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

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No option to share internet connection with computers using wifi

I'm trying to setup a hotspot from my macbook. From Settings -> Sharing, when I try select Internet Sharing from my WiFi connection, there is no option to share with other computers using WiFi. I'm ...
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Why does my cellular data connection keep dropping on an iPhone?

I have an iPhone 6 and recently I have been having issues with my data. Either the connection randomly drops or becomes so slow its unusable. This is very frustrating because my iPhone's hotspot is ...
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Client isolation while using Internet Sharing over WiFi

I'm using my iMac as a WiFi router, I have a ethernet cable plugged in and sharing internet to my other devices using it's WiFi card. It creates a WiFi network (infrastructure mode) and I can connect ...
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How to forward traffic from one machine to another with `pfctl`?

I am trying to forward traffic like this: Internal Network Computer (192.168.1.*) → Server (192.168.186:1234) → Internal Network Computer (192.168.1.198:80) Server is plugged into the router via ...
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Share MacBook Ethernet connection with Nintendo Switch via USB

I have a MacBook that is connected to the Internet via an Ethernet-to-USB adapter. I am already successfully sharing this connection with an iPhone via the Sharing panel in System Preferences, per the ...
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Problems when sharing internet over wifi and magic mouse/keyboard

When I enable internet sharing over Wi-Fi, all my Bluetooth devices (mouse, keyboard, headset) can not be used any longer, they partly disconnect or just not respond from my input. And my iPhone can ...
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Internet sharing fails when iMac restarts

Our office iMac is set to restart every night and it has an admin account and a user account. This is a fresh install of 10.14.4 which we have just reinstalled. I logged into the admin account and ...
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Variable and slow internet speed on my Mac compared to other devices connected on the same network

Background: I have a 40 Mbps Ethernet connection hooked directly to my iMac running on Mojave. I use the Mac as a router to share the internet connection from Ethernet to other devices using WiFi. ...
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Share a wifi connection via another wifi connection

Having just recently discovered how easy it is to share a wifi connection via Ethernet, I wondered whether I could plug in another wifi USB stick and get another "WLAN" entry on this screen (my ...
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Can I share Ethernet internet connection through Thunderbolt cable?

I do not want to use WiFi but need to share my iMac's Internet connection (with incoming Ethernet) to my MacBook Pro, using a Thunderbolt cable. I've connected the two in Network/sharing settings, ...
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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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My iPhone is no longer appearing in Wi-Fi menu above the line after changing mobile phone provider

I want to share Internet connection from my iPhone to my Macbook. Before, I just clicked the Wi-Fi icon on my mac and my iPhone automatically appeared there above the line. I did not need to enable ...
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Mac connects to iPhone hotspot but no internet

I'm trying to set up a hotspot, sharing the connection from an iPhone X running iOS 12.1 with a MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave. The hotspot is working fine and other devices can connect to it and ...
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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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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 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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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 ...