Shared cabinet "security"

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Fri Feb 12 16:49:21 UTC 2016

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Hammett" <nanog at>
> If you have multiple entities in a shared space, how can you mitigate the
> chances of someone doing something (assuming accidentally) to disrupt your
> operations? I'm thinking accidentally unplug the wrong power cord, patch cord,
> etc. Accidentally power off or reboot the wrong device.
> Any sort of mesh panels you could put on the front\rear of your gear that you
> would mount with the same rack screw that holds your gear in?

Yup; a standard rack item for audio installs; they go over equalizers and
the like.  You shouldn't have any trouble finding them in 1U and 2U, maybe

-- jra
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