In a few days ago I wrote about how to assign a static IP address to a computer with Windows when using DHCP to connect to Internet, to avoid conflicts of IPs if you have more computers / devices connected to the same network. If you are using OS X and you Mac a network connected confort PC Windows (Or other devices) and you want to set a static IP address and for this, follow the instructions below.
How do we assign a static IP address to a Mac OS X?
- open System Preferences and click on Network
- note information about IP address, subnet Mask, router address si DNSThen click on the next field Location and select Edit Locations
- click the plus sign plusAdd a new location for static IP address (You can choose any name want for it, such as e.g. static IP) And click on the button Done
- back to settings Network, select new location created (on the right Location) And select Manually From the drop-down menu in the right Configure IPv4
- then enter IP address you want to use as Static IP, subnet Mask, router address si DNS address (You can find information about them and clicking on the button Advanced) And click on Apply
Note: To make changes to network settings, you must first click on the padlock icon displayed in the dark bottom left corner, then enter the username and password of an administrator.
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