Connecting network devices together isn’t just a case of randomly plugging in cable, care must be taken regarding the type of cable used for the connection

There are three types of cabling,

  • Straight-through,¬†used between devices which are different.
  • Cross-over, used between devices that are the same
  • Roll over, used to connect a computer to the console port of a switch/router so it can be configured
types of cable

Types of Cable

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