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Questions tagged [network]

Questions about configuring, troubleshooting or using connections that one device uses to talk to another.

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Cannot ping a single website when I am logged into my account

I am having an issue connecting to my website. When I ping sample.com the server, I IP address I get is 192.168.0.12, but when I do an NSlookup, I get the correct IP. When I switch user account or go ...
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Wi-Fi does not come on when I click the button

Right now I am connected via USB to my phone which is happy on main Wi-Fi. But my MacBook Pro (11,5 15" El Cap 10.11.6) will not power on the Wi-Fi hardware. This happened once before a year or more ...
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Sharing files between two Macs and one Hp

I want to have a complete wireless access between three PCs. One HP and two Mac.One of the Mac is temporarly down because of another problem. The Mac is on Windows 7 and the Windows is on Windows 8.1. ...
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Fastest data transfers between volumes of a server connected via AFP

I connect to a server via AFP. The server has two RAID volumes. When I transfer files between the mounted volumes, do the files "go through my system" or are the files transferred directly from one ...
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MacBook not getting internet access on district network

I'm the new guy at my school district's Tech Department and we have a closed network where only domained machines, and ones we add, can have wireless access. We've added my account and MAC address to ...
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No port forwarding on air port

Hello I have two routers in my net. One is from my ISP and secound is air port. I want to do port forwarding. If I forward port on air port it doesn't work I have to also forward ports on router from ...
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Why would my Wi-Fi “Preferred Networks” be filled with unfamiliar entries?

About a month ago, I cleared all of my "Preferred Networks" and have since only connected to a few specific Wi-Fi networks between home and work. Today, I looked at my list of Preferred Networks and ...
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Changing local IP address with networksetup command on OSX?

My computer routinely receives connection from another host in the local network. However, the router changes its ip address quite frequently, and maybe netsh's equivalent, networksetup, can help?
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Configuring local laptop to a domain IP

I want to configure my laptop with Ubuntu or Windows to connect to my website. I want to run a web server directly from my laptop, which can be accessed from my website i.e. www.xyz.com/...
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AirPort - How to put accessories on a network using command line instead of AirPort App

I have an application where my application device starts a WAC(Wi-Fi Accessory Configuration). I then use either my Mac or iPhone to put that application device on a network. In Mac, I see my ...
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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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Office lock files on SMB share seem to still be present after Office is closed

One of our Mac user (macOS 10.12.6) is working together with some other guys who use Windows. The data they are working on resides on a central server which the Mac guy connects to via SMB. Microsoft ...
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Unable to remove an old SMB connection on High Sierra

Upon login, a window appears requesting login information for an old share that has been deleted. This problem appears at the opening of each session. I have: deleted recent connections checked ...
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My ex is a computer “expert”. Is he using administrative privileges to remotely control/limit use of my computer?

My Ex knows a lot about computers - I know nothing about the hardware and infrastructure... I bought my own personal MacBookAir for my private use only. I'm not able to change some settings or be the ...
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Connecting Aiport Express & Time Capsule

I have connected my Aiprort Express by Ethernet to modem - set up in “create a Wi-Fi” mode - wi-fi working good. My iMac is upstairs and opposite side of the house, ie can’t run Ethernet cable - but ...
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netsh equivalent command in OSX

How would I construct the bash equivalent of this command? netsh -c interface ipv4 add neighbors "Wi-Fi" "10.0.1.1" "b8:8d:12:57:2d:50" store=persistent Thanks!
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Cannot see certain network directory on MacOS

We have a Windows domain with a few Macs connected. They can see the network shares no problem but there are some directories where the name begins with a full stop. The Macs cannot see these for some ...
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how to make WOL (wake on LAN) work on Mac book AIR from a android app

On the same wifi network, I have a android phone and want to wake up my MacBook Air via WOL. MacBook Air is a early 2015, has 10.13.6 High Sierra OS and the option “Wake for Wi-FI network access” ...
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Can't connect my iMac G3 on Wi-Fi using Ralink RT2870 Wi-Fi USB stick

I'm trying to get my old iMac G3 with Mac OS X 10.4.11 to the Internet. I have a Wi-Fi USB stick, its model number is Sitecom WL-344. Its chipset must be Ralink RT2870 according to some Google search. ...
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Configuring MAC OS Server on MacBook Pro

I need apple profile manager to manage apple devices (MacBooks, iPhone and iPad). After exploring some articles I learned that it I would need Mac OS Server installed and configured to run Profile ...
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Unable to receive response to curl request against private IP address of computer on OSX

I am experiencing an interesting issue that I am struggling to get to the bottom of and would welcome any insights into what might be going on. I am running a Macbook pro on OSX 10.13.6. My issue is ...
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What is the equivalent of these Linux IPTABLES lines for macOS High Sierra?

I am working for fun on a DOSBOX experiment to get Windows 3.11 WFG to connect to the internet through PPP and Trumpet Winsock. So far, with this script (https://github.com/knightmare2600/oldschool/...
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Macbooks dropping internet, but keeping WIFI connection, traveling internationally

I've got two Macbook Pros — a 15in 2015 running 10.13.6 and a 13in 2015 running 10.13.5 — that both keep losing the connection to the internet, but stay connected to the wifi network. We're staying at ...
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How does GPRS icon look like in iOS 11? (screenshot)

How does GPRS icon look like on iPhone with iOS 11? I would like to see some screenshot of it.
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Assign keyboard shortcut to change network environment

How do I assign a keyboard shortcut to change the network environment? They networks are accessible under Apple menu → Environment → [name]. I wish want to quickly switch between the wired and the ...
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Several Problems with AnyConnect VPN and Microsoft Remote Desktop

When my Mac wakes up from sleep AnyConnect shows that it's connected but the remote apps don't work until I disconnect and reconnect. The error in Remote Desktop is: "We couldn't connect to the ...
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Server connection error message for inactive server reappears regularly

This is the message that reappears very often: The server in question ("Knorke") is my old MBP, which I reset (clean install) and sold about two years ago. On my current MBP, I connected to the old ...
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How to debug iPhone slow/hung wifi network problem

PROBLEM I have a very strange problem: my iPhone network seems to hang every few minutes. It happens in Safari, Mail, News, Twitter, Tweetbot, YouTube, and other apps. Here are some ways it happens: ...
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iPad thinks it is on a captive network when it is not!

I have an iPad that has decided that my home network is captive. Every time I try to open Safari it takes me to the login page of my router. It appears to think that that my network is captive... it ...
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how to add ip routes with host name instead of ip address?

I want to add IP routes for host that I do not have the IP address for. I basically want tell macOS to search for a host in a specific interface: sudo route add -host <myHostname> -iface en7 ...
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Mapping port 80 to 8080 but maintain explicit 8080 access

I followed the instructions in this answer to map port 8080 to 80 on my mac. This works a treat, except for the fact that I can no-longer access http://localhost:8080 explicitly through Chrome (it ...
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Keychain Won't Remember Router Administrative Password

macOS High Sierra, Safari 11.1.2, MacBook Air mid-2013, Netgear R6400 wifi router. All the software on the computer and router is up to date. Both the Mac and Safari work without difficulty. The ...
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Very slow SMB on MacOS with 10G network

We have a 10 Gigabit network with a mix of Windows 10, Linux and MacOS (Sierra 10.12.6) machines. The transfer speeds between the Windows or Linux machines are OK: between 500 and 800 MB/s for big ...
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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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SSH Port for Outgoing Connections Defaults to 91

Whilst working with SSH on a 2016 MBP running macOS High Sierra, I have noticed that, by default, it tries to connect to hosts using port 91. As an example, if I do a test connection to GitLab, I get ...
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Browser connection breaks due to inactivity

I'm sorry if this is the wrong place to post this question but I really didn't know where to ask otherwise. My Mac isn't working properly with my new Internet router: if it turns to sleep mode, or ...
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Netgear R6220 + WD Elements to use as Time Machine

I want to use a new drive I obtained on sale as a networked Time Machine drive, but I am having difficulty configuring it to do so. I had thought (and perhaps I am wrong) that I could format my new ...
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Change router's IP address? [migrated]

I take care of two separate networks, one at our home and one at a relative's place a few miles away. Our house has a microwave connection to the local ISP, the other place has a DSL connection. Both ...
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How to find the URL of iPhone Apps?

Somewhat I need to find the URLs of some iPhone apps to block their Internet connection. In web browser/safari, I get the URLs directly from the address panel. But how can I get the apps'?
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Retina MacBook Pro Running 10.13.5 Can't Connect to Windows Fileshare Servers

We have several Windows-based file shares and one computer can't connect to them. By default, he should be able to use smb://server.name/share from Finder > Go > Connect to Server... and then get ...
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Proxy Problems with Pulse Secure VPN on Some Network Connections

I am having some issues with my VPN and Proxy on MacOS High Sierra. I connect to my company network via the Pulse Secure client VPN. The company network had a proxy server setup to hit the outside, ...
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A1355 time capsule setup

I have a wifi router and internet cable in my apartment connected to it. (Without provider modem) I got a time capsule and as soon as I have few apple devices I would like to use it. I have reseted ...
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fstab entries not automatically mounted after reboot

I have two SMB shares that should be mounted automatically on a macOS 10.12.6 machine after reboot. I added both to /etc/fstab, however, they are not mounted after a reboot. $ cat /etc/fstab //user:...
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How to create link aggregates (bonded interfaces) in shell?

How do you create link aggregates for network interfaces from the shell in Terminal on macOS 10.13?
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How to prevent LAN overload triggered by running Win10 in a Parallels VM?

I have a strange problem on our LAN. Recently we included a Mac with macOS Sierra (10.12.6), and it has installed a Parallels VM with Win10. Our network speed is 50/50 Mbps, but every time the Win10 ...
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MBP connects to WiFi but not to internet

This happens periodically, but I still don’t know why....very frustrating. 2011 MacBook Pro, High Sierra 10.13.5. 10 other devices in the house using WiFi no problem, between Galaxy S9, 3 iPads, an HP ...
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rMBP high battery drain, doesn't seem to sleep after HS upgrade

I have a 2015 A1502 13" Retina MBP, originally running Sierra. Since upgrading it to High Sierra, it doesn't seem to sleep properly. Before, I could leave it in sleep mode on its battery for over a ...
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MacOS 10.14 Mojave public beta captive portal Wi-Fi issue

I can not connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot that does not require a password but instead shows a captive portal pop-up window. The pop-up opens blank with the error "The web page couldn't be loaded" (...
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Can Firewire 800 network interfaces be bonded?

I've got a few 2009 and 2010 Mac Pros and realized that the Firewire 800 ports are just sitting there going to waste. I currently use 2 bonded ethernet ports on an additional card to facilitate some ...
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My Windows 7 PC can find my Mac but can't connect to it. No password prompt?

I'm trying to access my Mac's files via my Win 7 PC and I'm so close but yet so far. The PC finds the Mac (it is there under 'Network'), but then I can't connect. According to many guides that I've ...