How to Create a Network Diagram
In the Template Categories list, click the Network Diagram category. All of the libraries in the network diagram category appear in the central window.
Basic Network Diagram
Basic network diagrams show the primary
pieces of your network and how those pieces are connected. This article
describes how to quickly create a basic network diagram in Edraw Max. If you
have had Edraw installed, you can create a more detailed network diagram by using
the Detailed Network Diagram templates. The difference between the basic and
detailed network diagram templates is that the Detailed Network Diagram template
comes with more network symbols.
Create a Basic Network Diagram
Open Edraw. When Edraw opens, all you need to work with is the one titled
Template Categories. (Tips: If you already have Edraw open, on the Edraw Main
Button, point to New, and then click Choose Drawing Types....)
In the Template
Categories list, click the Network Diagram category. All of the libraries in the
network diagram category appear in the central window.
Double-click the template titled Basic Network Diagram.
network diagram shapes library opens, most of the space is taken up with a blank
drawing page. Because it is important to line up the shapes when you create a
diagram, the page appears with grid lines on it.
Connect Network Diagram Shapes with the Smart Connector
It's easy to connect organizational chart shapes in Edraw.
On the Home tab, in the Basic Tools group, click the
a smart connector you need to point the cursor at any connection point of the
shape. The connection point will be highlighted red.
Network Diagram Examples
The following images are drawn with the Edraw network diagram software. You can find more examples in the example gallery. The following illustrations show some basic
Home Network Diagram
Cisco Network Design
Create a detailed network diagram
Creating a detailed network diagram with Edraw is an effective way to design
and document a computer network, like the following illustration.
Using the Detailed Network Diagram templates and the data Link features, you
can create a diagram that shows how equipment is logically or physically
connected, add initial data to identify each shape, and then import and link
external data to your network shapes.
How to Draw 3D Network Diagram