Mac OS X (10.4) - Finding the IP Address and MAC Address

When troubleshooting network problems it is often useful to know the comptuer's IP address and MAC address.

Mac OS X 10.x-10.4
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To find networking information on a Mac running OS X 10.4 (Tiger), navigate to the Network Preferences panel.

  1. Go to the Apple Menu, then select System Preferences.

  2. Click on "Network" in the System Preferences panel.

  3. Under "Show:", select the network interface that you want the IP/MAC address for. Generally, this will either be Built-In Ethernet or Airport.

  4. To find the IP address, click on the TCP/IP tab.

  5. To find the MAC address of the Ethernet card, click on the Ethernet tab.

  6. To find the MAC address of the Airport card, click on the Airport tab.

Keywordsmac physical address ip network info troubleshooting apple networking tiger 10.4.x   Doc ID6526
OwnerJeff W.GroupDoIT Help Desk
Created2007-09-26 19:00:00Updated2023-04-12 16:32:55
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