Distributed PoE?

I need to install several PoE devices through my warehouse... 10 or so.

My thought is to run an Ethernet cable from the server room to the middle of the warehouse (well under 100 meters) and into a PoE (yet to be purchased) switch.

Then to run the Ethernet cables from the PoE switch ports to the devices (well under 100 meters).

Does this work?
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAsked:
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SeanSystem EngineerCommented:
yes that will work just fine.
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fred hakimRetired ITCommented:
Sure, that will work.  Keep in mind, the POE switch will require A.C power and should be located in a clean/safe location.  Once installed, it should not need a lot of hands on access, so mounting it up high or in a tool crib (away from HiLos or other dangers) is a good idea.  On thing I used to do (especially when mounting in high or hard to reach spots) is to use an outlet with an easy to access power switch.  That way you can do a power off reset without climbing ladders or using cherry pickers.
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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the detail!
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