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by singh
Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot reach certain hosts on the network
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Re: Cannot reach certain hosts on the network

Thanks for the input, however my problem still is there even after downgrading. Basically, if I switch off my Router, my LAN works fine. When the router is on my for some time, the computers stop pinging after a while but still able to connect to the internet well and ping the router well.
by singh
Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot reach certain hosts on the network
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Cannot reach certain hosts on the network

I am using Mikrotik V6.12 installed on a PC. 1 incoming connection for the WAN and 1 for the LAN which is woking as a hotspot. The LAN side then connects to the switch and thereafter to other computers and a wireless AP (Bullet HP with omni-directional antenna). The problem is that sometimes I canno...
by singh
Thu May 30, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Invalid hotspot profile - why?
Replies: 5
Views: 904

Re: Invalid hotspot profile - why?

Have you tried to create the hotspot again?
by singh
Mon May 27, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot and queues help for a university project
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Hotspot and queues help for a university project

Is this something impossible as no one seems to be replying. Would be kind of someone to point it out if its impossible so that I can see what to do next.
by singh
Fri May 24, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot and queues help for a university project
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Hotspot and queues help for a university project

Can someone please assist
by singh
Wed May 22, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot and queues help for a university project
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Hotspot and queues help for a university project

I am trying to setup routerOS in a university campus as part of my project. I have a RouterOS ver5, and have connected it on the network. I am using the hotspot feature and have created a similar profile for all students. My queries are as below............. Is there a way I can limit traffic to sit...
by singh
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

If the external traffic can't be explained by your own hotspot then it is possible that your router is being used as a proxy and some other observations seem to support that. If you contact me by email I can take a quick look and kill off the connections.
Thanks for sorting me out +1
by singh
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

Monitoring for te past 10mins, I can say 1 per minute. Total is now at 139375. The rx still stays at 2mbps
by singh
Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

Any help anyone..............
by singh
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

Issue still remains unsolved. Pease assist. Below is a snapshot of the error.
by singh
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

I am getting something in Rx errors 2209 in interface list. Is that of any concern
by singh
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

The rx has still gone back to 2mbps. I tried to block the top random sites that I think do not make much sense of being there but as you can see on the list the sites are so many. If I block the top few sites others keep doing the same. Any general rules that I can implement.
by singh
Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Re: Suspected Spam Issue

Ok. Torch brought the following screenshot. On further looking up the top few IPs in the list, I found that 178.33.237.67 is srv.ryushare.com, 88.221.217.10 is deploy.akamaitechnologies.com If I google these sites, it tells me deploy.akamaitechnologies.com is used to prevent hacking to one's IP and ...
by singh
Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple load balancing strategy (second link ain't working)
Replies: 2
Views: 752

Re: Simple load balancing strategy (second link ain't workin

Definately PPC should sort you out. Works great for me
by singh
Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suspected Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 2250

Suspected Spam Issue

I am using Mikrotik RouterOS v5. It connects to my internet on ethe1 and my hotspot is on ether2. My link is 2mb. The problem is that when I see the tx/rx for ether1(internet), it always stays at 2mbps or 1.9mbps. Mostly the rx for this interface stays just at 2mbps. My hotspot interface shows tx/rx...
by singh
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blocking websites for specific IPs
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Blocking websites for specific IPs

Wow!!! I need to configure my routerOS v5 to block websites like youtube, facebook and porn sites for a company. This I need to do for the users but the directors should be able to acess facebook and youtube. The IP addresses range from 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.0.50 and the IP for the directer's machi...
by singh
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Use Mikrotik RouterOS to block sites.
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Re: Use Mikrotik RouterOS to block sites.

Thabks for that. Could you be more precise maybe with an example
by singh
Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Use Mikrotik RouterOS to block sites.
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Use Mikrotik RouterOS to block sites.

I have a customer who wants to block certain sites from being accessed by certain users, for example, the directors should be able to access all sites, but the accounts staff should not be able to access facebook.com or youtube.com but should be able to use say google.com Is there a way we can use m...
by singh
Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik as a firewall
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Re: Mikrotik as a firewall

How can I go about it. Basically, a company wants to restrics ALL websites apart from gmail and thier banking sites. How can I go about it
by singh
Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik as a firewall
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Mikrotik as a firewall

Can I use routerOS as a firewall to block websites and filter traffic
by singh
Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Load balancing
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Re: Load balancing

Any help????????????
by singh
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Load balancing
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Load balancing

Hi, I purchased routerOS v. 5.16 a few days ago for a client I wanted to setup. There's whats happening: They are using two links so I used PCC. But the problem is that one link is using an ADSL router, so the gateway becomes the modem. So the check gateway does not work. I then tried Advanced Routi...
by singh
Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: IT Project
Replies: 5
Views: 1475

Re: IT Project

Thanks for the suggestions.
Especially,
"Writing up a good guide on securing an IPV6 router, setting up firewalls, and other security implications of IPV6 would be enormously valuable." sounds something more like it.

Any other suggestions are welcome, meanwhile let me start looking into IPv6
by singh
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: IT Project
Replies: 5
Views: 1475

IT Project

Hi all.
I need to do a project for my MSc in IT Securit and Audit. Since I am somewhat familiar with Mikrotik, is there any suggestion on what projects I can do using Mikrotik and how I can go about it.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
by singh
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple queue
Replies: 11
Views: 1925

Re: Simple queue

Is there a possibility that this problem is related to PCC. It used to work eversince, I just used PCC to configure 2 links and I have a feeling it stopped working from then.
by singh
Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple queue
Replies: 11
Views: 1925

Re: Simple queue

Hi.
The procedure above does create a queue successfully, but the queue is not enforced. I have deleted the duplicate queue, thanks, but no change.
by singh
Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple queue
Replies: 11
Views: 1925

Re: Simple queue

Please help. Anyone logging in is consuming my full bandwidth of 2MB
by singh
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple queue
Replies: 11
Views: 1925

Re: Simple queue

# /queue simple add burst-limit=0/0 burst-threshold=0/0 burst-time=0s/0s comment="" \ direction=both disabled=no dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 interface=all limit-at=\ 0/0 max-limit=128k/356k name=Deepi parent=none priority=8 queue=\ default-small/default-small target-addresses=10.10.2.0/30 total-queue=\ de...
by singh
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple queue
Replies: 11
Views: 1925

Re: Simple queue

disable IP Firewall on bridge
export your queue to ROS commands syntax, and puth them here.
Thanks for the help, how do I do the above?
by singh
Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple queue
Replies: 11
Views: 1925

Simple queue

My user profiles are suddenly not taking effect. A queue for the same is created but it does not take effect.
Even if I create a simple queue, it does not take effect.
In my log, I get the following error: internal error: login failed: failed to add queue: no in-burst-time (6)
by singh
Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port forwarding
Replies: 2
Views: 714

Port forwarding

I want to remote view an IP camera where the main link comes in a Mikrotik router and the camera is connected to the LAN
I need to setup the router to forward port 3333.
Please advise on the way forward.
by singh
Sat Jun 11, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Spamming
Replies: 2
Views: 880

Spamming

Hi, My ISP blocked my IP saying that it is spamming and I ensure that all my computers have an antivirus and should scan them. Since I am using the hotspot there is now way I can ensure that anybody who connects to the hostpot has an antivirus or is not spamming. Is there a way I can go about it fro...
by singh
Mon May 30, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forgot my password
Replies: 60
Views: 26127

Re: Forgot my password

Ok, what I mean is that the backup I need to put in the link provided. But the problem is that the backup is in the router OS and not in my computer. So is there a way I can get the backup from the router OS then copy it into my laptop and extract the password. The router PC is here with me and is w...
by singh
Mon May 30, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forgot my password
Replies: 60
Views: 26127

Re: Forgot my password

Onother silly one,
The backup is still on the router PC, how can I get it out of there. Can I remove the harddisk and connect it externally to my laptop and be able to get it on a Windows machine?
by singh
Mon May 30, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forgot my password
Replies: 60
Views: 26127

Forgot my password

I am stuck with a very silly mistake. I had a problem with my Mikrotik router OS, I simply did a restore for a backup I had done two months ago. Now I am stuck as my password has also been restored and I cannot remember what my password was at that time. Any help apart from re-installing the RouterO...
by singh
Mon May 30, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwith limit
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Bandwith limit

Thanks,that worked
by singh
Thu May 26, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwith limit
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Bandwith limit

Hi, I am using Mikrotik user OS. I give out usernames and passwords on the hotspot. I have the DHCP server created in the Mikrotik. My problem is that people login with different IPs every time so making it difficult to manage their bandwith. If a user logs in with 192.168.0.3 today and I set a queu...
by singh
Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

Is there any other solution
by singh
Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

i was also having this issue and i get resolve it by renaming the interface adapter name like ether1 into Local or Lan (dont rename it like local.... use capital L) ether2 into Wan1 ether3 into Wan3 i dont know what is that but that is the way i mentioned above. or i am putting here my PCC commands...
by singh
Sun Dec 19, 2010 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

Any help
by singh
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

I am using Version 3.3 of Mikrotik Router OS. I have three interfaces, ether1 which is for my local IPs and connects to a switch which connects to an AP. The IP address is 192.168.0.1 The second interface is ether2, which connects to my ISP KDN, the IP for this is 41.72.222.121. Third interface is e...
by singh
Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

ECMP only works well with public IPs. Try PCC instead. See the wiki for instructions. Tried doing this but when I put in this line, it brings syntax error on line 39. add chain=prerouting dst-address-type=! l ocal in-interface=Local per-connection-classifier=both-addresses:2/0 \ action=mark-connect...
by singh
Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

Since both ISPs have different DNSs, I put one DNS from the 1st ISP and 2nd DNS from 2nd ISP
by singh
Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

All that is correct. I dont think I have a syntax error.
Please advise
by singh
Sun Dec 12, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

Can anyone assist on this problem please
by singh
Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

Nobody wants to assist.....................................................................
by singh
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

I am using public IPs for both my conections. And if using them separtely, they work just fine. Please assist. Thanks
by singh
Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Re: Problem connecting 2 links.

Can anybody please help
by singh
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem connecting 2 links.
Replies: 18
Views: 2531

Problem connecting 2 links.

I have two internet links connected to my RouterOS and I am using ECMP load balancing with masquerade whose instructions I got from the wiki. Everything seemed to work fine but I am having major issues of late. I can ping both gatways and both DNS as well without any timeouts. But when I ping yahoo....
by singh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Connecting two links
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Re: Connecting two links

Please assist with a solution.............
by singh
Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Connecting two links
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Connecting two links

I have a wimax link connecting to my router OS on ether1. Public IP 41.72.222.121
Then am using ether2 to connect connect hotspot users.
I want to connect a second link from a different provider also a wimax to ether3 so that I can boost my bandwidth.
How can I set the routes to do this.
by singh
Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot users automatic expiry
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Re: Hotspot users automatic expiry

Can anyone please assist.........
by singh
Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2 links
Replies: 3
Views: 613

Re: 2 links

Here is the scenario. I have a Wimax from my provider which is terminated to my RouterOS via cable on ethernet1. My capacity is 512kb up and down. I then have my hotspot on ethernet2 which my users are connecting to for browsing the internet. The problem is when the link is down then my customers ha...
by singh
Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot users automatic expiry
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Re: Hotspot users automatic expiry

Hello. I have been using the hotspot feature on the mikrotik router OS. I need to know if I can somehow create users to expire automatically, say after 12 hours or 1day. I would also like to know if there is a way of generating random logins and passwords, whereby when the user comes, he will sort ...
by singh
Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot users automatic expiry
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Re: Hotspot users automatic expiry

Use User Manager, which is a Mikrotik RADIUS server for RouterOS. It supports the concept pf vouchers, which is exactly what you are looking for.
Actually I am a bit new at these things.
Is this User Manager part of the router OS I have or is it a separate entity?
How difficult is it to set it up?
by singh
Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2 links
Replies: 3
Views: 613

2 links

Is there a way of having 2 links terminated to a router OS, so that when one goes down it automatically picks from the second provider.
by singh
Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disconnecting a user
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Disconnecting a user

Hi I am using MikroTik router OS hotspot feature to connect clients. I also have users who connect on VLAns. Basically to disconnect any hotspot user, I simply disable his/her username. To disconnect VLAN users, I disable their IPs. Now the tricky part is that on one VLAN, I have five users sharing ...
by singh
Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot users automatic expiry
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Hotspot users automatic expiry

Hello. I have been using the hotspot feature on the mikrotik router OS. I need to know if I can somehow create users to expire automatically, say after 12 hours or 1day. I would also like to know if there is a way of generating random logins and passwords, whereby when the user comes, he will sort o...
by singh
Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Queue Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 530

Queue Problem

Hi. I am using the hotspot feature for Mikrotik.
I would like to limit all IPs addresses of the pool to a certain limit by default, say 512k.
Then if there are any alterations for certain IPs, lets say a certain user needs 1M or 2m, then I can change it for him.
Is this possible?
by singh
Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Internet Connection Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Re: Internet Connection Issue

Reason for putting this up here is that when I bypass my Mikrotik router, it just works fine. ie. If I connect a computer with windows internet sharing as the server, it works fine.
The number of hotspot users are less than 20
by singh
Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Internet Connection Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Internet Connection Issue

I have a Mikrotik router OS on which I am using the hotspot feature. Mikrotik connects to switch, which connects to an external access point. External access point used is a Nanostation. People can then login using Wifi to connect to the internet. Most customers connect using Nanostations as well in...
by singh
Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please
Replies: 439
Views: 321369

Re: Sample Hotspot Page - Sticky Please

Hi,
I have managed to get the page and make changes on it, but when I copy it back to the winbox, it shows X where the images are supposed to be.
I have copied all the images as well to Mikrotik.
I am using frontpage to edit.
Any help?
by singh
Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Login Page
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Login Page

Hi,
I have a problem putting pictures on the login page.
I am using frontpage, everything else works, but if a copy a picture on the page, the moment I upload it, it will not show when a person wants to log in.
by singh
Tue May 12, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Suspected hacking
Replies: 2
Views: 4465

Suspected hacking

Hi, I get the following on my Microtik router os. Looks like someone is trying to log into my system. Is there a way of blocking the IP thats trying to access or any better solution. Thanks echo: system,error,critical login failure for user ftp from 67.225.209.238 via ssh [admin@Sumo] > echo: system...
by singh
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

Hi, please assist as I am stuck!!!
by singh
Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

Hi
Thanks for help
Tried to ping gateway, same problem.
When connecting directly to laptop, works fine

Please assist........
by singh
Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

I set it up the way you are saying.
When I ping 192.168.10.254, I get a reply.
When I ping 41.220.238.4, it gives me reply from 41.220.228.130, destination host unreachable.
by singh
Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

I did all that ringht now, but unfortunately, its still not able to ping the gateway(41.220.228.129)
Kindly advise on what more I should do.
If you could give me the instructions on setting up the internet card starting from the IPs, that would really help.

Thanks...
by singh
Sat Apr 18, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

Please help.....
by singh
Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

I have a Mikrotik Router OS installed on a computer with two network cards. Ether1 has been used for setting up the hotspot network. Ip address 192.168.10.254/24. I have also a DHCP server set up on the same assigning IPs from 192.168.10.1 to 192.168.10.253 It successfully assigns an IP address to m...
by singh
Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Re: Router Setup problem

Yes, my laptop IP is 192.168.10.2 and its is bypassed. So I do not need to log in But even if I open a new terminal and try to ping my internet gateway it gives me a time out. My internet IP is 41.220.228.130 My Gateway is 41.220.228.129 My DNS are 41.220.238.4 Alternate is 196.201.231.167 Kindly as...
by singh
Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Setup problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2754

Router Setup problem

Hi I am trying to set up a hotspot server. I am using MikroTik RouterOs. I have successfully set up a hotspot uuser and DHCP server on ethernet 1 My main internet link is on ehernet 2 with ip 41.220.228.130 The problem is that I cannot get my server to browse or even ping my internt gateway of 41.22...