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by Atroman
Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot and Purple Wifi integration
Replies: 3
Views: 2517

Re: Hotspot and Purple Wifi integration

Have you looked at Fusion WiFi? - Our system will generate a config script that you just paste into the terminal.
Ask for me and we can have a chat.

Thanks
by Atroman
Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Maximum number of VPN connections
Replies: 1
Views: 1521

Re: Maximum number of VPN connections

I have a similar question. I have a Ubuntu server which terminates about 170 PPTP tunnels, we've had to implement a script to restart the VPN service as it simply hangs and stops new connections handshaking. I do have a couple of CCRs installed in separate DCs in the UK - I might make a config scrip...
by Atroman
Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Integrating Facebook Connect with Hotspot Login / Authent ..
Replies: 132
Views: 274129

Re: Integrating Facebook Connect with Hotspot Login / Authen

Why not register for fusionwifi's reseller platform?
by Atroman
Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 10G NIC Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Re: 10G NIC Problem

Still no luck on this... getting desperate...
by Atroman
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: problem of gigabit port between cisco and mikrotik
Replies: 41
Views: 23450

Re: problem of gigabit port between cisco and mikrotik

More than likely the cable
by Atroman
Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 10G NIC Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Re: 10G NIC Problem

I do have a spare card, I'll swap it out.

Fibre cable is brand new, as well as the SFPs
by Atroman
Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 10G NIC Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

10G NIC Problem

Hi Guys, I have a HP DL120 which is working great. I've had it live for a while now on the internal 1Gbps card. I recently added an Intel X520 10G NIC with the suggested Intel SFP+. This shows up fine in ROS. I'm connecting the interface to a port on an Extreme X650. On the Extreme I can not force t...
by Atroman
Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HP DL380 install to USB
Replies: 2
Views: 815

Re: HP DL380 install to USB

I haven't popped the case open yet..I didn't expect there to be an onboard SD reader!?

It's a G5.. is it likely to have one?

Thanks
by Atroman
Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HP DL380 install to USB
Replies: 2
Views: 815

HP DL380 install to USB

Hi Everyone, I have a DL380 which I want to use as a core router. It has RAID and SAS disks and as expected ROS can't see the array. I have managed to install ROS onto a USB drive and it appears to be stable. Can anyone recommend what the most reliable way to do this is? - A compact flash card with ...
by Atroman
Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Why RB 1100AHx2 does not provide the stated capacity.
Replies: 16
Views: 4530

Re: Why RB 1100AHx2 does not provide the stated capacity.

It's UDP traffic I think...and large frame sizes.

I've managed to get about 1.2-1.4 Gbps thoughput of TCP traffic.

Bonded 2x 1Gbps ports.
by Atroman
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load balancing RB1100s to one Gateway
Replies: 1
Views: 466

Load balancing RB1100s to one Gateway

Hi Everyone, Does anyone know if it is possible to load balance Mikrotiks back to a single gateway? I've been reading up on VRRP which looks like an excellent solution as a fail-over, is there a way to almost round robin the traffic over two routers. Like so: << Router 1 >> Customers >>> << Gateway>...
by Atroman
Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VLANs Access Ports & IP Pools
Replies: 1
Views: 360

VLANs Access Ports & IP Pools

I have an RB1100 and multiple 24 port Cisco switches. The goal is to create each port on the Cisco's as an access port and only allow 5 IP addresses to be provided per port. The trunking of the ports back to the router is fine. In order to get connectivity to the port I've had to add the individual ...
by Atroman
Thu May 24, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: RouterOS on ("free") ESXi 4
Replies: 19
Views: 14326

Re: RouterOS on ("free") ESXi 4

Have you done any performance testing with this? I have 2 identical R310's, 4 core, 4GB Ram, 2 on board nics and 2x 2GB PCIe NICs. Loaded up an identical config on both, with the aim to bond the 2 PCIe NIC interfaces then speed test between the two units.. I tested the performance on a single interf...
by Atroman
Wed May 23, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Hardware suggestions for FTTH ISP
Replies: 8
Views: 6228

Re: Hardware suggestions for FTTH ISP

Tim, PM me with your contact details.
We're in the same game.
by Atroman
Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot causing x86 Reboots
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: Hotspot causing x86 Reboots

Kernel Error Attached.

Thanks
by Atroman
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot causing x86 Reboots
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Hotspot causing x86 Reboots

Hi Guys, We have a new (Dell) x86 router which we're experiencing problems with. The router keeps on rebooting when trying to authenticate via MAC: feb/14/2012 12:56:14 hotspot,error,info,debug Radius disconnect request for unknown ip 111.111.111.111 feb/14/2012 12:57:45 hotspot,error,info,debug Rad...
by Atroman
Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Temporary IP Address before Authentication
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Temporary IP Address before Authentication

I've been doing some reading on what appear to be old notes that detail information on configuring a mikrotik to supply a DHCP address from a temporary address pool. Once the user is authenticated they will then be supplied with an IP address from the public pool. We are using radius manager, I know...
by Atroman
Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RAID & Specs
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Re: RAID & Specs

Thanks!
We need to use Dell kit but you've pointed me in the right direction.
by Atroman
Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "RADIUS server is not responding" on hotspot config
Replies: 6
Views: 10040

Re: "RADIUS server is not responding" on hotspot config

Change the time out to 3000 instead of the default 300
by Atroman
Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RAID & Specs
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

RAID & Specs

I'm in the process of specking up a Dell rackmount unit to run RouterOS on.

We need a very high spec machine as we're expecting to be moving up to 10Gbps of trafic.

Looking at 6 cores, 4GB Ram, RAID5.

Does routeros support RAID?

Can anyone suggest a spec?

Thanks
by Atroman
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: X86 with 10Gbps NICs
Replies: 2
Views: 1354

X86 with 10Gbps NICs

Hi Guys, I have done some searching and can't find a definitive answer. We need to build a Router that will have dual 10Gbps (Fibre) NICs. We're looking at the Dell R610s, 6 Core, 4Gb ram etc. As you may have guessed we're expecting to shift some serious traffic. Can anyone offer me any guidance on ...
by Atroman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

Re: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?

Ok, what do I need to find out for the question to be answered?
by Atroman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

Re: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?

Oh and yes, with PPPoE.
by Atroman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

Re: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?

We won't be running NAT as we'll be buying a pool of public addresses from Ripe. The deeper technicalities I can't really answer. I plan on paying a Mikrotik consultant to do the setup as on this scale it's probably a bit out of my depth. We plan on running QoS. The end users will be home and busine...
by Atroman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Shared Users in Hotspot
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: Shared Users in Hotspot

As far as I know the answer is no.
We have a similar setup to you and haven't actually managed to successfully get the multiple users working! Still waiting to hear back from Viktor.
by Atroman
Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

RB1100 realistic number of 100 meg clients?

Hi Guys, I have the opportunity to become an ISP to my local fibre network. The data centre has suggested using rather a expensive Cisco router as a main router. I'm keen to know how many 100Mbps clients will an RB1100 or 1300 actually handle? Our initial WAN connection will be 1Gbps and the end use...
by Atroman
Sun Apr 17, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple hotspots on one network
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Re: Multiple hotspots on one network

I was looking for more clarity on how to tell the devices to talk to each hotspot? Manually configure the CPE's address within the range of the specified VLAN?

Btw, please don't patronise me. This is a support forum, I'm simply asking what the best method is for my problem.
by Atroman
Sun Apr 17, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple hotspots on one network
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Re: Multiple hotspots on one network

Ok, cool.

Any chance of a bit of a guide or detail on how to do it?

Thanks
by Atroman
Sat Apr 16, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple hotspots on one network
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Multiple hotspots on one network

Hi Guys, I have an RB1100 as the base for my new WISP. I want to run multiple hotspots on the router, for example I would like to sell hotspot connections to hotels and for them to have their own custom hotspot login/signup screen. I'm am using UBNT wireless equipment and the CPE and the transmitter...
by Atroman
Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Hide Profiles or display using html
Replies: 9
Views: 4733

Re: Hide Profiles or display using html

Hmmm, thats not cool.
You'd think it would be an obvious thing. I would have thought it was a common requirement to have more than just a name and an email address these days.
by Atroman
Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Hide Profiles or display using html
Replies: 9
Views: 4733

Re: Hide Profiles or display using html

Ok, I think I follow...

Any chance of some example code...I'm a bit rusty with html.

Other question you may know the answer to...is it possible to auto populate the additional fields available within the user's profile?
I added the values to the form, eg location but it didn't seem to work.
by Atroman
Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Hide Profiles or display using html
Replies: 9
Views: 4733

Re: Hide Profiles or display using html

Bump..
by Atroman
Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many users per Mbps - sharing bandwidth
Replies: 5
Views: 14695

Re: How many users per Mbps - sharing bandwidth

Guys, you have answered my question.

Thank you!
by Atroman
Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many users per Mbps - sharing bandwidth
Replies: 5
Views: 14695

Re: How many users per Mbps - sharing bandwidth

Hi mihaialdea, I can see that that would work really well in a hosting environment. My services are to sell internet access to business and home users, I'm worried that the clients that buy the faster packages will be the users that want to hammer the connections for downloads. I presume most ADSL I...
by Atroman
Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Hide Profiles or display using html
Replies: 9
Views: 4733

Hide Profiles or display using html

Hi Guys, I plan on using usermanager to authenticate hotspot users as well as my monthly billed clients (outside of user manager). The monthly clients will be assigned different profiles to that of the hotspot users. Is there a way to disable or hide some profiles so they don't appear on the hotspot...
by Atroman
Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many users per Mbps - sharing bandwidth
Replies: 5
Views: 14695

How many users per Mbps - sharing bandwidth

Hi Guys, Does anyone have a good method for calculating how many users can share bandwidth. I understand I will need to configure traffic shaping on the router (RB1100). My router is located in a datacentre with a 100Mbps port. I get charged per Mbps. For instance, if I want to sell 10Mbps packages ...
by Atroman
Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up

Ahh I see, is there no way of configuring it without using a WAN address?
I am configuring and testing at the moment and only have a DHCP WAN address. Until deployment I wont have a static?
by Atroman
Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up

Thats how it was to start with but I was unable to access the signup page. I've tried reverting everything back to 127.0.0.1 as well as the interface's IP address now I'm constantly getting the Radius Not Responding. If I factory reset what step should I take to ensure I can access the signup page w...
by Atroman
Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up

Well what ever shipped on the new RouterBoard 1100..

Getting Radius Server Not Responding now when trying to log back in.

I've configured the IP addresses on both sides..It allows me to create an account, just not log in with it.
Any ideas?
by Atroman
Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up

Hi Guys Thanks for that, that got me a little further! In the latest RouterOS the url is actually: http://IP/user/signup/login After doing that I still couldn't get it working...after banging my head against the wall I realised it's because user manager is running locally on the box. I added a secon...
by Atroman
Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Hotspot - Login but no Sign Up

Hi Guys, I have an Rb1100 and I am in the config/testing stages at the moment. The hot spot is configured and user manager seems to be up and running. From what I can see, within user manager I have ticked and completed the fields that will allow users to register or sign up. Every time I connect to...
by Atroman
Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:47 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius
Replies: 11
Views: 1419

Re: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius

Hi nest, Thanks for your help via email. I thought I would post this question on here as I'm sure I won't be the first to ask it. I think I'm going to go down the MikroTik User Manager route as I think it will cover what I need. I'm keen to run this on a virtual server as you are...mainly because if...
by Atroman
Sat Dec 25, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius
Replies: 11
Views: 1419

Re: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius

I've been looking at the Radius Manager software, I think it runs off the back of FreeRadius. I contacted the company that make Radius Manager I they outlined that their license ties to the mac address of the server. I'm basically looking for an easy to use accounting and billing system. How did you...
by Atroman
Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius
Replies: 11
Views: 1419

Re: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius

So it looks like I need to go down the Radius Manager route I'm guessing!?
I was hoping not as my system is in a datacentre so I will need to purchase extra rack space along with a server to run it.

From the research I've done it won't run on a VPS :(
by Atroman
Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius
Replies: 11
Views: 1419

B1100 - UK Billing and reason for 3rd party radius

Hi Guys, It's all pretty much summed up in the title. I'm a noob to the site. I am in the process of starting a wide area WISP. My RB1100 should be here tomorrow. First question: 1) - Is it possible to configure the unit to accept payments from merchants other than Authorize and Paypal? I am in the ...
by Atroman
Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100 - UK Billing / and or Radius
Replies: 1
Views: 408

RB1100 - UK Billing / and or Radius

Hi Guys, I'm a noob :) My RB1100 will be here tomorrow (hopefully). I've been doing a lot of research on this and am yet to get a clear cut answer. 1) Is it possible to use another merchant apart from Authorize or Paypal? - I am in the UK and Authorize don't support us Brits!! 2) What is the reason ...