Change IPv4 Address in Windows Server 2012

For servers with Windows operating system and administration rights

If you assign a different IP address to your server, you must adjust its network configuration. To adjust the network configuration of your server, proceed as follows:

  • Open the Control Panel.

  • Click Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings.

  • Right-click the network adapter and select Properties.

  • Double-click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP / IPv4).

  • Activate the Use the following IP address option. Enter your new or changed IP address, as well as the subnet mask, default gateway and DNS servers from the table below. Confirm the changes with OK.

Field Value
Subnet mask
Preferred DNS server
Alternative DNS server