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Archive for August 14th, 2017

Mikrotik UDP port 5678 usage is for MikroTik Neighbor Discovery Protocol (MNDP)

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/08/14

Just in case you see UDP port 5678 in the firewall log of your MikroTik device: it’s usage of the MikroTik Neighbor Discovery Protocol (MNDP) [WayBack] protocol.

You can either block Neighbour Discovery [WayBack] in the firewall or turn it off on the MikroTik Services [WayBack] or inspect any of these protocols:

Proto/Port Description
20/tcp FTP data connection
21/tcp FTP control connection
22/tcp Secure Shell (SSH) remote Login protocol
23/tcp Telnet protocol
53/tcp
53/udp
DNS
67/udp Bootstrap protocol or DHCP Server
68/udp Bootstrap protocol or DHCP Client
80/tcp World Wide Web HTTP
123/udp Network Time Protocol ( NTP)
161/udp Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
179/tcp Border Gateway Protocol ( BGP)
443/tcp Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encrypted HTTP
500/udp Internet Key Exchange (IKE) protocol
520/udp
521/udp
RIP routing protocol
646/tcp LDP transport session
646/udp LDP hello protocol
1080/tcp SOCKS proxy protocol
1698/udp 1699/udp RSVP TE Tunnels
1701/udp Layer 2 Tunnel Protocol ( L2TP)
1723/tcp Point-To-Point Tunneling Protocol ( PPTP)
1900/udp
2828/tcp
Universal Plug and Play ( uPnP)
1966/udp MME originator message traffic
1966/tcp MME gateway protocol
2000/tcp Bandwidth test server
5246,5247/udp CAPsMan
5678/udp Mikrotik Neighbor Discovery Protocol
6343/tcp Default OpenFlow port
8080/tcp HTTP Web Proxy
8291/tcp Winbox
8728/tcp API
8729/tcp API-SSL
20561/udp MAC winbox
/1 ICMP
/2 Multicast | IGMP
/4 IPIP encapsulation
/41 IPv6 (encapsulation)
/46 RSVP TE tunnels
/47 General Routing Encapsulation (GRE) – used for PPTP and EoIP tunnels
/50 Encapsulating Security Payload for IPv4 (ESP)
/51 Authentication Header for IPv4 (AH)
/89 OSPF routing protocol
/103 Multicast | PIM
/112 VRRP

–jeroen

Posted in Internet, MikroTik, Power User, Routers | Leave a Comment »

Play to Chromecast from VLC 3.0 on Mac OS X (OS X, macOS, or whatever other names apple comes up with)

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/08/14

On my Mac OS X machine, I got this to work with the 20170731 nightly of VLC 3.0.

[WayBackHow to stream from VLC to Your Chromecast (3.0 Updated Version) – VLC Media Player only explains the steps for Windows and Android, probably because they were the first platforms supported by VLC to render on Chromecast: [WayBackHow to Stream Videos from VLC to Chromecast (Including on Windows, Mac & Android) / [WayBackHow to Stream From VLC to Your Chromecast

To make it easier for end-users, on other platforms the menu entries are different.

  • Windows: Menu Video -> Render
  • Mac: Menu Playback -> Renderer (not Render as shown in some posts)
  • Linux: No UI yet.

I found this via [WayBackLatest VLC 3 Nightly Streams to Chromecast Perfectly! : Chromecast and [WayBackHow do I stream to Chromecast using VLC? – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange

On Linux, there is the command-line for now (which works on OS X and Windows as well), or if you insist: use MKChromecast as described in [WayBackHow To Cast Video from Ubuntu to a Chromecast – OMG! Ubuntu!. [WayBack]Mkchromecast This is a program to cast your macOS X, or Linux audio to your Google Cast or Sonos devices with sources at https://github.com/muammar/mkchromecast

On Windows and Mac OS X, after choosing the Render, the steps are the same:

  1. Choose Render discovery on
  2. Choose a Chromecast device
  3. Accept the security certificate for it

Download: [WayBackhttps://nightlies.videolan.org/build/macosx-intel/vlc-3.0.0-20170731-0451/vlc-3.0.0-20170731-0451-git.dmg via [WayBackhttps://nightlies.videolan.org/build/macosx-intel/vlc-3.0.0-20170731-0451/

I didn’t need [WayBack] https://nightlies.videolan.org/build/macosx-intel/vlc-3.0.0-20170731-0451/vlc-contrib-x86_64-apple-darwin15-20170731.tar.bz2 

–jeroen

Posted in Chromecast, Google, Media, Media Streaming, Power User, Video | Leave a Comment »

 
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