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by metricmoose
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LoRaWAN support
Replies: 14
Views: 4394

Re: LoRaWAN support

Is there a 900 MHz LoRA option expected for North America and other 900MHz ISM countries?
by metricmoose
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware
Replies: 61
Views: 9725

Re: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware

At this point I'd take a 1U server with an Intel Xeon with a bunch of SFP+ cards jammed in the front and a Mikrotik logo stuck on. Impossible with 3.xx Kernel, and missing support for actually Hardware They'd have to be running something like Proxmox on the hardware with CHR running on top to make ...
by metricmoose
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware
Replies: 61
Views: 9725

Re: MUM Europe 2019: new hardware

The GPEN injectors seem like it would work well with the reverse PoE switch that was announced. They're a tidy-looking demarc that hides the power jack and PoE out jack, with a nice flat front that you can brand / label. There's a few spots where we have customers in small apartment buildings where ...
by metricmoose
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik Intercell LTE APs
Replies: 44
Views: 4351

Re: Mikrotik Intercell LTE APs

B42/B43 support would be really great for us in Canada. The Mikrotik CPE options look very nice, it's hard to find good CPE options in this band. The built in EPC would also be great, since EPCs can get very expensive. Another useful feature would be layer 2 bridging between the base station and CPE...
by metricmoose
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1097
Views: 192167

Re: Feature requests

We started renting Mikrotik routers to our customers as a basic managed WiFi solution and one thing that any ISP will run into with this type of setup is the customer hitting the damn reset button. We'd love a way to change the default configuration that doesn't involve netinstall. It's extremely te...
by metricmoose
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Mikrotik TR069 ACS
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Feature Request: Mikrotik TR069 ACS

With Mikrotik adding TR069 support to RouterOS, I think there's a good opportunity for Mikrotik to create a basic TR069 server that could run on RouterOS/CHR. The options for a free TR069 ACS are not great right now and the quotes I've got from a few vendors offering commercial TR069 could be expens...
by metricmoose
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB4011
Replies: 354
Views: 60721

Re: RB4011

I'm guessing the answer is a "No", though would the RB4011 support -48v telecom power like the RB1100AHx4? We have quite a few sites with included -48v power or where we have our own -48v rectifier.
by metricmoose
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: "/tool fetch output=user" Example? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1300

Re: "/tool fetch output=user" Example? [SOLVED]

Thanks, I guess Mikrotik hadn't finished the feature at the time of my post. I've been messing around with it since the 6.43 update, it's a very powerful option.
by metricmoose
Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1097
Views: 192167

Re: Feature requests

I would like some way of hiding profiles in usermanager from the customer-facing parts, like in the signup and user pages. This would allow us to generate vouchers that will be priced differently or have different limitations than what's available on the self-signup, without making those packages av...
by metricmoose
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: "/tool fetch output=user" Example? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1300

"/tool fetch output=user" Example? [SOLVED]

Mikrotik updated fetch a few months ago with "output=user", which does the following: Output ::= file | none | user none -- do not store downloaded data user -- return up to 63k bytes directly in 'data' variable without storing on disk file -- store to file Though the only way I can see the contents...
by metricmoose
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 557
Views: 107841

Re: v6.43rc [release candidate] is released!

Version 6.43rc40 has been released.

*) userman - fixed compatibility with PayPal TLS 1.2;
I hope it's not off topic, but when should we expect this to hit the current branch? I have a production userman router that seems to be having some recent Paypal issues lately.
by metricmoose
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 36172

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

I did a base FreeBSD install on an old PC with a few NICs and I followed this guide to get MPD5 installed. I only used the install instructions, since the configuration is for something differently. http://dnaeon.github.io/installing-and-configuring-a-pptp-server-with-mpd5-on-freebsd/ Once installed...
by metricmoose
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 36172

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

Are there any mainstream OSes like PFsense, VyOS or similar that support LAC? Until RouterOS supports it, as far as I can tell there's no compact and low-power routers that support that feature. I can't physically fit a Cisco 7206 into a small cabinet and run it off a couple small batteries like I c...
by metricmoose
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter #82 (May 2018)
Replies: 38
Views: 10755

Re: Newsletter #82 (May 2018)

For the CRS305-1G-4S+IN, it mentions "Support for high speed ring topology", can there be a little more said for that? Does it do something with TRILL like the IgniteNet MeshLinq switch?
by metricmoose
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Quickset for setting up APs without routing
Replies: 1
Views: 387

Quickset for setting up APs without routing

To make setting up devices like the cAP and wAP series easier in an environment with multiple APs behind a gateway, I think it would be beneficial to have an option in quickset that does the following -Create a bridge -Add bridge ports for all LAN and WLAN interfaces -Add an IP to the bridge for man...
by metricmoose
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 36172

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

We use a few Cisco 7206 routers as a LAC to allow third parties to have wholesale access to our network. I have heard this is fairly commonplace. If RouterOS could function as a LAC, we would replace those Ciscos very quickly. Additionally, I mentioned above that having a LAC at every site would mak...
by metricmoose
Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 36172

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

Just as an update, I got the following response from Mikrotik support.
LAC feature is moved to RouterOS v7 as new Linux Kernel will make implementation much more easier, so currently LAC is not supported. Sorry.

Regards v7, yes, we are working on it, no dates atm.
Back to waiting for v7...
by metricmoose
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality
Replies: 128
Views: 36172

Re: Feature Request - LAC/LNS functionality

I would be very interested if LAC features were supported in RouterOS. A popular way to run PPPoE in a WISP network is by using VPLS, which is a very attractive option. However, If the tower site router could be used as a LAC, then the PPPoE session would be simply turned into an L2TP connection whi...
by metricmoose
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: L2TP VPN set up on MT so that they cannot detect it's a VPN
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

Re: L2TP VPN set up on MT so that they cannot detect it's a VPN

It's more likely that the service is blacklisting the public IP addresses used by the VPN provider.
by metricmoose
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 92496

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

Version 6.42rc15 has been released. *) fetch - added "output" option for all modes in order to return result to file, variable or ignore it; I have been trying to test the ability to store downloaded data in a variable, though I haven't had any luck yet. [admin@Mikrotik] > /tool fetch https://api.i...
by metricmoose
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: RAMDisk OR HTTP GET/POST Without Flash Writes [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1244

Re: Feature Request: RAMDisk OR HTTP GET/POST Without Flash Writes [SOLVED]

You have been heard, see the latest ROS 6.42rc15:
*) fetch - added "output" option for all modes in order to return result to file, variable or ignore it;
greetings, Daniel
Thanks Daniel, I didn't see that RC! This should tidy things up a lot.
by metricmoose
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: RAMDisk OR HTTP GET/POST Without Flash Writes [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1244

Re: Feature Request: RAMDisk OR HTTP GET/POST Without Flash Writes [SOLVED]

It looks like in this thread from way back in 2004, they added to some sort of list, but it never took off.

viewtopic.php?t=1392

RAM sure is cheap and plentiful now, I would love to see Mikrotik add ramdisk.
by metricmoose
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request: RAMDisk OR HTTP GET/POST Without Flash Writes [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1244

Feature Request: RAMDisk OR HTTP GET/POST Without Flash Writes [SOLVED]

I would really like a way to use the "/tool fetch" command in scripts that will work directly in RAM and not write to flash. Many of the new Mikrotik routers have decent amounts of RAM, but low amounts of flash that I don't want to wear out. I have a couple ideas on ways to solve this. Rather than f...
by metricmoose
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LNS on Bell Canada (partially) Working
Replies: 14
Views: 1693

Re: LNS on Bell Canada (partially) Working

Anyone using Mikrotik LNS with Bell Canada care to share the L2TP Server Settings? Max MTU and MRU MRRU, Keep Alive Timeout, Authentication type etc.? Hi Greg, How did you guys make out with this? Any luck getting things going on your end with the Mikrotik and Bell service? Looks like we're fightin...
by metricmoose
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Cannot Change Password on V2.5 on CSS106
Replies: 11
Views: 1484

Re: Cannot Change Password on V2.5 on CSS106

Well, I found a workaround. I had SwOS 2.1 for the CSS106 downloaded to my computer, so I downgraded to that (Using the upgrade tab), changed the password and then upgraded to SwOS 2.5. Kind of a pain, but it works.
by metricmoose
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: Cannot Change Password on V2.5 on CSS106
Replies: 11
Views: 1484

Cannot Change Password on V2.5 on CSS106

I upgraded a CSS106-1G-4P-1S to SwOS 2.5 and it will not let me change the admin password. The default password is blank, so I leave the "Old Password" box blank and enter the new password in the "New Password" and "Confirm Password" boxes, though I get an "ERROR: Incorrect old password" message and...
by metricmoose
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CCR Hang / Disconnections After MTU Change
Replies: 2
Views: 453

CCR Hang / Disconnections After MTU Change

I was increasing the MTU on an SFP interface on a CCR1036-12G-4S running v6.37.4. That SFP interface was attached to an ISP circuit that was not being used at the time, but the interface was up. Shortly after applying the change, winbox exited. After reconnecting, it appeared that the approximately ...
by metricmoose
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Metal 52ac 10MHz Channels
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Metal 52ac 10MHz Channels

We ordered a few Mikrotik Metal 52ac APs for spares to existing sites using Metal 2SHPn APs, though we found out too late that these radios do not support 10MHz channels. Considering pretty much every piece of Mikrotik wireless equipment I've used supported 10MHz channel widths, I was caught off gua...
by metricmoose
Tue Apr 26, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN - Local Forwarding with Management IP
Replies: 2
Views: 986

Re: CAPsMAN - Local Forwarding with Management IP

I guess I didn't mention, though all devices are running CAPsMAN v2. In the posted configuration, it will provision just fine, though I cannot pass any data through it.
by metricmoose
Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CAPsMAN - Local Forwarding with Management IP
Replies: 2
Views: 986

CAPsMAN - Local Forwarding with Management IP

Hello, I am having difficulty getting this configuration to work. I currently have CAPsMAN setup and working to use a bridge as a datapath, though I would like to move to using Local Forwarding. I have two SSIDs that I have VLANs for, a home network on VLAN 100 and a secondary network on VLAN 101. M...
by metricmoose
Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB941-2nD discontinued...WHY?
Replies: 21
Views: 3143

Re: RB941-2nD discontinued...WHY?

I was scrolling through Routerboard.com today and noticed the "hAP lite classic". By the looks of things, they've brought the "old" casing back! Thanks Mikrotik! It's great to have the option of something cheap and flat that will securely attach to a wall or the inside of a enclosure. Once these rea...
by metricmoose
Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Cloud Hosted Router
Replies: 583
Views: 183861

Re: Cloud Hosted Router

The CHR is working mostly great from my brief tests on VMware and Hyper-V. I'd love to virtualize a couple old hotspot routers, though I've noticed an issue with Usermanager. For some reason, when I click on the "Maintenance" button, I immediately get a message saying "Invalid/unknown response from ...
by metricmoose
Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1097
Views: 192167

Re: Feature requests

I would appreciate the ability to use multiple radius servers simultaneously. For example, having a Hotspot setup that can use the built-in Userman package as well as say, a FreeRADIUS server. Right now, if you add multiple radius servers, RouterOS will use the first one unless it times out or other...
by metricmoose
Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB941-2nD discontinued...WHY?
Replies: 21
Views: 3143

Re: RB941-2nD discontinued...WHY?

What is worse specifically? You dislike the look of the new device? It is difficult to make a case that everone loves, I hope you will like our other new products. The standing case improves the wireless coverage because the user will place it in an open space, rather than under a desk at the wall....