4 Port 1000 MB "Hub"

Discussion in 'Network Routers' started by Guest, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Is there anyone that is aware of a low cost 4 port 10/100/1000 MB hub
    that is available? There seems to be a lot of switches around but not
    any hubs. I am looking for something I can easily insert in an Ethernet
    network to look at traffic on a given segment of the the network. I
    currently use a Netgear DS104 for that purpose but that is only 10/100.
    Guest, Nov 24, 2009
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  2. The message <-september.org>
    No such animal as a Gbit capable hub (all 8 wires are used for a Gbit
    connection). In fact, you'll be hard pressed to find a 10/100 hub other
    than in a museum or someone's junk box these days.
    Johnny B Good, Nov 24, 2009
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    terryc Guest

    The portability is the problem. A managed hub can usually be configured
    to treat two ports as the same LAN segment (aka act as hub)
    terryc, Nov 25, 2009
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