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by willbur
Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port flapping issue related to fast path?
Replies: 5
Views: 665

Re: Port flapping issue related to fast path?

Well, my 2011 wouldn't play nice with my cablemodem, and I ended up linking it with a 100Mbps interface. (ok since my Internet's only 50Mbps, but not a solution for you) If I ever found a pair of ports that wouldn't sync, if it wasn't the cable, I've only ever been able to get it working by being l...
by willbur
Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Port flapping issue related to fast path?
Replies: 5
Views: 665

Re: Port flapping issue related to fast path?

Make sure your ethernet cables are correctly pinned out on all 8 connectors. (gigabit uses all 4 pairs) Are the switches Cisco switches? No Cisco switches, although we've got some out there that also have this problem. We've swapped cables multiple times and still nothing. What are your thoughts on...
by willbur
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port flapping issue related to fast path?
Replies: 5
Views: 665

Port flapping issue related to fast path?

Hello, A while ago I posted about link/no link issue when connecting to gigabit switches and rebooting the router usually resolved it. I was shut out by Mikrotik support after they offered a couple different fixes that didn't work. I noticed that under the versions 5.27 in Bridge there isn't fast pa...
by willbur
Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: mass password change
Replies: 1
Views: 1266

Re: mass password change

We used a program called TikTool that we paid for where you could export the map and import it into the program. They are no longer around though :/
by willbur
Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request for v7.x
Replies: 267
Views: 62772

Re: Feature request for v7.x

MAC address lookup built in router Improved Webfig customization (i.e. debranding, etc.) Tiny web browser built into Mikrotik ROS? Better Speed Test functionality (i.e. Netgear has speedtest.net functionality built in) Better script to email functionality for password rotations in hotspot..... (i.e....
by willbur
Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.21.1 released
Replies: 112
Views: 27315

Re: v6.21.1 released

What's new in 6.21.1 (2014-Nov-03 15:20): *) fixed ugprading from v5; What's new in 6.21 (2014-Oct-30 12:34): *) userman - fix ~Your session has been reset due to inactivity~ error; *) timezone - updated timezone information to 2014i release; *) wireless - fixed scanning tool crash for 802.11ac int...
by willbur
Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Link / No Link issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Link / No Link issues

Anyone else have an idea? Upgraded to 6.20 and still happening about 7-10 days after upgrade.....
by willbur
Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Link / No Link issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Link / No Link issues

Can happen on Tik, Cisco, UBNT, Brocade, etc.
What do you mean by that? So should we be cleaning the ports like you mentioned?
by willbur
Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Link / No Link issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Link / No Link issues

Go to the interface you see this on using winbox and have a look at the RX Stats tab. Are there FCS errors? If so check cables, Ends, Arrestors, POEs, etc. Try gently cleaning the pins and wires on Ethernet ports and ends with a BURNISHING BRUSH. If all else fails try a new ethernet port. It seems ...
by willbur
Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Link / No Link issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Link / No Link issues

We're having problems with some routers in the field where the is link / no link issues happening. Upon reboot of the router that fixes the issue, although we cannot find what is causing it. Auto negotiate is also enabled on the interface ports. Any ideas as to what might be causing this? So far two...
by willbur
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Re: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup

This would be primarily for Xbox's and Playstations.. not anything else.
by willbur
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IOS7 pop up checker override
Replies: 10
Views: 3097

Re: IOS7 pop up checker override

Okay I will give this a shot. But my primary question relating back to this rlogin.html code is whether or not it will automatically launch the captive portal or not? Or will the user still have to be redirected to an open http site?
by willbur
Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Re: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup

Any word on that Normunds for possible updates? :lol: :lol:
by willbur
Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IOS7 pop up checker override
Replies: 10
Views: 3097

Re: IOS7 pop up checker override

Edit: So I see it goes into the rlogin.html page. Do I still need the walled garden rules or what? We are having too many people needing to get redirected through Safari for this to work and also people keep claiming that the login page prompts up after their Iphone comes back up from sleep mode....
by willbur
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best radius solutions?
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Re: Best radius solutions?

I guess I will have to keep searching then. I'm familiar with free radius... I'd rather have a cloud hosted solution, but at any rate thanks for the information.
by willbur
Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best radius solutions?
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Re: Best radius solutions?

Any solutions within the US? I've looked at some cloud solutions like cloud4wi, but seems quite expensive and doesn't do bandwidth metering.
by willbur
Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best radius solutions?
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Best radius solutions?

Can anyone recommend some good radius solutions for hotspot environments?
by willbur
Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hide webfig logo
Replies: 14
Views: 3572

Re: Hide webfig logo

Webfig has no logo. What do you mean? For example when we setup Webfig when you login it says Webfig. We would just like to have that hidden so that way people can't back track to MK. I know that there are other ways of them doing so, but we would prefer not to have them have that ability. As for w...
by willbur
Tue May 20, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hide webfig logo
Replies: 14
Views: 3572

Re: Hide webfig logo

RouterOS can be white labeled. MikroTik reserves this as a privilege for various partners, vendors, ect. There are several people who can do this for you if you reach out to them. Such as? We would like to use Webfig, but Normunds promised to at least hide the logo. We don't want to pay thousands o...
by willbur
Tue May 20, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hide webfig logo
Replies: 14
Views: 3572

Hide webfig logo

Could you please allow to hide webfig logo in v7. Normis said they might allow it and I would like to add that to the wish list for v7.
by willbur
Tue May 13, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Re: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup

If it only came true.......... :(
by willbur
Fri May 09, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management
Replies: 15
Views: 4090

Re: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management

Hi all, I'm using Mikrotik for a while and fell really interested. Until i found that mikrotik doesn't have "complete" web-based management like winbox do as desktop apps. There is webbox but there's only limited function supported. However, mikrotik already have an API, so i'm thinking "Why not cr...
by willbur
Fri May 09, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IOS7 pop up checker override
Replies: 10
Views: 3097

Re: IOS7 pop up checker override

No solution on my end as of yet.
by willbur
Fri May 09, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Automatic bypass based on MAC address and IEEE lookup

I would like to see some sort of implementation where the router can automatically bypass a device based upon its MAC address i.e. for hotspot networks. I know people could spoof a MAC address, but this would be greatly beneficial. Also, I would like to see some sort of IEEE lookup where it can tell...
by willbur
Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TikTool - Android App
Replies: 2
Views: 1632

Re: TikTool - Android App

Edit: Nevermind it looks like it is okay now. What will the pay for version do differently than the free version?
by willbur
Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.11 released
Replies: 260
Views: 79553

Re: v6.11 released

After reading this lengthily tread several times I'll guess we can consider 6.10 to be the last stable version for now.... :? Glad I didn't use the auto upgrade function. My whole network (with almost every type of rb's, vlan's, dhcp servers (over vlan), bridged and static routes) runs .10 now, som...
by willbur
Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.11 released
Replies: 260
Views: 79553

Re: v6.11 released

im have troubles with bridges - bridge become unknown, reboot fix problem.... where download link 6.12 is already fixed???? Same. So disgusted with MK right now! It's not like we can easily drive to our customer sites. try this pre-release issue (not final, some issues with tunnels not completely f...
by willbur
Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.11 released
Replies: 260
Views: 79553

Re: v6.11 released

im have troubles with bridges - bridge become unknown, reboot fix problem....

where download link 6.12 is already fixed????
Same. So disgusted with MK right now! It's not like we can easily drive to our customer sites.
by willbur
Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assigned / deassigned log
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

Re: Assigned / deassigned log

Did you check "/ip dhcp-server lease" to see what is happening with the "last-seen" and "expires-after" values? Those two values should add up to total the lease time. If you see any leases that the sum of those two values equals about half the lease time, then that may be the problem. That was min...
by willbur
Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assigned / deassigned log
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

Re: Assigned / deassigned log

I added always broadcast check box and that seem to mitigate it as its not happening as much. What about the authoritative option? right now we have ours set to after 2s delay. Should that option be changed?
by willbur
Mon Mar 24, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assigned / deassigned log
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

Re: Assigned / deassigned log

I had the same problem. Like I said, the deassign/assign are just a few seconds apart. It looks like you have the same problem. I think this was fixed around v6.5, but I can't remember exactly. (edit: yes, it was fixed in v6.5) If you want to see the problem: /ip dhcp-server lease print detail Do t...
by willbur
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assigned / deassigned log
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

Re: Assigned / deassigned log

I can't help you if you don't answer my questions. Here they are: 1) Do you have problems with only some devices? Or is it all devices? 2) Do the deassigned/assigned messages happen within a few seconds of each other? It might help to post a section of your log showing the problem. 1. A lot of time...
by willbur
Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IOS7 pop up checker override
Replies: 10
Views: 3097

IOS7 pop up checker override

Hello, I stumbled upon this in the following wiki page http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Customizing_Hotspot#List_of_available_variables and I was a little bit confused as to where this code would need to be placed: iOS popup checker override To work around iOS7 for iPhone login page detection, y...
by willbur
Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assigned / deassigned log
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

Re: Assigned / deassigned log

What ROS version are you using? I had problems with some devices and dhcp in earlier versions prior to V6.5. Do the deassigned/assigned messages happen within a few seconds of each other? Post a section of the log that has the symptoms you describe. Also you might want to enable debug logging for d...
by willbur
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Assigned / deassigned log
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

Assigned / deassigned log

Hello,

On a constant basis we are always noticing assigned/deassigned IP addresses in the router logs. Is this an indication of any problems? If so would it have to do with access points or where would the issue come from.
by willbur
Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.5 released!
Replies: 185
Views: 69165

Re: 6.5 released!

what router you tried it on. Just did fast BT session to an adjacent router and got correct reading from 10Mbps up to 1Gbps over the interface assigned to switch group.
Were you replying to me or someone else about the interface bandwidth? If so we use LAN Bridge and not switch port groups.
by willbur
Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.5 released!
Replies: 185
Views: 69165

Re: 6.5 released!

sergejs - *) ethernet interface stats that are behind switch chip
show real hw stats instead of just the traffic that goes through cpu;

I have never seen our interface stats on the LAN or WAN above 10megabits even after numerous speed tests.... What's the deal with that?
by willbur
Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.3 Released
Replies: 95
Views: 20159

Re: 6.3 Released

At least you took MTR into consideration for the wishlist. Now lets hope you can grant other peoples wishes Normis :D. I might have just restored my faith in Mikrotik!
by willbur
Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Features I would like to see implemented
Replies: 2
Views: 717

Re: Features I would like to see implemented

If MK is struggling I don't see why not go do a Kickstarter or whatever to fund some of this stuff that we would like to see. Another way some manufacturers work is extending e.g. their forums / websites with tools for logged in users to be able to add feature requests and vote upon them. By this w...
by willbur
Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Features I would like to see implemented
Replies: 2
Views: 717

Features I would like to see implemented

These are the features that I would like to see have implemented. I wish that the developers at Mikrotik would do some sort of fundraising because I would so contribute quite a bit of money to it. - IEEE lookup (Built in to quickly look up MAC addresses that are tied back into manufacture) - Better ...
by willbur
Tue May 21, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.0 released
Replies: 321
Views: 67748

Re: v6.0 released

I didn't think that 6.0 was out of RC yet.... perhaps MK is pushing it out too early? :(
by willbur
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Kickstarter for The Dude
Replies: 7
Views: 2680

Re: Kickstarter for The Dude

I would for one donate to it... would be nice to hear back from Normunds or one of the others at MK on this.............
by willbur
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CLOUD CORE ROUTER
Replies: 1374
Views: 1013899

Re: CLOUD CORE ROUTER

What's going to be so good about the cloud core router anyways? What types of stuff or user interface is there versus the regular mikroitik/winbox? Any demo available for this unit?
by willbur
Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Pay for DUDE ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5402

Re: Pay for DUDE ?

Of course for better features and faster development I would be willing to pay!
by willbur
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Improved load balancing
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Improved load balancing

Another wish but probably will never be delivered is better load balancing.... seems that MK's do not really live up to this standard.
by willbur
Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Wishlist for RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN
Replies: 14
Views: 4597

Wishlist for RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN

Hello,

I'm hoping you guys take this feedback seriously.

-Increase memory from 128 to 256
-Increase CPU speed from 600 to 680
-Ability to purchase LCD separate

I would be willing to pay more money for this!!!
by willbur
Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 41: NEW PRODUCTS!
Replies: 64
Views: 25247

Re: Newsletter 41 NEW PRODUCTS!

Normis, why couldn't the new RB2011U with more memory and CPU speed? I would be willing to pay for some more money. It seems that Mikrotik is obsessed with having low prices, which is good, but at the same time it would be great to have more power. We have also more expensive and higher power produ...
by willbur
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter 41: NEW PRODUCTS!
Replies: 64
Views: 25247

Re: Newsletter 41 NEW PRODUCTS!

Normis, why couldn't the new RB2011U with more memory and CPU speed? I would be willing to pay for some more money. It seems that Mikrotik is obsessed with having low prices, which is good, but at the same time it would be great to have more power.
by willbur
Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Proactive Mesh Assistance
Replies: 3
Views: 934

Proactive Mesh Assistance

Hello All, Yes I did look at other examples of Mesh setup. I have mine pretty well complete except for I'm having problems with setting up the RB751U's with wired network. I want it to be like this below. Router ------- Mesh Portal (Wired/Wireless)------ Mesh (Wireless) ------ Mesh (Wireless) ------...
by willbur
Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proactive Mesh
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Proactive Mesh

Hello All, Yes I did look at other examples of Mesh setup. I have mine pretty well complete except for I'm having problems with setting up the RB751U's with wired network. I want it to be like this below. Router ------- Mesh Portal (Wired/Wireless)------ Mesh (Wireless) ------ Mesh (Wireless) ------...
by willbur
Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WareHouse wireless network based on Mikrotik Mesh
Replies: 36
Views: 34705

Re: WareHouse wireless network based on Mikrotik Mesh

I want to make sure that the RB751U is setup as a fail over in the event one gets unplugged You can see on my tests that MU device is reconnected to another AP when first is Down. Slech - I'm running into an issue where I need to have multiple of these RB751's wired and the rest setup in Mesh. So h...
by willbur
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WareHouse wireless network based on Mikrotik Mesh
Replies: 36
Views: 34705

Re: WareHouse wireless network based on Mikrotik Mesh

so is this a true mesh network setup? I've seen conflicting stories everywhere of using WDS and whether not it is meant for a true mesh network setup? I have followed these instructions from what Slesh posted. I want to make sure that the RB751U is setup as a fail over in the event one gets unplugge...
by willbur
Wed May 30, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management
Replies: 15
Views: 4090

Re: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management

Curiously, the author only mentions Webbox in his original post and doesn't even acknowledge Webfig's existence, as if he is stuck in the pre-5.0 past. ;) I'm interested in hearing about what problems/limitations people have with Webfig? It's certainly possible that someone could build a better alt...
by willbur
Wed May 30, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management
Replies: 15
Views: 4090

Re: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management

Image

I can't see interfaces, or firewall rules.

I had seen the same thing.... Maybe some code needs to be edited? This could honestly be a better alternative to webfig.
by willbur
Wed May 30, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management
Replies: 15
Views: 4090

Re: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management

IP:demo.mt.lv
IP:demo2.mt.lv

user:demo
pass:no password
A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: Invalid argument supplied for foreach()

Filename: interfaces/ethernet.php

Line Number: 31

What is it missing?
by willbur
Wed May 30, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management
Replies: 15
Views: 4090

Re: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management

Did you try webfig?
This is supposed to be the alternative to it.
by willbur
Wed May 30, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management
Replies: 15
Views: 4090

Re: phpmikbox - the web-based mikrotik management

Interesting...
by willbur
Fri May 18, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Questions and help with the dude
Replies: 1
Views: 831

Questions and help with the dude

Hello everyone, 1. is it possible to import multiple routers into the dude at the same time with never previously using the dude? (i.e. csv or xml format) 2. for monitoring is it best to use SNMP v1, v2, v3 ? versions ranging from 2.95 to 5.16 I don't care about graphing just uptime status. I know t...