Whether your setting up a small home network or an enterprise level system you should always take the time to plan your Network configuration. One of the tools offered by Cisco is a program call Packet Tracer. This program is a must have for any Network Admin looking to optimize, manage, and configure their network.
If you don’t have the latest version of Packet Tracer you can download it here:
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3 for Windows 64 Bit Edition
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3 for Windows 32 Bit Edition
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3 for Linux 64 Bit Version
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3 for Mac OS