[CentOS] DHCP static hosts and subnet configuration

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Oct 17 18:11:27 UTC 2008

Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> My personal opinion, if you're using RFC1918 addresses for internal
> networks, you should only use netmasks everywhere, even
> though it's a network for one machine only. Dealing with netmasks is a
> PITA, and should be avoided unless there's a real reason to use it,
> for instance with valid IPs.

on a large WAN, /24 vlan segments are often too small.    we use /20 
slices of 10-net for VLAN's here.   /all/ 10-net vlans are /20.  we also 
use some 172.16-31 and 192.168 spaces, those are all /24

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