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Setting up wi-fi using Airport Extreme / Express and powerline

I need to setup a wi-fi (ONE!) for a house with two floors. What I was basically thinking of is the following scenario: I connect a DSL modem to the landline I connect an Airport Extreme to the DSL ...
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Using dnsmasq to address machines by name and resolve external hostnames

I'm having some trouble with my dnsmasq setup. All I want it to do is resolve certain hostnames to certain ip addresses for any machine on my network. More specifically, I'm trying to enable all ...
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AEBS crashing after iOS 8

Okay, let me start with the caveat that I'm a bit in the dark about what exactly is going on here. I'll try to provide all the necessary info but feel free to ask for more if I leave something out. ...
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Automatically switching between network interfaces

When commuting I usually have several network interfaces active on my MacBook (phone, hotspot, bus wifi). Periodically one of them becomes slow/unresponsive, and I have to manually switch to another ...
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SFTP is very slow through Airport Extreme

I'm having a bit of trouble setting up an SFTP server on a Mac running 10.8.5. The Mac is connected to an Airport Extreme (late 2013), running firmware 7.7.3. That airport has NAT turned on and is ...
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Airport Express N 1st Generation Wireless to Wired

I'm trying to use the airport express as a wireless to wired bridge. I've get it connected to the wifi and connected to a Windows PC. The PC gets an IP and the correct default gateway, it can ping the ...
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Syncing Multiple Macs using Time Capsule

Can I use one backup (.sparsebundle) and sync to other Macs? Can I migrate my files scheduled from my primary Mac to secondary Mac using Migration Assistant or other tools?
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Odd behavior with Airport Express connected to existing network

At my business I have set up a network to accommodate both wired and wireless connections. My setup includes a Motorola Surfboard SB6141 cable modem, an Ethernet switch, and two Airport Express ...
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Sometimes web pages doesn't get loaded

I've a fiber connection of 50 Mb/s at my home. The fiber connection is hooked up to the router/modem box of my ISP. But I've disabled the ISP's router/modem's WLAN function through it's dedicated ...
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Setting up a server behind Comcast Modem + Airport Time Capsule

I'm trying to set up port forwarding for a server behind an Airport Time Capsule that's behind a Comcast Arris modem. I'm trying to avoid changing the Arris modem to bridge mode, and instead using DMZ ...
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Airport Express with AT&T Uverse

I have AT&T UVerse that requires their own modem and router built in. I have an Airport Extreme and Express as well with the Express running via Ethernet from the ATT router and set to bridge ...
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Two network-ranges, one gateway - Double NAT issue

I have one network 192.168.0.x which is slowly running out of IP addresses. I wanted to remedy this by creating a second network for mobile devices (192.168.1.x). The first network has a gateway of ...
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Unidentified network on windows 8 pc when hard wired to Airport extreme

I have a weird problem which not been able to resolve as of yet. Okay so let me explain, I have recently had fibre optic installed, and I decided to use a new Airport Extreme (instead of the router ...
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Massive reduction in wifi speed in 1 meter

When I'm sitting on my desk the speed and reliability of my wifi is horrible but if I move my laptop 1 meter towards the source (trough open air) it gets much better (but now it's no longer on my ...
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Using an AirPort Express to extend an AirPort Extreme's signal in 2.4 GHz from 5 GHz

I have an older AirPort Extreme and a new AirPort Express. Now because the 2.4 GHz bandwidth is very crowded I want to switch the signal towards 5 GHz. However I have a number of devices that only ...
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Why does this grep filter not work as expected?

Preface: I've added alias airport="sudo /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport" to my .zshrc. myuser:~/ $ airport prefs ...
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Debugging OSX airport wifi connection

I just got a preconfigured Macbook Air (with 10.8.3) that refuses to connect to my house WiFi and gives an uninformative "connection timeout" message. The router/modem is working, every other device ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro wireless networking stop working?

I have a network that looks like this: wireless router: 192.168.1.1 Linux machine: 192.168.1.16 (via cable) Mac machine: 192.168.1.17 (via wireless) Windows machine: 192.168.1.18 (via wireless) ...
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Airport Express Airplay Over Existing WiFi Connection

I am trying to use my Airport Express as an Airplay adapter (play to speakers through iOS device) connected to my existing (not-Airport-Extreme) wireless network. The Express is the kind that you plug ...
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Edit AirPort Extreme settings Linux terminal

I'm using a raspberry pi as a sort of network login (ssh, VPN, nas access) for when I'm not at home. I have an AirPort Extreme router. Is there a way of changing the routers settings from the ...
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Wifi monitor bandwidth by IP address

Is there a way to monitor the bandwidth being used by each IP address in my network? I'm using an apple time capsule router.
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What does “WLAN adapter PCIE config space was not restored” mean?

My mac (macbook pro 17", mountain lion 10.8.2) is having wireless issues, where it shuts down my wireless connection and I can't bring it up again unless I reboot. The wifi menu bar icon (diamond wifi ...
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How is double NAT bad practically?

As the ISP-provided modem was generating pretty weak WiFi signal I've disabled its WiFi function, bought an Apple AirPort Extreme and connected it's WAN port to the modem. Now everything works just ...
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Airport Express chokes Wi-Fi for a few seconds, several times per hour. Any idea why?

I'm using a MacBookPro connected to an AiportExpress' Wi-FI network. Every once in a while, the Wi-Fi will choke up and either drop some packets, or lag horribly for several seconds. I'm losing hair ...
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How can I hide downstream connections with my Apple Airport Extreme

I have an Apple Airport extreme that I'd like to use to extend a network. Is there any way to do this with the upstream hub/router knowing that I have more than one computer connected? i.e. I want to ...
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Emulate Port Blocking on Airport Extreme

I'm trying to restrict all the computers on a network to only be able to use OpenDNS so I can manage what sites they are allowed to access. I can't really do this by locking users out of the network ...
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Sharing Internet from a hotspot through a Mac to an AirPort Extreme

First of all, I know that I am trying to do something that is not a good idea ;) However, my situation demands it. I am trying to set up a network with an AirPort Extreme router for both Wi-Fi and ...
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Connecting to virtual machine when no connection to internet

I'm having problems connecting to my local virtual machine if I'm off the internet. When I'm properly connected to the internet, I have no problem also connecting to my local server. Setup Host: ...
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Change color / look of AirPort menubar icon in Mac OS X Lion

How can I change the color / look of the AirPort menubar icon in Mac OS X Lion (10.7.4)? I've looked around quite thoroughly for these. It appears that they used to be in (but are not on my system, ...
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Mac With 10.6.8 Won't Connect to Router

I am at a friend's house and cannot connect to his router. I have found a lot of suggestions on how to fix this but have been unsuccessful so far. I have tried manually assigning an IP to my computer ...
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How can I configure a “global hostname” in Airport Utility?

AirPort Utility 5.6.1 for Windows disallows entering dots ('.') in the global hostname. Whenever you try to enter a '.', it just beeps with an error. Setting a global hostname is the AirPort way ...
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Trying to make MAMP local server site accessible externally, via airport base station

I am bumbling around in network and airport settings. I've set up port forwarding on Netgear DGN2000 router but I'm not sure how to configure the airport extreme base station. It is in bridge mode, ...
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MacPro on network slowing down Mother-in Law on Windows XP

At home I have a cable modem / router / WiFI providing highspeed internet. The default WiFi that comes with the router caused nothing but grief with iTunes and our Apple TV's so I added my Airport ...
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Allowing Wireless Clients Access To Your Network

Allowing Wireless Clients Access To Your Network I have company coming over and I'd like to offer my Wi-Fi connection Using my Airport Express without giving them my network password. I have an ...
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Mac Pro AirPort Super Slow

My internet connection on my Mac Pro is terrible. I hardwired a lap top to my modem and did the Cox speed test and scored very very fast. I then did the test on that laptop wirelessly, and again, I ...
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Airport can not connect to the internet on Mac OS X

I am having a problem with two of my computers, one Macbook Pro and one Macbook Air, both could not establish a connection from the Airport to the Airport Express base station. Even though with the ...
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High latency on wireless LAN

I have setup a LAN using AirPort. The nodes are Mac Minis. The OS is OS X Lion 10.7.3. The AirPort connects to the Internet using cable and the internal connection is wireless. I tried to ping each ...
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Airport Extreme with G4, iMac and iPad?

I just purchased a new iMac running Lion 10.7.3 ( 2.7 GHz with i5 ) and a 16 Gig Wifi iPad, I also have a G4 867 Power PC running Tiger 10.4.11. Currently I have a Linksys 2.4 Ghz 802.11g router ...
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Need to access Mac via ssh remotely through another Mac with Internet Sharing

My setup at office is: Internet -> AirportExtreme --(wifi)--> AirportExpress --(eth)--> MacPro1 --(eth)--> MacPro2 I want to be able to access MacPro2 from laptop at home via ssh (and sftp). Is it ...
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Will disabling NAT on my wireless router cause a performance hit on my DSL router?

I have a Thomson TG508v2 router/modem and a brand new AirPort Extreme connected to it. At first, I set the AirPort Extreme to "share a public IP", which enables DHCP/NAT. Everything works great but I ...
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How do I leave a WiFi network on OS X without turning AirPort off?

I'm unable to find info on how to use networksetup or some other tool on OS X that will allow me to disassociate/leave a WiFi network without turning off AirPort or removing the preferred networks ...
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Anyone know how to enable UDP on an Airport Express / Time capsule router?

Currently I can't video chat using UDP. This diagnostic page shows that: http://cc.rtmfp.net/ I get a N,N,Y,N,N,Y,Y,Y How can I enable my Airport Express router to allow UDP? Thanks
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Mac: Internet blocked over WiFi

I'm not sure how it's happened but for some reason when using a shared internet connection on my iMac (OS X Lion) all internet traffic is now blocked from being sent to my other devices. However ...
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Filtering sniffed logs using Wireshark

I'm experimenting with packet sniffing and log examination using Wireshark, and I'm quickly realizing that I'm not nearly as safe as I should be when using public hot spots. In efforts to better ...
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Disable DHCP on airport when it's an Access Point

I have airport access points that are linked to my main router. I set up DHCP on the router and I just want to use the airport as an access point, but if I put it in this mode it enables DHCP by ...
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Is there a way to manage and sort lots of wireless networks on OS X?

On OS X you can manage your wireless networks; that is drag them to set preferred order, delete ones you don't want any more, etc. The only problem is that there is a tiny window which only shows ~4 ...
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Authentication fails when using BackTrack 5 under VirtualBox, on Airport Express

I've got BackTrack 5 running in VirtualBox on my Mac. The airport is recognized by VirtualBox as a bridged connection. BackTrack 5 is picking up the airport, and is displaying available wireless ...
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How can I set up a keyboard shortcut to toggle the Airport (wifi card) on OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reset network (Airport) connections from the command line? How can I set up a keyboard shortcut to toggle the Airport (on/off) on OS X?
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Can't find Time Capsule and AirPort Express through my wireless router

I have recently gotten a new router for internet, but sadly it hasn't been much of an improvement to my network. I own a Time Capsule and an AirPort Express. They are both hooked up to my wireless ...
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Is there a way to print to a printer shared on an Airport Extreme via AirPrint?

I understand AirPrint is not officially supported for Airport devices, but I'd like to find a way around this. Is there a patch or piece of software I can use to get my Airport Extreme to translate ...