Manual IP Address Configuration for End Devices

In this article we will discuss Manual IP Address Configuration for End Devices, will make brief discussion on Manual IP Address Configuration for End Devices, In last article we discuss about IP Addresses.

In order for an end device to communicate over the network, it must be configured with a unique IPv4 address and subnet mask. IP address information can be entered into end devices manually, or automatically using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).

To manually configure an IPv4 address on a Windows host, open the Control Panel > Network Sharing Center > Change adapter settings and choose the adapter. Next right-click and select Properties to display the Local Area Connection Properties shown in Figure 1.

Highlight Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties to open the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window. Configure the IPv4 address and subnet mask information, and default gateway.

The DNS server addresses are the IPv4 addresses of the Domain Name System (DNS) servers, which are used to translate IP addresses to domain names, such as www.cisco.com.

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