ResNet - Configure Network DHCP on Mac OSx


To work on ResNet, your computer needs to be configured to use DHCP. If you used Cable or DSL at home, your computer may be configured improperly. This article serves as a guide for configuring the DHCP Settings for a computer running Mac OSx


  • A device running Mac OSx.


  1. Open the main system preferences window by clicking on the Apple Menu, then System Preferences.
  2. Click on the Network icon.
    System Preferences window with "Network" circled.
  3. If you will be using wireless to connect, select the "Wi-Fi" entry in the list on the left
  4. Note: If you are using an older version of OS X, this may be called "Airport" instead of "Wi-Fi"
  5. If you will be connecting with an internet cable, select the "Ethernet" entry in the list on the left
  6. Click on the Advanced button
    Network window with "Wi-Fi" and "Advanced" circled.
  7. Click the TCP/IP tab at the top.
  8. Make sure "Using DHCP" is selected from the drop down menu.
  9. Click the OK buton, and your DHCP settings should be configured correctly.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


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