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Something like the "Senko Fibre Checker Visible Light-Source VFL 650nm" tester may be what you are looking for to allow quick visual verification and depending on the tests you are looking to do. Senko also have some other testers that you may find more suitable. Hope this helps.


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This is all about how you choose to view/organize/manage the connections. Neither the patch panel nor the switch know or care which port is connected to which other port. That being said, I totally get and agree with your method and idea. It makes it much easier from an administrative/management standpoint. One suggestion might be to purchase a second ...


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There's no need to match patch panel numbers with switch port numbers. It's not a scalable solution, and really doesn't add management value for an environment this size. Populate the drops that you intend to use and ensure that you have some free ports on the switch for expansion. You can label the cable ends if necessary. Buy a wire marker booklet or ...


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Where was this cabling that you checked? Was it inside a patch cable, or on the back of a patch panel with a punch-down? (this is not obviously clear from your question). If it was on a punch-down, the internal connections of the external blocks to the internal pins is not obvious. Different punch-downs have different wiring requirements, so you'll need to ...


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100 Mbps twisted-pair cabling used only two pairs of four - 1 and 2: 11233244 In your case White-Orange and Blue wires are used as pair, but they doesn't. Untwisted wires are wery sensitive to the interference and signal fading is higher, that is why wrong layout can drive to the various problems. All modern ethernet chips can do auto-MDX, so there is no ...



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