Connect MAC and Synology direct

Connect MAC and Synology directly via the switch or LAN to LAN with manual IP.

On a MAC

  • Launch ‘System Preferences’ from the Apple menu  (or Spotlight)
  • Click on the “Network” icon.
  • In the lower right, click on the ‘Advanced’ button.
  • In the pulldown menu next to “Configure IPv4” select “Manually” (or DHCP with manual address, if that’s what you need)

On Synology

  • Control Panel
  • Network
  • Network Interface tab
  • Click Edit on LAN port you want to change
  • Set a manual IP in the same range as MAC LAN port.



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