For each host-only or NAT network, the virtual DHCP server allocates available IP addresses by using certain conventions. Workstation always uses a Class C address for host-only and NAT networks.

The net value is the network number assigned to the host-only or NAT network.

IP Address Use on a Host-Only Network

Range

Address Use

Example

net.1

Host machine

192.168.0.1

net.2–net.127

Static addresses

192.168.0.2–192.168.0.127

net.128–net.253

DHCP-assigned

192.168.0.128–192.168.0.253

net.254

DHCP server

192.168.0.254

net.255

Broadcasting

192.168.0.255

IP Address Use on a NAT Network

Range

Address Use

Example

net.1

Host machine

192.168.0.1

net.2

NAT device

192.168.0.2

net.3–net.127

Static addresses

192.168.0.3–192.168.0.127

net.128–net.253

DHCP-assigned

192.168.0.128–192.168.0.253

net.254

DHCP server

192.168.0.254

net.255

Broadcasting

192.168.0.255