Point to Point Mikrotik

Sunday, December 13th, 2009
Routed or bridged, there are few back haul radios available that can match the Mikrotik RouterOS software for features, tools, flexibility and cost.  With features and flexibility comes complexity and confusion.  I wanted to help dispel some of that confusion with this article.  You may have lots of choices to make, but most of these choices are relatively simple decisions.  And so, brave reader, proceed... (more…)

How to bridge distant networks using RouterOS and PPtP

Saturday, December 5th, 2009
Mikrotik has recently added MPLS to their already amazing RouterOS product.  MPLS offers some really nice options for bridging networks that exist within a single administrative domain.  But, what can you do if you need to bridge 2 networks that do NOT exist within the same administrative domain?  This article discusses how to create a bridge using another fairly recent upgrade in RouterOS.  Read on... (more…)

Welcome to my blog!

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008
This blog will contain several tutorials and thoughts about various networking devices and technologies. Part of the intent here is to share some how-tos using various products. Since I am most familiar with the ImageStream and Mikrotik products, you will find many of my tutorials revolve around these products. Also, I will be posting various general networking tutorials. If you can think of a specific tutorial you'd like to see written up, by all means, please let me know by email or by phone. My main consulting website is here.