By the end of this training session, the students will be familiar with RouterOS software and RouterBOARD products and will be able to connect the client to the Internet. Also they will be able to configure, manage and do basic troubleshooting of MikroTik routers and provide basic services to clients.

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Intended for

Network engineers and technicians wanting to deploy and support:

  • Corporate networks
  • Client CPEs (WISPs and ISPs)

Prerequisites

This course does not require any prerequiste course or certificate but the students must have a good understanding of TCP/IP and subnetting.

Certificates

By participating in this course and after passing its exam you will receive an international MTCNA certificate issued by MIKROTIK.

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction

  • About MikroTik
    • What is RouterOS
    • What is RouterBOARD
  • First time accessing the router
    • WinBox and MAC-WinBox
    • WebFig and QuickSet
    • Default configuration
  • RouterOS command line interface(CLI)
    • Null Modem cable
    • SSH and Telnet
    • New terminal in WinBox/WebFig
  • RouterOS CLI principles
    • <tab>, double<tab>, “?”, navigation
    • Command history and its benefits
  • Initial configuration (Internetaccess)
    • WAN DHCP-client
    • LAN IP address and default gateway
    • Basic Firewall –NAT masquerade
  • Upgrading RouterOS
    • Package types
    • Ways of upgrading
    • RouterBOOT firmware upgrade
  • Router identity
  • Manage RouterOS logins
  • Manage RouterOS services
  • Managing configuration backups
    • Saving and restoring the backup
    • Difference between a backup and an export (.rsc) file
    • Editing an export file
  • Resetting a RouterOS device
  • Reinstalling a RouterOS device (Netinstall)
  • RouterOS license levels
  • Sources of additional information
    • wiki.mikrotik.com
    • forum.mikrotik.com
    • mum.mikrotik.com
    • Distributor and consultant support
    • support@mikrotik.com
  • Module 1 laboratory

Module 2: DHCP

  • DHCP server and client
    • DHCP client
    • DHCP server setup
    • Leases management
    • DHCP server network configuration
  • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
    • ARP modes
    • RouterOS ARP table
  • Module 2 laboratory

Module 3: Bridging

  • Bridging overview
    • Bridge concepts and settings
    • Creating bridges
    • Adding ports to bridges
  • Bridge wireless networks
    • Station bridge
  • Module 3 laboratory

Module 4: Routing

  • Routing overview
    • Routing concepts
    • Route flags
  • Static routing
    • Creating routes
    • Setting default route
    • Managing dynamic routes
    • Implementing static routing in a simple network
  • Module 4 laboratory

Module 5: Wireless

  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Concepts
    • Frequencies (bands, channels) data-rates/ chains (txpower, rx sensitivity, country regulations)
  • Setup a simple wireless link
    • Access Point configuration
    • Station configuration
  • Wireless Security and Encryption
    • Access List
    • Connect List
    • Default Authenticate
    • Default Forward
    • WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
    • WPS accept, WPS client
  • Monitoring Tools
    • Snooper
    • Registration table
  • Module 5 laboratory

Module 6: Firewall

  • Firewall principles
    • Connection tracking and states
    • Structure, chains and actions
  • Firewall Filter inaction
    • Filter actions
    • Protecting your router (input)
    • Protection your customers (forward)
  • Basic Address-List
  • Source NAT Masquerade and src-nat action
  • Destination NAT
    • dst-nat and redirectactions
  • FastTrack
  • Module 6 laboratory

Module 7: Quality of Service

  • Simple Queue
    • Target
    • Destinations
    • Max-limit and limit-at
    • Bursting
  • One Simple queue for the whole network (PCQ)
    • pcq-rate configuration
    • pcq-limit configuration
  • Module 7 laboratory

Module 8: Tunnels

  • PPP settings
    • PPP profile
    • PPPsecret
    • PPP status
  • IP pool
    • Creating pool
    • Managing ranges
    • Assigning to a service
  • Secure local network
    • PPPoE service-name
    • PPPoE client
    • PPPoE server
  • Point-to-point addresses
  • Secure remote networks communication
    • PTP client and PPTP server (QuickSet)
    • SSTP client
  • Module 8 laboratory

Module 9: Misc

  • RouterOS tools
    • E-mail
    • Netwatch
    • Ping
    • Traceroute
    • Profiler (CPUload)
  • Monitoring
    • Interface traffic monitor
    • Torch
    • Graphs
    • SNMP
    • TheDude
  • Contacting support@mikrotik.com
    • supout.rif, autosupout.rif and viewer
    • Systemlogs, enabling debug logs
    • Readable configuration (item comments and names)
    • Network diagrams
  • Module 9 laboratory
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