Networking with a Switch?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by epmatsw, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. epmatsw macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2007
    Is it possible for a computer to "see" an internet connection through an ethernet switch? If I plug the cable from my router into the Port 1 on the switch and connect a MBP to Port 2, how would I set my network settings to make sure it is connected to the internet?
  2. sammich macrumors 601


    Sep 26, 2006
    You would have to turn on NAT (Network address translation) on your router and also set it has the DHCP server so it hands out the IP addresses.

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