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by liteforce
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP
Replies: 108
Views: 23716

Re: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP

Original poster here :D

I am both shocked and amazed that this issue is still present in current day RouterOS v6.44.1 even though I reported it back in the days of RouterOS v4.x.

Regards,
Terry Froy
Spilsby Internet Solutions
by liteforce
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188173

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Like I said, it is not required to contact the Licensing server. Your installation will keep working. Only RouterOS upgrade will not be possible, but if you have no connectivity, that is not possible anyway, or you can organize access when you need to do the upgrade every 6 months or so. We have wo...
by liteforce
Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188173

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

The router will never stop working, regardless of license type or connectivity issues, there will be just some limitation after 2 months after the last license renewal. My problem is that the manual tells a different story: p-unlimited The p-unlimited (perpetual-unlimited) license level allows to r...
by liteforce
Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188173

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

My understanding was that there would be subscription-based and perpetual license options available. I suppose my question is, "If we purchase a perpetual license, will the router need to be in periodic contact with MikroTik's licensing servers ?" The current license model works well for us in that ...
by liteforce
Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Requested speed up /ip route print where X in dst-address
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: Requested speed up /ip route print where X in dst-addres

+1 from me!

Regards,
Terry Froy
Spilsby Internet Solutions
by liteforce
Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MikroTik RB1000U Power Supply
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: MikroTik RB1000U Power Supply

honzam, Thanks for your reply. This makes perfect sense; so now I have to pull this router from co-lo in order to perform surgery to it :-( After fixing countless RB750s, I guess I should have figured that the RB1000s we had would eventually be plagued with the same issue. Why can't MikroTik simply ...
by liteforce
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MikroTik RB1000U Power Supply
Replies: 2
Views: 957

MikroTik RB1000U Power Supply

Hi, I believe that the power supply in one of our RB1000U routers is faulty due to random shutdowns of the router which require a power-cycle to get the router back into service. Which MikroTik distributors are able to supply replacement power supplies (we are based in the UK) ? Regards, Terry Froy ...
by liteforce
Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CLOUD CORE ROUTER
Replies: 1374
Views: 1015709

Re: CLOUD CORE ROUTER

Hi normis, When is the RouterBOOT memory tester going to be implemented on the CCR-series ? If we are going to upgrade the memory, we would like to be reasonably certain that the memory is 100% functional in the CCR before deploying it in a remote datacentre. Regards, Terry Froy Spilsby Internet Sol...
by liteforce
Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 37264

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

Hi chaps, Terminating ADSL in the UK is quite straightforward as you get the sessions via L2TP. /ppp profile set 0 change-tcp-mss=yes name=default only-one=default remote-ipv6-prefix-pool=\ none use-compression=default use-encryption=default use-ipv6=yes use-mpls=\ default use-vj-compression=default...
by liteforce
Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:46 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC boards
Replies: 490
Views: 123140

Re: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE boards

Hi folks, I've been lurking on this topic since it was created. We have a number of RB1100 and RB1000 devices acting as core routers on our network; while we didn't buy the devices solely for MetaROUTER functionality, it was deemed a worthy enough feature to enable for the purpose of running small, ...
by liteforce
Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 37264

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

I use Mikrotik everywhere possible, but LNS is still a problem.
Hi maxrate,

We terminate a few hundred ADSL users on an RB1000 (ROS 5.14) - what problems are you seeing ?

Regards,
Terry Froy
Spilsby Internet Solutions
http://www.spilsby.net/
by liteforce
Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Framed-IPv6-Prefix
Replies: 8
Views: 4835

Re: Framed-IPv6-Prefix

Confirmed fixed in 5.12 (as per the changelog).

Regards,
Terry Froy
Spilsby Internet Solutions
http://www.spilsby.net/
by liteforce
Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Problems with IPv6, OSPF-v3 and PPPoE
Replies: 4
Views: 1834

Re: Problems with IPv6, OSPF-v3 and PPPoE

Hi Dave, I'm the original poster of the thread you referenced. http://www.mikrotik.com/download/share/routeros-powerpc-5.12rc1.npk (the above assumes you are running PPC RouterOS - change for whatever arch you are using) Obviously, this is pre-release MikroTik code so may be buggy in other areas; we...
by liteforce
Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Framed-IPv6-Prefix
Replies: 8
Views: 4835

Re: Framed-IPv6-Prefix

Hi Janis, Framed-IPv6-Prefix now works fine in 5.12rc1 (Build Timestamp: Dec/29/2011 13:35:29) Thanks very much for that! Are there any plans to add support for Framed-IPv6-Route in the near future ? (route a v6 prefix but *not* advertise to the remote PPP endpoint) Regards, Terry Froy Spilsby Inter...
by liteforce
Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Framed-IPv6-Prefix
Replies: 8
Views: 4835

Re: Framed-IPv6-Prefix

I have now verified that this exact behaviour is replicated in 5.9 and 5.12rc1 (didn't try 5.10 as this router requires EoIP).

We are leaving this device at 5.12rc1 until we find a good reason to downgrade it back to 5.11.

Regards,
Terry Froy
Spilsby Internet Solutions
http://www.spilsby.net/
by liteforce
Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Framed-IPv6-Prefix
Replies: 8
Views: 4835

Framed-IPv6-Prefix

Hi folks, We are having mega fun trying to get RouterOS/PPC 5.11 to do anything with a statically-configured Framed-IPv6-Prefix: attribute. Just in case it makes any difference, this is L2TP/PPP rather than PPPoE/PPP but the basic concepts are the same. This is the base PPP profile: /ppp profile set...
by liteforce
Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP & IPv6
Replies: 28
Views: 4085

Re: BGP & IPv6

I have obtained rc12 via non-MikroTik support related methods and upgraded three RB1000 units from 5.0rc10. It certainly fixes all of our IPv6-related issues (we have three full IPv6 routing tables) both concerning internal and external routing; it also appears to have solved our IPv6 VRRP issues (w...
by liteforce
Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 2 or 3 DSL modems built-in
Replies: 2
Views: 851

Re: 2 or 3 DSL modems built-in

sorry but we don't have any devices with DSL modems built in. This is what I would like to see: An RB750 modified to allow one, two (or three as the OP requested) DSL lines to be connected into one or more of the Ethernet ports. Explanation: Fast Ethernet does not use the middle two wires (Pins 4 +...
by liteforce
Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 RAM Compatibility
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

Re: RB1100 RAM Compatibility

Tom, Exactly as freethought said. As we do full memory tests on anything we deploy (due to datacentre being 150 miles from our base), I did a full memory test on our RB1100 with the Kingston 2GB DIMM (same part number as freethought already quoted) installed and it passed no problems. It was only wh...
by liteforce
Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 RAM Compatibility
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

Re: RB1100 RAM Compatibility

Tom, Our memory passed multiple memory tests with RouterBOOT 2.26, however, it still caused the RB1100 to reboot approximately 10 seconds after starting a format of a 2GB MicroSD card. This may be something you want to add to your test suite before determining 100% compatibility with a certain type ...
by liteforce
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP
Replies: 108
Views: 23716

Re: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP

Once I had sorted out some quick VRRP to ensure that the nexthop wasn't a specific routers' IPv6 address; no point in doing BGP if it can't failover to an alternative route! Replying to my own post... VRRP wasn't actually necessary once I realized that a combination of multiple IPv6 nexthops could ...
by liteforce
Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:36 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP
Replies: 108
Views: 23716

Re: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP

try setting the next hop or gateway using routing filters to override whats coming in. That worked - once I had sorted out some quick VRRP to ensure that the nexthop wasn't a specific routers' IPv6 address; no point in doing BGP if it can't failover to an alternative route! please print one of the ...
by liteforce
Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP
Replies: 108
Views: 23716

IPv6 recursive nexthops via iBGP

Hi, We recently added a new RouterOS device to our network and as we use iBGP and eBGP, this was the first instance where we have had to use multihop iBGP (all devices were directly connected to each other at this point; this new device is only reachable via routed IPv4/IPv6). All devices are runnin...
by liteforce
Mon May 31, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 RAM Compatibility
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

Re: RB1100 RAM Compatibility

we have made some changes in v4.10 that could improve the situation in this regard. Normis, I am already in contact with Janis concerning this issue [ Ticket#2010052666000416 ] and RouterBOOT 2.27beta2 appears to have solved the problem - running it in on a production router but it certainly seems ...
by liteforce
Wed May 26, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 RAM Compatibility
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

Re: RB1100 RAM Compatibility

Any chance you can disclose what particular Kingston module worked in your test RB1100 ? Replying to my own post... A single module of Kingston 2GB (Kingston Part No: KVR667D2S5/2G) has been through three consecutive runs of the RouterBOARD memory test (hit 't' at the serial console menu) on one of...
by liteforce
Sat May 22, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 RAM Compatibility
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

Re: RB1100 RAM Compatibility

Tom, Any chance you can disclose what particular Kingston module worked in your test RB1100 ? The silence from MikroTik on this topic is deafening and as I have to deploy a RB1100 on the 28th which will require three full IPv4 route tables, I need something in it other than the stock 512MB DIMM. Reg...
by liteforce
Thu May 20, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100
Replies: 185
Views: 64355

Re: RB1100

Although the SODIMM slot and memory options are the same as the RB1000, not all of my SODIMMs worked for RAM expansion. Some 2GB modules that worked fine with the RB1000 prevent the RB1100 from posting. Which appears to be in direct contradiction to http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=415...
by liteforce
Sat May 15, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6
Replies: 32
Views: 9177

Re: IPv6

It would work just like a IPv4 router. This cant be impossible with IPv6 ? IPv6 seem to want to assign EVERYTHING a externaly accessable address. I dont need or want that. I like NAT. This MUST be possible ? NAT was never meant to be used as a form of network security; it was hacked together to for...
by liteforce
Thu May 06, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 RAM Compatibility
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

RB1100 RAM Compatibility

Normis, Can we assume that any RAM which works perfectly in an RB1000's DIMM slot will also work perfectly in the RB1100's DIMM slot ? If it does not, please advise as to the RAM specs the RB1100 requires. I asked our friendly MikrotTik distributor but they did not have an answer. Regards, Terry Fro...
by liteforce
Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v5.0 PPPoE cllient wont get ipv6 address?
Replies: 6
Views: 2319

Re: v5.0 PPPoE cllient wont get ipv6 address?

DHCP or RADV cannot work through PPPoE because they are level 2 protocoles. PPP deliver level 3 packets. IPv6 RA (or RADV as you call it) is most definitely Layer 3 rather than Layer 2 - when used over a PPP link, the link-local address negotiated by the client via IPv6CP coupled with the advertise...
by liteforce
Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: OS 4.7 DHCP
Replies: 14
Views: 3055

Re: OS 4.7 DHCP

DHCP wasn't even mentioned in the ChangeLog entry for 4.7. So did MikroTik make changes which weren't mentioned in the ChangeLog or is this the knock-on effect of something else which was changed ? ... and exactly how much testing does a RouterOS release get before it is made available for public do...
by liteforce
Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 4.7 PPC Combined Package from US mirror is corrupt!
Replies: 7
Views: 2465

Re: RouterOS 4.7 PPC Combined Package from US mirror is corr

it's not corrupt, we verified it by downloading from different locations. you probably have a broken download cached in your proxy or browser cache. Normis, wget doesn't have a cache - hence why I demonstrated the problem using wget. There is no proxy between my personal machine and the Internet - ...
by liteforce
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 4.7 PPC Combined Package from US mirror is corrupt!
Replies: 7
Views: 2465

RouterOS 4.7 PPC Combined Package from US mirror is corrupt!

Normis, You should pull the above package from the US mirror as it fails to install on any of our RB1000U and it has a different SHA1SUM to that of the same package from your Latvian mirror; observe: [tez@tetris routeros]$ wget "http://download.mikrotik.com/routeros-powerpc-4.7.npk" --2010-04-21 20:...
by liteforce
Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000U EOL?
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

Re: RB1000U EOL?

normis, I'm happy about that as I thought I had caused major offence to mods/Mikrotik. Those in the United Kingdom who are still after RB1000U can purchase from Loop Scorpio (http://www.loopscorpio.net/); who are an official Mikrotik distributor. MultiThreaded Consultants Ltd t/a LinITX.com are stil...
by liteforce
Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000U EOL?
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

Re: RB1000U EOL?

Link to previous thread (via Google Cache)

http://66.102.9.132/search?q=cache:60pJ ... clnk&gl=uk

I think that normis (or another MT employee) pulled the thread because I made some constructive criticism.
by liteforce
Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Minor IPv6 route filtering regression
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Re: Minor IPv6 route filtering regression

what is the actual advertisement supposed to be? /128 with a prefix length /32 shouldn't have matched anything previously, so maybe it was a bug that is now fixed? The prefix length is what sizes can be announced within the prefix specified, for instance on v4 i enter prefix-length=21-24 to allow o...
by liteforce
Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Minor IPv6 route filtering regression
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Minor IPv6 route filtering regression

Hi, We have been running RouterOS 3.30 to 4.1 advertising a single IPv6 prefix to our peers via BGP with no problems whatsoever; upgraded to 4.3 earlier today and noticed that our prefix was no longer being advertised. The outbound filter applied to each IPv6 peer was: add action=accept chain=spilsb...
by liteforce
Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Daemon not listening on IPv6 Addresses
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Re: BGP Daemon not listening on IPv6 Addresses

brainy,

Ensure that you have the 'routing-test' 3.28 package installed and that the 'routing' 3.28 package is either uninstalled from your router or disabled.

Reboot the router and then try your BGP IPv6 session again...

Regards,
Terry Froy
Spilsby Internet Solutions
by liteforce
Mon Aug 31, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000 Reboot Issues
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: RB1000 Reboot Issues

Can anyone from MT publish the required specs for memory and/or suggested memory modules? Hi, I am not employed by MT but I can confirm that the following Kingston 2GB DIMM works perfectly in our own RB1000 routers; they pass the RouterBOOT memory tester with no issues and importantly, they do not ...
by liteforce
Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 over PPPoE
Replies: 140
Views: 26161

Re: IPv6 over PPPoE

That's great to know, but is there any sort of time frame you can give us? As mentioned, my personal situation is that I could use 2 or 3 RB1000's as L2TP devices if they support IPv6 within the next 2-3 months. Otherwise I'm going to have to go and spend $30,000 on a pair of Cisco 7200 routers. Ri...
by liteforce
Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 over PPPoE
Replies: 140
Views: 26161

Re: IPv6 over PPPoE

So the 'bug' broke a RouterOS to RouterOS PPPoE session ? Does Mikrotik do any kind of interoperability testing with their own products or other vendors' implementations ? ... and who at Mikrotik makes the decision as to what functionality should be sacrificed in the event of an 'either or' scenario...
by liteforce
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 over PPPoE
Replies: 140
Views: 26161

Re: IPv6 over PPPoE

Hi, This is only my second post since joining the forum; recently deployed three RB1000U on a dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 production network to replace three Quagga boxes. While we don't have a vested interest in IPv6 o/ PPPoE functionality, we are 'pro IPv6' and it greatly concerns us that Mikrotik are pr...
by liteforce
Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack BGP issues
Replies: 5
Views: 3562

IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack BGP issues

Hi, Long-time Quagga user here albeit newbie RouterOS user - so please be gentle... I have recently replaced three Quagga boxes with three Mikrotik RB1000 running RouterOS 3.28; our network currently runs IPv4 and IPv4 natively. From what I can determine, IPv4 BGP works absolutely fine but when I tr...