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Quick Start Guide to Extender Access Points & Mesh Wireless License Deployment

*Note: Mesh is only available on ac routerboards such as RB952, RB962, etc.

Administrative Dashboard 

Login with your credentials at https://admin.mcpnetworks.us

Customize Company Profile Settings

  1. Select Company Profile from the Dashboard menu
  2. Review and update company information.
  3. Select “Add Administrator” to create administrator and support staff accounts
  4. Support user accounts has access to view license information but removes ability to edit or change router information.

Provision an Extended or Mesh License

To create an extended or mesh managed router in the Aerez platform you first generate a license in the admin dashboard, then use Winbox to apply the configuration to a Mikrotik router.

Please note router needs to be set to factory default.

  • In the Admin Dashboard, Select License ID (blue) button in list of licenses
  • On License Detail page, select Wireless Tab
  • Select +Add Wireless Mesh or +Add Wired Extended

Add Wireless Mesh

  1. Please FILL OUT and SUBMIT 5g settings 
  1. Select the +Add Wireless Mesh
  2. Mesh License will be added as the license number + mesh unit number
  3. Select the blue button with the mesh license ID to go to the mesh license deployment page.
  1. Click the Download to go to the configuration script and follow the instructions on the page.
  1. Pull a new routerboard out of the box
  2. Connect to routerboard and login with winbox [user=admin, no password]
  3. Click System->Reset Configuration and select No Default Configuration then click RESET CONFIGURATION and confirm
  4. Router will reboot, log in again with winbox after 30 seconds
  5. Connect to routerboard and login with winbox, [user=admin, no password] and open New Terminal Window
  6. Right Click - Copy + Paste the lines below from this browser into the New Terminal. Make sure to hit ENTER to ensure all commands are executed.
  7. IMPORTANT: Do not use CTRL-C and CTRL-V, as these are special keyboard shortcuts in Winbox
  8. The managed router is ready to deploy!

Add Wired Extender

  1. Select +Wired Extender button to create license.

  1. Click back into the Wireless tab to access the configuration script
  • Your main router must be online to provision extenders. If you are unable to see the extender license you just created, make sure your main router is online.
  1. Select the blue button with the License ID for the extender unit. This takes you to the Extender License Detail page.
  1. Click the green download button
  2. Follow the instructions on the configuration page
  1. Pull a new routerboard out of the box
  2. Connect to routerboard and login with winbox [user=admin, no password]
  3. Click System->Reset Configuration and select No Default Configuration then click RESET CONFIGURATION and confirm
  4. Router will reboot, log in again with winbox after 30 seconds
  5. Connect to routerboard and login with winbox, [user=admin, no password] and open New Terminal Window
  6. Right Click - Copy + Paste the lines below from this browser into the New Terminal. Make sure to hit ENTER to ensure all commands are executed.

IMPORTANT: Do not use CTRL-C and CTRL-V, as these are special keyboard shortcuts in Winbox

The managed router is ready to deploy!

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