(2) Initial Setup of a MikroTik Router

  • From Category5 Technology TV S13E25
  • May 13, 2020

Welcome to our series on using a MikroTik router! Through the series, we'll learn some exciting and sophisticated network configurations we can create with our affordable MikroTik router. But we've got to start with the basics: We'll begin by bridging our ISP's modem (cable Internet) and connecting to our MikroTik router (default in the web browser. We'll change the IP address (to and the DHCP pool to, establish Internet connectivity to our network and setup basic 2GHz and 5GHz WiFi connections. We'll also glance around the RouterOS WebFig interface quickly, and talk about the optional MikroTik configuration client, WinBox.

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MikroTik hAP Routers

MikroTik routers are a disruptive technology. They empower both consumers and businesses to deploy a rock-solid router platform with enterprise-grade features usually only found in devices that are 10x the price.

Note: The one we chose for our series is the hAP AC RouterBoard RB962UIGS, though you can choose one whose hardware suits your needs. The software, interface and related capabilities are the same for all RouterOS devices, so you'll still be able to follow along with the series.

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