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by benmikrotik
Sun May 03, 2015 3:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: The same device names with different IP addresses
Replies: 1
Views: 338

The same device names with different IP addresses

I have an open wifi hotspot with usermanager authentication. I was wondering why there are devices with similar names, different IP addresses.
Is this a security threat?

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by benmikrotik
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: activate queue in two minutes after login
Replies: 1
Views: 669

activate queue in two minutes after login

Hi All, I have PCs with disk less setup. Each PCs allotted 1Mb/512Kbps simple queue limits. My problem is, during bootup sometimes it limits transfers to 1Mbps so it would take forever to boot. There are times it won't so booting is normally fast. Is there a way to activate simple queue only after 2...
by benmikrotik
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: QoS using mangle rules... please check my work!
Replies: 5
Views: 5357

Re: QoS using mangle rules... please check my work!

Can hotspot authentication work with Megis QoS?
How about user bandwidth control conflict with hotspot?
by benmikrotik
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Store free space too small to upgrade routerOS
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: Store free space too small to upgrade routerOS

No Dude on this system.
by benmikrotik
Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Store free space too small to upgrade routerOS
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Store free space too small to upgrade routerOS

Hi, I have an RB493AH where my usermanager and load balancing reside. Now it has 10% or 6MB free space after deleting some files. Still it could not accommodate the ver5.19 12MB files. Any idea what other files to delete? Is the default hotspot folder still needed for the system to work? I have dele...
by benmikrotik
Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can somebody tell me what this log means?
Replies: 4
Views: 3487

Re: Can somebody tell me what this log means?

so, someone is trying to access my router from the internet?

How do I prevent this from happening? I have already disabled all IP services except winbox access.
by benmikrotik
Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Can somebody tell me what this log means?
Replies: 4
Views: 3487

Can somebody tell me what this log means?

pptp,ppp,info <pptp-0>: waiting for call... 03:46:23 pptp,ppp,info <pptp-0>: terminating... - could not connect - timed out 03:46:23 pptp,ppp,info <pptp-0>: disconnected 03:47:47 pptp,info TCP connection established from 89.228.38.79 03:47:47 pptp,ppp,info <pptp-0>: waiting for call... 03:47:48 pptp...
by benmikrotik
Wed Jan 04, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Policy routing based on Client IP address and hotspot
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Policy routing based on Client IP address and hotspot

Hi All, I found this guide from the net : http://aacable.wordpress.com/2011/10/27/mikrotik-policy-routing-based-on-client-ip-address/ http://aacable.wordpress.com/2011/10/27/mikrotik-policy-routing-based-on-client-ip-address/ I have gotten it to work. I've tried running hotspot/usermanager (ROS5.11)...
by benmikrotik
Thu Nov 24, 2011 1:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multi WAN using RB750 and RB493AH
Replies: 0
Views: 610

Multi WAN using RB750 and RB493AH

Hi, I'm gonna be adding more DSL lines in a few months and I want to use RB750 and 493AH for easy configuration. From what I've learned they/others used RB750 for QOS, NAT, traffic shaping and RB493AH for load balancing 4 to 8 dsl connections. ISP-->modem-->>RB750-->>RB493AH-->>LAN Can someone help ...
by benmikrotik
Thu Sep 29, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hotspot users and PPPoE users together
Replies: 1
Views: 593

hotspot users and PPPoE users together

Hi All, Currently all my users are logged in using the userman hotspot authentication page. Recently, I got some business subscribers and would like them authenticated using other method like PPPoE. I want regular users to use hotspot login page and PPPoE for biz subscribers Will both authentication...
by benmikrotik
Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple login page in one routeros server
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

Re: multiple login page in one routeros server

If you are using the ethernet ports to connect to your radios, instead of onboard radio slots like the RBxxx units, then that may be difficult. It would then depend on the remote units. Mikrotik should have no problems, but the rest....?? Yeah I am using ethernet ports with Ubnt radios. Thanks for ...
by benmikrotik
Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple login page in one routeros server
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

Re: multiple login page in one routeros server

Considering what the router has to do, the setup was simple. /interface wireless add name=vap1 master-interface=wlan1 set vap1 ssid=coffeeshop enable vap1 Then do a wireless scan and it should show up. Then it is like any other interface. Assign an ip/subnet, a dhcp server, then the hotspot. Ooppss...
by benmikrotik
Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple login page in one routeros server
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

Re: multiple login page in one routeros server

I have that implemented now. I use a VAP on the radio, then assign a ip/subnet and set up a hotspot on it. You could use an ssid of "hotel" on one, and "coffeeshop" on the other. Under /ip hotspot profiles, you can select the directory of your html docs. /ip hotspot profile set X html-directory=cof...
by benmikrotik
Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple login page in one routeros server
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

multiple login page in one routeros server

Hi,

I was wondering if it's possible to have multiple log in page design in one server. For example, one design is for hotel guests, while another login page design for a coffee shop. This hotel has a coffee shop. Both will connect to a single server.

Any ideas?
by benmikrotik
Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 ISP question
Replies: 6
Views: 1087

Re: 2 ISP question

Thanks a lot.


I will try this later.
by benmikrotik
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 ISP question
Replies: 6
Views: 1087

Re: 2 ISP question

Thanks.
Below is my current setup.

I am not sure if I am messing it up.
My goal is just to add 1 more ISP to serve one biz subscriber on the same LAN network as my residential subscribers.
by benmikrotik
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 ISP question
Replies: 6
Views: 1087

Re: 2 ISP question

Thanks.


Can someone post a working setup. I cannot get it to work.
by benmikrotik
Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 2 ISP question
Replies: 6
Views: 1087

2 ISP question

Hi All, I have a current 1 ISP setup. I want to add 1 ISP more but I won't do load balancing. This 1 additional ISP will be exclusive to a biz subscriber. The biz subscriber and the residential subscribers will be sharing the same x86 mikrotik box, firewall, DHCP, Qos, L7, web proxycache settings. I...
by benmikrotik
Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Thundercache
Replies: 20
Views: 9112

Re: Thundercache

Usually the videos are shared over facebook or other social networking sites so the chances are high for multiple hits per popular videos.

I just installed their Beta version. So far it's doing good.
by benmikrotik
Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hotspot users and business subscribers
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: hotspot users and business subscribers

I am not familiar how routeros works, was wondering if a certain IP that was bypassed in IP binding/ hotspot login would still follow the L7/QoS settings.

Any ideas?
by benmikrotik
Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: recommend a 4 port NIC
Replies: 1
Views: 441

recommend a 4 port NIC

Hi,

Anyone using a 4 port NIC that works with routeros/x86 system? What brand would you recommend?
by benmikrotik
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hotspot users and business subscribers
Replies: 1
Views: 463

hotspot users and business subscribers

Hi All, I am happy with my current setup. Residential subscribers (single PC users) with plans 128k, 512k etc are authenticated using usermanager with their user accounts and passwords. Now I have a business customer just subscribed recently. I wonder how to authenticate him without using hotspot lo...
by benmikrotik
Sun May 29, 2011 2:55 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: how to generate password for existent users
Replies: 11
Views: 3221

Re: how to generate password for existent users

something like top up cards?

you refill your existing account with top up card/code
by benmikrotik
Sat May 28, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager v.5.3 test?
Replies: 6
Views: 1700

Re: Usermanager v.5.3 test?

Yeah, I hope mikrotik will prioritize userman. I've been considering getting 3rd party but it always lead me back to userman. It's integrated, less chances of failure than 3rd party software running on another server.
by benmikrotik
Fri May 27, 2011 5:10 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

Re: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3

Still not working. :( It did not halt at one-hour limit. :( what you mean not working? maybe misconfiguration profile there, try to clear database usermanager and reconfig again. /tool user-manager database clear i try is working well. How do I configure a 1-hour access? What is validity? option 1:...
by benmikrotik
Fri May 27, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

Re: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3

Still not working. :( It did not halt at one-hour limit. :( what you mean not working? maybe misconfiguration profile there, try to clear database usermanager and reconfig again. /tool user-manager database clear i try is working well. will this clear everything, including the unused vouchers,, cur...
by benmikrotik
Thu May 26, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

Re: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3

Still not working. :(

It did not halt at one-hour limit. :(
by benmikrotik
Thu May 26, 2011 5:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.3 released
Replies: 76
Views: 10025

Re: v5.3 released

Hi,

I've been testing with v5.3 userman for few hours - seems finally production ready:
"Start at first login" in profiles is fixed, along with some other problems.

I've tried a 1 hour voucher. It did not stopped at the one hour limit.
by benmikrotik
Thu May 26, 2011 2:43 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

Re: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3

Can't wait. Now I am downloading the update file. hehehe
by benmikrotik
Thu May 26, 2011 2:35 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

Re: Finally!..got "first-logon" on version 5.3

Please update us how your tests is going. I really need this too.




Thanks Mikrotik for listening.
by benmikrotik
Tue May 03, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.2 released
Replies: 161
Views: 31111

Re: v5.2 released

yes, same question from me?, why this function removed?. we stuck on v.4.17 now.. im very glad v.5 userman, can breaking the voucher on to more than 3 voucher per paper, will saving the papers. this function didn't work in any version before. including v4.17, that's why we removed it, until it can ...
by benmikrotik
Tue May 03, 2011 3:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: v5.2 released
Replies: 161
Views: 31111

Re: v5.2 released

Is usermanager working on this release?
yes
I'm gonna try it this weekend.

I've read that the "time start on first log on" was removed. Why? I am using voucher/prepaid accounts with this option enabled.

This option is very important so time only starts when user logs in.
by benmikrotik
Mon May 02, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v5.2 released
Replies: 161
Views: 31111

Re: v5.2 released

Is usermanager working on this release?
by benmikrotik
Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:17 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Any plans of making usermanager to work?
Replies: 1
Views: 395

Any plans of making usermanager to work?

I've been looking for alternatives like radius manager, hotspotengine etc... but still I would love to see usermanager to work. It's integrated, less chances of failures than a separate system. I hope mikrotik prioritize userman, I am willing to pay for it.
by benmikrotik
Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:04 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Which version
Replies: 2
Views: 851

Which version

Which ROS version has working or stable user manager?

I am using Version 5 Beta 4 but I am having problems with time validity. Generated vouchers with 1 hour access, the time is up but it does not stop.

I've noticed the time started is unknown and the time end is more than 3 hours.

Any ideas why?
by benmikrotik
Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:28 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WAN interface is very busy?
Replies: 6
Views: 724

Re: WAN interface is very busy?

thanks.

Anyway, I have added some firewall rules from tutorials and it seems it has solved the problem.

Another problem came out, I could not access user manager via web interface.

Any ideas what to check with my firewall rules?
by benmikrotik
Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:06 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WAN interface is very busy?
Replies: 6
Views: 724

Re: WAN interface is very busy?

Can you help me?

I have contacted several consultants but they are very busy and some didn't even bother to reply my emails.
I want someone to check my router settings on my firewall, etc...

Pls. PM me so I can send you my contact details.
by benmikrotik
Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WAN interface is very busy?
Replies: 6
Views: 724

WAN interface is very busy?

Hi All,

I was wondering why is my WAN interface has lots of activity, even though no one is using my LAN. It slows down my network. TORCH displayed several ip addresses sending/receiving data.

What should I do to stop this? Is this malware/botnet activity?
by benmikrotik
Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: web-proxy error
Replies: 4
Views: 1461

web-proxy error

Hi All,

Recently I am getting logs

"web-proxy error Unrecognized FTP server response: 421 Too many users - please try again later"

Any ideas?

using v5.0beta4
by benmikrotik
Wed Nov 17, 2010 3:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: slow network today
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: slow network today

confirmed , I got full speed using my laptop. With mikrotik my speed drops less than 200kbps. I've tried sys reset and reloaded my backup config to no avail. Any ideas? Will malware/botnet could be causing the problem? So how do I rid the beasts? I tried reinstalling (fresh install) same problem cam...
by benmikrotik
Tue Nov 16, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: slow network today
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: slow network today

you can connect the internet connection directly to you PC and test speed. if we can get full speed 2Mbps, the router/configuration has problem otherwise the internet speed is not enough. yeah, but I am several miles away. I 'm gonna be at the site tomorrow. Right now, i could only access via winbox.
by benmikrotik
Tue Nov 16, 2010 7:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: slow network today
Replies: 3
Views: 865

slow network today

Hi, Please help me trouble shoot my network. I am using Mikrotik routerOS 5.0rc1. Just this morning my network is very slow. Speedtest.net reading on several servers could not exceed 200kbps. My subscription is 2mbps. How do I know my actual download speed just by looking at winbox? Torch maybe coul...
by benmikrotik
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: is someone accessing without authorization?
Replies: 1
Views: 354

is someone accessing without authorization?

How do I know if someone is accessing my wifi network. I could see his mac, IP address, rx/tx rate(with activity, could see numbers changing) in the hotspot hosts list but I could not see him trying to log in, or see him in the active list. I am not good in networking. I am just starting out. I am w...
by benmikrotik
Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: user using multiple PCs
Replies: 4
Views: 1235

Re: user using multiple PCs

Do you have a sample code?
by benmikrotik
Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: user using multiple PCs
Replies: 4
Views: 1235

user using multiple PCs

Will user manager prevents a user (single username) from logging/using multiple PCs at the same time?

He could put his own router to share wifi connection with multiple PCs.
by benmikrotik
Tue Sep 28, 2010 1:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using multiple OpenDNS-like service, is it possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 1114

Re: Using multiple OpenDNS-like service, is it possible?

The best thing to do is to keep using opendns and submit list of sites you want opendns to block.
by benmikrotik
Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple PCs sharing single connection & hotspot IP binding
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: multiple PCs sharing single connection & hotspot IP bind

Hi All, I have multiple PCs sharing a single wifi connection (connected to an 8 port switch) . I have tried IP binding to allow 2 PCs bypass mikrotik log in page. I was wondering why it doesn't allow me to IP bind 2 PCs at the same time. Any ideas? try to bypass client MAC thanks Thanks a lot, mara...
by benmikrotik
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:41 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: multiple PCs sharing single connection & hotspot IP binding
Replies: 3
Views: 665

multiple PCs sharing single connection & hotspot IP binding

Hi All,

I have multiple PCs sharing a single wifi connection (connected to an 8 port switch) . I have tried IP binding to allow 2 PCs bypass mikrotik log in page. I was wondering why it doesn't allow me to IP bind 2 PCs at the same time.

Any ideas?
by benmikrotik
Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Access internal devices from outside the network
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Re: Access internal devices from outside the network

thanks,

Which one should I use? 1:1 mapping or port mapping?
by benmikrotik
Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Access internal devices from outside the network
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Access internal devices from outside the network

Hi,

How do I port forward my 2 devices to be able to access from outside the network.

My ISP's IP address is 121.xx.xxx.144
Devices:
1. AP1 = 192.168.1.20
2. AP2 = 192.168.1.50

Thanks in advance for helping a newbie like me.
by benmikrotik
Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ADSL outage
Replies: 0
Views: 305

ADSL outage

Hi,

My ISP's ADSL is currently down, and I am using a wimax connection to access the internet. The modem is a huawei bm622. I was wondering if Mikrotik could support this modem and wimax as a second ISP.
by benmikrotik
Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:06 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: DVR outside network access
Replies: 4
Views: 12802

Re: DVR outside network access

Thanks again. :D
by benmikrotik
Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: DVR outside network access
Replies: 4
Views: 12802

Re: DVR outside network access

Thanks a lot blake, I have gotten it to work.

How important is the second code?

It's working without it.
by benmikrotik
Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: DVR outside network access
Replies: 4
Views: 12802

DVR outside network access

Hi,

How do I port forward to be able to access my DVR from outside the network. I could access it through LAN but not outside.

port tcp 34567
udp 34568
http 80

DVR IP 192.168.1.100
ISP's IP assigned to my WAN is 124.XXX.XXX.XXX
by benmikrotik
Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: how to add my ubnt bullet to my network
Replies: 1
Views: 440

how to add my ubnt bullet to my network

Hi All,

I got a bullet m2 hp radio which I want to add to my wifi hotspot as an AP. How do I add this bullet to my current setup?


Currently I have an existing wired and wifi network.
DSL--->ether1
LAN---->ether2
Wifi---->ether3 - with mikrotik user manager.

Thanks in advance.
by benmikrotik
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup

I have some questions regarding user manager.

Is there an option to create a user account with unlimited access but will halt at the end of each month, when the bill is not paid?
by benmikrotik
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup

Sergejs,

I have gotten it to work with version 4.10
I did a fresh install.


Thanks alot.
by benmikrotik
Sat Jun 12, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: user manager users
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

user manager users

I am just curious, how many are currently using Mikrotik user manager in this forum?
by benmikrotik
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup

thanks for the reply. I am sending another supout file. Just recently sent a file but the file was corrupted or something.

Will drag and drop works with supout file? I just drag & drop it from winbox to my desktop.


Sorry, am a newbie and not an IT expert, please bear with me.
by benmikrotik
Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup

i just can't get it to work. Radius server is not responding when I try to login a user account. But with an admin account it works. Any ideas?
by benmikrotik
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup

I tried both. Both works, but preferred it on a separate NIC to have a different subnet (wireless users).

Now, I want to use usermanager but I could not get a configuration guide for version 5.0beta. Anyone could point/give me a link on howto for this version?

Thanks
by benmikrotik
Tue Jun 08, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup
Replies: 8
Views: 946

How do I add a wireless ap to my wired setup

Hi, I have Buffalo wireless n150 router, access point & bridge http://www.techshout.com/wireless/2010/19/buffalo-launches-wcr-gn-new-wireless-airstation-router/ . How do I add this to my wired network. I have a routerOS 5.0beta. Currently running a wired network of an internet cafe. I want to add a ...
by benmikrotik
Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:20 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: system,error,critical login failure for user *** using ssh
Replies: 1
Views: 19834

system,error,critical login failure for user *** using ssh

Hi, I am a newbie, and just installed mikrotik a few days ago. I have an urgent need to secure my network. The following error I see when I log in today using winbox: apr/26/2010 17:18:32 system,error,critical login failure for user root from 218. 246.23.69 via ssh apr/26/2010 17:18:37 system,error,...