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security find-generic-password -D "AirPort network password" -a SSID -g Replace SSID with the SSID of the network that you wish to obtain the key of. This command looks for all keys with a type of "AirPort network password" and searches for the key with the name of the SSID that you provide.


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Here is a step-by-step guide for you: Temporarily disable any Firewall/Internet Security solution/packet filter on your Mac (like LittleSnitch/Hands Off!/Kaspersky Internet Security etc.) Connect to the administrative interface of your router with a working Mac. Make a note of the internal interface (probably 192.168.0.1 in your case) If your router uses ...


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After inspecting your configuration, it seems two factors might be in play here: DNS Firewall A quick way to confirm a working internet connection but bad DNS is going to a website by using it's IP address rather than it's domain name. For example: http://91.198.174.192 which is a WikiMedia Foundation address. It should say something like "unconfigured ...


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/Sy*/L*/Priv*/Apple8*/V*/C*/R*/airport -I | grep SSID This uses the airport CLI, with the -I flag to show information and grep for SSID shows the name of the network.


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Yes, your MacBook Pro supports 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz but not simultaneously. All Macs manufactured since 2007 with integrated Wi-fi support 802.11 a/b/g/n and and some 2006 Macs support 802.11 a/b/g. Only AirPort Base Station and Time Capsules released in March 2009 or later can operate simultaneously over both bands. Source


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In AppleScript use: do shell script "networksetup -setairportpower en0 off; sleep 2; networksetup -setairportpower en0 on" although you might have to change en0 to the appropriate adapter which you can get from the Network Utility. If you want it in a BASH script don't use the do shell script part and the rest can be on one line or remove the ; adding a ...


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iOS decides automatically whether 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz connection is best if an access point supports both. You can change your BT Home Hub settings to broadcast two separate access points. Open the hub settings → Advanced Settings → Wireless → 5 GHz Wireless and disable “Sync with 2.4 GHz”.              This allows you to specifically connect to two separate ...


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You can have the same SSID for multiple APs, this is how our campus network is set up, but there is a caveat that's worth knowing. When moving between APs we've noticed OS X has a tendency to "stick" to the first AP it has joined even if it's in the presence of another AP offering a stronger signal. Cycling the wi-fi can help with re-association to an AP ...


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It seems like you are pretty up on WiFi, so I won't go into all the inner workings. However, you did mention that the "handover takes ages." The handover is handled by both the device AND a controller. There is a setting (and generally not accessible by users) at what threshold the adapter begins looking for another good network. It is taking ages ...


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Solution that avoids having to restart the computer: Go to terminal and type sudo ifconfig en0 down And enter your password. This will cause the WIFI card to restart and (for me) the connection to be restored.


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The diagram at the top of the article you linked to in the question seems to show exactly what you are trying to achieve; the extended base stations are connected via Ethernet, from their WAN ports, to a network port on the primary base station. Have you tried this configuration?


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When flashing custom firmware, you need to be very careful. Some firmwares can cause hardware-software communication issues, so when you think a setting has been changed, it may not have been. DO NOT send it in for repair. You've probably already voided the warranty. Try to go back to your original firmware and see if it works. Any communication errors ...


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How about an Applescript app. Running every 10 seconds. That checks the IP and checks the SSID on idle set checkSSID to (do shell script "/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport -I |grep ' SSID:'|awk -F:\\ '{print $2}' ") set checkIp to do shell script "ifconfig en0|grep 'inet ...


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You have Bluetooth turned off on your iPhone according to one of your (many) screenshots. Bluetooth must be turned on for Peer-to-peer Airplay to function. See e.g. this Apple support article (scroll down to Peer-to-peer Airplay).


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Go to the network preferences panel in System Preference Select airport, then 'Advanced...' Press the plus button It will work even when the network isn't near.


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You could place something like this Applescript in you Applescript Menu and use it to list you preferred networks, choose on and connect to it. set the getList to paragraphs of (do shell script "networksetup -listpreferredwirelessnetworks en0") set title to item 1 of getList set wifi_list to items 2 thru -1 of getList set the chosen_newtwork ...


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I found a solution to the captive portal problem with 10.10.2... Connect to the internet via iPhone and USB cable. Now also connect to the wifi network with the captive portal. Change the default route to use the wifi. Now the laptop uses the phone for DNS requests, but routes other traffic via the wifi interface. Authenticate on the captive portal page. ...


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Actually this is possible!... Use the following instructions: 1. Tap the blue arrow next to the name of the AirPort Express WiFi network to view more options. 2. Select "Static" as the type of IP address, and then enter the following IP address and Subnet Mask : IP Address : 10.0.1.4 (for example) Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0 Make sure you leave Router, DNS, ...


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Your AirPort Extreme will need to "control" the network in order for this setup the way you expect. The Linksys would have to be configured as a bridge with the AirPort Extreme as the router/DHCP server. Do not that the way you have things setup currently, Time Machine will still work; however you will need to connect to the server/disk by IP address. Other ...


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Here is the part 1 of the script. It will monitor if you are connected to the Internet and alert you when you are not. repeat try do shell script "ping -c 5 google.com" on error display dialog "You are not connected to the internet" end try end repeat Now you can cycle the WiFi off/on (honestly that is easy to do) or if you ...


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This page on the Bluetooth specification website very quickly descends into technobabble, but the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile is how audio is distributed, or sent, from a Bluetooth audio transmitter (such as iPhone or iPod) to a Bluetooth audio receiver (such as headphones or a stand-alone speaker). I am not sure how technical of an answer you are ...


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Some users have reported similar problems with 10.10.2 Looking true you attempts, I would suggest following additional steps. Reset WiFi settings: Turn Off Wi-Fi from the Wireless menu item From the OS X Finder, hit Command+Shift+G and Copy/Paste the following path: /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ Select following files: ...



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