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by sleerf
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Logging of all administrator user actions
Replies: 24
Views: 9903

Re: Feature Request: Logging of all administrator user actions

What I'm suggesting is a "changelog" where a running log of changes can be kept over the long term. As it is, the log runs out after a couple weeks and the data in it I like to see when there is a problem. But to scroll through 10,000 lines of code to see what changes have been made over t...
by sleerf
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Custom browser VPN to access winbox?
Replies: 3
Views: 694

Re: Custom browser VPN to access winbox?

I'm sorry. I totally lost track of this. Haven't had much time for wishing and daydreaming. lol I read my post and I did a terrible job explaining what I want. So let me try again.... We have webfig off for security reasons. No need to have it up there with a public static IP and hackers hammering a...
by sleerf
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a little help for my tiny ISP
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Looking for a little help for my tiny ISP

I have a very small ISP which is barely making any money so I don't have much cash to work with. I signed up with a billing system provider a little over a year ago and part of signing up with them was that they offered to build in top of the line firewall rules along with secure remote access. Sinc...
by sleerf
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: L2TP VPN can not connect on Windows 10
Replies: 17
Views: 12482

Re: L2TP VPN can not connect on Windows 10

Don't mean to hijack the thread but it seems to make sense to keep discussion regarding a specific issue in one place rather than multiple threads..... I have the same issue, but only with some devices. I have two Fujitsu laptops and a Fujitsu tablet, as well as a galaxy note 9 which all connect to ...
by sleerf
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TR069 with FreeACS
Replies: 65
Views: 89461

Re: TR069 with FreeACS

Thank you! I was stumped on this a year ago and gave up!
by sleerf
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Saniity Check - Winbox in IP Services
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Saniity Check - Winbox in IP Services

If I connect remotely via L2TP, I can turn this off, right?
by sleerf
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Default PPP profiles [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Re: Default PPP profiles [SOLVED]

A /ppp profile sets various parameters used by PPP-like (PPP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, SSTP, OVPN) clients and servers, but not passwords. Local servers use the passwords specified under /ppp secret , or RADIUS, to authenticate remote clients. See https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:PPP_AAA Local clien...
by sleerf
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: L2tp problem
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: L2tp problem

It would help if you could be a little more specific about the errors you get, especially since you say that it works, but yet it apparently doesn't.

With that said, I had a lot of trouble with Win10's firewall and default VPN adapter configuration.
by sleerf
Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Default PPP profiles [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Default PPP profiles [SOLVED]

I know this may seem like a very basic question but my engineer is out and this makes me nervous. We have two default profiles in PPP = default and default encrypted. I do understand that these are used as templates. But they have public IPs on them and I see no place to create a password. Is this r...
by sleerf
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Custom browser VPN to access winbox?
Replies: 3
Views: 694

Custom browser VPN to access winbox?

My apologies if this has been covered previously. I searched and there are literally thousands of threads regarding VPN but not what I want to accomplish. We only access our mikrotik routers using winbox through a VPN. We also manage a lot of equipment on our Networks through VPN. Some browsers like...
by sleerf
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: http redirect based upon MAC
Replies: 8
Views: 2253

Re: http redirect based upon MAC

I know this is a very old thread. Just curious how I would modify this to allow the traffic to proceed to a specific domain where payment can be made?

Basically I want the user to be pushed to www.ididntpaymybillnotice.com where they can then click a link and be redirected to www.paymybill.com
by sleerf
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard
Replies: 71
Views: 15487

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard

Wow. I never said anything about dumbing down the system. Only adding some capabilities that generate more market share which increases profits and produces that outcome you desire. I use mikrotik routers professionally as well. I'm proficient with both the gui andbthe command line although I don't ...
by sleerf
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard
Replies: 71
Views: 15487

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard

The argument against this is similar to the argument that the gui isn't needed at all because there's a command line. The argument against this, is that it will produce anecdotal time and money savings. Anecdotal? How can you pretend to know the benefits, or lack thereof, without fine details regar...
by sleerf
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard
Replies: 71
Views: 15487

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard

I don't disagree with a lot of the points made about each user's needs being unique. What I'm backing the OP on is the concept of a wizard for basic firewall rules to save time and resources which saves money. The argument against this is similar to the argument that the gui isn't needed at all beca...
by sleerf
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard
Replies: 71
Views: 15487

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard

This activates the firewall but does nothing to rules. The way I see what the OP is suggesting is a basic dialog box for basic rule configuration. Basically, you setup the router as you want it. Click the firewall "wizard" and you get a bunch of options for basically creating and customizi...
by sleerf
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard
Replies: 71
Views: 15487

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Add Basic Firewall Rule Wizard

I not only agree but would like to see a customer side portal for customers. It's not like there are dozens of companies already doing this.
by sleerf
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: SwOS
Topic: SwOS 1.6 Web Interface - HOTS - ERROR:Lost Connection
Replies: 10
Views: 8558

Re: SwOS 1.6 Web Interface - HOTS - ERROR:Lost Connection

Curious if this worked for anyone. Running latest version 2.11 and still have the issue remoting in.
by sleerf
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to go back to dynamic IP in DHCP server [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 4317

Re: How to go back to dynamic IP in DHCP server [SOLVED]

He does have a valid point. I had the same question once. I suspect it gets asked by anyone who's assigned a static by mistake and wanted it back to dynamic. The solution - deleting the lease - doesn't feel very natural - especially the first time you do it. A button that simply carried out the comm...
by sleerf
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: I've searched and can't find answer - multiple IP ranges on bridge
Replies: 1
Views: 538

I've searched and can't find answer - multiple IP ranges on bridge

Our UBNT devices have a backup IP capability. I don't want to use the primary pool for this. They all plug into the same switch (SWOS) and into a port with a bridge. I also have two static IP ranges I need to add as well. Each time I try I can't add additional ranges to the same bridge. Am I doing s...
by sleerf
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feature Request: Logging of all administrator user actions
Replies: 24
Views: 9903

Re: Feature Request: Logging of all administrator user actions

I would be thrilled if there was just a general notepad for admins to make notes of changes made.
by sleerf
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: AWS VPN Tunnel Connection Not Working
Replies: 1
Views: 1172

Re: AWS VPN Tunnel Connection Not Working

I just setup router OS on Amazon Cloud yesterday and the version is 6.44.5 But I nearly thought the same thing you did and installed 6.36. Just before installing I noticed that they were out of order on the dates and when I looked more carefully I discovered that 6.44.5 was there. Hope that helps yo...
by sleerf
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Remove 1 line from firewall rules: spent 2 hours before asking for help
Replies: 1
Views: 1365

Remove 1 line from firewall rules: spent 2 hours before asking for help

UPDATE: OK. This is silly. I was able to print the entire list with number for rules with just one command: print :-) I was greeted with the entire rules list with numbers. This one turned out to be number 34! Why? No clue. I counted and recounted and it should have been 31. And no 34 came up in the...
by sleerf
Tue May 21, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik offering lease continually without success
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Mikrotik offering lease continually without success

Can't sort this out. Constantly ....every 4 seconds... "dhcp, warning DHCP offering lease 192.168.88.28 for B8:69:F4:XX:XX:XX without success." We have a mikrotik 24 port CSS on the other end of a wireless connection serving about 20 customers in a building. I suspect the MAC identified is...
by sleerf
Tue May 21, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Very unusual situation Two bad CCRs in a row?
Replies: 1
Views: 610

Very unusual situation Two bad CCRs in a row?

I"m at my witts end. I have a CCR 1009 8G 1S 1S+ and it worked fine over a previous connection. That building was foreclosed on and we moved our pop. Our new pop we could only get spectrum fiber in and have a /28 along with internal IPs. The setup was static IPs on one port, and internal DHCP o...
by sleerf
Sun May 12, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Weird issue. 3011 does what ccr won't
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Weird issue. 3011 does what ccr won't

Weird issue. 3011 passes static external and internal ips just fine using two ports plugged into the same switch. But a CCR I can't get it to do it. I thought the CCR was bad. Bought a new one (ccr 1009). It won't do it either. Any ideas?
by sleerf
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Plex setup
Replies: 12
Views: 16965

Re: Plex setup

this doesn't work for me at all. I entered the WAN interface as the static IP of the router itself and the LAN as the internal IP my machine has connected to the router. ie | /ip firewall nat add action=dst-nat chain=dstnat comment=PLEX in-interface=71.XX.XX.XX dst-port=32400 protocol=tcp to-address...
by sleerf
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need quick and east non-payment redirect for a single customer
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: Need quick and east non-payment redirect for a single customer

I kind of hoped that you have it all figured out and you only missed the part how to match against MAC address instead of IP address. ;) In other words, that you'd only exchange src-address=1.2.3.4 for src-mac-address=01:02:03:04:05:06 in your solution. But your request as whole is not exactly easy...
by sleerf
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need quick and east non-payment redirect for a single customer
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: Need quick and east non-payment redirect for a single customer

There's src-mac-address matcher, so you can use that on directly connected router.
Thanks. Would you mind being a little more specific? I'm not sure exactly what you're referring to.
by sleerf
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Need quick and east non-payment redirect for a single customer
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Need quick and east non-payment redirect for a single customer

We're in the middle of moving to splynx which will be configured to handle non-payments and such. I have one customer I need to do something about quickly. All I want to do is redirect them via mac address to a paypal checkout page without them being able to get anywhere else. I want to block all ot...
by sleerf
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox Safe mode
Replies: 30
Views: 53632

Re: Winbox Safe mode

Planning to make some changes remotely and I need to know if this "bug" is still a problem or if safe mode working remotely in winbox 6.44.1 in win10 with a CCR 1009 8G 1S 1S+ is truly "safe". One thing I noticed is that by default "Autosave on Close" is checked and I'm...
by sleerf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Static IP for WISP Customer
Replies: 11
Views: 3702

Re: Static IP for WISP Customer

I have a similar issue. We have a /28 fiber connection connected to the SFP+ port. The building we're sending to has about 30 customers and 4 need PUBLIC static IP addresses that they can reach from remote locations outside the network. Everyone else is being handed DHCP address over ethernet. The w...
by sleerf
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Plex setup
Replies: 12
Views: 16965

Re: Plex setup

This is making me crazy. half the commands here don't even function in the Command line for some reason. either they have changed in the last year or ----hellifikknow. can this not be done through winbox?
by sleerf
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Plex setup
Replies: 12
Views: 16965

Re: Plex setup

Hello, friends! I trying to use only NAT port 32400 forwarding add action=dst-nat chain=dstnat dst-port=32400 in-interface=pppoe \ protocol=tcp to-addresses=192.168.10.10 to-ports=32400 and web access to plex is working, but access to plex via smart tv app didn't work. Then i try add this rule to f...
by sleerf
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: ccr 1009 8g 1s1s+ broken reset button
Replies: 2
Views: 892

ccr 1009 8g 1s1s+ broken reset button

which of these pins do i jump to do a hard reset?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/BoGPLEKNU3W3FSnY9
by sleerf
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CCR 1009 8G 1S 1S+ constantly loses static IP
Replies: 0
Views: 567

CCR 1009 8G 1S 1S+ constantly loses static IP

I can't figure this out. Sometimes it's an hour, sometimes, 8, but at some point The thing just loses it's external IP info and drops off the grid. I look in the quick settings and the IP is 0.0.0.0. I enter the static IP and it's back on again. Runs fine for a while then just drops. connect manuall...
by sleerf
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n MCS7 and MCS0....
Replies: 6
Views: 49546

Re: 802.11n MCS7 and MCS0....

I know this is a 3 yr old thread but I still don't understand one thing. I've looked at various charts that mention MCS7 and MCSO on the cAP lte. But it doesn't show a throughput. The details in the listing show a max data rate of 300M but the details below state 54M at 18dbm and then no data rates ...
by sleerf
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AirFiber/Mikrotik issue
Replies: 1
Views: 450

AirFiber/Mikrotik issue

I'm stumped. I plugin with my laptop, all works well with the internet over airfiber. I assign the same settings in my ccr or my rb2011 and I get the same result. Intermittent complete loss of connectivity. 2-3 minutes off, then it comes back up for 5-10 minutes. I'm stumped. Since I have conectivit...
by sleerf
Sat May 26, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple CALEA implementation?
Replies: 1
Views: 1528

Simple CALEA implementation?

I've been all over the boards and of course likely overlooking something. The mikrotik wiki states that the way to do this is to implement the calea functions on the router and point them to the CALEA SERVER. Then there are some settings mentioned for CALEA SERVER. What I can't find is a download fo...
by sleerf
Sat May 05, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Re: Any plans for SD WAN?

i think what keeps being overlooked here is that unlike MPLS or an ELAN solution, SD-WAN has packets traversing two separate independent networks. At least it should be. It kind of defeats the purpose to carry it over an internet T1 and DSL if they both go back to the same switch and network. Assumi...
by sleerf
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Re: Any plans for SD WAN?

awesome. thanks for the tip. I'm looking at some software defined options for this right now. Seems like my only option to do this.
by sleerf
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Re: Any plans for SD WAN?

I agree with you. However I doubt you will see it anytime soon. I use OSPF with BFD on each tunnel and it switches very fast. But your right that its not balancing loads etc. That particular client uses a static IP from my POP that floats between the tunnels. They have an onsite PBX and it allows t...
by sleerf
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Re: Any plans for SD WAN?

Right. SD WAN is going to be asked for and needed more and more. That was my point. Like you said, you already have three tunnels. But from what I could get from your explanation, they are tiered as basically failover. If one drops, the next picks up. But imagine having your three automatically rout...
by sleerf
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Re: Any plans for SD WAN?

A true WAN isn't really "software designed". When you have multiple buildings, you could use ethernet if all the buildings are within about 300 ft. Then you have a WAN. Internet need not be part of it at all. If you go wider you could use dedicated leased fiber or dark fiber. It's physical...
by sleerf
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Re: Any plans for SD WAN?

A VPN only functions over a single connection. SD WAN is more robust. You can utilize multiple connections for instance and create a secure tunnel that sends packets over whichever has the least congestion at the moment. So for instance, you're a bank and your traffic to the banking server over a VP...
by sleerf
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans for SD WAN?
Replies: 20
Views: 16845

Any plans for SD WAN?

Getting lots of requests for this from customers.
by sleerf
Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help Please - QoS for VoIP over a WAN
Replies: 5
Views: 1335

Re: Help Please - QoS for VoIP over a WAN

Who is the WAN solution provider and what is the WAN solution? Most true WAN solutions like MPLS honor QOS tags. If you are using plain internet with VPN, that's not really a true WAN service. If you have a company like Time Warner handing you a layer 2 connection or point to point, then your QOS ta...