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Configure static IP address assignment

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To configure a static IP address assignment

If the remote access server is part of a Windows Server 2003 domain, do the following:
  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

  2. In the console tree, click Users.

    Where?

    • Active Directory Users and Computers/domain name/Users

  3. In the details pane, right-click a user name, and then click Properties.

  4. On the Dial-in tab, select the Assign a Static IP Address check box, and then type the static IP address for this user.

If the remote access server is a stand-alone server (not part of a domain), do the following:
  1. Open Computer Management.

  2. In the console tree, click Users.

    Where?

    • Computer Management/System Tools/Local Users and Groups/Users

  3. In the details pane, right-click a user name, and then click Properties.

  4. On the Dial-in tab, select the Assign a Static IP Address check box, and then type the static IP address for this user.

Notes

  • To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers.

  • To open Computer Management, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.

  • The server running Routing and Remote Access will provide a dynamic IP address to a user if the static address you specify is not valid or is already in use by another user.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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