FIX: Router shows "No Link". ZimaVPN peer disconnected

Problem Description:

Zima is unable to access the router. ZimaVPN keeps disconnecting, as shown in the router logs. This is usually a bug in RouterOS firmware.

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Symptoms:

  • Router shows “No-Link” or “Disconnected
  • ZimaVPN keeps disconnecting on the router.
  • Ping to vpn.zima.cloud is normal.

Affected Versions:

7.2.1 (mmips).

If you encounter this problem with other versions, please report it via Chat Support.

Possible Solutions:

  • Upgrade RouterOS to a newer version that contains a bugfix from Mikrotik.
  • Downgrade RouterOS to an earlier working version (see below).

Downgrade to an earlier version:

Go to Mikrotik Download Archive:

1- Download the all_packages-…zip for your architechture:

2- Extract the ZIP archive.

3- Drag and drop the npk files into the router in Winbox:

4- Go to System > Packages, click Downgrade:

5- Reboot the router and wait around 2 minutes.

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