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by bysard
Mon May 19, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.13 released!
Replies: 177
Views: 49316

Re: v6.13 released!

winbox still crash when conected via pptp
Same here.
by bysard
Wed May 14, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.12 released
Replies: 237
Views: 57842

Re: RIP erratic between 5.26 and 6.12

Hi guys. Can confirm that RIP seems to be behaving erratic when propagating connected routes between version 5.26 and 6.12. I would like to tender my resignation to the Mikrotik Beta testing program. V6 Sucks. Period. Please do me a favor and PM me when version 6 is useable. Don't you like the new ...
by bysard
Tue May 13, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.12 released
Replies: 237
Views: 57842

Re: v6.12 released

Very stable, production ready release.... again.
by bysard
Tue May 06, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.12 released
Replies: 237
Views: 57842

Re: v6.12 released

Hi, PPTP also seems somehow bugged. I have upgraded 3x RB751U-2hnd from 5.26 to 6.12 in a lab enviroment. All three routers connect to the main x86 VMware virtualized RoS 5.26 router via PPTP VPN. I can also ping the routers from VPN endpoint without any lost packets. The connection seems up, but RI...
by bysard
Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: BEWARE of 6.x
Replies: 6
Views: 1950

Re: BEWARE of 6.x

There are not many people who still have any issues in v6.x latest releases. With version 6.12 it should be about time to get some stability in RoS 6 don't you think? Sadly 4 pages at the moment on a version 6.12 release thread tell a different story so I must again disaggree with you. It's one sto...
by bysard
Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.12 released
Replies: 237
Views: 57842

Re: v6.12 released

Still using version 5.26. I think I will skip RoS 6 all together, because this is ridicilous. Normis, you need another list of bugs, should we name a few?
by bysard
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridgeing VLAN and phisical port
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Bridgeing VLAN and phisical port

I think this is a bug in RoS 6.11. If i remember correctly I read about it on the ros 6.11 release thread. Problem with bridges.
by bysard
Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bridgeing VLAN and phisical port
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Bridgeing VLAN and phisical port

What RoS version are you using?
by bysard
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router Crashes (6.10)?
Replies: 6
Views: 1358

Re: Router Crashes (6.10)?

Broco, don't downgrade 2011xx series to 5.x RoS version as you may experience a large number of random reboots.
by bysard
Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with vpn on sattelite link
Replies: 6
Views: 1267

Re: Problem with vpn on sattelite link

Or maybe downgrade all to 5.26 would be better for VPN, especially on less "stable" links.
by bysard
Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: VPN

Hi,

one solution would be to use EOIP tunnels overe VPN and bridge those eoip tunnels with physical ports.
by bysard
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Metarouter images
Replies: 365
Views: 244910

Re: Metarouter images

Any error messages or detailed description? I'm unable to test PPC because I dont have any PPC hardware. I cant get ppc version running on RB800 ... mipsbe runs fine on my rb493. JF there is a problem on PPC hardware regarding OpenWRT - guest is not booting. So that is an issue on our side. As I re...
by bysard
Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Metarouter images
Replies: 365
Views: 244910

Re: Metarouter images

It was a retorical question and the answer is no, you can't. You can only share ether devices with metarouter.
by bysard
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBoard 411U Supported 3G USB Devices
Replies: 27
Views: 11379

Re: RouterBoard 411U Supported 3G USB Devices

Something like this: http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/3 ... 96113.html

You can get these for 59$/piece and they are stable. We don't use ac/dc adapters that come with these modems but instead bought other 7.5V ac/adapters which are higher quality.
by bysard
Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Metarouter images
Replies: 365
Views: 244910

Re: Metarouter images

Hello, please add print server (printer support) to metarouter. I tried install cups, but it not works.
Thanks!
How do you intend to push USB to metarouter?
by bysard
Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBoard 411U Supported 3G USB Devices
Replies: 27
Views: 11379

Re: RouterBoard 411U Supported 3G USB Devices

I know this is an old thread but thought my information may be useful for anyone else out there that is still using the RB411U + Sierra Wireless miniPCI-E 3G card combo. I have 110 units in field running 24/7/365. I have several models of the Sierra Wireless miniPCI-Ecards in use and none of them a...
by bysard
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik WISPs: Where?
Replies: 96
Views: 48638

Re: Mikrotik WISPs: Where?

NOD32 finds a Trojan Horse on your webpage :)
by bysard
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: More then 4 Wan Load Balancing in RB750GL
Replies: 7
Views: 2345

Re: More then 4 Wan Load Balancing in RB750GL

He said he wanted to use 750GL. A 15€ switch is still much cheaper then 8-port or more Mikrotik device.
by bysard
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: More then 4 Wan Load Balancing in RB750GL
Replies: 7
Views: 2345

Re: More then 4 Wan Load Balancing in RB750GL

The simplest way to do this is to use another (1gbit?) 8-port switch and plug it into rb750. Connect all ADSL modems to the switch and create a separate pppoe connection in Mikrotik for each ADSL link. Remove "add default route" and add default routes manually for each pppoe connection with differen...
by bysard
Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AP load balancing
Replies: 4
Views: 1551

Re: AP load balancing

This is planned for RoS v7 if I remember correctly.
by bysard
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: More then 4 Wan Load Balancing in RB750GL
Replies: 7
Views: 2345

Re: More then 4 Wan Load Balancing in RB750GL

Not enough physical ports. But if you were reffereing to WAN as default gateways over e.g. EOIP, VPN, etc. then the answer is yes!
by bysard
Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: strange ethernet problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: strange ethernet problem

Hm, I wouldn't use RoS 5.14 on CCR to be honest. I know v6.x is still buggy, but yes, it still results better behaviour on CCR's.
by bysard
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: strange ethernet problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: strange ethernet problem

Hi Jens,

What things other then interface names are changed on the new board? You can easily rename the interfaces.
by bysard
Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF "Flapping" Issues
Replies: 14
Views: 8214

Re: OSPF "Flapping" Issues

+1. Same problem here. We were also told to move to RoS v6.x RCdunnowhat when it came out. Same problem still on v6.9. Eventually I got tired of trying to find an error and moved to RIP.
by bysard
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.9 released!
Replies: 223
Views: 80013

Re: 6.9 released!

v6.9 and still in beta state. Good job Mikrotik, i'm really happy to announce we lost all confidence in you and your product. Downgraded all to 5.26. What a mess... AGAIN and AGAIN and AGAIN,...
by bysard
Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: is there anyway to know password mistake?
Replies: 20
Views: 3293

Re: is there anyway to know password mistake?

...or use "port knocking".
by bysard
Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.9 released!
Replies: 223
Views: 80013

Re: 6.9 released!

PPPoE Auth failures shows in the logs as follows 14:52:27 pppoe,ppp,info,account [username] logged out, 1 0 0 0 0 Sorry but what a mess this version is ! Big mess. I'll stay at 5.26 with all our routers except RB2xxx, which I rather put in the closed and out of production as they are not stable at ...
by bysard
Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: is there anyway to know password mistake?
Replies: 20
Views: 3293

Re: is there anyway to know password mistake?

Have you considered blocking SSH al together if you don't need it?
by bysard
Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.8 pre-release (RC)
Replies: 44
Views: 5463

Re: 6.8

Thats what I critisize all time long. You have to test your SW before releasing it on all of your devices (at least the actual devices) with a test suite. What you guys do here is in no way responsible. You have to tell the truth: 6.x is a beta development tree. 5.25 is the latest stable Version. +1
by bysard
Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: strange ethernet problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: strange ethernet problem

I have tried finding this with the search function, but I can't seem to find any answers. I recently bought a new CCR routerboard and as soon as I restore a backup file, the ethernet ports are numbered wrong. This causes most of my firewall rules to also be wrong (unknown interface, even after I re...
by bysard
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to solve 3g modem problems
Replies: 2
Views: 861

Re: How to solve 3g modem problems

Does this error also appear when you reboot the router before the problem occurs? And how long does it take until the error shows up? Hours? Days? Immediately? Zap. Hi, This happens completelly randomly. At some point all I see are red lines in log saying "Cannot acquire USB port". It can take some...
by bysard
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPTP between two Mikrotiks
Replies: 11
Views: 2886

Re: PPTP between two Mikrotiks

If I understood correctly you are b1tching about my post trying to help a guy?
by bysard
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to solve 3g modem problems
Replies: 2
Views: 861

How to solve 3g modem problems

Hi all. It has been 3 years since we started using large quantities of Mikrotik boards in combination with a 3G mini-PCIe or USB modems. Everything is working good until a random point where the connection to ISP gets dropped by Mikrotik saying "Cannot acquire USB port". Rebooting doesn't solve this...
by bysard
Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: INFO - What Router to buy
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: INFO - What Router to buy

LOL! I didn't mean it's powered via WLAN but it supports WLAN. I stumbled accross language barriers. :lol:

Zap.
:D
by bysard
Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: INFO - What Router to buy
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: INFO - What Router to buy

It offers 5gbit Ports, can be powered via POE and WLAN.
How can it be powered via WLAN? Anyway 951G is a good router, I also recommend it.
by bysard
Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB800 stops working
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Re: RB800 stops working

Maybe the watchdog is rebooting your board for some reason, this should be seen in logs (if you don't only use memory for logging - I don't recommend it). If the power supply is table, and charger is producing the correct current, this shouldnt be a problem. Is this a solar charged station?
by bysard
Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS on Server HP DL380 G8
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: RouterOS on Server HP DL380 G8

Why not get a CCR?
Because of numerous problems which makes it unwise to use in serious production enviroment?
by bysard
Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB800 stops working
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Re: RB800 stops working

Yes, I would always check. We have bought over 1000 pieces of RB's. We had to change capacitors on atleast 80 RB's, but they were mainly 441, 443, 450,...

What does the log say? Did you check the AC/DC adapter?
by bysard
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB800 stops working
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Re: RB800 stops working

If this is a sudden change in behaviour, please check the capacitors on the board.
by bysard
Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Open Resolver Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 1619

Re: Open Resolver Issue

We had the same attack on 31th December last year on two different locations using port 53. If this is also a case with you then I suggest to check DNS settings. Do you have allow remote requests checked? If so, you need a firewall rule, that will drop all DNS requests comming from internet, but all...
by bysard
Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Metarouter images
Replies: 365
Views: 244910

Re: Metarouter images

Thank you liquidcz. I have no problems running this image but I can't change the IP address from DHCP to static. When I click save, I see new values, but when I reboot the router it goes back to DHCP. If you are using web administration, after clicking "Save Changes", you still have to click on the...
by bysard
Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.7 released
Replies: 225
Views: 109872

Re: v6.7 released

Thanks Mikrotik upgraded 2 2011 at 5.25 to 6.7 and 1 completely died and 1 had to be powercycled twice to get it back and I am assuming that will die but am scared to downgrade to 6.6 because it will probably die. I only upgraded because 2011s are so buggy on 5.25 and anything else 5. Should have j...
by bysard
Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.7 released
Replies: 225
Views: 109872

Re: v6.7 released

Hello Folks! After some weeks in production CRS used as a pure switch with no vlans or routing etc. all packages are disabled exept dhcp, security, system and advanced-tools, start to missbehave, very bad customer impact! Further IP settings are cleared out, it is a switch! LCD and touchscreen is d...
by bysard
Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Metarouter images
Replies: 365
Views: 244910

Re: Metarouter images

Thank you liquidcz. I have no problems running this image but I can't change the IP address from DHCP to static. When I click save, I see new values, but when I reboot the router it goes back to DHCP.
by bysard
Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: 4G LTE cards (4gen) support request on RouterOS 6
Replies: 49
Views: 31681

Re: 4G LTE cards (4gen) support request on RouterOS 6

You are showing megabits, I was talking about megabytes (1:8). I haven't tried this on ros 6.7.
you have decided to me to teach mathematics or what's your question ?
It is not a question at all.
by bysard
Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 4G LTE cards (4gen) support request on RouterOS 6
Replies: 49
Views: 31681

Re: 4G LTE cards (4gen) support request on RouterOS 6

I got this modem for test today Huawei E3276. On INFO on PPP connection it shows enhanched 3G, but I cannot see the connection under LTE tab. I get transfers up to 2MB/s, so it seems as the modem is working only on 3G correct? Отвечу по-русски, т.к. в основном вопросы по модему Российского оператор...
by bysard
Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik vs Ubiquiti Unifi
Replies: 23
Views: 17704

Re: Mikrotik vs Ubiquiti Unifi

Uni-fi is a good solution but it has a flaw in design (atleast from my point of view). The flaw is that you need a Windows machine in order to run Uni-fi controller software which has to be in the same subnet as the AP's (it searches and communicates with AP's via layer2). This sets up price much h...
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: user with read permissions can shut down the router
Replies: 7
Views: 2129

Re: user with read permissions can shut down the router

But I think it undesirable for read users to be able to reboot by default.
reboot should be set to no by default.
+1
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik Syslog
Replies: 6
Views: 1724

Re: Mikrotik Syslog

Thanks for reply,

But how can i do this on syslog server(Linux).
It differs from syslog to syslog. I use Kiwi syslog, but it runs on windows server machine. I can help you with this one.
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik Syslog
Replies: 6
Views: 1724

Re: Mikrotik Syslog

Dear All, I have 4-5 Core routers(Mikrotik) and created log with syslog on remote syslog server. Presently all the routers logs written in single file on remote server. How can i create different log file for different Mikrotik router on remote syslog server. Thanks Direct_logic This should be done...
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Android USB Tethering
Replies: 5
Views: 5177

Re: Android USB Tethering

I just tried it with my Samsung Galaxy S3, android version 4.1.2 and RB951G.
In the router it will add an interface lte1, then just add a dhcp client on this interface and you're done.
Samsung S2 is working without any problems so far.
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forward Invalid, horrible problem lots of packets
Replies: 2
Views: 1692

Re: Forward Invalid, horrible problem lots of packets

What is your bridge config? Is NAT configured?
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: sudden drops
Replies: 1
Views: 565

Re: sudden drops

Hi,

i have 411aH. It is giving out 3Mbps and all of sudden it is dropping down to 2kb or below 100kb may i know what is the issue?

how to rectify it...
Need more info.
by bysard
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Station bridge problem on different RBs
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: Station bridge problem on different RBs

Have you confured a dhcp-client on the wireless interface? I don't need it. It needs to be static. It was the defective board. When I opened it it had three bloated capacitors. There were really some low quality capacitors installed. Changed them all and now passthrough bridge works on this board a...
by bysard
Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Time Setting option
Replies: 4
Views: 1252

Re: Time Setting option

I don't understand, sorry.
by bysard
Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Time Setting option
Replies: 4
Views: 1252

Re: Time Setting option

That's normal for routerboards as they don't have the batteryy installed. I suggest (if this router has access to internet) to use NTP client service, which will sync routers time chronologically with a NTP server.
by bysard
Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Ethernet port flap issue enquiery, PLS JOIN!
Replies: 247
Views: 86112

Re: New Ethernet port flap issue enquiery, PLS JOIN!

Didn't Mikrotik already said twice or three times that port flapping issue was fixed? So is it fixed or not?
by bysard
Tue Dec 24, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Reccomended 3g mini-pciE module
Replies: 0
Views: 381

Reccomended 3g mini-pciE module

Hi, What 3G module would you recommend from your experience to use in RB411UAHR/U? I have tried Sierra Wireless MC8790, MC8792V and Novatel 850D. All of the above cards freeze after some random time and a router reboot is needed. In logs you can see that router no longer sees USB port. Also if there...
by bysard
Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Groove A-52HPn, extensive data loss
Replies: 26
Views: 10327

Re: Groove A-52HPn, extensive data loss

Did you send a supout to Mikrotik support or to that guy that wasn't very nice? :)
by bysard
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik vs Ubiquiti Unifi
Replies: 23
Views: 17704

Re: Mikrotik vs Ubiquiti Unifi

Uni-fi is a good solution but it has a flaw in design (atleast from my point of view). The flaw is that you need a Windows machine in order to run Uni-fi controller software which has to be in the same subnet as the AP's (it searches and communicates with AP's via layer2). This sets up price much hi...
by bysard
Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Groove A-52HPn, extensive data loss
Replies: 26
Views: 10327

Re: Groove A-52HPn, extensive data loss

Try to reduce the output power on each groove.
I think this is the problem, especially with a 15m distance link. You might have set the power too high.
by bysard
Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: PPTP dynamic OSPF to Broadcast mode ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1056

Re: PPTP dynamic OSPF to Broadcast mode ?

I wouldn't recommend broadcast on wireless and VPN links as you would get lots of state changes. However, you can change network type under /routing ospf interface. If you see a "D" infront of the desired interface that means you cannot change network type because the OSPF interface was created dyna...
by bysard
Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What routerboard can connect a 3G USB modem
Replies: 4
Views: 1115

Re: What routerboard can connect a 3G USB modem

ebe: Not all models support USB modems out of the box. e.g. RB4xx series needs external power on USB port (there is a way to bypass it, but it voids warranty). You should check models like RB751U, RB951U, etc. depends on what you are looking for (CPU performance, port speed, design?,...) edit: I hav...
by bysard
Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IP hangs, but I still can access via MAC address
Replies: 9
Views: 1475

Re: IP hangs, but I still can access via MAC address

May be an IP conflict in your LAN?
My thoughts exactly
by bysard
Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude on RB1100
Replies: 4
Views: 4861

Re: Dude on RB1100

Dude is buggy on Routerboards, but works almost OK on e.g. Windows machine. Even if you are able to run Dude on RB's, you will not be able to export your configuration on 99% of boards (crash). I don't recommend Dude on routerboards.
by bysard
Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: bonding causes problems with accesing wireless devices
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: bonding causes problems with accesing wireless devices

I'd try:

1. Enabling RTSP on bridge

If this doesn't do the trick, try:

2. Remove bond link from bridge and try routing instead
by bysard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Android USB Tether to RouterBoard
Replies: 11
Views: 9402

Re: Android USB Tether to RouterBoard

Hi, I use Samsung S2 with RB751U on RoS 6.7 and I'm quite surprised on how well this is working! Good job MT. Of course there is always just one more question... :) If you check or don't check "add default route" on lte interface that is automatically created, it always adds default route. is this s...
by bysard
Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Services
Replies: 8
Views: 2591

Re: Services

Yes, and I suggest not to use so much ????
by bysard
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Services
Replies: 8
Views: 2591

Re: Services

Mikrotik can't to this???
Mikrotik is a router.
by bysard
Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPTP between two Mikrotiks
Replies: 11
Views: 2886

Re: PPTP between two Mikrotiks

Just make a PPTP connection between the two MT routers. Go to the MT1 router and under /interface eoip and create a new eoip tunnel (e.g. /interface eoip add name=link1-2 remote-address=10.1.1.1 tunnel-id=23). Go to MT2 and add name=link2-1 remote-address=10.1.1.2 tunnel-id=23. The tunnel ID must be...
by bysard
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF Neighbor intermitantly bounce from Exchange to 2-Way
Replies: 5
Views: 5130

Re: OSPF Neighbor intermitantly bounce from Exchange to 2-Wa

1. The two neighbouring routers mush have same network type set (broadcast, p2p, nbma,...), you don't need to change to e.g. p2p on all links, but for wireless purposes yes, don't use broadcast. Use p2p also on vpn links if any. This should not affect whole network (maybe for a little while untill a...
by bysard
Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: missed USB
Replies: 14
Views: 2594

Re: missed USB

But if you do see connected USB devices, why do you need to see an empty USB port?
I would. It should be there, so yes.
by bysard
Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: missed USB
Replies: 14
Views: 2594

Re: missed USB

You can always try netinstall
by bysard
Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Station bridge problem on different RBs
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: Station bridge problem on different RBs

Another defective 411 board, please disregard. it works perfectly with any other board.
by bysard
Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Station bridge problem on different RBs
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Station bridge problem on different RBs

Hi, I have a strange problem. Untill now I have used a RB751U on a location, configured wireless as station-bridge and bridged all ports ether 1-5 + wlan1. On ether5, I have a specific 10 mbit/s device. The device and the routers's bridge are in the same subnet, using the same gateway. Everything wo...
by bysard
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Different OIDs
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Re: Different OIDs

it seems the last number is a wireless adapter ID. Does anyone know how to monitor universally number of Mikrotik wireless users on all devices and all adapters?
by bysard
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: NetBEUI over VPN?
Replies: 2
Views: 886

Re: NetBEUI over VPN?

The networks are in the same segment? If so then:

1. create some sort of VPN between the two routers
2. create an EOIP tunnel between the networks

Now you have a working netbeui on LAN over VPN.
by bysard
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Different OIDs
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Re: Different OIDs

I'm the only one seeing this?
by bysard
Sun Nov 24, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Different OIDs
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Different OIDs

Hi, Does anyone know why I have different OID's from two 751U routers both running RoS 5.26 with FW 3.09? R1: 0 tx-rate=.1.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.3.1.2.6 rx-rate=.1.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.3.1.3.6 ssid=.1.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.3.1.4.6 bssid=.1.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.3.1.5.6 client-count=.1.3.6.1.4.1.149...
by bysard
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.6 released
Replies: 164
Views: 72967

Re: RouterOS v6.6 released

"We learned that OSPF gave so much problems in the past that we simply installed another suppliers router." We learned the same thing but we needed to keep Mikrotik devices for the time being, so we still use RIP which is working as it should. Tnx for the advice. We have large multi-type multi-area...
by bysard
Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.6 released
Replies: 164
Views: 72967

Re: RouterOS v6.6 released

"We learned that OSPF gave so much problems in the past that we simply installed another suppliers router."

We learned the same thing but we needed to keep Mikrotik devices for the time being, so we still use RIP which is working as it should. Tnx for the advice.
by bysard
Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.6 released
Replies: 164
Views: 72967

Re: RouterOS v6.6 released

My Personal opinion is that Ver 6 is a beta version. To get an answer on the successful implementation is a little far fetch. In short if you need a working system with some bugs 5.26 is good if you need to get involved with the beta testing of version 6.X then version 6.X is the one you should use...
by bysard
Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.6 released
Replies: 164
Views: 72967

Re: RouterOS v6.6 released

[/quote] How do you check? If you try to ping the host your static entry points to, don't forget to flush your Windows DNS cache ('ipconfig /flushdns' from the elevated command prompt). When using nslookup this should not be required, since nslookup contacts the DNS server directly, thus bypassing O...
by bysard
Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.6 released
Replies: 164
Views: 72967

Re: RouterOS v6.6 released

Reading this i'm still afraid (very discouraged) to upgrade our network to 6.x (200+ RB devices). We still use RoS 5.25 or 5.26. Because Rb2011xx's don't like RoS 5.x we just put them in a closet and have replaced them with different devices. It's much cheaper then waiting for a "rock-solid" solutio...
by bysard
Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB450G successor needed
Replies: 10
Views: 2582

Re: RB450G successor needed

I would skip 2011xx series though. RB450G is a reliable board, RB2011xx not so much.
by bysard
Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD with Huawei e169 3G USB stick
Replies: 11
Views: 3584

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD with Huawei e169 3G USB stick

1. Check if number to dial is really *91#, maybe it's *99#? 2. use APN "internet" unless you need to use that specific APN 3. do you have PIN security activated? If so, enter the PIN 4. Try this for modem init string: AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","internet" 5. I would use different channels for info and data A...
by bysard
Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple networks using vmware
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Multiple networks using vmware

Without thinking you can always create a Mikrotik VM. 1 physical port and n virtual ports. Then you can setup an e.g. eoip tunnel between RB751 and an x86 virtualised router. All you need to do now is to bridge the correct ports together. Don't forget to also include a vmware virtual adapter in the ...
by bysard
Thu Nov 07, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD with Huawei e169 3G USB stick
Replies: 11
Views: 3584

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD with Huawei e169 3G USB stick

Paste PPP config please.
by bysard
Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD with Huawei e169 3G USB stick
Replies: 11
Views: 3584

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD with Huawei e169 3G USB stick

Try using different channel.
by bysard
Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RF not connected - doesn't have even ping
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Re: RF not connected - doesn't have even ping

How are you trying to reach the other side? A little more info about config please.
by bysard
Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Issue with public IP and DSL modem in bridge mode.
Replies: 5
Views: 4323

Re: Issue with public IP and DSL modem in bridge mode.

I would configure it only on ppoe interface.
by bysard
Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Issue with public IP and DSL modem in bridge mode.
Replies: 5
Views: 4323

Re: Issue with public IP and DSL modem in bridge mode.

1 ADC 88.103.200.41/32 10.226.139.143 pppoe-out1 0

This seems like a problem to me. I can't see you have public IP setup. 10.226.139.143 is a local IP address.
by bysard
Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: SMS to email using routerOS
Replies: 2
Views: 1506

Re: SMS to email using routerOS

Yes, that is possible. I assume you use your 2g/3g modem for SMS only for the sake of argument (otherwise you need to use a modem with more free channels). You need to set-up a sms-receive-enabled under /tool sms set receive-enabled=yes and use correct port and channel. OK, you can now receive a SMS...
by bysard
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Modem MC8790V doesn't work on RB411
Replies: 9
Views: 1823

Re: Modem MC8790V doesn't work on RB411

You have K2_0_7_... firmware. It works 100% without removing the resistor. We use MC8790, MC8792V and lots of other manufacturers with RB411U and RB411UAHR.

One more stupid question...did you attach the antenna? :)
by bysard
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Modem MC8790V doesn't work on RB411
Replies: 9
Views: 1823

Re: Modem MC8790V doesn't work on RB411

Before removing the resistor, maybe you should try different channels?
by bysard
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB 1100 AHx2 be used as Wan load balancing
Replies: 4
Views: 1340

Re: RB 1100 AHx2 be used as Wan load balancing

That and much more.
by bysard
Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude on RB2011UAS-RM & RB751U-2HD
Replies: 5
Views: 3693

Re: The Dude on RB2011UAS-RM & RB751U-2HD

Did you test export configuration on RB's? I bet it will lock up.
by bysard
Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: DHCP issues on a wireless bridge
Replies: 5
Views: 1639

Re: DHCP issues on a wireless bridge

1. Like tgid said WDS
2. eoip
3. bridge (stp/rstp)
4. routing

You have many possibilities how to solve this.
by bysard
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB493G reboot problem when formatting SD card
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: RB493G reboot problem when formatting SD card

Ok, there seems to be a bug which causes the router to reboot when formatting sd cards. You need to disable watchdog timer for the time formatting an sd card.

Command:

"/system watchdog set watchdog-timer=no"
by bysard
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB493G reboot problem when formatting SD card
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: RB493G reboot problem when formatting SD card

SD Cards are working 100%! Really noone had this problem? It seems really very low chance of both RB493G being defective or is it?
by bysard
Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB493G reboot problem when formatting SD card
Replies: 2
Views: 462

RB493G reboot problem when formatting SD card

Hi,

This router ALWAYS reboots when formatting a SD card. I tried two different RB493G routers with 2gb and 4gb cards. Always reboot - watchdog. Any clues?
tested on 6.2 and 6.4.
by bysard
Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

If the connection is now disconnected it only means it was never really connected. That's what a dial-on-demand does. I suggest to keep dial-on-demand unchecked. 1. set dial string to ATDT 2. allow all auth. protocols 3. try without an init string 4. does your provider require to login? if so, use y...
by bysard
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

Do you have "dial on demand" checked in PPP tab of interface properties? If so, please uncheck it and see if you still see your connection as running.
by bysard
Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Block Torrents & p2p Traffic 100% working on all versions
Replies: 57
Views: 154145

Re: Block Torrents & p2p Traffic 100% working on all version

It seems that these rules don't work anymore.
by bysard
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

Did you try different channels? Is the SIM card OK? Did you try without modem init?
by bysard
Fri Sep 27, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why Huawei E5331 often sense got disconnected?
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Re: Why Huawei E5331 often sense got disconnected?

:) You may only need to play a bit with channels and you should be set to go.
by bysard
Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61267

Re: v6.4 released

With everything said, I believe they should've pulled this 6.4 release from the main page, or at least, move it to the Beta Releases page. ....an apology or at least a formal acknowledgement would also go a long way. 1. Apology 2. Pull 6.x completelly from page and start over :) - Most of my router...
by bysard
Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61267

Re: v6.4 released

With a company policy in place that says all networking devices must at all times have the latest firmware/OS releases, and with RouterOS' supposedly stable releases causing all kinds of havoc, my job is on the line if a router should misbehave. Sorry to be rude, but that is a very stupid policy. W...
by bysard
Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Supermicro motherboard
Replies: 5
Views: 1426

Re: Supermicro motherboard

I would say drivers. If the hardware is not natively supported in Linux kernel, routerOS wont be able to use that hardware. Like I said. It's a good server, so maybe you should try and virtualize it. If you can get ESXi or some other hypervisor to boot properly, you will have no problem installing M...
by bysard
Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Supermicro motherboard
Replies: 5
Views: 1426

Re: Supermicro motherboard

What error do you get? No drives found? You can always use ESXi or something and virtualize Mikrotik.
by bysard
Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using a PPTP tunnel as the default gateway
Replies: 3
Views: 1172

Re: Using a PPTP tunnel as the default gateway

Hi Hope someone can help me overcome this strange problem I am having. We have some (500) RB's with 3G cards in. We create a PPTP tunnel back to our core routers and set it as the default gateway. The 3G units have a wifi card, and run hotspot services. However, we have major problems with the traf...
by bysard
Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude on RB2011UAS-RM & RB751U-2HD
Replies: 5
Views: 3693

Re: The Dude on RB2011UAS-RM & RB751U-2HD

Has anyone succeed in doing so without any problems? Mikrotik Staff can you verify that whether the dude is or is NOT designed to work on these two models? Here is what I have tried: I have tried installing the dude package 3.6 and 4.0 beta 3 into these two routers with ROS6.1 I put mipsbe version ...
by bysard
Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why Huawei E5331 often sense got disconnected?
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Re: Why Huawei E5331 often sense got disconnected?

Are you trying to use your Huawei E5331 MiFi device as a 3G modem interface for your Routerboard? Is this possible at all? To use Huawei E5331 MiFi device as a 3G modem interface for the Mikrotik Routerboard? I don't see it on compatibility list but it is still hope. If you plug it into your Mikrot...
by bysard
Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 14750

Re: RB2011 freeze

Maybe I didn't use the right words (throughput). What I mean is when I connect e.g. two Intel I7 computers with Intel E1000 cards with each other through giga ports on RB2011 and start transfering files from one to another, the CPU on RB2011L reaches 100% and max transfer speed is 310 mbit/s. This ...
by bysard
Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61267

Re: v6.4 released

*Gets up on a soapbox.* I feel that the ROS is getting into a situation where outstanding bugs and issues are not being fixed, and new features that have even more bugs are being added to the package, compounding the situation to where it is unacceptable. Take a little advice: Set up a triage on a ...
by bysard
Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

disconnect ppp device. Double-click on the PPP interface and click on "info" button.
by bysard
Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61267

Re: v6.4 released

To be clear, the developers themselves are not the problem, it is the system they're using and a part of. MikroTik is on the brink of another growth period and what does not kill them will make them better. If I was the CTO I would begin to implement some type of change control and automation. It m...
by bysard
Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61267

Re: v6.4 released

Image
Just reopen this menu.
That's what I wrote.
by bysard
Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

NBMA failed us also. At some (seems) random point I can't get routes anymore from main to client routers. All links are stable, no loopbacks and each OSPF router has it's own routerID! Not all OSPF links fall down at the same time. Both routers still see each other as neighbours, one as DR and other...
by bysard
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.4 released
Replies: 170
Views: 61267

Re: v6.4 released

There are strange errors: - Do not update via NTP Client (2011UAS-2HnD) - Do not appear possible to edit anything, all obscured. For the second time of calling this function is activated. (2011UAS-2HnD + 450G) http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/6650/9woa.jpg I can confirm this. EDIT: I just closed it...
by bysard
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD defective? return to reseller?
Replies: 10
Views: 1573

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD defective? return to reseller?

Sorry, but to me it seems that #1 and #2 contradict each other. You say that it became stable in v6.2, but you also say, that your routers "locked up" in v6.2 ? Have you contacted support about it? I use RB2011 at home, and at work, they both work flawlessly, each with a different config. The RB201...
by bysard
Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 14750

Re: RB2011 freeze

Maybe I didn't use the right words (throughput). What I mean is when I connect e.g. two Intel I7 computers with Intel E1000 cards with each other through giga ports on RB2011 and start transfering files from one to another, the CPU on RB2011L reaches 100% and max transfer speed is 310 mbit/s.
by bysard
Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD defective? return to reseller?
Replies: 10
Views: 1573

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD defective? return to reseller?

Normis you sound like there is nothing wrong with RB2011xx at all... Apart from the mentioned issues with case design, what else is wrong with it? 1. 2011L routers became stable with 6.2 (after cca. 1 year since production started) 2. 4 our of 6 routers 2011L that we bought were randomly rebooting,...
by bysard
Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD defective? return to reseller?
Replies: 10
Views: 1573

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD defective? return to reseller?

Normis you sound like there is nothing wrong with RB2011xx at all...
by bysard
Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 14750

Re: RB2011 freeze

Also I couldn't get RB2011L to get past 310mbit/s throughput on giga ports. CPU 100%. Last tested on 6.2.
by bysard
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

Combo mode. For VPN links i used Point-to-point and for LAN links and subnets I used broadcast. I use NBMA for all now and it's beautiful. Also tried RIP and also had no problems.
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to use
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to us

All this time and it was a typo... i used ether2 in my config instead of ether3. :( Tnx for posting answers.
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

I set the OSPF to nbma mode and configured everything manually. No errors so far for 10 hours. Does this kinda suggests a bug in OSPF?
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to use
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to us

Maybe I miss-posted the question.
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to use
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to us

The question is how will the local machine use IP 1.1.2.2 as it's external WAN and not e.g. 1.1.2.3.
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to use
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to us

That's not what I mean. I don't want a public IP on the local machine, I want it on the router, but everytime a local machine wants to communicate over internet it should use an IP from PUBLIC IP range on port ether2.
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 14750

Re: RB2011 freeze

please upgrade to RouterOS v6.3 as there is a fix that will fix your problems:
*) RB2011L - fixed occasional gigabit switch-chip lockup;
Too late, sold both units already.
by bysard
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to use
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Select specific WAN IP from routed Public IP range to use

Hi, this is my situation: Hardware: RB1100AHx2 Config: main gateway: 1.1.1.1/30 - ether1 routed public range 1.1.2.0/29 - ether2 local machine: 192.168.0.3/24 - ether3 The question is, how to force a local machine to use a specific IP from routed public range as it's WAN IP? I need to have WAN IP se...
by bysard
Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP not giving ip just to one client
Replies: 11
Views: 2504

Re: DHCP not giving ip just to one client

Try this on Windows machines:

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log
by bysard
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN Site to Site behind nat
Replies: 11
Views: 8393

Re: VPN Site to Site behind nat

I disbanded every configuration where I had Mikrotik acting as VPN endpoint behind a NAT. You can get a connection, but stability is another issue compared to non-NAT VPN's. In these cases I was always using PPTP type and always Mikrotik behind Mikrotik. Mikrotik VPN Endpoint ---> Mikrotik Gateway -...
by bysard
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Trunking on an HP 1810
Replies: 4
Views: 2332

Re: Trunking on an HP 1810

What seems to be the problem? We have RB1100AHx2 connected to the HP Procurve 1800 via 802.3ad. Works as intended on RoS 5.25 here.
by bysard
Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Appstore, googleplay, youtube no images
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Appstore, googleplay, youtube no images

I would try with all disabled or all enabled on both Ubiquity and Mikrotik, but I wouldn't mix.
by bysard
Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: route ospf error -> Discarding packet: locally originated
Replies: 24
Views: 28482

Re: route ospf error -> Discarding packet: locally originate

Error is back. I really can't reboot all routers every couple of hours. No fix on the horizon. No good advice from support to eliminate this problem except..."It will be fixed in RoS6." It is now 6.2 and still no fix.
by bysard
Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

No loopbacks in network, each router has it's own routerID and still spam in logs....route ospf error...locally originated. 10 lines of spam per 40s.
by bysard
Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Appstore, googleplay, youtube no images
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Appstore, googleplay, youtube no images

Try to enable RSTP and check the results.
by bysard
Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Appstore, googleplay, youtube no images
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Appstore, googleplay, youtube no images

Is the network adapter on Mikrotik that is connected to UBNT WDS bridge also configured as Mikrotik bridge port? If so check whether you have STP/RSTP enabled.
by bysard
Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: two wan, l2tp on wan2 (routing problem)
Replies: 5
Views: 1856

Re: two wan, l2tp on wan2 (routing problem)

I'm seeing similar problem in 6.2 - Firsts UDP packet received is all I get on L2TP. Spamming same line over and over again. Downgrading to 5.25 eliminates this error and L2TP is working again. PPTP works OK on 6.2. I'm seeing this on RB1100AHx2.
by bysard
Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 4G LTE cards (4gen) support request on RouterOS 6
Replies: 49
Views: 31681

Re: 4G LTE cards (4gen) support request on RouterOS 6

I got this modem for test today Huawei E3276. On INFO on PPP connection it shows enhanched 3G, but I cannot see the connection under LTE tab. I get transfers up to 2MB/s, so it seems as the modem is working only on 3G correct?
by bysard
Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.2 released
Replies: 247
Views: 90264

Re: v6.2 released

Will 6.3 include any fixes for the S**t reliability issues with wireless links we have seen with every version 6.x? I am getting pretty p***ed off with having to reboot APs just because they randomly decide that they cannot be bothered to pass traffic anymore (even though they are still registered ...
by bysard
Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.2 released
Replies: 247
Views: 90264

Re: v6.2 released

Jarda "I alerady did (nr. 2013080466000205 - about loosing graphs). Today I received advice to netinstall v6.2. I am not sure that it will help, but I will try to." This is interesting. MT support told me there is no need to use netinstall. They also told me because I used it (RoS 6.2 with netinstal...
by bysard
Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2

Sadly no. I made contact on reset hole for 1 minute to no effect. ether1 blinks for 1 second, then is dead again. This happened on two different routers, bought at different times. MT support wasnt able to reproduce my problem so I guess there is no problem.
by bysard
Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2

RB2011L and RB751U don't have serial port
by bysard
Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2

No reply = user fault, GTFO?
by bysard
Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2

I tried with reset hole and reset button, to no effect. I tried netinstalling with version 6.2, routers doesn't login to netinstall. I know I should use newest netinstall, like I said I forgot because I was using netinstall 5.x for a long time and I automatically started it. Why did the netinstall l...
by bysard
Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2

Noone had these problems?
by bysard
Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Netinstall 5.25 with RoS 6.2

Hi,

I didn't check firmly and used Netinstall 5.25 on RB2011L and RB751U with RoS 6.2. Both routers hung on 70% netinstalling. I guess I killed both units right? :(


br,

bysaRD
by bysard
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Meshing
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Re: Meshing

I think this will be addted in Ros v7.x - wireless controller.

edit: for now you can use scripts, but you need to set a limit for a max users per AP.
by bysard
Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle rules hurts performance by 50% (Clear DF, change MSS)
Replies: 6
Views: 1819

Re: Mangle rules hurts performance by 50% (Clear DF, change

RB1000 v5.25 RB450g v6.0 I'll upgrade RB1000 to v6 in a while and test again. Frankly I wouldn't. I would use 5.25 on both until further notice from Mikrtoik staff. EDIT: I'm seeing the exact same problem on my RB1100U, I just couldn't connect it to anything until now. If I disable all mangle rules...
by bysard
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle rules hurts performance by 50% (Clear DF, change MSS)
Replies: 6
Views: 1819

Re: Mangle rules hurts performance by 50% (Clear DF, change

What RoS version are you using?
by bysard
Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

"-Now the info and data channel number can be changed. Tried all combination, non get the modem working." I had a situation where I tried all channels and got no connection until.... I made a change and power cycle the router and tried, made another change - power cycle - retry. And at some point (g...
by bysard
Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

A dumb question. Did you try to change the channels?
by bysard
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:10 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD naming
Replies: 47
Views: 25883

Re: RouterBOARD naming

ty.
by bysard
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: PPTP: client-to-client routing
Replies: 3
Views: 1714

Re: PPTP: client-to-client routing

Hi,

If I understood correctly you need to router traffic from client1 over server to client2. This can be done more then 1 way. The simplest way in my opinion is to use dynamic routing protocols like OSPF or RIP. You can also use static routes.
by bysard
Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which Mikrotik supplier to choose?
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Which Mikrotik supplier to choose?

Hi all.

I need a Mikrotik supplier from EU. Can someone tell me with whom you have good experiences?

thanks.
by bysard
Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100AHx2 Dead After "Reset Configuration".
Replies: 1
Views: 1350

Re: RB1100AHx2 Dead After "Reset Configuration".

I would try with netinstall. Hopefully the bootloader is still working and you have boot from ethernet selected. I sure you did, but just to make sure...did you use 115000 baud rate on serial conection on client?
by bysard
Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port isolation/Network isolation
Replies: 4
Views: 1783

Re: Port isolation/Network isolation

You should mark packets that start at eth1 and go to eth2 in prerouting mangle rule, then make an allow rule in firewall with these marked packages included, else=drop.
by bysard
Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Some questions from a new user who is very frustrated
Replies: 13
Views: 2329

Re: Some questions from a new user who is very frustrated

I do not usually post, but this seemed like someone joking really bad or trolling. I admire your patience Normis. *cough*brown-noser*cough* I also like how you use the tired old "troll" accusations whenever somebody tells the truth. If you think asking for help is "trolling" or "joking", you must h...
by bysard
Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

Please list these bugs in the v6.1 topic, otherwise, this is not helping anyone. I wrote a long email to our supplier and he is in contact with someone at Mikrotik. We took RB2011Ls out of production after 6 months of constant reboots.....yes 6.1 solves that problem but introduces numerous new prob...
by bysard
Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

Please list these bugs in the v6.1 topic, otherwise, this is not helping anyone. I wrote a long email to our supplier and he is in contact with someone at Mikrotik. We took RB2011Ls out of production after 6 months of constant reboots.....yes 6.1 solves that problem but introduces numerous new prob...
by bysard
Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

Is there any updates on RB 2100L? I have 8 of then freezing at random times. Some of then cant even receive pings, sometimes ping is working, but lost a lot of packets. Two of sites is using a VRRP configuration. The unstability is leading to complete stop in both routers. yes freezing problem on R...
by bysard
Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 14750

Re: RB2011 freeze

Similar problems here with RB2011L. Router just reboots randomly at 5.x. Once upgraded to 6.1 the router doesn't reboot anymore but VPN has too many problems for production implementation. It's always like this....two steps forward, one step back with every major upgrade.... but let the users figure...
by bysard
Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710
Replies: 52
Views: 25051

Re: Mikrotik RB4XX with Sierra Wireless MC7710

What is the problem? Does RoS find a Sierra Wireless card? I assume it is a mini-PCIe card.
by bysard
Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN Queue
Replies: 0
Views: 877

VPN Queue

Hi, I have a major problem with VPN (PPTP, SSTP, L2TP) over mobile PPP links. The connection establishes OK, the ping is 70-140ms and signal strenght on 3G is from -70dBI to -80dBi. The connection stays up untill I start some data transfer. On the main end I have a x86 RoS 5.25 and on the client end...
by bysard
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

Hello, Firstly, I would like to thank all people for their contributions and sharing information about issues with 411UAHR. I have deployed 20 of 411UAHR with MC8780. I have also added scripts to ping 8.8.8.8 and reboot on conn failures but fortunately there were none. Devices are working very stab...
by bysard
Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 6.1 released
Replies: 198
Views: 54455

Re: RouterOS 6.1 released

Problems here with IPSEC between Draytek and Mikrotik 6.1 - worked fine in 6.0 but upgraded to 6.1 and found the VPN randomly disconnects and will not reconnect. Workaround - copy the IPSEC proposal and the connection comes back up but the issue re-occurs. No logs available at this time (production...
by bysard
Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 6.1 released
Replies: 198
Views: 54455

Re: RouterOS 6.1 released

Dragging and dropping multiple files from one winbox (5.24) to another (6.1) terminates the winbox on 6.1. This wasn't happening in 5.x.
by bysard
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Poor VPN (SSTP,PPTP,L2TP) performance over mobile PPP
Replies: 4
Views: 2211

Re: Poor VPN (SSTP,PPTP,L2TP) performance over mobile PPP

I'm the only one with this problem?
by bysard
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Using RouterBoard 951-2n as a network extender
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: Using RouterBoard 951-2n as a network extender

The best thing is to set the same SSID and security settings on all three routers. Connect them via cable and extend wireless network over them. If you need same wireless subnet on all three routers I would suggest using eoip tunnels.
by bysard
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: BUG in Netwatch script run?
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Re: BUG in Netwatch script run?

Thank you, that makes sense.
by bysard
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: BUG in Netwatch script run?
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Re: BUG in Netwatch script run?

Im main script variable is defined by: :global routerboard [/system routerboard get routerboard] in subscript: :global routerboard; I need to define :global routerboard [/system routerboard get routerboard] also in subscript otherwise its not getting the vaule. So it's no difference if I just use lo...
by bysard
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: BUG in Netwatch script run?
Replies: 4
Views: 989

BUG in Netwatch script run?

Hi, I've noticed that when I run script from terminal or schedulle and call a global variable from another script (e.g. if RoS is running on routerboard or not - :global routerboard [/system routerboard get routerboard]) i can get the value either true or false. But if I run a script from netwatch i...
by bysard
Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Poor VPN (SSTP,PPTP,L2TP) performance over mobile PPP
Replies: 4
Views: 2211

Poor VPN (SSTP,PPTP,L2TP) performance over mobile PPP

Hi, Most of the work I do on Mikrotiks is related with VPN connections over mobile (2g/3g) networks. The situation as I observed it is worrying me. Let's say we have a main router connected to the internet over FTTH 100/100mbit link. On the other side we have numerous routers (mostly 411, 411U and 4...
by bysard
Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Connection/interface state event
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Re: Connection/interface state event

Thanks. Never use that before but it does exactly what I need. +K
by bysard
Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Connection/interface state event
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Re: Connection/interface state event

Ty for the script. This is a script that has to be schedulled to be ran at some time. I need to run it automatically if a connection state changes. Not as a cron job.
by bysard
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Connection/interface state event
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Connection/interface state event

Hi,

I would like to schedulle an event, to run a script when a certain VPN connection becomes active or inactive. Is this possible?

Any help apreciated.
by bysard
Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Route OSPF error: Discarding packets
Replies: 11
Views: 5553

Re: Route OSPF error: Discarding packets

On another topic, I don't remember where, I read that this problem could be related to designated router decisions... I've changed priority on routers with this error some days ago and errors disappeared... RouterOS 5.x (some 5.22, 5.24 and 5.25) I can confirm this. Also got confirmation from Mikro...
by bysard
Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why is there a winbox user listed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: Why is there a winbox user listed?

It should disconnect fast.
by bysard
Thu May 30, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Route OSPF error: Discarding packets
Replies: 11
Views: 5553

Re: Route OSPF error: Discarding packets

Anything new on this? 8 lines of ospf errors per 3 seconds in log. Nothing changed no new routers or rules added.
by bysard
Thu May 30, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 custom kernel
Replies: 9
Views: 3256

Re: RB1100 custom kernel

I dont have answer to you question, but I'm curious.... why would you want to replace RoS?
by bysard
Wed May 29, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why is there a winbox user listed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: Why is there a winbox user listed?

The thats it. Dude will periodically connect to Mikrotik router and thats what you see in logs.
by bysard
Wed May 29, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Brand new RB433AH management problems
Replies: 2
Views: 847

Re: Brand new RB433AH management problems

Hi, I'm trying to connect through ether2 or ether3 ports for management. RB433AH with initial conf, OS v5.25, powered with poe inj. > port1 I use winbox, the mac-address is present in the drop down, then I connect using mac-address. But.... All tables are empty!!!! There are no interfaces, nothing....
by bysard
Wed May 29, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why is there a winbox user listed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: Why is there a winbox user listed?

If you have a Dude server installed on MT that can be it. Do you have the same MT managed in this dude server? And if so, did you enter username and password for the device?
by bysard
Sun May 26, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB493G + 3 radio
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

Re: RB493G + 3 radio

Also, what are you trying to do? 3x access point mode? site2site links?
by bysard
Sun May 26, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB493G + 3 radio
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

Re: RB493G + 3 radio

You mean 3x wireless cards? If so, then yes, that can be done.
by bysard
Tue May 21, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What RouterBoard and RouterOS can make VPN PPtP over 3G USB?
Replies: 9
Views: 2288

Re: What RouterBoard and RouterOS can make VPN PPtP over 3G

USB power is enough for any 3G USB modem. I know this is an old post but this statement is still not true. The USB power in RB411U is not enought to power just any 3G modem, better yet... I haven't found a single USB 3G modem that works with RB411U without a power workaround. The USB on RB411U is g...
by bysard
Mon May 20, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

Well the main point is still that reboot doesn't solve the problem, so the scripts wont fix this unless with the use of external device. And then I would prefer a simple timer with battery for 2-3€ rather then a 750UP router. Also because the original dedicated device doesn't do its job and its made...
by bysard
Sun May 19, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

Januszzz, thank you for your info and a nice technical solution. But sorry I don't see how this can be a positive story. Maybe because you have found a working workaround only. Otherwise you have confirmed everything it was already written on this and other threads. Routers must be supervised by oth...
by bysard
Fri May 10, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb750 unstable problem
Replies: 12
Views: 2809

Re: rb750 unstable problem

He didn't mean downgrade of RoS, but upgrade of firmware.

/system routerboard print
/system routerboard upgrade
by bysard
Fri May 10, 2013 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

The router stops routing traffic. I can get an IP from DHCP server, can ping the router, can connect to it, but everything else is dead. You can't even ping a gateway on FTTH link, nor any other subnet. It's not OSPF (although routes were lost in routing table) because if I put in static routes i ge...
by bysard
Fri May 10, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb750 unstable problem
Replies: 12
Views: 2809

Re: rb750 unstable problem

...And ports are not bridged by default when you don't use default config you know.. Well, i use MikroTik software since 2005 year, hardware - little be later. Ok, i know about this. I come from Poland and my English is not quit correct /that's my opinion ;)/ I try to find the same symptoms in your...
by bysard
Thu May 09, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb750 unstable problem
Replies: 12
Views: 2809

Re: rb750 unstable problem

I NEVER use default configuration. And ports are not bridged by default when you don't use default config you know.... Why i'm making additional bridges? Because I need them? And also in the past you couldn't log src-mac addresses from interfaces alone, you had to use bridges for that. And this thin...
by bysard
Wed May 08, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb750 unstable problem
Replies: 12
Views: 2809

Re: rb750 unstable problem

In my case it was the RB750. It also sometimes lost bridge configuration (bridge was there, but no dedicated interface). After reboot all was fine.
by bysard
Tue May 07, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb750 unstable problem
Replies: 12
Views: 2809

Re: rb750 unstable problem

Defective boards. Our Rb750 were unstable also, had to replace them with RB751. I know it's different product but atleast it gets a job done.
by bysard
Tue May 07, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

What I wanted to say and you proved my point is that there is always something wrong with MT hardware. Been using it since 2004. The biggest Mikrotik "mistake" was when they used really low quality capacitors on series 4 routerboards and refused all RMA (atleast in my country). I have no high hopes ...
by bysard
Mon May 06, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

RB1200 and RB2100 are the worst and most unstable routers from Mikrotik ever.
Also, do not ever use ports 9-10 on 1200s, and all is good.

:)
by bysard
Mon May 06, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v5.25 released
Replies: 52
Views: 16604

Re: v5.25 released

RB1200 and RB2100 are the worst and most unstable routers from Mikrotik ever.
by bysard
Fri May 03, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

I don't get this. All I see is red lines in log. I didn't do anything else but upgrade routers from 5.18 to 5.24/5.25. :(

This has to be a bug, can you please look into this? There are a lot of posts on forums over the internet about Mikrotik and OSPF errors in logs.
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Route OSPF error: Discarding packets
Replies: 11
Views: 5553

Re: Route OSPF error: Discarding packets

I see the same problem for a month now and didn't see it before 5.18. No topology has changed.
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bind 2 ADSL lines
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Re: Bind 2 ADSL lines

I don't think this can be done this way: first ADSL (4mbit) and then the second (8mbit) to have 12 mbit. You can set up load balancing or fail over.
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Kickstarter for The Dude
Replies: 7
Views: 2721

Re: Kickstarter for The Dude

Mikrotik should continue the Dude project imo. But to be honest since I stopped using it (too many bugs and no further development) I started using Zenoss then Zabbix. Zabbix is the thing you want to have as monitoring service in your network (3000+ machines and no problems). Dude is simple, Zabbix ...
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%
Replies: 11
Views: 1815

Re: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%

Sadly our reseller claims the router has no hardware problems.
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

I tried it:

on VPN endpoint i added:

192.168.1.2, 3, 4,....

on clients:

192.168.1.1

Now it's spamming non-stop, every 5s, before it was 40s. Did I do this correct?

also:

- no layer2 loop
- i don't have duplicate IP's
- i don't have duplicate router-id

br,

bysaRD
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

Thank you mrz for your answer. The situation is like this: The router I found out to be causing the problems is our VPN gateway. Lets say that we have a local address for VPN endpoint and it is 192.168.1.1. VPN clients get IP's 192.168.1.2, 3, 4, etc. VPN gateway has its own public address, but is a...
by bysard
Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

Re: OSPF - route ospf error

Also found this....seems to be same reason and pretty recent post.

http://www.mail-archive.com/mikrotik@ma ... 08044.html

Any admins online?


br,

bysaRD
by bysard
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF - route ospf error
Replies: 17
Views: 5391

OSPF - route ospf error

Hi, I've been starting seenig strange OSPF errors again. Discarding packet: Locally originated src address = x.x.x.x. The logs are being spammed with this so much, it looks as this is the only thing happening on the router. We have multiple external IP's. On one of those IP's we have a VPN endpoint ...
by bysard
Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%
Replies: 11
Views: 1815

Re: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%

I removed the bridges. Sorry to say it wasn't them. It was another reboot that fixed it :(. Rebotted the whole router network (14 routers).
by bysard
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

I tried these: Sierra wireless MC8790 Sierra wireless MC8792V Novatel 850D All have same problem.... they hang and need to power cycle in order to connect again. I have also confirmed this with the mobile provider. They said the connection is always broken because our router (RB411/U/UAHR) is discon...
by bysard
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: route ospf error -> Discarding packet: locally originated
Replies: 24
Views: 28482

Re: route ospf error -> Discarding packet: locally originate

Maybe you have proxy-arp enabled on your interfaces. <-- not the case. I still get these errors. I'm getting more and more of these errors every day now. EDIT: In my case the solution was, to reboot all routers and the ospf error went away. Seems to have something to do with negotiated state (backup...
by bysard
Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

I have also found this:

http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread. ... dems/page4

I didn't yet tested with 2 temp interfaces....
by bysard
Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Log ARP Entries for given IP
Replies: 7
Views: 3163

Re: Log ARP Entries for given IP

Thank you. Solved.
by bysard
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

Watchdog doesn't help as the router needs to power cycle the mini-pcie modem in order for it to reconnect to the 3g network.
by bysard
Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

Haha, ".. you Mikrotik sell devices for 3g, "perfect three g device" if" I wrote exactly the same thing to MT. We changed the modems after we have implemented more then 130 perfect 3g devices. We calculated the cost was still lower then driving to every location atleast once a month. Whats is even m...
by bysard
Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

The only 2 workaorunds I've come up with are: 1. Don't use USB or mini-pciE modems with routerboards (attach a serial modem and communicate via AT commands) = been using these for a year now without a problem! (e.g. http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/617996113/3g_serial_modem.html) 2. Use USB or mini...
by bysard
Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: logging ARP changes
Replies: 2
Views: 712

logging ARP changes

Hi,

I'm not a SNMP hard user. I would like to know if it is possible, to send SNMP traps when the change in ARP table occurs? Can this be done? Maybe some other way?

thanks.

br,

bysaRD
by bysard
Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Log ARP Entries for given IP
Replies: 7
Views: 3163

Re: Log ARP Entries for given IP

Hi,

I know this is an old post but I have similar question. I want to log the ARP entry as soon as it gets posted in arp table. Can this be done? So far I'm parsing everything from arp table every minute and write it to mySQL, but this is very uneffective. Anyone got and idea?

br,

bysaRD
by bysard
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%
Replies: 11
Views: 1815

Re: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%

Maybe it has something to do with bridges...? I have a bridge for every port on e.g. RB100U. Flash/HDD aren't doing anything when 100% cpu occurs. You only need to send some data through the router and it's on 100%. Didn't see this in RoS v5.18 and below.
by bysard
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%
Replies: 11
Views: 1815

Re: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%

Well, this is not something I'm used seeing. I've been using MT's for almost 10 years now and this is the 1st time they can't handle the load. I see in profile: 50% firewall, 50% queuing (even if I disable firewall rules | queues are not configured (except default interface queues)) I've started not...
by bysard
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%
Replies: 11
Views: 1815

CPU on Mikrotiks at 100%

Hi all. I've been noticing that when I copy files from 1 subnet over Mikrotik to another, the MT CPU always jumps to 100% for the duration of the copy process (copy speed is below 200mbit/s). In the mean time OSPF and VPN connections are down, pings rise to 20ms or more. I'm running around 10 script...
by bysard
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

The problem seems to be connected with mini-pci/USB drivers for 3g/2g devices in Mikrotik. If you use a serial modem and communicate with it via AT commands, the router doesn't freeze anymore. Mikrotik really has very poorly written drivers.


br,

bysarD
by bysard
Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: GPS output from Sierra Wireless MC8705 mini-pcie on RB411U
Replies: 2
Views: 1498

Re: GPS output from Sierra Wireless MC8705 mini-pcie on RB41

I can't get coords out with Sierra Wireless MC8790 and MC8792V. Both have Qualcomm GPSone support and are connected through mini-PCIe. Monitor command returns nothing on all 7 channels. Anyone?
by bysard
Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fetch - FTP transfer error
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Fetch - FTP transfer error

Hi all. I've written a script, to send a file to numerous routers. On those routers there are running scheduled scripts, that cyclicly check if the file is on the router, then it executes that file, which is a script. All works as it should untill there is an error either connecting to FTP or I get ...
by bysard
Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Serial ports on new boards
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: Serial ports on new boards

But 411 will soon be EOL I pressume (also has bloated resitor problems, but that we can fix). It seems to me as you want to implement serial port only for console purposes on higher level routers, since it's not really probable that CCR will be installed on remote sites as a client device.
by bysard
Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Serial ports on new boards
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Serial ports on new boards

I see that almost all new boards are being built without a serial port. This is a big step back imo. Serial port is a verified communication solution, proven over many years, where USB (especially on Mikrotik boards) doesn't always work as intended. Stable GPRS/UMTS connection only works on Mikrotik...
by bysard
Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS and 2G & 3G communication
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

Re: RouterOS and 2G & 3G communication

Thank you for suggestions CyberT. I will try and report back. Grounding could be a problem.
by bysard
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS and 2G & 3G communication
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

RouterOS and 2G & 3G communication

Hi, again I'm writing because 2G/3G communication is not working as intended. Lets forget about all the USB and miciPCI-e 2G/3G problems that were already heavily documented but not solved. Because of this fact I started to test 2G serial modems. I put together a RB411 with a serial port and disable...
by bysard
Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude v4.0beta02 export dies
Replies: 18
Views: 4473

Re: Dude v4.0beta02 export dies

No solution to this yet?
by bysard
Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U
Replies: 56
Views: 18134

Re: Big problem with Option MiniPCIe HSDPA card on RB411U

We also have similar issues with GPRS connections on Mikrotiks. We use Sierra Wireless 8790(7 channels), 8792V(7 channels) and Novatel 850D(2 channels). All these mini-pcie adapters are installed into RB411U or 411UAHR with dedicated GPRS antena. These routers are stationed on more then 100 sites (p...
by bysard
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Strange ARP issue
Replies: 2
Views: 995

Re: Strange ARP issue

I have found what the simptom is and I'm able to reproduce the problem. When you are connected via in my case android phone to a wireless link, and you turn on gprs connection, it inserts an ARP entry into arp table with external IP and same MAC as it is seen on wireless network. This occurs everyti...
by bysard
Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Strange ARP issue
Replies: 2
Views: 995

Strange ARP issue

Hi, We are faced with a strange ARP table issue in Mikrotik (doesn't seem to be RB model-specific). I have written a script that i put in my schedule to run every minute on 20+ Mikrotik routers. Script is simple.... Get all arp entries, separate values with comma and send to syslog server then parse...
by bysard
Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time
Replies: 31
Views: 5529

Re: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time

Thanks for the script example, but disabling and enabling the interface doesn't do the trick. You need to power-cycle the USB port in order to correctly restart the affected device. Power cycle function isn't supported in all routerboards.
by bysard
Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Send sms over GPRS connection
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Re: Send sms over GPRS connection

2 options come to my mind.

1. use GPRS modem with more channels
2. write a script where you disable gprs connection, send sms, then reconnect to gprs (if this is an option at all in your case)
by bysard
Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GPRS connection in RoS 5.x
Replies: 0
Views: 348

GPRS connection in RoS 5.x

Hi, I must say i'm very much disappointed after testing various routerboards with different minipci-e or Usb GPRS adapters. I was using the same antenna (gprs 2.1 Ghz) in all configurations - except USB dongle with internal antenna. Boards I tested: RB411U and RB411UAHR RB751U-2HnD mini-pciE modules...
by bysard
Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GPRS SMS settings
Replies: 0
Views: 308

GPRS SMS settings

Hi all,

I've noticed that SMS's are lost and SMS settings are reset upon router reboot. Is this intentional?
by bysard
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall LOG problem
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Re: Firewall LOG problem

ditonet you are right. Dunno why but it really only logs MAC addresses from bridge devices. Thank you for this answer. Helped me a lot.
by bysard
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall LOG problem
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Re: Firewall LOG problem

0 chain=forward action=log dst-address=91.202.65.130 log-prefix="24ur"
by bysard
Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall LOG problem
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Firewall LOG problem

Hi. I have a strange problem which I was unable to resolve. I'm trying to log all outgoing traffic to a specific IP. Making a firewall rule is simple, dst-address=91.202.65.130, log rule with a prefix. I put this rule in the first positon under firewall filter rules. The thing is when I apply this r...
by bysard
Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rb450 reboot problem
Replies: 50
Views: 9165

Re: rb450 reboot problem

What SNMP bugs? Have I missed something?
by bysard
Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: rb450 reboot problem
Replies: 50
Views: 9165

Re: rb450 reboot problem

Use 5.4 then. It is marked as stable.

br.
by bysard
Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rb450 reboot problem
Replies: 50
Views: 9165

Re: rb450 reboot problem

I had the same problems on many different routerboards (493ah, 443ah, 411u,...). The problem has been solved for my routers in 5.2. They can reboot without shutting down, so watchdog is usefull again.
by bysard
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time
Replies: 31
Views: 5529

Re: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time

Just tested reboot in 4.17. Great job Mikrotik it finally works. I've been rebooting 3 routers every 2 mins for whole weekend. I didn't get 1 shutdown, all 3 were still rebooting when I came to work today.

ghiooo: Are you using sierra wireless mini-pcie MC8790?
by bysard
Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time
Replies: 31
Views: 5529

Re: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time

"my boss will fire me, for sure, or will make me buy them for myself...." If that's true, than your boss is a moron and u are better off working somewhere else. Routerboards are the best routers in the world considering price/performance. Yes, they do have some errors, but Mikrotik team is working a...
by bysard
Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time
Replies: 31
Views: 5529

Re: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time

Tried also v5.0 RC8. It works better, i've been resetting the router with the worst reboot performance for whole night. It went fine, but then I installed openWRT as a metarouter and got 2 reset then shut down again. It's too unreliable for even semi-pro use. I think it's really low possibility for ...
by bysard
Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time
Replies: 31
Views: 5529

Re: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time

The problem also occurs on routers which have no mini-pcie slot, no wlan card just plain router, like 1100U.
by bysard
Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time
Replies: 31
Views: 5529

Re: Automatic RoS reboot at a specifit time

I've been testing this for a week now. Still the same problem even with watchdog. I got 2 successul reboots on fail to ping, but the third shutdown the router.