1.2. Task 1.2: Identifying Network Components
One of the biggest mistakes a network administrator can make is to attempt to incorporate devices into their network without first understanding their function, let alone their identity. This task encourages you to collect and identify the components of your internetwork before attaching them and configuring them.
Your supervisor has ordered a series of devices and had them delivered to your site. In the process of unpacking each component, you take the time to read the documentation and perform a physical examination. Your visual inspection includes the identification of each and every external interface for interconnectivity and function.