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by desertadmin
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

Ok I am confused where to change the MTU size limit. I am RTFM but I am getting confused any place to point me to would help. on how you changed the MTU size on a bridge it seems to be gray'ed out.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CCR-1036 only get 500mbps through put
Replies: 10
Views: 1981

Re: CCR-1036 only get 500mbps through put

BUMP
by desertadmin
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Maximum speed on 10 Gb port for mikrotik CCR1036
Replies: 6
Views: 784

Re: Maximum speed on 10 Gb port for mikrotik CCR1036

We are having the exact same issues. Is this only an issue with the Routerboard CCR 1036 on an older version of 6.41? I have a 1072 as well that I may swap out at our data center. But need to know if the problem is corrected with the ROS upgrade or with a hardware replacement etc.. Do we need a CCR1...
by desertadmin
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR-1036 only get 500mbps through put
Replies: 10
Views: 1981

Re: CCR-1036 only get 500mbps through put

I think our limitation is two SFP+ bonded as a 802.3ad layer 2 with mii are the limitation for our 1036 CCR. Any one else agree.? We hit a ceiling of 2Gb from 2 10Gb SFP+ bonded ports. Any input or suggestions would be welcomed. Does this happen on a 1072 CCR? ROS is 6.41 . Thank you -Sincerely, Des...
by desertadmin
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request - ModBus support
Replies: 9
Views: 2581

Re: Feature request - ModBus support

Modbus on a mikrotik would make the mikrotik even more valuable! Because you could have one MT that does everything and have an RS232 port or use the USB to MODBUS USB and poll data from an MPPT on a solar site then would allow you to do an SNMP poll from a cacti server and you could chart your VOLT...
by desertadmin
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwidth test Max speed?
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Bandwidth test Max speed?

From one CCR 1072 to another CCR 1072 witha 10Gb SFP+ what kind of speeds should I see from Mikrotik to Mikrotik using the Bandwidth Test tool? I want to say that it should be more than 1.8Gb for real world traffic but it feels like something is a bottleneck between the two locations. Between we hav...
by desertadmin
Sun May 27, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 81357

Re: VPNfilter official statement

Just added the Talos IPs to prevent further spread. Pretty scary how it infiltrates a busy box based OS. Thank you Mikrotik for patching this so quickly. In addition I added the following IPs to my Drop DDOS list. This is not a DDOS but any suspicious traffic I get I place it on this filter. So modi...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

It doesn't test more than 1Gb at 4:30am with only 300Mbps that is pushing through. It seems to top off at 1Gbps. But I really saw (not less than 6 months ago) the approx of 2Gbps when doing a speedtest (Bandwidth Test BTEST tool from MT to MT ) on my older RB1036s that had the 10Gbps SFP+. Seems lik...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

Thanks for the reply that is an interesting link test measuring way. I do not want to stress the boards I have approx 2000 real connections going through and we do not see greater than 1Gbps on an all 10GB SFP+ network from end to end.. So I have just recently started again to run the Bandwidth test...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

Any input/insight on anyonelese having this issue would really help. Am I the only one with a 10Gbps as an ISP feed? We are just pushing the limits of 1Gbps and it seems like our feed can not due more than 1Gbps due to using Mikrotiks. I think this is a real issue. Perhaps it is the ROS 6.41.2 or th...
by desertadmin
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

I broke the bond and it is performing better but seems to be a bug or an issue with bonding and using 10GB SFP+ DACs modules. I am running 6.41.2 on both Mirktoiks CCR 1072 both have 802.3AD with MII Layer2 on Mikrotik DACs copper pigtails 10SFP+ wave length 256nm Vend Serial: MCS16l10432 Any one el...
by desertadmin
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

It seems that if you have 10Gb SFP+ and you want to have a 1Gb bottle neck just make a bond between two 10Gb SFP+ interfaces. Not sure how this is a feature.

I will being breaking the SFP+ bonds to see how those works.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

1Gb Bottleneck on a 10Gb SFP+ on CCR1072

Not sure if I am the only one having this issue but I have 2 bonded SFP+ ports both are 10Gb modules (Mikroitk SFP+) But all speed tests are topped out at 1Gb I am running 6.41 ROS to a 6.41.2 Is there an issue with bonded ports? I'm using 802.3ad Mii with Layer2 Any advice would help thanks. -Since...
by desertadmin
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can I queue if router is one hop distant from client IP
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Can I queue if router is one hop distant from client IP

If you have a bridge on the edge or between the edge and your client you can place queues that allow the queuing to occur on a bridge. This is considered transparent because it is not routed to the edge where most queuing can occur or on the client end point. If it is between the two and it is in br...
by desertadmin
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can I queue if router is one hop distant from client IP
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Can I queue if router is one hop distant from client IP

They always say let the router route but....I do have my edge router as a simple queue. And we have about 1800 queues on our CCR-1036-8G-2S+ .. With that said yes we are offloading them soon to a secondary device that is nearest to our edge. but as long as the traffic is going through it you can add...
by desertadmin
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netwatch was driving me crazy until I lowered the timeout number
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Netwatch was driving me crazy until I lowered the timeout number

Greetz, So I watch a lot of devices on my network backhauls and access points (like a good network nerd does) but.. I was starting to go crazy with some devices that were pretty far out there on my network, because my alerts to my phone were every few mins to every few hours nothing was making sense...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What is the Packet Buffer Size for the CCR 1036-8G-2S+
Replies: 1
Views: 475

What is the Packet Buffer Size for the CCR 1036-8G-2S+

Hello Fellow MT peeps, What is the Packet Buffer Size for the CCR 1036-8G-2S+ Routerboard? I looked through the hardware specs and I didn't see that info. Perhaps it is called something else please let me know what it is. It seems to be more of the rave these days to match hardware against hardware'...
by desertadmin
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces
Replies: 11
Views: 1257

Re: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces

I think this is a broadcast issue related to the bridge. Read this and see if it helps you. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-netbios-name-resolution-really-works/ Yeah I think it is an issue with how bridging works on a MT CCR. I know if I had a CRS it would be able to use the switch chip wh...
by desertadmin
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces
Replies: 11
Views: 1257

Re: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces

Why do you use netbios??? That is so 1985...
People still use netbios. I did not say NETBEUI or banyan vines.
by desertadmin
Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces
Replies: 11
Views: 1257

Re: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces

I think you are correct. Is there anyway for a bridge or for a firewall rule set to pass anything along?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces
Replies: 11
Views: 1257

Re: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces

NetBIOS this gift to the network admin ;-) Are you running pure NetBIOS and not NetBIOS over TCP ip? Those few customers who still have applications that need NetBIOS all use NetBIOS over TCP IP and the problem we had was NetBIOS resolution from NetBIOS to IP. Most customers solved this with modify...
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces
Replies: 11
Views: 1257

CCR 1016 can not pass netbios between interfaces

I get that this needs to be a layer 2 deal but...the CCR 1016 doe snot have a the switch chip so you can not do a master slave scenario like you can with the CRS. Any suggestions to allow valid internal netbios on bridged interfaces work? Yes I googled it and didn't ind anything that helped. Please ...
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: DNS attack but I have a DNS name server to protect
Replies: 1
Views: 468

DNS attack but I have a DNS name server to protect

How do I block amp DNS attacks from my network especially if I have a valid Name server behind it that is getting hit. I must propgate and allow valid requests but I need to turn away the bad DNS rogue amplification DNS attacks. What is the recommended way to do this? Do I block based on the rate of...
by desertadmin
Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

Re: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?

Thanks thats what i am looking for. I wonder why you had dns lagging. Was it to an internal dns or say like google 8.8.8.8?
by desertadmin
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

Re: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?

Hello Savage, What is to be expected on throughput with your experience? In your experience in the real world of deployment of this technology what was your experience? Trials and tribulations? The link does show a little bit more details but what are other Mikrotikers doing out there with aggregati...
by desertadmin
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

Re: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?

If I use the balance rr what kind of throughput do you think I can get? Do you think if I have 4 or 5 One gibabit ethernet ports bound together I will get around 2 or 3 Gbps? Can you elaborate on why you would choose balance rr?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

Re: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?

I do have two Mikrotiks if you look at the original post it shows I have two CCR. So with that said which method of bonding do I use for maximum throughput? Also.. why irrelavent in the TCP stream? Is Mirkotik not the platform for bonded aggegate ports for a comercial roll out? Thank you -Sincerely,...
by desertadmin
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

Need greater than 1Gb from bonded interface is it possible?

Hello long time since I have posted here is the scenario: I have a CCR1036-8G-2S+ that can not do greater than 1.2Gb to a CCR 1036-12g-4S with 5 bonded ports doing balance RR mii Layer 2 and 3 LACP rate 30s Is it possible I need at least 3Gb. Do I have it mis-configured please advise. It seems liek ...
by desertadmin
Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Two interfaces one cup... j/k
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Two interfaces one cup... j/k

Ok I have two interfaces one is a 900Mhz link (WLAN2), another is an ethernet port (ether1) I have a bridge and it has the external IP on the bridge with both interfaces on it. I want to make one interface the upbound and another interface the down. It is all internal to my network. It is just one i...
by desertadmin
Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Hotspot Dynamic IP attack dropper!
Replies: 2
Views: 1790

Hotspot Dynamic IP attack dropper!

So it is been a long time but I wanted to share this with you all. I had a punk'r trying to denial of service one of my hotspots by taking up every available IP address. All he did was kept changing his IP address and his mac so that the hotspot would catch him and then use a dynamic IP address for ...
by desertadmin
Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 44084

Re: LLDP

Your very right. I really do like Mikrotik. I just get disappointed when I come across a protocol that is a standard and it is not implemented because there is not enough requests for it. I feel that standards are standards and to be in the industry you must meet all default standards. I will probab...
by desertadmin
Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 44084

Re: LLDP

OMG You do not support LLDP?!! I just rolled out several Mikrotik's into a bank for VLANs and other great networking features because I really like Mikrotik's, but guess what no LLDP. So the VOIP implementation is now going to get very very complicated with no LLDP. One more reason why Mikrotik's ar...
by desertadmin
Wed May 29, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wht is the cable type for the Routerboard module:S-31DLC20D
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Re: Wht is the cable type for the Routerboard module:S-31DLC

Any help please this is a valid Mikrotik question about the Routerboard SFP module. I just need to know if it is 9/125 or if I am grossly wrong please let me know. Thank you.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed May 29, 2013 7:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wht is the cable type for the Routerboard module:S-31DLC20D
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Wht is the cable type for the Routerboard module:S-31DLC20D

Ok I know this is single mode which means it should be 9/125 right? But our vendor accidentally sent us the MaxxWave version that is stating that it is 50/125 SMF here is the specs: http://www.maxxwave.com/solutions/service-provider/maxxwave-single-mode-sfp-fiber-module.html We are having issues wit...
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Comments as variables?
Replies: 4
Views: 1031

Re: Comments as variables?

Curious what kind of board were you using? I didn.t think about CPU use but yeah if it is a MT 1XX series board its CPU would be shot, for a 4XX series it should be ok. Which one were you testing on. I will be only using this on a 4XX series and greater; even though I do have a ton of RB 133C and 11...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:31 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Comments as variables?
Replies: 4
Views: 1031

Comments as variables?

Hello Mikrotik Scriptors, Not sure if any one has done this but I was just thinking of applications for using the comment fields as variables. I am sure some one else has already thought of this but I thought it would be a really great way to hold a few variables. My question is; how big can a comme...
by desertadmin
Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: X86 with 5.20 intel multi processor crashing randomly
Replies: 3
Views: 1372

Re: X86 with 5.20 intel multi processor crashing randomly

Do you mean to disable the CPU Hyper Threading? If so I do not think I can do that. These are power Router 732's. There does not seem to be a place to do this. This only started when we jumped from 4.17 to 5.20. I think there is a bug in 5.20 or some setting that needs to be disabled on the routerbo...
by desertadmin
Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: X86 with 5.20 intel multi processor crashing randomly
Replies: 3
Views: 1372

X86 with 5.20 intel multi processor crashing randomly

I think this has been discussed for all other versions except for 5.20. We have two x86 intel multi processors that both randomly crash/reboot. Is there any hope or insight on what to do with this issue? Out of all processors that have issues; the Intel should really be more stable. Any ways if any ...
by desertadmin
Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Problem reading ethernet parameters via script
Replies: 5
Views: 2490

Re: Problem reading ethernet parameters via script

Awesome script here is my version for just a 10/100 MT switch. We use the 493AHs at a lot of places. This script seems to help. #Props to Mxena and c0d3rSh3ll revised by Desertadmin :foreach i in=[/interface ethernet find running] do={ :if ([/interface ethernet get $i speed]="100Mbps" and [/interfac...
by desertadmin
Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Same side of firwall but VLAN issue
Replies: 0
Views: 328

Same side of firwall but VLAN issue

Ok so here is what I have: I have a mikrotik 1100 and on Port 2 I have basically a trunk VLAN with VLAN20 and default on the same interface. The IP address is set to VLAN20 for 192.168.20.0/24 traffic with a DHCP server of the range 192.168.20.200 to 220. On the same Milkrotik different port (port 1...
by desertadmin
Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple VLANS in the same subnet Cisco can can you?
Replies: 7
Views: 3655

Re: Multiple VLANS in the same subnet Cisco can can you?

Hmm horizon? I am not familiar with that parameter. That looks very logical though. I will give it a try. Thank you.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple VLANS in the same subnet Cisco can can you?
Replies: 7
Views: 3655

Multiple VLANS in the same subnet Cisco can can you?

Here is a question that I am in great need of an answer: Apparently Cisco can do this and I have been trying to get the same results on a Mikrotik. I would love to see the same subnet running and then on a switch have multiple VLANs per port so that the VLANs do not see each other broadcast. This wo...
by desertadmin
Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: MAC auth with Radius
Replies: 8
Views: 1555

Re: MAC auth with Radius

I mean did you ever get Vircom Radius to work as the auth for your hotspot users or PPPOE or PPPOA customers. All hotspots do not require a Radius manager they can also be setup local to the hotspot. But we are using the RadiusManager3 at all sites this is handy. We have hard set usernames and passw...
by desertadmin
Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: MAC auth with Radius
Replies: 8
Views: 1555

Re: MAC auth with Radius

Did you ever get this resolved? I use Vircom as well for RADIUS for dialup (yes dial up still exists in a our little town.) I have more wireless customers that I need to control better and I would love to implement Vircom with our wireless and then redirect to a pay now page if possible. If you got ...
by desertadmin
Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Mikrotik radius client behind nat
Replies: 8
Views: 3907

Re: Mikrotik radius client behind nat

How did you resolve your problem? You are able to get Radius Auth to work through a double nat'd environment? If so please post your solution. Thanks. As far as I know you can only do this via a VPN tunnel. If so once again post your solution for the community to see. Thanks. -Sincerely, DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

Ok that information is good. Looks like your issue ultimately is some sort of noise or sudden interference burst your getting from some where else. If this is so please post your registration tables with the CCQ the pthroughput, the ACK and the router OS shown on the columns. This will give us an id...
by desertadmin
Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

What freqs are the two 5.8s on? This would help to know? Also are they in bridge mode or are the AP and station or both station. More details please. I think we need to focus on the configurations of the 5.8 GHz. The 2.4 will not interfere with the 5.8Ghz so no worries there. but the two 5.8ghz I am...
by desertadmin
Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

i think I may be confused on your setup. I thought you had two 5.8ghz freqs on the same pole as a relay with a 2.4ghz AP. If you do not have more than one 5.8ghz on the pole then you should be good. Usually for tower configurations you will relay to another site or to a back up BH and so you could h...
by desertadmin
Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

That should be fine as long as they are on separate channels (by 50 points different,) and they are physically separated by about 10 feet.

Please post the registration tables with the requested columns. Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

Edimax access point connected to a sector 5.8 link with xr2,grid,mikrotik rb133 i connected 3 clients on it, the ping is pretty much normal and the internet is very good i think its all about wireless interference but changing frequency is not helping, note: there is another AP mikrotik in back of ...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 28, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

Please post the registration tables with the requested ACK timeout, with the PTHROUGHHPUT and the CCQ. This will help narrow it all down a lot of problems. Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

The best way to do a relay is the have the ap use AP bridged mode and use WDS. HAve the relay point use WDS staion with a wds dymanic. When you do bridge mode I have notice that the connection is not at the best download speeds. If you do AP with WDS to Station WDS and use NSTREME you can have the b...
by desertadmin
Sat Mar 19, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

Hmm looks good. Your overall connection is at 88% which means some of your conencted customers are fluctuating in and out of a good connection range. I know that this is probably said a lot to everyone on the forum but I am going to say it too. Please make sure that your AP and your clients are all ...
by desertadmin
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS Slave (repeater). What I'm doing wrong?
Replies: 2
Views: 2640

Re: WDS Slave (repeater). What I'm doing wrong?

In the hotspot IP bindings section make sure you include the MAC address of the WDS of the repeater and the bridge and even the wlan interface. I would set the AP to: Bridge 1 includes the WLAN the WDS will be auto added once a connection is made. AP bridge WDS MODE to Dynamic Choose the WDS default...
by desertadmin
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Very high ping during the day :(
Replies: 34
Views: 9490

Re: Very high ping during the day :(

What is the ACK time on the Wireless registrations of the tower. If you only have under 20 connections on it it should be a dead give away as to who or what the culprit is. All ACKs should be under 50 More than. If not then it is likely that it is a channel confliction. Make sure that all Clients ar...
by desertadmin
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Some HotSpot advices?
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Re: Some HotSpot advices?

Yes..! You can do it a couple of ways. I have done this before, where I would setup the regular office computers on a different internal subnet. So hotspot users are 10.50.7.2 to 254 on the DHCP Office PCs are setup as static IP address of 192.168.120.100 to 254 (statically setup) Make sure to setup...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:07 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Ability to edit User Manager pages?
Replies: 40
Views: 24500

Re: Ability to edit User Manager pages?

Go with DMAsoftlab.com 's radius manager. The newest version is awesome! It really generated some cash for our seasonal hotspot users. These guys can even do the setup for real cheap. You then just have to modify the pages to suit your ISP. I really like the features it has. Any ways yeah the MT UM ...
by desertadmin
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need ipsec traffic to route to the main hub
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: Need ipsec traffic to route to the main hub

Do you have an example of how to send all traffic to the hub with our doing the split tunneling? I think I am confused. If you want an example of my setup I can most definitely post a pict of it. If you need that. Let me know. Thanks.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need ipsec traffic to route to the main hub
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Need ipsec traffic to route to the main hub

Howdy!! I have an odd problem. I know that PPTP will do the tunneling exactly how I want it but it is not encrypted(as secure as IPSEC) from spoke to hub. My scenario is that I have a hub(main office) ipsec tunnel to several branch offices (spokes). I need for all of the traffic to be routed through...
by desertadmin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot Service for MikroTik
Replies: 11
Views: 3235

Re: Hotspot Service for MikroTik

You can also post a message to me if you like as well.

Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot Service for MikroTik
Replies: 11
Views: 3235

Re: Hotspot Service for MikroTik

You really need to do a mesh where the central area feeds out as a 5GHz signal. Then relay with smaller units for 2.4GHz using the XR-2 cards. Make sure (I know the obvious) to tape the connectors then apply tar strip then tape again to keep water out if this is a purely outdoor project. Also only t...
by desertadmin
Sun Oct 24, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot Service for MikroTik
Replies: 11
Views: 3235

Re: Hotspot Service for MikroTik

Best results so far with us has been the SAH-120-16-WB5470-5850. You can look at the data sheet here: http://lairdtech.thomasnet.com/item/ice-provider-wisp-base-station-and-client-antennas/sector-antennas/sah58-120-16-wb? We like this model because it is a horizontal frequency at 120degrees. It sort...
by desertadmin
Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Automated Billing Solutions
Replies: 18
Views: 3408

Re: Automated Billing Solutions

Yes it is excellent for hotspot automated signups and the like. You can also use it for PPPOE auth and RADIUS authentication we currently are using this only for our hotspot users that are located in remote areas. This will even work great for pre programmed CPE gear that you just sell to the client...
by desertadmin
Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Radius Auth through a double NAT
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Radius Auth through a double NAT

So here is the lay out all RBs are using 4.11: INTERNET: RADIUS SERVER ZZ.ZZ.ZZ.125 | | \|/ V external address:xx.xx.xx123 DSTNAT MASQ internal address:192.168.xx.1 | | \|/ V WANside address:192.168.xx.5 DSTNAT MASQ LANside address:10.5.7.1 | | \|/ V Hotspot user:10.5.7.220 trying to auth to zz.zz.z...
by desertadmin
Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Automated Billing Solutions
Replies: 18
Views: 3408

Re: Automated Billing Solutions

RadiusManager3 located at http://www.dmasoftlab.com is excellent for just our remote hotspot users.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade RB
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Upgrade RB

Actually Chupaka, These units were never upgraded to 4.x. They have been the same setup of 3.30 since that firm had came out. I figured that they were just RB112 and that they did not really need to be upgraded to the 4.X so I left them at that firm for quite some time. I know that if you do upgrade...
by desertadmin
Sat Oct 02, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade RB
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Upgrade RB

Yeah I had a similar event. So far this month I have had two RB112 expire their licenses. This is not very fair. These units have been in place for years with no software updates except for the board being upgraded to 3.30. What is up with the license expiring. There is absolutely no reason why thes...
by desertadmin
Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: MebRoot and Torpig dectector
Replies: 0
Views: 688

MebRoot and Torpig dectector

Hey scripto-cons! I have added in the wiki a MebRoot / Torpig detector for network admins/ISP who receive alerts form their broadband providers about this horrible infection. This worm tries to dial home to a class B network address range so I have made a tool to help detect the worm activity. You c...
by desertadmin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Certification what does it mean?
Replies: 0
Views: 375

Certification what does it mean?

So in 2007 I took a Router OS Training course. It now says that I am expired. Did I loose my credentials as a Mikrotik ROS certified individual? Or does it just mean that there is a new system for the ROS training courses. I do not know if my course was equal to the MTCNA. Any ways this is what it s...
by desertadmin
Sun Jul 18, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Separate Bridges on same network
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

Re: Separate Bridges on same network

Yes that is a great suggestions!! Thanks I will try it out. All I want is the ports to communicate out but not back through to the other ports.

I thought I had seen examples like that before but I was not sure.

Thanks again!

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why does a 433AH suck on solar?
Replies: 10
Views: 1368

Re: Why does a 433AH suck on solar?

Yeah but why is it that we have to add a diode in order for it to function as an older 532 board.?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why does a 433AH suck on solar?
Replies: 10
Views: 1368

Re: Why does a 433AH suck on solar?

What model or brand do you suggest?

Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why does a 433AH suck on solar?
Replies: 10
Views: 1368

Why does a 433AH suck on solar?

SO I love the 433AHs but..... If they receive an over-voltage of close to 28+v then they shutoff. So here in the South West where the sun can be very brutal our array can push close to 30v which has caused our 433AH and 493AH to shutoff. The solution to this situation is a physical hard unplug to re...
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Bug in 4.9
Replies: 9
Views: 1663

Re: Another Bug in 4.9

Karma'd up for sure thanks again!

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another Bug in 4.9
Replies: 9
Views: 1663

Re: Another Bug in 4.9

Awesome it worked and it is more efficient thanks for you help.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another Bug in 4.9
Replies: 9
Views: 1663

Re: Another Bug in 4.9

I did not know that was possible. Thanks for your advice I will give it a try as soon as I get some time and let you know if t worked or not thanks.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Bug in 4.9
Replies: 9
Views: 1663

Re: Another Bug in 4.9

It appears I am having a similar problem with using a php API on 4.10. I just need to change a password and this is my code: <?php require('routeros_api.class.php'); $API = new routeros_api(); $API->debug = false; $myusername = $_POST["myusername"]; $mypassword = $_POST["mypassword"]; $guestpassword...
by desertadmin
Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:17 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Very odd.. It seems like the API has changed a slight bit from 4.6 to 4.10 does any one know how to make the following work. It will up date on of my RB that is running on 3.30 while the other one is running on 4.10 it doe snot work. I think the syntax has changed once more. Please suggest where the...
by desertadmin
Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Separate Bridges on same network
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

Re: Separate Bridges on same network

The network A users do not need to see the network b just as long as they both have the same gateway out to the Internet. AS for the VLAN would I then have to tag all devices on the VLAN port side of the Network A or B or ifg I just tag the port then all the devices will know that they are on that V...
by desertadmin
Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Separate Bridges on same network
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

Re: Separate Bridges on same network

You can not do a VLAN with out using a bridge correct? Or do you have an example of how you would do a VLAN so that both interfaces have the same destination but use different VLANS. My problem was always when I would get stuck I would use a bridge but then that would defeat the purpose of the VLANs...
by desertadmin
Mon Jun 07, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Separate Bridges on same network
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

Re: Separate Bridges on same network

I think it is a little too late for that my network has grown mighty big now. And then we added in the power router about 2 years ago(I think.) DO you know of any ways to VLAN it off or do the bridge filtering so that my traffic to one side of the network will not be seen on the other. See what happ...
by desertadmin
Mon Jun 07, 2010 6:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Separate Bridges on same network
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

Separate Bridges on same network

Hello, Does any one know how to separate bridges using the bridge filters? I know that I can not VLAN on my Power Router 720 due to no switch chip functionality. So I want to be able to separate my two networks that have the same address scheme but of course they have unique addresses. Example I wou...
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: frustration all around
Replies: 31
Views: 2957

Re: frustration all around

And the country frequencies you are using are also noted as different. Did you correct that as well? Use the same country and the same frequency number all the way through. Also I am guessing that your polarities are correct. Please let us know if this trigger an idea thanks. -Sincerely, DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot Service for MikroTik
Replies: 11
Views: 3235

Re: Hotspot Service for MikroTik

Very true. There is another company that has equipment that can connect supposedly 300+ clients but I do not see how so I am not going to mention that company plus my post will prolly get erased. lol... Any ways you could do it if you use more 2.4GHz in a mesh node fashion and then allow them to con...
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: frustration all around
Replies: 31
Views: 2957

Re: frustration all around

You prolly have a competing signal. Or...... Your example shows India as your frequency on one side with superchannel on while the other side is set to "no_country_set" with "manual txpower" on. Please make sure that they are both what ever country freqs you want to use but you should keep both on "...
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 01, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Vlan over wireless with Nstrem can it be
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Re: Vlan over wireless with Nstrem can it be

I know it is a major vacation time here in the US right now. Not sure where everyone else is in the world though. I think you can not do it because you are would be adding a VLAN to a bridge which would defeat the general setup of what you have. If there was another option like a " VLAN bridge" then...
by desertadmin
Fri May 21, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Fame and that comes with fast cars and fast women. :^) I think that was in the beginning of the wiki launch. I wish there was more incentive for the wiki posts via license levels. I try to post when I discover some thing new to help other fellow Mikrotik'ers out. There is a lot of great examples on ...
by desertadmin
Thu May 20, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Good Luck let me know if I can help you any further. Please also make sure you are running at the better 3.30 ROS, I think 3.22 had some really odd issues. I have a lot of my main backhauls and core routers running on 3.30 with a few APs and remote test sites running on ROS 4.6( I like 4.6 it seems ...
by desertadmin
Tue May 18, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

The .id number is the user in its sequential order listed in the hotspot username area. For instance I have the following under my: [username@Plazahotelilfeld] /ip hotspot user> pri Flags: X - disabled, D - dynamic # SERVER NAME ADDRESS PROFILE UPTIME 0 ilfeld guest 1w2d2h20m40s 1 admin default 22m1...
by desertadmin
Mon May 17, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How do you make your own auto-before-reset.backup ??
Replies: 2
Views: 2590

Re: How do you make your own auto-before-reset.backup ??

Ok I can see that you have the option to see the script but I do not see the part where you can edit it. Or save your file as a different format. does any one know how to do that?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon May 17, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Well the API is meant to change a username at place ".id=*1" I do believe. So you may need to modify the .id value to the corresponding username. You may need to do a find to get the correct id position and +1 ( I may be incorrect.) I think that is the whole problem. Of course this does appear that ...
by desertadmin
Sun May 16, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How do you make your own auto-before-reset.backup ??
Replies: 2
Views: 2590

Re: How do you make your own auto-before-reset.backup ??

Hmm..... I think you have to do a backup to make the backup file but I do not understand how you make it super generic so that it can exist on any router board. I just want basic configs like IP address bound to it and maybe a system name. If so then I can make a custom API to connect so that I can ...
by desertadmin
Sun May 16, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How do you make your own auto-before-reset.backup ??
Replies: 2
Views: 2590

How do you make your own auto-before-reset.backup ??

Does any one know how to make your own auto-before-reset.backup file?

If so what are the steps; can you use notepad to edit it?

Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed May 05, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Hmmm 3g modem slot on a the new RB411UAHR?
Replies: 1
Views: 782

Hmmm 3g modem slot on a the new RB411UAHR?

From the routerboard.com product list page: RB411UAHR has it all, just as the name suggests. It has the popular high-speed CPU, a miniPCI-e slot and a SIM slot for 3G modems Am I crazy or do you mean that a 3G modem could possibly work and then with proper configurations you could connect to a cell ...
by desertadmin
Wed Apr 28, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I Found A Bug In ROS 4.6
Replies: 7
Views: 1036

Re: I Found A Bug In ROS 4.6

Isn't 5.0 still dev and not stable. Oh never mind it looks like 4.8 addresses the Winbox crash when you access a VAP. Well I will wait a week to see if this firm is stable enough to deploy. Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: I Found A Bug In ROS 4.6
Replies: 7
Views: 1036

Re: I Found A Bug In ROS 4.6

WOW! I thought I was going crazy. Yep same here. I can access all of my Virtual APs via the terminal prompt. nonetheless this is frustrating. Any other workarounds or does 4.7 correct this problem? If so why was 4.7 pulled? Are we to see a 4.8 soon instead? Please keep us posted. Thanks -Sincerely D...
by desertadmin
Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PRISM = poison?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: PRISM = poison?

Well the CPE2 (the prism) is set to b only mode and the AP is set to B/G mode and CPE1(the atheros) is set to b/g mode. One more thing is that we are using ANI for the rest of the connections. I know that ANI does not work with prism cards but it seems to help everyone else. If I disable ANI then I ...
by desertadmin
Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PRISM = poison?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: PRISM = poison?

A connected radio we will call CPE1 that has an Atheros with a 34 SNR -64 Signal Strength with a pthroughput of a 23000 + it is connected via B/G. Another of our CPE we will call CPE2 has about equal connection strengths as the CPE1 but is a PRISM card. Once it starts to pull around 1Mb of traffic a...
by desertadmin
Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PRISM = poison?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

PRISM = poison?

If you have a network that is mostly Atheros based is it possible that the majority of my high ACK and dropping Pthroughput is due to a couple of pesky PRISM cards that are still on my network?

Just a thought.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 438
Views: 309498

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Oh wow that sounds like a great feature. Can this be done with a MikorTik or do you use some sort of other appliance or software? Just curious. Thanks for the defining it for me.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 438
Views: 309498

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Very nice !

just curious you offer WiFi ADSL and IPW. What is IPW?


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 438
Views: 309498

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Here is our general hotspot splash page. The hardest part about the splash page was making it compatible with IE7, IE8.. Everything else worked great for other browsers. Just a tip to use multiple browsers while testing your splash page. We will prolly have a link to a simple splash for smart phones...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Proxylizer doesn't gets log
Replies: 5
Views: 1100

Re: Proxylizer doesn't gets log

Are you able to ping the proxylizer VM address from your MT? You prolly have the firewalling off but sometimes it does do its own VM addressing scheme; in that case I think you have to placve the VM into a bridge mode. Just a thought.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Proxylizer doesn't gets log
Replies: 5
Views: 1100

Re: Proxylizer doesn't gets log

Yeah I had similar problems. I am not sure if it is a configuration with the VM image I had used or what, but I was not able to get the proxylizer to work either. I think I am a functional non-int at times but I got stuck and I had pretty much the same amount of posts as you did on this subject. Per...
by desertadmin
Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 438
Views: 309498

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Here is my hotel manager page to change the hotspot password. This is done securely via an https site for only the hotel managers. I have the code to actually change the password of the guest hotel hotspot account on multiple routerboards. It is a two building hotel that has two different MTs runnin...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 02, 2010 3:25 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Here is my newest modification to the page for our hotel managers to change their basic guest account password for their hotspot. All other customers who need greater then 128k will then purchase bandwidth from us. hotelmanagerpage.JPG I have this nicely secured on our https site that is only access...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Awesome that worked!! Here is what my hotspot password page looks like. I have two files that I made but I also use the routeros_api.class.php (of course) on my secure https server. Files: hotspot.php hspot1.php routeros_api.class.php Here is the code for my basic login page for the hotel managers t...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

My code is like this and is not changing the password please help. I am able to connect and to pull up the array of information but I can n ot do a set /change for a password. any ideas? I am trying to locate the username ilfeld and then change it to the following test password of yoyo. The username...
by desertadmin
Sun Feb 28, 2010 4:50 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Windows Vista cannot obtain IP from DHCP on RB493
Replies: 8
Views: 3087

Re: Windows Vista cannot obtain IP from DHCP on RB493

This is a non mikrotik related problem. This is a Windows problem that seems to have developed after Windows XP sp2 and Vista. Here is a link to Microsoft's site to correct this problem on the PC that is having the problem. This problem was giving me so many headaches until I stumbled acros the fix ...
by desertadmin
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Change hotspot password with PHP API
Replies: 73
Views: 43265

Re: Change hotspot password with PHP API

Can you post your PHP that you have so far on this? Do you think it would be easier to do in PERL?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:40 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Variable on Status page?
Replies: 0
Views: 509

Variable on Status page?

Hello I want to be able to show a global or local variable for a users signal strength on the status.html page. Is this possible? I do not think in ROS ver 3.30 you are able to make your own variables visible to a call like say :global test ="test"; and then on the status.html page do a $(test) to c...
by desertadmin
Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: XBOX Live and ROS 3.0RC13
Replies: 71
Views: 26930

Re: XBOX Live and ROS 3.0RC13

chain=input action=accept src-address=192.168.0.0/24
I have ROS ver 3.30. Does the above fix the problem for ROS 3.30?


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sun Jan 24, 2010 2:26 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: This has to be the easiest spot
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: This has to be the easiest spot

Awesome so this is the script I got to go and it works! What it does is reconnects and emails me if a certain backhaul gets what I call a dry sock connection. The connection stays linked but nothing passes. It happens during extreme snow conditions out here. Not sure if it is a static case or what b...
by desertadmin
Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: This has to be the easiest spot
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: This has to be the easiest spot

Your awesome! Thanks I have been going crazy wondering why this simple script was not working.

Thanks again!


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Jan 23, 2010 3:16 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: This has to be the easiest spot
Replies: 3
Views: 695

This has to be the easiest spot

Please see or tell me what I am doing wrong. All I need is this script to turn off an ethernet3 port and then later turn it on. But my silly script is not working. I am not using {} is that the problem? Tried different things I can not get it to work please assist. Thanks! /interface ethernet set et...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Chip and VLAN - RB 493AH
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Re: Switch Chip and VLAN - RB 493AH

Hmm I think I went to an Ethernet (like ethernet1) not to the dir of ethernet I think that is where I messed up. Only problem is that I guess no VLAN tagging will work while using the switch chip? Or does this just mean you can not make a VLAN tag on the whole switch? Which is fine I just need the V...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: cry for help
Replies: 10
Views: 2335

Re: cry for help

Ok here is what I think you can do because you will have to put some money into this. I say you get your self a 750G make sure it is upgraded to the latest ROS4.x and then enable the switch port in it. Once you have done this then make one your feed interface have all of the VLANS on it VLAN 1-4 or ...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Chip and VLAN - RB 493AH
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Re: Switch Chip and VLAN - RB 493AH

Yeah I am sorry some times I think old skool on things.. Sooo.. this seems to only be available on a 493AH with ROS ver 4.x and greater correct?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Chip and VLAN - RB 493AH
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Re: Switch Chip and VLAN - RB 493AH

Were you able to go any further with this?

How did you enable the switch chip?

I can not find the jumper layout for the RB493AH to do such a thing.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Doush has a very good point. Why are we using indoor protocols for outdoor connections? With the newest release of 4.x the implementation of the 802.11n is very real for our network. This protocol primarily will allow us to handle many more protocol connections per CPE. I have also seen the competit...
by desertadmin
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Possible bug in 3.27 with the bridging and a whacky port
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Re: Possible bug in 3.27 with the bridging and a whacky port

I corrected the issue by downgrading and then re-upgrading. But I think the problem was that the X86 PowerRouter732 ran out of flash space when it was upgrading. So I went to the package folder and removed all of the unnecessary stuff and then I was able to complete my upload and then upgrade proper...
by desertadmin
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR-9 incompatible?
Replies: 12
Views: 1249

Re: XR-9 incompatible?

I really like 3.30 it seems very stable. No oddities so far. Did you happen to see an improvement with the XR-9 vs an SR-9? I do not see a difference at the moment but I will be do ing a full on install here in the next week or so. Just curious if anyone has seen a diff or not. -Sincerely, DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN conundrum
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: VLAN conundrum

Hmm I think I see the problem but I think that Fewi is confused. This is very possible check out this link: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=37926&hilit=switch Chupaka's response the second post says it all, but this post I see is all referring to the 750Gs that have the switch chip ena...
by desertadmin
Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR-9 incompatible?
Replies: 12
Views: 1249

Re: XR-9 incompatible?

3.30 Not sure if it is actually working as NSTREME but it cleared up my connection when I enabled it. It stabilized the pthroughput and the data rates in a awful area that I was shooting through to the AP from the CPE.

I hope that helps.


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Port HW question
Replies: 1
Views: 414

Switch Port HW question

Does the Power Router 732 (Non Routerboard.com product but a mikrotikrouter.com product) with MT OS on it support the Port Switch option? It is a x86 processor. What do I need to know if it will work or not? If so I think this will help me with my VLAN issue I am having by working with a switch port...
by desertadmin
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN conundrum
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: VLAN conundrum

Ok I have 3 networks and I need them separated and my configs are driving me crazy. This is what I want to do: network 1 = nn.nn.nn.0/24 on ether 1-7 network 2 = aaa.aaa.aaa.0/24 on only ether 1 and 3 network 3 = bbb.bbb.bbb.0/24 on only ether 2 Do I make a bridge and but the IP on the bridge? Do I ...
by desertadmin
Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30

The problem was resolved by downgrading to 2.51. I think that the Citrix connections were using an older protocol that had a flaw that was not compatible with the newer 3.30. Any ways downgraded to the last stable version of the 2.x series which is the 2.51 and all started to work once more. For som...
by desertadmin
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN conundrum
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: VLAN conundrum

Ok I understand. Now lets say that on this network I have my /24 network still out there but I also have mingled with everything a private network of 192.168.123.0/24 and a 192.168.124.0/24 ... I should be able to separate those two logical networks with VLANs correct? The only problem is that the 1...
by desertadmin
Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN conundrum
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: VLAN conundrum

Thank you for the advice. Perhaps I am incorrect but I think you are still referring to an network/IP separation which is correct but I want to tag out the ports not the IP network. This should make a virtual port separation so that the broadcast do not go bouncing from one side of the network to th...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN conundrum
Replies: 6
Views: 822

VLAN conundrum

Ok so I am not the brightest in here by far but I have a question about VLANs here is my current setup. I realize that this is now a network nightmare and I desperately need some insight on this problem. Does any one have a good idea of how to vlan off my interfaces on the Power Router but keep each...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR-9 incompatible?
Replies: 12
Views: 1249

Re: XR-9 incompatible?

Yep XR-9 started to work great once I paired them up but I had some SR-9s and I thought hey 900MHz will work well with another 900MHz but they unfortunately did not. Any ways the 900MHz XR-2 did perform even better connection wise when I enabled the NSTREME on both sides. Some how this made the conn...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR-9 incompatible?
Replies: 12
Views: 1249

Re: XR-9 incompatible?

Yeah I guess this is true that it is not related but it helps to know this I use the MT religiously and did not know this problem with the Ubiquity 900MHz cards that are not from RouterOS related or MT related. It was just a cry for help on this sorry. I just needed to know who else has seen this pr...
by desertadmin
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR-9 incompatible?
Replies: 12
Views: 1249

XR-9 incompatible?

Who else has stumbled onto this problem of the SR-9 and XR-9 are not compatible?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Dec 31, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Preamble short long or both?
Replies: 5
Views: 6680

Re: Preamble short long or both?

I think this will work for b/g mode. I think you are saying that this only works in the b part of b/g mode. Which I thought work for b and g mode. Well if it does only work for b mode only is it safe to say that the preamble mode should be set to both vs long? What does G mode only use? Is it smart ...
by desertadmin
Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Preamble short long or both?
Replies: 5
Views: 6680

Preamble short long or both?

Is it good to set the AP and the client to preamble mode of both?

What do you think /use?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30

Would x86 2.51 work best for this scenario if so where do I find a x86 download.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Need to know why Citrix will not drop connection with 3.30

Could the Citrix problem be on Citrix's firewall side with a poor SSH or older version? Why would Citrix stop connecting drop connections when it is going through a Mikrotik on version 3.30 last good ROS. The setup is like this: computer connecting to citrix-->MT-->dsl router-->Interwebs -->some whe...
by desertadmin
Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Need to know why Citrix will drop connection with 3.30

How come Citrix web app will not work with Router OS 3.30 but it will work with 2.43? I do need ipsec VPN capabilities but there are no VPN IP Sec for 2.43 once I download to it.

Any guru advice will help.

Thanks

Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Oct 06, 2009 2:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwidth Test is not accurate if so please explain!
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Bandwidth Test is not accurate if so please explain!

Ok we have a 493AH and a 532 with two bonded Ethernet cables that are less than a foot in length factory made. On both the 493AH and the 532 I have a bridge with the ports of the bonding and the Ethernet interface I am testing with. So it looks likes this: 493AH Bonding port ether1, ether9 mode bala...
by desertadmin
Tue Sep 01, 2009 8:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

XR-2 is rocking! Well it has been in place for about 2 weeks now and there has been no problems. The one client connection that is really far away is the only one polluting their own connection. It use to look like this; one bad seed and all connected customers would have horrible CCQ and large ACKs...
by desertadmin
Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

Thanks for the prompt responses. This is exactly what I needed to know. This explanation makes much more sense. I think our problem is noise. Even if we reduce the number of CPEs we have bad CCQ I think this will improve some of the CCQs which will allow me to migrate a few to another sector we have...
by desertadmin
Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

So by increasing the CCQ of the CPEs will effectively allow better connections; correct? Then by the XR-2 pushing more mW to get a better signal to a CPE and by the XR-2 being able to ground out with RF ESD/EMP immunity then the card should by specs be able to clean up and transmit better to the CPE...
by desertadmin
Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

Ok I think people are not reading what I am asking here. Not bandwidth connections or mWs. How many customers can simply connect to an AP (access Point) with an XR-2?

-DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

I am not concerned with bandwidth. The number I can have connected to any Atheros card currently is only about 34. After that all connected clients start to experience serious radio problems like lower Pthroughput readings and lower CCQ. We have the bandwidth for the sector to hold more than 34 conn...
by desertadmin
Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

Has any one used the XR-2? Well I thought maybe I would fish around before I deploy this I guess we will deploy it and I will give you all an update late in a month or so. Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

Re: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

I understand additional mW power. This is suppose to be able to handle more concurrent connections. But I want to know how many. Have you used the XR-2 in your network? If so how has it performed vs a 1W with CM-9.


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many on a XR2 vs SR2?
Replies: 12
Views: 2044

How many on a XR2 vs SR2?

How many clients can you have on a XR2 vs SR2? I think our SR2 can probably hold about 30 clients with 1M up/down connections. But around 35 connections everything starts to lose quality. So we have an XR-2 but have not deployed it yet. Will this be able to hold more clients or is it just a higher m...
by desertadmin
Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:35 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Possible bug in 3.27 with the bridging and a whacky port
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Possible bug in 3.27 with the bridging and a whacky port

Ok so I have a 493AH with a bridge on it. This is on a noise tower that is co-located with a radio station. We got all of the noise off via some super grounded cables to kill off our "alien noise". All was going great except one known port on the 493AH. It has a switch from inside the radio hut come...
by desertadmin
Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem with upload speed
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Re: Problem with upload speed

I have the exact same problem it is with a 5GHZ horizontal sector. It does not appear to be a frequency confliction in any way. We have scanned as well as tried other frequencies. Did you resolve your problem if so please post your solution. Thank you. We are running ROS 3.27 with a 433AH and a R5 c...
by desertadmin
Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: quota
Replies: 8
Views: 4528

Re: quota

User Manager features have never come to the table. Look at all posts on this subject. I would give it more love if there was more people supporting or posting back other than wait for the next version of it. I would say go with Radius Manager 3 it is secure and they are very good about helping you ...
by desertadmin
Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many MT CPE per AP?
Replies: 3
Views: 504

Re: How many MT CPE per AP?

Are you using B or B/G or just G mode?
Do you use the ANI? if so do you use it on both sides?

Any info would help thanks.


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many MT CPE per AP?
Replies: 3
Views: 504

Re: How many MT CPE per AP?

Well we have like 2-3 power users on the sector but almost everyone has a 512k connection burstable to 1M up and down. But the problems that we are seeing are not bandwidth by any means but CPE connections seem to go haywire once there is more than 30 CPEs. How does one hold more than 30CPEs success...
by desertadmin
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many MT CPE per AP?
Replies: 3
Views: 504

How many MT CPE per AP?

Howdy everyone, I know I know this question has been asked before but I wanted to start a new thread with possibly better answers on this. We have an AP that has 44 connected clients. I know that this sounds weird but... Can MT only hold successfully only 34 + or - 4 CPE(all MT) connected to it? If ...
by desertadmin
Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 438
Views: 309498

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Gotcha that is totally understandable. Does any one else use anything that is a purchasable item? Post if so.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 438
Views: 309498

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Hey Omega-00 What payment gateway do you use? We are hurting for something and it appears that MT is still working the bugs out of their usermanager with paypal and customizations etc.. We are thinking about getting DMA Softlab Radius Manager Billing System v3.6.1 What are you thoughts on this or do...
by desertadmin
Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the New UserManager?
Replies: 27
Views: 8232

Re: Where is the New UserManager?

So far it looks great I hope you all have a manual out on it soon or a wiki.

Thanks.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:41 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the New UserManager?
Replies: 27
Views: 8232

Re: Where is the New UserManager?

I do not see any type of pay pal or authorize connection yet. but I do see some places where youc an change the logo and the title page. which is awesome. Maybe I am just slow but I do not see any paypal stuff.

Please correct me if I am wrong.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the New UserManager?
Replies: 27
Views: 8232

Re: Where is the New UserManager?

Hmm nothing is mentioned in the changelog. I will download and see but I see nothing indicating this. So no more User Manager revisions on the version 3, just on the new ver 4 beta? If this is true then when do you think a stable release (at least non beta version will be out.) Need something produc...
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the New UserManager?
Replies: 27
Views: 8232

Re: Where is the New UserManager?

BTW.... Any news on the unicorn known as this User Manager? Any news to keep our faith up on this would be great.
At least string us along a little more.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the New UserManager?
Replies: 27
Views: 8232

Re: Where is the New UserManager?

Or maybe as an option it is helpful to see passwords too but to allow for obfuscation from shoulder surfers would also be good.

-sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat May 30, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the New UserManager?
Replies: 27
Views: 8232

Re: Where is the New UserManager?

Pitchforks and torches!! Storm the castle! yeah I sorta need something for our hotspots and I do not want to use another companies hotspot software like the rest of the world has. I would like our own that is customizable. I have a new hotel going in soon and I would really like to use a new userman...
by desertadmin
Thu May 14, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: duplicate ip in conficker blocking
Replies: 10
Views: 2329

Re: duplicate ip in conficker blocking

I finished the rest of the month of May in the format you have. Could you post them on to your site?

If so let me know your email address so that I can send them to you. Thanks. Send me a private msg. Thanks

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed May 13, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: duplicate ip in conficker blocking
Replies: 10
Views: 2329

Re: duplicate ip in conficker blocking

Any chance the May month will be added on the http://www.epicwinrar.com/conficker/ site? Just curious. Thanks for all of your hard work this is great. I really needed to get this under control most of our users that are infected are hotel guests on our ISP. Thanks again for you hard work. -Sincerely...
by desertadmin
Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Proxylizer
Replies: 6
Views: 831

Re: Proxylizer

Yep same here. There jsut is not enough documentation on this. It seemed to be getting closer to the current date and then it stopped.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxylizer
Replies: 6
Views: 831

Re: Proxylizer

Well so far it does not seem to be a working product. I think it is an experiment with no real research on it. I can not fine any one who is using this and or who can explain much about it.

-DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.

WOW! Thank you very much I will try to figure all of this out and we ar eplanning to remove the AMPs off of our networks. I think we currently only have like 3. Nonetheless I appreciate your posts very much. Thanks!

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sat Apr 11, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.

I do not know the exact dbi of the sector we have up there my biz partner would know that better. I will definitely find out more on that. The distance is pretty small it is in a galvanized enclosure that is about 1-2 ft away from the antenna. I am sorry do you have a URL to the EIRP PTMP that you a...
by desertadmin
Fri Apr 10, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.

Howdy, Is there any other reasons why? I do not understand why they would make amps perhaps they are not meant for 2.4ghz wireless? Why would a company make AMPS are they only for back hauls for great distances or are they for CPE side and not APs? I want to remove the amps from our network but I wa...
by desertadmin
Fri Apr 10, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Proxylizer
Replies: 6
Views: 831

Proxylizer

How come the Proxylizer starts at a different date of 2000-1-1? Any one else have this problem or similar?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Apr 10, 2009 12:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: To Amp or to Not? That is the question.
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

To Amp or to Not? That is the question.

So is it good to AMP and if so why not? We currently have a 532 board on a tower that has a CM9 with a 1 watt amp on it. I think this is a bad configuration. What are your feelings and experince with using AMPs. We also have a cavity filter and we are thinking of deploying it but have uncertainty as...
by desertadmin
Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS
Replies: 30
Views: 8491

Re: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS

Well the Pseudo bridge did work I guess Vonage doe snot like to exist behind a double nat'ed firewall. The problem was resolved with the error on the VBOX. The problem is now it sound slike water. So I have implemented the VOIP QOS through our our network. This has helped but I thinkt he problem now...
by desertadmin
Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS
Replies: 30
Views: 8491

Re: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS

The ATA they are using ( i think this is what you are referring to) is the Vonage V-portal router with support for up to 2 Vonage lines and one WAN port and one LAN port .


-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Apr 06, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS
Replies: 30
Views: 8491

Re: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS

Ok how about using a pseudo bridge? Just a thought.. I have the setup like this. Public IP on the AP xxx.xxx.xxx.10 and then the internal is using a masquarde of 192.168.183.1 so the CPE connects via MT with an external side of the CPE as 192.168.183.21 then it has its internal nat'd address of 192....
by desertadmin
Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS
Replies: 30
Views: 8491

Re: VoIP Passthrough Problem with Mikrotik ROS

Any follow up on this I am having the exact same problem. Is it because the customer is behind a NAT on the AP and the CPE has a NAT? If this is correct I src/dst nat'd a separate public IP to the CPE's internal address and I then forwarded this onto the Vonage box. No luck just the same error of "E...
by desertadmin
Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: MIKROTIK HOTSPOT CRASH
Replies: 30
Views: 11001

Re: MIKROTIK HOTSPOT CRASH

True but my point was more that you can not use the dns name ending in .local ( a none encrypted splash page.) Not sure if this is a bug or not. I do agree that all auth pages must be encrypted.

Sorry didn.t mean to confuse.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: MIKROTIK HOTSPOT CRASH
Replies: 30
Views: 11001

Re: MIKROTIK HOTSPOT CRASH

Greets to all, Well I have always had problems here and there using the DNS name. Since the problems I never have re-enabled it and all went well. One of the biggest problems that I had in the past was with the hotspot DNS name ending in local. Like this: hotspot.desertgate.local .. This did not wor...
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Cartes is very correct on the rural area deployment. That is pretty much the boat we are in. It is nor feasible for a fiber roll out. We are in a very NON-affluent part of New Mexico. So wireless is the only competition against Qwest's DSL. And we want to be able to provide more than just a few Mb b...
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Hmm fiber... Sorry that is just not a feasible option. Well does any one else have any suggestions I still think that NSTREME is the answer for now.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Broadband 2.0 is not a standard it is a term.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Broadband 2.0 is referring to providing more bandwidth to your customers. Virgin announced that they will be providing 50Mb via FTTH this summer in the UK. This is not about a standard for your country it is a bout a standard for the rest of the world. You can not live in a b/g world any more unless...
by desertadmin
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Xbox Live NAT issues - anybody have any ideas?
Replies: 15
Views: 3012

Re: Xbox Live NAT issues - anybody have any ideas?

This is true if you have multiple Nat'd firewalls (lets say 2 or more) than the UPNP does not seem to work. And if you have multiple users/clients behind that one UPNP firewall the ports get allocated and it does not seem to work. I have had this problem from day one. What I do is I usually either d...
by desertadmin
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Yes FTTH is the best that is understandable. But for a WISP to survive in the market we must compete to a closer degree then b/g mode that is not bidirectional. We must become a bidirectional symmetric provider of 10+Mb(UP and DOWN) to the customer. The problem is that the CPE side I do not think ca...
by desertadmin
Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Re: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Here is a company that did offer broadband 2.0 via wireless, but they are now shutdown due to a law suit with Qwest. I guess law suits with Qwest makes them angry and they don't like that so they will unplug you. Any ways. The company is called SkyWi which is wild because they reside in my state of ...
by desertadmin
Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0
Replies: 38
Views: 3846

Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0

Any plans for the future of Mikrotik and the Broadband 2.0 world? ftth Is becoming abig kille ro f wireless but in our State here in New Mexico we have seen problems with companies like Qwest. They are trying to deliver broadband 2.0 but they can not. If Mikrotik had a project to spear head this mar...
by desertadmin
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the exact details of an INVALID Connection State?
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

Re: What is the exact details of an INVALID Connection State?

SO is it always bad to block invalids? Could invalid packets possibly be valid or it doesn't matter it is recommended to drop all invalids? I just see such a high volume of invalids I wonder if that is causing a lotof problems on my networks or perhaps they are all just torrent junk and it doesn't m...
by desertadmin
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is the exact details of an INVALID Connection State?
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

What is the exact details of an INVALID Connection State?

What is considered an invalid I have notice this drop invalid on my firewall rules that had a a high hit count. So I decided to log it. This is what I got: 02:18:43 firewall,info INVALID DROP forward: in:D1S1 out:ether1, src-mac 00:00:CC:12:0 6:f5, proto TCP (ACK,FIN), 192.168.165.5:1790->207.141.27...
by desertadmin
Sun Oct 19, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Ability to edit User Manager pages?
Replies: 40
Views: 24500

Re: Ability to edit User Manager pages?

Anything new about the usermanager and editing the logos or something?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Sun Sep 28, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate
Replies: 16
Views: 8555

Re: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate

I have our usermanager at a central external location. We will call the usermanager address of 63.123.123.15.. My hotspot is located with an external of 63.123.123.16 and it has an internal of 192.168.123.1/24.. Once you logon to the usermanager at 63.123.123.15/userman (not user but userman).. I lo...
by desertadmin
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:48 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager web front end
Replies: 14
Views: 4984

Re: Usermanager web front end

Is there any way to do a form injection so that we can make another webpage customized so that we can send our data to the usermanager webpages. The idea would be so that we can have our own customized signup page with our own logos and then when the next button is clicked it would do a form injecti...
by desertadmin
Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate
Replies: 16
Views: 8555

Re: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate

That was the solution I was pointing to the internal address. I misunderstood that step the first time through reading it. Thank you very much I can now get some sleep.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate
Replies: 16
Views: 8555

Re: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate

We are using ssl but I do not know if we are blocking from paypal where do I look for such a thing? OR is it a setting in the usermanager?

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate
Replies: 16
Views: 8555

Re: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate

This is odd because my problem accepts the payment and will charge you but the usermanager never activate the new account. Does any one have an idea as to what I am doing wrong. I have customized our login page with links to the signup page as well as a link to the usermanager and of course my login...
by desertadmin
Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate
Replies: 16
Views: 8555

Paypal takes the money but the account does not activate

Hello, Has any one seen this? I have a central radius server (192.168.100.1), I have a a hotspot at 192.168.100.2(external) internal 192.168.2.1(internal) My laptop connects and gets an IP address of 192.168.2.254 If I go to google.com I get challenged with the splash page to login or to signup with...
by desertadmin
Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager web front end
Replies: 14
Views: 4984

Re: Usermanager web front end

We were told in August we would see a new usermanager to allow us to add in our logo. Is there any possibility in seeing that soon? Jsut been really anxious to have that feature.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Problem with RB333 on RouterOS 3.9 and dual nstreme bridge
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Re: Problem with RB333 on RouterOS 3.9 and dual nstreme bridge

Any figure this problem out we still see problems and we are running the latest current version of 3.13 with the firm upgraded 2.16 we thought it was a 333 board problem so we swapped to 532a and still have the same problem. Is this an ARP crash problem or something like this? I think it may be base...
by desertadmin
Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AVG stops hotspot
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: AVG stops hotspot

Well I know of a workaround. The problem is that it it is redirecting to a name that does not exist in the public world so a reverse lookup causes a problem. SO to make this all more universal and compatible I have removed the DNS entry for the hotspot. I did the following: ip->Hotspot->Server Profi...
by desertadmin
Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AVG stops hotspot
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

AVG stops hotspot

Has any one seen this? We have one customer who is running AVG Internet Security 8.0.152 (Anti-virus from Grisoft) and it seems to block the hotspot splash page. I do not see any place to actually stop AVG other than removing it. This is the licensed version, the free version allows you to stop AVG ...
by desertadmin
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: gateway statics
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: gateway statics

SO even though everyone always mention just do it with OSPF no one really knows how to do it? I do not understand why this topic was even deleted before. I would hope that those who helped the previous thread get deleted to at least add something constructive to this one. Any help would be appreciat...
by desertadmin
Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is up with the wiki?
Replies: 5
Views: 1259

Re: What is up with the wiki?

How do you create a new article once you log on to the wiki site? The help file is someones question about a LAN issue. Please advise on how to add a new article on the wiki.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: gateway statics
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: gateway statics

Or show me what to do with the OSPF since there is no up-to-date manual section on this.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: gateway statics
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: gateway statics

I do not think that I need a bridge but who knows maybe I am incorrect. I know this must be easy for you guys out there but I just can not think of how to do this.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: gateway statics
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: gateway statics

Here is a generic diagram of what we want to do. We want to have static routes instead of OSPF but what would the routes look like on the individual MTs?

Image

Any help would be most appreciated.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: gateway statics
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

gateway statics

Well I added to some posts that got the whole thread deleted. So I am starting a new one please do not post anything about NSTREME and regulations on this thread. Ok the wiki of: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/OSPF_to_simulate_full_duplex_links_with_redundancy Has too many errors and is incomplete. S...
by desertadmin
Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dual Nstreme drops for no reason
Replies: 0
Views: 434

Dual Nstreme drops for no reason

Our situation is we have a dual nstreme backhaul with two RB 333 all with r-52H(350mW) cards. Both sides report a great connection of -65 with good pthrough puts. But through out the day for no reason my wireless connection will drop completely. Not sure why it happens, not a power issue or a Ethern...
by desertadmin
Thu May 08, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik 3.x log question ...
Replies: 3
Views: 924

Re: Mikrotik 3.x log question ...

Hmm that I am not sure of. Hopefully some one else could chime in on this subject.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Thu May 08, 2008 1:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik 3.x log question ...
Replies: 3
Views: 924

Re: Mikrotik 3.x log question ...

Go to SYSTEM -> LOGGING
click on the plus sign and on the topic select IPSEC make sure the action is set to MEMORY.

I hope this helps.

-sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Wed Apr 23, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB333 stops recording the graph after reboot
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: RB333 stops recording the graph after reboot

Yes we do have ntp configured on them but I guess we do not need them if NTP is a problem. It also seems that we have stream lined this router configs down because once a day our BH drops for no reason. connection looks fine all day until it decides to just stop talking to the other side and then th...
by desertadmin
Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB333 stops recording the graph after reboot
Replies: 3
Views: 680

RB333 stops recording the graph after reboot

Hello, After a reboot our two RB333 (that both work as a backhaul link only about 2 miles apart from each other) will stop recording their graphing once they reboot. They will stop recording with a reboot even if they have store-on-disk checked mark for their resources and the like. We are running R...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 25, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How is this possible? (high CPU with 3.4 on a RB230)
Replies: 3
Views: 765

How is this possible? (high CPU with 3.4 on a RB230)

We have a high cpu on our RB230 board once we upgraded it from 2.9.51 to 3.4. We thought that this could have been jsut a random fluke and then noticed one of our other 230 borads doing the exact smae since it was upgraded to ROS 3.4.. Any clues? Is this a known problem? I do not see any bug fixes f...
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: watchdog explaination
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: watchdog explaination

it doesnt seem to work though, we have a random problem of locking up RB333s right now, i have ping watchdog enabled, but the box hangs up, needs power cycle to restore it. if ping watchdog was in hardware, it would always be up or rebooting, these RB333s are totally hung, dead OS, no console respo...
by desertadmin
Wed Mar 05, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is up with the wiki?
Replies: 5
Views: 1259

Re: What is up with the wiki?

That is odd but your correct it is working. Might as well remove the GO and the SEARCH buttons. Any ways thanks for responding I use the wiki almost daily.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Tue Mar 04, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Vircom attributes
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Vircom attributes

I can not for the life of me figure out how to make my hotspot users auth with our Vircom Radius server. If any one has any background on this I would love to hear from you. I am running an older Vircom with a MT vs 3.1 x86 version. Here is my output from my VPRacct.log: Mon Mar 03 17:43:28 2008 Acc...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP killerZ
Replies: 0
Views: 392

DHCP killerZ

Hello, I am having some problems with a couple clients who connect to my hotspots and they have wireless routers on their side of the network so it goes like this: client->Wireless router (wgr614 netgear)-> CB3(senao) client in bridge mode--> AP(Hotspot) -> Internet Well if I ever have a user plug i...
by desertadmin
Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: P2P and Queues 2.9.50 vs 3.3
Replies: 2
Views: 636

Re: P2P and Queues 2.9.50 vs 3.3

If you are using a bridge I notcied that I had to enable the ip firewalls on the bridge settings. You can find it here:

Winbox: ->Bridge -> settings -> Enable "use ip firewalls"

I hope that helps out.

-Sincerely,
DesertAdmin
by desertadmin
Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is up with the wiki?
Replies: 5
Views: 1259

What is up with the wiki?

I know you all are working hard and all. But a lot of times I need valuable information that seems to only exist on the wiki.mikrotik.com site. But the search never works for me. It use to work but now it never can find anything I am looking up. So what I do is use google with the keywords of "wiki ...
by desertadmin
Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.0 hotspot problems
Replies: 8
Views: 1939

Re: 3.0 hotspot problems

I know the solution to this problem. I was staring at the exact configs on two of my core routers that had duplicate configurations. There was one difference. I used hotspot.desertgate.com and on the other one I had hotspot.desertgate.local The problem is that the Mikrotik can not interpret (or seem...
by desertadmin
Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: xbox live
Replies: 1
Views: 515

xbox live

I am having a problem with one of my customers and their xbox live. Apparently they can game and the like online but they are not able to chat and see friends. I understand that this is mainly a Microsoft related question but we are having problems with just a few things and I do not want to give th...
by desertadmin
Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: 100% CPU Usage on RB 111/112
Replies: 22
Views: 7085

I think I have the answer!

It is poitively a problem with the NTP package. Which is sad becasue it is so critical. But I have notcied this exact same problem now from 2.9.39-2.9.41 I thought it was some hotspot code that I was trying out on my home MTunit for testng purposes and then I started to notice this exact same proble...
by desertadmin
Sat Sep 30, 2006 10:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PPPOE with RODOPI
Replies: 3
Views: 883

I got it!!

Ok here is what I needed in my radius attributes.. I didn.t need Framed-User but I needed Login-User Radius Attributes Editor - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Default Template Name: DesertPPPoE Framed-Protocol PPP Framed-MTU 1500 Service-Type Login-U...
by desertadmin
Sat Sep 30, 2006 6:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PPPOE with RODOPI
Replies: 3
Views: 883

RODOPI

Well it is an older version of rodopi with Vircom. It populates the vircom jsut fine I jsut need to knw the radius attributes you are to use with a PPPoE connection. I think once I have that then I will be able to figure out the hotspot auth.
by desertadmin
Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PPPOE with RODOPI
Replies: 3
Views: 883

PPPOE with RODOPI

Hello I have found this thread: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=3354&highlight=rodopi I cannot figure out what attributes I need for the PPP on a hotspot to work with my RODOPI accouting system. I can get it to auth and I know the password is working but I have an error that occurs. If any...
by desertadmin
Thu May 11, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: prism card issue solution
Replies: 3
Views: 846

prism card issue solution

I discovered how to connect to MT that are using the prism cards as the AP. If you are using WEP you must set the wep key to the "required" and on the MT client side you must set the prism card wireless security to "optional". Why it doesn.t work in "required" mode is beyond me. But I thought that I...
by desertadmin
Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: DOES WDS work on a PRISM card?
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

DOES WDS work on a PRISM card?

Do we need an atheros based network or will it all work with the PRISM cards for WDS? If it doesn't matter is there any pro/cons with sticking with our prism based WDS wireless network vs Atheros WDS? Jsut curious maybe I am setting it up wrong. Any remarks would be very helpful thanks. -Sincerely D...
by desertadmin
Wed Sep 07, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot and IPs
Replies: 5
Views: 1419

Well actually I thought IP binding binds a username to a particular IP address.
by desertadmin
Tue Sep 06, 2005 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot and IPs
Replies: 5
Views: 1419

Hotspot and IPs

I have looked over much of the manual and I think maybe I have missed this solution but here is my issue. I have a network that consists of a 192.168.123.0/24 network on the internal. I would like to set up network that is only for the hotspot such as 192.168.1.0/24. When I do this this works just f...
by desertadmin
Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwidth sharing
Replies: 6
Views: 1718

how about a different angle on this.

Is it possible to have two IP addresses on the external IP and have one external IP be dedicated to DHCP NAT'd internal hosts. While the the seond external IP is dedicated to one internal NAT'd IP address. How can you make it work with the firewall settings? Any advice woudl be much appreciated. Tha...
by desertadmin
Wed Jul 27, 2005 7:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwidth sharing
Replies: 6
Views: 1718

Bandwidth sharing

I had a question for all of your MT guru's. Is it possible to have two external IP addresses go to two different gateways for instance one gateways is on a t1 and the other is on a 4MB DSL line. If you could do that how can you make it so that soem internal IPs go to one gateway while others point t...
by desertadmin
Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangler
Replies: 7
Views: 1451

I see.

So then you really must have a 1 GHZ or better to provide best results with the mangler. We just have the standard 266 processor on the Router board and so of course that is not enough for the mangler to work properly.

Thank you all for your input.

-Sincerely,
..::eric::..
by desertadmin
Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mangler
Replies: 7
Views: 1451

well I do not want to kill p2p.

Thank you for that command but I would rather not kill the p2p. See if you kill p2p then you are really not killing it. p2p will function on a different port and change its standard port numbers that they use to do the initial communications and that would sorta make the whole mangling process a lot...
by desertadmin
Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangler
Replies: 7
Views: 1451

hmmm

So do most people use the normal Routerboard with the mangler function or do most people use a 2.4 GHZ + Processor of a PC? I am just curious.

-Sincerely,
..::eric::..
by desertadmin
Tue Jul 26, 2005 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangler
Replies: 7
Views: 1451

Mangler

How do I effectively deploy the mangler against p2p users? I mean I know what commands to give the RouterBoard but the CPU jumpts to 80+ percent which really can kill the operation of the routerboard. I think perhaps this was a bug in 2.8.26. Should I just upgrade to the newest one? I have not seen ...