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by zhall
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there an new exploit going around?
Replies: 57
Views: 9736

Re: Is there an new exploit going around?

Disconcerting, I look forward to an official response
by zhall
Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: PPOE user disconnect problem.
Replies: 7
Views: 1729

Re: PPOE user disconnect problem.

Probably you're losing link for a brief moment somewhere. See if something is rebooting or if you're losing ping connectivity with them occasionally.

Also couldn't hurt to upgrade to latest v6
by zhall
Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: EoIP and routing
Replies: 7
Views: 3433

Re: EoIP and routing

I think most people would advise you break that /8 down a bit.

i.e.
"For each group of ip addresses (10.1.1.xxx/8, 10.1.2.xxx/8) have to Mikrotik."

Those should be /24s if I'm reading this right. Then route those /24s back to their respective local routers?
by zhall
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF: A series of hopefully easy questions
Replies: 3
Views: 895

Re: OSPF: A series of hopefully easy questions

All good points, thanks, I really do need to sit down and read the OSPF docs with the aide of a test environment.
by zhall
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF: A series of hopefully easy questions
Replies: 3
Views: 895

OSPF: A series of hopefully easy questions

I have a wireless network with a lot of nbma ospf links. All works well really. I just had a few questions on everything that I've been wondering about. 1) What's the recommended polling-time setting for NBMA? By default it is set to 2minutes. Is there some con to changing that to 20seconds or even ...
by zhall
Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP; best practices in accepting and announcing routes
Replies: 1
Views: 1344

BGP; best practices in accepting and announcing routes

Hi, I'm fairly new to all of this so I was just mostly hoping someone could point me in the direction I need to start out in. I currently have BGP running at our edge, announcing routes and so forth with our backbone providers. All the way on the other side of my network is a client who also wishes ...
by zhall
Thu May 19, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: lame simple queue and bypass question
Replies: 2
Views: 804

Re: lame simple queue and bypass question

;; Ok this is the rule limit for their two boxes, both coming off two different interfaces on the same router. 5 name="Jonas Diener Colo" target-addresses=208.76.xxx.xx/30,192.168.123.51/32 dst-address=0.0.0.0/0 interface=all parent=none direction=both priority=8 queue=default-small/default-small li...
by zhall
Thu May 19, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: lame simple queue and bypass question
Replies: 2
Views: 804

lame simple queue and bypass question

I must be missing something very simple. I have simple queues set up to limit certain IP addresses on our network, I need to bypass that existing queue if the src-address and dst-address match two servers talking. I've tried target-address with dst-address and the packet counters don't seem to go up...
by zhall
Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB800 CPU Temperature & SNMP; strange values
Replies: 0
Views: 778

RB800 CPU Temperature & SNMP; strange values

Hey all, I'm just curious, if I /system health print I get 35C, but if I pull that from an snmpget it comes up with -2730. What gives? The wiki said it should be a multiple of 10, but 78? What am I missing? Demonstration: [admin@17.5] /system health> print fan-mode: manual use-fan: main active-fan: ...
by zhall
Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rb800 bridge or pppoe-server drop problem?
Replies: 0
Views: 469

rb800 bridge or pppoe-server drop problem?

I have the strangest problem at the moment, if you'll allow me to explain. We have an rb800 acting as a router. It handles pppoe-server duties for a hundred or so customers spread over 3 Ethernet links. These Ethernet links are part of a bridge which the pppoe-server runs on as well. If one of the E...
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik-Rate-Limit Attribute
Replies: 17
Views: 18643

Re: Mikrotik-Rate-Limit Attribute

clearly you should try putting the entire command in value
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik-Rate-Limit Attribute
Replies: 17
Views: 18643

Re: Mikrotik-Rate-Limit Attribute

yah it does seem a radius server issue. i use freeradius and my output debugs are a bit different looking but I think I agree with you that Mikrotik-Rate-Limit = 0 is not exactly right. you seem to have the command right though. one of mine that is working is Mikrotik-Rate-Limit = 512k/512k 1M/1M 25...
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik-Rate-Limit Attribute
Replies: 17
Views: 18643

Re: Mikrotik-Rate-Limit Attribute

I thought it was odd that it displays MT-Rate-Limit and not Mikrotik-Rate-Limit

Im sure that has something to do with my issue.

Using RadiusNT enterprise here.
Can you run debug on your radius server and post exactly what its sending out?
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Traffic shapping using Winbox
Replies: 3
Views: 749

Re: Traffic shapping using Winbox

Thanks for the info. I tried the code line and it did not work, must be missing something else. I'm reading on the links provided and will try that. Rick type print packets or print all stats if the number is incrementing then its working. and what sergejs typed is right for limiting a client. it d...
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestion for VoIP network
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Re: Suggestion for VoIP network

Anyone has suggestions on a routerboard choice for a small wireless network dedicated for VoIP calls ? Current network consists of Motorola Canopy backhaul and 2.4 GHz access points. We were looking at the RB600A to manage traffic accross 5 AP sites but one of the techies raised the issue of possib...
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pppoe or pptp
Replies: 5
Views: 1052

Re: pppoe or pptp

I think we're all trying to figure out why you used pptp in the first place.

so you have tunnels going to each client?
by zhall
Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3.19
Replies: 26
Views: 3283

Re: 3.19

Ok, you managed to break ipv6 in this new version. I logged in after upgrading and couldn't even ping the IPv6 addresses on my interfaces. You also broke the downgrade button on your webpage webbox interface. Doesn't work at all. You have to go into the console and select the option from there. You ...
by zhall
Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to block arp/broadcast traffic on EOIP tunnels
Replies: 7
Views: 5234

Re: How to block arp/broadcast traffic on EOIP tunnels

Well, I do have one more question and I don't want to open another topic, if I can resolve it via this post. I have different subnets on my network. Is it better to use just pptp/l2tp tunnels with routing to connect this subnets or use it with EOIP tunnels? It is Active Directory network... Both me...
by zhall
Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik IPSEC to Cisco VPN 3030 Concentrator problems
Replies: 0
Views: 859

Mikrotik IPSEC to Cisco VPN 3030 Concentrator problems

I've been having some trouble establishing an IPSEC tunnel with a Cisco VPN 3030 Concentrator. On my side the 'remote-peer' shows up as state=expired a half second after it first shows up as state=established. On the Cisco side they say "I'm getting a timeout in Phase2 where it establishes the IKE s...
by zhall
Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Problem with link (WDS slave & Bridge)
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Re: Problem with link (WDS slave & Bridge)

Could be damage I suppose. You do what you've been doing to figure it out. If one radio can scan and get results, then it can receive. Go to the other side and see if it can receive as well. Likely one of them seems to not be transmitting anymore, or to be receiving so little signal as to be useless...
by zhall
Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Employees Wanted With MikroTik Experience For Work In Iraq
Replies: 9
Views: 1584

Re: Employees Wanted With MikroTik Experience For Work In Iraq

You should probably put up a real job notification and then post in these forums posting to that. Yah know, so people can take you seriously.
by zhall
Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: discovery sucks, what can i do?
Replies: 1
Views: 1017

discovery sucks, what can i do?

I have 94 hosts on one subnet, and discovery only ever manages to pull up the same 10 or so each time. If I manually add one of the hosts discovery missed, it all probes up fine with no problems.

Any suggestions on how to improve discovery?
by zhall
Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 229204

Re: Probe Thread

Dis is what I ended up with so far:

Available : rssi_avail() > 0

which is --

array_size(oid_column("iso.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.2.1.3"))


and then for value i have

array_element(oid_column("iso.3.6.1.4.1.14988.1.1.1.2.1.3"), 0)



it seems to work ok.
by zhall
Fri Aug 15, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Probe Thread
Replies: 324
Views: 229204

Re: Probe Thread

I'm trying to get a problem working that checks the SU RSSI level and then creates a graph off it. I guess I've gotten it working ok once. It graph'd correctly at least. The OID for signal strength seems to change from mikrotik to mikrotik, so I haven't figured out to deal with that. Anyway. Anybody...
by zhall
Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [Tell] me about compatable Hardware
Replies: 2
Views: 690

[Tell] me about compatable Hardware

I like Mikrotik, it's a great platform. But a lot of time we run into small little hardware/software problems that cause the router to lockup. So I end up with some routers that never ever go down, and a few that occasionally do for no reason. The only difference is the hardware, so I ask you fellow...
by zhall
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP peering accross two mikrotik's
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: BGP peering accross two mikrotik's

Hi,

Any comments?
Go linux/quagga
by zhall
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Msn,Yahoo Messenger and ping problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1057

Re: Msn,Yahoo Messenger and ping problem

plz i'm new here and i want to ask about my problem < :( after installing mikrotik hospot all things are ok but i cant login to yahoo messenger , msn messenger and ping any ip So plz any one help me i need what to do step by step thnx I don't know off hand, but try /ip hotspot user profile and turn...
by zhall
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Loading system E
Replies: 3
Views: 2381

Re: Loading system E

just happened again on another system ... Loading system E and then a flashing cursor. Old flash starting to show maybe ? Having to use netinstall to reinstall each time. Your system is *bad*. Throw away flash card and reinstall. Also, some flash cards are better than others. We had some 64mb ones ...
by zhall
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: universal client
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: universal client

Laptop clients in our Internet Cafe don't need authentication, but some may not have DHCP enabled. Is the universal client (used by hotspot), available WITHOUT hotspot? or Can run hotspot with "always authenticated" ? (I don't know their MAC addresses, and IP-Binding with MAC-wildcards still not ex...
by zhall
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Re: Bridge

Hello, my Mt has 2 ethernes interfaces configurated as a bridge interface. All it´s working well. But I have a question, the gateway of my client can be either my MT (as bridge) or the next gateway (wich provides internet to my MT), how do I configurate it? (the traffic always passes trougth my MT)...
by zhall
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with routing and games
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: Need help with routing and games

Hi All We have a small wisp, and would like to use the wireless feature of the mikrotik board to link two game locations. Both ends use edimax wireless 4port routers. We are unable to view the server on the other site. We are also unable to view network computer at the two locations due to the rout...
by zhall
Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ipv6
Replies: 64
Views: 18507

probably the only reason i'll upgrade is ipv6

Due to changing DOD/DOE requirements we're going to need to start using IPv6 for some of our contracts. So we're going to need routers that can support ipv6 routing, addresses, handout, etc. Is there any update on ipv6 status in mikrotiks?

Thanks
by zhall
Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: public IP assignment
Replies: 8
Views: 1770

Have the ISP assign you a /30 to put on your WAN interface so you can route to them. They should do this anyhow.
by zhall
Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: drop arp requests?
Replies: 0
Views: 521

drop arp requests?

We have a bonded interface with arp link-monitoring that is bridged. It sends out a great deal of arp requests, is there anyway to drop these arp requests so they don't get sent out the bridge?
by zhall
Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: blocking/dropping arp requests?
Replies: 0
Views: 536

blocking/dropping arp requests?

We have a bonded interface with arp link-monitoring that is bridged. It sends out a great deal of arp requests, is there anyway to drop these arp requests so they don't get sent out the bridge?
by zhall
Thu Jul 27, 2006 10:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FTP problem ; strange
Replies: 0
Views: 542

FTP problem ; strange

Hi, I have a customer with a strange FTP problem that we've been able to replicate across our network. He has a ton of directories and small files and when he tries to upload them the connection times out and drops at almost randomn time sets. Occasionally near the beginning, occasionally after twen...
by zhall
Fri May 26, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: state of the latest BGP?
Replies: 9
Views: 1773

state of the latest BGP?

So is anybody using the latest mikrotik advanced-routing BGP in production? I'm just curious as to what their thougts and impressions are of it and if all the kinks seem to have been worked out.

Thanks in advance,

Zach
by zhall
Tue May 23, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: /ip route rule Policy Routing
Replies: 1
Views: 1938

/ip route rule Policy Routing

Having trouble policy routing 3 different gateways. When the 172.18.0.0/16 network gets to the router it just dies instead of being nat'd and pushed out the correct gateway. Additionally if I don't have the dst-address (rule 0 in /ip route rule) then I can't ping the address at the router. Does anyo...
by zhall
Tue May 23, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: bonding and arp link-monitoring
Replies: 0
Views: 727

bonding and arp link-monitoring

Does anyone have any examples of two bonded tunnels that use arp link-monitoring that are working correctly? For the life of me I can't figure out how to get it to work right.
by zhall
Tue Mar 21, 2006 9:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPTP problem
Replies: 0
Views: 557

PPTP problem

Hi, We're trying to bring up a PPTP-client to connect to a PPTP-server. First, the PPTP-server works fine with WindowsXP and such. Second, the PPTP-client connects with a MTU of 338. Always. Once it is connected we can't ping the private gateway on the other side, nor anything else on that LAN. It j...
by zhall
Mon Mar 06, 2006 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: E1oIP
Replies: 2
Views: 933

We've had good luck with using IPTube's to do this before they reach the mikrotik. Doubt mikrotik itself will support the functions an IPTube does though.
by zhall
Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BETA Testing and Feature Suggestions for next routeros
Replies: 329
Views: 76653

IPv6

IPv6, have at least two projects that we can't use MT on due to no IPv6
by zhall
Thu Jan 26, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: corrupt flash disks and check-disk
Replies: 3
Views: 1429

the check disk sometimes gives out misleading messages, `errors corrected` often simply means that something had changed. We will improve it, meanwhile don't worry about it Normis, Do you know when work on check-disk will be completed? The problem we have is that when we the flash card corrupts its...
by zhall
Wed Jan 25, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with 2.9.5 hotspot and local area shares
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Set address-pool=none for hotspot server. It will disable support for any IP configuration at hotspot client, but problems with sharing should go away.
wow. crappiest work around ever.
by zhall
Wed Jan 25, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: corrupt flash disks and check-disk
Replies: 3
Views: 1429

corrupt flash disks and check-disk

We've recently had a number of flash-disks corrupt themselves on our mikortik units. When we took the unit back to the shop and ran check-disk it found some errors and corrected them. The unit did not catch the errors on the boot-up check-disk. So I guess my question is.. what does running check-dis...
by zhall
Wed Nov 16, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which hardware do you use for your core routers?
Replies: 3
Views: 1292

Which hardware do you use for your core routers?

Just thought I'd ask a question of endless usefullness to the entire community. What hardware do you use for your core routers? What motherboards seem to work well with mikrotik, which ethernet cards? What type of media do you run the mikrotik software on?
by zhall
Wed Sep 28, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: V2.9 Hotspot and Regular Clients configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

You can try adding the IP's you don't want to use hotspot into the 'ip-binding' menu with type=bypassed. It's what mikrotik support told me to do, and it mostly worked.. just having a few strange problems with pings not picking up until packet 8.. always packet 8. No idea why.. after that they seem ...
by zhall
Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:18 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: issue with failover script
Replies: 2
Views: 1338

and these are static routes that need gateways changed, not the default gateway.
by zhall
Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:09 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: issue with failover script
Replies: 2
Views: 1338

issue with failover script

Use to have a script that would fail over to our secondary backhaul if it lost contact with the primary. Script was just a : add name="mass_primary_up" source="/ip route set \[/ip route find \ gateway=192.168.251.33\] gateway=192.168.251.41" \ policy=ftp,reboot,read,write,policy,test etc. etc. Now i...
by zhall
Fri Sep 23, 2005 4:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Packets are mangled but routing inores the mark
Replies: 12
Views: 2779

I also am having problems with policy routing. I can route out the packets over the specified gateway, but anything that is policy routed can not ping the local subnets on that router. Why? How did it happen? Who knows. I've contacted mikrotik "support" and gotten no help at all. Which isn't surpris...
by zhall
Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: watchdog kill dead nstreme
Replies: 10
Views: 3768

I'm also having a problem with this. I have about 3 wireless clients out of 8 that are doing this. Anyone ever figure out what's going on?

Zach
by zhall
Wed May 18, 2005 8:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with data rate on 5.3GHz link
Replies: 6
Views: 1733

Why is it a problem? Does your link slowing down? Try to leave rate at 54 (or try 48,36), and ping on empty state, 5mbps btw test (tcp, one way), 10mbps, and 15mbps (or even 20mbps). If ping does not grow over 10ms, your link can stand that speed perfekt. We have some 5,3GHz link, and see what you'...
by zhall
Tue May 17, 2005 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with data rate on 5.3GHz link
Replies: 6
Views: 1733

Problem with data rate on 5.3GHz link

Hi, just looking for some understanding of why this might be happening. We a PtP link between two sites. Signal strength on both sides is around -59 give or take a little. Frequency is in the 5.3Ghz range. Pings between both sides are around 5ms and for all intents and purposes the spectrum is clear...
by zhall
Tue Mar 29, 2005 9:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless settings reset to default? Anybody seen this?
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Ended up being a hardware problem. We think either it was the 'not fully inserted' or more likely the card was touching a part of the box. Either way, we replaced the hardware and we haven't had a problem since.

Zach
by zhall
Fri Mar 04, 2005 9:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wireless settings reset to default? Anybody seen this?
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Wireless settings reset to default? Anybody seen this?

Just wondering if anybody else has ever encountered this problem. We have two wireless cards in a mikrotik (AR5213's). Every few days the wireless link drops, and I have to travel out there. When I get there I find the two wireless interfaces disabled and reset to default settings. Once I re-enable ...
by zhall
Tue Feb 22, 2005 5:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Production Release for HotSpot Manager
Replies: 16
Views: 3375


It's called FreeRADIUS...
Yah, I'm well aware of freeradius. What I liked about the Mikrotik product was the web administration.
by zhall
Mon Feb 21, 2005 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Production Release for HotSpot Manager
Replies: 16
Views: 3375

I would rather see either a download such as Mikrotik is now (i.e. I have one server for radius, and it works just like loading mikrotik on it would today). Or a service I can install on a linux server. Really, I'm not sure there's any reason for me to outsource my radius server to mikrotik. Seems l...
by zhall
Wed Nov 10, 2004 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik Rebranding?
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

Mikrotik Rebranding?

How do I go about rebranding the mikrotik RouterOS? I have heard that is possable, and if I remember it was an OEM feature which my company could more than qualify for. I'm just looking for some more information about it is all. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Zach Hall