Can I add an additional static IP to windows 10

iqworks Information Quality Works 276 Reputation points
2022-11-04T22:55:44.607+00:00

Hi, I am using windows 10 and security onion. It suggests that I add an additional IP address and reserve it so it becomes static.
I am using spectrum for my internet. They automatically assign my wi-fi IP address when certain things change.
Security onion says that they need a static IP address different from my assigned wi-fi IP address.
In windows I see where you can go in here and click on internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
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then, in here, I see obtain an IP address automatically that I have checked. The problem is that I do not know if using the "use the following IP address" will prevent my spectrum internet service from automatically supplying the IP adress it automatically supply?
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And, when I click on advanced, I see this screen. It looks like I can add another IP address here somehow?
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But I dont know if I can even add a new IP and reserve through my cable company to make it static?
thanks for any advice or suggestions

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2022-11-04T23:14:47.963+00:00

    Shouldn't be a problem to change it to static., otherwise maybe this helps.
    https://superuser.com/questions/679134/add-a-static-ip-alias-to-a-dhcp-interface-on-windows-8-and-above/1250941#1250941

    or a much simpler solution may be to put a personal router / NAT box in between ISP device and your own pcs where you can setup network to your own liking.

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  2. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2022-11-07T14:51:23.857+00:00

    Don't over think this! Just set the address static on the guest vm network connection properties page the same as if it were a physical pc.

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  3. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2022-11-07T16:18:00.947+00:00

    Well no it wasn't really. You can just set a static ip address on connection properties here.

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  4. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2022-11-08T17:13:57.39+00:00

    because it would replace the IP address assigned by my spectrum router .

    That's on the public facing side of the NAT box. Has no effect on the private side which is where you have been asking about the static ip address assignment.

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