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Need to assign second address to teh same NIC in Windows 2003 Server

I need to have both external and local IPs assigned to one NIC in Windows 2003 Server .... I know how to do it it Linux and do it all the time, but Windows remains a mystery to me.  here's what I need to do:

assign IP 66.162.xxx.xxx to my NIC (I already have that done)

also, assign a local address 192.168.100.55 to the same NIC ....is that possible in Windows?  Or do I have to add a second NIC?

All advise greatly appreciated ....  and remember, I'm Linxu smart and Windows stupid ... gentle, step-by-step instructions greatly appreciated.

thanks.

Kenn
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kennmurrah
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kennmurrah
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Hi!

Go to TCP/IP properties of particukar NIC, click Advanced and you enter additional IP addreses and/or default gateways.

HTH

Toni
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merowingerCommented:
it would be better you have a second nic...cause routing!
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KCTSCommented:
It is not normally recommended to multihome a domain controller it can cause all sorts of ancillary issues. If this is just a server then there should be no problems. That said while it is possible to configire multiple IPs on a single NIC as Toni has suggested, I have to agree that having a second NIC a much better proposition.
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