Adding IP Addresses to Your Server

Liquid Web allows additional IP addresses to be added to your server for a minimal fee. Having multiple IP addresses on your server can be useful when needing to differentiate domains hosted on your server. With multiple IPs you can setup advanced firewall configurations, use different hostnames with reverse DNS and more.

In any case, if you need to add more IPs to your server LiquidWeb provides a simple process through our Manage interface.

Add a New IP to Your Server

To add a new IP to your server you will first need to login to your Liquid Web account. Once logged in to the Manage interface you will see your servers and services listed on the page.

  1. To being, open the server you wish to add IP addresses to using the [+] next to the server name. Once the server is open, click on the Network button at the top of the server section.
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  2. This will take you to the Network tab of the Server Details page. From here, you can control your firewall, public and private network.
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  3. Select the Public Network tab to add IP addresses. Enter the number of new IPs you’d like to add in the box labeled “New IPs to Add”. Once filled out you can click the Add New IP(s) button to begin the process.
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    When adding an IP address, it will require that your server restart. A warning box will appear to confirm that you are aware. Click Add IP(s) in this pop-up to confirm and begin the process.

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  4. After clicking the Add IP(s) button, you can track the progress in the Notifications section in your Liquid Web account. After the process completes, the new IP addresses will show on the page. You can make note of them if you want and assign them to your domains.
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While you have the ability to add some IPs on your own, there is a limit to IPs that can be automatically assigned through Manage. If you find that you need more, please create a Support Ticket and we will be more than happy to assist you.

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About the Author: Dan Pock

Dan Pock does Technical Writing & Marketing at Liquid Web with a background in System Administration, Public Relations, and Customer Service.

His favorite things include: his cats, Oscar Boots and Dash Nouget; experimenting with PHP; and making up recipes (or at least attempting to). You can find his coding hijinks on GitHub, where he shares most of his projects and open source work.

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