Flexible Patch Panel Connection Report
A patch panel connection report is a graphical display of the layout of a patch panel or a series of patch panels. This topic describes the patch panel connection report generated by Fiber Manager when a flexible data model is being used.
- Click the Patch Panel Connection Report button and use the flag cursor to select the patch location. The Select report item window appears.
- Select the item for which you want a report, and
then click Select.
A report in XML format appears in your Web browser with a format similar to example below.
The report displays the name of any associated patch panels or device racks in the upper-right corner. Connection and circuit information are displayed for each port. When the cursor hovers over a location on the rack, the location is highlighted.
In the example below, the 12th St. Center patch panel card contains 24 ports. According to the example, port number 2 is connected to a switch, but it is not associated with a circuit.NOTE: If your report looks different than the example below, refer to the Classic Patch Panel Connection Report topic.