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: ForumUsing LAN to LAN router bridge (Westell 9100em & WD n900) config issue ForumFast breakdown ForumNew home, pre- wired for networking..now what? ForumBad hum from Audigy card when connected to Home A/V. ForumStill Awaiting Assistance ForumMulti-OS, Mirrored NAS storage? ForumNetwork Config ? ForumPrices per cable pull or per location? ForumHome office network/LAN woes ForumNew building network ForumNew Windows Server and Hyper V setup ForumSecond computer as a monitor/GPU (minicluster) ForumLutfi's (2nd WC build) - officially first, build log. ForumTom's Hardware Member System Gallery ForumNetwork noob in need of help ForumExploring Below Ambient Water Cooling ForumICH10R - RAID 5 Failure ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumHelp with NAS server and ICS ForumLooking for cheap managed switch with port mirroring/monitoring More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !