C-class DNS query question

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Aug 6th, 2008
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Hi,


We found a DNS A record that point to 192.168.201.0 and remove it.

If this A record are been used.

Will this address 192.168.201.0 do a broadcast if the mask are /24?


Regards Jan Rockstedt

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Giuseppe Larosa Wed, 08/06/2008 - 09:19
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Hello Jan,

with a /24 mask


192.168.201.0 is a base address and cannot be used for a host it represents the whole subnet in the routing table.

directed broadcast address is 192.168.201.255

hosts can use 192.168.201.1 - 192.168.201.254


Hope to help

Giuseppe

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