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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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How to force a new dhcp discover

I'm analysing my network traffic at home and I want to force my mac to completely renew its dhcp stuff. Renewing my dhcp lease only reveals 2 dhcp packets sent over my interface but I wanna see the ...
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Using custom-defined IP address vs DHCP on Different Networks

On Mac OSX, is it possible to let the computer obtain a specific IP address (192.168.1.123) on wireless network #1, and let DHCP assign it a dynamic IP address on all other wireless entworks?
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In OS X, how can I prepend 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS servers obtained through DHCP?

I am trying to use dnsmasq to resolve certain known domains using its configuration, but let the rest of the requests go through to the normal DNS server assigned by DHCP. I cannot get this to work. ...
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Create a Home Network for File Sharing and access Internet at the same time

I have 2 hosts A (Windows) and B(OSX) with a couple of mobile devices in my network. When I enabled File Sharing on my hosts, I noticed that their IP's keep on changing which is annoying sometimes. ...
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How to run a DHCP server on an ethernet port of a MacBook successfully?

I aim to have an ethernet switch on my MacBook ethernet port from which I will have several Raspberry Pi's connected getting their IP via DHCP, each will have a VNC server running on them for remote ...
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How to use dnsmasq with DHCP-assigned DNS servers?

TL;DR version: How do I configure dnsmasq to fall back to the DNS servers pointed to by the DHCP server on my LAN, to enable switching wireless networks? On my developer laptop I've recently started ...
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IP address different on Mac vs. PC?

I have a Mac on the Wi-Fi network and my colleagues have Windows, also connected by Wi-Fi. Why is my IP address totally different from theirs? e.g. mine is 192.x.x.x theirs is 10.x.x.x. We on the ...
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MacBook Pro not obtaining IP address after replacing logic board

I just got my MacBook Pro back today from having the logic board replaced. While in the Apple store the Internet worked ok. I got home and it was able to connect to my WiFi, but could not obtain an ...
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Can I add DNS but keep those provided by DHCP in OSX?

I'm trying to add an additional DNS entry in my OSX network preferences but I want to keep the DNS provided by DHCP. These show up in gray, but when I click the plus button below them, they disappear ...
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Mac OS X 10.5.8 gets wrong IP address from wireless router

My Mac OS X system is mostly getting the wrong ip address from any router. It gets an IP address starting with 169.254.59.233, when it should be getting a good, old 192.168.1.5 or something. Does ...
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How do you set your local DNS name on OS X (so you can reach it from a Windows box?)

On my work network, all the PCs get a local machine01.abc.com-style DNS name. Is there a way to do that on OS X? In a way that machines without Bonjour can see it? (The .local domain name won't work ...
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Release/Renew IP Address via Terminal in OS X

I am looking to release and renew my IP address in OS X 10.4 using Terminal. Essentially, I need the OS X equivalent of Windows: C:\> ipconfig /release C:\> ipconfig /renew However, I need the ...
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558 views

OS X location aware networking

I have a macbook running OS X 10.6.2. I would like to be able to use DHCP when roaming, but automatically switch to a static IP when my macbook is in range of my home router. Right now I must manually ...
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How make static local ip for server on OS X, Airport Extreme

In my other question, I was trying to set up my mac as a server, and the thing they suggested after is setting it to a static local ip outside of the DHCP range so I could port forward to that and it ...
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How can I stop Mac OS X overriding my hostname when I receive a DHCP request on Snow Leopard?

Whenever I go on a network where the DHCP server assigns hostnames then it overrides the settings I've set for my hostname on my Mac in the "Sharing" section of System Preferences. How do I stop this ...
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Self-assigned IP address

I sometimes have problems dropping IP addresses after changing networks and get stuck with a self-assigned IP that I cannot drop by hitting the renew "DHCP Lease" button on my Mac OS X.5 Leopard. The ...