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by k5egg
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPnP disfunctional
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: UPnP disfunctional

http://www.upnp-hacks.org/upnp.html just explained a lot about how the protocol works. Pretty sure VMWare was eating the multicast traffic by default. The windows UPnP firewall management now works "properly" (error box still pops up, but adding/deleting rules works fine) and doesn't cause the UPnP...
by k5egg
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPnP disfunctional
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: UPnP disfunctional

I just picked up a hint off another forum that it could be ESXI (CHR installation) eating the data. I enabled Forged Transmits and Promiscuous mode on both the LAN and WAN interfaces (dedicated vswitch for each) and it appears things are now functional. I'll do more testing this afternoon and update...
by k5egg
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPnP disfunctional
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: UPnP disfunctional

More and more services use only outward connects to a server "in the cloud" that acts as an in-between. This makes opening ports unnecessary. The exact opposite trend is occurring in online gaming. Historically online games had a centralized server which was used a "meet point". Modern games only o...
by k5egg
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPnP disfunctional
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: UPnP disfunctional

It made the rule, yes. But the UPnP daemon crashed and did not come back until I manually restarted it. As for UPnP being insecure - anything that allows an anonymous third party to open ports on your network is a generally terrible idea - but the evil is necessary until there's widespread IPv6 depl...
by k5egg
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPnP disfunctional
Replies: 8
Views: 910

UPnP disfunctional

So I've spent the last few days test driving various "semi-professional" router packages (pfSense, OPNsense, UNtangle, and RouterOS) and I've yet to find any consistency. Mikrotik appears to work the worst - Call of Duty: WWII on PC does not ever generate rules for the game. So, I went to File Manag...
by k5egg
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: winbox.exe support for wine
Replies: 3
Views: 829

Feature request: winbox.exe support for wine

I use Wine for winbox.exe (over IP, mac doesn't seem to work, but works fine with interface bridging with XP under virtualbox - good enough for me) and have only one issue using it - I can't figure out a way to upload/download files from the unit. Neither drag&drop or copy&paste methods work. I real...
by k5egg
Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 386
Views: 239186

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

lets make all sorts of fire hazard, shall we

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That's not a wireless install, that's voluntary manslaughter waiting to happen!
by k5egg
Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 386
Views: 239186

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

Best thing that can happen to a DWL2100AP.
by k5egg
Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: issue with 5.7 and 5.8
Replies: 1
Views: 350

issue with 5.7 and 5.8

I noticed that while running RouterOS 5.7 or 5.8 on my x86 (P4/2.8 1GB ram) I suffer a lot of page load timeouts, and partial page loads (browser never 'gives up'). Reverting back to 5.6 has worked in both cases. I have noticed CPU loads are much lower with 5.7 and 5.8 - but the 10% connection failu...
by k5egg
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v5.7 released
Replies: 227
Views: 67934

Re: RouterOS v5.7 released

Anyone know if the 'sunhme' driver was compiled into mikrotik 5.7? I'm looking to pick up an Atom-based board but need four 100mbit ports and don't feel like spending a lot of cash on an ethernet card (I'll keep the Athlon64 3000+ with two dual-port Compaq/Intel cards I'm using now). Tons of these S...
by k5egg
Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Re: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issu

Went out there and replaced the RB750G setup with an RB493AH (I had one onhand, yay) and noticed the uplink radio (nanostation M5)'s lan port kept blinking completely off for a couple seconds at a time. Totally explains the rest of the network issues I was seeing. I'm guessing I've either got a sagg...
by k5egg
Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Re: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issu

how about using a little switch connected to port 1, then connect the modems to the switch? I know it's not ideal because you're adding a point of failure, but it may be a quick stop-gap solution. Would be messy without a managed/vlan switch. I have the Speedstream 4300's configured as dumb bridges...
by k5egg
Sat Jan 08, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Re: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issu

Try a different physical port. Usually port 1 uses the CPU's built in Ethernet interface while 2-5 use a dedicated Ethernet chip. So if you're using Eth1 on the RB750, try moving to Eth2 instead, and vice versa. This used to happen to us all the time with the RB532 and some DSL or Cable modems. Unl...
by k5egg
Sat Jan 08, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?
Replies: 386
Views: 239186

Re: NOT TO DO. Weird instalations?

I got bored one day back in 2005 and did this:
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"Wifi Dangerkart"

Ahhhhhhh how I don't miss that Arlan/Cisco/Aironet 900 crap.
by k5egg
Sat Jan 08, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Routerboard 750G vs Speedstream 4300 modem ethernet issues

I posted a couple months ago about using an RB750G as a PPPoE server for a chunk of clients - it works great except for one small issue. Every few seconds/minutes (varies from 10 seconds to 10 minutes, usually closer to once per minute) I seem to lose the ethernet link between the ADSL2 modems (Spee...
by k5egg
Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 400-series in place of PC as PPPoE server
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: Routerboard 400-series in place of PC as PPPoE server

You would be better off using an RB450G since it has healthy 256MB RAM. The RB750G only has 32MB RAM. I think that's why the RB450G is much more popular. Tom I was going to ask about the 450G - is the performance equal otherwise? I believe the 450G also has voltage and temperature monitoring - that...
by k5egg
Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 400-series in place of PC as PPPoE server
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: Routerboard 400-series in place of PC as PPPoE server

We have a number of 493ah's as PPPoE servers. We also use some RB600 for PPPoE (and some x86). 100 clients on 493ah would probably be fine, unless you have complicated firewall rules (in which case, the total data rate is probably more important than the number of clients). As an experiment I tried...
by k5egg
Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard 400-series in place of PC as PPPoE server
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Routerboard 400-series in place of PC as PPPoE server

Currently I'm using a P3/700 with 512MB ram as a PPPoE server with 100 clients being fed from two load balanced cable connections. I'd really love to move this over to a routerboard, but I'm concerned I may come up short for 'horsepower'. The current P3 setup never shows more than 7% CPU usage norma...