The ‘Mac networking’ Archives
Posted July 15, 2011 by

How Do I Share My Internet Connection in OS X?

Currently, my hotel only has wired internet access–how quaint. Considering I forgot my mobile router, this would seem to leave me without the ability to get wifi to my iPad and other mobile devices. Luckily, sharing an ethernet connection via AirPort on my macbook is fairly easy.

Posted October 8, 2010 by

XBOX 360 Slim: How to configure an Apple Airport Extreme Base to connect to a 360 at 802.11N speeds

This recipe will explain how to setup your Airport Extreme Base (AEB, 802.11n compatible) to allow your XBOX 360 Slim to connect wireless to it and get N speeds (up to 70Mbps).

Category Games, Mac networking

Posted October 27, 2006 by

Mac OS X: Clear the DNS cache

Mac OS X uses the lookupd system to keep a cache or local database of DNS lookup results (among other things). This can substantially increase performance by preventing repeated DNS queries. However, there are times such as moving a web server or troubleshooting networking or DNS server problems when the cached data can be a […]

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Posted September 22, 2004 by

Mac OS X Connect to a Windows File Share

Can’t we all just get along? Mac and Windows can since Mac OS X includes Samba.

Category Mac networking

Posted September 22, 2004 by

Mac OS X Join a Windows Workgroup

Mac OS X has built-in capablities through Samba to play nicely with Windows networks. An early step to working seamlessly with a Windows workgroup is joining that network.

Category Mac networking

Posted September 21, 2004 by

Mac OS X AirPort Connection with Non-Apple Wireless Router/Gateway

Do you need your Mac and your non-Apple wireless router to peacefully coexist? Out of the box, my iBook did not work with my Motorola broadband router. This tech-recipe describes the steps taken to make the two play together.

Category Mac networking