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by talon63
Mon Jul 07, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Web access map refreshing question
Replies: 7
Views: 3214

Re: Web access map refreshing question

1. What are all the links in the white squares, as I don't get that on my interface v3.b8 (local to server) Are you talking about the RX/TX monitors? These are the only white boxes I have on my map. 2. Webserver in Las Vegas; Dude in Florida Not sure of proper setup for export to webserver. Have The...
by talon63
Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Publish Network Status to a web page.
Replies: 2
Views: 1411

Re: Publish Network Status to a web page.

You can use the export feature to schedule export times to a specific location, then create an HTML page with the appropriate code to pull the latest image from that location to display on the web. try this http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23334&start=0&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&hilit=export+map+i...
by talon63
Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude blocks internet traffic on server - Why???
Replies: 7
Views: 2245

Re: Dude blocks internet traffic on server - Why???

On the machines check your event viewer to see if there is a system warning: TCP/IP has reached the security limit imposed on the number of concurrent TCP connect attempts . I have noticed this happening before with this and another scanning software. I fixed mine by tailoring my scans by the priori...
by talon63
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 247572

Re: Probe Thread

Shameless bump of topic.
by talon63
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude is not working on Ubuntu 7.10
Replies: 4
Views: 2068

Re: Dude is not working on Ubuntu 7.10

OK, When you open the application and it is bouncing the message across the bottom of the screen about not being able to connect, click on the Server button at the top of the screen and check Enable on Local Host , then click OK . If the connection hasn't timed out, it should connect. If it has, the...
by talon63
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Which OIDs give these information?
Replies: 12
Views: 2500

Re: Which OIDs give these information?

Because your PC is connecting to the device, through one of its ports, and you are asking for information about what is connecting to the device ports, you are going to see your own IP address in the list of things connecting to the device. Savvy? Seriously, I'm not trying to be facetious or flame y...
by talon63
Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:43 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Which OIDs give these information?
Replies: 12
Views: 2500

Re: Which OIDs give these information?

Is the Dude running from your IP? That may cause it to show up in the list since it is connecting to the device.

Just a thought.
by talon63
Mon Jun 23, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Which OIDs give these information?
Replies: 12
Views: 2500

Re: Which OIDs give these information?

http://support.3com.com/infodeli/tools/ ... 01_00M.exe

This should have the MIB file in it.
by talon63
Fri Jun 20, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Which OIDs give these information?
Replies: 12
Views: 2500

Re: Which OIDs give these information?

If you click on the View Objects link, you will get the details of what each file defines.

The module names give some indication as to what the function of the MIB is.
You may find model specific MIBs here: http://support.3com.com/software/mibs_transcend.htm
See if your model is listed there.
by talon63
Thu Jun 19, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Which OIDs give these information?
Replies: 12
Views: 2500

Re: Which OIDs give these information?

1. Does the dude software come with a pack of MIB files? Yes, there is a MIB library in The Dude, but it is not all-inclusive. You can manually add new MIB's to The Dude for your specific hardware. There is an MIB import function available. You can find this under Files in the menu. 2. Where can I ...
by talon63
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Which OIDs give these information?
Replies: 12
Views: 2500

Re: Which OIDs give these information?

You would need to know the correct MIB to extract information form the ARP cache your devices. These would be specific to your products manufacturer.
Conversely, you could use nmap -sP to ping sweep the router/switch and get the list that way.
by talon63
Thu Jun 12, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude is not working on Ubuntu 7.10
Replies: 4
Views: 2068

Re: Dude is not working on Ubuntu 7.10

really not enough info here to provide assistance.
Have you configured the allowed addresses?
Have you turned the server on?
Give us some basic info and we may be able to help you, but a post of "It's broken, can you help?" is not likely to get much response.

Thanks
by talon63
Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Polling by domain name instead of IP
Replies: 8
Views: 4791

Re: Polling by domain name instead of IP

Doing it this way allows the map object to just update without spawning a duplicate every time a change is detected. Makes life easier in the long run.

Cheers!
by talon63
Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: anonymous web graphs / exporting graphs automatically
Replies: 3
Views: 2108

Re: anonymous web graphs / exporting graphs automatically

buried a ways back is a similar thread that I responded to about doing something like this. The Dude has the capability to export timed 'snapshots' of the network layout (map), but no direct way to this with charts. If the coders would add the same functionality from Maps/Settings/Export tab to the ...
by talon63
Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Polling by domain name instead of IP
Replies: 8
Views: 4791

Re: Polling by domain name instead of IP

On the General tab for a device try setting DNS Lookup to Name to IP, and set the MAC Lookup to IP to MAC. I haven't seen any duplicates in a very long time with this setup.
by talon63
Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Agent Failure then Reset?
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

Re: Agent Failure then Reset?

What's the version and platform?
by talon63
Thu May 29, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: A better Mib library?
Replies: 1
Views: 1390

Re: A better Mib library?

See this thread: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=24040
Should have the info you need.
by talon63
Wed May 28, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Can't access to web interface of Dude 3.0b7 on ROS 3.6
Replies: 8
Views: 11791

Re: Can't access to web interface of Dude 3.0b7 on ROS 3.6

In Dude config, access to web interface allowed from 0.0.0.0/0 network. You will need to add the 127.0.0.x/x to this in order to connect locally. If you want to connect from a remote machine, you need to add its' address range as well, i.e., 168.0.0.1/16, 192.245.0.0/x, etc. You should then be able...
by talon63
Tue May 27, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Ping not responding
Replies: 6
Views: 8661

Re: Ping not responding

Is your server blocking ICMP traffic?
Is the server running a firewall that doesn't allow the application to do this?

Since the devices respond to ping from other machines, then I don't think it's ICMP blocking at the routers and switches, but at the server itself.
by talon63
Thu May 22, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude beta 8
Replies: 27
Views: 10319

Re: The Dude beta 8

It may be you, as I am running the same version of Firefox on XP and it is loading fine.
by talon63
Mon May 19, 2008 2:52 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Import MIB
Replies: 1
Views: 4208

Re: Import MIB

These are the steps I used for the beta8 release to MIB info. From the client console, right click on Mib Nodes and select open in separate window. The Mib window will open. At the top. click on the File tab. Click the red + sign. Select your MIB file from its current location. A dialog box will ope...
by talon63
Mon May 19, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Spontaneouse service Changes
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Re: Spontaneouse service Changes

what's that about restarting the dude though? Every few days The Dude will just stop serving web pages, so it gets restarted. Then there are the odd crashes that happen that also require restarting (although not as many now as I used to get). However, the restarts don't have any effect on when the ...
by talon63
Thu May 15, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Spontaneouse service Changes
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Re: Spontaneouse service Changes

Probably related to how when I remove certain probes from the probe list, they automagically reappear and cause my maps to light up with alerts I am not currently concerned about. Mind you, they don't reappear if Dude is re-started, they just show up again at any old time without any human intervent...
by talon63
Tue May 13, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Command window (dos) together with dude program?
Replies: 10
Views: 2427

Re: Command window (dos) together with dude program?

Which version are you running?
by talon63
Tue May 13, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Command window (dos) together with dude program?
Replies: 10
Views: 2427

Re: Command window (dos) together with dude program?

Offset time usually refers to time differences between the server where the data is stored, and the client that is modifying that data. For instance, if your server is set to UTC/GMT and the client machine is set to CST, then you have an offset of -6. This could lead to problems with file reads if t...
by talon63
Mon May 12, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Tracking users on Cisco router
Replies: 7
Views: 2388

Re: Tracking users on Cisco router

It may be that the tone of my reply was misunderstood, or I misunderstood your last posting. Have you tried selecting the map object, going to Settings, and then set DNS Lookup to Name to Address or Address to Name? You may even be able to use the MAC Lookup field to do this since the MAC shouldn't ...
by talon63
Mon May 12, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Tracking users on Cisco router
Replies: 7
Views: 2388

Re: Tracking users on Cisco router

It would appear that you are attempting to perform accounting with monitoring software. The Radius comment was in reference to your needing a server to provide this information, as opposed to using something like The Dude, which is not specifically designed to do what you ask. Your C3725 is handling...
by talon63
Fri May 09, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: 3 questions about The Dude (errors, email, and multihoming)
Replies: 3
Views: 1439

Re: 3 questions about The Dude (errors, email, and multihoming)

1. I'd say yes, as my devices that work in this manner only show up once on the map, since I don't have the other IP ranges entered for probe or monitor. 2. This should work, but may require some additional work on your part. Google server may this as relaying, you check to make sure that they suppo...
by talon63
Fri May 09, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude only sees 10% of network
Replies: 7
Views: 2338

Re: Dude only sees 10% of network

When you say "address lists", do you have address lists configured in The Dude? If this is the case, you may be blocking those IP addresses from display, as this is how I use the Address List feature. It blacklists the IPs for items that I don't want to have displayed on the network map.
by talon63
Thu May 08, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Upgraded to Dude 3.8 and all maps are gone HELP
Replies: 13
Views: 3935

Re: Upgraded to Dude 3.8 and all maps are gone HELP

Well, when I installed .8 i got most of the map, however the graphics were gone. I restored from the .7 XML backup and got tiny objects on the screens with no information. When i attempted to click on an object I got this: 3.0beta8 ACCESS VIOLATION at: 48861e eip=48861e eflags=210246 edi=16de6f0 esi...
by talon63
Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Question about deleting logs
Replies: 4
Views: 1445

Re: Question about deleting logs

In the web interface, click on Outages in the menu on the left. Place a check in the checkboxes on the right hand side, and when you get to the bottom, click the Remove button.

In the client app, click on Outages in the menu, click the Remove Resolved button at the top.
by talon63
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: exceptional message in firewall log caused by dude v2.2
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

Re: exceptional message in firewall log caused by dude v2.2

I'd say it's a private IP address that does not allow the return of PING replies, or other ICMP-based traffic, in order to keep someone from hitting the interface with a DDOS attack. It is common practice to apply this to outward facing interfaces to provide some degree of security. Are you certain ...
by talon63
Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:35 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Web access map refreshing question
Replies: 7
Views: 3214

Re: Web access map refreshing question

To display it like this I was wondering if I could create my own webpage that refreshes every 5 sec and displays the picture that s generated by dude. Yes, you can. In your map view, there is another Settings button. Click it and got to the Export tab. Select the export file type (PNG or PDF), and ...
by talon63
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Web access map refreshing question
Replies: 7
Views: 3214

Re: Web access map refreshing question

The dude treats the map and the objects as a single image when viewing through a web browser, so you can't really load just the hotspots, unless you remove the map image from the equation and just have the Dude display the hotspots on the default grid. As to other part of the question, I am afraid I...
by talon63
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: How to disable autostart?
Replies: 4
Views: 2230

Re: How to disable autostart?

Under Preferences, uncheck Autoconnect at Startup. You might also uncheck the second option, although if Dude fails for some reason, it won't try and reconnect. Under the server settings, make sure you uncheck run on localhost to keep the server from firing up. That should do it for you, there is no...
by talon63
Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Errors on all versions of the dude
Replies: 2
Views: 1125

Re: Errors on all versions of the dude

For the DLL problem, give this page a look, http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms681987(VS.85).aspx. As to the other problem with the non-functioning device, look for the faultlog.txt, or try running Dr Watson in the background. Unfortunately ME does not have an Event Viewer like later version...
by talon63
Mon Apr 14, 2008 6:28 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: iphone and the dude
Replies: 25
Views: 17216

Re: iphone and the dude

You should be able to access The Dude by it's IP address through your web browser, if the IP is a public one.
by talon63
Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 247572

Re: Probe Thread

Thanks for the probes, and thanks for listing reasons why they might fail. That should keep some of us out of trouble. :lol:
by talon63
Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The DUDE version 7 question
Replies: 5
Views: 2622

Re: The DUDE version 7 question

It's done in the NIC config. Should be a checkbox, otherwise Google helps for your specific hardware. :)
by talon63
Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Back up Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1643

Re: Back up Question

Can you define what you mean by historical data?
by talon63
Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Back up Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1643

Re: Back up Question

The backup is an XML file that contains your configuration of the Dude. It pretty much contains references to everything about the configuration and what is displayed on the map. You can view it by opening it in a browser window or notepad, or an XML editor of your choosing.
by talon63
Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Anyone figured out how to use panels?
Replies: 4
Views: 1820

Re: Anyone figured out how to use panels?

Well, I got a panel called user to remain persistent. It has the map, outages and a log displayed. I was also able to lock it. It appears to be running with no problem. I can even switch between the two on-the-fly. Don't know what the initial problem was, but it seems to have resolved itself.
by talon63
Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Monitored Device Hardware Upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 1366

Re: Monitored Device Hardware Upgrade

Right click on object and select Settings. From the general tab, make sure you have the Device Type selected. On the Services tab, make sure you have the services you want monitored selected. You can click the RED + to add more if you need to. On the right are a series of buttons. Click on Reprobe. ...
by talon63
Sun Apr 06, 2008 1:53 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude is using ALL network capasity
Replies: 9
Views: 2981

Re: Dude is using ALL network capasity

It is not that the Dude is complicated, any NMS will be fairly complicated to properly configure and use if you lack knowledge and experience. Before implementing any software that monitors service availability you should map it all out on paper (or a spreadsheet) so that you can determine what is c...
by talon63
Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:49 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Anyone figured out how to use panels?
Replies: 4
Views: 1820

Re: Anyone figured out how to use panels?

Which version are you running? I've set up and used panels in 2.2 successfully. In 3b7, I get the same thing. The panel is listed but it remains empty even if I lock after I populate it.
by talon63
Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 247572

Re: Probe Thread

I think what he means is that when the devices are discovered, they will placed on the map as AP's not switches or other devices which is what the Dude with my AP's the first time around forcing me to manually change them into AP's on the map. Thanks for the script. As for what probes are and what y...
by talon63
Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: GSM Modem SMS Alert
Replies: 16
Views: 7377

Re: GSM Modem SMS Alert

It should be possible with the addition of some third party software. You might also change serial port configuration to text mode, so you can send text or ascii character to GSM Modem. To send message, send the AT command AT+CMGS to GSM modem. These links may provide some alternatives as well: http...
by talon63
Wed Apr 02, 2008 4:10 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 247572

Re: Probe Thread

Bump, and a request to make this thread a sticky. I'll be more than happy to share any probes I get working if the rest of the community is willing. :D
by talon63
Wed Apr 02, 2008 4:06 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: req: read accounts cannot logon with winbox
Replies: 2
Views: 1937

Re: req: read accounts cannot logon with winbox

you can set up multiple users by selecting Admins and adding your user accounts. You can then set them to Read access. As for the Winbox with username and password, it may be possible, but I haven't been using the duds long enough to figure that part out. It looks like you can create a tool, and the...
by talon63
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude is using ALL network capasity
Replies: 9
Views: 2981

Re: Dude is using ALL network capasity

It is a possibility. Any of the tools that are used to monitor/manage a network use resources on that same network. The configuration of polling can have an impact on the rest of the network. My general polling is set at a pretty wide interval, with more 'mission critical' devices configured to be p...
by talon63
Mon Mar 31, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Can't access to web interface of Dude 3.0b7 on ROS 3.6
Replies: 8
Views: 11791

Re: Can't access to web interface of Dude 3.0b7 on ROS 3.6

you may want to configure the allowed networks setting. If I remember I had to do this before I could connect to the server, even when using localhost. Also, ensure that telnet is not being denied on the server. Not knowing your OS in this case I can't recommend more specific settings to check.
by talon63
Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:45 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Can't access to web interface of Dude 3.0b7 on ROS 3.6
Replies: 8
Views: 11791

Re: Can't access to web interface of Dude 3.0b7 on ROS 3.6

can you connect to the dude on localhost at the server?
did you configure the allowed addresses for connection to the dude server?
by talon63
Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:40 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude is using ALL network capasity
Replies: 9
Views: 2981

Re: Dude is using ALL network capasity

I'll have to install the beta to see what the defaults are, but polling every 30 seconds is a little high. I'm using 2.2 on over 200 devices and polling every two minutes. I originally set it up on a workstation just to play with it, and just recently moved installed it on a server. All I had to do ...
by talon63
Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude is using ALL network capasity
Replies: 9
Views: 2981

Re: Dude is using ALL network capasity

What are your discover/polling intervals? You may something set too low and it is overwhelming your pipe by generating too often.
by talon63
Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need to draw Lines and Boxes in the Map
Replies: 6
Views: 2282

Re: Need to draw Lines and Boxes in the Map

I simply want to draw a line which connects the switches to the computers. in my case the links were autogenerated after all of the devices were discovered. When I first started using The Dude, I drew all of my links, then the next time I looked I had links all over the map...which confirmed that t...
by talon63
Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Windows Service
Replies: 1
Views: 1503

Re: Windows Service

Try this thread: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=12402

It may have some useful pointers.
by talon63
Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dute network primer?
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

Re: Dute network primer?

It may be easier to post questions about what you don't understand, as what your post looks like is a request to have someone allow access to a "live" network so you can see what is going on. Most people (read as all) who manage networks would view this as a security issue and would not be willing t...
by talon63
Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need to draw Lines and Boxes in the Map
Replies: 6
Views: 2282

Re: Need to draw Lines and Boxes in the Map

If you click the red "+" in the upper left corner of the map, you should see a menu. You can select Link from that menu and draw your lines. What are you using boxes for? You may want to create a background image for your map that has the boxes on it, but these will be static unless you edit the bac...
by talon63
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Sort/Reorder tools list
Replies: 7
Views: 2430

Re: Sort/Reorder tools list

Sorry, it's coded in, so no way to change it without source.
by talon63
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Sort/Reorder tools list
Replies: 7
Views: 2430

Re: Sort/Reorder tools list

You can sort by selecting Tools, and click the Name column header. It will sort alphabetically in A-Z or Z-A. There is not a way to further change the order of the Tools that I can find.

Cheers
by talon63
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:35 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Help me on Probe Interval
Replies: 1
Views: 1233

Re: Help me on Probe Interval

probe interval = 10 sec, probe timeout = 15 sec probe down count= 6. You are sending out a new probe every 10 seconds. If there is no reply to that probe after 15 seconds a countdown begins and a new probe is dispatched. Each probe response failure degrades the countdown. If the countdown reaches z...
by talon63
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: DNS and MAC lookup fields. How do they work?
Replies: 1
Views: 1408

Re: DNS and MAC lookup fields. How do they work?

see this thread: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... to+address

Essentially you can use these to keep map objects up-to-date, without the Dude creating duplicate objects when information changes, i.e., IP addresses in a dhcp environment.

Hope this helps
by talon63
Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: RB or PC for Dude server?
Replies: 3
Views: 1562

Re: RB or PC for Dude server?

I'm running it on a desktop PC with WinXP with no problems.
It will be moved to a dedicated server shortly, and the config will be imported directly into the server setup so that there will be no interruption of service.
by talon63
Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 247572

Re: Probe Thread

I would be interested in a probe/function that would allow detection of DHCP servers on the wire. It would prove invaluable in tracking down the odd rogue that pops up from time to time when someone puts a misconfigured router on the network. Can anyone assist in this? thanks! [edit] OK I am still t...