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by Gareth
Sun Aug 02, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Help with opening up download limits after hours
Replies: 1
Views: 897

Re: Help with opening up download limits after hours

I would also like to know how to do this. Anyone?

EDIT: I'm using User Manager 5
by Gareth
Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Re: Where can users check their usage?

Okay, so maybe the problem is that the "vouchers", "subscribers" and "holidaymakers" customers need to have owner permissions, because only a customer with owner permissions can be a subscriber . So based on this premise, I cleared the database and added all three as owners via the terminal e.g. /to...
by Gareth
Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Re: Where can users check their usage?

Okay, so I've managed to get this working (sort of...) in the v5 user manager that I'm testing with. I have my customers set up like this: http://i.imgur.com/iuovh.jpg ... and my user was set up like this: http://i.imgur.com/afISr.jpg With this setup, if I went to http://10.1.1.10/user?subs=subscrib...
by Gareth
Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Re: Where can users check their usage?

Yes, the url I tried was http://10.1.1.10/user?subs=subscribers, where "subscribers" is the public id of the user's owner (customer)
by Gareth
Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Re: Where can users check their usage?

There is no such page /login.
Yes there is - it's on the hotspot. User first logs on to the Hotspot at 172.23.0.254/login and then tries to login to the user manager at 10.1.1.10/user, as described in the link you posted.
by Gareth
Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Re: Where can users check their usage?

Yes, users login via hotspot. Hotspot IP is 172.23.0.254 and it uses the user manager on router IP 10.1.1.10 as its radius server. User "gareth" is set up as a user at 10.1.1.10/userman http://i.imgur.com/cRJy9.jpg So, if I login as user "gareth" at 172.23.0.254/login and I proceed to 10.1.1.10/user...
by Gareth
Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Re: Where can users check their usage?

Okay, so I've discovered that users are supposed to be able to login and check their usage here, http://[my-router-ip]/user, but it doesn't work... it just says "invalid username or password" when I try it. Thoughts anyone? Am I doing something wrong? I've tried doing this with v4 and v5, but the re...
by Gareth
Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where can users check their usage?
Replies: 11
Views: 7777

Where can users check their usage?

Is there a URL that users can go to where they can see how much data / time they have used and how much they have remaining? I'm using v5.16.

If there is no URL, then are there some server variables I can use to display that information on the Hotspot status page?

thanks,

Gareth
by Gareth
Sat Sep 29, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011LS-IN Flash Memory?
Replies: 5
Views: 1554

Re: RB2011LS-IN Flash Memory?

So I ordered the RB2011LS-IN and now I find that it only contains 61.4MB HDD space... WTF! This is what Mikrotik Sales said to me before I ordered: Hello, Thank you for interest in Mikrotik solutions! There are 512mb NAND memory available on RB2011LS-IN. Looking forward to hear from you soon! -- -- ...
by Gareth
Fri Sep 28, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How to export User Manager from 750G v4.6 to 2011LS-IN v5.16
Replies: 3
Views: 1845

Re: How to export User Manager from 750G v4.6 to 2011LS-IN v

Try installing 4.x RouterOS demo on x86 box (into some VM for example), import your UM settings on this x86 box, then upgrade it to 5.x and then move UM settings from there to your RB2011. The following download links might be useful for you: http://download2.mikrotik.com/mikrotik-4.17.iso http://d...
by Gareth
Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How to export User Manager from 750G v4.6 to 2011LS-IN v5.16
Replies: 3
Views: 1845

How to export User Manager from 750G v4.6 to 2011LS-IN v5.16

Hi, What is the best way to move User Manager from my RB750G (v4.6) to my new RB2011LS-IN (v5.16)? I have nearly 800 users on my 750G with less than 4MB space remaining. I've tried exporting the user manager setup to a rsc file and then importing it to the 2011LS-IN via the terminal, but a lot of th...
by Gareth
Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Userman Bandwidth on Shared hotspot users
Replies: 38
Views: 25155

Re: Userman Bandwidth on Shared hotspot users

I've find a way to do this using Hotspot user profiles, address lists, firewall mangle rules and pcq queues. Downsides are that you have to create a new hotspot user profile, mangle rules and queues for each account, and you end up with loads of mangle rules, which uses more CPU. I create the follow...
by Gareth
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011LS-IN Flash Memory?
Replies: 5
Views: 1554

Re: RB2011LS-IN Flash Memory?

I emailed Mikrotik Sales and they answered my question. It contains 512MB NAND memory.
by Gareth
Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011LS-IN Flash Memory?
Replies: 5
Views: 1554

RB2011LS-IN Flash Memory?

Hi guys, Does anyone know how much flash memory the RB2011LS-IN has? It is not mentioned on the datasheet. I ask, because I'm looking for a replacement for my 750G which has 4MB left out of an available 61.4MB. It's running a RADIUS server and I have to delete User Manager sessions once a month to p...
by Gareth
Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: i found way to detect the spoof or arp program just try it
Replies: 30
Views: 14025

Re: i found way to detect the spoof or arp program just try

I'm running v4.6 and when I add the code via the terminal I get an error with this piece of code: add action=add-src-to-address-list address-list=24-hour-list address-list-timeout="1d 00:00:00" chain=bad-host-detection comment="If seen 20 time in 30 seconds add to the one day block list" disabled=no...
by Gareth
Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disable natting of client traffic leaving a hotspot router?
Replies: 3
Views: 3018

Re: Disable natting of client traffic leaving a hotspot rout

Wow... what a facepalm moment! I can't believe I didn't think of that. Thanks VERY much, Tim. Problem solved! EDIT: I should also point out that the reason it was working for some users, was because I had added a route to a small ip pool that I had been using for testing purposes earlier in the week...
by Gareth
Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Disable natting of client traffic leaving a hotspot router?
Replies: 3
Views: 3018

Disable natting of client traffic leaving a hotspot router?

Hi, I hope someone can help me with this as I've been struggling with it for the last two days. I have two routers: A hotspot runs on Router A (172.23.0.0/24) and masquerades all traffic going to Router B (10.1.1.0/24). Router B connects to the Internet via an ADSL line. I connected a second ADSL li...
by Gareth
Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: QoS: Skype
Replies: 34
Views: 30954

Re: QoS: Skype

I've tried that but still get the same result. Do you think my testing might be flawed? Could I be having trouble because I'm testing a call between two computers on a NATed network? You see, in an attempt to avoid over matching I configured my address list adding rule to ignore the public IP of my ...
by Gareth
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: QoS: Skype
Replies: 34
Views: 30954

Re: QoS: Skype

That's what I'm doing. I use the hex of my static public IP as the layer 7 protocol in the format mentioned above. I then have a mangle rule that adds IPs to an address list using that L7 protocol. Another two mangle rules mark all connections to and from those IPs and the 4th rule marks all packets...
by Gareth
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: QoS: Skype
Replies: 34
Views: 30954

Re: QoS: Skype

Just thought I'd mention that it's not as good as I originally though it was... it only seems to pick up the "Echo / Sound Test Service" calls, nothing else.
by Gareth
Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to access server on NATed network?
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

Re: How to access server on NATed network?

You guys are over-complicating this :) It's a privately owned 3 star hotel in a small South African village by the sea where people go for their summer holidays. There is no 3G or ADSL available there and the guests just need basic Internet access to check their emails and do Internet banking. The h...
by Gareth
Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to access server on NATed network?
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

Re: How to access server on NATed network?

Thanks fewi, I intend to implement firewall rules to secure the hotel's network, while still allowing access from the POS devices. I need to use NAT because a) I want to rate limit all of the hotel's office computers as a WHOLE at the hotspot router and it would help to have them all on the same IP ...
by Gareth
Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to access server on NATed network?
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

Re: How to access server on NATed network?

The hotel would like their network to be private and separate from the wifi network which the guests will be using to access the Internet. Their private network is in the 192.168.0.0/24 range and they don't want it to be changed, my network is 192.168.1.0/24. Guests will not be using the Hotel's ban...
by Gareth
Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to access server on NATed network?
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

How to access server on NATed network?

I need some advice please. I need to connect a hotel to my wireless network and I'm testing the configuration before I install it. I'm installing a RB433 v4.17. The Hotel's office network is on ether1 and is NATed. ether2 connects to their existing WiFi network (for guests) which is on a different I...
by Gareth
Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues
Replies: 8
Views: 1227

Re: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues

I don't see what's wrong with that configuration - looks like it should work. That's what I thought. I've been searching the forums and re-reading the wiki all day, but but I just can't see where the problem could be. Have you tried emailing support@mikrotik.com? Nope, but but I'll give them a buzz...
by Gareth
Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues
Replies: 8
Views: 1227

Re: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues

I can also confirm that the problem is definitely with the pcq queue type. I just changed both the limit-at and max-limit values for the "basic_download" queue, to 256k. I tested again and found that it limited the user correctly. e.g. 7 name="basic_download" parent=Total_download packet-mark=basic_...
by Gareth
Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues
Replies: 8
Views: 1227

Re: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues

I've been at it all day but I can't get this to work. I've disabled every mangle rule and queue, except for the ones posted above, and I still have the same problem. The only thing I've discovered is that the user does not actually have maximum d/l speed, but rather around 3 times the speed of what ...
by Gareth
Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues
Replies: 8
Views: 1227

Re: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues

Just to make sure I wasn't going mad, I downgraded to v4.17 and it worked fine. Then I upgraded to v5.5 again and it stopped working. Can you post your relevant configuration? It is kinda hard to guess at a root cause with only a vague description to go on. Sorry about that. Forgot rule #1! :) Here ...
by Gareth
Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues
Replies: 8
Views: 1227

Upgrade from v4.17 -> v5.5 breaks PCQ Queues

I set up QoS and PCQ user queues recently on the same router (RB433 v4.17). I tested it and it was working without any problems. I didn't implement it though, because I wanted to allow bursting for individual users and so I had to upgrade to v5.x first. But after the upgrade to v5.5 my PCQ user queu...
by Gareth
Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Masquerade not working?
Replies: 1
Views: 1219

Masquerade not working?

Hi, I have a client router with static public IP of 192.168.1.5 on my Hotspot network. The router's private LAN network is in the 196.75.68.0/23 range. I use this NAT rule, which I found on the Wiki, to "hide" the client's private network from my public network: /ip firewall nat chain=srcnat action=...
by Gareth
Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: QoS: Skype
Replies: 34
Views: 30954

Re: QoS: Skype

As an earlier poster in this thread mentions, ROS seems to prefer the ASCII form to the hex form for certain characters, so just replace the \x29 in the pattern with the \) that it recommends. Ah, thanks. I must of missed that. I had been using the [\29] regexp, but wanted to try matching my entire...
by Gareth
Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: QoS: Skype
Replies: 34
Views: 30954

Re: QoS: Skype

/ip firewall layer7-protocol print # NAME REGEXP 0 skypenack [\x4a\.\x3a\.\xda\.\xca] ... This regexp will match if the first seven bytes of the packet are /x4a, '.', /x3a, '.', /xda, '.', and /xca. We want to match the first four bytes with the IP address (there are no ASCII '.' characters between...
by Gareth
Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Need help creating a script based on log event.
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

Re: Need help creating a script based on log event.

I'd be really interested to find out if you found your problem, bigguns. I'm having the same problem on one section of my wireless network. i.e. failed to add dynamic host 00:27:22:08:0C:D8/172.23.0.82, ip 172.23.0.82: to-address is already used. Network layout is like this: MT Hotspot (433AH v4.6) ...
by Gareth
Mon May 30, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bypass hotspot login when using external router
Replies: 11
Views: 8259

Re: Bypass hotspot login when using external router

if you don't want to use ip binding, then enable mac address authentication in your hotspot server profile and create user with the mac address of your dlink router under users. thanks, let say i have 5 Worksttaion inside behind router, this workstation will not ask hotspot login credential. is thi...
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

Just out of interest - long weekend so can't access a lab until Tuesday - does it stop working when you remove the out- and in-interface qualifiers? I do not run Hotspots on software bridges so I am not entirely sure how that affects packet flow. As far as I can tell that's the only meaningful diff...
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

Okay, I've run a few tests and I seem to have got it working! Here's the test configuration, for those who are interested: /ip hotspot user profile print name="multiuser" address-pool=hs-pool-2 keepalive-timeout=5m status-autorefresh=2m shared-users=unlimited address-list="multiuser" transparent-pro...
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

btw, just so I know. Is there a reason why the mangle in my first post doesn't mark all packets? have I done it wrong?
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

Many thanks Fewi,

I came across that twice while I was searching for an answer, but I couldn't make sense of it and wasn't sure which part / parts applied to what I'm trying to do. I guess I've still got some learning to do.... :oops:
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

you have seen it on your mangel config and no traffic shows? The mangle does mark some packets in the first example, but not all of them. In the second example, the dynamically created mangle rules do not add packet marks when the user sends / receives data on the network. Look at IP 172.23.0.13 in...
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

But prerouting is the only chain I can use that will mark a packet before it gets to the queue, or do I understand the packet flow incorrectly?
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Mangle not marking all packets

btw, I've also tried changing the user profile to add a packet mark to all incoming and outgoing packets, like this: /ip hotspot user profile print name="multitest" address-pool=hs-pool-2 idle-timeout=none keepalive-timeout=5m status-autorefresh=2m shared-users=unlimited address-list="multitest" inc...
by Gareth
Sun May 29, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle not marking all packets
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Mangle not marking all packets

Hi guys, I want to allow several users to login via Hotspot, but share bandwidth between them Setting the number of "shared users" in the hotspot user profile does not have the desired effect, so I decided to mark their packets and then queue them. I set up a test user profile that will add each use...
by Gareth
Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Confused by Queues
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Re: Confused by Queues

Thanks Fewi! Early testing suggests that it did the trick! I guess the thing that confuses me most about queues is that limiting "upload" or "download" does not always work in the way I would expect. e.g. When I set the upload limit of my queues on the 750G, it actually restricted my download speed ...
by Gareth
Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Confused by Queues
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Re: Confused by Queues

anyone?
by Gareth
Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Confused by Queues
Replies: 4
Views: 612

Confused by Queues

Hi, My global upload speed is severely limited, so I need to create a Queue / Queues on my 750G to give priority to traffic coming from my 433AH and going to the Internet. Emails being sent from the Mail Server to the Internet need to be a lower priority. Diagram: http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums...
by Gareth
Mon Jan 24, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP server invalid
Replies: 5
Views: 1573

Re: DHCP server invalid

Wireless clients cannot connect to the Internet unless I bridge eth1 and wlan1 together

The two RBs (on the right) communicate on the 172.23.0.0/24 subnet. Wlan1 on which I've set up the DHCP server, is on the 192.168.2.0/24 subnet.
by Gareth
Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP server invalid
Replies: 5
Views: 1573

DHCP server invalid

I'm tearing my hair out with this. Simplified layout of the desired setup: http://www.wildcoastholidays.com/net-layout.png My network has grown quite large and available I.P. addresses are becoming scarce, so I've decided to configure one of my Wireless Routers to run as a second hotspot and DHCP se...
by Gareth
Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: connection limit question
Replies: 0
Views: 760

connection limit question

My wireless network is connected to the Internet via a 4Mbps ADSL line (D/L limit of 4Mbps and an U/L of only 0.4Mbps). P2P is a big problem for me, because too many users uploading at the same time can cause problems with time sensitive things like Skype. Too many users downloading at the same time...
by Gareth
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rate Limit and Shared Users
Replies: 5
Views: 1032

Re: Rate Limit and Shared Users

OK, so I created a user profile for the 3 users who share the same login name and I changed the incoming and outgoing packet marks, for that profile, to "rate_test_mark". This created two dynamic mangle rules to add the packet marks to the packets. I also assigned the new profile to the login name. ...
by Gareth
Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rate Limit and Shared Users
Replies: 5
Views: 1032

Re: Rate Limit and Shared Users

That's OK, I'll give your suggestion about packet marks a try. Will let you know how that turns out.

Thanks!
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