RFC 1918 network range choices

Akshay Kumar akshay at mongodb.com
Thu Oct 5 14:53:54 CST 2017


https://superuser.com/questions/784978/why-did-the-ietf-specifically-choose-192-168-16-to-be-a-private-ip-address-class/785641

On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 10:40 AM, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> Does anyone have a pointer to an *authoritative* source on why
>
> 10/8
> 172.16/12 and
> 192.168/16
>
> were the ranges chosen to enshrine in the RFC?  Came up elsewhere, and I
> can't
> find a good citation either.
>
> To list or I'll summarize.
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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