[Notes] Network planning and administration: Interconnection

Miguel Menéndez

Interconnection of computer networks.

Mikrotik default user: admin (blank password).

Assign IP:

ip address print
ip address add address= interface=ether1


interface ethernet print
interface ethernet set name=wan numbers=0

Assign gateway ( is the VMware Workstation NAT virtual router, if the router is internal, the IP will be that of the external router):

ip route add gateway=

NAT rule on router:

ip firewall nat print
ip firewall nat add chain=srcnat action=masquerade

Accessible local network:

In the external router (where 10 is the internal card of the internal router and 172 is the external card of the internal router):

ip route add dst-address= gateway=

Port forwarding for remote desktop on the client (port 3389):

On the external router:

ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat dst-port=3389 action=dst-nat protocol=tcp to-addresses= to-ports=3389 in-interface=wan


Found a bug? Do you think something could be improved? Feel free to let me know and I will be happy to take a look.