.255 and .0 addresses
Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Sep 13 07:40:08 CEST 2004
* Jon Lawrence: > Without doubt, the pools must be bigger than /24 in order for .0 or > .255 to be used as host addresses. Never tried it personally, but I > can see no reason why .0.255 or .1.0 wouldn't be usable in a .0.0/23 > - obviously assuming that you pass /23 to the hosts as a netmask. Some sites filter .0 and .255, but I don't see why one should support such misconfiguration. ISPs with large dial-up ranges certainly assign .0 and .255 addresses to customers.