Computer Networks | IP Addressing | Question 2

Which of the following can be used as both Source and Destination IP?
(A) 198.168.1.255
(B) 10.0.0.1
(C) 127.0.0.1
(D) 255.255.255.255


Answer: (B)

Explanation: 192.168.1.255 is a Direct Broadcast Address (DBA),  DBA  can’t be used as Source Address.

127.0.0.1 Loopback address again can’t be used as the source address.

255.255.255.255 is Limited Broadcast Address, which cannot be used as DBA.



10.0.0.1 can be both used as both source and destination IP address.

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