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OSX Mavericks - disable network request after application build

When I compile my application on OS X and then run it via openmp on 4 cores the OS X firewall constantly asks me regarding network permissions. (It doesn't need network permissions, so this is even ...
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How to identify what program is sending traffic?

I have a Macbook with the PF firewall Icefloor installed on it. I've been seeing a massive amount of traffic (multiple requests every single second) going out to IPs belonging to Google, even while my ...
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394 views

VNC Connection: Bypassing Firewall Using VPS

I have a friend who lives far away and needs technical support. So far I've been unable to diagnose the problem over the phone, so I was looking to use a VNC connection to remotely troubleshoot his ...
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590 views

OS X stealth mode: where is it enacted?

I am working through the security guide from apple (which they did not update since Snow Leopard). In the firewall section it states that ipfw has a default allow rule: 65535 allow ip from any to any ...
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How can I permanently allow a firewall rule in OS X Mountain Lion?

Since upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion, every time I restart my computer I am alerted Do you want the application "Growl.app" to accept incoming network connections? Even though I click ...
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How to open a specific port in Moutain Lion Firewall

I cant seem to find how to open a specific port in the ML firewall? I know you can give applications permisiion, but thats no good to me. Is there a way I can specify a specific port?
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OSX Lion, open a local port so people on my network can access it

I'm running django's simple HTTP server (using python manage.py runserver). It's currently running on port 8000. How can I open a port on my macbook and allow network traffic to visit my host on ...
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Prompted to accept incoming network connections for an application defined in firewall

Each time I boot, I am prompted whether I want to accept incoming connections for the application. I have already added manually the application to System Preferences -> Security & Privacy ...
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1answer
980 views

How do I close ports on the Mac OS X firewall?

Using 10.6.8 I turned on my firewall and clicked block all incoming connections. But for some reason I can still browse to my webserver. How do I turn off those, port (80), or the application ...
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1answer
227 views

Configuring a Power Mac as a Gateway

I have a Mac OS X Leapord Server v10.6.8 installed on an Xserve and currently have things set up in the following order: ISP --> Router --> Switch --> Server --> iMac. I also have a ...
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What's the closest equivalent of Little Snitch (Mac program) on Windows?

I'm using Windows 7 and would like to have a feature like Little Snitch on the Mac that alerts you whenever a program on your computer makes an outgoing connection. Description of Little Snitch from ...
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How can one restrict network activity to only the VPN on a Mac and prevent unsecured internet activity?

I'm using Mac OS and connect to a VPN to hide my location and IP (I have the 'send all traffic over VPN connection' box checked in teh Network system pref), I wish to remain anonymous and do not wish ...
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Local port forwarding on a mac

I need to have the mac take traffic coming into it on one port send the traffic to a different but still local port. I.e. Traffic comes in on port 1234 and transfers to port 5900 (vnc) This is ...
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iTunes 10 Network Connection Firewall Problem After .icns Change [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “iTunes.app” to accept incoming network connections? Hi All, I recently updated to iTunes 10, almost threw up when I saw the new icon on the engadget and ...
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How to get rid of annoying and quickly disappearing firewall popups on Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the Mac OS X firewall dialog recurringly pop-up and disappear by itself (without letting me respond) under Snow Leopard? Hi, Often when I have smb file shares ...
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What ports in firewall need to be open for allowing Mac Vine Server connection

I have a Mac with Vine server installed sitting inside the firewall (actually a router connect to cable model, and has a LAN to internal). What if I want to remote desktop to Vine server from ...
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OSX: Why does an uninstalled program ask for inbound connections on login? How do I fix this?

I uninstalled an application using AppZapper called PdaNet. It is a tethering application for my phone. Now every time I login, I am asked if I would like to allow inboud connections from PdaNet by ...
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Is it safe to put a Mac directly on the internet?

In the past I have always run a NAT router between my Windows PC's and the internet. I'm wondering if I still need this or whether the OSX firewall is good enough to let me put a Mac directly on the ...
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Any hopster like free application on mac to bypass firewall?

On windows, hopster can be used to bypass firewall , then can use msn , or gtalk freely. But on mac, what is the similar application and it is free ?
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Should I enable the Snow Leopard Firewall?

Snow Leopard has in its Security Panel a Firewall option, which is off by default. That means (according to the help message there) that all incoming connections to the computer are allowed. ...
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Snow Leopard firewall breaks all web browsing when enabled, brand new mac

A quick note beforehand: I've also had this happen in Leopard on my old iBook G4. Just got my lady a new Macbook, and we have an intermittent problem with the firewall. There's almost nothing ...
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Logmein - configuration of a corporate firewall

I want to use via logmein my Mac at the office to an iphone. At the office there is a corporate firewall which allows only traffic on defined,outgoing ports to permanently configured IP addresses ...
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1answer
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Can't seem to allow incoming connections on a specific port, Mac OS X 10.6.1

I want to be able to allow incoming connections on a specific port regardless of the program currently running. This is mainly so I can temporarily let users from other machines access ruby on ...