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 SolvedCable modem + wired router + patch panel + wireless access points = Over my head/Spotty Connectivity Forum SolvedPatch panel, do I need a switch? Forum Rj45 patch panel wiring standards. Forum Rj48x via shielded cable to patch panel rj45 wiring Forum SolvedNeed help with front panel audio wiring Forum Need help with front panel audio wiring Forum Need help with front panel wires Forum Need help with wiring front panel connectors Forum Need help with front panel wires Forum Do you need Arkanoid Cocktail control panels, wire harness.. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !