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CloudCoreRouter and RouterOS v6.x (linked post)

Janis M. from MikroTik was kind enough to point me to a copy of his presentation from the Russian MUM which I feel is an incredible helpful document and well worth a read by all of the current CCR users out there.

I would highly encourage anyone running (or thinking of running) CCR’s on their network to review this document, which both explains both the current workings and limitations of the CCR series and v6 or RouterOS as well as discussing what changes will be made in v7

The Tiktube video for the presentation isn’t up just yet but I’ll come back and add it when it has been uploaded by MikroTik.

Some of the most useful points cover:

  • multi-core packet processing (how packets coming into the router are handled across the 16 or 36 cores available)
  • best-practise for queue tree setups
  • pptp/lt2p/pppoe changes for packet handling
  • best-practise for processing packets on the firewall (this is reiterating old instructions, but still holds true for v6)
  • why layer-7 is the last thing you should be using when tagging packets
  • how bgp is currently single-core in v6 and how routing protocols are changing in v7

Hopefully this is enough to catch your attention, now go get reading!

CloudCoreRouter and RouterOS v6.x – Tips and Tricks (Moscow MUM Russia 2014)

MikroTik new product announcements – October 2011

Live here at Las Vegas, Normis has just finished announcing the new products; some new and exciting info about the RB2011 as well as more details on known models.

RB2011:

 

- Low cost series
– Rackmount or Desktop
– 5xGigabit, 5x100Mbit
– SFP/USB/WiFi models
– Available December

Model Table

L LS US US2HnD
Type Board Board Desktop Board
SFP - + + +
USB - - + +
Wireless - - - +
Serial - - + +
LCD - - + +
New product descriptor lettering:
RM – 1U Rackmount models
IN – Indoor/Desktop models
For example RB2011-US-2HnD-IN (Red labeled box up the top) or this RB2011L-RM
Currently 7 variants planned to release gradually from December to February

Greg has some more details on other offerings (SXT 6 Pack, RB751, RB1100AH, Groove 2.4) over on his post here.

MUM 2010 – Phoenix

For those of you who missed it, the most recent Mikrotik User Meeting (MUM) was on just a few days ago in the USA.

Videos of the presentations (which are all very interesting) are available on tiktube and I would highly recommend you check out Greg Sowell‘s presentation on Troubleshooting.

http://tiktube.com/?video=369

Greg has also just finished his Mikrotik Certified Trainer course so will be running http://mikrotikuniversity.com for those of you who would like to sharpen your mikrotik skills.

Other interesting things to come out of the conference include:

More IPv6 support (yay!)

Support for Cisco compatible GRE tunnels

Support for using a fully qualified domain name for IPSEC tunnels (removing the need for something like this: http://www.mikrotik-routeros.com/?p=29)

New hardware:

RB493G (Gigabit ports)

New Software:

Something I’ll post on more fully when I’ve seen the finished product: Flashfig, an app for installing configs on multiple routers (useful for cpe’s) simultaneously.

There’s some documentation on it already available here for now: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Flashfig