Questions tagged [ethernet]

a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer

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MacBook Pro doesn't detect (anymore) ethernet connection via USB-C screen

I have a USB-C screen that offers hub functionnality (usb, audio, ethernet). While the screen is perfectly connected and works like it should for usb, audio, and of course video, the ethernet ...
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How does a Mac choose between Wi-Fi and Ethernet to work with? [duplicate]

My Mac is connected via a 1GBit Ethernet. However, from time to time I do turn on WiFi and let it connect, typically because I need to use AirDrop etc. When I'm done with AirDrop I usually turn the ...
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Why the same MacMini provides different MAC addresses for different OS?

I run MacOS and CoreOS Linux on the same MacMini. The same network interface has MAC f0:18:98:ea:7f:9f under MacOS and has MAC 38:f9:d3:16:96:ce under CoreOS. First one is printed on a box of this ...
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WiFi constantly taking over control on my iMac

I am using an iMac Pro running 10.14.6. I am connected to the NAS with a 10Gbit network connection. When I go to transfer large files to the NAS I check iStats Menu and notice that the WiFi connection ...
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How to measure local Ethernet speed

My Mac mini is connected to my router/modem by Ethernet. I want to know how fast the connection speed is between the Mac and the router. Obviously, I can use a website like Speedtest.net to get my ...
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Is there a USB-C PoE adapter for iPad Pro?

Is there a dongle which plugs into the USB-C port on the iPad Pro that accepts Power over Ethernet (PoE) so when PoE is available there’s no need to plug an additional USB-C cable to provide power to ...
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Network interface fallback?

I have 2 internet interfaces: Ethernet and Wifi. Ethernet is the office network (read: completely closed) and Wifi is way more permissive. The ethernet is used for back-office systems (internal ...
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Ethernet says connected but can't access internet

I just got an apple usb to ethernet adaptor, connected it to my internet box and it now says the usb is connected (in system prefs), However I can't access the internet. I get a message that there is ...
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Connected to Ethernet but no Internet access

I am having a very frustrating problem. My 2009 iMac is connected to our network by Ethernet, however it cannot access the Internet. All my other devices work fine, and local adresses (192.168.0.1 ...
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Why does BootCamp have slower internet speed than macOS?

I'm using a 15" MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave and Windows 10 via Boot Camp. I bought a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter recently. After I connected it, I could select 1 Gbps Speed & ...
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2018 MBP Network Throughput decreases over time [duplicate]

Summary I was recently provided with a 2018 MBP by my employer. The network throughput slows gradually until I'm forced to reboot. Setup The following machines are connected via wired ethernet to a ...
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Have DHCP for Wi-Fi and static IP for Ethernet?

I'm trying to connect to a device over Ethernet and set a static IP for the Ethernet to talk to the device. When I do this, I can talk to the device but it kills connection to the Wi-Fi and I can't ...
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Mac network latency with NAS (not present with PC)

I am in a Creative Services workgroup connected to a WD MyCloudPR4100 that IT has setup to be our group's NAS. The issue is that occasionally the Macs in the group will lose their WiFi connection to ...
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Internet Sharing Over Ethernet

I am attempting to share the WiFi connection on my MacBook Air running Mojave over Ethernet. In other words, Computer #1 connects via Ethernet to Computer #2 and Computer #2 is doing Internet Sharing ...
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Mac Mini (2018) 10Gb Port Compatibility

Is the 10Gb port on the latest Mac Mini (2018) backwards compatible with 10/100/1000Base-T devices? I ask because the Apple site reports that the upgraded 10Gb port uses NBase-T.
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Adding a second monitor via ethernet

My DisplayPort connection is buggy and will only work when in a position that I can't ever seem to find. I've sent it off to repairs and the guy said that the board connecting to the socket is cracked ...
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Does Universal clipboard works on ethernet?

I have a mac mini 2018 connected to the same router/network, but using ethernet cable, and iOS device, connected to the same router/network, but using wifi. But i can't use universal clipboard to ...
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Can I safely charge&use my macbook with the adaptor below? [duplicate]

I need to use an Ethernet cable, VGA monitor, usb connection and power cable in same time with my macbook. That's why i need an adapter because my macbook has only one usb-c port. Let me share a ...
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MBP 2016 - High Sierra - Thunderbolt Ethernet stops getting detected after frequent plugging/unplugging

I have a 2016 MBP 13". I frequently work from home and office and use Thunderbolt Ethernet using Anker USB-C Ethernet I also run and work on VM ( Fusion ) for my development tasks. During switching ...
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Extend Wi-Fi on a non-Apple network by Ethernet with an Airport Express

Can I extend Wi-Fi on a non-Apple network by Ethernet with an Airport Express as well as utilize Airplay? I want to run an Ethernet cable to an Airport Express from a non-Apple router, set the ...
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Apple TV AirPlay and Ethernet

Ok, not a techie. I have an iPad (2018) connected via Ethernet cable, I am planning to get an Apple TV (also connected via Ethernet). Will I be able to connect thru AirPlay to ATV, and cast to my TV,...
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Is it possible to use Ethernet connection on Mac without battery draining?

I'm using a Macbook Pro 15" 2018 model. I want to use wired Internet connection with it. I've tried using 2 different USB-C hubs to accomplish this, both are USB-C to Ethernet plus some USB-A 3.0 ...
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macbook air: unable to assign static IP on USB ethernet adapter

I want to connect to a USRP X310 device via ethernet. The apple USB ethernet adapter is plugged in and is shown by ifconfig: en3: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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Troubleshooting Ethernet network connectivity

I'm having some issues with Ethernet connectivity with my Mac mini. I'm trying to get to the bottom of the issue before having the board swapped under Apple Care. The issue I have been seeing is the ...
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automator ethernet toggle high sierra

I have been trying to create a service for toggling ethernet on off, but can't manage to get it right. It is for os x high sierra. So far I have this, it runs with no error and it does appear on my ...
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Mac Mini 2018 Ethernet option 1 vs. 10 GB [closed]

What is advantage of 10 GB Ethernet vs. 1 GB Ethernet in the new Mac Mini? Where is it important or helpful to have the 10 Gbps option that costs $100 extra.
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Thunderbolt 3 to Ethernet adapter

I have just ordered one of the new Nov 2018 MacBook Airs that only come with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports. Just looking for a simple clean solution for a highly performance adapter using the USB-C ...
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How to see if MacBook Air is “talking to” USB to Ethernet adaptor (without an Ethernet device at the other end)?

I've been using an Apple USB to Ethernet adaptor plus a short Ethernet cable to connect to an Ether net device (Raspberry Pi in thins case). Normally when I connect the lights blink on the device and ...
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Remote desktop from a mac to windows machine, using direct connection eg Ethernet

I work primarily off a Mac-book. I have a windows machine on which I do some .net development. I simply need to be able to use windows remote desktop on my mac to remote desktop to the windows machine,...
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Packet losses between my iMac and my router with Ethernet

The short: I'm having packet losses between my iMac and my router ca. 10-20%, but ONLY when using ethernet connection. (...thus with WIFI and the same iMac there are no packet losses at all) The ...
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iMac-Pro(Win 10) NO Ethernet controller Driver (NO BOOTCAMP)

After successfully installing WIN10 on my iMac-Pro without BOOTCAMP, I was able to manually install the windows support(BOOTCAMP) drivers, and all of them work fine. Except the Ethernet Controller ...
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Can't AirPlay from Mac to Apple TV (ethernet)

The other questions on this subjects are 4-6 years old and have not helped to solve my problem playing my media from a Mac to an Apple TV. MBP Retina Early 2013 running OS 10.12.6 (Sierra, current) ...
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Fake ethernet interfaces (feth / if_fake)? Anyone ever seen this?

I've been digging into Darwin source to try to find some way to create virtual Ethernet interfaces on Mac/Darwin without adding a kernel extension like tuntaposx. In doing so I've found something ...
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Mac OS X - network interface preference defined by host domain

There are two network interfaces on my Macbook: an ethernet LAN and Wi-Fi, which are both DHCP-configured (albeit separately). I only need to access a limited number of hosts through my Ethernet ...
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Why do I have to disconnect/reconnect my ethernet adapter?

I have a DongleBook Pro and I use a powered 7-port USB Hub. Connected to the Hub is a backup drive, an audio interface, an ethernet adapter, and some other stuff. The only device that causes me ...
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Mac Pro 1,1 Ethernet not working, How do diagnose the problem

I have a Mac Pro model 1,1 which used to work with Ethernet pluged into either RJ45 socket. It now does not recognize either connection. Since this could be physical or sortware, how can I further ...
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Home network with wired and wifi, force local data over wired

How to connect three machines (Mini, 10.11; laptop, 10.12; iMac, 10.13) on two local networks, one wired and one WiFi, where local traffic is over wired connections and (external) Internet traffic is ...
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Slow WiFi/Ethernet on 2011 Macbook Pro

Wifi is terribly slow (between 1Mbps and 15Mbps) on my 2011 Macbook Pro running High Sierra. On all other devices, iPad, iPhone, iMac, PC it is above 80Mbps. Ethernet is slow as well. Sometimes I hit ...
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Can I share network access from Ethernet over WiFi?

I have 3 devices: A Linux server A MacBook An iPad I currently have no router. But, the Linux server and MacBook are connected by Ethernet through a switch. The MacBook and iPad are connected by Wi-...
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use some apps on ethernet, others on wifi? [duplicate]

Is there any way to tell an application to use a specific network interface? I'Ve got the problem that iMessage and other apps need to run on the proxy-free wifi network while other apps such as ...
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Share iPhone 4G connection over an ethernet adapter?

For my work, I am sometimes in the field using my iPhone 8's 4G connection for Internet. I tether my laptop to it over WiFi using Personal Hotspot; this works fine. Some of the equipment I work on ...
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AppleTV ethernet over HDMI?

I have an AppleTV 4K connected to a Sony screen over HDMI. The AppleTV is connected to the Internet via WiFi, the Sony is deliberately not connected - just power and HDMI. Recently I have learned that ...
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How to do Link Aggregate / Load Balance with Ethernet and Wi-Fi [duplicate]

Windows can run Connectify Dispatch (no longer available to download BTW), and both MacOS and Windows can run Speedify which proves that Link Aggregate with Ethernet and Wi-Fi is possible on macOS......
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MacBook Pro WiFi much slower than Ethernet and other devices

I noticed that the WiFi speeds (ping & rates) on my MacBookPro11,3 (osx 10.12.6) are far, far worse than with Ethernet or with other devices on the same network. With WiFi my speeds are rarely ...
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Mid-2015 MacBook Pro shuts off without warning when an Ethernet adapter is *not* plugged into a Thunderbolt port. Why?

I have been dealing with random crashes all of the time on my MacBook Pro. The screen will go black (not off) for about 30 seconds while the fans spin up to max, then everything shuts off. When I boot ...
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Lost Wi-Fi after running USB to Ethernet driver

I recently bought a USB to Ethernet dongle, and I ran the package script and restarted the computer, only to find that I had the infamous ‘Wi-Fi: no hardware installed’ issue. I've tried: Reset NVRAM ...
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Apple USB Ethernet Adapter has a self-assigned IP address and will not be able to connect to the Internet

Cannot connect MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) (10.13.3) to the internet through my Apple USB Ethernet Adapter. I am receiving this error under System Preferences/Network: "Apple USB Ethernet ...
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Ethernet LAN speed too slow on one machine

I have a LAN that has 4 Macs and a router / switch to connect them all. My Ethernet LAN speed on my iMac is pathetically slow. I additionally have a MacMini, MacBook and G4 in my LAN, they all go way ...
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Problems connecting to ethernet with El Capitan

I have a late 2013 MacBook Pro running El Capitan 10.11.6. Recently I bought a USB-to-Ethernet adapter so that I could connect to Ethernet. It was working fine, but now it's not after a few days. ...
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Ethernet adapter with bootcamp windows 10 doesn't show in Network Connections

I need ethernet on my macbook running windows 10, however, no adapter seems to work. I've tried thunderbolt, Zap and an Asus adapter. The driver is installed and updated on my current adapter, and it'...