Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Ok. Now that I'm on a larger device than my phone let me elaborate. Yes. Beta units are the same as what are shipping to distributors. Why would they be any different? That wouldn't make any sense and would go against every previous beta Ubiquiti has ever done. Being in Latvia RMAs with MT

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Oh yes. And I forgot MikroTiks horrible firmware releases. Literally every release breaks something. When we moved from the 4.x branch to the 5.x branch I started seeing random kernel panics for no explainable reason. Sent from my iPad On Jan 8, 2013, at 22:35, Josh Luthman

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Each has their placeand MT has no place anywhere until they can prove that they can write reliable firmware and offer friendly support. MikroTik - Latvian for . Oh I can't go there. Sent from my iPad On Jan 9, 2013, at 1:15, Blair Davis the...@wmwisp.net wrote: I'd like to know as

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Gino Villarini
All I can say is that we have been running MK sinsce 2.x, some quirks along the way. But we are happy with it, No way we could have grown our company to this level on Cisco or Juniper since we rely heavy on VPLS and Mikrotik has allowed us to use it economically Gino A. Villarini

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Scott Reed
To each his own. My UBNT links have issues all the time. My 600+ MTs run and run and run and ... There are places other than the MT forum to get lots of friendly MT help, like the WISPA mail list. On 1/9/2013 8:05 AM, Matt Hoppes wrote: Each has their placeand MT has no place anywhere

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Brad Belton
Agreed. A carpenter once told me that some tools require more skill than other tools to use properly and get the desired results. This isn’t meant as a jab towards anyone, but I feel is an honest truth. I know there are several tools in my bag that I wish I was more skilled with…MikroTik

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Indeed to each. Our Ubiquiti links are rock solid and need very little attention. So our are MikroTik routers now that we settled on 4.17 as a stable firmware. On Jan 9, 2013, at 8:21, Scott Reed sr...@nwwnet.net wrote: To each his own. My UBNT links have issues all the time. My 600+ MTs

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Sam Tetherow
(this is not a reply to Brad, just couldn't find the head of the thread on this one) It was more than just the capacitor issue with MT, there were the noisy 532s which would interfere with two way radios as well at roughly the same time, there is the version crapshoot whenever a new release

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Faisal Imtiaz
+1 Nothing in life is perfect. Every Vendor has their Strengths and weaknesses, as a Service Provider we try to leverage the Strengths and work around the weaknesses. It is the flexibility that makes us 'nimble', otherwise we become like the Telco's , their flexibility is greatly dependent

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Scott Lambert
On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 08:04:18PM -0600, Mike Hammett wrote: I've been using both MT and UBNT for many many years and I plan to use them both for many years. MT support has been almost completely absent, while UBNT typically answers fairly quickly. That said, usually when I notice a problem

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
supp...@mikrotik.com? Yes. You usually get a reply there. Asking you to supply your serial number. As if I'd ask for support for a product I don't own. On Jan 9, 2013, at 17:15, Scott Lambert lamb...@lambertfam.org wrote: On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 08:04:18PM -0600, Mike Hammett wrote: I've

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Josh Luthman
Because a bunch of people run cracked copies... Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Jan 9, 2013 6:03 PM, Matt Hoppes mhop...@indigowireless.com wrote: supp...@mikrotik.com? Yes. You usually get a reply there. Asking you to supply

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Oh. It's that license thing again. Another reason I don't like MikroTik. With Uniquiti there are no license levels. You get what you purchased. On Jan 9, 2013, at 18:11, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Because a bunch of people run cracked copies... Josh Luthman Office:

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Scott Lambert
On Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 06:03:17PM -0500, Matt Hoppes wrote: supp...@mikrotik.com? Yes. You usually get a reply there. Asking you to supply your serial number. As if I'd ask for support for a product I don't own. *You* probably would not. How many tech support calls do you get from

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Josh Luthman
You have AirOS or that router software on your own x86 hardware? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Jan 9, 2013 6:30 PM, Matt Hoppes mhop...@indigowireless.com wrote: Oh. It's that license thing again. Another reason I don't like

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
No. Nor do I have Cisco iOS running on my own hardware. Sent from my iPad On Jan 9, 2013, at 18:35, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: You have AirOS or that router software on your own x86 hardware? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Josh Luthman
OK but you're complaining MT requires you prove you own the software while Ubnt doesn't. That's because MT can be stolen and Ubnt can not. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Jan 9, 2013 6:45 PM, Matt Hoppes mhop...@indigowireless.com

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Fair enough. On Jan 9, 2013, at 19:10, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: OK but you're complaining MT requires you prove you own the software while Ubnt doesn't. That's because MT can be stolen and Ubnt can not. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100

[WISPA] WISP Referral Needed in Austin, TX

2013-01-09 Thread Ian Framson
Hi WISPS, Happy New Year to everyone. I have a client event in Austin, TX being held in conjunction with SXSW. I need a local WISP referral in Austin, TX. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance, Ian Framson Co-founder/CEO [image: Trade Show Internet logo]

[WISPA] WISP Referral Needed in Dallas, TX

2013-01-09 Thread Ian Framson
Hi WISPS (2nd time today), I'm also looking for a WISP referral in Dallas, TX. Thanks in advance, Ian Framson Co-founder/CEO [image: Trade Show Internet logo] http://www.tradeshowinternet.com www.tradeshowinternet.com i...@tradeshowinternet.com (866) 385-1504 x701 (818) 590-7475 mobile

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
I've contacted MT support once. It was a week ago. I had an old 532 running 3.x and it wouldn't upgrade. I went to the website, filled out the form, attached the sup file and sent it. I got a reply five minutes later with a new key. I upgraded. Life is good. :) Brian On 1/9/2013 5:15

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Matt Hoppes
Oh. That's the other thing. No matter what you want to ask. They want a sup file. If I want to ask a question on assigning a vlan to a port. They want a sup file. Creating a user. Sup file. It's ridiculous. It's like they intentionally make support into a circus so people won't bother

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Josh Luthman
You've proved you're a Ubiquiti fanboy and you're not happy with anything else. Just buy Ubiquiti stuff and let's end this thread going no where and not accomplishing anything. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Scott Reed
So anyone can copy it and those that paid for it provide the funding for those that don't. Not saying that MTs licensing it perfect, but requiring a license is a very common thing. Think Microsoft, Cisco, etc. On 1/9/2013 6:30 PM, Matt Hoppes wrote: Oh. It's that license thing again. Another

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Scott Reed
Yeah, their automated response that says someone will look at your problem suggests you send a .sup file. However, when I have put a very detailed explanation of what I need help with, I have not had any problem getting an immediate, correct response from them. On 1/9/2013 7:45 PM, Brian

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Blair Davis
Of course. I run ROS on my own x86 all over the place. -- On 1/9/2013 6:35 PM, Josh Luthman wrote: You have AirOS or that router software on your own x86 hardware? Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343

Re: [WISPA] Ubiquiti ERLite-3 3-port Router

2013-01-09 Thread Blair Davis
I've always gotten good support from MT. A forum is not support. Any major problem I have contacted them with has been fixed in less than a day. -- On 1/9/2013 8:10 PM, Scott Reed wrote: Yeah, their automated

Re: [WISPA] WISP Referral Needed in Dallas, TX

2013-01-09 Thread Brad Belton
Hello Ian, I'm certain we can serve your Dallas site. Thanks, Brad From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Ian Framson Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 6:22 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] WISP Referral Needed in Dallas, TX