Static IP configuration on Windows Server 2012/2016

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By default our machines come with your main IP address installed. You will need to upgrade your machine in our client are If you need additional IP addresses . After this you can start assigning the IP addresses to your windows machine.

Step by step guide of Assignment of the IP addresses in windows

 

  1. Connect to your vps using Remote Desktop with your administrator login credentials

    Static IP Configuration

    Static IP Configuration

  2. Go to Start> Type in and open Control Panel >  Network and sharing center and press View network status

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

  3. Click on Ethernet. This will open the Ethernet status window

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

  4. Click on Properties and select Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

  5. You are able to configure your main IP address of your machine hereSelect Use the following IP address if it’s not selectedFill in the following using your details in your client panel.
    IP address  :
    Subnet Mask:
    Default Gateway:
    You can find these details in your client panel see below.For CloudVPS you can find it under Services > Network tab

    Static IP Configuration

    Static IP Configuration

    For Dedicated servers you can find it under Service > IP Management tab

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    If you don’t have additional IP addresses you may skip to step 9

     

  6. By clicking Advanced you will be able to add multiple IP addresses.

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

  7. Click Add under IP addresses to add the additional ipv4 address(es).

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

  8. You will need to add the additional gateways in case these are different from the main IP address. You can add this by clicking add under default gateways.
    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Repeat step  7 & 8 for each additional IP address.

  9. You can verify the configuration by opening Windows Powershell and typing in
    ipconfig /ALL

    In the following screen you will be able to see the new ip address(es).

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

    Static IP Configuration Windows Server

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