Reference Manual

Document revision:2.4 (13-Oct-2004)
Applies to:MikroTik RouterOS V2.8


Specifications Sheet Device Driver List Shows the list of currently supported hardware License Management

User Guides

How to Read Documentation This section contains information about browser requirements and tips on using manual system Basic Setup Guide This is a good point to start learning RouterOS Installing RouterOS with NetInstall Installing RouterOS with CD-Install Installing RouterOS with Floppies RouterOS How To List

Remote Administration

Telnet Server and Client SSH (Secure Shell) Server and Client Serial Console and Terminal Allows to access your router via serial port. This becomes extrimely usefull working with RouterBoard Winbox Terminal Console General information about console navigation, common commands and functions Configuration Management Tools to backup/restore, export/import and reset system configuration MAC Telnet Server and Client FTP (File Transfer Protocol) Server


General Interface Settings Wireless Client and Wireless Access Point Manual Bridge ARLAN 655 Wireless Client Card CISCO/Aironet 2.4GHz 11Mbps Wireless Interface Cyclades PC300 PCI Ethernet Interfaces FarSync X.21 FrameRelay (PVC) ISDN MOXA C101 Synchronous Interface MOXA C502 Dualport Synchronous Interface PPP and Asynchronous Interfaces RadioLAN 5.8GHz Wireless Interface Sangoma Synchronous Interfaces LMC/SBEI Synchronous Interfaces Xpeed SDSL GPRS PCMCIA Driver Management Contains information on working with ISA and PCMCIA cards M3P M3P optimizes the data rate usage of links using protocols that have a high overhead per packet transmitted

Virtual Private Networking


Authentication, Authorization, Accounting and Monitoring

AAA Contains information about local and RADIUS authentication, authorization and accounting SNMP Allows to monitor the router remotely Log Management

Packet Filtering and Quality of Service

Firewall Filters Peer to Peer Traffic Control Packet Marking (Mangle) Network Address Translation Connection Tracking and Service Ports Bandwidth Control Describes the use of queues and queue trees to manage traffic datarate (traffic shaping) and provide Quality of Service for network users

IP Addressing and Routing

IP Addresses and ARP Routes, Equal Cost Multipath Routing, Policy Routing OSPF Open Shortest Path First Protocol RIP Router Information Protocol BGP Border Gateway Protocol Prefix Lists

Plug-and-Play Network Access

DHCP Client and Server DNS Client and Cache HotSpot Gateway Describes techniques for deploying instant (Plug-and-Play) network access points IP Pools Universal Client Interface UPnP Web Proxy SOCKS Proxy Server

System Information and Utilities

Package Management Support Output File Software Version Management Describes software upgrade process System Resource Management Contains information about various small utilities under /system menu Certificate Management GPS Synchronization LCD Management NTP (Network Time Protocol) RouterBoard-specific functions UPS Monitor DDNS Update Tool Describes Dynamic DNS update procedure Services, Protocols, and Ports MNDP

Diagnostics Tools

Bandwidth Test ICMP Bandwidth Test Packet Sniffer Ping Torch (Realtime Traffic Monitor) Traceroute

Scripting Host and Complementary Tools

Scripting Host and Complementary Tools Email Client

IP Telephony

IP Telephony

High Availability

VRRP Describes how to configure a high availability default path System Watchdog

Application Examples

High-availability HotSpot Example Scripting Examples SNMP Monitoring Examples DMZ Configuration Example IPsec Tunnels With NAT Local Users Authentication via RADIUS