Installing the HP 10/100 Hubs
5. Connect the Network Cables
Connect the network cables, described under "Cabling Infrastructure" (page
2-4), from the network devices or your patch panels to the RJ-45 ports on the
To connect the cables:
Push the RJ-45 plug into the RJ-45 jack
until the tab on the plug clicks into place.
When power is on for the hub and for the
connected device, the Link LED for the
port should light to confirm a powered-
on device (for example, an end node) is
at the other end of the cable.
If the Link LED does not go on when
the network cable is connected to the
port, see "Diagnosing With the LEDs"
in chapter 3, "Troubleshooting".
Press the small tab on the plug and pull
the plug out of the jack.
Unshielded twisted-pair cable:
• Category 3, 4, or 5 for 10 Mbps ports
• Category 5 only for 100 Mbps ports
Maximum distance: 100 meters