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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification by Scott Bennett

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Day 28: Network Diagrams and Components

A physical topology displays actual device and wiring locations to help you efficiently locate and troubleshoot devices. Physical topologies can be categorized as bus, ring, mesh, or star topologies.

A logical map of the network topology groups hosts and devices by how they use the network. A logical topology map displays hostnames, address groups, network access, and applications in use on a network.

Table 1-6 describes the features of hubs and switches.

Table 1-6. Functions of Hubs and Switches

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The following key points define routers:

• Routers connect networks and route packets to their destination networks. ...

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