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Cable Definition Properties

This pages describes the catalog installation and patch cable definitions.

Double click on any cable definition in the local catalog to open the cable definition properties.

The cable definition is the vendor standard of a cable.


Patch Cable Connector


For preassembled patch cables, you can view the connector information here (1). You can change the connector name, plug type, quality and alignment for the cable definition.

Unassembled installation cables do not have plugs or connected.

You can view the name of the cable definition here (2). You can also add information about the cable in the definition properties. You can also manage the cable instances of your network.


For more information on ports, go to: Manage Port Types.






Cable Bundle Structure


The wires and bundles in the cable are displayed here (1). Unassembled installation cables can have multiple bundles with multiple wire types. Preassembled patch cables have only one bundle.


For more information about creating cables, go to: Create Cable Definitions.



Installation Cable Type


Installation cables are assigned types in their definitions. This defines the types of cables that can be bundled into that installation cable definition.

You can select the types of cables and wires you want to allow in your installation cable definition (1).


For more information about installation cables, go to: Manage Installation Definitions.