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by simonkizi
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2 wans but not for loadbalancing
Replies: 2
Views: 1004

Just a suggestion. I have realized that you can set the connection Bytes in Firewall rules. I have not tried it yet but you could look into rather than depending your routing on nth, develop a system whereby if an Established connection size exceeds say 2 MBytes, then route it to the GW intended for...
by simonkizi
Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: nth, just to know..
Replies: 15
Views: 3185

Hellbound, thx for your response.

Please update with any other achievements.

Good Luck.
by simonkizi
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: nth, just to know..
Replies: 15
Views: 3185

@eugene: so, for 5 wanes the nth is: 4,6,0 4,6,1 4,6,2 4,6,3 4,6,4 ????? M. yes I think there is somethign wrong with this function... i have two wan now, and nth is 1,1,0 and 1,1,1 So, my 10 session download start with 5 Odd que and 5 even which is find but after half an hour it all will switch to...
by simonkizi
Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dual Core CPU or Single
Replies: 9
Views: 2536

Re: Dual Core CPU or Single

I have RB532 (330 Mhz CPU) it can take 30Mbps heavy P2P traffic QoS. There is something wrong with your configuration No Offense. Comlpletely Disagree as I only get 3Mbps with over 250 clients ie 250 IPs going through QoS(Queue Tree and Firewall Rules) . Very dissapointed with RB532. PC Based for Q...
by simonkizi
Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port 5000 Security
Replies: 1
Views: 897

Port 5000 Security

Hi. I would like to know regarding the security issues related to the TCP/UDP Port 5000 generally used for uPnP applications and Complex Main(whatever that is) Should we block this port because of the dozens of trojans that use it? or is there a way to detect? or what? coz we can't expect to follow-...
by simonkizi
Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: r52 vs sr5 on 10mhz channels
Replies: 8
Views: 1801

indly see the file 2.5-2.7 Ghz already having frequency , can you check for extending frequency from 2.7 ghz to 2.8 Ghz (2.512 - 2.732 (20 MHz step, channels 15-26) - optional license required ) MY MAIN REQIUREMENT IS 2.7 TO 2.8 GHZ ANY SUGGESTION Hi. Kindly, may you tell us how you got the 2.5-2.7...
by simonkizi
Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Block file sharing on WDS network
Replies: 7
Views: 1855

Re: Block file sharing on WDS network

how?

Thanks
Just block port 445 for smb. Check in the Mikrotik Manual for suggestions of other ports to block.
by simonkizi
Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to make a Wireless Bridge, using WDS?
Replies: 15
Views: 4364

Yes, go ahead set the IP on the Bridge Interface.
by simonkizi
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Packets per second, bandwidth and throughput...
Replies: 16
Views: 4849

has anyone tried using packet packer in this situation to clump packets together and lower the overall pps ? Sam Hi. Sorry but how do you do that exactly? (Packet Packer) Also, you can set queues to limit packet match rate! However, I believe that does not control what the wireless card receives, b...
by simonkizi
Sun Sep 10, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to flash mini-pci cards?
Replies: 4
Views: 1103

you need custom frequency license!!! Go purchase at mikrotik.com!! or wisp-router.com hmm 2.5-2.7ghz use orinoco b/g pcmcia card atheros 5212 I guess Thx. I have already purchased the frequency license upgrade, but it has given me only uptill 2.499 GHz on CM9 and that wlm54 or whatever card. Is the...
by simonkizi
Sun Sep 10, 2006 4:05 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Starting a WISP - How to configure?
Replies: 23
Views: 4751

I’m still using NO encryption at all, as nobody else is using MT round here yet. But when I use it, I’ll follow your tip Don't worry about WEP or WPA encryption. You can encrypt the data with PPPoE Encryption that is far better than the prior two and allows you to save data processing on your wirel...
by simonkizi
Fri Sep 08, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Starting a WISP - How to configure?
Replies: 23
Views: 4751

The reason for doing this is that some clients change their IPs without my knowledge, and when they ‘step’ on somebody’s else address, the whole network goes down. With Radius or PPPoE doesn't Matter, you can specify static IPs for each client. The client shall not really have a choice. Also, with ...
by simonkizi
Thu Sep 07, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Starting a WISP - How to configure?
Replies: 23
Views: 4751

I advise you to go for PPPoE. Setup a good radius server, and set the Mikrotik towers to authenticate through your radius server. Then you will have a centralized system for authentication, and your clients would be able to authenticate through any of your towers. Also, if you set up a lot of towers...
by simonkizi
Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to flash mini-pci cards?
Replies: 4
Views: 1103

Thx N.

I have also tried the CM9 and a new card with 5413 chipset. Even the 8602 and SR2. All the same!

Frustrated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anyone has seen 2.5 till 2.6 Ghz? Please specify in which country!

Thx.
by simonkizi
Thu Sep 07, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How to flash mini-pci cards?
Replies: 4
Views: 1103

How to flash mini-pci cards?

Can anyone assist to flash mini-pci cards with new firmware?

Need Firmware for NL-2511-MP to frequencies over 2.499GHz.

Thx
by simonkizi
Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What happened to the channels above 2.5Ghz?
Replies: 21
Views: 3876

I've found that the restriction lies in the card EEPROM's. ROS will report whatever the eeprom allows, as Nomis said.
Thx.

Anyone knows how to reflash the eeprom? Anyone has the firmware for extra 2.5 Ghz frequencies?
by simonkizi
Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What happened to the channels above 2.5Ghz?
Replies: 21
Views: 3876

because of regulatory domain restrictions in your country I got the upgrade fine. Yet as said before, only allowed till 2499 Ghz. So, is it Mikrotik that is not allowing or the mini-pci cards??? Does Mikrotik provide frequency upgrades only according to the regulatory domains? Or it is the card man...
by simonkizi
Mon Sep 04, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What happened to the channels above 2.5Ghz?
Replies: 21
Views: 3876

None to reply?

That is not impressive!
by simonkizi
Thu Aug 24, 2006 3:19 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WLM54g vrs CM9
Replies: 12
Views: 2748

This sounds exactly like an 8602 situation. I suppose the more the power, the less the sensitivity because of extra noise, ie declined reception. I only find the SR2 and the NL-2511MP to have higher power and good sensitivity. That gives us another conclusion, better quality equipment. The SR2 has t...
by simonkizi
Thu Aug 24, 2006 3:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterBOARD 532 keeps Rebooting
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Those are not supported on the RB-532. read around. I think I will disagree there for a sec, just use them in the following pattern: Either 1 NMP-8602 and max 3 CM9s - or 2 CM9s + NL2511MP Or 2 NMP-8602 at default power setting And Better use 12 Volt as you will skip the extra weaker circuit on the...
by simonkizi
Thu Aug 24, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 240km link , any suggestions?
Replies: 64
Views: 13498

Re: Hi kamel

I can guranette you only 2Mbits link to cyprus but it will be from north lebanon and not beirut,it will cost you around 15,000$ if intersted send me an email k.samin@truevoip.com,ur welcome
Most Probably from Shekaa!
by simonkizi
Thu Aug 24, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 240km link , any suggestions?
Replies: 64
Views: 13498

All you guys stop fussing, just use a few fishing boats to repeat LOL.

Interested to hear that a 3 meter grid which we have is not 33db but 65.
by simonkizi
Mon Aug 21, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 240km link , any suggestions?
Replies: 64
Views: 13498

Greetings from a Lebanese. My advice, rather stick to 2.4 GHz, though doesn't sound good regarding the closeness of water. If you are interested, in South Africa, we have tested 200mwatt radios on 3 meter diameter 33db 2.4GHz grids. Result has been around 120km, 512kbps. I believe with a bit of ampl...
by simonkizi
Mon Aug 21, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What happened to the channels above 2.5Ghz?
Replies: 21
Views: 3876

Thx to all.

Now that we have an idea of what to use, how do we get the frequency license upgrade?

Can we just purchase the upgrade or does it require documentation to be submitted to Mikrotik? If so, we can provide.

Thx again.
Simon
by simonkizi
Sun Aug 20, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What happened to the channels above 2.5Ghz?
Replies: 21
Views: 3876

Cards based on the Atheros 5211 chipset (b/a) -- so you would only be able to use 'b' in 2.5GHz.
Thx.

Which of the following may fall under the 5211 chipset category:

CM9
NL-5354MP
SR2
NMP-8602

If none, please advise brands that do.
by simonkizi
Sat Aug 19, 2006 1:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: What happened to the channels above 2.5Ghz?
Replies: 21
Views: 3876

To Mikrotik. Please give us examples of which cards support 2.5 Ghz as we have a license for 2.5Ghz in South Africa through our affiliation with Sentech. 2000+ clients ie 2000+ RBs and Mikrotik to be obtained! Else, we will head for Wimax and dump MT as we need this urgently and till today we haven'...
by simonkizi
Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: other bands supported?
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Hi guys, been a while :) Quick question: We heard Rumors that Level 6 allows some extra frequencies, so Does Level 6 allow to raise the 2.4 GHz to 2.6 GHz? or do we need to get specialized radios? Or flash the mini-pci cards....?? Also, we are sitting with thousands of 802.11b Senao AP/Bridges and n...
by simonkizi
Fri May 05, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the MT Radius Server?????????
Replies: 19
Views: 10041

Where is the MT Radius Server?????????

Hi guys, we were told a Mikrotik radius server was to be released in April, May .... When????????????

Anyone Knows...

We are basing businesses on this....

Please...

Thx.
by simonkizi
Fri May 05, 2006 7:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Max miniPCI support
Replies: 26
Views: 7391

We had a meeting with Personnel from an Italian Company called Navini. They install real Wimax systems. I believe it is 802.20.

30 Km NLOS at only 70mw 3.5 Ghz
80mbps throughput
Cost per tower equipment in South Africa arround $100,000

Cheers
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:20 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless and radius
Replies: 8
Views: 1574

We are currently using a Linux Box for Radius Authentication. It authenticates the username, password & MAC. It also provides the tx/rx rate, download/upload limits, and fixed IP address per user as set in the radius. Will this Mikrotik Radius have at least similar functionality. There are also many...
by simonkizi
Tue Apr 11, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?
Replies: 15
Views: 3695

You might want to look at the MikroTik for traffic shaping. There you can limit p2p to a certain ammount of connections. Try 15 - 20. Kindly can you ellaborate a bit more, like give an example. I have tried something and seems to help. I set the udp protocol packet match rate to 16/sec with Burst=2...
by simonkizi
Mon Apr 10, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?
Replies: 15
Views: 3695

Ok. We are running several Mikrotik Highpoints with the APs running as PPPoE servers. The AP interface has no IP Address. PPPoE clients connect to the towers through wireless media. The authentication is accomplished through a centralized radius server. There is a linux box load balancing several 51...
by simonkizi
Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?
Replies: 15
Views: 3695

UDP is a a connectionless protocol, so there are no "connections" to limit. Thx for reply, Yet I have clients who are using P2P parograms that when I monitor their connections through torch, I see a hundred plus sessions or packets or whatever they are simoultaneously. When I block the related clie...
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 07, 2006 5:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Limit and monitor traffic between users on same AP
Replies: 1
Views: 912

Let me try and help. Forget about default forwarding here. Say your IP Range is 192.168.1.0/24 gateway 192.168.1.1 In you firewall filters, Forward chain: Allow 192.168.1.0/24 to access 192.168.1.1 (Remeber two rules needed: src-address=192.168.1.0/24 and dst-address=192.168.1.1 and vice versa, and ...
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 07, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?
Replies: 15
Views: 3695

this is explained in the first example of the manual: http://www.mikrotik.com/docs/ros/2.9/ip/filter To only allow not more than 5 simultaneous connections from each of the clients, do the following: /ip firewall filter add chain=forward protocol=tcp tcp-flags=syn connection-limit=6,32 action=drop ...
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?
Replies: 15
Views: 3695

Thx Normis. Does this also apply for udp connections? Coz can't set connection-limit for udp. Got some clients using a P2P openning 20 to 30 udp sessions from each Client IP simoultaneously! Shows on torch. What if I want to allow more than 5 for some clients, like ten for instance or more? Limewire...
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 07, 2006 10:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone ever seen this problem before?
Replies: 8
Views: 2077

RB532 and Nstreme? Forget about it. Man you can't even run 5Ghz-turbo coz processor too slow to make any difference. Use a PC instead.
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 07, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?
Replies: 15
Views: 3695

Anyone knows the means to limit N0. of UDP Connections?

Hi there, Can anyone please give us a hint on how to limit the number of connections established by specific IPs or a Range? This is to protect against DoS attacks on the one hand, and to limit the number of P2P and Accelerated Connections/Sessions on the other. This is required for TCP and UDP conn...
by simonkizi
Fri Apr 07, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: how protect before attack???:o(
Replies: 13
Views: 2693

Hi, I have had a similar situation in a small town with 4 ISPs. Client radios from other ISPs were connecting/deauth/disconnecting from our AP not on purpose. Yet, that caused our Mikrotik to slow down and ping times to rise a lot. So, best thing to do, is to work it out through the access list, not...
by simonkizi
Wed Mar 15, 2006 7:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Load Balancing Setup
Replies: 3
Views: 3024

Yes they are.

Found out ECMP can help for multiple gateways. But need help for the second senario.

Thx
by simonkizi
Thu Mar 09, 2006 1:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Prevent customers sharing their connection
Replies: 41
Views: 7463

Nice one indeed, specially with neither solution nor suggestion!!! What's your POINT???? How do you solve??? Reset your units when they hang???? Rather one client drop than many!!! Just think of this: I have recieved denial of service attacks even on port 53 ie DNS How do you solve that except by li...
by simonkizi
Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Load Balancing Setup
Replies: 3
Views: 3024

Mikrotik Load Balancing Setup

Hi There. Can anyone provide us with a proper setup to load balance 2 internet feeds. 1st Senario: Mikroitik load balancing two gateways 2nd Senario: Mikrotik Load Balances over two PPPoE connections where the Mikrotik is the PPPoE client running through two ADSL Modems set to ATM-to-Ethernet Bridge...
by simonkizi
Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:59 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wlan connect and disconnect problem: extensive data loss
Replies: 2
Views: 3941

Regarding extensive data loss, just get used to seeing it. Everytime a client disconnects, it gives that log. However, something I found out by experience is that the client radios tend to drop their power when they are idle. So, it might be that the drop is so high that the client is getting discon...
by simonkizi
Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Default Forwarding Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

No one to help? :(
by simonkizi
Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Default Forwarding Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Default Forwarding Issues

Hi Guys. We have several Mikrotik systems running on RB532s. Well anyway, they are linked together by Bridging . Also, on each RB, we set a 2.4Ghz to AP Bridge, no IP, PPPoE which authenticates by Radius. Default Forwarding is Disabled on the AP interfaces on all RBs. However, we have a common gatew...