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Opening a firewall port on virtualized Windows 7 running on Mac OS X 10.9

I am currently using a virtual machine running Windows 7 (32-bit) which is hosted by the VirtualBox application from Oracle; this latter is installed on a MacBook with the last up-to-date version of ...
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How do I forward a port accessible to the world on my Mac?

I realize that there's a lot of info out there about port forwarding, but here's my specific situation. I need to use Remote in (via VNC) to my Mac. By default, the Mac Remote Sharing server listens ...
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Mac OS X: Port 8001 blocked in XAMPP. No Firewall on, no ISP interference

I have been trying to setup a new site on localhost which needs to be accessed via a separate port, for example port 8001, 8080, etc. As long as it is unused, I can apply it in this case. I have ...
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Find out port for a specific USB device is on Mac OSX

I have a Nexus 7 tablet attached to a Mac Min, and I need to figure out what port it is connected to. I am managing someone elses code, in which they litearally define the port: ...
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How to close suspicious port 999 garcon, is it malware?

On Mac OSX, I ran the command nmap localhost and I found I have this suspicious open port: 999/tcp open garcon Then I tried to see if there is an associated process, but nothing shows up with ...
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No idea what is listening on port 80 in OS X

I'm on OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.3, and I've freshly rebooted my Mac. I want to start a service (like Apache on port 80), but there is already something going on with port 80: telnet localhost 80 ...
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Port is listening, but owned by no one

Preface (skip for the real problem): I have an application that is listening to port 843. This process is run as root. Sometimes killing the process (with ^C) leaves it hanging for a long time ...
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How to kill a process by port on MacOS, a la fuser -k 9000/tcp

On linux I can kill a process knowing only the port it is listening on using fuser -k 9000/tcp, how do I so the same on MacOS?
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Opening a specific port on Mac

I need to open a specific port on my mac client (because when I try to connect from server it says "target machine actively refused it ").My problem though is I cannot find a way to add a specific ...
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Macports gives “sudo: cannot get working directory” error, then fails

Macports doesn't work: sudo: cannot get working directory shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory error getting working ...
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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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Mac OS X report via e-mail when a connection is done to specific ports (open in Firewall)

I have ports open on a Mac for specific services. Is there a way to have the OS report through e-mail (Smtp) once a connection is established to one of the ports of interest?
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How to manually close a port

In OSX if I type netstat I can see certain things that have an established connection. I don't want to change any settings to close these, I just want to be able to close whatever I ports I choose in ...
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How can I release the port back in Mac OS X?

I have an application which crash, but it holding the port that not allow I connect back, how can I release it back for other application to use back the port? Thanks.
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Why does installing GIMP over MacPorts download more than just GIMP?

I freshly installed Mac OS X Lion yesterday and today I wanted to try MacPorts and install GIMP with it, because the Gimp homepage says it's easy installed with MacPorts, so I tried the command sudo ...
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How can I open a port in OS X 10.6?

My system is a MacBook Air, so I cannot plug into the modem directly. And I do not want to turn my firewall off. How can I specify to open a port, like port 56789 in Mac OS 10.6.8? I know in the old ...
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How to define the VPN PPTP port in OSX Lion

Is there any change to set the port to use when connecting to a PPTP VPN from a Mac? I configured a VPN at home from Server 2008 so I can access my home server and use ports like RDP, VNC, IMAPS ...
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How do I forward my local port on Mac OS?

I'm developing a website on my local server on my Mac. So only computers on my local network can access the site right now right? How do I set up a port forward so that my friends on other computers ...
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port command of MacPorts not found when trying to install wine

I'm an absolute terminal noob (the wine installation process was my first ever time opening it) so its probably a simple fix. that being said I will need any answer broken down to its simplest ...
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How to specify VNC port number with Mac OS X built-in VNC client?

Is it possible to specify VNC port number in built-in VNC client of Mac OS X? I'm trying to connect to Xen VPS machine with Finder's built-in VNC client. I used address like this. vnc://server:port ...
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How can I get all of my keys and mouse to work using Midnight Commander on OSX?

I used port to install it and I figured out how to fix home/end/pgup/pgdn in the terminal preferences, but still, none of the keypad keys work. the mouse doesn't work. Any assistance would be ...
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OS X blocks calls to local services

Accessing local services such as the web-based CUPS configuration (port 631) or Apache Tomcat (port 8080) with anything other than http://localhost:<port> fails. HOWEVER, doing the same with ...
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How can I close a port (seen open on netstat)?

I used netstat and I see some ports open that I want closed. How do I close them? The computer is a Mac running OS X
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Which process is using a port in OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an app for the Mac that shows you which apps are using the network? I'm trying to start a program in OS X and I get the message: Port already in use: 8080 I ...
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MySQL socket connections working, but not port connections

I installed MySQL community 5.1.45 on my Snow Leopard 10.6, using the pkg from their site. I had previously installed a MySQL binary from entropy.ch. In the previous installation, the connections were ...
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Netcat on Mac OS X

Is anybody else not able to get nc -lp 8888 working on Mac OS X? Is there another way to get this to work?
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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 ...