Instructions for configuring Mac OS X for a static IP Address:
 
  1. Click the Apple Menu
  2. Click System Preferences
  3. Click Network
  4. In the left pane select Ethernet
  5. In the body of the window drop down the Configure IPv4 menu and select Manually
  6. Enter Static IP address in IP Address field
  7. Enter subnet in Subnet Mask Field
  8. Enter gateway in Router Field
  9. Click Advanced button
  10. select DNS tab
  11. Click plus at bottom of DNS Servers field
  12. Enter IP of first DNS server
  13. Click plus again and enter IP of second DNS
  14. Click OK in lower right to close
  15. Click apply in Network view
  16. Close network preferences window

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