Configuring TCP/IP

This free lesson will teach you how to configure TCP/IP in windows and how to use the ipconfig command.

Use the buttons below to navigate through the lesson

To configure TCP/IP click on Start.

Right-click on My Network Places.

Select Properties.

Right-click on the connection you want to configure and select Properties.

Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).

Select Properties.
This machine is currently configured to obtain an IP address automatically. Select Use the following IP address and fill out the relevant details.

Additional gateways and IP addresses can be added by clicking the Advanced Button…

..and configuring the appropriate options.

Using the ipconfig command

The ipconfig command can be used to display IP address information from a command prompt

Running ipconfig with /all switch produces a much more verbose display.