Adding IP Addresses to Your Windows Server (Traditional)
When you receive additional IPs for your server, you have to configure your server to accept requests from them.
Note: We automatically configure additional IP addresses for Virtual Private Servers (VPS).
To Add IP Addresses to Your Dedicated Windows 2003 Server
- Log in to Remote Desktop.
- Go to Control Panel->Network Connections->Local Area Connection.
- Right-click on Properties.
- Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
- Click Properties.
- Click Advanced.
- Click Add and add the new IP, with 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
To Add IP Addresses to Your Dedicated Windows 2008 Server
- Log in to your server via Remote Desktop.
- Open the server's Start menu and select Network.
- Double-click on the Network and Sharing Center icon.
- Click on the Change Adapter Settings link on the left.
- Right click on the icon representing your server's network card and select Properties from the menu that appears.
- Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click the Properties button.
- Click the Advanced button.
- Click the Add button under the IP addresses section of the IP Settings tab.
- Enter the IP address and subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and click the Add button.
- 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: IP address allocation is monitored. Attempting to add IP addresses to your server that have not been purchased is a violation of your terms of service agreement and may result in the suspension of your account.