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by mbfound
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 579
Views: 428241

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

Tom, did you ever get to fixing the speed test server?

Having a similar issue on my CCR and it only works after a reboot for a while.

Says "connecting" "disconnected" whenever I try testing.
by mbfound
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 579
Views: 428241

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

Still no joy, goes straight to disconnected.

Can traceroute to site although it looks like you have ICMP rate limiter on?
by mbfound
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 579
Views: 428241

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

Probably something in the following range: 129.205. 144.0/24

They are changed around so can't give you a 100% on the last digit.
by mbfound
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Public-Mikrotik-Bandwidth-Test-Server(s)
Replies: 579
Views: 428241

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

Not working for me now, the other btest server that you linked in your original post works.
by mbfound
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB951Ui-2HnD PoE out failure.
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: RB951Ui-2HnD PoE out failure.

Have had the same issue, doesn't matter on cable length. 1m or 20m, it'll all fail eventually.

Not limited to the 951 as well. RB3011s and RB2011s have failed as well.

Hell, I came looking if others had the issue because my RB2011 decided it can't power my cap lite (166ma 20m cat6) anymore.
by mbfound
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCRs Failing
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Re: CCRs Failing

Mikrotik support came back to me said it's a known issue and the only way to solve it is to netinstall and use the latest 6.43.2. Will not be running Dude on the device anymore since the version I replaced it with doesn't have a microSD slot and I'm a bit hesitant to use an external since the area i...
by mbfound
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CCRs Failing
Replies: 2
Views: 518

CCRs Failing

Hi all, Having an odd issue with our cloudcore routers. Sunday night I noticed our CCR1009-7G-1C-1S+ 's password got reset back to default. Looked at the logs, etc and didn't put it down to a hack attempt. Wanted to schedule an upgrade to the latest bug-fix but it would not download. Also couldn't r...
by mbfound
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Routerboard boot loop
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Routerboard boot loop

Hi all, I have an RB411 that is stuck in a bootloop after upgrading it from ROS 3. This is more for interests sake than actually fixing it, client is already using a new LHG. It was on ROS 3. Upgraded it to 4 since that was licensing max. After that it licensed allowed up to 6 so I threw on the late...
by mbfound
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: PTP Link SXTSQ 5 AC
Replies: 7
Views: 1267

Re: PTP Link SXTSQ 5 AC

My personal "tests" show nstreme gives higher throughput. Can you post a screen of the registration table?
by mbfound
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Beam
Replies: 3
Views: 515

Re: Beam

You'd need to upgrade the license to level 4 as well. The sxt sa5 is probably a better choice.

https://mikrotik.com/product/RBSXTG-5HPnD-SAr2
by mbfound
Thu May 24, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: New in Mikrrotik configuration. Need help! [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Re: New in Mikrrotik configuration. Need help! [SOLVED]

For 1 link: 1) Go to QuickSet on Winbox select PTP Bridge AP for the main Dynadish (ie the one that sets the frequency, ssid and other wireless options) Make either Address acquisition Static or Automatic depending on how your setup is there. 2) On the station Dynadish, go to Quickset again and choo...
by mbfound
Thu May 24, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Superchannel ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2893

Re: Superchannel ?

Most people here probably already uses superchannel where spectrum is noisy but won't admit it because of it's legality. If you're fine with any possible legal ramifications in your country, go for it. Just follow good protocol (ie don't blast the signal full power) and make sure not to interfere wi...
by mbfound
Thu May 24, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB3011UiAS - PoE Issues
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Re: RB3011UiAS - PoE Issues

I have awful luck with POE output on Mikrotik devices. Almost all my RB951's POE out failed after a while as well as one RB3011.
by mbfound
Tue May 22, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Can I use a wAPac 2.4/5GHz to my fibre router?
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Re: Can I use a wAPac 2.4/5GHz to my fibre router?

Does the fibre router give out IP addresses or do you need to set up a PPPOE account on the WAP?
by mbfound
Wed May 09, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

Hi,

No experience with triple chain sectors - I've never seen them for sale anywhere. Have only used https://mikrotik.com/product/RB921UAGS-5SHPacD-NM so far.

Wireless N should be ample for 3Mbps clients.
by mbfound
Tue May 08, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: performance problem dynadish5
Replies: 1
Views: 337

Re: performance problem dynadish5

Looks like a signal strength issue as well as noise issue.

I have a 18km Dynadish -> 22dB Netbox sector on just 20mhz/NV2 that performs better.

Signal strength is RX/TX -55/-52 dBm for me. CCQ is both sides in 70s.
by mbfound
Mon May 07, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

Thanks to @mbfound @chechito @networkfudge for your reply and time. and thanks for all advice given to me. i think i will use netmetal as AP and ya i will manage per sector at least minimum 30 client each sector. and for client i will use SXT client, and use NV2 protocol for this setup. @mbfound ho...
by mbfound
Fri May 04, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

we are talking about wisp therefore my suggestion using RB800 because we are handling minimum per AP 50client. how many basebox can handle client..? i dont have experience with basebox need advice for best AP especially mikrotik. Thanks rb800 is an old way to do things i refer to the model of one C...
by mbfound
Thu May 03, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: bulk disconnected, group key exchange timeout
Replies: 7
Views: 2381

Re: bulk disconnected, group key exchange timeout

Pretty sure Mikrotik has issue with their new AC range but they are working on it. Can't comment directly but had similar experiences when I still did hotspot stuff, Apple devices always had issues with disconnections.
by mbfound
Thu May 03, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multipoint wireless bridge with MikroTik SXT's
Replies: 11
Views: 1719

Re: Multipoint wireless bridge with MikroTik SXT's

Yep, move the Level 4 SXT to the AP side of the link and let the 2 level 3 SXT's connect back to it.

I'm guessing the level 4 SXT is actually the sectoral one which has a beamwidth of 90 degrees, so just point somewhere in between the 2 SXTs.
by mbfound
Thu May 03, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: one to many
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: one to many

How far are these locations from each other? If they are in either 90 or 120 degrees you can use the following:

90 degree
https://mikrotik.com/product/RBSXTG-5HPnD-SAr2

120 degree
https://mikrotik.com/product/RB921GS-5HPacD-15S
by mbfound
Thu May 03, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

Clipboard01.jpg
Have a look at the top sectors, the basebox/netboxes will just act as the AP/sector and the routing/pppoe server will sit on another device (RB3011 in this case).
by mbfound
Thu May 03, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

Are you talking 50 clients PER SECTOR or 50 clients PER SITE?
by mbfound
Thu May 03, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best alternative to ubiquiti
Replies: 4
Views: 1125

Re: Best alternative to ubiquiti

There is a Groove AC model https://mikrotik.com/product/RBGrooveGA-52HPacn

Only downside is it only has one chain and not dual-band (it can do 2.4 and 5 but not at the same time).

But you can use any antenna you want to which is a bonus.

Your choice in the end.
by mbfound
Wed May 02, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

I would avoid using 2.4Ghz, it's a very noisy spectrum and very few channels available. I did post a link above to the sector antenna, but here: https://www.ubnt.com/airmax/airmax-sector-antenna/ They come in 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz (The adjustable Titanium range). You can run them with a Netbox5 for the 5G...
by mbfound
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Multipoint wireless bridge with MikroTik SXT's
Replies: 11
Views: 1719

Re: Multipoint wireless bridge with MikroTik SXT's

Would I be correct in saying that the first 4 are linked as follows?

Building 1 SXT(1st) -> Building 2 SXT
Building 1 SXT(2nd) -> Building 3 SXT
by mbfound
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac required ratarate
Replies: 11
Views: 1602

Re: 802.11ac required ratarate

You mean like this?

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by mbfound
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Possible wireless registration bug 6.42.1
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Re: Possible wireless registration bug 6.42.1

Can confirm, have a Mant15 where this happened. Updated a client board (LHG) and both connections showed up but was unable to 'remove' the old connection.

best bet is to do a supout and send it to mikrotik.
by mbfound
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: [ASK] Best AP Mikrotik need advice

Guessing you're going to use 3 120 degree sectors to cover a full 360 degree around the site? The RB800 should be fine for that (although never even seen it) but get some decent sectors antennas with noise isolation/shielding. For clients I'd either use SXT (closer), Disc (medium) or LHG (far). All ...
by mbfound
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Reboot error RouterBoard RB435G [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Re: Reboot error RouterBoard RB435G [SOLVED]

Nothing to do with voltage, can your power supply deliver ample current? (amps)
by mbfound
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Recommendations for optimization
Replies: 4
Views: 683

Re: Recommendations for optimization

Try running A/N mode and check
by mbfound
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless PTMP Dilemma
Replies: 5
Views: 782

Re: Wireless PTMP Dilemma

Are the IPs the PPPoE server give you the static or dynamic? If its dynamic, you could just duplicate the setup.
by mbfound
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Best Mikrotik PTP Wireless System carrying 10 units 4mp cctv cameras distance for PTP is 1km
Replies: 12
Views: 1057

Re: Best Mikrotik PTP Wireless System carrying 10 units 4mp cctv cameras distance for PTP is 1km

What model of Powerbeam? Sounds more like you didn't tune the link correctly. We have a normal Powerbeam M5 40Mhz link that does 80Mbits (+ambient upload traffic).

What is the bitrates per camera stream?
by mbfound
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: So, what protocol to use in PtP link ?
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: So, what protocol to use in PtP link ?

Personally don't like using nv2 for ptp since the latency is usually higher, I prefer nstreme and have had the most success using it.

Should be easy to switch from either of the 3 protocols and do a few tests to see which perform the best for your situation.
by mbfound
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT LTE low TX power with long cable
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Re: SXT LTE low TX power with long cable

Try recrimping the ends at least, never had any power issues with 24v
by mbfound
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help! Connect a Mikrotik QRT 5 AC and Litebeam 5AC 2ndG.. is it possible??
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: Help! Connect a Mikrotik QRT 5 AC and Litebeam 5AC 2ndG.. is it possible??

Litebeam 5AC 2nd Generation
I think on new AC hardware is not possible disable Airmax. There is no posibility connect it (UBNT) with Mikrotik
Read up about it and you are correct, airmax is baked into the hardware apparently.
by mbfound
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Signal Dropping Connection
Replies: 2
Views: 768

Re: Wireless Signal Dropping Connection

You'll have to post log for people to see (time wise) and give more details on area.

Why are you making a PTP with sector antennas?

Mikrotik calculator says link is unreliable. Probably better to get https://mikrotik.com/product/lhg_5_ac
by mbfound
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Routed Network
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Re: Routed Network

Guessing you're talking about bridging the ether and wlan on the SXT together? That's the way we have all our sites setup up so should work unless you set up OSPF on your SXTs as well.
by mbfound
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help! Connect a Mikrotik QRT 5 AC and Litebeam 5AC 2ndG.. is it possible??
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: Help! Connect a Mikrotik QRT 5 AC and Litebeam 5AC 2ndG.. is it possible??

You'll have to post the settings for the devices.

Should be possible using 802.11 protocol.
by mbfound
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: mANTBox 19s vs NetMetal 5 + 5G-19-120 AirMax
Replies: 11
Views: 5284

Re: mANTBox 19s vs NetMetal 5 + 5G-19-120 AirMax

I do have bad luck :lol: Local is extremely misty, water would rain down from tower as it condensed on the metal bars.
by mbfound
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: mANTBox 19s vs NetMetal 5 + 5G-19-120 AirMax
Replies: 11
Views: 5284

Re: mANTBox 19s vs NetMetal 5 + 5G-19-120 AirMax

I'd just take an Airmax Titanium and stick a Netbox behind it. We have several Netmetals and most of them are corroded. We even lost one that water got in somehow and the whole board just disappeared. Yet to have a Netbox or Basebox fail.
by mbfound
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: mANTBox 19s vs NetMetal 5 + 5G-19-120 AirMax
Replies: 11
Views: 5284

Re: mANTBox 19s vs NetMetal 5 + 5G-19-120 AirMax

Started out using mantboxes and now completely stopped using them and started using whatever degree I need Ubiquiti sectors with a Basebox or Netbox attached. They work 100% for low interference environments but once you start scaling up a site, interference issues start. (same as the dude above)
by mbfound
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

Re: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.

Let's try and please downgrade to 6.34. If this is a bug in the firmware, I think that they fix it, but I would like to know if this problem is in my links or not only. OK results as follows: SXT 6.41 + Sector 6.40.6 https://i.imgur.com/xEMcPak.png SXT 6.34.6 + Sector 6.36.4 (came out with 6.35 so ...
by mbfound
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

Re: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.

I have the same sector + sxt client, might downgrade it tonight as see what happens. Just had to switch to Nv2 and new freq, so don't wanna piss them off any more than what I have. :lol: If it only happens on some clients, maybe open a ticket with Mikrotik and send them a Supout of the affected clie...
by mbfound
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

Re: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.

Upgraded to 6.41.4 and then downgraded to 6.34.6. No change at all. (Dynadish AR9888 chipset)

Might have to do with specific settings you have or maybe the chipset in the AP/Station. Can you post more info?
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik equivalent
Replies: 6
Views: 879

Re: Mikrotik equivalent

As much as I love using mikrotik for routing and client CPEs (easy to check for issues, etc), they make horrible backbone links. We've been slowly switching over to Airfiber (5Ghz) from Netmetals. Difference is very noticeable. Can you say how much the difference is after switchover ? First link re...
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

Re: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.

Can you downgrade to bugfix or is there something you need to use on 6.41? I'll upgrade a link tomorrow to 6.41.4 and see what happens.

Here is 6.40.4 so long....
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by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik equivalent
Replies: 6
Views: 879

Re: Mikrotik equivalent

As much as I love using mikrotik for routing and client CPEs (easy to check for issues, etc), they make horrible backbone links. We've been slowly switching over to Airfiber (5Ghz) from Netmetals. Difference is very noticeable. Can you say how much the difference is after switchover ? First link re...
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Troubles with LHG 5 ac bridge.
Replies: 6
Views: 929

Re: Troubles with LHG 5 ac bridge.

Give export of wireless settings and screenshot of registration table. AC performs horrible in noisy environments.
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik equivalent
Replies: 6
Views: 879

Re: Mikrotik equivalent

As much as I love using mikrotik for routing and client CPEs (easy to check for issues, etc), they make horrible backbone links. We've been slowly switching over to Airfiber (5Ghz) from Netmetals. Difference is very noticeable.
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Help
Replies: 3
Views: 439

Re: Help

Can you give us an export of your AP's wireless settings and a screenshot of the registration table?
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.
Replies: 19
Views: 1556

Re: After updating to 6.41.3, the signal strenght has been lowered.

Did you check if there wasn't a country regulation update since 6.38? If you're not running superchannel :lol:
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: mAP RBmAP2nD wifi performance
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Re: mAP RBmAP2nD wifi performance

How's the signal/CCQ to the hotspot?

Don't have a mAP, but a cap lite which uses a similar chipset and I can push 50/50 through there (my internet speed).

https://mikrotik.com/product/RBcAPL-2nD-307

Is it a mikrotik hotspot?
by mbfound
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hi I need help for RB 912 UAG-2HPND
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Re: Hi I need help for RB 912 UAG-2HPND

Can't make sense of this, you have to be more clear about what you want and your setup.
by mbfound
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11 sudden low CCQ - NV2 to the rescue?
Replies: 1
Views: 395

802.11 sudden low CCQ - NV2 to the rescue?

Hi guys, I've had this happen a few times now on sites where I couldn't run NV2 from the start because of mixed clients, where the site runs fine on 802.11 and then suddenly most (usually not all) client CCQs just plummet. Then I'd try the usual frequency changes, realignments, kicking off random cl...
by mbfound
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Hotspot
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: Mikrotik Hotspot

The advertise function might be what you are looking for, haven't tried it myself though

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:IP/Hotspot/User
by mbfound
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik station on Ubiquiti AP issue - no data throughput
Replies: 0
Views: 212

Mikrotik station on Ubiquiti AP issue - no data throughput

Hi, Having an issue with a few Mikrotik devices connected to a Rocket M5 sector. They stay registered but no data is passed through the connection eg pppoe doesn't register. Simply kicking them off and letting the device reconnect sorts the issue. The rocket was on an older version 6, now on latest ...
by mbfound
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: N vs AC
Replies: 2
Views: 835

Re: N vs AC

To really be more spectral efficient, 802.11ac gear has to work in a lower-noise-level environment compared to 802.11n. You can either try to find a cleaner channel or invest in higher gain antennas to achieve higher SNR. Here is similar discussion > https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1...
by mbfound
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: N vs AC
Replies: 2
Views: 835

N vs AC

Hi all, Quick question for the more experienced. We're in the process of modernising our network and that means AC devices. I've been fine tuning a few links, and usually just by switching to 'only-N/ A/N' I get more throughput or more stability. Best example is a >10km link with Dynadishes, with AC...
by mbfound
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Basic setup for basebox 5 for PTP link
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: Basic setup for basebox 5 for PTP link

SXTs are dual-chain ("dual pole") as well.

Under TX tab, just select all the tick boxes.
ht-tx-rx.PNG
by mbfound
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB921 (Sector) won't restart
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: RE: Re: RB921 (Sector) won't restart

We are testing some GSM/IP enabled power monitoring equipment, too bad the one on that site died in one day :? Brand/model info? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk Mikro Instruments NPM-R10 bought from Miro (savage should know the place) We bought 3. One froze on site (working now but RMA'd), one...
by mbfound
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB921 (Sector) won't restart
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: RB921 (Sector) won't restart

We are testing some GSM/IP enabled power monitoring equipment, too bad the one on that site died in one day :?
by mbfound
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB921 (Sector) won't restart
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: RB921 (Sector) won't restart

It's a 2 hour trip up a 4x4 route, looking for any way to avoid that
by mbfound
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB921 (Sector) won't restart
Replies: 7
Views: 695

RB921 (Sector) won't restart

Hi all, I have a sector on a high site that isn't playing along, most if it is working as it should, clients are connecting etc etc. But webfig won't work, our management software (API) won't work, can't check for updates (it's blank), resources show blank. Now I can log in with Winbox but I can not...
by mbfound
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: [solved] The Dude - Router OS option bug
Replies: 5
Views: 1418

Re: The Dude - Router OS option bug

my problem was sorted btw, someone put a stray ip address on a interface on a neighbouring board. after i removed everything started working.
by mbfound
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: [solved] The Dude - Router OS option bug
Replies: 5
Views: 1418

Re: The Dude - Router OS option bug

Hi All, can anyone help me to setup the new version of dude on RouterOS? what kind of utility I can use and which package I need to upload on RouterOS . I know MK just removed windows based server so please help me to setup as new one. I am using RouterBOARD 3011U Series thanks Just grab the all-pa...
by mbfound
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.10 released!
Replies: 70
Views: 40252

Re: Winbox 3.10 released!

Anyone else get this error message when rebooting a board when logged into ROMON? Have to delete all sessions/cache to get Winbox working again.

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by mbfound
Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: [solved] The Dude - Router OS option bug
Replies: 5
Views: 1418

Re: The Dude - Router OS option bug

HI Just moved to Dude 6.38 from 3.6, everything working smoothly so far except one issue, On some devices, if I select the Router OS option, I get the following error: recv failed: Connection reset by peer(104) (6), next attempt at 15:08:42 This only happens on some devices, I've ofc made sure pass...
by mbfound
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forwarding local traffic on 80 to a specific IP address
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: Forwarding local traffic on 80 to a specific IP address

Just take your rule and change it accordingly: /ip firewall nat add action=dst-nat chain=dstnat protocol=tcp dst-port=80,443 \ src-address=192.168.5.0/24 to-addresses=<where it should go> But it won't work very well. You can configure target webserver to respond to requests for any hostname, that's...
by mbfound
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: [solved] The Dude - Router OS option bug
Replies: 5
Views: 1418

[solved] The Dude - Router OS option bug

HI Just moved to Dude 6.38 from 3.6, everything working smoothly so far except one issue, On some devices, if I select the Router OS option, I get the following error: recv failed: Connection reset by peer(104) (6), next attempt at 15:08:42 This only happens on some devices, I've ofc made sure passw...
by mbfound
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Forwarding local traffic on 80 to a specific IP address
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Forwarding local traffic on 80 to a specific IP address

Hi, Can someone please assist with the correct firewall rule for forwarding all traffic from the local subnet (192.168.5.0/24) on port 80 and 443 (so websites) to a specific IP/website? (I don't want them to be able to browse any site other than the one I specify) Not too clued up on firewall rules,...
by mbfound
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Adding Winbox Tool
Replies: 26
Views: 14397

Re: Adding Winbox Tool

I am currently working on setting up a RB750Gr3 as a dude server and am having trouble setting up winbox as a tool. I have used the dude before, however this was already in there. This is how I added the tool: disk1/files/winbox.exe [Device.FirstAddress][Device.UserName] [Device.Password] Given tha...
by mbfound
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Adding Winbox Tool
Replies: 26
Views: 14397

Re: Adding Winbox Tool

Have the same issue.

Says "execution failed (command: "path-to-winbox" ip-address username password) 2:the system cannot find the specified file."

On our old dude 3.6 - winbox just ran from any pc.
by mbfound
Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Simple question on link speeds over 17km
Replies: 5
Views: 920

Re: Simple question on link speeds over 17km

Yeah sorry guys, I realise (now) I left out a lot of needed information but thanks for the answers. There are no Fresnel issues according to airlink calc by ubnt and we'll be taking down a few antennas (consolidating) and we're the only WISP in the area so interference shouldn't be an issue. No snow...
by mbfound
Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Simple question on link speeds over 17km
Replies: 5
Views: 920

Simple question on link speeds over 17km

Hi, Going to set-up a link between 2 high sites (effectively a backhaul for a while) in a few weeks, already spoke with my supplier and he said this is a reasonable solution but would like more input. http://i.imgur.com/5JDj73h.png So I am going to use a Netmetal (2W Dual chain) connected to a 30dBi...
by mbfound
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: automatic users with usermanager
Replies: 0
Views: 214

automatic users with usermanager

Hi, New to usermanager but would like to know if it's possible to automate user creation when a new device logs in? For example. John connects to wifi, gets no login page but gets assigned to "user" account automatically with whatever limits it has then from there a person/admin can move John to ano...
by mbfound
Sun Aug 14, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Login with MAC on Hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 5126

Re: Login with MAC on Hotspot

I think I've got it, relevant parts are bolded : Hotspot profile /ip hotspot profile set [ find default=yes ] login-by=mac,http-chap mac-auth-mode=\ mac-as-username add dns-name=login.bla hotspot-address=10.0.0.1 login-by=\ mac,http-chap mac-auth-mode=mac-as-username-and-password name=hsprof1 /ip ho...
by mbfound
Sun Aug 14, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Login with MAC on Hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 5126

Re: Login with MAC on Hotspot

Hello, try this: /ip hotspot ip-binding add mac-address=XX:B8:37:BE:19:XX type=bypassed They should be authenticated without asking for username/password. Thanks for the suggestion - I will probably go with that for the internal stuff ie printers, tills, etc. but for logins like regulars (this is a...
by mbfound
Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Login with MAC on Hotspot
Replies: 5
Views: 5126

Login with MAC on Hotspot

Hi, Trying to setup a hotspot with multiple profiles here. I need to have 4 user profiles with increasing limitations. Internal use -> customers. For internal use and regular customers I would like the MAC address to be used to automatically authenticate the user. My current test config still asks f...
by mbfound
Sun Jun 05, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Couple of Questions - quickmount for a basebox && SXT to Basebox
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: Couple of Questions - quickmount for a basebox && SXT to Basebox

This one attaches to the BaseBox directly: http://routerboard.com/QMP Would a Basebox5 with a 120 degree sector (mANT 15s) and 3x SXT 5 Lite be enough for (max) 470m? Yes, definitely. Such setup could reach even 10Km, depends on the speed that you want to get. Max speed allowed by protocol should b...
by mbfound
Sun May 29, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Couple of Questions - quickmount for a basebox && SXT to Basebox
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Couple of Questions - quickmount for a basebox && SXT to Basebox

Hi, Which quickmount would work with a basebox5 on 5cm diameter pole? Or would a couple of cable ties or the metal ring be enough? Would a Basebox5 with a 120 degree sector (mANT 15s) and 3x SXT 5 Lite be enough for (max) 470m? Sector will be on a house on a side of the hill, 2 SXTs would be on the ...
by mbfound
Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IP address shifts to different interface (RB951)
Replies: 0
Views: 297

IP address shifts to different interface (RB951)

Hi, So we've had a few 951s in use that suddenly switched it's static IP address from a bridge (wlan + if applicable wds) to always ether2. Needless to say all the functions that need to happen, stop working and we get some angry customers. Has anyone had something similar happened to them? Config: ...
by mbfound
Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Funky smell from 951Ui-2HnD at first start up
Replies: 8
Views: 1471

Re: Funky smell from 951Ui-2HnD at first start up

I get 2 units 951g and 951ui . both have a bad smell but especially in 951ui the smell it so strong. It is like a burned power supply but it so strong. From the shop they said it is normall and 951 usually smells like burned plastic. Is it nornal? I've noticed this with most 951UIs I've gotten from...
by mbfound
Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:36 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!
Replies: 537
Views: 106673

Re: v6.35rc [release candidate] is released, new wireless package!

Anyone lose wireless on 6.35rc45?

It completely disappeared on a 951Ui-2HnD. Reboot and resetting didn't help. Downgrading to stable fixed it.

Upgrading to RC again now to see if it happens again.
by mbfound
Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot (sort of) not working on specific PC - might be technical
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Hotspot (sort of) not working on specific PC - might be technical

Hi guys, I've just had the strangest issue with one of our clients. She is completely unable to connect to the hotspot (ie be redirected to the login page) JUST on wireless. I added ether5 to the bridge we run the hotspot on and it works fine with her lan port. The wifi also works fine on a normal w...
by mbfound
Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bridge config for SXT Lite5 ac (having issues)
Replies: 4
Views: 2013

Re:

Weird indeed but loosing connectivity after link is established sounds like loop but may be something else

Sent from my Lenovo K50-t5 using Tapatalk
Found the issue, had two bridges on the first SXT. Such a stupid mistake that I want to bang my head on the wall.
by mbfound
Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bridge config for SXT Lite5 ac (having issues)
Replies: 4
Views: 2013

Re:

Are you making a loop? With wlan1 on second sxt? Why are you using wlan1 anyway? Make sure wlan1 is not connecting to anything. Without seeing configs this was my first gues. Sent from my Lenovo K50-t5 using Tapatalk Both WLAN1's are set up as a "bridge", so they can't connect, I hope that isn't an...
by mbfound
Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bridge config for SXT Lite5 ac (having issues)
Replies: 4
Views: 2013

Bridge config for SXT Lite5 ac (having issues)

Hello guys, I'm having issues bridging 2 SXTs. The network layout is ADSL Router -> Switch -> SXT ~~~~~ SXT -> hAP Now these SXTs have two WLAN interfaces. WLAN1 which is 2Ghz and WLAN2 which is the main 5Ghz wireless. First SXT: Update and reset. Make sure no DHCP server or NAT is on. Create bridge...
by mbfound
Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT Range (2Ghz, 5Ghz or the new AC model)
Replies: 5
Views: 1394

Re: SXT Range (2Ghz, 5Ghz or the new AC model)

Range is difficult because it depends on so many factors .1.5 kilos with a 5Ghz SXT is pretty doable given good LOS and clear fresnel zone . I would probably go with the SXT5Ac given the option of the three.Make sure you dial down your power and only use the frequency space you need. Line of sight ...
by mbfound
Mon Dec 07, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT Range (2Ghz, 5Ghz or the new AC model)
Replies: 5
Views: 1394

Re: SXT Range (2Ghz, 5Ghz or the new AC model)

Range is difficult because it depends on so many factors .1.5 kilos with a 5Ghz SXT is pretty doable given good LOS and clear fresnel zone . I would probably go with the SXT5Ac given the option of the three.Make sure you dial down your power and only use the frequency space you need. Line of sight ...
by mbfound
Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT Range (2Ghz, 5Ghz or the new AC model)
Replies: 5
Views: 1394

SXT Range (2Ghz, 5Ghz or the new AC model)

Hi guys, Not used to doing "long" range links but can someone give me the range for a PtP for the following routers: MikroTik RBSXT5AacD2n - Guessing the AC will have the same range as the 5 below MikroTik RBSXT5nDr2 MikroTik RBSXT2nDr2 The 2 buildings are about 1.5km apart with nothing in-between, ...
by mbfound
Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Config from locked router
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Re: Config from locked router

Reason why I need access is, I need to add some address reservations to the DHCP server for the few POS. I really hate Windows XP...
by mbfound
Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Config from locked router
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Config from locked router

Hello guys, I "manage" the networking at a hotel in our town but the previous people never bothered to leave passwords for the various devices here. The adsl router password I managed to get no one knows the RB miniRouter that runs off it's password. It's running ROS 5.21 if thats any help. So what ...
by mbfound
Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Downgrade RouterOS (to bugfix/6.32.3) on a WDS router remotely (from 6.33)
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: Downgrade RouterOS (to bugfix/6.32.3) on a WDS router remotely (from 6.33)

Do the slave grooves connect to the master? have you done a scan to see if you can wirelessly connect to them? **snip** You'll see them appear on the "Romon Neighbors" tab, being able to connect directly to them individually from winbox. My colleague managed to downgrade them through telnet, but I ...
by mbfound
Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ether2 as gateway
Replies: 3
Views: 674

Re: ether2 as gateway

So ether1 was the client and im guessing the rest of the ports (probably wireless too) were bridged and had a dhcp server on the bridge?

edit: btw i've had 951s where ether1 stopped working temporarily (about 3) and 1 permanently.
by mbfound
Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Downgrade RouterOS (to bugfix/6.32.3) on a WDS router remotely (from 6.33)
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Downgrade RouterOS (to bugfix/6.32.3) on a WDS router remotely (from 6.33)

Hi guys, So I have the following problem: I upgraded RouterOS at a small hotspot WDS network (1 main Groove, 2 slave grooves) we have 200KM away, I guess I got too complacent with all previous OS updates working fine but it seems 6.33 broke something on our "check in and download a script and run it...
by mbfound
Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 951Ui-2HnD Wireless Speed
Replies: 8
Views: 2961

Re: 951Ui-2HnD Wireless Speed

Hi guys Finally sorted it, it wasn't an issue with the 951 but with both my devices. My phone doesn't want to use 40mhz for some reason and my tablet was set to 20mhz by default. Had to copy some files over for my mother this week and I basically saturated the 100mbps ethernet port so everything is ...
by mbfound
Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 951Ui-2HnD Wireless Speed
Replies: 8
Views: 2961

951Ui-2HnD Wireless Speed

Hi all, Can someone tell me the theoretical speed the 951 is capable of? I always get 72Mbps when I connect to mine. I know it's got 2 antennas (chain0 and chain1) so shouldn't it atleast do 150mbps? Did I screw up my config somewhere? TIA Mb /interface wireless set [ find default-name=wlan1 ] adapt...
by mbfound
Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERROR: corrupted list.gum file
Replies: 4
Views: 2220

Re: ERROR: corrupted list.gum file

Hi, out of curiosity: What device / kind of hardware do you use? Corruption may be defined as "file does not contain what it is supposed to contain". Just guessing: Maybe the file got corrupted in a crash situatiom, maybe flash storage is defective, and so on. Ape Hi It was a 951Ui something someth...
by mbfound
Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Funky smell from 951Ui-2HnD at first start up
Replies: 8
Views: 1471

Re: Funky smell from 951Ui-2HnD at first start up

Had another one that failed, most are already out in the field so replacing them is going to be expensive and since we ordered like 90 951s, returning the lot would be an issue. Will just have to do a case by case replacement.

Thanks for the answers guys :)
by mbfound
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Funky smell from 951Ui-2HnD at first start up
Replies: 8
Views: 1471

Funky smell from 951Ui-2HnD at first start up

Hi We usually get quite a few routers in at a time and then I run our standard config script on them. I have noticed in the last batch we got, that some routers emit an odour when starting up. The one's ether1 even stopped working while another stop working until a reboot and about 2 others that jus...
by mbfound
Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERROR: corrupted list.gum file
Replies: 4
Views: 2220

Re: ERROR: corrupted list.gum file

Also just got this from a router that is 250KM away. And there isn't even an error list...
by mbfound
Mon May 25, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need some PtMP help
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Need some PtMP help

I think you should try using winbox alone, setting the nv2 password manually on the CPEs, the password in quick set may refer to wpa; go to Wireless > Interfaces > wlan1 nv2 tab on the CPE.
100% correct, it worked immediately.
by mbfound
Mon May 25, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need some PtMP help
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Need some PtMP help

nv2 mode uses its own security, set nv2 tab security field on CPEs to the same on AP. Thanks for the quick reply. I set the passsword to 00000000 but it just keeps saying "searching for network" Main AP nv2security.PNG CPE cpe.PNG cpesecurity.PNG (The cpe has an IP because its connected via etherne...
by mbfound
Mon May 25, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need some PtMP help
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Need some PtMP help

what is the wireless mode set in the AP?
Hi pukkita
mainap.PNG
by mbfound
Fri May 22, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need some PtMP help
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Need some PtMP help

Hi I'm trying to set up a PtMP local network that will share internet between 3 houses. I've set up the main groove as a WISP AP with nv2 and 2 Grooves (Soon to be 2 SXTs) as CPE. If that setup is incorrect PLEASE correct me. The way I have it currently works perfectly fine, both CPEs get IP, device...
by mbfound
Fri May 15, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Virtual ap
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Re: Virtual ap

I found the issue and I'm thoroughly pissed at myself for not noticing. I forgot to add a DHCP network, so most devices didn't know the gateway address. Android must have some gateway finding magic somewhere. Anyway, leaving this here so that others may look up how to set up a virtual ap. Code that ...
by mbfound
Fri May 15, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Virtual ap
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Virtual ap

Hi guys, I'm trying to figure out how to run an open hotspot (as the virtualap) along with an encrypted private network, I think I've got most of the stuff correct but somehow the private network doesn't want to work eg. no internet connectivity but I do get an IP address. For some odd reason only m...
by mbfound
Wed May 06, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: DNS Problem - BEGINNER i need help
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Re: DNS Problem - BEGINNER i need help

Export your settings, alter all confidential info and post it.

>export file=config
by mbfound
Mon May 04, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Virtual AP (and maybe WDS) help needed
Replies: 0
Views: 627

Virtual AP (and maybe WDS) help needed

Hi all, I'm testing a virtual ap with wds setup but for the love of me I can't get the private network to send/receive. Wlan1 is the private network with encryption. wlan2 is the public wifi network with no encryption and using radius. The hotspot works fine and is able to send/receive and login. I'...
by mbfound
Mon May 04, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: metal 2shpn dynamic mesh not working
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: metal 2shpn dynamic mesh not working

Export your config
by mbfound
Mon May 04, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS (Dis)connection Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: WDS (Dis)connection Issues

So I found (most of) the issue, a WISP had a 2Ghz hi-site close to ours. Turning it off fixed most of the disconnections. Still can't get 100% uptime.
by mbfound
Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS (Dis)connection Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: WDS (Dis)connection Issues

Well I'm stumped, came back from the weekend to see the non-issue routers were up for 3 days while the 2 problem once had a few seconds. Googling around for answers, I found a tip that said switch to static-mesh. It looked like it helped for the top problem Groove, but that was just a coincidence. B...
by mbfound
Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS (Dis)connection Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 523

WDS (Dis)connection Issues

Hi We have a wds setup for public wifi in a town square, the system is working fine for the most part but there seems to be an issue with some routers not being able to connect for more than a few seconds or minutes at a time. Offending routers are top and bottom blue points on the map. They do howe...
by mbfound
Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WDS Led Signal Strength - GrooveA
Replies: 0
Views: 510

WDS Led Signal Strength - GrooveA

Hi, Trying to make a WDS Slave unit display signal strength through the LED lights but none lit up when selecting 'Wireless signal strength' on wlan1 with Led1-4 in System -> Led. Tried using a short script to make leds come on which works but only for a second and running the script every second do...
by mbfound
Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Your nat is currently disabled :
/ip firewall nat
add action=masquerade chain=srcnat disabled=yes out-interface=ether1
It works! :D Thanks a lot!
by mbfound
Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

So what exactly is the problem now. If both of them connect to each other then you got what you need. The slave is a transparent bridge. If you connect by wireless to it you should be able to get an ip from the dhcp server on the slave. But you have the same ip address on main and even twice on bri...
by mbfound
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

You have default-forwarding=no on your slave, change it to yes.
And why is your hotspot on the slave ?
Forgot to remove those. it's from our default setup.

New export:
slave.rsc
Should I remove DHCP CLient as well?
by mbfound
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Working with the dynamic mesh didn't work so well, I will try it again if this solution doesn't pan out because it's exactly what we need: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=59891 which is exactly what I want, I got it as far as getting both devices connecting, dhcp handled my the ap-brid...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

You can not use quickset, as I writed before, on the master IP, DHCP server, hotspot, etc. all must point to bri-hs, not on wlan1 Did not use quickset, just showing that they both connected. Unfortunately I have to work with our current config. I changed DHCP server and hotspot to "bridge1". Not su...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Reset both wlan1 to default config and... Config Master & Slave: /interface wireless set wlan1 band=2ghz-onlyg bridge-mode=disabled default-forwarding=no mode=ap-bridge ssid=HS-HOTSPOT wds-mode=dynamic-mesh wds-default-bridge=bri-hs wireless-protocol=802.11 /interface bridge add admin-mac=<REAL MAC...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

>>>Should the bridge ports be wlan1 and wds1? >>>And what should the wds address be on the wds tab? Do not add static WDS. Must i remove the wds1 interface? well i removed the wds1 interface, i can see the 'slave' router on the 'ap' router's Wireless Clients window with the same IP as the wlan shou...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

>>>Should the bridge ports be wlan1 and wds1?

>>>And what should the wds address be on the wds tab?
Do not add static WDS.
Must i remove the wds1 interface?
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Simply configure both AP ap-bridge and enable on both WDS dynamic-mesh on same bridge of wlan1 Obviously same channel, same SSID, etc. Set the protocol to 802.11 On wifi property set bridge-mode to DISABLED and when you create the bridge, remember to set the STP protocol mode to rstp Should the bri...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Looks like a typo. But that is not mandatory. You can leave the wds-mode on the AP as dynamic. How I have it currently: AP: wlan1: ap bridge, wds dynamic, wds bridge1 bridge1: bridges wds1 and wlan1 wds1: wlan1 master, wds address is slave's mac address *not sure if it should be same or different m...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Can someone tell me what "isi mac address" means in the second small guide?

From the guide:
** create wds interface wdsx, isi mac address **
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Didn't read the .pdf files in detail, but yes this is the correct way. Try, it should work. And if you stumble somewhere post your progress and we'll see what more is needed. which ones? currently i have the AP setup from the first guide and the wds-slave from the second guide. The slave is in anot...
by mbfound
Wed Aug 13, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Re: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Setup the first groove as ap-bridge, enable wds. Setup the 2nd groove as wds-slave. Not quite sure how to do that. Does this guide ( http://www.miro.co.za/downloads/How-Do-I-Set-Up-WDS-Using-MikroTik.pdf ) show the correct way to setup the ap-bridge? If it is, it doesn't show how to setup the wds-s...
by mbfound
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS
Replies: 27
Views: 4058

Connecting 2 RB/Grooves with WDS

Hi, I have the following issue: We deploy public wifi at various locations, but some require that we use 2 RBs to cover the distance (issue with the connecting device obviously). Is it possible to connect 2 together with WDS and log-ins being handled from the main AP and how would one do this? Or if...
by mbfound
Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot users
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Re: Hotspot users

From what I can understand from reading the wiki, won't that allow users to use the wifi without logging in for the duration of the 2 hour session time we allocate for users? (set in user profiles)

"trial - client is allowed to use internet without HotSpot login for the specified amount of time"
by mbfound
Mon Aug 11, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Hotspot users
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Hotspot users

Hi Was wondering if there was a way to dynamically create hotspot users, preferably using their own mac address? As it is now, all users use the same user called "user". All I could find was this: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=28990 Thanks Edit: To be more specific, it's for a public...
by mbfound
Mon Aug 11, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: after update on 6.18 , winbox refuse to work....
Replies: 3
Views: 899

Re: after update on 6.18 , winbox refuse to work....

I noticed the same with v3 beta winbox (the one available from the downloads section)

(Groove with 6.18)

Just had to download an older version of winbox
by mbfound
Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to optimise for phones and laptops
Replies: 3
Views: 1047

Re: How to optimise for phones and laptops

I figured that would be the issue. As a laptop down the street, ~500m could see the signal but no chance in that happening to a phone.

Is there any other set up tips you can give me, like is 20 or 20/40 better, best Mhz for signal, etc?
by mbfound
Tue Jul 01, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to optimise for phones and laptops
Replies: 3
Views: 1047

How to optimise for phones and laptops

Hi, we just recently started using mikrotik routers for public hotspots, we currently use the 951, Basebox2 and just started testing with the GrooveA. Since, I'm relatively new to wireless systems other than the basic home stuff, is there a way I can optimise either of those routers for smaller devi...