[Mikrotik] The no ping if no association "feature" of v6 mikrotik
butch-mikrotik at ics-il.net
Wed Dec 17 10:07:39 CST 2014
Wouldn't extra bridges decrease performance?
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From: "Butch Evans" <butche at butchevans.com>
To: mikrotik at mail.butchevans.com
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 9:56:55 AM
Subject: Re: [Mikrotik] The no ping if no association "feature" of v6 mikrotik
On 11/24/2014 03:30 PM, Matt Larsen - Lists wrote:
> We have been doing some firmware upgrades on Mikrotiks from 5.26 to
> 6.22, and alarms start going off on a few of our locations. If we have
> an AP that has no associations on it, you cannot ping the ip address of
> the wireless card after upgrading to 6.22.
> Is there a workaround for this? I have a few places where the alarms
> are driving me crazy.
Create a bridge, add the wireless card to the bridge, put IP space on
the bridge. I, also, put an administrative MAC on the bridge interface.
By doing it this way, you could change the wlan card and no arp issues
for customers, plus, the interface is always running, so IP space is
always shared via ospf (it is likely this is the issue you are seeing
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