Building Home Network by Using a Hub
Get to know more about Home Network and methods to build up home network by using hub
Home Network would allow multiple computers to interact with one another so as to share files, resources and Internet Connection. With the introduction of Home Network the swapping of files between computers becomes easy. With the help of home network you can access any computer on the network with comfort and convenience. Home network would allow computers to access a single printer and thereby eliminate the need of multiple printers. In the home network with the help of the large central hard drive you could even backup all computers. Network adapters, Network hubs and Switches, Routers and access point, modems and network cables, etc. are hardware which is used in Home Network. Radio Free Network, Phone line Network, AC Network, Traditional Ethernet and Direct cable connection are some of the types of home networks.
The following are some of the details about hub and the method to build up a home network by using hub:
- Method to Build Network Using Hub
- Things to Know
Hub is a small box-like device which comes with multiple Ethernet ports. With its help, the Ethernet cable could be connected to any computer within range. The Home network hub is usually built in a high speed modem which includes the router to link the LAN and Internet. With the help of the hub data could be easily transmitted to all connected devices. In order to manage high range of traffic the Hub does not require any complex switching.
Method to Build Home Network Using Hub
In order to build up a home network you need to follow certain steps. First you would have to turn off all the computers which you wish to network. Then you need to turn on your Hub. After that you need to power on your computer and then take one end of the Ethernet cable and plug it to the numbered port on your hub. You need to plug the other end of the Ethernet cable to your computer's Ethernet jack. If the setup is correct then the lights which represent the network connection will come on.
You would have to consider certain things while you are building up a home network using a hub. Firstly, you need to ensure that the cables are connected properly. Then you must ensure that the computer in the network has its own unique name and also check that the workgroup shares the same name.
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