Set Windows Server 2016 with a static IP address

If you are setting up Windows Server 2016 as a domain controller or as any other production server function in your network it is recommended that you set it up with a static IP address. This is a quick how to guide on how to do that.

Note: you need an administrator account on the server to set your Windows 2016 server with a static IP address 

Login to your Windows 2016 server, and click on the Start button, and then click on the Control Panel:

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Then click on View network status and tasks under the Network and Internet applet:

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Then click on Change adapter settings on the left menu:

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then right-click on your network connection, and select Properties:

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Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then click on Properties:

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Enter the IP address you want to assigned to this server, the Network Mask, Default Gateway, and the DNS IP address:

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Click  OK and then reboot the server.

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