Labeling Cables and Keeping Accurate Records

About this task

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:

Procedure