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by ubb
Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude "Forgets" SNMP Probes
Replies: 2
Views: 1338

The Dude "Forgets" SNMP Probes

First some stats on my setup: - Version 3.6 - Windows XP machine with all the latest Windows updates - 109 Submaps - 1060 Devices - Approx 300 RouterOS devices - 8 Admins Now the problem: We've had a recurring problem where The Dude tends to just "forget" how to do SNMP probes. For example, there ar...
by ubb
Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pay as you go 3G?
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Pay as you go 3G?

Thank you. I'll do some searches and see what I come up with. I appreciate the input!
by ubb
Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pay as you go 3G?
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Pay as you go 3G?

Who do you have an unlimited plan through? And do you have some setup instructions for them?
by ubb
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pay as you go 3G?
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Pay as you go 3G?

I posted a question about using Virgin Mobile 3G with Mikrotik that doesn't seem to have gotten many bites so I'll try another approach :-) Does anyone know of a pay-as-you-go 3G data service that works with Mikrotik (in the US)? I'm trying to find the right matching of hardware, service plan etc. T...
by ubb
Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 3G with Virgin Mobile
Replies: 2
Views: 548

3G with Virgin Mobile

Has anyone set up a 3G connection using Virgin Mobile in the US? From what I gather, they use a Novatel U760 which seems to be on the supported hardware list so that's a positive sign. Before I shell out $$, I'd love to hear that someone has used this before. They have a pretty cool pay as you go pl...
by ubb
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: CPU Pegged
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Re: CPU Pegged

Well, by inserting a delay every tenth iteration as I loop over the queues, I can keep the CPU from going to 100%, however, I still get significant, unexplained packet loss to the router while I run this script. Does anyone have any idea what to look for to troubleshoot this? Mikrotik? I'm stuck. Th...
by ubb
Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: CPU Pegged
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Re: CPU Pegged

You're right. I didn't really want to post the whole script but if anyone wants to take a look, I'll post it here. It's very similar to some of the scripts in the Wiki but tailored for my purposes. I haven't fully debugged and tested this yet so there may be some slight errors here and there but I w...
by ubb
Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: CPU Pegged
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Re: CPU Pegged

BTW, I'm using version 3.22 on an RB1000.
by ubb
Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:02 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: CPU Pegged
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

CPU Pegged

I have a bandwidth monitoring script that I'd like to start running every half hour. It's a fairly simple one (about 75-100 lines). The problem is that every time it runs it pegs the CPU at 100% for a few seconds until it's done. I get a few dropped packets while the CPU is at 100%. Does anyone know...
by ubb
Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:44 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Math with Percentages?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: Math with Percentages?

I figured out a simple way around it. I just multiply by 80 and then divide by 100. I loose some decimal points of precision but for my purposes it's not a problem.
by ubb
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:45 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Math with Percentages?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Math with Percentages?

Does anyone know of a way to do math with percentages? I want to multiply a number, say 1024 by a percentage, say 80%. So I would have assumed I could just do something like this 1024 * .8. However it looks like decimal points aren't supported so I'm not sure what to do. Any suggestions?
by ubb
Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Dead-Beat Client Notice Displayed By Client Browser...
Replies: 8
Views: 1532

Re: Dead-Beat Client Notice Displayed By Client Browser...

A single line of code will probably accomplish what you're looking for. I use a simple redirect that reads from an address list. That way, I can just add and remove IP addresses from the list to show the deadbeat webpage or not. Here's the NAT rule: add chain=dstnat action=dst-nat to-addresses=1.2.3...
by ubb
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude v3.0beta7 problems - remote agents [now fixed, sorry!]
Replies: 2
Views: 1311

Re: Dude v3.0beta7 problems - remote agents

I have two remote agents and they seem to be connecting. Did you upgrade to beta7 on the agents as well?
by ubb
Sat Oct 06, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Wanpmc in V3rc6
Replies: 1
Views: 992

Re: No Wanpmc in V3rc6

Ok, I just realized that the synchronous package isn't installed by default so I went ahead and installed it. That did the trick. So I guess I spoke too soon. WanPMC support wasn't taken out.
by ubb
Sat Oct 06, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Wanpmc in V3rc6
Replies: 1
Views: 992

No Wanpmc in V3rc6

I just installed V3RC6 on a backup machine of mine. This machine has a WanPMC DS3 card in it. After the upgrade, I noticed that there's no WanPMC interface. There is, however an extra ethernet interface which I'm assuming is for the WanPMC card. Is this supposed to be this way or has support for the...
by ubb
Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Strange BGP Errors
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: Strange BGP Errors

I'm using version 2.9.42 right now. I don't want to upgrade to the latest quite yet. The hardware is a SuperMicro motherboard.
by ubb
Sat Aug 04, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strange BGP Errors
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: Strange BGP Errors

Nobody's ever seen this? Anyone from Mikrotik know what these messages mean?
by ubb
Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Strange BGP Errors
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Strange BGP Errors

I'm showing a couple of strange error messages in the log that say: "route bgp error - Received notification" "route bgp error - cease: configuration change" At about the time these messages appear, I have reports from customers saying that they can't access the internet. It's as if somehow, either ...
by ubb
Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: beta6 high cpu load router
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

Re: beta6 high cpu load router

I've seen this too. It seems to be happening when the Dude starts to pull Queue information. On my network, I have routers with LOTS of queues on them and so that starts to really bog the network and the Dude down. Any way to disable the queue portion of this?
by ubb
Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: WinBox wbx Files
Replies: 0
Views: 1279

WinBox wbx Files

Is there some kind of documentation on the wbx file format that WinBox creates when you export your saved addresses? I'd like to auto generate .wbx files from a database table or something.
by ubb
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MTU setting on wanpmc
Replies: 6
Views: 1237

Re: MTU setting on wanpmc

4470 would be a very excessive MTU I would think. I've got a few wanpmcs and I've never had to change the MTU on any of them. Are you sure they're referring to the MTU? They might be talking about the clock rate or something. In which case, 44736 might make sense I guess.
by ubb
Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:40 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Ping on V3beta6
Replies: 9
Views: 1889

Re: Ping on V3beta6

When it stops, it stops monitoring everything network-wide. I have about 30-40 submaps some of which are on the main server and other are on two agents. At first, I thought that it stopped pinging, but now, I'm not so sure, it may just not be graphing it. I'll have to go back with ethereal or someth...
by ubb
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Ping on V3beta6
Replies: 9
Views: 1889

Re: Ping on V3beta6

Well, I must have spoken too soon. As soon as I posted my previous reply, I noticed that my pings stopped again. Can anyone from Mikrotik offer any advice here? I'm at my wits end with this problem. Could it be that XP has run out of connections (I seem to remember something about that a while ago)....
by ubb
Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Ping on V3beta6
Replies: 9
Views: 1889

Re: Ping on V3beta6

Here's a little feedback. My ping was already of type ICMP, but I changed the TTL to 128 and so far it seems to be working. Yaaaay!!! Its been going for about three hours now. I'll keep watching it. Thanks jerwhite!
by ubb
Fri May 18, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Big Problem V3beta6 Stops Pinging
Replies: 16
Views: 3498

Dude, where's my pings?
by ubb
Thu May 17, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best Practices for Firewalling Servers
Replies: 6
Views: 1120

In case anyone is interested, here's an example of the way I have this set up for one of my web servers (IP address changed): / ip firewall filter add chain=forward dst-address=10.0.0.2 connection-state=established action=accept comment="" disabled=no add chain=forward dst-address=10.0.0.2 connectio...
by ubb
Thu May 17, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best Practices for Firewalling Servers
Replies: 6
Views: 1120

Ah, I see. Thanks.
by ubb
Thu May 17, 2007 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best Practices for Firewalling Servers
Replies: 6
Views: 1120

Thanks changeip. I actually did have port 80 and then established and related. I'll switch the order of my rules.
by ubb
Thu May 17, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best Practices for Firewalling Servers
Replies: 6
Views: 1120

Best Practices for Firewalling Servers

I'm looking for some input and good ideas from others for firewalling my internal servers on my border router. What methods do you use in firewalling internal servers? I've basically been setting up a few rules per server IP. For example, for a web server, I'll allow port 80, established connections...
by ubb
Wed May 09, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Big Problem V3beta6 Stops Pinging
Replies: 16
Views: 3498

Any fixes for this problem coming soon? We've had to stop using The Dude for now - very sad!
by ubb
Fri May 04, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2878

It works!

I just wanted to follow up with everyone. Things are working just like they should. In the end, I figured out that I have everything correct in the beginning but my upstream was filtering my announcements incorrectly.

Thanks for everyone's help!
by ubb
Fri May 04, 2007 12:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2878

So it looks like Qwest was filtering my BGP Advertisements incorrectly. Once they changed the filters, I was able to see my advertisement on their looking glass. I'm still having problems and I don't know if it's on my end or if I should call them back. When I run /routing bgp advertisements print i...
by ubb
Thu May 03, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2878

I'll try to get in contact with my upstream. I've looked at their web based looking glass (http://stat.qwest.net/looking_glass.html) and I can see that my advertisements aren't showing up there. I guess I'll see what they say when I get a hold of them.
by ubb
Wed May 02, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2878

So, I changed the filters to be as follows: 0 chain=bgp_out prefix=66.29.172.0/22 invert-match=no action=accept 1 chain=bgp_out prefix-length=0-32 invert-match=no action=discard /routing bgp advertisements print still shows: DST-ADDRESS NEXTHOP PEER AS-PATH ORIGIN LOCAL-PREF 66.29.172.0/22 206.81.13...
by ubb
Wed May 02, 2007 5:32 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Big Problem V3beta6 Stops Pinging
Replies: 16
Views: 3498

Just as another datapoint for you guys. I can also confirm that I have seen this problem exactly as noakley describes. No pings, graphs stop working but GUI was running just fine.
by ubb
Wed May 02, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2878

Thank you for the reply. Here are the answers to your questions: /routing bgp advertisements print DST-ADDRESS NEXTHOP PEER AS-PATH ORIGIN LOCAL-PREF 66.29.172.0/22 206.81.130.210 qwest incomplete /ip route print from [find dst-address=66.29.172.0/22] # DST-ADDRESS PREF-SRC G GATEWAY DISTANCE INTERF...
by ubb
Wed May 02, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2878

BGP Route Advertisement

I've having a little trouble getting bgp to advertise my route. I'm not entirely sure whether the issue is on my end or if my provider is filtering me incorrectly. Before I call them, I wanted to make sure that I have things set up properly. I have a single /22 that I'm trying to advertise to my ups...
by ubb
Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: ping times
Replies: 3
Views: 1987

This may or may not be related but I've noticed that in the beta versions, the ping always comes from the local machine no matter if I tell it to ping from the server or an agent or what.
by ubb
Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Vote for new RouterOS features!
Replies: 48
Views: 12479

I added arping to the list. It's been removed with a note saying that it's already there. As far as I'm aware, there's a MAC ping but not arping. They're opposites. Am I mistaken? Maybe I just haven't seen the arping.
by ubb
Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:07 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Adding a timestamp to a notification
Replies: 2
Views: 1593

I see a [Service.TimeDown] but that only gives me the amount of time that the service has been down (a counter). I'm looking for the actual date and time.
by ubb
Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Adding a timestamp to a notification
Replies: 2
Views: 1593

Adding a timestamp to a notification

How can I add a timestamp to a notification? I'd like that date and time that the notification was sent in the body of the message. This would be for type "email". I can't always rely on the timestamp of the email being exactly correct.
by ubb
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Vote for new DUDE features!
Replies: 117
Views: 47610

Board admins: can this be made an Announcement?
by ubb
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:27 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Using Agents
Replies: 9
Views: 2623

Anyone? Mikrotik?
by ubb
Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Removing "Panels" and "Network Maps"?
Replies: 14
Views: 4716

How about the panels? When I attempt to remove a panel it asks me if I really want to remove it. I say yes and then it says "cannot change builtin".
by ubb
Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:48 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Using Agents
Replies: 9
Views: 2623

Using Agents

So I just installed the new v3.0beta3. Yaaaay! Cut and paste! I also noticed the new Agent feature. This could be really useful for me since I have a few separate networks. Here's the problem that I'm having. I can add an agent and monitor a device from a remote Dude server, but I can't seem to use ...
by ubb
Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: N-Streme PtMP Latency\Jitter
Replies: 36
Views: 4842

We've seen nstreme affect our ping time very positively. We have one link in particular that was running about 5-10Mbps and roughly 1000-1700 packets per second. The issue that we were seeing was that as soon as the pps jumped above about 1400, the latency over the link went up drastically (100ms). ...
by ubb
Sat Feb 24, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RIP Filtering
Replies: 0
Views: 607

RIP Filtering

I have been attempting to filter my RIP routes using the routing-test package. Up to this point, I've just been fiddling around with all the setting because I don't know of any documentation on the routing-test package. Maybe, however, someone can point me in the right direction for one particular p...
by ubb
Tue Jan 02, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: tftp server
Replies: 6
Views: 2121

I would love to see a TFTP server in RouterOS as well.
by ubb
Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Unknown State
Replies: 3
Views: 935

I've seen this before too. I don't know what causes it, but it seems like the ethernet just isn't negotiating properly. To clear it out, I've forced the interface to renegotiate by either disabling and re-enabling the inteface (unless you are behind it - don't lock yourself out :-) ) or you can also...
by ubb
Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: cisco router or wan pci card for DS3 circuit?
Replies: 9
Views: 1955

I recently purchased 4 SBE cards directly from SBE. They were good to work with and shipped one of them overnight for me since I was in a bind. We switched from a Cisco 7200 with a DS3 card over to a Mikrotik box with the SBE DS3 card about 2 months ago. We have had some issues with CRC errors that ...
by ubb
Tue Dec 19, 2006 3:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: VPN Routing Help Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 613

VPN Routing Help Needed

I'm trying to set up a VPN between two remote Mikrotik boxes. I've followed the manual at http://www.mikrotik.com/testdocs/ros/2.9/interface/l2tp.php exactly, even matching my internal IP schemes to the examples to make it easier on myself. I've got the L2TP connection up and running - no problems t...
by ubb
Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Calling all WanPMC users!
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Alright - so is anyone using one of these cards successfully?
by ubb
Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Calling all WanPMC users!
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Calling all WanPMC users!

I have a WanPMC card terminating a DS3 on a router running Mikrotik version 2.9.38. The card locks up and stops passing traffic about once a day. The router itself doesn't lock up since I can still get to it on the inside of the network (via an ethernet interface). To fix the problem temporarily, I ...
by ubb
Thu Nov 30, 2006 5:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Support for SBE t3 cards
Replies: 1
Views: 1332

I would like to second that request. This would be HUGE for us. Right now, I have to rely on our DS3 provider to let us know if they see errors on the line, etc. Seeing it my self would help tremendously!
by ubb
Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WanPMC DS3 Interface Statistics
Replies: 0
Views: 637

WanPMC DS3 Interface Statistics

I have a single SBE WanPMC DS3 card installed in one of my routers. Our DS3 provider is seeing CRC errors on their router. We've gone through a number of troubleshooting steps including swapping out cabling, etc. It would be very, very helpful to me if I were able to see CRC errors on my side as wel...
by ubb
Sat Nov 11, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: problem installing Mikrotik on Intel DG965SS
Replies: 6
Views: 1798

I had this very same problem with another Intel board just last week. I found out that the onboard IDE controller wasn't supported. I switched to a Supermicro board and things worked like a charm.
by ubb
Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routers reboot a couple of times a day
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Thanks. I'll send them the file. It is strange to note that I found another post (http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?t=11353) where a guy had a similar problem. He explained that routers would reboot in series - one right after another in a chain. After looking at mine, they are doing the same ...
by ubb
Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routers reboot a couple of times a day
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Routers reboot a couple of times a day

I have a number of RouterOS devices that seem to reboot a couple of times a day. All of them are built on x86 hardware of different types (different motherboards, ethernet cards, etc). The Routerboard devices that I have don't seem to have this problem and stay up for months and months. Its only the...
by ubb
Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: SATA Drive in legacy mode not booting
Replies: 5
Views: 1754

I ended up changing the board out for a Supermicro board. It worked right away. The funny thing is that v3 didn't work either. I think that the onboard IDE controller may have an issue.
by ubb
Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SATA Drive in legacy mode not booting
Replies: 5
Views: 1754

Maybe I should try a different board?? Seems like everything has SATA on it these days so I'm a little wary of that. Any suggestions?
by ubb
Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SATA Drive in legacy mode not booting
Replies: 5
Views: 1754

I've tried just about everything I can think of. I disabled SATA in the BIOS and put in the IDE drive. I put the SATA drive in and re-enabled it and tried to install the 3.0 beta. I also tried the 3.0 beta on the IDE drive. It seems like nothing will get it to where it will boot from the hard drive....
by ubb
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SATA Drive in legacy mode not booting
Replies: 5
Views: 1754

SATA Drive in legacy mode not booting

I have an Intel SE7230NH1-E motherboard that I'm attempting to install version 2.9.34 on. This board has one IDE port and 4 SATA ports. I know that native SATA isn't supported until version 3 of RouterOS so I tried to install with an IDE drive. The installation goes just fine, but then it reboots an...