WARNING: Do not complete these steps if you have a Virtual Private Server (VPS).
We have multiple configuration methods for our servers' networking. To make sure you use the correct procedure when configuring additional IPs on your server, please see Add more IP Addresses.
Some of the information in this article is advanced material we make available as a courtesy. Please be advised that you are responsible for properly following the procedures below. Customer Support cannot assist with these topics.
When you receive additional IPs for your server, you have to configure your server and firewall to accept requests from them.
We configure all of your server's IP addresses automatically whenever you reprovision your server. However, reprovisioning erases all content from your server's hard drives. For more information, see Starting over with My Server (Reprovision)
We automatically configure additional IP addresses for Virtual Private Servers (VPS) — do not complete these steps.
[local area connection name]is the local connection area name you noted from the Network Connections window. For example "Local Area Connection 5."