The role of reverse zone files

bob prohaska bp at
Thu Nov 11 03:13:16 UTC 2004

Steve Sandau <ssandau at> wrote:
> Additionally, somewhat off-topic, the .248 netmask gives you 256-248 
> addresses, or 8 total. The lowest address is the network address, and 
> the highest is the broadcast address. Both are unusable for hosts. This 
> leaves 6 addresses for hosts, one of which is used by the router.

Ok, that clears up one mystery. 

Just got a copy Albitz & Liu, 4th ed. That should
keep me quiet for a while 8-) It's surprisingly readable.

Thanks to all!

bob prohaska

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