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Re: questions: Non-internet connected IP Address default ???

On Tue, 9 Dec 1997, David Oswald wrote:

>QUESTION: Is their a "generic" ip addressing scheme that should be used
>within this company , since it is not connected in any way to the net.
>Does it even matter? I guess I could use any address I want ...

Yes, use one of the "private" network blocks set aside for that purpose
by IANA.  I typically use any number that starts with 10 and chose a
netmask to suit the number of hosts needed.  Ie. 10.0.0.x with a netmask
of gives 254 hosts that can be used.

>QUESTION: I took a quick tour of their offices, and have noticed the hub
>in the closet. The brand - "David Systems", never heard of it myself...
>Will I have any problems passing TCP/IP over this hub? IP and IPX can
>exist together, cant they ??? I don't have any information on this hub
>other than it's name...

Yes, IP and IPX can coexist normally.

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