Accessing a Terminal On Your MikroTik Device

To open a terminal to your MikroTik router device, you can use several methods but we recommend using either WinBox, or the web-based interface WebFig. The choice of method depends on your preference and the tools you have available.


WinBox is a Windows-based utility provided by MikroTik to manage their devices. Here's how to open a terminal using WinBox:

  • Download and install WinBox if you haven't already. You can download it from the MikroTik website. Make note of the extra steps required if you're using MacOS.

  • Launch WinBox.

  • Connect to your router. ((details))

  • Once connected, click on the "New Terminal" button to open a terminal session to your router.

WebFig (Web Interface)

You can also access the router's terminal through the web interfacew which is very similar to WinBox. Here's how:

  • Open a web browser and enter the IP address of your MikroTik router in the address bar.

  • Log in to the router using your username and password.

  • Once logged in, go to the "New Terminal" option in the left-hand menu. This will open a terminal session in your web browser.

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