Mikrotik – port forwarding example

Down and dirty version.  The command line version is below the Winbox instructions. Let’s say you have a DVR that has a static IP of 192.168.1.200 and you need to forward port 7000 so that a customer’s iPhone app can connect to it remotely. In Winbox: Go to IP / Firewall / NAT Click the […]

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DynDNS updater for Mikrotik

How to do Dynamic DNS updating through DynDNS – changed txt and rsc script links to Dropbox Setting up DynDNS updating on a Mikrotik is a two-step process.  Putting the Script into the router, and setting the Scheduler to run the script at timed intervals.  The good thing is you have complete control over what […]

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DHCP Reservations

How to set up static DHCP reservations in WinBox Go to IP, then DHCP-Server Click on Leases Click the line that shows the IP address of the device you would like to make a DHCP Reservation for At this point you will be looking in the Active Address column, near the middle Click Make Static at […]

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Port Forwarding on Mikrotik

( Click here for an example ) Assuming you know the IP of the device you are trying to port forward to – In WinBox Click on IP, then Firewall, then click on the NAT tab. Click the + sign to add a new NAT rule. Change Chain to dstnat. Click the down arrow on the […]

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Navigating Terminal and WinBox

What am I supposed to do with CODE? Command Line scares a lot of people.  It shouldn’t.  Most instructions for MikroTik are posted online in a format similar to this: /ip dns set allow-remote-requests=yes cache-max-ttl=1w cache-size=2048KiB \ max-udp-packet-size=512 servers=75.75.75.75,75.75.76.76 /ip dns static add address=192.168.0.1 disabled=no name=router ttl=1d add address=192.168.0.190 disabled=no name=vortexbox ttl=1d What you’re seeing […]

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