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by pcunite
Thu May 16, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.16 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 6
Views: 2527

Re: v6.43.16 [long-term] is released!

Fast fix, thanks MikroTik.
by pcunite
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Setting up Port Isolation, in addition to web traffic logging/monitoring?
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Setting up Port Isolation, in addition to web traffic logging/monitoring?

In addition to OpenDNS, also take a look at cleanbrowsing.org and their offering.
by pcunite
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 92
Views: 18253

Re: v6.44.3 [stable] is released!

I have been running RB4011 for more than a month and never had this reported issue on wlan. Not even when there was no client connected to it for a few days. So it seems it is not happening on all units. Can you export your config (between code tags) for this thread to see what you might be doing d...
by pcunite
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN 5Ghz disappearing
Replies: 8
Views: 568

Re: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN 5Ghz disappearing

I changed wlan1's MAC address, but this doesn't' fix the problem. 5Ghz still randomly disappearing. Log is clean.

You can't change it on your own, there is an internal problem. This is just a sign.
by pcunite
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: 802.1X over ethernet
Replies: 38
Views: 6021

Re: Feature Request: 802.1X over ethernet

Client side support added in 6.45beta37: /interface dot1x client

Thank you.
by pcunite
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot Configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Hotspot Configuration

There is an issue with iPhones and using the HotSpot 'address-pool' option. It is a NAT helper. Set it to none and see if your issue is resolved.
by pcunite
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself
Replies: 105
Views: 8033

Re: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself

After today's 5ghz experiments, the following can be summarized: 1. switch chip does not work in bridge mode. 2. Mac adresss duplication on sfp and wlan1 3. curve driver for wlan1, does not work on 4 chains. 4. 160mhz not working. - This is superfluous, here 802.11ac does not work correctly. Excell...
by pcunite
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: wpa_supplicant on rb4011
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: wpa_supplicant on rb4011

I use the RB4011 and am also looking forward to something like wpa_supplicant working. You can see my current work around at the moment here. Only recently has MikroTik announced support for something that might allow us to host our own certificates. It is not ready for use yet.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: VLan Type enabled vs strict
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: VLan Type enabled vs strict

Why is so complicated to get VLANs right on SwOS? There should only exist 3 cases: Trunk, Hybrid (with a PVID), and Access. It should not be that hard.

I agree.
by pcunite
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Noobish Requesting Help - VLANed home network [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 675

Re: Noobish Requesting Help - VLANed home network [SOLVED]

Read through this post and find the example that mirrors your situation I'll look this through, initial review says it looks a lot like the posts and tutorials I've been reading, but I will always read more! This might be a good time to mention the Saddle Ridge Hoard : A couple found $10 million in...
by pcunite
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS328-24P-4S+RM - 24x7 fans or temperature sensitive?
Replies: 61
Views: 6751

Re: CRS328-24P-4S+RM - 24x7 fans or temperature sensitive?

You can mount two CRS112 in 1U right? Since they're exactly half U?

It measures 200mm wide (7.875 inch). Would be nice to have a 1U case that holds both.
by pcunite
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself
Replies: 105
Views: 8033

Re: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself

I know its frustrating guys. I will say that the RB4011 router only model is very nice. The Wifi model, at the moment, is just not ready.
by pcunite
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS328-24P-4S+RM - 24x7 fans or temperature sensitive?
Replies: 61
Views: 6751

Re: CRS328-24P-4S+RM - 24x7 fans or temperature sensitive?

There is no any device with passive cooling from any vendor, right?

You might be better served with two CRS112. I use one for my PoE equipment. Very happy with it. Note you'll also need to purchase the 48POW or the 48V2A96W.
by pcunite
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HotSpot with userman as login page
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: HotSpot with userman as login page

It seems , however, once signup is done, you are immediately redirected to http://routerip/user that is a page you cannot find (to be edited) among files .... (am I wrong ?) Yes, sorry at the moment I'm out of pocket. But, I just wanted to give you confidence it can be done. There is a flow, I thin...
by pcunite
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS326 + multiple vlans with hardware offloading and non-vlan ports
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: CRS326 + multiple vlans with hardware offloading and non-vlan ports

Yeah, the dude pcunite needs to change his nick to be vlan unite ;-) more to the point, MT should pay him to do a proper user manual!! Thank you. I would be very happy to do the documentation. I think MikroTik has a great product with enthusiastic users on the forums. We form a team. Would love to ...
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAP AC Vs HAP AC2
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: CAP AC Vs HAP AC2

An important difference - cAP AC has separate antennas for each chain /4/ and better wireless performance for that! hAP AC2 has 2 combined antennas for both frequencies!

Thank you, I answered too quickly before researching thoroughly.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAP AC Vs HAP AC2
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: CAP AC Vs HAP AC2

The cAP ac and hAP ac² are basically identical with regards to wifi clients. Their differences are that the hAP has ports and the cAP does not.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS328: Searching for infos / pointers about hardware COS DSCP
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: CRS328: Searching for infos / pointers about hardware COS DSCP

Throughput rate limit is not QoS!!! I don't understand why they're talking about QoS in that way... To me, QoS is priority level. I saw VLAN-Priority in the documentation but didn't find anything about how the switch will effectively handle this (if at all). Okay, read this . Does this apply better?
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HotSpot with userman as login page
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: HotSpot with userman as login page

Just add a meta redirect tag at the top of the final landing page in the flow. There is also dst. Read here, it was very helpful to me.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 219
Views: 44298

Re: v6.45beta [testing] is released!

dot1x - added support for IEEE 802.1X Port-Based Network Access Control (CLI only); I hope I can use this to authenticate to AT&T fiber services directly. I'll need a certificate, but that's obtainable. @pcunite - Can you provide a pointer to how to obtain the certificate? Currently, Still need to ...
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HotSpot with userman as login page
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: HotSpot with userman as login page

it would be nice to do it all inside the same routerboard machine. Yes, it would. But there is no server side scripting on the MikroTik. You can do it all now on the MikroTik, but you can not process the data the user gives you. It's not about simply logging them in, don't you want to react to the ...
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS326 + multiple vlans with hardware offloading and non-vlan ports
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: CRS326 + multiple vlans with hardware offloading and non-vlan ports

See the VLAN link in my signature. I've implemented it with great success in my environments.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: CRS328: Searching for infos / pointers about hardware COS DSCP
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: CRS328: Searching for infos / pointers about hardware COS DSCP

I have only one long CAT6 cable link (so forget about 10 Gbps). ... I went to the switch menu "port" tab and tried to set "vlan mode" to "secure" (for the hEX router port): whatever i do in this menu end up with "VLAN mode not supported". So, for now it doesn't seem i can do hardware VLAN / QoS. An...
by pcunite
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS328: Searching for infos / pointers about hardware COS DSCP
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: CRS328: Searching for infos / pointers about hardware COS DSCP

I've never worked in a network that was so saturated that the Trunk port on a Switch was a place of contention for VoIP traffic. I always handle this at the Router. However, I'm sure there are those that need to think about this. I was planning to work on a 20+ IP camera network in which the plan wa...
by pcunite
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HotSpot with userman as login page
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: HotSpot with userman as login page

I'm doing this. User hits the Hotspot. I redirect them immediately to an external Linux server running PHP. That redirect, is a POST containing their MAC, IP, etc. The page their redirected to now asks for their email address. When they submit their email, I post them back to the HotSpot server usin...
by pcunite
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is your gaming config?
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Config Needed for 2011 gaming Router

You didn't state your bandwidth, but generally the RB2011 is not fast enough. Use the hAP AC2 or RB4011. Then you can throw QoS rules at it and it won't bog down under load.
by pcunite
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router for my new home!
Replies: 14
Views: 810

Re: Router for my new home!

Recommending RB951Ui-2HnD in year 2019 is ridiculous. This model has been here for ages. It does not have gigabit ports, CPU has just one core, wifi is just 2.4GHz. RB951Ui-2nD is even worse ... They need to move these archaic models, and others, to the archive section. Confusing for newcomers to s...
by pcunite
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 219
Views: 44298

Re: v6.45beta [testing] is released!

!) dot1x - added support for IEEE 802.1X Port-Based Network Access Control (CLI only);

I hope I can use this to authenticate to AT&T fiber services directly. I'll need a certificate, but that's obtainable.
by pcunite
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network
Replies: 73
Views: 10906

Re: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network

One thing MikroTik discusses that you don't mention is hybrid ports ... I believe they say this is not a safe way to operate security wise in conclusion but it wasn't clear. If you trust your equipment, yourself, and your end users, you can use hybrid ports. You're giving a device the ability to se...
by pcunite
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anybody ues AT&T Gigabit Fiber with Mikrotik RouterOS?
Replies: 23
Views: 2700

Re: Anybody ues AT&T Gigabit Fiber with Mikrotik RouterOS?

Do you still need to set the RG into bypass mode or should I reset that to defaults, too?

Don't know, I think it does not matter what the RG is doing if you intend to power it off. Disable the Wifi feature would be at least one suggestion.
by pcunite
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need Help Configuring Hotspot & AP VLAN
Replies: 10
Views: 448

Re: Need Help Configuring Hotspot & AP VLAN

So, would I apply this same configuration on the SWITCH? What would you recommend for the access points?

Access points follow the modern recommendation. The above example, is strictly for CRS1xx switches.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: v6 RC and v7 BETA
Replies: 122
Views: 19453

Re: v6 RC and v7 BETA

All I can say is that development of v7 has picked up in the last few months, more than ever. While I can't promise anything stable, it is pretty safe to say, that some kind of public test release (like beta for specific platforms) could be expected this year. The chances of that happening are now ...
by pcunite
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need Help Configuring Hotspot & AP VLAN
Replies: 10
Views: 448

Re: Need Help Configuring Hotspot & AP VLAN

You are using a CRS1xx switch. Therefore VLAN configuration is different, at least for the time being, from what CRS3xx and faster processors can do. However, do read the post that anav linked for you. This way you will have the current and modern MikroTik recommendations in your head. It will make ...
by pcunite
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP-ac Throughput & High Ping Problems
Replies: 30
Views: 1883

Re: cAP-ac Throughput & High Ping Problems

I have also tried to manually decrease the TX power on the radios in the cAP-ac units, but when I do, I get an error that the feature is not supported.

This is done via the Antenna Gain setting.
by pcunite
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 222
Views: 35339

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

I want to reiterate what I've stated elsewhere: I believe that all modern software companies need to implement a certain type of business process, known as Lean-Agile . Bugs will happen, no reasonable person is upset about that. Rather it is the release cadence, release channel, and review process t...
by pcunite
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ring of switches and Vlans
Replies: 8
Views: 512

Re: Ring of switches and Vlans

Make a list of every MAC address you have, on the interfaces. Then, you should probably set admin-mac to hard code something that will be unique.
by pcunite
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UKNOF 43 CVE
Replies: 222
Views: 35339

Re: UKNOF 43 CVE

I highly recommend MikroTik look into implementing something like the Safe 4.5 Lean-Agile framework for their company. It will help to get a handle on the continuous release cycle that is their type of company. This is a business process for how to organize, coordinate, and manage simultaneous hardw...
by pcunite
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 Metal temperature is really hot
Replies: 15
Views: 1451

Re: RB4011 Metal temperature is really hot

I have the non-wifi model. System/Health reports 40C. Another model I manage shows the same.
by pcunite
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS328-24P-4S+RM as an internet router
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: CRS328-24P-4S+RM as an internet router

I want what you want, a true switch/router combo. But the CRS328 is not that. I mean, sure, for a really slow Internet connection it might handle it, but serious routing? No.
by pcunite
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Suggestions requested: general hotspot controller improvements in functionality
Replies: 10
Views: 1065

Re: Suggestions requested: general hotspot controller improvements in functionality

We are looking for ideas on how to improve our hotspot controller. How are you using the MikroTik Hotspot software? Have you encountered lack of a specific feature? I'm implementing a HotSpot for someone right now. For my needs, I would like a PHP processor (or some type of back-end scripting suppo...
by pcunite
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS328-24P-4S+RM idle power consumption
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: CRS328-24P-4S+RM idle power consumption

I have been testing the 8 port CRS112-8P-4S-IN and its power characteristics with a P4400 Kill-A-Watt meter . Firmware 6.43.13 was installed. Using the included 28V 3.4A power adapter. Power draw 1) 4 watts, when powered on, nothing plugged into ports, the idle state. 2) 5 watts, when one PC plugged...
by pcunite
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Putty updated to 0.71
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: Putty updated to 0.71

Where do I install the putty package on my winbox??

Putty is a 3rd party utility that runs on Windows. You use it to connect to the SSH server instance on the MikroTik.
by pcunite
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: HOTSPOT login https error
Replies: 11
Views: 485

Re: HOTSPOT login https error

Could you share your configuration? I would be grateful.

See here in this post.
by pcunite
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HOTSPOT login https error
Replies: 11
Views: 485

Re: HOTSPOT login https error

Just make sure nothing is in the walled garden. As long as the user is using a modern browser or phone, they should get the prompt for the portal. This has been my experience too in testing. I only use HTTP CHAP and Cookie for my Hotspot server login settings, not HTTP(s). I will have more live exp...
by pcunite
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.44.1 Broke Stuff Need to Downgrade to 6.44
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: 6.44.1 Broke Stuff Need to Downgrade to 6.44

When I'm testing, I like to update the MikroTik, update the firmware, them reset it without any configuration. Then I add back in my own script. That seems to fix issues others seem to have. Try that, then see if you still have found a bug.
by pcunite
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot wifi and Lan users
Replies: 13
Views: 593

Re: Hotspot wifi and Lan users

Awesome, pcunite when complete and functioning, can you post the config of both please! Here you go. While creating this example, I also noticed some areas that might be confusing in my other VLAN examples. So, I'll be updating those to better show how the BASE_VLAN should be implemented, as I do h...
by pcunite
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot wifi and Lan users
Replies: 13
Views: 593

Re: Hotspot wifi and Lan users

I'm in the process of setting this up for someone. I prefer the use of a separate device to function as the Hotspot (captive portal) server. I'm using the hEX S for this purpose with an RB4011 as the main router. You need VLANs, of course, such that Guests accessing the Guest SSID are on a VLAN of t...
by pcunite
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Crap on HAP AC2
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Crap on HAP AC2

Perhaps a bad unit or config? I have one working well.
by pcunite
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network
Replies: 73
Views: 10906

Re: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network

I lose connectivity to my cAP ACs and router, they no longer show up in Winbox. How do I ensure all devices are still reachable? Winbox accessibility and visibility are two different features that are possible with MikroTik products. When using VLANs, the Neighbor Discovery protocol will not show d...
by pcunite
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network
Replies: 73
Views: 10906

Re: Using RouterOS to VLAN your network

The rest of the discussion has not been resolved. Many are having problems trying to implement your examples and many issues stem from the lack of clarity on pvid=1 vs pvid=99 . In other words, what is being assigned to the bridge, and what affect it has on reaching devices such as router, switches...
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