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by soulflyhigh
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: 100% CPU load in CCR 1009
Replies: 7
Views: 467

Re: 100% CPU load in CCR 1009

Please check Tools>Profile and then click on the Start button.
It will show which process is causing high cpu usage.
Then you can check what is going on with that specific process.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 900 MHz Metal 9HPn alternative solution needed - help
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: 900 MHz Metal 9HPn alternative solution needed - help

Well, there is Cambium PMP 450i line but it is NOT budget friendly (their AP radio alone is something like 3k USD, CPE/SM radio is around 300 USD). UBNT also has some older generation 900MHz radios but I never had oportunity to use them, they are cheaper than Cambium but still not even close to Mikr...
by soulflyhigh
Thu May 30, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hide username
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Hide username

No, that is not possible in RouterOS. Mikrotik programmers probably could do it in some future software update. But, I have to ask, why would you need to hide it anyway? Can you explain what you really want to achieve by hiding it? If someone can see or record your computer screen or telnet/ssh term...
by soulflyhigh
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Problem with PIA VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Problem with PIA VPN

Hello,
which software version of RouterOS is running on your Mikrotik router?
Also, are there any other active settings in firewall (post results of "/export hide-sensitive" command).

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: For those people graphing signal strength
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Re: For those people graphing signal strength

Hello, to me this looks like a specific weather issue. Temporary signal level drops over long radio links are usually caused by severe weather conditions and weather differences across the signal path. Thermal inversion causes refraction of the radio waves with such high signal level drops. The long...
by soulflyhigh
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: My rb133 can't update the license
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: My rb133 can't update the license

Hello alex911, regarding the license problem you should contact Mikrotik directly at support@mikrotik.com . Keep in mind that RB133 is very old and slow model (mips-le platform is EoL/EoS, isn't supported in software since RouterOS v6.33.3) Also, there were some very serious security related issues ...
by soulflyhigh
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2 High latency
Replies: 29
Views: 3679

Re: Nv2 High latency

What are the signal levels of those clients?
How does the 5GHz spectrum looks at those sites, is there any other AP nearby?
Could you post a screenshot of registration table from AP side?

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: {vulnerability }unauthorized login from chinese ip
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: {vulnerability }unauthorized login from chinese ip

What does the log says exactly? Login via web,telnet, winbox or ssh?
by soulflyhigh
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ping Spikes Through all SFP+ ports on CCR1072
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: Ping Spikes Through all SFP+ ports on CCR1072

That is a costly solution.
How much traffic goes through that CCR1072?

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]
Replies: 64
Views: 28585

Re: Aggressive RouterOS worm infecting our network?? [SOLVED]

Nathan, RIF and if possible remote access is possible? RC on these or not?
I just sent you a supout file from one of remaining infected SXTs to Mikrotik support email.
Let me know if I could help with this problem.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]
Replies: 64
Views: 28585

Re: Aggressive RouterOS worm infecting our network?? [SOLVED]

Hello Nathan, we have seen it last night too, mostly on 6.34.x version, SXTs/LHGs - mipsbe. I managed first to block the telnet traffic to and from them and then I updated them to latest current version 6.41.3. All affected Mikrotik routers had public IPs and exposed common service ports (80,21,22,2...
by soulflyhigh
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51095

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

In the setup we had a R11e-5HnD as AP and Clients was SXTsq Lite5
In BAND - N? Channel width? 40Mhz? TDMA = 2ms or AUTO? More info about config please...
band=5ghz-a/n channel-width=20/40mhz-Ce un TDMA - 2m
What was the distance between the AP and SXTs?
by soulflyhigh
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51095

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Hello Uldis,
this is the test with 802.11ac or 802.11n radios?
Could you describe in more details signal levels and hardware used?

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routers' "hard drive" chip. Is it possible to read information from it?
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: Routers' "hard drive" chip. Is it possible to read information from it?

Well, unless the chip is encrypted then it is theoretically possible to read it with appropriate electronic and software tools. The question is, would you consider yourself a "target" for someone with such advanced equipment and knowledge? If you really need high level of security then you should re...
by soulflyhigh
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)
Replies: 65
Views: 16524

Re: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)

waiting for that 16 ports poe switch!
+1
by soulflyhigh
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: rb260gsp does not pass traffic
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: rb260gsp does not pass traffic

Hello borregote,
try to update firmware to the latest stable version.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: building a 1 Gbps wireless link for 2 Kms.
Replies: 10
Views: 1304

Re: building a 1 Gbps wireless link for 2 Kms.

There is a real reason why such hardware costs 5000+ USD per link. R & D costs are huge and it takes a lot of time. I believe that most of Mikrotik's costumers are "budget oriented" and in that sense I can understand why Mikrotik doesn't invest in such expensive technology (yet). One day that may ch...
by soulflyhigh
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: building a 1 Gbps wireless link for 2 Kms.
Replies: 10
Views: 1304

Re: building a 1 Gbps wireless link for 2 Kms.

You would need 200+ MHz of very clean 5GHz band to achieve that capacity and that is with bonding two links in parallel. Realistically that much of free 5GHz band isn't something available in most of the places today. 2km link for 60GHz is most probably too long (at least for 1Gbbps capacity). There...
by soulflyhigh
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: License question: ROS 4.5 to 6.xx
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: License question: ROS 4.5 to 6.xx

I wouldn't worry yet about that unicorn called ROS 7 :)

In one of the latest ROS v6.41rc50 on RB433AH there is no license restriction limit in upgrade-to-version at all.
Capture-lic.PNG
So, really there is no reason to avoid upgrade to the latest stable version.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: License question: ROS 4.5 to 6.xx
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: License question: ROS 4.5 to 6.xx

Basically, you have to do it in two steps.
Upgrade it first to 5.26 and then you should be able to upgrade to latest 6.xx version.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 121260

Re: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!

*) wireless - added passive scan functionality (CLI only); Any info on this? It does scan but it isn't passive. "/interface wireless> scan 0 passive=yes" and the wlan is disconnected immediately. @Mikrotik Is this the same issue that this works only with pure 802.11 protocol and not with nstreme an...
by soulflyhigh
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 sync issues and solutions
Replies: 91
Views: 8019

Re: NV2 sync issues and solutions

I agree, Nv2 sync obviously needs more development so it could become something usable. After that, good documentation/practical user guide would be a next thing to do. At this moment I don't believe neither will happen anytime soon - but I hope I'm wrong about that. Otherwise, it shouldn't be in RO...
by soulflyhigh
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Sector Capactiy Planning Question
Replies: 7
Views: 882

Re: Wireless Sector Capactiy Planning Question

This is outdoor fixed wireless backhaul. If I have a customer who adds X amount to their allowed upstream on the backhaul circuit (i.e. there's a layer3 break between the customer's actual LAN and this wireless link) and I allow 3 more Mbps on their upstream-facing queue, and they start using it, w...
by soulflyhigh
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Validity of MTCNA & MTCRE certifications
Replies: 11
Views: 7253

Re: Validity of MTCNA & MTCRE certifications

Bump! I've recently got MTCTCE (in February 2017) and my MTCNA expires by the end of 2017. This policy about re-certification (for MTCNA at least) is really pointless. Most of the questions at the MTCNA exam are not RouterOS-specific (probably more than 80-85%). MTCNA > Course prerequisites: The stu...
by soulflyhigh
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CCR temperature reading problem
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: CCR temperature reading problem

Well, then try to visually inspect it and see if there is anything that looks suspicious at the PCB (leaked electrolytic capacitor could do further damage). If you're not familiar with electronics take it to your local electronic repair shop for inspection. As isolated component the temperature sens...
by soulflyhigh
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CCR temperature reading problem
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: CCR temperature reading problem

Most probably some kind of hardware problem with temperature sensor.
I would suggest you to contact Mikrotik support or your distributor about RMA.
https://mikrotik.com/rma
by soulflyhigh
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2x2 MiMo 802.11 N on 900MHz
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: 2x2 MiMo 802.11 N on 900MHz

These are Atheros based cards, should work under ROS.
https://vizmonet.com/nm2-series

I have absolutely no experience with this manufacturer ... so you should really test them first.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP 60G - Vague timeline?
Replies: 9
Views: 2917

Re: wAP 60G - Vague timeline?

https://fccid.io/TV7WAPG60AD/Test-Report/RF-Test-Report-3521245 Three channels 1 - 58.32GHz 2 - 60.48GHz 3 - 62.64GHz channel bandwidth 2.16GHz integrated antenna gain 10.56 to 13.48dBi depending on channel Peak power limit : 500mW (27dBm) Lowest data rate 27.2Mbps Highest data rate 4620Mbps PSU > 2...
by soulflyhigh
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 sync works but destroys performance
Replies: 8
Views: 1781

Re: NV2 sync works but destroys performance

WirelessRudy, I agree with everything you said, and I don't think that Mikrotik's sync will be a viable solution for p2mp in the current form. Cheap CPEs are radiating in various directions significant amounts of RF energy and in urban environment reflections are causing even lower SNR. We're using ...
by soulflyhigh
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 sync works but destroys performance
Replies: 8
Views: 1781

Re: NV2 sync works but destroys performance

Can you check with the snooper the clients signal from the other AP? That is most probably the cause for performance-drop issue. All the CPEs from one AP simply MUST have very good isolation from other AP(s) and vice versa. If sync could work on different channel (as we know now is working only wit...
by soulflyhigh
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT Lite5 with ubnt-APs problem
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: SXT Lite5 with ubnt-APs problem

There is not enough information about your configuration and network topology for anyone here to give you any specific answer. Please provide more details and if possible exports (without sensitive parts like passwords etc.) from all of your Mikrotik routers in data path from the end clients to your...
by soulflyhigh
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SNR question
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Re: SNR question

- Try to set wireless protocol to "nv2" at the AP side and to "any" at the station side (I presume that this is point to point link). - Update ROS to 6.37.5 on both sides (or newer bugfix release). - Signal levels are "too hot", reduce output power until you get signal level between -40 to -45dBm at...
by soulflyhigh
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New SXT sq Lite5 - RBSXTsq5nD [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 4269

Re: New SXT sq Lite5 - RBSXTsq5nD [SOLVED]

Installiert AC Access-Points and Sell AN CPEs Makes no sence for me
True, that's why we're using almost exclusively 802.11n APs and CPEs.

We're also looking for something "new" to replace them in the future but that for sure won't be 802.11ac equipment.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New SXT sq Lite5 - RBSXTsq5nD [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 4269

Re: New SXT sq Lite5 - RBSXTsq5nD [SOLVED]

What we have in .ac with ROS > - no finer manual data-rates control - no spectral scan + higher price Also, SXT/LHG has 10/100mbps only port so even if you're lucky enough to get more than 100mbps over radio it is limited by fast ethernet port. IMO the end goal is the lowest price possible for low-e...
by soulflyhigh
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: PTP Antenna !!
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Re: PTP Antenna !!

24GHz p2p radios are made for this kind of situations (high throughput at short distances), it is unfortunate that you're not allowed to use them. If EIRP regulation in Germany allows it and the 5GHz spectrum is clean between those two sites you might take a chance with airFiber (AF5, ask more detai...
by soulflyhigh
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Require information about electronic component of RB1100AHx2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1221

Re: Require information about electronic component of RB1100AHx2 [SOLVED]

It might be an inductor (3.9 uH) but if the noise is the only problem I wouldn't be worrying much about it. https://www.eevblog.com/forum/projects/hissing-inductor-cores/ Quick google search also gives this result http://www.techtrans.com.tw/smd_power_inductors2.html?CID=7 however only Mikrotik know...
by soulflyhigh
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 231
Views: 44792

Re: v6.40rc [release candidate] is released!

If the APs are very close together then yes. At the moment the current implementation works only on the same wireless frequency. We could think how to sync the APs that are on different frequencies but located on the same tower and connected to the same ethernet network. That is exactly what we nee...
by soulflyhigh
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: nv2-downlink-ratio
Replies: 6
Views: 2579

Re: nv2-downlink-ratio

Actually, the only news here is ability to control download/upload throughput ratio - and that, as I said, works (mostly) as expected. For p2p you could get more with old dynamic ratio because with new fixed ratio there is max 80% "per side throughput" limit. In my example, with dynamic ratio we cou...
by soulflyhigh
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: nv2-downlink-ratio
Replies: 6
Views: 2579

Re: nv2-downlink-ratio

Milestone for Mikrotik. One p2p link 80/20 works nice. Soon test p2m. What's throughput difference for dynamic and 80/20 ratio? It works as expected in our test setup, download and upload throughput are just restricted to desired ratio. If the throughput with dynamic ratio is 100mbps half duplex th...
by soulflyhigh
Tue May 16, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 231
Views: 44792

Re: v6.40rc [release candidate] is released!

*) wireless - added option to change "nv2-downlink-ratio" for nv2 protocol (CLI only); *) wireless - added option to set "fixed-downlink" mode for nv2 protocol (CLI only); /interface wireless> set 0 nv2-mode= Nv2Mode ::= dynamic-downlink | fixed-downlink /interface wireless> set 0 nv2-downlink-rati...
by soulflyhigh
Mon May 15, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Full duplex mimo
Replies: 13
Views: 1510

Re: Full duplex mimo

@SteveWrightNZ Mikrotik unfortunately just don't have product you described at this moment. The only Mikrotik's FD radio has been announced at MUM Milano 2017 in 60GHz band so it is for much shorter distances. For this case and distance I would also recommend a product from "that other company" but ...
by soulflyhigh
Fri May 05, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT 5 AC vs SA5 AC
Replies: 14
Views: 1412

Re: SXT 5 AC vs SA5 AC

"SXT SA 5 AC" has 90 degrees antenna while "SXT 5 AC" has 28 degrees with 2dBi more gain.
So, with "SXT SA 5 AC" you'll get 4 dBm lower signal and more interference but at such short distance that shouldn't be a big problem. In theory, it should work almost the same with both models.

Regards,
M.
by soulflyhigh
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic Interception ETSI
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Re: Traffic Interception ETSI

We had similar question a few weeks ago, this was Mikrotik's answer : RouterOS has option for CALEA. We do not have direct option that is called "ETSI xxx", however you can intercept traffic in different ways by RouterOS options (firewall/sniffer/traffic-flow etc.). So, it is possible to do it with ...
by soulflyhigh
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AC equipment and spectral scan problem
Replies: 169
Views: 26051

Re: AC equipment and spectral scan problem

Well, with recent competition from mobile operators, for those, who are based on MT-only networks, sad days are comming.. Clients are demanding higher throughput, simply because content dictates the need for it. I've been exploring countless of options of what to do to survive, and currently I came...
by soulflyhigh
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Problem RouterOS 6.38.5 - Denial of Service
Replies: 67
Views: 11806

Re: Problem RouterOS 6.38.5 - Denial of Service

@svserg I have no doubt that you were under attack and that you had a problem but how big was that attack? Many of those attacks are bigger than 1gbps and they simply saturate/congest internet uplinks to the end user. How big is your internet uplink and was it congested during the attack? So, lets a...
by soulflyhigh
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Problem RouterOS 6.38.5 - Denial of Service
Replies: 67
Views: 11806

Re: Problem RouterOS 6.38.5 - Denial of Service

1. Your PC will not have enough resources 2. Large corportate network has firewall and other protection 3. Any other network is just as vulnerable if you send lots of traffic to an open port 1. Resources enough to stop the work of the router. We tested it experimentally. 2. Mikrotik are not a firew...
by soulflyhigh
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Someone claimed that he hacked RouterOS
Replies: 19
Views: 12004

Re: Someone claimed that he hacked RouterOS

Could be just an animation. Some people make these and then ask for bounty. Would be nice to see actual tool, or at least proof by anybody else. I did find "a tool" probably made by this guy > Capture11.JPG Capture22.JPG Capture33.JPG but I couldn't find login data for it (most of the menu options ...
by soulflyhigh
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Someone claimed that he hacked RouterOS
Replies: 19
Views: 12004

Re: Someone claimed that he hacked RouterOS

Could anyone translate from Arabic what it says in the youtube video?
Any hint what is the actual exploit?

I think that this is the same guy > https://www.facebook.com/groups/mikrotikman/
by soulflyhigh
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: N vs AC
Replies: 2
Views: 788

Re: N vs AC

To really be more spectral efficient, 802.11ac gear has to work in a lower-noise-level environment compared to 802.11n. You can either try to find a cleaner channel or invest in higher gain antennas to achieve higher SNR. Here is similar discussion > https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=11...