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by Hammer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cloud Backup
Replies: 20
Views: 3382

Re: Cloud Backup

The only time I needed a backup was when a device was broken. That does not work in the case?
I am currently using a script for the backup.
by Hammer
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik router hacked?
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Re: Mikrotik router hacked?

#§%!?+!... ok, sorry for double post.

Thanks Hammer
by Hammer
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik router hacked?
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Mikrotik router hacked?

I have about 20+ Mikrotik routers in use. For almost all (but not all) all firewall DROP rules are disabled! have only noticed it now because a provider has turned off an Internet connection (DNS Server). Nothing was changed, no passwords changed or user created. The devices have different Internet ...
by Hammer
Wed May 09, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox: "Could not save configuration" error message
Replies: 3
Views: 1905

Re: Winbox: "Could not save configuration" error message

Although an old post but I currently have the same problem.
Solution:
Delete this folder (%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Mikrotik\), will be recreated when opening WinBox. If necessary, BACKUP folder before!
by Hammer
Mon May 07, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Slow WiFi (Mikrotik WAP)
Replies: 31
Views: 17376

Re: Slow WiFi (Mikrotik WAP)

I saw the notice in another post, so it is an improvement there (not much time to test).
CAPsMAN and its products have been on the market for a long time, what's the problem?
by Hammer
Mon May 07, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Slow WiFi (Mikrotik WAP)
Replies: 31
Views: 17376

Re: Slow WiFi (Mikrotik WAP)

Is there anything new? I have an RB3011 in two places as CAPsMAN with hAP ac and the WLAN speed is about 10% of what I should have.
Newest stabile RoutOS FW and HW FW on all Device.
by Hammer
Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterBoard hAP AC Slow wireless performance.
Replies: 35
Views: 10464

Re: RouterBoard hAP AC Slow wireless performance.

I have already tried various (with CAPsMAN and without CAPsMAN), but I never get a link higher than the screenshot. Can someone post a working configuration, with consistent 1300mbps link? The configuration can also be without CAPSMAN, If possible with country Switzerland. 5240/20-eeeC/ac/P(20dBm) [...
by Hammer
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterBoard hAP AC Slow wireless performance.
Replies: 35
Views: 10464

Re: RouterBoard hAP AC Slow wireless performance.

I tried all the settings. Also following the list here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_WLAN_channels
Always when I set 80MHz, stands unsupportet configuraton (Country: switzerland with CAPsMAN). So I ask for the configuration to see what I do wrong? ;-)
by Hammer
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RouterBoard hAP AC Slow wireless performance.
Replies: 35
Views: 10464

Re: RouterBoard hAP AC Slow wireless performance.

The default config for the wireless should be pretty good. The only thing I changed on my hAP AC is locking the channel on 100 and enabling WMM. I get a consistent 1300mbps link, and smooth 350~375mbps throughput. Can you show me your exact configuration? I reach max 80~110mbps throughput over wire...
by Hammer
Wed Dec 14, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AC wireless problems
Replies: 7
Views: 1833

Re: hAP AC wireless problems

Sorry for lack of response, I forgot I wrote this :-)
The unit was broken, after replacing all problems disappeared. Works like a charm, speedtest.net shows around 280 Mbps download over 802.11ac. I'm pretty okay with that for now :-)
Can you show your WIFI configuration?
by Hammer
Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: HAP AC
Replies: 540
Views: 132613

Re: HAP AC

I had problems with the channel configuration (best performance 5GHz AC) and found this CAPsMAN Channels list. Very helpful for the configuration 2.4 GHz Channels /caps-man channel add band=2ghz-b/g/n extension-channel=disabled frequency=2412 name="channel-2.4-1" width=20 add band=2ghz-b/g/n extensi...
by Hammer
Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: same SSID, dual band device select 5G first
Replies: 12
Views: 4697

Re: same SSID, dual band device select 5G first

...any news related Band Steering and Mikrotik?

Info about how band steering works? https://documentation.meraki.com/MR/Rad ... g_Overview
by Hammer
Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: What happens when CPU is 100%?
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: What happens when CPU is 100%?

Remote DNS Traffic?

/ip firewall filter
add action=drop chain=input dst-port=53 in-interface=ether1-gateway protocol=udp
add action=drop chain=input dst-port=53 in-interface=ether1-gateway protocol=tcp
by Hammer
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011 on 200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream
Replies: 13
Views: 5205

Re: my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011 on 200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream

Same here ! After an Internet Upgrade at home, I was disapointed of my download speed on this 200$can Switch/Router. It was with ROS 6.30 ... I have try the last one ( 6.33.3 ) , same problem ... I have try changing the queue type from hardware to ethernet-default, maybe it help, but can't reach my...
by Hammer
Thu Dec 31, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN
Replies: 15
Views: 11853

Re: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN

In my own experience (got several RBs in my home) if you set them up with CAPsMANv2 (wireless-cm2) and set all of them to the same frequency/ssid/key (just the exact same provisioning profile), the devices freely roam on their own (my iPhone very quickly swaps access points when I move through my h...
by Hammer
Thu Dec 31, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN
Replies: 15
Views: 11853

Re: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN

You can fine tunning roaming using accest lists
What do you mean by that
by Hammer
Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN
Replies: 15
Views: 11853

Re: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN

I will try that. There are many places with no overlap (long corridor) and that I would not make worse. Aruba or better said HP is in a different league. I mostly have just small installations of up to 10 AP I'm going to take a closer look at Ubiquiti combined with Mikrotik (Hotspot, VLAN). Can Ubiq...
by Hammer
Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN
Replies: 15
Views: 11853

Re: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN

Has anybody experience with it? kick a client at -80dBm is not an option.
by Hammer
Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: power up several APs / realized WLAN projects
Replies: 1
Views: 484

power up several APs / realized WLAN projects

CAPsMAN is a great feature for several APs. But how to power up several APs over POE? Is there a POE Switch works with Mikrotik AP? POE Injector Panel? Recommendation? I would be interested who has already larger indoor WLAN projects realized with Mikrotik? Why Mikrotik? Would you do it again with M...
by Hammer
Sat Nov 28, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: (seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN
Replies: 15
Views: 11853

(seamless) roaming wireless / CAPsMAN

I have read a lot of posts about (seamless) roaming wireless, but most are old.

I want to use 6 APs with CAPsMAN and ensure that roaming works as well as possible.

How?
by Hammer
Sat Nov 28, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WI-FI ROAMING 802.11r QUESTION
Replies: 30
Views: 18171

Re: WI-FI ROAMING 802.11r QUESTION

guys on mikrotik can be "seamless roaming", if properly set up!
and how to set up properly?
by Hammer
Sat Nov 28, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless loop problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1837

Re: wireless loop problem

Do you use CAPsMAN? On the CAP device on WLAN interface do not Bridge with CAP LAN interface.
by Hammer
Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: sip problem with l2tp
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: sip problem with l2tp

Have you tried that?
ip firewall service-port disable sip  
Check your firewall, and when using NAT check your device settings.
What do you mean
by Hammer
Thu May 21, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Unidentified IP Traffic(see video)
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: Unidentified IP Traffic(see video)

OMG, I had activated under DNS Settings Allow Remote Requests!
by Hammer
Thu May 21, 2015 1:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Unidentified IP Traffic(see video)
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Unidentified IP Traffic(see video)

I realized that I have a very bad Ping in games. I have all the cables disconnected and WLAN, to see if another device is responsible for ensuring. Then I saw on the Mikrotik I have high traffic. What can that be? Device: RB2011UiAS-2HnD FW: 6.28 ISP: Cable Modem (GIB-Solutions AG, Switzerland) PYAA...
by Hammer
Thu Apr 23, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS226-24G-2S+ Poor routing performance
Replies: 35
Views: 25609

Re: CRS226-24G-2S+ Poor routing performance

Kinda fun how people intend to use a switch to do routing, A switch is a L2 device and not a L3, Hi Alael Yes, the 'CRS' series is a Switch or? (CRS Cloud Router Switch) but ... 1. This is for a family, but with VPN function 2. I have tested it before and had no problems with the speed 3. This is n...
by Hammer
Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Managed AP behind double NAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Managed AP behind double NAT

I think that does not solve my problem or I understand it wrong. I would like to block access to the clients in the private subnet. The access point is plugged by a student. If the AP via DHCP gets IP everything should work, and it connects via OpenVPN to the central RADIUS server (Mikrotik User Man...
by Hammer
Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Managed AP behind double NAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Managed AP behind double NAT

I think it was a bad idea from me, this will not work.
Can I make something that the other IP addresses are not listed in the ARP table? Then you could not access the other clients or I understand that wrong?
by Hammer
Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Managed AP behind double NAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Managed AP behind double NAT

Thanks for the answer, I understand, I have two routing tables, and can route the way I want. But I do not want to route Internet traffic from the hotspot to the VPN tunnel. Can I still use VRF and use GW / 32? Can i use gateway= and then the interface? example: add dst-address=0.0.0.0/32 gateway=et...
by Hammer
Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Managed AP behind double NAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Managed AP behind double NAT

I could help myself. Since missing two static routes. #Site A /ip route add distance=1 dst-address=10.0.1.0/24 gateway=10.51.0.2 #Site AP /ip route add distance=1 dst-address=10.100.0.0/24 gateway=10.51.0.1 Now I have an additional problem. The AP gets via DHCP IP and GW (eg IP 192.168.1.123; GW 192...
by Hammer
Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Managed AP behind double NAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Managed AP behind double NAT

As an example, the route List Route List WLAN AP # DST-ADDRESS PREF-SRC GATEWAY DISTANCE 0 ADS 0.0.0.0/0 192.168.1.1 1 1 ADS 10.51.0.0/24 10.51.0.1 0 2 ADC 10.51.0.1/32 10.51.0.2 ovpn-a1001 0 3 ADC 10.0.1.0/24 10.0.1.1 bridge-hotspot 0 4 ADC 10.88.0.0/24 10.88.0.1 bridge-loopback 0 5 ADC 192.168.1.0...
by Hammer
Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Managed AP behind double NAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Managed AP behind double NAT

Hi @ all I'm testing here a possible scenario and need your advice (see PDF). I want some AP for Hotspot behind double NAT manage and use Central Mikrotik User Manager radius. I'm test MikroTik User Manager on AP and work. FYI: At the "Home Router ISP" I can do nothing, are just as they are! I did a...
by Hammer
Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011 on 200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream
Replies: 13
Views: 5205

Re: my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011 on 200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream

Hammer clearly states that he has a 20mb/s upstream from ISP. What he cares about, is clearly the downstream.
upstream from ISP is 20mb/s, thats OK.

Thanks for the tips. OK I will try changing interface queue from only-hardware-queue to ethernet-default on newest Firmware.
by Hammer
Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011 on 200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream
Replies: 13
Views: 5205

my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011 on 200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream

I'm confused, does somebodies similar experiences? Installation: home network (standard NAT and few FW rules, road warrior vpn usually not active) Test on speedtest.net (ISP UPC Cablecom Switzerland) CRS125 -24G-1S-RM v6.27 (the same 6.25, 6.26) Downstream: 30-120Mbps (200Mbit/s ISP line speed downs...
by Hammer
Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS226-24G-2S+ Poor routing performance
Replies: 35
Views: 25609

Re: CRS226-24G-2S+ Poor routing performance

Do you have new information? Here is my experience with CRS125, CRS109 and RB2011. Installation: home network (standard NAT and few FW rules, road warrior vpn usually not active) CRS125 -24G-1S-RM v6.27 (the same 6.25, 6.26) Downstream: 30-120Mbps (200Mbit/s ISP line speed downstream) Upstream: 20Mb...
by Hammer
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: filter for log viewer
Replies: 10
Views: 4431

Re: Feature Request: filter for log viewer

+1
Log Viewer are very good but no Filter :-(
by Hammer
Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I configure the VLAN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1669

Re: How do I configure the VLAN?

"(VLAN Interface >> bridge or EtherPort / IP address interface >> VLAN or bridge?" 1. VLAN interface attach to BRIDGE (because only bridge is main interface! all another interfaces is slave to Bridge) 2. IP address attach to VLAN ! Because VLAN - is your broadcast domain for Your LAN1, LAN2, LAN3 ....
by Hammer
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I configure the VLAN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1669

Re: How do I configure the VLAN?

ether6 is master port and 7-10 slave. in the Bridge ether4,5,6master,wlan1
by Hammer
Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I configure the VLAN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1669

Re: How do I configure the VLAN?

Can any one help? Is my question unclear?
by Hammer
Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How do I configure the VLAN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1669

How do I configure the VLAN?

I bought a RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN to learn RouterOS. I have set up three networks and each has its own WLAN+LAN. In order to separate the networks I have created a firewall rule. This works but I would like to work with VLANs. config.PNG add action=drop chain=forward comment="Drop bridge-LAN2 to bridge-L...