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Re: [suse-security] Gateway / netmask
  • From: "Victor R. Cardona" <vcardona@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2004 17:55:43 -0600
  • Message-id: <404D07FF.8070708@xxxxxxxxx>
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Scott Wrobel wrote:
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| I am seting up a network with a linux server and have been informed
that the following netmask and gateway numbers are incompatable with
each other, now i am a little confused about what i should change the
last section of the gateway # to in order to make the network work better.
| Current Gateway: 192.168.1.255
| Current Netmask: 255.255.255.0
| any advice will be apreceated.

192.168.1.255 is the network broadcast address. Your gateway should use
an IP address between 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.254. The netmask is correct.

Victor
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