Guest Wireless Configuration for Mac OSX

This document describes the steps necessary to use the Caltech Guest wireless network with a Macintosh computer running OS X V10.4 or later.

Turn the AirPort on

1. If the AirPort is not already on, pull down the AirPort menu and turn on the AirPort by selecting "Turn AirPort On".

2. Select the Caltech Guest network from the available networks.

Configure DHCP for the AirPort

3. Open the System Preferences and select Network.

4. Configure the AirPort by selecting AirPort.

5. Configure IPv4 to use DHCP.

6. When successful, a valid IP address will be assigned as well as a subnet mask and router.

Open a Web browser

7. It will be necessary to open a Web browser and acknowledge the Caltech Guest network usage guidelines. The guidelines should display when you attempt to visit any URL. After reading the guidelines, click Continue and your browser will be redirected to the URL originally specified.