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by guipoletto
Wed May 20, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS with more RAM ?
Replies: 14
Views: 2715

Re: CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS with more RAM ?

Isn't it a bit strange to have both fans and passive radiator on the back? The heatpipe/radiator are for cooling the CPU. This is 100% passive, dependent on ambient convection. (should get quite toasty in cabinet environments, might force us to adapt some fans on the back). the internal(infernal?) ...
by guipoletto
Tue May 12, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: UI/UX On WinBox
Replies: 16
Views: 2408

Re: UI/UX On WinBox

I strongly disagree with redesigning the Winbox UI.
+1 comrade.
by guipoletto
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Propagate default only if upstream session is UP
Replies: 0
Views: 1353

Propagate default only if upstream session is UP

Hi, i have the following setup: ---------------assorted peerings-------> upstream-provider-X------bgp------->router-A---------bgp-------->\ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------>>RouterCore----> {rest of network}. upstream-provider-Y------bgp------->rou...
by guipoletto
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Request for compact cooper 3xx series switch
Replies: 4
Views: 2288

Re: Request for compact cooper 3xx series switch

+1
++1 for PoE version
POE is already complicated in a Gigabit setting.

I wouldn't touch a 10Gbps POE setup with a 30 meter pole.....
by guipoletto
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 268
Views: 114978

Re: v6.47beta [testing] is released!

The colors are important, for at-a-glance finding things.
But also, the depth provided by the old shading/3d effect. The plain colors are horrible.
by guipoletto
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature request: RPKI integration/validation
Replies: 1
Views: 1550

Feature request: RPKI integration/validation

Well, Mikrotik's block "159.148.147.0/24" was hijacked yesterday by AS19429. https://stat.ripe.net/special/bgplay#bgplay_fetch.resource=159.148.147.196 Despite Mikrotik's signed ROAs for the blocks, they are no good if we can't validate them externally and feed into ROS, or get ROS to validate the r...
by guipoletto
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Diagnosing RB1100Ahx2 noise situation
Replies: 1
Views: 2362

Diagnosing RB1100Ahx2 noise situation

Hi, i have three RB1100AHx2 on the bench (two of them run the FANs at 100% all the time), and a third one (very quiet running), for "differential-diagnose". the FAN speed seems to be derivative of measured current via 3x-parallel 0.22Ohm resistors, amplified by a Tl072, and fed into Q1106, and with ...
by guipoletto
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Add DNS over HTTPS (DoH) support
Replies: 101
Views: 26136

Re: Add DNS over HTTPS (DoH) support

2- ensures no one besides google will have visibility on DNS-query statistics (google collects its data chrome, that's why they pledge no data collection server-side. they already have all the data they want from chrome.). What does it have to do with Google? In Firefox you can enter any DOH server...
by guipoletto
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Add DNS over HTTPS (DoH) support
Replies: 101
Views: 26136

Re: Add DNS over HTTPS (DoH) support

I might be a minority here, but all this DNS over https/TLS,etc, in my opinion, has nothing to do with user's privacy at all, but it has everything to do with making ad blocking and corporate filtering obsolete. Agreed, DOH is BULL. The only things it archieves are: 1- completely breaks local cachi...
by guipoletto
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - BGP RPKI
Replies: 23
Views: 6402

Re: Feature Request - BGP RPKI

Important.
Really excited to see some BGP development in V7
by guipoletto
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - NAT64/DNS64 CGN
Replies: 2
Views: 1857

Re: Feature Request - NAT64/DNS64 CGN

+1!

Some less hacky CGNAT implementation (Stateless?) would be very welcome! :)
by guipoletto
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 268
Views: 114978

Re: v6.47beta [testing] is released!

!) socks - added support for SOCKS5 (RFC 1928);
Well, it's january, and it's christmas again! S2
by guipoletto
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Bonding of Bonded interfaces, CRS317-16S+
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Re: Bonding of Bonded interfaces, CRS317-16S+

I ended up using a pair of CRS305's to do the 3*300mbps bond, and then bond the resulting 3*1Gbps links in the 317's. Something really odd, was that 802.3ad seems not to like to operate in the forced-1gbps interfaces at all. Hw offload was operating, but the CPU at 317-A was hitting 100%, and after ...
by guipoletto
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Bonding of Bonded interfaces, CRS317-16S+
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Re: Bonding of Bonded interfaces, CRS317-16S+

I do realize that. I currently have several Crs317's doing bonding. I was hoping some sort of stacked-bonding would also be supported, but tried the config in a test unit and the bondings didn't lit as "H" in the bridge. Unfortunatelly i don't have a second CRS317 to test, and they seem to only ever...
by guipoletto
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Bonding of Bonded interfaces, CRS317-16S+
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Bonding of Bonded interfaces, CRS317-16S+

Hi, i have a scenario, in which i have to transport 3gb of data across 5 radio links. Two of them are 1Gb symmetric links, the other three are Airfiber 360/90 links. I only need the "downstream" portion to archieve full speed. The uplink can be somewhat 'neglected'. A--->>--1-Gig-symmetric----------...
by guipoletto
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: A PCI express mounting & powering solution for RB450/RB850/RB750 boards
Replies: 3
Views: 2439

Re: A PCI express mounting & powering solution for RB450/RB850/RB750 boards

100% do not recomment the prolific adapters, they are prone to "driver hell", almost all of the el-cheapo ones are counterfeit, huge pain to deal with those, especially when running windows. on a side note, i went on looking for some easy to solder (TQFP) ethernet controllers on digikey, all i could...
by guipoletto
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New High Performance Routers ! ?
Replies: 48
Views: 10330

Re: New High Performance Routers ! ?

As far as i remember, mikrotik supports VmXnet3, so it's down to vmware's driver support for the specific NIC people are playing with.
by guipoletto
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hAP Lite with pwr-line interface?
Replies: 8
Views: 3394

Re: hAP Lite with pwr-line interface?

You mean there are actual USB data lines in the MicroUSB connector?

I always tought that uUSB in the MAP / RB941 was used for power only.....
by guipoletto
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP-safety issue
Replies: 2
Views: 814

Re: BGP-safety issue

Can confirm this behavior. I would go a bit further and ask for the out filter to be required when configuring a new peer.
by guipoletto
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UIAS-2HND-IN completely dead
Replies: 5
Views: 1943

Re: RB2011UIAS-2HND-IN completely dead

Here's one i repaired, the primary Dc/Dc controller chip fried, and since i hadn't the correct one to replace, i replaced the PSU stage as a module.

It takes +24v from the BIG capacitor, and delivers 3.3 (actually, 3.45-ish) to the small cap.
by guipoletto
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 5194

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

I agree that the application should be the 'smart' part. But in the case of Wifi, there's CSMA that wreaks havoc on any sort of predictability... UDP for instance has a checksum(optional) but no CRC. some implementations of L0 discard them, some pass along the degraded packets. There's no black and ...
by guipoletto
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ccr1016-12s copper SFP question
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Re: ccr1016-12s copper SFP question

Yup, the Atheros-based Mikrotik module supports auto-negociation, and just works.

I haven't seen any 'OEM' modules that are non-marvell based, so my experience may be different than yours. I tried them in CCRs and found that they're not worth the headache.
by guipoletto
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ccr1016-12s copper SFP question
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Re: ccr1016-12s copper SFP question

Most likely you have a module with a Marvell chipset. They don't do Auto-negociation (only work in 1000/full forced), same config required at the other end.

Solution: Use the MTK copper module. Will save you a lifetime of headaches.
by guipoletto
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 5194

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

Really like the idea! Thanks for pointing out that an implementation already exists!!
by guipoletto
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 Meltdown
Replies: 4
Views: 2024

Re: RB4011 Meltdown

Looks like lightning damage to Port4.
by guipoletto
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1036 flash occupied 136Mb
Replies: 0
Views: 937

CCR1036 flash occupied 136Mb

Hi, i recently came across a CCR1036-r2 (2s+ version), and was in the process of replicating the configurations of a production unit (1036-2s+-r1). the R1 unit (production), now upgraded to 6.45.2, has 85mb of used flash, including graphs and configuration. The R2 unit, even after a netinstall, show...
by guipoletto
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Voltage Missing on 6.45.2? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1709

Re: Voltage Missing on 6.45.2? [SOLVED]

Indeed, i got it confused with the 1036-r2
by guipoletto
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Voltage Missing on 6.45.2? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1709

Re: Voltage Missing on 6.45.2? [SOLVED]

This 'new' CCR1016 is a lemon. they changed a lot of stuff internally, but didn't append the SKU number with an -r2, as is the norm. So we order from the distributors, and get a completelly different product from what was expected. No serial port, No RAM slots, no voltage sensor, different 10Gbe NIC...
by guipoletto
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 172
Views: 33145

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

I would like a CCR 1036 with 4 SFP+
This.
by guipoletto
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SolidMount experience
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

Re: SolidMount experience

Stainless on Stainless have a "galling https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galling" problem.
Greasing the nuts and limiting the applied torque tends to alleviate the problem.
There are "anti-seize" products designed for aluminum, that will also greatly help on stainless.
by guipoletto
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1036 memory upgrade question
Replies: 29
Views: 6453

Re: CCR1036 memory upgrade question

How can i find out if i have a new(no slots) or an old(slotted) version? Specifically of the CCR1036-12G-2S+

@xt22

Do you have a picture of the new revision board open?
by guipoletto
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317- Bonding Offload [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 4047

CRS317- Bonding Offload [SOLVED]

Hi, i was under the impression that Bondings using the CRS317 should be offloaded from the CPU, but that's not what i'm seeing (networking eats 50% of CPU, and Bandwidth is bottlenecked.)

I'm using Bonding-XOR with 3+4 hashing.


What modes are supported in RouterOS 6.44.3 and are HW-Offloaded?
by guipoletto
Tue May 28, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cloud IPs need to be blocked
Replies: 13
Views: 1899

Re: Cloud IPs need to be blocked

You could also add static DNS entries for cloud.mikrotik.com pointing to 127.0.0.1
/ip dns static add address=127.0.0.1 name=cloud2.mikrotik.com
Ugly but effective.....
by guipoletto
Tue May 28, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "Natural ordering " vs "Binary Ordering" in interfaces.
Replies: 0
Views: 376

"Natural ordering " vs "Binary Ordering" in interfaces.

Hi, i have a "problem". It's mostly cosmetic, but makes managing annoying. Thing is, i have 32 trunk vlans, and 128 inner vlans inside each of those 32 outer ones. Mikrotik sometimes orders them in natural order; winbox reports them in sections which i think is really nice. VlanOuter15 |------------...
by guipoletto
Mon May 13, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using BGP - Can't ping with public IP
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Re: Using BGP - Can't ping with public IP

I have the exact same issue. Have you managed to solve this situation? I don't have any NAT's in my BGP box, just the BGP session trough a VLAN, and a bypass of another (legacy) VLAN. my config: # may/12/2019 13:30:21 by RouterOS 6.44.1 # # model = CCR1036-8G-2S+ /interface bridge add fast-forward=n...
by guipoletto
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Wireless USB dongle support?
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Wireless USB dongle support?

Hi, i have a need for a full-outdoor device that can speak 2.4ghz, and power some cameras via POE (in a solar site). an Omnitik-UPA-2ghz would be perfect, but unfortunatelly there is no such product :( https://mikrotik.com/product/RBOmniTikUPA-5HnDr2 I don't need super performance out of the wifi, j...
by guipoletto
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

Block diagrams can be found in the product page, for all mikrotik products. For RB3011, the product page is: https://mikrotik.com/product/RB3011UiAS-RM you then open the "suport and downloads section", and there you have it: Block diagram. https://mikrotik.com/product/RB3011UiAS-RM#fndtn-downloads
by guipoletto
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 watchdog reboot
Replies: 156
Views: 28767

Re: CCR1072 watchdog reboot

I use the 6.38.3 without problems, except high cpu for pppoe disconnections (no nat, no masquerade, no reason...) Precisely I don't update for fear of what I read is happening... That is probably Conntrack clearing the connections table after the PPPOE disconnections. it can be very disruptive inde...
by guipoletto
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

I'll look into the lists/jumps optimizations! Thanks!
by guipoletto
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: pleaaaas help :CCR1036 ether ports doen't respond
Replies: 6
Views: 1147

Re: pleaaaas help :CCR1036 ether ports doen't respond

What port are you connecting your laptop to?

try connecting your laptop to the port labeled as "8-BOOT"

set your windows laptop IP to a fixed address, for example "192.168.88.77"

then, open Winbox and click on the "neighbors" tab.
by guipoletto
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

there you go:
i changed the real IP parts to 1.1.1, 2.2.2, 3.3.3.... etc
by guipoletto
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

Thank-you @nescafe2002, for taking the time and effort to reproduce this setup! It appears then that this concentration of load on cpu1 is inherent to the RB3011 hardware, and my specific combination of ports. (i was thinking i did something terribly wrong in the configuration...) With a fasttrack r...
by guipoletto
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

SFP is also "only hardware queue"
interface-queues-3011.png
by guipoletto
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

all ethernets are "only hardware queue"; the bonding interface shows as "no queue". bonding is round-robin with a ccr on the other side (ccr1009 is at 1% CPU). I also added a fasttrack rule, and lowered the conntrack timeout from 24 to 4 hours. (number of tracked connections went from 50000+ down to...
by guipoletto
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

Re: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

- bonding is used becase this router feeds two 360mb radio links. H/W offloading is not possible because this router must NAT all connections -i have no complex match in the filters, no interface lists, nothing of the sort. (but in doubt, all filters are disabled for testing) -there are 16 srcnat ru...
by guipoletto
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

RB3011 cannot reach 500mb/s troughput

Hi, i have a setup where i cannot make RB3011's troughput go over 400mbps Something is keeping cpu1 always busy with IRQ calls, and the software workload is also not symmetrical between the cores, making the situation even worse. I have my WAN coming from the SFP port, and flowing into CPU-0, accord...
by guipoletto
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.3 [current]
Replies: 80
Views: 27708

Re: v6.42.3 [current]

6.42.x breaks sometching quite badly in DHCP server. I have a setup where a CCR1016 serves several VLANs, with a dedicated DHCP server to each VLAN. 6.41.4 works beautifully without any sort of hiccups. 6.42.x sometimes won't bring the DHCP instances up in the first boot. If i reboot the CCR, then s...
by guipoletto
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Groove-AC performs worse than R52G-turbo?
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Groove-AC performs worse than R52G-turbo?

I'm in a very weird position here. Recently we had to upgrade an old link, with RB433's and R52 cards. there was some significant loss of signel due to long rgc-213 cable run and pig-tails, and the old 300mhz RB433's were saturating due to lots of IRQ from the cards. Since i can't change the antenna...
by guipoletto
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41.3 [current]
Replies: 139
Views: 36340

Re: v6.41.3 [current]

We have improved handling of operations on TILE based devices (CCRs). This fix will not affect anyone negatively, but might help in rare cases with different random problems. For example, there were users who used CCR1072 and CPU core was stuck on 100% usage due to IPsec HW encryption. This fix res...
by guipoletto
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS utilization
Replies: 15
Views: 6158

Re: DNS utilization

Is this still the current behavior, as of 6.41 (jan/2018?)
by guipoletto
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS109-8G-1S-2HnD-IN SFP compatibility
Replies: 4
Views: 1171

Re: CRS109-8G-1S-2HnD-IN SFP compatibility

I have a similar problem. Copper modules based on the Marvell 88E1111 have to be manually unplugged and re-inserted to work on mikrotik.

Is there any proper channel where i can file a request for support of this hardware?
by guipoletto
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 139426

Re: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!

I would like to know if this new bridge implementation affects something on hardware that does not have an integrated switch-chip (Rb333, CCR, rb1200{ports5-10}, etc).
Are any performance gains to be expected?
by guipoletto
Thu May 11, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxy traffic through a SSH tunnel? (SOCKS proxy)
Replies: 3
Views: 2611

Re: Proxy traffic through a SSH tunnel? (SOCKS proxy)

I'm trying to do just that, but with no success for now. I can tunnel specific ports just fine, like tunnelling local port 8010 to remote 10.0.0.10:80, works fine, but i have to remember all the mappings in this rat's nest... So i went on looking for a more friendly solution, and i was presented to ...
by guipoletto
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Prioritize SSID on CapsMan
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Prioritize SSID on CapsMan

No, the SSID's are bridged to the wire interface.
by guipoletto
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Prioritize SSID on CapsMan
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Prioritize SSID on CapsMan

I have wireless network with 3 CapsMan devices (3*rb951, one being the Cap-Master). This 3 radios operate in bridge mode,, and are configured to have 2 SSID's, one is the "Master" wifi interface of each cap device, SSID "infrastructure". The other is a slave interface, called "Visitors". DHCP is pro...
by guipoletto
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Downgrading 16MB Hardware
Replies: 1
Views: 988

Downgrading 16MB Hardware

As the name implies, how i'm supposed to downgrade the new headache-type routerboards that features the bug of high reliability 16MB SPI NOR Flash memory?
by guipoletto
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude server for PPC (R1xxxx)
Replies: 7
Views: 3196

Re: Dude server for PPC (R1xxxx)

+1 for that.
by guipoletto
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude version for MikroTik hAP lite (RB941-2nD-TC)
Replies: 2
Views: 4316

Re: The Dude version for MikroTik hAP lite (RB941-2nD-TC)

Are there plans to support PPC platform in the Dude package?
by guipoletto
Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hAP ac (and some other new rotuers) too small flash
Replies: 58
Views: 17661

Re: hAP ac (and some other new rotuers) too small flash

I guess the size constraint is dictated not by Mikrotik's desire to make us suffer, but by the not availability of 32, 64 or 128MB modules of SPI memory. I did a little research, and could only find 32MB single-die SPI memory packages, and 64/128 stacked-die chips, that are expensive and possibly no...
by guipoletto
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750G_r2 Bricked No beep, no Backup bootloader, No netinstall
Replies: 0
Views: 676

RB750G_r2 Bricked No beep, no Backup bootloader, No netinstall

How did we get here? Well.. About three weeks ago, i updated a router at a remote site, via winbox (System>>Packages>>Download_and_install), from 6.34.2(stable) to 6.36(stable); Obviously the procedure went wrong, and the board died. I have no idea why, i just know it cut my winbox session as expect...
by guipoletto
Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: /system health to log graphing
Replies: 4
Views: 1269

Re: /system health to log graphing

+1 for \tool graphing health.
by guipoletto
Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Old Winbox feature: close on ESC key
Replies: 3
Views: 1260

Re: Old Winbox feature: close on ESC key

Maybe require double-esc to escape from the terminal windows.   (Ctrl-esc is unavailable because M$ captures the combination for the start menu shortcut). One of the annoying at first, but  *ss-saving features in Winbox 3.4  is that it requires control-letter to execute funcions;  which prevents bad...
by guipoletto
Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

Re: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)

OK, got it. Went to http://www.mikrotik.com/download , downloaded the .zip with all packages for 6.35.1 >> http://download2.mikrotik.com/routeros/6.35.1/all_packages-mipsbe-6.35.1.zip Unzipped it, dragged the wireless-re.6.35.1.npk to the files tab in the radio, disabled wireless-cm2 and rebooted. W...
by guipoletto
Thu Apr 28, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

Re: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)

@chechito, thank-you very much for the help, and sorry about the other topic.

i must have missed something, because there is no rate tab in the CAPsMAN menu.


The only thing i can think of is that the CAP was set up in 6.34, and then upgraded to 6.35
by guipoletto
Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

Re: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)

CAP interface print detail shows: name="CAP2" mtu=1500 l2mtu=1600 mac-address=E4:8D:8C:XX:XX:XX arp=enabled radio-mac=E4:8D:8C:XX:XX:XX master-interface=none configuration=TV security=TV datapath=datapath1 channel=1 current-state="running-ap" current-channel="2412/20/gn(22dBm)" current-rate-set="CCK...
by guipoletto
Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

CAPsMAN disable B and G modes (N-only)

Hi, i'm trying to setup a CAP managed wifi installation, and could not find a way to disable 802.11b and G modes. I have selected 2g-onlyN under the channels tab, but registration still reports all modes being broadcast (CCK:1-11 OFDM:6-54 BW:1x HT:0-7), confirmed by Acrylic-wifi site survey, indica...
by guipoletto
Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Emdeded Mikrotik?
Replies: 7
Views: 1596

Re: Emdeded Mikrotik?

+1, would be an interesting adventure having a 'tik disguised as a NIC card.
by guipoletto
Wed Jan 13, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb 951-2n vs rb 941-2nd vs 941-2ndtc wireless PHY performance
Replies: 4
Views: 4676

Re: rb 951-2n vs rb 941-2nd vs 941-2ndtc wireless PHY performance

Just for clarification, i speak more about coverage and robustness than bulk troughput.

Wouldn't the WaP-2nd be a little better due to the use of discrete antennas (instead of pcb trace antennas)?

Hap Ac is just not available yet, and is likely to take a few months to get to my distributors....
by guipoletto
Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb 951-2n vs rb 941-2nd vs 941-2ndtc wireless PHY performance
Replies: 4
Views: 4676

rb 951-2n vs rb 941-2nd vs 941-2ndtc wireless PHY performance

Hi, rb951-2n was not exactly famous for its RF-performance.

Since there is a new line of low-cost "home" routers, my question is:

What is changed in the RF side of the radio, and which of the "sub-50 dollar" radios will give the best RF performance?
by guipoletto
Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RBwAP2nD-BE vs RBwAP2nD (white edition) processors are different?
Replies: 1
Views: 1265

RBwAP2nD-BE vs RBwAP2nD (white edition) processors are different?

So, the RBwAP2nD-BE page http://routerboard.com/RBwAP2nD-BE (Black Edition) lists the processor as being a Qca9531, and the RouterBoot in the page matches. Now, for the RBwAP2nD page http://routerboard.com/RBwAP2nD (White Edition) The listed processor is a Qca9533, which looks very similar, but the ...
by guipoletto
Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hEX lite (RB750r2)
Replies: 12
Views: 15426

Re: hEX lite (RB750r2)

I would argue that due to the smaller (5 vs 10) number of ports, and no wireless interfaces, plus no lcd, the number of irq's would be far lower, and we might actually get wire speed at the 5 ports, or at least the same performance of a rb450g, but limited to 10/100 by the ports...
by guipoletto
Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Add CAP interface to a manager via IP
Replies: 0
Views: 564

Add CAP interface to a manager via IP

Hi, how do i add a CAP interface to the manager if i don't have L2 connectivity between them? in this scenario, the manager is 192.168.162.200, and the device i want to add is 192.168.163.123. There is a router in between the 2 CAP devices, wich is the gateway for both networks, so they can ping the...
by guipoletto
Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox background suggestion
Replies: 15
Views: 5588

Re: WinBox background suggestion

1++
by guipoletto
Thu May 21, 2015 4:25 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: hEX lite (RB750r2)
Replies: 12
Views: 15426

Re: hEX lite (RB750r2)

No USB port? WHY!?

Any front naked pictures? (Full-Board)? *---*
by guipoletto
Sat May 16, 2015 3:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100AH-X2 Health stats broken
Replies: 1
Views: 932

Re: RB1100AH-X2 Health stats broken

Followup: Sometimes the statistics will show for a second, but then dissapear, both in winbox and terminal
by guipoletto
Sat May 16, 2015 3:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100AH-X2 Health stats broken
Replies: 1
Views: 932

RB1100AH-X2 Health stats broken

Hi, in 6.29rc20, current and watts are not showing in the health statistics.
by guipoletto
Wed May 13, 2015 3:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB953gs temperature sensor location
Replies: 0
Views: 472

RB953gs temperature sensor location

Somebody can point out exactly where the temp sensor is located in the board?

Thanks a lot!
by guipoletto
Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Prioritize ACK frames over traffic in ADSL environment
Replies: 1
Views: 1547

Prioritize ACK frames over traffic in ADSL environment

Hello, i seem to have a situation where ack packets are being dropped by the adsl modem. The connection is 12MB/573kbps, but whenever there is upload traffic going on, the inbound speed fluctuates wildly, from 3 to 7, and no more than 7mbps. There is a bridged RB750 between the modem and the network...
by guipoletto
Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: Netinstall on all ports
Replies: 9
Views: 2855

Re: Feature request: Netinstall on all ports

i have just written to mikrotik for this request some years ago... i have lost an rb800 for this... ether 1 damaged , deleted routeros and no net install... You can install using a Serial cable. In RouterBOOT menu, go to Firmware Upgrade >> Serial (Xmodem), then, in telnet, select "Send File" >> Xm...
by guipoletto
Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOs 6.23rc1 changelog
Replies: 11
Views: 4253

Re: RouterOs 6.23rc1 changelog

Plausible deniability?
by guipoletto
Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: Connecting to Winbox Via Winbox
Replies: 9
Views: 2476

Re: Feature request: Connecting to Winbox Via Winbox

+1 for Winbox daisy-chaining.
by guipoletto
Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 16484

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Still something wrong here. In a brand new win8.1 install, that has never ever connected to any network, i disabled every protocol except for ipv4. Nslookup google.com still returns an ipv6 address, along with the ipv4 poll. Microsoft Windows [versão 6.3.9600] (c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. Todos o...
by guipoletto
Thu Nov 06, 2014 3:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 16484

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

And that get us back to the golden question:

Why not to put the intelligence in the router, making dns relay filter out ipv6 dns addresses (That won`t work anyway), so that in fully ipv4 networks we can isolate that problem?

How difficult would be to add that as an option?
by guipoletto
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB850Gx2 - Release date?
Replies: 193
Views: 50248

Re: RB850Gx2 - Release date?

May we expect any hardware acceleration tweaks in the future?

How was that test performed with 1518 byte packets??
by guipoletto
Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 16484

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

That's the problem, i cannot control the parent DNS.

Is it possible to make mikrotik DNS cache ignore the AAAA lines?

If it's not, can it be added as a feature request?
by guipoletto
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 16484

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

I don't think he is talking about advertising. In my case i have ipv6 packages disabled, as my network is fully ipv4. There are no ipv6 enabled anything anywhere in the network. Yet, when i nslookup facebook, the mikrotik gives out the AAAA entrys preferentially, as follows: C:\Users\Ângela>nslookup...
by guipoletto
Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 16484

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Same going on here. There should be an option not to forward ipv6 dns addresses, even if the parent (DNS)server gives them.
by guipoletto
Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Add print server (printer support)
Replies: 139
Views: 67593

Re: Add print server (printer support)

Not discarding print server support, but USB over ethernet would be a very welcome feature.
by guipoletto
Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Use 3x3 mimo radio W/ 3 directionals to improve coverage?
Replies: 5
Views: 1418

Use 3x3 mimo radio W/ 3 directionals to improve coverage?

Hi, can i get a 3x3 mimo board, such as http://routerboard.com/RB953GS-5HnT , or http://routerboard.com/RB921UAGS-5SHPacT-NM If i set the maximum data rate to 54G, the radio will operate as three synchonized chains? In other words, is there a way in wich i can plug three directional antennas to a 3x...
by guipoletto
Thu Sep 25, 2014 4:12 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Multiple gateways same subnet
Replies: 3
Views: 2681

Re: Multiple gateways same subnet

I have read those , but they only work if i have two different subnet wan's on different physical ports I have neither. The three gateways are on the same subnet , and get here in the same single cable. Using a second mikrotik to break different sources(src/dst map from/ to ports) to different physi...
by guipoletto
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:32 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Multiple gateways same subnet
Replies: 3
Views: 2681

Multiple gateways same subnet

Hi, How can i get a router to multiplex traffic (Natted from wireless interface), to three different gateways in the same network? Topology is as follows: GW1........GW2........GW3 x.x.x.X```x.x.x.Y```x.x.x.Z ````|``````|```````| --------switch---------------------- |(x.x.x.234)rb951 >))) breaks to ...
by guipoletto
Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: SXT2 400mhz@L4 vs SXT-Lite2 600mhz@L3, best for hotspot?
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

Re: SXT2 400mhz@L4 vs SXT-Lite2 600mhz@L3, best for hotspot?

I have some spare rb750's, going to use them to do the leasing work.

Anyway, it is very confusing to have "Lite" hardware that is more powerfull than the G hardware. (Apart from tx-power, that is not necessary in hotspot scenarios).
by guipoletto
Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: SXT2 400mhz@L4 vs SXT-Lite2 600mhz@L3, best for hotspot?
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

SXT2 400mhz@L4 vs SXT-Lite2 600mhz@L3, best for hotspot?

Hi, i am looking for a board to serve as a hotspot. Sxt platform looks promising, integrated 60x60 degree 10dbi antenna is good, but why the http://routerboard.com/RBSXTG2HnD (SXT2 )RBSXTG2HnD is ar7242@400mhz/32mb and ROS L4 (Plus gigabit port), and the http://routerboard.com/RBSXT2nDr2 (SXT Lite )...
by guipoletto
Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: License for PowerPC platform
Replies: 1
Views: 600

License for PowerPC platform

Is it possible to purchase a license for PPC platform?

I can clearly see why not to support non-proprietary mips-risc platforms, but i can not see a market reason not to sell licenses for powerpc.
by guipoletto
Tue Aug 12, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 450G vs 2011UiAS-IN/RM
Replies: 12
Views: 6105

Re: 450G vs 2011UiAS-IN/RM

Sorry for ressurecting this, but i'm in the same position. Stock-clocked, the 2011 is faster than the 450g / 493g, but, as it will be a year till we see the rb850gx2 in the market arround here, i wonder if rb450g/493g wouldn`t yield slightly better routing perormance @800mhz? Plus more memory and ra...
by guipoletto
Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: what is c237 in sxt lite5(it is loss)
Replies: 5
Views: 1219

Re: what is c237 in sxt lite5(it is loss)

I Strongly recommend against you trying to fix it. If you are not familliar with SMD components soldering, or even what is a capacitor.

Any electronics shop, especially smartphone repair shops, should be able to solder a capacitor that fits.
by guipoletto
Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: what is c237 in sxt lite5(it is loss)
Replies: 5
Views: 1219

Re: what is c237 in sxt lite5(it is loss)

It looks like a filter cap for a voltage regulator[Q200], probably 1.8v. Most likely any 1uf ceramic will work (if you can get them new). If you have any scrap electronics, you could post a picture, and we could point a capacitor you could salvage. By the way it is positioned(There is another cap an...
by guipoletto
Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: FM-Proof Routerboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

Re: FM-Proof Routerboard

I`m going to run the ethernet cables into steel tubes, and try to star-ground everything to a point in the box (wich is in the pole. there is no ethernet cables longer than 3m.). Still, what RB has the most resilient ethernet ports? rb333 looks promising, as ethernets are individually handled, EMI f...
by guipoletto
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: FM-Proof Routerboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

Re: FM-Proof Routerboard

Everything is already in a steel waterproof box. The longest cable run is about 3M. Shielded cable everywhere. The pole is made of steel, and is grounded aswell. The weak link looks really to be the rb750 (Not even shielded jacks), the input protection circuitry was not loaded (vs rb750UP). It uses ...
by guipoletto
Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:38 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: FM-Proof Routerboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

FM-Proof Routerboard

Hi! We have a site (Just installed) co-located to 2 FM stations, and unfortunatelly we can't move away. We are using an rb750 as a switch (L2), and off course it's not the model with the best EMI shielding, but that's what we had in hands. Ethernets didn't appreciate the radio stations, tough. What ...
by guipoletto
Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Router Board repair
Replies: 49
Views: 16465

Re: Router Board repair

Schematic porn? I'm in!
I'd be [very] glad if one could mail-me those manuals!

Thx!
by guipoletto
Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB750 comes with Wireless package Enabled
Replies: 1
Views: 673

RB750 comes with Wireless package Enabled

I wonder why the "Wireless" package comes enabled by default in RB-750. To the best of my knowledge, it does nothing but waste precious clock-cycles, and RAM. Is any important feature bound to this package? The only "functions of the packages guide" i could find dates back to june 2011 http://wiki.m...
by guipoletto
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:11 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100ahx2 redundant powering
Replies: 15
Views: 4932

RB1100ahx2 redundant powering

Hi guys, i noticed two rectifier bridges in the input side of the psu circuit of that board, and i wonder if it is possible that i feed 24v trough POE and the original 12v from the built in AC adapter at the same time, and since they will be isolated by the bridges, the 12v psu will take over in cas...
by guipoletto
Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [SOLVED] Ethernet duplex BUG in 6.3
Replies: 14
Views: 4891

Re: BUG in 6.3

This specific ethernet is in a 15cm stack shielded cable to the fiber company router. No way it's the snr in the cables, or EMI, cause it's fit in a #14 steel outdoor rack. The ethernet is locked ad 100FDX, but gets stuck at 100HDX in 6.3 firmware(HOW? both devices are locked at 100FDX!!). Solution:...
by guipoletto
Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [SOLVED] Ethernet duplex BUG in 6.3
Replies: 14
Views: 4891

Re: BUG in 6.3

We're seeing the same problems: in rb1100ahx2 some ethernets simply won't go to full duplex (even if auto is disabled).

recycling the interface(disa>ena) won't help.
by guipoletto
Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ethernet status
Replies: 1
Views: 1615

Re: Ethernet status

As shown in the print attached, we're having the exact same problem in a RB1100AHX2. The ethernets keep falling back from (Locked, not Auto-negotiation) 100-Full, to 10-full, and then to 100-Half, which causes collisions in the interfaces, slowing down the entire network and causing packet losses. W...
by guipoletto
Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB411 Capacitor replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 4534

Re: RB411 Capacitor replacement

In fact, all the units with 560*6.3 caps will at some time stop working... new units ships with 680*6,3 caps, so it was certainly subdimensioned. when it becomes to PSU-filtering caps, the more the better...
by guipoletto
Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100AHX2 kernel corrupted, then, Invalid file ID.
Replies: 1
Views: 975

RB1100AHX2 kernel corrupted, then, Invalid file ID.

Hi guys, here was i, with a brand new rb1100ahx2. programmed it, unplugged from the grid, and when plugged again, it didn't booted . using a serial cable, got a kernel corrupted message. I tried to reflash it using both ethernet and Xmodem methods, but none was effective. Xmodem returns a invalid fi...
by guipoletto
Sat Mar 24, 2012 3:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: upgrading from V3.30 to V5.14 Disconnect issue
Replies: 1
Views: 1301

upgrading from V3.30 to V5.14 Disconnect issue

Hey everyone, I've been experiencing some issues when upgrading some Rb433/433AH from V3.30 to V5.14. The 2.4Ghz links become unstable . 2.4Ghz-10 Mk-Mk links disconnect cyclically, with a reset rate directly associated with the troughpout demand, and the 2Ghz-B PtmP links don't last 10 seconds for ...