How to add additional IPs to the network adapter in Windows Server 2008 and 2012


  1. Log in to Remote Desktop as the Administrator user and then open the start menu.
  2. From the start menu simply type “Control Panel” and the control panel option should be quickly indexed, click on it.

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Control Panel

  3. In Control Panel, click Network and Internet then click on the Network and Sharing Center. 

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Control Panel - Network and Internet Page


  4. You would then select Change Adapter Settings, right-click the network adapter that connects to the public network or internet, and then click Properties.

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Control Panel - Network and Sharing Center

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Network Connections

  5. On the Networking tab, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Connection Properties

  6. On the General tab, click Advanced.

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Internet Protocol Version 4 Properties

  7. On the Advanced TCP/IP Settings dialog box, click Add under the "IP Addresses" section on the "IP Settings" tab.

    Adding IPs to Windows 2012 - Advanced TCP/IP Settings

  8. On the TCP/IP Address dialog box, enter the IP address and the Subnet mask, and then click Add.
  9. Click OK twice, and then click Close.
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