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  1. Rene,

    A good way to explain this subject that is a little confuse.
    About challenge, I tried to solve it…

    A network

    One subnet for 600 hosts -> It’s need a block 1024
    One subnet for 250 hosts. -> It’s need a block 256
    One subnet for 120 hosts. -> It’s need a block 128
    One subnet for 30 hosts. -> It’s need a block 32
    One subnet for 2 hosts. -> It’s need a block 4

    A block of 1024 is like 4x256, which is need 10 hosts bits.


    Subnet 1: (size 1024)

    network address:
    first host:
    last host:
    broadcast add

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  2. Hi I’m having hard time figuring out the Subnet Mask, Hosts, Subnets, Network ID and Broadcast ID for the following IP Address. I hope someone can help me answers. Cheers!

  3. Hi Lynkaran,

    I’ll explain how to do the first example, see if you can solve them with my technique. Let’s start with

    First we need to figure out what the subnet mask since /22 doesn’t tell us much. You need to write this down in binary and convert it to decimal:

    first 8 bits = 11111111 (255 in decimal)
    next 8 bits = 11111111 (255 in decimal)
    next 8 bits = 11111100 (252 in decimal)
    next 8 bits = 00000000 (0 in decimal)

    So now we know the subnet mask is

    How many hosts do we have per subnet? There are 2 + 8 host bits so 10 host bits

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  4. Hello Rahul

    If you were to use three separate subnets to accommodate 600 hosts then you could create them, but they would still be separate subnets. For example, you could use

    That would give you 256*3 = 768 IP addresses.

    However, you would still have three SEPARATE subnets each requiring a network address, a broadcast address and a default gateway. You would also require routing to communicate between the subnets. For example, a host at needs to go through a router to reach

    If you want

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