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by O1DMBFan
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Installing CHR on Linode - Will not boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 680

Re: Installing CHR on Linode - Will not boot [SOLVED]

SOLVED:
I found an error in the wiki. DD command needs an input file specified. The following code,
unzip chr-6.44.5.img.zip | dd of=/dev/sda bs=1M
Should be:
unzip chr-6.44.5.img.zip | dd if=chr-6.44.5.img of=/dev/sda bs=1M
by O1DMBFan
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Installing CHR on Linode - Will not boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 680

Installing CHR on Linode - Will not boot [SOLVED]

Hello, I'm following the steps laid out here: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:CHR_Linode 1. Create Linode Images: None chosen Region: US-Dallas Plan: Standard - Linode 2GB 2. Create empty disk Label: CHR Filesystem: raw Size: 16000MB 3. Boot Linode in Rescue mode and run the following commands...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Netwatch/Script Cannot Create File
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: Netwatch/Script Cannot Create File

Hello. Unfortunately this is not resolving anything as I am only using the admin user and there are no other users specified. Regards, Balazs For my proposed solution you would not need to have any other users. Since the issue is with the "creation" of a file I suggest creating it yourself, manuall...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Netwatch/Script Cannot Create File
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: Netwatch/Script Cannot Create File

Hello. I just experienced the same problem. Could we use global variable instead? I would like to monitor my internet connection and log when the connection was lost and when it is back. Also I would like to send this information via email to my email address when the connection is back. My idea wa...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Netwatch/Script Cannot Create File
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Netwatch/Script Cannot Create File

Hello, I understand that Netwatch has been depreciated in 6.42 and am altering our scripts and netwatch procedures to support the limited permissions. The problem I'm running into is neither Netwatch or a Scheduler is able to run the following command: /file print file="file.txt" The code/script hal...
by O1DMBFan
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1235

Re: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]

There is a difference when using 802.11 or nv2 wireless protocol. nv2 allows a longer radio name
Thank you! That makes sense. I appreciate the help.

Thanks folks!
by O1DMBFan
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1235

Re: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]

network devices names are meant to be brief networking devices are not the place to storage all you client information use ms-excel or a software to do that Radio names are meant to store whatever we want. Let's not discuss "what to store in radio-names" but instead discuss what may be causing Rout...
by O1DMBFan
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1235

Re: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]

Thanks for the reply,
I wish it was that simple. See attached:
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by O1DMBFan
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1235

Re: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]

Thanks for your reply,
I'm using WinBox v3.11 and seeing this issue under Wireless>Registration Table Tab.
by O1DMBFan
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1235

Wireless Registration Table only shows first 16 characters of radio-name [SOLVED]

Hello and thank you for taking the time, I've got a BaseBox5 running v6.41.1 with 22 clients. Their radio-names vary in length based on client however on the AP each registration's radio-name is only showing 16 characters and cuts the rest of the string off. I have other mipsbe architecture type boa...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Nstreme: "find default-name=wlan1" Troubles
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Nstreme: "find default-name=wlan1" Troubles

Thanks for your suggestion,
This script will be applied to multiple different case CPE's. We're looking for a universal solution that would apply in all contexts, regardless of name, comment or MAC. Any other suggestions?
by O1DMBFan
Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Nstreme: "find default-name=wlan1" Troubles
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Nstreme: "find default-name=wlan1" Troubles

Hey Folks, We often use the following command when scripting our configuration files: "/interface wireless set [ find default-name=wlan1] disabled=no, etc, etc" This works without any problems. We're attempting to use a very similar command but within the nstreme subsection of interface-wireless: "/...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Station using 20/40MHz, does it inherit AP channel-width?
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Station using 20/40MHz, does it inherit AP channel-width?

Hello folks, Thanks for taking the time. I'm curious about channel width in the following scenario: CPE/Client: mode=station band=20/40mhz-Ce AP: mode=ap-bridge band=20mhz My question, will the Client operate within 20MHz because of the AP settings? Or will it operate in 40Mhz regardless of AP setti...
by O1DMBFan
Mon May 01, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG - "united states3" change to "united states2?"
Replies: 4
Views: 3975

Re: LHG - "united states3" change to "united states2?"

Buy international version instead. Thanks for the reply. Our distributors (US based) do not carry the international versions. As far as I know distributors won't send an international version to a US address. I'm not purchasing anymore, I'm just trying to make use of the ones currently in stock. :)...
by O1DMBFan
Mon May 01, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG - "united states3" change to "united states2?"
Replies: 4
Views: 3975

LHG - "united states3" change to "united states2?"

Hello Friends, Thanks for taking the time. We're finding it necessary to move away from the LHG5's because they're being shipped with only one configurable country: united states3. I understand the need to ensure FCC regulations are met, I'm only looking to change this from "united states3" to "unit...
by O1DMBFan
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:53 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Database description packet has different master status flag
Replies: 65
Views: 34856

Re: Database description packet has different master status

Wow, another forum post that is 2 pages long, several firmware revisions later and the problem still exists. The really frustrating part is that in all of this time and all of the reports/results/findings that have been posted; we only get one very broad, almost snide, response from a Mikrotik rep. ...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notification on wireless link flapping
Replies: 0
Views: 714

Notification on wireless link flapping

We currently use TheDude to monitor and send notifications for our entire network. Our current polling is setup as follows: Probe Interval: 30s Probe Timeout: 10s Probe Down Count: 5 So a page will get sent out after 3 minutes and 20 seconds of straight down time. Unfortunately this does not account...
by O1DMBFan
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Quickset (new in v5.12)
Replies: 76
Views: 47951

Re: Quickset (new in v5.12)

thanks for suggestion! what settings do you usually configure? interface, user/pass and service name? of if PPPoE is always on the WAN port, maybe user/pass is enough (use empty service name)? Wireless: ------------------------------ SSID Radio Name Wireless Protocol ------------------------------ ...
by O1DMBFan
Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: PING email notifications
Replies: 8
Views: 3529

Re: PING email notifications

I'd like to share how we do what you're attempting. I create two Notifications (On Call: Ups and On Call: Downs). On Call: Downs ---------------- Delay: 00:00:00 Repeat Interval: 00:15:00 Repeat Count: 20 On Status: unstable->down and up->down On Call: Ups ---------------- Delay: 00:00:00 Repeat Int...
by O1DMBFan
Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS Login Welcome Message: How To Replicate?
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

RouterOS Login Welcome Message: How To Replicate?

So everyone knows when you get a device from the manufacturer and you first log into it, a message appears stating that this is the default configuration hit remove script to reset this device, or something to that affect. I'd like to know how to produce a message upon login. We'd like to use it for...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNMP no Response
Replies: 33
Views: 15902

Re: SNMP no Response

Same problem RB800 5.11. It's the only board on our dude without SNMP details. Please advise.
by O1DMBFan
Thu May 19, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Firmware on theDude and use routerOS System>Auto Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

Re: Firmware on theDude and use routerOS System>Auto Upgrade

I don't have every client on the dude. This would be excessive. I only have a few of the best signaled cpe's. Thanks for the suggestion but I'd really like to setup RouterBoards to check for an update somewhere on my network and then update if applicable. Any other options?
by O1DMBFan
Tue May 17, 2011 11:55 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Firmware on theDude and use routerOS System>Auto Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

Re: Firmware on theDude and use routerOS System>Auto Upgrade

Bump.

So if this cannot be answered what are some ways I can have all of my CPE's upgrade automatically to the most stable version of RouterOS?
by O1DMBFan
Wed May 11, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Firmware on theDude and use routerOS System>Auto Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

Firmware on theDude and use routerOS System>Auto Upgrade

So I've seen the Wiki showing how to use the Auto Upgrade feature in RouterOS but it points to a router. Can I have it point to theDude and drop firmware in the dude or a windows server and have it check that in order to update the firmware. If someone could show me an example of how to do this that...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data
Replies: 6
Views: 1732

Re: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data

I have no undo available. The Tools>Layout command is also unsuccesful. I believe the reason may be that I have no submaps at all. If you look under submaps there is only Local and 'Sterling' which is one I added as a test. The worst part is I can't even edit the current local map. I can't add subma...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data
Replies: 6
Views: 1732

Re: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data

Update: After looking around further in The Dude, I've found that all the devices are still there with their data. They are listed under the devices panel. The problem lies within the local map and submaps. That's what is wiped clear. As well as my charts but those are not nearly as important. Any h...
by O1DMBFan
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data
Replies: 6
Views: 1732

Re: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data

It's 3.5. Yes restoring all of the files results in the same exact scenario as before restoring. Default password. Missing devices, submaps... everything.
by O1DMBFan
Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data
Replies: 6
Views: 1732

Dude randomly crashed - Lost all data

So with no changes to the server itself the Dude just stopped allowing access. It kept reporting invalid username and password. I tried all of our usernames and passwords with no luck. I then tried the default admin with no password and it logged me in with no devices. My entire network was missing....
by O1DMBFan
Fri May 14, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Listing all of the IP's of a device in the label.... help..
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Re: Listing all of the IP's of a device in the label.... hel

No Luck. Thanks for the suggestion though.
by O1DMBFan
Thu May 13, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Listing all of the IP's of a device in the label.... help..
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Listing all of the IP's of a device in the label.... help..

I'm having a problem getting crlf to work in the label. Here is a short test and the results: Functions: concatenate(string_substring(oid_column("1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20.1.1"),0, string_find(oid_column("1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20.1.1"), ",")), "CRLF" , "Next Line") Results: XX.X.XXX.XXXCRLFNext Line Please explain w...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need the resources to make custom probes
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Re: Need the resources to make custom probes

I'm having a problem getting crlf to work in the label. Here is a short test and the results: Functions: concatenate(string_substring(oid_column("1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20.1.1"),0, string_find(oid_column("1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20.1.1"), ",")), "CRLF" , "Next Line") Results: XX.X.XXX.XXXCRLFNext Line Please explain w...
by O1DMBFan
Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:55 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need the resources to make custom probes
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Re: Need the resources to make custom probes

Thanks! I didn't know there was an oid_column function. I'm sure I can figure the rest out. I'll reply when I get some time to try it.
by O1DMBFan
Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need the resources to make custom probes
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Re: Need the resources to make custom probes

Ok I'm finally starting to delve into this now that I have time. One question so far can I get a list of values within an OID "category". For instance. I want to get all the IP's off of a MikroTik RouterBoard. The OID's I've found are the following: 1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20.1.1.192.168.1.1 iso.org.dod.inter...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR3 3.65GHz 2 Mile PtP Antenna Suggestion
Replies: 6
Views: 1193

XR3 3.65GHz 2 Mile PtP Antenna Suggestion

What do you find to work best for a 2 Mile PtP 3.65GHz stand alone antenna? Replaceing a current 5.8 link that is experiencing a lot of interference. Please advise.
by O1DMBFan
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need the resources to make custom probes
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Re: Need the resources to make custom probes

Thanks alot, and this should be a great start. I'll really delve into this later when I have some more time. I really appreciate your input and the time you spent. Thanks again!
by O1DMBFan
Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need the resources to make custom probes
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Re: Need the resources to make custom probes

BUMP
by O1DMBFan
Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notify of latency only if > 10 customers are experiencing it
Replies: 2
Views: 2423

Re: Notify of latency only if > 10 customers are experiencin

All I want to know is if this is even possible and if so then help point me in the right direction. Please help.
by O1DMBFan
Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: v4.6 virtual AP's causing runtime error
Replies: 1
Views: 542

v4.6 virtual AP's causing runtime error

I have severall different RB600's with RouterOS v4.6 on it. These devices have Virtual AP's. I can create and remove these VAP's but cannot edit them. When trying winbox either shuts down without any notice or will generate a runtime error. http://www.thewisp.net/runtime1.jpg http://www.thewisp.net/...
by O1DMBFan
Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notify of latency only if > 10 customers are experiencing it
Replies: 2
Views: 2423

Notify of latency only if > 10 customers are experiencing it

So I have the following probe: Name: latency Type: Function Agent: default Available: device_property("FirstAddress") <> "" Error: if(array_element(ping(device_property("FirstAddress")), 0) < 80, "", "High Latency") Value: array_element(ping(device_property("FirstAddress")),0) Unit: ms Rate: none Th...
by O1DMBFan
Sat Mar 20, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Need the resources to make custom probes
Replies: 13
Views: 3357

Need the resources to make custom probes

I'm having a heck of a time finding any resources that can help me learn the basics of creating custom probes. I'm completely unfamiliar with the code the dude uses to do functions/probes. Since I can't find any tutorials or a reference of keywords and abilities I have nowhere to start. Could anyone...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications for high ping times
Replies: 9
Views: 2638

Re: Notifications for high ping times

Yea as soon as it happened I created the batch. Thanks for the info anyways. It's no big deal. I should have had a backup. It won't take too much work. Day or two. Thanks for thelp.
by O1DMBFan
Thu Mar 18, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications for high ping times
Replies: 9
Views: 2638

Re: Notifications for high ping times

My backup xml file shows none of my devices or changes I've made. The high-latency was there but after removing it all i had was a blank configuration with no high-latency probe.
by O1DMBFan
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications for high ping times
Replies: 9
Views: 2638

Re: Notifications for high ping times

Help! I pasted that code into an XML file then imported the XML file. It hung up so I restared the dude service on my server and now the probe is there but my entire map is gone!
by O1DMBFan
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications for high ping times
Replies: 9
Views: 2638

Re: Notifications for high ping times

Great! Thanks so much. I have just a couple more questions.

First off where do I go about pasting in this XML code?

Secondly, is there a tutorial or wiki on writing code for the dude?
by O1DMBFan
Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Notifications for high ping times
Replies: 9
Views: 2638

Notifications for high ping times

I am new to the dude and have read the wiki and researched on this forum and unable to figure out how to configure my dude to send a notification with ping times to a device raise above a certain amount (example: indicating interference). Could anyone help me out with this?
by O1DMBFan
Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF dropping routes v4.x
Replies: 42
Views: 8886

Re: OSPF dropping routes v4.x

This is really plagueing my network. If someone could please help as soon as possible! I've even put in static routes and it bugs out and still wont work.
by O1DMBFan
Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:57 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF dropping routes v4.x
Replies: 42
Views: 8886

Re: OSPF dropping routes v4.x

I don't have the option of downgrading back to v3.x. I've replaced one of my interfaces with an N card. Anything prior to v4 doesn't support N and will not even recognize the interface. Does anyone have a solution for this?
by O1DMBFan
Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF dropping routes v4.x
Replies: 42
Views: 8886

OSPF dropping routes v4.x

So ever since I upgraded some of my RB600's from 3.x to 4.x I've been having some OSPF issues. Other than the upgrade nothing on the network has changed. Randomly one of my devices will drop a route and it doesn't come back until I disable the local interface. It only happens on the 4.5 and 4.6 devi...
by O1DMBFan
Sat Mar 06, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Best way to import map into the background of dude?
Replies: 3
Views: 1912

Re: Best way to import map into the background of dude?

Thanks! I did try searching this forum as well as other I just assumed there may be a better way than stitching several tiles together. Thanks again!
by O1DMBFan
Sat Mar 06, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Best way to import map into the background of dude?
Replies: 3
Views: 1912

Best way to import map into the background of dude?

Hello all, I am new to the dude and am impressed so far. There are so many possibilities! I was wondering if someone could help me with getting a road/aerial map imported into the back of my network map. I don't know if everyone just takes a screen shot of google maps and imports it into the back or...
by O1DMBFan
Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:11 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Retransmit Counter
Replies: 1
Views: 707

Retransmit Counter

Is there is a place that counts the amount of wireless retransmits each interface has had?
by O1DMBFan
Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Configuration example of MikroTik Router OS 3.x and XR3 Card
Replies: 7
Views: 2426

Re: Configuration example of MikroTik Router OS 3.x and XR3 Card

Tom - I must be a little confused on how those cards convert channels then. The 'slip of paper' that comes with the cards stats that the conversion is a 2ghz off set. In this case how would 5770 convert to 3663? We did get this to work but it was by changing the country code to austria.

Thanks,
Adam
by O1DMBFan
Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Configuration example of MikroTik Router OS 3.x and XR3 Card
Replies: 7
Views: 2426

Configuration example of MikroTik Router OS 3.x and XR3 Card

I need some desperate help. I'm trying to bench test XR3 cards and I cannot seem to come up with a configuration to make these cards to let alone be able to see each other but be able to associate. Can someone please provide detailed configuration of XR3 point to point link using MikroTik Router OS ...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Big problems with throughput
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: Big problems with throughput

Update: I've tried many configurations but I still have a major problem with throughput. The link I'm currently dealing with has 2-3ms ping times with some traffic on it. Once I do a receive bandwidth test from one MikroTik router to another the times and throughput start to degrade around 7Mbps. An...
by O1DMBFan
Thu Jan 08, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Big problems with throughput
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: Big problems with throughput

Thanks! That helped with the CCQ but not the throughput or bandwidth issue. Anymore suggestions.
by O1DMBFan
Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Big problems with throughput
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Big problems with throughput

Ok for the past few days my network has been plagued with throughput problems. I have been slowly migrating all of my equipment from WRAP with StarOS to RB600 and RB433 with Mikrotik OS on them. All of my PTP links are 5GHz mainly using SR5s and XR5s. Some of my links started crapping out when sendi...
by O1DMBFan
Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Winbox Discovery
Replies: 7
Views: 1482

Re: Winbox Discovery

I wasn't using any switch or router. It was directly to my NIC but it did start working. Not sure why but it did. Thanks for the help though!
by O1DMBFan
Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Winbox Discovery
Replies: 7
Views: 1482

Winbox Discovery

I just put 2.9.51 on a WRAP board and used hyperterminal to configure the IP on ether1 and then logged in to configure the rest. But in winbox nothing is popping up in the connect to ... box. Is there something I need to enable in order for this device to be "discoverable"?