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Why Is The Patch panel ?
Marlboro Aug-20-00 09:29 PM
Hi, will i was wondering why should i use patch panel ? if i use a hub or switch just connect the cabels and im done!..and is there any benefit of fixing a patch panel ? please help i will be thankful.Mar

1. RE: Why Is The Patch panel ?
lbyard Aug-21-00 03:22 PM
In response to message 0
You do not need a patch panel. In fact, using a patch panel when you do not need one just adds more things to the network that can break. That is also the reason I do not like to use wall jacks, etc. if there is no pressing need to do so. A “pretty” network is not always the most reliable network. See http://duxcw.com/digest/Howto/network/cable/cable2.htm. Larry

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