Netw410 Week 1 Lab Report Essay

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NETW410 Week 1 Lab Report September 3, 2014 Lab #1, Introduction to Visio Question 1 (3 points) What is your experience with the Visio software? Have you used it before or is it your first experience with Visio? I have no experience with Visio. This is going to be the first time that I will use Visio. Question 2 (3 points) How did you access Visio? How do you feel about the different access methods? The first time I access Visio was by going into the iLab portal to access the software. Once I downloaded the software I was able to access directly from my hard drive. The different method of accessing Visio, provides me with an assortment of venues in completing my course assignments. Question 3 (3 points) What version of Visio…show more content…
It is a simple diagram but lacking in detail information. http://www.databasewisdom.com/picturepost/images/20100112182723_home_network.png Question 6 (6 points) What websites did you use to find Visio icons for networking. Which sites were most useful to you? Which ones did you like best in terms of icons available? Did you find others? The websites that I used as an initial start in obtain Visio icon stencils were the Cisco and Microsoft. I found that this to site provide a good assortment of Visio stencils, but I feel that the Cisco site had more of a selection of router and switch stencils to choose from. Question 7 (6 points) What is the difference between a logical network diagram and a physical network diagram? (1 point) When would you use each type? (1 point) The difference is that physical network diagram depicts connectivity of each of your hosts on the network. It shows the physical layout of a network which includes the actual nodes, segments and hosts that appear on the actual layout. Where as a logical network diagram depict the data flow of a network. You would use a logical network diagram when tell a user how domain names are assigned, which servers are perform specific tasks, and how all network components communication with each other. The use of a physical network diagram would be used to show the physical connections of network components. Use the Internet to find

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