Guides & How To

How to Create a Folder in MikroTik RouterOS

If you need to create a new folder in MikroTik RouterOS, you have probably navigated to the Files menu and looked for a ‘create new folder’ button. Then not finding one, you’ve Googled to find out what command to use to create a folder. I’ll save you the effort of …

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Securing Your MikroTik RouterOS

There has been an ever growing amount of press similar to this most recent blog about security vulnerabilities being found in RouterOS. What can we do to protect ourselves? Do we need to constantly upgrade all the time and be worried about what is going to be discovered next, while …

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How to Factory Reset a Ubiquiti UniFi Access Point

Here at LinITX we are frequently asked by our customers how to reset UniFi Access Points. Although this information is available on the Ubiquiti official help pages, we thought we would post some information here for any customers browsing our website. There are 4 main methods to resetting a UniFi Access …

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HowTo: Optimising MikroTik Firewall rules

When creating complex firewall rules on MikroTik routers, especially those with high levels of packet throughput, it is important that any rules are processed in an efficient manner. Firewall rules are processed top down. Every new packet is tested against each rule until a match is found. For high packet count traffic, …

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