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by airstream
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot bypass problems
Replies: 7
Views: 3259

Re: Hotspot bypass problems

Reading the release notes for 5.18 and I find: *) wireless - do not use bridge and WDS mode on AP-AP links, causes loops; Which is obviously my network problem in the post above. So my question is what should we use? Since most of the other release notes for 5.18 say something along the lines of "f...
by airstream
Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Service name Ignored
Replies: 3
Views: 1944

Re: PPPoE Service name Ignored

Thanks for the reply's, it all makes sense now.
by airstream
Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Service name Ignored
Replies: 3
Views: 1944

PPPoE Service name Ignored

Hi all We seem to have an issue with PPPoE service names. on our AC we have two PPPoE servers running on the same interface. one has the service name as "" (blank), the other has the service name 'unmetered' Both servers have different profiles as default so that PPPoE client connections to either w...
by airstream
Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.13 Released
Replies: 86
Views: 14027

Re: RouterOS v4.13 Released

>added USB power reset feature Will this address the issues we have been having with USB GSM Modems? for future RouterBOARDs, usb power reset allows you to reboot a 3G modem without rebooting the router. This will also help the modems, that can't load normally upon reboot. Are you saying that RB's ...
by airstream
Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v4.13 Released
Replies: 86
Views: 14027

Re: RouterOS v4.13 Released

>added USB power reset feature

Will this address the issues we have been having with USB GSM Modems?
by airstream
Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: RB333 voltage monitoring -> alarm email
Replies: 20
Views: 7746

Re: RB333 voltage monitoring -> alarm email

The RB433 does not have voltage monitor. :( I have asked repeatedly for this feature in the 433. Maybe RouterBoard does not realize how many challenges are caused by bad power. This feature makes it SO EASY to troubleshoot these problems that others blame on the hardware/OS. PS: Are you reading thi...
by airstream
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:03 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude Upgrade problem on RouterOS
Replies: 6
Views: 1643

Re: Dude Upgrade problem on RouterOS

Had Dude running great on RouterOS (3.17) on a PC. Upgraded to Dude 3.1 and all images and text are now gone. Upgraded to RouterOS 3.18 hoping it would help and no go. Uninstalled and reinstalled Dude and also no luck. The maps are there, everything is there, but there's no longer any text or image...
by airstream
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:02 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: dude-3.1.npk is broken!
Replies: 16
Views: 3580

Re: dude-3.1.npk is broken!

try downloading the package from Mikrotik again and uploading it to your router.
by airstream
Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.17 Problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2175

Re: 3.17 Problems

I read somewhere that this problem only appears when the script is scheduled to run in a round time, finished with :00 minutes. A workaround would be set the script to run at broken times like 13:01 pm instead of 13:00 pm. I don't use scheduled scripts so I can't tell if this is true but doesn't hu...
by airstream
Sat Dec 06, 2008 1:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.17 Problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2175

Re: 3.17 Problems

This scheduler bug has been around for most of v3! see: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=22675 it can have a snowball effect if your 24hr or even 48hr timed scripts call other scripts in their runtime - you will end up with the same script running twice concurrently and on some occasion...
by airstream
Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3.13 x86 from 3.16 x86
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: 3.13 x86 from 3.16 x86

Normally it is that easy... But with downgrading 3.16 to 3.13 two things happen. 1, you will only be left with system package once it boots into 3.13 unless you upload individual packages to downgrade to (disaster if trying to downgrade from wireless). 2, any files that were on the hard disk that * ...
by airstream
Fri Nov 21, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: V3.16 OID not read
Replies: 1
Views: 804

Re: V3.16 OID not read

Yes we see this too. Dude reports "no such uid" on rb333's that are running 3.16
by airstream
Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: fetch not working on v3.16
Replies: 7
Views: 1697

Re: fetch not working on v3.16

please specify dst-path when doing fetch. we will fix correct default dst-path in next version. currently your file is saved outside your reach :) Thanks Normis, the files that were on the hdd prior to upgrade to 3.16 are still taking up space but are not within user reach as you pointed out. How c...
by airstream
Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:31 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: fetch not working on v3.16
Replies: 7
Views: 1697

Re: fetch not working on v3.16

Yeah I see this too, the file fetched is *apparently* not saved to the disk, FTP into the router also shows no fetched file in root dir.

After upgrading to 3.16 x86 the files on the router were gone, but the data is still taking space on the router hard drive as if it is really there
by airstream
Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: VOIP Mikrotik
Replies: 9
Views: 3974

Re: VOIP Mikrotik

Try disabling the "SIP" and "H323" protocol helpers in
/ip firewall service-port print
or through winbox. We couldn't get our VoIP services to run 100% when these are enabled. See:http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17400
by airstream
Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Scheduler runs twice for no reason
Replies: 6
Views: 1879

Re: Scheduler runs twice for no reason

I don't mean to raise a thread from the dead but this bug still exists in all versions <=3.13, it affects most of our scheduled scripts across RB's, WRAP's and x86 systems running ROS alike, and as our ROS based network grows it is becoming a problem. Does anyone have experience here with scheduler ...
by airstream
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPOE and random queue missing problem
Replies: 192
Views: 44107

Re: PPPOE and random queue missing problem

But this script will stop the user connection? If it break a download or a TCP session is useless for us (our users already claim a lot when we need to reboot MK for maintenance). You could try setting the delay to 3 seconds in the hope that the MT CPE's will reconnect etc before 7 seconds (after 7...
by airstream
Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPOE and random queue missing problem
Replies: 192
Views: 44107

Re: PPPOE and random queue missing problem

A very quick script to schedule every hour { /interface pppoe-server server disable "0" :delay 8s server enable "0" :delay 8s server disable "1" :delay 8s server enable "1" :log info "Cycle PPPoE Servers" } Where n (0, 1, 2 etc) is the column number of your PPPoE server list by issuing at the termin...
by airstream
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPOE and random queue missing problem
Replies: 192
Views: 44107

Re: PPPOE and random queue missing problem

Hi all, just to add - 3.13 also x86 (WRAP) does seem to still have the queue issue, We are seeing something strange, Winbox will report some PPPoE clients moving 20Mbit/s, but that sort of speed is impossible at some of our towers, as some are only fed 5Mbit. We are rolling back to an earlier versio...
by airstream
Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Can't Remove Userman Logs
Replies: 29
Views: 18414

Re: Can't Remove Userman Logs

I Have the same problem, my hard disc is full and i cannot remove the logs either from user-manager either with the scripts i run routeros 3.11 in x86 anyone can help this issue? nothing seems to fix this issue... and i do not know if a upgrade to 3.13 will fix this problem. To delete the UM logs t...
by airstream
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPOE and random queue missing problem
Replies: 192
Views: 44107

Re: PPPOE and random queue missing problem

I've been watching this with keen eyes too. Almost our whole customer base is authenticated with PPPoE and have dynamic queues to limit each connection (Usermanager rocks!).

Does release 3.12 solve the dynamic queue issue in the field?
by airstream
Fri Jul 11, 2008 7:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Atheros Mini-PCI cards
Replies: 7
Views: 2008

Re: New Atheros Mini-PCI cards

We really need a sticky on each forum that says Use the freakin search function before asking a question. Same questions over and over and over again. Worse than a broken record. I didn't mean to offend, It was two questions... Card support (as it does B and G @ 2.4Ghz not just N) and If/When N fea...
by airstream
Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Atheros Mini-PCI cards
Replies: 7
Views: 2008

Re: New Atheros Mini-PCI cards

this has been discussed a lot. 802.11n cards are not supported at all right now. we are working on it.
Thanks Normis.
by airstream
Thu Jul 10, 2008 5:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New Atheros Mini-PCI cards
Replies: 7
Views: 2008

New Atheros Mini-PCI cards

Hi all,
Does the new EnGenius EMP-9602 802.11n Atheros Mini-PCI Adapter supported in RouterOS? If so does RouterOS have feature support for 802.11N?
by airstream
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS V3.11 DST-NAT
Replies: 3
Views: 1491

Re: ROS V3.11 DST-NAT

the DST NAT will work as you said, the changelog means that now, you can ALSO specify ONLY port, but of course, you can also specify both, as before :)
Thanks Normis, I can proceed with upgrade :wink:
by airstream
Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS V3.11 DST-NAT
Replies: 3
Views: 1491

ROS V3.11 DST-NAT

What's new in 3.11: *) added ability to dst. nat only address or port, not both at the same time; Does this mean Dst-nat entries like this: chain=dstnat action=dst-nat to-addresses=LANSERVERIP to-ports=110 dst-address=WANIP dst-port=110 protocol=tcp will stop working? Also has the multiple running s...
by airstream
Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:11 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 55362

Re: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?

Hi all I also use log entries, and specify variables so I can see the variables's actual values at that time eg: :log info "The A variable's value is: $a and B Variable's value is $b" This is extremely useful when working with foreach, while, etc loops Indeed this is the best way to troubleshoot scr...
by airstream
Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 55362

Re: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?


These scripts I mainly got working due to a excelent scripter, qnect. I took his script and rewrote it to my needs with great success.
I too have also adapted those scripts for our setup with excellent success. We have managed to control many aspects of usermanager and ROS etc via scritpting.
by airstream
Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:13 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Variables behaviour in 3.10
Replies: 1
Views: 1207

Re: Variables behaviour in 3.10

I too am having hassles with the :nothing operator in V3 here:
{ :local foo
 :local bar
 
 :if ($foo = [:nothing] ) do={ :set foo foo }
 :put $foo
}

This just wont see the newly created variable as nothing (empty/unset) as in 2.9 so it wont set foo. foo will remain an empty variable.
by airstream
Sat Jun 14, 2008 7:16 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Usage Warning - Script Conversion from v3 to v2
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: Usage Warning - Script Conversion from v3 to v2

This doesn't seem to work for me when trying on 2.9.51, script doesn't want to run! Unfortunately these billing scripts written by Krige posted on the wiki will not work for ROS V2.9, they need to be completely re-written. We have re written these scripts and have working scripts for V2.9 and V3.0 ...
by airstream
Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:37 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: End Of Month Script 2.9.51
Replies: 13
Views: 3658

Re: End Of Month Script 2.9.51

Hi all, I do have edited working scripts roughly based on Krige's code for both v2.9 and v3. They include some/all the features from Krige's billing script with added bits for on the fly capping "speed adjusting" of TX and RX speeds, automated email to customers that have hit their datacap or differ...
by airstream
Sun May 25, 2008 11:25 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Re: block default page on MT

We have a 99% workaround. It requires web proxy package. Redirect all inward port 80 requests to proxy with firewall. Create access rules for deny all and one allow rule with IP of MT and "/um*" as the action. After this, the root page is blocked by proxy and /um* works for the usermanager features.
by airstream
Sun May 25, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gateway Routing V3
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Re: Gateway Routing V3

I have found the problem. It seems the AM300 was flakey in half bridge mode, Linksys have released new firmware (1.19.04) that specifically notes a fix for half bridge mode and gateway.

Now that I have upgraded firmware the x.x.x.254 gateway address now passes data.
by airstream
Sun May 25, 2008 1:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: SIP One Way Audio & How to enable ports on NAT Firewall
Replies: 8
Views: 22034

Re: SIP One Way Audio & How to enable ports on NAT Firewall

I was having a one way audio issue in V3 NAT until I disabled the SIP helper... Go figure. -Louis Actually we have had such fun getting our SIP to work after upgrading to V3.9 Thanks for the tip to disable SIP and H323 in the "Service Ports" of firewall. Now it all works again (seems to), thats a g...
by airstream
Sat May 24, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gateway Routing V3
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Gateway Routing V3

Hi all, we are having some issues with gateway routing since upgrading to V3. We have two WAN interfaces with public IP's on different /24 spaces, but both WAN Interfaces have the same gateway IP within /16 space. WAN1 AAA.AAA.AAA.10 WAN2 AAA.AAA.BBB.10 GATEWAY AAA.AAA.1.8 If you try to assign the s...
by airstream
Wed May 21, 2008 7:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9
Replies: 8
Views: 1562

Re: Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9

once a packet has determined and out-interface its too late to change that with a routing mark.
So it seems with V3.
by airstream
Tue May 20, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9
Replies: 8
Views: 1562

Re: Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9

Ok, this just wont work. Version 3 will not let you add a routing mark that go out a particular interface. Its simply broken. We have rolled back to 2.9.51 (again) because you CAN add route marks prior to leaving on a particular interface in that version. When will this be fixed fo v3? no workaround...
by airstream
Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB600 Power Supply
Replies: 10
Views: 1965

Re: RB600 Power Supply

Hi,

I bought a power supply 48V/24W with a passive poe injector.

Is that ok?

Thanks,
levis
That should be perfect :wink:
by airstream
Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB600 Power Supply
Replies: 10
Views: 1965

Re: RB600 Power Supply

To be safe 24v switched PSU for routerboards. That will guarantee no issues related with power. If using a PoE injector be sure to change board jumpers (some RB"s).
by airstream
Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Show varible value in /tool e-mail
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Re: Show varible value in /tool e-mail

Hi, Thanks for your help there, the Email scripts are working! :wink: Now having trouble with my logical statements in another script: {:local warninglevel :local name :local surname :local usage :local bytesin :local bytesout :local bytestotal :local megstotal :local cap :local comment :local newco...
by airstream
Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:54 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Show varible value in /tool e-mail
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Show varible value in /tool e-mail

Hi all, Due to a recent downgrade from v3 back to 2.9.51 some of our scripts need adjusting. Most notable is the script handling of /tool e-mail. We are trying to do this: :set foo 900 /tool e-mail send to=mailbox@domain.com from=mailbox@domain.com server=1.2.3.4 subject="variable is $foo" body="val...
by airstream
Sun Apr 13, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: RB333 voltage monitoring -> alarm email
Replies: 20
Views: 7746

Re: RB333 voltage monitoring -> alarm email

RB333 shows voltage, but RB532(& A) always show 0v. I think only RB112 can show temp as well.
Where does the RB333 show this information?
by airstream
Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Preamble problem
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Re: Preamble problem

FYI this setup is a transparent bridge no routes.
Just worth pointing out - each bridge in your data path will halve throughput. Routed links are far better :wink:
by airstream
Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:20 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS reports client as "1Mbps-SP"
Replies: 4
Views: 1797

Re: RouterOS reports client as "1Mbps-SP"

Thanks InoX,

We had worked it out soon after this post :wink:
by airstream
Wed Apr 09, 2008 2:40 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Preamble problem
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Re: Preamble problem

Hi jordanTX, From memory the 8602+ is a 400mw card (although it does step back the higher speed on B/G) but for 5.8 the best it will do is 100mw!. However in terms of power use - when TX'ing data it will pull 1A (just the card). look at the specs here: 8602 datasheet.pdf I have the AP hooked up to a...
by airstream
Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB 333 keeps rebooting
Replies: 3
Views: 1223

Re: RB 333 keeps rebooting

Hi there, both the XR2 and the XR5 need LOTS of juice to run properly. Some months back we had this same issue when upgrading from SR to XR cards on our RB's. (throughput slow, clients drop off randomly and yes sometimes the RB would spontanously reboot when doing a bandwidth test over the XR wirele...
by airstream
Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR9 waveform power output and co-location of radios
Replies: 10
Views: 2276

Re: XR9 waveform power output and co-location of radios

I'm having a strange problem and maybe someone can shed some light on it for me. I have a rebroadcast site which has a backhaul link in horizontal polarization using XR9's in 12 dbi rootennas. This feeds another XR9 going to a 9dbi vertical omni about 10 feet above it. The backhaul uses 907mhz in 5...
by airstream
Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?
Replies: 28
Views: 3770

Re: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?

I'd agree with Vadim, We also have our own test environment aside from our production network which we use to test new releases, configurations etc. But as Vadim pointed out it is near impossible to test every aspect of your network architecture on the bench. We have had to upgrade core routers in p...
by airstream
Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Preamble problem
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Re: Preamble problem

Hi there, both the XR2 and the XR5 need LOTS of juice to run properly. Some months back we had this same issue when upgrading from SR to XR cards on our RB's. (throughput slow, clients drop off randomly and yes sometimes the RB would spontanously reboot when doing a bandwidth test over the XR wirele...
by airstream
Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS reports client as "1Mbps-SP"
Replies: 4
Views: 1797

RouterOS reports client as "1Mbps-SP"

Hi all, we have ROS v3.7 on our wireless transmitters. When logging into one of these boxes with winbox this morning I see the wireless client tables report "1Mbps-SP" for the signal of one of the connected clients.

The 1Mbps is simple, but what does the SP stand for?
by airstream
Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why does preferred source not work in routing for Routeros 3
Replies: 7
Views: 4552

Re: Why does preferred source not work in routing for Routeros 3

OK, this is really starting to become an issue, the workaround I have is: 3 ;;; Needed For Wan2 chain=prerouting action=mark-connection new-connection-mark=Even passthrough=yes in-interface=ether2 - WAN2 4 chain=output action=mark-routing new-routing-mark=Even passthrough=no connection-mark=Even But...
by airstream
Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: RB333 voltage monitoring -> alarm email
Replies: 20
Views: 7746

Re: RB333 voltage monitoring -> alarm email

This is an excellent question, can RouterOS give us the data of input volts on RB's WRAP's etc?
by airstream
Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: using wildcard for input parameter to the "find" c
Replies: 3
Views: 2448

Re: using wildcard for input parameter to the "find" c

How about
/ip web-proxy access disable [/ip web-proxy access find src-address=192.168.5.0/24] 
as in specify the IP Block "192.168.5.0/24"
by airstream
Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Usermanager Fields Script values
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Re: Usermanager Fields Script values

Thanks for your script mps01k, I have used the flow of your script to come up with :local cap :local comment :local lastwarning :local throttle :local currentlimit /tool user-manager user :foreach i in=[/tool user-manager user find subscriber=admin] do={ :set comment [get $i group-name] :set lastwar...
by airstream
Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Usermanager Fields Script values
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Re: Usermanager Fields Script values

Many thanks mps01k :wink: , Ill have a go with this script over the next day or so. and get back.

Cheers
by airstream
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Usermanager Fields Script values
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Usermanager Fields Script values

Hi all, I have been working with the billing scripts as found on the wiki with huge success. I am now writing a script to handle on the fly alteration of the "rate-limit" field in UM. Is there any way to pull UM data regarding throttles in its individual form? like "rate-limit-TX" "rate-limit-RX" et...
by airstream
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:10 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: End Of Month Script 2.9.51
Replies: 13
Views: 3658

Re: End Of Month Script 2.9.51

Thanks for your tips, I have now got these scripts to run nicely. Also kudos to krige - your scripts have opened the world of mikrotik scripting to me, I am now working on a script to run with the userman package much like the warningemail script but it changes the speeds of the user relevant to the...
by airstream
Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?
Replies: 28
Views: 3770

Re: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?

I too upgrade my P IV 2,4 Ghz + 768 Mb + hd 40gb + mother Intel d845 + 6 nics (3 nic adsl - 2 nic wireless - 1 nic LAN) to 3,6 and everything works great !!
Do you have PCI ADSL Cards running in RouterOS?
by airstream
Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?
Replies: 28
Views: 3770

Re: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?

I did end up getting 3.6 onto our PIII but not through upgrading as such, boot from CD and choose to keep old configuration worked, but not through and FTP upload and reboot, or rather it would reboot and hang forever. All has been well for the last few days then today - Bang it froze up. We had a h...
by airstream
Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9
Replies: 8
Views: 1562

Re: Mangle, Routing Marks and Interface matching in v3.6

Ok, Many thanks for your suggestion. I have come to this configuration that seems to work. chain=prerouting action=mark-connection new-connection-mark=Even passthrough=yes in-interface=WAN2 So here I am marking all connections that come in from WAN2, then checking all outbound packets for this conne...
by airstream
Wed Mar 26, 2008 2:20 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: End Of Month Script 2.9.51
Replies: 13
Views: 3658

Re: End Of Month Script 2.9.51

In these billing scripts it refers to a comment in usermanager. however I cannot find a comment field!

Any pointer on this?
by airstream
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9
Replies: 8
Views: 1562

Mangle, Routing Marks, Interface matching in v3.6-3.9

After Upgrading our main MT Router to v3.6 some mangle rules that existed in 2.9.51 cannot be installed to v3.6. Our network gateway router has two wan Ethernet interfaces and a lan interface. All internet data from the lan is masqueraded to the default routes (wan1 wan2) chain=srcnat action=masquer...
by airstream
Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Why does preferred source not work in routing for Routeros 3
Replies: 7
Views: 4552

Re: Why does preferred source not work in routing for Routeros 3

OK, Ive also hit this with Mangle In 2.9.51 you could have: chain=forward action=mark-routing new-routing-mark=Even passthrough=no out-interface=WAN2 dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 in 3.6 [admin@MTKROUTER] /ip firewall mangle> add chain=forward action=mark-routing new-routing-mark=Even passthrough=no out-int...
by airstream
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?
Replies: 28
Views: 3770

Re: 3.6 still doesn't work Properly on x86 ?

upgrade 2.9.51 to either 3.5 or 3.6 brings a hang at boot time :(

X86 PIII with 60Gb IDE hdd.
by airstream
Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: End Of Month Script 2.9.51
Replies: 13
Views: 3658

End Of Month Script 2.9.51

Hi All I am trying to adapt a script from the Wiki to work on production 2.9.51. This "nightly" script runs every night : :global found /system script run monthend :if ([$found] = true) do={ /system script run resetcount ; :log info "Automatic EOM Usermanager counter reset"} :if ([$found] = false) d...
by airstream
Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Re: block default page on MT

Thanks for the tip, i can create the firewall rule to do that easy enough but could you possibly direct me to the command to change the port Usermanager web interface listens on.

Cheers
by airstream
Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:49 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Re: block default page on MT

If i disable WWW service, there is no access to usermanager.
by airstream
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:56 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Re: block default page on MT

*BUMP*
Still seeking some solution to this, is there any way to disable the default page on MT?
by airstream
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:39 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 55362

Re: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?

Option to "shape" download rate once a certain download limit is reached e.g. starting download rate at 128000Kbs --> after 1G of download --> shaped to 64000kbs. I know that this can be done in scripting but begginers like me would find it much more helpful to be able to do it from userman. Ta I a...
by airstream
Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Access public IP dst-nat from local subnet
Replies: 22
Views: 13395

Re: Access public IP dst-nat from local subnet

using dst-nat and src-nat works very well for me too but here is the kicker... i can you impletement load balancing? everytime i go to do load balancing, my srcnat and dstnat rule no longer works.. any ideas?
Are you using connection/packet marking with mangle for the load balance?
by airstream
Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Support for PCI ADSL cards
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Re: Support for PCI ADSL cards

This is a good question, we have several ADSL PCI modems (IteX Chipset), it would be great if they worked in ROS V3
by airstream
Fri Oct 19, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB133C NMP8602+ upgrade kills station **SOLVED**
Replies: 4
Views: 1492

Re: RB133C NMP8602+ upgrade kills station **SOLVED**

Actually Forgive Me for not finishing this thread, But we have solved this issue: When using 400mW cards you NEED 24v, anything less and you can have trouble. When powered from 24v everything is great. we had two RB133c's with PoE on 25m of cable. 12v and 18v didn't cut it.
by airstream
Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterOS reinstallation
Replies: 1
Views: 1045

Re: RouterOS reinstallation

This is a valid question, from that standpoint, I need to completely re-flash our RB133c's to install a *clean* copy of ROS. Our last shipment of RB133c's have been branded in the ROS (log on and see another company name not MIKROTIK etc). And wont work properly, I am sure that if it had a *clean* n...
by airstream
Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB133C NMP8602+ upgrade kills station **SOLVED**
Replies: 4
Views: 1492

RB133C NMP8602+ upgrade kills station **SOLVED**

Hi all, Now that the RB112 is obsolete, we have started getting the RB133c in for our CPE. The latest (in fact first) shipment arrived earlier this week. Our RB133c's have arrived preinstalled with ROS 2.9.46, and each has one Senao 8602+ 400mw radio for station. We cannot get these RB's to associat...
by airstream
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?
Replies: 193
Views: 55362

Re: User Manager Feature request - sticky please?

according to this post, a better searching component within Usermanager is coming....
http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... ger+search
by airstream
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Can I Use Characters To Hide Data
Replies: 6
Views: 2897

Re: Can I Use Characters To Hide Data

This is great! when can we expect this better search function to be included in the releases?
by airstream
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Request.
Replies: 1
Views: 1905

Re: User Manager Request.

Better searching of Usermanager records is coming:
http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... ger+search
by airstream
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Userman Search Features
Replies: 4
Views: 1929

Re: Userman Search Features

According to Normis we will soon be able to search all customer fields.

http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... ger+search
by airstream
Wed Aug 15, 2007 2:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: v2.9.45 5ghz band with country setting
Replies: 50
Views: 22152

Re: v2.9.45 5ghz band with country setting

So for anyone wanting to use those extra frequencies the only way is to buy and install MikroTik RouterOS Custom Frequency License, am I right? Best Jorge Boardman Yeah I'd like to know this, here in NZ you can use the whole 2350-2500Mhz and up to 4w EIRP from your antenna. Can we get an extra chan...
by airstream
Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 4286

Re: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!

I changed both sides. When I just changed the CPE, the AP pulled higher CCQ, still had the oddball high ping. When I changed both, the link got a lot better. My signal was -89 on average, now its -87 or so. Never went below -86 before, now it'll go as low as -84. Overall, I'm impressed. Yeah I can ...
by airstream
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:55 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Active users xx Active Sessions xx not equal
Replies: 17
Views: 6096

Re: Active users xx Active Sessions xx not equal

I have a question, perhaps being a bit blond here. I recently decided to reset all sessions, but then also the active connections disappeared. I had to reboot all high sites (or disable and enable the PPPoE servers) in order for all the connections/sessions to come back. My question, though, is whi...
by airstream
Fri Aug 10, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 4286

Re: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!

I would like to say that ROS 2.9.45 is working great than I ever see about wireless AP comparing to older versions! 8) Thx.
I'd agree. This is possibly the most important release to date of 2.9.x. Our upgraded towers are running wireless AP better than they ever have. Rock Solid!
by airstream
Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Access public IP dst-nat from local subnet
Replies: 22
Views: 13395

Re: Access public IP dst-nat from local subnet

Our setup works with DSTNAT only if the LAN server in on a different subnet. That is to say, if your LAN Clients are 192.168.1.0/24 then you need to have your server on a different net LAN2 192.168.2.0/24 and have both nets assigned to your LAN interface in MT then DSTNAT to your server on 192.168.2...
by airstream
Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Delete the usermanager log.
Replies: 10
Views: 5110

Re: Delete the usermanager log.

Thanks allac, this is a great script that works for me without hassle.
by airstream
Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Atheros client re-association problem revisited
Replies: 65
Views: 7905

Re: Atheros client re-association problem revisited

Same here, MAC ACL and PPPoE for client Auth. No WPA or WEP.
by airstream
Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 4286

Re: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!

I think your arithmetic is a bit out! An 8 to 9dB gain is around 8x, 1000x = 30dB gain.
Merely figurative. The point is I have noticed some increase in gain.
by airstream
Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 4286

Re: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!

What type cards are you guys using? I tested with an 8602 and it was the same old problem. Are you using SR2s? We have already dropped SR2's from our network and put 8602+'s in due to the association problem, So far 4 towers upgraded and running better than ever. No association problems when changi...
by airstream
Sat Aug 04, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 4286

Re: RouterOS v2.9.45 is out!

:D WOOOHOOOOO! Great stuff MT! Thanks for this great fix.
by airstream
Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager Package inclusion
Replies: 1
Views: 1110

Usermanager Package inclusion

Hi all is the Usermanager separate package included with the "Combined RouterOS Package"?
by airstream
Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE MTU Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Re: PPPoE MTU Problem

In winbox you can set the MTU of the PPPoE client.

Common MTU's are:
1492
1488
by airstream
Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: pppoe conections
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

Re: pppoe conections

If you want the PPPoE client to bore through the RB500 on the mountain to your server you need to create WDS bridge OR EoIP to carry the ethernet frames from your client to your server. Set up the MT PPPoE server with username etc on the interface that connects to the mountain. You could always try ...
by airstream
Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS 2.9.44 and Re-Associate Problem
Replies: 22
Views: 2650

Re: RouterOS 2.9.44 and Re-Associate Problem

When you say Spoofed Mac, what do you mean? Are you talking about Virtual AP? Or, are you changing the MAC address of the A.P. wlan card as it appears to the outside world? What are your client radio consisting of? I see the problem with Prism client units. MikroTik units like Rb133 and Rb133C does...
by airstream
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS 2.9.44 and Re-Associate Problem
Replies: 22
Views: 2650

Re: RouterOS 2.9.44 and Re-Associate Problem

Does anyone having this problem have a spoofed broadcast MAC on thier SRx XRx etc? At one of our towers I have manually changed the MAC on the wireless interface slightly and it seems to have started behaving. This particular setup is?: WRAP2C ROS v2.9.44 SR2 (broadcast AP now with spoofed MAC) 25-3...
by airstream
Tue Jul 17, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Access public IP dst-nat from local subnet
Replies: 22
Views: 13395

Re: Access public IP dst-nat from local subnet

You need to specify dst-address(your WAN public IP) in the DSTNAT chain: chain=dstnat dst-address={your public wan IP} protocol=tcp dst-port=80 action=dst-nat to-addresses={your internal server IP} to-ports=80 So this rule will catch all packets destined for your WAN IP, and nat them to your LAN ser...
by airstream
Sun Jul 15, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to make my ping work good
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Re: How to make my ping work good

----
yes,
you must have Ambulance Traffics way's :wink:
i mean: create mangle as icmp and queue tree put them traffics on it queue with first priority
Can you share an example?
by airstream
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:45 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: P2MP configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 2173

Re: P2MP configuration

Do you require security? Is this 2.4 or 5 Ghz? As a start the AP needs to be in AP-BRIDGE mode with a SSID, set to a usable channel, from here, if its routed, you need IP address assigned to the wireless interface. Create SRC-NAT rules like this: chain=srcnat out-interface={your wan/ethernet interfa...
by airstream
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Does Mikrotik support to do this?
Replies: 2
Views: 1606

Re: Does Mikrotik support to do this?

I think this can be done with the IP WEB PROXY TEST package. Set the proxy rules to listen for *.rar *.zip etc, then send them down your satellite gateway. You may be able to do this also with Mangle rules and packet/connection marks, but Im not sure on this.
by airstream
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS disconnect /connect Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 2095

Re: WDS disconnect /connect Problem

Is this on SR2 cards?
by airstream
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterOS 2.9.44 and Re-Associate Problem
Replies: 22
Views: 2650

Re: RouterOS 2.9.44 and Re-Associate Problem

Does anyone know if RouterOS 2.9.44 made any progress regarding the problem of Prism Clients Associating on Atheros based A.P. radios? I see this with my SR2, R52, etc... Adam Something Funky is going on with Atheros cards and latest versions of ROS, Its not limited to Prism clients trying to assoc...
by airstream
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Difference between IP PROXY and IP WEB-PROXY
Replies: 19
Views: 5136

Re: Difference between IP PROXY and IP WEB-PROXY

Just do not enable it on a gateway
What happens here? is this a security hole?
by airstream
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RX Signal good, but Tx very poor
Replies: 5
Views: 3433

Re: RX Signal good, but Tx very poor

Indeed, this looks like an alignment issue, rather than a hardware setup.
by airstream
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 24 volt on rb 133
Replies: 3
Views: 1427

Re: 24 volt on rb 133

Hi there, we feed some of our RB133's between 20v - 27.4v (Depending on battery float at remote locations) and they all run with no problems.
by airstream
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request help with bandwidth shaping
Replies: 4
Views: 995

Re: Request help with bandwidth shaping

You Need This: chain=srcnat out-interface={your PPPoE interface} dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 action=masquerade and your DNS inside MT needs to be enabled for "allow remote requests" If these are met and you check the add default route, add dns on the PPPoE then all data that is not matched on your LAN wil...
by airstream
Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:12 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why all connected IP are the same?
Replies: 4
Views: 1927

Re: Why all connected IP are the same?

Not quite.

You need this:
chain=srcnat out-interface={your wan interface} dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 
     action=masquerade
This is to allow your network to talk to the internet.

And a default route 0.0.0.0/0 to your gateway IP.
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: connection failed
Replies: 1
Views: 996

Re: connection failed

Ive found no real answer to this, all of our SRx's have gone funky since the later versions of ROS 2.9.3x, which are near same as the XRx's. The documentation will tell you that the real TX power is +10, so if you set to 19 it is really doing 29! be careful, you will blow the card! as of 2.9.44 our ...
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPOE SERVER + bandwith control
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Re: PPPOE SERVER + bandwith control

Either in usermanager or MT itself you can set RX/TX limits there. When the client pppoe interface is created in MT a simple queue is added with the values RX/TX you have specified.
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request help with bandwidth shaping
Replies: 4
Views: 995

Re: Request help with bandwidth shaping

Hi All, I have a satellite connection as well as adsl line, I would like to have traffic shapeing setup, but wiki does not have an example for dynamic ip assigned by ADSL. The router is setup as transparent bridge, as MT box does not seem to communicate properly when setup as router. So we have ppp...
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why all connected IP are the same?
Replies: 4
Views: 1927

Re: Why all connected IP are the same?

Have you DST natted these ports from your internet IP to your internal LAN servers ip through ROS? check your masquerade settings, and your default routes too.
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE Bridging
Replies: 2
Views: 715

Re: PPPoE Bridging

try setting PPPoE server on the wireless interface.
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cut down user
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Re: Cut down user

You really should consider implementing pppoe or some other auth protocol. This gives you total control over your clients connections they will not be able to specify thier own IP etc. ROS supports many different types, and my flavor of choice for auth of a client is pppoe which is layerless (almost...
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: dnat and nth, random .. what ever
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Re: dnat and nth, random .. what ever

create a packet mark for every nth packet you want with mangle, then use packet mark in your dstnat (you may need the NOT statement here depending on your existing nats)
by airstream
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude.exe memory leak
Replies: 8
Views: 2992

Re: Dude.exe memory leak

There must be more (and/or other) leaks. We experience a continues leak and we do not use the web interface at all, ever. (Dude 2.2.) Since a few weeks I've implemented a script that restarts the Dude service every night. This takes care of the problem of ever increasing memory footprint, but is of...
by airstream
Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR2 or R52H Mini-pci
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

Re: SR2 or R52H Mini-pci

Some RouterOS users are having a great deal of trouble with SR2's.
by airstream
Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WR: 304km with RouterOS + XR5 + handmade antenna
Replies: 77
Views: 64090

Re: WR: 304km with RouterOS + XR5 + handmade antenna

Nice Job. Well done to the hard working team that did that.
by airstream
Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Heads up on SR2 + power setting offset - Not as UBNT say?
Replies: 10
Views: 2379

Re: Heads up on SR2 + power setting offset - Not as UBNT say?

My experience with SR2's is just a nightmare. In fact we are now arranging replacement of all our SR2's in service. Aside for the TX power settings being totally wacked, the performance of these cards has been a most trying ordeal. Lined up against senao 400mw B/G cards these are just expensive head...
by airstream
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Active users xx Active Sessions xx not equal
Replies: 17
Views: 6096

Re: Active users xx Active Sessions xx not equal

Hi there, This has already been covered in the forums. Basically if the radius server does not receive the logout frame correctly and the client re-login again you start getting more than one session or the same user. we have worked around this by reset scripts by a determined time to take care of t...
by airstream
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:32 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Userman Search Features
Replies: 4
Views: 1929

Re: Userman Search Features

**BUMP**

Do we have any advancement on this?

Cheers
by airstream
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Forum Search restrictions
Replies: 2
Views: 1578

Re: Forum Search restrictions

Many thanks Normis, Search is good again.
by airstream
Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Forum Search restrictions
Replies: 2
Views: 1578

Forum Search restrictions

Hi all, Among my many references to these forums for answers I have struck a seemingly simple issue with this forums search restrictions. You may only search between 3-14 characters. What do we do if we search for "Wireless bridge" or "EoIP tunnel wireless" etc etc. Can we get these restrictions rel...
by airstream
Mon Feb 19, 2007 12:12 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Time dirrerences on UM compared to ROS internal time
Replies: 21
Views: 5202

Top work Mikrotik team!

Updated to 2.9.40 today, time zones are now reporting correctly. many thanks for the top effort, with excellent results.
by airstream
Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Userman Search Features
Replies: 4
Views: 1929

Userman Search Features

Hi all, I give a little feedback on the search function within the usermanager web console. If searching a user list, the displayed results will be drawn from usernames only. Can this be altered to also include searching personal information feilds? This would make searching a customer surname or lo...
by airstream
Fri Jan 26, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Time dirrerences on UM compared to ROS internal time
Replies: 21
Views: 5202

Hi all,

Unfortunately adjusting the time zone for the subscriber through web interface makes little difference to the time recorded in the session history of sub-customers. That is to say, they all record GMT regardless of subscriber time zone and ROS time zone.
by airstream
Fri Jan 26, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Hi all, Lets make it simple. I and others want a feature to restrict the mikrotik default web page (change it, turn it off - MORE CONTROL OF THIS COMPONENT), for many reasons, some of which are listed in this thread. Debating what can be accessed etc from the default page is irrelevant. Workarounds ...
by airstream
Wed Jan 17, 2007 12:26 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Yes indeed, as Balimore indicated, we want to "turn off" mikrotik's default root page.

Cheers
by airstream
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager Backup
Replies: 0
Views: 1252

Usermanager Backup

Hi all, is the UM database backed up along with the router backup function yet? I have noticed our backup files have all of a sudden grown 1400%

Cheers
by airstream
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:02 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: does UM supports this feature!
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

Hi maroon I read somewhere that it is in the pipeline. UM will have profiles ie preconfigured rate limits etc. So if you create a new user, you wont have to type in the limitations etc, only select the 256/64 or 64 burst to 512 etc profiles. This would be a GREAT feature for WISPs Thats Great! Prof...
by airstream
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:59 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Time dirrerences on UM compared to ROS internal time
Replies: 21
Views: 5202

Time dirrerences on UM compared to ROS internal time

Hi all, I've stumbled on an issue with how UM records time/dates in the session logs. Our main access concentrator (ROS) is running UM. The local time on the ROS is GMT +13 (Pacific/Auckland). when it updates the time from an internet time server (time.nist.gov) ROS automatically adds the time diffe...
by airstream
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Hi all, is there any plans to take this security hole seriously. By saying "hole" I dont think its anything that can be remotley compromised, but customers that hit the root page have a abilty to look at other peoples pppoe interfaces, this is a privacy issue right there, especially that in my count...
by airstream
Sun Dec 03, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

Thanks Balimore, I just realised its not the "/userman" but the "/user" that they need access to for changing their own password looking at usage etc.

Can the developers put some kind of "switch" to disable the default page at the routers root URL?
by airstream
Sun Dec 03, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: block default page on MT
Replies: 19
Views: 5908

block default page on MT

Hi all, how do we block access to the default page on the MT box without killing access to usermanager (at same address). If customers drop off the "/userman" they get the default page and the abiltiy to view other customers PPPoE interfaces.

I really need to make this more secure.
by airstream
Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Fail to display "reset counter" option with long l
Replies: 2
Views: 1763

Fail to display "reset counter" option with long l

Hi All, This may be a bug - If you list the users in usermanager web console and display a list where the browser will scroll (say list 100 or more in the displayed user list) the "reset counters" floating option is clipped off the bottom of the screen when you scroll to the bottom. FF2, IE6, IE7 ar...
by airstream
Fri Nov 24, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Per-user bandwidth limiting at different times of day
Replies: 6
Views: 1990

How about 64Kbits, same performance as a 56k modem operation FLEX. Useable for internet but not hogging to the available bandwidth
by airstream
Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bugs on RouterOS 2.9.37
Replies: 12
Views: 2656

With 2.9.37 I lost :

1º PPPOE Interfaces....
2º SSH Service don´t appears and don´t run. :shock:


Downgrade to 2.9.35 .... and all it´s ok....

Regards
I can confirm SSH is gone with 2.9.37 even after a clean reboot, not seeing anything with PPPoE yet.
by airstream
Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: :: telephony not fuctionig ::
Replies: 13
Views: 2479

Neither is proxy servers, DNS Servers, or Radius Servers (such as user manager). Those are applications on its own, hardly the function of a router :roll: It's really a shame to see that MT won't support their very own products. 2.9.x is still the active version, 2.9.x is still supported. This atti...
by airstream
Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: remote reboot = dangerous?
Replies: 8
Views: 2234

Regarding WRAPs, the x86 package includes routerboard.npk. We have found a newly flashed WRAP will hang -once- when first setup requiring a manual power cycle then no problem with reboots. This could very well be an issue for the WRAP manufactures, We have many WRAP 2C, 2E and 1E-2 boards running 2...
by airstream
Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 4102

This could indicate an MTU problem, try adjusting the MTU on you EoIP inteface to 1466 or even lower. Hotmail.com is a good place to test if your MTU is screwed, it wont show if its wrong.
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 4102

You need to bind the EoIP interface to one of your local interfaces via bridge before it will be linked to any physical ethernet hardware, or create routes to use the EoIP interface. Simply having it there is not enough.
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: remote reboot = dangerous?
Replies: 8
Views: 2234

This is for the WRAP: MikroTik RouterOS Please request the latest BIOS version from PC Engines when using RouterOS. Set console baud rate to 9600. WRAP does not include a keyboard controller. To ensure clean restart, please install the package routerboard.npk from http://www.mikrotik.com/download.ht...
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: :: telephony not fuctionig ::
Replies: 13
Views: 2479

I think Normis is trying to say that Telephony is not a dedicated router operation in the scheme of things, therefore will be dropped altogether in he new release. It has been common knowledge amongst avid Mikrotik users that this was the case. Try "asterisk at home", Now called Trixbox. Google for ...
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 4102

Hi there Ricky,

Have you created a bridge and added the EoIP interface to it?
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1 WAN many on LAN and PCQ
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Hi Sergejs, Thanks for your reply, The part where I get stuck is specifying the incoming interface: /queue tree add name=Download parent=Local max-limit=10240000 /queue tree add parent=Download queue=pcq-download packet-mark=users As customers are connection via PPPoE, there is no "local" parent int...
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1 WAN many on LAN and PCQ
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

1 WAN many on LAN and PCQ

Hi there, After several unsuccessful attempts, I'm asking for some guidance. We have 1 main WAN for customers authenticated via PPPoE coming into LAN. All clients are assigned an IP address from a IP pool. How do I set PCQ rules to balance out connections from our clients headed for the internet, so...
by airstream
Wed Nov 22, 2006 3:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: The 2 gateways issue.
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Hi there, Can anyone shed light on this, I also have tried the all examples given in the Wiki, even the connection tracking. Problem is, any LAN ip can gain both "odd" and "even" marks, from there its square one. Broken SSL sessions etc. same for nth packet marking. Is ROS v3 intending to have a spe...
by airstream
Fri Oct 20, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to hide existence of Mikrotik in network
Replies: 4
Views: 2335

Hi there, What is reason for the function of Mikrotik tracking its neighbours?

Just curious.
by airstream
Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ipsec over PPPoE problem
Replies: 4
Views: 5031

Hi there. Indeed it sounds to be the MTU size, change it to something smaller than the standard PPPoE size, then test the connection against sites that wont work if your MTU is wrong. One site I know of is Hotmail.com, if you click to login and your MTU is off, the login screen will never show, just...
by airstream
Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade RouterOS on board WRAP 2C
Replies: 2
Views: 1742

Hi there, we have many WRAP 2c Boards running our wireless towers, Upgrading is as simple as upgrading a WAR board or PC. HOWEVER... we have had touble in the past if upgrading more than 3 minor releases, eg.. currently 2.9.24 upgrade to 2.9.27 or 2.9.11 upgrade to 2.9.14 etc. And if you have 400mw ...
by airstream
Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:35 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager webconsole clipping Usernames
Replies: 3
Views: 1930

Thanks uldis, IMHO a maximum character length of 50 for the username would be perfect, If it comes to limit the password field the same value may be good also. RFC2865 says this about character lengths: Type 1 for User-Name. String The String field is one or more octets. The NAS may limit the maximu...
by airstream
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP UDP and PPPoE Clients
Replies: 6
Views: 3992

Wow, you didnt say your isp's pppoe concentrator was firewalling with ridicules rules. UDP bandwidth testing often works poorly when using mt windows bandwidth tester. Indeed this was only a temporary fix and no the foolish firewall rules have been replaced with finer tuned mangle rules specificall...
by airstream
Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:23 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager webconsole clipping Usernames
Replies: 3
Views: 1930

Okay, I have a workaround. To alter a user in the Usermanager that has already got a longer username than 20 chars you will have to do so through the terminal console. That way you can still have usernames longer than 20 chars. Is this a new feature to limit character length? or a bug in the javascr...
by airstream
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Usermanager webconsole clipping Usernames
Replies: 3
Views: 1930

Usermanager webconsole clipping Usernames

Hi all, we have encountered a big problem in the latest release of Usermanger 2.9.32. Today I went through all our customers and changed nothing but the upload and download limits and then saved the user and on to the next. Now half our clients routers have disconnected and users cant login via PPPo...
by airstream
Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:18 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: pptp with userman authentication problem
Replies: 10
Views: 11186

Spent a couple of hours solving this issue. Now everything works. But i think it's very bad that VPN connection goes without any encryption. Future versions of RouterOS should include user manager with MS-CHAP encryption. I agree, is there any plans for these protocols in future userman releases? G...
by airstream
Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP UDP and PPPoE Clients
Replies: 6
Views: 3992

Thanks Harvski and sten for your tips, however the Bandwidth test for UDP seems not to work. I have no firewalling for UDP and I have tried all sort of of UDP packet sizes etc with little success. However I did manage to get VoIP UDP datagrams to pass through MT after I mangled them to have TOS 184 ...
by airstream
Sat Sep 16, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP UDP and PPPoE Clients
Replies: 6
Views: 3992

VoIP UDP and PPPoE Clients

Hi all, we have a MT network that works well for internet service, we have many customers who connect via PPPoE to the main MT connected to the internet. My problem is I cannot get SIP or UDP for that matter to traverse from a clients PC with an active PPPoE connection to pass UDP packets correctly....
by airstream
Thu Sep 07, 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Active sessions mismatch?
Replies: 3
Views: 2328

Hi all, still getting massive mismatches between the active sessions and actual pppoe connections. Now with 2.9.29, also worth noting the userman resides on the same machine as the router making the PPPoE terminations/radius requests.

Geoff
by airstream
Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SR9 ROCKS
Replies: 9
Views: 2339

did you happen to test WDS capabilities? I haven't been able to get a station to connect with an SR9 in Station-WDS mode.
I too have not been able to get a client to connect with SR9 card that is running in Station-WDS mode. I thought I had missed something.

Is this a uniform problem with ROS?
by airstream
Sat Aug 26, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5km link: sig. strnght -83dBm, but associating/reassociating
Replies: 4
Views: 1191

Hi there, here are some things to check in the winbox console:

You have either "default authenticate" in the card setting, or have the client's mac address listed in the access table for that card.

also try "dynamic" ack timing, be sure its not "indoor".
by airstream
Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:51 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How do I reset users?
Replies: 20
Views: 8752

Hi all, the latest release of the Usermanager 2.9.29 has the function in the administrative web console to reset selected users counters.

Top marks Uldis/Mikrotik team thanks for listening to our requests.

Geoff
by airstream
Tue Aug 22, 2006 12:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disable webbox
Replies: 6
Views: 3087

Hi Janisk, Can you describre this a little more, how do you display a different page?

Geoff
by airstream
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: List your 5 favorite RouterOS Features
Replies: 9
Views: 1987

1. Bandwidth control
2. PPPOE
3. Mac Telnet "life saver"
4. User Manager
5. Wireless magic

Cheers for the great router.

Geoff
by airstream
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: If there was a MUM in Australia would you go?
Replies: 20
Views: 3285

Ill be there, also from New Zealand.

Geoff
by airstream
Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disable webbox
Replies: 6
Views: 3087

I think this should be an option, now with the User Manager having the ability to have client login it is needed for users to access the http service, however if they drop off the /user in the URL they get the webbox and the abiltiy to see the interfaces etc perhaps gaining some understanding of the...
by airstream
Mon Aug 07, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Active sessions mismatch?
Replies: 3
Views: 2328

Any takers on this?
by airstream
Wed Aug 02, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Active sessions mismatch?
Replies: 3
Views: 2328

Active sessions mismatch?

Hi all while using the usermanager 2.9.27 which works well, it has started reporting to me on the status page more active sessions than active users. That is to say at one time there may be 20 active PPPoE connections, yet the active sessions say more, sometimes 30 -50. What is the "Active sessions"...
by airstream
Sun Jul 16, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE dynamic interfaces and UPnP
Replies: 4
Views: 4811

Has anybody got any ideas on this? I have tried Vlan's as well as many other configurations.

Some tips/pointers would be much appreciated.

Cheers
Geoff
by airstream
Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:11 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: 2.9.27 released
Replies: 4
Views: 3202

...I would be useful to sort by uploads, downloads and uptime... This woule be great, at my ISP we allocate by data chunks per month, not hotspot based time limit. To have the ability to list the users by data used since last counter reset would be great. Are we any closer to a wildcard command for...
by airstream
Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: P2P filter test with BITCOMET program :(
Replies: 13
Views: 5004

Is there a way to just completely block BITCOMET? Better yet only block it if its encrypted? Any further info on this? I think the feature to drop any encrypted p2p and only allow unencrypted p2p that can be rate limited would be killer. Matt Indeed I have no further information on this, can we get...
by airstream
Sun Jul 02, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: how a pppoe user can see their usage status using the MT Use
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

Re: how a pppoe user can see their usage status using the MT

Hi all, Can anybody tell me that how a pppoe user can have an access to see his acoount details like , total used time , session , etc.........by using the usermanager. Waiting for a positive answer Yes I too would like to know how to draw this data to a web page, is there any plans to create a use...
by airstream
Sun Jul 02, 2006 6:12 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: How do I reset users?
Replies: 20
Views: 8752

I cannot reset with the username. I have to first print and the reset-counters with the number. The problem with that is that I have more that 900 usernames!! Is there way to reset all the users at once? Indeed this has me stumped as well, i have migrated our whole customer database to the usermana...
by airstream
Sat May 27, 2006 6:33 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the MT Radius Server?????????
Replies: 19
Views: 10194

Thanks for the radius manager i had been testing it with my office building and it working well but i want to ask one question that is if it possible to fix bandwidth rate per user, and also like add calendar, so that when creating a user to set the date his subscription will expire thanks Indeed, ...
by airstream
Sun May 21, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Radius timeout error
Replies: 8
Views: 20106

Hi Dolf, I see you have 2 set of customers - as I understand then two different radius servers actually with thier own subscribers. I started with just the one customer "admin" then had a try by adding another "useradmin" With wich one do you login to the webinterface? delete the other one and enter...
by airstream
Sun May 21, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Radius timeout error
Replies: 8
Views: 20106

I have now upgraded to a level 6 license, still no luck getting User manager to reply with access accept calls from the MT box its on, always rejects (connects to the radius IP on 127.0.0.1 ok but rejects the access call), The username/password entered into User Manager is correct. So PPPoE clients ...
by airstream
Fri May 19, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Radius timeout error
Replies: 8
Views: 20106

Im confused, My radius client settings are 127.0.0.1 , secret is correct, standard ports. Usermanager has a "router" 127.0.0.1 with the secret. My PPPoE server has a blank service name, and will work with radius as tested (steel belted radius) and by its own user list. No matter what the username or...
by airstream
Fri May 19, 2006 6:08 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Radius timeout error
Replies: 8
Views: 20106

Hi Dolf, I too am wondering how to get the user manager to authenticate PPPoE clients. So far usermanager is radius based, i can test its access accept replys with NTradping (cool little utility), It seems that User managers access accept does not include "framed type ppp" in its response. This repl...
by airstream
Thu May 11, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager
Replies: 19
Views: 8391

where you get this error? you must log in with that what you added there.
No problem Normis, i have logged in. Is there any wiki or doc for this new package?

Cheers
by airstream
Thu May 11, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager
Replies: 19
Views: 8391

Mikrotik just updated the package, remove the package (reboot to let it uninstall), upload new package from download page, reboot to install, and then from command line, go to /tool user-manager customer add login After that it fixed it for me. Many thanks for the tip, i have done this, now i get a...
by airstream
Wed May 10, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the MT Radius Server?????????
Replies: 19
Views: 10194

what? it's on the website since yesterday ...
my apologies normis. I have downloaded and tried this cool package, but cant log into the web interface, it just hangs then tells me it timed out :(
by airstream
Wed May 10, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager
Replies: 19
Views: 8391

User Manager

Hi All, I think ive missed something here, i have upgraded our gateway to 2.9.23 and also added the user-manager package. When i browse to http://mikrotik/userman i get the login page. Great. Now when i enter my admin details and press login the page hangs for a while then i get "std failure: timeou...
by airstream
Wed May 10, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Where is the MT Radius Server?????????
Replies: 19
Views: 10194

And waits...
by airstream
Wed May 10, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPTP Internet Gateway at router
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Hi all, i have solved this issue, in WinBox - add default route to PPTP connection. :)
by airstream
Wed May 10, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Point to Point Wireless Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Thanks to all who helped here.
by airstream
Fri May 05, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE dynamic interfaces and UPnP
Replies: 4
Views: 4811

PPPoE dynamic interfaces and UPnP

Hi all, Just after a little advice on how to place the UPnP feature to a dynamically created PPPoE interface. I have MT with 2 ethernet cards, one WAN one LAN. WAN is internet IP and LAN is 10.19.72.1/24. PPPoE customers get assiged an ip from a 10.0.0.0/24 pool on the LAN interface. All PPPoE clien...
by airstream
Mon May 01, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: P2P filter test with BITCOMET program :(
Replies: 13
Views: 5004

Is there a way to just completely block BITCOMET? Better yet only block it if its encrypted? Matt Good question indeed, I have been testing with MT2.9.22. With a simple foward rule that takes all traffic source address LAN and matches "all-p2p" then ICMP rejects it. Only effective 20% of the time. ...
by airstream
Sat Apr 29, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: pppoe not work in wireless
Replies: 1
Views: 858

Re: pppoe not work in wireless

My follow are problem: 1. Given one Main Server and it made to call routing and pppoe. The Users to connection for the net through the Wlan interface. It’s in ap.-s rb 532 and cm9 cards. I have some Users, where I have some interesting problem: the pppoe connection is come into being for server and...
by airstream
Sat Apr 29, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Point to Point Wireless Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Point to Point Wireless Bridge

Hi all, I am having trouble with some configuration of one of my wireless cards (AR5213) trying to set up a point to point network (Mikrotik wlan1 to AP in point to point mode) for a backhaul circuit. Here is my delemma, most AP's im familiar with including the ones we use for our CPE require a mac ...
by airstream
Tue Apr 25, 2006 2:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Is any one running 2x SR5's and 2x CM9s in an RB500?
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

Re: Is any one running 2x SR5's and 2x CM9s in an RB500?

Is any one running 2x SR5's and 2x CM9s in an RB500?
im told it wont work as the SRs draw to much power?
Hi there Jrslick22, your new zealand? flick me your number and ill give ya a call geoff at airstream dot net dot nz.

Geoff
by airstream
Sat Apr 22, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: What happened with topic Mikrotik User Manager (beta)??
Replies: 30
Views: 11797

Hi there, Will the User manager have the ability to control PPPoE clients useage based on data not time connected. Say 256K up and down untill they reach total data of 1gb for that month cycle, then either disconnect them or slow them to a lesser throttled speed say 64k up and down. Email notificati...
by airstream
Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: PPTP Internet Gateway at router
Replies: 1
Views: 741

PPTP Internet Gateway at router

Hi all. I have the current version for ROS. We have been using 2 network cards one RED that goes to the ADSL Modem, and one LAN. Clients connect to the PPPoE server built in and are routed through the red interface (0.0.0.0/0 routed to red interface and IP address of the modem) What i want to do is ...