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Cool Things You Can Do with the Dude – Part 2

Setting up your first network map  ...
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Cool things you can do with The Dude – Part 1

Install and setup How to Navigate the Home Screen Ah, The Dude …. I had the misfortune of getting into Mikrotiks just when the developer for the original Dude had left.  It seemed so intriguing, so visual, so potentially helpful....
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How to Do a Packet Capture with Mikrotik Routers – Part 2

Port Mirroring and Streaming These next two methods are pretty handy and can make you look oh-so-cool to your lesser tech friends and coworkers.  Your name will be spoken in the same breath as the words “Guru”, “Brain”, “THE Brain”,...
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How to Do a Packet Capture with Mikrotik Routers – Part 1

You might say that I’m renewing my vows to Wireshark this year as I am once again going to “cert-up” on my WCNA which expired a couple of years ago (it’s good for 3 years).   And to be honest, before...
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BrainEatingNetworkZombies.com … or … How to pick a name for your network blog site

I wrote the main portion of this piece a while back when Jeff and I started another blog site called “NetworkSpeak” (don’t bother looking for it at this point) but for posterity I’m posting it now.   This was also...
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RouterOS by Example Second Edition, by Stephen Discher

Before I give you the low down on how and why I think this book is the best thing to happen to RouterOS documentation since, well, ever – let me first dispense with a few disclaimers. I am an avid...
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Programming CAPsMan in Router OS using Mikrotik RB2011 and RBcAP2n

Assuming that you know the basics of how to set up a Mikrotik router (or think you do), the following is how to program CAPsMan on a Mikrotik router. The router used for the main controller is the RB2011 (although...
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