Connect the nets

Which network technology can connect multiple IP subnets together?

A) Hub

B) Switch

C) Router

D) Server

E) It would be a lot easier if we could all connect to the same subnet, you know.

The answer: C) Router

Routers can connect multiple IP subnets by connecting networks at the OSI layer 3 Network layer.

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2 thoughts on “Connect the nets”

  1. Good practice question but the point is that a subnet is a “logical” grouping based on the IP; in contrast, a hub would be enough to connect physical “sub-groupings”.

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