Changing the network binding order on Server Core

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 24 July 2012 / Last Updated on 24 July 2012]

A tip on how you can change the network binding order on Server Core

How can you change the network binding order of network interfaces on a Windows installation that doesn't have a GUI like Windows Server Core?  You'll need a special tool called nvspbind for doing this, which allows for modifying network bindings from the command line.

You can download nvspbind from here:

http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/nvspbind

Mitch Tulloch is a seven-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization. For more tips by Mitch you can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

 

The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, networking, and security. He has been repeatedly awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status by Microsoft for his outstanding contributions in supporting users who deploy and use Microsoft platforms, products and solutions. Mitch has published over two hundred articles on different IT websites and magazines, and he has written or contributed to almost two dozen books and is lead author for the Windows 7 Resource Kit from Microsoft Press. For more information, see www.mtit.com .

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