· Create a network with a star topology.
Background / Preparation
You have been given the task of designing a network using a star topology. The star topology is one with a central point of connectivity. The central device should be a switch.
Required file: Creating Topologies.pka
Step 1: Create a network using a star topology.
a. Add a 2960 switch to the network topology between the Distriburtion2 router and the PCs.
b. Connect the switch to the Distribution2 router’s fa0/0 interface.
c. Connect the switch to each of the PC.
d. Enable the fa0/0 interface on the Distribution2 router.
Step 2: Reflection
a. What outcome would there be if a hub had been used instead of a switch?