You can configure how the Configuration Manager 2007 client will obtain an IP address on the General tab. There is no limit to how many IP addresses that can be configured. This setting is useful if this computer connects to a single physical network but requires advanced IP addressing because of either of the following reasons:

You can configure the following settings:



Specify a name for the network connection.

Obtain an IP address automatically

Select this option to configure the Configuration Manager 2007 client to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server.

Use the following IP address

Select this option to assign a static IP address to the Configuration Manager 2007 client computer. You can assign as many IP addresses as you want.

To add a new IP address or Gateway, click the New button to launch the dialog box and enter the IP address or subnet information. When entering a new IP address you must also specify the appropriate subnet mask.