What do ethernet colors mean? Tags: Light Ethernet Card Networking Last response: October 5, 2008 10:39 PM in Networking Share redss October 4, 2008 6:13:32 PM When I plug in an ethernet cable into my network port, sometimes there is a green light, and sometimes the light is yellow instead. I can't find this documented anywhere, what exactly do those colors mean? More about : ethernet colors SizroSpunkmire October 5, 2008 10:39:13 PM In most cases, green = gigabit connection / yellow = 100 mb connection. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources What Ethernet Cable Should I Buy? (Gaming PC) Forum What do red, orange, yellow, colors on LAN socket mean ? Forum Athlon XP Colors , What do they mean ? Forum What do the lights on an ethernet port mean ? Forum What is the secret behind Ethernet wire color scheme? Forum What went wrong? Colors messed up, screen scaled, etc. Forum What does i mean in corei3.i5 and i7 processors Forum What does this mean if u bought new colored ink but only blue and black shows wh Forum What does lan not connected mean Forum What the colored pins and plugs on PS's mean and are for? Forum Metro Ethernet Forum Need advice, concerning colors and TN Monitors. Forum What is the purpose of a gigabit ethernet switch? Forum What does it mean when it says a wired link of 1Gbps? Forum Bad display profile?- ALL COLORS YELLOW ON ALL VIDEO CARDS! Forum Long run of ethernet cable vs wireless Forum How to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network Forum New router - ethernet cables? Forum What do I need for office router/switch Forum Chorus/NTL (a UPC company) Cable TV box has an ethernet port Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !