How to add additional IP addresses to your Windows server


In this article, we will address how to add additional IP addresses to your server for the following:

• Windows Server 2003/2008/2012


By default, each dedicated server plan with Codero.com is assigned with one IP Address, though you can sign up for a bigger IP plan when ordering the server it will still only come provisioned with 1 IP. 

Windows Server 2003 (This Operating System will reach its end of life on 7/14/2015, and will no longer be supported by Microsoft.)


In order to add additional IP addresses to your dedicated Windows 2003 Server.
1. Log in to your server via Remote Desktop.
2. Go to Control Panel > Network Connections > Local Area Connection.
3. Right-click on Properties.
4. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
5. Click Properties.
6. Click Advanced.
7. Click Add and add the new IP, with 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
Continue to steps 10-12 below.

 


Windows Server 2008/2012


In order to add additional IP addresses to your dedicated Windows 2008 Server.
1.) Log into your server via Remote Desktop.
2.) Open the server's Start menu and select “Control Panel”.
3.) Double-click on the Network and Sharing Center icon.
4.) Click on the Change Adapter Settings link on the left.
5.) Right click on the icon representing your server's network card and select Properties from the menu that appears.
6.) Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click the Properties button.
7.) Click the Advanced button.
8.) Click the Add button under the IP addresses section of the IP Settings tab.
9.) Enter the IP address and subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and click the Add button.
10.) Click the OK button to close the Advanced TCP/IP Settings window.
11.) Click the OK button to close the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window.
12.) Click the Close button to close out of the Local Area Connection Properties window.

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