Windows 10 networking setup

Hi all,

I am trying to connect two Linodes in the same datacentre.
One is running Windows 10 (the other one is running CentOS) and I cannot setup private IP on the Windows 10. Any guidance please?


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Linode Staff

I do not have direct experience with setting up private networking between a Windows 10 OS and a Linux distribution, but I believe this comes down to needing to manually configure networking on the Linode itself. Since you're running an OS that's not supported by Network Helper, you'll need to disable Network Helper and statically configure networking on the Linode. You can refer to this guide on how to manually set up your network configuration:

We use /17 subnets for our private IP addresses. You can obtain your private IP address on your Linode's Networking tab in Cloud Manager. I found some guides on how you can assign this to a Windows machine that could potentially help:

This other community post may be helpful as well; although it doesn't specifically mention Windows, it may provide some guidance:

I wish you the best of luck with this and hope that these resources point you in the right direction!


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