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This is a boolean value where true means that you can expect L2 connectivity throughout the Network and false means that there is no guarantee of L2 connectivity. You can also use the tags , tags-any , not-tags , not-tags-any query parameter to filter the response with tags. The provider extension allows administrative users to define a physical binding of a logical network. Value is 4 or 6. Sorts by a subnetpool attribute. In the address allocation architecture of the Internet using CIDR and in large organizations, it is necessary to allocate address space efficiently.

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Choose the instance that you want to move, choose Actions , choose Instance State , and then choose Stop. Skip this step if you are testing this procedure or you do not want to stop or reboot your instance.

Choose Actions , Image , and then Create Image. Type an Image name and Image description. Choose the No reboot option if you are testing this procedure or you do not want to stop or reboot the instance.

Wait for the Status to change from pending to available. Choose the same instance type as the instance you want to move, and choose Next: For Network , choose your VPC, and for Subnet , choose the subnet that you want to launch the new instance. If the instance is a production instance, choose Protect against accidental termination , and then choose Next: Accept the defaults, and then choose Next: For Key , type Name, and for Value , type your instance name. To continue, choose Next: Choose the same security group that was applied to the instance that you are moving.

Since there are multiple hosts within the entire organization, the network type choice is a broadcast network. It is also decided that each department would have independent subnet. To interconnect departments and to allow Internet access, there will be IP routing mechanism for subnet inter-communication. Assuming two IP addresses are already reserved as the network ID and broadcast addresses, then there are 14 remaining IP addresses for host.

You can then assign the following subnet for each department 1st Department: By subnetting a larger network into smaller networks with certain host size the network can hold, there should be minimal to no waste of IP address use.

As in any network, there is no point of creating VLSM to reserve IP address use without some kind of mechanism to provide communication between these smaller-size networks. In other words, there must be some IP routing in place for inter-communication between networks or between device in different network such as inter-communication between devices in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd departments.

In routing technology, there is a network device that act as a gateway to reach outside network. In other words, this gateway device should be able to handle traffic routing between networks. The perfect device to handle the routing is the router. Therefore the router should handle the gateway IP address. Since each subnet has its own gateway IP address, then each subnet requires dedicated router interface to handle gateway business.

Note that there are four networks that need to intercommunicate. The 1st three networks are the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Departments The last network is the Internet. Each of these networks requires dedicated router interface to act as the gateway to handle gateway business of reaching outside network.

This gateway in IP network shows as just another host within certain network. Therefore there would be one IP address from each above subnet reserved for the gateway.

Let's say then 1st Department gateway IP address: These should be available for all hosts within each department. Fortunately, this router has 4 different interfaces with routing capabilities. You can then have each router interface to handle gateway IP address of each department and to reach the Internet. Let's say Switch 1 is dedicated for 1st Department, Switch 2 is dedicated for 2nd Department, and Switch 3 is dedicated for 3rd Department.

Therefore the following applies to all hosts that connect to the respective switch. One host will have the following. As mentioned, hosts within all department need to reach other hosts that reside at outside world i. These outside world hosts do not reside within To connect to the outside world, the router must have ability to reach subnets that are not within To set the router to have such ability, there are multiple ways.

One way is to define each and every subnet available within the outside world. Another way to set the router is to define the gateway. As mentioned, the gateway should be device that has ability to do routing. In addition, this device must have knowledge on how to reach those outside subnets.

The perfect choice is the ISP device that the router connects to. For this connection, the router is utilizing the 4th interface. You should assign the router's 4th interface IP address and subnet based on the network info your ISP provides. The router's 4th interface then will serve the entire organization network connectivity to the outside world. In Cisco router, the command to set gateway is the following.

FYI, gateway or default gateway term is sometime referred as "the gateway of last resort" since it will be used only to reach unknown or undefined subnets. In addition, there are additional two departments. Let's say these two departments are called 4th and 5th Departments. The 4th Department host number will be five. The 5th Department host number will be three. There will be plan to host three new servers that are accessible from the Internet.

To simplify administration, the existing servers and printers will be moved and kept under the same area as the new servers. Let's call this area "server farm". To provide network security i. Since you are using Private IP Address Note that there are multiple network types with this new network design.

Network of Router 1, 1st Dept. However network type of Firewall and Router 4 network is point-to-point network. Therefore the network type used would be still broadcast network, only that it consists of two useable IP addresses somewhat point-to-point network.

Based on this, we can keep using the existing router that serves 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Dept. The two new 4-interface routers will be Router 2 and Router 3 respectively. The 2-interface router will then be Router 4. To start, let's recalculate the assigned subnets for each department. We will be minimizing on readdressing all the hosts. Therefore there will be IP address reusing and reassigning.

Network Info 1st Dept. To support these routes, there will be a need to assign specific IP address to specific router interface. Router 1 4th interface IP address: Let's take close look on the Similarly, 4th and 5th Depts subnets that the Router 3 presenting to other routers are also candidates for supernetting of To conserve router's resources, we then supernet the networks. To support these routes, there will be a need to assign specific IP address to specific device interface.

Router 4 2nd interface IP address: Router 1 ip route Suggestion Since only the new servers are Internet accessible, it is a good idea to separate them from the existing servers by group. One group will be the Internet accessible server group and another group will be the non-Internet accessible server group.

This separation objective is to provide more secured network and broadcast traffic control. The separation involves assigning dedicated subnet to each server group.

You should be able to do the work by either subnet the existing Network Design 3 You may notice that above network design is pretty much what small business have as their network.

Let's have another look of network design. This time you need to setup private network that consist of three sites as follows. As previous illustration, you are assigned Following is one way of design the network. In real-live network, this network design could be a hub-and-spoke private network where the Router 1 and LAN 1 is the Main Office where others are Branch Offices. In addition, Main Office tends to house more hosts to serve all offices.

Therefore you may need to assign larger subnet for Main Office and to assign smaller subnet for Branch Office. This network design could also be a local network within one office where the Router 1 and LAN 1 is the Main router with its network and each of other routers represent departement router. For more sample network design, check out the following FAQ. Site 3 Router 1 - Router 3: Following are the network setup with their associated subnet assignment. You may notice that these routes to reach specific subnets are preferable to reach the intended subnets or IP addresses.

When there are no available routes to reach specific subnets, then the default gateway route is chosen as the last resort. First Illustration Let's review the following routes ip route 0. This IP address falls within the Therefore the traffic will be forwarded via the As a note, this For the next example, let's say there is a traffic that need to reach a host with IP address of This IP address does not fall within the There is however a route to reach any IP address that falls within As a next example, let's say there is a traffic that need to reach a host with IP address of There is however a route to reach any IP address that can be used as last resort when there is no match to any of the specific route available.

Second Illustration Now let's say there are following routes ip route 0. There is however more specific route to reach a host with IP address that falls within the Note that in IP routing, route with more specific info or in other words longer prefix is preferable to the less specific info or in other words shorter prefix. Therefore the traffic that need to reach a host with IP address of Third Illustration As a next illustration, let's review the following routes ip route 0.

There is however a statement of no ip classless is being used. This statement means that any CIDR routes with more specific than their classful route are ignored. This statement also means that a classful routing is used and will ignore any subnetted network. On early discussion, there are terms called Class A, B, and C network. When the no ip classless is being used, any specific routes than Similarly, any specific routes than When more specific routes that have longer prefix are being ignored, traffic will take either the full class network route or will take the default gateway route as the last resort if available.

In the case of reaching IP address that fall under With the need of reaching a host with IP address of Instead the traffic will consider the In the case of following routes ip route 0. As you may note in this illustration, a Classful routing system is used instead of a Classless routing system. In Classful routing system as indicated by the no-ip-classless statement , any routes that have longer prefix than their associated Class A, B, or C network as result of subnetting are ignored.

With Classful routing system, more specific routes or routes with longer prefix are preferred. There is also an IP address of the host used as gateway to reach the intended host IP address. This IP address is called the next hop IP address. Let's review the following illustration. From the subnet mask, you can see that both A and B are within the same network When there are hosts within the same network, the hosts are called within the same network or within the same broadcast domain.

Let's discuss this broadcast domain further. There was a mention of a Layer-2 mechanism called Broadcast used for communication between hosts within the same network. The network is sometimes called Broadcast Domain, since the broadcast traffic only exists within the network within the domain and does not by default leave outside the network.

You may note that this Broadcast Domain relates closely to Subnet Mask. By checking IP addresses and Subnet Masks of itself and the other host's, a host can tell if the other host in communicating partnership is within the same network or is outside network.

As example, let's say the Host A of Since both hosts A and B know that they are in the same Broadcast Domain, both hosts know that there will be no route necessary to communicate between each other. Both hosts A and B simply do their Layer-2 mechanism without the necessity of routing the traffic flow. When A needs to communicate with C of Since both hosts A and C know that they are at different network, both hosts know a Layer-3 IP routing mechanism is needed.

The same consequences take place when B needs to communicate with C. Now say there is a host D of From host D perspective, D sees A, B, and C as hosts that stay within the same subnet as D itself due to the host D's subnet mask identity. The existance of such host D as you may note create confusion. In real network, this confusion create routing and traffic flow ambiguity which lead to inability to communicate between host D and the rest of the network say A, B, and C.

Check out following thread for further illustration. The concept of Classless network makes it possible to break up single large classfull network such as Subnetting makes these smaller networks independent networks while the large classfull network is seen as network summary or supernet of all of those smaller networks.

As shown, CIDR plays important part in routing. The longer prefix a route statement provides, the more preferable the route is. However such condition only applies when the network is the Classless network. By using IP address and subnet mask, CIDR provides mechanism of how and when IP route inter-domain or inter-broadcast-domain routing is necessary for communication between hosts in IP network. These mechanisms are as you may see fundamental parts of IP version 4 network communication.

As mentioned, the network design and IP routing discussion here is used only to illustrate better understanding of subnetting concept and to describe how subnetting concept is applied in IP network in order to provide appreciation beyond a mere mathematics or beyond certification test passing. If you like further discussion on network design, check out the following FAQ. It is highly suggested to read the above prerequisite link before reading this topic due to some terminologies and understanding of the link content.

Basically this is the 2nd chapter of the prerequisite link content. Even when you feel you understand Class C network subnetting already and are ready to move up to the next level, it is always a good idea to refresh the concepts and some definitions.

When the first 3 octets in Class C subnet calculation are always constant and only last octet changes as shown above , the first 2 and last octets in Class B subnet calculation are always constant where only the third octet changes.

Similarly, the first and last two octets in Class A subnet calculation are always constant where only the second octet changes. Quick Review Let's review a As you can see, this is a broadcast network. You can then determine the following By considering the last octet, you should be able to see Following is a list of smaller subnet groups to make up Class B network The same concept applies to both Class B and Class A network subnetting. Determine such basically follows the same understanding as determine As you may notice, the represents one of and the represents two of By applying the same understanding, there are two two Let's say the gateway IP address would be Some hosts within the subnet will have the following network info As illustration, let's say you have Here is the breakdown on the 1st network The remaining networks would be the following You may now see that the Tips and Tricks 1.

With Class B network, it is similar concept with focusing on the 3rd octet. As mentioned, you only focus on the 3rd octet where the 1st two and last octets are constant. In other word, only the 3rd octet is changing as follows. You can apply this correlation to find out smaller subnet quantity when subnetting Class B network into smaller Class C network.

Here is the process. With Class B subnetting process, you only focus on the last two octets; the 3rd and the 4th. Let's remove the 1st two octets and just focus on the last two octets. When only focusing on the last two octets, there are the 1st 12 bits set to one where the remaining 4 bits are set to zero.

Using the concept of size doubling, then you have the following table. As to find out quickly the number of IP address within the a Class B network, you are using the same concept as dealing with the Class C network; which is based on the number of bits that are set to zero. As you may notice, the illustration assumes you can use Subnet Zero.

Determine Smaller Subnet Range Problem 1: Let's say you have a full Class B network, which is As a result, the IP address you have is There is a similar process as previous problem, with some additional steps to deal with non-round number. In other word, we take the only. This round number represents the 3rd octet. In other word, th subnet Network Broadcast IP address: These two problems assume that you can use Subnet Zero.

If you cannot use Subnet Zero, you need to modify the formula although the concept is the same. From previous note, you can then apply the formula or process within Problem 2 into Problem 1 with the same result.

In other words, Problem 2 formula or process is in general form compared to the Problem 1. You are using the similar process as in the Class C network with the difference of working on the 3rd octet only where the 1st, 2nd, and 4th octets are constant. Following are the steps when deals with Class B subnetting: Focus only on the 3rd octet, which is the Similarly all bits within the last octet are set to zero.

Only bits within the 3rd octet are changing. Let's focus on the bits within this 3rd octet. As you know, there are 8 bits within the 3rd octet. Subtract 8 by 6 to have 2. This 2 represents the remaining 2 bits set to one; which are also the 1st 2 bits within those 8 bits.

Take these 2 bits as additional set-to-one bits into the 1st 16 bits of the full Class B subnet mask. The full Class B subnet mask has the 1st 16 bits set to one. With additional 2 bits set to one, there are total of the 1st 18 bits set to one. In a real-world network design, there are certain considerations as follow.

Static Routes As simplification, these are the routing statement on each router. Similar setup takes place on Routers 2 and 3 as follows. The superset is then set as Area Summary Network to simplify routing tables. Router 1 Router 2 Router 3 3. If you have not read either one, please do so to avoid confusion.

In Cisco world and networking in general , there is a term called Wildcard Subnet Mask which is a result of inversing a subnet mask. Don't worry, there is easier way to understand it. Background Theory Let's say you have the following subnet.

The inverse of the subnet mask in binary format is then the following No worries, there is an easier way to understand this. We still can strictly use decimal number system to find out subnet mask inverse. This way you can get quicker result without skipping basic understanding. As always, the key is to use decimal number system with binary number system in mind. When you know, remember, or count the quantity of IP addresses or IP subnet within certain VLSM network; you should be able to quickly deduct how the wildcard or inverse subnet mask in question looks like.

This way, you can skip the binary arithmetic and use strict decimal arithmetic to get you a much quicker result with much simpler way. Following is the list of ways. Note that when we do binary inverse, we do it octet by octet. Each octet has number from 0 to To quickly find the inverse subnet mask, you can use the result of subtracted by the given octet. Host Number This is another way of finding inverse subnet mask.

Take the last number and apply that to inverse subnet mask. Using the 2nd method the Host Number , you will apply the last number of each octet to the inverse. The constants in Class C subnet calculation, which are the first three octects, are all 0. In Class B subnet calculation, the constants are 0 for the first two octets while the last octet is constant In Class A subnet calculation, the constant is 0 for the first octet while the last two octet constant is ACLs and wildcard mask syntax.

If you have not read the link, please do so before continue. Masks to configure IP addresses on interfaces start with and have the large values on the left side for example, IP address This is sometimes called an inverse mask or a wildcard mask.

When the value of the mask is broken down into binary 0s and 1s , the results determine which address bits are to be considered in processing the traffic. A 0 indicates that the address bits must be considered exact match ; a 1 in the mask is a "don't care". The following table further explains this concept. Mask Example network address traffic that is to be processed The last set of numbers are "don't cares".

Therefore, all traffic beginning with So, with this mask, network addresses The ACL inverse mask can also be determined by subtracting the normal mask from In the following example, the inverse mask is determined for network address Subnet masks can also be represented as a fixed length notation.

The following describes how to summarize a range of networks into a single network for ACL optimization. Example 1 Consider the following networks. The following is an explanation of how to summarize these into a single network. The third octet for the above networks can be written as follows, according to the octet bit position and address value for each bit. Note that M means "Match" and D means "Don't care".

As you can see, the first five bits match. All eight possible combinations of the three low-order bits the last three bits are relevant for the network ranges in question; creating binary numbers in sequence from 0 binary to 7 binary.

Therefore the above eight networks can be summarized into one network The following command defines an ACL that permits this network. The following is an explanation of how to summarize these.

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