is there a way to change dns/ip address on a windows 2000 server from the command line?

Posted on 2011-05-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-11

 I have a windows 2000 server box and I wanted to know if there was a way to change the ip address/dns information but fro the command line?
Question by:frankbustos
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    Yes, the command is 'netsh'.
    More information is available here:
    To change the IP address : "netsh interface ip set address "Local Area Connection" static ipaddr subnetmask gateway metric"

    The general help for netsh on the older os's is here: and includes more information on changing the DNS settings, and well as a host of other options...

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    awesome thanks

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