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Determining default gateway address in subnets

Posted on 2008-11-08
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Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Lets say I have a Class C IP network hosting address. I'm borrowing 4 bits, so my subnet mask is Would the default gateway address for each subnet be, since all the subnets are on the same network? If not what would each be and why?
Question by:telecomkev

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jimmypants earned 120 total points
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the default gateway can be set to any IP within the subnet....whatever the ip of the router is.
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akahan earned 255 total points
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The default gateway is the IP address of whichever device on your network sends packets to OTHER networks.  It'd typically be the LAN address of your router.  It would NEVER be; that's a subnet mask, NOT an address.

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