Configure your computer to use DHCP (obtain IP address and DNS server automatically) at IU

To properly communicate on Indiana University networks, personal computers need to be configured to use DHCP. Unless the Support Center or your IT Pro advises otherwise, use the following instructions to configure your computer.

  • Windows:

    To ensure that your Windows computer is set to use DHCP, select the Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically options:

  • Mac:

    To ensure that your Mac computer is set to use DHCP, open the "Network" pane of System Preferences and select Using DHCP on the active network adapter:

    1. Open System Preferences and select Network.
    2. Depending on how you are connecting, select Ethernet or Wifi in the left pane.
    3. In the "Configure IPv4" drop-down box, select Using DHCP.
    4. Click Apply in the lower right of the "Network" window.

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Last modified on 2019-01-04 13:27:27.

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