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by heviejob
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: SwOS version 2.9 released!
Replies: 72
Views: 25574

Re: SwOS version 2.9 released!

The issues (random video playback lags -wirered- or loosing wireless connection) vanished with downgrade to 2.8 of my two rb260gsp. Before downgrading I looked for transmission errors, but none were shown. Ralf. I had the same issue after upgrading to 2.9. The experience was so bad It cost me, seve...
by heviejob
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: NAT - Round Robin srcnat
Replies: 5
Views: 848

Re: NAT - Round Robin srcnat

Am also looking for this kind of a setup. My situation is similar but it's Google constantly flagging connections as suspicious since only one IP is NATTED.
I would want to have like 5 IPs natting in a round robin setup.
by heviejob
Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38 [current] is released!
Replies: 168
Views: 37129

Re: v6.38 [current] is released!

I had the same issue between rb750GL and rb850Gx2. After update to 6.83 on both PPPoE connections over VLANS stopped working. I fiddled for about an hour trying to get the VLANs to work and had to roll back to restore service. I think the changelog needs to be more detailed when such far-reaching ch...
by heviejob
Tue Aug 18, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik-Address-List & Framed-IP-Address
Replies: 16
Views: 6791

Re: Mikrotik-Address-List & Framed-IP-Address

I have ROS 4.5 and FreeRadius. I have successfully used the Mikrotik-Address-List attribute with Framed-Pool to create a dynamic entry in the address list. I cannot seem to be able to use Mikrotik-Address-List & Framed-IP-Address to assign a static ip and create an entry in the address-list. Is thi...
by heviejob
Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Radius + pppoe + address-list - different machines
Replies: 10
Views: 5838

Re: Radius + pppoe + address-list - different machines

Am also looking for this solution.
by heviejob
Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: new feature:Dynamic ppp address-lists
Replies: 33
Views: 15344

Re: new feature:Dynamic ppp address-lists

Can someone assist me with the Radius attribute to dydnamically add PPPoE IPs to address lists using
free radius v2
by heviejob
Mon May 04, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Identify downloard larger than 10MB and routing it to another WAN connection
Replies: 4
Views: 640

Re: Identify downloard larger than 10MB and routing it to another WAN connection

Thank you for your suggestion but I was hoping to do it on the routerboard without complicating the configuration.
by heviejob
Mon May 04, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Identify downloard larger than 10MB and routing it to another WAN connection
Replies: 4
Views: 640

Identify downloard larger than 10MB and routing it to another WAN connection

Am trying to identify downloads (on any port and protocol) greater than 10MB before they start to download. Then mark the connection and packets and assign a routing mark to route them to a specific WAN interface. I have tried connection byte 10000000-0 but this breaks connections as they are routed...
by heviejob
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103310

Re: v6.15 released

RB1200 was going to 100% CPU as a result of a process "networking" and rebooting due to kernel crashing.
I rolled back to 6.12 and I can now breath.
by heviejob
Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Excessive RAM Usage
Replies: 8
Views: 6136

Re: Excessive RAM Usage

Hi.
I also have the same Ram issue and no solution yet.
by heviejob
Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Over VLAN
Replies: 6
Views: 14069

Re: PPPoE Over VLAN

I was hoping to get an answer on the question since am trying to Have a customer VLAN at the core router and carry it to a tower and tag the interface where the AP is connected. That way the I run a PPPoE concentrator on the VLAN at the core router. Problem is PPPoE clients cannot connect but if I d...
by heviejob
Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc7 released
Replies: 88
Views: 24065

Re: v6 rc7 released

I upgraded a RB450G not its bricked. I can't access it via winbox nor reset the unit. How can I recover it. It had 5.23 the upgraded to v6rc7. connect serial console, and see what it says. netinstall will probably recover it: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Netinstall Netinstall recovered it. ...
by heviejob
Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to reset RB450G?
Replies: 11
Views: 25958

Re: How to reset RB450G?

How do I get a RB450g into netinstall mode if I don't have a serial
console cable?
by heviejob
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc7 released
Replies: 88
Views: 24065

Re: v6 rc7 released

I upgraded a RB450G not its bricked. I can't access it via winbox
nor reset the unit. How can I recover it.
It had 5.23 the upgraded to v6rc7.
by heviejob
Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE drops connections when Ethernet port bounces
Replies: 6
Views: 1677

Re: PPPoE drops connections when Ethernet port bounces

Does setting the port to edge=yes-discover help?


Matt.
Where do I set that?
On the bridge or the ethernet ports.
by heviejob
Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE drops connections when Ethernet port bounces
Replies: 6
Views: 1677

Re: PPPoE drops connections when Ethernet port bounces

I have the same issue but with a RB450G. I have bridged two ethernet ports and I also run a PPPoE server on the bridge interface. Evertime one ethernet port gets disconnected the all PPPoE sessions drop and reconnect. I have seen it on v5.22 and also on v 5.23. Am yet to figure out what might be cau...
by heviejob
Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 CPU Usage Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 11204

Re: RB750 CPU Usage Problems

Its just unbelievable the way this isssue isn't addressed. Does it mean I stop using the routerboard and gove the edgemax router a try. In an industry where time is money, it was more expensive for us to follow this through with Mikrotik support, than it was to replace all the mips-be devices with ...
by heviejob
Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 CPU Usage Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 11204

Re: RB750 CPU Usage Problems

Its just unbelievable the way this isssue isn't addressed. Does it mean I stop
using the routerboard and gove the edgemax router a try.
by heviejob
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port forwarding while using PCC load balancing
Replies: 2
Views: 752

Re: Port forwarding while using PCC load balancing

Here are my mangle rules /ip firewall mangle add action=mark-connection chain=input in-interface=ether2 new-connection-mark=jtl-E add action=mark-connection chain=input in-interface=ether3 new-connection-mark=jtl-J add action=mark-routing chain=output connection-mark=jtl-E new-routing-mark=to_jtl-E ...
by heviejob
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: PCC Load Balancing Not Properly Working
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: PCC Load Balancing Not Properly Working

Have you configured the classifiers to send out traffic equally?
by heviejob
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port forwarding while using PCC load balancing
Replies: 2
Views: 752

Port forwarding while using PCC load balancing

I have two WANs each with a public address and using PCC to load balance as per the WIKI.
Am trying to port forward to a server on my LAN but fails unless I stop the load balancing.
How is is possible to achieve the two?
by heviejob
Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1200 performance issues on ether9 and 10?
Replies: 8
Views: 6214

Re: RB1200 performance issues on ether9 and 10?

Am experiencing the same with port 9 on an RB1200. The port is flapping and getting a 87%
at times 90% packet loss. Am seeing port flaps twice every minute. Is there a remedy to this?
The reason we got the 1200 is to get extra ports but this is a let down to us.
by heviejob
Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Private IP address usage statistics
Replies: 13
Views: 85631

Re: Private IP address usage statistics

What is he looking for? Statistics for what private or public

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by heviejob
Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Stopping some connected routes advertisement in ospf.
Replies: 3
Views: 1557

Re: Stopping some connected routes advertisement in ospf.

Filters did the trick.

/routing filter add chain=ospf-out action=discard prefix=x.x.x.x/yy
by heviejob
Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Stopping some connected routes advertisement in ospf.
Replies: 3
Views: 1557

Re: Stopping some connected routes advertisement in ospf.

I will try it and report back.

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by heviejob
Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Stopping some connected routes advertisement in ospf.
Replies: 3
Views: 1557

Stopping some connected routes advertisement in ospf.

I have kept setup and working well on 5 routers. I have two routers connected to two upstream providers with static IPs on them. Ospf is advertising them to all other routers and I don't want that. I just want to advertise private IPs only not the public IPs. I have "redistribute connected routes" e...
by heviejob
Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MTU larger than 1492 over PPPoE links
Replies: 8
Views: 11885

Re: MTU larger than 1492 over PPPoE links

I have gone through this thread and only read keeping the MTU standard at 1492 bytes.
Whats wrong with setting it to 1500 on a network that you fully control from CPE to
the transport network?
by heviejob
Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: flash on profile?
Replies: 10
Views: 2605

Re: flash on profile?

For us, we only have snmp enabled. We have swapped the troublesome devices to RB1200's for now. I will set up a few of the MIPS-BE devices next week and test disabling SNMP
Have you got a solution to this problem?
by heviejob
Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing using private IP instead of in-interface
Replies: 2
Views: 583

Re: PCC load balancing using private IP instead of in-interf

I tried it it didn't work. I had to put an entry for each local interface.
by heviejob
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1200 RX drops and errors
Replies: 0
Views: 424

RB1200 RX drops and errors

I have a RB1200 with RX drops and RX errors on ports 6,7,8. Its connected to a wireless link with 4 rocket M5 and a RB750UP
on the other end which has no error on its interfaces. Is this a driver issue with the RB1200?
by heviejob
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750GL memory(ram) problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3244

Re: RB750GL memory(ram) problem

Am told its a driver issue being investigated.

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by heviejob
Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing using private IP instead of in-interface
Replies: 2
Views: 583

PCC load balancing using private IP instead of in-interface

In all PCC examples I see only one local interface and multiple WAN interfaces. In my case I have 4 local interfaces each with different subnets. Am wondering if its possible to just specify source private IP instead of the in-interface. From add chain=prerouting in-interface =LAN connection-mark=no...
by heviejob
Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750GL memory(ram) problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3244

Re: RB750GL memory(ram) problem

ROS is 5.14 We have several new versions with improvements. Try v5.20 or v5.21 to see if your problem is still there. If you reboot it anyway, why can't you upgrade? I have been on v5.20 on a RB750GL and RB1200 since release and the problem still exists. The older hardware is not affected like a 45...
by heviejob
Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750GL memory(ram) problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3244

Re: RB750GL memory(ram) problem

please make a support output file after reboot and then make another one when you see that lot of RAM is used. After that send both support output files to support@mikrotik.com
I sent the support output files. As requested but I haven't got any reply yet.

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by heviejob
Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750GL memory(ram) problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3244

Re: RB750GL memory(ram) problem

I just checked, its at 65.2% and climbing Is that high enough so that I can produce the
support output files? Am afraid waiting for it to go any higher will lockup it up like it
has done twice before.
by heviejob
Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750GL memory(ram) problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3244

Re: RB750GL memory(ram) problem

I reboot it every other day to avoid lockup that happened over last weekend.
I had to drive there to power cycle it.
by heviejob
Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750GL memory(ram) problem
Replies: 12
Views: 3244

RB750GL memory(ram) problem

I have two RB750GLs which are using up full memory the available in ust under a week. The cannot run for a week without going to 94-100% memory and access to them via ssh, telnet, mac or web is not possible.I have the older 750G and a 1200 running for days with out any ram or cpu issues as deplayed ...
by heviejob
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: flash on profile?
Replies: 10
Views: 2605

Re: flash on profile?

Can you try to disable some functionality and see if it helps? Disable SNMP, graphs, logging to disk
I tried disabling SNMP but it didn't help. I log to memory, do I need to disable that too?
by heviejob
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: flash on profile?
Replies: 10
Views: 2605

Re: flash on profile?

Sounds like the problem we are having on RB750GL, RB750UP and RB2011 :(

We have a ticket open but response from Mikrotik is slow.
yep. I also had a RB750UP which I replaced thinking its caused by its low memory with a RB750GL.
Turned out is the replace ment has the same issue.
by heviejob
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Re: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue

We have had same issue with several of the linksys routers connecting to MT pppoe servers. We found that if chap was enabled on the server profile, the pppoe session would dial in but no traffic would pass - disabling chap forced the linksys to use PAP and they worked fine. I finally managed to get...
by heviejob
Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Router processor loads on 100% because of management process
Replies: 12
Views: 4332

Re: Router processor loads on 100% because of management pro

Same Problem on RB1100AHx2. Management ~50%, total CPU utilization ~70%-90% Very slow response in Winbox (one minute until ip->address shows addresslist), websites slow, sometimes timeout etc. After i deleted the device from Dude, from one second to another, everything was fine. Management ~0.5%, v...
by heviejob
Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 CPU Usage Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 11204

Re: RB750 CPU Usage Problems

I had a 750gl lockup on me again. This time its the ram going to
Above 90%. Just wondering if it takes a mass protest to get things
working fine.

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by heviejob
Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 CPU Usage Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 11204

Re: RB750 CPU Usage Problems

Switched to 750gl, cpu is still going to 100% but not as often though this flash issues needs to
get addressed.

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by heviejob
Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: flash on profile?
Replies: 10
Views: 2605

Re: flash on profile?

I have similar experience with 2 rb750gl. Every few days flash consumes 100% and only a reboot resolves it.
Am still looking for a solution.

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by heviejob
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes
Replies: 25
Views: 53632

Re: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes

I don't mean to hijack but it would be nice to have a script reboot the router if CPU or RAM goes to over 80% - 100%
for 5 mins or so. I have a remote router that is at 90% ram from cacti but now I cannot ssh to it, web access
is failing so is the API.
by heviejob
Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Router processor loads on 100% because of management process
Replies: 12
Views: 4332

Re: Router processor loads on 100% because of management pro

Same Problem on RB1100AHx2. Management ~50%, total CPU utilization ~70%-90% Very slow response in Winbox (one minute until ip->address shows addresslist), websites slow, sometimes timeout etc. After i deleted the device from Dude, from one second to another, everything was fine. Management ~0.5%, v...
by heviejob
Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: android App for Mikrotik forum
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: android App for Mikrotik forum

Try Tapatalk

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by heviejob
Sat Aug 18, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cant winbox mikrotik from outside after PCC loadbalancing
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Re: Cant winbox mikrotik from outside after PCC loadbalancin

Having a similar issue but with a web server doing dst-nat to it. Using one connection I reach The server but doing PCC load balacing kills access to it remotely its like connections from the Internal web servers IP are being load balanced hence breaking connections. Sent from my GT-P7510 using Tapa...
by heviejob
Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Re: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue

Two questions:

1) Are you injecting routes when the PPPoE session is established
2) Are you authenticating locally or via RADIUS

Dynamically added routes in PPPoE can cause a lot of problems if they aren't correct.
Am not injecting any routes just the default gateway.

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by heviejob
Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Re: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue

We have had same issue with several of the linksys routers connecting to MT pppoe servers. We found that if chap was enabled on the server profile, the pppoe session would dial in but no traffic would pass - disabling chap forced the linksys to use PAP and they worked fine. I will have to try that ...
by heviejob
Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 CPU Usage Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 11204

Re: RB750 CPU Usage Problems

I stopped using it just lots of headache for me.
by heviejob
Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

linksys wrt120n PPPoE client issue

I have several routers running PPPoE servers to internet connections to ubiquiti radio and other home routers like TP-Link using the inbuilt PPPoE clients without any issues. Yesterday I was setting up a linksys wrt120N PPPoE client and it dails in fine but doesn't allow for internet to go through o...
by heviejob
Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 CPU Usage Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 11204

Re: RB750 CPU Usage Problems

I have the same issue whin a RB750UP.
Flash is using up CPU time causing reboots.
This happens during the day when traffic
at night the routerboard runs smoothly.
Wny solution to this yet?
I cannot even create the Support_Output_File
since flash consumes any CPU time left and
reboots.
by heviejob
Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Vote for new DUDE features!
Replies: 117
Views: 47025

Re: Vote for new DUDE features!

1. Please Dude on linux............................................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
+1


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by heviejob
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 750UP Gigabit Version
Replies: 19
Views: 5155

Re: RB 750UP Gigabit Version

One with more ram in it.

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by heviejob
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Block Mikrotik PPPoe client
Replies: 20
Views: 3117

Re: Block Mikrotik PPPoe client

I suggest reading up more on mikrotik's rate limiting or bandwidth management. From what i understand you cannot control hierarch bandwidth users consume. As told start with simple queues and move on from there.

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by heviejob
Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: How do u bypass an entire subnet on a hotspot interface?
Replies: 2
Views: 539

How do u bypass an entire subnet on a hotspot interface?

I have two routers am trying to route subnets between them but on one of the routers interface i have hotspot server running and its blocking traffic through. If i disable the hotspot server i can reach the subnets from either routers. I know how to bypass individual hosts but who do i bypass subnet...
by heviejob
Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing between two routers over wireless with hotspot enabl
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Routing between two routers over wireless with hotspot enabl

I have two routers i want to link up over wireless links and i want sub-nets on each router accessible to each other. On one routers interface i have hotspot server running. I assigned IPs on same sub-nets between the routers and i can ping them ok but adding routes to other subnets on either router...
by heviejob
Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Crawling speeds on bridged routerboards over wireless links
Replies: 2
Views: 1127

Re: Crawling speeds on bridged routerboards over wireless li

There is nothing in the logs on both routers. This is happening to downloads and when loading large sites or playing videos online. At the moment the download or video stops other sites load as usual. What could cause dropping of the connection since connecting back to the 450g alone everything goes...
by heviejob
Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Crawling speeds on bridged routerboards over wireless links
Replies: 2
Views: 1127

Crawling speeds on bridged routerboards over wireless links

In my current setup I have a 450g at the core doing hotspot /pppoe on its interfaces facing clients. I want to add a 750g to the network and have it connected to the 450g via a wireless backhaul on an interface running ppopoe/hotspot. I managed to bridge the two but when i start passing Internet tra...
by heviejob
Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v5.7 released
Replies: 227
Views: 67246

Re: RouterOS v5.7 released

My RB450G just upgraded from 5.6 to 5.7 . It works fine, but the CPU usage get high in "dhcp" package. Anyone has this? We also have this problem. I already sent supout file to support but they say the cannot find anything ... I have that problem also :( This is on a 450G board: cpu-used: 100 cpu-u...
by heviejob
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: running ospf in a natted network.
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: running ospf in a natted network.

Just as I thought of doing.
Thank you.
by heviejob
Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:01 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: running ospf in a natted network.
Replies: 2
Views: 665

running ospf in a natted network.

I have 3 routers connected in a ring fashion with one (RB450G) connected to the internet and natted. The other are RB750G connected to the 450 on different ports with different subnets, I have ospf sharing routes between them and all IPs are private. The 750G s have hotspot and pppoe clients on othe...
by heviejob
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Broadband over Power Line products.
Replies: 4
Views: 2268

Re: Broadband over Power Line products.

By multi-dwelling i mean http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-family_residential.

What is the maximum number of home plug devices that can be interconnected?
by heviejob
Sat Sep 03, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Broadband over Power Line products.
Replies: 4
Views: 2268

Broadband over Power Line products.

Am looking into ways of proving Internet to Multi dwelling units and wireless is proving to be a tough choice which brings me to using Broadband over power line (BPL). Which vendor or equipment will work well with Mikrotik routers. I want to create a bridge from the router to each unit.
by heviejob
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mark-connection VS mark-packet
Replies: 28
Views: 63744

Re: mark-connection VS mark-packet

Thanks. I have marked packets and placed routing marks based on the packet marks
and things are all mixed up. Let me check out the PCC wiki
by heviejob
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mark-connection VS mark-packet
Replies: 28
Views: 63744

Re: mark-connection VS mark-packet

Which is the best way, to mark connections or packets for using in policy based routing. I have two internet connections and I want to route some traffic through on connection and others through the other based on either connection marks or packets marks and to ensure each packets comes back through...
by heviejob
Sat Aug 13, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: dynDNS Update Script
Replies: 158
Views: 109197

Re: dynDNS Update Script

I have the script running successfully with one Internet facing interface. I added a 2nd Internet link now the script picks the IP address second one instead of the first one. I checked in the script there is no where to specify the interface to check so how do i add it? # Set needed variables :loca...
by heviejob
Sat May 28, 2011 7:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: internet sharing
Replies: 11
Views: 1428

Re: internet sharing

Do you have any firewall (NAT) rules that masquerade (srcnat) the local IP addresses?
It could be the problem.
by heviejob
Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Importing configuration between 2 routers.
Replies: 2
Views: 447

Re: Importing configuration between 2 routers.

Hey. Thank you for the prompt response. It didn't hit me it was covered in the manual.
I need to get some sleep and work on it when fresh.
by heviejob
Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Importing configuration between 2 routers.
Replies: 2
Views: 447

Importing configuration between 2 routers.

I have RB750G in production and want to replace it with a RB450G.
Is it possible to import the configuration from one to the other.
If so how is it done? I was thinking of uploading the config
backups to the new router and hitting restore button in winbox !
by heviejob
Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accidentally Locked myself from the router.
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Re: Accidentally Locked myself from the router.

I managed to login by mac using winbox. I didn't know there was a safe mode though.
Thanks for the reply.
by heviejob
Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Internal Web Proxy performance issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2210

Re: Internal Web Proxy performance issue

Thanks fewi for your advice.
I had many heard Squid is the best. The problem (for me), I don't know how to configure Squid with multiple WAN :(

That is why, internal proxy from Mikrotik is in my plan.
Don't be afraid to Google and spend quite some time on it. You will get an answer somewhere.
by heviejob
Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accidentally Locked myself from the router.
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Accidentally Locked myself from the router.

Hi guys, I was trying to increase security on my router and I locked myself out. The router Is working fine as before but I put a rule that drops input packets from any IP. Now Its not physically accessible at the moment. Any way to undo the changes or access the router without resetting it? If ther...
by heviejob
Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Redundant PoE Power
Replies: 17
Views: 3725

Re: Redundant PoE Power

Is anyone using a redundant PoE setup? I have two AC power sources that are far apart from each other. I would like to power a single routerboard with both power sources using POE. I am thinking of a 12-24v DC switch that I can inject 2 inputs and a single output. I know APC makes them for AC but n...
by heviejob
Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: does simple queue require mangle
Replies: 14
Views: 1990

Re: does simple queue require mangle

Try Layer 7 marking to block torrents since using p2p alone wont do it.
Remember it will use more processing power.
by heviejob
Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: VPS hosting for WISP billing server.
Replies: 5
Views: 3505

VPS hosting for WISP billing server.

Hi. I use DMA's radius manger/ billing server for AAA my clients. I manage the Linux box at the office but lately the power outages are just too much that the UPS gives up before power is back. I am considering getting a VPS and have the server on it. Is this a wise Idea? They say I get full root ac...
by heviejob
Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: can i use pppoe authentication then redirect to hotspot
Replies: 13
Views: 8011

Re: can i use pppoe authentication then redirect to hotspot

I setup pppoe server on the same interface running hotspot and they can coexist.
Users can opt to login in using pppoe or hotspot and once one authentication
is successful the user is not asked to login using the other.
by heviejob
Sat Nov 20, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Redundant PoE Power
Replies: 17
Views: 3725

Re: Redundant PoE Power

Check out http://tyconpower.com/products/POE.htm They have DC to DC POEs and they support two power inputs.
by heviejob
Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI RANGE with 15dbi omni antena and card wifi R52n
Replies: 23
Views: 5831

Re: WIFI RANGE with 15dbi omni antena and card wifi R52n

please can you explain me exactly LOS and what is her importance?
It means there should be no obstacle between the omni and the client receiver (cpe or laptop).
I would suggest http://wndw.net/ for starters. It has lots of info on RF
by heviejob
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queues preference
Replies: 4
Views: 784

Re: Queues preference

Under simple queues the login hotspot users appear with their respective limit assigned dynamically by radius manager. I have noticed if I select global-out instead of global-in the simple queues work as expected but the traffic prioritizing is showing the aggregate speeds (RX and TX).
by heviejob
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queues preference
Replies: 4
Views: 784

Re: Queues preference

Attaching the queue trees on global-total is now working. I can't see bytes and packets counting up.
by heviejob
Sat Nov 13, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Queues preference
Replies: 4
Views: 784

Queues preference

Am running a hotspot service and manage client login and speeds using radius manager. The radius manager automatically creates simple queues on mikrotik for a user when they login and the router then limits the upload and download. I later thought of prioritizing traffic using http://wiki.mikrotik.c...
by heviejob
Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot problem
Replies: 13
Views: 9035

Re: Hotspot problem

Thanks for clearing that up. In the mean time i will use http-pap as i acquire a signed certificate..
by heviejob
Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot problem
Replies: 13
Views: 9035

Re: Hotspot problem

I will have a look at it. The reason I stopped to use https since the cert was self signed and it threw the untrusted error. Where can I purchase a signed cert for use for my hotspot for use with private IP addresses?
by heviejob
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot problem
Replies: 13
Views: 9035

Re: Hotspot problem

Am also having the same issue on on of my 3 interfaces running hotspot I had turned on https and I had a cert but i want to revert to http-chap but I get "login failed: password is not chap encrypted" What could be wrong since the other two interfaces running hotspot are working fine and http-chap i...
by heviejob
Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.
Replies: 8
Views: 2986

Re: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.

I had a hotspot with multiple ethernet ports bridged together for a while, had constant problems, especially with Vista users. Never could figure out what the issue was, but I finally did as you and made each port separate ip/pool/hotspot server. Fixed most of the issues I was having. I don't know ...
by heviejob
Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.
Replies: 8
Views: 2986

Re: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.

aren't 192.168.N.0/24 for etherN similar? =)
They are similar. I was hoping if I could do away with many IP-pools.
Thanks for pointing that out.
by heviejob
Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.
Replies: 8
Views: 2986

Re: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.

so why do you need the same IP pool?..
I wanted all hotspot users to get the similar IP addresses regardless where they connect from.
by heviejob
Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Reviving a remote hanged up routerboard
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

Re: Reviving a remote hanged up routerboard

When it hangs, does the power go away or does the router stop responding? Also have you noticed if the lights on the ethernet ports still blink or do they stop? It should be possible to create a small circuit that will interrupt power for 10 seconds when it detects no activity for so many minutes. ...
by heviejob
Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.
Replies: 8
Views: 2986

Re: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.

If i bridge them or add them to switch, I cannot use the individual hotspot login html files since they are all different since each Ethernet port has a hotspot running and each hotspot has different information on the login page.
by heviejob
Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.
Replies: 8
Views: 2986

One Dhcp server for multiple ethernet port with hotspot.

I have a RB750G with hotspot running on 3 Ethernet port each port has its own DHCP server and IP range. I want to move all the 3 Ethernet ports to use a single IP range (issue IPs from same IP pool. Is it possible and how do I do it?
by heviejob
Thu Sep 30, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: access hotspot page in PPPoE
Replies: 16
Views: 3860

Re: access hotspot page in PPPoE

I will look at IPIP and see if it works since cellular carriers here just mess up pptp port until you pay to have vpn access.
by heviejob
Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: access hotspot page in PPPoE
Replies: 16
Views: 3860

Re: access hotspot page in PPPoE

Just remembered something I wanted to ask (A little of topic). I want to create a pptp link to a mikrotik at the office but am using a gsm modem remotely and the provider has blocked vpn traffic. I use a linux box so which is the best way to do it. If there is a thread on this just refer me.
by heviejob
Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: access hotspot page in PPPoE
Replies: 16
Views: 3860

Re: access hotspot page in PPPoE

We have a couple places where we run PPPoE server and hotspot on the same interface at the same time, and it works.
Just the confirmation I wanted. So when the PPPoE user authenticates the don't get the hotspot login in page right?
by heviejob
Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 PoE on all ports Mod
Replies: 52
Views: 30969

Re: RB750 PoE on all ports Mod

Thats better. All my installs are on top of storey buildings and really use any RF cables unless its totally necessary. Powering the devices has always been my biggest challenge.
by heviejob
Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Re: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.

I finally managed to resolve the issue. I had to remove all the nat rules applying to affected ips and reconfigured them. I learnt something while at it. Thank you for the advice it worked.
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Re: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.

The best you can do is flush all active connections via "/ip firewall connection remove [/ip firewall connection find]". That will affect people's ongoing connections, so it is interruptive. One more question. Is it possible for natting (src or dst) to stop just like that. And if I have more than o...
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Re: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.

Still nothing. Even a reboot is not solving anything. It nothing works I will just reset and do a full reconfigure. Thanks anyway.
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Re: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.

Ipbindings is ok and has been. I woke up today and I couldn't access the main server remotely but I can within the networks. The second one stopped working yesterday from the blue. Am thinking its a software issue/bug to the level that the router stops forwarding ports. Is there something like a flu...
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: access hotspot page in PPPoE
Replies: 16
Views: 3860

Re: access hotspot page in PPPoE

Well I know I will be in that situation in a few months. Am planning ahead so I will invest in extra gear to move clients to pppoe and have a mix of both hotspot and pppoe but on different interfaces. Thanks
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Re: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.

This is an overview. Ether1-wan --> connects to isp Ether2-hotspot1 --> connects hotspot clients network 192.168.16.0/24 and 192.168.1.0/24 for management Ether5-hotspot2 --> connects to other hotspot network 192.168.9.0/24 and 192.168.200.0/24 for management The first main server (192.168.1.159) is...
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: access hotspot page in PPPoE
Replies: 16
Views: 3860

Re: access hotspot page in PPPoE

I don't understand why you'd want to mix them in the first place. Both are methods to force users to authenticate before being allowed to use the network. I understand that perfectly but I have this scenario. I have customers on hotspot and I have got to a point I want to migrate them to pppoe and ...
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.
Replies: 9
Views: 1171

Port Natting on RB750G suddenly stopped.

I have been using dsnat to access my linux box at my office from home using RB750G running ROS v4.11. I later added another server on the same router but on a different network. The setup worked great for over 2 months until i reinstalled the 2nd server (from fedora to ubuntu). That was yesterday. F...
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 PoE on all ports Mod
Replies: 52
Views: 30969

Re: RB750 PoE on all ports Mod

You run 240v up the tower via Cat5 cable? I find that dangerous. Why not just run actual power cables with protective padding. Thanks for the clarification. I was thinking in the same line just wasn't sure of it.
by heviejob
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: access hotspot page in PPPoE
Replies: 16
Views: 3860

Re: access hotspot page in PPPoE

Can you login via pppoe via that same interface running hotspot? I think one way you can get the hotspot login page is first not to login via pppoe. That way you get redirected to the hotspot login page. I never used these setup but I always wonder if both pppoe server and hotspot is enabled on the ...
by heviejob
Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750 PoE on all ports Mod
Replies: 52
Views: 30969

Re: RB750 PoE on all ports Mod

Just to reopen this. How do I calculate the amount of watts going out each port. What kind of power supply rating do i use say I want 8 watts out each port at 15v?
by heviejob
Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how block connection of p2p?
Replies: 291
Views: 153559

Re: how block connection of p2p?

Well from this part of the world am in copyright laws are non existent so not a big worry for me. By the way can squid block torrents o\if i force transparent proxy?
by heviejob
Fri Sep 03, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how block connection of p2p?
Replies: 291
Views: 153559

Re: how block connection of p2p?

I came to learn that customers will always complain even when its their fault. I have some who keep seeding torrents through out exhausting their uplink and they complain the connection is bad. If I block it they complain now am thinking of setting up a torrent server for my users where they queue t...
by heviejob
Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: how block connection of p2p?
Replies: 291
Views: 153559

Re: how block connection of p2p?

Trying to block p2p is really a waste of time. Best thing it prioritize traffic this way you can throttle any traffic you don't want through.
by heviejob
Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Reviving a remote hanged up routerboard
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

Re: Reviving a remote hanged up routerboard

Well concerning the logs is it possible to save logs and retrieve then after rebooting since once I reboot it they disappear. One of the reason am asking for such a solution is because it has just happened twice in 6 months and it happens at the wrong time and the downtime could be solved by a reboo...
by heviejob
Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Reviving a remote hanged up routerboard
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

Reviving a remote hanged up routerboard

I have a RB750G and once in a while it hangs on me and I cant get to it at night and users get really mad. What is the best approach I can take to even power cycle it remotely. Any solution/idea is welcome.
by heviejob
Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Forcing users to Use HTTPS for mydomain/userman
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Re: Forcing users to Use HTTPS for mydomain/userman

Hi. I don't use userman but if you want https to work for hotspot u have to upload a valid ssl cert to mikrotik and check https login under server profile. I think using the same procedure you can force ssl login. If you use an external radius server its easy to force https redirect using apache web...
by heviejob
Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Using The Dude on RB750G
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Re: Using The Dude on RB750G

Thanks for the heads. I will give it a shot so i know how it performs.
by heviejob
Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: RADIUS accounting request not sent: no response Please help
Replies: 10
Views: 20996

Re: RADIUS accounting request not sent: no response Please h

I have been observing logs and i noticed this warning comes up if a user is logged on but communication between MT and the user is lost or your radius server is not responding to accounting packets sent to it. Check for both causes and try to solve them and you will not get the warning.
by heviejob
Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

Sure I will be doing that too.
by heviejob
Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Using The Dude on RB750G
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Using The Dude on RB750G

I have a router board RB750G v 4.10. Will the dude work on it and which version should i go for?
by heviejob
Fri Aug 06, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I found a power solution, i will move it to a building with 24hr generator backup next week. I will revisit radius failover after moving the radius manager.
by heviejob
Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I have upwards of 200 mikrotik + other devices accessing the same 3 Radius servers with no perceiveable problem. However, i do not use Radius for ppp authentication, so maybe that's enough of a difference. I *never* set Accounting-Backup because it seemed to break things early in testing, so i neve...
by heviejob
Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I have upwards of 200 mikrotik + other devices accessing the same 3 Radius servers with no perceiveable problem. However, i do not use Radius for ppp authentication, so maybe that's enough of a difference. I *never* set Accounting-Backup because it seemed to break things early in testing, so i neve...
by heviejob
Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I use 4.10 and I have timeouts on the secondary radius status when i set it to accounting-backup but nothing when i disable accounting-backup. I have run out of ideas now since it even stopped working and i havent changed anything.
by heviejob
Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I Set as you explained but for some reason failover is not working. What version are you using? Am using 4.1 on a RB750G could it be a bug in my version?
by heviejob
Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I tend to list the primary and secondary radius servers as alternate entries under Radius in winbox, with a timeout of 500ms. They are also listed 3 times, so the MT gets 6 goes in 3 seconds to hit either remote Radius server. The last entry on the MT is a third Local Radius server that has a 24-ho...
by heviejob
Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

Then why was it not working before I set different timeouts?
by heviejob
Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I set time out on both servers at different times and disabled accounting-backup. Is that better?
by heviejob
Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

It worked after changing the time out to different values on both radius client entries. I noticed they need to be well spaced to allow for failover.
Now mysql master-master replication takes care of syncing th databases
by heviejob
Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I have solved that using mysql replication on both servers but the underlying problem is switching over in case the main radius server stops working. is it master/master replication?.. then set "accounting-backup: no" on both servers - in that case you should get authentication failover, and mysql ...
by heviejob
Sat Jul 31, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I have tried that a couple of times and I noticed from logs that if the main server is off customers get RADIUS server not responding when trying to login and those already logged I get RADIUS accounting request not sent: no response.
Is it a bug in the radius package or what could be wrong? Anyone ?
by heviejob
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

so, accounting-backup RADIUS is not used for authentication?.. anyway, you will need some tool to synchronize your accounting data on both servers in case of failure of one of them I have solved that using mysql replication on both servers but the underlying problem is switching over in case the ma...
by heviejob
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

/radius print value-list 1. service: ppp login hotspot wireless called-id: domain: address: 192.168.1.159 secret: xxxxxxxx authentication-port: 1812 accounting-port: 1813 timeout: 1s accounting-backup: yes realm: 2. service: ppp login hotspot wireless called-id: domain: address: 192.168.200.159 secr...
by heviejob
Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I would like to try that but am not good in writing scripts so if u can point me to a script which i can edit to suite my need I would appreciate.
by heviejob
Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I have done exactly as u advised but if am not on the watch out customers will not be authenticated in case the main radius server fails mainly due to power failure. If i could get a solution to handle failover between the two radius servers i can have sleep at night.
by heviejob
Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Re: Implementing radius server failover

I have tried that setup and i get "RADIUS server not responding" when they are both have accounting backup enabled. If I just enable one to Accounting-backup they both get accounting packet but only the main one authenticates users. In case i switch off main radius server the backup server doesn't t...
by heviejob
Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Implementing radius server failover
Replies: 34
Views: 5479

Implementing radius server failover

I have two Identical freeradius servers and i want to recieve accounting information (one as backup) But if the main one fails the 2nd one to take over automatically. Which is the best approach?
by heviejob
Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Adding an external radius BACKUP server
Replies: 5
Views: 1845

Re: Adding an external radius BACKUP server

I noticed one server has to be marked accounting backup but if the first radius server fails the second one doesn't automatically take over (failover) I have to do it manually. Is there a way to automate the failover solution?
by heviejob
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Adding an external radius BACKUP server
Replies: 5
Views: 1845

Re: Adding an external radius BACKUP server

I just checked one and it works like a charm now i have to test when one is off
by heviejob
Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Adding an external radius BACKUP server
Replies: 5
Views: 1845

Re: Adding an external radius BACKUP server

I have done as u said and immediately i get RADIUS accounting request not sent but if i uncheck accounting backup from the main server but leave the other checked it stops. So do i check one or both?
by heviejob
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Adding an external radius BACKUP server
Replies: 5
Views: 1845

Adding an external radius BACKUP server

I want to add a second radius server (freeradius) to handle requests when the main one is experiencing problems.
What is the best approach to this. Do i enable accounting backup on the main radius server and add the ip to the backup radius server?
by heviejob
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Creating different hotspot directories.
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Re: Creating different hotspot directories.

It was html error. I fixed it. Thanks!
by heviejob
Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Creating different hotspot directories.
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Creating different hotspot directories.

I am running a hotspot on rb750g on 3 of the 5 interfaces. 2 use the same hotspot directory while the third uses a different one with more infomation on the html code. The login page on the 3rd interface loads half way not bringing up the login form and all code below the form. I have gone through t...
by heviejob
Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: RADIUS accounting request not sent: no response Please help
Replies: 10
Views: 20996

Re: RADIUS accounting request not sent: no response Please h

I also have the same issue with. AM using RB750G and radiusmanager 3.7.1 I cant seem to figure out whats going on.
by heviejob
Thu May 13, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: I can ping but not browse or download.
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: I can ping but not browse or download.

Here are firewall rules. /ip route> print detail Flags: X - disabled, A - active, D - dynamic, C - connect, S - static, r - rip, b - bgp, o - ospf, m - mme, B - blackhole, U - unreachable, P - prohibit 0 ADS dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 gateway=41.212.11.1 interface=ether1-wan gateway-state=reachable dista...
by heviejob
Thu May 13, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: I can ping but not browse or download.
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: I can ping but not browse or download.

I have not configured any proxy server. this is what i get when fetching gmail wget gmail.com --2010-05-13 00:21:11-- http://gmail.com/ Resolving gmail.com... 209.85.227.17, 209.85.227.83, 209.85.227.18, ... Connecting to gmail.com|209.85.227.17|:80... failed: Connection timed out. Connecting to gma...
by heviejob
Wed May 12, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I can ping but not browse or download.
Replies: 4
Views: 702

I can ping but not browse or download.

Am having an isolated case where a single comp stopped browsing but nslookup works fine. I have enabled masquerading on the subnet which the comp belongs. What could be the issue?
by heviejob
Wed May 12, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Grouping Access Polints using vlans.
Replies: 2
Views: 631

Re: Grouping Access Polints using vlans.

You are saying i have two subnets running on the same interface one for the APs and the other for the clients? Is that correct.
by heviejob
Wed May 12, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Having two subnets on an interface running hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 765

Re: Having two subnets on an interface running hotspot

I tried putting entries to ip-binding now i cannot browse from the webserver but i can ping. WHat could have gone wrong?
by heviejob
Wed May 12, 2010 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Having two subnets on an interface running hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 765

Re: Having two subnets on an interface running hotspot

Yes I want to bypass the AP subnet in this case 192.168.1.0/24 so that i can access it without hopstop authentication.
Am having issues when connecting using the above setup, the connection gets too slow.
by heviejob
Wed May 12, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Having two subnets on an interface running hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 765

Having two subnets on an interface running hotspot

I want to have two different subnets on an interface running a hotspot. One subnet 192.168.1.0/24 for management (server and ips for access points)
the other is 192.168.16.0/21 for hotspot clients. How do i achieve this.
by heviejob
Tue May 11, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Grouping Access Polints using vlans.
Replies: 2
Views: 631

Grouping Access Polints using vlans.

Am using a RB750G router and i have access points on 3 of the Ethernet interfaces. I want to have the access points on 192.168.1.0/24 network and they are spread out between the 3 Ethernet interfaces while clients are on 192.168.8.0/21 network. How can i achieve this using VLANS ? I want to isolate ...
by heviejob
Wed May 05, 2010 1:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled int
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

Re: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled

I think i get your idea. I will work on it. Thank you. :)
by heviejob
Wed May 05, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled int
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

Re: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled

Am using ubiquiti gear and they support vlans. At one point i notices the AP was on a different network from the hotstop and clients still connected. Is there another way other than using vlans? If you don't mind can u give me a sample config or point me to one.
by heviejob
Wed May 05, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled int
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

Re: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled

Generally speaking it would be good practice to not put management IP addresses on the same network customers are on. Nice you pointed that out. is it possible to have the access points on a different ip range from the customers and it serves ips from a different ip range. This is what i mean: hots...
by heviejob
Wed May 05, 2010 1:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled int
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

Pinging and accessing Access points on a hotspot enabled int

I have a RB750G and i have setup a hotspot server ip 192.168.1.0/21 on one interface. On the same interface i have an Access point (a nanostation M2) i have assigned a static ip 192.168.1.2/21 to it and clients connect through it. I cannot ping the the AP(192.168.1.2) or even ping any connected clie...
by heviejob
Tue May 04, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....
Replies: 13
Views: 16878

Re: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....

Thanks again.It works.
by heviejob
Mon May 03, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....
Replies: 13
Views: 16878

Re: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....

I exclude it from the dst-nat rule that forwards connection to internal server?
by heviejob
Mon May 03, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....
Replies: 13
Views: 16878

Re: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....

Thanks, its working like a charm but now i cant access mikrotik router via the public ip. Only from inside the lan. what do i add?
by heviejob
Sun May 02, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....
Replies: 13
Views: 16878

Re: port forwarding to multiple inside networks....

I have a similar setup but my public ip is dynamic so i cannot specify any ip for dst-address. Can i specify the getaway interface receiving the dynamic ip instead? How do I do it?

/ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat dst-address=10.5.8.200 action=dst-nat \
to-addresses=192.168.0.109
by heviejob
Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface
Replies: 7
Views: 5234

Re: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface

Thanks, Am using freeradius and authenticate against a radius manager which stores information of the users, So i guess that will work. :)
by heviejob
Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface
Replies: 7
Views: 5234

Re: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface

Ok then let me try it and i will give my feedback.
by heviejob
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface
Replies: 7
Views: 5234

Re: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface

Thanks, i have read the posts but i would like to know the harm in having both in on one interface.
by heviejob
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: can i use pppoe authentication then redirect to hotspot
Replies: 13
Views: 8011

Re: can i use pppoe authentication then redirect to hotspot

Whats the harm in having both on the same interface?
by heviejob
Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface
Replies: 7
Views: 5234

Setting pppoe server and hotspot on same interface

Is it possible to have both a hotspot and pppoe server on the same interface and use the same ip pool to assign addresses?
by heviejob
Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using Radius manager 3.7 with 3 remote sites
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

Re: Using Radius manager 3.7 with 3 remote sites

Thanks. That solves my problem.
by heviejob
Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using Radius manager 3.7 with 3 remote sites
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

Using Radius manager 3.7 with 3 remote sites

I currently have one mikrotik router and a radius manager and all is ok. I want to add two remote sites and have clients at each so i will have 3 sites all with wireless backhauls to each from the internet gateway where I want to have a RB750 (at the gateway) and have pppoe and hotspot running on al...
by heviejob
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Clients getting good signal and ip/dns but can't browse/ping
Replies: 0
Views: 346

Clients getting good signal and ip/dns but can't browse/ping

Hi. I have a mikrotik router os v2.9 running and have two nanostation2s to connect clients to. I realized clients on windows have an issue using the network. They get an ip and dns but cannot get the login page nor ping the gateway despite having very good signal strength. I have cabled clients and ...
by heviejob
Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot and Firewall for web servers in one?
Replies: 9
Views: 1446

Re: Hotspot and Firewall for web servers in one?

Hi. Am experiencing the same problem with my router version 2.9.27. I want my hotspot users to access the billing engine to reload their accounts. So i added the ip of my webserver on the lan hosting the billing engine to walled garden / ip entry, but still user have to authenticate to gain access t...
by heviejob
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Specifiying webserver using walled garden entry.
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Specifiying webserver using walled garden entry.

Hi.I want hotspot users to gain access to the user control panel but all the entries I enter are not working in the walled garden area. For example my webserver with radius manager is 192.168.1.159 and the hotspot iprange is 192.168.10.1- 254 [admin@MikroTik] > ip hotspot walled-garden ip print Flag...