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by Zorro
Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 79784

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

is any chance for fix for recent linux breach ? eg this one: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-2636 ... in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1... RouterOS v6 uses v3.3.6 and don't have hdlc ...you are safe. well, since "3.2 and above(up to 4.11?)" listed as "vulnerable" unless "parti...
by Zorro
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 79784

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

is any chance for fix for recent linux breach ?
eg this one:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tra ... -2017-2636
by Zorro
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

endurance measures on gigabytes writen not hours in my opinion is best to not trust that trascend specs actually its measured in cycles of write for each cell. transcend-wise they had both SLC ("industrial"-labaeled)products and bit more cheap "SuperMLC" which quite meh compared to SLC, yet bit bet...
by Zorro
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: official IPS/IDS in metarouter?
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: official IPS/IDS in metarouter?

Well, IDS goes far further than just HTTP traffic, so it would need to tie in much tighter than just with web-proxy. A bridge of some sort would more than likely be better, just my 2c :) IPS/IDS aren't much same thing. but may/would converge in each others. or even implemented over. eg snort -alike...
by Zorro
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Suitability: hEX or RB-3011?
Replies: 1
Views: 706

Re: Suitability: hEX or RB-3011?

RB750Gr3 version of hEX bit faster, but RB3011 still had edge here.
by Zorro
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 1 Gbit/s connection, need router upgrade?
Replies: 21
Views: 4676

Re: 1 Gbit/s connection, need router upgrade?

I'm new to Mikrotik and looking to buy a CCR1016. What do you mean by "Second Generation"? sorry for misleading and bloated post. im mostly mean CCR1009 line changes, in CCR1016 its was more subtle, but Tilera keep improving their chips, eg smaller transistors men more speed and lower heat/power. a...
by Zorro
Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Very low wireless speed on RB941-2nd stock firmware
Replies: 3
Views: 931

Re: Very low wireless speed on RB941-2nd stock firmware

newer kernel(including updated drivers, btw0, toolchain, etc - do make difference, sometimes.
by Zorro
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: NAT64 and DNS64
Replies: 77
Views: 24687

Re: NAT64 and DNS64

v6 should be end to end connection. But if mikrotik released this feature that should be +10.
not really. it "should" not.
and for that reasons both 4-to-6, 4-to-6 and even 6-to-6 NAT exist, just like 4-to-4 before. but implementation yet sporadic and incomplete, yet(to use "straight away/now").
by Zorro
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: TCP window scaling for shaping downloads
Replies: 6
Views: 2716

Re: TCP window scaling for shaping downloads

im afraid thats imply different IMPLEMENTATION of certain things. eg support of things absent in 80% routers firmwares like: ECN/Backward ECN.STCP, DCTCP, WRED/RRED, BLUE(particularly SFB and RSFB), GREEN, PURPLE, TCP Cookie Transactions had to be implemented. eg basic ECN support and AQM protocols ...
by Zorro
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR1009 local link performance - what sorcery is this???
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: CCR1009 local link performance - what sorcery is this???

tile gx is generally tailored for HPC(super-computers, High-grade multi-chip, many-core workstations, etc) and especially in military(radars, sonars, satellite(imagery, radar, whatever) processing) and thus it rely on built-in VLIW co-process/DSP/offloading thing HEAVILIY, completely unused by ROS. ...
by Zorro
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB951G-2HnD / RB450G / RB750Gr3
Replies: 3
Views: 2661

Re: RB951G-2HnD / RB450G / RB750Gr3

among those 951g/951ui for decent wifi(yet w/o high-gain antennas) and 750Gr3 for decent routing performance. 450g/850gx2 is basically ~ worthless for Home usage, but may had use if you run ISP biz or something like that. (i had both antics of, wouldn't call them "terrible", they just "not up to tod...
by Zorro
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 79784

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

noticed that last RC's of 639 both upgrade and Boot-Up MUCH faster than before.
not big deal, but not bad thing either.
by Zorro
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: DDoS force from Mikrotik devices
Replies: 8
Views: 2053

Re: DDoS force from Mikrotik devices

unless you run some services(say DNS or NNTP or anything else) Public interfaces(eg "WAN" ports) its always Neat & Safe to "whitelist access" to them. eg create "adress list" named say "whitelisted to router services access", add DNS servers ip-range to it and then make rule in "input" for them on y...
by Zorro
Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: dst NAT ports range offset
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Re: dst NAT ports range offset

yeah, why not? just make dst-nat with portrange rather than one port.
by Zorro
Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: DNS static records limit?
Replies: 14
Views: 3292

Re: DNS static records limit?

its more bound/limited by available memory. in result you can load things like p lowe adblock list in say 64Mb RAM devices and add malwaredomain.com atop of that on devices with 128Mb and 256Mb. its will cost Considerable amount of CPU power and time to add and notably decrease boot-up time, which i...
by Zorro
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

the most downside its tend to be sold as "hEX" units, to increase confusion and etc. i wish MirkTik introduce NEW model, named like say "zEH" or "qEH" or "gEX" or whatever different it may be.
by Zorro
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UiAS-2HnD - DC Power
Replies: 7
Views: 955

Re: RB2011UiAS-2HnD - DC Power

This device already has a power jack. This is a place for another one.
place for battery?
left likely for battery backup unit and right is looking for place to soldering power jack in different variant of PCB(for differen case or order?)
by Zorro
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 1 Gbit/s connection, need router upgrade?
Replies: 21
Views: 4676

Re: 1 Gbit/s connection, need router upgrade?

also keep in mind that "second generation" of both CCR1009 and CCR1016 also bring more performance, not just resiliency and security, management improvements. as for ARM platform: since generic/cheap SoC start shifting to A53 cores and perhaps from 2x core to 4x core - it may fit such requirements i...
by Zorro
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UiAS-2HnD - DC Power
Replies: 7
Views: 955

Re: RB2011UiAS-2HnD - DC Power

i guess its made for version for another enclosure(unified PCB save lot of time in production, generally). right was for different power socket/jack. left one i guess for backup battery of some kind. aside generic, obvious uses, both are handy if you build dense, caseless RB setup(common in small-is...
by Zorro
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IS-IS
Replies: 42
Views: 12798

Re: IS-IS

Well... Cisco and Juniper also have OSPF but that didnt stopped them thinking: well IS-IS is... IS-IS after all :) It is thinking of big league players... :) i guess for same reason why CISCO didn't support things like IPIP and other MikroTik -specific things(there was Several and many of them STIL...
by Zorro
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 555
Views: 383446

Re: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)

ROS still not scale well over multi-core and many-core processors. (as does Linux they built ROS around) orginal Tilera "Zero Overhead Linux" tailored by them for platform are built Enteriely differently with lot of stuff "in userspace", which Completely interfere with "minimal footprint/bloating" R...
by Zorro
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: small ISP setup
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Re: small ISP setup

i guess things like CCR1016 would fit that scenario bit better(not sure if CCR1009 fit "1Gbps" in "real router" configuration, eg with meaningful firewall and config of router itself. recent CCR1009 update also switchless thing, which is another(and serious!)plus for and had "silent option"/model).
by Zorro
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.10 released!
Replies: 70
Views: 38822

Re: Winbox 3.10 released!

not crashed, yet both on "Stable", eg 1607/RS1 version and "legacy" retail build(august 2016) of Win10.
can't say anything bout "insider preview" branch, yet(not time to test this wave).
by Zorro
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: VPN performance of different RBs
Replies: 16
Views: 13037

Re: VPN performance of different RBs

SSTP and alikes usage quite generic and common thing.
as for overhead - ANY implementation of - add considerable amount of.
and since ROS didn't support UDP version of OpenVPN nothing to argue about(eg compare with).
by Zorro
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 391
Views: 79784

Re: v6.39rc [release candidate] is released

It is impossible to support all the legacy stuff all the time - at some time you have to move on. You might be right, but other vendors do support this devices. If they stop the support for 6.36.4 now, it will be old within a year at lest, exactly the timeframe i neew to switch to other hardware. T...
by Zorro
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New product : HAP Mini (RB931-2ND)
Replies: 15
Views: 7709

Re: New product : HAP Mini (RB931-2ND)

among new one of cuties devices ;) similar devices - released by bunch of major SOHO vendors, btw. so i guess its generic(and yet reasonable)trend. There is a whole world outside the North America and Europe that tries to by everything as cheap as possible! Sure, but is that a market suitable for Mi...
by Zorro
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: rtsp and bridges with multipoint radios
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: rtsp and bridges with multipoint radios

even if you dislike(or cannot use) WDS for some reasons you can use MPLS(or VPLS if you need L2 somehow)? adhoc support in ROS isn't bad(in fast its one of best, so far), but still incomplete, but become option for. other popular ideas like sotware bridging over say IPIP or EOIP - kinda heavy for mi...
by Zorro
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: rb951g-2hnd or rb2011uas-2hnd-in
Replies: 7
Views: 4951

Re: rb951g-2hnd or rb2011uas-2hnd-in

more manageable(not just more efficient), adjustable antennas - may make Big difference sometimes. but some prefer 951 line because 'rackmountability from box" or simplicity/compactness. as for "1Gb ports" that are purely Marketing part of, unless you going to use them as "managed switches" with emp...
by Zorro
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

Great, thanks for the diagram! Currently it is meant for 100 Mbit/s traffic @1500byte frames. Just layer 2 over layer 3, no firewall. It is meant for getting layer 2 traffic from different old fashioned wifi controller with about 300 clients maximum a central gateway. "no firewall" meant "switch" u...
by Zorro
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.9 released!
Replies: 35
Views: 15028

Re: Winbox 3.9 released!

both 3.8 and 3.9 do random crashes on win10 x64 home and 100% crash at exiting(instead of correctly closing session). 3.7(and earlier versions) works just fine.
by Zorro
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38 [current] is released!
Replies: 168
Views: 35769

Re: v6.38 [current] is released!

fantastic news !!
*put teapot on, unpacked pack of (vanilla)cookies and immediately start celebrating THAT !!*
thanks for continued efforts to Improve your products/ROS, MT !!
happy new year, anyone !
by Zorro
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik News December 2016 (Issue #74)
Replies: 94
Views: 21445

Re: MikroTik News December 2016 (Issue #74)

"no switch" CCR1009 sounds cool :=)
similar devices with mediatek SoC would be cool :=) or ARM -based (A35 or A53, preferably. power/silicon-wise. and yet bang/price ratio too).
by Zorro
Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:41 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 331
Views: 73344

Re: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released

as for TR-069 - we're struggled more than 3 years with some DOCSIS and EPON and VDSL vendors with hardwired TR-69/64 and its a NIGHTMARE !!! its not only partially-implemented, hardwired and extremely insecure(and to some extend cannot be shielded at all, because of implementation. and failure in ap...
by Zorro
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Ethernet Links on different MTU
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Re: Ethernet Links on different MTU

any PMTU discovery will work. persently ROS support only ICMP-based, among standardised implementations of PMTUD. as for assembly/fragmentation in both directions - any decent router Will do that "by design". but for router to Know which is desired/optimal/supported MTU for that to work properly - i...
by Zorro
Sat Dec 10, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 331
Views: 73344

Re: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released

would also like to have "anti-bruteforce" feats in Wireless package (eg in WPA2/CCM within/inside)with blocking on L1/L2 levels,eg like made PSD for generic traffic on L3.
and then in future - same against bruteforcing to winbox, webfig and telnet, API interfaces.
by Zorro
Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: L2TPv3 Client
Replies: 18
Views: 7208

Re: Feature Request: L2TPv3 Client

It is miraculous how all the dormant forum users just waked up to write something in this topic :) Could you all be so kind and be more precise where and in what configurations are you planing to use it? some providers tend to use "very weird", substandard things in endpoint/last mile. like say one...
by Zorro
Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Antenna camouflage - which paint ?
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: Antenna camouflage - which paint ?

check paints specificiations. aside being neutral chemically, environment and weather -resistant(including UV impact, rain, snow, ice, etc), it may be alteast moderately biologically-neutral/safe. also part of specificication about radio transparency - usually not part of "basic" specificiation of p...
by Zorro
Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Decline of Mikrotik?
Replies: 102
Views: 25582

Re: Decline of Mikrotik?

It is more than 2 and a half years since we talk about v7 Longhorn...
hm, nope. ROSv7 become "magical unicorn" for much-much longer time, actually :-)
by Zorro
Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

surely HAPr2 and HAP ACr2 will follow soon-ish, i gues ;)
by Zorro
Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750Gr3 - Report and questions
Replies: 112
Views: 31625

Re: RB750Gr3 - Report and questions

sfp port ? what for ? SFP+ in 10GBps -capable devices make sense for uplink interfaces, but for generic devices - not really any use for. in such case - simpler to use media converter. unless if you need to use something exotic, like SFP/SFP+ -cased VDSL modem, EPON interface or LTE interface, but ...
by Zorro
Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 331
Views: 73344

Re: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released

*) discovery - added LLDP support;
I thought LLDP was already added?
LLDP itself, yes.
but not in neighboorhood/discovery.
eg, its now implemented ~ completely, basically.
i guess folks that cried about LLDP necessity - become bit happier now(party time, huh ? :).
by Zorro
Sat Oct 29, 2016 5:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750Gr3 - Report and questions
Replies: 112
Views: 31625

Re: RB750Gr3 - Report and questions

Hopefully a version out with an SFP port. +1 I feel sorry for Mikrotik, they release a great new product and straight away people are wanting more features ! :) Frankly I find to have 1 SFP port a must these days. I can always add a switch to an ethernet. sfp port ? what for ? SFP+ in 10GBps -capab...
by Zorro
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

mediatek also had 4x core variation of this chip. they didn't comment bout how(when, how)it was available and how used, but it do exist.
~ same package, ~same price, just consume 0.6W~0.8W more for 2x more performance or something like that.
by Zorro
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:42 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

with recent progress in MLC reliability and endurance, is hard to justify SLC costs in most scenarios, MLC gives 2x the capacity of SLC with the same cells that means SLC cost double or gives half the capacity of MLC. Of course SLC have its niche in very i/o intensive workloads, for example caching...
by Zorro
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Super EASY VPN for macOS
Replies: 11
Views: 8452

Re: Super EASY VPN for macOS

L2Tp mean lot more latency, sadly than PPTP :(
and both L2TP and PPTP not reslly secure(and/or both mschap version popular behind it).
how bout MPLS+IPSec instead ? :)
performance-wise both pptp, l2tp with or without chiper - do hit heavvy :(
by Zorro
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: mikrotik hacked!?
Replies: 14
Views: 3578

Re: mikrotik hacked!?

dns services is weak spot there not ROS or devices. nothing you can't do there. DNS companies would and eventually will(or officials shut them down).
by Zorro
Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 850Gx2 vs RB750Gr3 performance
Replies: 10
Views: 7580

Re: RB 850Gx2 vs RB750Gr3 performance

Well I was referring to CPUs of each architecture that we actually use in our products. 74k and even 1004k was in slightly different league from e550 PPC cores, then. not "classic" cores, but -Aptiv cores and Warror cores would be more interesting PPC alternative in perspective. if Imagination Inc ...
by Zorro
Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

i think SLC would be even better in that respect. about ~30x times or so if you care about endurance and partially speed - bit more than density or cost. Agreed, unfortunately they are really expensive. The MLC based Sandisk Endurance and Lexar 633X cards are readily available, widely respected and...
by Zorro
Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips
Replies: 180
Views: 65486

Re: New CPU - new product RB750Gr3 - RB750G family - now mmips

its cool that it had enough RAM onboard, so while you less constrained with CPU - you may actually had some use for it, then. but maybe im wrong but Mediatek had only drivers for 2.6 linux for it before and moving upstream(in say RouterOS 7 ?)may be problematic if thats not outdated info. limited on...
by Zorro
Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB 850Gx2 vs RB750Gr3 performance
Replies: 10
Views: 7580

Re: RB 850Gx2 vs RB750Gr3 performance

ROS-wise 1004chip in 750Gr3 sounds more meaningful. and it also cheaper both itself and to implement device atop it :=) more direct comparisons for 850gx2 and 750gr3 would be ERL, ERX from competing company and some of SOHO routers, perhaps. Different architectures. PPC will be faster than mips even...
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