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I have an ADSL Modem directly connected to my Mac 10.8.2 in bridge mode, the PPPoE connection is initiated by Mac and internet is shared to user computers / mobiles using WiFi.

Question: Can i limit the speed of a specific IP / Mac address or other restrictions like blocking website ?


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There is not a decent way to do this using OS X's Internet Sharing feature. It is not designed to be a fully-fledged router. I recommend that you purchase an inexpensive router that is capable of 802.11n and WPA2 encryption and use this to share to all devices on your network. This will have a side benefit of protecting your Mac from external attacks.

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i do have a linksys wrt54g range booster but not using it anymore. need to upgrade to 802.11n but i still want to explore whats possible in os x – hammadmirza Mar 18 '13 at 16:00

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