ROUTEROS BASIC AND INITIAL SETUP TUTORIALS FOR NEW BEGINNERS

Welcome to the RouterOS Basic And Initial Setup Tutorials page. Here you’ll find quick and easy to use configuration guides to get you up and running with your new Mikrotik router. Tutorials available here cover topics such as  how to setup LAN and WAN network interfaces in various scenarios, how to backup and restore RouterOS configurations, how to protect a mikrotik router from power spikes and power surges using a UPS, how to configure a mikrotik router using the WINBOX application, the WINBOX mobile app as well as using the command line interface.  We have also included FREE youtube videos that makes it easier for you to follow and understand any particular tutorial. If you would like to learn about new mikrotik / routeros products, services and features click on the button below go to the MIKROTIK WHATS NEW page.

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How to setup your Routerboard for the first time (OOBE) using WinBox

Read this tutorial to learn how to setup a new routeros device for the first time. You will learn how to setup your WAN connection, WiFi password, DHCP server, LAN IP address and more

How To configure persistent logging on mikrotik routerOS

System logs are very important as they give information about Events that are occuring in a device such as a Router. Learn how to setup persistent logging On A Mikrotik Router

How To Send Web Browsing Data to A Remote Syslog Server Using RouterOS

If you would like to capture web browser data in order to find out what websites that users on a network are visiting, read this tutorial to Learn how to send Web browsing data to a Syslog server

Basic Configurations for RouterOS LAN & WAN
Interface's

Mikrotik router support many types of LAN and WAN connection types. You can set the WAN interface to a static IP Address, DHCP, PPPoE or 4G SIM CARD. Read this tutorial to learn how to configure different types of WAN and LAN connection types on A Mikrotik Router.

How To Backup, Restore Or Email Your RouterOS Configuration Data

Configuring a network router Can take Alot of time and effort. it is important to always backup your router coniguration. Read this tutorial to learn how to backup your router's configuration. A free youtube video and downloadable PDF file is included in this tutorial

APC UPS Power Protection And Monitoring For Your
RouterBoard

Read this tutorial to learn how to Protect Your mikrotik router From power Failures, Drops, spikes and surges through the use of an APC UPS. A free youtube video is also included. A free youtube video and downloadable PDF file is included in this tutorial​

How To Install The Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router On Vmware Workstation

If you would like to setup a Mikrotik router on your computer for testing and learning purposes. Read this tutorial to learn how to install the Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router on VMware Workstation Pro / Player in just a few simple steps. A Free Video tutorial is also available on Youtube.

How To Install The Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router On Vmware ESXi

If you have a server running a type 1 hypervisor such as VMware ESXi and would also like to deploy an affordable virtual router. Read this tutorial to learn how to install the Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router On A VMware ESXi hypervisor in a few simple steps.

Learn How To Install The Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router On Oracle Virtual Box

Many linux users utilize Oracle VM VirtualBox is the virtualization solution of choice. If you are one of those users and would like to deploy a virtual router on your computer, read this tutorial to learn how to install the Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router on Oracle VM VirtualBox.

How To Install The Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router On Microsoft Hyper-V

If you would like to deploy a virtual mikrotik router on a windows based operating system, read this tutorial to learn how to install the Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router on Microsoft Hyper-V

Network Features And Functions Available On Mikrotik RouterOS

Mikrotik routers are built with many features and functions. Read this artiucle to Learn about the features, functions and tools that come prebuild and preinstalled on a Mikrotik Router.

How to Setup Mikrotik RouterOS Users, Groups And SSH Keys

A Mikrotik router can be managed by multiple users. Read this tutorial to learn how to add users, groups and ssh keys on a Mikrotik router. You will also learn how to monitor active users and more

Learn How To Deploy Mikrotik RouterOS 6.47 In the Cloud On Amazon AWS

Having a router running in the cloud is an advantage as you can create links between private and cloud networks.Learn how to deploy a the Mikrotik CHR in the cloud on AWS.

Steps To Take To Install The Mikrotik Cloud Hosted Router On Vmware Fusion.

The Cloud Hosted Router is Mikrotik's offering for virtual and cloud platforms. Learn how to install the Mikrotik cloud hosted router on a VMware Fusion 11.0 virtual machine in minutes

Read This Tutorial To Learn How To Install The Mikrotik Winbox App On MacOS 10.13.6 or Newer

Winbox application is a router configuration tool used by network engineers to setup and deploy mikrotik routers and switches. Learn how to install it on a Mac

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