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Do ION Meters, 76xx and 8xxx, support “Classless IP addressing”?


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Basically, Classless IP addressing means that the IP address and the SUBNET mask of the device can belong to different classes i.e. A, B or C.

For example: IP Address is Class B while SUBNET is Class C


IP Addresses:

Class A: 1-126

Class B: 128-191

Class C: 192-223


i.e.: is a class C IP address



Class A:

Class B:

Class C:


It is possible to use a Subnet that is greater than the minimum values listed above. However, it would be inconsistent to use a Subnet lower than those values.



Right: IP Subnet

Right: IP Subnet

Wrong: IP Subnet

Original article#16738

Last Revised: June 25 2007


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Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL185484 V1.0, Originally authored by KBAdPM on 06/28/2007, Last Edited by KBAdPM on 06/28/2007
Related ranges: 96XX, 95XX, ION8600, ION7550/ION7650, ION7500/ION7600
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