The device is preinstalled with MikroTik RouterOS software. It can be configured in several ways.
This device doesn't come fitted with a Serial Port connector, so initial connection has to be done via the Ethernet cable. Connect to wireless SSID “MikroTik” and open 192.168.88.1 in your web browser. Username is admin and there is no password. In case IP connection is not available, Winbox can be used to connect to the MAC address of the device. More information here: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/First_time_startup
In case you wish to boot the device from network, for example to use MikroTik Netinstall, hold the RESET button of the device when starting it until the LED light turns off, and Metal will start to look for Netinstall servers.
In case you wish to boot the device from network, for example to use MikroTik Netinstall, hold the RESET button of the device when starting it until the LED light turns off, then release the button and the device will start looking for Netinstall servers.
By default, the device is preconfigured with a simple firewall on the WAN port, this configuration can be viewed when first connecting to the Router via Winbox. It will ask whether to keep this configuration or clean it to use your own. LAN/WLAN ports have DHCP server enabled.
Extension Slots and Ports
• One 10/100 Ethernet port, supporting automatic cross/straight cable connection (Auto MDI/X), so you can use either straight or cross-over cables for connecting to other network devices.
• One Integrated Wireless 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n 1x1 MIMO, two soldered PIF antennas, max gain 2dBi Resetting the device
In case you wish to return the device to its original configuration, you can use the RESET button which is located to the left of the Ethernet port. Hold this button during boot time until LED lights start flashing, then release the button to reset RouterOS configuration. You can use this procedure if you have forgotten the password to access the device, or simply wish to return the unit to its default configuration state.
￼Buttons and Jumpers
• RouterBOOT reset button (RESET, front panel) has two functions:
ü Hold this button during boot time until LED light starts flashing,
release the button to reset RouterOS configuration (same result as with RouterOS reset hole) See http://www.routerboard.com
for more information. Contact email@example.com
for support questions.
ü Hold this button during boot time longer, until LED turns off,
then release it to make the RouterBOARD look for Netinstall servers.
• RouterOS reset jumper hole (inside the enclosure, must open case to access) – resets RouterOS software to defaults. Must short circuit the metallic sides of the hole (with a screwdriver, for example) and boot the device. Hold screwdriver in place until RouterOS configuration is cleared.