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a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer

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MacBook Air ethernet stops working

I have a 2020 MacBook with Intel CPU and macOS Ventura (currently). I've recently bought a unitek D1026B hub. I plug the ethernet from xiaomi 4a router WAN port to the hub, and the hub to my laptop. ...
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Using WiFi and Ethernet for same LAN at the same time, resolver issue

MacBook Pro M3 max, macOS Sonoma 14.4.1 Connected to a LAN with Wifi using DHCP. I have also a dock with 10G ethernet card connected to 10G switch on the same LAN using DHCP. There are also some other ...
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How to restore USB 10/100/1000 Network Interface after deleting it?

I deleted the USB 10/100/1000 network interface service and clicked no when asked if I'd like to have it returned on next connection. How can it be restored or all network settings reset? This ...
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Throughput between MacOS and Windows devices limited to 100Mbps, how do I remove the bottleneck?

I am using an M1 MacBook Air on the latest OS Update and a Windows 11 desktop PC and I would like to move files between them in the realm of a couple of GiB (1-100, so transfer speeds do matter). They ...
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2019 Mac Pro 10GB Ethernet limited to 1.10GBytes Transfer, 944MBits/sec bandwidth

I have a 2019 Mac Pro (Sonoma 14.2.1) that is plugged into a 10GB ethernet switch. The other end is also plugged into a 10GB switch. No matter which direction, iPerf3 is reporting that I'm only ...
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Cisco's AnyConnect to use wired interface

I have a Mac with wired and wifi network interfaces. I use it as a wireless access point (sharing ethernet via access point). When I connect AnyConnect to a vpn, wifi is disabled and other devices at ...
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Ethernet on my Mac mini M1 going on and off

I've got a Mac mini M1 connected to the LAN through a switch. I've got also a Windows PC on that switch and the network works fine, but the Mac's Ethernet connection goes on and off constantly. I've ...
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Long IP Address Negotiation via Ethernet Adapter

Have an M1 Max MacBook Pro connected to ethernet via a "Apple" USB-C to Ethernet adapter; white one. The IP Address Negotiation process takes about 60 seconds. No other computer (mostly PCs) ...
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How to clear MacOS Internet Sharing Wi-Fi settings?

I've got a Nov 2023 MacBook Pro running Sonoma 14.2.1. While initially testing Internet Sharing, I configured sharing from Ethernet to devices using Wi-Fi. In the dialog box to set up the Wi-Fi ...
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I have 2 USB ethernet devices of the same type, one works, the other one does not

I have 2 (almost) identical USB ethernet devices - product id and vendor id are identical - that both work fine on my pc, but only one of them works on my mac. This is the diff of the system_profiler ...
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I deleted the network service of a usb ethernet adapter. How to get it back?

I have a usb ethernet adapter that used to work just fine. Today I unplugged it, then deleted the corresponding network service via the dialog under "System Settings / Network". Now when I ...
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Suddenly can't send messages when connected with Ethernet

I used to be able to send messages while my Macbook Pro was connected via an adapter with an Ethernet cable. Unfortunately, that's no longer the case, even though my internet connection works fine (I'...
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How to load a DEXT?

I want to use my MCX4121C 40GB PCIe fiber network card. I plugged it into my mac and connected it to another computer. However, it doesn't show anything. Then, I found that Apple's DriverKit extension ...
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Ethernet USB adapter discard settings

I use Mac Mini Apple M1 2020 with macOS 13.4.1. I have new 1Gbps internet provider and i tried to test speed. My result is only 100Mbps. In my Mikrotik router: name: ether1 ...
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macOS as 802.1X supplicant: how to choose different EAP method on a wired network?

I'm studying access control on wired network using 802.1X and I'm managed to setup a FreeRADIUS server to work with a managed L2 switch, using self-signed certificate instead of the built-in "...
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Only one of three different USB-C LAN adapters work on network

I have three different physical USB-C Lan "dongles". Belkin USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (USB Type-C) F2CU40 (White) Belkin USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (USB Type-C) F2CU40 (Black)...
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MacOS screen share not working

I have a Mac Mini M1 running Ventura. On the same LAN I have an older Intel iMac running Monterey. In the past I have routinely connected from the Mac Mini to the iMac using Screen Share. For the last ...
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MacBook M1 Pro slow Ethernet speed

I have a Gigabit Ethernet adapter from Amazon Basics which for some reason, is giving me very slow Internet speed. Changing the adapter with the same Ethernet cable increases speed back to 100 Mbps. ...
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How you bring back a network interface, after choosing NO to "Would you like USB 10/100/1000 to return next time it is connected to your Mac?"

In Mac OS 13 Ventura (and earlier versions), there is an option to Delete network interfaces, like the one used by USB-C ethernet adapters, "USB 10/100/1000". This produces the question, ...
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Use Ethernet port for my Docker container but never outside

I'm trying to get a setup ready, where I have a Mac Mini connected to two different ethernet connections. It should look something like this: Port 01: routes directly to the Docker container. Port 02:...
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Ethernet cord is connected to Macbook Pro, but not giving any internet

I have a realtek ethernet cord, along with two different ethernet-to-USBC adapters. I live in a university apartment complex that provides Wi-Fi and ethernet. The ethernet cord, when connected to the ...
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Can my MacBook be set up as a VPN travel router Client with multiple devices connected via Ethernet

I forgot my travel router at home. I would like to set up my MacBook as a VPN Travel router with 2 devices connected to it via Ethernet. I have 2 adapters that I can connect to my MacBook Pro but I'm ...
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Macbook Pro 15" Mid-2015 with Windows 11: USB Ethernet slowness

Incorrect speed with USB to Gigabit Ethernet adapters in Macbook Pro 15" Mid-2015 with Windows 11: Tried two adapters based on Realtek and Asix and the USB 3.0 ports, under Windows 11 do not go ...
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ssh from Mac over WiFi while also connected to Ethernet

I'm trying to connect to a microcomputer from my Mac over WiFi via ssh but am also connected to Ethernet. If I go to System Preferences > Network, I can see that I'm connected to both the Ethernet ...
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Internal Ethernet not detected on MacBook 4.1 Mac OSX 10.7.5 (works in Linux Mint)

The ethernet port on my MacBook 4.1 doesn't show up on system profiler and isn't available on Network Preferences. This computer is dual boot and the ethernet works fine when I boot into Linux so its ...
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How can I change MAC address of VLAN interface in macOS?

I'm setting up a vlan interface using Ethernet. The vlan interface's parent interface is en5: vlan0: flags=8843<UP, BROADCAST, RUNNING, SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 options=6063<RXCSUM, TXCSUM,...
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Completely unable to connect to Internet via Ethernet

2020 13-inch MacBook Pro, OS 12.1, for some info So the title is pretty self explanatory. I've been able to connect to WiFi just fine, but every time I connect via Ethernet, I get this notification: [...
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How can I remote desktop into a windows pc with an ethernet to usb adapter on my macbook with low latency?

I wont have a monitor for my pc when I move (and no space to have one) so I'm ordering an hdmi dummy plug and ethernet over usb cable (with a usb c adaptor). I want to control my windows pc using ...
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AX88179 Ethernet Adapter drops connection after idling

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro (Touchbar) running macOS Monterey 12.5 I've connected a StarTech USB-C dongle that comes with USB-A ports and a Ethernet port to this MacBook. The Ethernet controller on the ...
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List of USB Ethernet Controllers supported by iPad Pro

Is there any official or unofficial list of USB ethernet adapters supported by iPad Pro (2021) (or other Apple devices)? I tried using adapter with Asix AX88772B controller, but it looks that iPad has ...
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mid-2011 iMac will not update DHCP address

I realize mid-2011 iMac is aging out, but it is what I have. It is running 10.13.6 (High Sierra). I recently installed a Netgear GS305E between our cable modem and the computer. The Netgear Switch ...
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Internal Ethernet adapter not detected on Macbook 4.1 running 10.7.5, it works fine on Linux Mint

I have a dual boot MacBook 4.1 running Mac OSX Lion and Linux Mint 20.3. In Mac OSX, the ethernet adapter doesn't work and I get a message "This computer does not appear to have any PCI Ethernet ...
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MacbookPro14,2 Gigabit internet Speed. Is it possible?

I have MacbookPro14,2, and following is the internal ethernet spec. I was wondering if its possible to use external gigabit ethernet (found on USBc dock), and have gigabit internet. I have a gigabit ...
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MacBook M1 network issues when activating WiFi and USB ethernet adapter at same time

I have a new MacBook M1 and had never such issues with my old MacBook before. WiFi works perfectly if no other ethernet adapter is connected. USB ethernet works perfectly if WiFi is disabled and IPv6 ...
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Slow Ethernet LAN Speeds on 2021 MacBook Pro

I have a 2021 16" MacBook Pro and my wife has a 2019 15" MacBook Pro, both running macOS 12.3.1. I have a UniFi gigabit network with a Dream Machine Pro and Switch Lite 16, also running the ...
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How can I fix my WiFi being prioritized over the Ethernet, despite being first

My work network is a little weird. I have a Wireless connection that is primary, but I have a ethernet connection for LAN that also connects to the Internet. For some reason, the network always ...
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M1 Mac Mini loses ethernet connection frequently

I have a new M1 Mac Mini running the latest version of macOS Monterey. I've connected it via Ethernet to a switch, using the native onboard Mac Mini Ethernet port. But the ethernet connection cuts out ...
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My third party Realtek 8153 USB Ethernet adaptor does not work with macOS Big Sur 11.6.1

My 2014 MacBook Air is running macOS Big Sur 11.6.1. I am trying to use a Lention CB-H23s-0.5M USB A hub. The USB portion of the hub works; the Ethernet adaptor does not. I tested the Lention hub with ...
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Auto schedule Ethernet to activate/inactivate

I use a USB-C Ethernet dongle on my MacBook Pro. I frequently find it has stopped working and suspect it's due to the dongle overheating. I'd like to automate this sequence: Inactivate Ethernet at ...
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Why do I need to unplug my Ethernet cable or restart network service to renegotiate connection speed? [duplicate]

Rather frequently, my iMac with a 1Gb ethernet drops to 100Mb/s connection speed. I can unplug the cable, plug back in a second later, and the speed restores to 1000Mb/s. I recently discovered that ...
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macOS artificially restricts speeds to 100 Mbps over Ethernet

Overview I have a 1 Gbps connection via a Cat 6 Ethernet cable to my MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019). I am on macOS Big Sur 11.6 on the Intel Core i9 if that helps. The Ethernet cables connect to the ...
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Apple ethernet slower than Dell ethernet?

Same Ethernet port, same USB C-Ethernet adapter, a Dell laptop (with Windows) vs. a 2017 MacBook Pro with Catalina. MacBook Pro gets around 45 Mbps download while the Dell laptop gets 1000 Mbps. Why? ...
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Apple "Remote Management" not working through ethernet

In order to control my Mac mini, I use Apple's "Remote Management" feature. I have Remote Management enabled on the Mac mini, which allows me to control it from my MacBook Pro via the Screen ...
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USB-Ethernet not recognized by macbook, no Ethernet option under Network

I have a 16-inch Macbook Pro 2019 with Big Sur (11.4) and an Ethernet cable that I plug into an UTP-USB adapter (TP-Link UE300) which then goes into a dongle that brings it to USB-C. Not the prettiest ...
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No Ethernet even in macOS Recovery mode

Catalina 10.5.7 on an iMac 27" 2020. From one day to another the Ethernet connection to the router has stopped. It went from a green to a red dot. Whatever I try the message stays always the same:...
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Ethernet <-> Thunderbolt 2 <-> USB-C : What speed?

Over a lazy weekend, I find myself wanting to connect my fairly new MacBook Pro, with its USB-C connections, to wired ethernet coming off my cable box. Nominal cable speed is 200Mbps; I regularly ...
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Unable to get Ethernet on three Macbooks

We have three Macbook Pros in use in our house and I am unable to get wired ethernet connection from the router to any of them. I have two ethernet cables and have tried with both. Two of our Macbooks ...
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How can I get iStat Menus or activity monitor to display download speed after switching to realtek driver?

I decided to buy a usb 3 to ethernet adapter for my macbook air for faster downloads, but was getting system slowdowns by a process called AppleUserECM, explained in this reddit thread: https://www....
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Kill all internet connections with one button on Mac

I'm looking for something that I can use to kill all internet connections on my mac. Something that turns the wifi off, turns off the ethernet connections. Maybe an apple script or something. I tried ...
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Home sharing with an ethernet-connected PC

When my PC and my iPhone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network, I can access my shared library with the Remote app. It works as advertised. But if I connect my PC through an ethernet cable, the ...
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