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Hey guys, need some advice here.  I am trying to reconfigure a complete hub system.  The way it is set up now is using all 10/100 3COM hubs.  There is a firewall in place but for some reason is is passing thru a 10 base T hub connected to a router (both Cisco).  First thing was to eliminate that 10 base T hub and connect it to the 3COM.  Then I was going to either replace the hubs with switches (if $$$ allow me to) and then connect the DB Server, the Domain Server, and User Server, Firewall, and the individual switches into another switch.  If I do so, there is no reason why I should uplink the switches is there?  Wouldn't that cause more drag?  If I cannont go with a switch system, I was going to purchase a single switch and hook up all the above items as well as each 3COM hub we presently have.  Yet again, can't I plug in each up to the switch and not eachother creating 4 (in this case) collision domains instead of one?  The network is a HOG now and I am in the planning stages and this is what I have come up with, any feedback will be greatly appreciated.  Right now we are using 5 3COM 10/100 Hubs 24 port.  Not bad hubs at all, but it is a ethernet backbone and all the hubs are connected as well as the servers and router are connected into a hub also.  Let me know what you think.  Thanks alot.

RE: Need some advice....

Nobody is going to read all that and try to come up with a suggestion.  Maybe you should draw a diagram of the network and place it on a site, then link it through this post.

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