DHCP at NAU
Available To: Faculty, Staff, Students
Find out about DHCP at NAU and how to get connected.
This is a link to the page for individual users to register their
own computers. Dynamic addresses work from all buildings on campus. Computers with
dynamic addresses can move from building to building without having to make any
IP changes, however, if the move is within two hours of use the IP may need to be
released and renewed manually.
This service page contains links to the DHCP network registration page, as well as other networking applications and resources available through ITS for NAU use.
Training & Documentation
In order to register a computer on the NAU network, you need to know the Media Access Control (MAC) address for the computer's network card. Use the steps below to find out where your MAC address is located.
WINDOWS XP/Vista/Windows 7:
Click your Start button
In the Run dialo
Follow these steps to set up a Windows XP system to use DHCP.
To switch to DHCP you must first register the computer's
MAC address and host name with the DHCP server. This must be done by
calling the Solution Center at 523-1511. If your department has a domain server
Network configuration for Mac OSx