Network Architecture: Switches

June 12, 2017

Working at client’s space today, setting up their internal network from the ground up. Learned a few things today:

  • Ideally have:

Wall –> Router –> Managed Switch –> Unmanaged Switches (subnets) –> End Users

  • Difference between unmanaged and managed switches:


- can control individual ports
- set static/dynamic ips
- sniff traffic

Also learned about a new (for me) community:

Similar to HN but more for security and reverse engineering.

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