expand the IP address range RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I recently needed to expand the network. I did some reading and it seems the easiest and most efficient way to do this  to change my subnet mask to were i can use 500 ip.

    my network IP range is and subnet mask is

    so i want expand the network, kindly tell me how setup the expansion.

    my server resides at 10.10.5.X

    my gateway is 10.10.5.X

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 9:56 AM


  • The following example shows a depleted subnet with the following   settings:

    Subnet Address:
    Subnet Mask:

    This yields a network of 254 hosts with addresses from to 1921.68.1.254.

    The following example shows the result   if you use the resubnetting option:

    Subnet Address:
    Subnet Mask:

    You now have a network of 510 hosts with addresses from to (for scope, or 256 newly available

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    • Proposed as answer by Joseph Wageh Eshak Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:33 PM
    • Marked as answer by Kevin Remde Saturday, December 1, 2012 1:27 PM
    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:33 PM