Assigning a Static IP Address using ether a Mac (OS9.x or later) or PC (95/98/ME/2000)

Macintosh OS 9.x or later

1. Click the Apple menu located at the upper left-hand corner of the screen
2. Open the TCP/IP control Panel.
3. Select Manually from the pull-down menu.
4. Input the following for the fields.

IP: 192.168.1.xxx, (where “x” is between 2 and 252)
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Router Address: 192.168.1.1
Name Server Address: (Obtain these from your ISP if not known)

5. Close and save the settings and then restart the computer.

Windows 95/98/ME

1. Open Network Control Panel.
2. Choose your Network card for TCP/IP and then click on Properties.
3. On IP tab, input the following:

IP: 192.168.1.xxx (where “x” is between 2 and 252)
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

4. Click on Gateway tab.

New Gateway: 192.168.1.1 then click Add.

5. Click the DNS Configuration tab and Enable DNS

Enter a unique computer name into the Host Field.
Enter your ISP’s DNS addresses into the DNS Server Search Order field and click on Add.

Note: DNS addresses can be obtained from your ISP or by logging into the router configuration and clicking on the "Status Monitor" link only after you have connected on-line.

6. Click OK then another OK and windows will prompt for a restart.

Windows 2000

1. Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel.
2. Double click Network and Dial-up connections
3. Right click on Local Area Connection, then to Properties.
4. Click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), next click on Properties.
5. Next General tab Internet Protocol.
6. Select Use the following IP Address.
7. On the IP tab, input the following.

IP: 192.168.1.xxx (where “x” is between 2 and 252)
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1

1. Check, Use the following DNS Server Addresses.
2. Preferred and Alternate DNS Server numbers, install.

Note: DNS Addresses can be obtained from your ISP or the Status Monitor page only after you have connected on-line.


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