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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:40 am

It's a long standing request, and shouldn't be a lot of work.
This is a 12 year old request. What is going on?? Had to switch all of my VPN clients to other routers simply because of this. Mikrotik OpenVPN was 600+ms ping time and LOTS of packet loss. PPTP or IPsec was 90ms. But, OpenVPN is the only tech that the NSA can't break and that is truly secure. Also, it is the only one besides PPTP that AT&T's routers will allow to have servers.
don't agree. routeros openvpn implementation sure is not complete neither perfect, but I have no problems on many ovpn over tcp tunnels I have. I don't have the big latency even if I ping traversing 2 tunnels.
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:40 pm

Argh....stumbled across this limitation here. Needing UDP wOVPN here as well. The UDP seems to operate faster, and we use lots of VoIP here that cannot tolerate retries. Is this a CPU horsepower issue?
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:35 pm

No, the problem is that RouterOS does not use the opensource OpenVPN program but they have re-implemented it.
So the advances in OpenVPN with release of each new version do not carry over into the RouterOS version.
Apparently nobody at MikroTik dares to take on the task of updating their implementation or axing it entirely and using the open source version instead.
It has been promised that this would happen in RouterOS v7 but it looks like v7 has been indefinitely postponed.
(in another topic the remark has been made that "most features of v7 have been backported into v6 so why would we still want v7?")
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:37 pm

I bought one due to it costs $20, looks very good all around and SUPPORT OpenVPN... It's really sad, it seemed the happiness is here!! :(
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Wed May 09, 2018 11:05 am

+1 for UDP tunnels
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:51 am

I very disappointed to read this topic after i brought MikroTik hAP ac². :( :(
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:00 am

Still no news in June 2018 after two year.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=77898&start=150#p527829
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:34 am

I very disappointed to read this topic after i brought MikroTik hAP ac². :( :(
Did you really buy an access point to establish OpenVPN connection(s) ?!
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:01 pm

I very disappointed to read this topic after i brought MikroTik hAP ac². :( :(
Did you really buy an access point to establish OpenVPN connection(s) ?!
I prepare to install OpenVPN server in hAP ac2.
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:29 pm

I prepare to install OpenVPN server in hAP ac2.
It is possible but it will just be a server with very limited options.
After all this I start to think it would be better when MikroTik simply relabled the OpenVPN feature: name it something like MikroTikVPN and don't suggest any compatability to OpenVPN.
Then prospective buyers will no longer be deceived into thinking that they can use this OpenVPN feature to interconnect with some other OpenVPN service or client.
It would make it just an incompatible variant of SSTP and it could just as well be dropped entirely, but keeping it so existing users do not have to rework their setup would be nice.

As an OpenVPN server or client, well, it is just worthless.
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:33 pm

I prepare to install OpenVPN server in hAP ac2.
After all this I start to think it would be better when MikroTik simply relabled the OpenVPN feature: name it something like MikroTikVPN and don't suggest any compatability to OpenVPN.
Really agree your comment.
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:53 pm

Nah, give it a little time (*1), it will happen. Check it yourself, how the attitude changes from "no way" to "we already have it" (*2):

search.php?keywords=openvpn&author=normis

It's getting more optimistic over the time.

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(*1) two or five years, ten maximum
(*2) at least a part of it
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:56 pm

Nah, give it a little time (*1), it will happen. Check it yourself, how the attitude changes from "no way" to "we already have it" (*2):

search.php?keywords=openvpn&author=normis

It's getting more optimistic over the time.

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(*1) two or five years, ten maximum
(*2) at least a part of it
At least, they give the user a answer. Yes or no. It is very easy to answer. I don't know why they always silence.
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:13 pm

What silence are you talking about? The answer was already given: "v6 - no UDP, v7 - UDP is ready, just wait for v7 itself".
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:11 pm

But there has also been the "well... maybe there will not be a v7... we already implemented most of the promised features in v6!".
Of course this does not include the promised features w.r.t. OpenVPN. (and others, e.g. BGP)
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:46 pm

Yep, we could use some update, at least about status of the thing, if not for OpenVPN itself. Because while some features might be impossible to add to v6, OpenVPN shouldn't be one of them.
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:28 pm

Huh huh what about Metarouter on RB1100AHx2 :-)
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:06 am

What silence are you talking about? The answer was already given: "v6 - no UDP, v7 - UDP is ready, just wait for v7 itself".
Link, please.

v7 should be developed over FOUR Years. When we can get the v7 ?
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:50 am

Link, please.
search.php?keywords=openvpn&author=normis
v7 should be developed over FOUR Years.
Even more.
When we can get the v7 ?
When it's ready.
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:30 pm

Link, please.
search.php?keywords=openvpn&author=normis
v7 should be developed over FOUR Years.
Even more.
When we can get the v7 ?
When it's ready.
I just wait until they ready. I hope my router is worked when they ready. :lol:
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:45 pm

We're all waiting for it :)
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:07 pm

we're still waiting +1
 
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Re: Feature Request: OpenVPN [ovpn] udp tunnels

Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:25 am

we're still waiting +1
Please post this only once a couple of month/years, not every week :)
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