How to add more IP.v4 to VULTR VPS

You can use max 3 IP for one VPS in VULTR. After you buy more IP for your VPS in VULTR panel, i can not use it immediatly, you must config your VPS to use it. It will take some minutes to finish it. Be sure, you have backup your VPS first.

In this post, i will show you how to add more one IP to VULTR VPS.


Windows Server 2012

Using cmd.exe:

Using a remote login:

  1. Open the windows control panel. You can access it from the start menu.
  2. Click “Network and Internet”.
  3. Click “Network and Sharing Center”.
  4. Click “Change adapter settings”.
  5. Right click on the primary ethernet adapter, and click “Properties”. The “Ethernet Properties” window will open.
  6. Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”, then click the “Properties” button. The “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties” window will open.
  7. Click “Advanced…”. The “Advanced TCP/IP Settings” window will open.
  8. In the “IP addresses” group, click “Add…”. The “TCP/IP Address” window will open.
  9. Fill in the “IP address” and “Subnet mask” boxes. Use “” for the IP address and “” as the subnet mask.
  10. Click “Add”. The “TCP/IP Address” window will close.
  11. Click “OK” on the “Advanced TCP/IP Settings” window. This window will close.
  12. Click “OK” on the “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties” window. This window will close.
  13. Click “OK” on the “Ethernet Properties” window. This window will close, and your secondary IP address will be configured.

CentOS 6

  1. Change the boot protocol from “dhcp” to “static” on eth0. If you are already using a static binding, you can skip this step. Otherwise, follow these directions:
    • Open /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 in a text editor.
    • Change BOOTPROTO=dhcp to BOOTPROTO=static.
    • Add these lines at the end of the file. Substitute “[mainip]“, “[netmask]“, and “[gateway]” with the values from the “IPv4” tab on your Vultr control panel.
    • Run ifup eth0.
  2. Create the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:1.
  3. Populate the file with the following contents:
  4. Activate the alias with the following command:

Ubuntu 12.04

  1. Add the following lines in /etc/network/interfaces:
  2. Activate the alias with the following command:

FreeBSD 10

  1. Add the following lines in /etc/rc.conf:
  2. Run the following command to restart networking:


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