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by asterisco
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1159
Views: 205367

Re: Feature requests

Hi Mtik developers,

Any chance in near release of WAP 60 radius autentication of STAs ? (not getting L1 if radius deny)

Thanks!
Antonio
by asterisco
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News June 2019 (Issue #89)
Replies: 38
Views: 10184

Re: MikroTik News June 2019 (Issue #89)

In this MikroTik newsletter:

* New MikroTik LoRa products- Internet of things has never been so affordable
Hi,
really interesting!!
I wonder this is v1 semtech reference design. Any chance to move to v2 which includes TDoA geolocation (and gps for precise timing)
Regards
Antonio
by asterisco
Mon May 27, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request : Radius integration with WAP-60
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Feature request : Radius integration with WAP-60

Hi, we're starting to deploy WAP60 for customers where there is too expensive deploy FTTH but we need WAP60 to integrate with radius; exactly what we need is: -WAP60 STA autentication and layer-1 conectivity based on radius (accept/deny) .. The STA MAC in any format is OK to radius Additionaly if po...
by asterisco
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP 60Gx3 problem
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: wAP 60Gx3 problem

I noticed at least 3 dB less in signal reception in the WAP60x3 compared to WAP60
by asterisco
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 546
Views: 61503

Re: LHG 60G experience

Hi

I'm starting to use WAP60 to connect customers in PtMP setup.

Is there any way to connect the wireless link to radius? this mean a LHG60 STA only connects to AP if radius autenticates.

Thanks!
Antonio
by asterisco
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WAP60 + RADIUS AUTENTICATION ?
Replies: 0
Views: 206

WAP60 + RADIUS AUTENTICATION ?

Hi I'm preparing a test setup of WAP60 AP + WAP60 STA and I really need to authenticate the CPE connection to AP via Radius. I have enabled "wireless" in radius when a WAP60 STA tries to connect it does straight without previous radius mac query Is this functionality working or expected to work? I n...
by asterisco
Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: question about rip: not advertise /32 addresses
Replies: 1
Views: 1112

question about rip: not advertise /32 addresses

Hello! I have a set of routers which are connected to a LAN. In each router there are several networks (eg a.b.c.d/24 or /25 or /26 ...) servicing customers. In order to simplify management (now every router has static routes to all router's networks) I plan to use RIP or RIPv2. The problem is that ...
by asterisco
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CCR: stable for hunderds of PPPoE/DHCP + queues ?
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Re: CCR: stable for hunderds of PPPoE/DHCP + queues ?

Good afternoon, thanks for the both responses. May be the original question was too generic. I'm asking about reliability from the SOFTWARE point of view. Agree about electronics (I always have an spare part of same of similar performance). Agree about the first hours -> It will be in "quarantine" t...
by asterisco
Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: CCR: stable for hunderds of PPPoE/DHCP + queues ?
Replies: 3
Views: 856

CCR: stable for hunderds of PPPoE/DHCP + queues ?

Hi, I'm planning to replace a RB1100AH which is servicing +300 PPPoE customers, +300 DHCP customers, + 600 queues which is going to 100% cpu at peak hours with a CCR 1016. No firewall rules or other things. My concerns are about stability as the router will be installed in a quite inaccessibly site ...
by asterisco
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lots of pause frames on RX stats interface ether13 rb1100 ah
Replies: 1
Views: 1025

Re: Lots of pause frames on RX stats interface ether13 rb110

Hi, further to the previous questions, what is the best configuration in terms of ethernet ports for this scenario? <internet> ---- rb1100ah ---- local network the rb1100ah routes public ips from internet to lan and viceversa (all static), also does nat for some local private ips, few vpns and it ha...
by asterisco
Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lots of pause frames on RX stats interface ether13 rb1100 ah
Replies: 1
Views: 1025

Lots of pause frames on RX stats interface ether13 rb1100 ah

Good morning, just to ask what exactly means "Pause frames" on RX Stats interface ether13 rb1100ah ; when the rb110aah is receiving ~140 Mbit/s from the peer (cisco router). The question is if the pause frames are sent by the mikrotik to the cisco in order to stop receiving or the pauses are being s...
by asterisco
Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Advise on x86 hardware for bgp
Replies: 7
Views: 2713

Re: Advise on x86 hardware for bgp

somethig from supermicro is widly used. My self, was just setting up a dell machine. Or wait for the cloud core. :D (Btw, why X86 to BGP?), a 1100AH2 would do more than good. :) (better spec, to simple BGP, than my juniper j6350) Hi, thank you!! I'll investigate supermicro; looks good. The problem ...
by asterisco
Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Advise on x86 hardware for bgp
Replies: 7
Views: 2713

Advise on x86 hardware for bgp

Hi, I'm looking for a x86 (64 bit) for an specific BGP task. I would appreciate any help on hardware that can be found on Europe. The device will perform exclusively BGP routing between the internet provider (must connect thru a 1 Gbit ethernet optical; SFP monomode required) and the two AS are rout...
by asterisco
Thu May 24, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100 is powerful enough to connect to 1 Gb/s and BGP?
Replies: 6
Views: 1194

Re: RB1100 is powerful enough to connect to 1 Gb/s and BGP?

Hi, thanks for the answers!!!. Regarding a x86 solution -> Do you know any working set? I need a proved working solution and I have no time to play with different HW (mainboards, memory, network cards, etc..). Really will it route up to 1 Gbit/s?. Also the housing of a x86 is much expensive than a r...
by asterisco
Wed May 23, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100 is powerful enough to connect to 1 Gb/s and BGP?
Replies: 6
Views: 1194

RB1100 is powerful enough to connect to 1 Gb/s and BGP?

Hi, just one quick question for the experienced ones. I'm going to contract 1 Gbit/s with a tier one provider and also I will create 2 AS. Then schema is: <1 gbit/s provider > -- ethA --- router --+-ethB-- AS #1 | +-ethC-- AS #2 I'm using right now RB1100 in several towns moving up to 100 Mbit/s wit...
by asterisco
Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: need more power than rb1100
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Re: need more power than rb1100

Could you provide profiler image so we can help you determine what's eating all CPU? Hi, thank you for your reply. Unfortunately the router is in the top of a mountain (+1600 meters) and it is running 4.17 since months... Next week I'm going to the site to update some links. I'll also update to 5.1...
by asterisco
Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: need more power than rb1100
Replies: 3
Views: 577

need more power than rb1100

Hi, I'm using a RB1100 which acts as an access concentrator router. It is servicing +400 customers with PPPoE and DHCP services and for each customer there is a simple queue. The problem is that at peak time it is reaching 100% CPU usage and it seems it is not providing the subscribed bandwidth to c...
by asterisco
Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: API script with PHP ; it seems session doesn't logout
Replies: 2
Views: 996

API script with PHP ; it seems session doesn't logout

Hi, using the excellent API for PHP by Denis Basta, I have an script which is called every 15 minutes by Cacti in order to retrieve UPS status. The scripts works correctly but from time to time (every several weeks) it doesn't retrieve more data and requires a router reboot. I have defined an specif...
by asterisco
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to define an "overflow" route?
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: How to define an "overflow" route?

Hi, thanks for the help. The backup line is now working "on demand". The 2nd mangle rule was not correct: chain=prerouting action=mark-routing new-routing-mark=ruta_adsl passthrough=yes connection-mark=conexion_adsl ---> missing: src-address-list=clientes_exceso dst-address-list=!redes_locales witho...
by asterisco
Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to define an "overflow" route?
Replies: 2
Views: 582

How to define an "overflow" route?

Hi, I'm going crazy with an apparently simple mangle routing. I have a WAN connection and a set of users with public IP each. Usually they don't use all the bandwidth but from time to time they do.. My idea is to "overflow" the traffic excess to a backup ADSL I already have in case of the main line ...
by asterisco
Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: count number of simple queue via php api
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

Re: count number of simple queue via php api

Have you tried this?
print_r($READ);
Hi,

thanks for the answer. First time when I tried it didn't work but was my fault. This is now working:

echo "queues:" . substr($READ[1],5);

Best Regards,
Antonio
by asterisco
Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: count number of simple queue via php api
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

count number of simple queue via php api

Hi I'm trying to graph in cacti a count of simple queues via this PHP script: #!/usr/bin/php <?php require('routeros_api.class.php'); $API = new routeros_api(); //$API->debug = true; if ($API->connect($argv[1], 'xxx', 'yyy')) { $API->write('/queue/simple/print',false); $API->write('=count-only='); $...
by asterisco
Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: count active users in a wisp network
Replies: 1
Views: 374

count active users in a wisp network

Hi, In order to fine-tune the available bandwidth and the p2p rules I'm wishing to know the active users in a period of time (eg. each minute or each 5 muntes). For me, an active user is one that has uploaded+downloaded > X bytes in a period. I have a group of APs connected to a mikrotik rb1100 whic...
by asterisco
Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please assist on queues configuration for pppoe
Replies: 14
Views: 2522

Re: Please assist on queues configuration for pppoe

Thank you very much for your response. It is greatly apreciated!! I saw that MUM presentation but I don't fully understand how queue tree works. Are they"per user" view and then they are "automagicaly" instantiated by customer? or instead this is an aggregated view of all customers and their traffic...
by asterisco
Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please assist on queues configuration for pppoe
Replies: 14
Views: 2522

Please assist on queues configuration for pppoe

Hi I'm setting up an scenario with PPPoE customers which connect to a PPPoE concentrator. I'm going to enforce bandwidth limits on each customer. In the past I had static IP assigned to the customers and the bandwidth was enforced at the CPE side (traffic shapping). Now the traffic shapping is to be...
by asterisco
Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1000 closing tens of pppoe connections at once
Replies: 51
Views: 18557

Re: RB1000 closing tens of pppoe connections at once

Hi, Has anyone been able to check their logs to see if they recognize any similarities before the "crash" of the PPPoE servers. In mine, I notice that my VLAN interfaces all switch to the UP state. I don't see anything going to the DOWN state prior to this though. So I have no idea why the state ch...
by asterisco
Mon Aug 16, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Mikrotik-Rate-Limit
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Help with Mikrotik-Rate-Limit

Hi I'm trying to figure how to define a rate limit with mikrotik but not sure. My aim to to provide 1 mbit/s symmetric with a 4 Mbyte franchise at maximum velocity every minute (this means, the first 4 mbytes of downloaded/uploaded data every minute are transmitted at the maximum possible speed, if ...
by asterisco
Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Don't know how to configuring a backup access
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Re: Don't know how to configuring a backup access

Hi, I finally managed to activate the backup link. I'm posting the results in case this helps anybody: 1.- In the ADSL router I have a Port Forward Rule: ANY:<external port> -> server:<ssh port> 2.- In the router I have a 0.0.0.0/0 route with a route mark=ADSL-ROUTE (with high cost than the default ...
by asterisco
Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Don't know how to configuring a backup access
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Don't know how to configuring a backup access

Hi, I'm having trouble configuring a backup access for the servers LAN. I have attached an schema of the network. The idea is to have a backup remote access through the Internet in case of the main access (fat line at IP1) or the back haul is down. The main internet access is the fat line with the I...
by asterisco
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme2 can be 100% FDD?
Replies: 12
Views: 2772

Re: Nstreme2 can be 100% FDD?

For nstreme-dual (the one that uses 2 wireless cards - one for tx and one for rx) you can be sure that receiving interface is not transmitting, all feedback is sent over transmit interface. ACKs, as in regular 802.11 are not used and therefore are not getting sent. [/quote] Ok. Thank you. This was ...
by asterisco
Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme2 can be 100% FDD?
Replies: 12
Views: 2772

Re: Nstreme2 can be 100% FDD?

don't know if it would help, but you could use tx-a/rx-b to get around legal issues. You would still be running in TDD mode and tx and rx will be in the same frequency (since you will be using 1 card), but you can use a bigger antenna on the rx side since that antenna (should) never transmit. Hi, t...
by asterisco
Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme2 can be 100% FDD?
Replies: 12
Views: 2772

Nstreme2 can be 100% FDD?

Hi I'm planning a point 2 point link working as FDD with a pair of cards (one for each direction on both ends). I plan to use Nstreme2 for that link. The question is that for legal aspects I must assure that the link is fully FDD (frequency division duplex) : each channel is used exclusively in one ...
by asterisco
Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to disable ACKs from MT AP?
Replies: 3
Views: 1036

Re: How to disable ACKs from MT AP?

Hi, the client side is clear; I enable WMM and set the corresponding DSCP field in order to voip packets go thru the VO priority queue. The No-ack policiy is set with madwifi command line tools: iwpriv ath0 noackpolicy 3 0 1 as previously stated but the question is how set the the "no ack" policy in...
by asterisco
Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to disable ACKs from MT AP?
Replies: 3
Views: 1036

How to disable ACKs from MT AP?

Hi, for a voice application (two way) I don't want any reliability; this means if a packet is lost, no retransmission should be performed by any of the parties (AP or STA). The STA is a Nanostation 5 and I think this can be performed disabling the ack policy for the voice queue: iwpriv ath0 3 0 1 (3...
by asterisco
Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Re: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...

Hi, I have been studying how CSMA/CA works and doing some "homework" like calculating MAC capacity based on IP packet size, etc.. Some theoretical figures I got (for 802.11b with typical parameters without RTS-CTS): For 802.11b network, number of simultaneous VOIP calls (G711) --> 13 (MSDU ~ 200byte...
by asterisco
Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RTS-CTS incompatibilities with UBNT
Replies: 4
Views: 1169

Re: RTS-CTS incompatibilities with UBNT

I dont understand how default-forward is related with RTS/CTS ?
But in fact, now RTS-CTS is working.... I think there are too many parameters and combinations and for some combination there may be issues... ¿?¿?¿?¿?¿

Regards
Antonio
by asterisco
Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RTS-CTS incompatibilities with UBNT
Replies: 4
Views: 1169

Re: RTS-CTS incompatibilities with UBNT

Hi, it seems now working. The issue was related to the "Default forward" being ticked in the Mikrotik AP. Now I have disabled the "Default forward" and changed the network topology in order to the AP route packets between stations and it is working; no more disconnections and erratic performance on ...
by asterisco
Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB133C : Error downgrading from 3.28 to 2.9.51
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Re: RB133C : Error downgrading from 3.28 to 2.9.51

Hi, finally it seems I get working the RTS-CTS with ROS 3.28 and wireless-test package with NS5 clients. The issue seems related with the "Default forward" which was active because I need STA to STA communication. I rewrote the network addressing scheme in order to route instead bridge the communica...
by asterisco
Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB133C : Error downgrading from 3.28 to 2.9.51
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Re: RB133C : Error downgrading from 3.28 to 2.9.51

Hi,

thanks for your answer. I downgraded successfully to 3.23, then the old key has been requested. From this point I'm still unable to download to 2.9.51 ; the same error: broken package.

May be is required another staging step?

Regards,
Antonio
by asterisco
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Startup WISP: Network planning: routing? bridging? pppoe?...
Replies: 2
Views: 914

Startup WISP: Network planning: routing? bridging? pppoe?...

Hi, we are planning a WISP and some questions we have is about the network planning and which protocols to use. Mainly we are going to provide two services: internet access (with public ip address) and voip service (which will connect to our asterisk box inside our network). The main question is to ...
by asterisco
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB133C : Error downgrading from 3.28 to 2.9.51
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

RB133C : Error downgrading from 3.28 to 2.9.51

Hi, I need RTS-CTS to work with some non-mikrotik CPE so I'm going to downgrade the AP (RB133) and others MT CPEs to 2.9.51 from 3.28. now I have trouble downgrading the RB133C CPE: jan/01/1970 01:00:18 system,error broken package routeros-rb500-2.9.51.npk I have downloaded the file from several sit...
by asterisco
Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RTS-CTS incompatibilities with UBNT
Replies: 4
Views: 1169

RTS-CTS incompatibilities with UBNT

Hi, I have a RB133C Accesspoint running RouterOS 3.28. I have two clients; one RB133 with same OS version and one Ubiquity NanoStation2 (AirOS 3.4). The RTS-CTS protocol is required as both clients have no visibility of others. I had erratic behavior (very slow response times, disconnections, etc..)...
by asterisco
Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Re: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...

Yes, this is lot of clients in one AP but the key is that only few (estimated 30-40 at a peak time) will be transmitting/receiving data at up to 128 kbit/s (64+64).

Rest of the time they will only send/receive SIP messages registers (1 packet every 5 minutes or so)...

Regards
Antonio
by asterisco
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Re: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...

How many subscribers are you planning on having connected to each access point? What is the highest number of phone calls you expect to be taking place at once across each access point. What frequncy will you be using? Because you will have only VoIP traffic and not data as well, it could be fairly...
by asterisco
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

WISP project - VOIP - Contention question...

Hi, we are planning to deploy a WISP mainly for VOIP access. We plan to use MT for the AP and NS5 (and Loco5) for CPE. Each customer will need only ~64 Kbit/s up/down when in conversation. Our main concerns are related to contention. As there is not a polling standard (eg. MT uses Nstreme which is n...