Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #14769
From: Dave Pooser <dave-cgpro@pooserville.com>
Subject: Re: (OT) Interpreting CIDR network info
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 12:19:28 -0500
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
> For example, 218.175.0.0/16... how do I interpret that? I have read some
> of the RFC's on CIDR notation, but it still boggles my mind. Would that
> mean that they own the entire range from 218.175.0.0-218.175.254.254?

Yep. The /8, /16 and /24 netblocks are easy. The others actually require
some thinking.
 
> Is there an easy way to read CIDR? or a tool that will do the conversion?

I like <http://jodies.de/ipcalc>.
--
Dave Pooser
Cat-Herder-in-Chief
Pooserville.com
"This administration cannot be trusted to govern
if it cannot be counted on to think and, having thought,
to have second thoughts."-- George Will 5/4/04


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