Proxy on RouterBOARD's external drive

From MikroTik Wiki
Revision as of 13:07, 14 May 2009 by SergejsB (talk | contribs) (Proxy)
Jump to navigation Jump to search


MikroTik RouterOS proxy implements different features of HTTP caching and filtering. RouterBOARD can be used to implement HTTP caching on your network. RouterBOARD uses NAND as hard drive, external drive is more recommended due to space limitation 64/128/512 MB, when HTTP caching is necessary on your network.

External drive on RouterBOARD

The list of the RouterBOARDs, where is the option to add external drive;

  • RouterBOARD 5xx (532/532A - Compact Flash card slot);
  • RouterBOARD 4xx (433AH - MicroSD card slot; 433UAH - MicroSD card slot; 450G - MicroSD card slot; 493AH - MicroSD card slot)
  • RouterBOARD 6xx (600/600a - Compact Flash card slot);
  • RouterBOARD 1000 (1000 - Compact Flash card slot);


MikroTik RouterOS proxy can be used in three modes, a) cache is not saved anywhere; b) cache is saved to RAM; c) cache is save to Hard Drive. When RouterBOARD does not have external drive, it is advised to use a) or b) method. c is used, when there is

Proxy without external drive

Proxy with external drive