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9740Re: [TwinCLinG] Re: Network configuration in linux for cable connections

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  • Raghuram Vijapurapu
    Feb 4, 2003
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      Sitaram Chamarty wrote:

      >On 05-Feb-2003 8:17 AM, Raghuram Vijapurapu wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      >>A Class C Network is a private network, you would find 1000's of offices
      >>using similar ip address scheme.
      >>
      >>
      >
      >Sorry, but this is not right. There are three sets of private IPs
      >defined in RFC1918:
      >
      > 10.0.0.0 - 10.255.255.255 (10/8 prefix)
      > 172.16.0.0 - 172.31.255.255 (172.16/12 prefix)
      > 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255 (192.168/16 prefix)
      >
      >As you can see, the first is class A, the last is class B, and the one
      >in the middle can be considered 16 class B's if you have to think in
      >terms of classes.
      >
      >So if your IP address is one of these you definitely *cannot* be seen
      >from outside your cable providers network.
      >
      >...which still doesnt mean the converse is true, but that's another
      >story and I have work to do :-)
      >
      >
      >
      If you read my message more closely, I did mention "Private Network"

      Ram.

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