Consider the following two statements with respect to IPv4 in computer networking:
P: The loopback (IP) address is a member of class B network.
Q: The loopback (IP) address is used to send a packet from host to itself.
What can you say about the statements P and Q?
An IP address which belongs to class B has the first two bits in the first octet set to 10
10000000 - 10111111 (128 - 191)
The IP address range 127.0.0.0 – 127.255.255.255 is reserved for loop back.
An address that sends outgoing packet back to the same computer for testing.
Loopback Adrress i.e. 127 is a member of ClassA network.
P - False
Loopback address is use to test self connectivity i.e. is used to send a packet from host to itself.
Whenever a packet sent with loopback address goes till DLL and come back to machine again.
Q - True