Chapter 8. Subnetting IP Networks

Objectives

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

Image How can subnetting a network enable better communications?

Image How do you calculate IPv4 subnets for a /24, 16, and /8 prefix?

Image How would you calculate the number of host addresses available given a network and subnet mask?

How would you calculate the required subnet mask to accommodate a given number of hosts?

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