MikroTik LABS for Beginners
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MikroTik LABS for Beginners

This course guides you to work on MikroTik RouterOS and discover the essential features in it.
4.6 (241 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,351 students enrolled
Created by Maher Haddad
Last updated 2/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of my course, you will be able to connect to MikroTik via Winbox tool
  • Know how to use Winbox to configure your MikroTik RouterBoard
  • Make your RouterBoard a wireless router access point
  • Understand how to create user accounts, how to telnet to the router, how to access the router via web interface
  • Configure a DHCP Server
  • Configure a DHCP Client
  • Configure Network Address Translation
  • Make a bridge between the Wireless and the wired network
  • Use Firewall to block Facebook and Youtube traffics
  • Re-gain access to the Router after losing the password
  • Configure your MikroTik Router from your Android Phone
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Requirements
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Knowledge of basic networking
Description

If you are lost on knowing how to configure a MikroTik Routerboard, this course can help you with the basics information to have your Routerboard operational. As being an intro course, you will not get into full details of all MikroTik features (which are a lot by the way), but you will be able to know how to connect to it, how to make the basics to intermediate level configurations. MikroTik has been widely used in the last 20 years espcially for WISP in all the world. 

The course is structured into 5 hands-on labs from which you can gain hands-on access to configure MikroTik routers.

I recommend this course for IT students, network engineers and anyone with some basics computer and IT knowledge who is interested in MikroTik products.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant to be for network engineer and administrators as well as IT students
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 11 Lectures Collapse All 11 Lectures 01:47:37
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Introduction to MikroTik
2 Lectures 24:41

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Download Winbox tool from Mikrotik website
  • Connect to the MikroTik router via winbox using the default username and password
  • Set an IP address on the MikroTik interface which is connected to the PC
  • Change the identily (name) of the MikroTik Router
  • Connect to the MikroTik router via HTTP using "Webfig"
Preview 12:54

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Connect to the MikroTik router via SSH using the Putty software
  • Create a new username & password using read-only permission group
  • Create a binary backup of the Router configuration and export it to the PC
  • Reset the router configuration and restore the old configuration by using the backup file.
First time with MikroTik Router - Part 2
11:47
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Internet on MikroTik
4 Lectures 38:52

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Configure DHCP client on the interface Eth1 to get an IP address automatically from the ISP
  • Configure a password for the WiFi (Security profile) using WPA/WPA2 encryption
  • Configure and enable the WiFi on the MikroTik router with the SSID
  • Configure manually an IP address on the WLAN1 interface
Preview 10:40

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Configure the MikroTik router to act as a DHCP server in order to provide IP address automatically to all connected devices on the WiFi
  • Configure NAT (masquerade) on the MikroTik router to allow internal IP's to be Natted and go to the internet
  • Test if your PC is able to connect to the internet via the configure wireless.
Make your Routerboard a Wireless Router Access Point - Part2
06:49

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:


  • Understand the difference between "station" and "AP Bridge" wireless modes on MikroTik routers
  • Configure the MikroTik router as a station and connect it wirelessly to the main router (Mikrotik1)
  • Configure DHCP client on WLAN1 interface to receive an IP address automatically from the main router (Mikrotik1)
  • Justify if you router is connected to the internet after being a station and connected to the main router (Mikrotik1)
Configure wireless station on the MikroTik Router
09:47

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of Master/Slaves ports on MikroTik
  • Configure Eth1 interface as a master port
  • Configure Eth2, Eth3 & Eth4 as slave ports to Eth1
  • Create DHCP & NAT to allow wired users to get connected to the internet from MikroTik2 router which is acting as a station to the main router (MikroTik1)
  • Check if your PC will be connected to the internet on any of the ports.
Share the internet service from the wireless station to the LAN
11:36
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Bridge
2 Lectures 14:57

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Understand the theory behind bridging in MikroTik and understand its benefit
Configure a bridge between the wireless and the wired network
05:37

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Configure Master/Slaves ports
  • Remove NAT, DHCP, WLAN1 IP address from the configuration on the MikroTik router
  • Create a bridge interface
  • Put Eth1 and WLAN1 inside the bridge interface
  • Set the Bridge interface as a DHCP client and receive an IP address on it automatically from the ISP
  • Test if wired and wireless clients can be connected to the internet.
Configure a bridge between the wireless and the wired network - Part2
09:20
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Firewall
1 Lecture 09:19

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Reset the old configuration on the MikroTik router
  • Make the Wireless Router as an AP as shown in the previous lecture
  • Create a regular expression syntax to be used to block Facebook traffic
  • Apply the Layer7 protocol having the regular expression in the Firewall rule for all forwarding traffic through the router, and block all Facebook traffic.
  • Adjust the Layer7 regular expression and add to it Youtube so all traffics for Youtube will be denied too.
  • Test and check whether Facebook & Youtube traffics are being filtered and denies while all other traffic are able to pass normally via the MikroTik router to the internet.
Use Mikrotik firewall to block Youtube & Facebook on the Wireless connectivity
09:19
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Configure your MikroTik Router from your Android Phone
1 Lecture 09:55

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Understand what Tik App application is and why we need to have it on our phone.
  • Connect your smart phone to the Wireless interface provided from the MikroTik router
  • Download and install Tip App to our phone.
  • Connect to MikroTik2 router via Tik App
  • Compare Tik App to winbox
  • Adjust some configuration on the Router from the smart phone via Tik App and see it is applies directly on the MikroTik router.
Use Tik-App phone application to configure your MikroTik Router
09:55
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Password Reset
1 Lecture 09:53

By end of this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Download Netinstall software to be used for re-flashing the MikroTik router when losing or forgetting the admin password
  • Identify what is the architecture model of the MikroTik router and install the RouterOS which correspond to it from MikroTik website.
  • Understand how to configure Netinstall so the MikroTik router can receive an IP address on it after rebooting it.
  • Install the new RouterOS on the MikroTik router using Netinstall.
  • Check if the MikroTik router has been re-flashed and connect to it via Winbox.
Reset the MikroTik's password in case it is lost
09:53
About the Instructor
Maher Haddad
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3,542 Students
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IT Trainer

Hello everyone. My name is Maher Haddad with a very long experience in the IT sector. I hold a Bachelor in Computer Communications and a Master in Computer science. 

I work as a trainer and I hold the following certificates: CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CCDA, CCNP R&S, CCDP,  Microsoft MCP, Microsoft MCSA , MikroTik MTCNA & MTCRE, MTCWE,  CWTS, GVF Level1, GVF level2, GVF Level3 and much more.....

My experience in IT goes to year 2003 and I have been working all my life for international Internet Service Providers (ISP's) in different countries in the world.

You can visit my Facebook page as well as my Youtube channel where I set a lot of online labs.

I hope you will enjoy watching my courses.