May 18 2011

DSA key login and command execution via SSH on RouterOS

Since RouterOS 2.9.13 the support for SSH DSA keys and command execution via ssh connection is available.

This allows admins to run commands and scripts from a remote machine on a RouterOS equipped one without inserting interactively a password to authenticate (Public/Private Key Authentication).
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May 15 2011

Interface Bonding 802.3ad (LACP) with Mikrotik and Cisco

Bonding (also called port trunking or link aggregation) can be configured quite easily on RouterOS-Based devices.

Having 2 NICs (ether1 and ether2) in each router (Router1 and Router2), it is possible to get maximum data rate between 2 routers, by aggregating port bandwidth.

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May 15 2011

802.1Q Trunking with Atheros 8316 on RouterOS

Routerboards with Atheros 8316 switch chips can be used for 802.1Q Trunking.
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May 15 2011

Port Switching using Switch Chip on RouterOS

Switch Chip features are implemented in RouterOS (complete set of features implemented starting from version v4.0).

Command line config is located under /interface ethernet switch menu.
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