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by mspencer
Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik To ASA VPN issue
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Mikrotik To ASA VPN issue

I have a Mikrotik to ASA VPN setup and it works fine if it is initiated from behind the ASA but if I try to initiate it from behind the Mikrotik, the tunnel does not come up. Under installed SAs I get Auth. Algorithm and Auth Encryption of none. and when it is initiated from behind he ASA, the auth ...
by mspencer
Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What is the maximum speed I can expect
Replies: 4
Views: 1162

Re: What is the maximum speed I can expect

Thanks I will look into replacing the client hardware as well. When checking my speeds, basically, from the main tower/internet circuit I run a speed test to somewhere like http://www.speedtest.net. Then go to the client location and do the same. From the tower I will get 50 to 60 Meg up and down, f...
by mspencer
Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What is the maximum speed I can expect
Replies: 4
Views: 1162

What is the maximum speed I can expect

Hey all, What is the maximum speed I can expect with a connection between my tower and my end. The tower is running a RB600 with SR card in a 120 Degree Sector, the client is a RB133 with an SR5 card connected to a 23db Grid and I am getting about a 65db on both sides. The most I have ever gotten on...
by mspencer
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Need a script to run when ping fails
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: Need a script to run when ping fails

That is it exactly. That will take care of my problem

Thanks
Mark
by mspencer
Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:25 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Need a script to run when ping fails
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Need a script to run when ping fails

Hey, I have about 100 MT routers on my network and out of them 2 are giving me issues I cannot seem to figure out. One of the interfaces quits routing traffic for no apparent reason. The interface is in a bridge and the entire bridge is not effected, just one of the interfaces. Sometimes a reboot fi...
by mspencer
Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sprint 595 Pcmcia Card in RB230
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Re: Sprint 595 Pcmcia Card in RB230

ok, I got this working. Must have been a little buggy from an upgrade or something. I removed the ppp profile and readded it and it works fine now.


Thanks anyway
Mark Spencer
by mspencer
Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Sprint 595 Pcmcia Card in RB230
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Sprint 595 Pcmcia Card in RB230

Hi all, I am installing a Sprint evdo 595 Pcmcia card in a routerboard 230. It works fine in my laptop but I am not sure how to make this work in the Mikrotik. We are running 3.22 on the 230 and I have a ppp profile that dials #777 with no username or password. When it connects, it gets a 10.x.x.x a...
by mspencer
Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: With Client in Station pseudobridge mode, dhcp slow
Replies: 0
Views: 602

With Client in Station pseudobridge mode, dhcp slow

Hi all, I have an MT Client in station pseudobridge mode. Anyone connected to that client on the ethernet side gets an IP address from the DHCP Sever that is upstream. It is very slow to get an ip address. On a windows computer, it will error out with dhcp server unavailable and after 10 seconds or ...
by mspencer
Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Re: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.

Thanks, I will look at the web-proxy and see if I can make it do what I want it to.

Mark
by mspencer
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Re: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.

Oh, and I do not care who goes where. I just want an overall synopsis of the network.
by mspencer
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Re: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.

Yea, We do. We have a terms and conditions section that every user must agree to everytime they access the internet.

Basically, looking for web sites they are visiting.

Thanks
by mspencer
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic Logging - Who is going where.
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Traffic Logging - Who is going where.

Hi, I have a wireless network with a Mikrotik as my gateway router. I would like to setup logging so that I know where my users are going on the internet. I have a few hundred subscribers. Any thoughts on how I might do this?

Thanks for your help

Mark
by mspencer
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: failover question/help needed
Replies: 0
Views: 368

failover question/help needed

I am trying to run a redundant failover on one of my routers. This is a 133 with wireless running a 5 man office. Users are connected to Lan1 and Lan2 and Lan3 are 2 different internet providers both with static IP Addresses. The Lan1 side is masqueraded. I have tried a few different failover setup'...
by mspencer
Fri Aug 10, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Station PsudeoBridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1582

Re: Station PsudeoBridge

AP Side is just an ap doing dhcp. You should be able to test if it works on any AP, Linksys, netgear, any cheap thing just to see if you are briding the connection when you connect to it
by mspencer
Fri Aug 10, 2007 7:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Station PsudeoBridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1582

Re: Station PsudeoBridge

I added the ether1 and the wlan1 to a bridge, then set the mode on the wlan1 card to station psudo-bridge.

That was all there was to it
by mspencer
Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Station PsudeoBridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1582

Station PsudeoBridge

I have just put in a rb133c to replace a litestation 5 Bridge. I am running v3.0rc1 and have setup bridging and have the wireless setup in station psudobridge mode. It connects and works, but my speeds are very strange. The upload will be 4 to 5 meg but the download is 200k. If I change over to rout...
by mspencer
Mon Apr 30, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB532 only showing 1 ethernet interface and no wireless
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

Only thing I have in there is the bridge interface. Weird thing is it is not just the MiniPCI's that are not showing up. It is 2 of the 3 ethernets are not showing up either.
by mspencer
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB532 only showing 1 ethernet interface and no wireless
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

RB532 only showing 1 ethernet interface and no wireless

My routerboard 532 with 502 Daughterboard and 3 CM9's suddenly quit broadcasting today. I remoted into the router and it show 1 ethernet interface and 1 bridge interface with unknown interfaces in the bridge. The 3 cm9's and the other 2 ethernet interfaces no longer show up. If I go to System/resour...
by mspencer
Fri Mar 23, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script to Reboot Routerboard
Replies: 12
Views: 36549

Script to Reboot Routerboard

I am trying to write a script to reboot one of my routers daily at midnight. I have never even looked at the scripting feature before today. Everything I am reading in the manual shows complicated scriptng but nothing on something as smple as a scheduled reboot. Can anyone help me out with this litt...
by mspencer
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Routerboard 112 as Pure AP
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Routerboard 112 as Pure AP

I have a routerboard 112 that I would like to setup as a pure AP. I have the etherent side connected to the internet. I have the wireless card and the ethernet bridged to bridge1 and a live ip address asigned to the bridge1 interface. I also have a default route setup to the internet router. The IP ...
by mspencer
Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: How do I Purchase prepaid licenses
Replies: 1
Views: 597

How do I Purchase prepaid licenses

I worked with a vendor who gave me a couple of prepaid licenses for Mikrotik. When I would log in, I saw the licenses as prepaid and have since used them. I would like to prepay for a few more as the convinence of using them is very simple. I cannot seem to figure out how to prepay for licenses with...
by mspencer
Mon Dec 04, 2006 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Installing RouterOS on Wrap Board
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Thanks Guys, that worked for me.
by mspencer
Mon Dec 04, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Installing RouterOS on a WRAP
Replies: 26
Views: 5292

Thanks, That got it
by mspencer
Mon Dec 04, 2006 4:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Installing RouterOS on Wrap Board
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Installing RouterOS on Wrap Board

I am trying to install RouterOS on a Wrap Board. I have downloaded Netinstall but after I run it, it never comes up with a list of drives to install to. The Routers/Drives Field Stays Blank. Anyone know how to get past this?

Thanks
Mark Spencer
by mspencer
Mon Dec 04, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Installing RouterOS on a WRAP
Replies: 26
Views: 5292

With Netinstall for 2.9.38 it never sees my drives to install to. With the pc version it does, but not the routerboard version. Anyoe have an older version of netinstall I can use to fix this or any other suggestions
by mspencer
Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless links with Eratic Ping Times
Replies: 12
Views: 2091

The only solutions I have found it to upgrade all my gear to 5 ghz. I am about 1/2 way there now and my users on the 5 ghz have no problems. Only the 2.4s are still having problems. I guess it is interference of some sort.
by mspencer
Tue Aug 22, 2006 11:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless links with Eratic Ping Times
Replies: 12
Views: 2091

That should have been 56 us on the client side and 138 us on the AP Side
by mspencer
Tue Aug 22, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless links with Eratic Ping Times
Replies: 12
Views: 2091

Thanks for the post. What is abnormal/normal on the ACK Times. Mine is currently running 56 us.
by mspencer
Tue Aug 22, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless links with Eratic Ping Times
Replies: 12
Views: 2091

Wireless links with Eratic Ping Times

I have a few wireless links setup that the ping times look good for a few minutes then jump from 4 or 5 ms to 2150 2300 9 7 back to 2150 and then fine again for 2 or 3 minutes. It usually goes to a "Request timed out" for 3 to 6 times before it goes back to normal. Then repeats it all again. This cu...
by mspencer
Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless PPPoE and the way I set it up.
Replies: 14
Views: 3033

I just tested and I have the same type problem. I don't have a solution for it. Anyone else have an idea?
by mspencer
Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: High ping times with 11 CPE's on RB532...
Replies: 71
Views: 9374

I am strugling with the same issue only I route my entire network. My ping times run from 1 ms to 999 to 2000 to nothing. I replaced one of the CB3 bridges with an EZ Bridge and had the same problem. Finally replaced it with a RB112 and the complete disconnect went away but the ping times are still ...
by mspencer
Wed Jun 14, 2006 7:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: System Design on 5ghz
Replies: 7
Views: 1509

As I understand it, it's not the Voltage that is the problem. It's the amps. 3 - 400mw Cards might be too much for a standard POE 48V Brick. Might want to look at something that puts out more amps....
by mspencer
Sun Jun 11, 2006 8:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless PPPoE and the way I set it up.
Replies: 14
Views: 3033

Wireless PPPoE and the way I set it up.

Thought people might be interested in this. I have my clients/CB3's connecting to my wireless. The wireless hand out a dhcp private address but does not route it. Therefore, you can connect to it with a laptop, it will give you an IP, but you cannot surf. No rules setup for that. If you them run you...
by mspencer
Sun Jun 11, 2006 8:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot Radius authentication problem
Replies: 1
Views: 773

I had the same problem on one of my systems. I checked the logs of the radius server and saw the ip that was being rejected. Then I knew what IP I was coming from. Set the secret in the radius server with the ip and all was good..
by mspencer
Wed Jun 07, 2006 6:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE and multiple IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2226

ok, so I got this figured out. If I setup a static ip to my pppoe user and create a static route of the /29 subnet i was going to give that company, it works fine. so, there it is....
by mspencer
Tue Jun 06, 2006 2:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE and multiple IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2226

Ok, So I tried the route and that didn't work. I may have the route wrong. My users subnet is say 10.10.10.192/29 the 10.10.10.193 is my wireless and I have forced address 10.10.10.194 on the user and added the route in the route check box 10.10.10.192/29 but it doesn't work. Any idea's?
by mspencer
Sun Jun 04, 2006 6:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE and multiple IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2226

I'll give it a try

I'll try that out and test it tomorrow

Thanks
by mspencer
Sun Jun 04, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: msn problems over mikrotik
Replies: 16
Views: 4321

MTU Problem

I was changing MTU's on my site to site wireless link and http://www.msn.com web site quit working. Changed it back and all was fine. Might be the same type problem
by mspencer
Sun Jun 04, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE and multiple IP Addresses
Replies: 5
Views: 2226

PPPoE and multiple IP Addresses

I have a company connecting to my wireless network via a bridge. They want 5 Static IP Addresses. I have built the subnet on the mikrotik and applied the gateway to the interface and applied one of the ip addresses to the user profile and that works fine. But the other ip addresses don't work. I kno...
by mspencer
Sun Jan 08, 2006 8:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HotSpots and Banner Ads
Replies: 4
Views: 1598

HotSpots and Banner Ads

I am trying to build a Hotspot where after the user logs in a 1.5 inch high banner is forced at the top of every web site visited after the login. Any thought on this

Thanks

Mark Spencer
by mspencer
Mon Jan 02, 2006 1:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Wireless link problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1009

New Wireless link problem

I am in the process of setting up a point to point wireless connection. I have 2 routerboards both 532 with an A and a B radio card in each one. The A cards are connected to backhaul antenna's and the B cards connected to Omni's. The connection I am trying to make is only about 3/4 of a mile away. H...