I have some questions here about network class
If my private ip is under class C, will my public ip will fall under class C too or it might be different?
I mean the class network for public ip is assign randomly or it will follow the original class of my private ip
Class C has been little more than an archaic historical term for nearly thirty years following the introduction of CIDR in 1993. The netmask used by your public IP is determined by the configuration of the network as implemented by its operator, just as the netmask on your private network is configured by its operator, which may very well be you.
Your private IP should be assigned from one of the ranges in RFC 1918 - Address Allocation for Private Internets. A /24 subnet (which is not synonymous with the term
Class C despite the widespread misnomer) is often sufficient for a typical home network.
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