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This article show you how to add an additional IP address to a Windows Server.


Dec, 18

How to Add Extra IPs on Windows VPS?

This article shows you how to add an additional IP address to a Windows Server. The steps are nearly considered the same for Server 2008 or 2012.

Steps for Configuring an IP Address

  1. Login to you server via ‘Remote desktop connection’
  2. Press the Win Key + R
  3. In the Run window, type thencpa.cpl’ and click OK



  1. Right click on ‘Local Area Connection’ (your selected interface) and select ‘Properties’



  1. Click ‘Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)’ then click ‘Properties’



  1. In General tab click the 'advanced' button.



  1. Click the "Add" button under the IP addresses section of the IP Settings tab.


  1. Enter the IP address & and subnet mask and click the Add button.
  2. Click the OK button to close the Advanced TCP/IP Settings window.
  • Click the OK button to close the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window.
  • Click the Close button to close out of the Local Area Connection Properties window.


Note: If you would like to add another IP address, simply repeat steps 7 and 8 for each new IP.


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