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I'm looking for "connection manager" style software for OS X 10.6 that allows me to create unique profiles for different network connections. For example, I need a static IP when I'm wired, static IP when wireless at work, and DHCP for other wireless connections. Is there any software available that meets this need?

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It's kind of built-in through "Locations":

Network locations

One can also use context-aware software like MarcoPolo to select the location automatically.

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This is perfect, worked like a champ. I was hoping it was as simple as this! –  user27098 Feb 3 '10 at 21:46
There is a program called marco polo that can help automate switching connection profiles (you can base it on external information like visible wifi networks, time of day, wall power/battery, etc) –  skarface Feb 3 '10 at 21:50
@skarface, it's actually MarcoPolo (no space in its name) and I mentioned it below the image... :-) –  Arjan Feb 3 '10 at 22:01
that's what I get for not actually paying attention. :) In any event, it's useful software. –  skarface Feb 3 '10 at 22:02

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