Network Help
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Author:  CamSox [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:29 pm ]
Post subject:  Network Help

Hello all, I'm trying to get online using SheepShaver. I have "slirp" entered in the prefs, and have entered these in the TCIP/IP control panel:

IP Address:
Subnet mask:
Router address:
Name-server address:

However, it still won't work. Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks in Advance!

Author:  adespoton [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:57 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Network Help

If you're using SLiRP, TCP/IP should be using DHCP.

If you want to assign a manual address for some reason, you can use the values you provided, but I'd change the Name-Server address to

Is your problem that you can't resolve domains, or that you can't access IP addresses?

If you use those settings and point a web browser at, do you get the Google search page?

Author:  24bit [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Network Help

Internet is working on my side with Classila.
SheepShaver 2.5, slirp, MacOS 8.6 on macOS Mojave.

TCP/IP is set to "Ethernet" and "DHCP Server" in the two pulldown menus in the upper part of the control panel. Usually you donĀ“t need to specify a fixed IP or anything, but you may do that of course.

Author:  CamSox [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:42 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Network Help

Thank you for the replies everyone. Whenever I open up IE it just says "Security failure. The server reply is invalid" If I'm using DHCP, what should I enter in the "DHCP Client ID"?.

Thank you,

Author:  adespoton [ Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:07 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Network Help

Ah; don't use IE; it's crashy (it was on real hardware too). Use Classilla.

But even then, you'll possibly get the same error: that error is due to the fact that the web site IE is attempting to access uses an encryption token IE doesn't recognize. I don't think Classilla does either.

This is because modern web servers use a version of TLS encryption that didn't exist back then. You'll have no issues connecting to http sites that don't auto-redirect you to https sites.

As for DHCP, you leave the client ID blank. All you should need to do is select "Use DHCP" and the rest is automatic.

Author:  CamSox [ Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:25 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Network Help

It works! Thank you so much

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