Virtual local area networks or VLANs are also prone to many of the security issues. Till now a number of researches have been carried out regarding the security of the VLANs. From these researches, no intrinsic security reviews have emerged that would challenge the security of the VLANs. However, these researches do point out a […]
InterVLAN routing is one of major concepts that should be understood in order to understand the working of VLANs. For all the devices lying within a VLAN, Layer 3 routing is not required for communicating with one another. On the other hand, the devices that are located in separate VLANs, a layer 3 routing device […]
The quality, speed, efficiency etc. of a network all depend to a large extent on its basic hardware components. The hardware components used in networking are called networking equipment or networking hardware. This hardware typically refers to the devices that in a way facilitate the use of an information network. The basic hardware components include […]
Each device has its own function in a network environment. Two reasons confusion exists are (1) all three are simple boxes with several plugs that accept cables and (2) at times the functions of each device are rolled into one single device.
A hub, also known as a repeater, is a simple device used for […]