Tag Archives: Mikrotik

Mikrotik DNS case-INsensitivity issue

Got an email a while ago from a chap who was having some difficulty with a Pioneer device; specifically a Pioneer VSX-53 (http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/AV-Receivers/Elite+Receivers/VSX-53). The Pioneer was unable to resolve a particular name. The Pioneer was connected to the internet via … Continue reading

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MikroTik and NetInstall

Today I bricked a MikroTik router. I have no idea what went wrong, but after upgrading an RB951G to 5.25, it was, um, uncommunicative. No SSID visible, no DHCP happening on the Ethernet ports, no response even when I set … Continue reading

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MikroTik, IPv6, GRE6 and OSPFv3

This is not a very interesting post, but perhaps it will show up in a search and save some poor soul the hour or two I wasted. I was trying to a get a GRE6 tunnel up between two MikroTik … Continue reading

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They keep amazing me… ssh tunnelling to a MikroTik

It amazes me when a $50 device supports ssh tunelling! I wanted to run the web interface on a MikroTik router I’d just installed. Command line access is all very well, but for a lot of stuff, the web interface … Continue reading

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A MikroTik router and Internode’s IPv6

Here is how I got my MikroTik RB951-2n working with Internode’s native IPv6 service over ADSL. I did not nut all this out myself; there was googling involved, but nothing I found was complete and many articles assumed I knew … Continue reading

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MikroTik variables and /import

In the past couple of days I have been configuringĀ  bunch of MikroTik routers. The configurations differ, but they all have a few things in common, and I wanted to record those things in a separate file as variables. My … Continue reading

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A simple IPv6 firewall for the Mikrotik

Once my little Mikrotik RB951-2n was working properly, I decided to give it a proper packet filter. My IPv6 hosts are all quite capable of defending themselves, but a packet filter at the border reduces traffic on the network, plus … Continue reading

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IPv6 and a home network

At NZNOG 2013 I was lucky enough to score a Mikrotik RB951-2n. This is a tiny little router with a huge feature set. It has one wifi interface and five gigabit ethernet interfaces, all of which can be bridged, routed … Continue reading

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