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Classless Inter-Domain Routing

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  1. IP addresses were originally described as consisting of two parts: the network address (which identified a whole network or subnet), and the host address (which identified a particular machine's connection or interface to that network)

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  2. CIDR, pronounced "cider"

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  3. a method of categorizing Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for the purpose of allocating IP addresses to users and for efficiently routing IP packets on the Internet

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  4. During the first decade of the modern Internet after the invention of the Domain Name System (DNS) it became apparent that the devised system based on classful network design of distributing the address space and routing IP packets was not scalable (

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  5. To alleviate the shortcomings, the Internet Engineering Task Force published in 1993 a new set of standards, RFC 1518 and RFC 1519, to define a new concept of allocation of IP address blocks and new methods of routing IPv4 packets

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