How do I Assign a Static IP Address on my Xhibit Device?

The Xhibit has a built-in WiFi adaptor that allows you connect to virtually any type of network.  While Xhibit comes configured to DHCP by default, many users need to assign a static IP for security purposes. The following knowledge base article explains how to setup a static IP address on your Xhibit device.

Finding Wireless Setup

  • Click the Network Manager applet on your taskbar. Choose "Edit Connections..." from the drop-down menu.
  • If you cannot see the taskbar, press and hold Alt, and press Tab to switch to the desktop.

Network Options

  • Click on the either "Wired Connection 1" or the name of the wireless network you want to connect to, depending on whether or not you are using a wired connection.
  • Click on the "Options" button on the side.

Selecting IPv4 Settings

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  • A new window will appear with the options for your connection. Select the "IPv4 Settings" Tab.

Editing IPv4 Settings

  • In this tab, select the "Manual" option from the "Method" drop-down menu.

Adding Static IP

  • To configure a Static IP Address for your device, Press the "Add" button to the right of the "Addresses" header.

Editing Static IP Addresses

  • An editable row in the "Addresses" table should have been added. Enter your desired IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway under the appropriate columns.
  • Enter your custom DNS server in the "Additional DNS Servers" text box, if applicable. If not, leave it blank.
  • Click the "Save" button to Save your changes.

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