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LAN Topologies 1 LAN Topologies IT 240
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LAN Topologies 2 A B C D 11. This is an example of a mesh topology. Each computer is connected to every other computer. This type of topology is expensive to expand because of the amount of cable that is required to connect every computer to every other computer in the network.
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LAN Topologies 3 12. This type of topology is known as the star topology. Each workstation is individually connected to the bridge with a cat5e cable which is terminated at both ends. A star topology means that if one port goes down every other workstation will still be active.
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Unformatted text preview: The one major down fall being, if the hub goes down the entire network goes down with it. LAN Topologies 4 13. This topology is in the physical form of a star formation. From reading this chapter we know that the logical topology is that of a ring. The wires are continuous through the topology thanks to the hub which connects the ends of the wires to form a circle, or continuous connection. This is how the token is able to perform on the LAN....
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2011 for the course IT 240 IT 240 taught by Professor Sd during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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