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Date:      Tue, 18 Apr 95 13:53:49 MDT
From:      terry@cs.weber.edu (Terry Lambert)
To:        jleppek@suw2k.ess.harris.com (James Leppek)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: PPP and dynamic IPs drifting a little
Message-ID:  <9504181953.AA14683@cs.weber.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9504181741.AA05651@borg.ess.harris.com> from "James Leppek" at Apr 18, 95 01:41:38 pm

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> Speaking of IP's I was responding to this mail and recalled
> the words of wisdom in the /etc/hosts file about selecting
> private IPs from a set of reserved numbers that are never
> to appear on the net and getting valid numbers if
> you are on the net. It had mentioned 192.168.0.0-192.168.255.255
> as reserved.
> 
> Well, I tried to ping those to confirm they are never in use and
> I got an answer! Then I tried 192.168.1.2 and it answered!!
> 
> So what is the scoop on those numbers and RFC1597?

[rs0.internic.net]
IANA (IANA-CBLK-RESERVED)
   Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
   Information Sciences Institute
   University of Southern California
   4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 1001
   Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695

   Netname: IANA-CBLK1
   Netblock: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.0

   Coordinator:
      Reynolds, Joyce K.  (JKR1)  JKRey@ISI.EDU
      (310) 822-1511

   Domain System inverse mapping provided by:

   NS.ISI.EDU                   128.9.128.127
   DNS.MERIT.NET                35.1.1.42

   Record last updated on 01-Nov-94.


					Terry Lambert
					terry@cs.weber.edu
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