Explanation of the Use of Mikrotik Wireless Tools

Explanation of the Use of Wireless Tools Mikrotik – Mikrotik Router has the function and features of Wireless that we can use for communication between devices with Mikrotik using wireless communication media. But not all Mikrotik can use this Wireless feature because of not all types of Mikrotik Wireless Card there.

Here is Mikrotik RB 750 which only have 5 ethernet interface and without the wireless interface, because there is no wireless card. Especially for Outdoor Mikrotik, most can use the Wireless feature because of available Mini PCI slot for the wireless card.

Okay, this time we will learn Mikrotik wireless is the use of wireless tools standard Mikrotik. Wireless tools are very important in building a wireless network with Mikrotik, to monitor and monitor the condition of wireless networks around us.

To use this wireless tool you can use winbox and go to the Wireless menu.

Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Mikrotik Wireless Tools

 

Or it could be by signing in to its WLAN interface with double click WLAN.

Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Mikrotik Wireless Tools

There are several Wireless tools on Mikrotik with different functions, namely: Scanner, Frequency Usage Snooper, Align, and Sniffer. Here’s an explanation of each wireless tool:

Mikrotik Scanner Tool

As the name implies, the scanner serves to scan by showing which Access points are active around the device. The scanner will display information from AP around Mikrotik in detail starting from Mac Address, SSID, Band, Frequency, Signal, SNR, Radio Name, until its RouterOS version (if the device is Mikrotik). Here is an example of using Scanner.

Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Mikrotik Wireless Tools

Mikrotik Frequency Usage Tool

This tool serves to scan the use of the frequency around your Mikrotik device. Frequency Usage will display the usage load of each frequency whether it is widely used what is the quiet user. So we can determine which frequency is not too crowded users to reduce interference.
Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Mikrotik Wireless Tools

Snooper Tool Mikrotik

By using Snooper tool it can be known load and large traffic every frequency with more detailed information. Snooper can display Access Point info, its Station and Client number, its signal, and its respective bandwidth.
Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Mikrotik Wireless Tools

Mikrotik Sniffer Tool

Packet Sniffer is a tool provided in Mikrotik to capture and tap packets running on the network. This tool is very useful for analyzing network traffic.
Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Mikrotik Wireless Tools
Okay, so the first discussion about the Explanation of the Use of Mikrotik Wireless Tools.