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OS X ethernet self-assigned ip

Recently I had a problem with my mac, my wifi connection was working properly but my ethernet connection was not it was getting a self-assigned IP. After checking the obvious culprits (cable, router, switch) it turns out that the problem was elsewhere.After searching the internet I realized that I wasn't the only one having this problem, and there are a lot of fixes such as : Deleting the "/Machintosh HD/Library/Preferences/com.apple.alf.plist" and rebootingResetting the PRAMRecreating a network configurationBy chance I decided to try and disable IPv6 on the network interfaces like so : networksetup -setv6off Wi-Fi networksetup -setv6off Ethernet And after rebooting it worked !!So there you go; I hope this works for you too!!On a final note: Another thing I was about to try was uninstalling the virtual interfaces of my VMWARE but it didn't get to that

Git svn clear stored credentials

Recently a change was made in my company in the way the SVN repositories were handled; as a result we had to change the accounts we used to access the reposWhenever I tried pulling or pushing info into those repositories I was getting errors like : RA layer request failed: PROPFIND request failed on '/svn/2001/ufasoli/myproject/trunk': PROPFIND of '/svn/2001/ufasoli/myproject/trunk' : 403 Forbidden (https://internal.svn.com) at /lib/Git/SVN.pm line 717 I realized that it was because the credential information was cached locally on the machine, so the system was sending old information , the tricky part was that the old accounts allowed authentication on the repositories, they were just no longer authorized to do anything on them, so I was getting an HTTP 403 error and the system was not prompting me for a new password (since the old accounts could still log in...) So this is how I fixed it on my windows machine: Under your user folder you should have a folder where …