1.6. Task 1.6: Developing an IP Addressing Scheme

One of the skills most elusive to a network administrator is the ability to effectively flesh out an IP subnet based on an address and mask. Although this task breaks from the tradition of the book and strives to teach as much as guide, this one topic alone can make or break the career of even an otherwise talented administrator. This task presents a more modern technique that, when mastered, allows you to perform all calculations in decimal, avoiding the cumbersome world of binary tables and charts.

Once it has delivered the pertinent information regarding IP subnetting calculations, this task will guide you through using your own IP address space to develop a scheme that suits your particular ...

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