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May 14 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 46 – Tiering Standard, HFT, Mikrotik RFC Flagship Router

The few, the faithful, Tomas, Mike, and Greg beat you over the head with opinion and speculation(everyone’s favorite).

This cast we talk about:
Tier system for classifying ISPs
High Frequency Trading
/8 transfers of IPv4
**Reminder, climb smart/safe and go home alive**
WISPAPALOOZA 2017 registration now open
Cambium Networks cnPilot R190W
RFC New Mikrotik Flagship Router
Mikrotik hAP mini sub $20
RB1100AHx4 $350MSRP
PowerBox Pro $99
MUM Speculation…unicorn hoof beats?

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Apr 30 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 45 – Upcoming Denver MUM, AU Data Collection, FIOS Gig

This cast we had Greg, Tomas, Tom, Mike, and Miller talking shop. Tom’s rants were even kept just below 10 minutes 😛

This cast we talk about:
OpenBSD6.1 Released
Routing panel at Denver MUM – may25th and 26th
Unimus 0.3.3
GPS sync NTP server
RB953GS-5HNT-US has hit the FCC
Ubiquiti U-installer
Riverbed picks up Xirrus
NetXMS adds or improves specialized support for IgniteNet, Etc.
IOT: SigFox and US IOT
Australia mandatory metadata collection
New Chrome considers StartSSL root certs as untrusted
Turkey Blocks wikipedia sacks another 4000 officials

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Apr 28 / Greg

TheBrothersWISP Panel At Denver MUM 2017

We will be doing a panel surrounding routing with Mikrotik. It’s an open forum so if you don’t give us questions, then it’s going to get pretty boring, pretty fast. If you have questions, and won’t be able to attend, or are to shy to ask out loud, send them to us on or at contactus (at)

See you guys there!

Apr 28 / thebrotherswisp

TBW Goes To MUM – Denver 2017

We will be doing a panel surrounding routing with Mikrotik. It’s an open forum so if you don’t give us questions, then it’s going to get pretty boring, pretty fast. If you have questions, and won’t be able to attend, or are to shy to ask out loud, send them to us on or at contactus (at)

See you guys there!

Apr 17 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 44 – Mikrotik EU MUM Announcements, Unifi In-wall, News

This cast Greg is out of town so forgive the barking dogs please(I’m not just talking about Mike). We have Greg, Mike, and Tomas catching up on a LOT of hardware…like a lot a lot.

This cast we talk about:’s CWDM/DWDM education
FS free shipping/no tax from North American warehouses
Inmates build PCs in prison ceiling
Mimosa C5 security updates
Unimus adds Cumulus support
Free Range Routing = cows with routers
Surge suppression 101
Extreme picks up Brocades routing assets
Unifi In-wall – compact inwall AC AP poe powered w/poe out
MUM products
CSS326-24G-2S+RM – 24gig/2SFP+
CRS317-1G-16S+ – 16 port SFP+, new switch chips, line rate switching, hardware STP, dual boot
wAP LTE – 2g 3g, external antenna optional
hAP mini – 2ghz radio, 3 ethernet, 8cm tall, great case design
“RB1100AHx4 – same case, new quad core Cortex A15 cores clocked at 1.4 GHz, Two SATA3 ports, Two M.2 ports, 60GB SSD included
PowerBox Pro – outdoor 5 port router, poe out af/at, SFP for fiber
mUPS – battery backed poe injector
LtAP mini

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Mar 18 / thebrotherswisp

TheBrothersWISP 43 – UBNT/Mikrotik Exploits, UBNT Airmax AC Gen2, WISPAmerica Wrapup

This cast we have Tomas, Miller, Mike, and Greg chatting it up. Greg is rocking his old robo mic, so let us know if the quality improved. I know my “P”s were a little harsh, I’ll put my pop filter back on.

This cast we talk about:
Upgrade your Cnpilots if they are running 4.3 or older.
Airmax AC Gen 2
UBNT Exploit on devices performing NATing.
CIA Vault 7 exploits 8k docs- “Hive” MTK vulnerable HTTP server
Mikrotik patched Hive hole – 6.38.5 – bugfix 6.37.5
Mikrotik fixed CCR IPSec packet reordering issue – 3/12/2017: 6.39rc51
Mikrotik MUM Denver, CO, May 25-26
WISPAmerica Interviews – WISPA Award Winnders
Packetflux Interview
Baltic/Siklu Interview
Micronet Coms Interview
Mimosa Interview
UBNT Interview
Unifi Updates Interview
SIAE Interview
McCown Tech Interview
Ignitenet Interview
VISP Interview
Contact WISPA about recording sessions in case you can’t make it, and Mike will love you.

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Mar 10 / Greg

MikroTik RouterOS v6.37.5 [bugfix], v6.38.5 [current] and v6.39rc49 [rc]

What’s new in 6.37.5 (2017-Mar-09 11:54):

!) www – fixed http server vulnerability; This is presumably the fix for the CIA Hive Exploit in the Mikrotik httpd implementation
*) chr – fixed problem when transmit speed was reduced by interface queues;
*) dhcp – do not listen on IPv4/IPv6 client to IPv6 MLD packets;
*) dude – (changes discussed here:;
*) export – do not show “read-only” IRQ entries;
*) filesystem – implemented procedures to verify and restore internal file structure integrity upon upgrading;
*) firewall – do not allow to set “time” parameter to 0s for “limit” option;
*) firewall – fixed import of exported configuration that had updated “limit” setting;
*) graphing – fixed graphing crash when high amount of traffic is processed;
*) hotspot – fixed rare kernel crash on multicore systems;
*) hotspot – fixed redirect to URL where escape characters are used (requires newly generated HTML files);
*) hotspot – show Host table commentaries also in Active tab and vice versa;
*) interface – do not treat multiple zeros as single zero on name comparison;
*) irq – properly detect all IRQ entries;
*) l2tp-client – fixed IPSec policy generation after reboot;
*) lcd – show fan2 speed only if it is available;
*) leds – fixed defaults for RBSXT5HacD2nr2;
*) mmips – improved general stability;
*) rb3011 – fixed noise from buzzer after silent boot;
*) switch – fixed crash when trying to configure second master port on the same chipset (RB3011, RB2011, CCR1009-8G-1S+);
*) userman – allow access to User Manager users page only through “/user” URL;
*) userman – show warning when no users are selected for CSV file generation;
*) winbox – added “add-relay-info” and “relay-info-remote-id” to DHCP relay;
*) winbox – added H flag to “/ip arp” ;
*) winbox – added missing “use-fan2” and “active-fan2” to “/system health”;
*) winbox – allow shorten bytes to k,M,G in bridge firewall just like in “/ip firewall”;
*) winbox – do not hide “power-cycle-after” option;
*) winbox – do not hide 00:00:00:00:00:00 MAC address in unpublished ARPs;
*) winbox – fixed matching “connection-state=untracked” connections;
*) winbox – fixed typo in “/system resources pci” list;
*) winbox – hide advertise tab in Hotspot user profile configuration if “transparent-proxy” is not enabled;
*) winbox – make “power-cycle-after” show correct value;
*) winbox – make “power-cycle-interval” not to depend on “power-cycle-ping-enabled” in PoE settings;
*) winbox – properly show BGP communities in routing filters table filter;
*) wireless – fixed scan tool stuck in background;
*) wireless – improved compatibility with Intel 2200BG wireless card;
*) wireless – update Thailand country frequency settings;

What’s new in 6.38.5 (2017-Mar-09 11:32):

!) www – fixed http server vulnerability;

What’s new in 6.39rc49 (2017-Mar-09 12:33):

!) www – fixed http server vulnerability;
*) capsman – improved CAP status querying;
*) defconf – fixed default configuration generation when wireless package is disabled;
*) ike2 – check child state before allowing rekey;
*) ike2 – send EAP identity as user-name RADIUS attribute;
*) lte – added LTE signal level reading for Cinterion modems;
*) queue – fixed reboot loop when queues were used (introduced in 6.39rc42);
*) rb3011 – added partitioning support;
*) tr069-client – added “Device.Hosts.Host.{i}.” support;Glad to see they are still thinking about this – I see potential for sure.
*) userman – fixed rare crash when User Manager requested file does not exist on router;
*) wireless – fixed RBSXT5HacD2nr2 small channel support;

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v6.39rc49 forum topic discussion: