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by odge
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestions for allowing only one pppoe connection over a layer2
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Suggestions for allowing only one pppoe connection over a layer2

Hi all Any suggestions how to allow only a single pppoe connection over a layer2 bridge (in this case VPLS) to a customer site. No control --------------- [Our CPE with VPLS to central location] ------------- [Our concentrator with PPOE Server] Customer side router - [CPE: Our router ether - bridge ...
by odge
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wrong "Last Link Down Time" in Winbox
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: Wrong "Last Link Down Time" in Winbox

Hi

On Ticket#2018110622004024 I got :
Hello,

Problem is now reported to our development team.

When it will be fixed, then detailed problem description (fix) will be mentioned in RouterOS and/or Winbox changelog.
by odge
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Create higher priority ethernet port for CPU on CCR
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Create higher priority ethernet port for CPU on CCR

Hi On a 8 core CCR with quite a few firewall rules, (where fast-path cant be used), we find that if traffic starts to exceed a certain level on some of the routing that is required, other interfaces start to experience jitter and or packetloss. Its not perceivable to most applications, but it is to ...
by odge
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP received packet with bad checksum
Replies: 3
Views: 2250

Re: VRRP received packet with bad checksum

Hi

I got a bit tired of the problem in the end, and I think I may have found that I also did downgrade to v2, but to be honest, I cant recall exactly what we did to work around the problem (it wasn't fixed by support in the end )

Regards
by odge
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: WAP LTE missing interface
Replies: 23
Views: 5885

Re: WAP LTE missing interface

I am led to believe senior management is trying to investigate the underlying cause of the units that are failing.

Hopefully its only something like 1 in 10 or 1 in 100 with the issue.
by odge
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: WAP LTE missing interface
Replies: 23
Views: 5885

Re: WAP LTE missing interface

Hi, Yes I did notice somewhat more heat then usual. Passive cooler was so warm that glue melted from chipset and cooler fell off. Sim Location and insertion and removal process is painfull. Mikrotik staff, you should have team of product Beta testers which will return objective Feedback info to you...
by odge
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CHR cloud hosted router xentools and vmware tools
Replies: 13
Views: 5728

Re: CHR cloud hosted router xentools and vmware tools

In VMware, no tools, means you cant monitor the VM with the same tools for automatic restarts.

"Application monitoring requires heartbeats from vmtools"

https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/inde ... D78E7.html
by odge
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP LTE
Replies: 0
Views: 340

wAP LTE

I notice the wAP LTE are quite warm units.

One of them already for us has blown.

Is it safe to use : /system routerboard usb power-reset duration=5;

For all seeria wireless and hauwei dongles we've been doing this. I'm just nervous of blowing more of them up.
by odge
Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: WAP LTE missing interface
Replies: 23
Views: 5885

Re: WAP LTE missing interface

out of interest, did you notice at all any heat problems on that unit? the unit was so warm, the sticker is bubbling on the back. When I pulled out the sim card, it was also bent (but I'm not sure if this is because its was a micro-sim inside a normal sim, maybe the insert its in isn't perfectly smo...
by odge
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: WAP LTE missing interface
Replies: 23
Views: 5885

Re: WAP LTE missing interface

Did you resolve this?

I have pretty much the exact same issue. I had a spre unit with me, which didn't disconnect nearly as much when I swapped it around. But not sure how to get this LTE interface back
by odge
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188229

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

VMWare tools are for Windows and such operating systems. RouterOS will not have it. All the needed network and storage drivers are already there, VMtools will not be there Hello Normis, I understand that Mikrotik does not contain the complete VMware Tools, but should have implemented Linux drivers ...
by odge
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188229

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Hello, Here is an OVA optimized for VMware vSphere with SCSI hard disk and SCSI controller (paravirtualization). The hard drive has 1GB. Version: 6.35.2 OVA: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3817372/share-public/CHR-OVA/CHR-6.35.2-SCSI_vSphere6.zip It can be used on VMware Workstation as well. E...
by odge
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188229

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

VMWare tools are for Windows and such operating systems. RouterOS will not have it. All the needed network and storage drivers are already there, VMtools will not be there one of the most important reasons to have vm-tools is so that the hyper-visor is aware of the state of the VM, and can reboot i...
by odge
Fri May 06, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pptp ccr, packet loss?
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

Re: pptp ccr, packet loss?

I think the CCR as a multicore device could deliver packets out of sequence and this could cause issues with bad code in endpoints. I have not mentioned packet loss and I see no figures or analysed of packet loss in your post, only "CCR = bad packet loss issue" for which I see no proof. When using ...
by odge
Fri May 06, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pptp ccr, packet loss?
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

Re: pptp ccr, packet loss?

Probably the packets are delivered out of sequence. When this causes problems at your endpoints, in fact you should file a support request at the makers of those endpoints, because an IP network does not guarantee delivery of packets in sequence and any handling of that is supposed to be the task o...
by odge
Thu May 05, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pptp ccr, packet loss?
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

Re: pptp ccr, packet loss?

Support ticket #2016050566000829
by odge
Thu May 05, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pptp ccr, packet loss?
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

pptp ccr, packet loss?

Hi I've had a PPTP VPN running between two datacenters for a long ruime using RB1100AHx2 (Last version to run was 6.22) We recently upgraded one site to CCR1009 running 6.35.1 Its a identical setup of bridges, pptp's etc. But we are seeing problems with file copies that dont work and SQL replication...
by odge
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1160
Views: 208357

Re: Zabbix package for ROS ? more updated/actual Active queues ?

also would personally welcome more updated/actual Active queues in RouterOS to handle/combat/prevent Network congestion. rather than static/notorious RED algo/type present already, which unsuable for production for number of reasons. for example, RRED would be nice. aswell as other adaptive, attack...
by odge
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

fq_codel? AQM? the future?, Mikrotik, Normis, any of this on the way?
by odge
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxy-Arp , bug or expected behaviour?
Replies: 3
Views: 913

Re: Proxy-Arp , bug or expected behaviour?

It sounds like the proxy-arp router is sometimes thinking that some other Interface is the default route (or a specific route to whatever IP it's arp poisoning) Drawing1.png Basically, proxy-arp means that an interface should respond to ARP requests for any IP address in the routing table of the ho...
by odge
Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxy-Arp , bug or expected behaviour?
Replies: 3
Views: 913

Proxy-Arp , bug or expected behaviour?

Hi When we have a mikrotik with proxy-arp enabled on an interface, (that isn't our gateway), it seems randomly the mikrotik is responding to ARP requests to say IPs belong to it, that dont. So you can ping something on the network fine, and then all of a sudden the mikrotik responds and the ARP tabl...
by odge
Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude is back! v6.34rc test build released
Replies: 269
Views: 74351

Re: The Dude is back! v6.34rc test build released

On thing to consider, or maybe someone has an interesting workround for us. We use windows server, dude probe executes a "program", which is VBScript, and gets an answer, script is running calls to webapis and getting answer for the dude. There isn't a way around this at the moment if you host it in...
by odge
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: serve WPAD.dat file
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

serve WPAD.dat file

Hi Please can you allow us to host/serve a WPAD.dat file on the mikrotik. If a site does not have another server, you cant use WPAD.dat. since wpad config at each site is different, you cant use a centralised server to host your wpad.dat. I'm refferring to wpad.dat via DNS (the more supported option...
by odge
Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

Hi Mikrotik, Its a pity more users dont understand codel or Cisco's PIE. (As if queueing in general isn't difficult enough for people). If they did you would have a massive following on this. I really hope you have given sufficient research to just how powerful it can - if implemented with a HTB sty...
by odge
Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: eduroam: VLAN assignment based on RADIUS 802.1x reply
Replies: 40
Views: 15325

Re: eduroam: VLAN assignment based on RADIUS 802.1x reply

Hi Uldis

Is there a reason you aren't supporting the normal VLAN tagging for radius? Both Windows AD serving as a RADIUS and FreeRadius (probably the most common RADIUS implentations is use) ll already support the Standard RADIUS attribute Tunnel-Pvt-Group-ID
by odge
Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: As we would like to evolve the wireless
Replies: 57
Views: 16311

Re: As we would like to evolve the wireless

Hi 1) Surely 802.11r is must do for Mikrotik? In the tablet/education market, its a must, so you are losing all these sales to UBNT, Ruckus, HP and Cisco, because there is no fast roam support. 2) Support for mesh/WDS and CAPSman. You should simply set the AP once to join the WDS bridge. (you could ...
by odge
Thu Sep 18, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: traffic mirroring/copy (but to a non physical port/bridge)
Replies: 0
Views: 473

traffic mirroring/copy (but to a non physical port/bridge)

Hi All On a RB1100, i have port connected to an upstream provider (Ether9). I would like to forward all the traffic to a specific VLAN as well as the existing VLAN. (I cant send it to a specific port, because where it needs to go is vm environment). I'm a bit stumped on how to achieve this, packet s...
by odge
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: RSTP on VLANs and non VLANs.
Replies: 0
Views: 527

RSTP on VLANs and non VLANs.

Can anyone confirm this for me. RSTP is not stopping loops on a VLAN, unless the VLAN itself is member of the bridge (in otherwords, the BDPU packet must be inside the VLAN for it to work). 1) So when the BDPU packet passes through other switches, presumably its fine if some switches the VLAN ID is ...
by odge
Tue Jul 01, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS cache
Replies: 5
Views: 1150

Re: DNS cache

RouterOS version? I have 6.15 on both DNS Servers and my local router, but the entry are dynamic (3min [clients.l.google.com], 5 min [any.edge.bing.com], 30 sec, etc.), not forced to 1h For security I flush DNS for see if really 5 min DNS are fresh on not timeouted from 1h... Thanks for the help, b...
by odge
Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS cache
Replies: 5
Views: 1150

Re: DNS cache

Are you sure the reply coming of one TTL of 5 minutes?
you know what... I'm using unotelly DNS, and it seems they make everything one hour minimum.... really! Thats a pain in the butt!
by odge
Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS cache
Replies: 5
Views: 1150

DNS cache

It seems like the mikrotik is keeping the DNS entries in cache a lot longer than their TTL?

TTLs with 5 minutes are in the cache table for 1 hour. Is there a reason for this?
by odge
Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:43 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS226
Replies: 33
Views: 10349

Re: CRS226

I've only realised now, that MT does not have MTSP support .... WHAT? This is insane! Its basic managed switch functionality. Not being able to load balance on layer2 using MSTP compared to switches that are actually cheaper just doesnt make sense as a core component of any of the devices that gigab...
by odge
Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103411

Re: v6.15 released

So you can still have v5 and pre v6.13 clients connect,

what is the setting on the server than needs to change?
by odge
Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.15 released
Replies: 302
Views: 103411

Re: v6.15 released

Hi Normis

SSTP does not work at all on 6.15. (It also didn't work on 6.14?)

Do both devices have to be on 6.15 to work? If i downgrade to 5.26, it works fine. Upgrade to 6.15 it breaks, its also enabled under PPP. Dont understand...
by odge
Fri May 16, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.13 released!
Replies: 177
Views: 49018

Re: v6.13 released!

Hey, I see in v6.12 you allow DNS names in a PPTP adapter instead of using a script. But one thing you should definitely add to the interface, is the ability to select the outgoing interface or route... because in multiple connection scenarios, you still need to update the route/mangle using a scrip...
by odge
Mon May 05, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.12 released
Replies: 237
Views: 57490

Re: v6.12 released

Hi, I can see the same here for 3 sstp links, always a reconnect after 2 minutes saying "terminating... - conn timeout" in the logs of the client. A link from Windows to the router using sstp seems not to be reset after 2 minutes. SSTP driving me crazy... why is it so unreliable. We have have x86 c...
by odge
Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: MUM Europe 2014 - Italy, Venice, February 20-21
Replies: 146
Views: 59208

Re: MUM Europe 2014 - Italy, Venice, February 20-21

I'm also not sure if the Atheros quality of compatibility is up there as it is with enterprise focused APs like Rukus,Cisco and HPs...
All the Ruckus APs I've used are Atheros.
Oh wow. I thought these companies were making their own components for the wireless chips. Interesting indeed
by odge
Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TCP MSS - only added once... but buggy?
Replies: 0
Views: 566

TCP MSS - only added once... but buggy?

Hi (Tested on ROS 6.11) If you add new PPP connection and start it, MT is smart and adds the TCP MSS rule for you. In ROS 5, this was added per connection as a dynamic rule. In ROS 6 for mangle speed optimization it gets added once as "All PPP". The problem is, if it gets removed by user removing al...
by odge
Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB-CRSRM - Bridging of VLANs speed?
Replies: 0
Views: 383

RB-CRSRM - Bridging of VLANs speed?

Hi All What kind of performance can one expect if we use SFP to uplink switch, and then use different ports on different VLANs? Would it be better to use a cheaper "Websmart Layer2" switch for this, or will the Mikrotik give me full 1gbps capacity? (Because I'm assuming I need to bridge all these VL...
by odge
Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM Europe 2014 - Italy, Venice, February 20-21
Replies: 146
Views: 59208

Re: MUM Europe 2014 - Italy, Venice, February 20-21

Hi Normis Lots of exciting products on the list, it certainly looks like you guys are streamlining your prototype to production methods to keep rolling the products out faster. Is the vision for CAPS simply for management purposes (which clearly its going to save a lot of time for), or is it also t...
by odge
Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM Europe 2014 - Italy, Venice, February 20-21
Replies: 146
Views: 59208

Re: MUM Europe 2014 - Italy, Venice, February 20-21

Hi Normis Lots of exciting products on the list, it certainly looks like you guys are streamlining your prototype to production methods to keep rolling the products out faster. Is the vision for CAPS simply for management purposes (which clearly its going to save a lot of time for), or is it also th...
by odge
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP with /30
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

Re: VRRP with /30

ok, thats an interesting method. do you have a sample of the method you use (do you just enable and disable addresses?) As it turned out, just borrowing the IP and using /29 instead of /30 works (except obviously I cant route to the real IPs of those anymore, but its ok, these are generally only use...
by odge
Fri Mar 14, 2014 1:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP with /30
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

VRRP with /30

I want to setup VRRP at a customer site, but at this site the ISP has only supplied a single /30 address for customer equipment. It seems to work if I use a /29 subnet, and make fake addresses, (obviously I'll never be able to contact those other 3 real addresses- but I dont care). The only problem ...
by odge
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP giving out MAC of physical interface instead of virtual
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: VRRP giving out MAC of physical interface instead of vir

Hi Mikrotik, any info on this?
by odge
Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP giving out MAC of physical interface instead of virtual
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: VRRP giving out MAC of physical interface instead of vir

It seems, if I have it the right way around, the hosts that physically flow through the Layer2 of MT1 first, show the physical MAC, where as those hosts that flow through the backup MT show the virtual MAC.
by odge
Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP giving out MAC of physical interface instead of virtual
Replies: 3
Views: 802

VRRP giving out MAC of physical interface instead of virtual

I have VRRP setup. Some of the windows clients are showing in their ARP entries, for the VRRP IP, a physical MAC instead of a virtual MAC. Surely this is incorrect? A bad one looks like: Interface: 192.168.185.187 --- 0xc Internet Address Physical Address Type 192.168.185.1 d4-ca-6d-43-dd-98 dynamic...
by odge
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Configuration Vrrp
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

Re: Configuration Vrrp

Did you ever find the cause of your checksum issue?
by odge
Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRRP received packet with bad checksum
Replies: 3
Views: 2250

VRRP received packet with bad checksum

Hi guys, I have logged this with tech support, but wanted it on the forum so others might find it useful. This is quite a common setup of ours, which is repeated maybe 50 or 60 times, but in this case I have a problem. I setup a VRRP interface, the IP on that interface is to server as a redundant ga...
by odge
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dns Failing over VPN Tunnel
Replies: 17
Views: 7640

Re: Dns Failing over VPN Tunnel

Maybe provide them with pcap files, it does seem odd that the entry is unknown, and you clear the cache and it comes back as unknown...
The second time (after clearing the cache, but before readding the same DNS server), did it even make a request, the pcap will show...
by odge
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS VPN types support
Replies: 5
Views: 4297

Re: RouterOS VPN types support

1. Better support for L2TP with no IPSEC and plain shared secret authentication method.

See http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=75800
by odge
Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: route/connection marking with hotspot
Replies: 0
Views: 434

route/connection marking with hotspot

Hi, Can anyone offer any advice with route/connection marking (multiple WAN links) and hotspot? It seems like I can only get my hotspot to use the default route, if I try any connection marking (by marking address lists from the hotspot IP pool it stops working for the clients. I'm guessing because ...
by odge
Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Metarouter images
Replies: 365
Views: 243431

Re: Metarouter images

Building openwrt patching it and so forth is a bit beyond my scope. I want to run openwrt and openl2tp, but I cant find a build package for it. (I'm just looking for a lt2p client that I can run inside mikrotik metarouter that support shared secret without ipsec). Can anyone more experienced help me...
by odge
Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MikroTik L2TP Client to Juniper device
Replies: 15
Views: 6726

Re: MikroTik L2TP Client to Juniper device

+1 here

Is it easily possible for you to add this in v6? If you can/plan to. a timeline would be good.
Also is there a reason you dont currently support it?
by odge
Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VRRP and dstnat
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: VRRP and dstnat

You need to control which MT is going to receive the connection. So if you can use bgp. Then tell your isp which is the right MT. If you can can't control which MT gets the incoming connection, then dont use VRRP or You,ll have to masquerade to yourinternl network. (Sothatthe server thinksdisconnect...
by odge
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

Same here. We have several hundreds of Mikrotiks (and growing) connected to dsl lines. Because of the non guaranteed nature of dsl we are desperately trying to all the time to modify queues as the growth of the dslam changes, but codel is going to allow dynamic queues for these lines. MT are you guy...
by odge
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: MTR
Replies: 72
Views: 25159

Re: Feature Request: MTR

Thank you thank you thank you
by odge
Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: use hotspot to serve WPAD.dat (proxy autotconfiguration)
Replies: 0
Views: 777

use hotspot to serve WPAD.dat (proxy autotconfiguration)

Hi I want to use the hotspot servelet to serve WPAD.dat (proxy autotconfiguration) to my clients browsers. Using DHCP option 252, i will point them to a http server where my WPAD.dat file is stored. This is easy enough when you have a server at the site. But I dont have on at this site. So I created...
by odge
Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VRRP and dstnat
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: VRRP and dstnat

Did you come right with this? We have a public VRRP and private VRRP, but our uplink is not sending packets to a different address block for routing. If MTA doesn't hold the Public VRRP address, shouldn't it be forwarding it to the other MTB, which can then handle the inside and outside NAT... but n...
by odge
Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Attached: Mikrotik Visio Stencils
Replies: 28
Views: 78079

Re: Attached: Mikrotik Visio Stencils

You are a legend, thank you
by odge
Wed May 01, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: MikroTik: Please Open Source The Dude
Replies: 18
Views: 10892

Re: MikroTik: Please Open Source The Dude

Dear Mikrotik, Please could you provide some formal communication regarding this? Is it still partially under development? Is it not worth your time. Is there a reason you have not made it open source, for example, some other firm pays you a fee not to develop it further, in exchange for support in...
by odge
Wed May 01, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude as Open Source
Replies: 3
Views: 2509

Re: Dude as Open Source

More traction and information is available here
http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=63338
by odge
Wed May 01, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: MikroTik: Please Open Source The Dude
Replies: 18
Views: 10892

Re: MikroTik: Please Open Source The Dude

Dear Mikrotik, Please could you provide some formal communication regarding this? Is it still partially under development? Is it not worth your time. Is there a reason you have not made it open source, for example, some other firm pays you a fee not to develop it further, in exchange for support in ...
by odge
Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: MTR
Replies: 72
Views: 25159

Re: Feature Request: MTR

i got a reply saying the just arent planning it anytime soon.

Its a pity, hopefully more people review this thread. I assume most people aren't familiar with MTR, unfortunately for them. If they did, they'd find it as useful as a traceroute.
by odge
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: MTR
Replies: 72
Views: 25159

Re: Feature Request: MTR

This tool would greatly aid network diagnosis, and would enable large MT based networks to find faults faster. I really hope you re-review having MTR included as a tool. Adding yourself into a tunnel is not always acceptable, plus it shows your own latency spikes inside the pingpath/mtr printout, ma...
by odge
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: System reboots unexpectedly after usb power-reset on Rb2011
Replies: 4
Views: 699

Re: System reboots unexpectedly after usb power-reset on Rb2

hi the forums are full of parts explaining this.

see http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php ... it=USB+otg

also remember not to hijack threads, first search then start new thread
by odge
Thu Apr 04, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: 3G Modem info scripting
Replies: 17
Views: 8228

Re: 3G Modem info scripting

Sometimes you will get failure: Unable to acquire port!

How would I programmatically pick that up?


(Basically since that creates a loop, i have my script rerun every 60 seconds, but first killing off its previous job of itself.
by odge
Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: 3G Modem info scripting
Replies: 17
Views: 8228

Re: 3G Modem info scripting

thanks indeed requires:

/interface ppp-client info ppp-3gsignal do={
:log info message=$"signal-strengh"
}
by odge
Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: 3G Modem info scripting
Replies: 17
Views: 8228

Re: 3G Modem info scripting

for me this fails with 7 name="script1" owner="admin" policy=ftp,reboot,read,write,policy,test,winbox,password,sniff,sensitive,api last-started=apr/04/2013 11:48:08 run-count=35 source= /interface ppp-client info ppp-3gsignal do={ :put $signal-strengh } [admin@Wired4Signs] > system script run script...
by odge
Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: 3G Modem info scripting
Replies: 17
Views: 8228

Re: 3G Modem info scripting

Did you ever come right with this?

How can someon programatically from a script extract signal strength, and if the value is less than a certain value, log it locally or remotely.
Is there no known way yet?

Regards
by odge
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: System reboots unexpectedly after usb power-reset on Rb2011
Replies: 4
Views: 699

Re: System reboots unexpectedly after usb power-reset on Rb2

Hi Petter,

(I agree, perhaps I should do this for better safety etc as opposed to just cutting it off).

I'll make this change and see what happens over the next few days.

Regards
by odge
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: System reboots unexpectedly after usb power-reset on Rb2011
Replies: 4
Views: 699

System reboots unexpectedly after usb power-reset on Rb2011

on occassion (lets say every 3rd day) doing a /system routerboard usb power-reset duration=10s for a 3G usb modem reset, makes the entire system reboot unexpectedly with no autosupout file created for it. currently on RoS 5.24, latest firmware too. Any ideas? I can rerun it myself many times, and wo...
by odge
Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Logging - Remote - Prepend Syslog message with infomation
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Logging - Remote - Prepend Syslog message with infomation

In a dynamic IP enviroment, if you have many devices reporting in via Syslog to the dude, you cannot tell what device it is.
Can you allow us to prepend or append the syslog message with some text or the system identity?

(small development work - major impact).
by odge
Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: USB issues on 2011UAS-2HnD
Replies: 16
Views: 4358

Re: USB issues on 2011UAS-2HnD

Well, I'm not having much success actually.

The 3G seems to lose its signal and disconnect, and also seems to drop most pings, but this same stick has no problem in the same office with a 751.

Could it be a power issue on the RB2011
by odge
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: USB issues on 2011UAS-2HnD
Replies: 16
Views: 4358

Re: USB issues on 2011UAS-2HnD

on 5.21 I could see my modem in list of USB devices. upgrade to 5.22, and restart as per suggestion, and I get a ppp interface showing. However, i cannot do scans etc or connect, I always get "couldn't aquire port" the same modem works on a 751. Any suggestions Regards Uh... and then, repeating the...
by odge
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: USB issues on 2011UAS-2HnD
Replies: 16
Views: 4358

Re: USB issues on 2011UAS-2HnD

on 5.21 I could see my modem in list of USB devices.

upgrade to 5.22, and restart as per suggestion, and I get a ppp interface showing.

However, i cannot do scans etc or connect, I always get "couldn't aquire port"

the same modem works on a 751.

Any suggestions

Regards
by odge
Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

Dear Mikrotik,

I'm hoping you are going to blow us away with a queue development announcement sometime soon. :)

To keeping this thread alive!

Regards!
by odge
Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Admin user authentication
Replies: 0
Views: 247

Admin user authentication

Hi All, We have many Mikrotiks, we have several administrators. Administrators can come and go, and I'd prefer to not share the passwords between devices between everyone if possible. Radius authentication is not actually practical, because usually when we are admining the device it has some issue.....
by odge
Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Replicate PC proxy settings on RB751u
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Re: Replicate PC proxy settings on RB751u

You could masquerade out on the LAN connection, and share the wireless. You can then use dst-nat to catch all dst port 80, and forward to the mikrotiks own web proxy. You can then setup the mikrotiks web proxy to use a parent proxy, and put the authentication details in there. I would first test tha...
by odge
Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: VRRP failover
Replies: 36
Views: 30315

Re: VRRP failover

Might I suggest a much simpler solution? Use 2 switches and dedicate 1 to each MikroTik. Make sure your WAN and LAN links for each MikroTik go to a separate VLAN (call them VLAN-WAN and VLAN-LAN). In the end VLAN-WAN will have 3 ports and VLAN-LAN will have at least 2 (and probably the rest of your...
by odge
Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

Yeah they could give US visibility over what THEY DO but that's not very polite to ask in the first place, with the current surrounding culture. I think perhaps I don't fully understand what you are implying. But it seems you mean, its not necessary for them to explain themselves to us? But from my...
by odge
Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

Mikrotik, any news that this has been reviewed yet, etc? It would be really nice if Mikrotik had a person whose sole job it was is to categorise and deduplicate feature requests and bugs, so we could monitor progress of those in a orderly fashion without having to bug you about it. workflow steps mi...
by odge
Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Safemode timeout
Replies: 0
Views: 812

Safemode timeout

Is it not possible to change the safe mode timeout to something lower?
by odge
Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Rb2011 Line - usb power reset?
Replies: 10
Views: 3623

Re: Rb2011 Line - usb power reset?

I have a Router OS 5.22 on RB2011UAS-2Hnd

The command /system resource usb power-reset
returns:
bad command name power-reset (line 1 column 22)


EDIT:

Apologies: correct syntax is:
/system routerboard usb power-reset duration=10s
by odge
Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Split Tunneling / PPTP / DHCP
Replies: 3
Views: 2440

Re: Split Tunneling / PPTP / DHCP

Support, is it still not possible to support DHCP over PPP to hand out classless static routes? Is there a recommended alternative? (I was thinking of perhaps in smaller networks handing out just a remote IP from the local subnet pool, and attaching them to a bridge that is already bridged to the lo...
by odge
Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Interface HTB - hidden buffer
Replies: 44
Views: 12614

Re: Interface HTB - hidden buffer

Regarding Codel support please post/or follow this thread guys: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=63594
by odge
Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: CoDel support?
Replies: 45
Views: 13452

Re: CoDel support?

Hi Mikrotik support, have you seen this query, or watched the second half of http://twit.tv/show/security-now/359 or read the PDF at http://delivery.acm.org/10.1145/2210000/2209336/p20-nichols.pdf?ip=41.135.100.141&acc=OPEN&CFID=189498739&CFTOKEN=48011506&__acm__=1351671966_2dc291d86f9fb0bd15ae0598d...
by odge
Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100AH CPU temp dissappears
Replies: 1
Views: 350

RB1100AH CPU temp dissappears

Hi, we sometimes lose the CPU temp reading from the RB1100AH System - Health window, and the SNMP oid starts returning -273C (0 kelvin). Sometimes it comes back, other times we need to restart it, and it comes back. we have two in the same enviroment, both currently on v5.18, and the one does not ha...
by odge
Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CPU 100% PPP
Replies: 4
Views: 1560

Re: CPU 100% PPP

Thanks, disabling SSTP server workaround works.
by odge
Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MLPPP Reassembly Algorithm Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1683

Re: MLPPP Reassembly Algorithm Issue

Do you recall if you also saw random packet loss on smaller ping packets?

Kind Regards
by odge
Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPNs, overhead and queus
Replies: 1
Views: 1743

Re: VPNs, overhead and queus

This goes a step further... If you want to mark within a VPN tunnel then you must limit-at = max-limit so that you can have a parallel queue of a reduced % of the outside of the tunnel, Is there no way to have this adaptive like we do with normal queues Parent/Child. So that this parallel queue can ...
by odge
Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: PING email notifications
Replies: 8
Views: 3509

Re: PING email notifications

Here is an example of solving this problem: http://tandem.ck.ua/dude-eng.php

I'm not sure this page is showing a resolution for correct delaying and notification, and hiding downs if a subsequent up has come through.
by odge
Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB751U External Antenna
Replies: 9
Views: 8893

Re: RB751U External Antenna

Same problems here. All the 751s we have have continuous wireless problems.... drives me insane.
by odge
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Mikrotik 3g watchdog
Replies: 21
Views: 11476

Re: Mikrotik 3g watchdog

I can confirm the 3g script works great!

Thanks
by odge
Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPNs, overhead and queus
Replies: 1
Views: 1743

VPNs, overhead and queus

Is there any smart way, if you can see your VPN going down a ether, to have the any queueing on packets inside the VPN tunnel to be effected by the size of the outside of the vpn tunnel. For example, a tunnel might be 1Mbps on the outside, but because of the traffic type inside (many small packets f...
by odge
Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: SNMP Data loss
Replies: 5
Views: 2585

Re: SNMP Data loss

Is there a way to make other funtions have cache. For example a function that executes a command, may be called more than once, but it isn't necessary to call the command so many times. I cant seem to get my output to be treated as an integer, and so I can't functionlise it (i always ends up = 0), b...
by odge
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: SVG device for the dude
Replies: 5
Views: 8276

Re: SVG device for the dude

thanks
by odge
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FTP Active and bridge mode with Firewall (bug?)
Replies: 0
Views: 410

FTP Active and bridge mode with Firewall (bug?)

I have setup where we have a bridge in place bridging some public network interfaces to the internet (our single public connection). I want to enable the settings of Bridges to use the firewall so that we can report this with netflow traffic. The problem is when I do this, active FTP connections no ...
by odge
Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: High Latency probe shows available when device is down
Replies: 9
Views: 4874

Re: High Latency probe shows available when device is down

Hi Guys, 1. I seem to have a problem where a particular device says the Latency probe is "not available", and then later says it is, but at the same time, the ping probe never had any issues. It is very frustrating because of the false alerts. I have made individual probes to see if perhaps the firs...
by odge
Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best way to couple 2 ISP links to a central location?
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

Re: Best way to couple 2 ISP links to a central location?

Thanks, I assume no one is interested in other types of link aggregation like the ones peplink provides?

Its not quite the same as bonding... but what about MPLS networks, are they are not able to provide this sort of solution?
by odge
Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best way to couple 2 ISP links to a central location?
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

Re: Best way to couple 2 ISP links to a central location?

I'm also very interested to know if this can work using MPLS. EoIP did not work well in our testing. When links became jittery, or high in latency, the bond fell apart, and struggled to come back up successfully, we tried with all variants of link checking, and intervals. The links are just broadban...
by odge
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: TE Tunnel and Load sharing or load distribution
Replies: 2
Views: 1653

Re: TE Tunnel and Load sharing or load distribution

Sorry to barge in on this thread, but I want to get MPLSGUY's attention/ Hi Mplsguy... have you seen this thread: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=48971 Is there an answer to that... can MPLS be used to split a TCP connection down different MPLS tunnels and reassemble it on the remote ...
by odge
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best way to couple 2 ISP links to a central location?
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

Re: Best way to couple 2 ISP links to a central location?

Hi, Did you manage to find a solution to this... I also think MPLS might be the way. But does then is MPLS able to split a TCP connection and rebuild it on the other side. (Or is each connection going to go down one tunnel at a time... that will be no good). you can email me on (sorry, trying to avo...