Topic #9930 : How To Configure Azure Static Mac Addresses

Applicable Ephesoft versions: ALL


1. A loopback adapter will be needed:

a. Open Microsoft Device Manager
b. Select Action
c. Select Add Legacy Hardware
d. Install the hardware from a list (Advanced)
e. Network Adapters
f. Microsoft
g. Microsoft KM-TEST Loopback Adapter


If you stop here, and do not perform any of the steps below, Ephesoft produce an error during startup regarding the inability to verify licensing.

2. In Network and Sharing Center open the Loopback adapter properties. Open the properties for Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)

Set the loopback adapter to use a static IP address.
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Default gateway:

Preferred DNS server:
Alternate DNS server:

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3.Click the Advanced button.


Add a second IP address:
Uncheck Automatic metric and set Interface metric to 2

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4. No changes are needed on the DNS or WINS tabs. In the license file, only the MAC Address of the Loopback adapter is needed.


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Walter Lee