Cable Colors - A Standard

Tim Jackson jackson.tim at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 20:45:50 CDT 2008


This one is plenty safe to stick on a live cable, plus it works a whole lot
better than the old analog ones:

http://www.flukenetworks.com/fnet/en-us/products/IntelliTone+Toner+and+Probe/Overview.htm?categorycode=CPTT

--
Tim

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 7:50 PM, Nathan Ward <nanog at daork.net> wrote:

> On 20/06/2008, at 4:19 AM, Glen Turner wrote:
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>> 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.
>>
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> You whack on one of these things when there's still active gear on the end?
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> Nathan Ward
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