[Mikrotik] ssh attempts from public space to private address

Blake Covarrubias blake at beamspeed.com
Wed Jul 25 14:09:14 CDT 2012

On Jul 25, 2012, at 12:00 PM, Ty Featherling wrote:

> This is my primary DHCP server. It currently handles our entire network
> except for the handful of sites I have routed now. I had some trouble when
> I initially set it up and found that adding a public address to the
> interface that is within the network it is handing out addresses for solved
> it. As a result I have several public IPs assigned to this interface. Is
> this necessary? Somehow I doubt it but couldn't get it going otherwise and
> was in a crunch to do so.

DHCP relaying. Setup your other routers to forward DHCP requests to the MikroTik DHCP server.


If you're using Cisco routers you can accomplish the same with "ip helper-address x.x.x.x" under your customer-facing interface's configuration.

Blake Covarrubias

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