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Cannot make a TCP connection on private network

I am testing the local connection between two OS X computers using netcat. They are both connected to the same router (through wifi) and have the same public IP, so I believe they have access to the ...
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1answer
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Reach web-application on host OS from within VirtualBox

I'm running an OSX host with an Debian box inside virtual box. How would I be able to reach the guest OS (i.e. web-app on port 3001) from inside my VM?I tried ifconfig from inside my VM, taking that ...
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My USB to Ethernet adapter seems to need a router connection to operate. Is this true?

I’ve a 2015 MacBook Pro with no physical Ethernet port. Occasionally I need to connect directly to a system of several devices on a Brainboxes SW-504 Ethernet switch. From an older MacBook with a ...
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nO Internet Connection on VirtualBox on macOS

For some reason the internet connection on my virtual machine is not working anymore... I've tried what people suggested and changed on my VM Network Settings to bridged adapter, the name to en0 Wi-Fi ...
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0answers
46 views

Why is localhost the only slow hostname on High Sierra OSX?

I'm running a local django server on High Sierra. The GET fetches for JS files is 80ms for files on 127.0.0.1 but if I change it to localhost it is around 800ms per file. I've been able to get micah-...
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42 views

iPad or iPhone can't access content from Apache Server running on MacMini

Browser on MacMini can access content from all other devices as well as its own served content at "localhost" or "192.168.0.10" or "192.168.0.10:81". UI's from the NAS, Printer and Router as well as ...
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1answer
63 views

Virtualbox host-only network route is preempted by Pulse Secure VPN client

Virtualbox becomes unavailable for incoming connections from host OS when VPN is on. Accordingly, I cannot use http/ssh/rdp clients to access guest OS from host OS while Pulse Secure VPN stays ...
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25 views

Possible to create WPA2 secured, infrastructure Wi-FI network on Mac from Terminal?

I have a Mac with Mavericks. It is a well-known fact that on a Mac, you can only create a WPA2 secured Wi-Fi network using Internet Sharing in System Preferences. No preinstalled, documented ...
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Kali Virtualbox (on macOS) won't connect to internet over NAT

I am currently running Kali as a virtualbox on my Mac. I want to have it set up so that the VM can access the internet, as well as being connected to the host OS (so I can connect over SSH, etc.)...
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Mac custom DNS Server for private Network

On Mac you have the Posibility to create your own Network that other Devices can join. Is there a posibility to create a custom DNS Server for that Network, so if any Device that is connected to this ...
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1answer
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Can't disable old peer-to-peer network on Mac OS High Sierra

About a year ago, I had to lend my MacBook to a networking guy for a presentation and he created a peer-to-peer network on my Mac. The problem is I don't need it any more but my Mac keeps broadcasting ...
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Prepend DNS server in macOS Sierra, regardless of connection

I want to run all DNS requests through a DNS server running on a local VM before considering any configured on wireless or wired connections.How does macOS Sierra resolve DNS and is there a way to ...
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How are machines identified over the network? [closed]

I've been playing an online game and having challenged the developer I got IP banned. By using a VPN I bypassed it - after a while i couldn't log into my account anymore (only as a guest). The ...
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How to include the `.local` in domain extensions automatically included in search by Macos DNS

When attempting to ping my localhost with the fully qualified local domain name:$ping mtvl151c46e97.localPING mtvl151c46e97.local (172.28.50.2): 56 data bytes64 bytes from 172.28.50.2: icmp_seq=0 ...
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1answer
20 views

Our application loads GUI only if Charles proxy is up and running

I don't know how to tackle this. My colleague has a desktop app that runs on El Capitan. The app does this: Conects to https://internalserver/Register/register.aspx Once connected it loads some GUI ...
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0answers
208 views

Force browser (Chrome OR FireFox) to use specific network interface

I need to be able to view pages of my website from outside our network. I need to be able to use separate nameservers as well. Ive found the easiest way is to just launch an SSH tunnel, then I can ...
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3answers
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On macOS, how do I get the IP address of a Windows machine on my local network?

I can connect to a Windows PC on my network for file sharing in Finder in the “Shared” section or with “Go > Connect to server…”, but how do I find out its IP address?
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1answer
23 views

macOS Server multiple network interfaces: interconnection?

I have a mac server connected to two LANs over 2 thunderbolt to LAN adapters.GREEN IP via DHCP in range 192.168.204.*BLUE IP via DHCP in range 192.168.1.*Everything works as I want it to, but I ...
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2answers
63 views

How to force some applications to use second network in Network->Service order?

My computer is connected to 2 networks, first via ethernet, and second via USB WiFi.In the first network there is no internet, there are only local applications that I need to use for my work and ...
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3answers
57 views

Unstable connecting to wifi router on macos

I have a problem with wifi on my MacBook Pro. I use the Sierra system. Connecting to stationary routers is very unstable. There are times when it is ok to interrupt after a few minutes, or lose 90% of ...
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1answer
37 views

macOS Sierra: reload firewall when network changes

I've been trying to reload pf rules whenever network changes.Here is my plist file. /Library/LaunchAgents/com.wwk.networkchange.plist<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><!DOCTYPE plist ...
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216 views

Is It possible to make D-Link DWM-157 modem work with macOS 10.12

I have a D-Link DWM-157 3g modem which works well with my windows 7 laptop. But it does not work on my mac. I am running macOS 10.12.6. I installed the pkg file comes with the modem, but if I try to ...
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1answer
341 views

High kernel_task CPU usage on Mac while using network; also causes bottleneck

My kernel_task process has high CPU usage (150%+) on a late 2016 MacBook Pro running 10.12.5 when transmitting/receiving lots of data from the network and I think it's a bottleneck. I'm using a Anker ...
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0answers
56 views

Cannot connect to network drive

I have created a partition on my hardrive on a macbook (OS Sierra), but cannot connect it to a network drive. I have checked across my team, and they seem to have no problem plugging into it....
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MacOS DNS configuration: What is the difference between DomainName and SearchDomains

SearchDomains are used to automatically post fix strings entered into tools like browsers. So, for example, if I add a search domain mycompany.com and then type intranet in the browser then the ...
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147 views

Bridged networking for ethernet device Ubuntu VM, OSX host VirtualBox

I have a Mac OSX host and an Ubuntu guest VM (via VirtualBox) and the guest VM needs access to an ethernet device (a GigE camera) that will be physically plugged into the host via an ethernet cable (...
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0answers
21 views

Sticky virtual IP with IPSEC VPN on OSX?

I have an Algo VPN server to create a private network for a raspberry PI + some other devices. I would like each device to always get the same virtual IP address when connecting. Algo VPN creates a ...
1
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0answers
91 views

iCloud-enabled Mac app is unable to connect to CloudKit server

I'm developing a macOS app using Apple's CloudKit technology and have received an error report from one particular user who is unable to synchronize data with Apple's iCloud server because of a "...
1
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1answer
71 views

What effects does putting an internet router in bridge mode have?

I had a computer connected to the internet through a router. When I switched the router to bridge mode, the computer no longer could connect to the internet. It gave an error about a self-assigned ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

OpenVPN server forcing OS X clients to reboot before re-connecting

An OS X client (Tunnelblick) is able to connect to the OpenVPN server.However, if Tunnelblick disconnects, attempting to re-connect fails with this error, repeating every 5 seconds:2017-07-13 15:...
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votes
2answers
300 views

How to route all internet traffic from a Mac OS into a WIndows VM

I am currently using a Mac (OS Sierra) with Windows OS (Win7) running under Parallels.When I work remotely, I have to connect to my company's VPN. Unfortunately the VPN software is only compatible ...
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51 views

how to redirect a specific loopback port to another address

I would like to redirect the postgres' port to another address which is running postgres. The postgres' instance is hosted on a virtualbox machine with host-only networking configuration. ...
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0answers
52 views

Ethernet adapter is blocking internet

My MBP has an adapter for USB+Ethernet(single adapter for both). Whenever I am connecting it through USB-C port just to use USB (ethernet cable not connected), my WiFi internet is not working any more....
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2answers
200 views

Cannot connect to RealVNC on MacOS over local network (cloud works)

So I have a Mac mini which I primarily use to run builds on. I have been using its built in vnc server for about a week but it is painfully slow, and for some reason takes a good 2 minutes to ...
1
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2answers
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How to add routing for 2 VPN connections?

I am trying to setup second VPN connection over the first one, which is my only option at the moment. The first VPN connection works fine(utun1), providing me internet access and it looks like this:...
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1answer
94 views

How to flush custom route?

I am on MacOS system and after running some script, I had some garbage in my route table shown below:27.123.232/22 172.19.25.254 UGSc 0 0 en036.255.220/22 172....
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77 views

Windows machines ignore bootp but OSX doesnt?

So a situation I ran into at work today went as follows, my senior created a bootp server on our staff lan for something and said it would be fine because windows machines will not get ips from it ...
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1answer
116 views

How can I get better speeds for one device in my home without relying on the router's settings?

My router is a technicolor TG589vac and doesn't support QoS as far as I know.I am wondering, is there an app I can use or process I can go through on my macOS Sierra Macbook Pro to be able to ...
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1answer
65 views

How to determine the process responsible for an intermittent packet?

On my router, I observed a TCP packet to a suspect destination port. I know which client machine it's coming from, but the timing of these packets is sporadic - once or twice a day at irregular times....
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votes
3answers
323 views

Are there performance differences between ping and ping6?

I've noticed ping6 command was significantly slower than ping on MacOS 10.12.Using ping6 command:❯ ping6 localhostPING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) ::1 --> ::116 bytes from ::1, icmp_seq=0 hlim=64 ...
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0answers
76 views

Using pf to port forward on OSX in conjunction with Internet Sharing

I'm trying to reach a Minecraft server which is behind Internet Sharing with my OSX Sierra machine sharing my wifi connection to a machine on it's Ethernet port. I have the following pf anchor:...
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61 views

docker0 vs eth0 when gaining remote access to ubuntu desktop?

I’m trying to get remote access with screen sharing to my Ubuntu PC from my Mac. I need to be able to connect to it over the internet from another network. When I go finder>go>connect to server ...
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1answer
41 views

Size of network packets displayed in top command

I want to calculate the network(in & out) bytes.I used nettop but it's not working as expected like mentioned here.So, I moved to top. The output shows total number of packets and total size....
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223 views

Output of nettop command

I want to calculate net transfer of bytes(in & out) for every 2 seconds.I'm using nettop to know the usage(bytes_in and bytes_out).Command:nettop -x -k state -k interface -k rx_dupe -k ...
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80 views

How to persist a multicast route on MacOS to lo0

Usually I'm adding routes like this:sudo route add -net 239.0.0.123/32 -interface lo0But this route is lost after reboot.I know a route can be also established via:networksetup -...
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1answer
119 views

Set up route to host on different ip range

My Mac has local ip 172.16.1.2 and I would like to access (preferably using Safari or SSH) a host having ip 192.168.0.2 on the same network with submask 255.255.255.0. Is that possible?I believe ...
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67 views

macOS: Is it possible to find out who is intercepting my outgoing (HTTP) communication?

Quick question: Is there any way to find out who or what process is intercepting outgoing HTTP connections on macOS?Details:Environment: macOS SierraWhen trying to open pretty standard web ...
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211 views

DNS lookup with MacOS ignores answers from DNS server

I have configured my home network with its own DNS server (I run dnsmasq on my server, which runs Ubuntu server 16.04). This server also runs DHCP and tells clients that it is the DNS server.My DNS ...
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1answer
85 views

OSXVnc Server, VineServer, RealVNC server and NoMachine are all freezing

I am having a very strange problem with remote control software. I have a MacbookPro with OSX El Capitan 10.11.6. Initially I connected to this box over wifi using the built-in VNC server, and ...
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53 views

Cannot access the Windows shared folder on MacBook

I have followed this tutorial to access a shared folder of windows on MacBook. I have done the following steps:Created a shared folder in Windows. Given it the permissions that everyone on the ...

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