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Re: [suse-security] Gateway / netmask
  • From: suse@xxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 14:29:56 -0500
  • Message-id: <20040308142956.dw5qif28o0ws0884@xxxxxx>
Quoting Scott Wrobel <saw424@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
>
> 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 broadcast address.

Usable IP range for that subnet is 192.168.1.1 through 192.168.1.254. Anything
in there is fine.

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