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by Wazza
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware
Replies: 61
Views: 11297

Re: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware

That soon?
Yay!
by Wazza
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS326 multiple IP on different VLAN?
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: CRS326 multiple IP on different VLAN?

Yes. Of course...
Murphy dictates that no sooner have I clicked submit, (and someone with better eyes than myself), works it out!

Thanks. Of course that's right.
by Wazza
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS326 multiple IP on different VLAN?
Replies: 2
Views: 308

CRS326 multiple IP on different VLAN?

Hi all, Okay, so I've been trying to get some stuff working on the newer gen CRS's. In particular, I *need* to have multiple IP's on this device, one per VLAN. Traditionally I would just create a bridge per VLAN, and apply the IP address, and this would work fine... Of course it would also be passin...
by Wazza
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Central CAPsMAN with multiple sites with LOCAL networks
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Central CAPsMAN with multiple sites with LOCAL networks

Yeah, but to what? What does that local forward option forward to? I currently have all my WAP's (CAPs) setup with a local-forward option, which basically bridges to the local LAN brdige. Normally that would be fine, but in this instance I need multiple local networks. I can can get a VLAN to each o...
by Wazza
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Central CAPsMAN with multiple sites with LOCAL networks
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Central CAPsMAN with multiple sites with LOCAL networks

All, I've got several CAPsMAN setups going, and all works quite well. I need to however get a new setup going which has multiple LOCAL networks that we don't want to send all traffic back to the central CAPsMAN. CAPsMAN at central site Multiple sites with multiple WAP's at each site Multiple SSID's ...
by Wazza
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: taking notes inside winbox
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Re: taking notes inside winbox

What I do for this, is use a script. System => Scripts, and create a script called NOTES (whatever). The upside being that it's a freeform text entry field, that you can put whatever you like into, reasonably arbitrary long, and it's part of the config, meaning that any backup system or export you m...
by Wazza
Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News December 2016 (Issue #74)
Replies: 94
Views: 21974

Re: MikroTik News December 2016 (Issue #74)

Very cool!

Any chance the CRS317 will support MC-LAG / 802.1aq or similar, along with the rest of the CRS line?
by Wazza
Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN child interface association timeout
Replies: 1
Views: 570

Re: CAPsMAN child interface association timeout

I may have forgotten to mention, it works find off the parent interface.
So it only doesn't work from the virtual AP's / secondary SSID's...

Anyone see what I'm doing wrong?

Any pointers appreciated.

Rgds,
W.
by Wazza
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN child interface association timeout
Replies: 1
Views: 570

CAPsMAN child interface association timeout

All, Okay, I've setup CAPsMAN several times, but just recently 3 different setups, with the most recent ROS releases (6.37.1 - 6.37.3), I'm getting something strange... I usually setup a parent interface, which has local forwarding, and for the most part is not used (at least not by end users). This...
by Wazza
Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DSTNAT to multiple addresses - load balancing?
Replies: 4
Views: 1568

DSTNAT to multiple addresses - load balancing?

Okay, so I have a requirement to redirect an inbound connection. Basically a dstnat rule, to an address. What I'd like however is to redirect to a list of addresses, and have it round robin them in some way:- /ip firewall nat add action=dst-nat chain=dstnat dst-address=123.123.123.123 dst-port=25 \ ...
by Wazza
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.36rc [release candidate] is released, wireless-fp package is discontinued!
Replies: 295
Views: 64635

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

Spoiler alert - alexjhart was correct. This new feature for now is available in firewall only, but will be available also in other places. That is why it is available under "/interface list" not "/ip firewall interfaces-list". As for naming - we will discuss and decide which name we should use for ...
by Wazza
Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 70
Replies: 22
Views: 11984

Re: Newsletter 70

Hey all,

Just wondering about the small comment referring the the mAP Lite use case:-

"New version RouterOS will support single radio AP/Client for repeater support!"

Which RouterOS version?
Where?
How?

Thanks,

W.
by Wazza
Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall matcher for locally connected subnet?
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Firewall matcher for locally connected subnet?

Hi there, I'm wondering if there's a way to specify a generic rule that matches an IP address on a directly connected interfaces subnet? ie: something like:- > /ip address print Flags: X - disabled, I - invalid, D - dynamic # ADDRESS NETWORK INTERFACE 0 10.62.5.1/24 10.62.5.0 ether1 1 10.62.255.30/2...
by Wazza
Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to distribute address-lists, dynamically?
Replies: 2
Views: 658

Re: How to distribute address-lists, dynamically?

Thanks for the reply. Yeah, I'm sure I could write a script hosted externally and use an API to do this. Clearly a possible solution. I do have several "sources" for my address lists, and some would clearly lend themselves to either fetching (http with an /import) or putting (API connecting to the r...
by Wazza
Sat Feb 28, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to distribute address-lists, dynamically?
Replies: 2
Views: 658

How to distribute address-lists, dynamically?

I have a lot of firewall rules which rely on associated address lists. The firewall rules don't change particularly often, but the address lists they rely on do. I'm trying to work out a way to distribute / update the address lists, preferably dynamically. Clearly I could write some sort of script t...
by Wazza
Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SFP+ single fibre
Replies: 3
Views: 1471

Re: SFP+ single fibre

+1

Yeah, bidi SFP+ would be very cool.

Has anyone tried the compatibility of these or other bidi SFP's on with Mikrotik kit?

Rgds,

Wazza
by Wazza
Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: GPIO for remote installations, why not?
Replies: 5
Views: 1889

Re: GPIO for remote installations, why not?

Yup, GPIO would be cool. I've been meaning to find some time to try and see if I can hook something like a Digistump up to a RB's USB port. http://digistump.com/products/1 Would give 4 controllable IO, that could have some otherwise basic logic via Arduino. The Digistump's also have small shields wh...
by Wazza
Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: two PPPoE links from ISP
Replies: 4
Views: 779

Re: two PPPoE links from ISP

Hey all, Here's an interesting spin on this... I've used the manual PPC to load balance across PPPoE links many times and it works great. I recently came across another situation, where they have two (they would like three), PPPoE links from the SAME ISP. The issue here, is that despite each link ha...
by Wazza
Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC boards
Replies: 490
Views: 122749

Re: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC bo

All,

So I don't suppose anyone has had any luck with PPC based systems?
This all sounds very promising, but I'd really really like to see this working in a PPC environment too.

I've updated a couple of test RB1100AH's. I'm not going to hold my breath, but here's hoping...

Thanks.

Wazza
by Wazza
Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: HELP: OSPF over PPPoE to Cisco LNS.
Replies: 1
Views: 1494

Re: HELP: OSPF over PPPoE to Cisco LNS.

Bump+

I never mentioned, but I'm running ROS 6rc12.
I know there have been some "fixes" to OSPF in it.

Thanks.
by Wazza
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: HELP: OSPF over PPPoE to Cisco LNS.
Replies: 1
Views: 1494

HELP: OSPF over PPPoE to Cisco LNS.

Hi all, Okay, I'm sure this is supposed to be simple, and I'm sure I'm missing something obvious, I'm just not seeing it. I need someone to point it out to me! I'm trying to get OSPF going over a DSL (pppoe) link, to a Cisco LNS. I can in fact get things going, but while the routes partially appear ...
by Wazza
Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Config for Cisco L2TP client to ROS L2TP server?
Replies: 0
Views: 504

Config for Cisco L2TP client to ROS L2TP server?

Hi all, Had a look around but can't actually find what I'm looking for. I have a ROS (5.21) RB acting as an L2TP server, and is accepting connections just fine from other ROS devices. I need to configure a Cisco router, to connect in via L2TP as well? Does anyone have a working config for a Cisco us...
by Wazza
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Regex to NOT find something...
Replies: 5
Views: 5062

Regex to NOT find something...

Hi all, I'm writing some scripts, and I would like to use regex's to identify / not identify some of my rules / sets / whatever. Using a set like this (happens to be netwatch, but could be anything really):- [admin@RTR] /tool netwatch> print Flags: X - disabled # HOST TIMEOUT INTERVAL STATUS 0 203.2...
by Wazza
Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC boards
Replies: 490
Views: 122749

Re: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC bo

Has any progress actually been made with PPC systems?

I've recently upgraded 2 RB1100AH units, to 5.21, thinking that it "might help", and we're only running a couple (2 ROS metarouters), and I'm still seeing daily reboots, under very lightly loaded traffic conditions...

Wazza
by Wazza
Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 5.21 Comments
Replies: 10
Views: 2408

Re: 5.21 Comments

I've upgraded several small units, so far and seems okay.

I've upgraded 2 RB1100AH's, which are both running MetaRouters (just ROS).
Unfortunately I've had daily reboots of these two RB1100AH's now.
I would say that the "Metarouter" fixes, have not been entirely successful.

Rgds,

Wazza
by Wazza
Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC boards
Replies: 490
Views: 122749

Re: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC bo

That is good news... I'll be testing this shortly...
Having said that, I really need some stability on the PowerPC boards...
Any news on that front?

Thanks,

Wazza
by Wazza
Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests for watchdog timer
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: Feature requests for watchdog timer

The watchdog is really there to protect the router itself... That is, if the router OS or hardware locks up. It's not supposed to be used for "network related" actions... While I agree that some improvements could be made to the watchdog, it should be a pretty "basic" function, and pretty much all t...
by Wazza
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Logging firewall filter events without duplicating rules
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Re: Logging firewall filter events without duplicating rules

Not sure if this works or not, but thinking about it...
Change your action to jump to a new chain...

In that chain, have two rules, log, and then drop...

Should work...

Wazza
by Wazza
Fri May 25, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 Announcement ?
Replies: 135
Views: 23739

Re: RB2011 Announcement ?

Normis, The news we want is about 2011US-2HnD... Don't say that the RB2011 is "out", when "RB2011" isn't enough to specifically say which version / model... The MUM reference for this model (2011US-2HnD) said available end of March... Which one? Apparently we're not talking about the one in 2011 or ...
by Wazza
Sat Apr 21, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaROUTER stability issues on certain MIPSBE and PPC boards
Replies: 490
Views: 122749

Re: Has MikroTik given up on MetaROUTER?

All, I'd like to add a comment here... I've purchased several RB1100AH units, with the epxress purpose of of using them for MetaRouters. None of them to be over taxed etc., just 4-8 MR's per unit for customer managed solutions... The MR's are to use 1 dynamic interface (bridge on the host), and 1 st...
by Wazza
Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless with multiple AP's for mobile barcode readers.
Replies: 1
Views: 656

Wireless with multiple AP's for mobile barcode readers.

Hi all, Okay, so I've done some searching, and lots of discussion about similar things, but no definitive HOWTO, so I'm wondering if any of the wireless experts out there can help. I have a warehouse, which requires at least 4 access points, possibly 6. The users, use mobile barcode scanners (hand h...
by Wazza
Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Metarouter with SNMP crashes on RB1100AH
Replies: 1
Views: 553

Metarouter with SNMP crashes on RB1100AH

Hi, I've got several RB1100AH's that we're using for Metarouters. We need SNMP to work on these things, however whenever we enable it in the metarouter, the terminal hangs / crashes. Same deal under Winbox. Tested on several different RB1100AH's, with RouterOS 5.12 and consistently fails. I've tried...
by Wazza
Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB1100AH 41MB HDD Storage (Instead of 512mb)
Replies: 19
Views: 5515

Re: RB1100AH 41MB HDD Storage (Instead of 512mb)

Hang on, are you saying that Metarouters are not supported on the RB1100AH??? http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Metarouter Seems to indicate that it is supported. (RB1100AHx2 is not listed.) No doubt, a bit more NAND / Flash space would be useful for the supported boards. I've specifically purcha...
by Wazza
Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?
Replies: 36
Views: 18816

Re: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?

I did actually get these to work. (Not sure how stable they are! So far the can be running, but put any significant load on the metarouter, causes the entire routerboad to reboot!) To get them to work we attempted to downgrade to 5.7, which failed, and then we did a netinstall to take them back up t...
by Wazza
Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:43 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?
Replies: 36
Views: 18816

Re: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?

Yeah, NAND size may very but not by that much surely? Anyway, here are the details... [admin@IPL-Metarouter-Test] > /system routerboard print routerboard: yes model: 1100AH serial-number: 319F010FB81B current-firmware: 2.38 upgrade-firmware: 2.38 [admin@IPL-Metarouter-Test] > /system resource print ...
by Wazza
Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?
Replies: 36
Views: 18816

Re: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?

Of course I'm away from the unit right now, and won't be able to check till tomorrow morning.
Having said that, I vaguely recall that the HDD space was some odd number less than 50MB and the free was some equally odd number less than that.

Faulty unit?
I'll check in the morning, and get back to you.
by Wazza
Thu Nov 10, 2011 5:54 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?
Replies: 36
Views: 18816

MetaRouter and 1100AH on ROS 5.8 not working?

Hi, I've got a few new 1100AH's which we're trying to get MetaRouters to work. The 1100AH's came with 5.8 installed, so we're using those. Just adding a new MetaRouter comes up with the error:- "Couldn't add New MetaROUTER - not enough resources (6)" Of course this unit isn't being used for anything...
by Wazza
Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: telnet and src-address? Is it possible?
Replies: 1
Views: 750

telnet and src-address? Is it possible?

Hey all,

I wanted to know if it's possible to use the internal telnet client, and tell it to use a specific source address, for it to initiate the connection from?

Thanks,

Warren
by Wazza
Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: dns redirect
Replies: 19
Views: 16013

Re: dns redirect

I think that should be "src-address=!10.50.0.3" not "src-address=!10.50.0.5"...

But yes, this network topology is not ideal...

Rgds,

Wazza