Newsletter #81 (March 2018)

The CRS328 looks like the first step towards an epic product line.

I can't wait for DC input option and Prestera DX33xx chipset for wirespeed Layer3
by nz_monkey
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: New router OS
Replies: 46
Views: 15412

Re: New router OS

One of the main things for me - and I'm sure I'm not the only one - is the total lack of support for the newer Sierra Wireless MC74xx models. I've got emails dating back 3 years from MikroTik telling me "v7 will support it". Mikrotik trying to support all the 3rd Party LTE modules will be a never e...
by nz_monkey
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New router OS
Replies: 46
Views: 15412

Re: New router OS

Normis is right. A huge number of the "v7" features have been added to RouterOS v6. Mikrotik have done an outstanding job of backporting features. The missing features and unresolved bugs are mostly related to the "new routing" engine that has been long promised, or rely on a newer Linux Kernel. "ne...
by nz_monkey
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

Yeah the antenna in the UAP-AC-Pro is very large. The UAP-AC-Pro design maximises antenna gain, which will improve RX sensitivity, which in my opinion is a better approach than using high TX power which just results in the "lighthouse" effect.. The hAP ac2 and cAP ac look to have Mikrotik's traditio...
by nz_monkey
Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 119753

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

Just missing BGP routing in multicore cpu....need this please !!!!
Please see viewtopic.php?f=3&t=129649#p638204
by nz_monkey
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

This product seems more balanced than hAP ac. So i think it will be a new bestseller from mikrotik.
I agree this will be a great seller.

Hopefully there is a variation with PoE out on ether5.
by nz_monkey
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 119753

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

  • ROS7 will be ready in a year I think.
I think the same. For the last few years :)
5 years and counting for me :(

I am not exaggerating when I say my hair has turned gray in the time it has taken for v7 to be released...
by nz_monkey
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

Damn that german shop should be banned for that one 8)
Mikrotik announced the new products at the Philippines MUM, so Meconet are not doing anything wrong.

The hAP ac2 and cAP AC have the same price point at $69USD each, that is very nice.
by nz_monkey
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

The hAP ac2 is missing a few features that the hAP ac had:
- PoE out on ether5
- SFP port
by nz_monkey
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

CCR grade router with 64bit ARM processor and multiple "next-gen" interfaces, e.g. SFP28, QSFP28 TILE-Mx100 CPU looks like the logical successor the the current Tile-Gx? => http://www.ezchip.com/files/drim__EZchip_LinleyDataCenterConference_Feb2015_7671.pdf I personally hope that the new CCR's are ...
by nz_monkey
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

Can you give me an example of a package that is not multicore capable ? Not package, but BGP, BW test and other ale single core... On the BW test point, I agree it would be great if Mikrotik split the individual tests into seperate threads. On the BGP/Routing however I disagree. A few points: 1) Co...
by nz_monkey
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

They better start with ROS7 in this year, ARM Products only badly supported, and Wave 2 Chipsets are buggy with ROS6
I don't disagree.
most Packages are not multicore capable
Can you give me an example of a package that is not multicore capable ?
by nz_monkey
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ARM based new goodies on the horizon
Replies: 76
Views: 17378

Re: ARM based new goodies on the horizon

I suspect a whole slew of new ARM based products will be announced at the EU MUM in April. Products we know for sure: cAP ac hAP ac2 SXTsq ac LHG 5ac Products I think we may see, in order of likeliness: CCR grade router with 64bit ARM processor and multiple "next-gen" interfaces, e.g. SFP28, QSFP28 ...
by nz_monkey
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: QSFP28 - big things to come?
Replies: 1
Views: 801

Re: QSFP28 - big things to come?

Impressive spotting!

Mikrotik have hinted as much. Im even more excited about EU MUM now :)
by nz_monkey
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 119753

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

*) dhcpv4-server - fixed framed and classless route received from RADIUS server;

What exactly was "fixed" ?
by nz_monkey
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: FastNetMon Integration with MikroTik (DDoS detection software)
Replies: 43
Views: 19827

Re: FastNetMon Integration with MikroTik (DDoS detection software)

@Jeanluck I have installs of FastNetMon at 3 ISP I look after and I am seeing "False Positives" at all of them. Clients with low average PPS rates will be detected as being under attack, even though that is not the case. I am using RouterOS 6.39.x and have seen the behavior with Netflow v9 and IPFIX...
by nz_monkey
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: FastNetMon Integration with MikroTik (DDoS detection software)
Replies: 43
Views: 19827

Re: FastNetMon Integration with MikroTik (DDoS detection software)

FNM relies on the "sysUpTime" field to be sent within the flow data. This allows FNM to get a time scale on the packet arrival. Unfortunately it seems RouterOS does not correctly send this, meaning FNM detection on flows from RouterOS is wildly inaccurate. I have a ticket open with Mikrotik for this...
by nz_monkey
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 119753

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

This new driver is needed to take advantage of 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless devices which MikroTik does not have currently (if I am not mistaken). The SXTsq AC is 802.11ac Wave2. As is the un-announced cAP AC which has passed FCC testing. I expect to see a bunch more Mikrotik products be given the ARM+...
by nz_monkey
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: iPhones dropping wifi (CAPsMAN)
Replies: 30
Views: 10517

Re: iPhones dropping wifi (CAPsMAN)

What version of RouterOS?


There are bugs with ARP prior to 6.41 that will cause the problem you are describing.
by nz_monkey
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Suggestion of new hardware for street poles
Replies: 2
Views: 1224

Re: Suggestion of new hardware for street poles

I get asked by consulting clients if Mikrotik have a product that can do this about twice a Month (they always mention WiTek), so there is definitely demand. A CRS3xx with gigabit ports that can be backfed power from multiple ports, and has G.8032v2 (to build redundant ring topologies) would be an a...
by nz_monkey
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP + RADIUS - renew does not check RADIUS
Replies: 10
Views: 3109

Re: DHCP + RADIUS - renew does not check RADIUS

ZeroByte, what version of RouterOS are you testing with?

We reported this exact issue as a bug and worked with Mikrotik support to fix it recently.

It is resolved in newer releases. 6.39 and newer...
by nz_monkey
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS hardware offload in CRS317...how to enable?
Replies: 4
Views: 2098

Re: MPLS hardware offload in CRS317...how to enable?

I agree with sup5

The current implementation does not support HW forwarding when it's a PHP point.
by nz_monkey
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RBM33G IPsec?
Replies: 2
Views: 1171

Re: RBM33G IPsec?

It does support HW IPSEC.

The headers have an identical pin-out to Raspberry pi. Mikrotik have not said what they are for, but I am sure you can think of the potential :)
by nz_monkey
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 145488

Re: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!

*) firewall - added "tls-host" firewall matcher (CLI only);
Sweet. No more Layer 7 for HTTPS blocking :)
How it works? Which packet matches? Does it support wildcards?
At a guess, its based on xt_tls which can support wildcards, see https://github.com/Lochnair/xt_tls
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Band Steering implementation?
Replies: 53
Views: 20028

Re: Band Steering implementation?

And thats exactly how it works...

I hope Mikrotik implement this soon, its causing us a lot of issues on our large deployments.
by nz_monkey
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 187433

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

We bought a year ago a CCR1072, We are using with 4 peers providing us full routing and with more than 800 filters. After a reboot, it takes more than 2 hours to apply all routes and filters and it's only using 2% of CPU. Resume: Sh it product. That is a lot of route filters for such a small number...
by nz_monkey
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: smart cards as hardware security modules
Replies: 2
Views: 1141

Re: smart cards as hardware security modules

I am interested to know also..
by nz_monkey
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 145488

Re: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!


stop right there. this stuff above literally translates to wave2, right?
Wave2 you say... You mean like this:
https://fccid.io/TV7CPGI5ACD2ND/Interna ... os-3602640

:D
by nz_monkey
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When coming AC Wave2 chip?
Replies: 41
Views: 9449

Re: When coming AC Wave2 chip?

Oh look 160Mhz channel support :D
*) wireless - new driver with initial support for 160 and 80+80 MHz channel width;
by nz_monkey
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik used by Amazon in their cloud datacenters
Replies: 33
Views: 22824

Re: MikroTik used by Amazon in their cloud datacenters

I see a lot of Nokia 7210 SAS in that video along with Juniper MX2xx and 4xx

In New Zealand if I visit co-location style Datacentres, almost every rack will have a Mikrotik router in it. However in the big Tier3+ DC's used by enterprises it is primarily Juniper, Nokia(AlcaLu) and Cisco.
by nz_monkey
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When coming AC Wave2 chip?
Replies: 41
Views: 9449

Re: When coming AC Wave2 chip?

According to unconfirmed information in first half of Jan 2018 will be anounced new SOHO Acess Point with Wave2 support instead hAP AC (+ ISP version with SFP support) We wait :) PS:I'm more concerned about the poor quality of antennas, which affects the range. This is the biggest problem! They do ...
by nz_monkey
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik Rack-mounted Devices Visio Stencils
Replies: 40
Views: 33893

Re: [ATTACHED] Mikrotik Rack-mounted Devices Visio Stencils

Thanks Fernando, these will be really useful.
by nz_monkey
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?
Replies: 366
Views: 122358

Re: Mikrotik VDSL / DSL Modem?

Will we see DSL modems soon?
Hopefully we will :D
by nz_monkey
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When coming AC Wave2 chip?
Replies: 41
Views: 9449

Re: When coming AC Wave2 chip?

the Mikrotik cAP AC just passed FCC compliance and has an 802.11ac Wave2 capable chipset.

So it looks like we will have Wave2 #soon :D
by nz_monkey
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS326 - 6.40.4 -- does it support LACP? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1817

Re: CRS326 - 6.40.4 -- does it support LACP? [SOLVED]

AFAIK. . yes but via software w/o hardware assistance
Having no HW support makes it pointless...
by nz_monkey
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)
Replies: 26
Views: 8489

Re: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)

It probably would require the new routing engine in v7, so whenever that happens is the earliest we can expect FlowSpec.

I still want it ASAP, though.
v7 is a myth :D

What is it, 5 years overdue now ?
by nz_monkey
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: [MPLS-TE] Balancing 2+ different bandwidth links [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 7967

Re: [MPLS-TE] Balancing 2+ different bandwidth links [SOLVED]

Hopefully Mikrotik take a look at the way Juniper have implemented LSP Load Blancing, it works brilliantly.

https://www.juniper.net/documentation/e ... -lsps.html
by nz_monkey
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317-1G-16S+RM - Hardware specification
Replies: 34
Views: 8648

Re: CRS317-1G-16S+RM - Hardware specification

+1 to modular PSU.

Redundancy is pointless if you cannot swap out the dead PSU without downtime...
by nz_monkey
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317-1G-16S+RM MPLS Support
Replies: 55
Views: 17166

Re: CRS317-1G-16S+RM MPLS Support

I think Mikrotik doesn´t need VXLAN, as there is EoIP support. I disagree. EoIP is a proprietary Mikrotik protocol. VXLAN (RFC 7348) is the industry standard, with "Fast Path" support across multiple vendors and chipsets, e.g. Broadcom Trident/Tomahawk, Marvell Prestera, Mellanox Spectrum, Intel xl...
by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1274
Views: 285064

Re: Feature requests

Selectable auth mechanisms for RADIUS-based AAA on system login. currently it varies based on the access vector, and Winbox requires chap which requires reversible cryto / plaintext password store. Or add LDAP auth client, but I'm sure simply allowing MS-CHAPv2 / PAP as auth mechanisms for existing...
by nz_monkey
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317-1G-16S+RM MPLS Support
Replies: 55
Views: 17166

Re: CRS317-1G-16S+RM MPLS Support

Data Centre Interconnect - VPLS will be able to be used to "backhaul" Layer2 traffic between data centres. . I´m dreaming of "Ethernet Over IP" (EoIP) with hardware acceleration on CRS317, .i.e. 10Gbit/s EoIP tunnels for Vmware VMotion (layer 2 interconnect). Would this be possible with the CRS317?...
by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317-1G-16S+RM MPLS Support
Replies: 55
Views: 17166

Re: CRS317-1G-16S+RM MPLS Support

So with the 6.41rc releases Mikrotik have added "MPLS Forwarding" to the CRS317. In my opinion just being able to forward MPLS packets based on the label is pointless. It wont make me buy the CRS317 over any other plain Layer2 switch. The MPLS features that would make me buy a CRS317 over another de...
by nz_monkey
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 78 with 1GBPS WIRELESS PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!
Replies: 109
Views: 34686

Re: Newsletter 78 with 1GBPS WIRELESS PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!

The reason I ask is that this box also looks interesting as an outdoor NID type of device for FTTH where you could deploy them in rings of active ethernet (supposing that the switching is wire speed capable and you're not looking to oversubscribe the rings by any serious margin) Bring on G.8032v2 s...
by nz_monkey
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: DC telecom power supply for CRS317
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

Re: DC telecom power supply for CRS317

From the pictures it does not look like it has -48volt input capability :(
by nz_monkey
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IS-IS
Replies: 46
Views: 17532

Re: IS-IS

We have multiple vendors routers in our networks, Juniper, Cisco, Nokia and Mikrotik. All but Mikrotik support ISIS :( so for now we are running OSPF as our IGP. We would love to move to ISIS due to: - Less complex architecture at scale - Layer2 protocol minimises attack surface - Support for IPv4 a...
by nz_monkey
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Question about SC , APC UPC connectors
Replies: 8
Views: 2175

Re: Question about SC , APC UPC connectors

APC is recommended for RF over fibre, e.g. GPON networks as it has lower reflection than PC/UPC connectors.

APC is also required if you are using optical circulators.
by nz_monkey
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Question about SC , APC UPC connectors
Replies: 8
Views: 2175

Re: Question about SC , APC UPC connectors

Yes all SFP with LC connectors are PC.

This means you need PC or UPC patch leads.

You can use APC to UPC patch leads to connect SFP to your APC patching.
by nz_monkey
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 145488

Re: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!

How are you connecting the CAP to the CAPsMAN? Are you using Local-forwarding or CAPsMAN forwarding? Are you using VLAN in our setup?
Hi Uldis, it is Layer3 with CAPsMAN forwarding.

Even downgrading to the previously working 6.41rc20 through Package/Downgrade, the problem still remains :(
by nz_monkey
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 145488

Re: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!

DANGER

If you are running CAPSMAN avoid 6.41rc23

6.41rc23 breaks CAP communication with CAPSMAN, at least when using a tunelled datapath. Downgrading to 6.41rc20 does not fix the problem :(

Mikrotik support are aware of this issue.
by nz_monkey
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1036 Power Supply
Replies: 62
Views: 16444

Re: CCR1036 Power Supply

To highlight the problem with the CCR1036, the following screenshots are from two routers that are installed 1U apart from each other in the same rack, in a Tier4 datacentre: CCR1036-8G-2S+ http://i.imgur.com/CMTH9n7.png CCR1072-1G-8S+ http://i.imgur.com/Liirwuh.png Note the huge difference in tempe...
by nz_monkey
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1036 Power Supply
Replies: 62
Views: 16444

Re: CCR1036 Power Supply

Thank you for the response Normis. In my non-expert opinion, turning on redundant fans may cool the CPU by an extra 3degrees, but the fans are ducted so only draw air from the front of the CCR over the CPU and out the back. I would be very surprised if this made any difference to the operating tempe...
by nz_monkey
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT LTE - Forwarding Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: SXT LTE - Forwarding Issues

This is a hardware limitation of the SXT LTE. You can only source traffic from the LTE WAN IP,. e.g. NAT

I had a similar fault and worked with support on it, only to find out it is a chipset limitation.


You are best to use a wAP LTE or Huawei me909s-120 which will work with PI routing.
by nz_monkey
Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 38710

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

Please don't add docker/container support to RouterOS.

There are plenty of other simple ways to run docker. Adding it to RouterOS will add more attack vectors and also likely make RouterOS less reliable.
by nz_monkey
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP 60G - Vague timeline?
Replies: 9
Views: 3530

Re: wAP 60G - Vague timeline?

If it has an FCC ID it must not be long until release.

#soon :)
by nz_monkey
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 38710

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

Hi Normis, Thank you for asking us. My top suggestions would be: * evpn and vxlan support * Open Data Plane/DPDK accelerated forwarding * New Kernel and "New Routing" aka v7 * ixgbevf and i40evf drivers * virtio-net driver with multiqueue support * Some form of dynamic VPN, or as the marketing folk ...
by nz_monkey
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 77
Replies: 40
Views: 17737

Re: Newsletter 77

In any case. Thanks for the suggestion, we will consider hot-swap dual power supplies for another model, most likely it will be higher price class. It would be great to see all rack mount CCR's and CRS's have replaceable power supplies. Mikrotik could ship with either no PSU's installed, or a singl...
by nz_monkey
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1036 Power Supply
Replies: 62
Views: 16444

Re: CCR1036 Power Supply

Also how easy is the power supply to replace for a non-technical user if I just ship a bunch of spares? Pretty easy. The one I pictured above was swapped by a non technical user. Only gotcha to remember is the screws closest to the back are longer, and remember to screw through the earth lug. They ...
by nz_monkey
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1036 Power Supply
Replies: 62
Views: 16444

Re: CCR1036 Power Supply

Another one bites the dust:
Image

This one was in a Tier4 datacentre.

That makes it 100% of all CCR1036-8G-2S+ that we have purchased have now experienced this fault.
by nz_monkey
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does this violate RFC?
Replies: 26
Views: 4319

Re: Does this violate RFC?

We have fixed it in v7.
If only we could use v7.. :)
by nz_monkey
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS326-24G-2S+RM fans
Replies: 18
Views: 7680

Re: CRS326-24G-2S+RM fans

here you can find photos and a small post on the CRS326 and the marvell SOCs used in it.

https://tikguy.wordpress.com/2017/08/17 ... -24g-2srm/
Great write up, thank you doneware !
by nz_monkey
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS326-24G-2S+RM fans
Replies: 18
Views: 7680

Re: CRS326-24G-2S+RM fans

The PCB does not look to have any fan pins on it.
by nz_monkey
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS/VPLS for large scale networks
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

Re: MPLS/VPLS for large scale networks

OSPF is how this is done... or ISIS if it was supported :D

Use OSPF to distribute your loopback addresses and link-nets. It will easily scale to over a hundred PE's.

Use BGP for signalling the L2VPN and L3VPN.


I hope this helps.
by nz_monkey
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 77
Replies: 40
Views: 17737

Re: Newsletter 77

Newsletter has been updated to show more of the SXTsq
Those comparison graphics between the SXT and SXTsq are great!
by nz_monkey
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 20504

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

Hi Tom,

Thank you for doing this testing and publishing your results.
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