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by LarryG
Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:43 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

I like their product as well too. I think they do a lot of things wrong. like having a linux based product then ignoring the linux users. or not testinging their releases or hardward and dropping lots of faulty stuff on the market. It does not matter how cheap their gear is if it constantly breaks d...
by LarryG
Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

I agree. This is just unacceptable for field equipment. sadly I have about 30 of em in the field at this point. thankfully most of them are pre uas models. However because of the failure of the new models and the cost to swap them out we are sad to say that our mikrotik division probably wont make i...
by LarryG
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:54 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude Install Error - Libpango-1.0 Exist
Replies: 2
Views: 1320

Re: Dude Install Error - Libpango-1.0 Exist

So I take it that there is no way to gain access to the file systel to remove that directory. or there is no way to force an apk to install anyway
by LarryG
Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

lost another one. this time it was my personal rb2011 it was the older model the in. one of the first ones out. i had flashed it up to 6.013rc and left it there for a a long time. never had any problems. then i started pushing more connections to it. then i remembered that i should get off that rc s...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hiding Open Ports
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Re: Hiding Open Ports

tested and confirmed. thanks i feel super tarded for not realizing i could just use the src-address="approved ip" address and be done with it.
by LarryG
Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

v6.0rc is not recommended, please upgrade to the latest v6.3, which fixes gig Ethernet hang that affected some boards where the signalling between the switch chip and CPU was on the edge of being stable. The software change makes it stable. thats the plan for the few that are left working in the fi...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 10, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

Thanks. That is what i was afraid of. I had another one of these die on me this morning from the same exact thing. edit: I received one back from an off site location. Attempts to netinstall fail. I can get it to see the device. when i go to install the new firmware it said that its sending an offer...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

The current version that we are seeing is MikroTik RouterOS 6.0rc14 (c) 1999-2013 that is whats coming stock on them. The problem with just upping the firm to 6.3 is if we send the router back out and it does again then we loose out on shipping cost again and we look incompitent to our customers who...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

Re: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

As i stated i have recovered them with netinstall. however the same thing happens again a few weeks later. this is very difficult for me as these routers hundredes of miles away from so everytime they start boot looping it cost our customers a lot of pain and money. thanks for the reply. however thi...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3699

RB2011uas - Constant boot loop anyone else seen this.

Hi, I have several locations we have installed several of these rb2011uas-ln's and so far we had about 4 of em at different locations all started to go into a boot loop. on the screen you can see it starting services and then trying to load kernal from nand and then it would just start over and beep...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hiding Open Ports
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Re: Hiding Open Ports

Thanks for the info. Ive been swampped Ill be sure to try that and see what i can do. it will most likely be a nat rule. i would presume all the inbound address rules would go first and then the reject rules afterwards.
by LarryG
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hiding Open Ports
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Re: Hiding Open Ports

If you are talking about access to ports on the router itself then use filters in the input chain. Add rules with the relevant source IPs / target ports (use an address-list if easier) and action=accept. Then have a rule below those which drops the traffic from any other sources. What you are descr...
by LarryG
Tue Aug 13, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hiding Open Ports
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Hiding Open Ports

Hi, I am looking to hide some open ports from a port scanner. I would like to make the ports only visible to select ip address. Here is my goal. any scans done from an ip address not in a list will show all ports as closed or filtered. if scanned from an approved list show as open. (however if its s...
by LarryG
Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude Install Error - Libpango-1.0 Exist
Replies: 2
Views: 1320

Re: Dude Install Error - Libpango-1.0 Exist

Anyone know How i can manually delete that file. It is very important to be able to get this done as all services are down with out the dude :( I have tried installing the newest firmware in hopes that it would delte the file but it doesnt. This seams pretty fubar that we dont have the ability to de...
by LarryG
Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude Install Error - Libpango-1.0 Exist
Replies: 2
Views: 1320

Dude Install Error - Libpango-1.0 Exist

Anyone come across this problem. I have an RB2011 in the field. I recently uninstalled the dude and uploaded the dude npk and rebooted the router but it will not install. in the log it shows the following error system,error installation of dude-4.0beta3 failed: could not create dude/lib/libpango-1.0...
by LarryG
Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LCD Default Mode at startup
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

Re: LCD Default Mode at startup

Thanks for the info. We send these out to costumers we dont even want them to see the menu actually,. was hoping we could just get it set to automatically start the slide show that would show the date and minor details. hopefully there will be some more functionality like that added in the future. a...
by LarryG
Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LCD Default Mode at startup
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

LCD Default Mode at startup

Hi Is it possible to set a default display mode for the LCD display. I have routers I send out to customers and when they power on id like for them to automatically start up the informitive slideshow. Is something like that possible or will this always require user interaction to press the desired b...
by LarryG
Thu May 30, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why is there a winbox user listed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1037

Re: Why is there a winbox user listed?

The thats it. Dude will periodically connect to Mikrotik router and thats what you see in logs.
does it disconnect or stay connected. sometimes i see a connected winbox user for many hours at a time song longer then 12 hours.
by LarryG
Thu May 30, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Will there be another "Dude" release ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Re: Will there be another "Dude" release ?


the last post in that thread was 2009. just saying.
by LarryG
Wed May 29, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why is there a winbox user listed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1037

Re: Why is there a winbox user listed?

Yes.
by LarryG
Wed May 29, 2013 4:22 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Why is there a winbox user listed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1037

Why is there a winbox user listed?

Hi, I have an RB2011 when logging in from time to time I see a failed winbox attempt from the router ip address. anyone know what causes that. also sometimes the login isnt failed. if i look under /users/active i will see a winbox user logged in however, there is no winbox sessions connected to the ...
by LarryG
Wed May 29, 2013 4:19 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Will there be another "Dude" release ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Will there be another "Dude" release ?

Is there anyway to get a straight up answer on if Mikrotik intends to update the dude? I really enjoy this program. Is there even another option to using the dude on a router board. Its the only monitoring software i know that has the npk file. All the threads i have seen about the dude and being up...
by LarryG
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude is defaulting. How come?
Replies: 1
Views: 922

The Dude is defaulting. How come?

Hi, I run several sites that we monitor with the dude. I have configuration on the dude thats installed in the router at the site. as well as a matching configuartion that i use on the dude locally to monitor with. however for some reason the dude that is installed on the router keeps losing its con...
by LarryG
Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

The switch chips can't have VLANs as slaves so we use bridges instead and enable RSTP. Think of the VLANs as extra interfaces under a physical interface. When it's working, you can torch a VLAN to see the traffic go through while testing your setup. Good luck. I finally managed to get it to work. I...
by LarryG
Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

i tried to follow the guid. when i do i end up getting locked out of one of the routers. even mactelnet fails to connet. i have to default it to get back into it. i wont be able to play with again till monday morning. one thing im doing that i dont think ive mentioned before is im taking all the por...
by LarryG
Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

so how did the lab project turn out? See attached PDF lab example. Let me know if it's any good. R thank im gonna go over this and let ya know. its a little wierd for me as im not used to using winbox. :) i spend most of my time in the cli i like the examples at the end. however it would of been ni...
by LarryG
Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

so how did the lab project turn out?
by LarryG
Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I lose time, date, and graph data when i reboot RB450G
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: I lose time, date, and graph data when i reboot RB450G

well this answers my question. what a pain in the ass. really defeats the logging features when it tells you the system crashed and gives you jan 1st 1970. I hope they will change this and keep clock time so when crashes or reboots happen we can get an accurate time the event happens.
by LarryG
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

If it helps more than one person then it's worth the extra effort. I think this is the perfect scenario for a practice lab example for a student worker that is with us. I'm going to build it on my bench in the office and post screenshots. If the gods of IT permit it, then I'll do this Friday aftern...
by LarryG
Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

Just found out theres a large back order on some of the new gear ill be using so solving this issue is going to be a major help for the next couple months and hopefully a huge learning benefit as well. I look forward to the results. thanks.
by LarryG
Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

That's perfect, just gimme a bit of time to post my answer. I'm a bit busy at the moment.

Trust me i understand what its like to be busy. Look how long it took me to get the the image for ya. also Thanks
by LarryG
Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB2011L-IN not responsive
Replies: 4
Views: 1086

Re: RB2011L-IN not responsive

I feel for you. Ive been dealing a lot with the rb2011's only had one issue and it was a boot glitch with an older firmware. the resolve was to indeed reset it and then upgrade the firmware. The netinstall can be tricky with these and so can resetting the default config. I know its a pain in th ass ...
by LarryG
Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

no ms paint for me im a linux guy. either way i have suck skills with images, here is a picture and here is the key for it. yellow = wan input or internet. green = 172.16.0.0/24 bridge 1 redish = 172.31.0.0/24 bridge 2 as you can see there is a redish spot on top of the 751g. that is for the wifi. s...
by LarryG
Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP Static Leases disapear from DHCP server config
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

Re: DHCP Static Leases disapear from DHCP server config

Me too A simple advice is : do not power off the device . Just reset it from winbox i dont think you understand. it blows out all the settings and dhcp servers. and not from power outage but from a simple reboot. change settings you have set in '/ip dhcp-server config' set 'store-leases-disk' to im...
by LarryG
Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP Static Leases disapear from DHCP server config
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

Re: DHCP Static Leases disapear from DHCP server config

thread necro I too am having the same problem. every other week one of my sites looses not just its dhcp settings for static dhcp but it also looses its dhcp servers. I know this topic is very old however there doesnt seem to be a reply or a resolve. has anyone else figured this out yet. i basically...
by LarryG
Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Re: Help with Vlans Please

http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=64827 Hi i have an original post in the begginer forums. it appears that anyone who had input either has not be around to give more feed back or has given up. Im posting in the general forum now in hopes that there would be more advanced people that co...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with Vlans Please
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

Help with Vlans Please

http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=64827 Hi i have an original post in the begginer forums. it appears that anyone who had input either has not be around to give more feed back or has given up. Im posting in the general forum now in hopes that there would be more advanced people that cou...
by LarryG
Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

Looks like ive lost the help that was around. wondering if i should repost the question in a different sub form. maybe this was to advanced for the beggingers section. i dont know. i woul dlove to get this resolved or Ill beforeced to use different mikrotik products. bummer because these 2 fit the b...
by LarryG
Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

So i have tried to put dhcp clients on the vlans. ive given them ip address. i tried several different things. i can not get any communications over the vlan. Please what am i missing here.
by LarryG
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

Bump to see if we can get some more suggestions on how to configure this correctly.
by LarryG
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

on a side note. i noticed that bridge 2 does not seem to connect to each other on the routers. however if i connect a cable from port 4 on the rb2011 to port 2 on the 751g and i put those ports on the respective bridges then i can attach the wlan to bridge2 and i get my seperate wifi from the ethern...
by LarryG
Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

what interfaces are your IP addresses and DHCP-Servers bound to on the RB2011. and what interface is the DHCP-client bound to on the rb751 dhcp client is on ether1-gateway of the rb2011. and the dhcp servers are assigned to the bridges. on the rb751g there is no clients it all acts like a switch fo...
by LarryG
Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

here is some of the config for the rb2011. /interface vlan> print Flags: X - disabled, R - running, S - slave # NAME MTU ARP VLAN-ID INTERFACE 0 R vlan-wifi 1500 enabled 2 ether2 /interface bridge> print Flags: X - disabled, R - running 0 R name="bridge1" mtu=1500 l2mtu=1598 arp=enabled mac-address=...
by LarryG
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

In this case the VLANs are members of bridges, so the ip addresses stay on the bridges. The 751 doesn't even need an ip address (except for management purposes) Btw - in your first post you mention you didn't want the two private ip ranges to be able to route to each other. You will need to add fir...
by LarryG
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

you get - all Ethernet ports on 751 bridged to the same ports as bridge1 on the RB2011, and the wlan on the 751 bridged to the ports on bridge2 on the 2011. Is that what you were trying to achieve? Yes this is what im trying to achieve. What im not getting is the adding of ip addresses to the vlans...
by LarryG
Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:26 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

Hi, Okay I had to send out my last two routers with out a wireless configuration. Kinda sucks but i can remotely set it up later which is good. I had a long delay waiting for my shipment of routers to come back in to work on the configurations. so basically ive been reading over this page. http://wi...
by LarryG
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

I'm sorry. i did say 3 and 4. but did mean 4 and 5. Bascially every port but those 2 need to be on the same subnet and segrated from those 2 ports. as for the suggestion about having wifi on both subnets that is not a valid option for this situation as we do not wish to have wifi access to that part...
by LarryG
Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Re: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

assuming you are using a bridge to join ether3&4 on the 2011 together, creat a VLAN on ether2 and add it to the same bridge as ether3&4. create the same VLAN on the 751 and add both the VLAN and the WLAN (or virtual AP) to the bridge. Yes I have 2 bridges. all ports except for port 4 and 5 are tied...
by LarryG
Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?
Replies: 18
Views: 3065

Is Vlans the answer or is there an easier way?

Hi, I have two routers. RB2011 and RB751G. The rb2011 is not a wireless router. the r751g is. My goal is to set up a network where port 1 is where my internet connect into. ports 2,3,6,7,8,9 and 10 are all on the same network 172.16.0.0/24 ports 3 and 4 are seperate and use 172.31.0.0/24 now my port...
by LarryG
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude for Linux
Replies: 49
Views: 36814

Re: Dude for Linux

I too would like to see "The Dude" as a linux native application. Wine is limited and using a VM takes way to much resources. As a new company that is implimenting Mikrotik routers at all its location and being a linux only shop it would be very welcomed. I think the attitude of just use wine sucks....