Change Ethernet settings on Mac
On your Mac, use Ethernet network settings to set up and manage your Ethernet connection.
To change these settings, choose Apple menu > System Settings, click Network in the sidebar, then select an Ethernet service on the right. (You may need to scroll down.)
The name of the network service and the connection status indicator.
If the service is connected, its current settings are listed below the name of the service.
Change settings for the network service. See Ethernet Details settings, below.
Remove the network service.
Deactivate the network service.
Ethernet Details settings
Click Details to change the settings below.
The name of the network service.
To change the name, select the name, then enter a new name.
Limit IP address tracking
Hide your IP address from known trackers in Mail and Safari.
If you subscribe to iCloud+ and have Private Relay turned on in iCloud settings, it’s turned off when you deselect this option.
Configure IPv4 and IPv6, or renew the DHCP lease.
Configure DNS servers and search domains.
See Change DNS settings.
Configure Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) settings.
See Change WINS settings.
Connect to a network protected by 802.1X, view 802.1X profile settings, and enable automatic connection.
Configure internet proxies.
Configure hardware settings and view the hardware MAC address.