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by andriys
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.14 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 25
Views: 4932

Re: v6.43.14 [long-term] is released!

doesn't work renaming the admin user 0 again.
Renaming users is not supported since 6.43 and Mikrotik clearly said that's not gonna be fixed.
From now on you should create a new user then delete the old one instead.
by andriys
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44.2 [stable] is released!
Replies: 61
Views: 8869

Re: v6.44.2 [stable] is released!

As soon as you attempt to create a new identity (on the 'identities' tab) with the 'Auth. Method' set to "rsa signature hybrid", the CPU spikes to 100% and the device becomes almost completely unresponsive! Only solution is a Configuration Reset (but as soon as I attempt to create the IPsec identit...
by andriys
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.13 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 44
Views: 8150

Re: v6.43.13 [long-term] is released!

Tryed to downgrade from 6.44 stable to this release, but after reboot still show me 6.44 stable.. Seems like its not posible to downgrade to this longterm version.
What's in the log? What is the factory firmware version?
by andriys
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: What is the best outdoor wireless access point
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: What is the best outdoor wireless access point

... and I want something that can distribute the signal through these container walls.
Sounds like you are trying to fight the laws of physics. You'd better consider putting an inexpensive AP in each container.
by andriys
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44 [stable] is released!
Replies: 219
Views: 27893

Re: v6.44 [stable] is released!

We use superchannel.
The country setting now has priority, so your superchannel won't work unless you have country set to no_country_set. The forum is full of discussions about this change...
by andriys
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44 [stable] is released!
Replies: 219
Views: 27893

Re: v6.44 [stable] is released!

What is actual dependency behind this?

Security package implements IKEv2 (among other things), which may now require DHCP in some configurations. Check this entry in ChangeLog:
*) ike2 - send split networks over DHCP (option 249) to Windows initiators if DHCP Inform is received;
by andriys
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9672

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

Well, we are getting a bit off-topic here... To be clear, I'm not saying that the documentation as it is now is perfect. You are right in that it may and should be improved in lots of rather reasonable ways. However complaining about the fasttrack page not telling about "lags when mangle activated" ...
by andriys
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9672

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

This article doesn't have any mentions about lags when mangle activated. Should it? What you call "lags" are symptoms, not the problem itself. The main thing that article tells you is the following: Warning: Queues (except Queue Trees parented to interfaces), firewall filter and mangle rules will n...
by andriys
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9672

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

Please read the documentation.
ok. where?
Here: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:IP/Fasttrack
by andriys
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9672

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

Disabling fasttrack helps.Hope Mikrotik fix it soon
This is not a bug and cannot be fixed. This is how fasttrack works. Please read the documentation.
by andriys
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!
Replies: 79
Views: 9672

Re: v6.43.11 [stable] is released!

i4ko, EIRP is not so much about the power as about the density of radiation, so for directional antennas the gain may easily be much higher than 1.
by andriys
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!
Replies: 169
Views: 28931

Re: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!

This is normal ? It is. Absolutely. You have simply added a rule to a custom (user-defined) chain named 'perouting' that you can now jump to using 'action=jump' rules. And, by the say, this is in no way version-specific, so in the future please refrain from posting such questions to version-specifi...
by andriys
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade
Replies: 324
Views: 65444

Re: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade

Darman, how do you think an update will know what socks entries are legitimate and what are not?
by andriys
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!
Replies: 169
Views: 28931

Re: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!

Mutator , in a previous post you wrote yourself that the problem is also reproducible on an earlier versions of RouterOS (6.42.x), so it is NOT a 6.43.8 specific regression. The release topics are meant for version-specific issues only. Also you have already reported the problem in another thread, ...
by andriys
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox v3.18 released!
Replies: 46
Views: 32348

Re: Winbox v3.18 released!

why dont have WinBox + MAC WinBox button?
That's probably because WinBox has neighbor discovery capability builtin.
by andriys
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 73211

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

doush Nobody except you complains, which means it's either faulty hardware or a configuration specific issue. A couple of posts ago you said you are not willing to supply support@ with the info they asked you for. Being software developer myself, I can assure you this is a road to nowhere...
by andriys
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!
Replies: 169
Views: 28931

Re: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!

pranoy1083, the problem is likely in the queues themselves and not specific to this particular version. Please start a new topic for this and/or (better yet) report it to support@.
by andriys
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Product comparison matrix
Replies: 29
Views: 3129

Re: Product comparison matrix

It would be useful if the matrix contains some information about the hardware-accelerated encryption support.
by andriys
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!
Replies: 169
Views: 28931

Re: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!

I get that. But the webfig torch NEVER shows more than the two lines to be seen in the screenshot, no matter what traffic is to be seen via winbox. Just tried it myself. Right after opening the Torch screen I can see the same two lines as shown on your screenshots, but after clicking on the "Start"...
by andriys
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!
Replies: 169
Views: 28931

Re: v6.43.8 [stable] is released!

roughly the same time.
I guess this likely is the point. Torch is a "right now" tool, not a "historical data" tool.
by andriys
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.7 [stable] is released!
Replies: 53
Views: 10243

Re: v6.43.7 [stable] is released!

Just wondering why two versions have been skipped? Never seen that before :-o
It has become a rather common situation lately.
The obvious reason might be the skipped releases not passing the QA.
by andriys
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.4 [stable] is released!
Replies: 78
Views: 19646

Re: v6.43.4 [stable] is released!

When I set comment for PPTP client, it reconnect ! New feature ? It has always been like that. Changing comment on any interface brings that interface down and then back up. PS. The next time you post to a release topic please make sure you are reporting a problems that is specific to (was introduc...
by andriys
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 119
Views: 23151

Re: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!

Any chance of 6.42.10 with the IP Traffic Flow NAT fixes ?
Can you provide more details (or a link) of what's broken, please?
by andriys
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.4 [stable] is released!
Replies: 78
Views: 19646

Re: v6.43.4 [stable] is released!

This IPsec bug still not fixed https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=136445 What is the purpose of writing this in all version-specific topics? This is clearly not a regression since the previous version, so please stop. Have you written to support, by the way? In case you have, did they a...
by andriys
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!

Ah, nice suggestion but, all my laptops are Pro type and I have real serial ports on them :-) The key here is that TTL serial and RS232 are somewhat different beasts- they differ at least in the voltage levels (while on the protocol level they must be compatible). You can easily damage TTL serial p...
by andriys
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 73211

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

I really hope that the new iPhone Xs/XsMax 5GHz AC problem is resolved before the 6.44 production release. https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139608&sid=c812125039cd5699bb02c1cae5c96b71 Reading through the topic you've linked to makes me think it is an iPhone's problem, not Mikrotik's o...
by andriys
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!

After upgrading to 6.43.2 from 6.42.7 you can no longer have multiple IPsec peers to the same destination IP but with different source addresses. This regression is said to be fixed in 6.44beta14. Please check the change log in the post here . And I'd expect this kind fix to be merged to 6.42.x lat...
by andriys
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 119
Views: 23151

Re: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!

... that the plaintext password file was not replaced/deleted ... Sure it was not. Do you read the release notes? What's new in 6.43 (2018-Sep-06 12:44): ... *) user - all passwords are now hashed and encrypted, plaintext passwords are kept for downgrade (will be removed in later upgrades) ;
by andriys
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

The ROS is changing the actual MTU if I change the method, ... , but If a Mikrotik document doesnt write other (please link it for me if exists), It should work, but it doesnt. The IPIP wiki page says the default is 1500. Nothing is said about MTU being automatically/dynamically adjusted, so I assu...
by andriys
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

It seems that bridge gets it's MAC automatically from the first port connected to it - dynamically changing this whenever the config change is made....
This is actually a documented behavior...
by andriys
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

If I change the keying method from SHA1 to SHA256, the IPIPv6 reconnect and after thet the new TCP connections are broken, but ping works. What next now? Check if the MTU settings on your tunnel interfaces are correct. In case you rely on RouterOS to calculate it automatically try setting it to the...
by andriys
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

Rather then doing MSS clamping you'd better fix your firewall to allow PMTUD to function properly across your tunnel...
by andriys
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

Can you provide link to the documentation
Look at the very bottom of this wiki page (in the "Winbox" section).
by andriys
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

Current TX Power = 0dBm
Current TX power readings are not supported for 802.11ac-capable wireless cards. That's a known (and documented!) limitation that has always been there.
by andriys
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

ssbaksa, what is in /tool profile?
by andriys
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

bugfix-only/long-term named 'stable' instead?
I have a theory that they may want to support 6.40.x line (the last release branch before the bridge overhaul) for an extended period of time, hence the "long-term". This does not justify, however, renaming "current" to "stable".
by andriys
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] is released!

Perhaps "current" really was the correct name.
Indeed!
by andriys
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade
Replies: 324
Views: 65444

Re: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade

No it does not, unless you scheduled automatic restarts. It's getting a bit off-topic, but still. The default behavior of Windows 10 is to always install updates automatically as soon as they become available, and then force automatic reboot somewhen outside of a (somewhat) configurable "activity p...
by andriys
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade
Replies: 324
Views: 65444

Re: Winbox vulnerability: please upgrade

Even your "beloved" Microsoft does not force reboots.
In Windows 10 it does, actually.
by andriys
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.1 [stable] and v6.43.2 [stable] are released!
Replies: 186
Views: 33456

Re: v6.43.1 [stable] is released!

Where is bugreport page or bugtracker?
Write an email to support@mikrotik.com
by andriys
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 73211

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

!) cloud - added command "/system backup cloud" for backup storing on cloud (CLI only);

Two questions:
  • Can this cloud backup be encrypted?
  • Since Mikrotik cloud services are bound to the device's serial number, is there any way to retrieve a backup when the original device is lost?
by andriys
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #84
Replies: 47
Views: 11573

Re: Newsletter #84

I want to confirm if Mikrotik has enabled in the RouterOS to leverage the HW encryption / decryption for AES algorithm used in IPSec Acceleration also applied to OpenVPN Acceleration (aside the issue that only TCP is supported and is slower). What's the point in asking the same question again and a...
by andriys
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #84
Replies: 47
Views: 11573

Re: Newsletter #84

I'll bet their market share in the WISP industry today is much smaller then it was 10 years ago.
There are lots of other markets other then WISP...
by andriys
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #84
Replies: 47
Views: 11573

Re: Newsletter #84

Hardware Acceleration for AES (OpenVPN protocol)?
As I understand, RouterOS only supports in-kernel HW crypto acceleration, which means it works for IPsec phase2 only. OpenVPN is currently out of luck no matter what board you have.
by andriys
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: SwOS version 2.8 released!
Replies: 37
Views: 10397

Re: SwOS version 2.8 released!

I have been using these switches
What switches? Please specify exact model(s).
Some small switches (like the RB260 series) are known to have a rather weak CPU which can easily be maxed out when being constantly monitored via ICMP.
by andriys
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 69047

Re: VPNfilter official statement

What are you talking about?
v6.40.8 includes patches to fix known vulnerabilities including latest winbox port vulnerability.
We are talking about this: viewtopic.php?t=121039#p595087
by andriys
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 69047

Re: VPNfilter official statement

No, it is not.
by andriys
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 69047

Re: VPNfilter official statement

Even if you are right with this one it is still vulnerability which is known and is not applied in current/bugfix. Well, the fact that the previous versions of WinBox (even in secure mode) were susceptible to MITM attacks was well-known for years. Many users were concerned and raised questions here...
by andriys
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 69047

Re: VPNfilter official statement

But that was done because there were bugs that allowed the retrieval of the unencrypted passwords (and thus the quick retrieval of valid user/password combinations as shown) That's correct. And I must admit this change had to be implemented years ago without waiting for bugs like this one to pop up...
by andriys
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: VPNfilter official statement
Replies: 191
Views: 69047

Re: VPNfilter official statement

in 6.43rc17, something was changed in winbox service (thats why every RC since then has to use Winbox 3.14) to prevent MITM attack. No. And the purpose of this change has been explained here on the forum somewhere, and it has nothing with preventing MITM attacks. RouterOS used to store local user c...
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