A reliable cable labeling system is essential when planning and
installing a network.
Keeping accurate records helps you to:
- Relocate devices easily.
- Make changes quickly.
- Isolate faults in the distribution system.
- Locate the opposite end of any cable.
- Know the types of network devices that your cabling
infrastructure can support.
Follow these guidelines when setting up a cable labeling system
suitable for your installation:
Identify cables by securely attaching labels to
all cable ends.
Assign a unique block of sequential numbers to the
group of cables that run between each pair of wiring closets.
Assign a unique identification number to each
Identify all wiring closets by labeling the front
panel of your Extreme Networks equipment and other hardware.
Keep accurate and current cable identification
Post records near each equipment rack. For each
cable drop, include information about the cable source, destination, and jumper