Design of a Virtual Area Network for National Open University Sokoto Study Center

Автор: Zaharaddeen M. Bello, Bello A. Buhari, Sirajo Shehu

Журнал: International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies @ijwmt

Статья в выпуске: 1 Vol.10, 2020 года.

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Nowadays, there is a need for an efficient and effective way in which computers are interconnected. In National Open University Sokoto Study Center network there exist problems such as: more traffic which may slower the network performance, bandwidth wastage and security problems because the host and servers that are connected to Layer 2 switch are part of the same network segment. To resolve these problems we identify the networking media that best suits the network to enable person-to-person communication, determine the best network architecture that would enable effective resource sharing between all staff offices, design respective VLANs for different units, configure network addresses for each units and identify configurations required on router and switches to create VLAN’s and Inter VLANrouting. After the implementation of proposed Virtual Local Area Network in ICT unit of National Open University Sokoto study center, effective resource sharing and communication is achieved. Hence, implementation of this study is practically cost effective.


VLAN, Network, National Open University, Local Area Networks, Resource Sharing

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IDR: 15017171   |   DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2020.01.03

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