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Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:03 am

Ta da http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Wi ... Controller

Awesome new "Enterprise" feature Mikrotik :)

If this works well we can stop selling hundreds of AP's from other vendors each year.
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Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:22 pm

They also talk about 802.11u and Hotspot 2.0 in there....
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:35 pm

wow, fantastic. will definitely be checking this out when it becomes available :D
 
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:02 pm

Had to stop a little bit of man wee then.

Wow, where did this come from? Anyone have any ideas when this will be available?
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Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:10 am

Sounds similar to
Fortinet wireless controller and ubiquiti unifi

This is great ;-)

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Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:42 am

Trust me, this is MUCH better than what the Ubiquiti Uni-Fi's do.

This is closer to what AeroHive, Ruckus, Fortinet and Motorola do.
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Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:23 am

They also talk about 802.11u and Hotspot 2.0 in there....
Yep, pretty exciting stuff.
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Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:39 am

Hmm wonder when a release will be available [:-P]

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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:52 pm

This is great news!
I am waiting for this functionality.
 
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Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:34 pm

Not yet anyway. It's not in v6rc12 that's for sure. Also, be careful to compare this against the likes of Ruckus! "Apples and Pears"
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Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:25 pm

Not all of it is in rc12 but there are pieces.
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Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:33 pm

It requires a special test package to use. We are not ready to make it public yet.
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Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:35 pm

I would be more than happy to test :D
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:00 pm

As would we! I was very disheartened to download 6.12 pre-release and find it not in there after my email from Sergejs
it will work on any licensed RouterOS, follow documentation for the new features.

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Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:19 am

It requires a special test package to use. We are not ready to make it public yet.
Sorry for letting the cat out of the bag.

When I discovered it, I was too excited not to!
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Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:25 am

! :D

If this could compare to meru controller, we have a new world in outdoor wifi hotspots. No config, just plugin a device, and it is working.
 
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Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:28 am


Sorry for letting the cat out of the bag.

When I discovered it, I was too excited not to!
Haha, I still can't believe Mikrotik didn't mention this sooner (maybe saving this for Croatia MUM?). IMO this is huge for them.
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:39 pm

Please add me to the list of beta testers .. we have some serious big wireless networks where we can test driver the wireless lan controller :)
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Sun May 05, 2013 1:09 pm

Did the WLC functionality ever get pushed to a publish RouterOS version?
 
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Sun May 05, 2013 1:16 pm

Great news!

It will be good if it will be integrated in the Dude.
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Mon May 13, 2013 2:02 pm

I'm waiting too for this feature.
 
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Mon May 13, 2013 6:43 pm

Wireless IPS to detect rogue access points across a fleet of APs like Sonicwall does would be a nice feature.
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Thu May 16, 2013 7:47 pm

If this controller can make all the connected AP back to this controller using 1 channel for seamless feature will be perfect...
 
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Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:32 am

Is any progress in developing WLC functions? We starting new project with wi-fi roaming, and choosing what hardware we will use in this area. Can You tell me when we can test it?

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Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:20 pm

Is there any news?
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Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:22 am

This is would be very nice to have ...
 
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Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:19 pm

Whatever happened to this?

You wet our interest, then pile on less needed functionality like SMB! Give us some update please....
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Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:19 am

Anyone who manage hundreds of RB751's on a site (and has many sites) will know how many hundreds of hours the support / install staff put in to tasks (annually) that a WLC would takecare of (once off)

This is the real cost and far outweighs the savings gained by using MikroTik.

The WLC is not a nice feature to have it is now a total necessity.

Come on MT.. Lets start testing this.
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Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:31 pm

Anyone who manage hundreds of RB751's on a site (and has many sites) will know how many hundreds of hours the support / install staff put in to tasks (annually) that a WLC would takecare of (once off)

This is the real cost and far outweighs the savings gained by using MikroTik.

The WLC is not a nice feature to have it is now a total necessity.

Come on MT.. Lets start testing this.
I couldn't agree more... We're on the verge of deploying over 800 AP's in the next few months, too bad this won't be available in time for me to make those MikroTik driven AP's...
 
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Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:34 pm

Would also like to know where this project stands. Would be a great feature addition.
 
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Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:20 pm

I see this available for purchase as a license but does anyone know if its been released?
 
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Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:18 pm

I see this available for purchase as a license but does anyone know if its been released?
Can you post a link? ... I've only seen draft version of features on mikrotik wiki ...

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Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:54 pm

I see this available for purchase as a license but does anyone know if its been released?
Can you post a link? ... I've only seen draft version of features on mikrotik wiki ...

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Proberbly reffering to this "CONTROLLER (Level 6) $250.00"...

Can't beleive how excited I got about this, almost a year ago. Now, well we'll see if it ever happens
 
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Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:24 am

Proberbly reffering to this "CONTROLLER (Level 6) $250.00"...
Yeah, that's the one.
 
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Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:27 am

Proberbly reffering to this "CONTROLLER (Level 6) $250.00"...
Yeah, that's the one.

Thats not for the wireless controller, its just what they call the level 6 license

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:License
 
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There's something going on :) :
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Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:49 am

nice article, looks very promising. when can we start beta testing ?? :D
 
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Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:09 am

This is really great! I am looking forward to install the packages. Where can be downloaded?

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Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:06 am

can't wait to test it ! :)
 
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Wed Feb 19, 2014 7:07 pm

I bet we won't see it until V7.
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Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:30 pm

there's no changelog on v6.11, and they renamed the page right after the v6.10 release... who knows, miracles happen :)
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Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:16 pm

I bet we won't see it until V7.
And I bet we will see it tomorrow. With v7 or without it. :)
 
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Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:44 am

I bet we won't see it until V7.
And I bet we will see it tomorrow. With v7 or without it. :)
Yep just announced, Beta in the next few days with full release planned in the coming weeks.

Unfortunately no 802.11ac AP's were announced to go along with it :( Maybe next time!
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Thu Feb 20, 2014 12:23 pm

I bet we won't see it until V7.
And I bet we will see it tomorrow. With v7 or without it. :)
Yep just announced, Beta in the next few days with full release planned in the coming weeks.
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Thu Feb 20, 2014 1:37 pm

I bet we won't see it until V7.
And I bet we will see it tomorrow. With v7 or without it. :)
Yep just announced, Beta in the next few days with full release planned in the coming weeks.

Unfortunately no 802.11ac AP's were announced to go along with it :( Maybe next time!
That is great. Any more details?
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Seamless roaming?

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Seamless roaming?

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Not even expecting that. But it would be something!

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Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:26 pm

Seamless roaming?

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Not even expecting that. But it would be something!

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I thought that was part of the point of a controller. E.g. like the Unifi system. Without it I still need to stick with Unifi to get roaming.
 
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Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:48 pm

I guess that it's to early to expect seamless roaming at initial stage of wireless controller. But, basic roaming always works fine and usually it is only 2 pings lost before connection is back to normal on another AP. I am happy with it and it is all I need from MikroTik and now it will be much easier with controller. You probabely don't need seamless roaming until you use mobile VOIP over WLAN.
 
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Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:53 pm

Any plans about integration with Dude ?
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Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:44 pm

is there anybody who can introduce controller(hotspot2.0) which compatible with router os and RB411?

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Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:52 pm

Any plans about integration with Dude ?

just add in the dude package in routerboard will do.
 
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Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:44 am

Any plans about integration with Dude ?

just add in the dude package in routerboard will do.
I think he is asking for more than that.

Currently I can't say anything about CAPsMAN and Dude integration, I have no specific information in this area.
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Re: Mikrotik Wireless Controller

Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:33 pm

Hellow Everyone,

can someone please tell me if this product is the same as the mikrotik wifi hotspot controller? If yes then please give me the link to it as i have looked around and can't find it. If not, then can you please advise me which mikrotik product would be the best wifi hotspot controller with, autheticaion, application and bandwidth control.

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