Testing a cable installation is an essential part of both installing and maintaining a data network. This chapter will examine the cable testing procedures that you should integrate into the installation process and that you are likely to need afterward to troubleshoot network communication problems. We will also examine the standards with respect to cable testing.
In this chapter, you will learn to:
Identify important cable plant certification guidelines
Identify cable testing tools
Troubleshoot cabling problems
As you've learned in earlier chapters, installing the cable plant for a data network incorporates a large number of variables. Not only must you select the appropriate ...