MikroTik Installation Server Setup

Navigating the Terminal Console

Mikrotik RouterOS on Mikrotik routers
In the current example we use two networks:. After that you will be prompted to press 'Enter'. Second, a Web server provides a separate firmware file on the local area network for permanent installation. If you hit a key in time, you will see the menu:. Create a new similar rule, or copy the existing one with the following changes: Before starting, reset your router.

Using Linux

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The system will install selected packages. After that you will be prompted to press 'Enter'. It can also be installed on a PC and will turn it into a router with all the necessary features - firewall, routing, wireless access point, bandwidth management, hotspot gateway, backhaul link, VPN server and more.

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Once the device is rebooting, use the commands below on your computer to turn off dnsmasq and lighttpd:. When the router has completely rebooted, it will provide your computer with a DHCP lease.

Once this has happened, you can open a web browser, and in the URL bar enter http: Next, run the Commotion setup wizard and configure the settings for your network. If you want to read more about this process, see the document Configure Commotion. Install on a MikroTik Router. Introduction This document contains a step-by-step process for installing the Commotion software on MikroTik routers. A computer with an Ethernet port. Access to a power outlet. One Ethernet switch with two open ports.

A computer with a serial port, or a USB-to-Serial adapter. A serial cable to connect to a DB-9 male serial console An Internet connection or the appropriate Commotion software image. So installing Commotion is a two step process: First, boot the router from a DHCP server on the local area network. A TFTP server then provides an. ELF firmware file that is loaded into the router's memory.

Second, a Web server provides a separate firmware file on the local area network for permanent installation. Setup the Hardware Unpack the MikroTik router and install the external antennas if the unit has them. Open a terminal and install the package by typing the following: Run the following command in the terminal: If you hit a key in time, you will see the menu: Select x to exit setup.

First, disconnect your computer from any network you are attached to. The dnsmasq server can assign IP addresses to any computer on your network once it is configured, which can cause strange behavior. For this reason, you should be very careful to turn the server on only when you are using it to install Commotion. All other times your computer is running, the dnsmasq service should be turned off.

We will cover that below. Next, configure dnsmaq to provide only the services needed to install Commotion. There are many, many options for configuring dnsmasq, and below are only the lines needed for the installation server's configuration.

You can download the file here and use the following steps to move it into place. Right click and select "Save link as You will first need to edit the dnsmasq.

In the file example above, the line reads:. The number will look something more like a6: Keep this attached to the router or saved in a file for later, in case you need to run this install process again. You can use your favorite text editor to edit the file provided before you copy it with the command below. For example, to run the editor gedit on the configuration file, type:.

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