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Network Administrators Survival Guide by CCIE No. 10401 Anand Deveriya

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Chapter 11. Documentation Tools: Network Diagrams

This chapter covers one of the most fundamental aspects of the networking profession—the network diagram. The chapter covers the following items:

Network Diagram Overview

A network diagram is, well, worth a thousand words!

A network diagram is essentially a topological map that depicts the network elements and the connections between them. Within the diagram, network elements are illustrated by icons while connections are illustrated as links. Every networking professional should use network diagrams. An up-to-date copy of the network diagram is one of the best troubleshooting weapons in a Netadmin’s war chest. ...

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