VLAN Interfaces on Windows

This step by step guide is for configuring VLAN interfaces on Microsoft Windows based operating systems (Images below taken from a Windows 2012 R2 Server)

For the following guide we will use the following data and assume that you are running all commands as the Administrator user:

IP Address192.0.2.1
DeviceLocal Area Connection

Step-by-step guide

How to do it:

  1. Go to Server Manager > Local server and click on “NIC Teaming“.


  1. Create a new Team with a single interface (TEAMS > TASKS > New TEAM). Select the desired interface and give it a name.

  1. Select “Adapter and Interfaces” windows and Click on TASKS > Add Interface

  1. Configure the specific VLAN and click “OK“.

  1. To add another VLAN interface on the same port, repeat step #4

  1. To assign an IP address to the new interface, click on Network Connections and find the right VLAN interface you’ve just added. Then, configure the IP similarly to any other interface.

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