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This question was asked a while ago, I'm not sure if you've solved the problem. If you have, please enlighten me! I've been having the same issue (not quite every time, but almost every time I turn my Mac on). As with you, the location is my hometown. I've done some Googling, somewhat ironically, and it seems to be a security issue with OSX Yosemite causing ...


You can create a password-protected ad-hoc network by sharing your internet connection. To do so: Go to Apple Menu -> System Preferences Go to Sharing preference pane Select "Internet Sharing" Choose the source port Set your connection to be broadcast over WiFi Click on WiFi options and set a network name and security While this is a little more involved ...


You will want to try excluding ports TCP 721-731 as these tend to be the source ports for printing. TCP 515 is the listening port for LPD jobs. Source (in the FAQ/questions section at the bottom)


I'm assuming when you say "Lock" you mean that the screensaver kicks in so that you are prompted for a password. I use an app called Amphetamine (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/amphetamine/id937984704?l=en&mt=12). It will make sure your Mac stays awake, but still allow it to start the screensaver (ie locking it). This way, any network activity ...

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