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LinkedIn Learning

Learning Subnetting

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn the basics of IPv4 addressing and master the skill of IP subnetting.


  • Simplify IP subnetting
1. The Structure of IPv4 Addresses
  • IPv4 address structure overview
  • IPv4 address formatting
  • Address classes
  • Public vs. private IPv4 communication
2. Types of IPv4 Communication
  • IPv4 communication overview
  • Unicast
  • Broadcast
  • Multicast
3. Binary Numbers
  • Binary numbering overview
  • Converting binary numbers to decimals
  • Converting decimal numbers to binary
  • Practice exercise #1
  • Practice exercise #2
4. Basic Subnetting
  • IPv4 subnetting overview
  • The network address
  • The directed broadcast address
  • The need for subnetting
  • Calculating available subnets
  • Calculating available hosts
  • Practice exercise #3
  • Practice exercise #4
  • Practice exercise #5
5. Advanced Subnetting
  • Advanced subnetting issues
  • Calculating usable IPv4 address ranges
  • Practice exercise #6
  • Practice exercise #7
  • Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)
  • Download practice exercises and tables
  • Review and next steps

Taught by

Kevin Wallace


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