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Basic Topologies

Three smiling computers connected together. Source: Microsoft

This section covers the following areas:

Current common industry-standard LAN topologies and technologies covered by the IEEE8O2 and FDDI standards (including bus, star, ring, star-wired ring and wireless); equipment including connectors; repeaters, hubs, MSAUs; switches, routers, in the context of the topologies to which they apply.

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