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Questions tagged [subnet]

Questions relating to IP subnetting, including planning, calculation and best practices.

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Does IPv6 have similar concept of network mask?

Does IPv6 have similar concept of network mask? How does it represent a network? In the output of ifconfig, does prefixlen 128 represent a network mask? lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING> mtu ...
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determine the Network class [duplicate]

how can I determine The Network class from only subnetmask ,,without Network address EX: 255.255.0.0 /16 written in my book it belongs to class A .How they knew it?
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Network addressing [on hold]

A network administrator is building a network for a small business that has 22 hosts. The ISP has assigned only one internet routable IP address. Which IP address block can the network administrator ...
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Can different PC's in the same home on different subnets communicate and access data without internet access? [on hold]

I understand basic routing and how a router is needed to communicate between subnets. What I do not understand is if internet access is needed for data to be accessed across subnets. Thank you for ...
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Doubt on Subnetting [duplicate]

I have a doubt when I was trying to expend the network segment sizes. I wanted expend 192.168.1.208 to /27 and the following block to /28. I don’t want to disturb the segment before 192.168.1.208 ...
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How to assign host address ranges to following subnets? [duplicate]

I have to design subnet mask for following network. Looking at the network shown in Figure below, we see that 7 subnets are required. The largest subnet must support 13 host addresses. In order to ...
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What is IP squat space

I came across this article and I'm trying to understand what is going on here, I found some packets on my network containing 22.0.0.0/8 and 29.0.0.0/8 IP range and It's based on: https://en.wikipedia....
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Host IP address vs gateway IP address vs DHCP IP address

What is the difference between a host IP address, a gateway IP address, and a DHCP IP address when setting up networking devices? For example, when configuring a virtual network adapter for my VM, I ...
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Determine how many bits to borrow [duplicate]

I apologize if this is a too simple question for the people here, but this is my problem: I am tasked to determine the subnetmask (binary), subnet mask (decimal) and the Prefix notation for a set ...
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Trouble understanding CIDR allocation [duplicate]

I am currently learning about CIDR allocations. Given the following problem: Given a network of IPs starting with 212.201. 3 companies request 16.000, 2.000 and 29.000 IP addresses. the problem ...
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Question about creating Subnets for a large amount of sites that will make a site-site tunnel to our datacenter [closed]

Our data center network is: 10.20.44.X/24 I want to have our sites use 10.X.X.X/24 (Site Number, VLAN, host) EG: Site 30 10.30.10.X/24 10.30.20.X/24 10.X would be corporate network 20.X would be ...
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How to convert size represented in one prefix length to another?

Example, let's say if someone says, I have allocated one /64 address. How can I convert that to a size in /30? How many /30 equals to one /64?
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Subnetting different ip on same networks with different mask

I am a little confused with subnetting. Looking for a proper explanation. Suppose I have 3 routers A, B and C. Int 1: 10.0.0.1/30 <-- Router A Int 1: 10.0.0.2/30 <-- Router B Int 2: 10.0.0....
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Juniper SRX320 Dynamic VPN, cannot route to Remote-Protected-Resource

Multiple VPNs setup with a Juniper SRX320. The SRX320 has an irb interface as follows: irb { unit 0 { family inet { address 192.168.120.1/24; } } } I've setup ...
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Is there currently a formula for calculating the network ID when you know the amount of networks used? [duplicate]

edit: I wanted to mention the reason I am asking is because I have scoured the internet to find a formula similar I figured a formula and wanted to know if such a formula is was already in use. (...
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Subnetting babysteps - find networks [duplicate]

I hope the question title is correct :S For example i get the subnet 80.109.0.0 255.255.0.0 and want to make 8 subnets. subnet mask in binary is 11111111.11111111.00000000.00000000 if i take 3 bits ...
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What is the difference between 0.0.0.0 and a loopback IP address?

From the book Computer Network: The IP address 0.0.0.0, the lowest address, is used by hosts when they are being booted. It means ‘‘this network’’ or ‘‘this host.’’ ... All addresses of the ...
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Network IP questions [duplicate]

Suppose I have a network with IP address 192.168.10.1/16. This network can hold up to 65536 machines, from 192.168.0.0 up to 192.168.255.255 (65534 machines without the network ID and broadcast ...
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Accessing computers from different subnets with Dell Layer 2 switches possible?

I have two separate networks, a 192.168.20.x and a 192.168.80.x each on their own Dell X1026 Switch in Layer 2 mode. I would like the ability to access shares, ping, etc from computers on the .20.x ...
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Is the following IP address and Subnet configuration valid for an internet host? [duplicate]

IP: 218.50.10.5 Subnet: 255.255.255.240 Can you tell me how to calculate it? Edit: I have entered Yes to all of these but I believe I am wrong on the last one but I can't figure out how I am wrong.
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Switch virtual interface

Single SVI can be mapped to a VLAN. When configuring VLAN on SVI, are there any fix no of subnets can be assigned to a single VLAN? maximum number of VLANs can be configured on the switch =4094 ...
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Is IP address starting with 115. public or private?

I have one device with ip address 115.124.114.111. I want to know if IP address starting with 115. public or private?
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Make devices visible under Access Point

In our network, all wired PCs have a direct access to internet (83.XX.XX.XX) and a secondary IP address on the same NIC in order to access a subnetwork (192.168.10.XX) with wired peripherals (scanners,...
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Subnetting-Supernetting and Classful-Classless routing

1) Subnetting and Supernetting can both be done for private and public IP addresses? 2) Classful addresses weren't successful because of IP wasting, and that is why the 'network mask' was invented, ...
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IPv6 variables or other methods of shortening

From the dawn of when I heard about IPv6 many years ago, to my continued hesitance to make good use of it in today's world where it's eventually going to become necessary... my biggest issue I think ...
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Changing subnet mask

Currently I have a 10.10.10.0/24 network and am running out of IP Addresses. I'm not sure if I change to /22 mask, if I will still be able to communicate with some of the other facilities where we use ...
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Creating a network for three separate businesses in one building

What would be best practice in terms of creating a network to satisfy three separate businesses located in one building? The building in question has three floors, each floor has 25 workstations and ...
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Find Major network vslm

Im a bit lost with this question. In order to get proceed with the vslm i need to find the Major network of this subnet 121.118.40.0 /19. For me the major network is 121.118.32.0/19, but when I run ...
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Finding the network address for given host IP?

Answer provides the procedure to find the network address when a packet with destination IP(198.51.100.223/21) is reached at a router. But a network packet has the destination IP 198.51.100.223 in ...
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Why CIDR block is assigned to subnet? [duplicate]

If VPC is assigned CIDR block 172.31.0.0/16, then I can create sub-nets within VPC, following this procedure: 172 . 31 . 0 . 0 255 . ...
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What is the actual purpose for having a 1:1 ratio between VLANs and subnets?

I understand the technical difference between a subnet and a VLAN. After looking through questions related to this topic, including: VRFs, VLANs and subnets: difference VLANS vs. subnets for network ...
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A VLAN maps several subnet

I've read the post Multiple Subnets in a VLAN and am wondering about the possible conflicts when using several subnets in a VLAN. The recommended design is of course put a IP subnet in a VLAN. If I ...
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Sonicwall DHCP Reserved IPs Broken After Expanding Subnet

I've just expanded our subnet at work from /24 to /22 now that we've started running out of IPs. For ease of transition, I left all statically-assigned IPs at their original addresses and moved the ...
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IP Addressing-Why All zero(0) and all one(1) in subnet id bits are reserved?

I'm studying about class less inter domain routing. I've come to know that all zeros(0) in host id bits refers to subnet address and all ones(1) in host id bits refers to broad cast address. So, ...
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How can subnets not fulfil symmetric property?

While studying Internet Protocol, I came upon the following example of two devices: Device A: IP address: 10.1.1.1 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 and Device B: IP address 10.1.1.200 Subnet mask 255....
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IP Routing question

We are in the process of replacing our firewall and are keeping the VPN client traffic on the older device. The public IP range is being split between the two devices from our border router. All the ...
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Is the first address of the subnet a valid configurable address in case of IPv4 and IPv6 point to point networks?

Am I correct, that first address of the subnet is a valid addresses to configure in hosts/routers in case of IPv4 and IPv6 point to point networks? For example, in case of 192.0.2.0/31 one of the ...
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What happen if broadcast is made to first and last address of other network?

Broadcast to network id What happens if you broadcast to the first IP of another network ? broadcast to broadcast id of another network What happens if you broadcast to the last IP of another ...
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I am trying to set up aDHCP server in a VLAN for practical of networking with Linux

I am a Linux user requesting advice about setting up a DHCP with a VLAN based on offices on one floor for the practical purpose. Is this good enough for implementing a VLAN structure with a DHCP ...
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Can't ping the management IP of Switch

My topology is: I am logged in to R1. I can ping 10.0.0.2 on R2 and 198.51.100.1 on R2, but can't ping the management IP of sw3 (198.51.100.2). What am I doing wrong? R1#sh ip arp Protocol Address ...
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Carrying remote VLAN via 2 routers to the local gateway

I have a serverA (192.168.15.1) from site A and VLAN is 15, however the VLAN 15 gateway is set at site B (192.168.15.254). There are two ISP routers as a metro role to connect each other by subnet ...
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My OSPF Multi Area Topology is not reliable

I made an ospf multi area topology, but it's inconsistent. At times, host from the A area could ping to hosts in other areas however, sometimes otherwise (failed to arrive). Whenever I tried to do a ...
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Dividing IPv4 Network into 7 Subnets? [duplicate]

I've been trying to figure out how to divide a network IPv4 IP Address into 7 subnets, where each subnet requires a different number of hosts. For example I have the question: "You are an intern at ...
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How to connect 192.168.1.x network to 192.168.100.x gateway?

Hello fellow networkers. I am very new to this world and don't know a great deal about IP addresses and subnetting. I however stumbled upon quite a big problem (for me at least - haha) My entire ...
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(CISCO Packet Tracer) Overlap Error

I am trying to set up a network of for different organisational departments based on a given typology: Using Cisco 2911 routers & 2960-24TT Switches. With given addressing of: 'EIGRP 101' 172....
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Subnetting Access Problem

I am learning subnetting, and I am using Packet Tracer to design a network for a building with five storeys. I have used subnetting, with each floor having its own subnet. As a result, it is not ...
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Is Subnetting the Way to Configure this Network?

I have roughly 20 devices connected to a switch and want to divide them up by their different functions. Some devices are sensors, some are motor controllers, there's a data-logger, and a PC to ...
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Whether we usual use dot-decimal notation to represent network or IP by opposite mask?

Whether we usual use dot-decimal notation to represent network or IP by opposite mask? 10.10.10.0 0.0.0.255 # a network 10.10.10.0 255.255.255.0 # a IP Update if we represent a network, we can use ...
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Network discovery and establishing connections within Eduroam, a network split in subnets

For our current project we are supposed to create a peer2peer (no server) game application which is played by a teacher and his students on the Eduroam network. The concerns of the stakeholder ...
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Two ports both in VLAN 1 on two separate switches down/down

For someone who recently got their CCENT, I feel kind of stumped. I have two switches, both are Cisco 3550s. I am using VLAN 1 as a management vlan and on S1, I assigned IP address 10.24.0.11/24 to ...