Windows won't let you do that; you would need to assign the address to an adapter. You could try 127.0.0.2 - iirc windows, like other systems, will let apps bind to any ip in 127/8, even if not configured. Bry8 Star <bry8star at yahoo.com> wrote: >Hi, >( Question: How to create a tiny second instance of Unbound DNSSEC >Validating DNS Resolver in Windows using a Private-class-C >IP-Address other than the host's IP-address ? ). > > -- Sent from my mobile device, please excuse brevity and typos.