From the Market Motive Forums: What does it mean when an IP address is appended with /24?
When you get sent an IP address with a slash, or three parts instead of four, it can be a bit surprising.
An IPv4 address is a 32 bit number. By convention we write it as 4 octets separated by dots, because this makes it easier for humans to grok.
Thus a full IP is 188.8.131.52. We call each number an octet because it’s 8 bits (8×4=32) and… Continue reading