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by jmay
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude IS Dead, really, isn't it?
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Re: The Dude IS Dead, really, isn't it?

I wish someone would build a decent cheap program that works with all kinds of hardware. Right now I've got Dude for infrastructure, Zabbix for Access Points and Customer SM's, and a whole host of various methods to update software on all this stuff. I can't be the only one with lots of competing ge...
by jmay
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude questions
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: The Dude questions

2 ways to setup notifications. One is under the device under the polling tab. The 2nd is under the services tab and double clicking each service you want a notification to be sent on. As far as the icon turning red when only one service is down, I don't think that is possible. If one is down and som...
by jmay
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude refreshing state fails...
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Re: Dude refreshing state fails...

I see this from time to time as well, so if you are doing something wrong I'm doing the exact same thing.
by jmay
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Ping over different subnets
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: Ping over different subnets

An export would help. Its either a routing issue or a firewall rule blocking it.
by jmay
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Storing POE Port status from Netonix
Replies: 0
Views: 160

Storing POE Port status from Netonix

Anyone figure out a way to use the dude to store port information from a Netonix POE Switch? I'd like to have history so when one dies (which happens a lot) I can have access to which ports had POE on and whether they were 24v or 48v. I figure I can graph which works and gives me a 24 or 48 graph to...
by jmay
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Creating a scheduler from terminal
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Creating a scheduler from terminal

Easy question, what is the syntax for adding multiple lines of code to the scheduler via command line? I've got tons of routers to change and would be faster to do this via command line. An example would be a scheduler that does 2 things on startup. /ip neighbor discovery-settings set discover-inter...
by jmay
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: DDOS, Blackholes and BGP Peer IP
Replies: 0
Views: 310

DDOS, Blackholes and BGP Peer IP

I can black hole a single IP address via BGP communities with my upstream provider to drop attacks, but how do I combat an attack thats hitting my BGP peer IP? This happened over the weekend and my upstream provider was no help at all. How do people handle that? A 2nd BGP peer with them perhaps that...
by jmay
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.4 [current]
Replies: 93
Views: 12960

Re: v6.42.4 [current]

I'm having a strange problem since I think the update before 6.2.4 and still with 6.2.4. I have a wireless bridge from my house to 2 out buildings using a wAPac as an 802.11 ap to feed them. Randomly both SM's will drop off the ap at the exact same time and will not attempt to reconnect until I shut...
by jmay
Wed May 30, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 64951

Re: VPNfilter official statement

I have never used webfig for my routers. Winbox only and I only allow specific IP's that access. I should be fine yeah? Most of my routers are currently at 6.41.
by jmay
Wed May 23, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.2 [current]
Replies: 65
Views: 11749

Re: v6.42.2 [current]

This update has bricked one of my HAP AC units to a reboot loop I had to use netinstall to restore it (first time for me) After netinstall and upgrade everything seems fine :D Thanks! Same thing just happened to me. Updated all the MT's at home and now my outdoor AP seems to be power cycling. I sho...
by jmay
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN and log question
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: VPN and log question

We get around 10,000 scan attempts a day on some of our main routers. I've never really looked to see if the bots send multiple probes at the same time or not. We will lock this down to only allow a couple of IP's access some time today. I've never done a VPN with MT so at first I was thinking estab...
by jmay
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN and log question
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: VPN and log question

I just ran a test. If you scan port 1723 the Mikrotik will log a TCP connection established like my log in my first post indicated.

Maybe this will help the next guy.
by jmay
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN and log question
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: VPN and log question

I am the ISP. The site in question is a remote tower with 1 piece of hardware plugged into it and the VPN has not been active for 24 hours yet. We fully intend to protect the site, the router itself is already firewalled and the network that feeds it is ridiculously protected, but right now we were ...
by jmay
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN and log question
Replies: 5
Views: 311

VPN and log question

I setup a VPN in a Mikrotik yesterday and I have a question about the log. I havent locked down the router yet as we are still testing and the site is not a site that really needs to be secured yet, but if the log shows entries like this, but doesnt show an authentication failure, what are they? Are...
by jmay
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to view another admins password?
Replies: 1
Views: 342

How to view another admins password?

I have a bunch of routers in the field. I have my password but we had another account setup for someone who has left the company. I'd like to let his replacement start using that login but I dont know what it is. If I log into the router with my admin password how can i see the pw on another account...
by jmay
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Laws regarding sharing IP addresses
Replies: 3
Views: 371

Laws regarding sharing IP addresses

Can anyone point me to the right resource in the US regarding being an ISP and issuing shared IP addresses to customers? We have reached the point to start considering options, but I'm not sure if we are required by law to keep all customers separated and trackable. My hunch is that we do, but my co...
by jmay
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Proper way to backup and restore?
Replies: 2
Views: 505

Proper way to backup and restore?

I meant to learn this before I finished building my new version of dude, but I got excited and built the whole thing. Fast forward 3 weeks and I thought I better learn this. I messed up one of my maps and wanted to restore it. I had previously followed the directions at: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wi...
by jmay
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Read only users missing features like background images
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Re: Read only users missing features like background images

Nevermind, I just figured out thru trial and error that ftp was also needed. I should have read the manual better.
by jmay
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Read only users missing features like background images
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Read only users missing features like background images

I setup my first extra user for our dude server and the new user doesn't load any of the custom background images I used. Also, the font looks different and the text is not very clear. I created a user group with Dude and Read selected. Full users look fine.

What am I doing wrong?
by jmay
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 209130

Re: Probe Thread

Is it possible to graph all the time and still have a notification on failure if a probe fails? For example, I'm graphing DC voltage from MT's and I want an alert if that Voltage drops down to a certain point. I used to do this with 2 probes, but if would be nice if I could just have one probe. The ...
by jmay
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Think I found a bug
Replies: 0
Views: 391

Think I found a bug

If I set my links color to anything other than black, many of the links stop turning red when full. I had my links set to white because I'm using a dark background and noticed that many of the congested links were still showing white. Through trial and error I figured out that they work fine if I ke...
by jmay
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Mikrotik SNMP ifspeed variables
Replies: 2
Views: 521

Re: Mikrotik SNMP ifspeed variables

Thanks! I get it now, one of the interfaces belongs to the bridge.
by jmay
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude

Yes I have, but it doesnt seem to work.
by jmay
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Mikrotik SNMP ifspeed variables
Replies: 2
Views: 521

Mikrotik SNMP ifspeed variables

Why is it some of my wireless devices use iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib-2.interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifSpeed.1 while others use iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib-2.interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifSpeed.2 or even .3? These devices only have 1 ethernet port. Some devices will show a .2 and a .3 for example w...
by jmay
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Keep device green even when probe fails?
Replies: 1
Views: 413

Keep device green even when probe fails?

I use a MT router as a pingable device to monitor when a generator comes on or off. It's there to let us know that the generator works and when it comes on. The down side is when the generator is off the probe is red because the MT is down which makes my little flag red. I use ack to make it blue so...
by jmay
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude

If u manage to make this work, please share.
by jmay
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude

Well I'm glad its not just me then. It's not a huge deal as I graph from the switch it plugs into, but it would make the maps look cleaner if I could someday graph from the wireless side like my other links. But I can live with it.
by jmay
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude still graphs even while module is down
Replies: 15
Views: 3569

Re: Dude still graphs even while module is down

Ok I figured out the new dude could graph negative numbers after I posted this so I took out the multiplication to make it a positive and it seems to work fine now. I was using dude 3.6 originally which forced me to do it that way.
by jmay
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Re: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]

Solectek bridges have kind of the same trouble where the OID is actually something different on each link even though they use the same hardware something is tacked onto the end of the RSSI OID. For example the actual oid is 1.3.6.1.4.1.2890.7.6.2.1.5.6.0.128.72.116.21.168 on one bridge, Since it i...
by jmay
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude

I just realized you said powerbeam. I can graph ubnt products as long as they are not airfibers. The airfiber line seems to be different.
by jmay
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude

Which MIB are you using? Maybe airfiber is different but I cant get this to work. I get the interface options of air, eth0, br, sit, lo, but non of them show more than a few k of traffic.
by jmay
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude still graphs even while module is down
Replies: 15
Views: 3569

Re: Dude still graphs even while module is down

Wow 4 and a half years later and I'm still searching for a solution and came upon my own thread lol. I'm starting my build using v6 and so far so good with most things, but the problem outlined in my first post still exists with it. After 4.5 years I've gotten used to it and can live with it, but if...
by jmay
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Re: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]

I'm confused. I'm using SNMPWalk from within the Dude to find the OID's I want. Then I graph them also using the Dude. What is snmpget? Maybe my sytax is wrong. I'm testing right now by putting this into a network map in the dude. Is this correct? [oid("iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprises.mikro...
by jmay
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Re: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]

Are u saying to use this? I tried this and it returned nothing.

iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprises.mikrotik.mikrotikExperimentalModule.mtXRouterOs.mtxrWireless.mtxrWlRtabTable.mtxrWlRtabEntry.mtxrWlRtabStrength
by jmay
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Graphing RF Power Levels on PTP Links [SOLVED]

I have MT's setup as backhauls all over the place. When I snmpwalk them each link will have a slightly different OID for graphing rf levels. I don't see a universal one. Is there a way to over come this? I have to create a probe for every link and if a MT gets swapped out I have to rebuild the snmp ...
by jmay
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Airfiber bandwidth and the Dude

Has anyone gotten ubiquiti products to graph with the dude other than graphing from the port the ubnt plugs into? I'm rebuilding our dude server with version 6 and would love to graph these on the wireless link like I do with all other hardware. Best I can tell the oid I want to use is this one, whi...
by jmay
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: 1100 Dude Edition, best storage option [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 486

Re: 1100 Dude Edition, best storage option

Nevermind, blonde moment! I didn't realize the 60gig was internal and needed to be formatted first. I guess I saw the SD slot and assumed thats how these were configured. So move along, nothing to see here. :)
by jmay
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: 1100 Dude Edition, best storage option [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 486

1100 Dude Edition, best storage option [SOLVED]

I just ordered an 1100AHx4 Dude Edition MT from Amazon and the included SD card is not with it. I'm currently working with Amazon to correct that, but I started wondering if I'd be better off using an internal HD. Any thoughts on what would be best? This is for a good sized network of 80 towers. I'm...
by jmay
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: MIB's Greyed out
Replies: 0
Views: 250

MIB's Greyed out

Started playing with the new dude for the first time and when I snmpwalk most of the MIBs are greyed out. Why is that? This is a brand new install with 1 mikrotik added. When I do an snmpwalk I don't see many of the options I used to, such as dhcp total count, etc. After looking at my old 3.6 server...
by jmay
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Displaying DHCP total, but excluding 1 network?
Replies: 0
Views: 255

Displaying DHCP total, but excluding 1 network?

We are starting to run out of Public IP's so we're putting a few customers on private IP's and natting them. I have the dude show me total DHCP leases so I know when I get close to running out of public IP's, but with the introduction of privates it throws the calculation off. Is there a way to show...
by jmay
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: received Router Solicitation packet with invalid hoplimit=64
Replies: 0
Views: 876

received Router Solicitation packet with invalid hoplimit=64

Started sending IPv6 to about 150 Ubiquiti CPE's and 1 device is causing this error every every few minutes. What is this?
by jmay
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: upgrade mikrotik
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: upgrade mikrotik

IMO the firmware that we download from the mikrotik site should be called software. The firmware firmware is specific to each board, so think of it like a bios update. The other firmware, the one I'm calling software, then runs on top of that.
by jmay
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 and DHCP and DNS
Replies: 65
Views: 9032

Re: IPv6 and DHCP and DNS

Ok, I may just keep my clients using an IPv4 DNS for a while. I like caching at my routers because the network is so large and spread out these days that many customers have a long path back to our 2 main servers. Thanks to everyone in this thread btw! We have about a dozen customers testing IPv6 ri...
by jmay
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 and DHCP and DNS
Replies: 65
Views: 9032

Re: IPv6 and DHCP and DNS

Quick followup question: I figured out I can manually enter an Routers IPv6 IP as my DNS server on a computer and it works just fine as a DNS cache router. I can also add that same IP to the DNS servers list and the router will hand that IP out to my clients. However, the router then constantly quer...
by jmay
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?

Since I have the attention of a couple of smart people let me ask another question. The above rule is for our office. I'll keep playing with that one, but here's what I've got so far for my core routers. Can you guys critique these and tell me if they should protect the routers themselves? 0 ;;; Acc...
by jmay
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?

Scratch that last post, that might just be working. I'm getting a small handful or RST's, but nothing like I had before. Prior it was filling up the log screen pretty rapidly.
by jmay
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?

Just tried it, still seeing lots of RST.
by jmay
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?

I started paying a bit more attention to the devices that were having this problem and noticed it's only a couple computers in the entire office generating these RST packets. The biggest offender is the user thats the most technically challenged person in the building. He's also the VP, go figure. :...
by jmay
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: IPv6 Firewall, what am I doing wrong?

Thanks zero, I tried it both ways the other day when I found an old post of yours, same issue either way. I was running 6.39.2, just upgraded to 6.40.1 but I'm still seeing the same thing. Funny thing is it appears to work. If I goto ipv6-test.com it shows green a cross the board, but yet the router...
by jmay
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 Deployment
Replies: 8
Views: 840

Re: IPv6 Deployment

I started learning IPv6 for the reasons most ISP's do, we ran out of IPv4! Then I learned that IPv6 isnt much of a replacement option at all so we were left with one decent option, deploy it and let some customers use both, but still run out of IPv4! We're moving forward anyways so when the world fu...
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