DataCenter color-coding cabling schema

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Tue Mar 22 15:36:49 UTC 2016

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Yardiel Fuentes" <yardiel at>

> 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
> Center...

EIA/TIA 568/598 talk to fiber color coding.  They have one for copper too,
but I can't find it either, off hand.

google://cable+jacket+color+standards is a pretty good search for this

-- jra
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