Windows adapter setup

Instructions for configuring the Windows network interface after connecting the server to the network.

Step 1

Connect to the virtual server via RDP and open Network and Sharing Center , to do this, on the Windows desktop in the lower right corner, right-click Network connection settings :

In the window that opens, select the desired interface that does not have network access:

The interface status window will open. To make sure the right interface is selected, open its details using the Details button :

Compare the value of the Physical Address field with the value of the MAC field in the control panel:

Step 2

If, when creating a network in the panel, you activated the DHCP option , then the Windows network adapter will be configured automatically. You can check whether the option is enabled or disabled in the network properties in the control panel:

Step 3

If, when creating a network in the control panel, you did NOT activate the DHCP option , then the configuration must be done manually. Open the adapter’s properties with the Properties key :

Select the IPv4 connection and click Properties :

In the window that opens, in the IP-address field, enter the issued address, in the Subnet mask field, enter the subnet mask. All values ​​can be viewed in the panel in the server settings (section Networks) or in the Network menu:

Save your changes.

Step 4

To check the network adapter setting, ping the default gateway address, for example:


Note: To test on Windows Server 2016, you need to ping to another local server:


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