[CentOS] IP range

Thu Aug 2 21:05:36 UTC 2012
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 8/2/2012 12:54 PM John R Pierce spake the following:
> On 08/02/12 12:45 PM, Scott Silva wrote:
>> It doesn't work that way... You may think you bought 8 ip's, but you can only
>> pass traffic on 6... That is how it works... You buy 16, and only 14 work. The
>> first and last address are as Johnny said...
> I've also seen DSL networks like this where those extra IPs are bridged 
> not routed.  in these cases, you use the same gateway as the 'main' IP, 
> but usually the main IP has a /24 or whatever mask that encompasses ALL 
> the IPs.
> regardless, the OP should contact the ISP and find out what the mask and 
> gateway are for the extra IPs.
I guess with the ipv4 drought, this will become even more common... Until
everyone gets to ipv6...