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Calculating Subnets with "ipcalc"

Dec 26, 2007, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Donnie Tevault for this link. ]

"Setting up a network can be fairly quick and easy if you're setting it up with straight Class A, Class B, or Class C network addresses. But, there may be occasions when you would only have a few hosts assigned to a given network segment. In that case, you wouldn't want to use a straight 'classful' network addressing scheme, because you would waste too many IP addresses for that network. (You may need to use these IP addresses later if you decide to add other segments to your network.) This is where subnetting comes in handy.

"When you subnet, you're dividing your Class A, Class B, or Class C network into two or more smaller networks..."

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