Need Assistance with Wired Rack / Patch Panel Config! Tags: Configuration Management Cable Networking Last response: July 26, 2007 5:26 PM in Networking Share phorts July 25, 2007 7:10:34 PM Hey people! I have a question about a network wiring wall mount rack i've recently installed. I'm trying to configure and wire it but everything I try doesnt make any sense. I dont have a picture but i'll draw it describe it the best I can below. 8U Wall Mount Rack - http://www.l-com.com/item.aspx?id=4965 Cable Management Insert - http://www.l-com.com/item.aspx?id=7168 1U - 24 Port Patch Panel 1U - Cable Management Insert 1U - 24 Port Patch Panel 1U - Cable Management Insert 1U - 48 Port Switch 1U - Open 1U - Open 1U - Shelf I have 3' Patch Cables and I can't seem to get them all in and routed properly. 3' seemed to be the most popular so I went with those but am having a hard time cramming them all in. 1. Should I get 1' Patch Cables? 2. Should/Can I reconfigure My Rack so I can use my 3' cables? Thanks for any help! More about : assistance wired rack patch panel config sturm July 26, 2007 5:26:42 PM How about putting the switch between the 24 port patch panels: 1U - 24 Port Patch Panel 1U - Cable Management Insert 1U - 48 Port Switch 1U - Cable Management Insert 1U - 24 Port Patch Panel 1U - Open 1U - Open 1U - Shelf Or use 1 foot cables and do away with the cable management. You can run the cables straight down or up from the switch port to the patch panel. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Using LAN to LAN router bridge (Westell 9100em & WD n900) config issue Forum Fast breakdown Forum New home, pre- wired for networking..now what? Forum Bad hum from Audigy card when connected to Home A/V. Forum Still Awaiting Assistance Forum Multi-OS, Mirrored NAS storage? Forum Network Config ? Forum Prices per cable pull or per location? Forum Home office network/LAN woes Forum New building network Forum New Windows Server and Hyper V setup Forum Second computer as a monitor/GPU (minicluster) Forum Lutfi's (2nd WC build) - officially first, build log. Forum Tom's Hardware Member System Gallery Forum Network noob in need of help Forum Exploring Below Ambient Water Cooling Forum ICH10R - RAID 5 Failure Forum How to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network Forum Help with NAS server and ICS Forum Looking for cheap managed switch with port mirroring/monitoring Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !