Moving NVR Ports to Front

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I am rewiring my server rack and was toying with the idea of patching some network cables into a patch panel and into my NVR so I can access the ports from the front of the rack. Has anybody done anything like that?
 

whoami ™

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I was under the impression it was mandatory to have a patch panel with a rack.;)

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Just make sure to give yourself at least 10ft of extra slack on the network cables. Especially if the rack is mounted high on the wall. Also make sure to label all your cable (I used a label maker) and get some coloured electric tape to mark which cables are POE. I'd also suggest running all your cable 1st then punch them all down at once and testing each one with a network cable tester. Hope this helps.
 
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