How to Disable the Bandwidth Server on Mikrotik/RouterOS

The Bandwidth test tool can be helpful to test speed between Mikrotik routers. But you can disable it if you don’t need it.

From Winbox

From Winbox click on Tools > BTest Server > Disable > OK

From Command Line

From the command line you can disable the bandwidth server by running the following command.

/tool/bandwidth-server/set enabled=no

If you are still on RouterOS 6.x use

/tool bandwidth-server set enabled=no

Enable Bandwidth test

If you need to enable the bandwidth server again, just change enabled=no to enabled=yes

/tool bandwidth-server set enabled=yes

Cambium 450 Bandwidth PLL lock lost

Had a radio briefly showing an error in red on the web page saying “Bandwidth PLL lock lost” The radio seems to operate so not sure if it is an actual issue or maybe an ongoing bug.

Cambium Bandwidth PLL lock lost

These entries are from the cambium 16.1.1 Release Notes

  • A very few 450i/450b SMs having “Bandwidth PLL lock lost” and being unable to register to AP on 20 and 30 MHz after upgrade to 16.1.
  • Occasional false positive of 450 radios was showing “Bandwidth PLL lock Lost” but operating normally.