Ad Hoc terminal command to set-up for Lion OSX... need help!

hatbe

macrumors newbie
Original poster
May 12, 2011
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Hi,

I'd like to set up 2 MacBook Air running Lion OSX to connect via Ad Hoc network USING terminal command ( I already know how to set-up via GUI)

The steps would be:

1. Create Ad Hoc network on the first MacBook
2. Then from the second MacBook, make a connection to the wireless network on the first MacBook.

Please share the terminal commands if you know anything about this!!!

Thanks in advance,

HB
 

hatbe

macrumors newbie
Original poster
May 12, 2011
4
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Look into this :

Code:
# networksetup -printcommands
# networksetup -help
Good luck.
Hi,

I've tried network setup command, and find the solution for #2 answer, to connected to an ad hoc network:
networksetup -setairportnetwork en0 <network_name> <password>

But I can NOT find the command to create computer-to-computer network, with this command (in the GUI) there is an option to enter "Network Name", Channel # and Security.

I would be appreciated to any help.

BTW, I need to use the terminal/networksetup of some kind of CLI to incorporated in to the script.

Thanks again...

HB
 

KnightWRX

macrumors Pentium
Jan 28, 2009
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Quebec, Canada
The only other command is :

Code:
# /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport
Otherwise, why not just do it with AppleScript ?