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by tadpole
Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Load Balancing

Hi all, I want to find out more about using PCC I have 8x 4mb/512kbps ADSL lines, currently i use PCC to split the traffic into HTTP/HTTPS/p2p and then route it all out via different lines. My question is, is using pcc src-address the best/most efficient way to use these lines? I have set up another...
by tadpole
Tue May 10, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: marking by hostname
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: marking by hostname

Hi ZeroByte, Thanks for the feedback, i agree its not perfect but i really want to prevent phones from munching important bandwidth. I figured this way i could lower the priority of the people who haven't changed their device names and rescue some of it ;) Ideally i would have the cleverness to setu...
by tadpole
Mon May 09, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: marking by hostname
Replies: 2
Views: 613

marking by hostname

Hi all, I was wondering if it is possible to mark traffic via the device hostname? I want to limit the amount of traffic that the devices with a hostname android* and *iphone* are allowed. I seem to recall being able to use some form of wizardry with hostnames in the hotspot section Is there maybe s...
by tadpole
Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: QOS
Replies: 4
Views: 760

Re: QOS

Looks like you are correct with that...darn it...I am going to have to attack this from another angle, maybe IP or Proxy based i think, many thanks for your time!
by tadpole
Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: QOS
Replies: 4
Views: 760

Re: QOS

Hi pe1chl The main issue i am having is Apple updates destroying bandwidth, so i figured by marking browsing, emails and a few other things give them higher priority then the other traffic (which i hoped would include the Apple update) would get throttled in favour of browsing. I should have given t...
by tadpole
Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: QOS
Replies: 4
Views: 760

QOS

Im trying to put together a basic (and i mean really basic) QOS, I want to try and limit all other traffic and prioritize browsing. I see that on some examples packets and connections are marked ...my question is why? Is there a time when you mark the connection only and other times just the packets...
by tadpole
Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DNS Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 502

DNS Questions

Hi all, I have a DNS question/maybe problem im not sure but my current setup for the DNS is as follows add action=redirect chain=dstnat comment=DNS dst-port=53 protocol=udp \ src-address-list=local to-ports=53 Nothing crazy and i have the dns as set allow-remote-requests=yes cache-size=4096KiB max-u...
by tadpole
Tue May 12, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DNS
Replies: 1
Views: 703

DNS

Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could maybe shed light on dns in mikrotik for me. What is the UDP packet size and Cache Size used for? How does changing these values affect network performance and what should you use to work out the best settings you should be using? Are the static servers differe...
by tadpole
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Filtering traffic between two ports
Replies: 2
Views: 814

Re: Filtering traffic between two ports

Lol yeah i get that from using it ;) Are there any rules that you might recommend in a bridge situation to filter out web address/content? I would do it any other way but the setup has an Active directory and some pretty fussy software that doesnt play well with the hotspot. At the moment i have it ...
by tadpole
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Filtering traffic between two ports
Replies: 2
Views: 814

Filtering traffic between two ports

Hi all, I want to connect ether1 to ether5 like a bridge so that everything can go about business as usual but i want to add in some filter rules to drop certain traffic. The device im using is an RB750 and it works 100% when used as a gateway but i see you cant use in and out matcher interface when...
by tadpole
Wed Oct 15, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Filter Lists
Replies: 4
Views: 1552

Re: Filter Lists

/ip firewall layer7-protocol add name=rtmp regexp="^\\x03.+\\x14.+\\x02.+\\x07.(connect)\?.+(app)\?" And /ip firewall filter add action=drop chain=forward comment=DropRTMP dst-address-list=!unrestricted \ in-interface=ether1 layer7-protocol=rtmp src-address-list=!unrestricted add action=drop chain=...
by tadpole
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Filter Lists
Replies: 4
Views: 1552

Re: Filter Lists

Thank you SystemErrorMessage!!! I didnt know that the "!" was for, i made an address list and added the IP in the list and just added them to the filter rule but as you said i excluded and voila!

thank you
by tadpole
Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Filter Lists
Replies: 4
Views: 1552

Filter Lists

Hi all, I have setup a simple filter list to drop access to facebook, youtube etc... using content filtering. Is it possible to allow an IP or three through these filtering rules? chain=forward action=drop content=facebook log=no log-prefix="" Is this an acceptable way of doing this? chain=forward a...
by tadpole
Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Total MT beginner....
Replies: 2
Views: 878

Re: Total MT beginner....

Heya, I feel your pain, i have been using Mikrotik for years and still know bugger all! Greg Sowell has some awesome training videos that really help a lot. Other than that i would recommend looking through these forums as pretty much everything is in here somewhere! As for the static IP address i r...
by tadpole
Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Linking two networks
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Linking two networks

hahaha, at least you know what you are doing! Im sure my wording could be better and am grateful that you have taken the time to help me! Just to confirm as i am having a looksee at the moment at this on the devices, this may be a silly thing to say but is the NAT the same as masquerade on ubiquity?...
by tadpole
Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Linking two networks
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Linking two networks

heya sorry man, i feel a bit noobish here ;/ I should've said that the 192.168.10.1 is the Routers LAN side IP and the 192.168.1.123 is the WAN side of the IP. I can access the device IP on the WAN side, so from the SiteB (My IP would be in the 192.168.10.0/24 range and the devices WAN side IP is in...
by tadpole
Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Linking two networks
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Linking two networks

Heya sorry the WLAN is a Wireless LAN, or WAN... It has a UBNT radio for AP and UBNT Stations in Router Mode, i can access the IP's of the other devices and have been using portforwarding but i want a LAN type link to share files and such through windows networking. I figured something like a tunnel...
by tadpole
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Linking two networks
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Linking two networks

Hi all, Im not sure what to use for this setup... but here is whats happening I have 3 Different Places all with same internet but need two of the places to be visible to each other on the network. They are both setup as routers but are running off a WLAN that shares with a place that is separate. I...
by tadpole
Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: System Health to a wordpress site
Replies: 2
Views: 1457

Re: System Health to a wordpress site

thanks for the reply boen_robot, will try it out now and post, i was also thinking about maybe using SNMP even to get the info. I like the idea of this API client stuff, I have never tried to write a plugin for a web page, i will give it a go though always a first time for everything! many thanks ag...
by tadpole
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: System Health to a wordpress site
Replies: 2
Views: 1457

System Health to a wordpress site

Hi guys, I have been trying to figure out a way to get the system health, in particular the system voltage off a RB750UP to be a easily viewable as a widget/page on a wordpress site. Is this possible? Alot of what i have seen is a bit confusing, I was imagining intially that it would be some kind of...
by tadpole
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: SRC or DST
Replies: 2
Views: 775

Re: SRC or DST

Hi Soroush! Thanks for the reply, I couldnt get any traffic to pass with the IP specified, but it would start when i set it to the ethernet port, is this a routing issue maybe? Basicially i want to make this darn PC accessible from ether1 and im on ether5. The two networks are separate but i can pin...
by tadpole
Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Use two internet connections.
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Re: Use two internet connections.

have you tried using some pcc? I believe you can /ip firewall mangle add action=mark-routing chain=prerouting comment="Voip" in-interface=ether1 \ new-routing-mark=voip passthrough=no protocol=tcp src-port=1234 /ip firewall nat add action=dst-nat chain=dstnat comment="voip" disabled=yes dst-port=123...
by tadpole
Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: SRC or DST
Replies: 2
Views: 775

SRC or DST

Hi all, I can figure out how to use this darn SRC or DST address thing, if i have a port setup to forward to a specific IP can i limit it to 2 IP address only? And would it be under SRC or DST address under NAT or Mangle...or both? Actually is this doable or have i missed the plot? Setup is as follo...
by tadpole
Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Resolve a domain to an ip internally
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Resolve a domain to an ip internally

Hi guys and gals! Is it at all possible to resolve a request for something like 1a.abcd.net to an IP address inside a network? I want to have a wordpress page stored on a computer in my network to be accessible more aesthetically than typing in its ip address. can this be done? Or is the best way fo...
by tadpole
Sat May 12, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Radius Man and RB750
Replies: 2
Views: 1952

Re: Radius Man and RB750

Thank you for your reply! After much deliberation and fiddling i believe PPPoE to be the way forward :D thanks again
by tadpole
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Radius Man and RB750
Replies: 2
Views: 1952

Radius Man and RB750

Hi there, i was wondering if it is at all possible to connect an RB750 to my DMA Soft Radius MAN without using PPPoE? I would like to be able to just use the mac and ip of the client side device. It all seems fairly straight forward... The RB750 NAS (Which i thought was Network Attached Storage for ...
by tadpole
Tue May 31, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Load balancing
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Load balancing

Hi davizo70! http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=41316&hilit=rb750+load+balance http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/NTH_load_balancing_with_masquerade I found these two examples quite informative but unfortunately i have not managed to successfully even make a simple load balancer from a RB750 f...
by tadpole
Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Userman v5rc11 Character Contstants
Replies: 0
Views: 794

Userman v5rc11 Character Contstants

Hi guys a quick question about the new userman, love the extra features!!! The character constants that i have been able to find dont seem to work/cant implement correctly...is there a list of what i can use somewhere? http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager/Character_constants is good but i cant...
by tadpole
Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NTP Client setup on bridge wireless router
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

Re: NTP Client setup on bridge wireless router

hi wilburt i dont know if you have solved your problem either way i thought i would give a whack at trying to help :D i had a very similar problem with my NTP thingy and managed to fix it up by simply google my country and NTP servers and using two of those in the NTP client section System -> NTP Cl...
by tadpole
Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB750 and blocking websites
Replies: 1
Views: 1258

RB750 and blocking websites

Hi guys! I wish to block websites, i have tried quite a few post ideas and wiki's http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/How_to_Block_Websites_%26_Stop_Downloading_Using_Proxy http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17411 http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=31095&hilit=%2Fip+proxy+access+comm...
by tadpole
Mon Aug 16, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot Error
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: Hotspot Error

heya sankarklm

http://www.marlwifi.org.nz/projects/basic-mt-hotspot

I found this to be a really user friendly hotspot setup page, hope it helps!
by tadpole
Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please Educate :D
Replies: 6
Views: 1607

Re: Please Educate :D

thanks j2sw!
Any info is very much appreciated! :D
by tadpole
Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I am noob!
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Re: I am noob!

dunno if this makes sense but here it goes... the problem was coming from one pc in particular, so format and etc... plug back into the network and all is well. I left it for a day and came back to a still working network. Decide it is time for lame ACC softwares to go on the Pastel installs fine an...
by tadpole
Fri Jun 11, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I am noob!
Replies: 3
Views: 705

I am noob!

I cant figure out what is going on with my network, if i connect to the network then all the pc's stop communicating! I have em running on a hotspot with static ip's and the users who are allowed internet are on the bypass list...

If i unplug then up goes the network :?
by tadpole
Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and other programs...
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: Mikrotik and other programs...

Thanks for the reply sergejs! Perhaps you could enlighten me as to how i can go about testing? I have noticed that the whole network actually goes down!?! Weirdness, not sure if it possible to misprogram such a thing into a router? There is also a dos base app that goes down along with it, which lea...
by tadpole
Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and other programs...
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Mikrotik and other programs...

Hi guys! I was wondering if there are any known conflicts between mikrotik and other programs which use sql databases? The reason i ask is because i have at last finished my first network and have noticed that the one establishments accounting software (Pastel - most evil of acc proggie imho) drops ...
by tadpole
Wed May 19, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please Educate :D
Replies: 6
Views: 1607

Re: Please Educate :D

Wow! That makes an amazing amount of sense! Seriously helpful and much appreciated!
by tadpole
Wed May 19, 2010 9:36 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please Educate :D
Replies: 6
Views: 1607

Please Educate :D

Hey to all that understand Mikrotik! I have a question that has been bugging me for a while and i just cannot seem to find out through the mighty Google or the Forum and im sure its crazy simple but... Would anyone mind explaining what the numbers on the end of the IP addresses are for? I dont have ...
by tadpole
Tue May 18, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Data Limit
Replies: 3
Views: 1378

Re: Data Limit

dang so that would mean that using the VLAN's and Hotspots are the best way forward? Otherwise it appears to be quite a pest to add an extra GB if needed ;p

Thanks sergejs!
by tadpole
Mon May 17, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Data Limit
Replies: 3
Views: 1378

Data Limit

Hi guys! I was wondering if there was another way of limiting users data without doing the whole hotspot thing? Is it at all possible to make it limit total data on say an ethernet port? If not is the VLAN with multiple hotspots the only way to go? The reason i ask is because I have two offices i ha...
by tadpole
Fri May 14, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik + Ubiquity (Solved)
Replies: 2
Views: 1189

Re: Mikrotik + Ubiquity

*sigh* sometimes i wonder, the M5's had to be in WDS mode wih Airmax and Error Reporting Off.
by tadpole
Fri May 14, 2010 12:41 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik + Ubiquity (Solved)
Replies: 2
Views: 1189

Mikrotik + Ubiquity (Solved)

I was wondering about the possiblilty of using a UBNT Nanostation M5 to link a router to a HighSite...Unfrtunately time and money are not on my side. I have the M5's set up as basic AP and Station in bridge mode to a Mikrotik AP that then takes care of the rest. Setup is as follows: UBNT M5 AP UBNT ...
by tadpole
Thu May 13, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Point to Point
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Re: Point to Point

*Sigh* I have been a fool! with my combination of forgetting to remove static IP from the PC's i was using to test and assigning IP addressess to everything that didnt need it! At last i am getting somewhere!
by tadpole
Thu May 13, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Point to Point
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Re: Point to Point

It's working! I was going overboard on the IP assigning! :lol:
by tadpole
Wed May 12, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Point to Point
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Re: Point to Point

Hi sergejs, thanks for the prompt reply! i have tried this setup before but i could get the darn internet to share through, would it be a case of adding ip route add gateway=192.168.1.1 (my adsl routers gateway) and then adding the ether1 to the bridge in the main_gw and the repeater to allow users ...
by tadpole
Wed May 12, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Point to Point
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Point to Point

I am in need of help with regards to the sharing of internet through a wireless network. My setup is 411 with lvl4 and two 433's one with a single wlan and the other with two wlan's. I have tried a massive amount of wiki and mikrotik solutions, i have successfully...well so far...been able to setup ...