How to configure the Static IP Address & Network Card for Windows Server 2022 Cloud Servers

2021-09-23 By Aaron 7881 Views windows networking
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Every Cloud Servers will include a public IP address through which the server can be accessed remotely. The IP can be set as either DHCP (automatic) configuration or static IP configuration. DHCP configuration detects IP address setting automatically, whereas static IP configuration requires the IP address settings to be manually set in the server.

This guide outlines the basic steps on how to configure the IP address of your server manually in your Windows 2022 Cloud Servers. The same steps can also be used to update the new IP address in the server manually.

  1. Click on Start menu and then on Control Panel.


  2. Click on View network status and tasks under Network and Internet.


  3. Click on Change adapter settings.


  4. Right-click on the network adapter and then click on Properties.


  5. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click on Properties.


  6. Select Use the following IP address:, type in the IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway.

  • IP address: The actual IP address of the server

  • Subnet mask:

  • Default gateway: Usually gateway will be the same as the server IP address with only the last digit replaced by 1

    Select Use the following DNS server addresses:, may type in and as the *Preferred and Alternate DNS server, or use any valid DNS server records.

    In the below example, the IP address being considered is


  1. Check the box Validate Settings upon exit, click OK and then close the Ethernet Properties window.

  2. Windows Network Diagnostics tool will run to check to see any issues, Close this window.

  3. To check if the static IP address is configured properly, execute the below command in the Windows Command Prompt.

    > ipconfig


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