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Active Directory Sites & Services Part 2 - need little more help

Posted on 2011-04-20
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Okay I am little confused here. When I am trying to create a new subnet for my site I am not sure what to put in both entries. I am not very good at calculating subnets, if that is required here.

ex. if our branch office ip's range from -

What do I need to put in Address and Subnet mask when creating new subnet in Active Directory sites and services for a New site.

subnet mask:
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It looks as though the branch office only has one subnet? If so, it is probably a class C subnet but to make sure, run ipconfig/all on a branch machine, get the subnet. It will be somehting like if it is a class c subnet. Anyway the subnet will remain the same for other ranges, the range will just change ie

If it is a class c subnet that would be represented by

if it is class b, that will be

class a
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jimbobmcgee earned 336 total points
ID: 35436272 is roughly equivalent to or
I say 'roughly equivalent' because it will actually include but there is no single subnet mask that could avoid that.

http://www.subnet-calculator.com, is one of my best friends on the internet!!

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Alright Thanks. I just wasn't sure if was okay to leave the last octet with a zero and the explanation when adding the subnet was kind of confusing.

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by:Joseph Moody
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no problem.

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