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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

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Last Revised: June 25 2007


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