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Agreed! Currently we can all see color fine.

On Fri, May 19, 2017, 8:51 AM Craig Donnan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Larry - I'm reminded by staff here that color codes work great if one
> isn't color-blind....
>
> C
>
> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 8:37 AM, Larry Dougher <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> We standardized our colors last year. Green for APs, Blue for LAN, Black
>> for phones, Orange for HVAC/Security, and Red for WAN or servers (DHCP,
>> Firewalls, etc.).
>>
>> On Fri, May 19, 2017, 8:30 AM Robert Wickberg <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Our campus was renovated a decade ago, each wing was ripped down to it's
>>> shell and completely rebuilt.  The company that installed the cables wrote
>>> on the cables with sharpies, but only at the far end.  I find those
>>> readable, for the most part, but I don't usually have to, because when they
>>> installed the box covers, they labeled the jacks with the port # in the
>>> wiring closet using a brother label maker, or something similar.  Problem I
>>> had was I sometimes needed to trace in the other direction, and I had
>>> nothing.  So one summer I had an intern go around to each classroom and
>>> make me a spreadsheet of which port numbers are in which room.
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 8:13 AM, Dan Roswell <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> If you’re going to do this a lot, I highly recommend getting a wire
>>>> label maker:
>>>> https://www.bradyid.com/en-us/products/labels-and-tapes/labels/wire-and-cable-labels/wire-and-cable-labels-for-portable-printers
>>>> Get nylon labels, not vinyl.  They’re much better.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> As far as color, we use: blue for data, white for phones, green for
>>>> wireless, yellow for cameras, red for uplinks, etc.  Doesn’t really matter
>>>> as long as you create and follow your own standard.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -Dan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
>>>> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Keith Puffer
>>>> *Sent:* Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:03 PM
>>>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>>>> *Subject:* Network Cable ID
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Infrastructure folks (or those that have an opinion):
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How, or do you, label your network cables?  Write on zip ties?  Color
>>>> labels directly on cable?  Different color for different purpose?
>>>> Different color patch cables?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Trying to get a what works and what doesn't...I am wanting to label/ID
>>>> at my schools so that if someone where to take a look at one, it would make
>>>> sense at another location.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts?  Opinions?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks, enjoy this Summer weather and see you Monday at Dynamic
>>>> Landscapes 2017 <http://dynamiclandscapes.vita-learn.org/>!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Keith
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> Keith Puffer
>>>> Technology Coordinator
>>>> Washington West Supervisory Union
>>>> 340 Mad River Park, Suite 7
>>>> Waitsfield, VT 05673
>>>> 802-496-5486 <(802)%20496-5486>
>>>> Fax: 802-496-6515 <(802)%20496-6515>
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>>>>
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