[WISPA] Direct TV interference from 802.11b client?

2008-07-24 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I had a customer call. She said she had some time so she was going to call before her satellite guy was going to. The customer has been installed for a couple years, but she swears that her 'pixelated' satellite reception on channels 3,5 and 9 are due to my system. The satellite folks replaced

Re: [WISPA] Direct TV interference from 802.11b client?

2008-07-25 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Thanks everyone for the input. I'll get the customer to unplug the PoE cable to the client to see if its the power supply or something out my cat5. Reduced the client transmit power, and the connect rate of the client to 1M. we'll see what happens ... On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Chuck

Re: [WISPA] Network Monitor

2008-07-31 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I used the cacti/nagios combo for years, but in Feb I switched to OpenNMS. It was tricky to get setup, and the folks on their IRC were invaluable! Now it auto scans multiple ip networks and ranges I specify every 4 hours and sends me a txt msg each time I add customers. For all the normal stuff

[WISPA] multiple PPPTP vpn clients behind NAT, tips?

2008-08-01 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I have a fully routed network behind a MT border gateway that does nat for most residential customers. Recently, I am hearing more rumblings about customers with pptp VPNs having problems. From what I undersand, isn't PPPTP supposed to be NAT friendly?? Is there something inherent about

Re: [WISPA] multiple PPPTP vpn clients behind NAT, tips?

2008-08-01 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Friday, August 01, 2008 8:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] multiple PPPTP vpn clients behind NAT, tips? All, I have a fully routed network behind a MT border gateway that does nat for most residential customers. Recently, I am

Re: [WISPA] Remote Powered Access Pont

2008-11-20 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Thanks for the great info Chuck! Almost made the trojan battery mistake. what exactly is the battery technology and brand you suggest? if I have a 5 watt system you suggest a 120W solar panel. Also 30 days or 360AH of usable capacity at 12V? Thanks for the clarification, and the pics that

[WISPA] nanostation 5 and WDS question.

2009-01-21 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
all, Working with my first NS5 and have run into a problem that is more due to my limited WDS experience, than the equipment itsellf. When I set up the NS5 as a WDS client to one of my AP, then plugged a simple AP into the NS5 to create a remote repeater. Everything works fine, in that, my

Re: [WISPA] nanostation 5 and WDS question.

2009-01-21 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:14 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] nanostation 5 and WDS question. all, Working with my first NS5 and have run into a problem that is more due to my limited WDS experience, than the equipment itsellf. When I set

Re: [WISPA] nanostation 5 and WDS question.

2009-01-21 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Just upgraded software from 2.2.x to 3.3.1 and now all works! On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 8:14 AM, rabbtux rabbtux rabb...@gmail.com wrote: all, Working with my first NS5 and have run into a problem that is more due to my limited WDS experience, than the equipment itsellf. When I set up

[WISPA] Nanostation support, tips, etc.

2009-01-25 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
We are considering using these units for 2 and 5 GHz Cpe. What is your experience with ubiquiti support, failure rates, and any deployment tips? I sure like what we see in our evaluation. Thanks in advance, Marshall -- Sent from my mobile device

Re: [WISPA] Nanostation support, tips, etc.

2009-01-25 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
or needed to RMA any of these yet. rabbtux rabbtux wrote: We are considering using these units for 2 and 5 GHz Cpe. What is your experience with ubiquiti support, failure rates, and any deployment tips? I sure like what we see in our evaluation. Thanks in advance, Marshall

Re: [WISPA] windmills and radio

2009-02-23 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
We have a system up 90' on a 120' tower that has a 20 ro 30KW turbine with 3-17' blades. Have had it there several years and never had a problem from the wind generator On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Tristan Plumb w...@trstn.net wrote: I have heard rumours of collocating wind turbines and

[WISPA] Indoor CPE install / window glass type determination

2009-05-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, Thinking of doing simple indoor installs for short clients 1mi. Is anyone else doing this? any tips or suggestions? I have seen what happens when a home has 'low e' windows! Having lead in the glass makes a very effective microwave shield. Is there an easy way to identify these windows

[WISPA] Hidden Node symptoms, and best practice with RTS/CTS solution?

2009-05-11 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Greetings, We have a busy site with two sectors bridged that covers a large area. With moderate traffic on the site, clients see a large slow up. This is probably due to the hidden node effect. What are the best practices using RTS/CTS to improve performance and what are the tradeoffs? Yes I

Re: [WISPA] Hidden Node symptoms, and best practice with RTS/CTS solution?

2009-05-13 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
, D. Ryan Spott rsp...@cspott.com wrote: What equipment are you using and how many clients are you supporting per sector? ryan rabbtux rabbtux wrote: Greetings, We have a busy site with two sectors bridged that covers a large area. With moderate traffic on the site, clients see

[WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues

2009-06-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I've used the excellent open source backup program, rsnapshot, for years with good results. I recently noticed that routeros supports sftp. I'd like to get snapshot backups of all our APs. Here's how it would work: Rsnapshot can run a few commands on each system before backing up the file

Re: [WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues

2009-06-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 11:27 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues All, I've used the excellent open source backup program, rsnapshot, for years with good results. I recently noticed

Re: [WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues

2009-06-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
probably give you the commands you need or put together a script in a couple of minutes rabbtux rabbtux wrote: Thanks Brad, I know all about the MT backup scripts to email, etc. The advantage to this system is that for a new system to work, I install an ssh key on the MT and one line

Re: [WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues

2009-06-22 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
take it your backup system does not do ftp? rabbtux rabbtux wrote: Nope, Didn't work. Using MTv3.17 and found that even though it will so some sftp, it will not do rsync, or even FISH protocol that works with a vanilla ssh server. sorry :-( On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Brad

Re: [WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues

2009-06-24 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
ConnectTimeout=5 ad...@$mt /file remove $bfile.rsc done On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 12:40:06AM -0400, Josh Luthman wrote: FTP and ssl? On 6/23/09, rabbtux rabbtux rabb...@gmail.com wrote: not too comfortable with ftp, clear text passwords, etc... On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 2:51 AM, Scott

Re: [WISPA] MT backup system, need script clues

2009-06-24 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
any suggestions on necessary edits for export file use? I have an export file from rb450, and want to move its configuration to an rb450ah. I paste the text in the new terminal, but only part of the settings get changed. On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 12:28 PM, cc...@dot11net.com wrote:

[WISPA] Ever see Ethernet cables fail so that ...

2009-09-05 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I have a sub that has had Several failures. The last one is understandable, in that there was a direct lightning strike in their yard winthin 75' of CPE (NS5). Its Ethernet port was bad, yet the radio was fine?? The one before that, the power company worked on the power and said their

Re: [WISPA] Ever see Ethernet cables fail so that ...

2009-09-05 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
: Yes, that is possible. Could also be the connectors.  IDC (Insulation Displacement Connects) can work loose and/or corrode, especially when subjected to unnatural stress such as lightning. rabbtux rabbtux wrote: All, I have a sub that has had Several failures.  The last one is understandable

Re: [WISPA] Ever see Ethernet cables fail so that ...

2009-09-05 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
. rabbtux rabbtux wrote: All, I have a sub that has had Several failures. The last one is understandable, in that there was a direct lightning strike in their yard winthin 75' of CPE (NS5). Its Ethernet port was bad, yet the radio was fine?? The one before that, the power company

[WISPA] Strange Problem with AP upgrade (at my wits end)

2006-04-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, we have a 50' tower that had a soekris 4511 board running a modified version of pebble linux. The system worked great for nearly 2 years. We upgraded the system to a soekris 4521 and bridged both pcmcia interfaces to have a 2 sector site. The 2 sector system works great except for one

[WISPA] Strange problem after AP upgrade (at my wits end)

2006-04-06 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All,we have a 50' tower that had a soekris4511 board running a modified version of pebble linux.The system worked great for nearly 2 years.We upgraded the system to a soekris 4521 and bridged both pcmcia interfaces to have a 2 sector site.The 2 sector system works great except for one problem:it

Re: [WISPA] Strange problem after AP upgrade (at my wits end)

2006-04-07 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Unfortunately, we have our own set of customized tools used to manage the network and each AP, so the ability to switch OS will not help. Someone has suggested a serial cable and logging the console activity. still trying to figure out the logistics.On 4/6/06, John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] Re: CPE Cost Ideas Needed

2006-04-07 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Any idea how this might work in a market that has 50% part time visitors? Many 2nd homes. We might starve during the off-season.On 4/7/06, Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: $59.95 per month small business, no contrac I'm not sure how that is a good thing. Riskwith no contract, and no

[WISPA] Trango CPEs

2006-04-14 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Does anyone know if these new $149 CPEs from trango will work with non-trango APs? Will the gear work with my 802.11a standard AP? Thanks -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

[WISPA] Anyone used m0n0wall?

2006-04-22 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Anyone have any good/bad comments about using the m0n0wall distribution on their access points. I see it now offers a captive portal with Radius authentication. Thanks - marshall -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

[WISPA] Stability of a MT + WRAP or Soekris board based AP

2006-04-27 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, Have been trying to upgrade our AP systems from a pebble based system to something newer and stable. Just finshed a several day trial of a newer m0n0wall based distro called pfsense. Loved advanced FW and traffic shaping available. Configured simple bridge shaper and put it inline with

Re: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-05-08 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Marlon, Could you post a URL? what price range is the equipment? Thanks - marshall On 5/8/06, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: EC carries a nice little unit from Anritsu (sp?). Portable, battery operated, easy to use. You'll need a converter to get the 2.4 gig

Re: [WISPA] SR9 performance

2006-05-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Did you folks finally get some SR9s to test? How are your initial results On 5/18/06, Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Someone mentioned that in their testing TX was in a 10 mhz channel and RX was 5 MHZ (or however you set) Either way, it wasn't setting it for the same width baed on

Re: [WISPA] Spectrum Analyzer

2006-06-27 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
please forward a price list :-) On 6/20/06, Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: He gave me the final prices for these, so if anyone was interested, I can forward it to you. OFFLIST Brian Brian Rohrbacher wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] David Sovereen wrote: I'm interested in a unit, but

Re: [WISPA] $100 CPE?

2006-06-28 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I'll be darned, that picture shore looks like the Dlink di514/di524 we use in homes? :-) On 6/28/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am sure Charles and some are you are thinking the same thing I am on the 400mW unit, something just does not add up when manufactures are doing the

Re: [WISPA] SR9's

2006-08-02 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Just got my 3 radios, but I ordered and payed for them the last week of June. (can't wait to test 'em out later this week :) On 8/2/06, George Rogato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has anyone heard if they started shipping again? I'm in the market. Thanks George -- WISPA Wireless List:

[WISPA] Anyone had success with SR9 and Trango CPEs at 900Mhz?

2006-08-16 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Read here awhile back that a new Trango 900Mhz cpe used the same Atheros chipset that the SR9 uses. Has anyone tracked this down? Is it a no-go? Thanks marshall -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] Anyone had success with SR9 and Trango CPEs at 900Mhz? [ed: s/Trango/Tranzeo?]

2006-08-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Yes, I meant Tranzeo! On 8/16/06, Dylan Oliver [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't remember anything about Trango and SR9; maybe you're thinking Tranzeo. On 8/16/06, rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Read here awhile back that a new Trango 900Mhz cpe used the same Atheros chipset

[WISPA] Auto rate or Locked rate 802.11b

2006-10-05 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, What is the best practice when configuring 802.11b clients. Do you find that locking the client rate to something low (5.5M, 2M) works best, or is it best just to let the radios negotiate the best rate? Thanks marshall -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe:

[WISPA] OSPF routing question (nubie to OSPF)

2006-10-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I have a fully and manually routed network of 5-10 subnets. I am about to upgrade one of my backhaul links to 5G, and thought now might be a time to get my feet wet with OSPF. I clearly see how the manual routing tables are not very scale-able. Here is my one question before I spend too

Re: [WISPA] OSPF routing question (nubie to OSPF)

2006-10-16 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
. -Russ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2006 5:26 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] OSPF routing question (nubie to OSPF) All, I have a fully and manually routed network of 5-10 subnets

[WISPA] Client loss during longer AP outagage[late nite AP service window]

2006-11-08 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I've seen this situation now several times, and wonder if someone on the list has an explaination for it. Last week we took down one of our APs (802.11b) for several hours to replace it with a new one. We ran into some issues and had to fall back to using the original system. We brought

Re: [WISPA] Client loss during longer AP outagage[late nite AP service window]

2006-11-08 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Clients were based on both Senao radio CPEs and Zinwell CPEs On 11/8/06, Lonnie Nunweiler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are the brands of the client units? They might very well have the same gear inside which could account for the similar behaviour. Lonnie On 11/8/06, rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL

[WISPA] Handheld Spectrum analyzer mentioned on list last summer

2006-11-27 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I recall there was some interest in a German manufactured handheld spectrum analyzer last summer(cost about 1K). Some on the list were going to pool their resources to make a overseas order. Did that ever happen? Does anyone have one of those units?? How does it work? -- WISPA Wireless

Re: [WISPA] 900 Mhz Mikrotik SR9 Clients

2006-12-02 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
is there somewhere where I could find documentation on this issue. I'm just about to migrate many of my POPs from custom-wrap/soekris boards to MT routerboards. On 12/2/06, Travis Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There is a HUGE problem with Mikrotik and FCC certification. The Mikrotik 532 puts

[WISPA] anyone competing with ClearWire in their market?

2006-12-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I was visiting Seattle, and spoke with one of their reps. Sounds like they bought up a bunch of university 2.5 2.6 G licenses inexpensively. Anyone have feedback on how well their wimax works in NLOS environments? Thanks - Marshall -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Overage plan help

2006-12-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
How would one go about implementing Marlon's idea in MT? Just started using it and any tips are appreciated. - Marshall On 12/14/06, Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote: customer's location via speakeasy! grin Maybe I'll see if

Re: [WISPA] Overage plan help

2006-12-17 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Butch, how do you get the 10 min time factor to change the queue or BW limit? Looked thru MT stuff don't see anything that would help with this automatic system. Would a scheduled script be involved? Any tips or pointers would be appreciated. Thanks, Marshall Rabbit Meadows Technology On

Re: [WISPA] Cool ideas for RouterOS....

2006-12-30 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Butch, I really like your third application here. I use PFsense for a traffic shaper and am new to MT. Can't figure out how to get queues to change after a sub downloads X mb in a day. On 12/29/06, Butch Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd like to throw this out for the weekend. I want to

Re: [WISPA] Sample Lease Agreement for Roof Rights

2007-01-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
John, I'd be interested in seeing these too and I'm a member. On 1/3/07, John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I share my agreements to WISPA members. They are for placement on water towers, grain legs, etc. We also have a subscriber agreement that others have used as an example. I do not

[WISPA] Radius accounting vs IPflow accounting?

2007-01-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I am designing the migration of my network to a MT hotspot solution for fixed wireless subs. It appears there are two ways to account for customer bandwidth usage, radius accounting or use IPflow data from MT routers and a an application like IPTrack to do the accounting. Anyone have

[WISPA] IPsec/UDP and my border NAT gateway

2007-01-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Anyone have suggestions on what I need to do to allow my customer to do this type of VPN. I currently have customers behind my linux/iptables firewall that masquerades them out a single IP. This is the first customer who is having problems. Do I need a special rule to accomodate them?? The

Re: [WISPA] IPsec/UDP and my border NAT gateway

2007-01-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
IP. Those are my options for these customers, I have a number of them. Denni -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Monday, January 15, 2007 1:45 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] IPsec/UDP and my border

[WISPA] MT and UPS experience suggestions

2007-02-01 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I'm relatively new to MT, and wanted to get your feedback suggestions on some systems I'd like to deploy. I'd like to purchase an inexpensive UPS system that interfaces to MT and gives me battery voltage, current temp. I would then modify this UPS and use it in my own remote solar

[WISPA] 802.11a power limits

2007-02-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Anyone know the FCC power limits for point to multipoint 5.8Ghz communications? Thanks -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] 802.11a power limits

2007-02-05 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 4 watts (36dB) at the tower. 1 watt radio output no limit on antenna size for cpe. marlon - Original Message - From: rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2007 9:02 PM Subject: [WISPA] 802.11a power

Re: [WISPA] Typical OFDM CPE antennas

2007-02-05 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Forgive my ignorance, but is this 'cloaking' you speak of, a feature of 802.11G, or is it exclusively starOS, or can I find in in Mikrotik as well?? On 2/5/07, Tom DeReggi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I won't join into the arguement of B versus G and Amp versus no amp, but I will say I got

Re: [WISPA] Form 445

2007-02-12 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Please include me in the WISPA 445 filing Rabbit Meadows Technology, LLC On 2/12/07, John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you are a paid WISPA Principal Member then you do not have to worry about filing your CALEA Form 445. Kris Twomey is handling it for all paid WISPA Principal

[WISPA] per customer computer pricing

2007-02-17 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I noticed that many WISPs have plans based on how many customer computers are hooked up to the customer's service. How does that work? Your installer counts computers initially, but then what? I have several power users with 5-10 computers and would like to move them to another plan, but need

Re: [WISPA] per customer computer pricing

2007-02-17 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax - Original Message - From: rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 3:45 AM Subject: [WISPA] per customer computer pricing I noticed that many WISPs have plans

Re: [WISPA] per customer computer pricing

2007-02-17 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 1:03 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] per customer computer pricing Yes, but how do you explain what 5G/month is to the average sub?? They worry because they don't see this with the 'big boys' that advertize don't sevre their area

Re: [WISPA] per customer computer pricing

2007-02-17 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
the threshold, we don't worry about it. Mark Nash Network Engineer UnwiredOnline.Net 350 Holly Street Junction City, OR 97448 http://www.uwol.net 541-998- 541-998-5599 fax - Original Message - From: rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday

Re: [WISPA] Following the FCC rules are now simply about being stickerconscious or not??

2007-02-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Wireless rabbtux rabbtux wrote: Not to stir the fcc sticker debate, but what gear is out there today that is compatable with a MT/SR5 access point? Looking for lower cost CPEs for 1-5 mile deployments. Thanks -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] Following the FCC rules are now simply about being sticker conscious or not??

2007-02-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
+Rootenna if you are not sticker conscious. If you are sticker conscious I use the Tranzeo TR5a-24/20 with MT/CM9 setups and they work great. Sam Tetherow Sandhills Wireless rabbtux rabbtux wrote: Not to stir the fcc sticker debate, but what gear is out there today that is compatable with a MT

Re: [WISPA] Following the FCC rules are now simply about beingsticker conscious or not??

2007-02-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
the loyalty of some WISPs I respect hugely, and that's good enough for me. Patrick Leary AVP WISP Markets Alvarion, Inc. o: 650.314.2628 c: 760.580.0080 Vonage: 650.641.1243 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux

Re: [WISPA] strange mt issue

2007-02-24 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Reminds me of what happened when I took the backup file from a routerboard and tried to restore it on a new X86 board(WRAP). It did something very similar, and rendered my CF inoperable! (there goes my $40!). On 2/23/07, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, OK, this is really

Re: [WISPA] P2P Apps Going Legit?

2007-03-20 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I've seen sites like Limewire that charge for using the program (with limewire facelift) to do unlimited downloads - Still Ilegal. Also I ran across a customer who did his homework signed up for the third most popular DVD download site, but it was still a Paid P2P scam!! On 3/20/07, Mark

Re: [WISPA] Routers with DHCP Problems

2007-11-02 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
we've found transient power can reset DD-WRT on the buffalo APs. It only has to happen once to be a pain. Never saw this with openwrt based buffalos. My remote office runs on a generator that cuts over to inverters and causes power burps! I thought this problem was due to our setup, until I

[WISPA] Building new mail server, Webmail suggestions?

2007-12-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I'm in the process of putting together a new email server. It will probably be based on postfix and virtual users. No too much spam fighting software to bog things down and complicate the system now, since all my customers get postini spam filter service with their email. Anyway, just

Re: [WISPA] Building new mail server, Webmail suggestions?

2007-12-18 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
domain. ( http://google.com/a/ ) If anyone really objects to the ads, you can upgrade, or point out that it's a small price to pay for what is probably one of the most reliable email servers in the world. j On 12/19/07, rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All, I'm in the process

[WISPA] PPPoE client - server across several subnets?

2008-01-28 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I'd like to try a few PPPoE clients, and would like to have the pppoe server at my border so it will have enough CPU ummph. I don't want to load up my AP with this function. Is it possible to have a pppoe proxy on the tower, and the pppoe server at the network center. We have a several hop

Re: [WISPA] Private vs Public addresses for end-users

2008-01-30 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Have you had any vpn problems or such for 1-1 NAT customers? I will be getting a handful of routable ips soon and this is how I was planning to manage the few business customers. Does it work well? On Jan 28, 2008 1:12 PM, Jason Hensley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Even if you buy your own from

[WISPA] pppoe server, Redback capability of other solutions?

2008-02-07 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All I'm in the process of moving over to another upstream provider. I'm working with them closely to get service to my county PUD system that uses pppoe tunnels for virtually all end user connections. ( I know that I can get a vlan, but the cost is prohibitive at the moment) So, I'm their

Re: [WISPA] pppoe server, Redback capability of other solutions?

2008-02-07 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
. Attached is our current CPU usage. -Eric rabbtux rabbtux wrote: All I'm in the process of moving over to another upstream provider. I'm working with them closely to get service to my county PUD system that uses pppoe tunnels for virtually all end user connections

[WISPA] Based on list comments I did a MT ROS upgrade...

2008-02-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Hearing good things about routeros 3.2 I upgraded my office system. Big problem, look before you leap. I had an old soekris X86 client system with a prisim card talking to another 2.9.x system with an SR2 radio. I upgraded from 2.9.50, to 3.2 and ran into some issues, like my ethernet

Re: [WISPA] Based on list comments I did a MT ROS upgrade...

2008-02-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
IS anyone using ROS 3.2 or 3.3 and prisim cards without problems? On Feb 15, 2008 2:00 PM, rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just flushed my office configuration for a simple 2 port router, one of the ports is a prisim card. When I upgraded to 3.3 I get the same 'packet gain' problem

Re: [WISPA] Based on list comments I did a MT ROS upgrade...

2008-02-15 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Support Services-- +1 314-686-1302 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 2:02 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Based on list comments I did a MT ROS upgrade... Hearing good things

[WISPA] Did I order wrong Tranzeo product?

2008-02-22 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I have mikrotik SR5 AP deployed, and wanted to use it for high end customers in addition to the backhaul it now provides. I ordered a Tranzeo TR-5a-24f unit to test as a CPE. It seems that none of the channels match up between the two units. Is this the wrong unit to use, or am I missing

[WISPA] Vertical alignment tips for antenna on pole or crank up towers

2008-03-09 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I have recently been doing more 5.8G links. The first challenge was on a pole(15') mount with a 22dB grid antenna, link distance of 1.5 miles, and one end 1000' higher than the other. It took quite a while to get the vertical tilt adjusted. Looking at the down tilt from the ground was

Re: [WISPA] For those using IPTrack

2008-04-04 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
did you ever get this resolved? On Wed, Jan 9, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Andrew Niemantsverdriet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying a new install of IPTrack. I have my router all set up and sending NetFlow data (verified by tcpdump and NTOP) however when I try to start IPTrack I get these errors:

[WISPA] OSPF tips

2008-04-12 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I have a fully routed network thats been done manually. Its getting to be a complicated chore with the couple dozen little subnets to keep track of. Last year I upgraded 90% of my wireless network to routeros. Played with OSPF some, but am unclear on how to use the 'area' parameter in my

[WISPA] setting up queues for 3 speeds, Burst, normal, slower

2008-05-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I was wondering if anyone has ever setup the MT hotspot to work in the following way: Initial download speed is set to burst speed for say, 3 minutes, followed for 15 minutes at normal speed. After that, the connection is throttled down to a third, lower speed for downloading. Is this

[WISPA] 'family friendly' isp filtering solutions

2008-05-29 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I'm looking into providing a 'family friendly' option to our services. Would like to provide a solution to end customers that requires no software, just call us. I've used Dansguardian before, but it might be difficult to mantain a 'one size fits all' proxy for customers. Who out there is

Re: [WISPA] 'family friendly' isp filtering solutions

2008-05-30 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
what 'protection' do I have as a small wisp? Only want to offer something similar to what my local competition already is. On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 2:18 PM, David E. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: rabbtux rabbtux wrote: I'm looking into providing a 'family friendly' option to our services

[WISPA] Is anyone using the the open source Zimbra mail server?

2008-06-02 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I'm just about to use Zimbra to replace my exsisting qmail server. Just wondering if anyone had any experience or tips about using this feature rich email server? Thanks, Marshall WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] ip accounting solns

2008-06-13 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Marlon, Please expand. What solution are you speaking of? any link or contact info? Thanks On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Brandon has the best solution out there. It's also cost effective. marlon - Original Message - From: Rogelio

[WISPA] help! replacement MT based 5.8G system connects, but no ping!

2008-07-01 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
All, I'm at wits end as my network is crippled and I'm having problems getting the replacement system to talk. Both systems have the correct security key, as they will not register to each other correctly without it. The new system is ros3.9 and it is PTP with another ros2.9.50 system. These

Re: [WISPA] help! replacement MT based 5.8G system connects, but no ping!

2008-07-01 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
On the AP side (producion system for year), it shows this test rb133 registered with rx 1M and tx to it of 6M. Its like the rb133 system refuses to transmit at any rate above 1M?? Still, no ping between the two. On 7/1/08, rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: no WDS and no Bridging involved

Re: [WISPA] help! replacement MT based 5.8G system connects, but no ping!

2008-07-02 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
541-998- 541-998-5599 fax http://www.unwiredwest.com - Original Message - From: rabbtux rabbtux [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 9:01 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] help! replacement MT based 5.8G system connects,but no ping

[WISPA] emerg. switch to NS2,5 for AP?

2010-08-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
hi all, one of our largest service points took a hit saturday night. I had to come up with a bunch of replacement equipment fast. The solution involved adding more cables up the tower, and running the mikrotik router from the ground. Each of the 3 primary antenna are now driven by nanostation 2

Re: [WISPA] emerg. switch to NS2,5 for AP?

2010-08-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
have used high quality 23dbi flatpanels with a NS5 once and it only got 1db better than the internal antenna; all due to the pigtail path through the nanostation. On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 07:44:39AM -0700, rabbtux rabbtux wrote: hi all, one of our largest service points took a hit

[WISPA] Bullet M5 for 802.11a??

2010-08-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
may be a dumb question, but is it possible to use a bullet M5 for normal 802.11a on 5.8 GHz? Is there a different firmware image to upload? Thanks, marshall WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Bullet M5 for 802.11a??

2010-08-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I guess the question is best put as: Can I configure/modify a Bullet M5 to work with nanostation 5s?? On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.comwrote: If it was like the other airmax great you need at least 5.2ish for A. On Aug 3, 2010 11:41 AM, rabbtux rabbtux

Re: [WISPA] Bullet M5 for 802.11a??

2010-08-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
in A/N mixed mode. *From:* wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] *On Behalf Of *rabbtux rabbtux *Sent:* Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:30 AM *To:* WISPA General List *Subject:* Re: [WISPA] Bullet M5 for 802.11a?? I guess the question is best put as: Can I configure

Re: [WISPA] Bullet M5 for 802.11a??

2010-08-03 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
looks good, just uploaded latest firmware 5.2.n my M5 bullet from last year had version 5.02 It appears to support all the settings i mentioned! On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 11:35 AM, rabbtux rabbtux rabb...@gmail.com wrote: devil is in details, I need 10Mhz channel and simple 64bit WEP to work

Re: [WISPA] Green Field Developments

2007-07-12 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Don't have anything for you yet, but I'm interested in what others are doing in this area. What types of arrangements/payments do others make/collect from developers for service guarantees or such for their new developments? On 7/11/07, D. Ryan Spott [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I was

[WISPA] Anyone sell/setup webcams with their wireless service?

2007-09-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Just looking for suggestions. Would like to offer a simple indoor webcam we can sell preconfigured to new wireless customers. This is a new reason for those with second homes to buy our year round service for them. Any camera suggestions? we're looking at panasonic BL-C30A for this use. Any

Re: [WISPA] Anyone sell/setup webcams with their wireless service?

2007-09-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
monitoring. Frank -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 10:09 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Anyone sell/setup webcams with their wireless service? Just looking for suggestions

Re: [WISPA] Anyone sell/setup webcams with their wireless service?

2007-09-19 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
Of rabbtux rabbtux Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 5:44 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Anyone sell/setup webcams with their wireless service? Are there any support issues I need to be aware of? (ie customers call from out of country about webcam performance, etc) On 9/19

[WISPA] Anyone doing remote backup for customers?

2007-09-20 Thread rabbtux rabbtux
I've been looking at an open source application called backuppc and considering offering remote backup service to some customers. I appreciate the wisdom and experience of the group here. Any suggestions on how best to offer this service? Any software suggestions for this? I would like to

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