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Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X

Can anyone introduce me a Mac OS X application that monitors all network activity such as what applications are now connected to the internet and how much bandwidth they use (I mean show bandwidth ...
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7answers
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Force an application to use a specific network interface

I'm using multiple network interfaces (LAN and Wireless), and I've noticed that there's a way to change the order of prefered interfaces. How can I use the wired network to do work, check email, and ...
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2answers
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How do you get loopback addresses other than 127.0.0.1 to work on OS X

According to everything I read, the entire 127.x.x.x subnet should loopback.However, on my Mac, I can only ping 127.0.0.1I know I've done this before (though possibly on another OS) and has come ...
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4answers
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How to selectively route network traffic through VPN on Mac OS X Leopard?

I don't want to send all my network traffic down to VPN when I'm connected to my company's network (via VPN) from home. For example, when I'm working from home, I would like to be able to backup all ...
74
votes
8answers
245k views

Is there a good tool for monitoring network activity on Mac OS X? [closed]

Is there a good bit of software on Mac OS X that I can use to monitor incoming and outgoing network activity? Nothing too geeky, I just want something simple to use.I'm on version 10.6 (Snow Leopard)...
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4answers
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How is DNS used by individual processes?

When resolving FQDNs or machine names to IP addresses on my local network (mycompany.internal) I can use dig on the command line (linux/mac) or nslookup (windows) to query the configured server and ...
11
votes
2answers
12k views

Is there an app for the Mac that shows you which apps are using the network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X I use Menu Meters to show me how much data is being sent and received by my Mac as a whole....
13
votes
6answers
27k views

How to monitor internet connection for interruptions - for Mac OS X

I have subscribed to a new ISP and I am experiencing problems with this new ISP. The problems are several micro interruptions on the internet connection, kind of lags, that is probably related to ...
3
votes
7answers
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Why can't I traceroute or access certain websites in my browser even though I can ping them from terminal?

On just one computer in my household, I cannot complete a successful traceroute nor browse in any browser to a seemingly random-selected, small set of websites. This includes sites like twitter.com ...
31
votes
5answers
144k views

Permanently map a network drive on Mac OS X Leopard

I want to have a mapped drive in Mac OS X which points to my NAS - however I've found that I have to do it after every single reboot.I'm a Mac noob, so would like to just have the drive mapped at ...
15
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1answer
15k views

How does Mac OSX prioritize network interfaces when routing?

To give a concrete example, how does OSX choose which of these default entries from netstat -nr to route to? Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire0/1 ...
15
votes
4answers
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If I have two internet connections on osx, how can I use both to increase my bandwidth?

I understand that any one connection (such as a non-p2p download) will use just one of the connections, but since most normal activity involves multiple connections at once, I can still in theory ...
8
votes
3answers
12k views

Enable SSH on a Mac in single user mode

I have an iMac that I can access only in single user mode, because of serious hardware damage. I attached to it another computer with an Ethernet cable. I would like to login remotely to the iMac ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Strange NS behavior on OS X — can't connect to SSH server

I'm trying to SSH to an Eee PC laptop running Debian on a network where hostnames are automatically registered with DNS via the DHCP server. The Eee PC laptop had run out of power and gone to sleep ...
3
votes
2answers
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How do I create a wifi network bridge with qemu on OS X?

I grabbed a small FreeBSD live CD and QEMU, and I'm trying to bridge my Mac OS X 10.8 wifi connection so that the guest OS is available on my LAN. However, the guest OS never gets a DHCP lease.This ...

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