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C5e/cat6 cabling

Last Modified: 2014-08-06
I have some cat5e cables that are wired and punched down to a patch panel that are wired as 568A (from the computers to the patch panel in my rack.

I wanted to buy some patch panel cat5e 1 foot cables, to connect the patch panel to my switch, is there a problem if the 1 foot patch cables use the 568B standard?  Will it still work ok, or will I have problems?

Do I have to use a supplier that specifics that the cables are 568A?

In my studies from years ago, as long as both ends of one cable is the same, I thought that is all that matters, but wanted to double check before I purchase like 25 cables.

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