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by manuzoli
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7 BETA
Topic: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol
Replies: 85
Views: 21772

Re: Feature Request - Wireguard Protocol

+1 for Wireguard - keep RouterOS as awesome as it is!
by manuzoli
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60Ghz Wireless Wire Dish kits?
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: 60Ghz Wireless Wire Dish kits?

What distance are the buildings apart?
The Dishes have a very narrow 'focus'. If the distance isn't to far you could use the RBwAPG-60adkit.
Or you could have two links with four Dishes. They would not interfere at all.
by manuzoli
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?
Replies: 41
Views: 8146

Re: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?

@mikrotik: any presskits available? I could provide some great shots in an alpine setup ;) Manuzoli, It would be great to get pictures from you. We will include them to the next public newsletter. Sounds good. Once I am able to order some - I'll send you pics. I am crossing fingers they will cover ...
by manuzoli
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?
Replies: 41
Views: 8146

Re: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?

@mikrotik: any presskits available? I could provide some great shots in an alpine setup ;)
by manuzoli
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?
Replies: 41
Views: 8146

Re: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?

Once we get hand on a pair of radios we will try. We just can‘t order any at the moment.
by manuzoli
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60Ghz 2.4km - possible?
Replies: 41
Views: 8146

60Ghz 2.4km - possible?

Hey folks. We need to replace one of our 5Ghz Links due to high noise. We would like to switch to 60 Ghz. The Link is 2.4km and has 600 meters of altitude change. We don’t need a Gigabit. 100 mbits would be plenty. Has anyone any experience if this is even possible? We got about 15% less Air preassu...
by manuzoli
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Photos of towers and masts
Replies: 71
Views: 27139

Re: Photos of towers and masts

We got over 100 houses with Mikrotiks mounted to the roofs and chimneys.
I'll try to get some got pictures - in the meanwhile some of the older setups.
Everything that holds up the antenna counts right?
by manuzoli
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Does this void the warranty?
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Does this void the warranty?

We found an easy way to reduce the size of an RB3011
by manuzoli
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG 60G experience
Replies: 565
Views: 88329

Re: LHG 60G experience

Where did you buy them?
by manuzoli
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Let's encrypt and Mikrotik
Replies: 11
Views: 11300

Re: Let's encrypt and Mikrotik

I have created a script, which automatically checks and update if necessary, the Let's encrypt Wildcard SSL certificate on Mikrotik devices.
You Sir, are a true hero!
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Graph wireless status information
Replies: 1
Views: 465

Re: Graph wireless status information

+1 - i‘d like to know as well
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Let's encrypt and Mikrotik
Replies: 11
Views: 11300

Re: Let's encrypt and Mikrotik

Automated is not the hard part. I've seen some instructions how to do it. But what they have in common is an extra machine you need, where you create certificates and run the validation, and then you can upload resulting certificates to router. So it's usable for some scenarios, but if you'd need i...
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Solutions for cable 1.2km
Replies: 14
Views: 1588

Re: Solutions for cable 1.2km

since no one though of wireless. did you tink of going wireless?
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Let's encrypt and Mikrotik
Replies: 11
Views: 11300

Let's encrypt and Mikrotik

Hi,

I wan't to encrypt all my traffic to the webfig.
has anyone found a solution to do that automated via Let's encrypt?

thx in advance

PS: yes I got subdomains for all my routers.
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: How to show network shares in Win Explorer and LAN game servers via L2TP VPN server?
Replies: 7
Views: 1575

Re: How to show network shares in Win Explorer and LAN game servers via L2TP VPN server?

a tunnel isn't really simulating a real layer 1 network connection. all packets are still routet so broadcast packets won't reach you. if you got a mikrotik device on both ends you can create a eioip tunnel inside the other tunnel. this will simulate a real layer 1 connection and you will see the sh...
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Mikrotik vulnerability
Replies: 16
Views: 3533

Re: Mikrotik vulnerability

seems you are not the only one.
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=133438&p=655824
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winbox vulnerable! Unusual login to routers [SOLVED]
Replies: 44
Views: 13270

Re: winbox vulnerable! Unusual login to routers [SOLVED]

Looks like Mikrotik has sold good engough to become a very promising attack target for the bad guys. I run an average network (Public C-Network) and I have an average of 215.000 tried attacks per day. Thats about 2.5 attacks a second. I guess its a good thing to ramp up security and block SSH, HTTP,...
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.13 released!
Replies: 60
Views: 26890

Re: Winbox 3.13 released!

Thats the reason why I don‘t like this emulation things. And they are compareable slow I'm not sure if it's completely about emulation :) And... What do you do with WinBox so it's slow for you? %) P.S. At least Warcraft 3 many years ago was running smoothly both in Windows and Wine, but under Wine ...
by manuzoli
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.13 released!
Replies: 60
Views: 26890

Re: Winbox 3.13 released!

Follow these simple steps exactly: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Winbox#Homebrew By the way, with XQuartz 2.7.11 font smoothing does not work, I had to downgrade to 2.7.9 to fix it - you should probably mention it in Wiki. Thats the reason why I don‘t like this emulation things. And they ar...
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Always have to power cycle after updating RouterOS
Replies: 4
Views: 751

Re: Always have to power cycle after updating RouterOS

Thats a good change imho
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hotspot doesn't redirect to login page from https:// pages
Replies: 11
Views: 8349

Re: Hotspot doesn't redirect to login page from https:// pages

To be honest i am quite glad there is no solution after seven years. Encrypted internet is encrypted and should stay that way
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox config files
Replies: 3
Views: 1448

Re: Winbox config files

You can export the config in the Winbox application. There is an option for that in the menu
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.13 released!
Replies: 60
Views: 26890

Re: Winbox 3.13 released!

Anyone already created a working bundle for Linux or MacOS?
by manuzoli
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Hotspot users can't reach https sites since update
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Hotspot users can't reach https sites since update

Where you using the same device? Browsers have become quite picky when it comes to SSL and captive portals. Maybe it isn‘t connected to your Mikrotik setup?
by manuzoli
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?
Replies: 33
Views: 3925

Re: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?

I find parts of this discussion funny since Webfig is practically a web version of Winbox as it is. -- Nathan Webfig can‘t even copy entries. The lack of Mac support renders it a supplemental tool that can never replace Winbox. The API i good, I used it myself, but it uses a different syntax than s...
by manuzoli
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Queue Types
Replies: 12
Views: 2084

Re: Queue Types

Dod you ever check the cpu load on the 750 and the clients? Under certain circumstances (a lot of forewalling and qeues) cou isahe can skyrocket quite fast
by manuzoli
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: block mac scanners
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Re: block mac scanners

Can you even block that? Shouldn‘t the domain where mac scan is even possible relatively limited?
by manuzoli
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mode Button
Replies: 7
Views: 2110

Re: Mode Button

Or let it beep supermario. Thats worth it
by manuzoli
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How To Know EOIP Tunnel Status
Replies: 6
Views: 1581

Re: How To Know EOIP Tunnel Status

I had that problem as well. R doesn‘t mean anything. Just create a tunnel that doesn‘t do anything else than showing the link status.
by manuzoli
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?
Replies: 33
Views: 3925

Re: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?

However, I don't understand why you send this reply quoting my text, because I already confirmed that it would be possible to make something like winbox entirely as a web interface. Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6850 @ 3.00GHz with 8GB RAM apparently is not enough anymore to run a browser. I just wan...
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?
Replies: 33
Views: 3925

Re: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?

I agree that a Browser might not be the best choice. But the current state of Winbox ain‘t it either. I got multiple Windows 10 machines where dialog boxes get stuck and i have to kill Winbox via the task manager. It feels like Winbox is in an emulator even on Windows.
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 750g crashing [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1332

Re: 750g crashing [SOLVED]

Thank you so much. I feel stupid to not have know about that after all that years of using Mikrotik. I marked your answer as solution as I asume this might have solved the Problem. A OS on a very old firmware can‘t work right. Thx again
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how to connect two mikrotik routers in the same place!
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: how to connect two mikrotik routers in the same place!

You could connect to the mikrotik that you can ‚see‘ from your network and connect to the other via ip neighbours. Some cli knowledge comes in handy when doing so.
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skins Folder / Directory
Replies: 2
Views: 1953

Re: Skins Folder / Directory

Afaik the folder is needed for the webinterface. You can get it back by installing routerOS via netinstall.

Welcome to the mikrotik world. You will be amazed how versatile mikrotiks are compared to what you have used before.
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reset n aurorun dot rsc not working well with new bugfixes ros
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: Reset n aurorun dot rsc not working well with new bugfixes ros

I am using auto.rsc with the latest firmware on >100 devices and have no issues at all. Are you sure your file is ok?
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 750g crashing [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1332

Re: 750g crashing [SOLVED]

Is the routerboard firmware up to date?

Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
That may sound stupid - but is there a difference between RouterOS and the firmware?
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?
Replies: 33
Views: 3925

Re: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?

As I wrote, with a merge of WebFig and WinBox I mean to put all functionality of WinBox into WebFig. Of course that includes the way of handling separate windows etc. This is not at all impossible. Environments do exist that implement functions similar to WinBox in a browser window. Of course it re...
by manuzoli
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winbox x64 version, please???
Replies: 9
Views: 2144

Re: winbox x64 version, please???

But I get where you're coming from, so if they were to revamp their config tool, making a super high quality universal web based one would be the way to go. I‘d like to see a good webfig. But as long as it can‘t even copy entries it is no up to bar with Winbox. I tend to use SSH most of the time bu...
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?
Replies: 33
Views: 3925

Re: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?

Mikrotik is no small company. If they don‘t have the recources to develop for multiple operating systems it would be seriously conceirn me.
The most used system on the road is Android an iOS - not Windows.
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winbox x64 version, please???
Replies: 9
Views: 2144

Re: winbox x64 version, please???

In my humble opinion i‘d expect a company the size of Mikrotik to deploy their management tools x-plattform. There are way smaller companies that don‘t forget about their apple and linux community. As administrators we are on call 24/7 and on the road most of the time. There should clearly be offici...
by manuzoli
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 750g crashing [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1332

Re: 750g crashing [SOLVED]

Does downgrade ro bugfix work without losing any configuration? Never „reverse updated“ before
by manuzoli
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 750g crashing [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 1332

750g crashing [SOLVED]

Hi, I've got a 750g that just hangs from time to time. It isn't even in the "ip neighbours" list of its neighbours. Before it disapears it starts to drop pings. It startet when i upgraded the router to the latest and greatest 4.41.3. once i reboot it by pulling the plug it starts working again - for...
by manuzoli
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: winbox x64 version, please???
Replies: 9
Views: 2144

Re: winbox x64 version, please???

Yeah - pls make Winbox cross plattform. or at least 64bit
by manuzoli
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?
Replies: 33
Views: 3925

Re: Any plans to make cross-platform WinBox?

+1 - I love Mikrotik but have no Windows machine. i work with Linux and MacOS. Linux is mich closer to Milrotik wjen it comes to scripting.
by manuzoli
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Monitor national traffic and overseas traffic? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 929

Re: Monitor national traffic and overseas traffic? [SOLVED]

Depending on your country this could be difficult to impossible. Where u from?
by manuzoli
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]
Replies: 65
Views: 48602

Re: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]

some devices haven't had the license to upgrade to 6.x Just note that license upgrade is free of charge, if the device doesn't allow you to upgrade by upload+reboot, we will give you a free license upgrade. wow thats great - i think i had some old information there. keep your great work up! thx a l...
by manuzoli
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]
Replies: 65
Views: 48602

Re: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]

@normis Yeah we were aware of the bugfix release, we just had some devices haven't had the license to upgrade to 6.x. Being a software developer myself I know it's not Mikrotiks fault - updates were available and should have been deployed by admins. But for those people who have been infected noneth...
by manuzoli
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS making unaccounted outbound winbox connections [SOLVED]
Replies: 65
Views: 48602

Re: Aggressive RouterOS worm infecting our network?? [SOLVED]

hey, thx for the thread. our network had a major attack today as well. it seems like they opened some devices via the http port (quite a old firmware - damn) and they tried to spread or access by brute forcing mikrotik neighbours. quite a strange behaviour, because they could access passwords and we...
by manuzoli
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: FETCH DATA GRAPHICS
Replies: 5
Views: 926

Re: FETCH DATA GRAPHICS

Wouldnt you give a third party access to your devices this way?
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Help me stop MAC spoofing
Replies: 37
Views: 9842

Re: Help me stop MAC spoofing

Is this a hotspot or what?
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 78 with 1GBPS WIRELESS PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!
Replies: 109
Views: 33275

Re: Newsletter 78 with 1GBPS WIRELESS PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!

just to be sure (i couldn't find anything specific about this) - this thing is water-resistant enough for outdoor use? like lets say an stx
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Urgent! I need running the Dude in Windows 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1394

Re: Urgent! I need running the Dude in Windows 10

Ok sorry, on „many“ mikrotiks it is.
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Feature Request
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Re: Feature Request

Yeah. Especially the jpg Map. I am really missing that feauture.
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Urgent! I need running the Dude in Windows 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1394

Re: Urgent! I need running the Dude in Windows 10

If you would like to run the dude as a server on windows you are out of luck. Windows is only supported as a dude client anymore.

You can install dude server on many mikrotik though.
Makes way more sense anyway.
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Remote gateway over WLAN and 3G dongle as failover
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Re: Remote gateway over WLAN and 3G dongle as failover

I think a script is the way to go here.
You have to change the routing, or you could do it with some nat rules.

Its not more than a few lines of code
by manuzoli
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: HOW TO CONFIGURE HOTSPOT WITH STATIC IP
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Re: HOW TO CONFIGURE HOTSPOT WITH STATIC IP

I am not sure if i do understand your question, but i will try. The login page is called a Captive Portal. The client tries to access a website and requests a DNS record. The Hotspot fakes the answer and says - well Youtube is at 192.168.0.1 - thats obviously not true, but it is the way you get the ...
by manuzoli
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Unique IDs for queues
Replies: 4
Views: 611

Re: Unique IDs for queues

yeah thx for the input - i am probably going to use this workaround.

i have got another guy administrating the network and he doesn't like changes very much. So a field thats "under the radar" of winbox would help a lot :)
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: NAT: src and dst on same interface
Replies: 4
Views: 934

Re: NAT: src and dst on same interface

The natbshould work if the gateways are set
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Connecting two sites with public IP address
Replies: 4
Views: 770

Re: Connecting two sites with public IP address

Eoip is awesome. But you have to make sure that the two dhcps are not interfering. Its like you patch a real cable between the two networks. That could cause quite some trouble. L2tp would prevent you from having that problem, but younwould need to know the ips on the other network, and the private ...
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Help with certificate script!
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Re: Help with certificate script!

What certificate are you talking about?
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: FETCH DATA GRAPHICS
Replies: 5
Views: 926

Re: FETCH DATA GRAPHICS

Ps: the way i would do it: create a simple html - you can even include the images directly from the mikrotik webinterface. Install Ubuntu on your Raspberry and usw wkhtmltopdf to create a pdf from the html. A pdf script can be used to do that and send it as an email attachement.
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: FETCH DATA GRAPHICS
Replies: 5
Views: 926

Re: FETCH DATA GRAPHICS

All the graphics are accessible via the webinterface. You could just ‚steal‘ them from there. That should be possible with whatever coding-language you prefer.
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Unique IDs for queues
Replies: 4
Views: 611

Re: Unique IDs for queues

Thx. That could be a good workaround, though its not as ‚clean‘ as it could be. I am now thinking of adding a unique pattern to the end of the name - smthg like #mikrostats#267#. That could be quite well regexed and wouldn‘t rob the user from the possibility to use names and comments. I‘d like to ma...
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Get GPS values
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Re: Get GPS values

Mikrotiks sport a gps device?
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Unique IDs for queues
Replies: 4
Views: 611

Unique IDs for queues

Hi, I am working on a web-based application that collects simple queues from multiple Mikrotik devices and stores them to a database. The accumulated traffic is displayed in a web-view. https://github.com/manuzoli/mikrostats My question: I would like to keep the data for one queue in one dataset eve...
by manuzoli
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Saving Mikrotik Simple Queue Statistic PHP API
Replies: 2
Views: 1594

Re: Saving Mikrotik Simple Queue Statistic PHP API

I am working on quite the same. Maybe this will help you. Let me know what you think.

https://github.com/manuzoli/mikrostats
by manuzoli
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: The Dude
Topic: Export Map interval
Replies: 19
Views: 6502

Re: Export Map interval

i absolutely need this feature. pls return :)
by manuzoli
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: DFS Mode and Weather-Radars
Replies: 2
Views: 901

DFS Mode and Weather-Radars

Hi, I got a question if anyone of you got some experience with DFS Mode and weather radar. We live an rural mountainous area and we run quite a big wireless network (about 200 Mikrotik devices). As we have to maintain more than 100 wireless links it is quite a challenge to find good frequencies. The...
by manuzoli
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DFS Mode v6.38
Replies: 6
Views: 7098

DFS Mode v6.38

Hi, Thanks in advance for helping me with my problem. I run quite a big wireless network in a rural area connecting more that 120 houses with wireless links. All of the devices are from Mikrotik and most are SXT. We switched to Mikrotik five years ago and we have got something about 200 devices up a...