[Mikrotik] RBxxx switch or hub?

Chupaka chupaka at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 16:36:11 CST 2011


Definitely switch. On the forum, there was a question how to turn bridge
into hub.

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3 марта 2011 г. 0:05 пользователь Josh Luthman
<josh at imaginenetworksllc.com>написал:

> Software based hub or switch?
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> 2011/3/2 Scott Reed <sreed at nwwnet.net>
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> > On the non-250 models, if you assign a Master Port to an interface, it
> > should use the switch chip as a switch.
> > If you put 2 interfaces in a bridge, it will be a software based hub.
> >
> >
> > On 3/2/2011 8:40 AM, Chupaka wrote:
> >
> >> I believe, it _can_ be used as hub by placing rules to send packets to
> >> several ports, but in general it acts as switch.
> >>
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> >> 2011/3/2 Scott Reed<sreed at nwwnet.net>
> >>
> >>  Good idea, but don't setup a bridge, turn on the switch function.  This
> >>> is
> >>> done by setting a master interface on the interface.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 3/1/2011 9:49 PM, Mike Lyon wrote:
> >>>
> >>>  Set 3 ports in a bridge, hook up a sniffer to one port, pass traffic
> >>>> between the two other ports and see if you see traffic? That should
> >>>> tell you which it is.
> >>>>
> >>>> Would also be interesting to see the arp table in this situation...
> >>>>
> >>>> -mike
> >>>>
> >>>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mar 1, 2011, at 17:56, Bill Prince
> >>>> <part-15 at SkylineBroadbandService.com>   wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> This question came up a few weeks ago in the midst of a discussion
> about
> >>>>
> >>>>> the RB493/450 etc.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Someone (I don't remember who) asserted that when using the built-in
> >>>>> switch capabilities of these routerboards, that the actual function
> is
> >>>>> like
> >>>>> a hub, not a switch.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Anybody know for a fact that this is the case?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> What about the RBs that are actually supposed to be a switch (e.g.
> >>>>> RB250)?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Would be a shame if they really are acting as hubs.
> >>>>>
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