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by missinlnk
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fiber Cut Redirect
Replies: 4
Views: 485

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: 949

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: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: New wireless protocol: Nv2 in v5.0beta5
Replies: 217
Views: 74181

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: 17791

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: 5793

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: 5793

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: 881

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: 38272

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: 3486

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: 1758

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: 1748

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: 897

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: 860

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: 270950

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: 4141

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: 1758

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: 488

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: 61667

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: 39465

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: 16742

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: 958

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: 362

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: 534

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: 536

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: 2050

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: 812

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: 2438

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: 2050

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: 7156

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: 2392

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: 1318

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: 2254

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: 2673

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: 575

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: 381
Views: 228437

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: 879

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: 16742

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: 2940

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: 2940

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: 867

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: 10663

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: 10663

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: 1905

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: 10663

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: 812

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: 1905

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: 404

Re: Queue Strangeness on ROSv4

Is it still the last queue in order on the list?