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It's a personal hotspot created by an iOS device to share the cellular data connection that the phone has over Wi-Fi.


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ControlPlane You want to have an automated action after you connect to a certain WiFi point. An easy way to do this, is using ControlPlane (formally known as MarcoPolo). This software makes your computer context aware and can execute scripts and programs when your location changes. Some examples that ControlPlane is aware of: Current Audio Output device ...


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There are tools like Marco Polo that can change such settings based on location, but you will need to actually change your location, or have some other automated way to trigger this change. While there are some sophisticated servers and network hardware that can access multiple TCP/IP connections, and route different classes of network traffic to different ...


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This is what you do: Make sure the ethernet cable is plugged in, and that the MBP is using ethernet to connect to the internet Open System Preferences and click on Sharing Tick the checkbox that says "Internet Sharing" From the drop down list, select Ethernet. Tick the WiFi (thanks Mateusz Szlosek) checkbox. It should look something like this: Click on ...


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Per Apple KB article HT6175, AirPlay makes use of a number of ports: ╔══════╦═════════╦════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ Port ║ TCP/UDP ║ Name ║ ╠══════╬═════════╬════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ 80 ║ TCP ║ Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) ║ ║ 443 ║ TCP ║ Secure Sockets Layer (SSL, or ...


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If you have single WiFi card then you can not use it for receiving and sending WiFi. If your internet comes from cable (Ethernet) or from a USB -WiFi, then those can be shared using your WiFi card.


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Use a local account on your mac to connect to the WiFi, then logout again, you won't loose connection, and you'll only have to do this once since your Mac will remember the network.


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It could be other wireless devices on your network using wireless bandwidth a wireless device connecting at a speed that is forcing other connections to a lower-speed protocol wireless devices not on your network but using an interfering channel another process on the Mac Mini using network bandwidth Signal strength and signal quality do not always go ...


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iMessage is designed to prefer sending a message over Apple's servers vs sending via the carrier's SMS system. When you send a message, iMessage checks to see if the recipient is registered with Apple's Messages server. If the target you are messaging is not registered with Apple's Messages server (ie they use an Android phone), your iPhone will send the ...


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Just found this Disable Captive Network Support in OS X Which mentions "To disable it, set this preference:" sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.captive.control Active -boolean false In case, you would ever want to remove this setting, you can do: sudo defaults delete ...


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Tyilo's NetworkAutoLogin project on github is an os.x daemon that "Automagically logs into to Captive Portal Networks" with user-supplied credentials. It uses PhantomJS & CasperJS to post the necessary info to the fields on the captive portal login page. Could be the secret login "password", a username-password pair, or just activating a EULA checkbox ...


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Reviewing more articles, I realized that the AP was not set to Enterprise. Upon turning that on, and setting it up on the AP, the server was receiving the auth requests (and showing that they were authenticating), but not returning them to the AP.


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I'm also having the "not working" issue. I've had Internet Sharing work in the past but there has been a few times, like today, where I go in to the settings to start Internet Sharing (I use a modem dongle, so my Internet is not always up and running), the Wifi icon in the bar gets replaced by the Sharing icon for a half second, then it goes back to just ...


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Split the traffic with different subnets on your router. If your lan is giving addressing in the 10.10.10.0/24 range and your wifi is giving them in the 192.168.0.0/24 range everything you connect to on the 10.10.10.0/24 network with only use ethernet.



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