Configuring IP aliases for a remote Windows location
There are 2 ways to do this. The first Method a more challeging than the first one. Here it is......
- 1. Click .
- 2. Open the network interface that you want to associate the IP aliases with. In most cases this is the Local Area Connection. Click Properties.
- 3. Scroll down to Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and click Properties.
- 4. You must be using static IP addresses to create IP aliases on this host. Therefore, confirm that Use the following IP address is selected, and then click Advanced.
- 5. Click Add in the IP Addresses area of the IP Settings page to specify the IP address of the new alias. Make sure that the address is valid for the network and is not being used by another host.
- 6. Enter the IP address and the subnet mask of the new alias.
- 7. After you create the alias, click OK in each previous dialog box to complete the configuration.
- 8. Set the schedule so that the virtual users will use IP aliases during a run; for information, see Enabling virtual users to use IP aliases.
- 9. Create the IP aliases:
You can insert custom code into your test to retrieve the runtime IP addresses of each virtual user. For information, see Retrieving the IP address of a virtual user.
netsh -c Interface ip add address name="Gig Ethernet" addr=10.10.0.21 mask=255.255.0.0The ntcmds.chm file, typically located in C:\WINDOWS\Help, contains more details about the netsh command. When you are finished with the IP aliases, use the following command to remove them:
netsh -c Interface ip delete address name="Gig Ethernet" addr=10.10.0.21You can also use a batch file to add and delete the aliases.