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The problem that I'm facing has to do with the labeling above the hub's. I tried every possible hub in Packet Tracer and none of them had the configuration for IP. My guess is that the IP given is the IP of a VLAN or a Subnet. Can someone confirm me this?

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Thanks!

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  • Hubs are bacically powered cables. They do not know anything about VLANs or IP.
    – Ron Maupin
    Jun 24 at 18:32
  • Then what does the IP above the hub represent?
    – Qwerty99
    Jun 24 at 18:47
  • Zac explained that.
    – Ron Maupin
    Jun 24 at 19:06
  • I'm dumb and I don't understand it!
    – Qwerty99
    Jun 24 at 20:37
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A label like 10.0.4.0/24 doesn't indicate a device IP address but a network address for the segment/subnet/VLAN running over that device. You can tell by the host part (fourth octet for /24) being all zero.

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  • And how about configuring the VLAN? Should I do that in the Hub itself or somewhere else?
    – Qwerty99
    Jun 24 at 18:01
  • A (repeater) hub is entirely agnostic of higher-layer concepts like VLANs or even frames. You can picture a hub as a powered cable. Usually, hubs are entirely unmanaged. You configure VLAN connectivity (participating access and trunk ports) on the connected switches, and the L3 addressing on connected hosts and routers.
    – Zac67
    Jun 24 at 18:48

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