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Old 06-15-2008, 11:07 AM
Ron Johnson
 
Default -- Spam --how is it possible to assign ip ending in 255 ?

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On 06/16/08 04:38, Jabka Atu wrote:
> Hello,...
>
> I work in a IT-Network help desktop (help desk that is designed to
> fix/assist in network problems) and few weeks ago i got a call from a
> service Technion that asked me to check ips that end in 255.
>
> At first i didn't believe him (thought he was making a prank on me or
> just being an #$$).
> Any way i tested and i was able to find the problem (the pc had a buggy
> card) but i started to wonder -
> since ip 255 is for broadcasting how is it that even go tru routers ?

Maybe some OSs (i.e., Windows) treat .255 addresses weirdly and wrongly?

> while it is possible to use ip such as 10.15.0.0 broadcast 10.15.255.255
> (and 10.15.15.255 can be used) but Afair it should not be transfered via
> routers (as 169.254.x.x).

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA

"Kittens give Morbo gas. In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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