The AirPort Extreme is a wireless networking router produced by Apple

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How to setup AirPort Extreme 802.11n to connect to my wifi and share its ports?

Is there any way to force my AP Extreme to act as an wifi client and share it´s ethernet ports? This is no problem with my AP express, but I want to utilize the gigabit ports and switch capabilities ...
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Can a DHCP router with MAC address whitelist be hacked with a VM?

I locked down my whole network’s MAC addresses so that only CPU’s on the whitelist can get an IP from the AirPort Extreme DHCP server and router. Well, guess what. A Mavericks VM with a completely ...
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Windows laptop losing connection to Airport Express

I have a Windows 7 laptop connecting through wifi to an Airport Extreme router at work. When I leave work in the evening with my hibernating laptop and come back the following morning, it's unable to ...
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Aventail Connect(client) and Apple Airport Extreme

BACKGROUND: I'm using Aventail on my MacBook Pro and my iPad Mini. Neither can connect to the server when I use my home network which is secured with an Apple Airport Extreme with version 7.6.4 of ...
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How to secure port forwarding on AirPort Extreme

I have a small home server to share photos, blog, videos, etc. with family and friends around the US and Western Europe. Of course I have seen evidence of malicious scanning against my ...
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Slow Airport Extreme -> Cable Modem ping time

While I currently have the new Airport Extreme router, I had the same problem with my previous router as well (which was a Netgear running dd-wrt). The setup is extremely basic: I have a cable modem ...
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Airport Extreme broadcast from laptop?

I have an Airport Extreme and a Macbook Pro. I want to connect the Airport to the Macbook and provide wifi service to an area. I want devices that connect to the Airport to be able to connect to the ...
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Detect when device joins wireless network (airport router)

I'm reposting this question with a more clear description as the other one was closed. Not sure if there's a different way to do this or not. Is there any way to detect when a device joins my network ...
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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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Connecting via Ethernet on second AirPort Extreme

Would It be possible to connec my xbox 360 to a second AirPort Extreme, wherein this AirPort Extreme is wirelessly linked to the first? I assume it is and is straight forward, but I thought I'd ask ...
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Accessing the physical IP address of a computer on my network that is no longer available

I'm trying to find out how to access the IP address + MAC code of a computer (macbook pro) that I once had on my network at home. Does terminal store the 'connected' or 'linked' computer ID or IP of ...
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Accessing an AirPort Extreme-shared hard drive over the internet

I have an AirPort Extreme with a 16GB flash drive formated in FAT32 attached to it via USB. I can see it as a network location on my Windows computer. On the AirPort Utility I have "Enable file ...
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Why subnet mask for IP 10.0.1.4 is 255.255.255.0?

Well I'm not sure whether I'm missing something here. But all I've read is that if first octet of IP is within 0 - 127 then it is categorized as Class A subnet and correspondingly Subnet Mask for ...
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Is it safe to enable jumbo frames on my Drobo?

Here's my network scenario: Airport Extreme, with 4 wireless clients -- three of them on the 5GHz network and a fourth on the 2.4GHz. DroboFS, connected to the Airport with a wired connection. I'd ...
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Use AirPort Extreme to extend WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports

Is it possible to use an AirPort Extreme to extend an existing WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports? Why I need it: Internet access and HiFi (AirPlay) are currently wired to an AirPort ...
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Forward Ports to a computer on the guest network (AirPort Extreme)

Is it possible to forward ports (ex: 80, 443, 21, 22, 23, 25, 110, 143, 3389, ...) to a computer on the Guest network a of AirPort Extreme ?? I have the both network enabled and I want my child to ...
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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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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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Does hiding a WiFi network help against interferences?

Recently, I have been having problems with our network cutting in and out while streaming music. We think it may be other people's networks interfering with ours, but with changing the channel again ...
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AirportExtreme network problems

At my house I use a Mac, as do my kids, and we have an Airport Extreme that we use with many airport expresses throughout the house for Internet and music streaming. However, sometimes the network ...
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How do I connect NTFS Seagate External Drive to Airport Extreme via a USB splitter?

I recently bought an Airport Extreme v. 7.6 and would like to connect two external hard drives via a USB splitter. One is a Western Digital Mac formatted drive and one is a Seagate 1 TB FreeAgent ...
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Can I change the MAC Address on my Airport Extreme WiFi Router?

I am trying to do some diagnostics on my Time Warner Wideband Internet connection. To do so I would like to spoof the MAC Address on my AirPort Extreme WiFi Router. I cannot find a way to alter the ...
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Why does my Time Warner IP address change depending on device?

I currently have Time Warner Cable Wideband Internet service. This uses a SMC Cable Modem (Model SMCD3GN). If I plug my MacBook directly into the cable modem via Ethernet and restart it, I get an IP ...
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How to enable NAT Port Mapping on an Airport Extreme

I'm trying to configure my Aiport Extreme so that it uses NAT Port Mapping. I tried following the instructions on ...
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Advantages of dedicated NAS over DAS with AirPort Extreme

I'm in the market for a expandable data backup solution. Some things I'm considering are: Drobo (S) (which don't ethernet connections) Drobo FS (which does have ethernet) Promise Pegasus RAID (which ...
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Does downloading torrents to an AirDisk affect my internal SSD?

I gather that it's not recommended to download torrents using an SSD (due to the high number of write operations, the SSD will be worn out pretty fast). I've changed to an AirDisk connected through ...
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Recover AirPort Extreme from bad firmware update

I applied a recommended firmware update for an AirPort Extreme base station and now it won't boot. Briefly the light goes green, then off, then stays stuck on amber. I did several factory resets, ...
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Wake MacBook on Wi-Fi without AirPort Extreme

I know that Snow Leopard brought us the option to magically wake our computers from far away if you had an AirPort Extreme base station, but has anyone found a way to do this with a standard or ISP ...
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AirPort Extreme and VPN Server

I have an AirPort Extreme (purchased about a month ago, so the latest model) and I have an iMac connected to it running a VPN server; the iMac has a static IP address on the network and is configured ...
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Can an AirPort connected USB drive be used with Time Machine?

I have a Time Capsule but the hard drive has failed. So basically it's now an AirPort Extreme. I'd like to connect a basic USB drive to the Time Capsule and use it for Time Capsule backup on two or ...
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Wireless network optimization in a long/wide single family brick house

I live in a rancher-style house in the US (for those not in the US, just a single level home that is usually a bit wider than it is deep). There is an extension on the house that extends past the ...
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getting transmission remote web server to work outside my network

I have a network that consists of a Netgear DG834 and an Apple Airport Extreme for wireless. I have managed to set up transmission to work on my router, but I can't seem to get it going outside of ...
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Can an AirPort Express be used as a Airport Extremem Wireless Extender?

So an Apple genius was telling me I can use an AirPort Express as a wireless extender to the Airport Extreme, is this true? I bought both, I think he was wrong but perhaps you guys know better then ...
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Can an airport extreme attached disk be used in Ubuntu?

Thinking of converting my Windows 7 Boxee box to Ubuntu to ease up on RAM and CPU load, but I can't find a method of mounting the airport disk. I have found a package called airport-utils, but I ...
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How can I port forward with an airport extreme and a NAT enabled modem?

I run an Actiontec HD701D modem with NAT to an Airport extreme base station to laptop etc. As you might expect I get double NAT issues. I tried a lot of different things to forward a port, but no ...
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Mac act like an AirPort Express for AirTunes sharing

I have a MacBook running under the TV hooked up to some speakers. I have an AirPort express running which is hooked up to some speakers. From another Mac or iPhone in the house I'd like to be able to ...
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How To Set Multicast Rate On Apple AirPort Extreme

I have an Apple AirPort Extreme Rev C (2011) and I need to set a manual multicast rate. While I can set a manual multicast rate, I only have the option between low, medium and high. In the previous ...
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Can a Mac PPC laptop airport card die unexpectedly?

So we have this ancient Mac laptop -- an 800 MHz G4 PPC running 10.4.11 -- this piece of hardware is so old, we bought it well before Sarah Palin started her first half term. But it's been serving ...
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How to find out AirPort Extreme external gateway IP address?

I am trying to help a friend in trouble, and he needs help locating parameters assigned to AirPort Extreme by router above it. Specifically, he needs to find out Gateway IP address. How can it be ...
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Can the Epson V700 be used with an Airport Extreme and an HDD at the same time?

I have a MacBook Pro, Snow Leopard, an Epson V700 Scanner and a standard external 1TB Hard Drive used for Time Machine. I'm thinking of buying an Airport Extreme. Two questions: Can I use the ...
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How to copy files between two macs connected with Airport Extreme?

I have two Macs connected to an Airport Extreme wireless network. I would like to transfer files over this network. Would appreciate step by step instructions.
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Use Port Forwarding on Airport Extreme

Is there any way to use port forwarding on an Airport Extreme? I don't know the exact model but I know for a fact that it is the newest kind.
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Creating outbound SSH tunnel from behind Airport Extreme?

I've tried for a couple of hours to create a putty tunnel according to this guide it was working great until I switched to Airport Express. There are settings for allowing inbound SSH to a computer ...
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Automatically move files to an external drive when it's available

I have an networked drive connected to an Airport Extreme, so it's available whenever I'm on my home wifi network. I'd like to automatically move files from a specific folder to a specific folder on ...
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Airport Extreme Add Wireless Clients Without Needing Password?

Under the Airport's Add Wireless Clients menu, there is a feature to allow me to grant access to my WPA protected network on the first attempt someone makes to connect, without requiring them to know ...
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Vista Connecting to Airport Extreme via wifi - Local Only

I have a Toshiba L355D-S7815 laptop. I also have a Dell Latitude E6400. The Toshiba is running Windows Vista Home Edition and has all current patches applied. The Dell is running Windows 7 ...
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Is it possible to backup to an Airport Disk formatted with journaling?

Is it possible make time machine backups to an disk plugged into an Airport Extreme base station when the disk is formatted as Mac OS Extended Journaled? I've tried formatting the disk in this way, ...
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How do I get an Epson Stylus S21 to print from Windows 7 via Airport USB Printer Sharing?

I’ve got an Epson Stylus S21 printer hooked up to my Airport Extreme via USB. I’m trying to print to it from Windows 7, but I’m not sure how to set it up.
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How do I print from windows xp to printer on airport extreme?

I've hooked up the printer to the USB port on my airport extreme basestation. I can successfully print to the printer from my Mac. When I read the AE manual on printing from windows xp, the ...
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All network devices freezing when Airport Extreme Base Station is connected. Any ideas?

I've been troubleshooting this issue for a while, and through a series of events have it narrowed down to my airport extreme base station. I like this router, since I'm able to connect to IPV6 sites ...