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by Amm0
Sat Oct 09, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48.5 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 71
Views: 11840

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

Hi, Just applied the upgrade. Why is the multicast package missing? I have to use IGMP Proxy and now it's not available. EDIT: I had to re-download the multicast package included in all_packages.zip, then applied it and everything back to normal. If I remember right the last time I did an upgrade I...
by Amm0
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Dude for v7 coming soon?
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Re: Dude for v7 coming soon?

It's been asked before... In another thread (viewtopic.php?t=178510) Normis replied:
Yes, we are working on it, it will be made
by Amm0
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.48.5 [long-term] is released!
Replies: 71
Views: 11840

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

I still think it is a bad policy to release a new version in the stable channel and declare it the long-term version at the same time. You should move versions to the long-term channel only after they have proven to be free of obvious issues in the stable channel for some time. (I know that long-te...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc3 adds Docker (TM) compatible container support
Replies: 195
Views: 23013

Re: v7.1rc3 adds Docker (TM) compatible container support

I find interesting the possibility of running a RouterOS container (stable ROS version) inside your own router (development ROS version). Well, this is essentially how it all started on old MikroTik models that offered "MetaROUTER" where you could run either RouterOS or another image. Thi...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 26, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R11e-LTE-US Firmware Upgrade "failed"
Replies: 18
Views: 3498

Re: R11e-LTE-US Firmware Upgrade "failed"

@SiB, I actually think: v16.02.183961 and v05.04.193841 are the same firmware version. The upgrade ZIP I got a couple week ago has a file containing the upgrade from "v12" R11e-LTE-US: R11eL_v16.02.183961_R11eL_v05.04.193841-MCP2+1 You'll note is uses both v16 and v05. Maybe Mikrotik stand...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R11e-LTE-US Firmware Upgrade "failed"
Replies: 18
Views: 3498

Re: R11e-LTE-US Firmware Upgrade "failed"

Tried upgrading R11e-LTE-US miniPCIe module run in problems in even the current "long term", "stable", and even 7.1rc3... Anyway, I report this to Mikrotik with supout.rif. Shared here since clearly this upgrading these LTE-US modems is NOT easy, or seemingly possible. I'll let ...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 25, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc3 adds Docker (TM) compatible container support
Replies: 195
Views: 23013

Re: v7.1rc3 adds Docker (TM) compatible container support

How do I connect a container to 2 network interfaces? Kinda depends on how the LANs (or VLANs...) your trying do mDNS reflection on ingress the router/switch. The simplest case would be using two bridges (bridgeA and bridgeB) and two virtual ethernets, vethA and vethB, for Avanti container. Assumin...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 22, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Should WAN be part of Bridge ?
Replies: 6
Views: 703

Re: Should WAN be part of Bridge ?

Totally right: If you want to use as switch, yes. If its for use as a router, no... but then need more info what you want to achieve... But it's fair question. I'd say if you have one WAN connection with a single IP, and one (or limited number) of LAN(s), the WAN should NOT be in the bridge. You can...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Dude for 7.1?
Replies: 4
Views: 1274

Re: Dude for 7.1?

Not dumb - I asked sales@mikrotik.com but got no response. I kept thinking it appear in some late beta or "rc". I'd imagine it will make a reappearance, maybe updated – although I'd take the same one running as an extra-package under v7. Now in reality, not sure it be a good idea to run ne...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: VM performance - x86 vs CHR
Replies: 3
Views: 1013

Re: VM performance - x86 vs CHR

First, I'd look at what CHR virtual machine network settings, specifically the emulated network card on Hyper-V – that should not be that slow if this was all done on same hardware. But since X86 already works on same hardware, using PCI passthrough for the network card may possible and/or good idea...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc3 adds Docker (TM) compatible container support
Replies: 195
Views: 23013

Re: v7.1rc3 adds Docker (TM) compatible container support

Boy my lightly used RB1100 "dude" works pretty well with the new container support. But some way to access to "console" would be very handy . It's not always easy to add SSH support to just any docker image, in particular some of the language runtimes like NodeJS, Julia or R - wh...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 22, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Packetfence (RADIUS) + Hotspot + CAPsMAN + Dynamic VLAN
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Re: Packetfence (RADIUS) + Hotspot + CAPsMAN + Dynamic VLAN

Curious myself if this worked out... Never used Packetfence – we don't deal with enterprise stuff – but always liked their concept. Thought it be well suited to use with a Mikrotik ROS actually since it has a richer scheme for captive portals and ethernet VLAN assignment. In fact, using Packetfense ...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: same sim card: different performance between mobile and SXT LTE6 kit
Replies: 5
Views: 711

Re: same sim card: different performance between mobile and SXT LTE6 kit

SiB has the Mikrotik-LTE "rosetta stone" above - totally right. For sure, it could be the account type/SIM/IMEI throttling it too... But since the OP has an SXT with LTE6 and some SIM right now... one thing that's important here is the SXT is directional antenna. So I'd recommend starting ...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 187
Views: 65276

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

I am looking for band 48 access point equipment for my wireless pop that is compatible with band 48 CPE. It would also be great if Mikrotik made Band 48 CPE as well so that we can deploy a 100% Mikrotik solution. There "Intercell" eNB product is what your looking for, but I've asked and t...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 18, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1707

Re: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]

We use RouterOS 7 with MBIM, simple DHCP/NAT and one VPN to manage unit in production. MBIM works very good in ROS7, even it's now not beta but Release Candidate Yeah v7/MBIM has been stable for us too, use it sometimes in production but only if config is simple. Now, the various "2 slot"...
by Amm0
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2

When will it be available for CHR?
In ZeroTime no doubt. But that be a better place to test this than in hardware/ARM.
by Amm0
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1707

Re: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]

in this year maybe we have ROS7.1 stable and new LTE devices... Maybe. I'm currently fixing a Sierra 7354 modem that still runs in PPP mode – & thinking I was told MBIM would be "in v7", in 2016... Mikrotik didn't lie BUT predicting their timing is risky business. Now while I wait for...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R11e-LTE-US Firmware Upgrade "failed"
Replies: 18
Views: 3498

Re: R11e-LTE-US Firmware Upgrade "failed"

Tried upgrading R11e-LTE-US miniPCIe module run in problems in even the current "long term", "stable", and even 7.1rc3 – same box (a now classic RB953). Since the firmware-upgrade has never worked - I generally replace these modems with something else, but was going to try them o...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Existing mikrotik routers and 5g
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

Re: Existing mikrotik routers and 5g

In the US at least, we find speedtest on a iPhone using it's LTE connect, will most of the time beat the R11-LTE6 in a stock MT device just because of the aligned LTE band support with the carrier – why we've replaced a lot of modem in Mikrotiks. If you use a M.2 adapter, which @SiB has promised pic...
by Amm0
Mon Sep 06, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc2 [development] is released!
Replies: 194
Views: 18494

Re: v7.1rc2 [development] is released!

I also did not see dude in 7.1rc2 but do not know if it is supposed to be there. I will wait for v71rc3 and try again. I also don't know if it is supposed to be there either... Specifically IF the Dude package going to be there, before v7.1 is released? I can understand "beta" not having ...
by Amm0
Mon Sep 06, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1707

Re: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]

Guessing once the dust settles from v7 (with has MBIM, opening the door to different modems), we'll eventually see better modems in the LTE things. Chateau's eventual modem choices look good, maybe they eventually filter down to stuff like the Audience etc. For SXTR/LHG(G)R/LDFR I replace internal R...
by Amm0
Mon Sep 06, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1707

Re: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]

@AllexRo, we actually used it same post to figure out how to open the couple Audience-LTE6 we "modified". But yeah didn't think to look again... @SiB is right, the miniPCIe slot isn't soldered on: https://mikrotik-routeros.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/IMG_20191015_154149.jpg As the teard...
by Amm0
Mon Sep 06, 2021 5:25 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1707

Does the non-LTE Audience still have a SIM/miniPCIe slot? [SOLVED]

We've replaced the LTE6 modem in several "Audience LTE6 kits", with Telit/Sierras (better bands for US). But does the cheaper non-LTE version of the Audience (RBD25G-5HPacQD2HPnD) still have the hardware inside to install a modem, or it a different board inside? The spec/manual/block diagr...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 05, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feature request: Make Quickset to be separate package
Replies: 62
Views: 10709

Re: Feature request: Make Quickset to be separate package

+1 for policy based solution. In v7rcX, winbox will "respect the skin", so if you disabled "QuickSet" in WebFig skin, and apply that skin to all user groups, QuickSet will disappear from winbox too. So some hope, to those wanting to "disable" it globally. I'm actually ...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 05, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: New ":rndnum" command doesn't work (& guessing it should generate a random number)
Replies: 10
Views: 941

Re: New ":rndnum" command doesn't work (& guessing it should generate a random number)

@rextended, They didn't take out :rndstr – that seems to work the same in v7. rndstr and new rndnum differ in the types they return... :put [:typeof [:rndnum to=1 from=100]] num :put [:typeof [:rndstr length=8 from=01234567890]] str So for fixed length things, rndstr makes sense. But if what you wan...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:36 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Existing mikrotik routers and 5g
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

Re: Existing mikrotik routers and 5g

There is a list of "miniPCIe" / external hotspots with USB that are supported: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Peripherals If you study the bands of the modem and the bands in your area, you might find a good choice. Using "Field Test Mode" on a recent smartphone in your ar...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:17 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: New ":rndnum" command doesn't work (& guessing it should generate a random number)
Replies: 10
Views: 941

Re: New ":rndnum" command doesn't work (& guessing it should generate a random number)

Ah... The "from" is might be source (in :rndnum, guessing the MAX) with "to" being the min. That's backwards from the way I think about from (MIN) and to (MAX). Still not sure I understand the parameters since: to=1 and from=2 gets negative numbers: [skyfi@hap94] > {:local result...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2

@IPANetEngineer, maybe you know but there isn't a way to edit the "local.conf" on the Mikrotik side, and that's where bonding would need to be setup? The ZeroTier docs suggest to enable "multipath/bonding" using in local.conf (but obviously there isn't one on a Mikrotik): { "...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LTE modem with voice capability
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: LTE modem with voice capability

My sim isn't locked to any phone. I can use it in the modem for data without problems. I have official sim "clone" (service by the telco) which I want to use for voice only, but when the master sim isn't in voice device some features (like ringing) are disabled. It's quite messy in terms ...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: New ":rndnum" command doesn't work (& guessing it should generate a random number)
Replies: 10
Views: 941

New ":rndnum" command doesn't work (& guessing it should generate a random number)

Found a new ":rndnum" command at the top level of CLI. (On RB1100Dx4, 7.1rc2) However, it doesn't seem to do much. I'd imagine it should generate a random number, but doesn't: [skyfi@bigdude] > :put [:rndnum from=1 to=100] 1 [skyfi@bigdude] > :put [:rndnum from=1 to=100] 1 It seem to alway...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2

Please add support for ZeroTier Multipath and its various configuration options and policies: https://zerotier.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/SD/pages/568459265/Multipath +1 - assuming the "balance-aware" mode works, that be a interesting way to bond LTE, without external hardware/software, di...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LTE modem with voice capability
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: LTE modem with voice capability

How each LTE carrier enforces there policies isn't universal – some use the modem/phone's IMEI, which is essentially like a unique id for the modem/phone itself. So I'm afraid this "emulate a phone" approach may not be the best. In the US, the carrier generally allow you use a SIM in anoth...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2

After installing the zerotier npk on my HAP AC2, my Firewall Filter Rules are all mixed up, and wireless caps settings are gone. I also lost my Loopback Bridge, it's address was still present in /ip/address. One unplanned reboot since I installed the package, nothing in the log, but an autosupout w...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: RouterOS SNMP Get
Replies: 17
Views: 7131

Re: RouterOS SNMP Get

Sorry, it was only a hope - but no such luck. I only went looking when I realized there WAS NOT a Dude v7 yet, which would have also solve my "I need a couple variables from non-Mikrotik device to use in a Mikrotik script" problem. @rextended, I wasn't doubting you! In fact, my point was e...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: RouterOS SNMP Get
Replies: 17
Views: 7131

Re: RouterOS SNMP Get

Fair enough – since your script is 4+ years old – that does say something about the "wearing out the flash" argument here ;). Still, mainly a +1 for "get" or "as-value" in /tool/snmp-get - than always importing a script to do it... In my case, I just used a REST API wit...
by Amm0
Fri Sep 03, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: RouterOS SNMP Get
Replies: 17
Views: 7131

Re: RouterOS SNMP Get

I was hoping this was fixed in v7.1rcX... But there is no "get" or "as-value" for /tool/snmp-get there either.


Since there is v7 Dude yet, there just no way to get SNMP values in v7 either AFAIK...

+1
by Amm0
Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: AT Commands to modem in MBIM mode?
Replies: 16
Views: 3855

Re: AT Commands to modem in MBIM mode?

In fact, it now pretty easy use scripting "functions" to issue the AT commands with at-chat and the Sierra etc modems. If you put it into a scheduler script, with an interval, it can poll the modem and store the detailed LTE info. See below: [skyfi@hap94] > /system/scheduler/export # sep/0...
by Amm0
Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: AT Commands to modem in MBIM mode?
Replies: 16
Views: 3855

Re: AT Commands to modem in MBIM mode?

in 7.1rc1 everything works fine, in 7.1rc2 at-chat just gets stuck. Using MC7455 on RB912UAG-5HPnD Are you using lte/MBIM mode or PPP mode with at-chat? I just tried in this on a hAPac2 with external MC7455 and seem to work with LTE mode: [skyfi@hap94] > /interface/lte/monitor lte1 status: connecte...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7rc2

So you need the ZT client/app/package on each device as well as ZeroTier enabled on the MT Router? Yes, if you want them to part of the subnet (similar in concept to 'road warrior' style VPN)... Any device that use the same ZeroTier "network id" (10 hex digits) is part of the same subnet ...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7rc2

On a hAPac2, followed @normis directions, and it worked for me. Note: The instructions don't include the hAP ac^2 – which is what I used – only "hAP ac³ (non LTE)" is listed. I thought it was hAP ac3 before I looked more carefully in winbox after upgrading ;) . My device has 1.3Mb of flas...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7.1rc2
Replies: 175
Views: 34828

Re: ZeroTier added to RouterOS v7rc2

Wow, this is a pleasant surprise! On a hAPac2, followed @normis directions, and it worked for me. I had my Mikrotik with USB MBIM LTE modem connect through the ZeroTier to my iPhone and Mac with the ZeroTierOne apps. Basically I had a secure version of a "cloud RoMON" using ZeroTier in min...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 01, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: 7.1rc1 bricked 3 pcs RB951Ui-2HnD
Replies: 6
Views: 886

Re: 7.1rc1 bricked 3 pcs RB951Ui-2HnD

As I said I don't CAPsMAN was involved, but maybe now that I think about it. If you press the reset button for the wrong amount of time, it would go in CAPS mode (soild light after blinking, ~10-15 seconds). For netintall, I normally just keep pressing the reset until it shows up in netinstall, but ...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 01, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: 7.1rc1 bricked 3 pcs RB951Ui-2HnD
Replies: 6
Views: 886

Re: 7.1rc1 bricked 3 pcs RB951Ui-2HnD

@mkz -fair point that it's the older RouterBOOT that likely didn't like new v7.1rc1 ROS upgrade package... I didn't even get a chance to upgrade the firmware to v7.1 since it didn't come back after the ROS v7 package was on disk. So totally right the RouterBOOT remains older, until the firmware upgr...
by Amm0
Tue Aug 31, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: 7.1rc1 bricked 3 pcs RB951Ui-2HnD
Replies: 6
Views: 886

Re: 7.1rc1 bricked 3 pcs RB951Ui-2HnD

I "bricked" a cAP ac ...seem similar issue...but no CAPsMAN involvement here. I wanted to use to test v7.1rc1 as an AP BUT netinstall doesn't seem to fix (tried both 7.1rc1 version & 6.48.4 version of netinstall matched with same ROS, on win10-64bit). I think @mkx is has a point: I upg...
by Amm0
Fri Aug 27, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1rc1 [development] is released!
Replies: 345
Views: 34438

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

As noted by the terminal when You open it up: bummer, missed that. thanks for pointing it out, albeit it doesn't make me any happier. there are certain platforms where the so called function keys don't mix really well with terminal. while it's not impossible to hold 'fn' while pressing F1, please a...
by Amm0
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 67067

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

LTE/MBIM with CHR on KVM/QEMU using v7.1beta6 issues... I can get MBIM modems working with CHR v7 on KVM, however I have to use "USB Redirection" (via spicevmc). But I want to "passthrough" the USB device so it's there with CHR starts up. In v6 CHR with PPP mode same modem is pa...
by Amm0
Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 67067

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

How does that actually work? I presume you rely on the ECMP only for the first packet of each connection to be routed to a random external connection, and then the connection tracking (NAT table) will force all the other traffic out of the chosen interface? Otherwise it would only be useful for UDP...
by Amm0
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 67067

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

v7 seems to have come a long way. Like others, the Let's Encrypt worked (with port 80/firewall changes) - been waiting for that almost as long as MBIM: don't like the self-signed certs but too lazy to deal with a cert hierachy. But did run into some oddities in v7beta6 so far (hardware is RB953 in ...
by Amm0
Thu Jun 03, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 67067

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

In v7 gateway can be only one "IP/interface", you need to add two route entries and that will form ECMP route. Thanks MRZ - that worked - knew I was missing something... Pretty much as described, although avoiding doing anything winbox with ROS v7beta6 helped. For completeness, this worke...
by Amm0
Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: v7.1beta6 [development] is released!
Replies: 377
Views: 67067

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

Got ECMP? Upgraded from v6-longterm to v7.1beta6, on an older RB953 with two LTE modems (Sierra MC7354, Telit LE960), to check it out. The modem both seem to working fine (once reconfig'd for MBIM & a seemingly a few reboots initially to get the ports/fw/carrier aligned, certainly needs the ini...
by Amm0
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: API on RouterOS v7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 1446

Re: API on RouterOS v7 [SOLVED]

Good question, I just tried it, seems to work the same. If it doesn't work...you may want to look at the API client you're using to see if supports the newer API authentication scheme (in 6.43, the login sequence changed, so older library version may not be able to connect with v7 or recent v6 ROSs:...
by Amm0
Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: LTE modem disconnects every 2 minutes
Replies: 9
Views: 4471

Re: LTE modem disconnects every 2 minutes

Beyond invalid packets through the firewall, in some versions, things like IP>Neighbors including the modems (ppp or lte) and/or IP>Cloud>DDNS being enabled can cause issues with PPP modems IMO. Similarly, I haven't tried it recently, but the newer "Internet Detect" feature has tripped up ...
by Amm0
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using the same network locally and via VPN?
Replies: 6
Views: 1602

Re: Using the same network locally and via VPN?

Don't know how much control you have over your IP space in the "work" 192.168.0.0/24 subnet. One idea is you could "cheat" by having you devices living in smaller block of addresses, say /29 sized block, of the 192.168.0.0/24 network, like 192.168.0.208/29 (192.168.0.209-214) Rou...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Export over api differs from export over terminal [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: Export over api differs from export over terminal [SOLVED]

I ran into the API not having some operation to get the config without using the flash. I didn't even get to this yes/no true/false issue... ButIf you are cool with it writing to the flash, you can do a two step process: rosconn.write('/system/script/add', [ '=name=apiexport', '=source=/export file=...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: TELIT LM940 - how to get working?
Replies: 21
Views: 9220

Re: TELIT LM940 - how to get working?

@SiB, had a wacky idea here re In EMC you have internal NAT, without DMZ and your Public IP is unless until you migrate to MBIM and ROS7beta8 Was looking to try some of the modems, but the ECM mode (e.g. lte interface on ROS 6.4x) having DMZ/NAT seems annoying (e.g. AT#ICMLANCFG). We have static IPs...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: TELIT LM940 - how to get working?
Replies: 21
Views: 9220

Re: TELIT LM940 - how to get working?

Great info SiB! Was going to try these modules based on the comments here that they work in practice :) But has anyone tried the Rev.2 of the LM940? Seem the "only" difference is the PIN outs...but that leads to the question is LM940's Rev.2 needed for USB 3.0 on the Mikrotik, or does Rev....
by Amm0
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Two routers, two broadband connections, two LANs and VRRP
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Two routers, two broadband connections, two LANs and VRRP

You may have some reason for wanting VLANs, but seems like you just need VRRP configured on the LAN side, on both routers. No VLANs wouldn't be need if you just want LAN traffic to "fail over" to the 2nd ISP connection, each router would connect via a LAN interface. Using VRRP would get yo...
by Amm0
Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anybody ues AT&T Gigabit Fiber with Mikrotik RouterOS?
Replies: 89
Views: 21887

Re: Anybody ues AT&T Gigabit Fiber with Mikrotik RouterOS?

@pcunite, Great article. I've followed this thread for a while...writing down the cleaverness here isn't easy. I'd suggest adding a third option of getting a /29 public IP block (5 IPs) from AT&T to the article. This solution has worked well for me - with the key being to use "Public Subnet...
by Amm0
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: LHG LTE US TTL
Replies: 1
Views: 887

Re: LHG LTE US TTL

Does the LTE interface connects/works if you don't modify the TTL in the firewall? I'd make sure the LTE interface is working cool - adjusting the TTL isn't fix connection issues. Assuming it otherwise works and you need to modify the TTL for some reason...I think you want to do this in "postro...
by Amm0
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: The Dude Cnfiguration
Replies: 1
Views: 2667

Re: The Dude Cnfiguration

Not the expert but this should just work. If you use the dude client on Windows (or via wine on Mac/Linux), you can connect to the dude server then scan the subnet that's connected via the tunnel. Unless you specify the subnet to search, I'd imagine it would automatically find anything. Now if the t...
by Amm0
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: WAN over VLAN
Replies: 1
Views: 958

Re: WAN over VLAN

Yeah that's possible. If your switch is tagging the traffic correctly, you can add a VLAN interface on the wAP. The VLAN internet would be set to the vlan-id used by the WAN VLAN ID set on the switch and the VLAN interface would listen on ether1. Since it's regular L3 interface on the wAP RouterOS -...
by Amm0
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?
Replies: 17
Views: 10456

Re: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?

And where did the option System> Ports> Firmware disappear? Will she not be in the future? I had to remove it on the old firmware first, then install only the 7th version. And also back to restore the modem. I think they moved it in v7beta3 and only in CLI: /system/routerboard/modem print That opti...
by Amm0
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: 4g Network Architecture advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1177

Re: 4g Network Architecture advice

Looks reasonable enough. I'd recommend trying various config pieces out first. Some comments: How you want to "failover" between the SIM cards is the main thing that's a variable in your diagram. There is only one modem - so you'll need a script if you want to change the active SIM card. S...
by Amm0
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: New device that supports The Dude server package: RB750r3 hEX [SOLVED]
Replies: 89
Views: 26343

Re: New device that supports The Dude server package: RB750r3 hEX [SOLVED]

I want to use the internal speaker of HEX s for The Dude allerts. Is there a way to make that? Yes you can! And good idea. Create a new item in "Notifications" name it something "beep_on_dude_server" and set it as "execute on server". Now the "command" can be...
by Amm0
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: RB953 2 x R11e-LTE modems
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: RB953 2 x R11e-LTE modems

Yes that should work fine, we use the RB953 with two modems all the time. You need to make sure you set "USB type" to "miniPCEe" in /system/routerboard since that's a common mistake - but if you already have a WiFi card, you should be okay. RouterOS does NOT have an "QuickSe...
by Amm0
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Joining 2 Routers
Replies: 9
Views: 6987

Re: Joining 2 Routers

# oct/08/2019 15:22:38 by RouterOS 6.34.4 You should update that router first. v6.34.4 is very old, and has some vulnerabilities. Once you do that, QuickSet options may change. One of those profiles should have a radio button for "bridge" on top right of QuickSet , that's what you want (t...
by Amm0
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Joining 2 Routers
Replies: 9
Views: 6987

Re: Joining 2 Routers

For new WiFi router, if you reset-configuration with no-defaults=yes, you should be able to just add IP address to it, and configure the WiFi on the 2nd router to match, that get you close to what you want I think...a dumb switch that extends the WiFi too :) Your WiFi clients will select the “best” ...
by Amm0
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Webfig, auto login, show only some data...
Replies: 2
Views: 2045

Re: Webfig, auto login, show only some data...

Similar problem. Related question, I have a limited user without any password, can I create some URL that specifies the user name it to login in instead? E.g. http://RouterOS.example.com/webfig/#Tools:Ping?login=testonly Basically I’d like to have a URL link to a webfig pages that doesn’t redirect t...
by Amm0
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Joining 2 Routers
Replies: 9
Views: 6987

Re: Joining 2 Routers

Could at least use VRRP so if the first router dies, the smaller one takes over (at least for the 8 ports connected there ;)) with the need DHCP etc. or failover routing - that way it isn't just a dumb switch:

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Interface/VRRP
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac lite as travel router - configuration assistance
Replies: 13
Views: 3515

Re: hAP ac lite as travel router - configuration assistance

Don't know how much you want to know but this video had a pretty good overview of how to tune the Wi-Fi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRbAqie1_AM One thing I took awhile from that was to always set the "antenna-gain" to match the device's gain. For, the hAP ac lite, it's antenna-gain=2....
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac lite as travel router - configuration assistance
Replies: 13
Views: 3515

Re: hAP ac lite as travel router - configuration assistance

Yeah, if you're using 2.4Ghz as a "station", your device can't use it to connect to the Mikrotik. The "station bridge" and "pseudo-bridge" are more useful if you want to put the 2.4Ghz interface into a bridge port on the LAN side, then the "remote" Wi-Fi does ...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Netinstall macOS? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 2640

Re: Netinstall macOS? [SOLVED]

I presume you've already tried Winbox4Mac first just in case it's some issue with WebFig? Winbox4Mac download: http://joshaven.com/resources/tools/ if not. But yeah seems like your router might have been infected with something - at least when I haven't been able to upgrade that was the cause for me...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?
Replies: 17
Views: 10456

Re: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?

This is something I really want to find an answer to as well. Using LTE as my primary internet with an MC7455 through USB and hAP ac2 @drracing07 - I still haven't gotten it working but did recently send the supout to Mikrotik. FWIW my issue is more with the MC7354 which doesn't even show up in eit...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help with bendwidth test [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1250

Re: Help with bendwidth test [SOLVED]

You tell where should I put firewall rule, in input or forward chain? In my case, I used "input" chain. But any routed segment in-between might need the same rules in the "forward" chain. Also make sure it's before any deny / reject rules. /ip firewall filter add action=accept c...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Disable Manual upgrade in Mikrotiks
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Re: Disable Manual upgrade in Mikrotiks

Probably the best advice: Talk with the other administrators and both agree on what version to upgrade your routers... But, if you control the other routers, you can restrict the permissions. I think upgrade is a "policy" right so if you assign the admins to a group without that permission...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Auto Negotiation Advertise doubt
Replies: 5
Views: 1929

Re: Auto Negotiation Advertise doubt

99.999% time you should leave them all selected, and auto-negotiate enabled. It just works. The only cases I can think of where this would this need to change: the cable has some intermitted interference/issue that cause a lower speed to be selected sometimes - when that happens you could have a few...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: hAP ac lite as travel router - configuration assistance
Replies: 13
Views: 3515

Re: hAP ac lite as travel router - configuration assistance

I'd bet if you look a the security profiles ( /interface wireless security-profiles ) is where your issue is, specifically I'd make sure you enable both AES and TKIM, as both the Group and Unicast Ciphers. If the password and authentication protocols don't match the SSID, it won't connect, even if y...
by Amm0
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Custom QuickSet scenarios
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Re: Custom QuickSet scenarios

I too wish this was possible. Often I find the profiles are *almost* what I need to present some options for end-user final configuration, but want to "hook" that process to do some extra stuff beyond just QuickSet, or offer a choice of my default configurations to the end-user . You can t...
by Amm0
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with bendwidth test [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1250

Re: Help with bendwidth test [SOLVED]

Two things to try: make sure TCP 2000 and UDP 2000-65500 ports are allowed in IP / Firewall / Filter (or otherwise allowed some other way) – on both server and client routers for all test to work depending on the speed of the link, and not sure why, seems like duration=15s or higher helps to make su...
by Amm0
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ltap lte 3 sim model - how to reference sim number 1
Replies: 17
Views: 3798

Re: Ltap lte 3 sim model - how to reference sim number 1

the documentation does not mention this anywhere, The LtAP documentation is weak for sure - struggled myself. Normally this would be "documented" here, but the LtAP is missing: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:USB_Features how does the modems then operate in practice together well, i...
by Amm0
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ltap lte 3 sim model - how to reference sim number 1
Replies: 17
Views: 3798

Re: Ltap lte 3 sim model - how to reference sim number 1

I take it then that the top modem cannot be referenced via script at all?
Correct. You don't need to set anything – only one SIM to choose from ;).

Now, You can reference the lte modem in script, but do stuff like reading the RSSI stuff or issue "AT commands" if needed, or GPS.
by Amm0
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ltap lte 3 sim model - how to reference sim number 1
Replies: 17
Views: 3798

Re: Ltap lte 3 sim model - how to reference sim number 1

On the LtAP, the sim slots are tied to specific miniPCIe cards. So SIM 1 can only reference the "top" modem, while SIM 2 and 3 can be switched via CLI/script/winbox for the "bottom" modem. You can not script or otherwise wireup SIM 1 to the bottom modem, nor can the top modem use...
by Amm0
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: New to the Mikrotik world
Replies: 4
Views: 1331

Re: New to the Mikrotik world

Also, in your configuration you have: /ip dhcp-client # DHCP client can not run on slave interface! add dhcp-options=hostname,clientid disabled=no interface=E1WAN Since your WAN is ether1, you need to have not as a bridge port (and adjust your diagram) or create/use VLAN 99 as an VLAN interface like...
by Amm0
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: New to the Mikrotik world
Replies: 4
Views: 1331

Re: New to the Mikrotik world

I looked at your configuration, and nothing jumps out as what's wrong with your approach. When you use vlan-filtering=yes , how ports get tagged/untagged is effected by both the PVID set under Bridge > Ports and the Bridge > VLANs entries. There is a dense note in wiki that describe the relationship...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: LTE Passthrough getting address as expected but no internet
Replies: 14
Views: 7191

Re: LTE Passthrough getting address as expected but no internet

Yeah I'm not sure, I'm no expert, but your config looks right...but passthrough is pretty weird, too. You can try setting the MAC address in the APN, that might help, but not sure. Whenever I've tried to do something, other than assign passthrough to a physical port, it never "just" worked...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LtAP mini vs LtAP for regular car?
Replies: 4
Views: 2585

Re: LtAP mini vs LtAP for regular car?

I'm not the EE expert. AFAIK efficiency is normally pretty high for DC-DC, with the price of the upconverter sometime related to how high the efficiency is... This unit here claims 75%: http://www.tycononline.com/9-36V-In-24V19W-GigE-Pasv-PoEDCDC-Conv_p_22.html And, even at max 24W it isn't that muc...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB953GS-5HnT locked out
Replies: 9
Views: 3797

Re: RB953GS-5HnT locked out

If it doesn't, first easy thing to try is to install Wireshark and have a look if there's any sign of life from RB on interface. – good idea There is also a Woobm-USB: https://mikrotik.com/product/woobm – I kinda forget about them but if you saw traffic with wireshark and still couldn't get in... T...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using MESH for non-wifi Ring Network
Replies: 5
Views: 1126

Re: Using MESH for non-wifi Ring Network

Yeah, I certainly didn't mean to be discouraging... The "standard" approaches DO leave some gaps when you start talking about "multipath internet" (beyond BGP at edge) and the variability of wireless internet links like commercial LTE pose additional unsolved challenges to existi...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using MESH for non-wifi Ring Network
Replies: 5
Views: 1126

Re: Using MESH for non-wifi Ring Network

You say your looking for a "mesh" protocol that: 1 – ring network for redundancy in a multi-site, countywide network 2 – takes into consideration the 'condition' of the connections between routers/switches (such as packet loss), which will be important in this network, since this network w...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS DNS bridge routing [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: CRS DNS bridge routing

Well, I'm not sure what "DNS bridging routing" is...but I think your first DNS should be "8.8.4.4" if you wanted to use Google's Public DNS servers. That may be your issue. Good luck.
by Amm0
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LtAP mini vs LtAP for regular car?
Replies: 4
Views: 2585

Re: LtAP mini vs LtAP for regular car?

Well, LtAP is new, and even though I have a couple, they don't work with the US LTE modems yet. And, the LtAP mini has some shortcomings (don't use USB to power to, internal GPS seems to be weak, etc.) but it works, today. Now in theory the choice between the two is the "bigger" LtAP has 2...
by Amm0
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Separate traffic to lte connection
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Re: Separate traffic to lte connection

If you can post your configuration, it be helpful to know what's going on. Not exactly sure what you mean "https 4g proxy"... But two quick things to check: Under Interface > Interface List make sure the LTE interface ("lte1") is associate with "WAN". If you have two ro...
by Amm0
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Multiplying packets over 2 LTE connections
Replies: 2
Views: 983

Re: Multiplying packets over 2 LTE connections

There is no "bonding" feature built in to Mikrotik that work with LTE/Wi-Fi . The alternative approach is "load balancing", that is supported with configuration on a Mikrotik. There are a few approaches for that in the forum/wiki, I think "ECMP with connection marking" ...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winbox Dark Mode
Replies: 9
Views: 4515

Re: winbox Dark Mode

Fair points. But, a 64-bit version is a bigger concern. My bet is winbox will just do the "right thing" with a dark mode theme Microsoft does... Personally, I'm with @Sob on this one: just do what other "normal" windows app do with the colors. If you want a slick UI, the mobile a...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Network access - server side to client side issues
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Re: Network access - server side to client side issues

Guessing your using the Mikrotik as an SMB share. But doubt this is a Mikrotik issue, or anything the Mikrotik can do to help remove the batch file in your process. But yeah that sounds annoying to deal with it. And, I'm sure there is some other way to set up whatever that batch file does to connect...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problem with metal 2 wireless network
Replies: 1
Views: 794

Re: Problem with metal 2 wireless network

I'd select the band to be just "g/n" or just "only-n" and set the width 20Mhz. The first is not likely the issue but not helpful. But the "20/40Mhz" may be the issue, 2.4Ghz is only 20Mhz. Something to try.
by Amm0
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5
Replies: 9
Views: 2524

Re: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5

You said quickset is only for a one time use. I've been using it to point the WiFi marina signal ove and over. Awesome! To clarify... Groove = QuickSet okay to use again – that's what you want, QuickSet web GUI does a pretty good job of letting you select a Wi-Fi network to use, and the web interfa...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5
Replies: 9
Views: 2524

Re: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5

DHCP Client also needs to change to use ether5. Also, you can use QuickSet only once on router...after that it will be confused by using ether5... I’d plug in the groove directly to a PC, and tweak it until your getting what you want on your PC. If you then plug in to router on ether5 (with DHCP cli...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to divide the bandwidth in three groups ?
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Re: How to divide the bandwidth in three groups ?

Simple answer is three “simple queue”. Set just the target in each for the single IP address (for you), and CIDR subnet for home users/guest in another two queues. Set just the upload/downloads as appropriate. Generally speaking, the less you set in a simple queue, the better.
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: router hang up whnen i try to access ip firewall
Replies: 1
Views: 783

Re: router hang up whnen i try to access ip firewall

Two things make sure your running at the current “long-term” or “current” ROS, and latest WinBox if your connecting via a MAC address, you might want to disable all other interface on the PC to avoid potential ARP/L2 issues Now, should work with multiple interfaces...but if your having trouble, easy...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help!!
Replies: 2
Views: 946

Re: Help!!

Guessing your using just 0.0.0.0/0 in the routing table used by each WAN path. So when PBR (policy based rules) selects the route table to use, based on a connection mark or IP range etc, it doesn’t use your main routing table, which likely has the local LAN routes. And would follow your next hop ou...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE modem meshed APs
Replies: 4
Views: 1436

Re: LTE modem meshed APs

Just one question, what you mentioned: wireless PtP link (if you have both 2.4Hz and 5Ghz on the AP - one used for wireless bridge between AP, other band used for clients), Is this Nstreme Dual in MikroTik? Thanks! Maybe. Specifics matter... You need to decide what band (2.4Ghz or 5Ghz) you want to...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE modem meshed APs
Replies: 4
Views: 1436

Re: LTE modem meshed APs

A "mesh" is pretty overloaded term... Guessing you have 4 different Layer3 networks, one per AP. Your current config can work, except it's like always using "client isolation" since which AP a Wi-Fi client was using determine what other Wi-Fi client it could see (assuming your us...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: CRS3xx-series -IN/desktop model?
Replies: 1
Views: 1838

Re: CRS3xx-series -IN/desktop model?

They make a 5 port switch that runs the SwOS your looking for: https://mikrotik.com/product/crs305_1g_4s_in that has SFP. You can also search the catalog and set for "SwOS" or "dual boot" as OS filter in search. There are lot more options if your willing to use ROS...perhaps even...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Is QuickSet available via the API?
Replies: 1
Views: 2135

Is QuickSet available via the API?

This may sound like an oxymoron, since QuickSet seem to be unfairly bashed, but... Is QuickSet functionality exposed via the API (or SSH/CLI)? and, yes, I know there is nothing in QuickSet that can't be done "manually" – it just save a lot of code/script/complexity to do the same things in...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CapsMan data path not working
Replies: 4
Views: 2296

Re: CapsMan data path not working

Was just a guess... maybe someone else see something. Certainly don't know what might have changed in ROS to cause this either :(. But your description is kinda curious: I have clients that are not able to complete a speed test due to the upload failing. The download works great, affected clients ar...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Capsman ? WDS ? Mesh ?
Replies: 6
Views: 9798

Re: Capsman ? WDS ? Mesh ?

seamless roaming not possible in a professional way with mikrotik. capsman wont help. go with professional aps, such as aruba, or cisco. @empy, perhaps that's somewhat true for dense/complex enterprise setup...but we're talking about a dude's basement at a house, and that is after setting his main ...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Covering a large area with 2x WAP-AC in bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

Re: Covering a large area with 2x WAP-AC in bridge

Kinda beyond the forums – Mikrotiks give you a lot of ways to do things, both a blessing and a curse of them. Your plan can work, if the two wAP are close enough together. I'll let you work through the wiki or forums, but one plan is: use QuickSet to set one to "PTP Bridge AP", creating a ...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Video over IP
Replies: 7
Views: 1895

Re: Video over IP

If you posted the configuration, it help get to the bottom of this. Other than IGMP Snooping, random suggestion is that STP might be tripping up someplace - you diagrams has no loops but the actual network may? If this just one big, flat L2 network (which is typically the case if using multicast/vid...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: r11e-lte-us band locking
Replies: 5
Views: 3754

Re: r11e-lte-us band locking

Never worked for me either. Pretty sure it's not currently possible on the US R11e LTE modem (but works on the Int'l one) Another posting was requesting it as a feature: Can we please have manual band control/locking for the US modem? I have dozens of SXTs deployed, and they are jumping into Band 12...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: some questions aboutMikrotik Router or AP hooked up to ISP modem as wifi router replacement
Replies: 1
Views: 794

Re: some questions aboutMikrotik Router or AP hooked up to ISP modem as wifi router replacement

Mikrotik doesn't have a DSL modem themselves. If your ISP has some integrated modem/router thing, it often hard to just replace. Even if it uses something like PPPoE, which Mikrotik does support, sometimes they use a X.509 certificates to authenticate, which aren't so easy to just "get" fr...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS as a switch
Replies: 5
Views: 1870

Re: Using RouterOS as a switch

True, if he doesn't need to add or strip VLAN tags, that work: bridge all ports. But from his diagram looks like port 2's untagged traffic should be tagged with 302 vlan, and available as 302 on ether1, same for ether2-5. If you want to "change" the VLAN ID between ports, it would look som...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Access Dude Network Map from Mobile [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 5928

Re: Access Dude Network Map from Mobile [SOLVED]

I have 6.44.5, and using WebFig, can see a live Network Map from a Dude server running an hEX S, on an iPad.

If you post the config and say a little about the device, it's easier to suggest what to try.
by Amm0
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?
Replies: 17
Views: 10456

Re: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?

Anyone else tried a MBIM modem with v7beta1?
by Amm0
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CapsMan data path not working
Replies: 4
Views: 2296

Re: CapsMan data path not working

Perhaps CAPsMAN needs to add the dynamically created CAP interface to an "Interface List", the default firewall will drop !LAN traffic. But not sure. Out of curiosity, any reason you don't want to use local forwarding? CAPsMAN still controls the configuration with local forwarding so you g...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB953GS-5HnT locked out
Replies: 9
Views: 3797

Re: RB953GS-5HnT locked out

Seems like your doing netinstall right...but on Windows 10 disabling the firewall isn't so simple to do right I've found, you have to follow the NetInstall wiki pretty exactly for it to work: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Netinstall But if your hardware was previously working, no default con...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Access to MikroTik LtAP console via LTE
Replies: 3
Views: 1563

Re: Access to MikroTik LtAP console via LTE

@nostromog is right, most LTE carrier NATs require the remote router to initiate the connect, and can't just listen on a port. The other alternative is to get a static IP from your LTE provider. In the US, the carrier charge a fee to setup once, then a small fee per month to have a static public IP ...
by Amm0
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Using RouterOS as a switch
Replies: 5
Views: 1870

Re: Using RouterOS as a switch

May not be that simple... But generic, "modern" approach to accomplish your configuration using ROS is to use a single bridge, enable "VLAN Filtering" on it, add all the ethernet ports with a correct VLAN(PVID) set on each bridge port, and finally add all the VLAN in use to the V...
by Amm0
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5
Replies: 9
Views: 2524

Re: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5

@samoore, Those defaults sound like a good base to me. Think if you make the 2 changes on the hAP you'd be set to use ether5 for PoE. As you note, Mikrotik give you a lot of options. But the UIs all offer roughly the same options, so use what make sense. The mobile app work, and also does offer all ...
by Amm0
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5
Replies: 9
Views: 2524

Re: Another Boater looking to use groove metal and HAP AC with WAN on Ether5

w32pamela is right: if you mess with the Bridge > Ports in winbox, you can get your setup working pretty quick. I'm guessing our boater friend is using the hAP as a "HomeAP" (for Wi-Fi/hardlines his boat) with the Groove as a CPE to some Wi-Fi network at the dock. Also guessing he might wa...
by Amm0
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?
Replies: 17
Views: 10456

LTE modems in v7beta1 / Sierra MC7354 / MBIM support?

I tried a Sierra Wireless MC7354 on the hAP ac^2 via the external USB port, and it did not come up as an LTE interface. The MC7354 did work in PPP mode once configured, same as v6 - but MBIM support was the v7 feature I was waiting for/willing to try... I check the AT configuration of the module, an...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: SNMP-GET output to variable
Replies: 10
Views: 3236

Re: Feature Request: SNMP-GET output to variable

Agree this is a hole in script'ing, so +1. But you can use the Dude to run scripts that use SNMP...might especially for the use case described above to switch network configuration based on some SNMP GET result. The needed Dude server is supported by even some lower cost routers like the hEX S. Not ...
by Amm0
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: backup internet connection - mikrotik as wifi client and backup over LTE openVPN
Replies: 1
Views: 792

Re: backup internet connection - mikrotik as wifi client and backup over LTE openVPN

Instead of a script, you could try to set the "default route distance" in the LTE APN to something higher than 1, say 2, than the DHCP client used by the Wi-Fi interface. What should happen is if the Wi-Fi client interface gets a DHCP address, it would have distance of 1 (the default), and...
by Amm0
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 7396

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

Again totally agree this approach be useful. As noted, it's working for @syadnom. *Some* builtin approach to trading latency for reliability to even out the performance of divergent upstream path would be handy. With Mikrotik making more mobile devices with multiple uplink paths – e.g. the newer LtA...
by Amm0
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 7396

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

Agree with @mkx on LTE – it's extremely robust – and the usefulness of "double FEC" is rightfully questionable. If your WISP, carrier, or ISP deploying a network and want to use an FEC tunnel that be crazy talk. I don't mean to pick on LTE here again...an FEC feature be potentially useful ...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 613
Views: 213439

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

Is MBIM support in the v7 beta? e.g. all the LTE modems that say "v7"
by Amm0
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB953GS-5HnT and two R11e-LTE
Replies: 3
Views: 3473

Re: RB953GS-5HnT and two R11e-LTE

You might want to try to increase the boot delay in System > Routerboard and make sure your running the latest OS, include matching firmware. That being said... we use the RB953 a lot with 2 modems, but with only one R11e-LTE-US (with the other modem being a Sierra MC LTE modem). I haven't tested in...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 7396

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

Related questions, I'm curious if anyone here has tried to using /ip packing to address the kinda problems @rOOt describes above? Was thinking Mikrotik could add FEC (e.g. reed-solomon or similar) to /ip packing ... Never used the feature myself (but now curious) but would seem to solve similar prob...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 7396

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

@Amm0: what makes you claim that LTE is lossy? @mkx, let's call it "noisy" - mainly suggest that with LTE, or Wi-Fi, the L2/L1 stuff that deals with the noise (e.g. ACM) does have side-effects at L3, and that's where FEC might be able to mitigate frame loss. @rOOt points "a bit of in...
by Amm0
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routerboard has reserved IPs for common devices. Unifi AP sometimes ignoring them?
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Re: Routerboard has reserved IPs for common devices. Unifi AP sometimes ignoring them?

I can suggest that posting configurations and logs always help, with a diagram of signal path between device if you got multiple devices involved in a problem... I can say your problem seems like ARP resolution is going south someplace. Mikrotik has a feature called "proxy-arp", but a lot ...
by Amm0
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: /ip/firewall/nat - srcnat masquerade [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 2155

Re: /ip/firewall/nat - srcnat masquerade [SOLVED]

If you have only one LAN subnet and one WAN connection, and your network configuration/routing table aren't changing a lot, there aren't a lot of downsides to masquerade. For any NAT translation, the firewall/router needs to know the IP address to use...and masquerade does a lookup of the outgoing i...
by Amm0
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: running 2 SIM cards on MikroTik with additional miniPCIE-e [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 1323

Re: running 2 SIM cards on MikroTik with additional miniPCIE-e [SOLVED]

Simply put, you can only have one SIM card active at a time, so there is nothing to load balance across SIM cards. See https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Dual_SIM_Application for the details on how it works. Also there is only one modem inside the WAP-LTE and ONE sim slot. The newer wAP R AC, https://mi...
by Amm0
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Request: FEC tunnel types
Replies: 29
Views: 7396

Re: Request: FEC tunnel types

Interesting idea... I can see FEC-based tunneling might help with LTE, where there is little you can do to "tweak" the network to avoid packet loss, and FEC tunneling might help deal smooth out packet loss exposed due to RF reception issues (but not congestion issues...). Essentially it be...
by Amm0
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to effectively configure 6 hEX units ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1533

Re: How to effectively configure 6 hEX units ?

Also, you mention "uploading two SSH key files to admin user"...that part is the more tricky I think. Since the export wouldn't include those. So for the certificates, Other might have a better idea for that...but one way is to just put the desired public key on a local web server, then in...
by Amm0
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to effectively configure 6 hEX units ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1533

Re: How to effectively configure 6 hEX units ?

If you have a configuration you like and /export out, I'd look at learning NetInstall. It would let you upload your .rsc and the same version packages on all units. Then if you need more in the future, you can use NetInstall to make sure you have the same version. See "Configure script" co...
by Amm0
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Move device between maps
Replies: 11
Views: 6957

Re: Move device between maps

+1 I thought cut-and-paste would work for Devices-to-Maps in the DUDE...but found this thread only after I created all the device in the Device section first :( While discover works, I didn't want to delete workstation etc...and thought if I created each device "manually" I could tweak (an...
by Amm0
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SXT-LTE dont sees mini-pcie HELP
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Re: SXT-LTE dont sees mini-pcie HELP

1. Might want to try boot delay to 5s in System > Routerboard > Settings if that's not already set. 2. Check that System > Resources > USB sees the modem module on the USB bus 3. Try the "long-term" OS version, (in Winbox, System > Packages > Check For Updates, select "long-term"...
by Amm0
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Large deployment suggestions for event
Replies: 13
Views: 2346

Re: Large deployment suggestions for event

@zaza355N, just saw this thread...what was the conclusion – did that work okay? Any problems with Xirrus AP :? 8) :?: We use Mikrotik routers for events: normally use ECMP routes to distribute load and the expose different VLANs for different event use cases with some kinda QoS applied (e.g. differe...
by Amm0
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.45.2 [stable] is released!
Replies: 206
Views: 62739

Re: v6.45.2 [stable] is released!

@CrimzinZA As noted above, make sure the firmware matches (in Winbox, System > Routerboard > Upgrade , then reboot the box). If that doesn't help, you might want to try downgrading to the "long term" release...under System > Packages , you can select the older package. Don't know if it wil...
by Amm0
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: LTE modem disconnects every 2 minutes
Replies: 9
Views: 4471

Re: LTE modem disconnects every 2 minutes

It might have been hardware or firmware...but sometimes LTE carrier drops the connection, not the Mikrotik side, if there are "invalid" packets . If it happens again, you should always drop invalid packets in the Mikrotik, most of the recent Mikrotik default configuration include this: /ip...
by Amm0
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 187
Views: 65276

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

+1 for Band 13 (US Verizon)
by Amm0
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?

If you use 2 LTE cards on LtAP, is it still possible to use USB port for USB flash (storage) ? Pretty sure won't work. AFAIK the "top" miniPCIe slot is shared with the external USB port, at least for modems. That mean you need to select the "top" miniPCIe OR external USB via ROS...
by Amm0
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: ROS 6.45+ Dot1X support with User Manager?
Replies: 3
Views: 5462

ROS 6.45+ Dot1X support with User Manager?

The new Dot1X supports being a 801.1X "server" (secures a port/interface by requiring EAP auth). But was hoping the User Manager would work as the RADIUS server for it...since Dot1X doesn't seem to support using non-RADIUS like local/ROS users or PPP/VPN "secrets" users (e.g. one...
by Amm0
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: User Manager Payment Systems
Replies: 114
Views: 55566

Re: User Manager Payment Systems

+1 for Stripe support
by Amm0
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?

Mikrotik is now looking into this. What I know various combos of 2 modems don't work in 6.44.x, 6.45.1, 6.45.1, and 6.46beta6 on the LtAP, specifically: Sierra Wireless MC7354 (top) / Mikrotik R11e-LTE-US (bottom) Mikrotik R11e-LTE-US (top) / Mikrotik R11e-LTE-US (bottom) Mikrotik R11e-LTE-US (top) ...
by Amm0
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?

giorgos1975m, Still nothing from support - been longer than 3 days and I did provide a bunch of supout.rif files... I ended up trying 2 brand new R11e-LTE-US modems, in a previously unopened LtAP in the mean time...same result: the bottom miniPCIe does not show up a port for PPP or "DirectIP&qu...
by Amm0
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?

Yeah I have concerns – I even tried a 3 different modems, that were working in other Mikrotik boards.

But I did email support@mikrotik.com about it...nothing yet.
by Amm0
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Re: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?

Curious if anyone has any suggestions... Can anyone confirm any LTE miniPCIe modem that's worked in the bottom slot of the new LtAP?
by Amm0
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ltap Dual SIM problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Re: Ltap Dual SIM problem

Depending on the device or version, the sim-slot name do vary. e.g. it may "a"..."1"..."up" If you running 6.45.1, they renamed them for the LtAP: ltap - renamed SIM slots "up" and "down" to "2" and "3"; But if you hit <tab> in th...
by Amm0
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: how to send AT commands to EC25 LTE modem in LTAP Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 9425

Re: how to send AT commands to EC25 LTE modem in LTAP Mini

For the Quectel EC25-V, you need to use channel 2 or 3 in "/system serial-terminal usbX channel=2" where X is the /port for the EC25. You shouldn't need to use Ctrl-A until you want to get back to the Mikrotik console (e.g. Ctrl-A, then Q). So if you used channel 0, it would connect but do...
by Amm0
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ltap and second r11e-lte
Replies: 1
Views: 735

Re: Ltap and second r11e-lte

Didn't see your posting, but I have the same problem: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=150209&p=739794&hilit=ltap#p739794
by Amm0
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?
Replies: 11
Views: 2664

Anyone got the new LtAP working with two LTE miniPCIe modules?

Just got a couple of the new LtAP routerboards, with 2 miniPCIe slots and 3 SIMs. I'm trying to get 2 LTE modems working on it, but so far been unsuccessful ...basically I can't any modem in the BOTTOM to be show up as a "System > Port", although they show up under "System > Resources...
by Amm0
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: how to send AT commands to EC25 LTE modem in LTAP Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 9425

Re: how to send AT commands to EC25 LTE modem in LTAP Mini

I have gotten it working in PPP and LTE mode, so it's possible. I'll write up what I know in case that helps. If it doesn't show up as an LTE modem, the "at-chat" option isn't the only way to issue AT commands, which I think is your problem since it's a catch-22 if the module isn't in ECM ...
by Amm0
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: POST Request with fetch
Replies: 76
Views: 74617

Re: POST Request with fetch

Found this thread since I wanted to do a POST using /tools fetch...very useful...

But MT should update the docs on it, since http-data etc. isn't mentioned as a parameter:
https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Tools/Fetch
by Amm0
Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ZTE ZM8620 or Sierra EM7455 Compatibility
Replies: 17
Views: 8567

Re: ZTE ZM8620 or Sierra EM7455 Compatibility

We haven't any luck with Sierra Wireless MC7455 in the miniPC slots. Is there any initialization commands or something special needed to make them work? Just saw the comment from Mikrotik that the MC7455 works in 6.36...  But they've never work for us. We tried the MC7455 miniPCIe card in both RB912...
by Amm0
Thu May 12, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to use an extra disk with CHR on AWS EC2?
Replies: 2
Views: 1903

How to use an extra disk with CHR on AWS EC2?

I followed the instructions the wiki to setup CHR at Amazon. All worked great - just cloned the AMI into my account and changed the VPC to allow access. I actually wanted to backup the new CHR to AWS cloud storage (S3) via a script on CHR (since we store a lot of saved config files/backups there). H...