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Airport configuration settings - Mac

The following settings should be applied for your Airport connection.

To access these settings:

Click on System Preferences

Click on Network

Location is set to Automatic

Show is set to Airport

The Airport tab:

The following is an example:

Airport ID: 00:03:93:E8:4A:F3

By Default, join: Preferred Networks

Under Network Name: BT Voyager 2110

Under Security: 128-bit WEP

Show Airport status in menu bar is ticked

The TCP/IP tab:

Configure IPV4 using: DHCP

IP Address:

Subnet Mask:


DNS Servers:

The PPPOE tab:

Connect using PPPoE is NOT ticked

Show PPPoE status in the meny bar is NOT ticked

The AppleTalk tab:

Make AppleTalk active is NOT ticked

The Proxies tab:

Configure Proxies: Manually

Select a proxy server to configure:

  • FTP Proxy is NOT ticked
  • WebProxy (HTTP) is NOT ticked
  • Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS) is NOT ticked
  • Streaming Proxy (RTSP) is NOT ticked

Exclude simple hostnames is NOT ticked

Use Passive FTP Mode (PASV) is ticked

Now call up Internet Connect to make sure Airport Power turned ON

To edit or change security type click on the + or edit button

The following is an example:

Network Name: BT Voyager 2110

Wireless Security:128-bit WEP

Password: *************

If you have the security option turned on, you may be prompted to enter in your security key. For an example the BT Voyager 2110 has the security key on a pink sticker which is beneath the router.


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