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Mikrotik WDS stopped working

Posted on 2009-06-29
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I have two Mikrotik devices which were configured with WDS. It stopped working. The logs look like it never had WDS, but I can't see what changed. Suspiciously odd, but it looks like nothing changed except the logs say WDS died... I've attached screenshots.
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Hi,

have you tried rebuilding the bridge again?

from your log pictures, it doesnt show much information, other than the fact the two devices seems out of sync

i found a guide to -setup WDS in case you need it

http://sujianto.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/how-do-i-set-up-wds-using-mikrotik.pdf

Jfer
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by:andrejonker
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Thanks. I see the document is by Chris Sutherland from Miro Distribution. The devices were bought from Miro and I asked Miro the same question earlier today. They could not solve the problem, which makes me think the problem may be hardware failure rather than configuration. Unfortunately I don't have enough information and was hoping to get something I could give Miro to assist with troubleshooting the issue.
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Hi,

it does seem posible for hardware failure, are the devices connected to a surge protector or battery of some sort?
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by:andrejonker
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No. They are indoor on a UPS supported power circuit. Do you ask this because the devices are known to be unreliable? (I have before witnessed a Mikrotik device rebooting for no reason)
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No, they are reliable, and very affordable

just that all networked equipment should have some level off fault tolerance/protection in regards to power
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