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Bay Hub 5308

Bay Hub 5308

Bay Hub 5308

I'm new to working with network equipment outside of servers and workstations.  I'm tasked with finding out how many ports on a 5308 Bay Hub are currently valid.  When I look at the rack there are three separate hubs with 24 ports each.  Of 72 ports only six lights on the hubs are not lit.  I traced those six back to a patch panel.  These six are connected at the patch panel.  How do I determine if the six connections in question are being used or not being used?  Is there a way to trace the cables back to a connection block in a particular office?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

RE: Bay Hub 5308

if you move a known active wire to the six ports one at a time, and they light, they are prolly good.

Best way to know which office a patch panel port goes to is to have drawn a map as you installed them, now all you can do is put a toner in the office and probe for it in the patch panel

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