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by smilem
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mikrotik 750g r3 USB NAS speed?
Replies: 0
Views: 306

mikrotik 750g r3 USB NAS speed?

What speed for USB attached storage can I expect?
Since the mikrotik 750g r3 has dual core 800Mhz CPU can it be near 10MB/S

My old RB493g has 4MB/S up / down speed on SMB.

Any testing was done by somebody I can't find it?
by smilem
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: On ROS 6.35.4 there is no system check-disk? How do i check USB attached disk?
Replies: 1
Views: 346

On ROS 6.35.4 there is no system check-disk? How do i check USB attached disk?

On ROS 6.35.4 there is no system check-disk?
How do i check USB attached disk?
by smilem
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: system check-disk
Replies: 2
Views: 3600

Re: system check-disk

On ROS 6.35.4 there is no system check-disk?
How do i check USB attached disk?
by smilem
Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Connect SMC router to routerboard wirelesly by WDS?
Replies: 0
Views: 381

Connect SMC router to routerboard wirelesly by WDS?

Hello, my old router SMC SMCWBR14-G has this WDS feature, see attached file. I want to still use the old router as repeater so that devices connected to it's LAN ports would see my network. As you can see the only configurable thing on this SMC is WDS address. How do I configure my Mikrotik to let S...
by smilem
Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: FTP, set file last modification date and time, set file creation date and time
Replies: 7
Views: 1827

Re: FTP, set file last modification date and time, set file creation date and time

Including features in my post doesn't demand views to change or market change within a company. If you decide to include FTP, SMB in your products then they need to work. The only way to sync files for mikrotik is to use FTP not SAMBA, and use Syncovery to upload only changed files with zipping each...
by smilem
Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FTP, set file last modification date and time, set file creation date and time
Replies: 7
Views: 1827

Re: FTP, set file last modification date and time, set file creation date and time

Every normal router for the price of what mikrotik costs has USB port and FTP features. FTP is for just that FTP. Given the amount of routers with dual cores I would assume nobody would buy the crap that router can't handle simple FTP storage for home user or small office.  I don't know what is micr...
by smilem
Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: FTP, set file last modification date and time, set file creation date and time
Replies: 7
Views: 1827

FTP, set file last modification date and time, set file creation date and time

Hello, looking forward to really basic features in new RouterOS 7 such as:

Features supported by FTP server (v6.35.4):

1 Can set file last modification date and time: No
2 Can set file creation date and time: No
3 Supports file hashing: No
4 Supports Unicode (UTF8): No
by smilem
Wed Jul 20, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB493G SMB file copy fails with fastcopy and bvckup2
Replies: 0
Views: 334

RB493G SMB file copy fails with fastcopy and bvckup2

My router is model: RB493G, I have SMB share on USB.
I can copy, read, write files from windows 7 in my lan. But if I try the same with fastcopy or bvckup2 the folders are copied like files having zero size.

What is wrong?

Firmware latest, Router OS latest versions.
by smilem
Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: When auto updating, Error connection timed out
Replies: 29
Views: 18075

Re: When auto updating, Error connection timed out

Well I have working internet connection, I had OS v6.4 now upgraded to v6.18 the manual way by uploading file using winbox Now the router looses connection to winbox after I click the "check for updates" button. The updates still never retrieved as the connection error still is shown. How can I open...
by smilem
Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: When auto updating, Error connection timed out
Replies: 29
Views: 18075

Re: When auto updating, Error connection timed out

You do not provide any relevant details to help you.
Sorry, this should be "one click auto update", what details you need?
As I said if I need to create any rules I'm all ears.
by smilem
Sun Aug 17, 2014 12:11 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: When auto updating, Error connection timed out
Replies: 29
Views: 18075

When auto updating, Error connection timed out

Hello, The advert seems nice " If you are already running RouterOS, upgrading to the latest version is simple. Just one click, and RouterOS will find the latest version, show you the changelog, and offer to upgrade. You can do this from Winbox, console, Webfig or QuickSet. Simply click “Check for up...
by smilem
Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip
Replies: 5
Views: 2010

Re: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip

Also I would like to ask about port forwarding, on this guide they do not specify the dst address at all. Instead they specify WAN interface.

http://networkingforintegrators.com/201 ... g-example/

What to use and when?
by smilem
Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip
Replies: 5
Views: 2010

Re: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip

Using your inside address is ok, you should add an additional NAT rule. Search Hairpin NAT Should I add: /ip firewall nat add chain=srcnat src-address=[my PC IP address] \ dst-address=[the internal IP of FTP server] protocol=tcp dst-port=20-21 \ out-interface=[LANbridge ports 2-9] action=masquerade...
by smilem
Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip
Replies: 5
Views: 2010

Re: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip

Change the destination address on the forward rule to the Public IP instead of the internal IP
Tried it, did not make any difference.
by smilem
Sun Aug 25, 2013 2:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip
Replies: 5
Views: 2010

I can't access my ftp from inside ip to outside ip

Hello, I have a problem that I can't access my FTP that is on my lan by using outside IP. I have to use the direct connection using my Lan inside IP. I have set NAT: Accept FTP forward from ether1_wan to FTP server (ports passive ftp 9000-1000) Chain: dstnat dst. address (my outside ip here) protoco...
by smilem
Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2295

Re: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?

Thank you for suggestion, I will use this next time but my questions remain unanswered.

What those to button each change.
by smilem
Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2295

Re: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?

Hello smilem, Without clear understanding..... ...please don´t touch each button! What would you do if you will connecting the foreign wireless network and you get access!? in some coutries you will be able to get some years in prison for computer crime and then? Who is then the guilty, MikroTik? F...
by smilem
Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2295

Re: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?

Connect changes SSID and other settings to try and connect to the AP you have selected in the scan list. Use Network...
What are those other settings?
Also if they make the connect button why not make "abort"?

Without clear understanding what was changed how to set ut back.
by smilem
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2295

Re: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?

Why can't microtik like everybody else have integrated help for winbox with question mark that you drag to unknown things and short descriptions comes up???? Hello did only I seem to miss this?
by smilem
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2295

Re: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?

Open the Wireless interface, and under the Wireless tab, change the SSID to something else.
I had to change my SSID back to original one, and change to "ap bridge".

So what does those buttons "connect", "use network" anyway?
by smilem
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2295

stop mikrotik wifi scanner from connecting?

Hello, I used mikrotik wifi scanner and selected some other network, i pressed connect by accident and now mikrotik wants to connect to hat network no matter what. even reboot did not help.

how to stop this?
by smilem
Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

Still need help :(
by smilem
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

So can anyone knowledgeable help me with the script, I though i will be easier but it's harder to write than I thought.
by smilem
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:23 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: enable / disable radio script
Replies: 27
Views: 34483

Re: enable / disable radio script

Thank you for your script, do you have ideas about the tx power script I described on my post above or the
script to set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=63522
by smilem
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on WLAN
Replies: 9
Views: 2915

Re: URGENT HELP REQ. Need Script to scan for MAC Address on

I'm trying to do something simmilar but the script does not scan for me when executed as script, and when executed from console I get this error: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=63522 {... local mac "00:02:6F:6D:77:D1" {... local i [/interface wireless registration-table get value-name...
by smilem
Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

Found some code to look for mac address but it finds nothing for me.

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/s ... clnk&gl=lt
by smilem
Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

So can anyone help me with actual script? Here is my pseudocode for the script: # set the MAC to look for static "staticmac_var" to search for 74:EA:3A:A6:5B:F6 # perform search Scan frequencies using wlan3 interface # store found variables Find the mac 74:EA:3A:A6:5B:F6 and store the frequency as v...
by smilem
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

We use dfs mode but some the different mikrotiks set themselves to different frequency for some reason.
So I decided to use one box as master and so set others the same by using a script.
by smilem
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

I don't think so as we only use 1 card, the others are as backups.
by smilem
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

Are you using 3 radio cards on to one routerboard?
Yes we use 3 R52nM they are low power 1.92W not 7W like R52Hn but they are not all enabled simultaneously.
found something simmilar here http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=31644
perhaps someone can take a look at it.
by smilem
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

set wlan3 frequency same as scanned frequency

Hello, It's frustrating to have to repeatedly do the same over and over again. so perhaps it can be autoamated. I to repeatedly log in to out mikrotik boxes and change the wlan interface frequency. Can anyone help me with a simple script to perform a scan on wlan3 card and set it's frequency to be t...
by smilem
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

Re: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?

By the way if set to default doesn't the cards auto adjust the tx based on signal strenght from client connected? I thought that indoors usage clearly states that the card needs to auto adjust the tx.
by smilem
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

Re: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?

I've got a couple of R52HN out there without issues. You mean the cards does not overheat? As far as running the card lower than max output, I do that with quite a bit of my equipment. am I missing something here, the R52nM is listed as 23dbm max, yet my card at default speeds tx is 20 chain 0 20ch...
by smilem
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:12 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: enable / disable radio script
Replies: 27
Views: 34483

Re: enable / disable radio script

interface wireless set wlan1 tx-power=20 tx-power-mode=all-rates-fixed change tx-power for your txpower, remember is in dbm if my answer helped you, please give me karma I gave you Karma, I always do for posts that are helpful :) Mikrotik sugests to use "card-rates" insted of "all-rates-fixed" no? ...
by smilem
Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antennas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

Re: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antenna

Why does mikrotik list their antennas as 4dbi ant other sellers list them as 2dbi?
So what is the true dbi value?

http://www.mikrotik-store.eu/en/MikroTik-ACSWIM
http://landashop.com/catalog/mikrotik-s ... -1743.html
by smilem
Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

Re: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?

Don't look at just peak power, the R52HN has more power all the way across the band. I think the R52nM drops to around 11-14dB at the highest bitrate, R52HN is more like 17-20. Yes the R52HN is better about ~3dB, but I read that everybody has terrible overheating/stability problem with this card. O...
by smilem
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antennas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

Re: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antenna

Also I found this http://www.zdacomm.com manufacturer that looks like typical made in china stuff. Somehow you can't find anything by manufacturer product number, but I found this shop: http://www.wlan-shop24.de/products/en/WiFi-Antennas/24-GHz-Omni-Antennas/24-GHz-WiFi-Omnidirectional-Antenna--9dBi...
by smilem
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antennas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

Re: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antenna

I found a german antenna site http://www.wimo.de they have all sorts of antennas. They are not cheap - they are expensive :shock: So here are specification for 2.4 and 5Ghz antennas, what do you think? 2.4Ghz antennas http://wimo.de/cgi-bin/verteiler.pl?url=wifi-omnidirectional-indoor-antennas_e.htm...
by smilem
Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Replacing ap what settigns to clone?
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: Replacing ap what settigns to clone?

Thank you for explanation.

Is there a way to change the Vendor reported by inSSIder wlan scanner? This is obviously for security reasons that attacker could not know what software is running on the ap?
by smilem
Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antennas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

alternatives to Mikrotik original ACSWI / ACSWIM antennas?

Hello, anyone compared the ACSWI/ACSWIM antennas? How do they compare to third party, D-link, TP-link, Sweex etc. Why Mikrotik orginal antennas are so short I mean 11cm come on it can't be 4dbi, 3dbi at best. I got these antennas because I could not source alternatives locally, but it seems I made a...
by smilem
Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Replacing ap what settigns to clone?
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Replacing ap what settigns to clone?

Hello, I need to replace a mikrotik router/wlan AP with another one. What wlan settings I need to clone for it to work without having all clients to reconfigure their connections?

So far I found these:

Band
Channel width
Frequency
HT
SSID
MAC

What is Radio Name?
by smilem
Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: enable / disable radio script
Replies: 27
Views: 34483

Re: enable / disable radio script

Thank you the above commands work perfect. Is there a way (script command) to change the wlan card tx power?
by smilem
Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

MIKROTIK R52nm to R52HN worth it?

Hello, is it worh to upgrade the R52nm to R52HN? I mean I need more tx power, but I only see 23 to 25 that is 2dbm increase? And why then the R52HN needs 4 times more power itself than R52nm? http://routerboard.com/pdf/202/R52Hn.pdf http://routerboard.com/pdf/172/R52n-M.pdf Any other wifi boards? Su...
by smilem
Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: does reset configuration restores original mac address
Replies: 1
Views: 529

does reset configuration restores original mac address

Hello, does reset configuration in wi-fi menu restores original mac address for wlan1 card?
by smilem
Wed Jul 04, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Allow tracert to work, without ICMP hole in firewall?
Replies: 4
Views: 2109

Re: Allow tracert to work, without ICMP hole in firewall?

I found if I add a firewall rule: chain: forward protocol: icmp in interface: ether1 action: accept Then I can safely use tracert on my LAN computers, that is my outside ports show as stealth if somebody tried to ping me because the incoming pings are not for my LAN the router just drops them. That'...
by smilem
Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Allow tracert to work, without ICMP hole in firewall?
Replies: 4
Views: 2109

Allow tracert to work, without ICMP hole in firewall?

Hello, My router ping utility started to work when I created the rule: chain: input protocol: ICMP in interface: ether1 conn state: established action: accept So why the tracert doesn't work? It also uses ICMP to sent back the information. How can make tracert pass the firewall without opening ICMP ...
by smilem
Sat Jun 30, 2012 3:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Allow to set Filter rules with colors
Replies: 0
Views: 350

Allow to set Filter rules with colors

Hello, this is a feature request, for MikroTik. We need a feature to be able to set colors to out Firewall filter rules. This would allow intuitive way to see what goes where. It's hard to undersant what rule should go above what rule until you real comments. But if there would be a way to set color...
by smilem
Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: do I need NTP package for time, SNTP doesnt sync anything
Replies: 3
Views: 897

Re: do I need NTP package for time, SNTP doesnt sync anythin

Stupid me, I should have created firewall rule to allow ntp packet to be received by router. Same goes for pings if you want to use Mikrotik router ping utility, :) This router is very smart. For anyone else having this problem you should: Create new firewall rule to accept NTP replies above the den...
by smilem
Sat Jun 30, 2012 1:49 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: do I need NTP package for time, SNTP doesnt sync anything
Replies: 3
Views: 897

do I need NTP package for time, SNTP doesnt sync anything

Hello, do I need to install NTP client to sync time for my router as shown here? http://community.wispmgr.com/showthread.php?t=1 http://dumbpcs.blogspot.com/2011/09/mikrotik-ntp-client-setup.html Then why SNTP is installed by default istn't it the same thing as NTP? I enabled SNTP and it doesn't syn...
by smilem
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: enable / disable radio script
Replies: 27
Views: 34483

Re: enable / disable radio script

Nobody knows how to turn off radio with scripting :shock:
by smilem
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: enable / disable radio script
Replies: 27
Views: 34483

enable / disable radio script

Hello, I'm looking for a way to enable radio at 8am and disable at 10pm every day. As I found out I need a one script to turn it off, then another to turn it back on. I need to schedule the scripts. I have no idea how to write scripts, found this http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=32721#p...