CST3607 Class Notes 2018-10-09

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Route Summarization / Route Aggregation / Network Address Aggregation

Step-1Convert the addresses to binary format and align them in a list.
Step-2Locate the bit where the common pattern of digits ends.(It might be helpful to draw a vertical line marking the last matching bit in the common pattern.)
Step-3Count the number of common bits.The summary route number is represented by the first IP address in the block, followed by a slash, followed by the number of common bits.

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