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Force the NIC order

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Created by Leif Amland, last modified by Craig Healy on Nov 27, 2018

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Overview

This article explains how to force the priority of NIC cards in an environment when the Database is picking up the wrong NIC IP address.

 

 

Environment

Core all versions

Steps

1. Go to Start > Run >  ncpa.cpl.

 

2.  Use ALT + N to display the Advanced Menu.

 

3.  Select Advanced Settings.

 

4. Highlight the Internet Protocol Version 4 and select Properties.

 

5. Click Advanced.

 

6. At the bottom of the window, uncheck Automatic Metric if is checked and put 1 for Interface Metric. This assigns the NIC to the database and should receive the correct IP.

 

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