Questions tagged [ethernet]

a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer

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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? [closed]

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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Microsoft Remote Desktop via Ethernet Cable

I use a MacBook Pro regularly, but I also have a Windows 10 box that's sitting right next to me. I use Microsoft Remote Desktop (MRD) from the Mac to occasionally remote into the PC over WiFi for the ...
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Find IP address of ethernet printer when Location is “Home”

I want to find the IP address of my home ethernet printer. When I follow instructions like here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGK3DUbFz2c in both cases, it says that the Location is Home. How do I ...
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How to use USB Ethernet adapter on MacBook Pro

I bought an Insignia USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with my early 2015 MacBook Pro. I don't have a CD drive, so I downloaded the driver from their website. Now, when I try to go to my network ...
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2nd Ethernet on MacPro Hangs under extreme traffic

2013 Mac Pro. Using both built-in ethernet ports for 2 separate networks, one a Storage LAN and one an Internet connection. On heavy disk I/O (Disk First Aid, array to array copies, etc) the Storage ...
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Restricting a user to a specific source network IP address

Assume my Mac Mini (Sierra/High Sierra, doesn't matter) has two defined users: user1 and user2. The machine has two IPs assigned via Ethernet: en7: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,...
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Using Macbook pro 2017 13 inch with High Sierra 10.13.3 with Motorola SURFBoard SBG6580's ethernet port causes bugs on touchbar

I have a really peculiar problem. I noticed that while i was using my new macbook my touchbar would malfunction. for example if i attempt to use the slider to set the brightness, after about 0.5-1 ...
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Block internet/network access to a specific application, or just to launch an application?

We have a legacy application which tries to force login at startup - but the server is not accessible. If there is no internet it just skips login (talk about security). I have ethernet so I'm after ...
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Can the files being transferred affect/slow the data throughput?

I'm currently trying to carry out the initial backup of an iMac using Time Machine, backing up to a Time Capsule (3TB, the older 'flat' type). The TC is connected via Ethernet and for reasons to do ...
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Does macOS support Ethernet over USB without a 3rd-party driver?

As we all know, the MacBook and MacBook Pro do not have Ethernet ports. Apple makes a Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter (which requires no driver), but with the change to USB Type-C, this is no longer an ...
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Is it possible to tether internet on the iPhone to an Ethernet attached device?

I have a hotspot connection on my iPhone 7 Plus phone that is extremely slow. The Internet on my phone is extremely fast. When I connect a device the connection is very slow. The device is a smart TV. ...
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Uninstall Insignia Adapter Drivers

I recently bought a Insignia USB to Ethernet adapter I proceeded to install the drivers and it has caused me nothing but trouble since. When I try to sign in to my profile, it opens into a window ...
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How to share company Tunnelblick VPN (via Wifi) over Ethernet?

I have a company-issued 2017 MacBook Pro (4 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, macOS Sierra 10.12.6). My IT has installed Tunnelblick VPN so that I access company-internal servers over WiFi at home. I would like ...
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how to make different apps use wifi vs ethernet?

I'd like to route some apps through WiFi and other apps through ethernet. Given that OSX has a wide array of system tools and utilities as well as a rich ecosphere of apps, how can I make that happen?...
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In Macbook, what are Thunderbolt MAC addresses for, if ethernet adapters provide ones?

I think this answer and this one say that each ethernet adapter, such as USB-C-Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, has its own MAC address. So, that means Macbook (Pro) doesn't have a built-in ethernet card. ...
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Using scp with large files kills ethernet?

This morning I tried to use scp to copy a single large file from my old Linux Ubuntu machine to my brand new 2017 Mac Book Pro. I ran into a very strange problem: scp would happily copy 95% of data (...
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How to reset LAN ethernet adapter after switching the network

I have MacBook Pro 2017. I have the very same docker hub at work and at home (moshi). Both have LAN cables attached. However, I can use only one of them: for example, when I make my work LAN working, ...
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Control iMac using Macbook Air keyboard and mouse?

I want to use my laptop keyboard and mouse as the input for both the Air and the iMac. I have tried apps that let me use the same input devices across different computers via wifi, but found them ...
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Transfer speed much slower in Wi-Fi than Ethernet

I'm transferring a lot of pictures from my Macbook Pro to a local Synology NAS (DS116), using an FTP software named Transmit. I noticed that the upload speed is quite different between Wi-Fi and ...
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Ethernet disconnected after sleep

When I come back to my Mac after it was sleeping sometimes the Ethernet connection is not working. I have to unplug and plug it again. I am using macOS Sierra Version 10.12.6 Any ideas?
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My Mac won't connect with Ethernet but will to wireless

I apologize if this is a stupid question, but I'm not very tech-savvy. Using a iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2010), running El Capitan version 10.11.6. Router is Amped Wireless ATHENA, High Power AC2600 Wi-Fi ...
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When in Extend Mode, can I use my AirPort Extreme's WAN port as a LAN port?

I have two AirPort Extremes. One has its WAN port connected to my modem, and the other as been configured to wirelessly extend the first, meaning none of the Ethernet ports on the back are connected. ...
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Filter out ARP query from given ether:ip

Let's say on my network there is a hacker who floods my computer with arp messages to associate his MAC address with the IP of the computer I want to reach. It's like he sends the following message ...
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Thunderbolt-ethernet cable heats up MacBook Air

I recently bought a thunderbolt-ethernet cable because my university only provides internet access via ethernet, and I have a MacBook Air. The cable works pretty well, except that it really heats up ...
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Ethernet 10/100 Mbps

I have recently upgraded my Internet access to 100Mbps upload / 30Mbps download, upgraded also the modem router and switches to 100Mbps. Tested with Speediest app (Mac OSX) and found these figures: - ...
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MacBook Pro not recognizing USB ethernet adapter in macOS, but does in Bootcamp

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro. I recently moved and don't yet have a Wi-Fi router, so I have to use an ethernet cable. To do this I'm using a USB ethernet adapter. When I plug it in Bootcamp ...
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Mac mini ethernet speeds not gigabit?

I've been writing a script for my Mac Mini (2014) that does a speed test and logs the data to a database. All that works great, but the results were a lot lower than I was expecting. I have a gigabit ...
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What is difference between network service and network interface

I'm a little bit confused about the difference between a network interface and network service. For example, the ifconfig utility documentation talks in terms of the network interface: ifconfig en0 ...
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How to connect to wifi while connected to a device through thunderbolt bridge

Macbook --> Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter --> Ethernet Cable --> Device under test with IP address The device under test is not connected to the internet. While I am testing the device I still need an ...