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what is the RFC for public ipv4 ranges?

is there an RFC for public ipv4 ranges? I understand RFC 1918 is for private ipv4 ranges

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After a very fast check on

After a very fast check on http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc-index.html ; I find this:

RFC 1366 Guidelines for Management of IP Address Space

and subsequent RFC that obsolete one another

 

Bye,

enrico.

 

PS please rate if useful

VIP Purple

I would look into RFC6890,

I would look into RFC6890, which lists the "Special Purpose Addresses". Everything not on that list can be considered public addresses.

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After a very fast check on

After a very fast check on http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc-index.html ; I find this:

RFC 1366 Guidelines for Management of IP Address Space

and subsequent RFC that obsolete one another

 

Bye,

enrico.

 

PS please rate if useful

Cisco Employee

I dont think there is any RFC

I dont think there is any RFC mentioning about the public allocation. 

 

Below IANA will give a gist about the alocation,

 

http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv4-address-space/ipv4-address-space.xhtml

 

-Nagendra

VIP Purple

I would look into RFC6890,

I would look into RFC6890, which lists the "Special Purpose Addresses". Everything not on that list can be considered public addresses.

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