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by missinlnk
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fiber Cut Redirect
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Fiber Cut Redirect

That's a bad day right there. :shock: You should be able to make hotspot do what you need to do. The first time you enable hotspot, the html files for it are created in the file store. You can just edit the login.html file to say what you need. If I remember correctly, you can also strip out the act...
by missinlnk
Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Configuring firewall to allow Wii hosting?
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: Configuring firewall to allow Wii hosting?

Keep in mind, they're talking about outbound traffic only. This means no dst-nat is necessary. Do you have anything in IP -> Firewall -> Filters? If the answer is no, and the Wii can successfully connect to the internet, then you don't need to do anything else. Nobody will make a connection directly...
by missinlnk
Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New wireless protocol: Nv2 in v5.0beta5
Replies: 217
Views: 77730

Re: New wireless protocol: Nv2 in v5.0beta5

511 is the protocol max ?

what is the other bit for ?

Broadcast ?
The AP itself?
by missinlnk
Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB-1100 Port problems, and performance problems
Replies: 61
Views: 18982

Re: RB-1100 Port problems, and performance problems

Problem 1 - Port Auto-negotiation. Ports 1-10 when set to full duplex 100, they do not connect (No Link) to switch I am using (Nortel 1800) (Cross or straight cable) Ports 1-10 DO connect when I set them to auto, but they don't have duplex. Ports 11-12 DO connect to the switch with 100 full duplex,...
by missinlnk
Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:01 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: NAND flash memory life expectancy (write cycles)
Replies: 12
Views: 6403

Re: NAND flash memory life expectancy (write cycles)

One would hope that the DHCP lease time was low, like an Hour or two, and that a critical bit of kit like a DHCP server has a lot of power protection, so it very very rarely reboots. Your point is very good. And it does look like he has it on a UPS and power cycling isn't normally an issue. I'm jus...
by missinlnk
Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: NAND flash memory life expectancy (write cycles)
Replies: 12
Views: 6403

Re: NAND flash memory life expectancy (write cycles)

I also changed: /ip dhcp-server config set store-leases-disk never Previously was set to 5min. I really have no need for that to be written to disk. So if your RB450G reboots, are all of your clients directly attached to the RB450G so they will immediately pull a new IP address when their ethernet ...
by missinlnk
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: level 4 ap clients re-associating
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: level 4 ap clients re-associating

One is on 2427 and the failing one on 2437. Both tx power levels are left at default and both have 10dbi panel antenna's attached. Definately enable the log to monitor the wireless cards. Do you have the ability to trade the used frequency between the two (set 2437 to 2427 and vice-versa)? If so, d...
by missinlnk
Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB450 Capacitors problem?
Replies: 120
Views: 41811

Re: RB450 Capacitors problem?

I just finished replacing the caps on 5 RB450's. Still no offers of compensation from Mikrotik or the reseller. I wonder how MT warranties their products in Europe. Europe has mandatory warranty period I believe. Mikrotik usually handles the warranties by repairing the equipment themselves, not by ...
by missinlnk
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Updaing OS in RB 750
Replies: 11
Views: 3840

Re: Updaing OS in RB 750

It's rebooting every few seconds? What's setup in your watchdog entry?

Instead of trying to upgrade/downgrade, reset the unit back to defaults and try programming it again. Sounds like it's an errant configuration (or a power supply issue like vacarosie200 mentions) more than a firmware problem.
by missinlnk
Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 20 inches pigtail
Replies: 12
Views: 1969

Re: 20 inches pigtail

To expand on Tom's statement, most of the cables purchased by customers fall into a very specific pattern. If you need a UFL to NFB connection, in 99% of all cases one of our three standard lengths (5 inch, 8 inch, or 12 inch) will work. It's actually very rare (though it does happen like in your ca...
by missinlnk
Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB450G as POPPoE server
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: RB450G as POPPoE server

Could you please show you config command, How 230 pppoe run on 450G? :D Some of the original RB450Gs shipped with a level 4 license which would have limited you to only 200 PPPoE connections, but they all should be upgradable to level 5 licenses. Just click the upgrade key button on the system -> l...
by missinlnk
Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: r52HN
Replies: 4
Views: 972

Re: r52HN

So far we personally haven't seen any issues from RMAs, but not enough time has passed yet for any problems to show up from our stock. How are you installing them? Are you putting them in 411, 433/493, or 800 style boards? If in 433/493/800, how many cards per board are you installing? Do you see th...
by missinlnk
Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb411ar-m
Replies: 6
Views: 1007

Re: rb411ar-m

we do have some new products coming, but they will be announced when they will be announced :)
You need to have MUMs more often so you have an excuse to announce more products. :D
by missinlnk
Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 287113

Re: 802.11n

it's still only a dream
I have a customer trying to accomplish it right now. He's using some high dollar filters to do it. He's got the link working, but he's still working out the kinks to try to get it above the bandwidth of just one fully maxed out 2x2 40MHz N link.
by missinlnk
Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB450 switch
Replies: 33
Views: 4441

Re: RB450 switch

source address and Out-Interface choose one,If a source address, such as "192.168.88.0/24" You need other people to give you recommendations I dont know your environment, I can find only these issues. I think your problem in the IP ROUTER LIST Check it focus That funky IP address & network combinat...
by missinlnk
Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 20 inches pigtail
Replies: 12
Views: 1969

Re: 20 inches pigtail

Here in South Africa, it's possible to buy the RG-316 double braided cable and get these made up by a company called RF Design without any problems. I recently needed 12 that were 50cm long for a new high site. They came in quite expensive though. About US$13 each. Honestly, that's not that bad of ...
by missinlnk
Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Downgrade from 4.10 to 2.9!!
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Re: Downgrade from 4.10 to 2.9!!

What kind of system? Not all routerboards will work with 2.9.x.
by missinlnk
Wed Jun 16, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100
Replies: 185
Views: 64326

Re: RB1100

Behind the scenes, a gigabit ethernet connection requires auto-negotiation to properly sync up. That's just how the standard is written. The other units that allow you to turn off auto-negotiation and still force 1Gb and a duplex must have auto-negotiation still enabled in the background and are som...
by missinlnk
Wed May 26, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to block adult sites?
Replies: 26
Views: 46246

Re: How to block adult sites?

If you need anything more advanced than the suggestions listed here, you will need to run a proxy server on a linux/windows computer and use a porn filter there. There are several companies out there that do the necessary manual labor required to attempt to filter porn sites. Remember that these por...
by missinlnk
Fri May 21, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rb433ah interference between mpci cards
Replies: 75
Views: 18315

Re: rb433ah interference between mpci cards

So, my conclusion is that the HDDA-5W dish isn't usable - does this sound plausable? Yes. There is a 32dB difference between the two polarities, but with 2 separate radio cards we have seen some interference issues between the two pols due to that not being enough separation. This isn't an issue on...
by missinlnk
Thu May 20, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low throughput of small packets
Replies: 4
Views: 1098

Re: Low throughput of small packets

Can you define low throughput? What were they seeing? And how are you Mikrotik's configured? Are you routing or bridging? Any other features in use on the router?
by missinlnk
Thu May 13, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Superband ?
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Re: Superband ?

Do you mean superchannel for the wireless cards, which unlocks all frequencies? This is available for free on any level license in versions 4.3 and newer.
by missinlnk
Thu May 13, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Version 4.9
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: Version 4.9

"Yes, it's 11.56% better."

It's always better to be exact. :D
by missinlnk
Tue May 11, 2010 11:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Trying to setup upnp over 3 mikrotiks
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Re: Trying to setup upnp over 3 mikrotiks

Also make sure you're running 4.9. We had some problems with the stability of upnp after they fixed it in 4.6. 4.9 has that resolved and has been working well for us. -SL
by missinlnk
Sat May 08, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Big PPPOE Problem Thats Needs an Expeart
Replies: 18
Views: 2454

Re: Big PPPOE Problem Thats Needs an Expeart

We'll need a little more information than that. Can you show us your PPPoE config? What is left in your log files when the PPPoE users are forced to disconnect?
by missinlnk
Fri May 07, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411 config disappears
Replies: 5
Views: 918

Re: 411 config disappears

Make sure you are connecting using an IP address and not using MAC connect. Winbox will sometimes not update immediately when opening up a new window in MAC connect mode. The results will look exactly like you are describing. If you connect to the routerboard using an IP address, this should not hap...
by missinlnk
Fri May 07, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 900Mhz Nstreme PtP
Replies: 10
Views: 2643

Re: 900Mhz Nstreme PtP

If you have other 900MHz usage in the area (which is only detectable using a 900MHz spectrum analyser like from Ubiquiti or Metageek) nstreme on the SR9/XR9 usually causes more problems than it helps. We'll only turn on nstreme when we are in an area with little other 900MHz usage. We also never go ...
by missinlnk
Fri May 07, 2010 6:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Big PPPOE Problem Thats Needs an Expeart
Replies: 18
Views: 2454

Re: Big PPPOE Problem Thats Needs an Expeart

What version of RouterOS are you running? How does the problem show itself? Do all the customers have problems at the same time, or is it varied where it seems like only a few people have a problem but that it's constantly happening? What's between the RB1000 and your customers? How is that network ...
by missinlnk
Fri May 07, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: RB-250GS VS RB-450G, why switch so expensive?
Replies: 7
Views: 7400

Re: RB-250GS VS RB-450G, why switch so expensive?

We currently do not have the RB250GS on our website. The only thing that would be $130 would be the RBSoho5G, which is just the RB450G pre-assembled in an indoor case with an 18v PS. We will be selling the RB250GS at the normal price once we get our shipment in of them. Sorry about the confusion on ...
by missinlnk
Wed May 05, 2010 1:26 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Can't access secure sites (https://)
Replies: 6
Views: 2841

Re: Can't access secure sites (https://)

If you temporarily disable all of the firewall filter rules, do https connections succeed?

Are you running a hotspot or a proxy server on the router?

Are you doing NAT/masquerading? What rules are you using to accomplish that?
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 22, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: can't reach the www.google.fr in my MIKROTIK
Replies: 3
Views: 1390

Re: can't reach the www.google.fr in my MIKROTIK

Try typing it this way from a terminal window:
ping [:resolve www.google.fr]
Do you have any luck?
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 22, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 4.7 PPC Combined Package from US mirror is corrupt!
Replies: 7
Views: 2462

Re: RouterOS 4.7 PPC Combined Package from US mirror is corr

These download problems from this mirror first started showing up with 4.6. Everything worked before then. I've heard of multiple reports of this issue from different clients scattered around the US. What could have changed on our end to cause this to start happening so consistently? What do we need...
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 22, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: OS 4.7 DHCP
Replies: 14
Views: 3051

Re: OS 4.7 DHCP

This happened to me as well on an x86 system. To fix, all I had to do was delete and re-add the dhcp server. This did not happen on our 532 board we first attempted the upgrade on.
by missinlnk
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rb411R downgrade help
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Rb411R downgrade help

He's right. To downgrade a routerboard, upload the npk to the root of the files list as normal. Then do his steps. It'll work.
by missinlnk
Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 380
Views: 236709

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Hungary, Budapest. This is the worst tower what I saw sometime
You're being very generous by calling that a tower. :)
by missinlnk
Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How RB800 compares against Cisco ASA5500?
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Re: How RB800 compares against Cisco ASA5500?

Depends on what you're comparing. What does this device need to do for you?
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rb433ah interference between mpci cards
Replies: 75
Views: 18315

Re: rb433ah interference between mpci cards

Antenna placement matters here too. Make sure you don't have two antennas that are mounted so close together that their signals are bleeding into each other. If you have signal strengths that are insanely high (stronger than -40), we have found it can frequently be attributed to a combination of rad...
by missinlnk
Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help please: TX power vs REAL TX power
Replies: 18
Views: 3292

Re: Help please: TX power vs REAL TX power

Thanks for your response. Just to confirm, you are saying that in the example screenshot above, there is 19dbm of RF power leading into my pigtail. Correct?
Correct.
by missinlnk
Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help please: TX power vs REAL TX power
Replies: 18
Views: 3292

Re: Help please: TX power vs REAL TX power

The 10dB offset is due to a 10dB amplifier on board of the card. The real TX Power is the power level coming off of the radio card's chipset. The TX Power is the power level coming out of the antenna connector. You're adjusting in RouterOS based upon the post-amplifier power level for the XR2. Howev...
by missinlnk
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB532A... ethernet disapparead after upgrade!
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Re: RB532A... ethernet disapparead after upgrade!

The chances of two RD532s in different parts of the world both "blowing" after a software upgrade are very small. Actually, it's more like the lottery. The chance that one specific person will win a lottery twice is insanely small, but the chance that somebody will eventually win a lottery twice is...
by missinlnk
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB800 + Big Outdoor Case(CA/OTU) + 4xUbnt XR5 = temp issues?
Replies: 61
Views: 11460

Re: RB800 + Big Outdoor Case(CA/OTU) + 4xUbnt XR5 = temp iss

A hole in the top for ventilation would be great right up until you get your first rain. :D Do you see the drawing above? I missed the spout on there! Sorry about that. :) That could potentially help some, but I'm not sure if enough air to make a difference is actually going to cycle through the ca...
by missinlnk
Wed Apr 07, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB800 + Big Outdoor Case(CA/OTU) + 4xUbnt XR5 = temp issues?
Replies: 61
Views: 11460

Re: RB800 + Big Outdoor Case(CA/OTU) + 4xUbnt XR5 = temp iss

A hole in the top for ventilation would be great right up until you get your first rain. :D
by missinlnk
Wed Apr 07, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Out of my depth with PPP routing
Replies: 10
Views: 2060

Re: Out of my depth with PPP routing

My (erroneous?) thinking was that as the near-by customers were already tunnelling through this router via a route set up to the L2TP server, setting the default route to use an L2TP tunnel starting from this router would only catch traffic generated by the ethernet customer + hotspot users, which ...
by missinlnk
Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB800 + Big Outdoor Case(CA/OTU) + 4xUbnt XR5 = temp issues?
Replies: 61
Views: 11460

Re: RB800 + Big Outdoor Case(CA/OTU) + 4xUbnt XR5 = temp iss

Acim, do you have the RB800 deployed anywhere else yet? If so, has this been a problem with all of them you've deployed or just the units you've tried on the tower?

For anyone else, are you seeing this problem with all of your RB800s or just some?
by missinlnk
Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 411 config disappears
Replies: 5
Views: 918

Re: 411 config disappears

Make sure you're running the most current version of Winbox.

Also, are the interfaces bridged together?
by missinlnk
Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Out of my depth with PPP routing
Replies: 10
Views: 2060

Re: Out of my depth with PPP routing

Ok, I'm a little confused, so let me restate this to make sure I understand the problem. On this repeater unit, you have a backhaul client radio, an AP for near-by customers, a hotspot for laptops, and an ethernet connection to an on-site customer. When your near-by customers start using a PPP conne...
by missinlnk
Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Queue Strangeness on ROSv4
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Re: Queue Strangeness on ROSv4

Is it still the last queue in order on the list?
by missinlnk
Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Out of my depth with PPP routing
Replies: 10
Views: 2060

Re: Out of my depth with PPP routing

Can you post a copy of your config to give us a clearer picture of the details of this unit's setup?
by missinlnk
Fri Apr 02, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (HELP URGENT) Missing Superchannel License after Downgrad
Replies: 8
Views: 1234

Re: (HELP URGENT) Missing Superchannel License after Downgra

That's the 8 digit softid, which doesn't have the superchannel associated with it. And there's no entry in the old-software-id field, which is where your 7 digit softid w/ superchannel would be. Looks like it's time to get in touch with support@mikrotik.com to figure out how to either go backwards t...
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (HELP URGENT) Missing Superchannel License after Downgrad
Replies: 8
Views: 1234

Re: (HELP URGENT) Missing Superchannel License after Downgra

You can either go back to the same reseller, or you can get the SoftID yourself from the Mikrotik website. Even if you didn't purchase it directly from Mikrotik, they will allow you to claim ownership of that SoftID so you can get the key. Just go to http://www.mikrotik.com and click on "New Account...
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11g and 802.11n only
Replies: 7
Views: 1900

Re: 802.11g and 802.11n only

Because there was only ever one 5Ghz standard before (a) versus the two 2.4GHz standards (b & g). There's no such thing as a 5GHz-a/b/n. Sorry, I don't get your point here. I have 802.11n cards with only 2GHz, so the option 2GHz-g/n should be there, unless it break some standards. 2GHz-b/g/n mode i...
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (HELP URGENT) Missing Superchannel License after Downgrad
Replies: 8
Views: 1234

Re: (HELP URGENT) Missing Superchannel License after Downgra

Was your superchannel license associated with a 7 digit SoftID before? If so, you'll have to load that key back on. You can get your key for that SoftID by logging into the mikrotik website.
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11g and 802.11n only
Replies: 7
Views: 1900

Re: 802.11g and 802.11n only

I just wonder why it is no option like 2GHz-g/n, when there is a 5GHz-a/n option. Because there was only ever one 5Ghz standard before (a) versus the two 2.4GHz standards (b & g). There's no such thing as a 5GHz-a/b/n. Had the 5GHz had two previous standards before n, I'm sure the 5Ghz legacy mode ...
by missinlnk
Wed Mar 31, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11g and 802.11n only
Replies: 7
Views: 1900

Re: 802.11g and 802.11n only

Yes. Also keep in mind that if you run in compatibility mode, you'll see your n throughputs drop when a b or g client connects due to how the wireless systems work together. Is there any reason you are trying to run it in mixed mode?
by missinlnk
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5.0beta1
Replies: 10
Views: 1847

Re: 5.0beta1

Some people release info on March 31st to throw people off the track on their April Fools' jokes. I think this might be one of those times... :D
by missinlnk
Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How far can I create a poe 24v link over cat5e?
Replies: 10
Views: 3022

Re: How far can I create a poe 24v link over cat5e?

There's really no other reason for the RB to be crashing then. Replacing the cable was a good idea, though I'm surprised it didn't fix it. How does the RB fail? Can you ping the unit through the ethernet connection when it's hanged? How soon does it happen after a reboot? Can you define the traffic ...
by missinlnk
Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: I have been testing a new 900mhz card.
Replies: 22
Views: 5322

Re: I have been testing a new 900mhz card.

What's this card's FCC id? Or is this not for usage in the US?
by missinlnk
Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How far can I create a poe 24v link over cat5e?
Replies: 10
Views: 3022

Re: How far can I create a poe 24v link over cat5e?

I wouldn't be so concerned with the voltage (your voltage should still be up around 20v at the RB even when you max out the ethernet standard at 100m, unless that splice is really causing some major issues). What's the amp rating of your PoE power supply? An RB411AH plus an XR5 is going to pull, whe...
by missinlnk
Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000 won't soft-reboot, resolved.
Replies: 8
Views: 1776

Re: RB1000 won't soft-reboot, resolved.

No, the RB1000 has always had the 1.5GB memory limit. It's just hard to find 1.5GB sticks of RAM, so Roc-Noc goes up to the 2GB modules. RouterOS is still only using 1.5GB total.

Scott
by missinlnk
Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: cpu 70-80%, network 80mbps (100mb card)
Replies: 10
Views: 1194

Re: cpu 70-80%, network 80mbps (100mb card)

The Realtek 8139 offloads a lot of network processing to the CPU. Combine that with the simple queues, the PPPoE connections, and a filter list that is not optimized, and there's a chance that is where most of your CPU usage is going to. That's also a very old version of RouterOS, though I'm not sur...
by missinlnk
Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS issue on remote subnets
Replies: 5
Views: 1268

Re: DNS issue on remote subnets

How does the traffic flow back to the central office? Are they connecting just to a straight public IP address or is this through a VPN connection between both locations? Does NAT get involved anywhere? Do you have any firewall filter rules? If so, how many rules do you have, and could any of those ...
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low Connection speed (11n + R52Hn + RB800)
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Re: Low Connection speed (11n + R52Hn + RB800)

With a quick look the config looks ok, and just saw that you're working with 2 omnis.

Can you try just with just one chain enabled? Do you see any difference in speed or does it stay the same?
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pcc problem
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

Re: pcc problem

If you're only using one computer, and you're only testing with one connection out to the internet, then it looks like it's working correctly.
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB750G port forwarding not working
Replies: 82
Views: 14283

Re: RB750G upgrade??

This idea would work on ALL the RouterOS supported devices. An easy newbie style GUI for a RB1000 or PC...
What features are missing from webbox that keep you from feeling it's ready for that kind of usage?
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Adding R52n to RB411AR
Replies: 11
Views: 1239

Re: Adding R52n to RB411AR

You have a level 4 license, which is completely different from the version. If you are running 3.25 on your board, you can already update to 4.x without any extra costs or contacting your distributor. No 802.11n card will work until you've upgraded to version 4. Procedures for upgrading the license ...
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Stop script from failing if packages aren't installed?
Replies: 15
Views: 3564

Re: Stop script from failing if packages aren't installed?

correct, it is simpler if you know that you get empty array in return, but if you don't... ...if you don't, then it should do the "else". That means the wireless package is installed and enabled. I think janisk is trying to say that he prefers as a programming practice to compare an empty array to ...
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 380
Views: 236709

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Ummm....

(Sector aimed directly down)
Did you take that picture? Was it intentionally installed that way, or did a pole just fall down? Have any more details?
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:40 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Import on restart not working
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: Import on restart not working

I always have to clean up our scripts that have been exported before they will import correctly. The easiest way to troubleshoot the script is to copy/paste it into a terminal. Scroll back up in the terminal and you should find at least one error message in the middle of your script. That error shou...
by missinlnk
Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: pcc problem
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

Re: pcc problem

add check-gateway=ping comment=1 disabled=no distance=1 dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 \
gateway=pppoe-out1,pppoe-out2
Why is this line in your config?

Also, how are you testing this? How many computers are sending bandwidth through the router at that point?
by missinlnk
Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Adding R52n to RB411AR
Replies: 11
Views: 1239

Re: Adding R52n to RB411AR

Are you running a version of RouterOS 4 on the board?
by missinlnk
Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.6 released
Replies: 80
Views: 12392

Re: RouterOS v4.6 released

Something's gone horribly wrong. I downloaded everything and uploaded the mips-be.npk to a 411 and rebooted. I uploaded the powerpc.npk to a 600 and rebooted and I uploaded the mips-le.npk to a 532 and rebooted. All three machines have come up with an error "system error - broken package" and then ...
by missinlnk
Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: HELP ASAP! Live tower will not upgrade to 4.6
Replies: 17
Views: 1507

Re: HELP ASAP! Live tower will not upgrade to 4.6

Using the complete package, I just tried updating our test RB600. I first tried from 4.5 to 4.6 using the winbox upload/reboot method, which was successful. I then netinstalled 3.30 to start with a clean slate. Finally, I then uploaded 4.6 and rebooted the router. This was also successful. I did hav...
by missinlnk
Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HELP ASAP! Live tower will not upgrade to 4.6
Replies: 17
Views: 1507

Re: HELP ASAP! Live tower will not upgrade to 4.6

I have tried this on 3 different RB600s..... Hmm, I must really be missing something. Bootloader is 2.20. Silly question, but I have to ask: you've downloaded the PowerPC version, right? Also, you are uploading the file to the root of the filesystem and not putting it inside of another folder (like...
by missinlnk
Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Hot new Mikrotik Radio Card - R52Hn
Replies: 66
Views: 16764

Re: Hot new Mikrotik Radio Card - R52Hn

What version of RouterOS are you running the cards under?
by missinlnk
Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000 Vs Duo 2 Core Machine
Replies: 22
Views: 5746

Re: RB1000 Vs Duo 2 Core Machine

Yes. I know of at least one distributor with stock. :)
Awesome, that means I know of two distributors with them in stock! :D

Scott Long
Technical Support Supervisor
WISP-Router, Inc.
http://www.wisp-router.com
by missinlnk
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R5H problems
Replies: 72
Views: 17315

Re: R5H problems

I have one FAIL straight out the box.
In the upper left hand corner is a chip labeled SJ. Is this chip damaged on any of your cards?
by missinlnk
Mon Feb 22, 2010 5:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000 Vs Duo 2 Core Machine
Replies: 22
Views: 5746

Re: RB1000 Vs Duo 2 Core Machine

RB1000 is still available. Only RB1000U in rackmount case is no longer available. Compact case edition is still in stock.
And there are still retailers who have the RB1000U in stock.
by missinlnk
Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000 Vs Duo 2 Core Machine
Replies: 22
Views: 5746

Re: RB1000 Vs Duo 2 Core Machine

Actually, the lesson I got is that inefficient rules will bring down any router/firewall from any company. Throwing extra money behind faster hardware won't fix the problem, it'll just mask it. You'll see this issue with Cisco and Juniper just as much as you'll see it with Mikrotik. I'm happy to see...
by missinlnk
Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.5 released
Replies: 92
Views: 21553

Re: RouterOS v4.5 released

If you have followed the forum threads, as you say, then you will see that all issues were solved with wireless settings reset and hw-retries increase Normis - if you had read my post, you would have seen that i HAVE TRIED THIS. I have problematic links set to hw-retries=15. I have done the "reset ...
by missinlnk
Wed Feb 17, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Hot new Mikrotik Radio Card - R52Hn
Replies: 66
Views: 16764

Re: Hot new Mikrotik Radio Card - R52Hn

How does it perform with 2 chains on the AP and one on the CPE? I am seriously considering putting up an 802.11n AP, but I still haven't found a reasonably priced dual antenna setup for the CPE. Me too. I am only waiting for a MT/3rd party solution that make a nice and need solution with two antenn...
by missinlnk
Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB450 Capacitors problem?
Replies: 120
Views: 41811

Re: RB450 Capacitors problem?

any problem with the 450G version? I'd also like to know if the "G" version has the same caps and potential for problems, or if this is limited to the plain 450. So far I have only seen this on the RB450. The RB450G appears to be quite different in design. Tom I'll second this. We have only seen RB...
by missinlnk
Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 1000 lowpower - P4 was better
Replies: 4
Views: 1117

Re: RB 1000 lowpower - P4 was better

500 lines is a lot to process for each packet. If you can change your firewall rules to be aware of state and thus only go through that list on new connections you'll have much better performance. You'll have even better performance if you can find a way to authenticate your users that doesn't requi...
by missinlnk
Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000U EOL?
Replies: 10
Views: 2363

Re: RB1000U EOL?

Yes, the RB1000U is being EOLed. Some distributors still have units in stock. The RB1000 is still available from Mikrotik. In that other thread (which I can't find right now either) Normis mentioned they are working on a replacement and hinted that it *might* be announced at an upcoming MUM. That's ...
by missinlnk
Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41404

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

Nick, kinda off topic, but just wanted to say thank you for jumping in here. If you can bring that kind of background and knowledge into any of the other discussions on this forum we'd love to see you post more! We'll even be nice and overlook the periods of silence while you're sailing to a new por...
by missinlnk
Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Router suggestion
Replies: 23
Views: 4927

Re: Router suggestion

It's not like that. I can afford it, but will it be an improvement over the RB750G, for my scenario? It's hard to give a definitive yes in this situation, because the amount of detail we would need to know you don't have yet. Having said that, the RB750G will be cutting it close. I personally think...
by missinlnk
Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Network Mesh design problem
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Re: Network Mesh design problem

Can you give us some more information about how you're configuring your routers? A post of your config would be great, but even just a rundown of how you're setting up the wireless card and bridges would be helpful.

Scott
by missinlnk
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Devices go directly to ACK state, not Down state
Replies: 14
Views: 2468

Re: Devices go directly to ACK state, not Down state

If we're wishing here, I would actually prefer the option for it to behave both ways. There are times I'll have a link that is going up and down that I'll want to ack and have it remain acked until I manually turn it off. There are other links where I'd prefer the ack to expire as soon as The Dude d...
by missinlnk
Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR71-15 40mhz??
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

Re: SR71-15 40mhz??

802.11n changed how it deals with a 40MHz wide channel. You want to look at the ht-extension-channel feature. That adds the 2nd 20MHz channel. Here's a link to that part of the 802.11n setup guide in the wiki:

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/802.11n_S ... ation_tabs
by missinlnk
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41404

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

I looked back through this thread and I noticed that everyone keeps checking www.l.google.com for an IP address. This DNS name is not used when you're running OpenDNS. When you use OpenDNS's servers, www.google.com actually points to google.navigation.opendns.com. Can you guys running OpenDNS show w...
by missinlnk
Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41404

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

I'm wondering if we have our answer mixed in with all of the conversation. - Mikrotik round-robins their DNS requests. - OpenDNS resolves Google in a way that the Mikrotik has to make two requests - When the Mikrotik makes the second DNS request, they use the other DNS server listed, not the origina...
by missinlnk
Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41404

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

Have you not read this whole thread? This is getting really frustrating and nobody at MT seems to care. Here's the basic summary of this thread: 1) We can confirm that while using an MT router with OpenDNS, http://www.google.com won't load properly. 2) We aren't positive yet, so we can't confirm th...
by missinlnk
Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41404

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

*Edited cause I didn't read the last post properly* From everything we've seen, OpenDNS is the only DNS provide that has caused this issue. So does anyone know if response from OpenDNS is a proper response from a DNS server per the DNS specs? Or should the Mikrotik DNS service not need to expect thi...
by missinlnk
Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS licence and broken hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 2878

Re: RouterOS licence and broken hardware

yes, for upgrade - simply upload necessary files via Windox and then reboot =) in 95% of cases it came back normally =) anyway, if you use NetInstall only - you won't loose your license. NetInstall works correctly with current soft-id We just see the worst of the worst here, so I'm used to netinsta...
by missinlnk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS licence and broken hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 2878

Re: RouterOS licence and broken hardware

Out of curiosity, how do you install RouterOS on the USB drives? like on any other drive =) connect it to my Windows computer, run NetInstall, select that drive, select necessary packages, press Install, unmount drive, insert it to the router and boot from that USB drive :) Gotcha, so you just use ...
by missinlnk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS licence and broken hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 2878

Re: RouterOS licence and broken hardware

RouterBOARDS uses another way of calculating SoftID =)

and we use USB drives for our routers - they work at any hardware when we replace it =) so I don't like theories that say it shouldn't fork for years =)
Out of curiosity, how do you install RouterOS on the USB drives?
by missinlnk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS licence and broken hardware
Replies: 17
Views: 2878

Re: RouterOS licence and broken hardware

Ok I sent this forum llink to my boss, and this is what he replied. Regarding your HDD/licence theory... think logically - does a routerboard have a hard drive? I once lost an onboard NIC. Replaced it with PCI NIC, and had to buy new licence - personal experience.... that's how I know! Any theories...
by missinlnk
Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Exists miniPCI working on ROS at 11Ghz, 18GHz or 28GHz?
Replies: 26
Views: 2840

Re: Exists miniPCI working on ROS at 11Ghz, 18GHz or 28GHz?

these issues you should ask to manufacturers. :lol:
So you're saying you don't understand it well enough to be able to explain it to anyone?
by missinlnk
Tue Dec 22, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with DNS for www.google.com
Replies: 173
Views: 41404

Re: Problems with DNS for www.google.com

You seem to be pretty frustrated, could you for the moment stop using OpenDNS and instead use a different set of DNS servers? That doesn't fix the problem, but it would at least resolve your frustration until we can pin down exactly what is happening. Has anyone ever seen this behavior when using Op...
by missinlnk
Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterOS 4.1
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

Re: RouterOS 4.1

normis, thanks for the replies, as i say i want to downgrade becose i have a level 3 licence for 4.1 version.. you dont understand me... Greetings If you have a level 3 license for 4.1, you will have a level 3 license for 4.3 as well. Your license is good for major versions, so if it works on any v...
by missinlnk
Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: 4.x License upgrade using the Dude instead of Winbox?
Replies: 11
Views: 4171

Re: 4.x License upgrade using the Dude instead of Winbox?

Normis, do you know if there are any plans to add this feature to the Dude or provide another way to upgrade licenses?
by missinlnk
Thu May 07, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: winbox won't connect using the mac address.
Replies: 12
Views: 36220

Re: winbox won't connect using the mac address.

I'm posting this from a Fedora Core 10 box running Winbox, Netinstall, and The Dude (test environment). The ... button will work under Linux, however we only run the three applications as root. I could be wrong on this, but we were never able to find a way to make some of the functionality work with...
by missinlnk
Thu Apr 23, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R5H problems
Replies: 72
Views: 17315

Re: R5H problems

I will have to disagree with you there. Other than MT cards, I cannot ever remember having a card burn up because you did not have an antenna plugged into the port. But that problem is a lot less expensive than the one where they just quit working after you change the channel (even when you change ...
by missinlnk
Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Band 2GHZ-5MHz, 2GHz-10MHz
Replies: 15
Views: 6867

Re: Band 2GHZ-5MHz, 2GHz-10MHz

i also wanna know the same thing but no one is giving right answer to ur question. why we see 2GHz-10MHz/5MHz along with 2.4 GHz B/G? if all these bands are same then why we see seperately...in what respects these bands are different frm each other..? The standard channel width is 20MHz. All of the...
by missinlnk
Sat Jan 24, 2009 12:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik Mini PCI slots
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: Mikrotik Mini PCI slots

What do you mean burning the minipci slot? No other cards work in it?
by missinlnk
Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notification (Execute locally: run a vbs script)
Replies: 21
Views: 5418

Re: Notification (Execute locally: run a vbs script)

What permissions is the dude service running with? Admin rights or is it running with different permissions? Could there be permissions errors with it writing to the file? Have you looked to see if there are any errors in the system's Error Log?
by missinlnk
Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot stops accepting logins - ROS v3.13 on x86
Replies: 15
Views: 3752

Re: Hotspot stops accepting logins - ROS v3.13 on x86

The above poster was right. As soon as you change the auth type to CHAP instead of HTTPS this problem goes away. MikroTik take note, Hotspot eventually stops accepting new logins (it hangs at the redirect part) when using SSL/HTTPS authentication. The post above that mentions that he only uses SSL ...
by missinlnk
Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to turn of MT terminal playing smart?
Replies: 13
Views: 2573

Re: How to turn of MT terminal playing smart?

Now I am sure you are making joke on me. :) Not a joke. Put in your IP address into the following link and you can get winbox from your Mikrotik router. http://router.ip.goes.here/winbox/winbox.exe Alternatively, when you just go to the root page (http://router.ip.goes.here/) there will be a link t...
by missinlnk
Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RANT - Configuration management: .backup is a joke
Replies: 34
Views: 6925

Re: RANT - Configuration management: .backup is a joke

Would a "/system reset-configuration file=name.rsc" do what you want? It would reset, and then apply the config in the RSC file so that your CPE could connect to the AP for example. Sorry to just join the bandwagon, but I know this feature would be loved by several of our customers. Not having to d...
by missinlnk
Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Find a form factor... AND STICK WITH IT!
Replies: 10
Views: 1931

Re: Find a form factor... AND STICK WITH IT!

I am saying you make ONE, just ONE, Routerboard that has a modern processor and fits the 532 form factor. There is a decent market for this product that will be there for years and years to come. Could you give some more details on this product as you invision it? Do they just create the "432" and ...
by missinlnk
Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS 3.13 vs. 2.9.51
Replies: 8
Views: 1890

Re: RouterOS 3.13 vs. 2.9.51

Bledar, I'm having serious troubles with queues and mark packets (ip/firewall/mangle) in v3.x versions, 2.9.51 works, and is stable. Could you help those of us out who have been using 3.x without issues for a while now and give us an example of a configuration that works on 2.9.51 that does not wor...