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Posted on 2013-05-29
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Hi,
I found this IP address within our network.

0.251.167.100


Could someone explain to me what this means?  Do these numbers indicate anything noticeable?

Thanks.
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Question by:NYGiantsFan
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by:tailoreddigital
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Well it's not IPv6.  

Zero Addresses
the address range from 0.0.0.0 through 0.255.255.255 should not be considered part of the normal Class A range. 0.x.x.x addresses serve no particular function in IP, but nodes attempting to use them will be unable to communicate properly on the Internet.


FYI,
https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/thread/7432
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by:iammorrison
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that isnt IPv6, that is still IPv4. That looks like a class A public address, where is it on the network?
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by:NYGiantsFan
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Not IPv6?  Then why am I getting this IDS alert?

snort_decoder: WARNING: IPV6 truncated header
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