Cable Colors - A Standard

Nathan Ward nanog at
Thu Jun 19 19:50:41 CDT 2008

On 20/06/2008, at 4:19 AM, Glen Turner wrote:
> A useful tool is a audio cable tracer. When disconnecting
> a PC you attach the signal injector. You then use the other
> half of the tool to identify the cable (it buzzes when near).
> This allows the patch cables to be pulled with certainty
> rather than left in the rack just in case it attached to some
> other host and you fear causing an unplanned outage.

You whack on one of these things when there's still active gear on the  

Nathan Ward

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