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by tiernano
Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 189890

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Will Hyper-V be properly supported? Both Client and Server versions would be handy...
by tiernano
Fri May 08, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

So, its been a while... still cant get a capture during office hours and have had other things ive been trying to sort out... We are, however, changing ISP and phone provider... hopefully this issue will go away when that happens... fingers crossed!
by tiernano
Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

@pants6000 nope... our ISP use Mikrotik gear, and have it NAT mapped... its the modem that is giving us that address. This worked perfectly before on the (crappy) netgear router we currently have... We are currently looking at changing ISPs, but ideally we want this working first...
by tiernano
Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

no packet capture at the moment, but if you have a look here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/952apis5fvble27/VOIP-Packet.PNG?dl=0 you can see some of whats happening... The phones are a business necessary, so doing this during the week is a problem. I will try get it done this weekend and get a capture f...
by tiernano
Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

@pants6000 that was the first thing i tried... outgoing calls work perfectly... its just incoming.
by tiernano
Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

Any ideas?
by tiernano
Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

Right. i dont have a diagram, as such, but here is an outline WAN Link from ISP (192.168.13.xxx address) => ETH1 Port on CCR ETH2 => LAN connection (192.168.42.xxx address range, DHCP and DNS provided my Windows DNS and DHCP, AD running on domain) ETH11 => Phones network (192.168.0.xxx address, dhcp...
by tiernano
Sat Feb 21, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Re: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

I'm not sure I get what you mean... There is a firewall rule allowing 5060 on the forward chain, but we don't have nothing else. There is also a Nat rule for the incoming ports. Can you clarify what needs to be done?

Thanks.
by tiernano
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system
Replies: 13
Views: 2557

Firewall issues with RouterOS and VoIP system

Morning all. First, i have turned off the SIP helper in the firewall settings... it dident help... I have a Cloud Core Router connected to a single WAN connection. There are 3 networks: 192.168.42.x (LAN for normal users) 192.168.99.x (guest network, only for wifi) 192.168.0.x (phone network) ports ...
by tiernano
Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing local proxy
Replies: 3
Views: 1005

Re: Load Balancing local proxy

Hey tiernano. Where are you based? I'm looking at adding a US VPN as we are in the UK and can't stream some of the great online content they have :( Is this similar to what you are doing? Hi phendry. Yea, thats simular to what im doing. Im based in Ireland, so getting UK or US TV shows from the sou...
by tiernano
Fri May 30, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot and Google Analytics
Replies: 7
Views: 1984

Re: Hotspot and Google Analytics

@scotthammersley its javascript based, not java...

btanuri: had a look at the JS File, and it requires https://www.google.com/analytics/web/in ... /inpage.js also.
by tiernano
Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mangling local (to the router) traffic
Replies: 0
Views: 694

Mangling local (to the router) traffic

Morning all. I have a RouterOS powered box in the house with a couple of internet connections in it (2 200Mb cable modems and a 100Mb VDSL line). There are 4 network connections in the box currently, 3 for WAN (WAN1-3) and a LAN connection. Due to lazyness, unless needed, i wont be posting the full ...
by tiernano
Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best load balancing method for 4 WAN links
Replies: 19
Views: 11404

Re: Best load balancing method for 4 WAN links

as c0d3rSh3ll mentions, PCC is what i am using with both addresses and ports being used. As for seamless for the user, it works 95% of the time without any issues... I have had to set up a set of rules to send specific addresses over a specific connection, mainly for issues with session state... for...
by tiernano
Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing local proxy
Replies: 3
Views: 1005

Re: Load Balancing local proxy

I have managed to add a bit of a work around on this... I have all port 80 traffic redirected to the local proxy server on the mikrotik box, except for an internal proxy i have running on a different box. that box is then set as the upstream proxy for the mikrotik proxy. All port 80 traffic goes to ...
by tiernano
Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing local proxy
Replies: 3
Views: 1005

Load Balancing local proxy

Morning all. I have a x86 powered Mikrotik router in house and i enabled the proxy server on it. I also set it to transparently send all port 80 traffic to the proxy server... the problem is, it does not seem to be load balancing the connections... I have 3 WAN connections, 2 @ 200mb/s each and one ...
by tiernano
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: In Vehicle Wireless Network
Replies: 1
Views: 814

In Vehicle Wireless Network

Morning all. Have a question about the plausibility of the following idea... Take the following: RouterBoard RB951 USB Hub 3 or 4 3G or 4G USB modems with data plans RB1100 (or something simular) in a datacenter or somewhere with lots of bandwidth Do the following: RB951 <-> USB Hub <-> each modem c...
by tiernano
Thu Jun 20, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HTTP conditional dnat if Host: value in http-header matches
Replies: 2
Views: 2029

Re: HTTP conditional dnat if Host: value in http-header matc

I dont know enough about this setup to be able to tell you if it would work or not, but i suggest looking at a proxy server, like Squid or NGinX to act as a reverse proxy. All port 80 traffic to that box, and let it figure out where to send it in the background... thats what i do on my network...
by tiernano
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Noob question about RB2001UAS-2HnD-IN and VPN setup.
Replies: 4
Views: 1323

Re: Noob question about RB2001UAS-2HnD-IN and VPN setup.

I setup something a while back and i am in the same boat... I posted about how to setup a VPN connection on the RouterBoard and then send traffic from a given device over the VPN connection... The post is here: http://www.tiernanotoole.ie/2012/09/24/MicroTik-RouterOS-VPN-Setup.html I made some tweak...
by tiernano
Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: routing traffic between 2 router boards
Replies: 0
Views: 587

routing traffic between 2 router boards

morning all. I have 2 router boards, a RB1100 and a RB951. the 951 is currently acting as a wireless router for guest, internal and general networks, and the RB1100 is doing all the major work (firewall, NAT, routing, Load balancing multiple WAN connections, etc). I have 3 networks on the 951 (192.1...
by tiernano
Tue May 14, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple Wireless networks on different networks
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Multiple Wireless networks on different networks

Morning all. I have an RB1100 and a RB951G-2HnD (just got that yesterday) and i am trying to hook up the network for inside the house. I have the RB1100 connected to 2 cable modems, and soon it will get a Fiber connection also. its doing all its normal activities, like load balancing, firewalls, etc...
by tiernano
Fri May 03, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB1100
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Re: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB

Cool. Virtual AP looks like what i want! thanks!
by tiernano
Fri May 03, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB1100
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Re: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB

ignore the second question, i read the site a second time and B/G/N are listed... (*facepalm*)
by tiernano
Fri May 03, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB1100
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Re: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB

Thanks. I am liking the looking at the RB951G-2HnD at the moment, and I think it could do what i want... but 2 silly questions: 1: when it says "dual chain" for wireless, is that 2 seperate network connections? for example Guest and Private, or is that something different? 2: It says "802.11n"... is...
by tiernano
Fri May 03, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB1100
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Wireless Access Point to add to network with Existing RB1100

Morning all. I currently have an RB1100 running on my network with a couple WAN connections and connected internally to the rest of my LAN. I am looking at replacing my ageing Airport Extreme with something a little more powerful, and was looking at MikroTik devices... but i have no idea what i am l...
by tiernano
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bonding EoIP tunnels to a single server
Replies: 0
Views: 535

Bonding EoIP tunnels to a single server

Morning all. I have a dedicated server sitting in Germany, and my home office in Dublin, Ireland. In the office I have a RB1100 with 2 Cable Modems, one is 150mb down the other 100mb/s down. Both have 10mb/s upload. I am running Windows Server 2012 with HyperV on the Dedicated Box, and was wondering...
by tiernano
Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2 x VDSL one router the same Gateway
Replies: 3
Views: 1075

Re: 2 x VDSL one router the same Gateway

Can i ask what the problem with PCC is? I have had a "weird" issue on my setup, but the WAN connections are not on the exact same gateway, but are on the same network. in my case, if one cable modem got an ip, the second one lost connection... I tried fixing it with mac addresses but no luck... in t...
by tiernano
Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing HELP
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: Load Balancing HELP

as cbrown says, you may not be able to merge them, unless your ISP allows it. I have 2 cable modems, both from the same provider. I use PCC to do load balancing. Have a look at the PCC wiki for more.
by tiernano
Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: best way to monitor traffic over multiple connections
Replies: 2
Views: 668

Re: best way to monitor traffic over multiple connections

Torch looks interesting to tell me whats going on now, but what i need is whats going on now and previously, plus a running total... So, minimum would be how much traffic came in and out of each WAN port, but i would also like to see where it was going and what ports... but the big thing is to be ab...
by tiernano
Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: best way to monitor traffic over multiple connections
Replies: 2
Views: 668

best way to monitor traffic over multiple connections

Good morning all. I have 2 cable modems plugged into an RB1100 in load balancing mode, and all seems to be working grand, but my bandwidth usage has gone to hell over the last couple of months. Even my ISP have noticed! I installed NTOP on a linux box in the house yesterday, and have been monitoring...
by tiernano
Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: routing traffic over VPN, making sure no leaks
Replies: 4
Views: 1375

Re: routing traffic over VPN, making sure no leaks

Thanks. I realised after that the "leaking" was not from the VPN machines, but from something else on the network... *facepalm*. I have the VPN NAT rule set to allow only devices on the VPN address list, and the other 2 to allow all devices *except* those on the VPN address list... All seems well so...
by tiernano
Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: routing traffic over VPN, making sure no leaks
Replies: 4
Views: 1375

Re: routing traffic over VPN, making sure no leaks

Thanks for the reply. I have tried that, but there still seems to be traffic "leaking" out and using non VPN connections... mind you, it could be existing connections which have "leaked" and are not reconnected, so i will leave it for a few hours and see what happens... Thanks again!
by tiernano
Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: routing traffic over VPN, making sure no leaks
Replies: 4
Views: 1375

routing traffic over VPN, making sure no leaks

Good morning all. I have a few machines in the house which should be connecting to the internet only though a VPN. Originally, i set the VPN connection on them and blocked all outgoing traffic, except for connections to the VPN server. this worked well, but only for 1 machine (my VPN provider only a...
by tiernano
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transparent Proxy working for HTTP, not for HTTPS
Replies: 2
Views: 2071

Re: Transparent Proxy working for HTTP, not for HTTPS

ahhh.... That explains that... Ok, Thanks!
by tiernano
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transparent Proxy working for HTTP, not for HTTPS
Replies: 2
Views: 2071

Transparent Proxy working for HTTP, not for HTTPS

morning all. trying to get a transparent proxy working on my RB750G with RouterOS 6.0rc1, and HTTP works grand, but HTTPS not so much... I have a proxy internally (192.168.0.102, 3128 running Squid). RouterOS (192.168.0.250) is set to redirect all port 80 traffic to the 8080 on the RouterBoard, exce...
by tiernano
Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

*confused...*

The router has a static IP (internal facing... 192.168.0.250) and 2 public IPs (WAN1 and WAN2) which are DHCP assigned by the DHCP server in my cable company...

The gateway i am looking for is on WAN1 or WAN2, which is used by RouterOS for load balancing...
by tiernano
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

at the moment, i discover the IPs by logging into the router, going to the addresses tab and looking for the IPs. i then copy and paste them into the correct location... no automation... that's what i am looking for! i am fairly new to all this routerOS stuff, so any help would be, well, helpful! :)
by tiernano
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

the connections are cable modem, and both IPs are "given" to the RouterBoard. it has 2 public IP addresses. I tried setting the default router to WAN1 and WAN2, but with no luck... only when i set the default routers to the IPs of the gateways on the WAN will it work... but i am still having the pro...
by tiernano
Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

Its my ISP who are assigning IPs to the router... I cant tell them to give me a static IP (its a home account, they dont offer that) and i don't control the DHCP server on their network...
by tiernano
Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

So, i have managed to fix this issue, by doing the following: / ip route add dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 gateway=<WAN1GW> routing-mark=to_WAN1 check-gateway=ping add dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 gateway=<WAN2GW> routing-mark=to_WAN2 check-gateway=ping add dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 gateway=<WAN1GW> distance=1 check-g...
by tiernano
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

Ok, so, hopefully everything here is needed... I removed a few bits and pieces... IP addresses are DHPC, so is WAN1 and WAN2 router settings. / ip firewall mangle add chain=prerouting in-interface=WAN1 connection-mark=no-mark action=mark-connection new-connection-mark=WAN1_conn add chain=prerouting ...
by tiernano
Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

I will need to do it from home, since doing it remotely will kill the connection... I Will reply when i get home...
by tiernano
Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

Re: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

i dont have anything i can export, since my router is now in "working" mode... but, basically, everything on the PCC manual page is the same, except for the IP addresses (they are using DHCP) and i wasent sure what to put in for: add chain=prerouting dst-address=10.111.0.0/24 action=accept in-interf...
by tiernano
Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses
Replies: 15
Views: 7178

PCC load balancing with dynamic IP addresses

Morning all. This morning i found a bit of a hack for my cable modem, which allowed me to use it in proper Bridged mode... previously, i had to give it an internal static ip, turn off the firewall and wifi, and enable DMZ. then point the DMZ to my RB750G. Anyway, i have done this for 2 modems, and t...
by tiernano
Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sending traffic for one Dest to one WAN port
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: Sending traffic for one Dest to one WAN port

I have just remotely connected to the network, made the change, and everything works perfect... up till the point i connected my workstation to the VPN and now i cant connect to it again... Whoops! but no problems with the router! thanks again!
by tiernano
Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sending traffic for one Dest to one WAN port
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: Sending traffic for one Dest to one WAN port

Lovely Job! Nice one! thanks!
by tiernano
Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sending traffic for one Dest to one WAN port
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Sending traffic for one Dest to one WAN port

Good morning. I have an RB750 with 2 Cable modems plugged into it. I am using PCC to do "load balancing" between these 2 connections, using the "both addresses and ports" option, which seems to work well for most things. But i have an issue with a couple of sites... Our College VPN is setup with HTT...
by tiernano
Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Will RouterOS be able to cope with fully realized IPv6?
Replies: 6
Views: 1264

Re: Will RouterOS be able to cope with fully realized IPv6?

going to play devils advocate here... lets ignore the power consumption and heat issues, but talk about distances and number of machines... 13 port router -> 13 48 port switches which each connect to 48 switches, and again the next level... assuming you have 1 WAN uplink on the router, this would gi...
by tiernano
Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with dual WAN connections
Replies: 1
Views: 817

Re: Problems with dual WAN connections

Ok, so this has happened 2 or 3 times since i posted this, and the only solution i can find is restoring the last backed up config... Rebooting the router, pulling the cable and plugging it back in, and using the interface to do a shutdown and then rebooting all have no effect... when restarting the...
by tiernano
Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Difference between a RB750G and RB751G-2HnD
Replies: 4
Views: 1771

Re: Difference between a RB750G and RB751G-2HnD

Cool. thanks for the info! might try it out, but only if i have enough cooling for the box... :)
by tiernano
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with dual WAN connections
Replies: 1
Views: 817

Problems with dual WAN connections

Morning all. I have 2 Cable modems, a 120Mb and a 60Mb. they are router/firewall/VOIP boxes from my ISP (UPC) so they give out internal IP addresses. DHCP server is turned off on them, DMZ is on pointing at an internal IP, firewall off, wifi off, anonymous connections allowed... both configs are ide...
by tiernano
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Difference between a RB750G and RB751G-2HnD
Replies: 4
Views: 1771

Re: Difference between a RB750G and RB751G-2HnD

thanks for the info... So, how would i go about overclocking the RB750G?
by tiernano
Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Difference between a RB750G and RB751G-2HnD
Replies: 4
Views: 1771

Difference between a RB750G and RB751G-2HnD

Good morning all. I am new to this Router Board stuff, and reciently bought an RB750G second hand... It is working mostly well... still trying to figure out some stuff, but getting there... Anyway, after looking around on the RouterBoard site, i found the RB751G-2HnD... the fact it has twice as much...
by tiernano
Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Load Balancing multiple connections
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Load Balancing multiple connections

Good morning all. Just got my hands on a RB750G a couple weeks back, and very much loving it and RouterOS! I have 2 Cable modem connections into the house, a 120Mb and a 60Mb. I have followed the guide for setting up PCC load balancing from here (http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:PCC) and it work...