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by mducharme
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Report "Delegated-IPv6-Prefix" attribute for PPPoE
Replies: 192
Views: 36882

Re: Report "Delegated-IPv6-Prefix" attribute for PPPoE

We have been using a workaround for now, although I'm not sure whether it will work for everybody, if it does help someone I can post the script. We have a script that runs that turns any dynamic DHCPv6 PPPoE bindings into static bindings, so that if the customer disconnects and reconnects, they get...
by mducharme
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Report "Delegated-IPv6-Prefix" attribute for PPPoE
Replies: 192
Views: 36882

Re: Report "Delegated-IPv6-Prefix" attribute for PPPoE

I have hope that they are still working on this and on IPv6 RADIUS accounting. They seem to have prioritized IPv6-related enhancements in the past year or so, judging by the change logs.
by mducharme
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Setup IPv6 L2TP Server to provide IPv6 connectivity on iOS L2TP client
Replies: 3
Views: 685

Re: Setup IPv6 L2TP Server to provide IPv6 connectivity on iOS L2TP client

This doesn't work on MacOS because for some reason MacOS doesn't do SLAAC on ppp interfaces. People have created hack-ish workarounds like a script that does a packet capture to listen to for IPv6 router advertisements and then use that to set the IPv6 address, but that kinda workaround doesn't real...
by mducharme
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

Last couple of questions.. How about the LHG 60 why is it per claim able to do gigabit speed ( 1Gbps full duplex actual throughput (both directions 1Gbps at the same time) with basically the same hardware as the lhg 5 ac but just different frequency? Is this gigabit speed 802.11 or the other protoc...
by mducharme
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)

I went ahead and make a users address list on both sides of the circuit. I then dropped all traffic not destined for or from those addresses. Using torch I was able to confirm that only those specific addresses are going through now. I went ahead and disabled all the rules and modified the main que...
by mducharme
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

Yes, I am not expecting more from these MT That is what I was expecting even before about the half of the 866mbps minus the overhead. But MT needs to fix the other 2 protocols to match or even exceed the 802.11. But what bothers me on the responses here it seems that they are not expecting it to pe...
by mducharme
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

during testing it was around 10 meters. anyway I got it to a max of 400mbps ( I was maxing out at around 36 to 38MBps for file transfer ) with the most ideal condition ( very low noise, tested from 20+ dbi to 60+ , 802.11, 1 big file transfer around 3 meters apart ) I guess the other 2 protocols ar...
by mducharme
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP over GRE TUNNEL problems on one direction
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: BGP over GRE TUNNEL problems on one direction

Does anyone have a hint on what i could start looking? It's appreciated.
That doesn't look like the right connection, port 443 is not BGP. You'll need to share more config than just that one screenshot to allow for troubleshooting.
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)

I have tried disabling the individual and the catchall rules and just have the single PCQ parent with similar results. It exceed 5Mbps when set at 2400K. You have a logic error somewhere where some traffic is not going into any of those queues. You have not accounted for all of your traffic somehow...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 80799

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

Most likely a supout.rif file is already generating in the backgound. Is there an autosupout.rif file in the Files menu? No, there are no files at all in the files menu. I had rebooted and tried again. It is still trying to generate the supout 5 hours later. If I go to the command line and type "/i...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 80799

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

mducharme , please generate a supout.rif file when the issue is present and send it to support@mikrotik.com emils - Unfortunately, not possible. When it is happening, I ask my router to generate supout and it sits there not responding. I tried stopping and restarting and I get "Couldn't start - bus...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44beta [testing] is released!
Replies: 365
Views: 80799

Re: v6.44beta [testing] is released!

I tried to upgrade to the latest 6.44 beta (6.44beta50) but it was not successful - I end up with 100% CPU usage continuously caused by ipsec process. In winbox I cannot go into IP->IPSEC and view settings, or /ip ipsec export. If I try to export ipsec I get no output.
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

Anyway, I will checking other hardware as I need something at least 500mbps. MT seems to be having issues with wireless ptp speeds as of the moment and seems that there is no solution yet.. https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=136002&start=250 Already bought a couple of b5 and b5c. I was ...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

Thanks to you and all those responded. I was not expecting to achieve the 866 but somewhere in the 400s. never figured that it really far from that. This is my first time with ptp wireless thus me scratching my head. I thought it should be better with our aruba ap 225s but wasn't. Although I haven'...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

Anyway So, the 100Mbps duplex is normal I guess. Would be nice that MT would show real world test of the radio link so people like me could have informed choices. You might get more than 100Mbps duplex, but you would have to test with separate devices on either side of the radios instead of using b...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

So in real world result... What would be the best case UL/DL speed? 285Mbps - 649Mbps one way? how can I achieve the higher result? basically the transmitter are already side by side and made sure that there is no interference on the channel. " Lucky " means winning the silicon lottery or is it as ...
by mducharme
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: NETINSTALL: bind tftp general failed
Replies: 3
Views: 840

Re: NETINSTALL: bind tftp general failed

I ran into the same issue last year Alain caused by a conflict with the same TFTP server and it took me a while to figure it out. Felt silly afterwards. I think it happens to everyone from time to time.
by mducharme
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Wrong RoS version noted after upgrade to 6.43.4 Stable [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Re: Wrong RoS version noted after upgrade to 6.43.4 Stable [SOLVED]

I dont knowed that even RoS must upgrade hardware FW. Thanks for your answer. Helped ! You can upgrade firmware automatically after ROS upgrade by going into Routerboard->Settings and enable auto upgrade. Second reboot will be needed after ROS upgrade for firmware upgrade, but it saves you from nee...
by mducharme
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps
Replies: 30
Views: 1907

Re: Newbie: LHG 5ac only hitting 100mbps

When you btest you should not btest on the devices, the CPU will max out, you should btest between other devices connected to both ends. - I took into consideration reg the maxing out of the cpu, I checked even at tcp my utilization is about only 20% on both ends. So i assume this isn't about the C...
by mducharme
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: IP CLOUD is down
Replies: 61
Views: 9967

Re: IP CLOUD is down

I wonder if there might actually be two separate problems at play here.
by mducharme
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IP CLOUD is down
Replies: 61
Views: 9967

Re: IP CLOUD is down

There is a difference between DNS resolvers:

Firmware is 6.43.2 on CCR1036-8G-2S+ for example. This looks like connectivity problems, and nothing to do with old/new.
Confirmed that Google DNS is resolving the 6.43.x new IP cloud names but not Cloudflare DNS from here as well.
by mducharme
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IS it possible to install to mikrotik router os x86 on HP Smart Array 6i Controller
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: IS it possible to install to mikrotik router os x86 on HP Smart Array 6i Controller

Hello, I am trying to install mikrotik router os on HP Proliant dl380 g4 blade server which has an HP Smart Array 6i raid Controller i had tried with raid 5 raid 1+0 raid 0 but every time it says error no boot drive found :( can anyone help me with that Set up a virtualization system and run CHR in...
by mducharme
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)

Through "Simple Queues". Printing only shows the parent Q, see below screenshot. PCQ-Child-Qs.JPG Those are not child queues. Those are PCQ queues. The OP has actual manually created simple queues as child queues that have parent set, so the simple queues list appears as a tree structure. His PCQ i...
by mducharme
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: High CPU load 70+ on queueing alone.
Replies: 8
Views: 712

Re: High CPU load 70+ on queueing alone.

Just a thought: as it is right now each child queue needs to borrow from parent for each and every packet. It's hard to find any info about parent queue sizes. I'll try to dig some more info. Thanks for reply. Hi, I don’t think playing with settings like that will help you very much. The problem is...
by mducharme
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: ccr1009 speedtest resoults
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: ccr1009 speedtest resoults

The btest process itself uses quite a bit of CPU. Results will always be lower than the device supports if the CPU is being maxed out or nearly maxed out by the btest process. This is false. the CCR only goes to 1%. That is not false. The btest server only became multithreaded as of 6.44beta39. Bef...
by mducharme
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)

The Child Q's are created dynamically
Through what feature - DHCP? Hotspot? PPP? Can you execute "/queue simple print" and show the output? Printing the list will include all dynamic queues as separate items.
by mducharme
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: ccr1009 speedtest resoults
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: ccr1009 speedtest resoults

The btest process itself uses quite a bit of CPU. Results will always be lower than the device supports if the CPU is being maxed out or nearly maxed out by the btest process.
by mducharme
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)

I have at a client the below and works 100%: /queue simple add comment="1Mb" max-limit=50M/50M name=ParentQ queue=pcq-uload-1M/pcq-dload-1M target=172.16.0.0/16 /queue type add kind=pcq name=pcq-uload-1M pcq-classifier=src-address pcq-rate=1024k add kind=pcq name=pcq-dload-1M pcq-classifier=dst-add...
by mducharme
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: Using queues to limit maximum bandwidth (NOT TO EXCEED)

No dice, The PCQ queue does not limit trafffic and in fact allows it to push up over 5Mbps. Are you sure that every single subnet in the parent target list is also the target of at least one child queue, and that child queue also has max-limit set for up and down? If you create a single simple queu...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: LAN and internet in the same public range /27
Replies: 10
Views: 726

Re: LAN and internet in the same public range /27

Hi,

The best thing to do would be to ask your provider to route the /27 through your router instead of to the WAN side of your router. They should be able to do that. You could even use a private /30 on the WAN side of your router to connect to the provider.
by mducharme
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: TR-069 Change router password? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: TR-069 Change router password? [SOLVED]

mmm, We use different username/password per CPE. Thanks anyway, will figure out how to do this. Hi, One way you could do this is by setting the username and password via TR069 for something that allows a username and password setting - for instance, PPPoE client. Then you could run a .alter script ...
by mducharme
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

so, I understand that you suggest me to convert multiple area to 1 area back and do summarize with area ranges. and I understand that there is no any summarize choice if multiple subnets used at multiple areas Correct, for both. If you want to have more areas, renumber your networks so that they ca...
by mducharme
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Severe port flapping on CRS328-24P-4S+ and CRS317-1G-16S+
Replies: 132
Views: 15808

Re: Severe port flapping on CRS328-24P-4S+ and CRS317-1G-16S+

From the MikroTik site it looks to me like the S+32LC10D is specifically meant to have the S+23LC10D module on the other end. Are you using the same module on both ends?
by mducharme
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: TR-069 Change router password? [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: TR-069 Change router password? [SOLVED]

Does anybody know if it is possible to change or set router username/password with TR-069 Hi, AFAIK this is not possible directly, except you can probably use a .alter configuration file to accomplish this if you have already rolled out the devices. If you are still making the default config, you c...
by mducharme
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

I have many IPs on that interface. Multiple of them are doing OSPF. A couple are not. Keep in mind the issue with one router is every 1-3 days. The other router is after maybe a week or two. The first router has 0 problems talking to a Powercode BMU in the same situation - it only happens when I mo...
by mducharme
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

What if I have both examples? Wait - you are saying you have two IPs on one interface? ex. two different IPs in two different /30's at the same time on one interface and OSPF neighbor with both? If so, I think that is a bad idea, and it may be responsible for your instability. Whenever I have a sin...
by mducharme
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

Sorry I missed that you asked for routes, Area1 60 routes, Area2 33 routes, Area3 44 Routes if i collect them in one area total routes will be 137. too much or its very low for one area ? That is fine for one area, you don't need three. It especially doesn't make sense to split things into differen...
by mducharme
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: Is it possible to host 2 web servers within the same public IP address
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Re: Is it possible to host 2 web servers within the same public IP address

As I only count with one public IP address I want to know if it’s possible to dst-nat port 443/80 to server1 if firstdomain.com gets requested and to server2 if seconddomain.com gets requested. I have never tried this before, but it might work if you set tls-host for the NAT rule for firstdomain.co...
by mducharme
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

60 ospf installed router and 100 not installed(which is AP or P2p Link) But how many OSPF routes in the routing table? My thought is you probably do not need so many areas, especially if you only have a couple hundred routes. More areas used to be needed with older routers, but those were recommend...
by mducharme
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

If they are on different interfaces it would be point-to-point on both sides. ptmp is only if there is a shared subnet (as opposed to a different interface or VLAN) that connects to multiple things in a hub-and-spoke setup. If everything is individual /30's then just use point to point on both sides...
by mducharme
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

160 device but ospf not working all of them, for example p2p links connected with /29 , AP's with connected to powerbox with /30. Only power box or Rb1100 works with ospf if AP attached on it or if any p2p link
Then how many OSPF routers and how many routes?
by mducharme
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

Please explain what you mean by 160-170 "devices". Do you mean 160-170 OSPF routers (ex. 160 powerboxes)?
by mducharme
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

If the public IP ranges are mixed randomly in all areas, one solution can be to tunnel the customers back to a central router (or routers) using either VPLS tunnels (preferred) or EoIP tunnels. That central router (or routers) can then have an OSPF stub area with an area range to summarize the adver...
by mducharme
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 2149

Re: ospf summarization help [SOLVED]

Hi amt, you use an "area range" on router B to summarize the area to other areas. You can create it under Routing->OSPF->Area Ranges.
by mducharme
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

For GRE/EoIP tunnels, we use point to point network type for all such tunnels. In most cases however we use broadcast for wireless backhaul /30's and haven't had any problems, so we haven't bothered to change them to point-to-point (even though point-to-point is considered to be a bit better in that...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

So the suggestion here is to do it more like this? /routing ospf instance set [ find default=yes ] router-id=10.255.0.16 /routing ospf network add area=backbone network=2.2.2.2/30 add area=backbone network=10.16.0.0/24 add area=backbone network=10.255.0.0/24 add area=backbone network=2.2.2.44/30 Ye...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

How many routes do you have? We have not experienced this issue at all with OSPFv2 with 450 OSPFv2 routes and 130 routers. It's been completely stable.
by mducharme
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPv6 fe80 address get changed on every reboot
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: IPv6 fe80 address get changed on every reboot

I have a static route on my router from my ISP that routes a /54 to my Mikrotik. I can only route on my fe80 address, so now i have to change my routes every time my Mikrotik reboots. Manually set the MAC on the bridge interface, then the fe80 address should not change. The fe80 address is derived ...
by mducharme
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

Normally you would add network statements for your customer subnets, not redistribute them. This will advertise them to the other routers as a regular LSA instead of an external LSA. The way you are doing it is really not recommended.
by mducharme
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: OSPF loses routes after days
Replies: 23
Views: 2226

Re: OSPF loses routes after days

Why are you redistributing everything? Why not add everything as OSPF networks? That may not be the cause of your problem, but OSPF is quite stable for us, and we do very little redistribution. Redistributing things in general is not recommended if there is a better way. Everything that is redistrib...
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