DNS Settings in MacOS X 10.4
Document ID 580
This document explains how to change your Domain Name System (DNS) server addresses in MacOS X 10.4 to match the updated TAMU DNS server addresses. This document will only be applicable if all of the following are true:
* Your computer is located on-campus, or you use TAMU as your Internet Service Provider (ISP);
* Your computer is currently configured to use a static IP address;
* You have not previously configured your computer to use a departmental or non-TAMU DNS server.
If you are unsure whether these instructions apply to you, contact your network administrator or Help Desk Central at (979) 845-8300.
1. Click on the Apple icon at the top-left corner of your screen and then click on System Preferences (Figure 1).
2. Click on the Network icon (Figure 2).
3. Click on the adapter that you wish to change (usually Built-in Ethernet) and then click the Configure... button (Figure 3).
4. Under the TCP/IP tab remove all current entries under the DNS Servers section (Figure 4).
5. Enter in the following DNS server addresses and then click Apply Now (Figure 5).
Your computer is now correctly configured to use the new TAMU DNS server addresses.
For further assistance, please contact Help Desk Central any time by calling (979)845-8300 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.