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Chapter 21 Exercises. A router forwards packets between networks. (Given a destination host address, it must be able to figure out which network that machine is on.). Big Question A ddresses have to be assigned to hosts based on the network they are on. How can that be done?. Exercise.

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### Chapter 21 Exercises

A router forwards packets between networks.

(Given a destination host address, it must be able to figure out which network that machine is on.)

Big Question

Addresses have to be assigned to hosts based on the network they are on. How can that be done?

Exercise

You are the CIO of a company and get 10000 addresses total (numbered 0 to 9999) and have 10 networks each managed by a different administrator, and you want each network administrator to be able to assign addresses independently. How do you allocated addresses?

(Remember how routers work: move packets based on network addresses, not host addresses.)

• Does every host get a unique address?
• How many networks can be supported? How many hosts per network?
• How does a router know, from a destination address in a packet, which network the host is on?
Exercise

What if you had 100 networks in your company? What scheme would you use? Can you answer the questions from the previous slide?

Exercise

What if you had 12 networks in your company? What scheme would you use?

Your company is connected to the Internet via one router, so other computers can communicate with hosts in your network. What do the routers in the Internet need to know to send packets to your company’s networks?

Summary:

• with 10 networks, use 1st digit to indicate network, and 1000 hosts per network.
• with 100 networks, use 1st 2 digits to indicate network, and 100 hosts per network.
• (or some other rule…)
• can be decided by CIO/network admin.

BUT: somehow routers in your network have to be configured to know which part of the address is _________ _______ and ______ ________.

Come up with a scheme to indicate this.

Now: switch to binary instead of decimal.

Suppose you have 1 byte IP addresses. How many total IP addresses in the world?

Suppose you have 4 (sub) networks. How to allocate addresses?

How many hosts per network?

Can you compute the network from the host IP address?

What are the formulas for computing max hosts supported on a subnet and max # of networks?

How many bytes is that?

How is a 32-bit address written?

What are common divisions between network part and host part?

(p. 348)

Why was it invented?

How many class A networks? B? C? (What are the “implied” masks for these networks?)

Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)

What must routers know now in order to forward packets correctly?

What kind of address is this? (host? network? limited bcast? directed bcast?)

128.211.0.16/28

10.1.0.77/8

128.211.0.17/28

128.211.0.31/28

255.255.255.255/32