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Questions tagged [internet-sharing]

the use of a device with Internet access to act as an access point for other devices

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Internet Sharing: I just need a WLAN

I need to create a local WLAN using my MacBook Air's built-in network card (I need an IP network on this, with the MacBook being the router and WLAN clients being able to talk to it with its ...
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VPN configuration to access Internet Sharing subnet without access to LAN router

I am running a home VPN server on my iMac (OS X 10.13's native L2TP/IPSec). The same machine is also running Internet Sharing. I would like clients to be able to access a machine on the Internet ...
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How to use mac as a full router with DHCP, DNS, Port Fowarding etc.?

I know I can use internet sharing in macOS to share the internet connection provided to one network interface over one or more other network interfaces on my Mac. However, the feature set is VERY ...
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Priority of cellular data versus USB/Bluetooth sharing of Mac’s internet connection on iOS

An iOS device such as iPhone or iPad can share the internet connection of a Mac by either connecting with a USB cable or connecting via Bluetooth, as discussed in this Question. If I want to be sure ...
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Share my Mac’s internet connection (WiFi) with my iPad or iPhone via Lightning cable

I seem to remember connecting my iPad or iPhone to my MacBook Pro laptop using a Lightning cable. From there I was able to let the iOS device access the internet via the Mac’s existing WiFi connection....
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Is there a way to filter MAC addresses on an iPhone hotspot?

I am using an iPhone 7 as a Personal Hotspot. Every now and then, the line at the top of the screen which says how many connections there are goes up. I don't know if someone else is accessing the ...
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Mac iPad direct connections

I’d like my iPad to talk to my MacBook Pro directly (not via cloud or router) sometimes, such as: in a location where the “free WiFi” blocks https when I suspect eavesdropping even though https isn’t ...
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Can I allow Mac using Internet Sharing via Thunderbolt to talk to other devices on network?

Does my MacBook - which is connected via Thunderbolt bridge to an iMac with Internet Sharing - see devices on the network the iMac is connected to? I can see a new subnet is created on the ...
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How to check which devices are connected to the Wi-Fi hotspot of a Mac, and is it possible to check their corresponding D/L speed?

I am using the network sharing feature of a MacBook Pro to share the Internet connection from Thunderbolt Ethernet to Wi-Fi. On iOS devices, I can see how many devices are connected to the hotspot. ...
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How to restore bluetooth PAN?

I used to have bluetooth PAN by default, but i was messing around with the network interfaces. and when removing it, i accidentally set it to not return. I've spent hours googling and constantly ...
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Redirect Local Port through bridge to Internet Shared static IP

I have my cable modem (10.0.0.1) to my iMac (10.0.0.36), and my iMac (10.0.0.36) with a (bridge100 192.168.2.1) Internet Shared IP to my debian machine (192.168.2.34), and all of that is working ...
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How to install a DHCP server (wireless router or access point) downstream of Murus Static NAT internet sharing?

I am currently sharing my Mac's ethernet connection via Murus static NAT. Upstream I only have a cable modem, so the IP address of Mac #1 is my ISP-provided external IP. I am running an ethernet USB ...
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Share internet on Mac with WEP

I am on MacOS High Sierra. I need to share the internet connection from Thunderbolt though WiFi with WEP as the security protocol. But I cannot see WEP in the sharing options. I tried this link but ...
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Murus internet sharing not working

I have Murus 1.4.12 and am following the directions to share my internet connection from en0 (static IP connected to Comcast modem/router) through en3. Both the client and server are macOS High ...
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share IKEv2 VPN connection via internet sharing (High Sierra)

I am able to select non-IKEv2 VPN connections as network interfaces to share via "Internet Sharing", but am unable to share the IKEv2 connection. How do I share the IKEv2 connection via internet ...
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Accessing an ipv6 NAT64 connection on my iPad, broadcast from Mac

I'm trying to follow this tutorial on how to setup an ipv6 wi-fi connection, so I can test my app: http://www.brianjcoleman.com/tutorial-how-to-test-your-app-for-ipv6-compatibility/ If I don't tick ...
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Internet Sharing from Mac(LAN) to iPhone USB

I'ld like to enable internet sharing b/w my Mac iPhone. I've enabled Internet Sharing and selected VPN and in options to computer using - I've selected iPhone USB. I'm still not able to connect to ...
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When using Internet Sharing is there any danger of IP address conflicts with the parent network?

I'm using Internet Sharing to share an Thunderbolt Ethernet connection over Wifi. Is there any danger of IP address conflicts with the devices the on the parent LAN? Can devices on the parent LAN ...
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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 avoid OS X downloading things while using tethering [duplicate]

When on the road, I would like to use my phone's LTE connection and tether it to my macbook. However, I do not have an unlimited data plan, so I don't want the mac to download a bunch of stuff (OS X ...
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Reverse tethering an iPhone 4s with dead Murata wifi/bt chip

I have found a way to reverse tether an iOS device, or connect it to the internet over the usb cable only. Many older ways to do this required an active data connection as you would set the proxy for ...
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IPV6 ip address not able to connect from my app when NAT64/DNS64 is connected

SetUp Details :- IpV4 ethernet cable is connected to MAC machine. Now as per apple documentation steps are followed. Where DNS64/NAT64 is created and hotspot is created. Device is connected to wi-...
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Bluetooth network loses connection and must be restarted every few minutes

I use an iPad as Bluetooth hotspot and connect my Macbook to internet via the iPad's mobile network. However, every few minutes I have to restart Bluetooth on my computer because the connection seems ...
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WiFi hotspot without internet provider knowing?

I have a MacBook Pro with ethernet internet access on a corporate network. Due to corporate restrictions I cannot wire any other device to the network. My solution was to create a wifi-hotspot from ...
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iMac WiFi Hotspot not Working

I have a late 2009 iMac running 10.12.5 that I am attempting to set up as a wifi hotspot. My current internet connection is DSL (ethernet). I finally found a guide online how to actually do this and ...
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Sharing my VPN connection on macOS Sierra via WiFi

Using MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) with macOS Sierra 10.12.5 (16F73), I have a VPN connection through Pulse Secure on my WiFi, and I would like to share it with my mobile device, so I got a ...
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Free VPN client app works under wifi hotspot

Since last year, PPTP VPN doesn't work. I have a VPN with PPTP for the workplace and I used to connect through FlowVPN by changing the address and the credentials. However, the last 2 days, it has ...
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Routing traffic back and forth through a Mac mini server with 2 network interfaces

I have my office network that looks like this: My office network looks like this: the office network (wifi and wired) has the subnetwork 192.168.88.0. I have some server machines on the subnetwork ...
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Internet sharing via Thunderbolt Cable?

I have a MacBook Pro connected to an iMac 27" Mid-2011 with a Thunderbolt cable. I use this for Target Display Mode. My iMac is connected to the Internet via an Ethernet cable, and I would like to ...
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connecting my laptop to iPhone HotSpot using Ethernet adapter

Can someone suggest an adapter to connect to iPhone hotspot through Ethernet data cable? Wireless hardware in my laptop has stopped working and I am using Ethernet cable to connect to Internet. But ...
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Can't switch on Wi Fi after internet sharing stops due to VPN dropout

We use a VPN to get around geoblocking because we now live in a different country to our native homeland. We do this by using an iMac to connect to the internet via an ethernet cable. I then connect ...
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How to bridge Parallels network to iPhone?

I've got a MacBook Pro, and I've got an IIS server in Windows, running in my Parallels Desktop for Mac. I need to connect to the server running on my virtual Windows from my iPhone. In my home ...
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How do I share my Thunderbolt Ethernet through WiFi in a hidden way?

I want to share my internet connection in such a way that my SSID is not visible/discoverable on other devices. I want to allow access only to devices which know my SSID/mac address. Is there a way I ...
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Devices cannot connect to my shared Wi-Fi

I have a Late-2016 MacBook Pro without Touch Bar. When I create a shared Wi-Fi network through System Preferences -> Sharing (while I have my machine connected to ethernet via a USB-C adaptor), no ...
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Is there a way to share two internet connections simultaneously?

The Sharing pane of System Preferences allows one internet connection from one interface to be shared to one other interface, e.g., share your connection from Ethernet 1 to computers using Wi-Fi. Is ...
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Internet Sharing despite 802.1X

I have an ethernet network that authenticates with 802.1X. I want to provide temporary access to that network over WiFi, using my existing Hardware (MacBook Pro). I know about Internet Sharing in the ...
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Mac DHCP Server

I often have the need to connect to devices directly through the ethernet port on my MacBook. When I am connected to a wireless network, I can share my connection to ethernet. However, the second, I ...
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How to forward traffic out to the internet from Ethernet through WiFi while interfaces on a different subnet? [duplicate]

On my MacBook I am connected to internet through WiFi but I also have a router for my lab connected to Ethernet port. wifi(en1): 192.168.0.4/24 with 192.168.0.1 gateway. ethernet(en0): 192.168.1....
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Junos pulse and share internet connection by ad-hoc Wi-Fi on OS X

Basic problem If I run Pulse secure (or Junos Pulse) on my iOS device, this breaks functionality of TCP socket in background. I mean if application is in background it can't be woken up by incoming ...
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Is Ethernet sharing over WiFi from a Mac supposed to hand out 192.168.2.1 as the DNS server?

I have a MacBook Pro and I share its Ethernet connection to my iPhone and iPad as well as other wireless devices (enabling Internet Sharing in the Sharing preferences). However when I check on my ...
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“RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget” Share Internet

I've connected my Pi Zero over USB to my OS X laptop and under Preferences -> Network it shows up as RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget, with a self assigned IP. It says that RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget has a self-...
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OS X El Capitan: Connected to Wi-Fi / Personal Hotspot network but not connected to Internet

I recently updated to El Capitan. But now when connection is established with my college's Wi-Fi network I am unable to use internet. Same goes for Personal Hotspots. Everything was working fine in ...
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Sharing Mac's wifi connection with iPhone, for iOS app development?

How can I share my Mac's wi-fi connection with my iPhone? I am currently travelling (roaming out of country) and I am needing to work on the development of my iOS app, though an internet connection ...
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Mac OS X Internet Sharing creates ad hoc network

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 ...
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Particular websites blocked when using Internet Sharing

I have the following setup. I have a Macbook Pro with an external monitor plugged into it via HDMI. I then have another external monitor plugged into the Macbook Pro via a Thunderbolt to DVI adapter. ...
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Can Internet sharing be configured to be a bridge/switch rather than a separate NAT/router?

I'd like to use my wired-ethernet desktop mac as a wifi bridge so that everything that connects to it over wi-fi can see and be seen by everything else on the LAN. There's clearly no way to do this ...
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Using Server 5.0.15 to share internet WITHOUT internet sharing

I am running a mid 2010 MacMini as a server. OS X 10.11.3 and Server 5.0.15. I am connecting to the internet on the built in Ethernet (Ethernet) and have a USB to GigaBit Ethernet adapter (Ethernet 2) ...
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When acting as a “Personal Hotspot”, does an iPhone ever do anything beyond routing?

I want to use the iPhone's Personal Hotspot feature as my primary connection to the internet. I'm a little nervous about placing my iPhone at risk to hacking. Does Personal Hotspot perform any action ...
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Sharing internet connection from WiFi to Thunderbolt Ethernet doesn't work - no DHCP addresses are given out

I can't seem to get my MacBook Pro to share the WiFi connection over Ethernet. Here is my configuration as it appears in System Preferences: As you can see, my local Ethernet IP address is a ...
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WEP Security for Internet Sharing?

I have a Nintendo DS to connect to the internet, but my router does not support WEP. I used to be able to create a WEP internet share on my MacBook 2010, but after the upgrade to 10.11.4, I cannot. ...