Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

Fix Apple Macbook Air/Pro Wifi Roaming Wireless Problems

As it can be expected from Apple, there is no user interface to adjust or change the wifi roaming agressiveness. This is VERY IMPORTANT if for example you use Macbooks in a very dense wifi environment. If you have a Macbook that’s dropping packets when roaming or having trouble roaming from AP to AP, then […]

mDNS / Bonjour Bible – List of Common Service Strings for various vendors

For anyone who has struggled finding mDNS (aka Bonjour) service strings for various services, hopefully this will help you! Service String Friendly Name Type Source _adisk._tcp.local Time Capsule Backups Apple Proprietary Link _afpovertcp._tcp.local. AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) Apple Proprietary Link _airdroid._tcp.local. AirDroid App 3rd Party Custom _airdrop._tcp.local. OSX AirDrop Apple Proprietary Link _airplay._tcp.local. Apple TV […]

Super Easy Way to Mount a Shared Drive in OSX

OSX has problems “mounting” shared drives. The typical process is to open finder, click “Go” and then “Connect to Server”…. By following these quick steps you can get a Shared Drive icon on your OSX Dock. Open Finder, go to Preferences, Enable “Show Connected Servers” Connect to a Share via Finder -> Go -> Connect […]