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How can I copy many large hi-res photos directly from iPad to cloud storage via WiFi and then manage them?

What's a good method to copy lots of high resolution photos from my iPad using WiFi directly to some sort of cloud server without having to use a Windows or Mac computer as an intermediary? Plus, ...
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How to listen to iTunes library stored on Time Capsule on iOS

I know that storing the iTunes library on a Time Capsule isn't recommended as it won't be backed up. But with iTunes in the cloud and iTunes Match this isn't as big a deal. So I figured I'd move my ...
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iPad app to manage photos stored in cloud?

I currently have several thousand (15GB) photographs stored on a PC. I would like to move them all to the cloud somewhere and use the iPad to manage them - change names, put in folders, etc. I also ...
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Apple Remote Desktop multiple ports on one address / ip

I am using Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) version 3.5.1 and I want to add computers to the list. I have several virtual machines running on an VMWare ESXi host. VMWare enables screen sharing via VNC but ...
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Apple Airport - Access DHCP from ethernet connection?

Is it possible to have a device connected to an Airport Express via the ethernet cable to access the DHCP / sit within the NAT functionality for Internet use? I have an existing network where a ...
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Why is my MacBook sending out data, even when idle?

From the "Activity Monitor" I noticed that even when the computer is idle, and with all browsers closed, it is still sending data out (several hundred bytes per second). I want to know why this is ...
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How to receive notification of HTTP access

I have a web server running on my Mac and I'd like to be notified (via Growl for example) when someone accesses my server. I searched for something like that in Automator but found nothing. Do you ...
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How to disable “new network interfaces have been detected” prompt on Mac OS X Lion?

I get this uber annoying prompt every single time I plug my Macbook Air into my Thunderbolt display. Does anyone please know of a way to disable this? Thanks a lot!
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Setting a static route every boot with launchd / plist is failing

I hope to use launchd to set a static route on a server at boot time since I haven't figured a better way to configure this sort of networking on a server. My problem is that the command seems to be ...
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How can others connect to port 80 on my computer via an IP address?

I'd like to be able to give certain people my IP address (24.178.XX.XX) so they can access port 80 on my machine from their browser. Right now just putting that IP address from my own browser doesn't ...
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Sync multiple calendar together

Simple question, big problem. I evaluate a solution to sync calendar together but not FULL calendar.. just part with cloud here is the spec : I have 3 person person #1 = have a calendar with ...
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Does the iMac EFI Update 1.7 change how NetBooting works?

I have a NetBoot server to manage all the Macs in my office. However, when I started a weekly backup of one of my iMacs last week, after rebooting and holding N, I saw the blinking globe for a few ...
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Share Web through another port

I have a webserver running on a MBA at port 4431 and I want to access through my local network. But web sharing uses port 80 by default and I can't access to my_mba_ip:4431 Can I add ports to web ...
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How do I write an AppleScript which auto reconnects to Wi-Fi?

Sometimes I need to download very big files from the internet using torrents (I'm using Transmission) and the Wi-Fi always drops. I bought several routers and modems and none of them work. I've been ...
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Is there a way to see connected static leases in Lion Server?

In Lion Server Admin, under DHCP settings, it is possible to see a list of "Clients", but for me this list is nearly always empty, except in the rare occasions when I allow a machine on my network ...
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How to connect to a FTP server from a Wi-Fi Hotspot that prevents direct FTP connections?

I am using the wifi at a library where they prevent me to connect to FTP servers for some reason. I need to upload my work. Is there any tool or trick to go around this?
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Weird network issues with Lion

I recently bought a MacBook Air with Lion. I have had many issues since, especially when connecting to the internet through "open" wifi networks that redirect you to a login page in the browser (i.e., ...
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Network problem isolated to this macbook air, where to look next?

Periodically, once or twice a day, I'll start to experience network issues (latency and dropped packets) on this one machine while I'm browsing: Other machines on the same Linksys WRT54G wireless ...
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Why is my computer name new-host-2.home on the network?

I configured my computer name to "Macbook of Matthieu" in the network sharing preferences. However, this name end up being used: new-host-2.home, how can I change that?
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Static IP address per wifi connection? Configuration in router doesn't seem to take, am I doing it wrong?

I have a MacBook Pro, and a home WIFI setup that I'd like to assign a very specific IP address to the MBP on. The router is a Jensen Airlink AL59300, and it has the ability to assign static IP ...
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iPad camera to cloud

I'm looking for a truly basic app that takes photos with the built-in camera and uploads them somewhere in the cloud. I stress basic because I need my photos to be easily programmatically reused ...
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Proxy username and password not remembered in system preferences

I am trying to set a username and password for my http proxy in the network panel in system preferences, I select the "Proxy server requires password" checkbox, enter a username and password and click ...
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Constant Firewall Messages in Console: How can I find the source?

I constantly see messages in Console (coming from /var/log/appfirewall.log) that look like this: Aug 21 08:08:39 silverscreen Firewall[97]: Stealth Mode connection attempt to UDP 10.0.1.11:8612 from ...
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What could be stopping my WiFi printer from working?

My iMac suddenly stopped recognising my HP OfficeJet 6500 printer over the wireless network. Previously, it worked fine for years. It works with USB, and the printer connects to the router without a ...
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Not able to Ping to MacBooks?

Recently while troubleshooting some network issues, we figured out we are not able to ping any of our 85+ MacBook Pros. On further analysis we checked and confirmed firewall is not enabled on any of ...
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Snow Leopard running Fusion has virtual ports invisible to wireshark

Win XP SP3 in fusion can surf the net through the mac's airport in either bridged or nat mode fine. the mac has a static ip. the windows is set to dhcp. ifconfig on the mac shows en1: inet ...
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How I could redirect all my traffic to Tor network?

I need to redirect all my traffic to Tor network. I have just installed Vidalia, but I think that I have not correctly configured my Tor-client. I have a Java desktop client that have to access to a ...
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Network interfaces missing after software update [iMac 7,2]

I recently updated my iMac to Mac OS X 10.6.8, it took a while to come back up, and when it did start up, the network interfaces were missing and when trying to open the Network tab in system ...
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Resolving Time Capsule Problem Broke IPv6 Tunnel

Some time ago my Time Capsule's light was blinking amber. When I opened the Airport Utility, it indicated that my IPv6 tunnel was down, I assume due to the remote IPv4 host being down. I was given the ...
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OpenAFS client configuration

I can't find any detailed guide on how to setup a client OpenAFS on Mac OS X. I downloaded OpenAFS 1.5.78 from OpenAFS.org but I can't make it works. I read that a panel for the system preferences ...
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iPhone: WiFi, Bluetooth and cellular network not working

I have iPhone 3GS and suddenly it's gone away. I mean WiFi, bluetooth is not working, and I can't make any calls. Here's a screenshot: Any help will be appreciated!
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What port does Skype for iPhone use?

I want to set up Skype to have priority on my router whem I'm skyping from my iPhone, but I can't figure out which port the app uses. Any ideas?
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Wi-Fi auto-disconnect for iPhone?

Is there an app to disconnect an iPhone from a Wi-Fi router at a specific time, other than just turning off Wi-Fi?
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How to set up my network/bridging using Apple Airport equipment?

I'd like to set up my network like this, and I want to make sure it's possible using the hardware I have. I think it should be... I've got my cable modem in one room. I want to plug it into an Apple ...
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Can I remote desktop into a Windows-based corporate network from my iPad?

Possible duplicate: iPads in the corporate world Has anyone remote desktop into a Windows-based corporate network with an iPad? What has been your experience? How do you address the ...
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Screen sharing with server fails

I am managing a Mac server cluster and I can do screen sharing from my Mac to the cluster without a fuss. However a colleague of mine receives the following error upon trying to switch on screen ...
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Receive Apple Push Notifications behind a VPN

Hey guys I tried to search google for this particular question but couldn't find a solution which fits my question. I'm trying to build an app which works only when VPN is configured properly. (The ...
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Connecting via AFP with no timeout

My Mac at home is asleep, but it sometimes wakes up for various reasons, and I want to connect to it via AFP once it's awake so it will stay awake and let me access files. When I do an AFP connection ...
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OS X Mavericks system-wide VPN settings doesn't work for particular applications

I'm using OS X Mavericks and I have a systemwide VPN setting that web browsers like Safari work well. However, I also want the LINE instant message software to use this VPN setting, but LINE seems to ...
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Is it possible to use a proxy with a 3G connection on an iPhone?

I'm currently using a proxy over Wi-Fi connections on my iPhone 4S, but there doesn't seem to be an option to apply it to 3G connections. I tried configuring a configuration profile with iPhone ...
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.DS_Store creation disabled on network shares, but I want them enabled for a specific share

I use my Mac in a corporate Windows environment all the time, and have it set so that it doesn't drop .DS_Store turds all over the network. I used the following well-known terminal command to disable ...
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How can I figure out why my Apple TV drops connection when using AirPlay

Hi – I have a really frustrating issue with my Apple TV(s). I have two of them, and several iOS devices, and this issue exists for all combinations. The issue: I'll be streaming something in Safari, ...
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Lync and automatic reconnect

I am using Microsoft Lync (14.0.8) with Mavericks (10.9.3) on a laptop. When my IP address changes Lync does not reconnect automatically. From time to time I see a big red X icon in the dock but in ...
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Clone a NetBoot Drive

I am in a small pickle. Basically, I have a netboot server (I think, when you press option at startup, drives with small globes appear) but I cannot access it locally, and I need to clone it to a ...
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How can I copy the full smb:// link from a file in Finder?

I work in a Windows environment with many different shared drives. I commonly have Finder windows open to different shared drives and nested folders. I have a Service set up (that I created in ...
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iPhone 5s lag related to repeated nsnetworkd crashes

Something weird is happening with my iPhone 5s on iOS 7.1.1. For the past week, it's become very laggy, where if I try to interact with it via software, Bluetooth, or even the physical buttons, it ...
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autossh not forwarding, regular ssh tunnel does

Starting autossh like so: autossh -M 5122 -N -R 5432:localhost:5432 <user>@<myhost>, I can't connect to localhost:5432. If I run ssh -f <user>@<myhost> -L 5432:localhost:5432 ...
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Recommend a network service monitoring application

I'm a network administrator for a medium-sized network. I'm looking for a fairly simple piece of software that will alert me (visually, by email, or some other mechanism) when one of the services on ...
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Add feature to SelfControl software : choose network interface to block

SelfControl is an open source software to block Internet connection for a time period. However, it blocks connection from ALL network interfaces. I'm looking for someone that would like to add a ...
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Unable to access SimpleHTTPServer with ip

I created a python http server with python -m SimpleHTTPServer 5555 I can access it using http://localhost:5555 but not using http://my-macbook-ip:5555 from a different machine. I'm on Mavericks ...