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Re: [opensuse] What's wrong with this IP address?
  • From: Tony Alfrey <tonyalfrey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 07:40:44 -0800
  • Message-id: <49661E7C.8040308@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Boris Epstein wrote:
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Robert Paulsen
<robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Thursday 08 January 2009 9:16 am, Per Jessen wrote:
250.146.71.215
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_address#IP_version_4_addresses

That will show you that the first octet of an ipv4 IP address can range from

1 - 223

For classes A, B, and C.

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Just out of the curiousity, is there any good rationale for having it this way?

Boris.

whois says:

NetRange: 240.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255
CIDR: 240.0.0.0/4
NetName: RESERVED-240
NetHandle: NET-240-0-0-0-0
Parent:
NetType: IANA Special Use
Comment: Please see RFC 3330 for additional information.
RegDate:
Updated: 2002-10-14


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