Linux-based operating system known also known as MikroTik RouterOS that runs on x86 and RouterBOARD systems.

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Resources to learn network administration for techie beginners [closed]

I'm thinking about switching my home network over to a UBNT or a Microtik based setup. What are some good tutorials or books to get me started on Vyatta or RouterOS? I'm an engineer with decades of ...
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Mangling traffic from a Mikrotik Router

I have a MikroTik powered Router in the house with a couple of internet connections (2 200/10Mb Cable modems and a 100/20Mb VDSL Line). I am using Mangle rules to set routing marks and NAT rules to do ...
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Configure Reverse Proxy on MikroTik RouterOS with different web application ports

Let us say I have two dns records: a.example.com b.example.com I configured my routeros to act as a reverse web proxy for these two urls and forward the traffic to the local ip address of the server. ...
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Routing from mikrotik two IP addresses to same gateway

I have 2 static addreses (a.b.c.72/24 and a.b.c.128/24) on gateway1 and gateway2 interfaces. ISP have one gateway a.b.c.1 . I can use a.b.c.72 only on gateway1, a.b.c.128 only on gateway2. How to ...
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bgp and incomming requests

I have IP pool, 2 providers and BGP on RouterBoard. First provider is default. Second is backup. If first provider falls - outgoing connections works on second. But incoming still routed to broken ...
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MikroTik IPsec client Fortigate 'Received ESP packet with unknown SPI.'

We have a client with 6 sites using IPsec. Every now and again, possibly once a week, sometimes once a month, data just stops flowing from the remote Fortigate VPN server to the local MikroTik IPsec ...
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MikroTik beep on RDP

I am a newbie in MikroTik RouterOS. How can I add a rule or script to beep when some one tries to connect to a special port on one of interfaces? For example I need to know if someone is trying to ...
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GRE keepalive with Linux and RouterOS

I have a Linux host and couple of routerboadrs. I created a GRE tunnel, but Linux does not answer keepalive packages. Then router mark gre connection as unreachable, so I cant send to Linux host from ...
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How do I configure routing for an IPSEC tunnel between Openswan and RouterOS

I am trying to create a site-to-site VPN between a Linux router that runs openswan and shorewall (host A, serving subnet 10.10.0.0/16) and a MikroTek RouterBoard running RouterOS 6.3 (host B, serving ...
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RouterOS on Hyper-V (v3/2012) - any way to get it working?

Trying to set up a small VPN point to connect into a remote Hyper-V cluster using ROuterOS. Anyone got it working ON Hyper-V with the latest builds of RouterOS? It seems the legacy network adapter is ...
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MIKROTIK - set proxy authentication

Is it possible to set mikrotik authetication to be used for set the connection of other applications to internet using mikrotik proxy? For example connect miranda IM using mikrotik proxy server: ...
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bridge between vlans

We have a somewhat exotic setup. Some devices connected to a cisco switch must be administered by a third party and we don't want to give this third party full access to our network. There devices do ...
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Manually set IPv6 neighbor's MAC address in Mikrotik's RouterOS

I have an interesting problem. An ISP of ours started providing native IPv6 on their network. They provided us with a /56 prefix and a /126 linking segment (::1 being their endpoint and ::2 being ...
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On RouterOS, how will transparent proxying (with DNAT) affect reporting of netflows?

I have a box running Mikrotik RouterOS, which is set up to do transparent web proxying, as described here. In short, this means that I have a firewall rule for destination NAT causing any port 80 ...
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On Mikrotik RouterOS, is it possible to get Netflow information from a bridged connection?

I have a RouterOS box set up to bridge two ethernet connections. I have use-ip-firewall=yes in the bridge configuration, so that the ports go through the firewall. I've enabled netflow reporting via ...
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How do I set up RouterOS to use web proxy on another machine?

The RouterOS docs show how to transparently proxy all web traffic via the HTTP proxy built into RouterOS: /ip firewall nat add in-interface=ether1 dst-port=80 protocol=tcp action=redirect ...
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OS router distribution with very low memory footprint?

I'm looking for an os router distribution with a very low memory footprint. I want to start it in a VM to join multiple VM subnets together in a lab environment. Anything that requires that the host ...
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How to hack airport extreme to support USB 3G modem? [closed]

Has anyone out there ever tried to hack the Airport Extreme, specifically with regard to the USB port? There are many cellular routers available that provide WiFi sharing of a USB modem link. However, ...
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MikroTik vs. Cisco for WiFi bridge application

A local vendor is proposing a wireless bridge solution using MikroTik. I had never heard of MikroTik before but it seems they have a following. My usual first choice is Cisco, however the price ...