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by doneware
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 516
Views: 45475

Re: LHG 60G experience

tx-packet-error-rate: 12% this error rate is way too high. also notice that the AP side uses lower modulation scheme (7 vs 8). most probably you get quite some noise there. i don't know your setup, but it you line up your relays back-to-back, and use the same frequency on both of them, you might ge...
by doneware
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP 60G experience
Replies: 274
Views: 30651

Re: wAP 60G experience

Why to print this info now? Maybe in the future we 'll have another tx-mode
https://blog.mikrotik.com/announcements ... graph.html
by doneware
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 516
Views: 45475

Re: LHG 60G experience

All Mikrotik 60G hardware is so far compatible, so you can mix LHGs and WAPs as you like. But don't expect it to work with other vendors, even if it uses common 802.11ad platform. Everyone is playing on it's own playground, there is no intercompatibility due to customized protocols and different ve...
by doneware
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware
Replies: 61
Views: 6896

Re: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware

Does it out POE power on both ports? that'll be my question too. it would be so nice to have poe out on both ports, so you could just have the indoor CPE connected by a single ethernet and hide the wall wart. also, it would bring more straightforward troubleshooting: - if power is connected, both d...
by doneware
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG 60G rev 2?
Replies: 11
Views: 894

Re: LHG 60G rev 2?

Hello. There are new r2 versions LHG60 on the market. the image of "old design" is actually a bit different for the LHG60. the LEDs are on the side populated, and there's no DC barrel jack on the PCB. see images from an actual LHG60 i took apart. with regards to the internals (the block diagram on ...
by doneware
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterOS x86 Max Memory
Replies: 9
Views: 3429

Re: RouterOS x86 Max Memory

there’s a way to enable support for more ram. i have an installation with 24GB RAM, and ROS sees it all. there was a 6.3x version rc that enabled switching on 64bit support, and afterwards all subsequent upgrades retained this setting. i am however sure that this is not supported at all. it does run...
by doneware
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP 60Gx3 AP - anyone already tested it?
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: wAP 60Gx3 AP - anyone already tested it?

Wap has 3 Antenna Elements but uses only one Channel, the maximum is 8 Clients not 24. All distances over 150m with WAP to WAP. Or WAP to sXT needs 5 GHz Backup, with LHG with more then 500m, but they need it too. So why in the hell they don’t make it useable? For my business it is impossible to of...
by doneware
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP 60Gx3 AP - anyone already tested it?
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: wAP 60Gx3 AP - anyone already tested it?

they are digging their own grave!
sub 6GHz is not always necessary. we have a reasonably big - 145 links in one of the networks - 60GHz routed mesh (with a different equipment) without any 5GHz backup links, without any problems.
by doneware
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: wAP 60Gx3 AP - anyone already tested it?
Replies: 7
Views: 542

wAP 60Gx3 AP - anyone already tested it?

This thing looks great from the inside. I'm just guessing, but the photos i was able to take in Vienna tell some story. now here's my theory: It is very likely this box is built around QCA6335 baseband, which has support 8 (!) phased array antennas. if you look closely, you can see the unpopulated p...
by doneware
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LoRaWAN support
Replies: 9
Views: 2674

Re: LoRaWAN support

Can be integrated in any RouterBOARD product with mPCIe slot that has USB support. For example LTAP mini, M11, M33 and others. Requires LoRa package installation. to me, the M33 and LTAP (not mini) integration makes the most sense, because i can add LTE uplink (but might be that 2G is more than eno...
by doneware
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News June 2018 (Issue #83)
Replies: 44
Views: 12305

Re: MikroTik News June 2018 (Issue #83)

- new, improved SXT LTE kit with two Ethernet ports Same price but ....inferior....:( Yes, hope MT stops recycling those old modems, and give us some LTE product with LTE 6+ category maybe this will make your day https://fccid.io/TV711ELTE6 no visible specs so far, but the 6 at the end looks promis...
by doneware
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LTAP is here?
Replies: 1
Views: 212

LTAP is here?

Just spotted on fcc.io a new model: RBLtAP-2HnD

this must be the long awaited LTAP, the big brother of LTAP mini - wondering what it packs for CPU... i'd love to see an arm or mmips based one. reason: hw crypto.
by doneware
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: February Newsletter #87
Replies: 65
Views: 12231

Re: January Newsletter #87

Whats about smaller Channels?
you can be OK with this channel mapping. you can have the 100Mbps clients run the same high MCS, and ultimately serve more safely and do buffering on the FE part. i'm more interested in TDD - cause this is the key to boost client numbers.
by doneware
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: February Newsletter #87
Replies: 65
Views: 12231

Re: January Newsletter #87

channel capacity is so much higher than what we can use currently. let's be easy with that. if you can't have more than MCS9 (SC), then 1Gbps is just ok. .11ad doesn't have channel bonding, so in general you couldn't use the available extra juice anyway. .11ad has at least channel bonding, they sai...
by doneware
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: February Newsletter #87
Replies: 65
Views: 12231

Re: January Newsletter #87

chipset limit is 8 there was a press announcement from Qualcomm and Mikrotik back in october around the 17th or so, emphasising Qualcomm's upcoming QCA64x8 and QCA64x1 chipsets, promising .11ay. https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2018/10/16/qualcomm-dramatically-extends-wi-fi-experiences-5g-era...
by doneware
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Router that does not sound like a Jet Engine for Home 10G Internet?
Replies: 7
Views: 862

Re: Router that does not sound like a Jet Engine for Home 10G Internet?

the 4011 doesn’t have 2 sfp+ ports, but you can squeeze out way more than 1gbps. and it has no fans. there is one thing i don’t quite understand: 10Gbps internet connnectivity for home? this is quite an overkill square! but let’s assume you need this bw, but why’d you place the router into your livi...
by doneware
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: EU and approvment of LHG 60? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 1317

Re: EU and approvment of LHG 60? [SOLVED]

the EU doesn’t certify anything. the just pass the laws, and the technology working groups create documents describing the requirements the device mst comply. testing is usually done by the vendor or an independent lab. then you put together the documentation with the results. but each country in th...
by doneware
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: looking for dual wan router [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 793

Re: looking for dual wan router [SOLVED]

in general you don't have specificly LAN or WAN ports in routeros. those are just ports, and they act as you configure them. you can have all ports as wan if you wish so. with regards if throughput: you can get 1Gbps pppoe+routing+nat with hex, hex-s, hap ac, hap ac2, 4011 and anything of the ccr se...
by doneware
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Huawei MA5671A SFP ONT won't fit in CRS317 or CRS328
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Huawei MA5671A SFP ONT won't fit in CRS317 or CRS328

Ok, so I managed to get the SFP to work. Turns out, you need to force it to 1000M by turning off auto negotiation. Furthermore, you need to power down the CRS, plug in the SFP, and then power up the CRS. It might take a few power down/up cycles, but eventually, the CRS will bring the SFP up and it ...
by doneware
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LtAP WiFI
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: LtAP WiFI

If so, it it possible to remove the supplied 1.5dBi antennas and upgrade them to something more substantial? i added external LTE antennas a while ago to one. there is a good pdf describing the process with some internal pictures on mikrotik's hw section https://i.mt.lv/cdn/rb_files/Ltap_guide-1807...
by doneware
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HOW TO GET SIM CARD NUMBER
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: HOW TO GET SIM CARD NUMBER

subscriber-number: +CME ERROR: 100
btw, this translates to:

CME ERROR: 100 Unknown error

source: CME ERROR (GSM Equipment Related errors) - https://www.micromedia-int.com/en/gsm-2 ... ted-errors
by doneware
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HOW TO GET SIM CARD NUMBER
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: HOW TO GET SIM CARD NUMBER

/interface lte info 0 once the look for the uicc device info: RouterBOARD wAP R-2nD, 6.42.9 (long-term) as per experience, uicc is only available in 6.43+ Need to get a phone number if you're looking for MSISDN (i.e. the number you dial), as far as i know you can't. you can query the IMSI, which co...
by doneware
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Does Mikrotik LTE supports IPV6?
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Does Mikrotik LTE supports IPV6?

and usually the same filtering applies as with IPv4 on the MNO side: you can not reach the endpoint over ipv6 if the device just connects to the internet via the mobile operators. they just allow sessions that have been initiated by the mobile end device. so in general it’s not just the NAT that sto...
by doneware
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Does Mikrotik LTE supports IPV6?
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Does Mikrotik LTE supports IPV6?

and finaly you can get ipv6 address for this device? yes, your MNO must support dual stack or ipv6only access, and the sim card (i.e. your mobile subscription) must be also ipv6/DS enabled on a particular APN you want to connect to. you should know that most (if not every) operator just provide a /...
by doneware
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Does Mikrotik LTE supports IPV6?
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Does Mikrotik LTE supports IPV6?

yes,
i have both devices (ltap mini, wap lte kit) in operation running 6.43 with dual stack on lte interface.
by doneware
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: :put and /environ print differences
Replies: 0
Views: 249

:put and /environ print differences

consider the following code: admin@mfx-XXXXXXXXXXX] /system gps> :global ttt [/interface bridge host print detail as-value where bridge=bridge1 ] it produces this variable data: [admin@mfx-XXXXXXXXXXX] /system gps> :put $ttt .id=*23;age=00:00:54;bridge=bridge1;comment=;interface=*7;mac-address=00:00...
by doneware
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RBM33G not recognizing LTE cards
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: RBM33G not recognizing LTE cards

those cards are essentially USB devices. your wi-fi is a PCIe device.

check under /system routerboard usb what is set as type. it shall be mini-PCIe

[admin@router] /system routerboard usb> set type=
USB-type-A mini-PCIe

this is just a wild guess, i faced similar issue with a basebox :-)
by doneware
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 - Poll - ONE thing you'd change
Replies: 14
Views: 2943

Re: RB4011 - Poll - ONE thing you'd change

i don't understand the outrage about the switch chip functional. with the recent (6.41) bridge changes you can easily do whatever you require on these "more router-ish" devices. stuff will be done in hw, whenever it is possible, and here we have a quite beefy CPU to deal with. yes, it would give mor...
by doneware
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 344
Views: 51700

Re: RB4011

I'm desperately looking for one with WiFi in Europe
this is a non-wifi unit. i was also told that wireless ones are almost impossible to come by for now.
by doneware
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 344
Views: 51700

Re: RB4011

sorry for the delay, i have a bunch of other things to focus on. but here's something many were curious about. yes, it does work with DAC cables.
dac4011.png
by doneware
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 344
Views: 51700

Re: RB4011

just tested a 4011 - i paired it up with a CCR1009-8G-1S-1S+ using GE only. with regards to its single-core CPU performance, i'd say it is at par with the 1.2GHz tilera core, or i might say it is superior just a tiny little bit. i tested it for a project where we use a cr*pload of tunnel/encapsulati...
by doneware
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Useless Syslog messages
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

Re: Useless Syslog messages

I do not see any security problem with this
ok, what abouth the command

/user set admin password=dragon

or doing the same for your bgp passwords, ipsec secrets, etc
by doneware
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Useless Syslog messages
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

Re: Useless Syslog messages

but yeah, at lest the object name in question could be included in the message.
i asked the same with system history
by doneware
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Useless Syslog messages
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

Re: Useless Syslog messages

sadly logging a complete command could ezpose sensitive information to
- all cli/winboz users
- anyone who has access to the syslog server
- anyone who can intervept the traffic between the router and the syslog server, as syslog communication is not encrypted
by doneware
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 73249

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

Without an example we can not comment why you are not being able to import .rsc file. in case of big export files you can run into situations, when the next command is just not accepted. like you add an object as nameA, then try to set something on the same object by its name, and CLI responds as "...
by doneware
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 73249

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

Why can't device-specific stuff like MAC-addresses simply be removed from the backup files? i'd like to have something like '/sys backup load name="filename.backup" password="dragon" keep-mac-addresses=yes or an ability to auto-run commands upon successful restore (like a cli command to restore ori...
by doneware
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: New IP cloud is coming.
Replies: 82
Views: 21113

Re: New IP cloud is coming.

yes, 1 file slot per router and it is free for all the platforms that can use IP Cloud will there maybe an API we could use to interact with the backup file? my aim is to have a "remote controlled" set of CPEs... i make changes to the "cloud-twin" and it is (pulled) "replicated" to the physical one...
by doneware
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1064
Views: 181179

Re: Feature requests

Just ran into this issue today.
opened a support request for it earlier today:

Ticket#2018090722004616
by doneware
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1064
Views: 181179

Re: Feature requests

rfc 6286 - AS-wide Unique BGP Identifier for BGP-4 support for routerOS BGP. it relaxes some strict definitions: routerid can be now an arbitrary 32 bit unsigned integer, while the older definition restricts it to "valid unicast address". this breaks BGP compatibility with mikrotik devices right now...
by doneware
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik RS485 support?
Replies: 5
Views: 2134

Re: Mikrotik RS485 support?

you can use these: https://www.ebay.com/itm/222636570847 it uses prolific PL2303 usb to serial chip, which is supported by RouterOS. then you just use routeros' built in rfc2217 serial over tcp feature described here: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Serial_Port_Usage#Accessing_a_serial_device_as_if_i...
by doneware
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: When will be RB3011UiAS-2HnD-IN available?
Replies: 65
Views: 19025

Re: When will be RB3011UiAS-2HnD-IN available?

I don't understand this step about 4011, since fccid made it public - many resourses already made review, publish photos and some tech specs, based on photo and fccid leaks. It's not secret anymore. Mikrotik requested specific parts (schematics, operation description, block diagram) to remain confi...
by doneware
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: When will be RB3011UiAS-2HnD-IN available?
Replies: 65
Views: 19025

Re: When will be RB3011UiAS-2HnD-IN available?

4x4 5GHz + 2x2 2Ghz
by doneware
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: feature request: expose variables to netwatch scripts
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Re: feature request: expose variables to netwatch scripts

You could use Splunk/syslog for some of these. Then you could make a graphical dashboard showing you when link goes up/down. If Syslog server is on Lan side, you get bot up and down message. If Syslog are on the Wan side and you monitoring Wan side, it will only show when it goes up. i don't want t...
by doneware
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317-1G-16S+RM: CWDM/DWDM SFP+ optics? [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 2332

Re: CRS317-1G-16S+RM: CWDM/DWDM SFP+ optics? [SOLVED]

mikrotik its aware of CDWM importance CWDM-MIKROTIK.jpg well, you can also use OADMs, and just a single optical cable, so you can drop/add wavelengths on each pop. that is the fiber topology will be just a line or a ring, but you can have each node (or more) connected as star or dual-star logical t...
by doneware
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS317-1G-16S+RM: CWDM/DWDM SFP+ optics? [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 2332

Re: CRS317-1G-16S+RM: CWDM/DWDM SFP+ optics? [SOLVED]

The FS.com 1310's are listed as working on the wiki page, so I can't see why the CWDM versions of those wouldn't also work. there would have been issues prior 6.31 to be honest. normal (gray) SFPs have different unit code than C/DWDM ones. so mikrotik devices couldn't even detect them. https://www....
by doneware
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: PPOE Ip Script
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: PPOE Ip Script

the internal ip starts with 100.x.x.x . The external usualy are 78.x.x.x or 5.x.x.x you should create a ppp profile unique for this service, and use its "on-up" attribute to trigger your script. and the script should be something like this: :local pppoe "<insert the name of your pppoe client here>"...
by doneware
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: BGP multithreaded
Replies: 10
Views: 2830

Re: BGP multithreaded

True, but it is still good practice to do anti-spoofing filtering on a border router in terms of bogons, you can just blackhole them automatically via BGP. and it shall not affect fastpath. http://www.team-cymru.com/bgp-examples.html#mikrotik-trad http://www.team-cymru.com/bgp-examples.html#mikroti...
by doneware
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD naming
Replies: 40
Views: 20862

Re: RouterBOARD naming

We have updated the manual with some more letters -<n>G+ number of 2.5G Ethernet ports -<n>P+ number of 2.5G Ethernet ports with PoE-out -<n>C+ number of combo 10G Ethernet/SFP+ ports -<n>S+ number of 10G SFP+ ports -<n>XG number of 5G/10G Ethernet ports -<n>XP number of 5G/10G Ethernet ports with ...
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