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by TikUser
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: A strange issue with rb 921 access point
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

Re: A strange issue with rb 921 access point

...and AFAIK tx-power setting is per chain. Mikrotik wiki says different: tx-power (integer [-30..30]; Default: ) For 802.11 ac wireless interface it's total power but for 802.11 a/b/g/n it's power per chain . So, according to wiki, the Tx Power setting in Netmetal/ Netbox 5 & other Mikrotik .ac de...
by TikUser
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 79 (MUM EUROPE ANNOUNCED!)
Replies: 33
Views: 12394

Re: Newsletter 79 (MUM EUROPE ANNOUNCED!)

Will there be a LHG XL HP AC5, or maybe a QRT / DynaDish AC with the antenna gain between 27-29 dBi? We need something like the Ubiquiti Powerbeam 5AC-500 or 5AC-620 for high throughput links on longer distances. The 5 GHz spectrum is getting crowded. Shielded models, like the Ubiquiti Powerbeam AC ...
by TikUser
Sun Sep 04, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 5 wireless link - Test report
Replies: 13
Views: 6994

Re: LHG 5 wireless link - Test report

Yes, it is kind of too good to be true.

I should probably add that the LHG ships with RouterOS License level 3, to the AP has to be upgraded to level 4. Not a big deal though.
You can make a PtP connection with the L3 license on both devices.
Bridging Networks with SXT
by TikUser
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.33.3 [current] is released!
Replies: 59
Views: 18810

Re: v6.33.3 [current] is released!

Ever since we started updating our devices to 6.33.x / Winbox 3.0 we have an issue running scripts on our equipment (CPE/Routers). When we're initially programming them we login to the mac with winbox, reset the defaults etc. Login again and paste a script into the terminal. Everything seems it wor...
by TikUser
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Update no-ip script for 6.32.2
Replies: 5
Views: 2676

Re: Update no-ip script for 6.32.2

I have tested the script from user rextended (Created by user ovdeathiam and modified by user rextended.) on ROS v6.32.2 and it works just fine. Maybe something in your ROS configuration blocks the script from working properly. If the ip address doesn't update, then the script you found also doesn't...
by TikUser
Fri Sep 25, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

a) http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=51346#p261176 http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=96273 b) "When processing a chain, rules are taken from the chain in the order they are listed there from top to bottom. If a packet matches the criteria of the rule, then the specified action is pe...
by TikUser
Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik DynaDish 5
Replies: 85
Views: 30775

Re: Mikrotik DynaDish 5

Where are the DynaDish 5 antenna patterns (vertical / horizontal polarization return loss, vertical / horizontal polarization gain)? At which frequencies DynaDish works the best?
by TikUser
Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

There is no best script. Every script needs to be adapted to your needs. I would suggest you to search this forum and the Mikrotik wiki for Load Balancing (PCC) and QOS discussions/examples. There are also great TikTube videos which explain QoS and PCC. You can start building your script with these ...
by TikUser
Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:49 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.24 released
Replies: 91
Views: 34897

Re: 6.24 released

Does wireless-6.24.npk = wireless-fp-6.24-.npk (except add ons like CAPS Man and AC support) or in wireless-fp-6.24.npk there are much more changes like in nv2 and etc? If we dont need CAPS-man or we dont use AC equipment which packed u prefer to use? No, wireless package is NOT equal to wireless-f...
by TikUser
Fri Nov 07, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CAPsMAN v2 ready for testing
Replies: 201
Views: 101988

Re: CAPsMAN v2 ready for testing

So, now there are 3 wireless packages:
wireless,
wireless-fp,
wireless-cm2.

What will happen with the wireless-fp package? Will it be discontinued?
by TikUser
Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.19 released
Replies: 256
Views: 93458

Re: v6.19 released

I'm having a very strange issue. My backup files on the 493g are getting bigger and bigger, but the configuration is the same . Only the textual backups have the same size. Where is the problem? Any suggestions? The rb493g has 2 wifi cards inserted. One is disabled, and the other serves as AP (2.4GH...
by TikUser
Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.16/v6.17
Replies: 187
Views: 46608

Re: v6.16/v6.17

Have the same problem on 435G. Additionally, the list disappeared after accidental power failure. And when I try to make a backup: error creating backup file: could not read all configuration files Apply (restore) previous backup over the existing configuration, then try to make a new backup. Or re...
by TikUser
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.16/v6.17
Replies: 187
Views: 46608

Re: v6.16/v6.17

I upgraded one Omnitik from ROSv6.12, firmware 3.10, to ROSv6.17, firmware 3.17, wireless-fp enabled. I'm noticing port flapping. Omnitik is through ether1 connected to RB493G, which has ROSv5.26, firmware 3.07. Auto Negotiation is enabled. Tx/RX Flow Control is off. In Advertise (10M half, 10M full...
by TikUser
Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

I'm glad to hear that now is all working well!
by TikUser
Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Double QoS for v6 is possible
Replies: 71
Views: 45912

Re: Double QoS for v6 is possible

Please add the parameter "address-list" for the simple queue in ROS v6 ! it is not a dificult, but very usefull for many users thanks ;p +1 for that! Example of a hotspot configuration: - Dual wan (ISP1, ISP2). - PCC load balancing based on src-address. This means, I'm load balancing users, not the...
by TikUser
Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

I'm also interested to hear where the problem is. Keep us informed. :D
by TikUser
Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

It could be, or you are missing some small detail. I'm using PCC without problems so far. Mikrotik users reported routing mark problems in the most recent versions of ROS. Make a text backup (not full backup). Reset your router configuration (with "No default configuration" enabled). Import the text...
by TikUser
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

PCC breaks https connections when you are NOT using "src-address". Read my previous post. I updated it. I also posted a connection tracking configuration. This is not a problem with the PCC. HTTPS doesn't like when connections are coming from more than 1 ip address. Every time you modify the PCC rul...
by TikUser
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

- Do NOT use “both-addresses-and-ports“ as the PCC classifier. This option breaks https connections. Use „src-address“. You can also use „both-addresses“, but then you need to EXCLUDE https connections from PCC rules. - Check the settings in the satellite "modems". - Have you properly configured the...
by TikUser
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues
Replies: 23
Views: 13682

Re: PCC Load balancing and https connection issues

- Use "passthrough=no" in the rules 3,4,5,12,13,14. - Put "connection-state=new" in the rules 0,1,2,9,10,11. - Put rules 6,7,8 at the top. - Use public DNS servers (GoogleDNS, OpenDNS, NortonDNS,...) for all your customers. - Decrease (or increase, if your size is 512) the Max UDP packet size to 141...
by TikUser
Thu May 29, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C net
Replies: 111
Views: 185840

Re: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C

Hey mdkberry, it would be good to give us a visual scheme of your network. So, we could easily see what goes where. :-D First, do you want to do QoS for traffic going/coming to/from the internet, or for all the traffic? If it's the Internet, then your mangle rules need to be more precise. Example (i...
by TikUser
Thu May 15, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Connection tracking - timeout values
Replies: 13
Views: 17767

Re: Connection tracking - timeout values

Thank you! After researching this topic, I came to the conclusion that some of the Mikrotik values are too small, and that some of the Linux values are too big for my network. I'm testing values that are between those ranges.
by TikUser
Thu May 15, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Connection tracking - timeout values
Replies: 13
Views: 17767

Re: Connection tracking - timeout values

Ok! I've found the linux values here and here . There you can also find the timeouts for udp and icmp. I've noticed that Mikrotik timeout values are too small for my network. My ROS firewall is configured to drop invalid traffic (add action=drop chain=forward connection-state=invalid). So, sometimes...
by TikUser
Thu May 15, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Connection tracking - timeout values
Replies: 13
Views: 17767

Connection tracking - timeout values

I've done some research about timeout values in Connection Tracking . ROS: tcp-syn-sent-timeout (time; Default: 5s) tcp-syn-received-timeout (time; Default: 5s) tcp-established-timeout (time; Default: 1d) tcp-fin-wait-timeout (time; Default: 10s) tcp-close-wait-timeout (time; Default: 10s) tcp-last-...
by TikUser
Tue May 13, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Two PPTP Client interfaces through two ISPs
Replies: 1
Views: 503

Two PPTP Client interfaces through two ISPs

Hello! I have a dual wan configuration. Example: ether1=ISP1 ether2=ISP2 ether3=LAN In Interface -> pptp-client, I have created 2 PPTP Client interfaces (PPTP-ClientVPN1 and PPTP-ClientVPN2), which point to the same VPN PPTP Server. By default, all traffic from the router to the Internet (Router <->...
by TikUser
Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Starting the Mikrotik routerboard after shutdown command?
Replies: 3
Views: 1575

Starting the Mikrotik routerboard after shutdown command?

Hello! Is it possible to wake up the Mikrotik routeboard using the Wake on Lan command? Example: 2 directly (wired) connected routerboards. One of them is turned off (System-> Shutdown command). Can I start this routerboard again with the help of other Mikrotik routeboard (going into the ROS and typ...
by TikUser
Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS and traceroute timed-outs
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: MPLS and traceroute timed-outs

Thank you for the quick response!
by TikUser
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: MPLS and traceroute timed-outs
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: MPLS and traceroute timed-outs

I'm having the same issue on one routerboard. MPLS is working. Labels are exchanged. Traffic is going through the VPLS tunnels without any problems. I can ping the routers (loopback adddresses). So, how to interpret this "problem"? :D
by TikUser
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C net
Replies: 111
Views: 185840

Re: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C

another problem I can't work out yet is how to associate multiple interfaces to a queue, which I will need in this example since I have seperate LANs on seperate interfaces, but they need to use the same queue. I can't bridge the interfaces and apply it there, because two of the subnets have DHCP s...
by TikUser
Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C net
Replies: 111
Views: 185840

Re: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C

another router setup using the same script and I am seeing HTTP_D traffic which is supposed to be priority 1 being dropped before the other traffic in Level C which is lower priority. any thoughts? piccy attached. dropped_packets.tiff I. Reduce the number of Queue Trees to 2. One for download & one...
by TikUser
Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C net
Replies: 111
Views: 185840

Re: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C

Hello pcunite! I've noticed something interesting in your rules. Have You used the examples from this Mikrotik wiki for HTTP and HTTP_BIG? The rule structure is pretty much the same. You are using the same connection rate and connection bytes values. Everything seems fine, except your comment(explan...
by TikUser
Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Limit download/upload speed per IP
Replies: 12
Views: 77848

Re: Limit download/upload speed per IP

No. You wrote that your download speed is 1Gbit(1000Mb). If that really is the case, then 1000Mb is your download max. limit. If your upload speed is also 1000Mb, then this is Your upload max limit. Your PCQ upload/download queues seem ok. Just add them in the Advanced tab under Queue Type. Look at ...
by TikUser
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Limit download/upload speed per IP
Replies: 12
Views: 77848

Re: Limit download/upload speed per IP

In the Simple Queue the upload/download max limit MUST be specified. This is the limit for ALL users. The PCQ needs to know how much available bandwidth it has. In the PCQ Rate you specify limit per ONE user (maximal available data rate of each sub-stream). Example: If the max. download limit is 10M...
by TikUser
Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Clarification regarding packet flow
Replies: 5
Views: 1188

Re: Clarification regarding packet flow

As a starting point, see here . Simple Packet Flow for ROSv5 is on page 16 & for ROSv6 is on page 17. The video can be found on TikTube(HR13: QoS on RouterOS v6) . These video presentations also include explanations about packet flow, QoS, simple queues, queue tree, mangling & other: MUM US09: QoS b...
by TikUser
Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Clarification needed: 1 megabit = ? kilobits
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Re: Clarification needed: 1 megabit = ? kilobits

Ok. Thank you!
by TikUser
Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Clarification needed: 1 megabit = ? kilobits
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Clarification needed: 1 megabit = ? kilobits

Hello! When I go to Queues-> Queue Type -> my PCQ queue(pcq-download), and want to select that the PCQ Burst Rate has the same value(1M in my example) as PCQ Rate(1M), I get this error: Couldn't change Queue Type <pcq-download> - pcq-burst-rate less than pcq-rate (6)". That's ok. The PCQ Burst Rate ...
by TikUser
Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Periodic Callibration - What does it do?
Replies: 3
Views: 1361

Re: Periodic Callibration - What does it do?

Good questions! I would also like to know.
by TikUser
Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterBoot - older versions
Replies: 3
Views: 890

Re: RouterBoot - older versions

I explained my situation here . The problem was probably in the 3.10 firmware. After many attempts, I was able to do a bios reset, load the backup bootloader, then Netinstall with ROS 5.26(3.07 firmware). The rb works now, and I'm testing it. On some rb-s my collegues already have installed ROS 6.5,...
by TikUser
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterBoot - older versions
Replies: 3
Views: 890

RouterBoot - older versions

Hello! Where can I find older RouterBoot (BootLoader) versions? I'm having problems on some rb-s with 3.10 firmware.
by TikUser
Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.5 released!
Replies: 185
Views: 69457

Re: 6.5 released!

I'm having the same problem! I will clarify my situation. Maybe it will help someone to avoid the same problem. My RB493G configuration was: - 2 x 5GHz and 1 x 2.4GHz MikroTik wifi cards serving as PtP links. - 4 ethernet cables connected to the RB493G. - ROS 6.4, 3.07 firmware After updating to RO...
by TikUser
Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.5 released!
Replies: 185
Views: 69457

Re: 6.5 released!

My 493G not booting any more after upgrading firmware included in ROS 6.5 (from v3.08 to v 3.10). LEDs lid but no beeps or anything!
Any ideas? Please help ASAP!
I'm having the same problem!
by TikUser
Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:11 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: PCQ in combination with PCC
Replies: 3
Views: 1242

Re: PCQ in combination with PCC

Hello! I also want to setup PCC + PCQ in my network with 1 local(lan) and 2 wan interfaces (wan1=2Mb upload/20Mb download, wan2=1Mb upload/10Mb download). The PCQ will dynamically equalize bandwidth among the clients for my whole lan network. I will add the PCQ rule in Queues-> Simple Queues . In or...
by TikUser
Thu Sep 12, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C net
Replies: 111
Views: 185840

Re: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C

I believe the presentation (Packet Flow and QoS v6) in the 1st video (from 7:16min) could help clarify the situation. This is for ROS v6. All traffic from the Input Interface goes to Chain Prerouting. If we choose to mark it in Prerouting, from there on, all traffic going to Input and Forward is mar...
by TikUser
Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C net
Replies: 111
Views: 185840

Re: Using RouterOS to prioritize (Qos) traffic for a Class C

I’ve watched these 2 videos: HR13: QoS on RouterOS v6 and MUM US11: QoS workshop . In the second video (18:15min) Janis says: "Prerouting is a sum of (mangle) input and (mangle) forward. Both chains are together in here. Postrouting is a sum of (mangle) forward and (mangle) output." Prerouting = inp...
by TikUser
Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Question: hotspot and queues
Replies: 2
Views: 1615

Re: Question: hotspot and queues

Me too!
by TikUser
Thu Jul 04, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New product - RB951Ui-2HnD
Replies: 25
Views: 15754

Re: New product - RB951Ui-2HnD

Is it possible to replace internal with external antennas? Like in RB751G-2HnD. Are there MMCX or R-SMA connectors maybe? This is a great solution for wired connections, but for wireless, not so good. 2.5 dBi is not enough.