How to add additional IPv4 on Windows Server 2019

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Introduction

Below we have described how you can configure IPv4 on Windows Server. Please make sure that you follow the steps in the support article.

Prerequisites

  • Windows Server login credentials with administrator permissions
  • Additional IPv4 address

Step 1 – Log in to your server

Log in to your server via RDP

Step 2 – Open Control Panel

Open the Start menu and click Control Panel

additional ipv4 address control panel

Step 3 – Open Netwerk Configuration

Open Network and Internet

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Open Network and Sharing Center

additional ipv4 address network center

Click Change adapter settings on the left sidebar

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Step 4 – Add Additional IPv4

Right click on the network device and click Properties

additional ipv4 address network connections properties

Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties

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Click Advanced

additional ipv4-address network advanced properties

In the IP Settings tab click Add

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Enter the IPv4 address and subnet mask

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Click Add

Click OK in Advanced TCP/IP Settings

Click OK in Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties

Click Close to close the network device configuration

Windows is blocking ICMP request by default. Before proceeding with step 5 check if Windows Firewall is blocking ICMP packets for IPv4. Otherwise you will not get any response from the server.

Step 5 – Test IPv4 Address

The final step is to check whether the configured additional IPv4 is working. Open command prompt or terminal on your local computer. You can find the commands below per Operating System.

Windows:

ping 193.33.61.xxx

Linux

ping 193.33.61.xxx

MacOS

ping 193.33.61.xxx

Conclusion

If you followed this article you should have an additional IPv4 address on your server.

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