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Winbox vs. Webfig

Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:37 pm

I usually the web interface ("webfig") to access my Mikrotik devices. I have used winbox a little bit (Windows is a secondary platform here).

I am wondering what winbox offers that webfig doesn't? What I can think of:
- access devices by MAC address as well as by IP
- faster/cleaner/smoother than web page access (though I have to say, the "webfig" web page access is one of the nicest, most responsive, and quickest I have ever used)

Is there more...?
 
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:05 am

drag and drop for files and MAC access is probably the only difference
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:54 am

And you dont have to run HTTP server to configure device
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:28 am

And you dont have to run HTTP server to configure device
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:40 am

Winbox is still the number one tool for us:
- Router is searchable/configurable without knowing/changing ip-configuration
- It behaves much better/faster than a web based interface and runs fast even on
slower laptops

Would like to see a Android Winbox app.
 
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:44 am

ste, I don't agree. Winbox eats a lot of CPU resources if you have graphs or rules open. Webfig eats nearly zero CPU (haven't seen more anyway) and behaves faster.
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:56 am

Webfig needs the browser. Compared to winbox this is a giant software consuming a lot of resources. I like tiny little software which just does the job it is made for.
I've linksys switches which need Internet Explorer. A Funkwerk Voip-Solution which only works correct with Firefox...
Winbox just works...

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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:04 am

Winbox is still the number one tool for us:
- Router is searchable/configurable without knowing/changing ip-configuration
- It behaves much better/faster than a web based interface and runs fast even on
slower laptops

Would like to see a Android Winbox app.
Agree with everything especialy Android request.
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Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:38 pm

Webfig needs the browser. Compared to winbox this is a giant software consuming a lot of resources. I like tiny little software which just does the job it is made for.
I've linksys switches which need Internet Explorer. A Funkwerk Voip-Solution which only works correct with Firefox...
Winbox just works...

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Did Normis mean resources on the router, or on the client?

I don't care when the CPU/RAM on my management station spikes but care a lot when it does on the router.
Specific answers require specific questions. When in doubt, post the output of "/ip address print detail", "/ip route print detail", "/interface print detail", "/ip firewall export", and an accurate network diagram.
 
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:45 pm

I meant router. Open Winbox firewall rules window, and watch resources window.
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Re: Winbox vs. Webfig

Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:14 pm

I meant router. Open Winbox firewall rules window, and watch resources window.
login webfig&When we open Usermanager payment default per page(20) than change to 500 or 1000 CPU router be 99%-100% for few second. This affect log at webfig some user from usermanger:Radius accounting request not sen:no respon. I didn't saw at RouterOS v4xx. How to fixed it. I know user manager V5 more wonderfull than V4 or V3. I'm very happy if we change default page with 100 / 500 / 1000 without CPU % big.
if login winbox with same process CPU 100% few minutes :lol:. My router 450G, 2 week later I'll change with RB1100AH, I want know what the different

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