MikroTik: HotSpot https (not) working

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Maybe you are familiar with the problem that sometimes HotSpot won't show the login page or if it shows it, you can't access any website that start with "https". There are solutions to the problem that involve buying a signed certificate (example: commodo or rapid SSL) and implement it into your HotSpot or to create a self-signed certificate from your MikroTik router. If you use a self-signed certificate, every browser will warn you that you are accessing a website with unknown and insecure certificate. That message could potentially scatteer of all your HotSpot users. There is a cool workoaround that my MikroTik trainer has taught me. Actually you need to allow preauthenticed HotSpot users to access Google via https and after that users will be redirested to your HotSpot Login…
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How to access MikroTik router via Dynamic DNS?

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It is always nice to administer your equipment remotely and in this particular blog post you will know how to do it:) This is only applicable to a situation where your MikroTik router is behind a commercial ISP (A)DSL router.  Step 1 Most ISP routers have this option - access and write your DynDns credentials so the router knows how to work with your DnyDns account but first create your DynDns (or other similar service) account with appropriate hostname.  Step 2 [wp_ad_camp_1] Forward the port that is connected to MikroTik to port 8081 (you can choose whatever port number you like).  Step 3 Now comes the MikroTik configuration. Using Winbox go to IP->Services->www and change that port 80 to 8081.                    …
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