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by KennyB
Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPSEC Strange problem
Replies: 3
Views: 790

Re: IPSEC Strange problem

OK, its been almost a year since I asked this question and I still havent found an answer? Anyone got any ideas as to should I create a static policy on the mikrotik end for the new IP address that I need to get across to the sonic wall or is there something in the Sonic wall that needs to be set di...
by KennyB
Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPSEC Strange problem
Replies: 3
Views: 790

Re: IPSEC Strange problem

I am not setting any policies. My policies are comming from the Sonic Wall when the tunnel is established. Should I maybe create a static tunnel on the 493 for this.
by KennyB
Fri Jul 22, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPSEC Strange problem
Replies: 3
Views: 790

IPSEC Strange problem

I have a site to site vpn connection from a mikrotik 493ah 3.20 to sonic wall tz180 enhanced. The vpn works fine on the existing ip addresses of the host server.(sonicwall is host) If I add another address to that sonicwall vpn the all of the ip addresses quit working on the mikrotik. If i renogetia...
by KennyB
Thu May 26, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VPN Routing question
Replies: 0
Views: 338

VPN Routing question

I have a current setup with a rb493 with 3.20 I have a IPSEC tunnel to my host site that is working fine. What I need to do is allow a remote client with windows machine vpn to connect to the rb493 and receive data from the host across the ipsec tunnel. I have the pptp server setup so that I have a ...
by KennyB
Fri Aug 13, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Board upgrade killed firewall filters
Replies: 1
Views: 395

Board upgrade killed firewall filters

I am trying to upgrade an existing 532 board with a ethernet daughterboard to a 493 board. the 532 is running 2.9.51 and the 493 is running 4.11. I made a backup of the 532 and uploaded it to the 493. On reboot it appears that everything restored fine except that some of my firewall filters are now ...
by KennyB
Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bridging using 493ah
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Bridging using 493ah

I have a possible scenario that I am not sure the 493ah will handle but wanted to ask anyway. We have 3 private networks 192.168.1.0/24(lan) 192.168.3.0/24(lan) and 192.168.5.0/24(wireless) Is it possible to set up the 493 board so that all of these private traffic ip networks flow out of a single c...
by KennyB
Fri May 02, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: xr9 vs sr9 noise floor
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

Re: xr9 vs sr9 noise floor

Thadem:
This is mikrotik equipment. The question was answered by jwcn. Thanks guys for the replies
Kenny
by KennyB
Fri May 02, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: xr9 vs sr9 noise floor
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

xr9 vs sr9 noise floor

I changed a tower site of mine from sr9 to xr9. The noise floor on the sr9 was-96 and just with the card change the noise floor went to -83. This is on the 10mhz channel. The 5 mhz channel seems to be fine at -96

Any one else seen this?

Kenny
by KennyB
Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LoadBalancing on MikroTik V3
Replies: 24
Views: 4098

Re: LoadBalancing on MikroTik V3

Akangage
Did you say you got the load balancing working where it will combine bandwidth during download? If so what would you mind posting your config?
thanks
Kenny
by KennyB
Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Alignment Only mode - no sound from speaker
Replies: 0
Views: 912

Alignment Only mode - no sound from speaker

I have been trying to use the alignment only mode on a rb112 and 133 but cant get any sound out of the speaker. Is there a trick to this? The ap is in service with customers. I am trying to install clients with non line of sight so I thought this would be helpful. Does the ap need to be in alignment...
by KennyB
Sun Dec 02, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UT Starcom PC5750
Replies: 1
Views: 823

Re: UT Starcom PC5750

I dont know if no one knows the answer to this queston or just did not want to answer but the answer is that it does work. It is a bit slow but it will connect and work with about 4-600k download and 120k or so up on alltel service.
Kenny
by KennyB
Thu Nov 22, 2007 6:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: UT Starcom PC5750
Replies: 1
Views: 823

UT Starcom PC5750

Has anyone tried the new UT Starcom PC5750 with Mikrotik software and rb230? I dont see the driver in the list of drivers but I did find one post that Mikrotik support requested a supout file to add the driver.

Has this been done yet?

thanks
Kenny
by KennyB
Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2sr9 in rb153
Replies: 8
Views: 1188

Re: 2sr9 in rb153

Thanks guys for the replys. I think my problem was the 153 was running 3.0beta10 and the unit just locked up. I downgraded to 2.9.43 and all seems to be well now.

I am not Kenny Bain but I know him. Very good fellow. Very knowledgeable on wireless.

Kenny
by KennyB
Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2sr9 in rb153
Replies: 8
Views: 1188

2sr9 in rb153

I know this has been asked before but can 2 sr9 be run in a rb153 using a 48/40 power supply?
thanks
Kenny
by KennyB
Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Quad t1 card or DS3
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: Quad t1 card or DS3

Thanks for the reply Craig. I think I will try the newer cards. Do you have a recommended source for them?
Kenny
by KennyB
Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Quad t1 card or DS3
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Quad t1 card or DS3

Can anyone recommend where to purchase a quad t1 or single ds3 card that will work with Mikrotik. We are about to need to add 4 more t1's to our network. We will then be at 8 which at that point will justify a ds3. I saw in a way old post that csickles had a possible line on a quad t1 card form othe...
by KennyB
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MT Routers as a NLOS equipement???
Replies: 6
Views: 1626

Re: MT Routers as a NLOS equipement???

I dont post much on the board lately as testing is taking up most of my time. We currently have a 900mhz nlos link at 9.85 miles running 1.2mb download and 300k consistent upload. Using 153 board tx settings 21db, datarates set to 24mb configured and ack timeout at 79 set. Link is stable. snr is 20d...
by KennyB
Sat Jul 21, 2007 7:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2.9.44 and 3.0.10beta association problem
Replies: 3
Views: 839

2.9.44 and 3.0.10beta association problem

Hi all: I have a very interesting problem. I have a test system set up with a 532a with sr9 and 2.9.38 as a ap-bridge on a tower. I have a client test that is a 532a in a rootenna with sr9 as station running 3.9.10beta. All works perfectly 2gh-5mhz channel. Tonight I upgraded the tower only to 2.9.4...
by KennyB
Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:55 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: xr5 and xr2 in 532a
Replies: 6
Views: 1245

Re: xr5 and xr2 in 532a

I have been doing some more research and looks like that maybe a 532-5 may work with 2. Looks like I am going to have to split my radios to be able to use these new cards.
by KennyB
Thu Jun 14, 2007 3:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: manually setting ack-timeout value
Replies: 43
Views: 15702

Re: manually setting ack-timeout value

Sten: Do you set the ack timeout on the ap as well? Or is it left at dynamic? If you set it is it set to the maximum distance you are willing to serve clients from that particular AP? We have some sr9 clients that we use dynamic as well as use dynamic between our backhaul ends. sounds like setting i...
by KennyB
Thu Jun 14, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: xr5 and xr2 in 532a
Replies: 6
Views: 1245

xr5 and xr2 in 532a

Has anyone used the xr5 or xr2 to fully populate a 532a with 502 daughterboard? Ie...4 xr5 in one 532a.

I looked but I have not found any mentions of using 4 on one board.

thanks
Kenny
by KennyB
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: XR2 performance problem? 2.9.43
Replies: 32
Views: 3589

Re: XR2 performance problem? 2.9.43

We run the 48v/40w on all of our AP's (532a's) and clients(112's). We have had no issues with power. A couple of these are running 3 SR9's as AP's. We are about to add a sr5 in a couple of our boxes that have 502 boards fully populated. We will then be having 2 xr5 and 2 cm9 in those boxes. I think ...
by KennyB
Wed May 23, 2007 4:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: upgrade from 3.0beta5 to 3.0beta7 strange issue
Replies: 1
Views: 922

Anyone have any ideas on this. It still does it after changing the sr9
Kenny
by KennyB
Tue May 22, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: upgrade from 3.0beta5 to 3.0beta7 strange issue
Replies: 1
Views: 922

upgrade from 3.0beta5 to 3.0beta7 strange issue

I had a 153 board that had 3.0beta5 on it that we had been testing with that was working fine so I decided to upgrade to 3.0beta7. Nothing strange with the upgrade, just drag and drop in widows but when I upgrade the wirless card cannot send or receive. It does not even see the ap in the scan. Downg...
by KennyB
Mon May 21, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: netinstall vs FTP
Replies: 1
Views: 1013

netinstall vs FTP

I tried to put v3beta7 on a 112 that was running 2.9.42 and I am seeing the same 100% cpu usage everyone talks about when using the FTP method of upgrade. I will do all the things suggested in the posts but my question is what is the difference between netintsall and FTP for the beta software???? th...
by KennyB
Thu May 03, 2007 12:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Multiple IP address on same interface
Replies: 1
Views: 838

Multiple IP address on same interface

I tried to assign a static ip address in the same network that issues my dynamic ip addresses. The dynamic that my host mikrotik issues is xxx.xx.xx.186. I assigned xxx.xx.xx.10 but I cant ping the .10 address when it is added. Nor can I route any traffic to it. This is on a wlan interface. Do I nee...
by KennyB
Sun Apr 29, 2007 1:16 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 900mhz issue
Replies: 2
Views: 854

900mhz issue

I have a client that I get 69 transmit and 69 receive but the thruput is only 500k receive and 300k transmit. Pings are also erratic 3-100ms. There is a lot of 2.4 garbage in our area. We are running 2.9.42 on rb112 with sr9, 10mhz channels, 9db yagi antenna. I would have thought that with signals t...
by KennyB
Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Coax/Heliax recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 2159

20db is pushing it. The 5.8 may have to be left alone. As for the power supplies, the ac runs to a power strip on the tower and individual power supplies are plugged in. Not ideal but it has worked for 2 years with the occasional power cycle. We were using locustworld mesh up there so it was not a p...
by KennyB
Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Coax/Heliax recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 2159

I put a a/c power box at the 600' level and am running 48v poe to the 532's that are up there now from that power box. That creates a problem in itself meaning that if I have to power cycle 1 532 then they all have to get power cycled. Not good, fortunately that does not happen very often. Coverage ...
by KennyB
Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:36 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Coax/Heliax recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 2159

Coax/Heliax recommendations

Hi all, I am currently running mikrotik in a routed network configuration with my radios located on the towers with 4-10' runs of lmr400 to the antennas. I have a couple of these systems at 600' on one tower and 2 more systems at 280' and 180' on 2 more towers. Tower climbs here are quite expensive ...
by KennyB
Mon Nov 20, 2006 4:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v3.0beta2
Replies: 57
Views: 16336

How is a fresh install done on a 112 or 153 or 532 for that matter? I have never done one.
thanks
Kenny
by KennyB
Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v3.0beta2
Replies: 57
Views: 16336

What was done to get v3beta2 or v3beta3 to work properly on RB112's? I tried going from 2.9.24 to v3b2 and v3b3 but the cpu gets pegged at 100%. Winbox and telnet works sporatically. I downgraded to 2.9.35 and all is stable now. Is there a trick to get v3 on a 112 or 153 board?
thanks
kenny
by KennyB
Tue Oct 31, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 8602 + RB 532 = NOT STABLE! why hasnt someone point this out
Replies: 36
Views: 10393

I thought I would chime in here on the 8602 issue. I have tried 2 different routerboards. A 532 with 4 of them in it will not work at all. Constant reboots no matter what the power is set at. RB153 works fine for about 5 hours then locks up. Strange thing is when it locks up, it takes out the router...
by KennyB
Wed Apr 26, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM: USA
Replies: 68
Views: 11654

What day are we eating steak????? Add one more TobyT, he is my partner that is going to the training before the mum.
Kenny
by KennyB
Wed Apr 26, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: MUM: USA
Replies: 68
Views: 11654

I am looking forward to the steak dinner myself, but mainly all the presentations. This is going to be great!!
by KennyB
Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MUM: USA
Replies: 68
Views: 11654

Who from the regular forum users are actually going to mum? We are going to the training and the mum. It will be interesting to meet those that reply to my posts no matter how rediculous the post is. :)
Kenny
by KennyB
Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: bonding
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

I went to elementary school with some Obers'. They lived on South Grand St. Any relation?

Thank you for this help. Is it ok to give you a call this week?

Kenny
by KennyB
Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:20 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: bonding
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

I am in West Monroe
Kenny
by KennyB
Sun Jan 15, 2006 7:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: bonding
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

They are a small outfit as far as ISP's go. I can get pretty much anything done I need. They are setting up a mesh and I am helping them with it so they are very cooporative. Currently they have a cisco 7406 I think that they are using on their end for bonding bandwidth. I look forward to working wi...
by KennyB
Sun Jan 15, 2006 6:45 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: bonding
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

ethernet. I have multiple t1's that I have run thru a csu/dsu and would like to bond them into one big bandwidth pipe
Kenny
by KennyB
Sun Jan 15, 2006 2:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: bonding
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

bonding

After reading all the posts about bonding, I am still unclear if bonding really works with 2.9 or not.
Anyone got it working?
thanks
Kenny
by KennyB
Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrade Question
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

Upgrade Question

I have a RB230 with level 3 2.8 ROS. I noticed that the upgrade until was up in Nov 2005. How do I upgrade to the latest ROS version? Will I have to buy a new license? I want the upgrade to do bonding on the ethernet side.
Any suggestions?
thank you
Kenny Beall
by KennyB
Sun Jul 03, 2005 1:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Long Distance Links
Replies: 8
Views: 2145

Long Distance Links

Hello all, I have a question about the rb532 and the sr5 400mw wireless card. Anyone using it? Here is the scenario. I have a project to do a highbandwidth link. Actually 3 links. 2 are 11 miles long and one is 23 miles long. I know I can do the 23 mile with no problem as I am currently doing one wi...
by KennyB
Tue Nov 23, 2004 5:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrade help
Replies: 3
Views: 4990

That was out of the manual and the web page. I had not seen this link. I have not gotten ANY support from the place I purchased this software and equipment. (Not Mikrotik direct) Where I purchased it from does not even visit this board and does not know about the trouble with the wireless package an...
by KennyB
Sat Nov 20, 2004 11:46 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrade help
Replies: 3
Views: 4990

Upgrade help

I am running 2.8.17 and would like to upgrade to 2.8.19 but all of the instructions call for routers that have cd roms or floppy drives. My system is rb230 and rb220 with wireless support. Before I really screw things up, would someone please give me a step by step guide on how to do the upgrade. I ...
by KennyB
Fri Nov 19, 2004 5:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bandwidth Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 878

Bandwidth Problems

I am running 2.8.17 with rb220 on one end and rb230 on the other with atheros ar5213 and I cannot get over 1 mb thru the wireless connection between routers. I have it set up as wds with bridging. My signal levels are at -60 and the overall txccq is 39-45. I have read thru the archives and there has...