4.7. Troubleshooting Various Network Topologies

Depending on the type of network topology that you are using, you might experience a network failure that is specific to that topology. It's important that you understand the basics of each topology so that you can troubleshoot any type of network topology. In this section, we discuss each of the four main network topologies: bus, star, mesh, and ring.

4.7.1. Critical Information

Given a troubleshooting scenario involving a network with a particular network topology, you should be able to identify the network area affected and the cause of the stated failure. You should be familiar with these concepts for the four main network topologies: bus, star, ring, and mesh.

4.7.1.1. Bus

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