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by vincen
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Problem with Reset button on a Groove board !
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Problem with Reset button on a Groove board !

Hi I have a little problem with a Groove A-52HPN that I have since a long time. It looks like something went wrong during a previous reset (see picture of board). I need to reset it but how to do it with a reset button that looks destroyed :( I see two contacts above at and two between it and the Et...
by vincen
Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reset for RB-2011L-IN ??
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Reset for RB-2011L-IN ??

Hi Instructions for RB-2011L-IN states: Release the button when green LED starts flashing, to reset RouterOS configuration. To not load backup bootloader, you can start holding the button after power is already applied I'm sorry but the green LED never starts blinking. It goes ON when I apply power ...
by vincen
Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How and where to setup power
Replies: 2
Views: 449

How and where to setup power

Hi

I just received a RBGrooveA-52HPn but I have few questions with it:

where do I setup the antenna Wifi signal power ?
what is best value to use for indoor (large area) ? I have setup it as france as I'm in france but not sure it makes a difference...

Thanks,

Vincèn
by vincen
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: NAT rules that works in both directions !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 514

[Solved]_Re: NAT rules that works in both directions !!!

This is the behavior you have requested: DSTNAT ALL connections on ANY interface to your internal server, and that includes outgoing connections from your LAN to that port. You need to specify the incoming interface so that it happens only for incoming connections/packets. Thanks a lot Docmarius, i...
by vincen
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NAT rules that works in both directions !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 514

NAT rules that works in both directions !!!

Hi I encounter a strange issue and a friend has same issue also. Running 6.7 on RB2011 and friend I created multiple firewall rules to allow access from outside at some services running on my NAS without problems (FTP, Torrent...) excepted one, the rule for Plex on port 32400. Once that rule has bee...
by vincen
Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VPN routing issue !
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: VPN routing issue !

Here is a good place to start, http://blog.butchevans.com/2008/09/mikr ... n-example/ think of the vpn connection as another wan path
Thanks for link but too complicated for me unhappy, I guess I'll have to find an other solution.

Thanks anyway
by vincen
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VPN routing issue !
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: VPN routing issue !

You have to set routing marks for the traffic you want over vpn, then add route for that marked traffic
some documentations or details on how to do it ? at least basic guidelines ?

Thanks
by vincen
Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VPN routing issue !
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

VPN routing issue !

Hi I'd like on my Mikrotik setup a VPN so all my traffic is routed through the VPN to go on Internet ! Currently my Mikrotik is connected to Internet through a fiber connection and I have setup NAT in it with few NAT rules to alloww access at some services on my local network from outside. According...
by vincen
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Customise DHCP client request on IPV6 ?
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Re: Customise DHCP client request on IPV6 ?

No update on this ?

Thanks
by vincen
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Customise DHCP client request on IPV6 ?
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Customise DHCP client request on IPV6 ?

Hi Would it be possible in IPV6 as you added already in IPV4 these features in parameters of DHCP IPV6 client: option classless-static-routes code 121 = array of { ip-address, ip-address }; send vendor-class-identifier "neufbox5_NB5-SER-r1_NB5-MAIN-R2.2.2"; supersede domain-name-servers 127.0.0.1; r...
by vincen
Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VLAN + PPoE on one port ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

VLAN + PPoE on one port ?

Hi, I have a fiber connection with my internet ISP. It uses a GPON interface and then a specific proprietary router that is really bad (Livebox) so I’d like to use mi Mikrotik router. I need to setup one of my Ethernet port on VLAN 835 and with PPoE/LLC protocol (I have login/pass to use for PPoE) b...
by vincen
Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: V7 soon ?
Replies: 20
Views: 7723

Re: V7 soon ?

waiting here for capabilities to customise IPV6 DHCP client ;)
by vincen
Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: V7 soon ?
Replies: 20
Views: 7723

V7 soon ?

Some news about OS7 ? waiting for a feature avalaible in OS7 !
by vincen
Sun Jul 28, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN with same IP class on both ends ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1806

Re: VPN with same IP class on both ends ?

If you have two computers with the same ip how would the router know which to send the traffic to? You really need two networks for it to be functional. You could do it in theory as long as each ip is only used once, but otherwise you would have a bunch of collisions Sorry if my explanations were n...
by vincen
Sun Jul 28, 2013 11:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: VPN with same IP class on both ends ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1806

VPN with same IP class on both ends ?

Hi, I have two sites (one on fiber, other one on ADSL, both have fixed public IP), and I'd like to link local network of both through VPN. They use same IP class 192.168.1.X I have seen this tuto on Wiki: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Interface/EoIP but it connects networks with different cla...
by vincen
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Switch gateway port to an other one ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3233

Re: Switch gateway port to an other one ?

There is a version of the 951 with POE out... but yeah, sorry to say... its POE in. Look for models with a "P" in their name... otherwise they don't have POE out... only In.
Thanks for clarification ;)
by vincen
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch gateway port to an other one ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3233

Re: Switch gateway port to an other one ?

Select another port in interfaces. Take it out of the bridge or switch. Set it to master none. Go to ip firewall filter. Find your drop rule and change the interface to your new wan / gateway port. Ip firewall NAT. Find you src masquerade rule. Change interface to your new wan / gateway port. Ip dh...
by vincen
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch gateway port to an other one ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3233

Switch gateway port to an other one ?

Hi, I'm currently reinstallation from scratch my RB2011 as I used in past beta version of OS6 so now I'm going to update it to 6.1 and restart configuration from scratch so it's cleaner. By default, once resetted, port 1 is the one for gateway but it's also the only PoE port of switch I'd like to us...
by vincen
Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Exchange of port ?
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Exchange of port ?

Hi, I know it might sound strange question but is there a way to exchange functionality between two ports ? I use RB2011L and I have setup Eth1 as gateway port but as it's the only PoE port I'd like to use it as regular one, and put gateway feature on Eth2. Is there a way to exchange functions betwe...
by vincen
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

Re: How to select correct SFP adapter ?

I have no clue at all about that "omt", but why cant you use this box, and connect Ethernet to your mikrotik device. ONT is the optical/ethernet interface that is used with GPON technology (it's in charge basically to select which part of signal received on the fiber is for each subscriber, as GPON...
by vincen
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:50 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

Re: How to select correct SFP adapter ?

Use the Ethernet to your mikrotik device. Problem solved. :D ????? btw, have you asked your ISP to provede info about a connector in your site? Why should they not provide you that info? yep but they state I have to use their ONT and their modem box for security and efficiency reasons....... I succ...
by vincen
Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

Re: AW: How to select correct SFP adapter ?

MT does no GPON. And if they would I am sure your ISP has some security to prevent you from connecting any device you want to
oky thanks for info about fact MT is not doing GPON, so it looks like I won't be able to remove that ONT ! I wanted to remove it as it's crap and crashes too often :(
by vincen
Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

Re: AW: How to select correct SFP adapter ?

You're sure this not GPON? I never said it was not GPON :) but I guess so it is :) my goal is to replace the ont and connect the fiber directly to my Mikrotik router but I have two issues, well three in fact: -> is Mikrotik firmware is able to handle all protocols and encryption used by GPON system...
by vincen
Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

Re: How to select correct SFP adapter ?

Unhappy I'm unable to find the info as the ISP will never tell me what equipment is on other end. I have only the reference of the ONT used but I didn't find any details about it on Internet to know what signal is used :( That is strange, usually there is type of fiber connector in specifications t...
by vincen
Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

Re: How to select correct SFP adapter ?

You have to know what module is used in the other end.
Unhappy I'm unable to find the info as the ISP will never tell me what equipment is on other end. I have only the reference of the ONT used but I didn't find any details about it on Internet to know what signal is used :(
by vincen
Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ONT in Mikrotik ?
Replies: 0
Views: 533

ONT in Mikrotik ?

Hi, I have read a lot of threads here but I'm very confused about fact it's possible or not. Right now I use my Mikrotik router directly connected to an ONT (supplied by my ISP). I have been able to remove their damn proprietary box (in charge of routing and all useless stuffs !). If I succeed to fi...
by vincen
Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: How to select correct SFP adapter ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2398

How to select correct SFP adapter ?

Hi, I'm looking for help to select the correct SFP transceiver to install in my Mikrotik router. The cable supplied that links the fiber box to the wall socket is this one: http://www.reseaudirect.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2930&cPath=22_544_545 When I look at Interprojekt website they...
by vincen
Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4457

Re: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?

you will need, ppp profile. ppp user and a network (IP's) to Connect to both sides. If you want to use the l2tp as a bridge, have the defualt bridge option in ppp profiles. when all is up, you can have a l2 net over this, but also, possible to Connect the eoip, to the address of the l2tp tunnel. Th...
by vincen
Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4457

Re: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?

Run l2tp. And if need of eoip (l2tp is l2) run this over the l2tp tunnel. Then the traffic is udp, not gre
tutorial explaining how to setup l2tp vpn ?

Thanks,

Vincen
by vincen
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4457

Re: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?

hum I'm trying to setup it following wiki instructions but I'm confused at one of the last steps: [admin@Our_GW] interface bridge> port add bridge=bridge1 interface=office-eth I suppose I should replace office-eth by my local wan port, right ? I tried to put instead ether1-gateway which is my wan p...
by vincen
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4457

Re: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?

hum I'm trying to setup it following wiki instructions but I'm confused at one of the last steps: [admin@Our_GW] interface bridge> port add bridge=bridge1 interface=office-eth I suppose I should replace office-eth by my local wan port, right ? I tried to put instead ether1-gateway which is my wan po...
by vincen
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4457

EoIP possible with NAT on one side ?

Hi, I have the following configuration: -> one site with Mikrotik and direct connection to Internet with fixed IP -> one site with Mikrotik but transparent NAT done in fiber box (I can't for now remove the box or put in pass-through mode) I need to link both sites through VPN so I can use same IP cl...
by vincen
Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FTP access throught NAT ??
Replies: 2
Views: 996

Re: FTP access throught NAT ??

Configure your FTP sever to passive mode, set passive mode custom port range, then allow this port range in your DST-NAT rules.
Thanks for the idea of the passive mode, it resolved the issue :)

Thanks ;)

Vincèn
by vincen
Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: FTP access throught NAT ??
Replies: 2
Views: 996

FTP access throught NAT ??

Hi, I'm confused how to setup my router to allow pass-through traffic from an specific outside ip on internet to an ftp server in my lan ! I tried following rules but it doesn't work :( /ip firewall nat> add chain=dst-nat src-address=public-ip-of-remote-server dst-port=20 action=dst-nat protocol=tcp...
by vincen
Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

This:
Send email to support if you agree to test this.
:D
by vincen
Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

You have to sign up for pre-release testing, and have to agree that some of these releases are alpha-quality. They can and will crash. Send email to support if you agree to test this.
Sorry but where do you sign up for pre-release testing ?

Thanks
by vincen
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: EoIP configuration ?
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: EoIP configuration ?

You need to bridge local eth and eoip tunnel that you make.
For DHCP to isolate the other side you need to set the bridge to use ip firewall and make rules with deny udp 67,68 ports from the other network.
Thanks for explanations ;)
by vincen
Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New router with SFP port
Replies: 18
Views: 11049

Re: New router with SFP port

But every flat as you said uses different wavelengh for download and upload (I'm not sure or vice versa) goes simultaneously to every user. These features are handeled by HW, in this case by SFP module. oky for these details, I guessed the splitter/combiner for all flats in a same building was an a...
by vincen
Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New router with SFP port
Replies: 18
Views: 11049

Re: New router with SFP port

If they use GPON you are out of luck, you will need to use their supplied unit. Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought GPON is just fact that fiber of each flat is then grouped into one fiber out of building, compared to FTTH that is one fiber from each flat to central telco ! Why should it change s...
by vincen
Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

This is not correct, MikroTik support will always answer an email, however, your first first line of support should be your local reseller. If they can't help, then you can contact MikroTik directly. Thanks for clarification :) as it's a feature request I guess it's better to send it directly to Mi...
by vincen
Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: EoIP configuration ?
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: EoIP configuration ?

Hi, No one to help me ? i found also that great tutorial (http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/3.0/vpn/eoip.php) but it's missing same detail. What local interface should I bridge to the EOip Tunnel ? If I try to bridge it with my eth1-gateway it fails with an error and I guess I should not bridge i...
by vincen
Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

p.s. write to support@!!!
Done ;) sorry for disturbance !
by vincen
Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

and still no capability to customise mode 60 in DHCP client :( that's really not cool :cry: have you written to support@ about that, instead of complaining on community forum? we cannot develop RouterOS, we can help with current functions Excepted that support is not avalaible for customers having ...
by vincen
Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

and still no capability to customise mode 60 in DHCP client :( that's really not cool :cry:
by vincen
Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

Why is there still no way in that new major release of os capability to control Mode 60 feature of DHCP client ?

Thanks,

Vincèn
by vincen
Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New router with SFP port
Replies: 18
Views: 11049

Re: New router with SFP port

Yes you simply need a GEPON SFP module, these are widely available. However, it is unlikely your provider supports third party devices for their network. If it is a GEPON based network you can probably get the RB2011 working, but you may need to clone the MAC address of the "official" unit on to th...
by vincen
Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: v6.0beta3 released!
Replies: 82
Views: 20589

Re: v6.0beta3 released!

Would someone know if that version 6 implements at least the option 60 for DHCP client ? needs that absolutely and am desperate it's not implemented yet :(

Thanks,

Vincèn
by vincen
Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: EoIP configuration ?
Replies: 3
Views: 679

EoIP configuration ?

Hi, I'm trying to use tutorial avalaible on Wiki to setup an EoIP tunnel between my two router through Internet but I have an issue with configuration commands to type in. It uses interface=office-eth in one of the commands but what is supposed to be office-eth ? I tried to replace it by my ether1-g...
by vincen
Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Customise DHCP request on WAN port ?
Replies: 0
Views: 365

Customise DHCP request on WAN port ?

Hi, I want to use my Mikrotik router to replace the box supplied by my ISP (Neufbox/SFR in France) but it needs to send a specific DHCP request to get IP distributed by the ISP. Is it possible to customise DHCP request sent by Mikrotik ? It needs these parameters to work fine: option classless-stati...
by vincen
Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New router with SFP port
Replies: 18
Views: 11049

Re: New router with SFP port

Yes, the RB2011 will support GEPON via the appropriate GEPON ONU SFP module and do you know how to connect on the RB2011 Fiber version to an SC connector ? my ISP here in france (Orange/SFR) delivers wall mounted socket that has SC connector on it so I don't know how to transform it in SFP port to ...