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Old 04-28-2009, 12:48 PM   #1
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Question network Address subnet mask

Hi Everyone,

I am going through DNS configuration, and get stuck with subnet masking and IP addressing fundas...
Could anyone expalin in gentle terms what is subnet mask, for e.g, is containing network address, subnet mask, 24 bit high...etc as I was told by others.
How to figure these things out ????

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/24 is also refered to as cidr notation..

Subnetting tutorials.
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Thank You Tink,

This wiki page is of great help.Actually, I went through some portals but they confused me more.

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'5. IP Addresses, Subnet Masks, and Subnetting' section of 'Daryl's TCP/IP Primer' has some good reference.

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