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Old 12-19-2008, 03:33 PM   #1
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Linux how to setup a class B network


Hi,

I work for an organization on which is growing up with pcs, I set up a linux but with a class c net (192.168.1.0/24) and dhcp for 250 clients, so my question is, how to change from class c to class b since now the org have now 300 pcs that need to be connected eachother with printers and everything.

need some help.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 03:36 PM   #2
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Do you mean to 172.16.0.0/12? Not quite sure how that helps you. Why not simply use 192.168.1. and 192.168.2. and set up a suitable gateway/router?
 
Old 12-19-2008, 08:21 PM   #3
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It's a bad idea to put more than 200 hosts in a single IP subnet; the broadcast traffic can get a bit intense. As previous poster suggested, two or more subnets with a router (ideally a layer 3 switch) between them is a much better solution.

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