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by wispwest
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: More powerful 24v power supply for Powerbox?
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Re: More powerful 24v power supply for Powerbox?

had these same exact problems and finally ended up just switching out all my powerboxes to the following: - Netonix Mini https://www.netonix.com/wisp-switch/ws-6-mini.html - Netonix Mini Outdoor Enclosure https://www.netonix.com/accessories/enc-sw-8x5.html - Ubiquiti AirFiber 50v POE What's nice is ...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)

Are you trying to use it with Baicells B42 eNb? What frequency on B42 LTE are you using?
by wispwest
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New standard 802.11ax
Replies: 25
Views: 6702

Re: New standard 802.11ax

is there even any AC pci cards we could test on a routerboard?
by wispwest
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: LTE Scanner not showing any results (6.44 & 6.45beta6, R11-4G_V007, B42)

You too huh? I even emailed support and talked with Anton, who asked for a suppout with LTE debugging enabled, repeated emails back never got a response :( for some reason I don't think these are "really" capable of B41/42/43 TDD
by wispwest
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New LGH 4G Kit - really support TDD B41, B42, B43?
Replies: 0
Views: 229

New LGH 4G Kit - really support TDD B41, B42, B43?

I ordered a bunch of these to test out, they see my SIM cards just fine, but my TDD B41 and B42 Baicells Enb's don't even show up in the LTE scan! I've done everything I could think of.

It clearly says it supports these bands, so I'm a bit lost.
by wispwest
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

So.... whats the LHG60 PTP distance record so far? I just put one in today that is 1.6 miles! I won't know until springtime how much rain will fade it. It's for a small micropop site we have that will have a 5Ghz UBNT AC fail-over. If this works, I'd like to install several WAP60G AP's to get 1Gb se...
by wispwest
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Intercell LTE APs
Replies: 45
Views: 5165

Re: Mikrotik Intercell LTE APs

This totally caught me by surprise! Wow, I was just excited to start testing some Mikrotik LTE CPE's (which I can't get to work yet) on my B41/42/43 eNb's from Baicells. PLEASE make eNb's that fit most users needs for USA, which is B41/42/43, and the new B48 which is 2500-2620Mhz for B41, and 3500-3...
by wispwest
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

How about 5Ghz 802.11ax as a failover backup?
by wispwest
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

So Mikrotik is making an "R2" (release 2?) version of the LHG-60 dish that will support up to 4,000 meter (2.5 mile)? Complete new design on dish, that allows higher gain and harder to align?
by wispwest
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

What are the commands to set 66000 and add 66000 in the scan list on the client and AP sides?
Still need these Chris?

Mikrotik 60Ghz CLI commands
STA
/interface w60g set wlan60-1 frequency-list=58320,60480,62640,64800,66000

AP
/interface w60g set wlan60-1 frequency=66000
by wispwest
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

Pretty annoying actually, not even the station displays ANY sort of signal, MCS rates, PHY, NOTHING all is blank, with the latest RC! How has nobody seen this yet??
by wispwest
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

I'm be putting up a LHG-60 PTP tomorrow at ~ 1300m, will I have fade? That's about 0.85 mi or so, which in my world is across the street.

Also, upon bench testing how do I see the PHY and other stats people posted on here? I even upgraded to the latest RC (development says N/A)
LHG-60.png
by wispwest
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

Is the new channel still only available in CLI or did they finally add it to winbox in the latest RC?
by wispwest
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience

1950 meters link rrssi sta/ap / chanel -63/-64 chanel 58g -68/-68 chanel 60g -68/-66 chanel 62g -58/-57 chanel 64g Heavy Rain comparision lgh60 1950m (58ghz), lhg60 650m (auto), siae 17g, airfiber 24g deszcze.PNG venthyl , What monitoring software is that? So looks like channel 64g is best in the r...
by wispwest
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 547
Views: 64021

Re: LHG 60G experience - MAX DISTANCE?

I've seen max distance specs on the products and testing for WAP60 to WAP60 and LHG to LHG, but what about WAP60 to LHG 60? I assume that would cut the 1500m limit down to what, 1000m?
by wispwest
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???
Replies: 10
Views: 2473

Re: CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???

15 months now and still not an answer, glad I don't use these anymore, a little shocked that over a year and Mikrotik still has no response to this though!
by wispwest
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Wire Dish PTP 60Ghz, spec sheet? PtMP Possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

Wireless Wire Dish PTP 60Ghz, spec sheet? PtMP Possible?

Does anyone know the beamwidth of these dishes, and TX power? The spec sheet doesn't really reveal any details on the RF side. I'm wondering if its also possible, depending on beamwidth, if one put 10-20 of these things in a ring around a tower, if you could actually get multiple users on each one? ...
by wispwest
Wed May 02, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for 60 GHz solutions
Replies: 45
Views: 16033

Re: Significant improvement for 60 GHz solutions

I have a pair of WAP-60G and have modified some reflectors to increase range up to 1-mile, is there still any distance LIMIT in the software that would prevent them from even registering if they could see each other at 1600 meters? Do I need the latest RC firmware?
by wispwest
Wed May 02, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 86
Views: 19997

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

We have a LOT of B41 2.5-2.7Ghz spectrum, and would love to see Mikrotik make some Cat12 CPE's, are you also planing on making the eNb/RRU basestations to go on the the tower side? Also FCC is opening up the B41 for re-licensing very soon...
by wispwest
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature
Replies: 21
Views: 10197

Re: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature

I've been SUPER-AMPED about this, as we have come so close many times to pulling the trigger on IngiteNet 60Ghz PtMP. However, I just don't think these little MikroTik 60Ghz units are going to cut it! They're SO small, and the distance is no longer than what you can run with Cat5e. Finally some good...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature
Replies: 21
Views: 10197

Re: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature

Range is useless except for just "fun" and testing around indoors or across the street. When is the WISP gear coming out? I remember seeing LAH 60Ghz models advertised almost a year ago at the Denver MUM, is there any ETA on when those will be available, or did they scrap it? Also would be nice to s...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems on upgrade wAP 60G
Replies: 6
Views: 1161

Re: Problems on upgrade wAP 60G

UPDATE: Had to hold reset button for 300 seconds to reformat and use NETINSTALL to re-install the firmware, bogus!
by wispwest
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems on upgrade wAP 60G
Replies: 6
Views: 1161

Problems on upgrade wAP 60G

Got my wireless wire pair in today, tonight I am testing them out and they WERE working great! Until..... - out of habit I always go and upgrade firmware on things like this. - downloaded firmware on both units using the "check for updates" function. - did the master side first (I'm connected to the...
by wispwest
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Re: Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?

Thanks Tom, that's what I thinking too, but I've heard horror stories on NV2 in PtMP, so wasn't sure if that or Nstreme would be better. We normally just do simple queues on the tower router, instead of controlling the speed via WLAN interface, so I planned on changing that too... Sounds like b/g/n/...
by wispwest
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 protocol big disappointment
Replies: 23
Views: 4077

Re: NV2 protocol big disappointment

Cambium Elevate - only potential solution.

It's obvious by now that Mikrotik has just given up on supporting wireless lol
by wispwest
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Upgrading massive PtMP Network, NV2 or Nstreme? 802.11.n or mixed with AC?

We inherited a WISP last year that mostly all Canopy and Mikrotik PtMP AP's. While I am adding new AC AP's to the sites, I'm wondering what/if anything can be done to increase performance on the Mikrotik PtMP setups. I have been thinking of Cambium Elevate, to get fixed radio and GPS sync but its no...
by wispwest
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 15627

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

Idaho Tom are your AP's 802.11n or 802.11ac? I've personally noticed that NV2 performs HORRIBLE with AC protocol, have to use Nstreme but this new "fixed downlink" is only available in NV2 correct?
by wispwest
Tue May 16, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???
Replies: 10
Views: 2473

CSS326-24G-2S - Where is WATCHDOG IP address to ping!!!???

Recently installed CSS326-24G-2S+RM for 10Gb SFP+ uplinks, and for whatever reason we've had rain fade on a link 2 hops downstream and would cause this ROOT/core switch to lockup and need rebooted. Causing 30-40 minute outage on our network while waiting for someone to go reboot, I enabled Watchdog ...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:04 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 20147

Re: v6.37.3 [current] is released!

MAJOR issue!!! Log in via winbox, loads new plugins, then acts like its about launch the window then disappears/closes out!! Downgrade back to 6.37.2 and fixed. GOOD thing I had HTTP/WEB enabled on this one so that I could log in and downgrade!!! what winbox loader version are you running? It is an...
by wispwest
Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 20147

Re: v6.37.3 [current] is released!

MAJOR issue!!! Log in via winbox, loads new plugins, then acts like its about launch the window then disappears/closes out!! Downgrade back to 6.37.2 and fixed.

GOOD thing I had HTTP/WEB enabled on this one so that I could log in and downgrade!!!
by wispwest
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: QRT5ac throughput
Replies: 13
Views: 1604

Re: QRT5ac throughput

If you need 1Gb just use a Mimosa B11 on 2x 80mhz channels, or for shorter links buy a unlicensed UBNT AF24-HD, or for SHORT SHORT links under 1.5 miles, use the Siklu 70/80Ghz backhaul and get up-to 5Gb FDD
by wispwest
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 vs NSTREME... Why the difference?
Replies: 16
Views: 13557

Re: NV2 vs NSTREME... Why the difference?

I always just test both and stick with the one that yields better throughput. Lately, with 802.11AC, found Nstreme performs better, and sometimes MUCH higher throughput. They say NV2 for TDMA on PtMP should handle many clients better than Nstreme, but now with AC we want more throughput so.... Also ...
by wispwest
Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37.1 [current] is released!
Replies: 144
Views: 38170

Re: v6.37.1 [current] is released!

So is it "safe" now to upgrade Netmetals running 6.35 with wireless-fp enabled, or what exactly is the best procedure? I totally lost 2 other links I upgraded a while back when they came back, WLAN was disabled and I had to re-program everything from scratch. Just disable all wireless packages prior...
by wispwest
Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37rc [release candidate] is released, only one wireless package!
Replies: 321
Views: 57322

Re: v6.37rc [release candidate] is released, only one wireless package!

We had a few catostrophic wireless failures recently due to upgrading firmwares When it would come back, WLAN is disabled and lost all of its configuration as if ts a brand-new WLAN interface. Some of them didn't even show it, and needed the new wireless package enabled. Granted it wasn't clear enou...
by wispwest
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

I'm seeing it on Tile, PowerPC, and my MIbsbe. 

You need to just have SNTP enabled and polling from a local address server
by wispwest
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

Agree'd. Really annoying and floods valuable log space that I should have for more important things. Every Mikrotik I've upgraded is having the issue, not sure how recent of F/W, but it started last fall of 2015 I believe, or maybe even last summer. 
by wispwest
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queue bucket-size option explained
Replies: 21
Views: 31083

Re: Queue bucket-size option explained

We are using Simple Queues for each customer, some Mikrotiks have 400-500 of them. We enter the customer name, IP address, then select a PCQ on the advanced tab to select the Download/Upload rate, the PCQ's have a burst timer where they can for example go to 7Mb for 40 minutes, then drops to around ...
by wispwest
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Re: Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures

What matters more is the ambient temperature. If you have fans on your enclosure go with the passive one. The PSU will fail if used in high ambient temperatures for too long. The passively cooled CCR has heatsink that goes all the way out so would be more effective at cooling only if there is fan o...
by wispwest
Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Real life temp ratings on CCR products for outdoor enclosures

We're thinking of upgrading most of our "tower routers" currently running RB1100AH's to the new CCR's, likely the CCR1009 series. Notice there is a fan-cooled VS passive-cooled versions. Anyone have any suggestions on which one would perform better in extreme temp ranges? I see the spec sheet for te...
by wispwest
Fri May 27, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35.2 [current] is released!
Replies: 64
Views: 24744

Re: v6.35.2 [current] is released!

We're still seeing our logs FLOODED with SNTP date/time updates or changes, either something isn't right, or MIkrotik decided to just recently start LOGGING every time the SNTP updates, which I cannot understand why anyone needs that information, and it just floods the log cache so that you cannot s...
by wispwest
Sat May 07, 2016 2:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Re: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

I think it's firmware related though because it's happening on EVERY mikrotik I have out there lately that I upgraded firmware on
by wispwest
Sat May 07, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Re: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2

basically just "ether4 link down, ether5 link down, ether6 link down", and then a minute later "ether4 link up, ether5 link up, etc"
by wispwest
Mon May 02, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases
Replies: 8
Views: 936

Log flooded with SNTP time changes - since latest F/W releases

Assuming this is a bug in the last few latest F/W releases?
MTik SNTP Log.png
by wispwest
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Re: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2

Hello Wispwest

What wersion of ROS are You using?
Please read change logs for version 6.35 - there is a lot of changes related to flapping ports.
Haha, oh yes I always try upgrading firmware as a last-chance fix for things like it. I even took it to 6.35 before replacing it
by wispwest
Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port flappings on RB1100AHx2
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Port flappings on RB1100AHx2

Just noticed our 3rd RB1100AHx2 routerboard experiencing port flappings when I check the log. Since this is the THIRD one now, figured I'd make a thread. Is this just something to be expected after a couple years of use? Typically its 3-4 ports or more, and all go to 'link-down', then 'link up' on t...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!
Replies: 8
Views: 2835

Re: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!

Third, not sure why you brought up 2x2 MIMO to a single chain antenna? Because of your link from the firs post?! http://routerboard.com/RBMetalG-52SHPacn Also from the title? Maybe I get it wrong, english is not my native language. :D Okay I'll clear things up a little. "....it's a single-chain Met...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!
Replies: 8
Views: 2835

Re: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!

I was excited to hear this, as I always hoped Mikrotik would release a NetMetal2, that would give same TX power, and support AC on 2.4Ghz! Wrong, it's a single-chain Metal bullet that supports both 2.4/5Ghz, and no AC on the 2.4. What's the point of this? Most things are all going 2x2 now, I didn't...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!
Replies: 8
Views: 2835

New Metal supports 2.4 & 5Ghz!

I was excited to hear this, as I always hoped Mikrotik would release a NetMetal2, that would give same TX power, and support AC on 2.4Ghz! Wrong, it's a single-chain Metal bullet that supports both 2.4/5Ghz, and no AC on the 2.4. What's the point of this? Most things are all going 2x2 now, I didn't ...
by wispwest
Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Backbone relay tower with DynaDish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1184

Re: Backbone relay tower with DynaDish?

Also I've found that using Nstreme on AC will provide the most throughput. Witnessed up to 80-90% drop in throughput capacity on NV2 protocol, its just HORRIBLE with AC!!
by wispwest
Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Backbone relay tower with DynaDish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1184

Re: Backbone relay tower with DynaDish?

I'm using DynaDish5 for MANY tower backup links, they work great, and at LONG distances! I have some that are 20-30 miles. BEWARE, they are VERY sensitive to noise, and will have low rates if you don't separate them physically and frequency. Today, I had a link that was slowing it down, that was alm...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrading RB133 from ROS 2.9.50??
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Upgrading RB133 from ROS 2.9.50??

I just found a bunch of brand-new, in plastic, RB133 boards and noted they are running ROS 2.9.50, I can't even locate the "legacy" 4.37 or whatever on the mikrotik website, only option I have it to try and JUMP all the way to 5.67? Also, I tried it, and of course it says "license does not support u...
by wispwest
Wed Mar 09, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: VPN issues / blocking inner-network traffic
Replies: 0
Views: 436

VPN issues / blocking inner-network traffic

This is probably a simple fix, but we just upgraded our office router from rb800 to rb1100AH and whenever I get on the VPN, I can access everything on our network, except the same DHCP POOL block on our office network that VPN is connected to. Is this a security thing in the VPN settings I need to c...
by wispwest
Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Setting up PCQ "burst speed, and time of burst"
Replies: 0
Views: 730

Setting up PCQ "burst speed, and time of burst"

We've been trying to do something quite simple, but its my understanding the way Mikrotik allows you to set it up, is beyond what is ever necessary. Burst Rate: Speed customer can burst to Burst Time: "Time" (rather than data) that the customer can burst to Sustained Rate: Speed the customer drops t...
by wispwest
Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!
Replies: 537
Views: 105814

Re: v6.35rc is released, new wireless package!

So, will this help improve PtP throughput performance for 802.11n or AC?

I take it the answer is no...
by wispwest
Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!
Replies: 537
Views: 105814

Re: v6.35rc is released, new wireless package!

So, will this help improve PtP throughput performance for 802.11n or AC?
by wispwest
Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SNMP graphs broke with CCR / Tile 6.34
Replies: 3
Views: 520

Re: SNMP graphs broke with CCR / Tile 6.34

What's new in 6.34.1 (2016-Feb-02 14:08): *) interface - fixed stats that were 8x smaller; *) traffic-monitor - fixed stats that were 8x smaller; *) smips - properly detect smips boards for winbox & webfig. Perfect, thanks. I "quickly" skimmed-over the changelog but was just searching for SNMP fixe...
by wispwest
Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: SNMP graphs broke with CCR / Tile 6.34
Replies: 3
Views: 520

SNMP graphs broke with CCR / Tile 6.34

I started noticing after upgrade to 6.34, my cacti SNMP graphs displayed VERY inaccurate traffic graphs, sometimes 25% of what it was really doing. Upgraded to 6.34.1 right now and waiting to see if its fixed, but so far does but I'm hesitant to see if it stays. 6.34 sometimes would graph correct, a...
by wispwest
Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Thats about the only thing I didn't try, was enabling security on it. Too late now, as I already switched to AF5X, but I'll keep that in mind next time Nstreme doesn't link on AC!
by wispwest
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???


I'd also love having a 10Ghz and 24GHz high capacity backhaul from Mikrotik!

How much bandwidth do you need to pass?

The site is pushing 50mb/s at night, and I usually like to have 2-3x the capacity. We upgraded to AirFiber5X a few days ago and got it to 170mb Down/ 30Mb Upload.
by wispwest
Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

So, your problem is at the airport end... I'd do the spectral analysis I posted previously, on the station or airport side. Your best bet would be using another mANT30 at the airport end, modding both mANTs in slant mode, and doing the analysis on the airport end first with a basebox, then replacin...
by wispwest
Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Which is the master side? I'm referring to the Airport end...
The first one in all the statements. Right now, its the NetMetal. Listed below is my previous configs with Master/Slave:

DynaDish<>NetBox
DynaDish<>DynaDish
NetMetal<>DynaDish (current)
by wispwest
Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Also the original setup was DynaDish>Basebox, then we changed the basebox out thinking that was the problem, so after that was DynaDish>DynaDish, that didn't work. So then switched master side to Netmetal, current setup is Netmetal+RD30>DynaDish.
by wispwest
Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Forgot to add, interference or inhibitor issue. Typical near airports, prisons, etc... what puzzles me is Nv2 is working, probably due the huge improvement in the presence of interference introduced since 6.33.1 , not too long ago tdma wasn't useable unless CCQ > 85%... That's what I figured too, i...
by wispwest
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

I couldn't help but notice the screenshot file name, is this near an Airport? Is that link passing traffic? CCQ values are far from optimal, and chains show a suspicious unbalance... Any specific reason to use WDS mode?? It is at a "small" local town airport, no there is not any TDWR radar or ANY 5...
by wispwest
Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

That's odd... and it's exactly the opposite of my experience while testing. I also used to favour nstreme vs Nv2 for better, more stable latency and tried high and low to use it with AC hardware, but nstreme showed to be very sensitive to interference and provided about 25% less throughput... What ...
by wispwest
Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

wispwest: tor the record, I haven't used nstreme on any AC hardware no matter which versions, even where they connected, performance and reliability had nothing to do vs Nv2 both under wireless-fp and wireless-cm2. I recall seeing posts regarding this, and I think posts by mikrotik staff stating ns...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Basic log is enabled not full log, add wireless into log to see full log it is very helpful in this situation it is my experience. I will but I've been very busy lately and haven't had time to go search on how to enable advanced wireless log reporting. If you could post how to do this, it'd be appr...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Wispwest: still no ROS version, firmware... I'm not saying you don't know your business, is just that four (or even more) eyes see more than just two... Have you reset both to no defaults after upgrading both ROS and firmware to latest version (6.33.3)? Did you test the pair on the ground prior to ...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 12, 2016 12:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

Have you set ack-timing See on "wireless" doubleclick on interface wlan1 go first to "advanced settings" Go then to tabblad "advanced" by distance fill in a little more than the actual distance in Do that on both sites To answer a few suggestions: - "enable wireless in log", isn't it already by def...
by wispwest
Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

I've tried every config setting possible, and even replace both ends of the link. I've eliminated every possible thing!! Maybe I'll give Mikrotik a shot at it with remote access, before I take it down. I even had a tech to the tower slave side and force it to "Nstreme" instead of "Any" and nope, sti...
by wispwest
Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

At this point our only other option is to just use an AirFiber PtP
by wispwest
Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Re: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

There is no settings configured wrong here. I have many other PtP's, and in fact a shorter PtP, on the same tower as this one, and I compared side-by-side config settings and they are the same. I even disabled the AC-PtP WLAN and used the same freq on the one I'm having issues with, and it still won...
by wispwest
Sat Jan 09, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???
Replies: 53
Views: 8945

Mikrotik AC PtP - Nstreme will NOT connect at all but NV2 will???

With AC, we've noticed our PtP's perform much better using Nstreme than NV2. We just upgraded an 802.11n single-chain metal bullet using Nstreme, to AC NetMetal dual-chain, and Nstreme won't connect at all, nothing even on the log for failed regs or anything!! NV2 performance is just HORRIBLE, but t...
by wispwest
Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: low signal after replacement omnitik with netmetal5
Replies: 2
Views: 874

Re: low signal after replacement omnitik with netmetal5

Are you talking about the SNR db level? In that case, higher number = stronger signal. If your looking at the -db levels, the higher the number, the worse the signal. If your signals actually did drop, then, what I've witnessed from this type of conversion, your OMNI could have a built-in downtilt o...
by wispwest
Wed Dec 23, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: New RB3011UiAS-RM - not impressed with throughput...
Replies: 22
Views: 7085

New RB3011UiAS-RM - not impressed with throughput...

We just upgraded our office router to this, coming from an RB800, and previous to that, an RB433AH. Over the past 10 years I've had MUCH experience with Mikrotik products, and have come to a final conclusion. I've noticed all the "Mipsbe" versions don't quite push the same "snappy" speeds as the "Po...
by wispwest
Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP setup not working on CCR...tried everything
Replies: 2
Views: 408

DHCP setup not working on CCR...tried everything

We're needing to setup DHCP on our Core CCR. I've set this up many times on other boards, but never this one. For some reason, things are "sticky" and lockup when in setup and the "next" button is simply grayed-out after selecting the interface, then on the DHCP range part. I've tried rebooting, upg...
by wispwest
Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Not bad for 106 KM :)
Replies: 13
Views: 1717

Re: Not bad for 106 KM :)

Synthetic test TCP on mikrotik gives more credible results for passing data over wireless links. This is my opinion based on my personal experience. I have seen speeds over 500Mbps when using UDP, but TCP is near 200Mbps - that is big difference. So i expect on this particular link TCP speed test s...
by wispwest
Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Configurable solution to automatically backup Mikrotik's routinely?
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

Configurable solution to automatically backup Mikrotik's routinely?

We had a previous tech that worked for our WISP leave us a few years ago, he had his computer setup with an auto-task manager that would start something up, and somehow or another, we have successful backups of ALL our 50+ Mikrotiks dumped to a google drive online, once or twice per week so there wa...
by wispwest
Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 1100AH's failing after being powered by POE ToughSwitch
Replies: 1
Views: 316

Routerboard 1100AH's failing after being powered by POE ToughSwitch

5th one now over the past 3-4 years. Works fine for a long time, sometime's over a year, then fail. Tonight I have one, if I leave POE turned off for around a minute, I can get it to come back online for up to 20 minutes before shutting back off. Power-cycle it over and over to keep it up. Only solu...
by wispwest
Sat Aug 22, 2015 5:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: v7 alpha testing?
Replies: 2
Views: 3265

Re: v7 alpha testing?

wow, I think its funny there still isn't a beta for it. I remember asking about this LAST SUMMER, over a year ago. I thought by now, there would be something. not to mention the name of the sub-forum thread "Router OS v7"
by wispwest
Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 30, 50, and 60Mhz Channel Width with 802.11ac???
Replies: 0
Views: 867

30, 50, and 60Mhz Channel Width with 802.11ac???

We started experimenting with this on our UBNT PtP links, and I often find the 50 and 60Mhz channels boost WAY more throughput than 80. 80Mhz is just TOO MUCH sometimes, so using just one 50 or 60Mhz channel works 300% better. We're basically SOL with Mikrotik though, if 80Mhz doesn't work well, the...
by wispwest
Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac spectral scan
Replies: 158
Views: 32678

Re: 802.11ac spectral scan

I have to constantly go to tower sites, take down the MIkrotik radio, install UBNT radio, do an AirView spectral scan, then put the MIkrotik back up because MIkrotik STILL does not have any spectral scan tool, which almost renders the device worthless. This is SOOO necessary!!!! And I'm actually sho...
by wispwest
Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: How-to firewall customer IP that is delinquent, direct/force them to webpage html address?
Replies: 6
Views: 992

Re: How-to firewall customer IP that is delinquent, direct/force them to webpage html address?

Re-direct them to a web-proxy and use /ip proxy access add dst-host=* action=deny redirect-to=www.yoursite.com to force them to your page. Thanks! So, where do I put the customer IP, do I put them in the * where "dst-host=*" ? Example: ip proxy access add dst-host=10.9.9.54 action=deny redirect-to=...
by wispwest
Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How-to firewall customer IP that is delinquent, direct/force them to webpage html address?
Replies: 6
Views: 992

Re: How-to firewall customer IP that is delinquent, direct/force them to webpage html address?

I know it'd be easier, as that's how we've done it the past 10 years.

That's the problem, we no longer have separate IP's for different pages, it all shares the same IP address for the domain (now cloud-based)
by wispwest
Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How-to firewall customer IP that is delinquent, direct/force them to webpage html address?
Replies: 6
Views: 992

How-to firewall customer IP that is delinquent, direct/force them to webpage html address?

We've always used the DST-NAT firewall rule to lock customers to the "Deliquent" webpage that are past-due, however we've moved our website and need to DST them to a html address now, but Mikrotik OS says "IP Address expected" Tried creating an "address list" but still "need IP address", and can't f...
by wispwest
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:59 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: What BGP setups need to be optimized
Replies: 58
Views: 21174

Re: What BGP setups need to be optimized

Clearly, its a BGP problem that will be fixed in ROS v7? How long until we can test? Also, is the amount of RAM important with running BGP? I was told it wasn't, then I seen in this thread that it is. We are using the CCR1036-12G-4S model, with 16Gb of RAM It looks like one or two of the cores is b...
by wispwest
Fri May 15, 2015 12:03 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: What BGP setups need to be optimized
Replies: 58
Views: 21174

Re: What BGP setups need to be optimized

We have (2) upstream providers, and (1) client, so (3) BGP instances being used. At night, our Cloud Core Router won't process more than 900Mb aggregate, and I've narrowed it down to our CCR router. All was fine until a recent surge in bandwidth usage from all our "snowbird" customers who came home ...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCQ limit & total limit settings
Replies: 35
Views: 42507

Re: PCQ limit & total limit settings

I've spent the whole afternoon trying to understand this, I opened tabs on all the links supplied in THIS thread, but before that I was stuck with the mikrotik WiKi, which doesn't fully explain the Limit and Total Limit and if it applies to 'each' sub-stream or the total substreams. We have a rb1100...
by wispwest
Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.28 final RC testing
Replies: 92
Views: 31480

Re: v6.28 final RC testing

We have a bunch of NetMetal radios in place as a "backup link" for our AirFiber24 which drops out during rain. We had the first heavy rain since I upgraded the backup links to Mikrotik AC, and it performed horrible. I thought maybe upgrading to 6.27 would help, but nope. I thought that 866/866 data ...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT ACs installed for 200m PTP link, what to do to tweak the speed?
Replies: 15
Views: 2522

Re: SXT ACs installed for 200m PTP link, what to do to tweak the speed?

I never achieved much throughput on the SXT's, even the AC models. Replaced them ALL since installment. Not sure if the antenna just has low isolation between the polarities or what, but they've been a nightmare since the first one they put out. Never get really more than 60-70mb.
by wispwest
Sat Feb 07, 2015 11:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: System rebooted because of kernel failure - rb435G (please help!!!)
Replies: 4
Views: 1193

Re: System rebooted because of kernel failure - rb435G (please help!!!)

update, I noticed the CPU keeps changing to 100mhz, instead of 680
by wispwest
Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: System rebooted because of kernel failure - rb435G (please help!!!)
Replies: 4
Views: 1193

System rebooted because of kernel failure - rb435G (please help!!!)

Used for PtP wireless, been rock solid for 3 years!!! NOW all of a sudden on a Friday night, winds blowing 80Mph, and a tower that takes 3hrs to drive to. When it comes back online, it loses registration with the slave side. I reboot and its fine. Firmware: Was 6.24, upgraded to 6.26 and routerboard...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2 in the Real World
Replies: 18
Views: 3146

Re: Nv2 in the Real World

I have over 20 long range point to points using Mikrotik, and I'll say I've had very mixed results. Using the Mtik bandwidth testing, NV2 mostly shows more throughput than regular Nstreme. However, if your using any routerboards with GB interfaces, then going back to 100M AP or any device, you may h...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Request Feature - 802.11ac 30/50/60Mhz Channel Sizes
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Request Feature - 802.11ac 30/50/60Mhz Channel Sizes

I've noticed I get much more throughput with UBNT products when using the 50/60mhz channels. Does Mikrotik have any plans on implementing this??
by wispwest
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless-cm2 - Any field results on wireless improvements???
Replies: 0
Views: 1038

Wireless-cm2 - Any field results on wireless improvements???

Can anyone break down on what exactly the changes are if I install the wireless-cm2 package? We use Mikrotik for MANY point-to-point backhaul solutions, long-range 30-40 miles. I've noticed 802.11ac products don't put out near what they should when linked at 866/866. Sometimes feel I get more when u...
by wispwest
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB/433GL - Low throughput over ethernet interface!!
Replies: 35
Views: 10010

Re: RB/433GL - Low throughput over ethernet interface!!

I'm still having the same issue, and believe I have it narrowed down, @normis @mikrotik The problem seems to only be when using NV2, and GB interfaces, going over multiple hops from the core. I can push very fast speedtests using the Mikrotik hardware, but REAL throughput is less. Example: Mikrotik ...
by wispwest
Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Triple Polarity Worth It for BackHaul?
Replies: 8
Views: 1728

Re: Triple Polarity Worth It for BackHaul?

I think were going to try these at dual polarity. Will it harm the boards if I keep that 3rd chain unselected?
It will if you have it selected with no antenna connected. Keep it unchecked and you'll be fine.
by wispwest
Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Triple Polarity Worth It for BackHaul?
Replies: 8
Views: 1728

Re: Triple Polarity Worth It for BackHaul?

That is your problem not an general problem. Here is my btest between SXT Ac limited by the cpu. In real trafic I've seen about 220mbps TCP in 40Mhz. That's what I thought too, until I put my THIRD link, and had the SAME issues. The best throughput is maybe 300 but that is 802.11, not with Nstreme ...
by wispwest
Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Triple Polarity Worth It for BackHaul?
Replies: 8
Views: 1728

Re: Triple Polarity Worth It for BackHaul?

I can't even get a true 200Mb out of the new AC products linked at 866/866 data rates, I don't think that adding a 3rd chain to bring the rates up to 1.3Gb/1.3Gb will help much. Mikrotik still has some work to do on getting proper throughput. How is it I can't get above 170-200mb on 866Mb data rates...
by wispwest
Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc
Replies: 22
Views: 6317

Re: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20

use a pc to do speedtest not the routerboard itself
I can push 980mb UDP to the master side from our core CCR so its not a bandwidth testing issue. Speedtest on laptop was ~160mb with data rates 866/866.
by wispwest
Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc
Replies: 22
Views: 6317

Re: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20

What distance? Try reduce TX power on both sides. Ideal registration table signal is from -50 to -60
Bout 1.5 miles. Already reduced TX on both ends to 10db. That's not the problem though. Because same exact issues on the next link out from this one that is 7.8miles and signals -54/-53
by wispwest
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc
Replies: 22
Views: 6317

Nstreme + AC = No more than 170Mb Throughput!! 6.19+6.20rc

Just wanted to alert Mikrotik of this, of all my outdoor testing with these Netbox5's, SXT-AC, and NetMetal, with rates MAXED OUT, Nstreme caps out at 170-180Mbps!!! NV2 only links at 680-720, but get 200-300Mb throughput!! Obviously seems to be an issue with Nstreme+AC and the 170/180 throughput, h...
by wispwest
Sun Sep 14, 2014 4:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Netbox5 - Outdoor results with 866/866 Data Rates
Replies: 6
Views: 1775

Re: Netbox5 - Outdoor results with 866/866 Data Rates

I never managed to achieve 866mbit rates. The result in 802.11 is what is to be expected. I don't know why your results in nv2 are so low, the nstreme results are the same as mine - not more than 180mbit/s. Most people will say that your signal is too high. The current tx power shows 0, but the set...
by wispwest
Sat Sep 13, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Netbox5 - Outdoor results with 866/866 Data Rates
Replies: 6
Views: 1775

Re: Netbox5 - Outdoor results with 866/866 Data Rates

It will probably work much better on links which are not overloading the receiver. :-) I don't have any of these boxes so don't know how MikroTik has changed how to manipulate the power setting, again.... But do I expect links to run horribly when they are that hot. It will probably improve once yo...
by wispwest
Sat Sep 13, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Netbox5 - Outdoor results with 866/866 Data Rates
Replies: 6
Views: 1775

Netbox5 - Outdoor results with 866/866 Data Rates

Short link, backup for AirFiber5, upgraded from RB800 boards with SR71 cards, old throughput @ 300/300 rates was about 180-200Mb. Just upgraded to Netbox5's, 6.19 Firmware, 80Mhz channel, 866/866 data rates, here is the results. Something is SERIOUSLY wrong!!! Maybe low CPU on Netbox compared to 800...
by wispwest
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Netbox5 - safe to use without top cover? Pigtails too short.
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Netbox5 - safe to use without top cover? Pigtails too short.

Going to try and convert some of our rocket's to these, but notice with that huge cover Mikrotik made for the top, I"ll need to order at least 8" SMA pigtail connectors. I can use the UBNT ones currently in place, but will have to use without the top cover. Only problem I could see is maybe water ge...
by wispwest
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.19 released
Replies: 256
Views: 93536

Re: v6.19 released

Well this is a tough one. I have 2 PtP links, one is 30 and the other is 40 miles. They've always been fine with NV2, however I notice I get more 'real' throughput when using Nstreme now (used to be the opposite). So I switch to Nstreme and my speedtests on laptop at the edge of the links get 70/30 ...
by wispwest
Fri Aug 08, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

Testing results are in, from SXT-AC - I wish they would've made a larger version dish of this one, like the other sextants that are 19 or 22dbi. - Data rates: 580/192 - Signal -61/-67 - REAL TCP Throughput: 802.11 - 50/20 Nstreme - 104/50 NV2 - 74/38 I can push UDP 198M with NV2, but real TCP tests ...
by wispwest
Sun Aug 03, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 with .ac
Replies: 6
Views: 2585

Re: AW: NV2 with .ac

great. which also means outdoor PtP links won't do well at long distances. did you try Nstreme as well? what F/W are you running? I can't wait to see the Pthroughput on Nstreme when linked at 866/866 data rates! :) :) :) Nstreme was much worse than nv2. I have no luck with nstreme since 6.x Used th...
by wispwest
Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

They all said they contacted MIkrotik and it will be 8 WEEKS before the Netbox5's will start shipping, that's 2 months, great. I need upgrade some PtP's now. Only thing that's available is the SXT-AC's, which is the only item anyone has been able to get hands on.
by wispwest
Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 with .ac
Replies: 6
Views: 2585

Re: NV2 with .ac

great. which also means outdoor PtP links won't do well at long distances. did you try Nstreme as well? what F/W are you running? I can't wait to see the Pthroughput on Nstreme when linked at 866/866 data rates! :) :) :)
by wispwest
Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Spectrum Analyzer?
Replies: 10
Views: 7756

Re: Mikrotik Spectrum Analyzer?

Followed the Wiki, put in WLAN1 for the 'number', all I get is an error:

[admin@Airport to Sheep RL] /interface wireless> spectral-scan
number: wlan1
failure: allowed ranges [4790; 6110]
by wispwest
Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

A comment from one of the biggest distributers in the US: "Where the new Mikrotik items are concerned, this equipment has yet to be released for distribution and pricing even remains unclear, so I will follow up on that part of your inquiry as soon as more information becomes available. Several cus...
by wispwest
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: auto TDMA in NV2 causes throughoutput drop if goes over ethe
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

Re: auto TDMA in NV2 causes throughoutput drop if goes over

I've noticed that too, on some links. TCP throughput is 20-30Mb with auto-TDMA. Force to 2ms, and its back up to 70-80Mb. I guess that's the cost for lower latency??
by wispwest
Wed Jul 30, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

A comment from one of the biggest distributers in the US: "Where the new Mikrotik items are concerned, this equipment has yet to be released for distribution and pricing even remains unclear, so I will follow up on that part of your inquiry as soon as more information becomes available. Several cust...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

I've beta tested AC products already for 'another' manufacture ;-) and y'all need to also realize that you can also get more throughput using same 20/40 channel widths with AC compared to N. Its not a whole lot, but 10-20%. Where this would benefit is bands where we use smaller channels, like 900 an...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

@wispwest; What outdoor housing do you use for these rb800's? I'd like to use them more too, but due their size I have to buy a complete cabinet just to house these. The rb4xx extended board series has plenty of outdoor boxes available. But just too small for rb800... I think its made by kam-fab. O...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

You say these products are now available, where can I purchase them? I need to upgrade some backhauls ASAP. Also, there's a new Mini-PCI card, 802.11ac, high-power, that I can fit into a rb800. Any ETA on that? I bought a couple on ebay, 3 chain with MMCX connectors, but the card is so big it won't...
by wispwest
Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac
Replies: 104
Views: 54865

Re: Newsletter 60: 802.11ac

You say these products are now available, where can I purchase them? I need to upgrade some backhauls ASAP. Also, there's a new Mini-PCI card, 802.11ac, high-power, that I can fit into a rb800. Any ETA on that? I bought a couple on ebay, 3 chain with MMCX connectors, but the card is so big it won't ...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.16 RC test release now includes 802.11ac support
Replies: 52
Views: 20467

Re: v6.16 RC test release now includes 802.11ac support

can anyone post links to purchase the cards that are supported for 802.11ac?

also from the looks on google, this particular card is a mini-PCIe??? whey did they chose these smaller, lower power cards with non-MCX ports? Ughh.....
by wispwest
Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic Shaping WAN Interface on Cloud Core Router
Replies: 0
Views: 565

Traffic Shaping WAN Interface on Cloud Core Router

We upgraded our Cisco 7200 to a new CCR recently, running (2) WAN interfaces running BGP to Fiber to Copper uplink from 2 providers, 1 is 300Mb and another is 700Mb. Recently we discovered we cannot hit much more than 600 on the 700Mb circuit because they (ISP) says we are "bursting" above 700 and t...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac is now compatible with 6.15, where's the PCI cards?
Replies: 6
Views: 2230

Re: 802.11ac is now compatible with 6.15, where's the PCI ca

I think that if/when they do a 802.11ac integrated product it will be with a more powerful cpu so you can get all the bandwidth it can support. And I prefer the integrated products. The lack of cables and connectors between the antenna and the board results in less signal loss and is more durable a...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac is now compatible with 6.15, where's the PCI cards?
Replies: 6
Views: 2230

Re: 802.11ac is now compatible with 6.15, where's the PCI ca

I'm eager to test this out, after I saw 802.11ac listed as compatible with wireless-fp, can anyone post links for mini-PCI cards that I can use with a rb800? Did you remember this forum thread and did you seen this message here made by normis? When will we have 802.11ac Support? I wan to test this ...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless-fp "Ce, Ceee, eC, eCee, eeCe, and eeeC"
Replies: 11
Views: 65618

Re: Wireless-fp "Ce, Ceee, eC, eCee, eeCe, and eeeC"

Could someone please post the descriptions of each one of these. I can't find a cheat sheet.

Also if someone could reveal a mini-pci car for 802.11ac that will work with routerboard it'd be appreciated.
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless-fp "Ce, Ceee, eC, eCee, eeCe, and eeeC"
Replies: 11
Views: 65618

Wireless-fp "Ce, Ceee, eC, eCee, eeCe, and eeeC"

Whenever I select one of the odd ones aside from eC or Ce, it says its not supported. What are they, wider channels? Exentions for use only with 802.11ac cards???? Anyone know?
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103405

Re: v6.15 released

Keep getting reboots from "Kernal Failure" on rb912's... dang!
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support
Replies: 26
Views: 11174

Re: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support

can anyone post links to the 802.11ac cards your using??? I'd like to order some and google didn't help!
Is it an "Atheros" based card? I found a few on eBay from China I just ordered. Somebody has to know of some card that works...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support
Replies: 26
Views: 11174

Re: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support

can anyone post links to the 802.11ac cards your using??? I'd like to order some and google didn't help!
by wispwest
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac is now compatible with 6.15, where's the PCI cards?
Replies: 6
Views: 2230

802.11ac is now compatible with 6.15, where's the PCI cards?

I'm eager to test this out, after I saw 802.11ac listed as compatible with wireless-fp, can anyone post links for mini-PCI cards that I can use with a rb800?
by wispwest
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103405

Re: v6.15 released

I liked the "Auto" NV2 timing with the new Wireless-FP package, latency hit 1ms sometimes! However, I got packet loss about every 100 or so pings, so had to revert back... :(
by wispwest
Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103405

Re: v6.15 released

have you activated wireless-fp package?

Got it. Latency is a nice 2ms now, but throughput tests were 230mb UDP and now don't peak above 1890 with 170-180 average. Guess there's always a trade off.
by wispwest
Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103405

Re: v6.15 released

Arrow at end of field???
by wispwest
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103405

Re: v6.15 released

I'm not seeing this "NV2 Latency Improvement" at all. And when I go to the NV2 tab, you can't leave it empty, and when I put 0 in for TDMA size, it turns red as invalid. Latency on my 300/300 rate link with no traffic, is 4-7ms solid. Almost seems worse. Help???
by wispwest
Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support
Replies: 26
Views: 11174

Re: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support

Your best bet is to just wait for Ubiquiti. I know some people beta-testing Airmax-AC products and can get up to over 700mb air rates, and over 450Mb throughput. Doesn't sound like Mikrotik even has a interest in this. They should make a high-power 802.11ac PCI card, and you use it with a RB800, and...
by wispwest
Tue May 13, 2014 5:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Throughput over 300Mbps on MIMO 2x2 ???
Replies: 53
Views: 13385

Re: Throughput over 300Mbps on MIMO 2x2 ???

Your best bet is to just use 802.11ac cards with your Mikrotik, however Mikrotik is showing no interest in supporting this. You can get more throughput on same channel sizes, and even use up to 80mhz width with 750/750 air rates, and up to over 500+mb true throughput! UBNT is already on this and tes...
by wispwest
Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: 11ac radio?
Replies: 27
Views: 7545

Re: 11ac radio?

It seems that something is going on with 6.11rc1 and new wireless package.
Was that photo-shopped? How come the 6.11 final doesn't show that...
by wispwest
Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme or Nv2. Is Nstreme Obsolete?
Replies: 23
Views: 14313

Re: Nstreme or Nv2. Is Nstreme Obsolete?

Nstreme had the lowest latency, 0-1ms. However seems ever since v6+ it crippled the performance of it...
by wispwest
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Proper way of traffic shaping using "burst" with PCQ Queues
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Proper way of traffic shaping using "burst" with PCQ Queues

Just wondering what others do, and what would be the most efficient/proper way to do this. Understanding "burst threshold" and the "limit / total limit". We have 50 to 400 Simple Queues on each Mikrotik router, and we use preset "PCQ's" for limiting the customers down and upload speed. Not sure if t...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Limiting throughput on just P2P?
Replies: 7
Views: 2531

Re: Limiting throughput on just P2P?

Thanks. We just changed out our core Cisco 7200 with a Mikrotik CCR and it seems to be doing well, it handles about 600mb of traffic at night. I do see CPU spikes up to 80-100% once in a while, for no known reason. It usually sits around 5% maybe, then BAM, 80-100% for about 10-15 minutes. Someone s...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Limiting throughput on just P2P?
Replies: 7
Views: 2531

Re: Limiting throughput on just P2P?

No, I know better than to add a queue without an IP address ;) I didn't even try it. I'll try to figure out what your saying and test it later. Basically I just want to limit the speed of all P2P connections. We have a Mikrotik at each tower now, broke them all out so there's only a few hundred queu...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Limiting throughput on just P2P?
Replies: 7
Views: 2531

Re: Limiting throughput on just P2P?

We used to use simple queues, but they didn't work well. We use PCQ's to limit the download/upload on our customers. I'm not sure how your method would work for limiting only P2P? We know how the PCQ's work, as far as adding a simple queue, how does it only limit P2P by naming the queue P2P? I remem...
by wispwest
Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Limiting throughput on just P2P?
Replies: 7
Views: 2531

Limiting throughput on just P2P?

We've found ways to block it, but is there a way to just limit the throughput on torrents (P2P)?? We don't want to totally kill the service, would have a lot of unhappy customers, but for those that just abuse it downloading/uploading 24/7, is there way to just limit the bandwidth for P2P??? We alre...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac
Replies: 51
Views: 29382

Re: 802.11ac

We have been running AC for 7 months now, with superb stability and performance. Don't know about UBNT performance for AC, but we see even better performance than what you indicate: 150 Mbps at 20MHz, 300 Mbps at 40MHz and 620 Mbps at 80MHz. Tested with both RFC2544 tester and Mtik BW-test. I know ...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When will Mikrotik support 802.11ac + NV2???
Replies: 3
Views: 2196

Re: When will Mikrotik support 802.11ac + NV2???

We're far from this now (and UBNT is far from this too). . Not at all. I know some people beta-testing the AC gear as we speak. It very impressive, even at long PtP links. VERY impressive. I can't share any other results, other than the speeds are said to be up to 400-500mb in 80mhz channel width. ...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When will Mikrotik support 802.11ac + NV2???
Replies: 3
Views: 2196

Re: When will Mikrotik support 802.11ac + NV2???

am I missing anything? are there any cards that will work with a mikrotik for 802.11ac???
by wispwest
Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac
Replies: 51
Views: 29382

Re: 802.11ac

Is there ANY update on this, or is Mikrotik going to be left in the dust?? I talked to some people that are beta-testing the new Ubiquiti Airmax-AC products. It's unbelievable! Even on smaller channelwidths they're seeing like 130mb on 20mhz (air rates 177mb) 230mb on 40mhz channel width (air rates ...
by wispwest
Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac
Replies: 51
Views: 29382

Re: 802.11ac

people are so worked up about how much spectrum AC hogs up. what I'm excited about, is the conservative side of it. I believe 20mhz on 802.11ac will give more throughput than 20mhz on 802.11n.
by wispwest
Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When will Mikrotik support 802.11ac + NV2???
Replies: 3
Views: 2196

When will Mikrotik support 802.11ac + NV2???

Will Ubiquiti beat Mikrotik to the 802.11ac game? I think so, I already know beta testers that are having fun with some new gear coming out, and the results are amazing! I would like to keep my rb800 boards in place for my PtP's and upgrade the SR71-15 cards to a new 802.11ac card, but I can't yet, ...
by wispwest
Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 6.10 beta
Replies: 35
Views: 11641

Re: RouterOS 6.10 beta

Is anyone seeing any better throughput with Nv2 PtP's with this?
by wispwest
Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MAJOR Ether1 "RX Drops" on many RB912UAG-5HPnD
Replies: 4
Views: 1404

Re: MAJOR Ether1 "RX Drops" on many RB912UAG-5HPnD

You should be worried about the 5ghz air fiber not excited as it uses two 50mzh channels to achieve those high speeds. This means that 100mzh of spectrum is used making it open to interference issues on both TX and RX for both you and anyone else in the area. Form my under standing one channel is r...
by wispwest
Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MAJOR Ether1 "RX Drops" on many RB912UAG-5HPnD
Replies: 4
Views: 1404

Re: MAJOR Ether1 "RX Drops" on many RB912UAG-5HPnD

Do you have latest RouterOS / bootloader running on these units?
Yes, I've tried everything, even the 6.8rc. Even rolled back to the earlier 5.xx versions, no change no matter what I do.
by wispwest
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MAJOR Ether1 "RX Drops" on many RB912UAG-5HPnD
Replies: 4
Views: 1404

MAJOR Ether1 "RX Drops" on many RB912UAG-5HPnD

We're noticing this on about 1 out of ever 3 boards we just upgraded all of our PtP's with. RX Drops on Ether1 interface build and build into the millions. Replace with RB800 and its fixed. These are all BRAND NEW boards within 6 months in the field. PLEASE tell me there is a firmware that will fix ...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's new in 6.8rc1
Replies: 106
Views: 23011

Re: What's new in 6.8rc1

absolutely horrible. I have a PtP I just tested this on. It would link up for about 10-20 seconds, then stay registered, but the rates would drop to 6/162 and not pass any traffic until "-" I minus it off the Master forcing it to re-register, and the process repeats. if you have any wireless or poin...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's new in 6.8rc1
Replies: 106
Views: 23011

Re: What's new in 6.8rc1

you guys should re-name it to RC2 if there's a revision. I just re-downloaded it as the same file, same size, just different dates on it. I can't even tell what was changed from the Jan 2nd and the one released back in December
by wispwest
Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Polling Temperature RB1100AH via Cacti SNMP or Scripting
Replies: 1
Views: 929

Polling Temperature RB1100AH via Cacti SNMP or Scripting

We've been having -20F temps lately, and I installed a NEMA heater to help. We have a Mikrotik MIB on Cacti, but its only for wireless devices, and does not have have temperature graph. Is there a way to poll temp from the health via SNMP on graphs, or is there a feature on the new ROSv6 that allows...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Changing routerboard CPU to higher than default - safe???
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Changing routerboard CPU to higher than default - safe???

Noticing I can get higher throughput with higher CPU on my Mikrotik PtP links, if I were to day turn up the CPU from 600 to 680, or even 800mhz, is there any dangerous risks? Why do they allow you to change it, if it will burn it up or anything???
by wispwest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: No more beta's available lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: No more beta's available lately?

Beta forum isn't supposed to contain any links. The links are available if you sign up for private testing. Email support with your mikrotik.com account login name, and it will be enabled in your account Thanks, I'll do that. I thought I was already enrolled. So will there be new threads that I can...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: No more beta's available lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: No more beta's available lately?

Beta forum isn't supposed to contain any links. The links are available if you sign up for private testing. Email support with your mikrotik.com account login name, and it will be enabled in your account Thanks, I'll do that. I thought I was already enrolled. So will there be new threads that I can...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: No more beta's available lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: No more beta's available lately?

You mean here? I have this:
Screenshot 2013-12-13 09.37.29.png
In the beta forum, I dont' see anything for that. Just topics by users, no "6.8 beta" release or any download links. Could you provide me D/L link? Or make sure I have beta privilages?

Thanks!
by wispwest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: No more beta's available lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: No more beta's available lately?

last build was yesterday. where are you looking? I'm looking in the beta section, but it just show's "ros 6.7 released", which is official release not beta.. I've got over 40 PtP's using Mikrotik, and now I'm implementing the UBNT ToughSwitches. There's a SERIOUS issue with ethernet errors, RX drop...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: No more beta's available lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

No more beta's available lately?

I never see beta's anymore, just curious why.
by wispwest
Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CLOUD CORE ROUTER
Replies: 1374
Views: 1015787

Re: CLOUD CORE ROUTER

We are an ISP, and just finally switched off our OC3, so that now both of our upstream providers are 100% ethernet-based IP handoffs. Both 300mb. Question, our Sr Engineer that manages our core, says we can move to one of these "Cloud Core Router" by Mikrotik. We are currently using rack-mounted Cis...
by wispwest
Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

.......................... The signal reading is changing because you manually specified the noise-floor using noise-floor-threshold. We would not recommend to do so as that could effect on the performance as well................. I have to somewhat disagree with " Uldis " on this as I have noted a...
by wispwest
Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: When will we have 802.11ac Support?
Replies: 33
Views: 10052

Re: When will we have 802.11ac Support?

Same boat here. We've been swapping out our backhauls with AirFiber as well. However, 90% of our backhauls are over 10 miles, some far as 40 miles. And my NV2 PtP's are capping out big time. To the point, where I can't wait any longer. Mikrotik is falling far behind, and quick. 802.11ac cards would ...
by wispwest
Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

What exactly does adjusting the Hardware Retries do? I noticed another PtP link on older firmware was set to 15, current was 7, changed to 14. Can anyone shed any light on the effect? There's just SOO many settings you can change that effect throughput and latency stability. I've always just left it...
by wispwest
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Throughput Issues when using NV2 linked at GB, to rb1100AH
Replies: 1
Views: 457

Throughput Issues when using NV2 linked at GB, to rb1100AH

Now this has been an ongoing issue for YEARS now. If I have to, I'll draw it out on a diagram, it is EASILY replicate-able. Any PtP using NV2, linked up at 1Gb, going to a 1Gb interface router such as rb1100AH, then out the LAN at 100mb, throughput drops 50%. We are now using a GB switch, when I FOR...
by wispwest
Thu Sep 26, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

in RouterOS you can also lower the max data-rate, use the rat-set=configured and uncheck the last mcs data rates. The signal reading is changing because you manually specified the noise-floor using noise-floor-threshold. We would not recommend to do so as that could effect on the performance as wel...
by wispwest
Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

Seems the latency spikes always happen when the data rates change. REALLY wish I could limit the MCS rates to only go to a certain level and not higher. It keeps wanting to pop up to 300, then high latency, then back down to 270 or 240. With UBNT you can set the max MCS rate, then "Auto" checked. Li...
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 Latency and throughput issue after updrade
Replies: 11
Views: 3752

Re: NV2 Latency and throughput issue after updrade

That's all I look for and hope for every time a new firmware comes out. This last one was a let down, it had "FIX - Wireless Performance" but then put (except for NV2 and Nstreme)!!! We primarily use Mikrotik for our PtP's, and its been a tough route these last 10 firmwares. I really miss the Nstrem...
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

Is it safe to change the CPU to 720mhz??? What do I risk, overheating?
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

is this real signal levels or am I going o burn out the transmitter by running it too hot? yes ...this a real signal reading .......dont worry nothing will happen to your transmitter ..... dnot forget to give me a karam Didn't help throughput, I still only can push ~110 or so. With rb800 I was seei...
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

While we've been converting a lot of rb800's to rb912's to gain lots of extra signal, even with higher data rates, we can't get anything much more than 90-100mb even using NV2 and rates such as 270/240. I assume its because of the slow 600mhz CPU. go to wireless advanced setting for both master and...
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

While we've been converting a lot of rb800's to rb912's to gain lots of extra signal, even with higher data rates, we can't get anything much more than 90-100mb even using NV2 and rates such as 270/240. I assume its because of the slow 600mhz CPU. We saw higher speeds with lower signal and air rate...
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

why not try overclocking to 720mhz.
Is that safe??? What are the risks??
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Re: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

DBII F50N Pro. 28dB output, though only 20 @ higher data rates. Yea that's what we've been using. Nothing beats 26db at the highest MCS rates! Sucks we have to sacrifice throughout for higher power. That rb912 would be soo great if it had higher CPU for fast back haul applications. Why don't mikroi...
by wispwest
Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor throughput with rb912 PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 5501

Poor throughput with rb912 PtP

While we've been converting a lot of rb800's to rb912's to gain lots of extra signal, even with higher data rates, we can't get anything much more than 90-100mb even using NV2 and rates such as 270/240. I assume its because of the slow 600mhz CPU. We saw higher speeds with lower signal and air rates...
by wispwest
Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: station vs station bridge, can anybody confirm huge diff?
Replies: 2
Views: 1231

Re: station vs station bridge, can anybody confirm huge diff

really not happy with Mikrotik for PtP lately :(
by wispwest
Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 Latency and throughput issue after updrade
Replies: 11
Views: 3752

Re: NV2 Latency and throughput issue after updrade

We have over 30 long-distance Mikrotik PtP's and have seen nothing but decline in performance (latency & throughput) since v6. We'll be going another route soon, probably try Ubiquiti or LigoWave. We've branched out over 100 miles and several PtP's, it used to be great with Nstreme cause we'd get a ...
by wispwest
Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61009

Re: v6.4 released

I"m sure this was already mentioned, but multiple times on all my RB912's I log in and go into interface to change settings and its all grayed out, as if I'm logged in as read-only. I simply close out the window and re-open it, then it allows changes. Nstreme seems totally worthless starting with v6...
by wispwest
Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB/433GL - Low throughput over ethernet interface!!
Replies: 35
Views: 10010

Re: RB/433GL - Low throughput over ethernet interface!!

If your laptop at the end link had GB port then you would be fine. Its only when the setup is like GB>NV2>100mb that the through put takes a crap. Stream handles a little better.

Mikrotik really needs to solve this issue as its effecting everyone's performance that use PtP mikrotiks.
by wispwest
Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: R11E-HPND where and when can it be purchased?
Replies: 9
Views: 2380

Re: R11E-HPND where and when can it be purchased?

So no release date, and it only fits the 912 which already has the card built in. What's the point? I need this for rb800 for CPU and high throughput. Would it be possible to use this card with rb912 to get 4 chains and extra throughput? I'm trying to understand the purpose..
by wispwest
Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: R11E-HPND where and when can it be purchased?
Replies: 9
Views: 2380

Re: R11E-HPND where and when can it be purchased?

yes, I need this ASAP. is there any spec sheet? I never even heard of the R11e until Mikrotik replied to an email of mine asking about it. Looks like a minipcie device, is there any spec sheet? Power outputs?
by wispwest
Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.2 released
Replies: 247
Views: 89903

Re: v6.2 released

I was hoping for wireless improvements as well. I'm struggling lately with NV2 on my PtP links. Data rates are never stable, latency / jitter is all over the place. I miss Ntreme 1ms pings, I am fine with 2-3ms with NV2, if it was stable, but its not. I'll have 10-14ms spikes about ever 20 pings or ...
by wispwest
Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: IPTV RB951G-2HnD
Replies: 8
Views: 4676

Re: IPTV RB951G-2HnD

What a mess..
by wispwest
Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Spectrum Analyzer?
Replies: 10
Views: 7756

Mikrotik Spectrum Analyzer?

We've been having to connect a UBNT product to do a spectral analyzer lately. Does Mikrotik have plans for doing anything similar? The "freq usage" isn't really worth a darn. I heard somewhere you can get a better view using the terminal?
by wispwest
Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 7431

Re: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP

Only options I see for OSPF are Broadcast, nbma, point to point, and ptmp
by wispwest
Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB912G little Tin Cans?
Replies: 4
Views: 1214

Re: RB912G little Tin Cans?

my came with one installed, and another in a plastic zip-bag, with 2 small screws. No indication whatsoever what its for!!
by wispwest
Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB912G 5HPnD - Awesome power, more CPU for better throughput
Replies: 6
Views: 1998

Re: RB912G 5HPnD - Awesome power, more CPU for better throug

What exactly does connection tracking do? Is there any advantage? Also, can anyone post the most efficient method for PtP setups? I'm currently using: Master: Bridge/WDS/NV2 SLAVE: Station-WDS/Protocol - Any I see a lot of new settings such as "station-bridge" and so forth. Does that mean you don't ...
by wispwest
Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB912G 5HPnD - Awesome power, more CPU for better throughput
Replies: 6
Views: 1998

Re: RB912G 5HPnD - Awesome power, more CPU for better throug

If you disable connection tracking and don't do any other cpu-heavy stuff then the CPU on this board is fast enough for the fastest 3x3 802.11n/NV2 connections.
Where do I disable "connection tracking" ???
by wispwest
Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB912G 5HPnD - Awesome power, more CPU for better throughput
Replies: 6
Views: 1998

RB912G 5HPnD - Awesome power, more CPU for better throughput

We've been using RB800's for MAX throughput. I love the power of these RB912 boards, but only 600mhz CPU? How about a 800mhz CPU, or make a PCI card with same power so us PtP users can take FULL advantage of the high db output???
by wispwest
Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 7431

Re: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP

update: had to turn it back off. I started having OSPF issues wigging out and dropping ;(
by wispwest
Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 7431

Re: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP

That did work! YES!!!!!!! Thank you so much how did you find that out!?!?!
by wispwest
Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP
Replies: 20
Views: 7431

High latency and jitter using NV2 for PtP

I'm really starting to miss Nstreme lately. I used to have a solid 1-2ms latency all day long. Now my PtP required more throughput, so I had to change up to 2x2 MIMO. Data rates are GREAT, throughput rocks at 197mb UDP and 160 TCP. However, the latency is all over the place, with high jitter. Exampl...
by wispwest
Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac Mini PCI
Replies: 19
Views: 10010

Re: 802.11ac Mini PCI

only way I see 802.11ac with Mikrotik is with RB800 boards. Think how much CPU you will need.
by wispwest
Wed May 15, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB912G 5HPnD what is Chain0 and Chain1??
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

Re: RB912G 5HPnD what is Chain0 and Chain1??

That's what I figured, but since there is no definite labeling for them, and knowing Mikrotik it could be opposite, so figured I'd ask first!
by wispwest
Wed May 15, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB912G 5HPnD what is Chain0 and Chain1??
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

RB912G 5HPnD what is Chain0 and Chain1??

There are no markings whatsoever on the board indicating which port is which chain. Any ideas? So far this board looks nice, love the power it claims. However, I'm unsure if it will beat the speed I get from my RB800 boards. Too bad they don't make a 800mhz version. REQUEST: 5HPnD with 800mhz CPU an...
by wispwest
Tue May 07, 2013 5:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstream is not suitable for 2x2 ?
Replies: 40
Views: 11505

Re: Nstream is not suitable for 2x2 ?

I really wish they would improve the performance with Nstreme and 2X2. I use Mtik for most of my backhauls, and the latency has increased on each PtP to now 3-8ms. With good old Nstreme, it was a solid 1ms MOST of the time!!! I have to use NV2 now, because I get more throughput, like 40% more. It wo...
by wispwest
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc7 released
Replies: 88
Views: 24093

Re: AW: v6 rc7 released

You missed a "!" ;-))
but this is RC7 shouldn't it be at least somewhat stable?!?!?

RC7 not SOMEWHAT stable!!!!!!!!!!!
by wispwest
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc7 released
Replies: 88
Views: 24093

Re: v6 rc7 released

ANOTHER RB100AH just locked up when I was logging in to change the speed on a simple queue. 2hr drive up to a mountain tower. NOT COOL MIKROTIK!!!!! I know its my fault for testing beta, but this is RC7 shouldn't it be at least somewhat stable?!?!? Really getting tired of this, this is the 3rd rout...
by wispwest
Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc7 released
Replies: 88
Views: 24093

Re: v6 rc7 released

ANOTHER RB100AH just locked up when I was logging in to change the speed on a simple queue. 2hr drive up to a mountain tower. NOT COOL MIKROTIK!!!!! I know its my fault for testing beta, but this is RC7 shouldn't it be at least somewhat stable?!?!? Really getting tired of this, this is the 3rd route...
by wispwest
Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc7 released
Replies: 88
Views: 24093

Re: v6 rc7 released

RC7 is STILL broke!!! RB1100AH locks up when logging into it. Same problem with my 433AH I replaced it with. CPU was only 20%. Was fine for one day. Then when we log in to change queues or firewall rules, it locks up and reboots. LOG = Router rebooted from improper shutdown SUPOUT = Can't create one...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB800 going to be discontinued!?!?!?!
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

RB800 going to be discontinued!?!?!?!

I heard this from our vendor who is having a problem keeping stock, and he said his Mikrotik supplier said it may be EOL'd!!! This is horrible news, as we use those for our high-speed PtP's. To this date, RB800 has beat every other product in speed, including UBNT Titanium series. Is there any word ...
by wispwest
Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

queue simple "priority" parameter problem. it does not work if one of them different value with other. here i repeat the problem. target download=8 and target upload=8, using winbox > click the rule > go to advanced tab. 1. change "target download" priority to 5 > click apply. it will back automati...
by wispwest
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

An autosupout.rif is automagically created by the OS when OS knows it has blown up. There may be some types of failure which cause the router to reboot but not create the autosupout.rif. Look in /files and see if there is already an autosupout.rif. /files print Copy it to your computer by drag and ...
by wispwest
Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

If you have an autosupout.rif, send it. Be sure to include network configuration description or diagram and how you use the router. I don't think they will need the log entries. Well it keeps doing it again today. I can login and get to the point where I'm creating a simple queue, then the whole th...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

433AH, about 400 simple queues. Every time I log into it, I loose connection. When it comes back, the log says "Kernal Panic" and rebooted. ????????? Send the autosupout.rif to support@mikrotik.com so they can fix it for all of us... Today I had to go manually reboot it. I got 99% packet loss, it d...
by wispwest
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

433AH, about 400 simple queues. Every time I log into it, I loose connection. When it comes back, the log says "Kernal Panic" and rebooted.

?????????
by wispwest
Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Different methods of traffic shaping other than Simple Queue
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Different methods of traffic shaping other than Simple Queue

So I've finally given up hope on simple queues after testing RC6. We are a large ISP that uses Mikrotiks to control the speed limit. We've noticed that when setting the bandwidth limits to over 5Mb, it simply doesn't control it right and we need to constantly bump it up higher and higher to get the ...
by wispwest
Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

Nope. Simple Queue bandwidth control is still not right. At home, capped myself at 14Mb burst with 4Mb sustained. Speedtest are around 9mb. This is really getting old. Yet, if I disable my queue, I get 24Mb. So the speed is there, its just that Mikrotik cannot control it properly. And its not just a...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

Well so far so good!!! Can't wait to see if the simple queues control traffic any better now!! Problem we've been having: Give customer 7Mb burst, customer does speedtest and see's only 5.5mb. Disable queue= 20mb. Speed is there, simple queue doesn't control speed properly. Bumping burst speed to 10...
by wispwest
Fri Dec 28, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc6 released
Replies: 215
Views: 62346

Re: v6 rc6 released

I HOPE I can FINALLY use this now!!! First all the queue problems, then lastly the interface names got re-named, which was a HUGE bug that needed fixed. I assume something that important wouldn't get missed. RC6, hopefully I can finally use this for my basic needs!!! Testing now, will post the resul...
by wispwest
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Testing my ISP for burst throttling
Replies: 4
Views: 1194

Re: Testing my ISP for burst throttling

I have 20mbps at my home, and still have youtube issues. It's a youtube problem, not ISP because Netflix works just fine.
by wispwest
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with UPGRADE to 6rc5
Replies: 4
Views: 1474

Re: Problem with UPGRADE to 6rc5

They fixed the simple queue problem finally, and I reported to support about the problem with it re-naming the interfaces. I assume that will be fixed in rc6, although I haven't seen a changelog and can't risk it until I know that problem is fixed.

That's a major issue!!
by wispwest
Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD review
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD review

Do you guys plan on making a "beefier" version of the RB2011? I was excited about that..
by wispwest
Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD review
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

RB2011UAS-2HnD review

Our current office has an RB/800 board mounted to a board in the server room. We are able to push ~510Mbps so our http speedtest in the server room, from computers in the office linked up at GB. Replaced the Rb/800 with this new RB2011-2HnD, because I like the looks of an enclosed router, and also i...
by wispwest
Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35075

Re: v6 rc5 released

wispwest! what was your previous version before upgrade? I had simular problem when upgrading from pre ROS5.20 run command /system check-installation and see if you get any file errors - i did and had to do netinstall could be that you had errors before upgrade, therefore your backup is corrupted. ...
by wispwest
Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35075

Re: v6 rc5 released

Really excited to test the new simple queues. Had a RB/433GL running up a local tower to test on, with about 40 queues. Was running 6.0beta3. Upgraded to RC5. Link to Mikrotik never came back, have to make site visit now, way to go Mikrotik!! I'll post back if it just needed rebooted, or if the who...
by wispwest
Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35075

Re: v6 rc5 released

Really excited to test the new simple queues. Had a RB/433GL running up a local tower to test on, with about 40 queues. Was running 6.0beta3. Upgraded to RC5. Link to Mikrotik never came back, have to make site visit now, way to go Mikrotik!! I'll post back if it just needed rebooted, or if the whol...
by wispwest
Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

Ok here's what I'm seeing. Going from 5.22 to RC4 with Simple Queues, RC4 seems to add 0.0.0.0/0 as a "secondary" IP address on the simple queues. See screenshots of before / after. So is this enough evidence Normis or do I need to open a ticket with Mikrotik? Just let me know what I need to do. I ...
by wispwest
Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

wispwest export simple queues from 5.22 upgrade to 6.0rc4 reset no defaults=yes reconfigure ur RB import simple queues Verified, doesn't work. ROS6 must have a different format, as it will not import the same language as 5.XX. [admin@MikroTik] > queue [admin@MikroTik] /queue> simple [admin@MikroTik...
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

I just pulled the RB433 that bricked last night from RC4. Same thing. All the IP addresses are there, but they have a 0.0.0.0/0 next to them.
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

wispwest export queue tree from 5.22 upgrade to 6.0rc4 reset no defaults=yes reconfigure ur RB import queue tree I don't think it will work. I tried pasting even just a few queues from a export script, and it wouldn't add them. /queue/simple/add/ etc... won't import with RC4. Had to downgrade back ...
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

Ok here's what I'm seeing. Going from 5.22 to RC4 with Simple Queues, RC4 seems to add 0.0.0.0/0 as a "secondary" IP address on the simple queues.

See screenshots of before / after.
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

at which point did it change to 0.0.0.0? try it with one rule. add one simple queue rule in v5.22 and upgrade to v6rc4. Does it change to 0.0.0.0? We can't repeat it. These are on all RB's, and they have 100-200 queues. I'll pull the one from the field today and power it up in the office and see wh...
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

Please everybody who experienced problems with /queue target-address 0.0.0.0/0 after upgrade to 6.0rc4. Contact support with /queue export compact (that was used on v5.x). Thank you very much for the help. ahh.. now i found the issue. i had a rule with 6 targets, max-limit=256k/1M and this will act...
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

Maybe you should learn to put software upgrades through a phase of testing, before putting it on production equipment? If you tested queues with an upgrade, you would have clearly seen that there was a issue, and you wouldn't have upgraded your tower :lol: Yea know shit, and I usually do test them ...
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

I can't even log back into it because its dropping so many packets like crazy. haii... 150 rules queue simple or tree? if in queue simple do you see 0.0.0.0/0 on the last target every rule? try to remove them and reboot. till now my RB750GL works fine for 9 hours. HTH. I can't remove them because o...
by wispwest
Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18363

Re: 6.0rc4 released!

How the HELL can you call this stable?!?!? I finally took a chance, and upgraded a RB433 that has 150 queues and the CPU was hitting 80% so I thought this might help. It had 5.15 on it. I upgraded it to RC4 and I can't even log back into it because its dropping so many packets like crazy. RC4 totall...
by wispwest
Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem with AP 5.21 + NV2
Replies: 51
Views: 10155

Re: Problem with AP 5.21 + NV2

The Metal is just the groove in a steal case is it not? The Groove is a mipsbe board. mipsbe is the platform for the RB4xx.
you kidding me? metal is the most power CPE made, up to 31db TX power!!! Big difference from the groove...
by wispwest
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC2 released
Replies: 98
Views: 30454

Re: v6 RC2 released

I've upgraded 5 different routers, all different ranging from RB433, RB493, and RB1100AH. It's simple. If the router has say 400 simple queues on it, after the upgrade to 6.X, all simple queues IP address change to 0.0.0.0/0. A downgrade back, luckily, saves the IP addresses. Am I really the only on...
by wispwest
Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC2 released
Replies: 98
Views: 30454

Re: v6 RC2 released

As I've mentioned since the last 3 releases of v6. Is there a fix yet, for upgrading from a Mikrotik that has simple queues? It makes absolutely no sense to upgrade a Mikrotik with 400 Simple Queues, and have it LOSE all the IP addresses for each queue. Not cool.. I have not heard about this bug. D...
by wispwest
Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 RC2 released
Replies: 98
Views: 30454

Re: v6 RC2 released

As I've mentioned since the last 3 releases of v6.

Is there a fix yet, for upgrading from a Mikrotik that has simple queues? It makes absolutely no sense to upgrade a Mikrotik with 400 Simple Queues, and have it LOSE all the IP addresses for each queue. Not cool..
by wispwest
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6 release candidate 1
Replies: 96
Views: 30038

Re: RouterOS v6 release candidate 1

All Simple Queues IP addresses STILL does not apply to RC1!! All queues IP 0.0.0.0/0 Is it that hard of a bug to fix????? I really want to try this out, due to the increased queue performance, but I have 300-400 queues with lost IP addresses now! why not just export queues config, do upgrade, delet...
by wispwest
Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Plastic ethernet ports weak?
Replies: 8
Views: 1335

Re: Plastic ethernet ports weak?

YEP. I'm throwing my GL's out. They're crap. Nothing but problems. Just unplugging one of mine, and the port pulled right out of the board. WTH is going on with Mikrotik lately...

EdgeOS
by wispwest
Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6 release candidate 1
Replies: 96
Views: 30038

Re: RouterOS v6 release candidate 1

Normis,

All Simple Queues IP addresses STILL does not apply to RC1!! All queues IP 0.0.0.0/0

Is it that hard of a bug to fix????? I really want to try this out, due to the increased queue performance, but I have 300-400 queues with lost IP addresses now!
by wispwest
Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Safe way to remove extra (2) PCI slots on RB/435?
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Re: Safe way to remove extra (2) PCI slots on RB/435?

Doddy, Removing the 2 PCI slots on the back is being done already by Baltic Networks, as shown in the link. As mentioned in my post, it is only a "inconvenience" have them on there. "I'm sure the board works fine with them, its just a pain to try and fit it in "most" of the indoor cases. Even the po...
by wispwest
Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Safe way to remove extra (2) PCI slots on RB/435?
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Re: Safe way to remove extra (2) PCI slots on RB/435?

Hello wispwest, I see the RB/435 is a good candidate for this, BUT is has an extra 2 nonsense PCI slots on the back, making it impossible to put in a case. before you are not really knowing, why MikroTik was doing or assembling this two extra mini pci slots, you should not start bashing on them! An...
by wispwest
Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: V6 How Close to Stable?
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

Re: V6 How Close to Stable?

- slow performance with PtP links
- all simple queues IP lost when upgrading from 5.X versions

Only thing so far stopping me from upgrading to 6.03 beta
by wispwest
Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20692

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

Just noticed another MAJOR problem with beta3.

Aside from all the simple queue IP addresses being lost, I just upgraded a PtP bridge. Data rates are 300/300. UDP throughput went to 211Mbps before I did the upgrade. AFTER upgrading to 6.0beta3, it never hits even 100! sticks at around 80-90mbps!!!
by wispwest
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.20 released
Replies: 113
Views: 38219

Re: v5.20 released

Had to replace an RB/493 today. I had (2) 493AH's in stock, brand new in plastic. 1. I powered the first one up, noticed it had 4.17 on it. Was going to take it to 5.20, but I remember what happened with the GL's, so instead I took it to 5.15 first then > 5.20 2. Dumped the backup file on. 3. Instal...
by wispwest
Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20692

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

one of the most important issues with beta 2, all simple queues IP are lost and change to 0.0.0.0. was this fixed??? nothing in release notes... simple queues work fine in beta3. NOPE. Just took a RB/493AH from 5.20 to 6.03 and ALL simple queues IP address's are now 0.0.0.0! http://img96.imageshack...
by wispwest
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now!
Replies: 20
Views: 3116

Re: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now

Oh I'll be sending the other 2 back, and I'll just reimburse my employer for the "crunched" one. It was a good relief though..
by wispwest
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now!
Replies: 20
Views: 3116

Re: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now

^^ why would you want something that doesn't work? it was a cheap GL board. sorry, I was just SO pissed about this issue. I love Mikrotik and won't stop using them, I'm just so frustrated with these new GL boards lately. 433GL - loose about 20-30mbps TCP on my multi-link PtP's 411GL - can't really u...
by wispwest
Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now!
Replies: 20
Views: 3116

Re: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now

After a long frustrating time at the tower, I ended up using the RB/435G and it worked FINE. RB/433GL? What a disappointment. I am even more pissed that Mikrotik ignores the issue. These things need to be fixed or discontinued. Here is a video, be warned, it may be offensive to some people! http://w...
by wispwest
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now!
Replies: 20
Views: 3116

Re: Upgrading 411GL to 5.20 locks whole board! Can't use now

8-28-12 UPDATE: So I went to go use the 2 411GL boards I thought were fixed. They both are running 5.20 with latest routerboard firmware, AND I fixed the CPU to 680mhz. Configuring each board with SR71-15 cards, bridge wds and station wds, boards constantly lock up and reboot for no reason. Log said...
by wispwest
Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: a interesting comparison between Groove and Bullet...
Replies: 13
Views: 4329

Re: a interesting comparison between Groove and Bullet...

Like I said, there can be no such situation where you have Power, but no Ethernet, and vice versa. Of course you can, you can power it up with POE, and simply not have Ethernet link between POE and switch or device. POE only powers up the bullet with 2 wires, the rest of the actual "Ethernet 100Mbp...
by wispwest
Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 800 overheating?
Replies: 6
Views: 683

Re: RB 800 overheating?

RB/800 is 48V, not 24!!
by wispwest
Fri Aug 24, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Safe way to remove extra (2) PCI slots on RB/435?
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Safe way to remove extra (2) PCI slots on RB/435?

Since the RB/433GL's are having issues with throughput, and I don't have time to wait for a firmware fix, I thought about going back to the 433AH's, but I like the GB ports because I can push 130Mbps on my PtP links. I see the RB/435 is a good candidate for this, BUT is has an extra 2 nonsense PCI s...
by wispwest
Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB/433GL - Low throughput over ethernet interface!!
Replies: 35
Views: 10010

Re: RB/433GL - Low throughput over ethernet interface!!

UPDATE: Just got back from the tower. Here is what I tried, and found out. Definitely an issue with the GL's and I'll be sending all of mine back unless Mikrotik can release a fix for this ASAP! Sucks to see such a good product not work properly. I really liked the GB ports... 1. Tried swapping Mikr...
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