STEP BY STEP CONFIGURATION OF STATIC IP ADDRESS IN MICROSOFT WINDOWS
In this article we are going to learn How to configure static IP address in Microsoft Windows operating system. In this chapter I will explain you both Static and Dynamic IP address. First what is dynamic IP address. When a client system get the IP address automatically from DHCP server that is called as dynamic IP address. Static IP address is completely opposite of that. When we configure the IP address manually for any client system then that is called as Static IP address configuration. Here in this article I will show you how to do that. So let’s get started.
Follow the below steps for step by step configuration of static IP address in Microsoft windows
You have to follow simple 5 steps to configure the same.
Right click on the Network icon (Available on desktop) and click on Properties.
Now you will get the Network and Sharing center window. Here on left side top portion you will get a option called Change adapter settings. Just click there.
After above step you will get all the list of LAN connections that is connected to your system. Here just right click on the Local Area Connection where you want to configure static IP address and click on Properties.
On next window you will get a option called Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4). Just select the option and click on properties button. Refer the snapshot below.
After above step you will get a new window. Here enable the Use the following IP address option and enter IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway on respective field.
For DNS client configuration enable the Use the following DNS Server addresses option and enter DNS Server IP addresses on Preferred DNS Server and Alternative DNS Server field. Refer the snapshot below.
Now to check the above configuration just open the command prompt and type the below command :
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