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by adairw
Sat Dec 13, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ethernet tx/rx too long
Replies: 6
Views: 2505

Re: ethernet tx/rx too long

I'm having the exact same problem. I have an 1100AHx2 with an airFiber24 plugged in to ether 11.
by adairw
Sun May 11, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS/LDP neighbors blinking in/out
Replies: 6
Views: 2291

Re: MPLS/LDP neighbors blinking in/out

Hi Robert, responded to your email but it sounds like you've got this worked out for now. Just got the benefit of the forum. To use mpls with vpls you have to use a router that has an l2mtu of greater than 1526. So the 450g is out. Mikrotik has a page shower the various mtu's of all the models of ro...
by adairw
Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: [WINBOX] MultiTab
Replies: 19
Views: 4358

Re: [WINBOX] MultiTab

Tabs sound awesome. I can only manage multiple winbox sessions well from within Windows 7. Sucks on xp.

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by adairw
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB2011 freezing
Replies: 15
Views: 3029

Re: RB2011 freezing

I've had issues with a few 2011's locking up. In the beginning I just replaced them with another board. Than I read a thread about the same issue and upgrading to 6.x was the fix. What's weird is some of my 2011's have ran for months and months then start having problems out of no where and a power ...
by adairw
Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: remove unreplied tcp connections
Replies: 14
Views: 6016

Re: remove unreplied tcp connections

Are you dropping invalid connections in the forward and input chains?
What is your firewall configuration?

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by adairw
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TX Drops on VLAN Interfaces
Replies: 2
Views: 1663

Re: TX Drops on VLAN Interfaces

I tried MANY things and have gotten it to slow down considerably but it is still happening a little.
I couldn't even begin to tell you what did the most good. it's been to long and many things tried...
by adairw
Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPLS traffic shaping
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Re: VPLS traffic shaping

+1 looking for this too

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by adairw
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which way would you choose for starting WISP today?
Replies: 4
Views: 1306

Re: Which way would you choose for starting WISP today?

Mikrotik routers with ospf, mpls with vpls tunnels, DHCP and ubiquiti radios
by adairw
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 15967

Re: RB2011 freeze

I have the same problem with two 2011's. Will run for a period of time than lock up. Only a reboot fixes.
by adairw
Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TX Drops on VLAN Interfaces
Replies: 2
Views: 1663

TX Drops on VLAN Interfaces

Hello, I have a problem that I think is causing me some grief. I have a ubiquiti toughswitch pro powering 4 ubiquiti radios that trunk back to an RB1100AHx2. In the past week or so I have noticed TX drops on the vlan interfaces. Reading around the forums I mostly see posts about TX drops with i386 b...
by adairw
Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Advice: For QoS should we go MPLS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2064

Re: Advice: For QoS should we go MPLS?

Sorry I'm late to the game. I didn't get notified of replies to this thread. We are 100% ubiquiti radios and 100% mikrotik routers. Our network is fully routed and we use ospf. On the bridge radios between routers all I do is increase the mtu to 1560. This allows for QinQ, mpls/vpls and even PPPoE i...
by adairw
Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Advice: For QoS should we go MPLS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2064

Re: Advice: For QoS should we go MPLS?

I'm running mpls with vpls tunnels in my wisp network and LOVE it. Mpls has yet to let me down. Ospf on the other hand... Anyway, I can't answer any of your questions re prioritizing the tunnels (I'd actually like to do this as well) but I can help with the raw mpls setup if you choose to go that ro...
by adairw
Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Hartford
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: The Hartford

I think they are not going to renew our policy once it expires...

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by adairw
Fri May 10, 2013 7:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: if winbox was a boys band I hope it would be called N'Sync
Replies: 6
Views: 1383

Re: if winbox was a boys band I hope it would be called N'Sy

Would it be possible to use a service like dropbox to sync the file(s) across multiple machines. I'd love this. I also have never really looked in to how the program stores the sites.

For now I usually rdp yo my desktop and do everything from there.
by adairw
Sun May 05, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: how to save queues list into a TXT ??
Replies: 9
Views: 4544

Re: how to save queues list into a TXT ??

Export compact to a file and copy the bits you want?
by adairw
Wed May 01, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Public subnet routing on CCR1016
Replies: 14
Views: 2991

Re: Public subnet routing on CCR1016

You have two choices,
1) use source and destination Nat to map the public ips to the private ones.

2) use the ccr as a bridge filter.

If I was me, I'd nat everything unless the block was actually routed to me.
by adairw
Wed May 01, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Public subnet routing on CCR1016
Replies: 14
Views: 2991

Re: Public subnet routing on CCR1016

Is that /29 block routed to you over a /30 or just assigned to you?
by adairw
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Webfig Enhancement
Replies: 7
Views: 2239

Re: Webfig Enhancement

Don't use web fig much (yay winbox) but inline makes things much easier to read.
by adairw
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: RB250GS multiple VPNs
Replies: 1
Views: 2172

Re: RB250GS multiple VPNs

You realize the rb250gs is a switch and not a router right?
Do you mean rb750gl?
by adairw
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Kickstarter for The Dude
Replies: 7
Views: 3100

Re: Kickstarter for The Dude

Seems like an interesting idea. But I'm sure mikrotik won't go for it.

I've said before, I wish they would charge for it. I'd pay and so would many others.
by adairw
Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using queues properly...
Replies: 1
Views: 834

Re: Using queues properly...

I came from pfsense and loved the simple web interface and that everything pretty much just worked. I run a wisp and couldn't if it wasn't for mikrotik. I've learned to make it do what I need to and now I love it. My only suggestion at this point is, If you're on windows, use winbox. I hate the web ...
by adairw
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS: making simple things complicated...
Replies: 4
Views: 1685

Re: RouterOS: making simple things complicated...

I agree 100% with cbrown. RouterOS is far from perfect but you can't beat it for features. I wouldn't have a wireless ISP today if it wasn't for MikroTik. You may have to learn the mtik way, but once you do...ah...

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by adairw
Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Exceed number of interfaces for POP
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Re: Exceed number of interfaces for POP

Vlan trunk to a capable switch.
by adairw
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Who is using MT MPLS in production
Replies: 13
Views: 3616

Re: Who is using MT MPLS in production

It would be awesome if they would get an audio feed straight in to the camera instead of just using the built in mic.

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by adairw
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Who is using MT MPLS in production
Replies: 13
Views: 3616

Re: Who is using MT MPLS in production

I use mpls/vpls in my wisp network and love it. All mikrotik routers of course.
by adairw
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN and SFP problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2007

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN and SFP problems

Does routerOS see the module? If so, maybe you need to flip the patch cord over on one end?
by adairw
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Interplanetary Microwave Shots...
Replies: 2
Views: 921

Re: Interplanetary Microwave Shots...

What exactly do you plan to connect to? Or are you hoping someone (something) will connect to you?
by adairw
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Regarding tracking of user data
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Re: Regarding tracking of user data

Subscribed

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by adairw
Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall rules commonly used by you on the edge
Replies: 3
Views: 1712

Re: Firewall rules commonly used by you on the edge

We are a ISP and search for rules for de edge firewall for us. I'm not sure how long you've been an ISP and how familiar you are with mikrotik but, If you do some reading around you'll find lots of examples of how to do things. First, you need to decide who you're protecting; yourself, your custome...
by adairw
Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS latency.
Replies: 11
Views: 5108

Re: MPLS latency.

Don't quote me but I think you need a larger mtu. I use 1544 for all radio links and router interfaces. If I remember correctly 1524 or 1526 is minimum for mpls/vpls?
by adairw
Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accessing Link Before Mikrotik Router
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Re: Accessing Link Before Mikrotik Router

I would create a vlan on the MikroTik wan interface and bridge it with your lan or put its own subnet on it so its routable. On the rocket connected to the mtk create a vlan on the lan interface that matches what you set on the mtk. Set the vlan as the management vlan on that radio. What I am unsure...
by adairw
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MRTG
Replies: 3
Views: 1006

Re: MRTG

http://cactiez.cactiusers.org/

Makes cacti perfectly painless.

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by adairw
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-RM Horrible front/label design!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 4973

Re: RB2011UAS-RM Horrible front/label design!!!

Ya, but they sure do look cool with the display!

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by adairw
Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Management under profiler
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Re: Management under profiler

Welcome to the club. I had to stop monitoring my 1100ah with the dude because of the same problem. Many may tell you to disable snmp to fix the problem temporarily, however that wouldn't work for me as I needed snmp to do monitoring. I ended up adding a input rule to block all snmp expect from my ca...
by adairw
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Priority and VPLS
Replies: 5
Views: 1168

Re: Priority and VPLS

My first thought is you don't need eoip and vpls, its one or the other.
You need to be running mpls to use vpls. I am not sure if eoip will allow you to trunk vlans through them or not
by adairw
Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Vlans through wireless
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: Vlans through wireless

Make sure you increase the mtu on both rockets to something like 1508 and your in ap WDS and sta WDS.

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by adairw
Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 2011 Packet loss
Replies: 2
Views: 1243

Re: 2011 Packet loss

I'm using sever in my wisp and haven't seen any problems.
ubnt radio's, routed ospf, mpls/vpls network. I use bridges to tie vlans to ports and vpls tunnels.
so far they have been good to me. I'm not using any fiber tho.

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by adairw
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Android MikroTik Btest Compatible App
Replies: 4
Views: 2703

Re: Android MikroTik Btest Compatible App

Interesting, I might throw a few dollars towards something like this.


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by adairw
Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: About OSPF
Replies: 12
Views: 3086

Re: About OSPF

What ospf issues are you having?
by adairw
Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB951-2n WiFi is flaky
Replies: 2
Views: 1496

Re: RB951-2n WiFi is flaky

So you're using it as an ap only, no routing? From a terminal post the output of: export compact

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by adairw
Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:23 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 98164

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic

You know, the 2011 boards have quickly become my favorite router board and I am currently using them at all my towers (yay for more ports over a gl and metal case ftw) but I'll be darned that it bugs me the led's dont flash! Call me weird but when I see a piece of networking gear without blinking li...
by adairw
Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Usingf the RB750UP as a 5 port switch?
Replies: 3
Views: 932

Re: Usingf the RB750UP as a 5 port switch?

I would clear the config, set an IP on eth1, setup a default route and and then set master and slave ports.

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by adairw
Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing 6 ADSL Lines
Replies: 1
Views: 876

Re: Load Balancing 6 ADSL Lines

Set each connection in its own vlan and trunk them back to your server. This way your basically using the 2011 as a vlan capable switch.
by adairw
Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPLS Bridges and VLANs
Replies: 0
Views: 447

VPLS Bridges and VLANs

I use the above to route public and private ip's to my customers. I'm looking for way to keep clients from talking to anything but my core router where the tunnels terminate. Similar to AP isolation or Cisco port security options.

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by adairw
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Help on MPLS and PPOE Configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 1358

Re: Help on MPLS and PPOE Configuration

I use mpls with vpls strictly to transport things around my network. I think of it like a routeable vlan that I bridge with physical interfaces or vlans. This way my customers don't see my network, just my edge router and that's it.
Your mpls config looked correct just quickly looking at it.
by adairw
Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Help on MPLS and PPOE Configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 1358

Re: Help on MPLS and PPOE Configuration

I'm probably missing something here, but why do you need mpls and pppoe?
Unless you're going to run vpls or true end to end mpls I don't think you need any of it for pppoe.
by adairw
Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Locked out of router. Ethernet disabled...on roof..
Replies: 8
Views: 3514

Re: Locked out of router. Ethernet disabled...on roof..

Thanks for your +1 but i don't see it on my Karma :=(
Sorry can't add karma from tapatalk.
Ill be around a browser later.
by adairw
Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Locked out of router. Ethernet disabled...on roof..
Replies: 8
Views: 3514

Re: Locked out of router. Ethernet disabled...on roof..

+1 for safe mode and loopback address!
by adairw
Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IP Route with two ISPs (Carrier Transport)
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

Re: IP Route with two ISPs (Carrier Transport)

I'm just trying to talk to a little SOHO through the bridge and nothing. I have manually assigned IP as I have ready DHCP doesn't always work.
I just got to thinking, where did you assign the ip?
by adairw
Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:56 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IP Route with two ISPs (Carrier Transport)
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

Re: IP Route with two ISPs (Carrier Transport)

Sounds like it should have worked. I've never really used eoip as I normally use vpls but the concept is the same.

Let me know if you're still having problems.
by adairw
Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IP Route with two ISPs (Carrier Transport)
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

Re: IP Route with two ISPs (Carrier Transport)

Terminate the cable connection on a physical interface, setup a eoip or vpls (if you're using mpls) tunnel and terminate it in your far end router, bridge it to a vlan and terminate the vlan on the customer cpe or router.
by adairw
Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:22 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: mpls latency question
Replies: 10
Views: 3271

Re: mpls latency question

I had to put to rest an rb450g when I started using mpls / vpls because of mtu problems. Sounds like you could have mtu issues with your 493. I can't remember the specifics but seems all the 4xx series rb's could pass large enough frames to run mpls.
by adairw
Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: switch lights are blinking heaveily
Replies: 6
Views: 1845

Re: switch lights are blinking heaveily

Are you saying you have a power injector and from it you have one cable going from the PoE out to the rb411 PoE in? Then another cable from the PoE LAN port to the switch? You say there are no other cables connected to the switch or the rb411 correct? Can you give more detail about what switch you h...
by adairw
Sun Jun 17, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: switch lights are blinking heaveily
Replies: 6
Views: 1845

Re: switch lights are blinking heaveily

My first thought was a loop but he said there are no other connections to the switch....?
by adairw
Sun Jun 17, 2012 4:46 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: switch lights are blinking heaveily
Replies: 6
Views: 1845

Re: switch lights are blinking heaveily

Are you trying to power the MikroTik from a poe port on a switch? What routerboard do you have?
by adairw
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Pay for Dude
Replies: 9
Views: 2442

Re: Pay for Dude

I would pay for The Dude. I am blown away how well it works and the visibility it gives me into my network. +1
by adairw
Mon May 28, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB110 ROS 5.15 management eating CPU!
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

Re: RB110 ROS 5.15 management eating CPU!

I have this problem with one rb750up running 5.16. Disabling snmp returns cpu to normal but I really need snmp...
Another 750up and a gl don't have this problem.
by adairw
Sat May 26, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: (SOLVED) Public IP with VPLS
Replies: 4
Views: 2566

Re: (SOLVED) Public IP with VPLS

I am doing the same to deliver public IP's to customers in my WISP. Works great.
by adairw
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS - VPLS over Routed OSPF Network
Replies: 0
Views: 1559

MPLS - VPLS over Routed OSPF Network

Hello, I am in the process of building a WISP and am using all mikrotik and ubiquiti for now. My plan after many months of "having it figured out" has changed several times as I realize that one part of the plan his some limitation. That said I think I have come up with a solution (for now). My netw...