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by tierpath
Tue May 02, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels
Replies: 250
Views: 93359

Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Unless this https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=77898&start=150#p546841 post has been invalidated. It will be in V7. We all know that. But there is no indication whatsoever there will ever be a V7. So that is useless info. People are waiting for something they can use, don't want to be r...
by tierpath
Tue May 02, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels
Replies: 250
Views: 93359

Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Unless this https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=77898&start=150#p546841 post has been invalidated. It will be in V7. Normis & Mr Z Please correct me if I am wrong. Also I found out and interesting fact about OpenVPN, it is not multl-threaded, it is single threaded, meaing it doesn't scale...
by tierpath
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: swOS 802.1x Authentication
Replies: 0
Views: 840

swOS 802.1x Authentication

I am requesting this as a feature of the switches. If it has been asked already, I did not see it when I searched.
by tierpath
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 609
Views: 160288

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

I have heard that it is very hard to work on, and nobody likes it for that. But OpenVPN UDP support has been made in v7.
OMG. I feel the fires of hell.
by tierpath
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

Right now I have had to use MTIK boxes to create TCP OpenVPN Tunnels to a PFSense box at the HQ for a network because I could not find a suitable router that would run PFSense in a small package for the price point MTik offers. You can always try OpenWrt. It works great. Can I buy a router with it ...
by tierpath
Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

So MikroTik developers were able to add partial OpenVPN support and for some reason aren't able/willing/whatever to add the rest. And your proposed solution is to take some kind of multiprotocol server, which looks like it does everything that their PPP package does and twice more and just stick it...
by tierpath
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request:SoftEther VPN
Replies: 1
Views: 1494

Feature Request:SoftEther VPN

Mikrotik Dev's & Normis. We have all been requesting UDP & LZO for OpenVPN. I am now changing my request to something that would offer more functionality. I request that you implement SoftEtherVPN which has OpenVPN Built-in. https://www.softether.org/ It also offers other VPN options. It seems it wo...
by tierpath
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

Mikrotik Dev's & Normis. We have all been requesting UDP & LZO for OpenVPN. I am now changing my request to something that would offer more functionality. I request that you implement SoftEtherVPN which has OpenVPN Built-in. https://www.softether.org/ It also offers other VPN options. It seems it wo...
by tierpath
Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request:DHCP Server Update DNS Servers
Replies: 5
Views: 1938

Re: Feature Request:DHCP Server Update DNS Servers

on next dhcp lease update they should receive updated parameter list. Isn't it?
It requires the DHCP Server to send packets to the DNS Server which is specified in pool options along with domain so it updates the domain. If it does it and the option is somewhere please point me to it.
by tierpath
Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request:DHCP Server Update DNS Servers
Replies: 5
Views: 1938

Re: Feature Request:DHCP Server Update DNS Servers

Just my .02.. If its a branch office, use DHCP relay to AD, then it will update.
I could easily do that as a work around, but im asking for this to be a feature as I do not like work arounds.
by tierpath
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request:DHCP Server Update DNS Servers
Replies: 5
Views: 1938

Feature Request:DHCP Server Update DNS Servers

It would be great to have the DHCP Server update a DNS server Specified in the DHCP Server config. This is especially handy for Active Directory and resolving branch office computer and device names. Here is a guide I wrote a while back for OpenBSD, I was using BIND as the DNS, but It can easily be ...
by tierpath
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

I just bought 6 of the 1MW GB AP's for a customer to replace Netopia 3347's[..]
May I ask which hardware/model exactly ?
RB951G-2HND
by tierpath
Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

Like I said, there are problems. It is impossible to predict how long it will take to solve them Given how compact ROS is, a static binary is probably the best bet. I hate that it has taken MT this long to acknowledge that it is needed, but I am happy that you guys are working on it. I just bought ...
by tierpath
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Possible Alternative to OpenVPN
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

Re: Possible Alternative to OpenVPN

MikroTik,
can you give us a reply as to if your contemplating this as and alternative or not?
by tierpath
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

Mikrotik will not implement this. I asked 5 years ago. They give a reason of openvpn being hard to develop, bad coding ang so forth, yet UBIQ has implemented it and PfSense has as well. Mikrotik has nice features and neat stuff. Except for UDP Openvpn with compression. They give and excuse that it'...
by tierpath
Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Possible Alternative to OpenVPN
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

Re: Possible Alternative to OpenVPN

With all the moans and groans over OpenVPN on these forums, and what appears to be little further development of the features included within RouterOS, I came across this today and wondered if it might be a viable alternative?

https://www.softether.org/
Now this would be a beauty!
by tierpath
Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP
Replies: 200
Views: 94605

Re: Feature request: OpenVPN compression LZO and UDP

Mikrotik will not implement this. I asked 5 years ago. They give a reason of openvpn being hard to develop, bad coding ang so forth, yet UBIQ has implemented it and PfSense has as well. Mikrotik has nice features and neat stuff. Except for UDP Openvpn with compression. They give and excuse that it's...
by tierpath
Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request - OpenVPN - Certificates full support
Replies: 4
Views: 1668

Re: Feature Request - OpenVPN - Certificates full support

Good luck with that request.
by tierpath
Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 386
Views: 239226

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

BWHAAHAHAAHA!

Man, I am laughing my ass off.
It's amazing if you think about it, that some of these worked at all. But they did at some point!

The Toilet and the Bug/paint smattered pic's are the funniest.
by tierpath
Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit
Replies: 75
Views: 43977

Re: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit

Hehehe... guess he wanted to try his luck!

For short towers we typically use Comscope 5NF4, for taller sites, or where more normal grounding is required, Belden 7919A is used with shield clamps every 75'.
What kind of shield clamp, btw, thanks for this info, it's very helpful.
by tierpath
Sun Aug 16, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit
Replies: 75
Views: 43977

Re: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit

If you look at the enclosure I posted, you'll see the 2 LSXL-MEs and the Citel. The MJ8 is grounded to a lug which is passed through to the enclosure. The LSXLs pass thru and the enclosure paint is stripped on the inside, and penetrox is applied on both sides of the o-ring, thus ensuring decent amp...
by tierpath
Fri Aug 14, 2009 5:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit
Replies: 75
Views: 43977

Re: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit

OT, but, I wonder is 2T2R+NStreme Dual Possible with 802.11n, maybe 600Mbps?
by tierpath
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: V3.27 per Rod
Replies: 7
Views: 1123

Re: V3.27 per Rod

hey rod, i posted a reply to a diff thread you posted in. Can you send me pics and details of the grounding setup you use?

amirm@tierpath.com
by tierpath
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can RouterOS bridge networks without WDS?
Replies: 15
Views: 2397

Re: Can RouterOS bridge networks without WDS?

this is disturbing. Mikrotik likes to strip out features of protocols, so this might be the case with this as is with L2TP IP-SEC and OpenVPN UDP. But in the instances that it's not, can you post a screenshot or config dump of the bridge and each interface that is in the bridge. Also, the other CF o...
by tierpath
Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit
Replies: 75
Views: 43977

Re: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit

I was actually hoping you had already done it and had pics to share.
by tierpath
Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit
Replies: 75
Views: 43977

Re: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit

Polyphaser, transtector, or citel.
by tierpath
Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with Routerboards
Replies: 9
Views: 1232

Re: Problem with Routerboards

Are you running the power too low - boards will overheat if the amps are out of wack. Also - is your grounding really really good? I had a lot of problems on my towers until I realised the grounding at the power poles was not handling the load and my hardware was taking the hit. I regrounded the ut...
by tierpath
Wed Aug 12, 2009 5:19 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit
Replies: 75
Views: 43977

Re: Dual polarization antennas or two antennas in one unit

matt & fibrewire, can you both e-mail me pictures of your grounding setups on towers, and inside your enclosures.

amirm@tierpath.com
by tierpath
Sun May 24, 2009 1:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: mini-pci 802.11n mikrotik
Replies: 28
Views: 4425

Re: mini-pci 802.11n mikrotik

Right, now that 802.11n is out of the way.... How about the RB616 ? 802.11n is nice, but what I really need is the RB616 with higher CPU speed, a little more RAM (or dimm slot) and really good layout so I can run R5H's in all 6 slots. Imagine having an RB616 as a Distribution node. 200mbit 802.11n ...
by tierpath
Mon May 04, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik + NMP8602 Plus Vs. Tranzeo 4500 AP
Replies: 9
Views: 2463

Re: Mikrotik + NMP8602 Plus Vs. Tranzeo 4500 AP

I was wondering ilinwireless, if your towers have taken direct lightning hits?
by tierpath
Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hello everyone... Major Wifi Project and help needed..
Replies: 15
Views: 4047

Re: Hello everyone... Major Wifi Project and help needed..

Might wanna make sure you ground it and use lightning protection considering your location.
by tierpath
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wimax and LTE new aganist of mikrotik's WISP...
Replies: 12
Views: 3212

Re: Wimax and LTE new aganist of mikrotik's WISP...

The delay in this is caused by us trying to achieve great compatibility
Does the mean EMP-9701??? If so, then i don't mind.
by tierpath
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When Mikrotik support 11n mimo (SR71-5)
Replies: 62
Views: 19748

Re: When Mikrotik support 11n mimo (SR71-5)

At least they are working on it!
better than not working on it!
by tierpath
Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Notice: dont use NMP 8602 cards, please
Replies: 18
Views: 6321

Re:

Anyone has experience on NMP-8602 plus (400mw) used as hotspot?

We used a few units of NMP-8602 (200mw) as mesh hotspot and they have worked without any problem.
Using 2 of these 1 in each a seperate unit of a WRAP.2C board and each AP is working fine at 2.4ghz
by tierpath
Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: HWMP Mesh - Is it possible
Replies: 2
Views: 4820

Re: HWMP Mesh - Is it possible

Firetides Use Adhoc and 5ghz range, maybe if you posted a layout it would help, just having the router config doesn't do much when your talking about a problem such as this. Firetides are pretty neat, but they are usually not setup fully meshed as that creates to much traffic, I know this as I have ...
by tierpath
Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik APs for Wireless IP cameras: Share your experience
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: Mikrotik APs for Wireless IP cameras: Share your experience

did you bridge the wlan network card to the onboard ethernet connected to the switch?
by tierpath
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v3.17, v4.0beta1, The Dude v3 released
Replies: 57
Views: 14862

Re: RouterOS v3.17, v4.0beta1, The Dude v3 released

v4, hmm, Hopefully it gets n, mimo, and openvpn UDP support, as well as the ipsec support. Then I can sell the hell out of these damn things!
by tierpath
Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: worrying about the future of wifi
Replies: 22
Views: 4187

Re: worrying about the future of wifi

nice info, so i do have one question, i have been thinking about how you properly ground the ethernet with poe(wether you do it inside the case or outside or in the building or both) as well as the antenna's and the pc board inside and what guage wire to use, anyone have and setups they have used?
by tierpath
Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: worrying about the future of wifi
Replies: 22
Views: 4187

Re: worrying about the future of wifi

gyoztes You can actually one up them on the bandwidth, and equal them in quality if you build the network correctly and carefully. We have been offering 3mbps/256kbps to our residential customers for years with Mikrotik APs and CPEs. jwcn knows first hand the way a well designed (and in this case p...
by tierpath
Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SIP and others
Replies: 7
Views: 2405

Re: SIP and others

forget the sip client, how about a sip proxy, thats even better.
by tierpath
Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request Sticky!
Replies: 5
Views: 1033

Re: Feature Request Sticky!

and there is a v4 one as well, having thems stickied, or as and announcment would make it easier for all of us, as I didn't know about the v3 and v4 ones until a few days ago when I saw it in a post by accident.
by tierpath
Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: tower demolition
Replies: 2
Views: 880

Re: tower demolition

You know I have wondered, how much do those smaller towers sway and also, how does one climb it if at all to mount new equipment?
by tierpath
Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request Sticky!
Replies: 5
Views: 1033

Feature Request Sticky!

Normis, it would probably be much easier if you linked in and announcement the right links to the feature request page or pages for ROS, so I am requesting it be done.

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/MikroTik_ ... e_Requests
by tierpath
Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Next gen wireless card poll
Replies: 57
Views: 25691

Re: Next gen wireless card poll

I would say MMCX for tower climbers sake, but Me, I wonder, has anyone here tried using what a lot of wireless CPE manufacturers use, c/h glue to glue the ufl connectors on the board?
by tierpath
Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik + NMP8602 Plus Vs. Tranzeo 4500 AP
Replies: 9
Views: 2463

Re: Mikrotik + NMP8602 Plus Vs. Tranzeo 4500 AP

it does put out the 600mw, I use them, but you have to specify 27 in MT and make sure you have it set to manual Tx power and no country set in the country part, and then set to card rates in the tx power table. if your using it at 17db, it's def not outputing the power. The emp's don't need the UBQ ...
by tierpath
Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: ovpn can't support lzo compress?
Replies: 31
Views: 20789

Re: ovpn can't support lzo compress?

Unfortunately we have to read the fine print, and the manual. Mikrotiks position on this is They added OpenVPN TCP support because it could get through proxies and firewalls easily, and if we want UDP, use L2TP because their version doesn't utilize the IP-SEC Auth portion, and is UDP only. They are ...