We discuss two scenarios. In one, you create the subnet map and determine the custom network (subnet) map, and in the other, you solve how many hosts can fit on the network you are assigned.
Scenario 1: Custom Subnetting from Scratch
You are the sysadmin of a small company, and your boss wants to plan a set of networks for your main office and a few other locations. He arranges to rent a Class C network from your network reseller and tells you that you need to have six networks with as many hosts as possible on those networks.
In the example provided, a private IP class is used to avoid any potential problems in a “real world” implementation. 192.168.0.0/16 represents a private network that cannot be directly ...