Configuring a second network Interface on Windows Server 2008 

Network Management Center

Connect to the server and in the lower right corner open the "Network and Sharing Center" menu by right-clicking on the 'screen' icon.

Windows server 2008 open network center

Then „Change adapter settings“:

Windows server 2008 change adapter settings

We are interested in "Local Area Connection", so open the context menu and select "Properties".

Windows server 2008 - Local Area Connection - Properties

In the new window that pops up, select "Internet Protocol version 4" and click Properties.

Windows server 2008  IPv4 - Properties

Switch the parameters to manual settings and enter the settings of the local network:

  •  IP address (e.g.
  •  Subnet mask

 Leave the remaining fields empty

Windows server 2008  entering ip

Clicking on OK completes configuring the interface.