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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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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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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. ...
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Internet Sharing, same LAN

I'd like to share internet from ethernet (10.0.100.2) to Wi-Fi. But when I do so and then I connect a device via Wi-Fi I get a whole different network: 192.168.2.0. Is there a way to use the same 10....
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What's the purpose of iPhone USB port on the Internet Sharing panel?

On the internet sharing panel, there is an option to share the connection from Thunderbolt Ethernet to iPhone USB. It would be really cool to provide internet access to the iPhone via the USB cable, ...
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Internet sharing option “to computers using iPhone USB” [duplicate]

Under System Preferences > Sharing, there is an option to share your connection from wherever "to computers using: iPhone USB": At first glance, this looks to me like: [Mac] ...
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Cannot share my internet connection via Wi-Fi from my Mac

I am using El Capitan 10.11.2. I go to sharing and select 'Display Ethernet' in the Share your connection from menu. The display ethernet port is the port with the ethernet cable leading to the ...
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How to set up wireless bridge on same subnet?

I have set up Internet Sharing over Wifi on an ethernet-wired desktop Mac running Yosemite 10.10. I have various OS X and iOS clients that are able to connect to the shared Wifi connection and access ...
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Turn Internet Sharing off automatically when on specific network

At home I connect my MacBook Pro, running OS X El Capitan, to the Internet using Ethernet, and share the connection with my phone via Wi-Fi. At work I connect the MacBook Pro to the company network ...
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Share wifi connection from macbook to airport express

I'm trying to do the following setup: Internet modem/router -> (wifi) -> Macbook -> (ethernet) -> Airport express ->(wifi) -> various devices. Is it possible to share internet from a MB to an ...
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Internet, screen and file sharing over USB between two Macs

I can physically connect two Macs with a simple USB cable, easily. How can I make actual use of this link? USB is supposed to be used for master/slave or host/client scenarios. It is, however, the ...
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“Internet Sharing” via “Ethernet” is not working

I'm using OS X El Capitan (10.11) on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) and I'm trying to use System Preferences -> Sharing -> Internet Sharing feature and something isn't working... I made ...
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Is there a way to share the internet connection from mac to a iphone surpassing 802.1x protection without using vpn from the internet? [duplicate]

I want to share my internet connection(ethernet) to my iPhone, but the network is protected by 802.1x so that I cannot do so. I have already know that I can share the internet connection with my phone ...
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How to share iPad's wifi to Mac?

I want to connect my MacBook Pro to my iPad mini's Wi-fi. I don't see any hotspot settings. I have searched on the web but all I see is to go to cellular option in setting which is not available in my ...
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internet connection sharing assigned IP

Setting the internet connection sharing is straighforward from the OSX preferences. So I set the sharing via the ethernet cable so that when I ifconfig, I see some new entry bridge100 that is has 192....
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Share internet connection from iPad to iPhone via bluetooth

I can share my iPad's internet connection using Bluetooth to my Macbook Pro and my Android phone but my iPad and iPhone does not even seem to see each other when I try to pair them. I am abroad at the ...
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How to get Internet Sharing (Ethernet to WiFi) with Server on OS X 10.10.5

I have a Mac mini (Mid 2011) (Macmini5,2) with OS X 10.10.5 and Server.app installed. I would like to share internet from this machine's Ethernet port to my WiFi, so that other devices in my room can ...
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How to make devices connected through ethernet sharing port be able to see devices on the Wifi Network

My home network is 192.168.1.0. I am sharing my wifi connection through my MBP Mid 2010 ethernet port. So my MBP is also on 192.168.2.0 as well as the device that is plugged on the this internet port. ...
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Share iPhone Personal Hotspot with Mac, then share Internet via ethernet

When I'm travelling I only have Internet via my iPhone, which I can share to my Mac via Personal Hotspot just fine. However, I have a VoIP desk phone which only gets internet via ethernet cabling. I ...
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Internet sharing disabling Macbook Wifi

So I wanted to share the Ethernet connection through my Wifi to my phone, since it is having problems connecting to my router at home. My Wifi works fine on it's own. My ethernet connection works ...
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Personal hotspot hosts count incorrect on iPhone

Sometimes when I share my Internet network from my iPhone 6 Plus to other devices via Wi-Fi, the status bar shows '3 connections' when I really know that I only have 2 connections: sometimes I get one ...
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Firewall blocks all internet sharing except port 80

MacBook Pro on 10.7.5 (Lion) static ip 192.168.10.5 using wireless connection ethernet jack connected to raspberry pi raspberry pi has static ip 192.168.2.3 when internet sharing is enabled and ...
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Make OS X Server a wireless bridge without DHCP

I have a Mac Mini running OS X Server 10.10 (Yosemite). It gets it's network connection over ethernet. I would like to bridge that connection through WiFi. That's easy enough with Internet Sharing, ...
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specific network settings for sharing internet connection

I can successfully bridge my WLAN and Ethernet on my macbook(internet sharing) and have each network adapter set to dhcp. In my case the macbook is connecting to the internet with wireless and the ...
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Show list of clients of wifi hotspot Mac OS X

I have MBA and I access internet using ethernet to USB adapter. Now I'm sharing wifi to my other devices, but I want to know the information about all clients of my hotspot. Not only mac address, but ...
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MAC Filtering in Internet Sharing

How can I enable MAC Filtering on my MAC OSX 10.9.4? I tried adding <key>allow</key> <array> <string>0:17:43:a3:2d:45</string> </array> to my /etc/bootpd.plist, ...
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Are there two separate network systems on a Mac? One that is controlled through the GUI in OS X, and one that is controlled through the Terminal?

I have a 2012 refurbished Mac mini running Yosemite 10.10.3. Often I cannot connect via Wi-fi. I am not usually given a specific reason, but it does actively tell me It can't connect. It does not ...
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Yosemite share internet via wifi

I am using internet via wifi connection. Now I want to share my internet with my iphone. In the preferences, I found the option Internet Sharing, but there is no "wifi" option under "To computers ...
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Start/Stop Internet Sharing via Terminal in Yosemite without AppleScript

Okay, I see this question has been asked a few times before (here, here, here and here), but none of those really answer the question for me. I don't want to use the AppleScript suggestions provided ...
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Can internet sharing (Ethernet->WiFi, 10.6.8, iMac) extend an existing WiFi network from an AirPort?

I want to leave my AirPort Extreme (version 76400.10) at one end of my house, and use my iMac with Internet Sharing activated at the other end of the house. Ideally, I would be able to walk around the ...
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Internet sharing from USB iPhone to Wifi on OSX 10.10.2 Yosemite not working

For years I've been sharing Internet on my MacBookPro Wi-Fi coming from USB connected iPhone. After OSX 10.10 Yosemite things started working erratically and now definitely stopped in 10.10.2. ...
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How is the hidden interface bridge100 working?

This interface bridge100 has been introduced with Mavericks and exists on Yosemite. (On Mountain Lion the same kind of mechanism was taking place with the bridge0 associated with the visible interface:...
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how can I create wifi hotspot on windows 7 that can be shared with my macbook?

My USB modem has issues so my Mac doesn't recognize it. I created an ad hoc wifi hotspot on my Windows 7 laptop with WPA2 encryption and shared the internet. My Macbook Pro sees the wireless network ...
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Internet Sharing abnormal password request

My Mac lost ethernet connection yesterday briefly whilst Internet Sharing was running. I rebooted. Internet Sharing wasn't accepting connections at all. I deleted the relevant files in: /Library/...
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How can I share a L2TP VPN, tunnelling through ethernet, over AirPort on my MacbookPro?

I am running OS X 10.6.8 on a Santa Rosa MacBook Pro (MBP) (2.4Ghz). I have an ethernet connection that I share with an iPad and iPhone via the built-in WiFi (AirPort). In other words, my MBP is used ...
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Accessing network created by Internet Sharing

I would like to be able to access services on devices that are connected to my shared network. Basically I have set up network sharing such that when I connect via Thunderbolt-Ethernet I share the ...
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Port Forwarding From a Shared Connection

Say I have a local network on which my computer's IP address is 192.168.0.2, and I've setup my router to forward port 80 to that IP. I also have another device connected through my computer via ...
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How to create an infrastructure Wi-Fi network from Yosemite with no Internet connection? [duplicate]

How to create a Wi-Fi hotspot (infrastructure network, not ad-hoc) on a Mac without any Internet connection? In Windows, we can easily create an infrastructure wifi LAN hotspot with: netsh wlan set ...
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Monitor Internet traffic flowing via my MacBook?

My MacBook is connected to an Internet cable and meanwhile sharing the Internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi. That is, my MacBook serves as a router, which broadcasts Wi-Fi signals. Since ...
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Why did OSX 10.9.4 Internet Sharing stop working?

I had Internet Sharing working correctly on my iMac with OS X 10.9.4. I was sharing my connection from ethernet to computers using Wi-Fi. After I rebooted, my iPhone can connect to the Wi-Fi ...
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Can't access internet through network share

I have an MBP with the latest OSX connected to the internet through ethernet. I've created a wi-fi network with the same name as the laptop and set the WPA2 password. I then enabled internet sharing ...
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Can I share my iMac's internet connection via ethernet

My iMac connects to the internet (and my local network) via WiFi. Is it possible for me to connect another device via ethernet cable to my iMac to access the internet from that device?
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How to share ethernet between MBP and iPad?

I have an MBP that is connected to the internet through ethernet. I've enabled internet sharing through wi-fi, my plan being to allow my iPad to connect to the internet through wi-fi. I've created a ...
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Internet connection sharing, routing between multiple clients

I have a Mac Mini which connects to the internet via ethernet, and shares that connection over wifi. My Macbook and my iPhone use that to get at the internet. All are on the latest version of their OS....
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Devices in OS X Internet Sharing can't see each other

I really like the feature of OS X to share it's Ethernet connection over WiFi to other devices. But it appears that those devices are unable to "see" each other (e.g. you can't play a LAN game with ...