Error: Execute netsh interface ipv4 add address "Local Area Connection" 203.0.113.2 255.255.0.0 failed[1]: The object already exists. (Error code 1)

Created:

2016-11-16 12:59:32 UTC

Modified:

2017-06-08 12:18:34 UTC

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Error: Execute netsh interface ipv4 add address "Local Area Connection" 203.0.113.2 255.255.0.0 failed[1]: The object already exists. (Error code 1)

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 11.5 for Windows
  • Plesk 12.0 for Windows
  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows

Symptoms

The following error appears when trying to add the IP addresses via "Home > Tools & Settings > IP Addresses" :

Error: Execute netsh interface ipv4 add address "Local Area Connection" 203.0.113.2 255.255.0.0 failed[1]: The object already exists. (Error code 1)

Cause

IP was previously added to the server, but was not updated in IP addresses list in Plesk Control panel.

Resolution

Click on "Reread IP" button in Plesk Control Panel->Tolls and Settings->IP Addresses button to make the added address visible.

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