Design Options for Static IP Addressing

Updated: November 10, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Consider the following solutions for static IP addressing configurations:

Even in enterprise environments where it makes sense to use dynamic address allocation, there will usually be some devices that must be configured with a static and known IP address. Such devices include routers, DHCP servers, and some other types of servers. To obtain a static address, you can manually configure the network settings or use an address reservation in conjunction with DHCP.

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