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Nov 30 / Greg

Class Video – Mikrotik Basics

This is a 45 minute video that will walk you through configuring a Mikrotik for a standard network: ip addressing, routing, dhcp server/client, DNS, basic wireless and bridging.
It also covers some of the basic services and tools.

The slides can be found here -> Mikrotik Basics (16448).


I cover disabling ip services in my security class video, but until then for the port forwarding, you either need to disable ftp or change its port. You do this via ip -> services -> ftp. This goes the same for www traffic.

Please leave me some quality feedback!

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  1. Cory / Dec 3 2009

    Not sure if this is Quality…but….Greg! you Rock! serious man, keep up the awsome work, I frequent your site and always leave a better Man! hehe.

    Cheers!

  2. Greg / Dec 3 2009

    Cory :
    Not sure if this is Quality…but….Greg! you Rock! serious man, keep up the awsome work, I frequent your site and always leave a better Man! hehe.

    Cheers!

    Hehehehe. Hey Cory, it’s been a while bud!
    I’m glad I could help sir, and how much do I have to pay you again for comments like this…was it $20 a post? 😛

  3. drink / Dec 10 2009

    Thanks to your video I learned some essentials about mikrotiks, was a ‘spanish village’ for me :).

  4. Greg / Dec 10 2009

    drink :
    Thanks to your video I learned some essentials about mikrotiks, was a ’spanish village’ for me :) .

    Drink,

    I’m glad it helped…this is the whole reason I made them. I had to google spanish village…I’ve never heard the expression. Looks like over here we say “it’s all Greek to me.”
    Spanish Village

  5. sacabonos / Dec 12 2009

    Thanks greg, that’s really nice of you to devote some of your time to teach us something here. I can’t tell you how many MikroTik beginners tutorials I’ve watched so far none of them was good as this one.
    You really know how to use your toys 😉

  6. Greg / Dec 12 2009

    sacabonos :Thanks greg, that’s really nice of you to devote some of your time to teach us something here. I can’t tell you how many MikroTik beginners tutorials I’ve watched so far none of them was good as this one.
    You really know how to use your toys ;)

    Sacabonos,

    Thanks bud.
    I appreciate the compliment. What I really tried to do was think of 90% of what people need when doing an initial config. This class with the security covers most of everything.

    I try and know as much about my equipment as possible…I eat, sleep and breathe it every day. =)

  7. hendro jaya malau / Dec 17 2009

    i am a beginner, i really appreciate for your effort. thank’s so much sir. (i am from indonesia)

  8. Greg / Dec 17 2009

    hendro jaya malau :
    i am a beginner, i really appreciate for your effort. thank’s so much sir. (i am from indonesia)

    Hendro,

    Thanks for stopping by sir! =)

  9. Arif4l / Jan 12 2010

    Nice Greg 🙂 Thanks a lot.

  10. Greg / Jan 12 2010

    NP 🙂

  11. Eric / Mar 18 2010

    Great Video Resource for the Mikrotik Beginner.
    Thanks so much, looking forward to viewing the others.

    Eric

  12. Greg / Mar 18 2010

    Thanks and I hope you enjoy the others equally as much.

  13. Eric James / Apr 30 2010

    Greg – THANKS much! This video gave me that “I love it when a plan comes together” feeling – you helped me connect concepts together and do something practical – bless you!! 🙂

  14. Greg / Apr 30 2010

    Glad to help sir 🙂

  15. GARY / Jul 15 2010

    Thanks for the video, great help! Where can i find the slides for the class?

  16. Fred / Jan 8 2011

    I don’t understand why you set a “not UPS” logging rule to remote unless you want to capture *everything* on the remote logging server. So, if that’s the case, are you capturing every single non-UPS event on the remote server, and if so, how crazy are the logs for an average MikroTik box you administer?

  17. Greg / Jan 10 2011

    @Fred

    The messages dumped aren’t too bad because I generally filter some additional messages out. I ditch most of the DHCP messages and some other common messages.

  18. bj / May 6 2011

    hello sir,,

    your site is very informative ,, we keep viewing your site together with our newbie techs,, this is very informative for them and for us also
    you are very much helpful,, would like also to thank people in the mikrotik furom who recommended your site… btw

    we have project to put up a wifi hot spot and will go commercial with advertisement charges and prepaid users setup,

    been scouting for good mikrotik router and antenna for extendeing the range signal. do you have something to recommend a set up or a prticular mikrotik model or any that we can start into this project

    tnx again

    bj

  19. Shawn / May 10 2011

    Greg,

    Thanks for informative video. I am a newbie with MT and have learned a lot. Can’t wait to start playing some more.

  20. mohamed / Jul 8 2011

    good well

  21. mohamed / Jul 8 2011

    well done

  22. Paul Verboom / Aug 28 2011

    Thanks for the video.

    It covered a whole bunch of stuff MikroTik should have in their documentation for example; the fact you can drag and drop Files from WinBox. Who would have know, much easier then setting up a FTP session.

    I feel much better about tackling this beast now.

  23. Ivan / Oct 18 2011

    Hi

    Thank you very much for your effort in making all of these video tutorials. You helped me a lot in handling MT. Keep up the good work!

    Regards from Croatia
    Ivan

  24. JC / May 5 2012

    Thanks Greg,

    This is amazing content you can’t find anywhere else without paying. I would have gladly paid for this.

  25. Faizan / Oct 8 2012

    Thanks greg, You are really doing a great job.

  26. Gerard / Oct 12 2012

    Great content. Thank you very much.

  27. Nitin / Nov 3 2012

    Great tutorial. I almost decided to sell my RB2011 router but after watching this video, I am in love with it. Apart from some wireless issues, and slow WebGUI, I think MT devices are great.

  28. Anthony / Mar 28 2016

    Great tutorial on basic connectivity. Learnt quite a bit from this. I loved your other tutorial on pptp/l2tp over ipsec connectivity.

  29. Shufqat Bokhari / Mar 29 2016

    Well these are the simplest and most straight forward tutorials for the beginners like me.
    I don’t know how to thank you sir!

  30. Alexandru / Sep 21 2016

    Thank you very much!
    You’re awesome!

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