DataCenter color-coding cabling schema

Yardiel Fuentes yardiel at
Sat Mar 12 19:11:57 UTC 2016

Hello Nanog-ers,

Have any of you had the option or; conversely, do you know of “best
practices" or “common standards”,  to color code physical cabling for your
connections in DataCenters for Base-T and FX connections? If so, Could you
share  any ttype of color-coding schema you are aware of ?…. Yes, this is
actually considering paying for customized color-coded cabling in a Data

Mr. Google did not really provide me with relevant answers on the above…
beyond the typical (Orange is for MMF, yellow for SMF, etc)…

Any reasons for or against it welcome too...

Yardiel Fuentes

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