Configuring a second Windows Server 2008 network Interface

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-2008 second network Interface - open network center

Then „Change adapter settings“:

Windows-2008 second network Interface - change adapter settings

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

Windows-2008 second network Interface - Local Area Connection - Properties

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

Windows-2008 second network Interface - IPv4 - Properties

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

  •  IP address (e.g. 192.168.0.1)
  •  Subnet mask 255.255.255.0

 Leave the remaining fields empty

Windows-2008 second network Interface - entering ip

Clicking on OK completes configuring the interface.