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Software recommendation: Command line network analyser that shows owning process

I'm looking for something that is a mix of tcpdump, lsof, and netstat. I want to be able to filter like tcpdump, but have an additional column showing the process ID. At the end I'd like to be able ...
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Random Signal Strength Drops

I have a Macbook Air (Mid-2011) at home and a Verizon Actiontec MI424WR Rev. I router. Recently, I noticed that the internet got slower for about 10 sec. and went back to normal. I then opened Wifi ...
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Mountain Lion OSX Server One IP Virtual Sites www resolving to wrong Site

I am trying to get 2 domains working properly with one static IP on ML OSX Server. When I set a domain = www.domain2.com- it resolves to domain1.com. I have dns set for domain 2 at godaddy, where ...
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273 views

How can I force the traffic of a shared internet connection through a proxy?

I'm testing a system which requires my iPad to (appear to) come from another location. The iPad also has to use Cisco's AnyConnect VPN client. I configured a manual proxy on the iPad, but AnyConnect ...
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How do I prevent OS X 10.8 from autoconnecting to a specific wireless network?

I have two wireless networks at home. I want my Mac to autoconnect to one of them, but not the other. However, I do not want to remove the other network from my preferred list, since I want to keep ...
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What ports need to be opened to use the L2TP VPN server on Mountain Lion Server?

I am using a Mac mini OS X Mountain Lion Server (10.8.5). My goal is to have the server's own VPN service running over L2TP only. The Mac mini is behind an AirPort Extreme (4th generation) AirPort ...
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How do I remove the ethernet 802.1x settings in Mountain Lion

I made a stupid 802.1X settings file some time ago to test some things. Now I am unable to remove it, even though I think I have deleted the file. The picture below shows the 802.1X profile to the ...
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1answer
250 views

How can I get my Macbook Air 2013 (September 2013) to connect to wi-fi?

I just got my new MacBook Air delivered yesterday. I opened it up today and was happy until it couldn't connect to Wi-Fi. After Googling I found out that this has been an issue and that Apple ...
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DNS resolution temporarily failing

Macbook air mid-2012 w/ Mountain Lion. Whenever I wakeup from a long sleep and also on some random moments when it's on, i get DNS resolution failures for every server, with nslookup saying ;; ...
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474 views

Where are ethernet/internet/networking configuration files/settings stored on OS X 10.6

Someone I know has an ethernet configuration profile that works on the university network I'm on. As I am on 10.8 I do not have the option of configuring these files so I'd like to copy his ...
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Why can't my Mac Pro connect to an SMB share over the network?

I have a really weird problem. I have a Raspberry Pi running an SMB server that shows up in the sidebar of the Finder. I usually can just click on it and connect. Just today, it stopped working and ...
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1answer
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Why does `hostname` return “dserodio” and not “dserodio.local”?

When I run hostname it returns dserodio instead of dserodio.local, which causes problems with Python servers. I can run sudo hostname dserodio.local but I have to set it again after rebooting. How ...
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OSX takes several attempts to connect to internet over WiFi

When I start my mac my WiFi connects to my router as normal, however it never has an internet connection. I'm connected to my rounter and can log in to it I just don't have an active internet ...
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2answers
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Redirect traffic using PF along with Internet Sharing

The short version: How do I redirect all traffic from en2 port 80/443 to 127.0.0.1:8080 when I have enabled Internet Sharing in OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)? Some background: I am doing a master ...
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1answer
65 views

Awful Network Performance

I have a MacBook pro running Mountain Lion. When I copy files over the local network, I get around 200Kb/s on a 1Gbps link (the light on the switch indicates 1Gbps). This morning I went to download ...
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3answers
118 views

How to easily and completely disable/enable WLAN (so it cannot be turned on again while travelling)?

Without going into specifics of why I might like to do this, or whether this is a good idea or not, I would like to know how I can disable use of wireless networking on my MacBook Air, either via ...
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1answer
301 views

Apache problem with hostname on OSX 10.8.4

After updating to 10.8.4 I am having trouble running my macports apache server. I stop the built-in apache with: sudo apachectl stop, then I try to start macports apache with: sudo ...
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1answer
253 views

Cisco VPN timeout issues

I'm trying to use the native Cisco VPN client installed with Lion and it's been a terrible experience. The VPN times out between 15 and 45 minutes and I can't seem to fix it. I've followed guides for ...
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0answers
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Added website with a subdomain on Mountain Lion server couldn't be found on other machines

My server is accessible via example.com and I want my website to be accessed via sub.example.com. I added a website to Mountain Lion server with domain name that's actually a subdomain; ...
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321 views

Using Redsocks on Mountain Lion

I'm trying to use redsocks on Mountain Lion for system wide SOCKS proxy. How can I configure the iptables on OSX to redirect tcp traffic to redsocks. The redsocks documentation mentions the following ...
2
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1answer
172 views

Little Snitch rules for power nap?

I run Little Snitch to monitor my network traffic. However, on Mountain Lion, power nap runs while my computer is sleeping so I can't approve new rules for Little Snitch to allow power nap to connect ...
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1answer
1k views

Endlessly repeating “There was a problem connecting…” error

I'm getting constantly interrupted by the same error, "There was a problem connecting to the server "admin's MacBook". The server may not exist or it is unavailable at this time. Check the server ...
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1answer
62 views

Password request for file delete Mountain Lion Server

I've recently set up a new server environment in our small graphic design / video production studio. The setup involves a Macpro running mountain lion server, with 56tb Raid 6 Proavio unit attached ...
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1answer
100 views

Why does my computer seem to have a disagreement on hostnames between .home versus .local?

At home, my laptop's sharing control panel tells me that it will be accessible as 'whatever.local', but the 'hostname' command reports 'whatever.home'. What's this about?
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1answer
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Can't turn on wifi on Mac OSX Mountain lion MBP 2012

The WiFi interface won't turn on when i press "Activate wifi" from the preferences neither from the status bar. I tried restarting the mac,and reset the pram. The Ethernet works fine and this is ...
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0answers
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10.8.4 Messages.app “A network error occurred” on AIM / Gmail

I am increasingly seeing an error where Messages.app will be unable to connect to AIM or a Gmail Jabber account, although Bonjour IM works fine along with all other IP services. Restarting seems to ...
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Wi-Fi Diagnostics app not found

After reading this CNet article I was pretty excited to have a tool that monitors my wireless network since I'm in the process of setting it up well. Wi-fi Diagnostics is said to be in the ...
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2answers
179 views

Local DNS circumvented when WiFi is active

I am using Mac OS X 10.8 to connect to two networks through ethernet and wifi and I am experiencing a problem with local DNS resolution. I would really appreciate your advice. I am simultaneously ...
0
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1answer
138 views

Is there a way to configure OSX to auto mount and SMB share without entering a user and password into the configuration file?

I've found instructions on how to auto mount an SMB share, but they either involve adding the share to the login items (I'm using a laptop and that gives me an error when I'm not in the same network ...
0
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1answer
147 views

SSID not showing. cannot autoconnect to in-range ssid

I cannot get my laptop to automatically connect to a specific network when it's in range. I am housesitting for someone who's SSID is named vpn (secured via wpa2 personal, broadcasting its ssid. I do ...
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1answer
215 views

'Always Trust' wifi network not working

This is more of an annoyance than anything...I have a MacBook Pro (latest Retina 15") and a Mac mini (latest model) both running Mac OS 10.8.4 and whenever I connect to my company's wifi network, I ...
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76 views

Mountain Lion Internet connectivity issue

I am system admin for my department I have recently updated all machines to Mountain lion and I am now getting reports of connection problems , the users lose their connection to the internet yet i ...
2
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1answer
881 views

Why browsers ignores /etc/hosts behind a SOCKS proxy?

My MacBook in office does not have internet access. So I set up an instant SOCKS Proxy over SSH to surf the web. However, when I try to add an entry to /etc/hosts, the browser does not go to the site ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't my VPN work with my new Mac?

I used Migration Assistant / Setup Assistant to copy everything from an old Mac to a new one, both running 10.8.4. My VPN connection uses the built-in OpenVPN client, via the Network pane in System ...
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2answers
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How to block internet traffic of an application?

Little Snitch can block internet traffic of a particular app. Can I do something similar without (paying) Little Snitch?
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3answers
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How to obtain the external IPv4 address via Terminal

I'm trying to figure out how to obtain my external IP (IPv4) via Terminal without connecting to a remote website or service. Here's what I've found so far - these all use remote/external checking: ...
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3answers
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Why is Safari ignoring my /etc/hosts file?

I added some domains to block (127.0.0.1 mydomain.com) to my /etc/hosts file and for some reason, Safari seems to be ignoring them. I have tried disabling Safari extensions, clearing the cache (sudo ...
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0answers
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Mac lost internet connection on upload

I have a strange issue which is driving me crazy...When uploading files (in my case its to Flickr) after a few uploads my internet connection kinda fades away :S Cannot open any web page. It looks I ...
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Enforcing firewall (native or 3rd-party)

We're currently doing PCI compliance, and one of the requirements is that mobile devices that have access to systems involved in processing card data have personal firewall software installed which ...
2
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1answer
154 views

How to prevent sending of hostname via DHCP?

I am trying to prevent OS X from sending its hostname to the DHCP server. For example, in OpenSuse systems there is DHCLIENT_HOSTNAME_OPTION="AUTO". I cannot find a similar option in OS X for this, ...
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1answer
78 views

I can't access apple.com from my Macbook

For some reason I cannot access apple.com from my MacBook since last week. Was Lion at that time, so I thought updating to Mountain might help, but no luck. Also a full reset and back to original ...
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location aware network drive mount?

At work we have a network drive (hosted on a windows server, mounted wirelessly via SMB) that is best if it is automounted. The trouble is that this causes the system to pause when it tries to mount ...
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0answers
88 views

How to stop cifs volumes disconnecting

At work my Mac Pro (Mountain Lion 10.8.3) connects to several network shares (on a SAN which I use my AD credentials to authenticate to). I connect using cifs by going to the "Connect to server" ...
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1answer
3k views

Internet Sharing on Mountain Lion not working

I am trying to share an ethernet connection on a MacBook over Wi-Fi. I enabled Internet Sharing in the Sharing prefpane, When I try to connect using an iPad, the iPad can see the network but cannot ...
0
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1answer
560 views

Prefer cable over wifi in Mac on Mac for a specific IP

Is it possible to set a MacBook Pro to use ethernet cable over the wifi when it tries to access a certain IP in .bashrc file or any other configuration file? For example, you can set it not to use a ...
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4answers
995 views

Can't access internet

Suddenly, a couple of days ago, I have started to have major problems accessing internet through my home network, with my MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (non-retina) running Mountain Lion. I connect to the ...
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0answers
90 views

Wired Network Connection getting auto configured IP Address

I recently did a clean install of Mountain Lion and experiencing strange behavior with my wired Ethernet connection. It cannot obtain an IP address from DHCP, where the wireless can, against the same ...
0
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1answer
727 views

Wake on demand no more working

I was using Wake on Demand (not WOL) to access my mac remotely. I was able to turn in on from LAN or internet through SSH, VNC or HTTP. The problems came when I upgraded to Mountain Lion. Initially ...
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1answer
610 views

Cannot connect to specific website since OSX Mountain Lion install

I just installed Mountain Lion and everything is working pretty well except I can't connect to adobe.com. I can not connect on any of the browsers (firefox, chrome, safari). i can access the website ...
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2answers
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Cannot Save/Edit to Mac Share Using Mountain Lion

The problem: Under Mountain Lion (10.8.3) I cannot create new files or save changes to a particular share, which is running Lion (10.7). I can connect to the shared Mac on my local network (in a ...