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Topic # 136810 9-Dec-2013 16:33 Send private message

Hi Guys,

Our organisation has just had UFB installed which is great, except the PPPoe connection requires a VLAN tag of 10.

Our Netgear UTM9s does not support VLAN tagging on the WAN interface.

So I purchased a Mikrotik RB750 which I thought could do the tagging for me.

However I have no idea how to get the UTM9s' WAN port to talk to the Mikrotik. I can get the Mikrotik to connect to the ISP via PPPoe, But what I really need from the Mikrotik is to just out bound tagging allowing the UTM9s do the PPPoe connection.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks




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  Reply # 948210 9-Dec-2013 16:38 Send private message

You simply create a VLAN10 on the interface you're using for WAN and then use the VLAN10 as your external interface.





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  Reply # 948214 9-Dec-2013 16:46 Send private message

Thanks for your speedy reply.

I think I understand what your saying. I have created on the Mikrotik VLAN10 on eth0(default WAN port) and assigned VLAN10 my static IP.

The bit I dont understand is getting the UTM9s' WAN2 port to talk to the eth1 port on the Mikrotik - I see no traffic on the eth1 interface.

Do I need to NAT, Port forward, etc

Thanks again for the help.

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  Reply # 948215 9-Dec-2013 16:49 Send private message

You can do it a couple of ways..

You can create a bridge interface and link the VLAN 10 on the Tagged Port 1 with the Untagged Port 2

See: http://ferdi.blog.unas.ac.id/pengenalan-dasar/transparent-bridge-with-mikrotik/ (its not the same but you'll get the idea)

or you can do it in the Switch config of the router.

See: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Switch_Chip_Features



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  Reply # 948225 9-Dec-2013 17:05 Send private message

Again thanks for the speedy reply.

If I was to go with the bridging option I believe my config would look something like,

interface bridge add name=bridge1 disabled=no arp=enabled - in order to create a bridge
interface bridge port set ether0 bridge=bridge1 priority=128 path-cost=10 - To add the physical eth0(WAN cable from UFB) interface to the bridge.
interface bridge port set ether2 bridge=bridge1 priority=128 path-cost=10 - to add the physical eth1(Cable connecting UTM9s and Mikrotik) to the bridge.
interface bridge port set VLAN10 bridge=bridge1 priority=128 path-cost=10 - to add the VLAN interface (required tagging) to the bridge.

Does this look correct?

Is there maybe a better way?

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  Reply # 948227 9-Dec-2013 17:11 Send private message

You won't want the port with the VLAN also included in the bridge - this will fail (can't bridge both together)

You just want to bridge the VLAN and the port used for the connecton to the other router.





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  Reply # 948229 9-Dec-2013 17:14 Send private message

Okay great I will give this a try, and let everyone know if it works out.

Thank you

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  Reply # 962420 7-Jan-2014 13:24 Send private message

Hi oktobot,

How did it go with your bridge setup. I have the exact setup as yours, using a UTM9s now trying to connect to UFB. Getting myself a RB750 for bridge setup as well. Just want to know did you got your working? If so, what was your final configuration? 




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  Reply # 962421 7-Jan-2014 13:27 Send private message

Is that mikrotik model cheaper than a layer2 switch?





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  Reply # 962559 7-Jan-2014 16:21 Send private message

Zeon: Is that mikrotik model cheaper than a layer2 switch?


Pretty cheap at retail
http://www.gowifi.co.nz/ethernet-adsl/mikrotik-routerboard-rb750-five-port-router.html

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