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by pcunite
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: PWR-Line AP
Replies: 20
Views: 2502

Re: PWR-Line AP

Can I use this without the Wifi feature? I only want to use it as a virtual ethernet cable. So, one near the router, and one near the PC. Then plug in a short cat5 cable out of the second unit to the PC.
by pcunite
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.10 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 24
Views: 5858

Re: v6.42.10 [long-term] is released!

I can't update an RB4011 with this version. RB4011 states the minimum supported is 6.43.
by pcunite
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik SSH Vulnerability 6.14+
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: Mikrotik SSH Vulnerability 6.14+

I imagine a lot of eyes are on MikroTik related possibilities at this time. Stay safe folks.
by pcunite
Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 POE problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 703

Re: RB4011 POE problem [SOLVED]

I'm also using an RB4011, ether10 is PoE powering an hAP AC correctly. What hardware are you using on port 10?
by pcunite
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.10 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 24
Views: 5858

Re: v6.42.10 [long-term] is released!

A nice Thanksgiving week surprise! Happy holiday and God bless.
by pcunite
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hardware recomendations
Replies: 10
Views: 581

Re: Hardware recomendations

There are things you can do, should do, and then things best to do. Don't get overwhelmed. Perfection is an enemy. I know it is annoying, but you really need to create, if only a crude one, a network diagram. It will help you, and us to understand your needs. Question: Please clarify your server roo...
by pcunite
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: 2 untagged VLAN same interface
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: 2 untagged VLAN same interface

Via an unmanaged switch, what does the ether port see in terms of MAC traffic? Would it see mac addresses associated with local devices, or would it see mac addresses of the switch ports of locally connected devices, or would it see the mac address of the its own switch port connected to ether4? I ...
by pcunite
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: 2 untagged VLAN same interface
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: 2 untagged VLAN same interface

How would you know which untagged packet needs to be tagged to which VLAN? What some do, is use MAC based VLAN . Thus, for example, packets with a MAC range of 000B82 , (GrandStream phones), get put into VLAN 20. /interface ethernet switch rule add switch=switch1 ports=ether7 src-mac-address=00:0B:8...
by pcunite
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VoIP internal and external
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Re: VoIP internal and external

There is a little bit to learn and understand about this. Read the post in my signature to help you on your way.
by pcunite
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Hybrid port on CRS317
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Hybrid port on CRS317

This page shows a Trunk and Hybrid Ports example. Does this help?
by pcunite
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PHP and Mikrotik API - Programmer Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: PHP and Mikrotik API - Programmer Wanted

How can I contact you?
by pcunite
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 295
Views: 29725

Re: RB4011

Someone to share test from wireless version or not come yet to anyone?
I've not seen stock anywhere. No one has one to test yet.
by pcunite
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Syntax highlighting for Notepad++
Replies: 3
Views: 355

Re: Syntax highlighting for Notepad++

Thanks for sharing. Here is what I've been using too. I don't remember where I got it. I've updated it here and there. To use, create a "userDefineLang.xml" file and place it in the %AppData%\Notepad++ directory. Copy the contents below into that file and save it. <NotepadPlus> <UserLang name="Route...
by pcunite
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge and port VLANs
Replies: 19
Views: 754

Re: Bridge and port VLANs

Think of setting VLAN as configuring two devices. Side one, the Interface . Tell the interface what is untagged vlan /interface bridge port add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether2 pvid=20 Side two, the Bridge . Here you set how VLAN is handled against each interface. /interface bridge vlan add bridge=b...
by pcunite
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge and port VLANs
Replies: 19
Views: 754

Re: Bridge and port VLANs

I'm learning MikroTik's VLAN settings, so what follows is my understanding. I do think the sample configuration on the wiki showing two methods that accomplish the same thing does seems ambiguous. Repeatedly setting tagged=ether1 looks odd to me too. With MikroTik, you're configuring two things to m...
by pcunite
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: IMPROVEMENTS IN MIKROTIK ROUTERS MUST HAVE 2018/19
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: IMPROVEMENTS IN MIKROTIK ROUTERS MUST HAVE 2018/19

  1. Fix VLAN creation. Should be a simpler and automatic command set between the different hardware architectures.
  2. Make a true 8-port router/switch combo (a cross between RB4011 and CRS3xx).
by pcunite
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Replacement Power Adapter for RB3011UiAS
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Replacement Power Adapter for RB3011UiAS

It should be one of these two options.
by pcunite
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: User access to RouterBoard
Replies: 11
Views: 734

Re: User access to RouterBoard

One way would be to use the API, and make your own PHP webpage to change this one area.
by pcunite
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QoS Internet
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: QoS Internet

See my signature for examples of doing this.
by pcunite
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HW Switch vs Bridge VLANs..... the future?
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: HW Switch vs Bridge VLANs..... the future?

... have never seen a more complicated way to implement and understand VLAN as we have with MT. It is not only complicated, but you have many ways to do it.

Take a look at my attempt at this. Trying to learn it myself. Thoughts?
by pcunite
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Guest VLAN with Router + AP using new Bridge VLAN Filtering - Sample config
Replies: 1
Views: 181

Guest VLAN with Router + AP using new Bridge VLAN Filtering - Sample config

I have a working example for your critique showing a LAN with guest Wifi access. The Wifi AP allows standard Wifi and VLAN Wifi guests to access the internet, but not each other. It works the way I like, but I wanted to get your thoughts about the correctness of this. Notes: The RB4011's ether10 is ...
by pcunite
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: HW Switch vs Bridge VLANs..... the future?
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: HW Switch vs Bridge VLANs..... the future?

... I am actually starting to prefer VLANs setup in switch settings... My question is this - Do you think with recent trend in ROS bridge features and future hardware options that the Bridge/VLAN method will eventually become the standard by gaining HW offloading support? Even though the nomenclatu...
by pcunite
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Firewall filter add to address list - decrease timeout
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Firewall filter add to address list - decrease timeout

I doubt you can choose anything under the TCP timeout window. 10 Seconds is way to short.
by pcunite
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: complete firewall rules
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: complete firewall rules

Unless you want to log a specific event occurring, simply default drop everything. Then add in what you need. An example that is easy to follow: /ip firewall filter add chain=input action=accept connection-state=established,related comment="Allow established related" add chain=input action=accept in...
by pcunite
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011iGS+RM no switch settings?
Replies: 20
Views: 1303

Re: RB4011iGS+RM no switch settings?

The switch tab is missing

Note, I have the RB4011 too, and the switch tab is not present.
by pcunite
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QoS/Bandwidth Management
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: QoS/Bandwidth Management

See the link in my signature.
by pcunite
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011iGS+RM no switch settings?
Replies: 20
Views: 1303

Re: RB4011iGS+RM no switch settings?

The RB4011 uses the RTL8367 switch chip.
by pcunite
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 295
Views: 29725

Re: RB4011

Wondering if anyone is running long-term (6.42.9) and if it works well? I'd rather run the long-term branch. I have one on order from r0c-n0c . I will be using long term. Update: It shipped with 6.43, so I don't want to downgrade to longterm. Will wait for the next update. I can confirm that the S-...
by pcunite
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HAP AC2 Availability in the US
Replies: 11
Views: 1185

Re: HAP AC2 Availability in the US

ISP Supplies is a reputable dealer and they have 514 in stock.
by pcunite
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.4 [stable] is released!
Replies: 78
Views: 15458

Re: v6.43.4 [stable] is released!

*) led - added "dark-mode" functionality

Sunglasses not needed anymore?
by pcunite
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 295
Views: 29725

Re: RB4011

Hopefully, I'll get a chance to do so tonight.
Look forward to the results.
by pcunite
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Limit-at queue question
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Limit-at queue question

See my signature for information about how I use these ideas in practice. I don't have full understanding, but I can hopefully get you closer to meeting your needs. MikroTik's limit-at is a Linux Committed Information Rate (CIR) concept. MikroTik's max-limit is a Linux Maximal Information Rate (MIR)...
by pcunite
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: URGENT security reminder
Replies: 82
Views: 15783

Re: WinBox Security

I have question regards winbox connection mode; is it highly secure or not at all? ssh or telnet connection?
if we say winbox connection is ssh, why i see this in my logs

After you've connected with Winbox, and then click on "New Terminal", you'll see user logged in via telnet messages.
by pcunite
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: QOS/Queue Tree setup - multiple VLANS
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: QOS/Queue Tree setup - multiple VLANS

Study my example here. Not perfect, but will help you understand.
by pcunite
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jailbreak for RouterOS 6.43.2 released [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1489

Re: Jailbreak for RouterOS 6.43.2 released [SOLVED]

It would be neat to run custom executable code on the MikroTik hardware, just to augment what is already there, not replace RouterOS.
by pcunite
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 119
Views: 18937

Re: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!

Upgrading from 6.40.8 to 6.42.9 on a hEX

I've upgraded mine 'Tiks, but I eventually did a reset, just to be safe.
by pcunite
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Severe Performance Drop RB3011 [SOLVED]
Replies: 33
Views: 1188

Re: Severe Performance Drop RB3011 [SOLVED]

What would you suggest?

The new RB4011, only about $200.
by pcunite
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Moving config from RB1200 to RB1100AHX4
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Moving config from RB1200 to RB1100AHX4

First, run this command: /export compact file=Config.rsc . This will put the plain text config file under the Files menu. Download that to your computer, and read it in Notepad. Now, you can apply (copy paste) them into the terminal on your new MikroTik. You can't simply paste them all, but rather y...
by pcunite
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: First time Mikrotik User [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Re: First time Mikrotik User [SOLVED]

There is a lot to learn in such a short time. I suggest you contact a MikroTik consultant.
by pcunite
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 44
Views: 3432

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

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. Not at all. Things improve over time. The fact that it was released, the pricing level, this is a complement to using the MikroTik pla...
by pcunite
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP
Replies: 44
Views: 3432

Re: RB4011 vs. CCR1009 BGP

Thank you for testing.
by pcunite
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless router in every hotel room
Replies: 28
Views: 1743

Re: Wireless router in every hotel room

This is a five star hotel, so please use the hAP ac lite or the wAP AC or another AC product and run 5Ghz . This will give you plenty of channels to avoid interference. Turn the power down and run the same SSID unless you have a particular need to do otherwise. Example 5Ghz layout https://gtacknowle...
by pcunite
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 119
Views: 18937

Re: v6.42.9 [long-term] is released!

I've found a different factory reset behavior after upgrading to v6.42.9. In v6.40.9 the interfaces, DHCP server, and firewall policies were included by default. Now in v6.42.9, only a static IP address of 192.168.88.1 is configured on Interface 1, without a DHCP server, or firewall policies (which...
by pcunite
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 295
Views: 29725

Re: RB4011

For me it's an issue of perception ... many people who, very reasonably assumed, that it would include the features of the 2011's/3011?

Exactly. I'm not angry, upset, or disenfranchised with MikroTik, but I was hoping for a full Switch/Router combo. A do-it-all device. So, a little disappointed.
by pcunite
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 295
Views: 29725

Re: RB4011

Looks good, never used the USB (this unit does have 512mb on board) and the while the LCD is cool, never really used it accept for show. Might use this for a new 1GB fiber service coming into the area.
by pcunite
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are security risks of enabling FastTrack for est\rel connections [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: What are security risks of enabling FastTrack for est\rel connections [SOLVED]

I don't think its a security problem (unless you have special jumping rules I guess). Its that you can't manage them with QTrees (if you're into that sort of thing).
by pcunite
Fri May 11, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless woes and how to fix em :)
Replies: 15
Views: 1636

Re: Wireless woes and how to fix em :)

I think best practice is to leave power-mode alone and instead increase the gain if you want to reduce power.
by pcunite
Wed May 09, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: current too low CRS112-8P-4S power VoIP phone [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 608

Re: current too low CRS112-8P-4S power VoIP phone [SOLVED]

The 48POW did work, however, the 48V2A96W is the new power supply.
by pcunite
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple Road Warrior L2TP/IPsec clients behind NAT - solved
Replies: 23
Views: 3766

Re: Multiple L2TP/IPsec clients behind NAT - solved

Wow ... I've had issues with this on Peplink devices.

I think MikroTik should someone bake your solution into the firmware somehow.
by pcunite
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: current too low CRS112-8P-4S power VoIP phone [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 608

current too low CRS112-8P-4S power VoIP phone [SOLVED]

Hello, I'm attempting to power a Grandstream 2170 phone from the new MikroTik CRS112-8P-4S-IN 8 port switch. The datasheet for the phone states a power draw of 5.4W using 802.3af. I'm using the included power supply plugged into the 18-28V side. When I try the 48-57V side, all the ports flash red. T...
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