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MAC OS X: TCP/IP Configuration

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How do I configure a MAC OS X computer for basic connectivity?
By default, MAC OS X is configured as a DHCP client.  However, if MAC OS X has been configured with a static (manually configured) IP address, and if the computer needs to receive an IP address automatically, then MAC OS X will need to be reconfigured as a DHCP client.  This document describes how to configure for DHCP setup.
DHCP Setup
  1. Click the Apple icon on the upper-left corner and select System Preferences....

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  2. Click the Network icon in the Internet & Wireless section.  The Network window appears.

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  3. On the Network window, click the Configure IPv4 drop-down menu and select Using DHCP.
  4. Click the Apply button.

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