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Configure a TCP/IP connection (DHCP)

Complete the following on the MachineShop Toolbar and MachineShop Shell:

MachineShop Toolbar:

  • Right click on the 'Network Neighborhood' icon on the desktop and select 'Properties'. The 'Network' dialog will appear.
  • Select the 'Configuration' tab. The list will contain several items.
  • Select the TCP/IP item for your Ethernet Network Interface Card and click on the 'Properties' button. The 'TCP/IP Properties' dialog will appear.
  • Select the 'Obtain an IP address automatically' radio button.

    MachineShop Shell:

    Using the Powerstation and the MachineShop Shell software, TCP/IP should be configured for DHCP. This is accomplished by specifying an IP Address of in the MachineShop Shell IP.