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TOPIC: Can i use this address as class A?

Can i use this address as class A? 12 years 5 months ago #17825

Having an argument with a friend, we got asked a question, i'll trim it down to the bare minimum required.

You are allocated
You require 1024 USABLE hosts per subnet.
What subnet mask would you use?

The argument: Can this address be treated as a Class A address in order to gain more than 32 subnets (30 usable)?

IPCop 1.4.11 on Intel Celeron 533mhz, 576mb RAM, 40gb HDD, 2 x 3COM 10/100 NICs on 256/64kbps ADSL

Re: Can i use this address as class A? 12 years 5 months ago #17827

In Classful, the IP falls under Class-B. N.N.H.H

To have 32 subnets, you would borrow 5 bits from third Octet. This will leave 11 bits for the Host.


Resultant Subnet Mask =
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