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Re: Need help in enabling remote connection

From: "Tim Bruce - Postgres" <postgres(at)tbruce(dot)com>
To: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Shruthi A" <shruthi(dot)iisc(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Need help in enabling remote connection
Date: 2009-11-03 18:36:24
Message-ID: 9797.192.136.50.130.1257273384.squirrel@sm.tbruce.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, November 3, 2009 10:10, Scott Marlowe wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 1:53 AM, Shruthi A <shruthi(dot)iisc(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> -- Once this service is started, telneting the server on the given port
>> successfully connects.
>> -- Dear Ian Lea, i guess 10.0.0.1/24  is the same as 10.0.0.0/24  as the
>> mask '24' means that the first 3 octets (24 bits from the left hand
>> side)
>> must match ie both mean simply 10.0.0.*
>
> Actually 10.0.0.0/24 means that the right hand 24 bits don't matter,
> so anything starting with 10. will match.
>

Actually, it is the 24 left-most bits that matter, so this sets up a
network of 24 bits with 255 hosts that can connect.

I wasn't sure of this, so I just verified it with one of our network
engineers at work.

Tim
-- 
Timothy J. Bruce

Registered Linux User #325725


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