Which tool can we use to trace port?

Hi wall jack --RJ45 has cable to a switch that is connected a lot cables. I want to know the jack port on the wall connect to which port of switch. what is a good way to do it? Thank you
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Fluke makes a variety of testers and mappers.


The Micro Mapper might do what you need to identify and then label the wires.
David SankovskySenior SysAdminCommented:
if it's a direct connection, use the oldest trick in the book.
Disconnect the cable and see which port changed status.
The only way to do this "Smartly" is LLDP but then you need the cable to be connected to LLDP capable  devices on both ends,
eemoonAuthor Commented:
Thank you John and David. You are right
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome. Good luck with these tools and organizing your cables
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