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RE: [suse-security] Gateway / netmask
  • From: "Sturgis, Grant" <Grant.Sturgis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 12:27:41 -0700
  • Message-id: <17CAB0BF27BCFC47B0E4554A0E2F962B23A2D7@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
You need to read up on IP networks and IP addresses.

In your case, the following is true:

Network number 192.168.1.0
Netmask 255.255.255.0
Broadcast address 192.168.1.255
Usable addresses 192.168.1.1 - 254

Good luck,

Grant

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Wrobel [mailto:saw424@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 12:21 PM
> To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx; suse-slstd-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: [suse-security] Gateway / netmask
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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.
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