I am not to sure on the specifics of hooking up an XBox as I don't have one and I don't know anyone who has one. But as for you question about the hub. You would want to connect your iBook that is being the Ethernet Basestation to the uplink port of the hub. I guess the trick that you would have to do is find out what ports that your console box uses an somehow create a path for the network to follow coming in by setting the network ports.
I will try and find out and post it as a separate tip. Cheers, Skipping Rock. You do not want to put the ibooks connection into the uplink, place it in a regular slot in the HUB. The manual settings when using Internet sharing for a computer on it is ip: Port Mapping is going to be an adventure Theoretically, once everyone has Airports and I mean every house and apartment on the block , they could all be linked together. We wouldn't need The Internet anymore. Only the computer shareing the internet to it can see it.
Yes, I agree that bridging was the wrong word to use, but I had already submitted the tip when I realised the confusion that may cause. I was at a loss of words as to what I should call the thing and sadly I forgot that bridge has a slightly different meaning. But this is fun none the less and it works. I assume that if we could figure out a way to do port mapping that you could use it to see in.
I could be wrong, but I don't think it is possible to create a software base station by using the sharing feature under the sharing preference panel. I know that the above solution does work, but I do not think it does in reverse a. I've tried numerous ways to create a software base station using mac os Additionally, there is not any documentation to support the existence of its possibilities. It is quite possible that I am wrong, but has anyone been successful on creating a software base station without using third party software or doing some tweaking from the command line?
If I am wrong, I appologize, but if I am correct, I think it might be best to remove the reference of software base station for solution accuracy purposes. From the looks of it, the feature I am speaking of might be available very soon. Everything works great! I just have one question that I am having trouble finding an answer for I am using my G4 1GHz powerbook to connect to my linksys wireless router which is connected to my cable modem and the Internet.
I have an IBM laptop with a pcmcia network card that I am using to connect to the powerbook's ethernet port, so the ibm laptop can share the apple's internet connection. However, I have run up against a snag. I can ping out via the command line on the ibm laptop to various sites such as www. I get ping replies back, indicating that the ibm is able to ping out to those sites through the mac. Problem is, I can't bring up a web page on the ibm.
Is there any reason why I would not be able to do this? Kind regards, Firefishe.
The code is there, but it's not enabled in the config. How you actually bridge the devices I have no idea, because I couldn't be bothered going to the trouble of actually doing it. While I could recompile my kernel, the fact that you have to makes my potential use for it moot, as most other users would not be willing to do this. Sad but true.
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What Windows can do with three clicks OSX cannot do without recompiling the kernel and doing some manual configuration. Where's the GUI Steve? Why have you got a pretty GUI for aggregating interfaces but not bridging them? Very unimpressed :". Lost your password? Powered by the Parse. In OS X But I thought, why couldn't you go the other way? So that is just what I did, created a wireless network bridge. Here's how I did it Wire connect your wireless base station to your WAN. This works with any Wire connect any Ethernet computers to your base station for your first network node.
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Wirelessly connect your AirPort based computer to the wireless base station. Can someone tell me why this does not work at hotels that require you to login with a username password. I followed the steps exactly, I got my ipad to find the hotspot and also connected to the hotspot. Once I loaded Safari or any app that requires an internet connection, my Ipad wont connect to the site. My laptop that I am using right now is connected to the hotels internet using the ethernet cable and a login that the hotel gave me.
Once I set my laptop into wifi sharing, all my devices can connect to the hotspot but none of them actually get any internet access.
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Any suggestions? I followed the guide and managed to set up the wireless network. I did this to access the internet through my iPad. Now I can access my email on my iPad, but for the life of me I cannot surf the internet. Crazy I know, but I would really be happy if anyone can advise me on how to overcome this problem. Same here. Why oh why oh why? Frustrated now. This worked great for me until I upgraded to Any ideas? Deleted the password — now internet sharing works, but everyone can use it. Not a acceptable solution for me.. Big problem …!! My new iPad3 is asking for a password..!! And I have forgotten the password I ve been using earlier on my iPad!!!
How to solve this problem..? I would be very thankful for any assistance. Kind regards, Johan. I have been using this for several years now. It works fine on Snow Leopard, and I believe it also works on Lion. What is not often mentioned is that you can also use it to enable Ethernet access of non-WiFi devices to access a Wireless net. An excellent feature which I hope Apple continues to support. Now, running Yet, when I enable sharing on the machine, it still uses the previously-configured WPA2. So, maybe the work-around is to boot into an older version of the OS, configure WPA2, and the boot back?
Yes, you mac needs to be constantly on for ti to work, but work it does. I got to share internet through iMac with wep with iPhone. B ut the PC cannot connect. I think because of Wep encoding not sure therefore not accepted by windows. If this is the problem, is there a way to use WPA? I tried this at work — but when I start the WiFi-Diagnosis-Tool I can see that my set up network has no signal… I tried it with WEP and without just to check if this causes the failure.
You are actually encouraging people to setup WEPs!? Come on guys, that is insane! Nobody should be using WEPs in Is there a way to create a virtual adapter a la windows 7?
Did you ever learn if it is possible to share internet from a computer that is getting connection wirelessly. Wi-fi to wi-fi? I set it up just like you said, with my MacBook connected to ethernet. All went well until I tried to use it. Tried several times…same result. Try setting it without WEP encryption or by using a different encryption strength. Tried it both ways, first with bit WEP, then wide open. Oh well…. I have the same problem. For the 1st time, it works well with my android phone.
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I enjoyed using it for a week. I tried to restart my phone, but nothing changed. I tried to restart my macbook again, but nothing happen until now.. This works. Also it must be ensured that if your mac shows 2 ports or more namely ethernet, wifi … do not check ethernet option. The problem is that the Mac only provides a WEP connection which means the password is easily hacked. Investing in an Airport Express will provide better security.
Another good solution is to use one of the VPN services out there. This will allow you to connect to the internet over an unsecured connection, like your Mac on WEP, and still be secure.
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