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There is an application called SSL Enforcer (currently in beta) and works system-wide. It has 2 main modes of operation: "Strict Mode" which forces https connections. "Best Effort Mode" which will redirect to https when available. I've tried it before, and found that when I set it to Strict Mode it broke some websites with mixed content. Here are the ...


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I had problems with my ATV3 similar to yours. Went away after I've setup the ATV to take a manually assigned IP, and reserved that IP on the router (Time Capsule) for this ATV (by Mac address). Problem gone ever since.


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Use a tool such as Little Snitch or Hands Off to block all outgoing connections to remote machines' port 80 and port 443. As @LaX notes, Little Snitch can switch profiles based on the network name; I expect Hands Off can do so as well. Edit: you specified "any other unencrypted protocol". So, you wouldn't want to block port 443, which is HTTPS, or ...


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An absolutely off-topic comment, as a fellow recent Linux convertee. Try iTerm2 instead of the built-in Terminal.app, it's really great. https://www.iterm2.com/ Sorry again for the off-topic.


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Looks like networksetup and airport are your best bets. run ifconfig to find network interfaces, then airport scan to find available networks, and then networksetup -setairportnetwork INTERFACE SSID PASSWORD where INTERFACE, SSID, and PASSWORD are replaced by the proper items. It's not the most elegant method, but it works.


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This should be all you need to create an SMB share point: root@host:~# sharing -a /path/directory It will also be available via AFP & FTP by default. Alternatively, you can specify SMB only instead, like so: root@host:~# sharing -a /path/directory -s 010 Check for success by listing all share point records: root@host:~# sharing -l ...


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Ran into the exact same problem. Installed the Network Link Conditioner when my system had OSX Lion and XCode 4 or 5. Great tool but did not need it again until today. Found it no longer worked. My system now has OSX Yosemite and XCode 6.4 so I downloaded Hardware IO Tools for Xcode 6.3. Got the same message about not being able to replace it since it was ...


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This is a very interesting situation and one that didn't, for me at least, bring any clear-cut obvious answer. Here is what I found. First, I created a very similar setup to yours. I connected my iPhone to my Macbook Pro and tethered USB. I had to forget my current wifi network so that I could actually share over my computer's wifi. So, first, double check ...


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I don't think it's possible when using a shared network (you can share your internet connection through wifi if you're using ethernet). Why can't you make a wifi hotspot directly from the iPad ?


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My suggestion was going to be Migration Assistant, however you'll need to make a backup iso or time machine to import from, or another machine as you've mentioned. There is unlikely to be a clean way of doing this honestly...


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OS X's firewall doesn't have the ability to route traffic based on destination port. However, there is a workaround that was detailed in SERVERFAULT: iptables equivalent for mac os x


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I could solve it (found here): I run @terminal the following command and now I can open websites like myurl.local: sudo discoveryutil mdnsactivedirectory yes


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Apple uses .local for bonjour. This is reserved for mDNS in RFC 6762. You should not use this in a mixed network. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.local for further discussion.


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I do this by using AirPort utility to turn off WiFi on the second Time Capsule. Configure it for: turn off the network which places it in bridge mode allow setup over WAN if you want to plug the WAN port of the second AirPort into one LAN port of the Time Capsule that runs as a router. Leave all other settings default (so wipe restore the settings) and ...


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Without knowing the distance between the Macs, you would connect them as follows: Thunderbolt networking Ethernet direct connect Ethernet to a gigabit switch Ethernet to an ethernet switch Ethernet to a router Wireless to a router Using the slow internet you mention


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I found a solution. The file preferences.plist inside /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration contains the configurations for the various network interfaces. Looking at the file with a plist editor I found the following data under Root / NetworkServices / ... / PPP: After I've modified the Disconnect... related values from 1 to 0 with BBEdit, the ...


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Update to latest OS X 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4. Both the updates solve the annoying Internet issues. The issues were frequent disconnection in regular intervals, slow Internet speed etc. In Yosemite, Apple introduced the troubling Discoveryd component for networking which was the main cause. It has been replaced in OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4. Install the updates ...


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Open up System Preferences. Click Network. After you select Wi-Fi on the left, click Advanced... . Drag your home network to the top under Preferred Networks. Click OK then Apply.


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Hold alt and click the Wi-Fi symbol in the menu bar; in the extended menu does it list the Internet as reachable? If not, it can be a external problem or perhaps there is a secondary login required on a splash website or something.


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This question may be a duplicate. Try some of the suggestions here: How to force Thunderbolt-ethernet connection when switching networks without restarting computer? It sounds to me like an issue with connecting to your router. Try the suggestion to renew your DHCP lease under System Preferences > Network Preferences > Advanced for the Thunderbolt ...


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Apparently it's possible to enable MAC filtering using the Internet Sharing feature in Snow Leopard. Here is an extended description how to do it and at the same time overcome some flaws of the sharing implementation of SL. Essentially you have to add an additional key/array in the /etc/bootpd.plist containing the MAC as string: .... ...


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Yes it's a scam. It doesn't need 'evaluating'. It's a famous known scam run by a couple of outfits in India. Windows users are plagued by it all the time, and you can do a search for "Windows support scam India" to get the picture, where they say 'It's Windows calling'. They get you to do the equivalent operations on Windows, - to panic about some ...


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The advantage is you can locate the airport potentially closer to you than the modem. The disadvantage is you need to set it up and perhaps string an ethernet if you wish to avoid delays of wirelessly extending a network. If I could, I would always run an ethernet cable (gigabit if possible, but 100 is usually faster than any WiFi consumers use in practice) ...


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Technically they are entirely correct that the PC has been compromised, and that the one who compromised it was your father in law, therefore using your father in law's IP. By allowing a malicious third party (Cyber PC Experts) direct access to the PC/Mac, the Mac has been compromised, and must be reinstalled from scratch. There are several warning signs: ...


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On stock ( or as some people call it vanilla ) iOS it is not quite possible. However, if your device is jailbroken, then you can use some tweaks to make it possible. Firewall iP7 allows you to monitor all applications & decide whether to allow or deny any outgoing connection.


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My wife was subjected to a similar scam while I was away on a business trip. By letting a remote user install software that (they say) enables them to provide them with tech support, you have actually enabled them to install anything they like, for example, a program to trap keystrokes while you are typing passwords. The only safe response is to delete and ...


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I had this problem too. It would connect to every network but my own! Like Zim stared to say, open Network preferences/advanced. And I noticed that i had the "Remember Networks" box checked. So it saved about 10 networks and mine was at the bottom. I removed all networks and unchecked the box. Back to the from page I just added my network and it works ...


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I'm going to throw this out here as a workaround if you can't find a better solution. Many years ago I had a similar situation and this was an issue with the version of Mac OS X at the time and Network Drives and the lack of a Refresh command in Finder, which it still doesn't have. My workaround solution then was an AppleScript that I saved as an ...


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A lot of the things they said are absolute nonsense. Sleeping processes are absolutely the norm. For example you might have a process looking after your printer, and that process will be sleeping 23 hours and 59 minutes a day except for the one minute where you are printing. High percentage of idle time: There's absolutely nothing wrong with that. Your Mac ...


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Because not setting up your network card to use ipv6 does not prevent applications of opening such sockets. The sockets displayed as *.<port> are not bound to specific ip addresses/interfaces of your machine. They will simply listen to any incoming connection on any interface. Of course, no ipv6 connections will come in through your ethernet card if ...


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Your gut reaction feels correct. The description of sleeping processes and idle % CPU use is misleading. The description of tracking IP addresses to a single location is unrealistic. The costs involved are high. For that sum, consider suggesting your father-in-law engages a local Mac expert – or go to a local Apple Store for help. Erase and Reinstall If ...


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Essential services are those in the Core Services layer. When that option is checked, only the incoming connections to the below services will be allowed: From https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/OSX_Technology_Overview/CoreServicesLayer/CoreServicesLayer.html The technologies in the Core Services layer are called ...


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There could be a few reasons, but your security settings are probably the most likely candidates. Temporarily turn Off the Firewall The easiest way to test this is to (very) temporarily turn off your firewall: System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Firewall > Turn Off Firewall Retest your connectivity, if it works, turn your firewall back ...


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Use this sudo ifconfig en0 lladdr d4:33:a3:ed:f2:12 See the manual page of ifconfig man ifconfig


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I believe his problem is because he assigned his computer a hostname like: mellyrn.local . What should have happened is that he assign his pc a hostname of mellyrn. The you append ".local" to the ping.hostname command and ping like: mellyrn.local


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You almost certainly need the geniune Apple USB Ethernet adapter, because it's probably the only USB Ethernet adapter that iOS has drivers for. Even if you find another adapter that uses the same chipset, Apple's drivers probably won't load unless the dongle identifies itself as an Apple product.


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VirtualBox and OS X provide several (no-NAT) methods to connect your VM: 1. The VirtualBox "Bridged Adapter": First remove bridge1 in Terminal and use a "Bridged Adapter" instead of vboxnet0 in your VM. Go to the Network settings of the respective VM -> Adapter1 -> attached to: and change the type from whatever it is now to "Bridged Adapter" then choose ...


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I had seemingly the same problem as the OP. Using the tool networksetup I found that for the given network name, some wrong DNS was configured: networksetup -getdnsservers <networkname> listed 192.168.0.1 as DNS. Using scutil --dns I've got comparable results, listing that resolver #2 used nameserver[0] : 192.168.0.1. Using the command ...


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This is possible if you have SSH enabled ("Remote Login" in System Preferences > Sharing) Then run (in Terminal) ssh localhost -L 8000:apple.stackexchange.com:80 (You get a shell, type exit when finished with the proxy.) With apple.stackexchange.com it gives me this however: Error 1003 [...] Direct IP access not allowed What happened? You've ...


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This is quite easy if there's no back story to why you feel hosts file is not the right solution. You also might have problems if you're not used to pasting things in Terminal, but if that's the case - you can ask a second question for help on that too! Copy and paste the following lines into Terminal: cd mkdir diy_proxy cd diy_proxy cat > index.html ...


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I figured out the problem. I wanted to post a solution in case anybody else sees this. There was a corrupted lease in our DHCP server that this Mac kept trying to request. As a result, the two (DHCP server & Mac) went into a loop until timeout. Fixing the DHCP database the Mac acquired an address with no issues.


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I had to add add to your command for it to work on OS X. First, connect your vpn and find the interface name: ifconfig. Mine was also ppp0. Then run: sudo route -v add -net 10.41.0.0 -netmask 255.255.0.0 -interface ppp0. -net is a modifier on the add command. Works like a charm.


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I had the same issue with an Apple TV 3. The signal would drop intermittently (every couple of minutes). I read various forums ad nauseam and tweaked my router (the settings were fine, and it is located 5 feet from the Apple TV). I ended up unplugging the Apple TV 3 from the Monster Power strip and plugging it into a completely separate outlet. Voila! It ...


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That's its demo behaviour, it will run for 3 hours then switch off. Check it thinks it's authorised. 'Open Little Snitch Preferences...' Registration tab Also, as you are running it on 2 computers, ensure you have a separate Registration for each [or a Family License] otherwise if it sees 'itself' on the network it will switch off. Alternatively, make ...


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The issue was Discoveryd component in Yosemite which was causing the problem. Apple replaced the component with mDNSResponder in 10.10.4 which solved the issue. If you are running 10.10 to 10.10.3, you should upgrade immediately to 10.10.5 which is more stable with plenty of bug fixes.


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169.254.199.45 belongs to Zeroconf. This does not necessarily mean, that any IPv4 outgoing connection can be made or will be made. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link-local_address and http://www.zeroconf.org/ (maintained by an Apple employee)


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At the university I work at, I ran into the issue with Mac users where they could connect to a SMB share folder within a shared directory, but not the root of the drive until I set the user permissions on the share's root to at least RO for the credentials they used to connect. Are you sure that you have the correct user and share permissions set on the root ...


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autofs and automount Consider using autofs directly to handle the lazy mounting and unmounting of network drives. The automount manual page explains more. Apple published Autofs: Automatically Mounting Network File Shares in Mac OS X to help administrators set autofs up. autofs has the benefit of being silent to the user and connects on-demand, instead of ...


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In order to automate the network mounting of a specific volume on your system, you will need to follow the procedure bellow: Mount the desired Network drive on your system Open System Preferences Navigate to Users & Groups [optional]Unlock the session by the 'lock' button on the bottom left corner Click on the Login Items tab Click the "+" button, ...


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Turns out that HBSS was preventing browsing due to not having the latest Mcaffee updates. Thanks to all who helped me through this!



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