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by Beone
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 221
Views: 44924

Re: v6.45beta [testing] is released!

Not all frequency ranges had designation "indoor only" or "outdoor only". One range was incorrectly labeled, this is fixed now. 5250-5330 now is correctly marked as indoor. is the impact purely cosmetic or also effectively changes frequency list allowed to use depending installation type indoor/out...
by Beone
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 88, April 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 6468

Re: Newsletter 88, April 2019

- S+RJ10 improvements
does it mean they run less hot than before so we can use them in each sfp+ slot next to each other?
by Beone
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44.1 [stable] is released!
Replies: 86
Views: 15830

Re: v6.44.1 [stable] is released!

Anyone else experiencing lower single-stream TCP throughput on CCR through IPSEC connections using 6.44 and 6.44.1? Remote-end: 6.42.12 Local-end: 6.44 & 6.44.1; downgrading local-end to 6.42.12 boosts the speed back to normal: ~140Mbit/s in single-stream. Verified with bandwidth-test and traffic-ge...
by Beone
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9946

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

You have to understand that with a dual-chain radio the output limit is not the power per chain but the added power. So when you would calculate a 16dBm output power limit for your antenna and local regulations, and it is a dual-chain device, it is correct that it is set to 13dBm. If this would be ...
by Beone
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9946

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

this new 'feature' *) wireless - improved antenna gain setting for devices with built in antennas; messes up a lot of things. When running capsman: it will for example say: 16dbm output power when checking on the caps (having internal antenna gain of 2.5~3dbm); there it will say 13dbm. We already ha...
by Beone
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: LED Dark-mode settings available on all devices
Replies: 4
Views: 1613

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: LED Dark-mode settings available on all devices

/system leds> settings set all-leds-off=after-1h failure: This feature is not supported on this board! But adding the 'dark-mode=after-1h' logic to below should be possible as you can always disable the leds manually, which is not what we want because we only want them to be disabled after 1h uptim...
by Beone
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balance/Dual WAN (PPPoE Dial out) + PPPoE Server HELP
Replies: 37
Views: 2318

Re: Load Balance/Dual WAN (PPPoE Dial out) + PPPoE Server HELP

even though your PPPoE server is connected to LAN, traffic from your PPPoE customers won't match the mangle in-interface=LAN

Instead use in-interface=all-ppp but watchout as your uplinks are also PPPoE...
by Beone
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.5 [current]
Replies: 124
Views: 19960

Re: v6.42.5 [current]

Thank you very much for the reports about issues with space, next RouterOS version will fix the issue. Meanwhile this package can be used to clear space on your router, https://www.mikrotik.com/download/share/fix_space.npk - upload package to your router; - run /system reboot It works on every boar...
by Beone
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.5 [current]
Replies: 124
Views: 19960

Re: v6.42.5 [current]

RBD52G (hAP ac^2) updated from 6.42.3 to 6.42.5 ->> no significant issue except log saying script, warning DefConf gen: Unable to find wireless interface(s) I am not using DefConf and my wifi is working. Not quite sure why I got this error and what consequences it does have. Also, it might be impor...
by Beone
Mon May 28, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.3 [current]
Replies: 80
Views: 21022

Re: v6.42.3 [current]

I'll repeat my question here: I have a ccr1009 with flash partitioned into 2 partitions. So each of that flash parts are of 32 Mb, which was ok for me so far. After recent upgrade to 6.42.1 I found all of my flash almost taken by unknown (invisible) files or data. Right now I have only 10 Mb of fla...
by Beone
Wed May 09, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: CAPs sometimes losing forwarding (v6.39+, v6.40+, v6.41+)
Replies: 0
Views: 331

CAPs sometimes losing forwarding (v6.39+, v6.40+, v6.41+)

Sometimes, we loose forwarding on caps It looks like the data-path on the CAP isn't correctly provisioning, as soon as you select the affected CAP remove it from the (static) interface list and push (re-)provision, the dataforwarding is restored again, no need to reboot the cap itself. Our setup is ...
by Beone
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40.8 [bugfix] is released!
Replies: 35
Views: 15561

Re: v6.40.8 [bugfix] is released!

all v6.4x.y releases have 'broken' reachability information output for /ip route get number=$interface value-name=gateway-status OUTPUT up until v6.39.3 = consistent PPPoE-client & DHCP-client dhcp-client "1.1.1.1 reachable via ether1" pppoe-client "1.1.1.1 reachable via pppoe1" OUTPUT starting v6.4...
by Beone
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40.8 [bugfix] is released!
Replies: 35
Views: 15561

Re: v6.40.8 [bugfix] is released!

Please release v6.40.9 including following fixes: *) tile - improved system performance and stability ("/system routerboard upgrade" required); *) capsman - improved CAPsMAN responsiveness with large amount of CAP interfaces (confirmed fix for our issue); There are still to many changes with the new...
by Beone
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.1 [current]
Replies: 272
Views: 40346

Re: v6.42.1 [current]

ARM upgrade from 6.42 to 6.42.1 will fail if another architecture package is also found on the flash... sometimes required to upgrade caps... in the past it would upgrade correctly and just ignored the extra architecture packages. Is this a bug or just intentional now? /system routerboard> /log prin...
by Beone
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: UDPXY alternative for mikrotik
Replies: 7
Views: 2505

Re: UDPXY alternative for mikrotik

+1

this would resolve some issues with Multicast for STBs compatible with udpxy
by Beone
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature request:RADIUS mikrotik-rate-limit also applied for eap/802.1x caps-man users
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Feature request:RADIUS mikrotik-rate-limit also applied for eap/802.1x caps-man users

Feature request,

today we have Dynamic RADIUS queue-simple applied rate-limits possible for:
- DHCP
- PPPoE
- Hotspot

can we also have them possible for CapsMan EAP based clients?
Since routerOS has all the information, this should be possible to implement.
by Beone
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #81 (March 2018)
Replies: 23
Views: 10661

Re: Newsletter #81 (March 2018)

new wsAP ac lite: superb, idea. But what about device, like hap ac2 with 802.3af/at support...? Or the inside of wsAP ac lite in another case with ethernet connectors like hap ac lite... So for now, only the new wsAP ac lite supports 802.3af/at but is only install able if the network connection is b...
by Beone
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)
Replies: 65
Views: 15601

Re: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)

Why routeros devices like powerbox pro, hex poe, hap ac2 only have 16Mb flash? With basic install, there is less then 1mb free space, trying to run a hotspot on it with just a little bit of html/img pages will run the device completely out of flash memory. RB951xxx had 128Mb flash, flash is cheap th...
by Beone
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40.6 [bugfix] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 13907

Re: v6.40.6 [bugfix] is released!

pietroscherer - Glad to hear that you resolved the problem. As far as I understand, you can not tell if problem was caused by this particular release. Is that correct? jgro, BartoszP - Changelog always shows difference between this version and previous one. Previous before 6.40.6 is "-1" - 6.40.5. ...
by Beone
Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40.6 [bugfix] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 13907

Re: v6.40.6 [bugfix] is released!

Beone - Which fixes exactly are you referring to? Please provide copy of change included in 6.41.x or 6.42rc which you are looking for. Other changes since 6.41.2: *) tile - improved overall system performance and stability ("/system routerboard upgrade" required); *) capsman - improved CAPsMAN res...
by Beone
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.40.6 [bugfix] is released!
Replies: 58
Views: 13907

Re: v6.40.6 [bugfix] is released!

any chance having the capsman and tile performane fixes being added to v6.40.7?

The new 6.41.x branch with changed bridging/ethernet setup is way too new for production status
by Beone
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)
Replies: 65
Views: 15601

Re: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)

Ok. May be it also depend on the CAPsMAN configuration ? If yes what are the most limit factor ? The CAPsMAN (in my case CRS124) or the CAP (in my case hAP AC) ? In CAPSMAN setup with CAPSMAN forwarding enabled the CAP creates a tunnel to the CAPSMAN controller. This needs CPU power. With CAP AC wi...
by Beone
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)
Replies: 65
Views: 15601

Re: MikroTik News February 2018 (Issue #80)

only 2x2 chains? (hap ac and wap ac have 3x3 on 5ghz)

Would love a 3x3 2ghz and 5ghz design including PoE 802.3at/af support design! Stable Enterprise switches just don't do passive-poe 24V and is a nightmare to configure (shorts if you don't watch out)
by Beone
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: "hAP AC" with 802.3af/at PoE? Enterprise calling...
Replies: 20
Views: 6012

Re: "hAP AC" with 802.3af/at PoE? Enterprise calling...

We really want: - Dual Band - 802.3af/at - Looks professional (can blend in mounted to a roof or wall in an office, no offensively bright lights on it) And I hope - name for this product is cAP AC . Already looking forward to it :) When? It is 2017, the only one supporting this is WAP AC (which is ...
by Beone
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 77947

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

- Wireless + CAPSMAN: what about airtime fairness and bandsteering?
by Beone
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 77947

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

CAPSMAN controller: CCR1009 Wifi CAPS: WAP AC + HAP AC v6.36.4: working fine, reference speed wireless: 250-260Mbit/s v6.38.x : - massive wireless issues with capsman (continous disconnects, slow speeds) - RSTP causing forwarding issues (traffic not forwarding, DHCP not getting through) v6.39rcXX-51...
by Beone
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: AC WAVE2
Replies: 4
Views: 1797

AC WAVE2

Everybody is coming out with AC WAVE2 equipment, just wondering if MT is releasing this 2017Q1 as well...

especially keeping 802.3af/at support (even for HAP AC2 Lite) so we can use decent switches for powering them up
by Beone
Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: V7 ALPHA/BETA Testers needed?
Replies: 45
Views: 9964

Re: V7 ALPHA/BETA Testers needed?

On one of the latest MUM's they replied on the question why x86 is not supporting more RAM with:

"it's political"
by Beone
Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 24860

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

Not to mention the Hotspot but they introduced in V6 when they introduced CRL checks... When a sudden powerfailure occurs, the hotspot using HTTPS with local certificate does not intialize properly and manually needs to be rebooted. BUg there since at least 1 year unfixed... Same goes for RADIUS acc...
by Beone
Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Problem Intel I350 t4
Replies: 10
Views: 3030

Re: Problem Intel I350 t4

all drivers from intel are available even for kernels that MT use in RoS6; they only need to be added by MT for x86 platform...
by Beone
Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: HotSpot Relay Agent !!! All the Admins may face to this problem one day !!
Replies: 1
Views: 734

Re: HotSpot Relay Agent !!! All the Admins may face to this problem one day !!

try to design your network better; especially with managed switches and AP We run buildings up to 500 unique hotspot users, about 300 wifi AP and 1300 available ports. The only thing we had to swap out was CCR as none of them (even CCR1036) managed to handle management and user traffic properly. We ...
by Beone
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: LED Dark-mode settings available on all devices
Replies: 4
Views: 1613

FEATURE REQUEST: LED Dark-mode settings available on all devices

This feature already exist for some devices; but it would be nice to be available on all devices.

One of the main reasons we seem to have our wifi devices being disconnected from the network is because late at night "they make too much light to be able to sleep" so end-users disconnect them.
by Beone
Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: V7 ALPHA/BETA Testers needed?
Replies: 45
Views: 9964

Re: V7 ALPHA/BETA Testers needed?

You forget CCR family also completely unusable in large-scale CAPS deployment. Single CPU cannot handle main control process... We are looking for real x86 server hardware now but again blocked because of NIC cards like i210/i350 not supported (even though intel has released Linux drivers for kernel...
by Beone
Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature request: MAC Authentication for CAPS-MAN on encrypted (WPA2-EAP) networks
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Feature request: MAC Authentication for CAPS-MAN on encrypted (WPA2-EAP) networks

This feature is supported by Arubanetworks: http://www.arubanetworks.com/techdocs/InstantHTML/Content/Chapter11%20Authentication/MAC%20+%20802.1X%20Authentication.htm One of our possible clients (a BANK) is requesting this for specific devices. It is already possible to create an access-list with a ...
by Beone
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mobo x86 with 4x Intel® i210. When Mt will support gbit ethernet i210?
Replies: 3
Views: 1251

Re: Mobo x86 with 4x Intel® i210. When Mt will support gbit ethernet i210?

There are decent drivers now available supporting both kernels v2.4 / v2.6 and v3.x Please add this to v6.38rc so we can at least start using x86 equipment powerful enough to decently handle large caps-man installations See Ticket#2016092922001635 https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/13663/Inte...
by Beone
Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: CHR can run only on x86_64
Replies: 9
Views: 2676

Re: CHR can run only on x86_64

Because of single-core performance issues with ccr1016/1036 and seeing the architecture probably as well 1072 we were forced to try an x86 approach. As the normal x86 image doesn't want to boot : Looking for harddrives... found harddrive as SATA1 FATAL ERROR: no CD-ROM found Press ENTER to reboot We...
by Beone
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.36.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 43
Views: 12633

Re: v6.36.3 [current] is released!

@emils

We never used fasttrack in our configurations, only fastpaths stuff...

The problem we had was ip routes with marking becoming unavailable after awhile (status goes not active anymore) even though the actual route and gateway was reachable outside the marking
by Beone
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.36.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 43
Views: 12633

Re: v6.36.3 [current] is released!

We are still on 6.34.6 as 6.35 and 6.36 broke our routing-marks for multi-wan setups...

Is this issue fixed again?
by Beone
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37rc [release candidate] is released, only one wireless package!
Replies: 321
Views: 53984

Re: v6.37rc [release candidate] is released, only one wireless package!

We've noticed that multicast forwarding isn't working anymore since v6.37rc27 previous RCs where working. Rollback to v6.34.6 works perfect
by Beone
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.34.5 [bugfix] is released!
Replies: 23
Views: 6706

Re: v6.34.5 [bugfix] is released!

snmp health is also broken in this release...

It is quite surprising how it is possible that the same bugs that where seen in 6.35.1 were also introduced in this release while it is called a bugfix release!!!
by Beone
Tue May 31, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News May 2016 (Issue #72)
Replies: 26
Views: 21252

Re: MikroTik News May 2016 (Issue #72)

I second the WAP AC being a cool product; but I miss the second ethernet port with PoE passthrough;

Also the HAP AC should support 802.3af (or 802.3at) instead of passive PoE only
by Beone
Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:54 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.36rc [release candidate] is released, wireless-fp package is discontinued!
Replies: 295
Views: 62257

Re: v6.36rc [release candidate] is released, wireless-fp package is discontinued!

please add cli command something like force-yes=enabled /system routerboard upgrade force-yes=enabled /system package upgrade force-yes=enabled /system package downgrade force-yes=enabled /system reboot force-yes=enabled Currently, when using SSH cli scripts, this hangs as the y/N input wait is not ...
by Beone
Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35.1 [current] is released!
Replies: 84
Views: 19644

Re: v6.35.1 [current] is released!

we can confirm observance that pcq load-balancing stopped working after upgrading to v6.35.1 because of main-routes becoming inactive. also snmp health monitoring fails since the upgrade. we are running capsman so we need the fixes in there... reverting to v6.35 resolves the pcq balancing issue and ...
by Beone
Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: v6.35 [current] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 23443

Re: v6.35 [current] is released!

Using commands: "/system package update install once" caused my home CCR1009 to upgrade almost fine from v6.34.4 to v6.35 However: I had the multicast package installed and active, but the system didn't upgrade this package even though it did download the package to upgrade: /file print 34 multicast...
by Beone
Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!
Replies: 537
Views: 100790

Re: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!

when upgrading back to v6.35rc42 to try to reproduce, we didnt see the same behavior anymore.

CAPSMAN platform: ccr1009
caps: rb951g/rb951ui/hap ac lite
client: MacOS 10.11.4 - macbookair 7,2 - Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (7.21.95.175.1a6)
by Beone
Mon Mar 28, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: Loopback interface of internal linux type: dummy
Replies: 0
Views: 661

Feature Request: Loopback interface of internal linux type: dummy

I know you can create a loopback address of type bridge, but the truth is, it would be better to use the internal linux type "dummy" which is specifically designed to do just this
by Beone
Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!
Replies: 537
Views: 100790

Re: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!

V6.35rc42 with cm2 package and capsman also results in regularly wifi latency spikes to 1 sec and 2 seconds.

Reverting back the CAPSMAN to v6.34.3 while leaving the caps on v6.35rc42 resolves this latency spike issue. We use centralised forwarding on CCR
by Beone
Sat Mar 19, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!
Replies: 537
Views: 100790

Re: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!

flashing haps with netinstall 6.34.3 and 6.34.3 packages doesn't work.

Trying to flash haps with netinstall 5.26 and 6.34.3 packages however does work.