Hi Carl


An IP address is a 32 bit value shown in dotted decimal notation i.e xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.


Each octet contains 8 bits and the total value of each octet with all the bits turned on (set to 1's) is 255.


So due to this constraint it is not possible to have a host with an IP address over 255.


HTH


Best Regards,


Michael

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