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Mac OS X On-Campus Ethernet Configuration

IT Help Central - Mac OS X On-Campus Ethernet Configuration

Note:  The layout of the settings windows may vary from the screen shots in the various versions of Macintosh OS X; however, the settings will be the same.

Step 1:  Click on the Apple menu on the top-left corner of the screen and select System Preferences.

Step 2:  Click on the Network icon located on the Internet & Network section.

Step 3:  After the Network Preferences window opens, click the pop-up menu next to Show: and select Built-in Ethernet.

Step 4:  Click on the PPPoE tab.  Uncheck the box next to Connect using PPPoE.

Step 5:  Click on the TCP/IP tab.  Now click on the pop-up menu next to Configure (Configure IPv4 on OS 10.3 and 10.4): and select Using DHCP.

Step 6:  Leave the DNS Servers box empty.  In the Search Domains box, type ttu.edu.

Note:  The layout of this screen may differ from the screen shot below depending on which version of OS X you are using, however, the information will be the same.  Simply fill in the appropriate information in the associated fields as described in this step.

Step 7:  If you are not using OS 10.3 or 10.4, skip to Step 9.  If you are using OS 10.3 or 10.4, click on the Configure IPv6 button.

Step 8:  In the drop down menu that appears, select Off and then click OK.

Step 9: For OS 10.3 and 10.4 customers, click on the Ethernet tab.

Step 10:  Click on the Apply Now button in the lower right hand corner of the screen.  Now click on the TCP/IP tab.  The window should update after a few seconds and will display your new IP Address.  If your IP address begins with 129.118 or 69.65 then your computer has obtained an IP address for the TTU network and you should be able to connect to the internet.