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How make static local ip for server on OS X, Airport Extreme

How make static local ip for server on OS X, Airport Extreme

In my other question, I was trying to set up my mac as a server, and the thing they suggested after is setting it to a static local ip outside of the DHCP range so I could port forward to that and it would never change.

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"Make Life easy for yourself.

Leave everything the way it is right now. Set your client computer to use DHCP. Click on Advanced --> Ethernet and write down the Mac Address for the client/server computer...

Open Airport Utility.....
Open your Airport Extreme
Click on Internet
Click on DHCP
Click on + under DHCP Reservations
Add a description (eg Server), and click on Reserve Address By Mac Address
Click on Continue
Add the Mac Address, and type in the IP Address you want to assign it.

This will cause the computer to always get the same IP Address through DHCP. You are literally reserving the IP for that computers use."