Configuration of a fixed IP on Apple

Your Apple is configured to use DHCP by default. You don’t need to make any changes if you need DHCP. This is the case for the students at the Nieuwelaan, Schoofslaan, Triomflaan and public network outlets. If you need to use a fixed IP address, follow the steps below.

  • Use the “Apple Menu” to select the “System Preferences“.
  • Select the “Network” panel in the category “Internet & Wireless“.
  • Select the “Built-in Ethernet” interface.
  • If needed click on the lock icon to be able to change the settings.
  • Start by selecting the method by which the IP address is configured with the “Configure IPv4” menu.
  • In the “Configure IPv4” menu select the option “Manually
    • Enter your IP address in the “IP address” field.
    • Change the Subnet Mask to
    • Enter the IP address of your gateway in the “Router” field.
  • Click on the button Advanced to enter your DNS settings in the DNS tab. Enter and (In older versions of Mac OS X, the field DNS servers can be filled direclty. Enter “,” including comma and space).
  • The “Search Domains:” field may be left empty.
  • Click “Apply” to activate your new settings.