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A Windows 2008 server of mine is

A server I need to access from the first server is in the same physical network.

How do I access it?

Can I define a second TCP/IP interface over the same NIC or something?

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closed as not a real question by HostBits, mdpc, Dave M, Khaled, dunxd Mar 7 '13 at 13:44

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what is the subnet mask? – Rex Mar 5 '13 at 20:22 of course, @Rex – Ivan Mar 5 '13 at 20:23
it's not of course - many people change the mask to meet their needs. You could change the mask and make them part of the same network. what do you mean by same physical network? Are they connected to the same switch? If so, you could add a 2nd IP address on the same interface to the 2nd network. – Rex Mar 5 '13 at 20:25
This question lacks the detail needed to provide a proper answer. – joeqwerty Mar 5 '13 at 20:30
"Are they connected to the same switch?" - Yes. "If so, you could add a 2nd IP address on the same interface to the 2nd network." - How? – Ivan Mar 5 '13 at 20:39
up vote -2 down vote accepted

Thanks to @Rex for the idea, I have found the solution myself:

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I never knew I can actually assign more than one IP address to a single network interface in Windows.

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If this actually worked, then your network has serious problems that go far beyond this immediate issue. – Michael Hampton Mar 6 '13 at 4:19
I've just retaken the network from another administrator. What would you suggest? Setting up VLANs? The whole building routing is done by a single LinkSys WRT160NV3 SOHO router and the management is hardly going to let me change this, @MichaelHampton – Ivan Mar 7 '13 at 17:28

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