How to Create Network Diagram?

Want to create a network diagram? We will provide you with an introduction to the network diagram and let you know how you can create a network diagram with our network diagram software.

How to create network diagram

What is a Network Diagram?

A network diagram shows how computers and network devices (e.g. router, switch, etc) connect within a network. It is widely used in network architecture design. A typical use of network diagrams is for tracking down network issues by studying how the computers and devices are connected and inter-related.

Network diagram example

Purpose of Network diagrams

A network diagram visualizes the structure of networking devices under a domain. It shows the devices involved in a network (e.g. routers, hubs, firewalls, etc) and how they interact with each other.

Network diagrams have a rich set of symbols which makes it easy to visualize different kinds of networks.

How to Draw Network Diagram?

  1. Select Diagram > New from the main menu.
  2. In the New Diagram window, select Network Diagram and click Next.
    Select Network Diagram
  3. Select an existing Network Diagram diagram template, or select Blank to create from scratch. Click Next.
  4. Enter the diagram name and click OK.
  5. Drag and drop the symbol of devices that form your network from the palette onto the canvas. Connect them with proper connector lines.
    Create Network Diagram
  6. When you finished, you can export the diagram as an image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your friends or co-workers (Project > Export > Active Diagram as Image…).

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