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by sputniki
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CAPSMAN: CAP Setting for Local vs CAPSMAN Forwarding, with vlans
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: CAPSMAN: CAP Setting for Local vs CAPSMAN Forwarding, with vlans

How would I change the above for Local Forwarding? The question boils down to: 1. Do I enable bridge vlan filtering? 2. If yes, do we tag the bridge, ether and wlan interface? If your infrastructure (switch, router) has your vlans already set up on the uplinks to the CAPs you only have to switch to...
by sputniki
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: hAP ac2 CAPsMAN bug
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

Re: hAP ac2 CAPsMAN bug

You made my day!! (hap ac with local capsman interfaces) I noticed this as well and it seems rather version related than model or architecture related. hAP ac lite tower 6.42.3: local discovery works hAP ac lite tower 6.40.8: local discovery doesn't work It can be solved easily by manually entering ...
by sputniki
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Unassociated clients
Replies: 2
Views: 533

Re: Unassociated clients

Is there any possibility to see Unassociated Clients? I saw this functionality on some other vendors and just wondering why I cannot find a function like this on MikroTik. Unassociated Clients are those Clients, that are not connected to the WiFi but recently scanning/searching for a WiFi-Network. ...
by sputniki
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman provisioning
Replies: 1
Views: 815

Re: Capsman provisioning

When I update the configuration... how can I push that to the APs without the process above. You are probably looking for: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:CAPsMAN#Radio_Provisioning : "For user's convenience there are commands that allow the re-execution of the provisioning process for some ra...
by sputniki
Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Req: IKEv2 server and client
Replies: 291
Views: 78196

Re: Feature Req: IKEv2 server and client

+1
when does MikroTik implement IKEv2?
by sputniki
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Configuration Help for Network
Replies: 9
Views: 1031

Re: Configuration Help for Network

I'm not sure the best way to do this kind of setup using the RB3011UiAS as my main router. Every MikroTik with at least L4-License-Level is a good choice for your planned network design. With the RB3011 you are able to connect the two networks with access ports or with trunking to managed switches....
by sputniki
Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MAC-address based whitelist with CAPsMan and dynamic interfaces
Replies: 0
Views: 777

MAC-address based whitelist with CAPsMan and dynamic interfaces

Sometimes costumers are fixed on strange ideas ;-) To limit the WiFi access only to devices in access list it is necessary to bind interfaces or a vlan-id to the reject-rule. Or instead configure MAC address rules for all interfaces/ssids. Our problem: there are more than one slave-SSIDs for the sam...
by sputniki
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Does CapsMan work on 6.24
Replies: 6
Views: 655

Re: Does CapsMan work on 6.24

(don't forget to give kudo)
What will you buy for reputation points?
You dont' want to be famous? :lol: :D
by sputniki
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A little help with NAT
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: A little help with NAT

Hello everyone, I'm having a few issues with some services. I have a few NAT rules for VNC and RDP connections which work flawlessly and a few others that end up being matched by the forward filter invalid drop rule. All this services run on different vlans. What could be the cause for the web base...
by sputniki
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Does CapsMan work on 6.24
Replies: 6
Views: 655

Re: Does CapsMan work on 6.24

Thank you for the reply. I will try when I am home tonight. CHeers
Time is over! :D Did it work? (don't forget to give kudo)
by sputniki
Sun Nov 29, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Does CapsMan work on 6.24
Replies: 6
Views: 655

Re: Does CapsMan work on 6.24

Hi, Where can i get CM2 package for ROS 6.24? WIll the 6.33.1 CM2 package work on 6.24? THanks, Second question first: "CAPsMAN v2 is working starting from RouterOS v6.22rc7" http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:CAPsMAN#Requirements To download this package just enable the package in /sys package h...
by sputniki
Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: access point gateway ip problems
Replies: 1
Views: 669

Re: access point gateway ip problems

Hello Mikrotik PPPOE server and Bridge Networks..

Here is the problem in this way some devices like an access point, the gateway IP address seem to have.

network structure: Bridge Wds Transparan Mode
Why did you set the network address to 172.16.0.1 ?
/ip address set 0 network=172.16.0.0
by sputniki
Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN v2: problem when I activate the second router
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: CAPsMAN v2: problem when I activate the second router

I think your wireless caps-interfaces don't have a IP-connection because datapath is missing. Wether you enable local forwarding or forwarding to the bridges you created on caps manager: Flags: X - disabled, R - running 0 R ;;; BRIDGE PRIVATE name="BR_PRIVATE" mtu=1500 actual-mtu=1500 l2mtu=1594 arp...
by sputniki
Thu Nov 05, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CApsMAN problem
Replies: 13
Views: 2100

Re: CApsMAN problem


Yep! They all have static IPs and no I can't ping them. Up to now I used CAPsMAN forwarding
Nevertheless it should work. Do you have any IP address on that local bridge that you are using on caps manager?
by sputniki
Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CApsMAN problem
Replies: 13
Views: 2100

Re: CApsMAN problem

@uldis: for the moment my network is composed by 4 ap, which I want to control by CAPsMAN, with two radio modules each and only by one client, which has a static ip too. (Both the APs and the client are mikrotik devices.) So I think I don't need dhcp; am I wrong? Does your bridges on CAPs have IP-A...
by sputniki
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN v2: problem when I activate the second router
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: CAPsMAN v2: problem when I activate the second router

I have one RB2011 and one HAP. CAPsMAN is running on RB2011 have no clue what is wrong. Please provide your configuration for /int bridge , /caps datapath and /caps config on your RB2011 If your clients aren't able to get an IP-address on the RB2011 the local bridge might not bound to the wifi inte...
by sputniki
Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN and AP frequencies
Replies: 11
Views: 5836

Re: CAPsMAN and AP frequencies

Need, each Cap, have a different frequency, channel 1 or channel 6 or channel 11, but not all the same, And automatically, find a different frequency (1-6-11), so that they themselves do not cause interference. Is this possible? I created in the Channels section, an item for each channel, 1-2427, 6...
by sputniki
Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dual band AP for home use, SSID same or different?
Replies: 62
Views: 31253

Re: Dual band AP for home use, SSID same or different?

The question was related to CAPsMan only installations before but now it will become important for everyone: Bandsteering with ACL? Ok, you might disconnect WiFi-Clients from one AP and hope, that the next AP is near enough to keep better rates. But what if a fast 802.1n/ac clients occupy the 2.4GHz...
by sputniki
Mon Jun 15, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: mAP 2n blinking
Replies: 25
Views: 9227

Re: mAP 2n blinking

Hi, I had similar with my mAP 2n issue after system package update upgrade : Hi I am having an issue with my newly purchased mAP 2n. It was working fine for about 2-3 days. Have tried resetting it using the reset button and also the screwdriver method at the bottom. When i turn it on, i experience t...
by sputniki
Mon Apr 27, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2.4GHz SXT number of devices limit
Replies: 2
Views: 959

Re: 2.4GHz SXT number of devices limit

The AP in theory can handle much more connections than that. But in reality the 802.11 protocol will have problems. And in your scenario with phones laptops you have a lot of low power devices, so you will have a lot of hidden node issues. Also as some client signals will be very low their rates wi...
by sputniki
Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MUM Europe 2015 (live video)
Replies: 76
Views: 23830

Re: MUM Europe 2015 (live video)

The PoE injectors are actually Gigabit
Ok. But Why should a waste place and PDU-Ports with Power Adapters, if I have already a PoE-providing switch for all other network devices!!?

As I said before: Nice products for little business or home. But not very professional. ;-)
by sputniki
Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MUM Europe 2015 (live video)
Replies: 76
Views: 23830

Re: MUM Europe 2015 (live video)

mistake in the render. there is a USB on the hAP ac Nice Home-AP-Series! Especially to have the two WiFi-Bands instead of selling different devices for each 2.4 or 5GHz. But the the icing on the cake would have been to support 802.3af-PoE for professional infrastuctures... :? It doesn't look profes...
by sputniki
Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Re-Connection issues with 802.11ac
Replies: 4
Views: 967

Re: Re-Connection issues with 802.11ac

Ah this is a home AP then, I thought you only connect mikrotik devices. You are right, no way to use NV2 in this scenario... Why is the airport such low on signal? Is it the Airport which loses the connection when you connect the 911? What is the signal strength of the 911 when its connected? It ha...
by sputniki
Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Re-Connection issues with 802.11ac
Replies: 4
Views: 967

Re: Re-Connection issues with 802.11ac

On the AP try use wireless protocol NV2 and if your clients are AC only, use band=5GHz-only-AC. Note that if you use NV2 the security profile is not working and you need to use the NV2 security. Ok I didn't tried to use NV2 because in my opinion it makes the AP inaccessible for non-NV2-devices?! :s...
by sputniki
Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Re-Connection issues with 802.11ac
Replies: 4
Views: 967

Re-Connection issues with 802.11ac

I expirienced a strange behaviour of connected wifi-clients on a RB922UAGS-5HPacD acting as AP: Every time I connect a RB911G-5HPacD as a wifi-station-client to the AP, other clients (some, not all) loose their wifi connection and reconnect from then every 5-10s until I disable the (working) wifi co...
by sputniki
Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: oid for capsman registration-table count?
Replies: 1
Views: 1656

Re: oid for capsman registration-table count?

Just take the .1.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.6.0
by sputniki
Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: W_DISABLE# switch on Mini-PCIe
Replies: 2
Views: 1069

Feature Request: W_DISABLE# switch on Mini-PCIe

For powering down a mounted Mini-PCIe-Broadbandmodem it would be very useful to have a "powering switch" which is implemented on most 3G/4G-cards on PIN 1 as W_DISABLE#. Normally it's open (and pulled up to 3,3V) but with one short grounding you are able to fully restart the card. This is a not impl...
by sputniki
Wed Nov 19, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with Huawei E3372 4G modem
Replies: 68
Views: 126305

Re: Problem with Huawei E3372 4G modem

The same bandwidth limit issue on e3372 and MT RB912UAG-2HPnD, v6.20. In hilink mode testspeed.net to LMT (in LMT network) shows 50/30, in ppp-out mode 30/20. e3372 configured as 4G modem - AT^SETPORT="FF;10,12". How do you switch between PPP-Mode and Hilink? I have the LMT Megafon 150-1 which is a...
by sputniki
Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best hardware for a simple hotspot
Replies: 3
Views: 941

Re: Best hardware for a simple hotspot

what would be a good hardware for hotspot that i can add an antenna later on for greater range ? i would start with just the router / some radius etc for 1-30 people light usage, need an enclosed one, and an antenna suggestion path when i get to that. Instead of an "old" RB411AR i would suggest the...
by sputniki
Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: fetch-tool authentication with certificates
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Re: Feature Request: fetch-tool authentication with certific

You can't expect new functions so fast just because you ask for it here. Mikrotik will promise nothing, but one day, maybe, you can be surprised. But it will be far after you realised the project with different software... I know this :lol: I've been working with Routerboards since ROS 4.0 was anno...
by sputniki
Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: fetch-tool authentication with certificates
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Feature Request: fetch-tool authentication with certificates

For a project with a lot of routers in public places we need to implement communicating via http (instead of ssh) with PKI. So adding support for certificates in /tool fetch would be very important for a decision to use ROS an Mikrotik devices instead of openWRT gear.
by sputniki
Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: interface wireless vlan-id and tagged-modes
Replies: 1
Views: 2658

interface wireless vlan-id and tagged-modes

There are wireless setting which are not documented (yet). Im was looking for the meaning of the values "vlan-id" and "vlan-mode". My first thought was the use of some experimental Q-in-Q-things for trunking VLANs via wireless bridges instead of creating vAPs for every VLAN. But this doesn't make se...
by sputniki
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN and dynamic interface names
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

CAPsMAN and dynamic interface names

Is there any way to have CAPsMAN controlled interfaces with static interface names?
It's difficult to monitor wireless traffic of wireless interfaces with snmp because if.index changes every time an CAPS-AP reconnects to CAPsMAN... :-/
by sputniki
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: HotSpot Design
Replies: 6
Views: 2103

Re: HotSpot Design

So: What is your question?

My question is: Why do you name the three APs with different SSIDs? Are positioned in that way they can "see" each other?
by sputniki
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: HELP locked out of RB 750Gl
Replies: 5
Views: 1287

Re: HELP locked out of RB 750Gl

I've tried netinstall but have not had much luck... I'll try again and see what happens. The DHCP keeps assigning me a 169 address. I wish I could somehow get in and get my config file. Did you try to set a static address to your host? You can use Winbox tool for connecting via MAC-address or the i...
by sputniki
Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik Stuck
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: MikroTik Stuck

I have the same issue with an RB951-2n, configured as simple LAN-WiFi-Bridge. It stucks at least once a day and needs a hard reboot (the device isn't accessible either via IP or winbox/MAC-address).

Which ROS have you installed?
by sputniki
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script editor runs 100% cpu
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

Re: Script editor runs 100% cpu

From now ssh was very slow and stopped working every times after printing the Mikrotik-Banner - no console. But wifi-ap and bridging worked fine for many days. I did a reboot and corrected the script. That's all, no big problem, but reboot in field would be one. It happened again! Last action I did...
by sputniki
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script editor runs 100% cpu
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

Re: Script editor runs 100% cpu

You can log to info, debug, and error using: :log info "Message" :log debug "Message" :log error "Message" As for your code, I don't see a reason why it wouldn't work, it should. I use remote-logging: /sys logging topics=wireless prefix="router_wireless" action=remote topics=info,system prefix="rou...
by sputniki
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script editor runs 100% cpu
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

Re: Script editor runs 100% cpu

just pasted your script into editor in CLI and winbox and had no problems with that. What version of RouterOS and winbox you where using, have you tried latest ones? The RB493 has ROS4.13. I only use ssh (Mac) instead of Winbox. How I said: I was able to edit the code in the manner shown above. Whe...
by sputniki
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script editor runs 100% cpu
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

Re: Script editor runs 100% cpu

1) How long was the line? 2) Try creating a new script with source=<line>, and run it; does it work? Not more than 300 chars. I didn't know at this time how to separate lines (with backslash, I know)) so I wrote them separate and when I joined them into one single line the editor froze. Here is wha...
by sputniki
Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:57 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script editor runs 100% cpu
Replies: 8
Views: 1545

Script editor runs 100% cpu

While editing a (short) script with long line the router froze when I added a more code to the long line. Is there a max. length per line?
by sputniki
Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to reset a miniPCI 3G-modem card?
Replies: 9
Views: 4337

Re: How to reset a miniPCI 3G-modem card?

I have the same problem.
So we could use external watchdog hardware to turn off power supply for the Mikrotik Router. But that would be the worst case for us - meaning additional hardware for every station... :-(
by sputniki
Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: lost connection, got deauth (urgent help)
Replies: 15
Views: 5099

Re: lost connection, got deauth (urgent help)

I experienced some similar log-entries and the connections from client to AP lost in most cases, sometimes they came back after some minutes. After changing the wireless card from the Routerboard to another one the problems disappeard magically :-) Both cards are Atheros chipsets (one AR9223 and one...
by sputniki
Mon May 31, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: "Best" up-to-date 3G card ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2524

Re: "Best" up-to-date 3G card ?

Hi guys, - Which is the "best", most stable 3G card ? (I'd like to have HSDPA/HSUPA speed) (USB or miniPCI-e I don't mind, but I would like to have an external antenna) Do you guys have any experience ? Any suggestions ? thanks a lot I like the Sierra Wireless MC8790 miniPCI-cards because they have...
by sputniki
Mon May 31, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to reset a miniPCI 3G-modem card?
Replies: 9
Views: 4337

Re: How to reset a miniPCI 3G-modem card?

This is not a problem of the RB I think. There may several reasons the Sierra MC8775 hangs. At first we experienced problems after AT+CFUN=1 (for activating this cards). Some (but not all) MC8775-cards needed a Routerboard-power-off-cycle after thats. This wouldn't be the worst but roaming between t...
by sputniki
Mon May 31, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to reset a miniPCI 3G-modem card?
Replies: 9
Views: 4337

How to reset a miniPCI 3G-modem card?

Does anyone know how to reset a Sierra MC8775 (or probably any PCI-device on Routerboard)? Rebooting of the Routerboard (RB411U) itself is done very well, but the modem card seems to hang even after watchdog-reboot. Disconnecting the Routerboard from power supply is (for us at the moment) the only w...
by sputniki
Wed Feb 17, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS version upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: ROS version upgrade

Ahem.... Ok. It's upgradeble to V5.x :-) Very fine!
by sputniki
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS version upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 473

ROS version upgrade

We've purchased a RB411U with installed ROS V3.5 (L4) and had to upgrade to 4.5 because the 3G-Card was not recognized. Now the free upgradestep (+1) is lost for this board for future. :-(
Should we accept this, or is there another upgrade by goodwill of Mikrotik possible?
by sputniki
Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Poor 802.11g-Performance on R52N
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Poor 802.11g-Performance on R52N

I have a RB433 w. ROS4.3 running at a small office out there with small WiFi-bandwidth <5Mbps. /interface wireless set 0 ack-timeout=dynamic adaptive-noise-immunity=ap-and-client-mode allow-sharedkey=no antenna-gain=0 area="" arp=enabled band=\ 2ghz-b/g/n basic-rates-a/g=6Mbps basic-rates-b=1Mbps co...