This section explores private and public address types, how to determine the size of the network in relation to the addressing plan, and how to plan an IP addressing hierarchy. The section concludes with a discussion of various IP address assignment and name resolution methods.
NOTE Appendix B, "IPv4 Supplement," and Chapter 1, "Network Fundamentals Review," include detailed information about IPv4 addressing. You are encouraged to review any of the material in Appendix B and Chapter 1 that you are not familiar with before reading the rest of this chapter.
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