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How to disable watchdog on many MIKROTIK routers - listed IP on separated files

How to disable watchdog on many routers - listed on separated files


STEP 1 - Install PUTTY on your computer

You can download PUTTY on this page: https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/latest.html


STEP 2 - Create FOLDER for example C:\TOOLS

Copy plink program from c:\Program Files\PuTTY\ to your folder C:\TOOLS


STEP 3 - Create .BAT file with this code (for example: no-watchdog.bat). This file save to C:\TOOLS folder.

Change port, user, password in this code and copy all lines to no-watchdog.bat file.


@echo off

setlocal  enabledelayedexpansion

REM SSH user password and port

set "username=admin"

set "password=yourpassword"

set "sshPort=22"

set "inputFile=ip.txt"

REM Loop through router IP addresses from the file

for /f "tokens=* delims=" %%r in ('type "%inputFile%"') do (

    set "routerIP=%%r"

    echo Disable watchdog on IP: !routerIP!

    plink.exe -ssh !username!@!routerIP! -P !sshPort! -pw !password! -batch "/system watchdog set watchdog-timer=no"

    if errorlevel 1 (

        echo Problem with connection to IP: !routerIP! 



STEP 4 - Create file IP.txt - in our C:\TOOLS folder

In this file you write IP addresses of Mikrotik routers.

For example:

 STEP 5 - Run .bat file - no-watchdog.bat


IF you will have problems with certificate notification - modify line witch plink like this

echo y | plink.exe -ssh !username!@!routerIP! -P !sshPort! -pw !password! "/system watchdog set watchdog-timer=no"