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by Hammy
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request TR-069 CPE
Replies: 80
Views: 24838

Re: Feature Request TR-069 CPE

I requested this of support, but I want to see TR-143 support as well.
by Hammy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 194
Views: 35723

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

We would appreciate further compartmentalizing of Router OS features to increase device efficiency and reduce attack surface. Put SMB, Torrent, and other things that have no place in ISP infrastructure into another package. Put BGP, MPLS, and other things that have no place in consumer devices into ...
by Hammy
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 194
Views: 35723

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

What is the intent behind the new torrent feature?
by Hammy
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)
Replies: 194
Views: 35723

Re: RouterOS v7.0beta1 (ARM)

We have never promised multicore BGP routing, by the way. Surely, but keeping in mind your multicore CCRs for such a decent money and mostly stable BGP implementation you have there is no wonder a lot of poor it man still hoping for that. The "demo" I saw recently (no idea if it was a hoax) showed ...
by Hammy
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR DDOS CPU Load
Replies: 10
Views: 5662

Re: CCR DDOS CPU Load

Is this still a problem?
by Hammy
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: TR-143
Replies: 0
Views: 225

TR-143

When will Mikrotik add TR-143 support?
by Hammy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Wait, which new router?
I'm assuming the one that this thread was started for.
by Hammy
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS3xx PoE Surge Suppression
Replies: 0
Views: 258

CRS3xx PoE Surge Suppression

What do you think of the surge suppression capabilities built into the PoE CRSes? I won't have anything on a tower, just cameras mounted under the roof overhang. It's probably fine, just getting the group thought. Should I add external suppression? I'm looking at a CRS328 for my house. It costs abou...
by Hammy
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 223
Views: 40046

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

We can do package by package, not on a couple of thousand routers in three days. I don't know, how you get the idea of package by package. You upload the needed packages. The bare minimum. Reboot. It installs all the npk files in one go. It's no different than uploading the combined package. Just m...
by Hammy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 223
Views: 40046

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

Can it do package by package, or just platform by platform?
On the master ROS install, just have only the packages you do want.
by Hammy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 223
Views: 40046

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

This is far from over. Please refer to ticket 2019040422005244 and advise. I'm hearing reports that this isn't fixed on routers with 64Mb or less of RAM. Is your ticket about this, eben? Or something else? :-| I've tried installing 6.44.2 on about 50 hAP Lites using manual update, Dude Update, Winb...
by Hammy
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 223
Views: 40046

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

Don't do full tables on CCRs. They are terrible at it. Why? Is work fine, i receive FV and default route (while router compute FV's - used default route, when session up, internet work after 2 sec) Default routes mean you can't use uRPF. Such high CPU usage during table churn means you'll be at bes...
by Hammy
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 223
Views: 40046

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

We have nine CCR1072 that can't receive full tables because they literally froze processing them.
Sorry, what?

How many tables on 1072?
I use 1036 - and this work with 2 FV tables
Don't do full tables on CCRs. They are terrible at it.
by Hammy
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 223
Views: 40046

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

I would like to note that Buraglio isn't exactly green. He runs one of the largest capacity networks on the planet. I wouldn't dismiss his statements.
by Hammy
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

It´s 01/2019: Any rumors when the new router will be released?
Usually big announcements are at the EU MUM.
by Hammy
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Given that there are switch chips and encryption chip, how about other types of specialized ASICs to further offload the cpu and give the boxes better performance.

A firewall chip perhaps??


Sent from my cell phone. Sorry for the errors.
Switch chips typically have ACL capabilities built-in.
by Hammy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

The 40G we use still requires LC.
by Hammy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RPKI
Replies: 30
Views: 5704

Re: RPKI

Some Internet Exchanges are going to start requiring RPKI validation to participate in 2019.

MIKROTIK NEEDS TO RELEASE A RELIABLE RPKI IMPLEMENTATION BY THE END OF THE YEAR!
by Hammy
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 8157

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

It seems more appropriate for storage systems.
Mellanox lists this new product line in the same category as Tile.
Are you sure?
Mellanox CPU differences.PNG
by Hammy
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 8157

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

It seems more appropriate for storage systems.
by Hammy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 8157

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

Not going to stop at all. BGP processing and FIB updates definitely need to become more multithreaded. I have only 1 million routes in one of my CCR1036's, thats only a single full table and some IX routes. Even at that level it takes 3-5 minutes to make it into the RIB and another 3-5 minutes befo...
by Hammy
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 8157

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

Thank you for the benchmark. The outcome of this must literally feel like a punch in the face for those business customers who bought the fairly expensive CCR1036 or CCR1072 models in the past. The new RB4011 seems to outperform the CCR-series in BGP convergence time - and that for just 200 bucks! ...
by Hammy
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 46
Views: 8157

RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

What do you think is faster at BGP, an RB4011 or a CCR1009? By how much?


https://youtu.be/yxLWbUoFE-M
by Hammy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Routing filter order
Replies: 11
Views: 2687

Re: Routing filter order

I've also noticed that copying a rule *CAN* screw things up, but creating new rules from scratch (or pasting into the CLI) works just fine.
by Hammy
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 579
Views: 60202

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

then why use Nv2 if you have better speed than non-ARM with nv2 ?
Nv2 was made when devices were different and needed optimisations that are no longer needed. Maybe it is simply time to use 802.11 in the new devices.
Has Mikrotik thrown in the towel on outdoor wireless?
by Hammy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: vSphere 5, CHR, Jumbo frames
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Re: vSphere 5, CHR, Jumbo frames

Okay, I may have spoken too soon. The L2 MTU for everything was 0, which I assumed was a problem (and may be). When I set the MTU of the interface higher, it went higher. VMWare is set to 9000. With VMXNet 3, when I set it to 9001 in CHR, it errors, but 9000 works. Intel E1000 accepts 9001 Seems goo...
by Hammy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: vSphere 5, CHR, Jumbo frames
Replies: 1
Views: 805

vSphere 5, CHR, Jumbo frames

Have any of you been successful in getting MTUs larger than 1500 into CHR on vSphere 5?
by Hammy
Wed May 02, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: New Dude to Backup Routers
Replies: 23
Views: 4253

Re: New Dude to Backup Routers

I don't see Ubiquiti's UNMS being overly successful at backing up my Foundry, Cisco or IgniteNet switches, my Mikrotik routers, my Calix DSLAMs, etc. Ubiquiti ADD will kick in eventually and the product will die. bla bla bla .... the question was asked the vendor! but not about this https://unimus....
by Hammy
Wed May 02, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: New Dude to Backup Routers
Replies: 23
Views: 4253

Re: New Dude to Backup Routers

and you are not ashamed at the sight of this? https://imghost.io/images/2018/05/02/hjj.jpg I don't see Ubiquiti's UNMS being overly successful at backing up my Foundry, Cisco or IgniteNet switches, my Mikrotik routers, my Calix DSLAMs, etc. Ubiquiti ADD will kick in eventually and the product will ...
by Hammy
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [Guide] Easy network-wide RouterOS upgrades
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Re: [Guide] Easy network-wide RouterOS upgrades

Tomas, making things easy since 1843.
by Hammy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 86
Views: 19852

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

Regarding your current products, I'd appreciate better-supported bands. Band 2 is part of PCS, but is a subset of band 25. Band 4 is part of AWS, but not all. Band 4 is a subset of band 66 and 70 adds some more not covered in other AWS-related bands. Band 5 is called CLR, but is a subset of band 26....
by Hammy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.12 released!
Replies: 55
Views: 43836

Re: Winbox 3.12 released!

Please update the Winbox changelog in the wiki.

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Winbox_changelog
by Hammy
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Create CSR for SSL Certificate
Replies: 1
Views: 848

Create CSR for SSL Certificate

How do I create a CSR on RouterOS for use in getting a real public SSL certificate?

I saw a forum or wiki post to answer the questions at `/certificate create-certificate-request ` but that only asks one question... template... which I don't have the answer for.
by Hammy
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 32372

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

Good to see MikroTik are responsive.
Xen Tools and VM Tools are now available in 6.42RC. The "current" build of 6.42 can't come fast enough for me!
THANK YOU MIKROTIK!
by Hammy
Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: The Brothers WISP Brings you 60 GHz PtMP
Replies: 0
Views: 943

The Brothers WISP Brings you 60 GHz PtMP

Mike interviews Brian Vargyas of Baltic Networks on Mikrotik 60 GHz PtMP, based on WAP60Gs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsmAu6iIB88
by Hammy
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)
Replies: 24
Views: 6696

Re: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)

It probably would require the new routing engine in v7, so whenever that happens is the earliest we can expect FlowSpec.

I still want it ASAP, though.
by Hammy
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Drop Inbound OSPF
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: Drop Inbound OSPF

I redistribute a couple statics here and there, but that's it. I don't do connected routes. I manually specify all of my networks.
by Hammy
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Drop Inbound OSPF
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: Drop Inbound OSPF

Add the interface in OSPF as a static passive interface, and that will disable sending/receiving hellos on it. I did find a rule that was accepting traffic before my rule blocking it. Passive would ignore any attempts of another router to connect? I was tired of seeing log entries because of a cust...
by Hammy
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Drop Inbound OSPF
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Drop Inbound OSPF

I can't seem to figure out why I can't drop inbound OSPF packets. add action=drop chain=input comment="Drop OSPF" in-interface-list=Not-Internal protocol=ospf add action=drop chain=output comment="Drop OSPF" out-interface-list=Not-Internal protocol=ospf /interface list add name=Not-Internal /interfa...
by Hammy
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 32372

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

Various other aspects of managing the entire virtual environment are also made easier when VMware Tools is installed. The host and management environments know if the tools are installed or not. Again, spend your time implementing, not arguing. Mikrotik has a bad habit of arguing with their customer...
by Hammy
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 32372

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

The question is exact features for YOU, not ALL features.

*I* want VMware Tools support. Done.

Anyone that maintains a virtual environment anywhere knows it's the absolute basics to have the host agent installed. It's virtualization 101.

Spend the effort in implementation and not arguing.
by Hammy
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 32372

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

How about some basics... open-vm-tools... It seems pretty asinine to me that we have come this far with CHR, and still no basic vm tools. Could you please specify the exact features you would need to be implemented as they are kernel dependent and have to be tailored for the RouterOS. https://kb.vm...
by Hammy
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 32372

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

How about some basics... open-vm-tools... It seems pretty asinine to me that we have come this far with CHR, and still no basic vm tools. Could you please specify the exact features you would need to be implemented as they are kernel dependent and have to be tailored for the RouterOS. https://kb.vm...
by Hammy
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR suggestions for new functionality
Replies: 157
Views: 32372

Re: CHR suggestions for new functionality

* BGP multicore support https://slack-imgs.com/?c=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmedia0.giphy.com%2Fmedia%2Fp8Uw3hzdAE2dO%2Fgiphy.gif Only a couple of routing daemons in the world today are multithreaded in the way you're wanting. It doesn't really matter *HOW* they address the convergence issues as long as t...
by Hammy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Way, way off topic, sorry: but OpenBGPd is making a comeback. We have built ours on OpenBGPd and are loving it. What OS and what hardware? I played with it on a PC just to see how it worked but it's been a while. Would be cool to deploy that on OpenBSD on beefy hardware, should be solid based on wh...
by Hammy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

None of the rack mountable CCR units has an external power supply But I would like a desktop unit with a single internal PSU. Not a problem, but this is not high-end device, right? And this topic is for 100G ports, something you just don't need in desktop unit, after all. This topic is not about 10...
by Hammy
Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

BGP is L2 ? The IX infrastructure doesn't do BGP. It just does basic Ethernet. Many (most) do have route servers that do run BGP, but those are best ran on servers, not routers. Brocade, Juniper, Arista, Cisco, Huawei ... do you really mean "servers" ? Sorry maybe we talking about two other things,...
by Hammy
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

48x SFP+ 6x QSFP as a BGP router... edit: any ETA? I think Mikrotik are talking about a high-touch(services) router, not a low-touch router. This will be a services router like the CCR that can run PPP/NAT type services, not a "low-touch" router/switch that can just forward frames quickly. for BGP ...
by Hammy
Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

48x SFP+ 6x QSFP as a BGP router... edit: any ETA? I think Mikrotik are talking about a high-touch(services) router, not a low-touch router. This will be a services router like the CCR that can run PPP/NAT type services, not a "low-touch" router/switch that can just forward frames quickly. for BGP ...
by Hammy
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Like not for home use right? I am bit confuse. I have a 100mbps connection and Gbit is a lot considering the experience I get on 100.
Yes, these are for a new tier of high end Mikrotik routers. As they said initially, 100 gigabit capacity.
by Hammy
Mon May 22, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Now I am at 10G network, and I prefer to deploy the 10G to 25G to 100G migration path instead of the 40G to 100G, so I hope the high speed routers with 25G ports.
The single lane 25G network will become more popular in the near future.
In my recommendation, you could do both. ;-)
by Hammy
Sun May 21, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

To attempt to bring it back on-topic, bigger CPU cores postpones the need for v7's new routing. Unless MT is going x86 or CHR with the new platform, version 6 will need major rewrites, which just seems silly at this point. At one point in time I thought there was a powerpoint presentation and a vid...
by Hammy
Sun May 21, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Will people please stop talking about multicore BGP! It isn't going to happen! The performance enhancements are coming from other areas, not multi thread support. Well, they did do some work on it and were talking about it. I personally am not a big fan of making it too complicated....I think 1 thr...
by Hammy
Sun May 21, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

If you bring out ROS7 (BGP Multicore), then please build routers with 2-4 Tilera72 or newer CPU's with: 4x CFP4 (100GE) (router should be able to handle a total amount of 200 Gbit/s) 8x SFP+ 1x RJ45 Gbit I think the future is CFP4 at the moment. This is the market that Mikrotik does not reach at th...
by Hammy
Sun May 21, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

A modular chassis is something I'd accept, but I'd assume it's a lot more expensive than a fixed switch.

Yes, redundant hot-swap power supplies are a must. I like the power layout of the RB1100AHx4.
by Hammy
Sat May 20, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Again, remember that with big ports, you can do breakout\fanout cables to put multiple smaller ports into a bigger port. That way you can have 40G or 100G ports, but can also do 10G or 25G off of them.
by Hammy
Thu May 18, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Anyways, that's pretty much the response I expected yes. Say anything bad and you are "whining" Never allowed any criticism against MT, they can't do anything wrong... All I'm saying, MT needs to get its priorities straight... There's a lot of people starting to notice these... issues... If you don...
by Hammy
Thu May 18, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Just different requirements\designs. The CCRs are great performance for the price when you're not considering large routing tables. Whatever this platform is may have big enough cores to overcome the large routing table issue. BGP works just fine on x86 and CHR. If not, you use these boxes for MPLS ...
by Hammy
Thu May 18, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

I know this is probably not going to go over well, but I'm going to say it anyway: it's time for Mikrotik to have an Apple equivalent of "Back to the Mac"; except the Mac is RouterOS. I don't want to see another piece of hardware. I want to see a commitment to releasing RouterOS 7. All these differ...
by Hammy
Tue May 16, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

Let's not forget that QSFP and QSFP28 both support breakout or fanout cables.
by Hammy
Tue May 16, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

I respectfully disagree. Those chipsets from Broadcom are fully functional and capable routers. I was hoping Mikrotik could jump into the bandwagon to disrupt Cisco/Juniper/Nokia and bring down the overall costs of networking. Eventually I'd like to start an ISP business, but well.....equipment isn...
by Hammy
Fri May 12, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 168
Views: 25873

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

2x QFP28 (with breakout support), 10x SFP+
2x QFP28 (with breakout support), 3x QFP (with breakout support)
3x QFP (with breakout support)

QFP28 Can do 1x100G or can be broken out into multiple 25G.
QFP can do 1x 40G or can be broken out into multiple 10G.
by Hammy
Tue May 02, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RPKI
Replies: 30
Views: 5704

Re: RPKI

Still waiting...
by Hammy
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rpfilter matcher available?
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: rpfilter matcher available?

What you require is the uRPF setting to be configured per-interface. The kernel supports this, but Mikrotik does not yet expose this that I am aware of. You do not want to do this as you are describing. You would set client-facing interfaces to strict and the rest to loose. Well, once this support i...
by Hammy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1200 more information
Replies: 24
Views: 11169

Re: RB1200 more information

Hello, I have a issue with RB1200, the RB desconect all user from hotspot, I did upgrade/downgrade too, check the configuration but the issue continue user connect using hotspot web page, after 5 minutes internet services down and clients can't use internet, all clients out and atfer 5 or 10 minute...
by Hammy
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CIA exploits against Mikrotik hardware
Replies: 97
Views: 43944

Re: CIA exploits against Mikrotik hardware

I think you best buy only equipment from that other vendor and leave us alone here...
LOL!
by Hammy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CIA exploits against Mikrotik hardware
Replies: 97
Views: 43944

Re: CIA exploits against Mikrotik hardware

You should be aware of fact that English is not primary language for many users of this forum
Have you heard Tom speak? I'm not sure that's English.
by Hammy
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CIA exploits against Mikrotik hardware
Replies: 97
Views: 43944

Re: CIA exploits against Mikrotik hardware

or if the firewall itself has the vulnerability.
by Hammy
Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring
Replies: 8
Views: 3236

Re: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring

Here's a great video from Ciena explaining different parts of carrier Ethernet and why you want it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bzXd7Cch9c
by Hammy
Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: IP-SLA
Replies: 19
Views: 11611

Re: Request: IP-SLA

*bump*
by Hammy
Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring
Replies: 8
Views: 3236

Re: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring

*bump*
by Hammy
Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IEEE 802.3ah/IEEE 802.3ag
Replies: 21
Views: 8041

Re: IEEE 802.3ah/IEEE 802.3ag

*bump*
by Hammy
Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MPLS PPPoE
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: MPLS PPPoE

Does anyone have good tutorial about MPLS PPPoE? i'm following...

http://mum.mikrotik.com/presentations/US13/kirnak.pdf
What's failing you in that one?
by Hammy
Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 26591

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

Agreed on v7. Whomever is slowing down the roll out of v7 to focus on crap for v6 needs to take a walk.
by Hammy
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 26591

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

Native BASH is becoming much more used in networking gear. See SDN and open source networking.
by Hammy
Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 26591

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

I'm not even concerned about Ubiquiti. They have such a difficult time actually executing on their grand visions. I'm referring to Cambium, Mimosa and IgniteNet. Cambium for their MuMIMO, beamforming and sync capabilities, Mimosa for their dual channel and continuous spectrum analyzer and IgniteNet ...
by Hammy
Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 26591

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

The main question Is mikrotik developing synchronization and/or mu-mimo antenna system? If yes when we can hope to have an ETA? I think a trasparent answer to this question from mikrotik is one step ahead to decide to stay with them or to choose other vendor. Cambium seems to work great in PtMP, Ub...
by Hammy
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall

Your badly organised firewall receiving huge amount of small packets can easily flood the cpu. See the profiler, watch the torch and you will get a clue... You have to know what kind of traffic is the reason in order to be able fight with it. I did use Profiler. I used Torch to some degree. I did a...
by Hammy
Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall

Are you sure you aren't receiving excessive traffic (potential DDOS) from your upstream? My upstream interface was only showing about 3 megabit/s peak. It certainly wasn't a volumetric attack, but that doesn't rule out other kinds of attacks. Also, it's an 8 core Xeon box. I only have 1 gigabit of ...
by Hammy
Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall

this is guesswork at this point. in changelog there are at least few entries that can explain that. usually 100% is down to some kind of crash.
But then why would unplugging\plugging the upstream interface make a difference?
by Hammy
Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

6.37.1 and 6.36.4 100% CPU usage on Firewall

I have a Xeon box that was humming along today, then became unresponsive. I drive to the data center and the firewall is using up all that the CPU has to give. Normally CPU usage is between 0% and 3% when under "load". The upstream interface now is using... 3 megs. I disconnect the upstream cable an...
by Hammy
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raw Firewall Address-list Performance
Replies: 1
Views: 993

Raw Firewall Address-list Performance

As Mikrotik doesn't want to support Flow-Spec, I'm looking into what we can do to work around that. How scalable are address-lists? Say I have a DDoS detection appliance that drops offending IPs into an address list. Say it puts 10k, 100k, 500k IPs in there during an attack. Would ROS on a reasonabl...
by Hammy
Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 26591

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

nz_monkey, I think I saw a list in your post, but it's gone now. Can you re-post?
Hi Normis,

I didn't want to be the guy that always complains... ;) it is back now.
I let you complain for me. I'm busy enough with other vendors, I don't need to complain here much if you are.
by Hammy
Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:02 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: New Dude to Backup Routers
Replies: 23
Views: 4253

Re: New Dude to Backup Routers

We have some ideas for automatic backup system for monitored ROS devices, but it will be some time before anything like that is actually implemented in The Dude.

https://unimus.net/ ?
by Hammy
Sat Nov 05, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Central Deployment using Infrastructure-as-a-Code?
Replies: 11
Views: 5947

Re: Central Deployment using Infrastructure-as-a-Code?

That issue has seen some activity in the past day.
by Hammy
Fri Nov 04, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)
Replies: 24
Views: 6696

Re: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)

I looked at another DDoS mitigation platform... that requires BGP FlowSpec.

Another source of information on BGP FlowSpec: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBM5lgiPXGc
by Hammy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

*sigh*

The CDNs are implementing a variety of modified TCP stacks that are not working out so well for many operators. The impetus is on them to fix it.
by Hammy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

I have handled way too many calls from customers at the WISP I work at where Microsofts Windows 10 update was eating up their bandwidth and overloading their rate limit by a misbehaving CDN (usually limelight networks). The CDNs are starting to abuse TCP to get data to their customers as quickly as...
by Hammy
Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

No, single customer, 190 connections to the same Microsoft IP.

There is also a thread on Whirlpool (Australian tech site) of people with packet captures, though they may only be on the client side and not the service provider side.


Normis, I know what I'm talking about.
by Hammy
Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

I mean exactly what I am saying. I saw it once on my network, but it's been worse and on-going for others. CDNs have been modifying TCP to be more aggressive through methods like Fast TCP. In my situation, Microsoft's CDN had 190 connections open sustaining 2x my customer's rate limit upstream of th...
by Hammy
Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Jdm0dOBf81kSnXEvVfI6ZJbWFNt5AbYUV8CDxGwLSm8/edit?usp=sharing I have made the anonymized answers public. This will obviously have some bias to it given that I mostly know fixed wireless operators, but I'm hoping this gets some good distribution to catch more pl...
by Hammy
Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

https://goo.gl/forms/LvgFRsMdNdI8E9HF3

I have made this into a Google Form to make it easier to track compared to randomly formatted responses on multiple mailing lists, Facebook Groups, etc.
by Hammy
Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: CDN Overload

A CDN is just a web host that distributes a site or large files over a wide area. They only send out what is requested. If your throttling isn't working, it is because you have it configured wrong. The CDN will send out as fast as the available bandwidth. They are never expected to slow down - as t...
by Hammy
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CDN Overload
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

CDN Overload

Have you seen a CDN overloading a customer? Help me gather information on the issue. What CDN? What have you identified the traffic to be? What is the access network? Where is the rate limiting done? How is the rate limiting done (policing vs. queueing, SFQ, PFIFO, etc,, etc.)? What is doing the rat...
by Hammy
Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

VID/PID 1199/9055 for NAT mode
VID/PID 1199/9057 for IPT mode
I haven't tried NAT mode, but I can confirm IPT mode.
by Hammy
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

[admin@MikroTik] > /ip address print detail 
Flags: X - disabled, I - invalid, D - dynamic 
 0   address=10.1.1.243/24 network=10.1.1.0 interface=ether1 actual-interface=ether1 
 1 D address=108.115.XXX.XXX/32 network=10.112.112.133 interface=ppp-out1 actual-interface=ppp-out1 


SCHWEEEEEET
by Hammy
Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

Oh, okay, so IP pass through on the modem itself, but ignore the directIP modem in ROS.

I did adjust the APN. I'll check when I get home.

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
by Hammy
Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

Yes, it is. And 
/port firmware set ignore-directip-modem=yes
Okay, then that must not work for FreedomPOP, a Sprint MVNO.
by Hammy
Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

I successfully connect Netgear 341U in IP Passthrough mode to Sprint network. I used 35.4 firmware. As described above, you need set to yes "Ignore DirectIP modem" in System->Ports->Firmware. After rebooting your mikrotik device, you should see usbX port. Use this port for ppp-client, DataCannel=1,...
by Hammy
Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

its not that "simple" basically and tiresome amount of work, perhaps. generally both UPnP(not usre bout PCP implementations), IGMP snooping and LLDP code, available for use in ~ "complete" state - vulnerable/broken as hell and (would)expose routers almost as forrest fire in each case, implemented "...
by Hammy
Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

I'm working with support on it. Trying new RC builds, sending back Linux debugging information, etc.
by Hammy
Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

Which should be roughly tomorrow. Let me quote a newer document: FCC were providing an alternative for manufacturers that require additional time to bring their U-NII-3 band devices into compliance with the new out-of-band limits adopted herein, They extend the deadline for certification of U-NII-3...
by Hammy
Fri May 27, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

- Identify where a cable goes to (remote device name and port)


- you can do this already with the current MDP. '/ip nei print details'
only if device has some CDP function..
Which is largely limited to Cisco, Ubiquiti and Mikrotik devices. No Mimosa, no Cambium, no Juniper, no Polycom, no....
by Hammy
Fri May 27, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP. and for very obvuiys reasons. Huh what ? Mikrotik is the only equipment we use that doesn't support LLDP ! We use it all the time on HP, Extreme and Juniper switches. which is my point actually - most of other vendors do not care much abou...
by Hammy
Fri May 27, 2016 1:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

Also strongly support the notion to add support for LLDP.
It's standard and supported by most vendors nowadays.
thats not true "most" vendors - don't give a .. about LLDP.
and for very obvuiys reasons.
I think you are a rather confused fellow.
by Hammy
Thu May 19, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

Any updates? The FCC page is horribly out of date. Most of the new MT hardware that is already in my office and some in the air isn't even on the site. What about the Netmetal 5 ACs? Are they certified for UNII 1 and 3? I can't seem to find that info. Dynadish? QRT 5? The FCC page is in by no way o...
by Hammy
Mon May 16, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: [Solved] USB Gone
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Re: USB Gone

Just reboot with the device plugged in and it'll show up. At least mine did.
by Hammy
Mon May 16, 2016 1:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: [Solved] USB Gone
Replies: 1
Views: 524

[Solved] USB Gone

I deleted the USB port when I was trying to get something to work, but now I can't figure out how to get it back. [admin@Mike-and-Kate] > /port print Flags: I - inactive # DEVICE NAME CHANNELS USED-BY BAUD-RATE 0 serial0 1 Serial Console auto [admin@Mike-and-Kate] > /system resource usb print # DEVI...
by Hammy
Sat May 14, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: timeout while waiting for program 24
Replies: 0
Views: 1246

timeout while waiting for program 24

I'm trying to generate a supout to send in for ROS not seeing a UPS and the supout fails. The last thing I've done at this point is netinstall 6.35.2 while setting only the IP address and then tried to generate a supout.
by Hammy
Sat May 14, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: missed USB
Replies: 14
Views: 2558

Re: missed USB

Is that still the behavior? 6.36rc10 and a USB port that did work no longer shows up. I've tried a UPS, an LTE card that did work and a USB flash drive.
by Hammy
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)
Replies: 24
Views: 6696

Re: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)

Want to know more about BGP FlowSpec? https://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/wed.general.trafficdiversion.serodio.10.pdf https://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/tuesday_general_ddos_ryburn_63.16.pdf https://conference.apnic.net/data/37/apricot-2014-wei-yin-scalable-ddos-mitigation-using-bgp-flo...
by Hammy
Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

Please specify what info would you like to get from LLDP?

At a minimum, everything we get via CDP, just now in a format that's readable to\from more devices.
by Hammy
Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

The 312U and the 320U both work.

Have you tried turning off the IP-passthrough stuff and seeing if you can connect with a PPP interface to start with?

Yes.
by Hammy
Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

/port set 0 name=usb1 /port firmware set ignore-directip-modem=yes /interface ppp-client add apn=r.f6.ispsn data-channel=1 dial-on-demand=no name=FreedomPOP port=usb1 user=XXX@mvno189.sprintpcs.com [admin@MikroTik] > /log print 03:03:33 async,ppp,debug,packet <magic 0x42cef3f6> 03:03:33 async,ppp,d...
by Hammy
Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

341U should work in NAT mode with latest 6.34.4 Version. But in future passthrough mode should also be possible, Because this modems uses standard CDC_ECM driver.

What kind of future? :-)
by Hammy
Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

Awakening the topic again... I see a couple of products, like the new grid dish, that state that they will have country-locked US versions with U-NII-1 and U-NII-3 only. That's not DFS, of course. But I don't even see those approvals on the FCC web site yet. Maybe the lab says they're pending. But ...
by Hammy
Sun Apr 03, 2016 5:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?
Replies: 27
Views: 3471

Re: Netgear 341U -- Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless "Gobi 9x15 Multimode 3G/4G LTE Modem (IP passthrough mode)"?

The 312U and the 320U both work.

Have you tried turning off the IP-passthrough stuff and seeing if you can connect with a PPP interface to start with?
Do those have a similar chipset? I just ordered my 341U. I don't know about the OP.
by Hammy
Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netgear 341U
Replies: 2
Views: 1414

Re: Netgear 341U

*bump*
by Hammy
Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

42!
18.03.2016, still no LLDP.
Rather pathetic, isn't it?
by Hammy
Thu Jan 28, 2016 3:12 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Any updates on making an OVA so it doesn't take 47 steps to get into vSphere?
by Hammy
Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

see ? another good reason to use MikroTik switches instead ;) but seriously-talking, MikroTik obviously - aimed for different kind of consumers with different set of priorities. if you prefer to bump particular "wrong request" to "wrong company" its not really lead something. its like asking CISCO ...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 18, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

You guys need to make an OVA for VMWare deployment.
by Hammy
Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

thats basically all of them, enumerated, plus portion of cellphone infrastructure gear/stations manufacturers. so as you can see "GPS sync" isn't "magic bullet", or widely-adopted in telco/it. That's an awfully large percent of units shipped in our industry. how much "afwully large" was translated ...
by Hammy
Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

UBNT first tried GPS sync on their AirMax radios and failed. They hired away some of the Motorola crew and got GPS sync right with their AirFiber line. Cambium does GPS sync on Atheros chips as does Radwin. I know others have as well. Mimosa is doing it with Quantenna chips. thats basically all of ...
by Hammy
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

UBNT first tried GPS sync on their AirMax radios and failed. They hired away some of the Motorola crew and got GPS sync right with their AirFiber line.

Cambium does GPS sync on Atheros chips as does Radwin. I know others have as well. Mimosa is doing it with Quantenna chips.
by Hammy
Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

thats why aside GPS sync and NTP is PTP introduced to fill gap between. usually nodes in Telco - support Both GPS and PTP for obvious reasons. and control nodes and routers - rely on SNTP aswell. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precision_Time_Protocol meant. other PTP protocols exist, but Wastly les...
by Hammy
Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

Local only is a waste of time. Syncing multiple towers is critical. I do not completely agree on that. I have one tower that has 5 backhauls and 5 AP's. Its amidst a valley with many more towers from me and others. This tower of myself needs 5 x 40Mhz channel and 5 x 20Mhz channel. Each available c...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

so, basically GPS had no (real)advantages over PTP, right ? same feature, more overhead(both silicon and software), more troubles(technical, legal, others) without any kind of benefits. marketing/PR bs you used in, wrapped - didn't counts for. "widely used". oh yeah. tell that to someone in places ...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

eactly and thats Why PTP called "gap-filler" for most applications, thus. GPS may work in some conditions, but may cause more troubles than help in really many others. and not always only technical, but legal troubles aswell. and no, second version of IEEE1588 is Much more accurate and easy to use....
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

thats why aside GPS sync and NTP is PTP introduced to fill gap between. usually nodes in Telco - support Both GPS and PTP for obvious reasons. and control nodes and routers - rely on SNTP aswell. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precision_Time_Protocol meant. other PTP protocols exist, but Wastly les...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

Well, he ho, if MT would come out with something like a rb750sync I wouldn't mind. But with some other improvements and wishes I vent on this forum re upgrade of the rb750UP and now putting sync also in it would probably outprice these boxes. Let alone that if we would have something like MT-only s...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

So. although other methods might be available. In cost/quality nothing beats the time signal of a GPS sattelite. If only doing a local tower sync it would be a smarter Installation doing it together with Ethernet cabling. So you dont need GPS-Antenna. In most cases a local tower sync is enough for ...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

I learned gps sync is not good to use in some environments. If you have bad weather it actually hurts your network more than helping. I found that using full duplex links that use seperate frequencies work the best. Now I am talking about backhauls. I am not talking about PTMP. That seems to be a b...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

So. although other methods might be available. In cost/quality nothing beats the time signal of a GPS sattelite. If only doing a local tower sync it would be a smarter Installation doing it together with Ethernet cabling. So you dont need GPS-Antenna. In most cases a local tower sync is enough for ...
by Hammy
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Using Mikrotik as Business Network
Replies: 7
Views: 3441

Re: Using Mikrotik as Business Network

CRS switches can't do STP or RSTP (yet?) unless you take ports out of switch group and put them on a bridge which will increase load on CPU. CRS224 has 400MHz CPU which will prove as a bottleneck in such configuration. JF. STP and RSTP have been deprecated in favor of TRILL and TRILL derivatives.
by Hammy
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lldp power
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Re: Lldp power

*bump*
by Hammy
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP support for neighbor discovery
Replies: 11
Views: 3183

Re: LLDP support for neighbor discovery

*bump*
by Hammy
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP support
Replies: 3
Views: 1961

Re: LLDP support

*bump*
by Hammy
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LLDP
Replies: 126
Views: 42902

Re: LLDP

*bump*
by Hammy
Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

eactly and thats Why PTP called "gap-filler" for most applications, thus.
GPS may work in some conditions, but may cause more troubles than help in really many others. and not always only technical, but legal troubles aswell.
GPS... in what use?
by Hammy
Sat Dec 19, 2015 5:11 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Traffic Flow ( netflow) Autonomous system information
Replies: 44
Views: 12245

Re: Traffic Flow ( netflow) Autonomous system information

Flowspec goes along with DDoS mitigation of flows.
by Hammy
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Any update from Mikrotik on these FCC certifications?

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
by Hammy
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Better Flow Data
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Has anyone from Mikrotik watched that presentation yet?

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
by Hammy
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR features from tool packages
Replies: 12
Views: 5845

What is preventing you from integrating the third-party management tools?

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
by Hammy
Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)
Replies: 24
Views: 6696

Re: Feature request: BGP flowspec (RFC5575)

Thank yo for feature request however here are few points against implementing such specification: - General argument used to support such new BGP features: Since BGP is such a stable and widely deployed thing, let's add all kind of random stuff to it. Once you start adding stuff, BGP implementation...
by Hammy
Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Better Flow Data
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Request: Better Flow Data

I'm requesting better flow data. It goes beyond simply adding S-Flow or turning some knobs on NetFlow. There's a 30 minute presentation at NANOG65 in Montreal last week that really sheds where we should be going. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECcsyImOzmE https://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/m...
by Hammy
Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude is NOT Dead - New Dude Version...
Replies: 101
Views: 39151

Re: The Dude is NOT Dead - New Dude Version...

Dude was never a management tool. It is a monitoring tool with a map view. Most it could do is run an external program like Winbox or do SNMP walk. It is a nice tool, but let's not overstate what it is. Firmware upgrades are management. That's the only management type feature I can think of at the ...
by Hammy
Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

So I hope that someone here might be able to dumb it down a little bit for me. Maybe fgoldstein? So am I correct to understand that under FCC regulations the only frequencies that are currently legal to use in the USA are 5745/5825 (for mikrotik products)? Does anyone know that with new FCC regulat...
by Hammy
Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

MikroTik RouterBoards do operate in the U-NII-1/2/3 bands, but under the ISM rules. I have used all three bands successfully. Keep in mind that US regulatory rules limit power in the different bands. Band 1 is limited to 50 mW, Band 2 is limited to 200 or 250 mW (can't remember which), and Band 3 i...
by Hammy
Fri Aug 07, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS - Fast reroute. When?
Replies: 23
Views: 7226

Re: MPLS - Fast reroute. When?

*bump*
by Hammy
Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Hammy, nothing is set in stone yet and could change in the future. However, CHR is made with exactly this usage pattern in mind. You need some virtual router - it is easy to get it up, configuration checked and licensed if required. Or you could have virtual router prepared and when you need it act...
by Hammy
Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:24 am
Forum: SwOS
Topic: VLAN configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 1682

VLAN configuration

Running 1.14. Due to the VLAN configuration of these switches being.... unique, I'm having a hard time getting a VLAN to work properly.

VLAN 1 should be untagged everywhere.
VLAN 12 should be tagged on ports 1 and 4.
The other VLANs are irrelevant at this time.

What's wrong in my configuration?
by Hammy
Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Hi Janis. Those are great goals. It would be good if it worked like Microsoft SPLA. We spin up a new Windows VM from a template, it registers with a local KMS(licence server) that connects to Microsoft. Each month they invoice us for the number of Windows licences that have been active on our KMS. ...
by Hammy
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

i think until Mikrotik releases proper drivers, all this virtualisation thing is good for: - demonstration - testing - dude - user manager and other low network usage things. If you go for higher thruput/pps than you have to use direct access to NIC or specific drivers. What i don't really understa...
by Hammy
Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Very nice!

Problems I've met are unsupported virtio (disk and network both) and cloud-init to be possible to load on AWS, Openstack, etc.. :)
network is supported, disk is coming later
How many times can you say the same thing in the same thread?
by Hammy
Thu Jul 30, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How do i block 100% netflix, hulu, youtube, roku, etc.
Replies: 13
Views: 18948

Re: How do i block 100% netflix, hulu, youtube, roku, etc.

Hello, sorry to intrude like this, but I was browsing for some ways to limit streaming videos using Mikrotik and came upon your suggestion of using queue. I am new at this but very interested in implementing your idea. Can you post a guide or point me to one about setting up a http(s) queue? Thanks...
by Hammy
Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:56 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

VMTools (or whatever that platform has) would be nice\required
by Hammy
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test
Replies: 425
Views: 144265

Re: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test

I've figured out what the problem with my login was. I use more than one Google account and despite being singed in with the account associated the G+ group, I had to sign out the other accounts to access the download page. As to this: OK, again. first link = sign up. WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED: ...
by Hammy
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 188036

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

Great stuff, MIKROTIK! Might I recommend a template based approach rather than a raw disk? Maybe in addition to? An OVA\OVF for vSphere, whatever VB wants, whatever Proxmox\KVM\OpenVZ wants, etc. That way Mikrotik can exert more QA\QC over the deployment. The right virtual harwardware is used for op...
by Hammy
Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test
Replies: 425
Views: 144265

Re: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test

This is not the correct link! Click the FIRST Link!
https://plus.google.com/communities/108 ... 3530666627
Reading is hard.
by Hammy
Fri Jul 24, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

The B5c is the original B5, connectorized. The B5-Lite is the peer version of the C5 client, not shipping for a few more months. Cambium may have the secret sauce for DFS on Atheros, which would give them a leg up. But all I can find on the FCC web site is the ePMP DFS approval from 2013, old rules...
by Hammy
Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

Yes, they've had products that passed DFS, but which ones? UBNT has passed DFS with AirFiber 5X, which uses a custom chip set, not the Atheros Wi-Fi-based chips found in their mass-produced PtMP line. They've had no luck with the Atheros chips (XW). Mimosa has gotten its Quantenna-based products th...
by Hammy
Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Replies: 53
Views: 9499

Re: UNII-2, Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That

If you follow the UBNT forums, you'll know how hard it has become to get DFS approval in the US. The old tests were apparently harder than Europe's, but the new ones make the old ones seem like a walk in the park. I'm not sure if anyone has passed. Mimosa and Cambium might have, but they might have...
by Hammy
Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test
Replies: 425
Views: 144265

I loaded Tik-App for the first time. I went to discovery, selected my router, input (and saved) my username and password. I connected to the router and then rebooted it. The application crashed shortly after.

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by Hammy
Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test
Replies: 425
Views: 144265

Re: Tik App, MikroTik android utility ALPHA test

Is there any other way how to participate on testing without forcing me to agree Google privacy rules? I am not willing to agree with them. Why are you involving third company into relationship between mikrotik and your customers? Please, for example, provide the possibility to download the applica...
by Hammy
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Switch basics?
Replies: 6
Views: 1714

Re: Switch basics?

I too would like to see an example of the "redirect-to-CPU" in use. I was hoping to use the switch chip to pass most data at wirespeed, but then use rules to pull some traffic out, process it and pass it on if the firewall rules permit.
by Hammy
Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FlowSpec
Replies: 2
Views: 1388

*Bump*
by Hammy
Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How do i block 100% netflix, hulu, youtube, roku, etc.
Replies: 13
Views: 18948

Check out Greg Sowell's 2015 US MUM presentation for some guidance. It'll show you how to do some of them without L7.
by Hammy
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: How to measure traffic to an ASN?
Replies: 9
Views: 3025

Also, can we have S-Flow?
by Hammy
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Traffic Flow ( netflow) Autonomous system information
Replies: 44
Views: 12245

Traffic Flow ( netflow) Autonomous system information

Also, can we have S-Flow?
by Hammy
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: export ASN in Netflow
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Also, can we have S-Flow?
by Hammy
Tue May 19, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 Block diagram?
Replies: 230
Views: 50991

Re: RB3011 Block diagram?

As Janis told at MUM NewZeland yesterday, the power of RB3011 will be the half of RB1100AHx2 power. I can't belive, because almost the same CPU: RB1100AHx2 - dual core 1066 Mhz RB3011 - dual core 1,2 Ghz ARM CPU maybe the RB1100 has network processor and hardware IPSec, but can be the RB3011 half s...
by Hammy
Sat May 09, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 Block diagram?
Replies: 230
Views: 50991

Re: RB3011 Block diagram?

Anything on the physical dimensions?
I think - the same as rb2011
I heard that, but the RB2011 sheets just list the PCB dimensions, not the case dimensions.
by Hammy
Sat May 09, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011 Block diagram?
Replies: 230
Views: 50991

Re: RB3011 Block diagram?

Anything on the physical dimensions?
by Hammy
Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CPU Affinity
Replies: 0
Views: 434

CPU Affinity

I saw I can change what CPUs different IRQs are bound to. I saw that a given Ethernet port has like 16 entries. I don't see a way to set CPU affinity for any processes running such as BTest. Sure enough, when I run BTest, it runs on the same CPU as one of the interfaces is running on, neutering my m...
by Hammy
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude doesn't find OIDs on Mikrotik Routers
Replies: 2
Views: 1466

Re: The Dude doesn't find OIDs on Mikrotik Routers

I'm not sure what I was working on at the time. :-\
by Hammy
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Billing software with Radius support
Replies: 3
Views: 1365

I use wispmon, but in addition to the above there's swiftfox.
by Hammy
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Brothers WISP Live at WISPAmerica 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 348

The Brothers WISP Live at WISPAmerica 2015

Hopefully I've done this right. https://plus.google.com/events/cnuv9joknr1qjcc31eu6jekf5gg Go to this page to post questions to us beforehand. When you go there, click on the Q&A button in the upper right corner of where the video would be. In the upper right of that window, click the button that lo...
by Hammy
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: dude.db
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

I guarantee you I'll repeat it. ;-)
by Hammy
Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: How to measure traffic to an ASN?
Replies: 9
Views: 3025

Re: How to measure traffic to an ASN?

with 'offline CDR meditation' you can do a daily measurement with traffic flow. Log the traffic, list the prefixes on your and their side, calculate the SUM for those prefixes. I think, a script what running daily can do this job withing 5 minutes. Another possiblity to manually extend the logged t...
by Hammy
Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: dude.db
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

Re: dude.db

Yeah, right....


No one in IT actually backs anything up. It's one of those things you're supposed to do, but nobody ever does. ;-)
by Hammy
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:59 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: How to measure traffic to an ASN?
Replies: 9
Views: 3025

Re: How to measure traffic to an ASN?

Will those tools work, though, with Mikrotik flows as they don't include the ASN?
by Hammy
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: export ASN in Netflow
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: Feature Request: export ASN in Netflow

*bump*
by Hammy
Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: dude.db
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

dude.db

4.0.3 (yes, I know...) Is it more likely that a dude.db of 117 KB blew up yesterday than is one that has over a year's worth of data for a few devices in it? It seems awfully small to have that much data and yesterday afternoon my Dude install went completely blank as I was analyzing monitored devic...
by Hammy
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox 3 RC
Replies: 639
Views: 123822

Re: Winbox 3 RC

+1 A great request to automate things.
by Hammy
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox 3 RC
Replies: 639
Views: 123822

Re: Winbox 3 RC

+1 Tons of applications do this. It would make using Mikrotik from another NMS much easier.
by Hammy
Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:32 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Communities as transit provider
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

Re: BGP Communities as transit provider

So if my customer of ASN 65500 announces to me a No-Export to 174, I would then change it to my ASN in the filter rule?

Would my customer's No-Export 174 advertisements to me just pass through me to 3356 and 7018? I thought I would have had to implicitly allow them to go through.
by Hammy
Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Communities as transit provider
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

Re: BGP Communities as transit provider

Okay, I'm looking to be able to do something like customer ASN 65500 passes me a community to not advertise his routes to 174. If I have 174 as a transit or peer, great, don't advertise there. I would also push that out to all other transit or peer connections. Okay, so they send me a community of 1...
by Hammy
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Communities as transit provider
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

Re: BGP Communities as transit provider

Is it convoluted to setup or fairly straight forward? I know that technically how to do everything is in the wiki, but that doesn't mean it's easy to figure out.
by Hammy
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:48 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Communities as transit provider
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

Re: BGP Communities as transit provider

We do! We set different communities for routes learned from transit providers, local peers, and downstream customers. I'm just going to copy everything you do, okay? First the marketing help, now actually using communities as anything but a customer. Do you allow your customers (say EV) to set a co...
by Hammy
Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Communities as transit provider
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

Re: BGP Communities as transit provider

No one has done this?
by Hammy
Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring
Replies: 8
Views: 3236

Re: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring

It's all about providing carrier class services and reliability so we can stop playing in the sandbox and compete with the big guys.
by Hammy
Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Communities as transit provider
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

BGP Communities as transit provider

https://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog40/presentations/BGPcommunities.pdf Has anyone implemented BGP communities as the transit provider to an extent like N-Layer in the above NANOG presentation? Well, on ROS, obviously. What about passing communities through to upstreams\peers? As typical with MT, th...
by Hammy
Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik MetroEthernet 2.0 Certification
Replies: 10
Views: 2290

Re: MikroTik MetroEthernet 2.0 Certification

*bump a dump*
by Hammy
Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: IP-SLA
Replies: 19
Views: 11611

Re: Request: IP-SLA

I believe IP-SLA goes in hand with, yet different from Y.1731. I want that too. ;-)


http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=92278
by Hammy
Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring
Replies: 8
Views: 3236

Request: Y.1731 Performance Monitoring

ITU-T Y.1731 performance monitoring provides standards-based Ethernet performance monitoring that encompasses the measurement of Ethernet frame delay, frame delay variation, and frame loss and throughput as outlined in the ITU-T Y-1731 specification and interpreted by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)....
by Hammy
Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Bad design?
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Re: Bad design?

I have never heard of this nor witnessed anything like this, nor does it make any sense. Both here and on the mailing list, you kept referring to ether2 vs ether3. I was going to ask, well, for the purpose of troubleshooting/eliminating variables, have you bothered to try *other* ethernet ports, or...
by Hammy
Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Bad design?
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Re: Bad design?

I know the block diagrams. Yeah, all ports were 100/Full. There were no Ethernet Rx/Tx errors. Wireless would move about 60 megabit (limit of 20 MHz channel with live traffic) on one interface and 90 megabit (limit of FastE on Rocket) on the other interface when going to or from that RB. Going throu...
by Hammy
Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Bad design?
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Bad design?

Has anyone else seen something similar? I had an RB1200 in this location. My upstream changed from port 2 to port 3. My downstream stayed on port 1. Downstream traffic through the device was horrible, limited to single digit megs. Upstream traffic through the device was fine, limited by wireless con...
by Hammy
Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request TR-069 CPE
Replies: 80
Views: 24838

Re: Feature Request TR-069 CPE

VERY useful for us. We are doing lots of manual customizations for customers and would do a lot more if we could control/manage it centrally.
I think many things that WISPs don't so is simply because people don't yet understand the advantages of it.
by Hammy
Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:57 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude doesn't find OIDs on Mikrotik Routers
Replies: 2
Views: 1466

The Dude doesn't find OIDs on Mikrotik Routers

I add a Mikrotik router to The Dude. The service discovery doesn't identify every service on the device. I manually add the Mikrotik service and it says, "No such OID". and why not?

The server SNMPwalks the router, so I'm not sure what's missing.
by Hammy
Mon Dec 08, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Request: Dual Band WiFi in Consumer Routers
Replies: 23
Views: 7224

Re: Request: Dual Band WiFi in Consumer Routers

Would love to have something dual band in the Mikrotik family. Well that is... if it is any good, and not a "me too" product. I mean Caps man looks like a cool way to run my networks... but single band APs would be too big a step backwards. http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=91784#p45873...
by Hammy
Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Request: Dual Band WiFi in Consumer Routers
Replies: 23
Views: 7224

Re: Request: Dual Band WiFi in Consumer Routers

UniFi is a far better solution than anything else low cost.
by Hammy
Wed Dec 03, 2014 2:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Non-Intel NICs
Replies: 0
Views: 379

Non-Intel NICs

Do non-Intel NICS work any better than Intel ones? Lots of issues with them lately.

If so, which ones? Talking about GigE and 10GigE levels. High utilization.
by Hammy
Sat Nov 01, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Radio utilization or duty cycle meters
Replies: 2
Views: 973

Re: Feature Request: Radio utilization or duty cycle meters

Here's Telrad and ePMP.
by Hammy
Sat Nov 01, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Radio utilization or duty cycle meters
Replies: 2
Views: 973

Re: Feature Request: Radio utilization or duty cycle meters

Here's what AirSpan looks like.
by Hammy
Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Radio utilization or duty cycle meters
Replies: 2
Views: 973

Feature Request: Radio utilization or duty cycle meters

I want to see utilization or duty cycle meters. Tell me how busy the AP is so I know how much more can fit... and break down into different categories why it's busy. TX, Rx, retransmit, overhead, MCS 15, MCS 0, which stations are using what percent, etc. I'd say that knowing how busy the radio is is...
by Hammy
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS - Fast reroute. When?
Replies: 23
Views: 7226

Re: MPLS - Fast reroute. When?

*BUMP* for MPLS FRR
by Hammy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: X86 many SFP+
Replies: 5
Views: 1802

Re: X86 many SFP+

On the used market, I haven't seen staggering price differences amongst the MX series. The MX80 I saw was within 10% of the MX480 and they're very different. Actually, at the throughput I'm looking for, I'd be in MX240 territory. Too bad there's nothing between the 104 at 80 gigabit and the 240 at 1...
by Hammy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: X86 many SFP+
Replies: 5
Views: 1802

Re: X86 many SFP+

In the PCI 2.0 days, 10GigE was limited by the bus, IIRC. We now have PCI 3. The HotLava demos while showing impressive numbers, never used the whole pipe. The 65xx series does have a lot of scale, but due to being very old is kind of weak from a feature perspective and uses as much electricity as t...
by Hammy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: X86 many SFP+
Replies: 5
Views: 1802

Re: X86 many SFP+

*bump*
by Hammy
Fri Oct 17, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 10GigE
Replies: 5
Views: 1537

Re: 10GigE

Here's more information on DPDK:

http://dpdk.org/

Looks like Fast Path for x86 boxes. Well, for the Intel drivers anyway...
by Hammy
Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: X86 many SFP+
Replies: 5
Views: 1802

X86 many SFP+

What are people doing for many line-rate SFP+ routers? I'm thinking something in the 16+ port range. Must flow actual 10 gigabits full duplex of IP per port.
by Hammy
Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: Friendly wireless information
Replies: 0
Views: 565

Request: Friendly wireless information

I want one interface where I can see client friendly name, received signal strength, CCQ and uptime. I have no problem matching up MAC addresses on the registration table to host names on the DHCP leases table, but your non-tech person isn't going to do that. I want to be able to give someone a URL ...
by Hammy
Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi issues on 912
Replies: 0
Views: 746

Wi-Fi issues on 912

I've been largely out of the MT wireless aspect for my WISP for a while. I setup an RB912 5 GHz with a 2 GHz card for local WiFi at my girlfriend's house. 08:51:08 wireless,info 8C:58:77:0B:28:C8@wlan2: connected 08:52:43 wireless,info 8C:58:77:0B:28:C8@wlan2: disconnected, received disassoc: sendin...
by Hammy
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Darn firewall...
Replies: 5
Views: 1164

Re: Darn firewall...

you need to enable logging. You may have been under ddns attack or something similar What kind of logging do you recommend I enable? See connection table under IP/Firewall. I have one router which is under attack and there are constant 15 DNS questions per sec. from all arounf world. You can also c...
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 availability update?
Replies: 8
Views: 2737

Re: CCR1072 availability update?

ooooh, good question.

If these are a standard form factor, we may be able to source 48v/24v input versions.

Will this power supply style be used on future CCRs?

Will this power supply style be "back-ported" to existing CCRs?
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1072 availability update?
Replies: 8
Views: 2737

Re: CCR1072 availability update?

Teaser
DSC_0837 copy.jpg
Can I have that one? :-p
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Feature Request: Stacking
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Feature Request: Stacking

Creating a stacking type setup would be great when MT doesn't sell the configuration you want. N heads for redundancy, run a cable from a 1036-2S+ (or whatever they are) to a CRS226 to a couple 1016-12S, to another 1036-2S+. Either of the 2S+ boxes could be accessed for management with the configura...
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request:
Replies: 2
Views: 1415

Feature Request:

More verbosity in the Profiler tool. I was looking at a machine with hardly anything enabled in IP firewall with only a couple thousand packets per second going through my RB1200 and the firewall was using 94%. It would be nice to know why it was using 94%. At least if I could narrow it down to filt...
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mikrotik v7 add support for 64 bit for KVM need more memory
Replies: 6
Views: 3331

Re: mikrotik v7 add support for 64 bit for KVM need more mem

I thought KVM can't handle ANY sort of Windows running, but just Linux based OSes.

Regardless... x64 would indeed be nice for (Linux) VMs sake, if not for anything else.

http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Guest_Sup ... ows_Family
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: DFS and 802.11h implementation
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: Feature request: DFS and 802.11h implementation

I do not use Mikrotik 5 GHz products outdoors because of their lack of certification, DFS, etc. At this time, I use almost exclusively 5 GHz products, therefore none of it Mikrotik.
by Hammy
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Darn firewall...
Replies: 5
Views: 1164

Darn firewall...

Gotta love waking up and connectivity seems a little strange. Pings are higher than they should be with a bit more loss than usual, though all of it sporadic. Check the edge router and it's at 100% CPU. Okay... firewall using 94%. Okay..... Not passing more than a couple thousand packets per second....
by Hammy
Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: NetMETAL 5 (ac with SFP) - without DC in ?
Replies: 35
Views: 10236

Re: NetMETAL 5 (ac with SFP) - without DC in ?

ftp://69.107.207.126/public/Customer%20 ... -18-8F.pdf

That's what the cellular guys use for DC and fiber distribution. That may be overkill, but I don't know as I haven't priced it out.
by Hammy
Thu Jul 31, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: NetMETAL 5 (ac with SFP) - without DC in ?
Replies: 35
Views: 10236

Re: NetMETAL 5 (ac with SFP) - without DC in ?

The simple answer to this thread is that the people promoting PoE over DC simply are not as professional as those using DC. Licensed radios are installed with a DC lug and fiber. More and more American WISPs are moving to a DC plant due to its resistance to surge damage. They run 10 gauge or larger ...
by Hammy
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

Oh, yeah, so sync. Well, the PtMP systems have ABAB channel reuse, but the PtP systems can reuse 1:1 with sufficient antenna quality.
by Hammy
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29758

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

I'm having a hard time translating that.
by Hammy
Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: proxy_arp_pvlan
Replies: 10
Views: 4013

Re: Feature request: proxy_arp_pvlan

If there's an RFC for it and the kernel currently used by RouterOS supports it, I'm not sure why it wouldn't be done. It just... makes sense.
by Hammy
Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS Firewall\Queue Limitation
Replies: 1
Views: 1043

Re: DNS Firewall\Queue Limitation

Would this limit all DNS transactions to no more than 5 concurrent connections per IP except for connections sourced by the DNS_Servers address list for all traffic to and through this box? /ip firewall filter add action=accept chain=forward connection-limit=5,32 disabled=no dst-port=53 protocol=udp...
by Hammy
Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Acceptable input voltages
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Re: Acceptable input voltages

Thanks a bunch!
by Hammy
Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Acceptable input voltages
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Acceptable input voltages

What is the acceptable power input range for the RB1100AHx2? If I'm running on DC and it's more like 28v, is that acceptable?
by Hammy
Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxy issues
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: Proxy issues

HTTP redirecting to HTTPS is working as I outlined above, but HTTPS redirecting to HTTPS is not. Any ideas? I'm not looking to cache or anything. I just want customers trying to go to say https://www.facebook.com to be redirected to my billing server. Note: Nothing against Facebook, just my customer...
by Hammy
Sun Jun 29, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxy issues
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: Proxy loses colon?

Okay, working with a colleague we determined that MT's proxy can't redirect from HTTP to HTTPS. I created an HTML file to redirect to HTTPS. My proxy redirects to the HTTP HTML file, which redirects to HTTPS.
by Hammy
Sun Jun 29, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Proxy issues
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Proxy issues

My proxy is set to redirect to https://www.wispmon.com/ics/index.html. However, when Chrome errors out, it's trying to get to https//www.wispmon.com/ics/index.html. There is only one instance of https in all of my configuration. If I remove the S, it properly redirects to the http page, but I figure...
by Hammy
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Request: DC Lugs on integrated units
Replies: 5
Views: 1629

Re: Request: DC Lugs on integrated units

No, you're right. Your original post had "I'm referring to products like the CCRs, RB1100s, RB2011s, etc." RB2011s do have DC power.
Sorry. I forget I went that far.
by Hammy
Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Request: DC Lugs on integrated units
Replies: 5
Views: 1629

Re: Request: DC Lugs on integrated units

More WISPs are moving to DC plants at their tower sites. It would be rather convenient for integrated Mikrotik devices to come with DC lugs for easier integration into these environments. I'm referring to products like the CCRs, RB1100s, RB2011s, etc. These do have DC power jacks. What is a "DC lug...
by Hammy
Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Request: DC Lugs on integrated units
Replies: 5
Views: 1629

Request: DC Lugs on integrated units

More WISPs are moving to DC plants at their tower sites. It would be rather convenient for integrated Mikrotik devices to come with DC lugs for easier integration into these environments. I'm referring to products like the CCRs, RB1100s, RB2011s, etc.
by Hammy
Sat Jun 21, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: US FCC to Relax Rules in the 5 GHz UNII-1 Band
Replies: 6
Views: 3132

Re: US FCC to Relax Rules in the 5 GHz UNII-1 Band

Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?


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by Hammy
Sun Jun 15, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude is NOT Dead - New Dude Version...
Replies: 101
Views: 39151

Re: The Dude is NOT Dead - New Dude Version...

I too would appreciate a native Linux version of the Dude.
by Hammy
Mon Jun 09, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fast-path on x86
Replies: 3
Views: 2604

Re: Fast-path on x86

fast path has gone far -- 50% to 100% fast for IP4 forwarding, bridging, MPLS, and now wireless with the wireless-fp driver.
I meant the question about x86. DOes it work on x86 platforms?
by Hammy
Mon Jun 09, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fast-path on x86
Replies: 3
Views: 2604

Re: Fast-path on x86

I see this went real far.