Windows 2008 R2 core server

Posted on 2013-08-27
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Last Modified: 2013-08-28
Hi All,

I need to make some changes to the network adapter on my 2008 R2 core server however ncpa.cpl doesn't work.  I get the ncpa.cpl is not recognized as a n internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

Do you guys know if there is another way I can bring up the adapter settings on a core machine?

Question by:annayeg
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by:Vaseem Mohammed
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run "sconfig" from the commnd prompt which is displayed when you login to core.
"sconfig" will give you option to configure network adapter settings.
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I think the option is number 8, for network settings.
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by:Lee W, MVP
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Depending on what network settings you need to adjust, sconfig's menu might do the trick... if not, you'll have to use the command line tool NETSH.  google it - TONS of information on it.

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If I wanted to add a second IP address, how would I do it?

Thanks for the help

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