Configuring an IP address on Windows
To configure a new IP address on a Windows Server, you will first need to log in as the Administrator user via the Server Console or Remote Desktop (RDP).
For more information on logging into a Windows Server, please read our article: Accessing a server
Once you have logged into the server as the Administrator user, open the Network Connections control panel by executing the ncpa.cpl command:
In the Network Connections control panel, right-click the appropriate network adapter and open its properties:
In the connection properties, select 'TCP/IPv4' or 'TCP/IPv6' from the list and click 'Properties':
In the properties dialog, click the 'Advanced' button:
Under the 'IP addresses' section, click the 'Add...' button:
If adding an IPv4 address, you will need to specify the address and subnet mask:
Otherwise if adding an IPv6 address, you will need to specify the address and the subnet prefix mask:
Click the 'Add' button and save changes by clicking 'OK' on each previous dialog window.