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Every time I try to use Internet sharing Ethernet --> Wi-Fi, my Mac seems to create an ad hoc network, rather than using the currently connected wifi network. How do I make my Mac share to the current wifi network, and have a static IP?

Alternate wording: How to share the ethernet-based Internet connection of a Mac with a computer that is part of router-based wireless LAN without Internet connection?

Router is an AT&T modem/router that has been repurposed for LAN/wifi. The Mac is connected to an Apple Airport Time Capsule via ethernet, and the AT&T router via wifi. I need to share the ATC internet to the AT&T router's LAN network, while giving the Mac an IP address of 192.168.1.1.

  • I remember giving an answer to your previous question on this matter – unfortunately, I was wrong. To share an Ethernet-based Internet connection with a Wifi-connected machine, the built in Internet sharing of OS X only works by creating an ad-hoc network, a.k.a. computer-to-computer connection. support.apple.com/kb/PH18704?locale=en_GB I'm going to delete my old answer. Sorry for that. – Dictionarics Anonymous Mar 21 '16 at 18:41
  • Aha. Well so much for that. Post it as an answer that it just don't work (or give me a hack/mod) and I'll accept it. – Daniel Mar 21 '16 at 18:43
  • Maybe reword your question e.g. "How to share the ethernet-based Internet connection of a Mac with a computer that is part of router-based wireless LAN without Internet connection?" + give the exact Wifi router model. – Dictionarics Anonymous Mar 21 '16 at 20:22

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