can anyone guide me to some tutorials on routers?
You might want to try here...
Negative also did a 2nd part to Network Basics here:
Other than that, build yer own using a dual-homed system (pc with two nics)
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Try doing a search on routers at either http://www.networkmagazine.com or http://www.nwc.com
Best resource is, of course, www.cisco.com documentation and manuals - very good.
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There is also http://www.routergod.com/ they explain a lot of the advanced concepts, which are fairly dry, with a bit of humor.