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by JanezFord
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 100Mbps client works only on 10Mbps halfduplex on RB951G-2HND fw 6.34
Replies: 12
Views: 755

Re: 100Mbps client works only on 10Mbps halfduplex on RB951G-2HND fw 6.34

I've had exactly the same problems a while ago with exactly the same unit (RB951G-2HnD). It just did not want to connect to my Toshiba Tecra M9 on higher speeds than 10Mbit/s. Tried different cables, shorter, longer, .... Tecra M9 had 1Gbit/s Intel ethernet card and I could not get it run faster tha...
by JanezFord
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ANI with capsman?
Replies: 4
Views: 1115

Re: ANI with capsman?

ping :)

any news on this one?
by JanezFord
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43 [current] is released!
Replies: 148
Views: 26899

Re: v6.43 [current] is released!

Upgraded about 7 devices but stopped further upgrading because I can't connect to my hEX any more - user/pass for admin not accepted any more... I can login by ssh-key. I see vptihart also had issues with winbox connectivity. So be very careful with this upgrade, you may lock yourself out of your de...
by JanezFord
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How do you upgrade this Mikrotik (double wireless package)
Replies: 28
Views: 3208

Re: How do you upgrade this Mikrotik (double wireless package)

I too hope fix for this comes soon ... cant remove wireless package, cant upgrade to latest ros version on some of my devices.

JF
by JanezFord
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News June 2018 (Issue #83)
Replies: 44
Views: 13068

Re: MikroTik News June 2018 (Issue #83)

What is the max MTU for the new RB450Gx4 and HEX S ?

JF.
by JanezFord
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 557
Views: 108061

Re: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!

If the hap-ac2 wireless fix really works it would be very nice of mikrotik to port it back to v6.42 (.2 maybe) asap because otherwise apart from running rc in production we will have to wait for 2 or 3 months according to current release frequency.

JF
by JanezFord
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42 [current]
Replies: 147
Views: 26313

Re: v6.42 [current]

My rb850gx2 (early - non ipsec version) went into reboot loop for an hour ... then managed to stabilise itself and seems to be running stable now for more than an hour. Log reports: kernel failure in previous boot. Upgraded from 6.41.3.
by JanezFord
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41.2 [current]
Replies: 125
Views: 27323

Re: v6.41.2 [current]

We've had several instances of CCR routers losing bridge ports after upgrading from 6.41 to 6.41.2. I can also confirm that. CCR lost about half of bridge ports for no apparent reason after upgrading from 6.41 to 6.41.2. I also had to netinstall one hAP-AC with very simple config (simple CAP with a...
by JanezFord
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS125, ROS 6.41, VLANs
Replies: 13
Views: 2209

Re: CRS125, ROS 6.41, VLANs

Another tutorial has to come
Based on the new HW offload
I also have difficulties
Me too would like to see new tutorial for proper vlan+hw offload implementation. I have bunch of CRS125* units I would like to upgrade to 6.41 and beyond in the future.
by JanezFord
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS125, ROS 6.41, VLANs
Replies: 13
Views: 2209

Re: CRS125, ROS 6.41, VLANs

Another tutorial has to come
Based on the new HW offload
I also have difficulties
Me too would like to see new tutorial for proper vlan+hw offload implementation.
by JanezFord
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: When coming AC Wave2 chip?
Replies: 41
Views: 7353

Re: When coming AC Wave2 chip?

Those are old slides. We can get more now. This may be true, but wave2 is not just about speed but also much better simultaneous multi-client operation. This is good for highly congested areas (hotspots, universities, hotels, events, ...). I have not tested any wave2 product myself, but when talkin...
by JanezFord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.41rc [release candidate] is released! New bridge implementation!
Replies: 561
Views: 120106

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

If you see the table of crs 1xx/2xx series It have a - on bridge vlan filter On CRS125 VLANs still have to be configured in "/interface ethernet switch" menu to keep hw-offload working. If they are configured in "/interface bridge vlan", the hw-offload will turn off. Will there be shift to new synt...
by JanezFord
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: SwOS version 2.4 released!
Replies: 3
Views: 2842

Re: SwOS version 2.4 released!

Hi becs,

When I try to upgrade CSS326-24G-2S+RM from the interface, the "Download & Upgrade" button is grayed out and Latest Available Version is 2.5rc2.

Best regards,
Geo
Same here. No v2.4 just 2.5rc2.

JF
by JanezFord
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MUM Europe 2017 Live!
Replies: 64
Views: 11944

Re: MUM Europe 2017 Live!

I cant seem to find the DAY2 presentation videos .... help anyone?

JF.
by JanezFord
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 79937

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

6.38.x severe issues. Alright, I'm very furious. So much wasted time and no profit. What's going on here? is 6.37.x = stable ; 6.38 = beta while 6.39 = alpha? Does Mikrotik warrant their users for such trouble? ALSO Lost a lot of credibility by my client here. I still look forward to IKEv2 so stayi...
by JanezFord
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1097
Views: 192429

Re: Feature requests

Please add some kind of "find router" feature. I often take over projects from other people and have to search for bunch of devices sometimes in many rooms even buildings. A simple "beep constantly" feature could save me a lot of time. You wouldn't believe where people put their routers and wifi ac...
by JanezFord
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Facebook Wifi
Replies: 38
Views: 15882

Re: Facebook Wifi

Ping :) ... it seems there are more and more vendors besides cisco supporting this facebook wifi (dlink, netgear, aruba) ... I have a customer that would really wants this implemented in their setup, but currently uses mikrotik equipment.... will we have to switch vendors to do this or is there any ...
by JanezFord
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1097
Views: 192429

Re: Feature requests

This is already possible, there is a :beep console command and also leds can be turned on/off. Simple script will do the trick. Thank you, I will look at your suggestion ... but anyway I find it would be way more user friendly to have for example a "Locate" button in Routerboard menu instead of hav...
by JanezFord
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1097
Views: 192429

Re: Feature requests

Please add some kind of "find router" feature. I often take over projects from other people and have to search for bunch of devices sometimes in many rooms even buildings. A simple "beep constantly" feature could save me a lot of time. You wouldn't believe where people put their routers and wifi acc...
by JanezFord
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: [solved] 6.39rc27: IKEv2 EAP error when using RSA signatures
Replies: 6
Views: 4718

Re: [solved] 6.39rc27: IKEv2 EAP error when using RSA signatures

Where is this configurator tool? Sorry, just can't find it ...
by JanezFord
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN between two Mikrotik 450G Routers
Replies: 7
Views: 1170

Re: VPN between two Mikrotik 450G Routers

IPSec would certainly be deployable (fixed IPs), but more difficult to setup. Taking into account the RB's involved, and that same Andis presentation, 450g will probably provide better performance with SSTP than setting up IPSec. There are many examples on the wiki and also other sites (greg sowell...
by JanezFord
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AVB audio protocol
Replies: 10
Views: 2004

Re: AVB audio protocol

Yes but some audio pro manufacturers choose avb for the new products (Meyer sound, l-acoustics, avid,...) and apple provide virtual sound card without extra cost. About the Dante, I think mikrotik isn't fully compatible because igmp snooping is recommended. Ravenna is similar then Dante, because tw...
by JanezFord
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN between two Mikrotik 450G Routers
Replies: 7
Views: 1170

Re: VPN between two Mikrotik 450G Routers

Take a look at this presentation from MUM EU 2016:

https://mum.mikrotik.com//presentations ... 135277.pdf

... and then choose appropriate VPN between your devices according to your hardware and needs.

I think ipsec would be a better choice for your needs than sstp.

JF.
by JanezFord
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AVB audio protocol
Replies: 10
Views: 2004

Re: AVB audio protocol

It would be really nice to have Mikrotik supporting AVB. I am considering using one of MOTU's soundcards for my music studio, but also as a DAC for my hifi system. I will most likely use a Mikrotik RouterBoard fo the networking needs, and since the MOTU soundcard hass support for AVB it would be ab...
by JanezFord
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Yet another "dhcp,warning offering lease without success" issue
Replies: 38
Views: 12160

Re: Yet another "dhcp,warning offering lease without success" issue

I have had issues with this in the past and what I learned is that sometimes the lease time may be a problem ... I don't remember which model exactly, but some HP switches refused to obtain IP address if lease time was less than 2h and one printer required lease time to be maximum 1d .... hope this ...
by JanezFord
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.9 released!
Replies: 35
Views: 15049

Re: Winbox 3.9 released!

I can also confirm WinBox 3.9 not exiting properly on mac os X ... it is annoying but winbox has an option to connect to mac address which have proven to be lifesaving for me manny times. Webfig of course does not have this option. Also I like to have my windows and sessions as I left them for diffe...
by JanezFord
Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38.1 [current]
Replies: 73
Views: 23357

Re: v6.38.1 [current]

Upgrade from 6.37.2 to 6.38.1 bricked rb751u-2hnd ... simple setup, pppoe+nat+wifi ...

Edit: Had to netinstall it ... it works OK now.
by JanezFord
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38 [current] is released!
Replies: 168
Views: 35854

Re: v6.38 [current] is released!

Upgraded many devices without problems except two of rb912uag-2hnd with r11e-5nhd which never came back online - same config - cap client. Remote poe off/on did not help. Be carefull if you have rb912 devices. JF. Edit: Also missing one of rb951g-2hnd devices. Will not upgrade rest until sure of 6.3...
by JanezFord
Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News December 2016 (Issue #74)
Replies: 94
Views: 21499

Re: MikroTik News December 2016 (Issue #74)

Does that mean that there will be a new swOS release
Yes!
Will it also be possible to run swOS on older CRS switches like CRS125-24G-1S-RM ?

JF.
by JanezFord
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CRS hardware? Show us some love
Replies: 23
Views: 4089

Re: New hardware? Show us some love

Can you give some more specific examples or what you would like to see? Take an example CRS product and tell me how to improve it. We will consider any suggestions. - Lack of 802.3af/at PoE is usually the main reason for me to look for other brands for my clients who use multiple wifi aps and voip ...
by JanezFord
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37 [current] is released!
Replies: 197
Views: 33248

Re: v6.37 [current] is released!

Which version do you see in this link? http://upgrade.mikrotik.com/routeros/LATEST.6
This is the file your router will check
6.37 1474618801
by JanezFord
Fri Sep 23, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.37 [current] is released!
Replies: 197
Views: 33248

Re: v6.37 [current] is released!

More than half of my RB's don't see the 6.37 version and report 6.36.3 as latest and up to date. Yes, the channel is set to current. Reboot does not help. Nothing wrong with internet access or dns. Others upgraded fine.
by JanezFord
Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HAP AC faulty seriers - very poor LAN performance? (switch problem)
Replies: 77
Views: 23334

Re: HAP AC faulty seriers - very poor LAN performance? (switch problem)

Any update on this? I have 3 units that suffer from this issue ... it also seems that reboot makes them work fine for a while, but shortly after speeds drop terribly.

JF
by JanezFord
Wed Jul 13, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 850Gx2 Fan PINS
Replies: 20
Views: 2651

Re: RB 850Gx2 Fan PINS

Add a small resistor and you can use the 160mA fan safely ... 

JF
by JanezFord
Wed May 25, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35.2 [current] is released!
Replies: 64
Views: 24219

Re: v6.35.2 [current] is released!

Using v6.35.2 on my 2011UiAS-2HnD
Simple queues not working :shock: :shock: :shock:
Make sure you are not using fastrack .... my 2011 simple queues work fine on v6.35.2 but without fastrack.

JF
by JanezFord
Sat May 21, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Terrible 2.4 GHz and bad 5 GHz performance on hAP AC
Replies: 9
Views: 2977

Re: Terrible 2.4 GHz and bad 5 GHz performance on hAP AC

What wireless package do you use? wireless-fp, wireless-cm2, wireless-rep? I had some problems with hAP-AC and wireless-rep in version 6.35.1 after running a few days in capsman setup ... restart resolved all problems but I switched back to wireless-cm2 just in case and had no issues since.
by JanezFord
Mon May 16, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1100AHx2 or RB3011UiAS-RM
Replies: 18
Views: 7178

Re: RB1100AHx2 or RB3011UiAS-RM

How much IPSEC traffic can 3011 handle? Has anyone tested it for example with aes128/sha1 or aes256/sha1 ? Can't find any tests on the internet.

JF
by JanezFord
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.36rc [release candidate] is released, wireless-fp package is discontinued!
Replies: 295
Views: 63643

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

*) firewall - added "/interface list" menu which allows to create list of interfaces which can be used as in/out-zone matcher in firewall (CLI only);
This is great! ...

I hope we get "mac address lists" implemented some day ...

JF
by JanezFord
Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RBGPOE fails to power up RB912UAG-2HPnD (but succeeds powering up RB260GSP)
Replies: 3
Views: 782

Re: RBGPOE fails to power up RB912UAG-2HPnD (but succeeds powering up RB260GSP)

Hello ...

I use RBGPOE to power RB912-2HnD + R11E-5HnD - I run both radios at 21dB. I use unshielded cat5e cable, distance approx 12m.

System is stable and running for more than 1 year now.

JF.
by JanezFord
Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HAP AC
Replies: 540
Views: 131848

Re: HAP AC

input voltage is between 11V-57V ... will it also support 802.3af like wAP or just passive PoE ?

JF.
by JanezFord
Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: QoS: how can I give low priority to iCloud, GDrive, DropBox, etc upload traffic?
Replies: 4
Views: 3601

Re: QoS: how can I give low priority to iCloud, GDrive, DropBox, etc upload traffic?

Bump ...

I'm having the same problem and would like to prioritize cloud drives traffic with lower priority... anyone have a clue?

JF.
by JanezFord
Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Using UserManager as RADIUS for other AP
Replies: 23
Views: 32808

Re: Using UserManager as RADIUS for other AP

I agree ... this feature is needed for corporate environments, CCR series as capsman works great but having to use external radius for this is just silly.

JF.
by JanezFord
Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude v4beta3 released
Replies: 253
Views: 98848

Re: Dude v4beta3 released

For some reason I cant seem to find the dude ppc and mipsbe versions on the download page anymore ... where can I download the dude for ppc and mipsbe?

JF
by JanezFord
Fri Aug 21, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ANOTHER Kernel failure when running data on 5ghz wireless n or ac - RB912UAG-2HPnD + R11e-5HacD x 2
Replies: 22
Views: 3083

Re: ANOTHER Kernel failure when running data on 5ghz wireless n or ac - RB912UAG-2HPnD + R11e-5HacD x 2

I have already writed: R11e-5HacD use too much power on miniPCIe soket for RB912UAG-2HPnD or 912UAG-5HPnD Is this official statement from MT? I have plans for a small network using bunch of RB912UAG-2HPnD + R11E-5HacD ... I've done similar configs in the past but with R11E-HnD and did not find any ...
by JanezFord
Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7
Topic: Feature request for v7.x
Replies: 257
Views: 59793

Re: Feature request for v7.x

Usermanager EAP authentication support, so we can use Usermanager for WPA2 Enterprise configurations.

JF.
by JanezFord
Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman WPA2-EAP + freeradius + accounting
Replies: 0
Views: 827

Capsman WPA2-EAP + freeradius + accounting

Hello, I use CapsmanV2 with WPA2-EAP for authentication with Freeradius since Mikrotik Usermanager (still) does not support EAP authentication. Everything works fine and users are able to connect with their usernames/passwords. The only thing that does not work is accounting. It seems that MT router...
by JanezFord
Sat Aug 15, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.31 released
Replies: 227
Views: 46458

Re: 6.31 released

Upgraded two of my RB450G and both of them run for 15 hours now ... no reboots, no issuses.... both of them run ipsec, l2tp, ipip, ospf, capsmanv2, about 15 queues and about 60 firewall rules ... Also upgraded 850, 2011, 751, 951, 800, 711, 912 and crs125 devices without problems to 6.31.

JF.
by JanezFord
Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.30 released
Replies: 180
Views: 41463

Re: 6.30 released

Hello,

is there any specific command needed to enable WMM Power Save of is it enabled by default. TNX ... upgraded RB951G without issues.

JF.
by JanezFord
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: RouterOS v6.28 released
Replies: 229
Views: 60926

Re: RouterOS v6.28 released

I upraded about 15 devices and only issues so far are lost graphing data on rb800 (but not on two rb850gx2 so I guess it's not powerpc related) and one hung rb912-2hnd which had to be netinstalled (the other identical rb912-2hnd with identical config upgraded ok). I run ipsec, ospf over ipip and gre...
by JanezFord
Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPSMANv2 loop when wifi client switches between APs with same SSID
Replies: 5
Views: 2907

Re: CAPSMANv2 loop when wifi client switches between APs with same SSID

could you email support@mikrotik.com and include a support output file from the CAPsMAN when the problem is happening? Also how are the CAPs connecting to the CAPsMAN - via IP or via MAC? I currently do not dare to test because customers are still quite pissed off .... will do so after few weeks pa...