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by voip4life
Thu May 24, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Removing network maps
Replies: 6
Views: 1303

Re: Removing network maps

You have to 'double-click' on the title or words "Network Maps" to get a listing of your maps, then you can do that
by voip4life
Thu May 24, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude is dead. Move on.
Replies: 106
Views: 36635

Re: The Dude is dead. Move on.

This thread is dead. Move on. For those of us using the dude now for many years and still finding ways to make it do bigger and better things are tired of the whining about how the free 'beta' software doesn't work how they want it to work. Go buy one that does what you want it to do and quit clutte...
by voip4life
Thu May 24, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Removing network maps
Replies: 6
Views: 1303

Re: Removing network maps

Whether they are empty or not, just double-click on "Network Maps" and then select the map you want to delete and either hit the delete key or the "-" to remove it.
by voip4life
Sat May 12, 2012 2:02 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: DUDE SMS ALERT
Replies: 24
Views: 7661

Re: DUDE SMS ALERT

I just created an email alert called "SMS" and then set the email address to my_number@tmomail.net (thats the tmobile format anyway, other carriers would be different). Works fine.
by voip4life
Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Getting decent maps into The Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 6611

Re: Getting decent maps into The Dude

OK, question, once you have spent the time getting a good map (or picture) as your background, AND you want to auto-scan your network (for any new devices popping up in the network), how do you keep the elements from moving themselves? I spent a lot of time arranging elements to fit my background im...
by voip4life
Sat Feb 11, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: How to reboot apc masterswitch port if device goes down?
Replies: 1
Views: 918

How to reboot apc masterswitch port if device goes down?

I was wondering if dude could fire off an snmp command or other to an apc masterswitch or UPS to toggle power to that device. I know nagios can do it, but I haven't been able to figure out how to get dude to do it. Or is there a tool that could be used? Note: this is not via console but via snmp or ...
by voip4life
Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Ability to edit User Manager pages?
Replies: 40
Views: 24403

Re: Ability to edit User Manager pages?

You can add/move/remove menus on the UM page.
Can you please elaborate on how this is done?
by voip4life
Sat Jul 19, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My Outdoor Routerboard Solution
Replies: 9
Views: 2127

Re: My Outdoor Routerboard Solution

Nice, would you mind posting more information about the serial cable pinouts that you used for the cable that you made? I assume that you made your own just for the lack of space to plug it directly into the routerboard, or did you have to change some pinouts? Are all pins used or just certain ones?...
by voip4life
Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:14 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Can User Manager work with POS Printer?
Replies: 7
Views: 3036

Re: Can User Manager work with POS Printer?

Are you going to post more info here about this when you have it ready? That would be great. I would like to be able to replace our old hotspots that have an attached printer with MT hotspot.
by voip4life
Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: MD5 Required in Authorize.net
Replies: 4
Views: 1599

Re: MD5 Required in Authorize.net

Have you actually tried setting the MD5 Hash value in Authorize.net to see if the other system still works? It doesn't matter if your old system supports MD5 Hash or not. MD5 hash is only used on transactions that request it to be used. We have the same situation where some zyxel hotspots have no MD...
by voip4life
Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:23 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Backup of User manager
Replies: 3
Views: 1609

Re: Backup of User manager

What exactly does it backup? Transactions, sessions, logs? I'm concerned with how much drive space it will take up. Does it compress the data at all?

Where can it backup the data to? anyplace other than the boot drive?
by voip4life
Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:16 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: MD5 Required in Authorize.net
Replies: 4
Views: 1599

Re: MD5 Required in Authorize.net

MD5 is actually not required in Authorize.net but by mikrotik. You can add an MD5 hash in your authorize.net account and use your legacy system as well. At least we have been doing that for quite some time. My authorize.net guy told me that if you have an MD5 hash on your account, any device that wa...
by voip4life
Sun Mar 09, 2008 6:42 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 53994

Re: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?

I know this has been requested a million times already to have customizable fields in the usermanager 'user/view' screen, and I know Mikrotik has said it will be in v3 (running rc9), but until then, is it possible to pass the username of a new hotspot user account onto the email receipt that is sent...
by voip4life
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 53994

Re: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?

It would also be really handy if the User List in userman could show "First Name" "Last Name" fields, as with username set to MAC address its hard to identify which account belongs to what user Or even better would be to allow us to choose which fields we want to see on the screen, as I would like ...
by voip4life
Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rtp traffic issue with beta7
Replies: 6
Views: 2305

Re: rtp traffic issue with beta7

This appears to still be an issue with 3.0rc4.

If I disable the 'sip' helper in IP/firewall service ports, my broadvoice VoIP service works fine, as well as my Vonage line. If it's enabled, only Vonage works, broadvoice does not register even.
by voip4life
Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: cpu clock
Replies: 5
Views: 1729

Re: cpu clock

Can these same steps be done remotely by 'rebooting' instead of 'powering off'?
by voip4life
Sat Sep 01, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Status Active User
Replies: 3
Views: 1372

Re: Status Active User

Is there a reason that sessions/users don't terminate and close on their own after their usage time has expired? We seem to have a problem with always hitting the usermanager session limit even though there are only a couple of users with time. 3.0rc3. Also, can you please add the date to display as...
by voip4life
Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Paypal still broke
Replies: 64
Views: 12865

Re: Paypal still broke

It is working now. Also with self signed certificates generated as the wiki explains. I don't know the reason but it was only failing for me. For any reason, Paypal accepted my payments from diferent computers, diferent payment methods (creditcard, paypal account), diferent e-mail contacts but the ...
by voip4life
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Authorize.net payment system ready!
Replies: 15
Views: 20659

Re: Authorize.net payment system ready!

Have you thought about allowing us to change the text for the authorize.net link on the hotspot page (usermanager)? It would be nice to have it say 'pay with: credit card' instead of pay with 'authorize.net' which not too many people know what that means. I can't help but wonder how many people ende...
by voip4life
Mon Jul 02, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP
Replies: 12
Views: 2865

Re: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP

I should have updated this a long time ago, we have successfully connected karlnet SEC's to a MT AP. It works good, now if there was only a way to connect karlnet turbocell to MT AP we would be in business!!!
by voip4life
Mon May 14, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Access to umw files and request for handling passwords
Replies: 5
Views: 2090

from changelog
What's new in 2.9.43: *) user manager - password not revealed on sign-up;
Thanks Mikrotik: ...
by voip4life
Tue May 08, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Access to umw files and request for handling passwords
Replies: 5
Views: 2090

Access to umw files and request for handling passwords

Is it possible to easily access the /umw directory in order to better customize the usermanger signup pages? The login pages are easily modified, but we need to also modify the signup pages. We are interested in changing in the way passwords are handled when a customer is signing up online. We would...
by voip4life
Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:47 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Need quick script to bounce Interface
Replies: 7
Views: 2548

I've seen the same problem on one of our links happening about once a month. Both sides running 2.9.40, local RB532 (1) feeds backhaul to remote RB532 (2) then ethernet to RB532 (3) which connects to other AP's on the tower and to PC Mikrotik router at the base of the tower (4). When the whole tower...
by voip4life
Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:09 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NSTREME 2 on Single Rootenna?
Replies: 20
Views: 4639

Try a 'dual polarity' antenna. Radiowaves and several other antenna manufacturers make dual polarity lnb's (dipoles) that you can add to their dishes that have two connectors, one vertical and one horizontal. Plug two radios into it and run them simultaneously with only one dish per side. The dishes...
by voip4life
Sun Apr 08, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WhoW!
Replies: 6
Views: 2159

Just out of curiosity, Is that one direction or bi-directional speed? What's the distance on the link, and what radio's and antennas are you using?
by voip4life
Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: 100% CPU Usage on RB 111/112
Replies: 22
Views: 7015

re-read this topic please. it's not the same problem as you use 2.9 and the situation changes with a disabled interface. see the wiki link about CPU usage. Normis, I have read that thread about the CPU already, believe me, if there's something that we could do to drop CPU usage on the router, I'd d...
by voip4life
Fri Mar 30, 2007 4:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kiss The Net (KTN) Beta available
Replies: 19
Views: 6151

Isn't this about the same as the dude discovery (with pdf output)? Only it's limited to your local network only...any chance on adding the capability to add networks?
by voip4life
Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 100% CPU Usage on RB 111/112
Replies: 22
Views: 7015

I'm having the same problem with 112 board running 2.9.41 and I can't stay logged into the router very long. I've disabled all packages that are not needed but CPU still hovers at 100%. Router needs reboot about 4 times a day now just to keep it working. I can't even winbox into it now, it's in a fa...
by voip4life
Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP
Replies: 12
Views: 2865

Can Karlnet SEC client talk to Mikrotik AP

Just wondering if anyone has figured out if it's possible for a karlnet client (SEC, not turbocell) to talk to a Mikrotik AP (not using nstreme). I realize, turbocell protocol will not work with Mikrotik because it's proprietary and all but dead now since proxim took it over. We have Mikrotik client...
by voip4life
Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: When is Paypal Intergration coming?
Replies: 7
Views: 2638

When can we look forward to authorize.net and/or paypal being included with usermanager, 2.9? or 3.0?
by voip4life
Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:24 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 53994

Can the usermanager handle multiple timed billing profiles, i.e. by the minute, hourly, daily, etc. so a person could buy any item x at any qty. So you could set up a 10 min. free account, a $5 daily account, and a $20 weekly account or whatever you wanted to charge? How about the ability to have di...
by voip4life
Tue Dec 19, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Payment Systems
Replies: 109
Views: 44265

I've used both authorize.net and paypal, and I would have to say authorize.net is easier to use for both the ISP and the customer. The easier it is to get through a hotspot, the more people will be inclined to use it. #1 Authorize.net (very popular, easy, open, professional, widely supported) #2 Pay...
by voip4life
Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:48 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: When is Paypal Intergration coming?
Replies: 7
Views: 2638

What about authorize.net as well? this is also planned ;) Perfect. When can we test it? Authorize.net is very simple to use and easy to setup and customize into existing pages and sites. It's a much more professional way to authorize credit cards IMHO than having to jump out to other sites/pages to...
by voip4life
Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:48 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: When is Paypal Intergration coming?
Replies: 7
Views: 2638

What about authorize.net as well?
by voip4life
Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script to turn wireless off at night: is it possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1808

Thanks Normis and Craig, that's exactly what I was looking for.
by voip4life
Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:33 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Hotspot Gateway and credit card authorization
Replies: 8
Views: 5238

You can host your Portal/login pages on a central webserver. If you keep the hotspot configuration of your MT routers identical you will only need one login page. The "login.html" text in the MT hotspot directory on the MT router has to be modified that it redirects to the external central login pa...
by voip4life
Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How to give 7 days credit (regardless of uptime)
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

How to give 7 days credit (regardless of uptime)

It seems that if you give a user 7 days credit, and they only use it for an hour a day, usermanager will let them log in for months until 7 days worth of uptime is used, how do you make it expire after 7 days no matter how much uptime is used?
by voip4life
Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How do you view the MAC addresses of users in Userman?
Replies: 1
Views: 1553

How do you view the MAC addresses of users in Userman?

I'd like to be able to view and/or log mac addresses in the Usermanager, is that possible?
by voip4life
Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script to turn wireless off at night: is it possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1808

Script to turn wireless off at night: is it possible?

I would like to know if anyone has any solutions possibly via scripting to turn a wireless hotspot system off at night (not the router, just wireless) after business hours, and then back on again in the morning? Like a scheduled event that runs all the time. This would hopefully turn on wireless Mon...
by voip4life
Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Distance measurement
Replies: 8
Views: 2548

This would be an excellent feature to have in the future!
it would be a groovey feature but its nothing that i cant do with my gps or even a paper map
Will you map out the distance for all 5000 subscribers for me with your gps and map? Thanks.

Oh, and could you have that ready by tomorrow :D
by voip4life
Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:04 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Tranzeo Crashing and Dude?
Replies: 10
Views: 7352

we are using the SNMP according to standards, and have checked this scan with many other non-tranzeo devices. if the tranzeo responds to a standard SNMP scan with an error, it may be a problem with their software, and they would have to check this issue. Normis, how does one go about trouble-shooti...
by voip4life
Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problems with SR9
Replies: 19
Views: 3603

Typically, you should not put 900Mhz so high up on a tower, at 150', it will pick up too much noise, it's usually recommened to stay around the tree line and it will perform much better. You should also never put two 900Mhz radios near each other unless you have REALLY good seperation.
by voip4life
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: APC UPS Reboot Command
Replies: 13
Views: 11887

APC UPS's allow you to "reboot" the UPS or "Sleep" the UPS for a certain amount of time. I believe what he's asking for (and if not...I am) is to use a watchdog or ping to ping OUT from the router to the net or your network. If this fails, then issue the command to the UPS to REBOOT or SLEEP for a f...
by voip4life
Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrade problem: What to do when netinstall fails?
Replies: 1
Views: 1357

Upgrade problem: What to do when netinstall fails?

While attempting a normal upgrade to an RB532 running 2.9.14, we copied the new firmware (2.9.27) to the the router and then rebooted and now it won't boot at all. We are not sure what happened, but we ended up having to pull the unit after multiple attempts to fix the problem with Netinstall. Here'...
by voip4life
Fri Aug 04, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Backup schedule
Replies: 35
Views: 6018

Interesting script, is there a way to only make it email when there is a router configuration change? That way you don't have many backup files that are the same if your routers config doesn't change in months.
by voip4life
Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: OSPF Problems with MT / Cisco on RB500
Replies: 11
Views: 2247

We have been running the 2.9.24 code and so far have not seen any more issues with the OSPF and the Cisco 7206.
It looks like the problem with the 532 and Cisco is fixed.
Thank You! :D
Are you successfully using authentication on your OSPF links, or is your authentication set to 'none'?
by voip4life
Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not really routerOS, but please add dates to Changelog!
Replies: 0
Views: 1293

Not really routerOS, but please add dates to Changelog!

Could you please add the release dates to the software changelog on your download pages.

Thanks
by voip4life
Wed May 03, 2006 5:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A bunch of questions for my wisp operation
Replies: 19
Views: 3047

Thanks, that's helpful information, I can see the reason you wouldn't want to mess with the dlinks.

Which model(s) of dlink were you using or having a problem with?

Did you ever see if dlink tech support could help with that issue? Were you using the latest firmware?

Thanks for your responses.
by voip4life
Tue May 02, 2006 7:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: A bunch of questions for my wisp operation
Replies: 19
Views: 3047

we have throwen out all the d-link routers at our clients and changed to zyxel and have no problems any more with pppoe - is is really running smooth we changed to pppoe over 3 years ago and i am sure it was the right way to go - all the config and accounting is done in the radius database via web ...
by voip4life
Tue May 02, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hardware Compatibility
Replies: 1
Views: 831

I don't believe the nvidia chipset is supported, I built 4 new AMD systems built on an ASUS mb with nvidia chipset only to find the onboard NIC's wouldn't work. I don't have the mb model number but we've decided to use them anyway w/o the onboard NIC and hope Mikrotik will add driver support later.
by voip4life
Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Walled garden to paypal payment page
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

So now you have paypal accessible through the walled garden, but how are you allowing payment to then authorize Internet use?
by voip4life
Sun Mar 19, 2006 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Walled garden to paypal payment page
Replies: 17
Views: 3635

The solution I found that works best is to do an nslookup on paypal then create mangle rules for all their IP addresses.

Trisc
So you have paypal working with walled garden hotspot w/mikrotik???

Mind sharing your setup?