Little Snitch blocking DHCP

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Little Snitch blocking DHCP

Post by keep-em-out » Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:59 pm


I travel a lot for work, and therefore use a lot of hotel/Starbucks/airport wifi. So when I start up my laptop, I have LS preferences set to go into an "Untrusted Profile" that is designed to block just about everything except LS updates, Antivirus updates, and out-going VPN connections. Once I connect to one of my company's VPN servers, LS rolls over to a "Trusted Profile" that allows traffic to flow. You get the idea.

Until recently, everything was working fine. But about a week ago I ran into an issue with LS 4.1.4 that has me scratching my head. For some reason, when I attach to known or unknown wifi networks, I cannot get an IP address from the DHCP server. I have to manually disable LS to join the network, and then manually re-enable it. Weird right? Anyone know what system process MacOS uses to acquire an IP address? Maybe I'm blocking it and I just don't know.

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Re: Little Snitch blocking DHCP

Post by Troy444 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:44 pm

I have the same exact setup as yours and am experiencing the same issue.

Did you ever get this resolved ?

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