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by networkfudge
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best mode for mixed environment
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Best mode for mixed environment

I would like to ask what is the best mode for a network running AC access points but a mix of N and AC (arm) CPEs: NV2, nstreme or 802.11 ? Let me describe my environment and how it came about to help you understand the stage I'm at and my current dilemma. I have a wisp environment where I started ...
by networkfudge
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: RB4011 & CRS328-24P
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Re: RB4011 & CRS328-24P

Yes and yes
by networkfudge
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

This is not AC mode, AC mode will reach around 240Mbps on 40MHz :P yeee single TCP stream 240 Mbit from 40 Mhz :D Mby in lab. Impossible: 802.11ac MCS9 = 200Mbps is highest possible connection rate for 40Mhz channel, one stream. You are on dual stream. You can't beat the standard... The guy never s...
by networkfudge
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

Hi all,
Someone has tested more scenarios with ARM, 5ghz AC, ROS 6.44 with NV2 or 802.11?
we´ve been facing this issues on our network and we need to solve this...

~150 RB922 AP and ~2000 arm CPE
Upgrade yesterday!!!!!!!!!!!
by networkfudge
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

just a question; now for ptp link wich is better between nv2 and 802.11n? nv2 was designed to optimise performance of point to multipoint networks. Usually vanilla 802.11 is faster in ptp however in cases where there is interference nv2 can perform better than 802.11. When setting up ptp links I al...
by networkfudge
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

But yeah, finetuning your P2MP is the hot word here. And one new AP or frequency shift from a competitor can throw all your hours of finetuning overboard ..... :? Yes its a never ending battle in p2mp. You are very lucky you can get good results on 80mhz. I don't have 80mhz of clean, contiguous spe...
by networkfudge
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

So far, 802.11ac on ARM devices is the best choice. My opinion. My APs are mostly netmetal (mipsbe AC) and my CPEs are typically LHG XL (mipsbe N) I use NV2 with dynamic downlink of 70/80% and 20Mhz channels To be fair to Mikrotik, since the couple of changes they made in 2018 our bandwidth per sec...
by networkfudge
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

A sector with 15 clients a/n/40mhz and the one I've tested is old single core .ac. Under each picture you can find the protocol used. Sadly in 802.11 is not stable and clients gets a lot of disconnections so I'm sticking with nstreme. The conclusion is Mikrotik have lost speed in any protocol, a lo...
by networkfudge
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN

Default-config script on shipped version doesn't set up the router fully, it applies IP address 192.168.88.1 to ETHER1 and that's about it. Use mac-winbox to connect and setup to your liking. Alternatively you can try upgrading to latest version and resetting to factory defaults again, maybe the new...
by networkfudge
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: passive scan
Replies: 1
Views: 397

passive scan

6.41 [current]
*) wireless - added passive scan option for wireless scan mode;

Can someone please explain what this new option does.

Thanks.
by networkfudge
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56489

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

I am trying to hook my cell up to my laptop so i can get GPS on Network Stumbler and dont know how to go about doing this?
piss off
by networkfudge
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Basestation sector antennas recommendation
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Basestation sector antennas recommendation

Hi, What is a good manufacturer of sector antennas? High quality construction, needs to excel in back-to-front and port-to-port isolation and other antenna design characteristics. Need to take a modular approach on a crowded spot in order maximize throughput and looking for the highest quality secto...
by networkfudge
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Netmetal 5 partnered with mant15 s
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: Netmetal 5 partnered with mant15 s

If this is a PTMP setup I would opt for the 19dbi sector antenna. Unless you have an extreme lack of space, or if you are setting up a close-range network (you wouldn't be asking about max distance if that were the case), then it's worth going for the much useful extra 4db of the mANT 19 paired with...
by networkfudge
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Netmetal 5 partnered with mant15 s
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: Netmetal 5 partnered with mant15 s

Are you sure you're a Mikrotik trainer?
by networkfudge
Wed May 30, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PTP Link SXTSQ 5 AC
Replies: 7
Views: 1163

Re: PTP Link SXTSQ 5 AC

Networkfudge, I currently have the channel width set to 20/40/80MHZ XXXX, according to what I can read, I need to set it to eCee? I have no other 5GHZ networks around. Please advise. Sorry, I edited my post as I was replying late at night from memory without consulting Winbox. Please see updated po...
by networkfudge
Wed May 30, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PTP Link SXTSQ 5 AC
Replies: 7
Views: 1163

Re: PTP Link SXTSQ 5 AC

From your rates I'm guessing you are on 20mhz but you need more if you want higher throughput. This new XXXX option I'm guessing it tries to automatically set the best control frequency, but in any case it's a new development and I haven't found documentation for it, so try manually setting the requ...
by networkfudge
Wed May 30, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Hex PLUS
Replies: 15
Views: 1782

Re: Hex PLUS

I am sure the xtra $$ is good value, just asking besides the 256MiB, what is the impetus to move up to the board? Better hardware. Traditionally, flagship ROUTEROARDs had higher quality components than lower cost home market solutions. When comparing the two routers, routing performance is similar ...
by networkfudge
Wed May 30, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Hex PLUS
Replies: 15
Views: 1782

Re: Hex PLUS

Hahahaha you are very funny. You want me to pay $40 more bucks for 256MiB? and lose a USB port in the process (only a shitty usb.2.0 port so I guess its not much of a loss). Plus my cat will pee on the board way before if I figure out how to wire the thing into my outlet. Can I use low voltage wire...
by networkfudge
Sun May 27, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: WISP Hardware setup, what are the complete devices needed???
Replies: 14
Views: 5670

Re: WISP Hardware setup, what are the complete devices needed???

I'm from Mumbai and i want to start WISP. can you guide me about 1)What are the hardware require for WISP with cable also. router --> cable --> basestation antenna with access point 2)from where can i apply for ISP licences. From the ISP Licencing office. Duh! 3)What is Class B and Class C license ...
by networkfudge
Fri May 25, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Any One Wireless Expert here!
Replies: 16
Views: 1691

Re: Any One Wireless Expert here!

As others have pointed your signal levels are terribly low for such short distances. This means that your links are misaligned, not to mention also potentially riddled with LOS, fresnel, intererference and frequency problems. If you don't take care to make a good job at the physical layer, then noth...
by networkfudge
Tue May 22, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: why mikroitk Donot Cross File sharing traffic
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: why mikroitk Donot Cross File sharing traffic

No need for the forward accept rule. It is difficult to understand what you are trying to accomplish. I assume you are trying to open TCP/445 from the outside through the firewall. If so then it is a 2 step process: Step one, you need to define the dstnat rule: /ip firewall nat add action=dst-nat ch...
by networkfudge
Sun May 20, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to restore config from hijacked mikrotik router?
Replies: 32
Views: 2924

Re: Is there a way to restore config from hijacked mikrotik router?

Have you tried the trick with the LCD screen?; I had success with it at a customer site once
by networkfudge
Sat May 19, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: SFP signal too strong
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: SFP signal too strong

Start a new thread. This one here is for a different issue. I have a Chenbro 4U server with an older dual LGA 2011 (v1) Foxconn motherboard. It has 2x SFP + 10 Gb ports (1 ethernet port, but it's for BMC). I also have a Cisco SG200-26 gigabit switch. As I've learned recently, you can't connect a SFP...
by networkfudge
Sat May 19, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to restore config from hijacked mikrotik router?
Replies: 32
Views: 2924

Re: Is there a way to restore config from hijacked mikrotik router?

If these routers have an lcd screen and if its not locked and you have physical access, you can maybe restore a previously saved configuration via the lcd screen.
by networkfudge
Wed May 09, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Can't find multiroom speakers on Mikrotik network
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Can't find multiroom speakers on Mikrotik network

Setup your wap ac as an AP not a router, you can probably accomplish this from quickset but I've never used it. Add ether1 and WLANs to a bridge, add a DHCP client to the bridge for management and you're done, same L2 network as your archer
by networkfudge
Wed May 09, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51030

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Narrowing the scan-list on the CPE will reproduce what you are describing, on the AP it shouldn't have any effect whatsoever.
After a reboot we have noticed a much faster clients wireless registration when scan list it reduced, if it's set to Default or in the above example it will take longer.
by networkfudge
Tue May 08, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51030

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Are you certain about this? I had always thought that scan-list has no effect in AP modes? [/quote] Just curious why you have set the scan-list=5000-6000 as this results in the AP to listen to all frequencies between 5-6GHz - we when using 20Mhz channels set our AP's -/+ 20Mhz above and below the AP...
by networkfudge
Thu May 03, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3142

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

we are talking about wisp therefore my suggestion using RB800 because we are handling minimum per AP 50client. how many basebox can handle client..? i dont have experience with basebox need advice for best AP especially mikrotik. Thanks rb800 is an old way to do things i refer to the model of one C...
by networkfudge
Wed May 02, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Again, how to use all public IPs i have. [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Again, how to use all public IPs i have. [SOLVED]

If you have enough addresses to assign to all customers then the cleanest solution would be to set up a pppoe server. Then each customer will have their own ip and if you use a radius server you will have good stats/accounting
by networkfudge
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51030

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

I would argue that one must always test radio links with single tcp stream. Testing whether your tcp connection can build up and withstand its speed is the one true benchmark when it comes to testing your layer 1 (radio link in our case). Say for example you get 70meg with 1 connection tcp traffic ...
by networkfudge
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Low NV2 802.11ac PTMP Thoughput
Replies: 47
Views: 10781

Re: Low NV2 802.11ac PTMP Thoughput

Here's what I would do A. Go to base level 1. Upgrade ROS to anything newer than 6.42rc46 (significant improvement in nv2) 2. Set a 20Mhz channel 3. Set all data rates to auto and remove all other non default settings / "tweaks" 4 Change nv2 period size to auto with dynamic downlink B. Find a clean ...
by networkfudge
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51030

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

I can confirm a consistent 2x increase in bandwidth on 1 N and 3 AC basestations after this update. 20mhz channel, nv2 period size auto, dynamic downlink 70% Bandwidth increase observed before upgrading routerboard firmware on basestation and without touching any of the CPE devices. This free, yet s...
by networkfudge
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 51030

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Next mistake, sq noise -106, 711 -117, wtf mates.
Two different stations can absolutely have different noise floors, since they are in different physical locations.
by networkfudge
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: pptp server ip address policy based routing
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: pptp server ip address policy based routing

Managed to accomplish my goal using freeradius.
by networkfudge
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: pptp server ip address policy based routing
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: pptp server ip address policy based routing

Create pptp-in interface for the user, then reference that in firewall / routing Hello CZFan and thanks for your reply, if you read the original post carefully I am trying to figure out a solution which also distinguishes the traffic by dialed in IP address. I am trying to achieve a dynamic solutio...
by networkfudge
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: pptp server ip address policy based routing
Replies: 3
Views: 352

pptp server ip address policy based routing

I have a mtik router set up as a pptp server. I need to forward the traffic coming from tunnels terminated to a specific router ip address, via a particular gateway. So basically if this traffic is coming through tunnel(s) which are terminating on router public ip address 1.2.3.1, then forward via g...
by networkfudge
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Would you trust HEX POE RB960PGS as tower router ?
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Would you trust HEX POE RB960PGS as tower router ?

I had tested the original RB-750UP a couple of years ago but found it somewhat unreliable, especially if more than three devices were powered on by the router. Also it was prone to malfunction (POE out on some ports died on two occassions), but my cables were not shielded in my test setup so that co...
by networkfudge
Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Registered Wireless Clients | Effect on Peers
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: Registered Wireless Clients | Effect on Peers

Just focus on not having crappy stations. Bad signal = lower modulations = lower rates = lower overall AP throughput. One bad CPE at basic rate 6mbit will cripple your entire setup. The goal here is not to have bad signals. Try not to have lower than -65dbm when possible.
by networkfudge
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: spectral-scan saved file format?
Replies: 19
Views: 3652

Re: spectral-scan saved file format?

Wow. Excellent work!

Sent from my MotoG3 using Tapatalk
by networkfudge
Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: powering Mikrotik mAP
Replies: 10
Views: 1202

Re: powering Mikrotik mAP

Your question is not related to this thread, try starting a new one
by networkfudge
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pppoe-client problem
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Re: pppoe-client problem

I forgot to mention that when trying to get this to work I add wlan1 and ether1 on the cpe onto a bridge, so L2 connectivity is maintained through the other side of ether1, which is the hex router. I'm really thinking it's the default forward setting on the access point, that is not allowing for tru...
by networkfudge
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pppoe-client problem
Replies: 2
Views: 576

pppoe-client problem

In our wisp we use pppoe-client on cpe devices (lhg,sxt,etc) which runs on top of the wireless interface wlan1. wlan1 is a client of the sector ap. I have a situation where I want to set up the cpe to terminate the wireless connection, then have another routerboard (hex poe) terminate the pppoe-clie...
by networkfudge
Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Accessing Mikrotik router from an other wireless network
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: Accessing Mikrotik router from an other wireless network

Check for firewall entries on the 751.
by networkfudge
Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Can the hAP ac lite tower poe power a Dynadish?
Replies: 3
Views: 801

Re: Can the hAP ac lite tower poe power a Dynadish?

POE-out port on ac lite is 0.5a so max power draw is 12w. Dynadish max power draw is 9w, factored in with a bit of voltage drop (due to utp cable length/quality) to get to the dynadish then this power should be just about adequate. But then you have to add this 12w max power draw on the poe out port...
by networkfudge
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: banana pi BPI-R1 + RouterOS ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3483

Re: banana pi BPI-R1 + RouterOS ?

Hi Mikrotik Team. Actualize answer to the question. Considering that in the download section has RouterOS for ARM, now Banana PI BPI-R1 will work with RouterOS. Am I right? You are wrong. Read normis reply again more closely: RouterOS works only on two type of devices: 1. x86 PC box (real or virtua...
by networkfudge
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LDF 5
Replies: 9
Views: 3953

Re: LDF 5

AC offers the possibility of higher throughput due to denser modulations and wider bands, it has nothing to do with radio tx power and rx sensitivity.These parameters will not automatically be better because the chip is AC. E.g. compare the RB922UAGS-5HPacD with NetMetal5 (RB921UAGS-5SHPacT-NM). At ...
by networkfudge
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 Best practices for PTMP setups
Replies: 13
Views: 3635

Re: NV2 Best practices for PTMP setups

20mhz only-N nv2 11 clients 30-40Mbps :)
Many thanks for your reply it is greatly appreciated!

Really hope others also join in on this thread.