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by anuser
Sun Aug 07, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPSMAN - Surely there's a simpler/cleaner way?
Replies: 19
Views: 1155

Re: CAPSMAN - Surely there's a simpler/cleaner way?

Finally someone has found a Grandstream product that works!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: Besides some xxx MikroTik cAP ac leftovers we use Aruba AP-5xx and Grandstream access points. Nowadays we use Grandstream´s manager software running locally on CentOS Linux. We started with GWN7630/LR (Mediatek MT...
by anuser
Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2.4 ghz AP for 2000 users
Replies: 8
Views: 587

Re: 2.4 ghz AP for 2000 users

Very High Density 802.11ac Networks Validated Reference Design : https://community.arubanetworks.com/bro ... f8f5a5e6f8


Don´t use MikroTik access points for high density.
by anuser
Tue Jul 12, 2022 7:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ac wireless performance: RouterOS v7.4rc versus OpenWrt v22.03rc? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 610

cAP ac wireless performance: RouterOS v7.4rc versus OpenWrt v22.03rc? [SOLVED]

Has anyone already tested cAP ac with RouterOS v7.4rc and did wireless single/multiclient benchmarks both with 2.4 and 5.0 GHz radio and compared the results to the results with OpenWrt v22.03rc5 ( https://firmware-selector.openwrt.org/?version=22.03.0-rc5&target=ipq40xx%2Fmikrotik&id=mikrot...
by anuser
Tue Jul 05, 2022 9:33 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik v7 and WiFi 6
Replies: 24
Views: 2054

Re: Mikrotik v7 and WiFi 6

Well open the wifiwave2 package with e.g. 7zip.org tool and you will See firmware and modules for different 802.11ax chipsets.
by anuser
Sun Jun 19, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik v7 and WiFi 6
Replies: 24
Views: 2054

Re: Mikrotik v7 and WiFi 6

Oh my...might want to switch from Grandstream to MikroTik if 802.11ax is indeed coming.
Is anything wrong with your GWN76xx access point?
by anuser
Sun Jun 12, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Compatible APs?
Replies: 23
Views: 1675

Re: Compatible APs?

Before any moderator , or worse an administrator , of the forum intervenes, you all better stop advertising other brands. Thanks. Well, nowadays we'd recommend access points with 802.11ax with full roaming protocol support, i.e. 802.11k, 802.11v, 802.11r and features like airtime fairness and band ...
by anuser
Sun Jun 05, 2022 12:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi Wave2 on RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD
Replies: 29
Views: 2366

Re: Wifi Wave2 on RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD

I'm dreaming of a wifiwave2 driver package for IPQ4018/IPQ4019 based MikroTik access points like hAP ac2 and cAP ac with 128 MB of RAM and 16 MB of ROM. Looking into the current big wifiwave2 driver package it should be possible to extract all IPQ40xx parts and provide a smaller wifiwave2 lite packa...
by anuser
Sun May 22, 2022 11:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Actual large scale CAPSMAN
Replies: 9
Views: 953

Re: Actual large scale CAPSMAN

As being said before. Don't use MikroTik for higher density. We stopped using our CAPsMAN Setup (started with multiple CCR1036, later CHR) with < 1000 cAP ac years ago and replaced them with Aruba 600 - 900$ APs for our lecture halls, libraries and seminar rooms. And for office environments we start...
by anuser
Mon May 09, 2022 10:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless - any driver difference RouterOS 6 vs 7?
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Wireless - any driver difference RouterOS 6 vs 7?

It would be great if someone could post his benchmark results: 6.49 versus 7.x for legacy devices with lower RAM and ROM, i.e. cAP ac, hAP ac2, wAP ac 1. gen, wAP ac 2. gen, ...
by anuser
Sun Mar 27, 2022 11:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Is/Would be there support for client roaming (802.11k,802.11r,802.11v,802.11w) ...
Replies: 18
Views: 12833

Re: Is/Would be there support for client roaming (802.11k,802.11r,802.11v,802.11w) ...

There likely is no chip compatibility issue, but there might well be a code size problem. Many MikroTik devices have only 16M flash space, and as we all know it is very important to have SMB, Proxy Server, "detect internet", "kid control" etc etc so there might well be no space ...
by anuser
Sat Mar 19, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Actual large scale CAPSMAN
Replies: 9
Views: 953

Re: Actual large scale CAPSMAN

This was the main reason why I moved once from MikroTik to Aruba Network AP-5xx access points for high density and later to Grandstream GWN7660 for office environments, plus VRF lite for clients. https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=153735#p760146: Hello, the short version: CAPSMAN forwarding ...
by anuser
Tue Feb 15, 2022 7:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: MT alternative products
Replies: 15
Views: 1194

Re: MT alternative products

The TL-SG1428PE a business class switch has had 5 firmware updates since The TL-SG1428PE is a good example for a strange product development. As you can see on the support homepage there are 4 different Hardware revisions, each with a separate firmware file. TP-Link is not business, it's considered...
by anuser
Mon Feb 14, 2022 11:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MT alternative products
Replies: 15
Views: 1194

Re: MT alternative products

TP-Link switches are easy to use, but depending on model do not receive updates that long. Back to topic: You´re talking about a campus. So what is the current design of the network? What about layer 3? Static routes or something dynamic? I myself use low cost switches (Netgear ProSAFE GS700, ZyXel ...
by anuser
Sun Feb 13, 2022 9:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MT alternative products
Replies: 15
Views: 1194

Re: MT alternative products

@anuser: thanks for the advice.
This high school has a 2012 HPE infrastructure and wants to upgrade the backbones to 10G. As a security appliance they have a Sonicwall NSA 2700.
Thanks professionals.
Which switches are used nowadays? Can you provide some model numbers?
by anuser
Sat Feb 12, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MT alternative products
Replies: 15
Views: 1194

Re: MT alternative products

So, your customers actually wants to save money, saw MikroTik switches and thought "Hey, that 10G switch has the same amount of switchports as the Aruba on, but only coast 1/20 of it?). Please: No! MikroTik switches do not provide the same layer 2 nor layer 3 features as Aruba/HPE If the custom...
by anuser
Sat Feb 12, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [EoIP over DSL] throughput expectations?
Replies: 2
Views: 310

[EoIP over DSL] throughput expectations?

Hello, so I used EoIP to get a layer 2 tunnel between a DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) and a datacenter. Setup: => device A----[LAN switch]-----MikroTic cAP ac-<EoIP tunnel>---------------------Internet (latency ~ 60ms)-------------------<EoIP tunnel>-MikroTic cAP ac-----[LAN switch]----device B - Wh...
by anuser
Tue Feb 01, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Band Steering
Replies: 32
Views: 16479

Re: Band Steering

I wish there were some capable wifi devices/vendor aside china-spyware (TP-Link, Zyxel, tenda,...) and ubiquiti cloudbloatware. And no, for a home user with privacy concerns it is out of price-range to go for 500€ enterprise wifi hardware e.g. from ruckus. Beside Aruba AP-535/AP-555 access points w...
by anuser
Tue Feb 01, 2022 10:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ROS 7.1.1 and 5GHz WiFi upload problem
Replies: 43
Views: 8958

Re: ROS 7.1.1 and 5GHz WiFi upload problem

I have a problem with ROS version 7.1.1. on wAP ac old devices (RBwAPG-5HacT2HnD on mipsbe). The problem mainly concerns 5G WiFi and is manifested by a decrease in speed towards the upload. The problem does not occur on wAP ac new (RBwAPG-5HacD2HnD on arm). I did not observe the problem on hAP ac3 ...
by anuser
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

You can download and open "Extra Packages" for "ARM" at mikrotik.com/download. There you will find the wifiwave2 package. If you open it and navigate to \lib\firmware you will find folders with chipset names: - QCA9984 - QCA9888 - IPQ8074v2 - IPQ8074 - IPQ6018 - IPQ5018 - IPQ4019...
by anuser
Mon Dec 20, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Should Mikrotik achieve Wi-Fi Alliance certification on popular APs?
Replies: 9
Views: 4378

Re: Should Mikrotik achieve Wi-Fi Alliance certification on popular APs?

Example: Even cheap devices like the Grandstream GWN7660 or GWN7630LR access point with Qualcomm IPQ6000 or Mediatek MT7615 chipsets are Wi-Fi certified nowadays.
WFA110473 (Outdoor Long Range 80211ac Wave2 4x44 WiFi Access Point).pdf
WFA113007 (80211ax 222 WiFi 6 Access Point).pdf
by anuser
Sun Dec 05, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v7.1 is released!
Replies: 816
Views: 176482

Re: v7.1 is released!

Version 7.1 has been released. WIRELESS ---------------------- !) completely new alternative wireless package "wifiwave2" with 802.11ac Wave2, WPA3 and 802.11w management frame protection support (requires ARM CPU and 256MB RAM); ---------------------- I would like to request a separate s...
by anuser
Thu Oct 28, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1rc5 [development] is released!
Replies: 167
Views: 40874

Re: v7.1rc5 [development] is released!

I would like to request a separate smaller wifiwave2-package for cAP ac, hAP ac2, ... i.e. all devices with IPQ4018/IPQ4019 chipsets which could be possible: * As the new combined wifiwave2 package contains several firmware files, libraries and linux kernel modules for different chipsets the file np...
by anuser
Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48.5 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 171
Views: 94944

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

Upgrade from 6.48.4 to 6.49 => Clients do not get IP address via DHCP over the EoIP tunnel
Downgrade to 6.48.5 => Clients do not get IP address via DHCP over the EoIP tunnel
Downgrade to 6.48.4 => Clients receive an IP address again.

=> RB750GR3 on both sites.
by anuser
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.49 [stable] is released!
Replies: 235
Views: 78915

Re: v6.49 [stable] is released!

cAP ac with v6.49. Macbook Pro with macOS Big Sur 11.3 disconnects after 60 minutes (repeatable) while other devices stay connected (and needs some minutes to connect again) => Group Key Update is set to 60 minutes.
by anuser
Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.49 [stable] is released!
Replies: 235
Views: 78915

Re: v6.49 [stable] is released!

Upgrade from 6.48.4 to 6.49 => Clients do not get IP address via DHCP over the EoIP tunnel Are you running CHR on a virtualization environment? Or is it a physical router? I had such issues and it was due to permission settings in the virtualization (allow promiscuous mode, allow MAC spoofing, etc)...
by anuser
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.49 [stable] is released!
Replies: 235
Views: 78915

Re: v6.49 [stable] is released!

Upgrade from 6.48.4 to 6.49 => Clients do not get IP address via DHCP over the EoIP tunnel
Downgrade to 6.48.5 => Clients do not get IP address via DHCP over the EoIP tunnel
Downgrade to 6.48.4 => Clients receive an IP address again.
by anuser
Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 102
Replies: 29
Views: 42346

Re: Newsletter 102

Cool. But do you have any information about support of Wi-Fi 5 wave 2 on cap (xl) ac? Wi-Fi 6 is not such important for home users, but wave 2 should be already implemented. I'm doing decision - wait for mikrotik to be able to use capsman or convert network to another vendor. Thanks The problem wit...
by anuser
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1rc3 [development] is released!
Replies: 172
Views: 39552

Re: v7.1rc3 [development] is released!

What went wrong? Which limitation did appear? Prolly RAM limitation, ath10k requires 256MB RAM for two radios for proper functionality. OpenWrt barely runs on these units with a patch to reduce ath10k-ct RAM consumption but it's not usable for anything else than basic router/AP functionality. Mikro...
by anuser
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1rc3 [development] is released!
Replies: 172
Views: 39552

Re: v7.1rc3 [development] is released!

a cheap Belkin RT3200 and flashed it with OpenWrt.
is not the competitor of the upcoming MikroTik cAP ax which will use IPQ60xx chipset. Current low cost competitors with the same chipset family nowadays would be:

- Engenius EWS357AP
- Grandstream GWN7660

Both can be purchased for < 100$
by anuser
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1rc3 [development] is released!
Replies: 172
Views: 39552

Re: v7.1rc3 [development] is released!

I would like to request a separate smaller wifiwave2-package for cAP ac, hAP ac2, ... i.e. all devices with IPQ4018/IPQ4019 chipsets which could be possible: * As the new combined wifiwave2 package contains several firmware files, libraries and linux kernel modules for different chipsets the file np...
by anuser
Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1rc1 [development] is released!
Replies: 345
Views: 57061

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

RouterOS version 7.1beta5 has been released in public "development" channel! *) wifiwave2 - improved interface stability with multiple WPA3 authenticated clients; I would like to request a separate wifiwave2 package for IPQ4018/IPQ4019 devices with 16MB of ROM and 128M of RAM. With such a...
by anuser
Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Wire Dish LACP
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

Re: Wireless Wire Dish LACP

LACP works with 2 switches in two buildings and 4 MikroTik wAP 60 GHz. It´s fully transparent.
by anuser
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WI-FI ROAMING 802.11r QUESTION
Replies: 41
Views: 25351

Re: WI-FI ROAMING 802.11r QUESTION

256 RAM, required by new wave2 wireless driversb]2[/b] and cAP ac). MikroTik cap AC uses IPQ4018 chipset, 128 MB RAM, 16 MB ROM. MikroTik tells us, that wifiwave2 drivers (with MU-MIMO support) need more RAM and ROM. AFLA AL120C-AC uses IPQ4018 chipset, 128 MR RAM, 16 MB ROM and supports MU-MIMO. =...
by anuser
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter June 2021 (#100)
Replies: 54
Views: 29728

Re: Newsletter June 2021 (#100)

At this point FCC(America, and some other like Brazil, south Korea and Chile) have recently made those frequencies available for low power device use in those counties domestic band plans. Other counties such as Australia and Europe( like where Mikrotik is made!), have not yet had all those frequen...
by anuser
Sat Jul 03, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter June 2021 (#100)
Replies: 54
Views: 29728

Re: Newsletter June 2021 (#100)

Why would mikrotik, make a niche product for that band plan by FCC. Niche? 6 GHz is used for 802.11ax world wide (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_802.11ax-2021). Within Q3/Q4 2021, vendors start selling their enterprise access points. Consumer routers with triple radios (2.4GHz, 5 GHz, 6GHZ) and...
by anuser
Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac severe speed degradation with ROS above 6.45.9 (LTS)
Replies: 28
Views: 10358

Re: 802.11ac severe speed degradation with ROS above 6.45.9 (LTS)

@bpwl Thanks for the great info, as always!... Perhaps MikroTik can make a few comments here, or I send in a ticket for their review of this thread.... I have a feeling we will have wait for RouterOS 7 & the new hardware that supports it, along with the new wifi driver implementations. But, may...
by anuser
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter June 2021 (#100)
Replies: 54
Views: 29728

Re: Newsletter June 2021 (#100)

I prefer a longer wait, for a good implementation of WiFi 6. Now you see, implementations of it with other brands that are not yet mature. Well, other vendors (Cisco, Aruba, Extreme Networks, ... ) already support 802.11ax for years. Meanwhile all 802.11ax major features work, too: - DL MU-MIMO - U...
by anuser
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAp ac2 - large number of packet retransmissions on 2ghz-g/n and 5ghz-n/ac
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: hAp ac2 - large number of packet retransmissions on 2ghz-g/n and 5ghz-n/ac

Well, as mentioned before. Just install OpenWrt on hAP ac2 (https://forum.openwrt.org/t/support-for-mikrotik-hap-ac2/23333/383) and see if those large number of packet retransmissions are still there. If this is not the case, RouterOS is the source of the problem. Don´t forget to backup your license...
by anuser
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAp ac2 - large number of packet retransmissions on 2ghz-g/n and 5ghz-n/ac
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: hAp ac2 - large number of packet retransmissions on 2ghz-g/n and 5ghz-n/ac

This actually remembers me of a test with cAP ac which has the same IP40xx chipset as the hAP ac2. The test is some years old. We put in an external wireless sniffer device which captured the traffic for some days. According to the report there were strange packet retransmissions on 5 GHz. On the sc...
by anuser
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAp ac2 - large number of packet retransmissions on 2ghz-g/n and 5ghz-n/ac
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: hAp ac2 - large number of packet retransmissions on 2ghz-g/n and 5ghz-n/ac

As you already mentioned in https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=174745 Should I just accept that for some reason, in my use case, the TP-link + OpenWRT solution is just better? Edit: Yep, just now I setup the TP-link to act as a simple AP, connected it to the hAp and everything works...
by anuser
Sun May 23, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 93112

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

Meanwhile I am trying to support an openwrt project that would bring better wifi drivers to my cAP acs at home. https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt/pull/4055 => Nice to see that work was restarted for getting a port done. The actual goal would be to get it into official 21.02 branch in order to reac...
by anuser
Wed May 19, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 93112

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

RouterOS version 7.1beta5 has been released in public "development" channel! *) wifiwave2 - improved interface stability with multiple WPA3 authenticated clients; I would like to request a separate wifiwave2 package for IPQ4018/IPQ4019 devices with 16MB of ROM. With such a package a lot o...
by anuser
Sat May 15, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Slow speed with Cap AC
Replies: 35
Views: 6987

Re: Slow speed with Cap AC

Well you actually don´t buy MikroTik devices from Amazon.ca, hopefully. TP-Link EAP245 price: https://geizhals.de/tp-link-omada-eap245-a1532804.html MikroTik cAP AC price: https://geizhals.de/mikrotik-routerboard-cap-ac-rbcapgi-5acd2nd-a1861544.html There are a lot of strange price differences betwe...
by anuser
Sat May 15, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Slow speed with Cap AC
Replies: 35
Views: 6987

Re: Slow speed with Cap AC

Speed is good Well that's a single Client download test with MikroTik's self made driver. - Have you ever tried to use a MikroTik 802.11ac access point in a multi client scenario? You would shocked by its low performance. - The new wifiwave2 package includes drivers and firmwares from the chipsets ...
by anuser
Thu May 13, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Slow speed with Cap AC
Replies: 35
Views: 6987

Re: Slow speed with Cap AC

I think we would be all way luckier customers if MikroTik supported better wireless 802.11ac/ax access points. Currently MikroTik offers "cheapest" solutions which led to too much anger and frustration on our customer side. There are a lot of customers who are willing to pay more to get a ...
by anuser
Tue May 04, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac severe speed degradation with ROS above 6.45.9 (LTS)
Replies: 28
Views: 10358

Re: 802.11ac severe speed degradation with ROS above 6.45.9 (LTS)

Can you please post your configuration while running 6.47.9? (/export compact)
Do you see any difference between configuration of 6.45.9 and 6.47.9 at all if you compare full /export?
by anuser
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

The cambium e410 has come down to $260. That's nearly 4 times as much as the cap AC that it SLIGHTLY out performs. Well, iperf3 single client performance with a Cambium E410 access point which uses the same chipset as MikroTIk cAP ac, i.e. IPQ4018. Upload and download: - https://www.batna24.com/pro...
by anuser
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why is CAP AC wifi speed always lower than half of spec? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1559

Re: Why is CAP AC wifi speed always lower than half of spec? [SOLVED]

IPerf3 Single client performance with a Cambium E410 access point which uses the same chipset as MikroTIk cAP ac, i.e. IPQ4018. Upload and download: - https://www.batna24.com/products/pages/testy-urzadzen/wielki-test-ap-czesc3-cambium-cnpilotE410/CambiumcnPilote410-2D.png - https://www.batna24.com/p...
by anuser
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

Are you saying Cambium is not much better than Mikrotik, and if so which model(s) were you using! As the cAP ac Cambium uses IPQ4018 chipset in it E410. But Cambium offers full roaming, MU-MIMO, airtime fairness and has better overall performance when there are more concurrent connected clients. Yo...
by anuser
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WiFi in packing hall - how to build it
Replies: 7
Views: 1756

Re: WiFi in packing hall - how to build it

- Do your hand-data-collectors support 5 GHz at all? Do you have a link to its datasheet? - Do you have a PoE switch available for powering the access points? - If they do 12 access points with omnidirectional antennas would fit. You might not need all 12 access points. You have to check. - Don´t us...
by anuser
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Suggested additional APs (CAPsMAN)
Replies: 3
Views: 952

Re: Suggested additional APs (CAPsMAN)

Keep your RB2011UiAS for Routing and Firewalling. Add 2x Grandstream GWN7630 and use their integrated wireless controller. You can manage both access points from one access point as they build a cluster. Do you have PoE injectors available? The Grandtream access point don´t ship with those unfortuna...
by anuser
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

FYI hAP ac2 just got official OpenWRT support, this milestone opens the possibility of supporting more Mikrotik IPQ40XX devices such as cAP ac and hAP ac3 in the future. https://firmware-selector.openwrt.org/?version=SNAPSHOT&target=ipq40xx%2Fmikrotik&id=mikrotik_hap-ac2 Nice, thank you. Yo...
by anuser
Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: fq_codel or cake in v7
Replies: 68
Views: 34217

Re: fq_codel or cake in v7

According to https://openwrt.org/inbox/toh/mikrotik/mikrotik_hap_ac OpenWRT firmware not supported for hAP AC2. How to install this firmware?
https://forum.openwrt.org/t/support-for ... -ac2/23333 The port is also working on cAP ac.
by anuser
Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta5 [development] is released!
Replies: 292
Views: 66391

Re: v7.1beta5 [development] is released!

RouterOS version 7.1beta5 has been released in public "development" channel! *) wifiwave2 - improved interface stability with multiple WPA3 authenticated clients; I would like to request a separate wifiwave2 package for IPQ4018/IPQ4019 devices with 16MB of ROM. With such a package a lot o...
by anuser
Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 201
Views: 85472

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

Thanks for the answer SiB
Looks like we won't have to wait Q2:
https://mikrotik.com/product/chateau_5g
;)
16 MB of ROM. Please MikroTik, not again. The router has IPQ4019 chipset, so with with 16 MB of ROM currently wifiwave2 driver package will no run on it...
by anuser
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Anyone who successfully install wifiwave2 on cAP ac with 256M RAM ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1778

Re: Anyone who successfully install wifiwave2 on cAP ac with 256M RAM ?

The actual firmware / kernel modul for IPQ40xx based devices (like cAP ac) would small enough to fit in a smaller wifiwave2 package which could be used on e.g. cAP ac with its 16MB of ROM. Unfortunately MikroTik hasn´t released anything like this. Custom tools for creating your own *.npk packages (l...
by anuser
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wi-Fi 6E ( 5.925 GHz to 7.125 GHz )
Replies: 14
Views: 6550

Re: Wi-Fi 6E ( 5.925 GHz to 7.125 GHz )

Wi-Fi 6E ( 5.925 GHz to 7.125 GHz ) Question; Is anybody running any Wi-Fi 6E ( 5.925 GHz to 7.125 GHz ) home or WISP wireless networks ( yet ) ? If so , what have been your findings ... Well no, there is hardly any Wi-Fi 6E available nowadays. Enterprise networking vendors like Aruba / Ruijie Netw...
by anuser
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

Also well done MikroTik on wifiwave2- comes bit late indeed when compared to other producers but it is awesome! Wenn I get 500 MBit/s to 700 MBit/s of TCP download throughput when 50 to 60 clients are concurrently connected and downloading on one single MikroTik 802.11ax access point, I might call ...
by anuser
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!
Replies: 211
Views: 45742

Re: v7.1beta4 [development] is released!

I would like to request a separate wifiwave2 package for IPQ4018/IPQ4019 devices with 16MB of ROM. With such a package a lot of more users could test this it, send feedbacks and bug reports which will result in an earlier available bugfree stable release.
by anuser
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

For those who are complaining [...] Great, what lucky guy you are! About 1 year after MikroTik started selling the Audience they showed you grace and offer you a development firmware with first official chipset vendors binary firmware files with 802.11v and 802.11w! I can´t believe how lucky your a...
by anuser
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

Mikrotik drags a lot farther behind than that. What are we at... 6 years on incomplete wifi 5?
Well, with RouterOS 7, MikroTik uses binary drivers from the chipset´s vendor, no more selfmade 802.11 code. So, this problem should be solved in the future.
by anuser
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

Currently many MikroTik WiFi devices include IPQ4018 or IPQ4019 chipset. The next generation will probably use IPQ60xx chipset. So when everybody else sells WiFi6E in 2022, MikroTik starts with WiFi6.
by anuser
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MİkroTik Wireless Gig+ Test
Replies: 14
Views: 2215

Re: MİkroTik Wireless Gig+ Test

Intel AX200 connected at 1.2Gbit/s at Aruba AP-555 with 80 MHz channel == stable 800 Mbit/s up and down while copy a big file to and from a SMB file server.
by anuser
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

The big networking device vendors will release thei WiFi 6E access points in Q3/Q4 2021. So, it would be a chance for MIkroTik to go develop straight 802.11ax access points with 6 GHz support, aswell. We're only 7 months away from Q3, and that's not much time to make new 6E APs if you're not some m...
by anuser
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

Software is already cooking for WiFi6. You can see that in wifiwave2 package.
The big networking device vendors will release thei WiFi 6E access points in Q3/Q4 2021. So, it would be a chance for MIkroTik to go develop straight 802.11ax access points with 6 GHz support, aswell.
by anuser
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wAP ac or NetMetal ac²?
Replies: 3
Views: 992

Re: wAP ac or NetMetal ac²?

I wouldn't buy the new wAP AC nowadays as it has only 128MB of RAM and will therefor not work with new WifiWave2 driver of RouterOS V7, neither would I buy the NetMetal ac2 as it has only 16MB of storage, i.e. the current WifiWave2 driver package is too big to install it on the access point.
by anuser
Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

Here's the screen shot that matters...
I was refering to this oneImage

So there is IPQ6018, IPQ8074, IPQ8074v2. MikroTik is not the only vendor developing access points but does not sell 802.11ax access points nowadays, btw.
by anuser
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

6 years behind?
No references at all to WiFi 6?
Yeah... It's called RouterOS!
Well, no. The new wireless package contains firmware and drivers for multiple 802.11ax chipsets. Take a look at the screenshots above.
by anuser
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48 [stable] is released!
Replies: 297
Views: 107343

Re: v6.48 [stable] is released!

I'm using MT's for past 7 years. VPNs, OSPF, IKEv2, NV2, etc. So much in a box for $40? And a human console? MT is my choice.
[...]
Mikrotik´s RouterOS is like a Swiss knife. So many different tools.
Of course I can use it to saw a tree. But in most cases it will be better to just use a chainsaw.
by anuser
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48 [stable] is released!
Replies: 297
Views: 107343

Re: v6.48 [stable] is released!

Thinkpad T480s with Windows 10 and Intel Dual Band 8265 (2x2 AC): Lower throughput with cAP ac running v6.48 either 2.4 or 5.0GHz => Back to v6.46.8.
by anuser
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: [idea] Let´s call it: cAP axe pro
Replies: 0
Views: 711

[idea] Let´s call it: cAP axe pro

I´m missing Wi-Fi 6E chipsets within the new V7 wireless package. With those new drivers coming from the chipset vendors themselves MikroTik could design one high end indoor access point for high density, aswell: - Qualcomm Networking Pro 1210 - 2.4 GHz: 4x4:4 - 5.0 GHz: 4x4:4 - 6.0 GHz: 4x4:4 - pow...
by anuser
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax from Ubiquity - Mikrotik, are you sleeping?
Replies: 6
Views: 5748

Re: 802.11ax from Ubiquity - Mikrotik, are you sleeping?

Beware, Ubiquiti´s Unifi 6 Lite and Unifi 6 Long Range access point support 802.11ax with 5 GHz, only. With 2.4 GHz it is only 802.11n because Ubiquiti uses an older chipset for this part. MikroTik doesn´t sell 802.11ax access points nowadays, but according to the current beta wireless package Mikro...
by anuser
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

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When can we expect the next release of v7.1?
v7.1beta4,,,
by anuser
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why no MediaTek chipsets for wireless? => Wi-Fi 6E
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Why no MediaTek chipsets for wireless? => Wi-Fi 6E

One of my favourite MikroTik devices is RB750gr3. It uses MediaTek MT7621A chipset. I have never had any issues with them as long as I can remember. The chipset is fast and everything runs stable.The cAP ac with its IPQ40xx chip is another story, though... Why aren´t MediaTek wireless chipsets used ...
by anuser
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

With OpenWRT on wAP AC (original), I get ~ 350mbps single client TCP throughput at MCS-9, 2x2, 80 MHz, WPA3.
Which release do you use? Stable or snapshot? ar71xx or ath79 driver?
by anuser
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

~500 Mbps download with 2x2 client very close to Chateau (no wifiwave2 for Chateau - not expensive enough I guess).
Thank you for the results.
by anuser
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: New User Manager in RouterOS v7
Replies: 164
Views: 16788

Re: New User Manager in RouterOS v7

feature request:
sync new users from Microsoft Active Directory or other standard LDAP protocols.(can add users with special profile if they belong to a user group in AD)
Is synchronization with Active Directory supported nowadays?
by anuser
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

I got in the 300s 4 feet away at the office since moving to 6.48.

Still 200M off the mark once you flip manufactures.
Do you have the possibility to do some iperf3 tests?
by anuser
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Force users to swap to 5Ghz
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: Force users to swap to 5Ghz

Lower the TX power for 2.4GHz, i.e. set higher antenne gain.
by anuser
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: Segment Routing and IS-IS
Replies: 18
Views: 5454

Re: Segment Routing and IS-IS

For full inexpensive IS-IS support, take a look at H3C or Huawei switches.
by anuser
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ac power consumption
Replies: 7
Views: 1953

Re: cAP ac power consumption

I use ZyXel GS1900-10HP switches for running up to 8x cAP AC without any problems. According to my monitoring the cAP AC devices never consumed more than 7W.
by anuser
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

The only real indication that there is unused potential on the hap ac² with RouterOS is the fact that single stream TCP iperf for iphone7(2x2)->hap_ac²->PC on close range is able to hit 470 Mbps, while the other direction cannot exceed 400 Mbps. 470 Mbit/s download at 2x2:2 MIMO with 80MHz @5GHz on...
by anuser
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

Yeah TP-Link's Wifi 6 access points are released too and they are a beast.
So, what iperf throughput do you get with 2x2:2 MIMO Up and down with 20, 40 and 80 MHz channels for 2.4 and 5.0 GHz? What access point are you refering to? TP-Link EAP620 or EAP660HD?
by anuser
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

On OpenWrt it's supported xD According to https://help.mikrotik.com/docs/display/ROS/WifiWave2 with WifiWave2 Mikrotik´s access points reach "400Mb/s maximum data rate in the 2.4GHz band for IPQ4019 interfaces". What about OpenWrt? What throughput do you get with 2.4GHz or 5.0Ghz with 20,...
by anuser
Mon Dec 28, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: area with 700 wifi users. mANTBox ? WapAC? other?
Replies: 14
Views: 2512

Re: area with 700 wifi users. mANTBox ? WapAC? other?

you are telling me that every 4sq meters I would need to install an AP... it is not a funny joke :) No, it's not a joke. Take a look at those pictures: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-m&biw=396&bih=719&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=high+density+lecture+hall+wlan&oq=high+den...
by anuser
Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: area with 700 wifi users. mANTBox ? WapAC? other?
Replies: 14
Views: 2512

Re: area with 700 wifi users. mANTBox ? WapAC? other?

mANTBox would also be that bad?
Look at it from another perspective. If you look at MikroTik´s homepage: Do you find any sentences like: "Our access points support up to xxx clients per access point?" or "Our access points are perfect for your high density areas?" => No...
by anuser
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: area with 700 wifi users. mANTBox ? WapAC? other?
Replies: 14
Views: 2512

Re: area with 700 wifi users. mANTBox ? WapAC? other?

MikroTik´s IEEE 802.11ac access points are not meant to be used in high density situations. This situation may or may not change if MikroTik has a new stable wireless drivers some day. What is your budget for your project? (Personally I use Aruba AP-535, AP-555 indoor for class rooms and lecture hal...
by anuser
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

Re: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

Wave2 requires FAR more resources ... ACTIVE Memory Resources [RAM in simple terms] ... Wave 2 cannot be supported on MEMORY deprived devices PERIOD. If you are hoping and praying that its possible you are dreaming in vivid color. :-) Well, it´s about having a wireless package for testing, only. Le...
by anuser
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Where is Mikrotik Terragraph??
Replies: 20
Views: 3863

Re: Where is Mikrotik Terragraph??

But can you share WHEN?
SInce 02/2019: https://blog.mikrotik.com/announcements ... graph.html ;-)
by anuser
Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

You're welcome, can you please check if 802.11k/v/r is available on v7.1b3?
Just tested on RB4011. (I cannot find any option for enabling or disabling those parameters at all). 802.11v and 802.11w is enabled with WPA2 PSK. I haven´t tried WPA2 Enterprise, yet.
by anuser
Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: why single chain? [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 1460

Re: why single chain? [SOLVED]

Intel 6200AGN Supports 2x2 MIMO and your HP 8540W has two antennas for WiFi.
Go to support.intel.com and download the latest drivers die your Wireless Card and Update your MikroTik to the latest long term RouterOS release
by anuser
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2
Replies: 62
Views: 26436

[wifiwave2] for cAP ac, hAP ac2

* MikroTik released a new wireless driver package lately: RouterOS version 7.1beta3 has been released in public "development" channel! !) added new experimental wireless package "wifiwave2" for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only); * Regarding the RAM requirement, ...
by anuser
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Seamless roaming
Replies: 3
Views: 1981

Re: Seamless roaming

Is there a seamless roaming supported by any chance?
802.11r/v/k
No, it is not supported.
by anuser
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

I don't thinks that's the case, it's merely a space issue. I would happily pay for an upgrade license too, if it were the case.
I don´t know about the modules folders, but most of those chipset folders could be abandoned I think:
Image
by anuser
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

!) added new experimental wireless package "wifiwave2" for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only); I do have a thesis about why MiikroTik doesn´t release those new driver for existing low cost IPQ40xx access points. It´s not about ROM or RAM size, it´s about license costs The...
by anuser
Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

RouterOS version 7.1beta3 has been released in public "development" channel! !) added new experimental wireless package "wifiwave2" for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only); Can you please provide a kind of "wifiwave2-lite" package for cAP ac, hAP ac2,, ...
by anuser
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

!) added new experimental wireless package "wifiwave2" for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only); If you unpack the new wireless package you´ll see that there are many components which do not all belong to IPQ40xx chipset, so 16MB of ROM should be sufficient some day when th...
by anuser
Fri Dec 04, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!
Replies: 262
Views: 66732

Re: v7.1beta3 [development] is released!

!) added new experimental wireless package "wifiwave2" for ARM devices with more than 256 MB of RAM (CLI only);
Please consider to make the new package compatible to current IPQ4018/IPQ4019 access points with 128MB RAM, e.g. cAP ac, hAP ac2, aswell.
by anuser
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

SXT and virtually all MikroTik antennas except parabolics are patch antennas, which are the cheapest and craziest antenna design. I recently seen some advertisement of a vendor saying that its new access point has beamforming inbuilt. Looking at those antennas, I actually cannot see anything specia...
by anuser
Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WAP AC - new version - without triple chain
Replies: 32
Views: 3886

Re: WAP AC - new version - without triple chain

.
Maybe they should make alternative wireless packages (has happened before)
That would be the correct way. Take the wireless drivers from the linux kernel and put them into a second wireless packages. Afterwards change MikroTik ROS functionality to use it, not the other way round.
by anuser
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: WAP AC - new version - without triple chain
Replies: 32
Views: 3886

Re: WAP AC - new version - without triple chain

https://www.tp-link.com/en/business-networking/ceiling-mount-ap/eap245/v3/ [...] https://www.tp-link.com/en/business-networking/omada-sdn-access-point/eap265-hd/ is the new high density one. EAP245v3 == EAP265v1 (source: https://community.tp-link.com/en/business/forum/topic/215978) According to TP-...
by anuser
Sat Nov 07, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik newsletter November 2020 (#98)
Replies: 65
Views: 27151

Re: MikroTik newsletter November 2020 (#98)

new wAP ac? -> Well, it looks like you took the board layout from the cAP ac with an IPQ40xx chipset and 128 MB of RAM and put it into an modified wAP ac case. wAP ac 1. generation has 3x3:3 MIMO support, i.e. AC1750 (upgraded) wAP ac 2. generation has 2x2:2 MIMO support, i.e. AC1200 So, as it can b...
by anuser
Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47.6 [stable] is released!
Replies: 39
Views: 18261

Re: v6.47.6 [stable] is released!

That´s new for me (MikroTik cAP ac). Any ideas? 16:12:20 wireless,debug wlan3: denying assoc to E0:D0:83:00:F3:53, does not support all basic rates 16:12:27 wireless,debug wlan3: denying assoc to E0:D0:83:00:F3:53, does not support all basic rates 16:20:11 wireless,debug wlan3: denying assoc to E0:D...
by anuser
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47.6 [stable] is released!
Replies: 39
Views: 18261

Re: v6.47.6 [stable] is released!

RouterOS version 6.47.6 has been released in public "stable" channel!
*) cap - fixed L2MTU path discovery;
*) wireless - fixed incorrect wireless capability information in association response frames;
interesting bug fixes for our wireless clients
by anuser
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)
Replies: 87
Views: 31228

Re: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)

nearly off topic :) Did you watch yesterdays Apple presentation? LTE and 5G is the future there :)
Yes of course. I´m looking for the latest iPhone 12 which of course supports IEEE 802.11ax and MU-MIMO ;-)
by anuser
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

They just don't keep up and the way they "give up" in noisy environments, doesn't get the job done.
Have you noticed any difference with RouterOS v7.1.x?
by anuser
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi 6E
Replies: 2
Views: 1805

Re: Wifi 6E

Image
by anuser
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: fq_codel or cake in v7
Replies: 68
Views: 34217

Re: fq_codel or cake in v7

+1 for fq_codel or cake + 1 Airtime Queue Limits (AQL) for IEEE 802.11 https://www.bufferbloat.net/projects/make-wifi-fast/wiki/ : This project focuses on reducing latency throughout the wifi stack, firmware, and hardware. Ending the Anomaly: Achieving Low Latency and Airtime Fairness in WiFi: http...
by anuser
Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 385
Views: 131213

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

When can we expect the next v7 beta release?
by anuser
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 recommended buy?
Replies: 50
Views: 11362

Re: hAP ac3 recommended buy?

I would just buy an RB450Gx4 for routing and consumer-grade APs for Wi-Fi instead. Currently using a TP-Link Archer A10 for AP, getting 400Mbps wireless bandwidth performance without a hitch on the 5GHz band, 100Mbps straight on the 2.4GHz band. I get those speeds on hap ac2 and cap ac. Agree on ro...
by anuser
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)
Replies: 87
Views: 31228

Re: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)

Could you share the store name/web? I could not find anywhere, also not at eurodk as well.
https://shop.allnet.de => 14/10/2020
by anuser
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: Feature request - WPA3 support on ROS 7.X
Replies: 6
Views: 4769

Re: Feature request - WPA3 support on ROS 7.X

-1 as older clients won't connect
Provide airtime fairness Feature instead as it will improve overall performance.
by anuser
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac3 recommended buy?
Replies: 50
Views: 11362

Re: hAP ac3 recommended buy?

I have had the hAP AC, hAP AC2, cAP AC, wAP AC, RB 4011, and the Audience in the same spot. I load up the network with a minimum of 25 clients on that one wAP and start a video stream on my Roku before testing. Then I take the average. Have you also done the tests with RouterOS v7.1beta2 and compar...
by anuser
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)
Replies: 87
Views: 31228

Re: Newsletter 97 (September 2020)

Need to see if there is WiFi problem resolved with hAP AC3. There was a big issues caused by ARM optimizations. Still not working as should be... Two years ago, and still not perfect software for ARM based devices.
Details, please.
by anuser
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps
Replies: 65
Views: 8804

Re: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps

PD: I know I can just enjoy my OpenWRT powered ac2 and leave this forum but advanced routing features (like VLANs) are more polished on ROS.
We really need to get hAP ac2 into official OpenWrt branch...
by anuser
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps
Replies: 65
Views: 8804

Re: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps

According to the dev who helped to port OpenWRT (Robimarko) to the hAP ac2 and other IPQ4018 Mikrotik products they're using QCA drivers but their AP implementation it's not standard compliant and lacks the wave 2 feature set One posting later it says: It´s hard to believe, but MikroTik really writ...
by anuser
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps
Replies: 65
Views: 8804

Re: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps

But the rate at which the beacons are sent changes from 6Mbps to 1 Mbps, even with mode "n-only" Try setting 1. the basic rate to 12 Mbit/s 2. mode g/n. 3. disable all b rates (supported+basic) 5. activate all supported rates >= 12 Mbit/s Let´s see what beacon information you get afterwar...
by anuser
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps
Replies: 65
Views: 8804

Re: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps

The moral of the story is that if MT hires bpwl now!!!, ubiquiti will go out of business and Normis will be able to keep his partner!! MikroTik is hiring: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=lv&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fdarbs.mikrotik.com%2Fdarbs%2F : There is still hope: C / C ...
by anuser
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps
Replies: 65
Views: 8804

Re: [Help] Mikrotik CAPsMAN Wireless download speed max 200Mb, but PC's /Mobile's link speed is 866Mbps

E.g. On a wAP ac with RouterOS 6.47.2 on 5 GHz (80MHz, 5180) and a Windows 10 laptop with Intel AX200 which is right next to the wAP ac (<20 cm) and is connected at 866 Mbit/s, the maximum download is 287 Mbit/s and maximum upload is 171 Mbit/s. Those are the maximum values I get with iPerf3 after ...
by anuser
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11r/k, Band Steering
Replies: 54
Views: 19651

Re: 802.11r/k, Band Steering

https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/wifi4eu-stories-interview-head-it-jurmala-latvia 15000€ for 11 locations and 11 hotspots. Does anyonek now which access point they bought in Jūrmala? "EUR 15,000 voucher" "The WiFi4EU network was launched in June 2020 and a map of th...
by anuser
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11r/k, Band Steering
Replies: 54
Views: 19651

Re: 802.11r/k, Band Steering

@santyx32 Have you done some iperf benchmarks with openwrt on your hAP ac2? E.g. 5 GHz, 5180@80MHz, clear spectrum - with one single client connected with link rate of 866MHz - with one old client e.g. 802.11a/g connected at a lower rate and one 802.11ac client connected at maximum rate; one test wi...
by anuser
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi
Replies: 304
Views: 129721

Re: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi

RouterOS v6.46beta59 has fixes for wireless. Do they fix your performance problems with hap ac2?
(Not with CAPSMAN, this is full of bugs)
Which Bugs exactly in caps-man?
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=153735&p=760146&hil ... an#p760146
by anuser
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik or NOT!!! Industry standarts say no!! Why? [SOLVED]
Replies: 115
Views: 19318

Re: Mikrotik or NOT!!! Industry standarts say no!! Why? [SOLVED]

Does MK have so many problems when used in big scale? Your experience?
It depends what you need. Which products would you like to buy?
- Layer 2 switches
- Layer 3 switches
- Point-to-Point wifi
- access points for e.g. school classes or libraries
- firewalls
- ...?
by anuser
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: fq_codel or cake in v7
Replies: 68
Views: 34217

Re: fq_codel or cake in v7

Bufferbloat and Beyond Removing Performance Barriers in Real-World Networks Author Toke Høiland-Jørgensen Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09i48X2_ex0 Slides: https://blog.tohojo.dk/slides/bornhack2019-bufferbloat-beyond.pdf Doctoral thesis: https://blog.tohojo.dk/media/bufferbloat-and-beyond...
by anuser
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New RouterOS / Mikrotik user - A few glaring missing features / bugs...
Replies: 5
Views: 1835

Re: New RouterOS / Mikrotik user - A few glaring missing features / bugs...

OpenWRT is compatible with a decent number of Mikrotik products, for wireless I've been OpenWRT on a wAP AC and it runs quite well, 802.11k/r support works but 802.11w goes through software and cripples throughput to about 20mbps. Has this been improved in current OpenWrt? Does hardware acceleratio...
by anuser
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11r/k, Band Steering
Replies: 54
Views: 19651

Re: 802.11r/k, Band Steering

Got WPA3 personal working
Thanks for the built. Is there also WPA3 Enterprise available?

P.S. It would be great to get hAP ac2 into official OpenWrt repository
by anuser
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 385
Views: 131213

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

There is no need to question the possibility of doing L3 routing on a switch, there have been competing switches from other companies that do wirespeed routing for a long time. 3Com 4800G switch from 2009 is my bread and butter switch: IS-IS, BGP, OSPF, VRF; PIM-SSM all running with full IPv4 and I...
by anuser
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta2 [development] is released!
Replies: 385
Views: 131213

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

Any update in wireless?
Still waiting for something?
We are waiting for the usual stuff:
1. airtime fairness improvvements (http://blog.cerowrt.org/post/real_results/, https://forum.openwrt.org/t/aql-and-the ... vely/59002)
2. MU-MIMO
3. 802.11 k/v/r
...
by anuser
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11r/k, Band Steering
Replies: 54
Views: 19651

Re: 802.11r/k, Band Steering

This firmware will also be ported to the cAP ac when the devs figure out a way to boot OpenWRT without a stripped down copy of U-Boot.
A recent openWRT built for hAP ac2 seems to work on cAP ac, too
by anuser
Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB962UiGS-5HacT2HnT low wifi performance
Replies: 6
Views: 2438

Re: RB962UiGS-5HacT2HnT low wifi performance

I'm hoping to do some performance testing with OpenWRT on a wAP AC soon.
I´d be interested in benchmark results, aswell.
by anuser
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: Feature Request: Airtime-based Queue Limit (AQL)
Replies: 1
Views: 1355

Feature Request: Airtime-based Queue Limit (AQL)

Feature request for Atheros wireless: Airtime-based Queue Limit (AQL) source / developers: https://lwn.net/Articles/802110/ - I built openwrt head last night when the final patches for AQL and the ath10k-ct landed. Oh! what a difference in bufferbloat-related performance! Where, on this purposely te...
by anuser
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 52164

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

Updated HAP AC lite, great wireless performance. Hope for fast progress!
Well, let´s post some iperf3 results comparing ROS6 and thise ROS7 firmware, please.
by anuser
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 52164

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

Upgrading wAP ac devices from 6.47.1 to v7.1beta1 results in dead devices. Had to netinstall them with to make them working running again with ROS 6.
by anuser
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?
Replies: 28
Views: 11902

Re: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?

I'm currently using OpenWRT on my AC2 with ath10k ct smallbuffers driver, much better coverage than ROS (higher TX power I guess) and MU-MIMO is also enabled. The port still needs some additional work till it gets into mainline branch https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt/pull/3037 but it's more promi...
by anuser
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?
Replies: 28
Views: 11902

Re: Mikrotik ROS and support for AC wave2 MU-MIMO?

You nor anyone else will be able to get more out of those Wifi system, you would only be able to reduce performance actually... There is a nice feature which is called "airtime fairness" which actually helps a lot and is used by a lot of vendors, not only the big ones Why do we need Airti...
by anuser
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: IPQ4000L firmware: Origin?
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

IPQ4000L firmware: Origin?

Hello, after updating RouterOS, I can update the firmware, too. Well, the wireless drivers are programmed by MikroTik. What about the firmware files? Where do they come from? Does MikroTik use SDK binaries from the vendor, e.g. from https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firm...
by anuser
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 52164

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

After updating from /system packages on a cap ac: "can not install system-7.1beta1: it is not made for arm, but for i386" https://i.ibb.co/5MJv2NG/capac.png Link from https://download.mikrotik.com/routeros/7.1beta1/routeros-7.1beta1-arm.npk works. After update cAP ac complains about wrong ...
by anuser
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 52164

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

*) wireless -[...]
Comparing v7 with v6 are there any improvements or enhancements with regerads to wireless?
by anuser
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11r/k, Band Steering
Replies: 54
Views: 19651

Re: 802.11r/k, Band Steering

Look at Cambium, Software is included , all needs are supported ....
The prices for Cambium´s access points are still higher than Aruba´s:
- Cambium XV3-8: ~1000$
- Cambium XV2-2: ~350$
- Cambium E600: ~330$

I can get the AP-555, AP-505H or AIP-315 for less.
by anuser
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11r/k, Band Steering
Replies: 54
Views: 19651

Re: 802.11r/k, Band Steering

I started replacing MikroTik cAP ac access points with Aruba Instant IAP-5xx and IAP-3xx in our most important buildings step by step because of lacking: - Airtime Fairness - 802.11k/r/v - MU-MIMO - unstable CAPSMAN forwarding Aruba´s pricing on its management software is ridiculous overpriced, so I...
by anuser
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Chain of cAP ac routers
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: Chain of cAP ac routers

Running 2 access points on one cable sounds great, so I tried it and had strange behaviors of 2nd cAP, i.e. lost bridge configuration with ports. This happened, though. So I suggest not to use it.
by anuser
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: v7.1beta1 [development] is released!
Replies: 103
Views: 52164

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

*) wireless - fixed wireless performance for 802.11b/g/n and 802.11a/n interfaces on non-ARM architecture devices;
1. Will this be backported to RouterOS 6.x?
2. Only b/g/n and a/n, but not ac?
by anuser
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Is/Would be there support for client roaming (802.11k,802.11r,802.11v,802.11w) ...
Replies: 18
Views: 12833

Re: Is/Would be there support for client roaming (802.11k,802.11r,802.11v,802.11w) ...

or to look for other similar products from other vendor.
What alternative product have you already looked for?
by anuser
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik AC Access Point cap ac
Replies: 38
Views: 8380

Re: Mikrotik AC Access Point cap ac

This behavior with the 2.4 radios was observed with wAP AC, cAP AC, and even the hAP AC2. The problem with MikroTik wireless is not the hardware, but its software. If MikroTik changed from its own written drivers and used the drivers from the Linux kernel itself i.e. mostly the drivers the vendors ...
by anuser
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request for v7.x
Replies: 294
Views: 94417

Re: Feature request for v7.x

Feature request for wireless: "airtime fairness": fair-accese / To allocate Airtime evenly across all the clients.
by anuser
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1491
Views: 431066

Re: Feature requests

Feature request: "Airtime Fairness" for Wireless, because it helps a lot when there is a huge number of clients is connected to one SSID and one is able to slow down the rest (Take a look at https://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-features/33219-introduction-to-the-tr-398-wi-fi-p...
by anuser
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 30887

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=145047&p=742089&hil ... mo#p741741
What is the current status of wave 2 features in Mikrotik wireless drivers?
Most of the features are implemented, but MU-MIMO is WIP
[...]
1 year later... So?
by anuser
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MU-MIMO?
Replies: 26
Views: 14191

Re: MU-MIMO?

From viewtopic.php?f=2&t=145047&p=742089&hil ... mo#p741741
What is the current status of wave 2 features in Mikrotik wireless drivers?
Most of the features are implemented, but MU-MIMO is WIP
by anuser
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Why no tri-band access point, yet?
Replies: 0
Views: 850

Why no tri-band access point, yet?

Hello, 1. FCC Opens 6 GHz Band to Wi-Fi and Other Unlicensed Uses: https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-opens-6-ghz-band-wi-fi-and-other-unlicensed-uses 2. Qualcomm released tri-band SoCs, e.g.: https://www.qualcomm.com/products/qualcomm-networking-pro-1210-platform 3. MikroTik has 6 GHz access points f...
by anuser
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 30887

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

06/2020: Still no MU-MIMO...
by anuser
Sun May 24, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One physical port/ multiple bridges
Replies: 6
Views: 5297

Re: One physical port/ multiple bridges

@ursy Could you please post your working configuration for your scenario?
by anuser
Sun May 03, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: FCC unlicensed frequency range 5.925–7.125 GHz
Replies: 3
Views: 1885

Re: FCC unlicensed frequency range 5.925–7.125 GHz

That was exactly my idea. Shouldn´t curent access points (cAP ac, hAP ac²) be able to to utlize at least some of the 6 GHz channels with their current 5 GHz antenna, aswell? So, using (at least some not all) 6 GHz channels right away after running a software update should be possible? @Normis, perha...
by anuser
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik newsletter May 2020 (#95)
Replies: 50
Views: 38935

Re: MikroTik newsletter May 2020 (#95)

Do you have more information about that Annapurna AL32400? E.g. how many cores? It has four cores. See here for details of CCR2004: https://mikrotik.com/product/ccr2004_1g_12s_2xs Only 4 cores for such a huge amount of SFP+/SFP28 interfaces... Is there any other way more powerful version on the roa...
by anuser
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MikroTik newsletter May 2020 (#95)
Replies: 50
Views: 38935

Re: MikroTik newsletter May 2020 (#95)

Do you have more information about that Annapurna AL32400?
by anuser
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPSMAN + datapath.bridge-horizon ?
Replies: 6
Views: 3769

Re: CAPSMAN + datapath.bridge-horizon ?

Does it worked for you?
I tried your solution using the same bridge horizons value on different CAPs but clients just connect once at a time. If I have a client connected on AP1 another client on AP2 is unable to connect.

Did you had the same problem?
No, I haven't had those problems so far.
by anuser
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Band Steering implementation?
Replies: 74
Views: 30752

Re: Band Steering implementation?

Has this been implemented yet?
No
by anuser
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Where are all the 802.11AX network adapters?
Replies: 1
Views: 1892

Re: Where are all the 802.11AX network adapters?

There are tons of routers available with 802.11AX already but nearly no client devices. From what I remember at the time of release 802.11AC, there were a bunch of adapters released along with the routers. Without MU-MIMO and especially OFDMA (which MikroTik) doesn't support, an 802.11ax adapter do...
by anuser
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Additional AP
Replies: 11
Views: 4221

Re: Additional AP

Ahh your probably looking at the US Site but since you haven't provided a link and I cant find it on amazon.com at that price ???????????????????
https://www.amazon.com/-/de/dp/B07TQKSQKH/
On amazon.ca the GWN7630 is not sold by Amazon itself, but by a third party seller who doubles the price.
by anuser
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Additional AP
Replies: 11
Views: 4221

Re: Additional AP

Nice unit anuser but at more than double the price of the TP Link I noted, its too much $$.
On Amazon.com:
TP-Link EAP225: 89$
GWN7630: 89$
by anuser
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Additional AP
Replies: 11
Views: 4221

Re: Additional AP

Hi, Today I have Meraki AC33 device got it free from my workplace. Its nice and reliable, but not enough to cover my 150m2 house. So I was thinking adding another MikroTik AP (Initially taought about UniFi but that's over :P) I saw there are two options: 1. wAP AC 2. cAP AC I like the cAP AC 2 port...
by anuser
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 269
Views: 159275

Re: v6.47beta [testing] is released!

Version 6.47beta54 has been released. [...] What's new in 6.47beta54 (2020-Apr-06 06:32): [...] Changes in this release: *) wireless - improved 5GHz interface stability on RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD and Audience; *) wireless - improved system stability on hAP ac^2;. You haven´t already integrated MU-MIMO ...
by anuser
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011 successor: RB640xx
Replies: 1
Views: 3099

RB4011 successor: RB640xx

https://en.wikichip.org/wiki/annapurna_labs released a 64 core ARM cpu called Graviton2. Finally a successor for the inbuilt cpu of the RB4011. I'm still dreaming of a new 10/25 GbE router.
by anuser
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 28
Views: 47449

Re: v6.46.3 [stable] is released!

With my cAP ac (same chipset as hap ac2), I had to downgrad to 6.44.6 from 6.46.x in order to have normal wifi connections with my clients again.
by anuser
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WIFI 6 Roadmap
Replies: 186
Views: 122752

Re: WIFI 6 Roadmap

MikroTik might release an access point with an 802.11ax capable chipset, but MikroTik currently doesn´t have software feature that make it 802.11ax or even WiFi6, i.e. there´s no support for
1. OFDMA
2. UL MU-MIMO
3. DL MU-MIMO
by anuser
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.8 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 86
Views: 83479

Re: v6.45.8 [long-term] is released!

Hopefully v6.45.8 hasn´t inherited wireless problems from v6.46.x...?
by anuser
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)
Replies: 57
Views: 18074

Re: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)

Reinis is not a developer :)
1. normis isn´t a developer, either.
2. So let´s ask nOoNe about the status of MU-MIMO implementation.
by anuser
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Audience
Replies: 56
Views: 27699

Re: Audience

does anyone know if MU-MIMO coming for Audience and RB4011 ?
NO, not in this year 100%
source?
by anuser
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WiFi4EU
Replies: 13
Views: 7202

Re: WiFi4EU

Devices:_______________________MikroTik cAP ac____________Grandstream GWN7630 Device category:_________________router+access point_________access point only Dual band 2,4 Ghz–5 Ghz__________Yes_____________________ Yes MTBF min 5years_________________Who knows_______________Who knows central admin ...
by anuser
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Hardware Wishlist
Replies: 18
Views: 7779

Re: Hardware Wishlist

- cAP ax
- 802.3BT switches


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by anuser
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Wi-Fi Roaming for the RB4011 Series
Replies: 10
Views: 7256

Re: Wi-Fi Roaming for the RB4011 Series

Currently we have to inform customers (each typically having anything between 100-1000 access points) who are subject to regulatory requirements to deploy Cisco infrastructure because of 802.11 r/k/w support. No, really? You don't say: "Buy Cisco instead of MikroTik because of missing 802.11 r...
by anuser
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP ac 2.4Ghz Spatial Streams
Replies: 7
Views: 3001

Re: cAP ac 2.4Ghz Spatial Streams

Is adaptive noise immunity enabled or disabled? => http://gregsowell.com/?p=3129
by anuser
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)
Replies: 57
Views: 18074

Re: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)

Only one single developer from MikroTik "Reinis" knows when he will finish his own implementation of MU-MIMO ... I really REALLY hope this is not true, that just one developer is responsible for all wireless drivers in ROS. Beside Normis who doesn't belong to the developer Team I think, o...
by anuser
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)
Replies: 57
Views: 18074

Re: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)

Maybe they'll solve that with ROS 7.0 ROS 7.0 have new kernel and drivet for chip´s Yes: ROS v7.0 does have a new Kernel No: ROS v7.0 does have the same Wireless drivers as ROS v6, i.e. MikroTik programs its own Wireless drivers and doesn't use the drivers provided by the vendors of the Chipsets (e...
by anuser
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)
Replies: 57
Views: 18074

Re: IEEE 802.11ac (wave 2)

I only have 10℅ of my wireless network with mikrotil and this Christmas I will change it for another brand if a miracle does not happen. finally stop bothering mikrotik in this forum What brand did you chose? There are many other low cost vendors that promise more than MikroTik, but neither have mu...
by anuser
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bandwidth Upgrade Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Bandwidth Upgrade Problem

The wireless radios are AC MU-MIMO. They seem to top out right around 300Megs on the 5Gig radio. And the processor can keep up with wire speed to up into the 900s. Although the hAP ac2 and cAP ac have a SOC with MU-MIMO support, current RouterOS doesn´t support it. MU-MIMO isnt´t implemented. Also ...
by anuser
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: How many concurrent wireless users can support?
Replies: 22
Views: 33037

Re: How many concurrent wireless users can support?

In your specific case I can recommend 3 or max 4, cap ac (RBcAPGi-5acD2nD) used with capsman from your router. This way you'll use 2.4G for 90% of your users now and 5G will be used when more devices go 5G. You testing RBcAPGi-5acD2nD for 60 users? What do you think about BaseBox2? Are all 60 users...
by anuser
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Hardware Wishlist
Replies: 18
Views: 7779

Re: Hardware Wishlist

I'm dreaming of a highend 802.11ax PoE+(+) powered Access point with 8 antennas for 5 GHz and 4 antennas for 2.4 GHz If course only If we have a proper MU-MIMO Implementation for up- and download.
by anuser
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: [ROS 7.0b4] cAP ac: Cannot enable PoE-Out on ether2
Replies: 1
Views: 2508

[ROS 7.0b4] cAP ac: Cannot enable PoE-Out on ether2

Hello, I set poe-out=auto-on on ether2 but the interface won´t supply any power: /interface/ethernet> set poe-out=auto-on numbers: ether ether1 ether2 numbers: ether2, For /interface/ethernet> edit ether2 poe-out => I can set "on". But isn´t saved at all. When I edit it again it still show...
by anuser
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.47beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 269
Views: 159275

Re: v6.47beta [testing] is released!

Will we already get MU-MIMO support within 6.47beta release?
by anuser
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi
Replies: 304
Views: 129721

Re: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi

The pending "Broadcom compatibility firmware fix"
Where did you hear about that special Broadcom compatibiliy firmware fix?
by anuser
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi
Replies: 304
Views: 129721

Re: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi

RouterOS v6.46beta59 has fixes for wireless. Do they fix your performance problems with hap ac2?
(Not with CAPSMAN, this is full of bugs)
by anuser
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman Forcing All Access Points To Rejoin
Replies: 8
Views: 3838

Re: Capsman Forcing All Access Points To Rejoin

Hello, the short version: CAPSMAN forwarding is full of bugs. The "fun" begins if you have ~1000 clients on the CCR controller, doing some traffice (500 Mbps/30000 sessions)... Long version: No time today to tell you all things today. So, let´s make it short: - CCR will crash in certain hi...
by anuser
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: ROS 7 Wireless?
Replies: 21
Views: 11360

Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

and the they are not that expensiv.....
Can the E430H really cope with higher amount of clients? e.g. 50 to 100 on 5 GHz? (It has the same IPQ4019 chipset as the MikroTik cAP ac...)
by anuser
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: ROS 7 Wireless?
Replies: 21
Views: 11360

Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

For the next RouterOS v7beta release I would like to have latest bugfix from 6.46beta59, i.e.: "*) wireless - improved IPQ4019, QCA9984, QCA9888 wireless interface stability;" Also currently when there are more than ~25 clients (just onnected only) to a cAP ac on 5 GHz, performance for all...
by anuser
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 30887

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

Most of the features are implemented, but MU-MIMO is WIP
Hello Reinis, what is the current status of your MU-MIMO implementation?
by anuser
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Audience 5Ghz
Replies: 11
Views: 5752

Re: Audience 5Ghz

Actually ARM and 802.11ac stability issues should be solved in the latest Betas (see changelogs)
What was actually the problem? What stability issues were resolved?
by anuser
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 150
Views: 97938

Re: v6.46beta [testing] is released!

When will we see 6.46.0 release? I really want to See:
"*) ccr - improved general system stability" plus mentioned IPQ4019 fixes in a stable release.
by anuser
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: Scope of v7.0
Replies: 6
Views: 4781

Re: Scope of v7.0

It was mentioned somewhere that for now v7 is meant for new 5G devices. Although I'm kind of surprised Mikrotik seem to release the packages for all plattforms.
by anuser
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Audience
Replies: 56
Views: 27699

Re: Audience

Audience is just using CAPsMAN and link with other CAP-devices on the third wlan similar to repeater (bridge-ap/station-bridge).
It is not using WDS mesh or any specific mesh technology.
Source:?
by anuser
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself [SOLVED]
Replies: 306
Views: 108183

Re: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself [SOLVED]

Does the problem also exist with current RouterOS v7.0 beta2 ?
by anuser
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Audience
Replies: 56
Views: 27699

Re: Audience

Of course you can duplicate the functionality of Audience with other devices, RouterOS is very flexible and you can reconfigure any number of MikroTik products to achieve the same functionality. The benefit of Audience is that the secondary 5GHz interface is built into the same enclosure and the wh...
by anuser
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 30887

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

Yes, like I said, MU-MIMO is the only missing thing right now. Wave2, to my knowledge, doesn't have any other things RouterOS doesn't support already.
Will MU-MIMO be supported in V7 only or in V6, aswell?
by anuser
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LoRaWAN support
Replies: 57
Views: 23584

Re: LoRaWAN support

What RouterOS version support LoRa ?
Some preview or screenshots of software ?
Shipping date for MikroTik wAP LoRa 8 kit (RBwAPR-2nD&R11e-LoRa8) is currently set to 11-08-2019 according to my distributor, so I guess LoRa is already available in RouterOS?
by anuser
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik's Audience: running in cAP mode:?
Replies: 2
Views: 2044

Mikrotik's Audience: running in cAP mode:?

Currently, "the Audience" (https://mikrotik.com/product/audience) is MikroTik's most powerfull access point, which is meant to be used for meshing and therefore has a preset button to do so. I actually have some locations in mind where I'd set those up where a normal access point like cAP ...
by anuser
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Audience Availability
Replies: 17
Views: 5417

Re: Mikrotik Audience Availability

According to my distributor, shipping date for Mikrotik's Audience is currently set for 10-09-2019.
by anuser
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Audience Availability
Replies: 17
Views: 5417

Re: Mikrotik Audience Availability

The cAP ac [...] it just can't handle crowded environments. So, I use cAP ac devices in crowded environments, i.e. lecture rooms, libraries, ... with a lof of students and those are complaining since I set them up. Would it be possible to send me your correspondence with MikroTik via private messag...
by anuser
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Audience Availability
Replies: 17
Views: 5417

Re: Mikrotik Audience Availability

So it´s here: https://mikrotik.com/product/audience https://i.mt.lv/cdn/rb_files/Audience-1568187060.pdf 256MB RAM + 128MB ROM: Does Audience even run standard RouterOS 6? Nice: For 2.4Gz: IPQ4019 (2x2:2) For 5.0GHz: IPQ4019 (2x2:2) + QCA9984 (4x4:4) + 802.3at in Now please give me a wall mounting v...
by anuser
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AC2+cAP AC Roaming is a joke [SOLVED]
Replies: 70
Views: 46037

Re: hAP AC2+cAP AC Roaming is a joke [SOLVED]

RouterOS 7 uses Linux Kernel 4.14.131. Doesn´t this one provide e.g. native 802.11r/k support with IPQ4018/IPQ4019 based chipsets? So, the problem wit hAP ac2 + cAP ac could be automatically be resolved...?
by anuser
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP AC2+cAP AC Roaming is a joke [SOLVED]
Replies: 70
Views: 46037

Re: hAP AC2+cAP AC Roaming is a joke [SOLVED]

They don’t even think about ros 7,
RouterOS 7 Beta is available for download: viewforum.php?f=1
by anuser
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: cAP-ac Throughput & High Ping Problems
Replies: 33
Views: 10169

Re: cAP-ac Throughput & High Ping Problems


Support mail from MT explained that the FW is still buggy and they send me a beta release.
What beta? Does the problem exist with v6.45.6?
by anuser
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: VLAN hAP AC2
Replies: 9
Views: 7770

Re: VLAN hAP AC2

...should be fixed in further beta versions.
How often/fast will 7.0beta versions be released? 1 every week/month?
by anuser
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: cAP ac: no capsman [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 11049

Re: cAP ac: no capsman [SOLVED]

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by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: cAP ac: no capsman [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 11049

cAP ac: no capsman [SOLVED]

1. routeros-7.0beta1-arm.npk
2. RBcAPGi-5acD2nD
3. I had a working cAP ac with version 6.45.5 with capsman mode enabled. I upraded to v7 beta1. The cAP ac wasn´t able to connect to the CAPSMAN controller which is running 6.45.5 afterwards and told me about timeouts.
by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: RouterOS beta and rc versions
Topic: RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN: 5 GHz "initializing"
Replies: 9
Views: 8859

RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN: 5 GHz "initializing"

1. routeros-7.0beta1-arm.npk
2. RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN
3. Just enable 5 GHz, set frequency to 5180 ceee, no secondary frequency, scan list to 5180
result: On status tab it tells me "initializing". It never starts sending any SSID.
by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

Update: Windows 10, Thinkpad x270 with Intel 8265 connected at 866 Mbit/s (2x2:2), clear spectrum, iPerf 3.1.3, about 50 cm between Thinkpad and the access points. 1. MikroTik cAP ac with IPQ4019, RouterOS 6.45.5, CH36 (80 MHz) 2. Cambium E410 with IPQ4019, CambiumOS 3.11.2, CH36 (80 MHz) 3. Mikroti...
by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

Update see next post
by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

Point one, did you see how stable the Bandwidth with the Cadmium is? With my macbook to my NAS over the Ligowave (NFT 3ac Lite) with 80Mhz Channel i do 580-600MBit and 270-280 Mbit with 40 MhZ Channel. Impossible with WAP AC For 1.: Yes it´s not perfect. Cambium E410 (~220$) and MikroTik cAP ac (~7...
by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

- 802.11ac Hardware perform worse then 802.11n Well, not really.I did some tests with a single Laptop, Windows 10, Intel 8265 connected at 866 Mbit/s, clear spectrum 1. MikroTik cAP ac with IPQ4019, RouterOS 6.45.5, CH36 (80 MHz) 2. Cambium E410 with IPQ4019, CambiumOS 3.11.2, CH36 (80 MHz) ... Qui...
by anuser
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

I tried the same thing with AC client very closed and I could never exceed 25Mbps using 802.11 protocol.
Have you enabled adaptive-noise-immunity on wireless interfaces, i.e. set it to "AP and Client mode"?
by anuser
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

- 802.11ac Hardware perform worse then 802.11n Well, not really.I did some tests with a single Laptop, Windows 10, Intel 8265 connected at 866 Mbit/s, clear spectrum 1. MikroTik cAP ac with IPQ4019, RouterOS 6.45.5, CH36 (80 MHz) 2. Cambium E410 with IPQ4019, CambiumOS 3.11.2, CH36 (80 MHz) TCP 1. ...
by anuser
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MU-MIMO?
Replies: 26
Views: 14191

Re: MU-MIMO?

MU-MIMO is work in progress according to reinis from MikroTik:
What is the current status of wave 2 features in Mikrotik wireless drivers?
Most of the features are implemented, but MU-MIMO is WIP

Nothing changed
Any validity of the statement?
by anuser
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 150
Views: 97938

Re: v6.46beta [testing] is released!

*) wireless - added 4 chain MCS support for 802.11n wireless protocol (CLI only);
It looks like we´re seeing MU-MIMO soon? More chains...
by anuser
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

One question I asked myself multiple times is why MikroTik doesn't use the drivers from chipset vendors. There are some different opinions about this: 1. Philosophy: MikroTik doesn't want to be depending on the vendor. Keep full control of RouterOS. If this is the management's decision, that's it. -...
by anuser
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

Time to Market would be rather short, If you take the design of the RB4011, add 2 antennas for 2.4 GHz, remove the QCA9984 and the R11e-2HnD and put in 2 QCA6390 so finally can achieve a Quad Radio 802.11ax access point with 2x 2.4GHz and 2x 5.0GHz. This would be something no other vendor currently ...
by anuser
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ax [SOLVED]
Replies: 141
Views: 71041

Re: 802.11ax [SOLVED]

Guys, perhaps you heard about a tiny vendor called Hew Pac Ent I think. They started selling pre-802.11ax hardware since last year. After 1 year they finally published an updated roadmap for 802.11ax software features: https://i.ibb.co/dLQktvt/m5Bgvos.png So you hopefully understand that making soft...
by anuser
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi
Replies: 304
Views: 129721

Re: hAP ac^2 Problems---Extremely Poor Performance found in 2.4G and 5G WiFi

My experience with this hAP AC2 with 6.46b28 firmware after fine tune
Can you please post your "fine tuned" configuration?
by anuser
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: "adaptive-noise-immunity" - enable or disable?
Replies: 0
Views: 1878

"adaptive-noise-immunity" - enable or disable?

Hello, do you also see problems from some clients which connect to cAP ac when adaptive-noise-immunity option is enabled? What do you set for your environment? Do you disable it, do you set it to client or to ap and client mode? For me it looks like that performance difference with or without that o...
by anuser
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN slow my WiFi down
Replies: 25
Views: 12816

Re: CAPsMAN slow my WiFi down

What is the difference between "Cap" and "Home ap dual" quickset If you /export compact the configuration?
by anuser
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB5011
Replies: 40
Views: 18714

RB5011

Let's talk about a successor of the RB4011(+WiFi) - The AL21400 chipset is powerful. You can actually keep it. Perhaps there's a new hardware revision available with higher clock and/or less power. - passive cooling: keep it. - ports: I like the SFP+, but would it possible to add a RJ45 port with &q...
by anuser
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Multiple WPA2 Pre Shared Keys
Replies: 7
Views: 3118

Re: Feature Request: Multiple WPA2 Pre Shared Keys

I think "Multi-PSK" is what you want to be available on a MikroTik device, see page 44-47 from https://zivindico.uni-muenster.de/event ... ressed.pdf
by anuser
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 150
Views: 97938

Re: v6.46beta [testing] is released!

Version 6.46beta16 has been released.
*) wireless - improved 802.11ac stability for all ARM devices with wireless;
So I updated my cAP ac devices. Is it only me, but has maximum download throughput went down while upload went up?
by anuser
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself [SOLVED]
Replies: 306
Views: 108183

Re: RB4011: wlan1 disabling itself [SOLVED]

Can you please post you config on a working RB4011 running with CAPSMAN?
by anuser
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #90
Replies: 55
Views: 36169

Re: Newsletter #90

Now take the 5G router and add a 802.11ax chipset with your new MU-MIMO driver Reinis is currently working on... (add OFDMA support later) Update: Just saw this video: http://straume.lmt.lv/lv/notikumi/notikumi/5G/1043237 So the router exists already? And there´s also a kind of LHG with 5G logo: htt...
by anuser
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 90
Views: 54488

Re: v6.45.3 [stable] is released!

My RB4011 generated a autosuppout.rif. Another cAP ac told me something about a kernel failure within its log.
by anuser
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 225811

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

Are we there yet? Yes we Are, the Home-Brew Drivers they do, Are 50-70% behind real Performance in PTP and PtmP, new Features, not Seen , real issue with every new chipset (arm Nv2 issue for more than 12 Month), 4011 Turms of 5ghz, don’t work with more than 80 mhz, mu-Mimo (we possible See This whe...
by anuser
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: capsman local bridge as datapath
Replies: 12
Views: 6038

Re: capsman local bridge as datapath

Could you please post your script?
by anuser
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP relay over tagged VLAN doesn´t make it to the client?
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Re: DHCP relay over tagged VLAN doesn´t make it to the client?

Update: Reprovisioning the access point helps for some hours. After that the client doesn´t get any IP address again. What´s going wrong?
by anuser
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CapsMAN Dynamic Radius VLAN's with bridged VLAN filtering
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Re: CapsMAN Dynamic Radius VLAN's with bridged VLAN filtering

Have you ever found a solution?
by anuser
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP relay over tagged VLAN doesn´t make it to the client?
Replies: 1
Views: 940

DHCP relay over tagged VLAN doesn´t make it to the client?

Hello, I currently have a problem with CAPSMAN controller running v6.44.5 plus cAPs with local forwarding enabeled: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...
by anuser
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 30887

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

which featues are missing now? we already released the driver update in last betas. Great, so that´s the driver update, I assume? => Version 6.46beta16 has been released. *) wireless - fixed 802.11n rate selection when managed by CAPsMAN; *) wireless - improved 802.11ac stability for all ARM device...
by anuser
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?
Replies: 60
Views: 30887

Re: 802.11ac Wave2 Support?

Most of the features are implemented, but MU-MIMO is WIP Thank you for the update. What features have been implemented for now? May I ask when you plan to release those new drivers within new beta RouterOS versions? Will we be able to test those drivers with a new (optional) wireless driver package...
by anuser
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 150
Views: 97938

Re: v6.46beta [testing] is released!

Version 6.46beta16 has been released. *) bridge - do not add bridge as untagged VLAN member when frame-types=admit-only-vlan-tagged; *) capsman - improved DFS channel switching when radar detected; *) wireless - fixed 802.11n rate selection when managed by CAPsMAN; *) wireless - improved 802.11ac s...
by anuser
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.2 [stable] is released!
Replies: 205
Views: 77036

Re: v6.45.2 [stable] is released!

RouterOS version 6.45.2 has been released in public "stable" channel!
*) wireless - improved 802.11ac stability for all ARM devices with wireless;
What was wrong with 802.11ac on ARM devices?
by anuser
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.2 [stable] is released!
Replies: 205
Views: 77036

Re: v6.45.2 [stable] is released!

RouterOS version 6.45.2 has been released in public "stable" channel! *) wireless - improved 802.11ac stability for all ARM devices with wireless; Did I miss something? What was going wrong with cAP ac before this? Can you please give some details, please? Also, will it be backported to l...
by anuser
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Equipment for the conference room
Replies: 6
Views: 2475

Re: Equipment for the conference room

If you decide to use MikroTik:

- For now, the RB4011 has bugs, i.e. 5GHz doesn't work properly.

- 1x cAP ac for a Maximum of 25 clients using 1x 5 GHz band
- You can daisy chain cAP ac, i.e. 1x PoE+ Port with 2x cAP ac
by anuser
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN manager forwarding: datapaths/bridges/VLANs
Replies: 0
Views: 1078

CAPsMAN manager forwarding: datapaths/bridges/VLANs

Hello, I use CCR devices for CAPsMAN Manager forwarding based setup, i.e.: Not only the management is done by CAPsMAN, but also the traffic is forwarded over the CAPWAP tunnel between the CAPsMAN controller and the cAP access points. Within the last time I added a lot of addtional datapaths. It´s ti...
by anuser
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridge port: Unknown interfaces?
Replies: 0
Views: 881

Bridge port: Unknown interfaces?

Hello,

so I have hundreds of unknown dynamic interfaces on a bridge port with PVID 1. Has anyone seen this before?
Image

Regards
by anuser
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44.5 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 100
Views: 73332

Re: v6.44.5 [long-term] is released!

An user send my a report about his wifi connection problems connecting to a cAP ac with 5 GHz and channel 120 configured: - client: Apple MacBook Pro 11,3 (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). - macOS X 10.13.6 - CAPSMAN based forwarding - cAP ac v6.44.5 + channel 120 The Macbook sees the channel, but hangs...
by anuser
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router
Replies: 179
Views: 50135

Re: Which types of ports would you like to see for a high speed router

06/2019 is over: Any rumors when the new router will be released?
by anuser
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: any roadmap for 100gbps hardware?
Replies: 1
Views: 1807

Re: any roadmap for 100gbps hardware?

There was a 100Gbit/s router mentioned over 2 years ago: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=121533 No roadmap for it, yet: We are working on some future high speed routers with around 100Gbit throughput, and we would like your input on what types of ports you would want to see in such device...
by anuser
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.46beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 150
Views: 97938

Re: v6.46beta [testing] is released!

Wishes for 6.46:
- WinBox => CAPsMAN: Reboot button for CAPs
- Will the new wireless driver package already be available?
by anuser
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Bridging 2 routerboards with tagged VLAN
Replies: 0
Views: 823

Bridging 2 routerboards with tagged VLAN

Hello, How to correctly connect 2 routerboards: - both with management IP address on VLAN 8, - VLAN 8 is tagged on ether1 - routerboard B is connected with its ether1 to routerboard A´s ether2 I think I´m missing something: -------- routerboard A: /interface bridge add fast-forward=no name=bridge1 p...
by anuser
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Trouble with DHCP on Wireless [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 2613

Re: Trouble with DHCP on Wireless [SOLVED]

Could you please post the code from your configuration? (export compact for this part) What did you actually change at the end? - example: Would this be correct? /caps-man datapath add bridge=bridge-for-cap bridge-horizon=7 \ client-to-client-forwarding=no local-forwarding=no name=datapath1 \ vlan-i...
by anuser
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DHCP Offering Lease Without Success
Replies: 111
Views: 83572

Re: DHCP Offering Lease Without Success

Any news? Has the situation improved for you?
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