You can test for continuity by using an RJ-45 jack on
one end and an ohm meter on the other. One thing you want to check is that you
have the twisted pairs terminated properly, meaning that one twisted pair is
connected to pins 1 & 2 and another twisted pair is connected to pins
3 & 6.
I have a couple of users
that I wired that are complaining of slow connections. Is there a good way
to test the connections without using an expensive testing tool? The
network only has windows machines on it now, but I could add a Linux machine for
testing if that was the best way to go.
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