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Network Cable Testing Diagnostics

I've recently helped a friend wire his new office up with Ethernet cable wall sockets that all connect to a central patch panel. The issue I currently have is with testing the cable.. I receive the ...
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How to build a Software-Network-Tester?

The company where I work is building special twisted pair network cables. Those cables need to be tested for function and performance (100/1000 Base-T). Since we only produce small batches of those ...
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Non-Marvell virtual cable tester

The Marvell Yukon chip set can act as a fairly good cable tester and I have heard that there are some other devices that can do the same (some switches for instance). Does anyone know of other chip ...
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What's a reliable way to test patch panel connections?

I just had to run a total of 12 cat5 cables into a patch panel. This was the first time I'd actually done that. I'm reasonably confident that I got all the wires in the right order after some initial ...