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Ethernet (en0) loses IP address when WiFi (en1) starts/stops on OSX

We're using the Ethernet connection as a point-to-point connection to a lighting console and then the WiFi to connect to the main network. The issue is whenever we turn the WiFi on/off the Ethernet ...
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How can I configure 2 UNIX hosts to share a single wireless router connection?

How can I share my MacBook Pro's wireless 802.11ac connection with a fairly old dual-G5 server? So, I'm thinking that rather than run a CAT6 cable down the middle of my kitchen, I simply connect my ...
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Bridging vlans across en0 on OSX 10.9

I'm setting up to run virtual machines to as sample clients with different usage profiles. To do this, the VMs need to run on different vlans to each other, and to the main machine. The switch is ...
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Using 2 internet connections - (1 wifi - 1 ethernet) - on the same machine at the same time OSX

Is it possible to use 2 internet connections - 1 WiFi 1 Ethernet at the same time on a mac mini (OSX) ? Ive got 2 lines coming into the premasis and would like to use one for backups and one for ...
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Mac: use the ethernet port as a “hotspot”

I've got a bit of a weird setup going on right now, and my main desktop computer is without internet. I've got a macbook (10.7) that can hook up to the desktop via ethernet. What I'm wanting to do is ...
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After upgrading to OS Mavericks on iMac it stopped recognizing my ethernet cable

After I finished upgrading my Lion OS to Mavericks OS, it stopped recognizing my Ethernet cable, therefore I can't connect via Ethernet to the Internet but only via Wifi. On the Networks preferences ...
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OS X : Use the same local ip Ethernet + Wifi

I currently have a Macbook connected to a Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter and as a backup it connects to the same network via wifi. I' using last years airport extreme as a router. I tend to do a lot of ...
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Mac command to copy gateway from VPN and apply to Ethernet

I found some commands (below) for automatically forwarding the VPN on my mac to my ethernet adaptor. This works just fine, however, sometimes when the gateway changes on the VPN connection, I need to ...
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1answer
306 views

How to automatically disconnect from a wireless network, when connected to the Internet over ethernet?

I have a Retina MacBook Pro, that connects to a wireless network at work for intra- and internet access. I also regularly plug in an ethernet cable to access the same network. In my Network ...
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Two Browsers, Two Internet Connections, 1 Computer

My mac computer is connected to my corporate network via a LAN connection. When the Mac is disconnected I can connect to our corporate wireless. The wireless is more open than the LAN connection. ...
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1answer
206 views

Mac share ethernet connection with proxy over wifi without proxy

I have a wired connection over a proxy server, and I'd like to share it over wireless to my iPad / other devices without proxy. Is there some software or something that allows me to do this?
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Is iMac wired ethernet broken or mis-configured

I have an iMac that will connect to my network wirelessly, but not through the wired ethernet. The cable works fine with another computer. The network utility reports that the link status is inactive, ...
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Use wifi and ethernet simultaneously?

I have an ethernet connection that is very fast but imposes severe speed restrictions after 4gb of usage in a day. There is also a wifi connection that is slightly slower, but with no limit, so its ...
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1answer
436 views

Can I change ethernet settings of Mac OS X system mounted via Firewire?

I have a Mac Pro that has been brought from our office to my home. The Mac Pro is configured with a static IP address for the office, which uses a completely different network range than I have at my ...
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How to show Ethernet status in the OS X menubar

I see there is an option to Show Wi-Fi Status in the menubar. How do I show the Ethernet Status there? Sometimes my Ethernet cable gets pulled out and would be nice to have an icon to quickly check ...
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1answer
68 views

Configuring ethernet network in order to test client-server app written in Java

I have connected the two computers using an Ethernet crossover cable. But I just can't seem to make them work. I know it certainly isn't some physical-connection-related issue, I mean it's just ...
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Connecting ThinkPad T410 (Windows 7) to Macbook (OSX 10.6) through ethernet cable

I have searched and read a few other forums for this solution but have yet to be able to accomplish this task. I want to connect my Windows 7 laptop to my Macbook to share large files (10GB or larger) ...
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1answer
710 views

Apple Airport Extreme multi station network problems

I have 2 Apple Time Capsules and one gigabit airport extreme for 3 stations total. All support 802.11a/n-802.11b/g/n. It is absolutely beyond me how to set this up effectively as a single wireless ...
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241 views

Software or hardware issue?

I'm having a strange problem on my mac pro (first 8-core) where my network speed is dreadfully slow when connected with Ethernet. Internet connections are about 10% of maximum speed and computer to ...
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How are you supposed to NAT with Snow Leopard Server mini with only 1 ethernet port?

How are you supposed to NAT with Snow Leopard Server mini with only 1 ethernet port?
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Why is the network speed on my Mac Pro (early 2009) so slow?

I have a really weird networking issue on my Mac Pro (Early 2009). I can’t get higher network speeds than about 2MBit/s. It doesn’t matter if this is over AirPort or one of the Ethernet ports. An iMac ...
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Setting up router: I can get online via Ethernet, and I can connect to router wirelessly, but can't get online wirelessly

I'm setting up a new D-Link N300 router, and trying to connect a MacBook Pro and a MacBook, both running OS X 10.6. As the question says, either computer can connect to the internet when connected to ...
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1answer
536 views

Would firewire networking be better than 100Megabit ethernet?

My office network has a fully switched 1000Megabit ethernet network. I have an Apple iMac with a Gigabit NIC and FireWire, and a Compaq laptop with a 100Megabit NIC and a 4-pin FireWire interface. ...
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2answers
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Is my ethernet port broken?

Im on a macbook (black, model 4,1), and it seems my ethernet doesn't work. When I plug in the cable, System Preferences > Network says: This suggest that the ethernet card is at least partially ...
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How can I tell which network interface my computer is using?

On a MBP (OS X 10.6.2) I've got the wired ethernet and wireless airport configurations set up to use the same static IP to my router (e.g. as described at ...
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Mac OS X automatically turn off Airport if ethernet cable is plugged in

I have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard, any way to do this?
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How to Bridge Two Ethernet Ports on Mac OS X

How can I bridge two wired ethernet interfaces on Mac OS X (e.g. the current MacPro comes with two ethernet ports)? Googling turned up (e.g. this Apple forum post and this openvpn post) that this is ...
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How to restore broken Ethernet functionality on Mac G5 running Mac OS 10.4.11 (Tiger)

I had a disk error that rendered my Mac unbootable. I repaired it with Tech Tool 4, but now networking does not work. Network Preferences reports that my Ethernet cable is unplugged. I know this is ...