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Old Oct 18, 2012, 08:56 AM   #1
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Ping works but all other ports are blocked

Since yesterday morning I am facing a very strange issue with my MacBook Pro which prevents me from going online. Since then I researched a lot of possible solutions, tried many suggestions and at last, re-installed the system but to no avail.

I am running Mac OS 10.8.2 for a few weeks with no problems yet. The internet connection just stopped working when I started the computer in the morning. I did'nt install any new software and as far as I can tell,there were no system updates. I tried to go online different ways: through Wi-Fi, Ethernet cable, and an USB stick, everywhere the same symptoms. I can ping IPs and get a response, but DNS or any other service is not working (FTP, SSH, HTTP..). Itis driving me crazy...

Here are some info that might help with the problem (Wi-Fi connection over a Speedort W722v):
Code:
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scutil --dns

DNS configuration

resolver #1
  nameserver[0] : 192.168.2.1
  reach    : Reachable,Directly Reachable Address

resolver #2
  domain   : local
  options  : mdns
  timeout  : 5
  order    : 300000

resolver #3
  domain   : 254.169.in-addr.arpa
  options  : mdns
  timeout  : 5
  order    : 300200

resolver #4
  domain   : 8.e.f.ip6.arpa
  options  : mdns
  timeout  : 5
  order    : 300400

resolver #5
  domain   : 9.e.f.ip6.arpa
  options  : mdns
  timeout  : 5
  order    : 300600

resolver #6
  domain   : a.e.f.ip6.arpa
  options  : mdns
  timeout  : 5
  order    : 300800

resolver #7
  domain   : b.e.f.ip6.arpa
  options  : mdns
  timeout  : 5
  order    : 301000

DNS configuration (for scoped queries)

resolver #1
  nameserver[0] : 192.168.2.1
  if_index : 5 (en1)
  flags    : Scoped
  reach    : Reachable,Directly Reachable Address

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netstat -f 

Name  Mtu   Network       Address            Ipkts Ierrs    Opkts Oerrs  Coll
lo0   16384 <Link#1>                          1246     0     1246     0     0
lo0   16384 localhost   fe80:1::1             1246     -     1246     -     -
lo0   16384 127           localhost           1246     -     1246     -     -
lo0   16384 localhost   ::1                   1246     -     1246     -     -
gif0* 1280  <Link#2>                             0     0        0     0     0
stf0* 1280  <Link#3>                             0     0        0     0     0
en0   1500  <Link#4>    c8:2a:14:09:65:13        0     0        0     0     0
en1   1500  <Link#5>    e0:f8:47:25:84:c0      561     0      255     0     0
en1   1500  macintosh.l fe80:5::e2f8:47ff      561     -      255     -     -
en1   1500  169.254       macintosh.local      561     -      255     -     -
p2p0  2304  <Link#6>    02:f8:47:25:84:c0        0     0        0     0     0
fw0   4078  <Link#7>    70:cd:60:ff:fe:be:0e:9e        0     0        0     0     0

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dig www.google.com

; <<>> DiG 9.8.3-P1 <<>> www.google.com
;; global options: +cmd
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached


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dig @8.8.8.8 www.google.com


; <<>> DiG 9.8.3-P1 <<>> @8.8.8.8 www.google.com
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
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Old Oct 18, 2012, 09:02 AM   #2
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in the network connections window try removing the adapter you're trying to use and then adding a it again just by clicking the add button. This solved a similar issue for me in the past.
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Old Oct 18, 2012, 09:14 AM   #3
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Re-creating network connection

I tried to remove the network connection and added it again. I also tried to remove it and restart my mac. The only thing that changed is before there was an exclamation mark in the wi-fi symbol on the top bar which is gone now. But still no internet connection.
I should add that I can open an internet connection when I start my mac in the Recovery mode.
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Old Oct 18, 2012, 11:23 AM   #4
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Perhaps 192.168.2.1 is not a valid or working dns server? Try using 8.8.8.8 for your dns server.

Also, are you certain your router is working properly? Perhaps it needs some attention and/or a reboot...
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