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Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:12 am

Someone tell me how to backup license? Can I format my drive and put again license? My major problem is when I remotely login winbox or webfig it's was very very slow but internal network winbox or webfig works well. That's why I want to format my drive and install fresh copy. Please help me. Thanks.

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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:38 pm

You loose the license by format and your backup will be useless.
Use netinstall to install fresh copy of ros to the drive and do not format it.
 
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Re: RE: Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:58 pm

You loose the license by format and your backup will be useless.
Use netinstall to install fresh copy of ros to the drive and do not format it.
Thanks for reply. Then how can I solved my drive problem? I never change my drive with license. Because of license I must run mt to my defective drive?ImageImage

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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:03 pm

This was the condition you had known before you bought the license.
 
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Re: RE: Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:27 pm

This was the condition you had known before you bought the license.
I understand but mikrotik do not understand my problem. Mikrotik will be richer in the future and a customer like me will be uninhabited.ImageImageImageImage

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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:31 pm

Check the manual, it should answer your questions:

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:License
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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:57 pm

I told you to use the netinstall if you need to make fresh installation.
 
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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:39 am

Yeah Netinstall will copy the license, format the drive and put the license back on.

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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:20 am

Like everyone else said, Netinstall is the only valid option. You cannot format the drive yourself, you will destroy your license key.
Do not use paid software (of any kind) on HDD disks that are old, used or questionable. Use server grade new parts only.
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Re: Backup X86 License. Format Drive.

Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:13 am

Maybe he had the license for years... Therefore the drive is not new... But as the license is bound with the drive it dies with it. Better to use virtualised ros because it can be moved with the license elsewhere if necessary.

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