the use of a device with Internet access to act as an access point for other devices

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WEP Security for Internet Sharing?

I have a Nintendo DS to connect to the internet, but my router does not support WEP. I used to be able to create a WEP internet share on my MacBook 2010, but after the upgrade to 10.11.4, I cannot. ...
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Is Ethernet sharing over WiFi from a Mac supposed to hand out 192.168.2.1 as the DNS server?

I have a MacBook Pro and I share its Ethernet connection to my iPhone and iPad as well as other wireless devices (enabling Internet Sharing in the Sharing preferences). However when I check on my ...
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“RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget” Share Internet

I've connected my Pi Zero over USB to my OS X laptop and under Preferences -> Network it shows up as RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget, with a self assigned IP. It says that RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget has a ...
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How do I share a Wi-Fi connection via a Wi-Fi hotspot?

This question is an extension of this question. While my answer did answer the question, there was one part that wasn't answered: how do I share a Wi-Fi connection via a Wi-Fi hotspot?
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Can not share WiFi from Macbook Pro to other devices via Bluetooth PAN

First of all, this problem is detailed in this discussion at Apple's forum. I basically have the exactly same problem. Status indicator is always yellow under "Bluetooth PAN" in Network Panel. The ...
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packet forwarding on OSX mavericks

My MacBookAir(Mavericks 10.9.2) need to share my internet connection(wi-fi;en0) with BeagleBoneBlack(BBB) which are in 192.168.7.0 subnet over en6 interface. ifconfig $ ifconfig lo0: ...
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Personal hotspot hosts count incorrect on iPhone

Sometimes when I share my Internet network from my iPhone 6 Plus to other devices via Wi-Fi, the status bar shows '3 connections' when I really know that I only have 2 connections: sometimes I get one ...
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OS X El Capitan: Connected to Wi-Fi network or Personal Hotspot but won't connect to the internet

I recently updated to El Capitan. But now when connection is established with my college's Wi-Fi network I am unable to use internet. Same goes for Personal Hotspots. Everything was working fine in ...
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How to set up wireless bridge on same subnet?

I have set up Internet Sharing over Wifi on an ethernet-wired desktop Mac running Yosemite 10.10. I have various OS X and iOS clients that are able to connect to the shared Wifi connection and access ...
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WiFi access without internet sharing?

I would like to have wireless access to a mac running OSX 10.8, but without internet sharing, i.e. only local access to the mac from a connected WiFi client. In principle I can share the Ethernet port ...
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Sharing Mac's wifi connection with iPhone, for iOS app development?

How can I share my Mac's wi-fi connection with my iPhone? I am currently travelling (roaming out of country) and I am needing to work on the development of my iOS app, though an internet connection ...
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Connect iPhone to Internet through laptop?

I have a laptop at work that's connected to the the office LAN. I have an iPhone that sometimes can sort of connect via Sprint, but usually it's pretty slow. However, when I'm at the office, my ...
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Lion won't give out DHCP addresses with Internet Sharing

Lion doesn't seem to be giving out DHCP addresses when I turn on Internet Sharing. My firewall is off, I create a shared network with no security sharing ethernet->wifi. In Network Preferences the ...
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Mac OS X Internet Sharing creates ad hoc network

Every time I try to use Internet sharing Ethernet --> Wi-Fi, my Mac seems to create an ad hoc network, rather than using the currently connected wifi network. How do I make my Mac share to the ...
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“Internet Sharing” via “Ethernet” is not working

I'm using OS X El Capitan (10.11) on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) and I'm trying to use System Preferences -> Sharing -> Internet Sharing feature and something isn't working... I made ...
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Share iPhone Personal Hotspot with Mac, then share Internet via ethernet

When I'm travelling I only have Internet via my iPhone, which I can share to my Mac via Personal Hotspot just fine. However, I have a VoIP desk phone which only gets internet via ethernet cabling. I ...
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Particular websites blocked when using Internet Sharing

I have the following setup. I have a Macbook Pro with an external monitor plugged into it via HDMI. I then have another external monitor plugged into the Macbook Pro via a Thunderbolt to DVI adapter. ...
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Can Internet sharing be configured to be a bridge/switch rather than a separate NAT/router?

I'd like to use my wired-ethernet desktop mac as a wifi bridge so that everything that connects to it over wi-fi can see and be seen by everything else on the LAN. There's clearly no way to do this ...
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What's the purpose of iPhone USB port on the Internet Sharing panel?

On the internet sharing panel, there is an option to share the connection from Thunderbolt Ethernet to iPhone USB. It would be really cool to provide internet access to the iPhone via the USB ...
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Using Server 5.0.15 to share internet WITHOUT internet sharing

I am running a mid 2010 MacMini as a server. OS X 10.11.3 and Server 5.0.15. I am connecting to the internet on the built in Ethernet (Ethernet) and have a USB to GigaBit Ethernet adapter (Ethernet 2) ...
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When acting as a “Personal Hotspot”, does an iPhone ever do anything beyond routing?

I want to use the iPhone's Personal Hotspot feature as my primary connection to the internet. I'm a little nervous about placing my iPhone at risk to hacking. Does Personal Hotspot perform any action ...
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Sharing internet connection from WiFi to Thunderbolt Ethernet doesn't work - no DHCP addresses are given out

I can't seem to get my MacBook Pro to share the WiFi connection over Ethernet. Here is my configuration as it appears in System Preferences: As you can see, my local Ethernet IP address is a ...
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Start/stop internet sharing from a script?

Is there a way to start/stop internet sharing from the command line or maybe an apple script? The thing is that I move around my laptop between home and work. At one place I get wireless internet ...
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Internet Sharing, same LAN

I'd like to share internet from ethernet (10.0.100.2) to Wi-Fi. But when I do so and then I connect a device via Wi-Fi I get a whole different network: 192.168.2.0. Is there a way to use the same ...
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Internet sharing option “to computers using iPhone USB”

Under System Preferences > Sharing, there is an option to share your connection from wherever "to computers using: iPhone USB": At first glance, this looks to me like: [Mac] ...
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Unreliable wifi sharing OS X 10.11.2

My mom has a mac connected via ethernet modem and it outputs a wifi signal by means of the wifi sharing feature in os x. For the last week (within close proximity to updating to os x 10.11.2), the ...
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Cannot share my internet connection via Wi-Fi from my Mac

I am using El Capitan 10.11.2. I go to sharing and select 'Display Ethernet' in the Share your connection from menu. The display ethernet port is the port with the ethernet cable leading to the ...
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How do I get macbook recovered from internet connectivity issue?

I'm very much worried due to annoying internet problem that I'm facing for the past few days. Please help me get out of this please suggest authentic solution, please. Macbook Model = Late 2013. ...
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Internet fading in and out OS X?

I have recently been experiencing a new problem with internet reliability on OS X. We have two OS X El Capitan desktops. My mom's mac is in the office and receives an ethernet connection and that ...
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how can I share my mac wifi internet with my android phone

I am using an OSX yosemite version 10.10.2. I have wifi internet connection on my macbook, and I will like to share this with my android phone - I have been trying to do this with blootooth PAN. I ...
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Unable to share internet

I have been using Internet Sharing through Thunderbolt ethernet. But just yesterday my wired internet got disconnected or even said that I am not connected to the internet when I tried to share my ...
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Turn internet sharing off automatically when on specific network

At home I connect my MBP running El Capitan to the internet using ethernet and share the connection with my phone via WiFi. At work I the MBP to the company network using ethernet and internet ...
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how can I create wifi hotspot on windows 7 that can be shared with my macbook?

My USB modem has issues so my Mac doesn't recognize it. I created an ad hoc wifi hotspot on my Windows 7 laptop with WPA2 encryption and shared the internet. My Macbook Pro sees the wireless network ...
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Setting up Wi-Fi hotspot for phones to connect

I am trying to use Mac's internet sharing to create a local network for my phones to connect. The idea is that phones (Android tablets) can search up the Wi-Fi hosted by my Mac and connect to that. ...
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Share wifi connection from macbook to airport express

I'm trying to do the following setup: Internet modem/router -> (wifi) -> Macbook -> (ethernet) -> Airport express ->(wifi) -> various devices. Is it possible to share internet from a MB to an ...
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Internet, screen and file sharing over USB between two Macs

I can physically connect two Macs with a simple USB cable, easily. How can I make actual use of this link? USB is supposed to be used for master/slave or host/client scenarios. It is, however, the ...
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Bridge OS X Wi-Fi/Ethernet connection with VPN

I currently have a VPN connection on my computer (running El Capitan), and I would like to know if there is a way to bridge my Wi-Fi that I use on my computer along with my VPN. What I would like to ...
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Mavericks Internet Sharing Ethernet to Wifi suddenly stopped working

I'm using Internet Sharing to convert Ethernet into a wifi hotspot through my Macbook Pro. I'm using the latest version of Mavericks, and today suddenly my internet sharing stopped working. I tried ...
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Show Active Connections to “Internet Sharing”

How can I view a list of devices that are connected to my Apple laptop via Internet Sharing (when it's enabled)? If a list doesn't exist, does Internet Sharing log DHCP requests and if so, where? ...
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Instant hostpot from Mac doesn't work on any devices

So I'm using my dorm LAN connection with my Macbook Air(running OS X El Capitan). When setting up the LAN connection I had to register my Mac's MAC address. The LAN is fast and works well. However ...
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Sharing internet from macbook to iphone

I've got a problem with sharing internet connection from my macbook pro to iphone. I've shared Ethernet connection in System Preference and managed to connect to the network from my iPhone but has no ...
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Share internet connection from iPad to iPhone via bluetooth

I can share my iPad's internet connection using Bluetooth to my Macbook Pro and my Android phone but my iPad and iPhone does not even seem to see each other when I try to pair them. I am abroad at the ...
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Is there a way to share the internet connection from mac to a iphone surpassing 802.1x protection without using vpn from the internet?

I want to share my internet connection(ethernet) to my iPhone, but the network is protected by 802.1x so that I cannot do so. I have already know that I can share the internet connection with my phone ...
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How to share iPad's wifi to Mac?

I want to connect my MacBook Pro to my iPad mini's Wi-fi. I don't see any hotspot settings. I have searched on the web but all I see is to go to cellular option in setting which is not available in my ...
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internet connection sharing assigned IP

Setting the internet connection sharing is straighforward from the OSX preferences. So I set the sharing via the ethernet cable so that when I ifconfig, I see some new entry bridge100 that is has ...
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enabling/disabling Internet Sharing with terminal in mac osx 10.9.2

The problem is setting the internet sharing with CLI instead of GUI in Mac OS 10.9.2 I followed instructions as per this thread Start/stop internet sharing from a script? including both CLI and ...
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Internet Sharing is grey out

My system is Lion 10.7.x My Internet Sharing is greyed out with: Internet Sharing: Off You cannot start Internet Sharing because you have not selected a port to share your connection. How ...
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How to get Internet Sharing (Ethernet to WiFi) with Server on OS X 10.10.5

I have a Mac mini (Mid 2011) (Macmini5,2) with OS X 10.10.5 and Server.app installed. I would like to share internet from this machine's Ethernet port to my WiFi, so that other devices in my room can ...
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Internet Sharing from Ethernet over Wifi results in self-assigned IP address

I have OS X Mavericks with a Thunderbolt Ethernet connected to the internet with IP 192.168.0.1 (which is a subrouter of 192.168.1.1). I set up internet sharing through the Sharing interface and I am ...
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How to make devices connected through ethernet sharing port be able to see devices on the Wifi Network

My home network is 192.168.1.0. I am sharing my wifi connection through my MBP Mid 2010 ethernet port. So my MBP is also on 192.168.2.0 as well as the device that is plugged on the this internet port. ...