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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo

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Changing Ethernet Addressing

newtomac_snowleopard.eps After your initial setup, you may need to change the IP addresses of your Ethernet port(s) or change the addressing scheme from automatic (DHCP) to manual (static). You can do either task in System Preferences:

1. Open System Preferences from the Dock or the Apple menu and then click the Network icon.

The Network window appears. On the left, you see a list of network ports, including AirPort.

2. Click the Ethernet port you want to configure.

3. Click the Configure pop-up menu and choose DHCP, Manual, or another type of addressing you’ll use.

4. In the appropriate fields, type the IP addressing and domain name information.

5. Click Apply.

After you change an IP address, you may have to update other settings, such as DNS.

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