Friday, September 21, 2012

MikroTik RouterOS v6 Candidate 1 Released

*RouterOS v6 release candidate 1 has been released*

v6 has many new features, among them:

- Doubles performance for Simple Queues
- New kernel and drivers
- Increases multicore system performance 25% or more
- Increases single core performance 10% or more
- High speed configuration for filters, scripting and other features

What's new in 6.0rc1 (2012-Sep-20 13:13):

* i386 - increased number of supported cores to 64;
* userman - fix unpaid profile activation while authenticating;
* dhcp client - custom options;
* dhcp options - allow mixing different data types;
* console - "export compact" now is the default, use "export verbose" to get
    previous behaviour;
* ntp - make it work again;
* tftpd - if real-file is a existing directory then prefix request with it;
* RB333 ethernets are back;
* dns - rotate servers only on failure;

Download it from here:

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Streakwave - A Diamond Sponsor of WISPAPALOOZA

Streakwave is proud to be sponsoring WISPAPALOOZA 2012 as a Diamond Sponsor and will be in booths 123 and 125.  

Carl Moberg, CEO will also be presenting the keynote address during Tuesday’s Luncheon on October 23rd. 

Additionally, we are holding Advanced Ubiquiti airMax Certified Admin Training on October 20th and 21st at the South Point Hotel & Conference Center, home of WISPAPALOOZA 2012Register for this training, space is limited.

Streakwave Wireless, Inc. is a global value added distributor with sales anddistribution facilities in: San Jose, CA (headquarters); Salt Lake City, UT; Cincinnati, OH; Curitiba - Parana, Brazil and, Hong Kong. Streakwave offers complete lines of wireless broadband networking equipment, two-way communications, telecommunications solutions, IP surveillance/security and green technologies from top-tier manufacturers. 

Solutions include: point-to-point backhauls, point-to-multipoint systems; two-way radio equipment along with related antennas and accessories; IP video equipment; green power management systems; and, equipment for all other types of wireless and wired network applications in the licensed and unlicensed frequencies. Primarily, Streakwave serves the enterprise, education, government, healthcare, security, service provider, hospitality and telecommunications markets.

Streakwave prides itself on technical expertise along with offering first-tier technical support for most products. Streakwave’s sales engineering/account management team verbally assists clients with all aspects of: planning, design, network layout, troubleshooting, site survey assistance and implementation. These attributes accompanied by unparalleled customer service proves Streakwave is the leader among product equipment providers.

Streakwave provides: WISPs, consultants, integrators, dealers, self-service end-users, service providers, and value-added resellers (VAR’s) with outstanding service and a wide product offering. Streakwave offers premier pricing programs, partner programs, and technical support helping clients achieve success in their own businesses.

Friday, September 7, 2012

MikroTik User Meeting in Brazil (Natal), November 26 - 27

General Information

MikroTik is happy to announce the annual MikroTik User Meeting in Brazil (Natal), November 26 - 27

Purpose of the Meeting

MikroTik Router operating system and software offer a new and exciting alternative to traditional brand name router solutions. This will be a meeting that will present strategies for deploying new and innovative MikroTik RouterOS and RouterBoard hardware applications.
Also don't miss the training before MUM, that's two events at the same place!

Entry Price

Entry price is $30 (US) if you register online until one week before MUM, register now! Ask your favorite distributor for MUM entry coupons! Paying attendees will also receive free RouterOS license, but only if they attend the Event

Dates of Events

  1. Training before MUM is a separate event, MUM registration price does not include Training! Training will be conducted by our training partners
  2. Welcome cocktail will be held the evening before MUM (November 25th, from 6.00PM)
  3. MUM conference will take place on November 26-27, 2012


Official language Portuguese

Meeting Venue

Information on where MUM takes place is in the accomodation section

Internet Access

There is wireless Internet access available, it's free of charge.

Who Should Attend

  • Corporate network engineers
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Companies with MikroTik related products and services

What Attendees Will Learn

  • Where and how MikroTik RouterOS is being used
  • New plans for enterprise routing applications
  • Innovative ideas and strategies
  • New opportunities for MikroTik products and services

Guest Lectures

See agenda please

Free Registration

please note that if you use the free registration, you will not qualify for the free RouterOS license and Lunch. You will get a free T-Shirt just like all other visitors.


Please, note that organizers cannot provide any type of insurance for participants. Participants of the Symposium are recommended to arrange individual insurance.


Symposium participants are kindly suggested to contact the appropriate embassy in their countries to check whether an entry visa is required
If other kind of Visa is required, please contact a local travel agent to organize the trip. Mikrotik will not provide any assistance or invitations for obtaining a visa

Delegate Identification

Admission to meeting sessions and other events will be permitted only to those wearing the official meeting badge (name tag) that will be generated at online registration. Print the badge before your travel, and bring it with you when arriving at Check-In
We reserve the right to refuse registration and admission to any person without assigning any reason


Only people who actually attend the MUM presentations are qualified for Free licenses and T-shirts, if offered. Availability is limited, first come/first serve.

For exhibitors

You are able to reserve an exhibitor table space to present your MikroTik related products at the MUM. You will be provided with a table (5'x30") with two chairs and one power strip. If you don't want to use the table, you can build your stand not bigger than the area occupied by the table and chairs. Contact sales[at] for more info

Guest Presentations

Focus of the user meeting is a comprehensive range of talks about using MikroTik products in various environments and applications. Furthermore, space will be provided for resellers and consultants to put up their own stand or host a discussion table.
MikroTik is the organizer of these events, providing the users with an opportunity get together and learn more from each other.
Following the success of prior MUMs, we cordially invite proposals of presentations to the MUM. Presentations are welcome from users of MikroTik software and hardware who wish to share their knowledge and experience of using MikroTik products for various networking needs.


We are looking for contributions about the following topics.
  • Wireless networking
  • User authentication and accounting
  • Dynamic routing
  • Network design
  • Bandwidth management and QoS
  • Security
  • Systems Administration and Networks
  • Any other MikroTik related topic

Submitting Contributions

Registration and submission of contributions is via e-mail to support[at] For participating in the Call for Papers, you will have to submit a short abstract, as well as a detailed description. To have the presentation at the MUM and qualify for the bonus from MikroTik, you will also need to submit slides for your talk to be put on the wiki page.

Length of the Contributions

The abstract should summarize the planned content of the talk in a precise and succinct way. We do not place a limit on its length. Please include full name(s) and a short description about the presenter(s).
The talks should take no more than 60 minutes, in order to allow some time for questions and for preparing the stage for the following speaker. Shorter presentations are possible, please let us know approximate time you would require, you can specify this when registering for the MUM
We can accept longer contributions in special cases; we ask for a justification for the longer extent in this case.
We will publish presentation slides only in PDF format and therefore ask you to refrain from using animations.
Contributions are selected based on their content by a program committee. Please understand that we cannot accept all contributions, depending on the number and quality of the submissions.
Your presentations, technology demos, reseller booths, and other proposals are as always welcome (contact!