Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

As I understand it, the terms Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) and Variable-Length Subnet Masking (VLSM) effectively refer to the same thing. Is there any noteworthy difference between the proper definitions of these terms? What is the history or relation between the two?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

read this How does Subnetting Work?

I believe it is explain in one of the answers there.

share|improve this answer
    
yes indeed, it is there for certain, hopefully that sets you straight. –  SpacemanSpiff Feb 16 '11 at 4:54
    
Thanks for the link, but could you actually include the appropriate content in your answer? –  Iszi Feb 18 '11 at 6:06

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.