Adding a Public IPv4 Address to an IONOS Windows Server

You can customize the network configuration of your server to use an additional public IPv4 address:


In the Cloud Panel you have assigned an additional public IPv4 address to your server.

You have logged in to the server.

Step 1

Open the Control Panel.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Right-click the network adapter.

Step 4

Click Properties.

Step 5

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

Please note: To keep the current IP address as main address, you must first register it as a static address.

Step 6

In the IP address field, enter the current main IP address.

Step 7

In the Subnet mask: field, enter

Step 8

In the Default gateway: field, enter

Step 9

In the Preferred DNS server: field, enter

Step 10

Click Advanced.

Step 11

In the IP Addresses section, click Add.

Step 12

In the IP address: field, enter the additional IP address.

Step 13

In the Subnet mask: field, enter

Step 14

Click Add.

Step 15

Confirm the outstanding dialogs with OK.

Please note: You may get the warning that the gateway is in a different subnet. You can ignore it. In this case, simply confirm with YES that the configuration should be saved.

The change will be applied. This can lead to a brief interruption of the Remote Desktop connection.

Please note: If you cannot access the server after the change, you can log in to the server using the KVM console.