internal ip schemes (was RE: [thelist] IIS5: subdomains, how to configure)

Matt Liotta mliotta at
Thu Oct 31 21:42:10 CST 2002

Depending on your subnet mask you can use any IP in the range of - However, 0 and 255 is usually reserved for
the network and broadcast address respectively.

Matt Liotta
President & CEO
Montara Software, Inc.
888-408-0900 x901

> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: internal ip schemes (was RE: [thelist] IIS5: subdomains, how
> configure)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: .jeff [mailto:jeff at]
> > one really easy fix is to bind multiple ip addresses to the
> > network card.  then, set to use it's own ip
> > address.  on the main tab for the properties dialog for this
> > iis entry, click the advanced button and make sure to change
> > the ip address dropdown to the ip you wish to use.  also,
> > check to make sure there's a host header entry for
> > as well.  just for shits and giggles, make
> > sure the other iis entry has host header entries for
> > and
> thanks jeff! using a second ip address worked like a charm.
> i couldn't think of any ip addresses the were open in the 10.0.0.x
> so instead i pulled a number out of my butt which happened to be
> to my suprise this worked out fine. so now i have a
> question. can i use any number from 0 to 255 in place of the x in
> 10.x.x.x ?
> for example...
> would 10.0->255.0->255.0->255 work just fine (except for
> right?)? when would i need to change the subnet mask, if ever?
> thanks,
> chris.
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