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How to add a loopback adapter in Windows server 2012

Some software load balancers requires a loop back adapter.  so that they can lookup for the VIP (virtual IP) which is listening on the load balancing machine.

Will see how to add that Virtual NIC on to Windows 2012 machine.

Start – Run –  Devmgmt.msc (Device manager)

Start – Add legacy hardware

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Choose next

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Choose next

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Choose Network Adapters

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Choose microsoft – Microsoft KM-Test LoopBack Adpater

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Now Choose Next  _ It installs it.

Now Virtual NIC is ready

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Satheshwaran Manoharan
Satheshwaran Manoharanhttps://www.azure365pro.com
Award-winning Technology Leader with a wealth of experience running large teams and diversified industry exposure in cloud computing. From shipping lines to rolling stocks.In-depth expertise in driving cloud adoption strategies and modernizing systems to cloud native. Specialized in Microsoft Cloud, DevOps, and Microsoft 365 Stack and conducted numerous successful projects worldwide. Also, Acting as a Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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