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by BroganOs
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Vpn reccomendations
Replies: 0
Views: 1061

Vpn reccomendations

I’ve been using the Vpn from the quick setup dialog box on our mikrotik myself for quick access to our company network if needed. On Wednesday last my boss said he wanted all staff working to be able to work from home ASAP so I set them up using the same VPN access. It works great. But is it secure?...
by BroganOs
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accessing router via win box over vpn
Replies: 0
Views: 1343

Accessing router via win box over vpn

Hi, I’m using the built in router vpn to access our network from home. But I can’t use winbox from my home laptop to access the router I have to Remote Desktop into an server or similar to use winbox. I assume it’s a simple setting I’m missing if anyone can help? I’ve added the vpn subnet to the all...
by BroganOs
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Managing Router from linux
Replies: 3
Views: 1208

Re: Managing Router from linux

great, thanks a mill.
by BroganOs
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Managing Router from linux
Replies: 3
Views: 1208

Managing Router from linux

I'm just beginning to learn to use linux (I've been 100% windows until now) what do other linux users use to manage their routers as an alternative to winbox?

thanks.
by BroganOs
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Re: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations

Thanks I appreciate the advise. A few years ago I got a idea that our network might be compromised, wiped the router and added a lot of rules a result! I'll tidy up and make those edits now.
by BroganOs
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Re: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations

Thanks, here is my router config. I have two internet providers that give us both fail over redundancy plus I have a vlan setup for guests that uses WAN 2 for internet access keeping them off our main internet connection. I have a VPN between two sites I use the mikrotik vpn to remote in myself and ...
by BroganOs
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Re: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations

To be honest, it’s pure speculation that the config is the cause. But I’m happy to send you my config to look at. Can I email it?
by BroganOs
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Rb ah 1100 x2 Upgrade recommendations

I have two offices, a main and an offsite small office. The main office has a 1100x2 running well but the offsite offices edgerouter is dying and I’m going to replace it. So I thought use the opportunity to can upgrade the main office mikrotik and move the 1100x2 to the small office. The main reason...
by BroganOs
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: MFA for Mikrotik VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: MFA for Mikrotik VPN

Thanks, I'm curious how difficult that would be myself.
by BroganOs
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MFA for Mikrotik VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

MFA for Mikrotik VPN

Hi,
I use the default/built in mikrotik vpn to access our network from home if required.It works well and I assumed it was pretty secure. Am I right?

Is it possible to set up 2 factor authentication with it for extra security?
Thanks.
by BroganOs
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Remote access to router in offsite office
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Remote access to router in offsite office

Thanks guys.
by BroganOs
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Remote access to router in offsite office
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Remote access to router in offsite office

I have a Mikrotik router in an offsite office. How do you recommend setting up remote access to the router without compromising security?
by BroganOs
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Solved - Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

I found the solution here: https://serman.maxdesk.com/user/viewarticle/9378. Method 1 worked perfectly Method 1 - Dual WAN failover with SINGLE remote host ping check (ISP1 - Static IP; ISP2 - PPPoE) We have two uplinks: MAIN (GW1 IP - 88.196.6.185) and BACKUP (PPoE GW IP: 10.10.1.1) - usually those...
by BroganOs
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

So I've my router up and running again ater the reset, But the failover still isnt working. I've attached the settings below and a grab of the routes from win box. I do have internet access from WAN2 via vlan300, but if I disable the WAN1 and/or WAN1-pppoe nothing else routes through WAN2, except vl...
by BroganOs
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

it is in the route rules, but when testing I had to disable both the wan1 and pppoe interfaces to get wan 2 to kick in.
by BroganOs
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

I did a quick test today and I noticed that I have to disable both the WAN1 port and the pppoe link for WAN2 to kick in.
by BroganOs
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

The pppoe connection does create an address (see below) but it's our public ip address. And it's add's a dynamic route also. # ADDRESS NETWORK INTERFACE 0 192.168.0.1/24 192.168.0.0 LAN 1 192.168.10.50/24 192.168.10.0 WAN2 2 D 31.32.33.34/32 31.32.33.1 WAN1-pppoe # DST-ADDRESS PREF-SRC GATEWAY DISTA...
by BroganOs
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

Your right, I spotted the missing second srcnat rule after I posted the code.

Do I need to add an up address for wan1 interface even though I’m connecting via pppoe?
by BroganOs
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

AS it happened I had to do a full reset this morning so here is the config at the moment. I've only the basic setup done to get things up and running but I tried the failover again using routes and it still doesnt work. When I remove the default route's cable it doesnt change to unreachable like it ...
by BroganOs
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Re: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

Do you want the full config or just the routes?
by BroganOs
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working
Replies: 13
Views: 1541

Dual wan failover Wan 1pppoe and wan2 dhcp not working

I have two Wan connections that were both connected to my router via dhcp and I used a simple wan failover script using route distances in case one went down, the other kicked in. This has been working great until our main connection changed to using pppoe instead. Now when if our main connection go...
by BroganOs
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: sip phone being stopped at wan address
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

Re: sip phone being stopped at wan address

Thanks, No it's not hosted in a DC. The PBX is a standalone PBx connected to a microtik router and a couple of onsite ip phones on the same router. It's the off site phones that are being blocked. Whats strange is that if I turn on the SIP helpers the Offsite phones register immediately, however if ...
by BroganOs
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: sip phone being stopped at wan address
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

sip phone being stopped at wan address

I'm trying to connect some sip phones to our PBX. The worked fine for about 10 minutes and then they lost connection. I needed to disable sip helpers to get them to register in the first place but now they wont register at all, but I do see this line in my firewall logs over and over again: [dsnat: ...
by BroganOs
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One of my Vlan's not working in single building [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 365

One of my Vlan's not working in single building [SOLVED]

I've a strange problem that has come to light recently, it might be after the upgrade to version 6.41.2 but I cant confirm that. Clients can no longer get ip address etc. from one vlan in our second building, but works fine in my office with the Microtik router and the Unifi Ap behind me however if ...
by BroganOs
Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Create VLAN on WAN2
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: Create VLAN on WAN2

All sorted! I used the info on this page to create the vlan I needed.

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:In ... p_examples
by BroganOs
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Create VLAN on WAN2
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Create VLAN on WAN2

We have two internet connections into our routerboard (WAN1 & WAN2), WAN1 is our primary connection and WAN2 is a failover connection. I also have a VlAN set up for vistors to connect to our wireless network, but while it does give out a different DHCP range they still use our daily bandwidth from W...
by BroganOs
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: using Ah1100 x2 bypass ports
Replies: 2
Views: 926

using Ah1100 x2 bypass ports

I know the ether ports 11 and 12 are bypass ports but can they be used for anything else?

For example can I bridge them with another port or add them to a switch group of the other ports?

Thanks.
by BroganOs
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: routerboard 133/133c as a single access point
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

Re: routerboard 133/133c as a single access point

Thanks guys, thats just what I wanted to know. 

I'll put it in the attic here to play with sometime when I'm bored!  :D
by BroganOs
Sat Jul 30, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: routerboard 133/133c as a single access point
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

routerboard 133/133c as a single access point

My isp, upgraded our antenna and left behind the old routerboard 133/133c. I'm thinking of resetting, upgrading the licence and using it as a single wireless access point for our whole site, instead of the 6 wireless routers we currently have. Before I go through all the hassle, does the RB133 have ...
by BroganOs
Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Backup/non authoritative DHCP server
Replies: 2
Views: 3450

Re: Backup/non authoritative DHCP server

nspitzer, thanks for the great answer. Firstly as soon as you mentioned the interface with the ip address I realized my mistake, sorry for the stupid question!! Regarding the DHCP backup info. In summary the best method to create a backup DHCP server is to have them set to give out different ranges ...
by BroganOs
Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Backup/non authoritative DHCP server
Replies: 2
Views: 3450

Backup/non authoritative DHCP server

I adding a backup domain controller to our network and as part was going to add a backup DHCP and DNS server to the network. Can I use my microtik router as a non-authoritative DHCP server? and If so, on what interface. I have the RB 1100AH x2 and have a "lan" interface that connects to our main swi...
by BroganOs
Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office
Replies: 291
Views: 328154

Re: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office

have you tried the advise from imaljko4:
If you cannot acces that page, see if you have enabled accounting under: winbox- ip- accounting
and check if you have enabled http access to your router under: winbox- ip - services (here the port 80 must be enabled for access)
by BroganOs
Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office
Replies: 291
Views: 328154

Re: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office

maybe try changing your mikrotik server address to the following:

Mikrotik=192.168.0.254:81
by BroganOs
Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS no resolving on failover wan
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: DNS no resolving on failover wan

Thanks, I was just about to reply as I saw your message. I hadnt created a src-nat rule in the firewall for wan2. Once I created that it worked perfectly.
by BroganOs
Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS no resolving on failover wan
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: DNS not resolving on failover wan

Sorry yes I meant the DNS lookup's are failing. Do you know if there is a work around for this?
by BroganOs
Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DNS no resolving on failover wan
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

DNS no resolving on failover wan

I have two Wan connections from different suppliers (different IP's, subnets and dns records), I'm using two different routes to set up a failover which is working well except that when I switch to Wan2 web pages dont load, we get DNS failure to resolve errors. I can ping ip addresses sucessfully th...
by BroganOs
Mon Oct 19, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: changing route distance.
Replies: 2
Views: 2063

Re: changing route distance.

brilliant thanks.
by BroganOs
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: changing route distance.
Replies: 2
Views: 2063

changing route distance.

I'm trying to create an internet failover script on my router and would like to change the distance and add a check-gateway of a pre-existing route. However when try I get the following error:
failure: can change only static routes
Is it possible to change a pre-existing route?
by BroganOs
Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office
Replies: 291
Views: 328154

Re: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office

In snifferService.ini try changing the "Network" address to the address of your router which I'm assuming is 192.168.0.3 and put the new service port number at the end of the IP address under the microtik server ( see example below) #Capture packets from this network (ignore internal traffic) #Comma...
by BroganOs
Fri Sep 18, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office
Replies: 291
Views: 328154

Re: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office

Solved: After I changed ports from 80 to 81 I forgot to change the port number in sniffer.ini as per readme file. Viewer on Windows machine ------------------------- - Copy the Viewer files to your machine (any windows machine on the LAN) - Configure sniffer.ini as per comments (add a port number to...
by BroganOs
Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office
Replies: 291
Views: 328154

Re: Tool: Realtime per IP traffic monitor for home/office

I'm having problems seeing traffic in the viewer and looking for help. I can see traffic if I go to the address: http://192.168.0.1:81/accounting/ip.cgi I can see information in the traffic.txt file The log file show's me logged in with no errors. 2015/09/18 10:57:29 - Info: Starting up sniffer serv...
by BroganOs
Tue Sep 08, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: renaming ether interfaces after scripting
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Re: renaming ether interfaces after scripting

Good to know. No custom scripts so far. So I'll start renaming. thanks
by BroganOs
Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: renaming ether interfaces after scripting
Replies: 2
Views: 681

renaming ether interfaces after scripting

Quick question, I've my router set up and working well. But if I want to rename interfaces i.e. change ether1 to wan or ether2 to wan will it effect the setting's I have given those ports using the scripting and the terminal?
by BroganOs
Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: limiting bandwidth to wireless routers
Replies: 1
Views: 308

Re: limiting bandwidth to wireless routers

I've figured out half my problem, I have restricted the internet bandwidth to the ether interface using WinBox to connect to the router and limiting the bandwidth (Rx/Tx) in the interface properties box.

So I just need help with the other router. if anyone has any advise.
by BroganOs
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: limiting bandwidth to wireless routers
Replies: 1
Views: 308

limiting bandwidth to wireless routers

I have two wireless routers on our network, one connected directed to the router (ether6) and one with a fixed ip address on the network. I'd like to restrict the bandwidth usage for wireless users, the two routers dont have that capability themselves. I've tried restricting the bandwidth to the int...
by BroganOs
Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: adding an sbs dhcp to routeros network
Replies: 3
Views: 678

Re: adding an sbs dhcp to routeros network

Perfect, that worked great. thanks for the help
by BroganOs
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: adding an sbs dhcp to routeros network
Replies: 3
Views: 678

adding an sbs dhcp to routeros network

Our SBS server is the DHCP on our network, but when I connect our microtik router to the network we start getting dns errors on the client computers. Do I have to add any extra setting to the router to allow DHCP info to pass to the clients?
by BroganOs
Wed Sep 02, 2015 5:39 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best way to set up the ports on my router. Switch vs Bridging
Replies: 6
Views: 1238

Re: Best way to set up the ports on my router. Switch vs Bridging

Ah interesting, the port groups are 1-5 and 6-7. I didn't think of bridging ether6 with ether2 that makes more sense.
by BroganOs
Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best way to set up the ports on my router. Switch vs Bridging
Replies: 6
Views: 1238

Re: Best way to set up the ports on my router. Switch vs Bridging

I have the AH1100x2, so I know I'll have to bridge ether5 and ether6.Unless you know a better way, I'm always keen to learn!!
by BroganOs
Thu Aug 27, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best way to set up the ports on my router. Switch vs Bridging
Replies: 6
Views: 1238

Best way to set up the ports on my router. Switch vs Bridging

I'm trying to confirm the best way to set up the port on my router. Switch vs Bridging. I've read that setting up in swith mode is preferable than bridge, but I'm not quite sure if my understanding of the switch commands are correct. This is how my router is currently set up ether1 is the wan port e...