A Two-Tier Address Structure for the Internet: A Solution to the Problem of Address Space Exhaustion

Abstract

Address space exhaustion is one of the most serious and immediate problems that the Internet faces today [1,2]. The current Internet address space is 32-bit. Each Internet address is divided into two parts: a network portion and a host portion. This division corresponds the three primary Internet address classes: Class A, Class B and Class C. Table 1 lists… (More)
DOI: 10.17487/RFC1335

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