Network Diagram :
1.Click WS1 from network diagram and in WS1 configuration window click the option button "Use the following IP Address" and configure IP address as 192.168.1.3 , Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and default-gateway 192.168.1.1 and click OK button.
2. Next, click on WS2, and configure IP address 192.168.1.2, Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and default-gateway 192.168.1.1 and click OK button.
3. Ping from WS1 to WS2. It should be successful for verifying proper configuration.
WS1:ping WS2 Type escape sequence to abort. Sending 5,100-byte ICMP Echos to 192.168.1.2 , Timeout is 2 seconds: !!!!! Success rate is 100 percent (5/5), round-trip min/avg/max = 6/6/6 ms
Notes: Two workstations or client PC can communicate with each other using a Cross Cable. Note that a straight Ethernet cable is used for connecting a workstation (or a host) to a Switch or Hub, whereas a cross Ethernet cable is used for connecting a host to host or a switch to switch or workstation to workstation directly.