This question was originally posted on DCIM Support by daryl yeoh on 2018-05-29
I want to find out whether it is possible to create a new network port type in DCO.
The reason is that I want to able to create a port type that indicate it is either OM4, OM5 or OS2 fibre type for an MPO modules.
This answer was originally posted on DCIM Support by Ed Tarento on 2018-05-29
Good to hear form you. The patch panel / network card port types are fixed and as far as I know cannot be changed.
You can create your own cable types "Tools - Configure Network Cable Types" and use these types to create Genome entries. One of these cable Genomes can be selected during the creation of a connection.
I hope I'm telling you something new.
This answer was originally posted on DCIM Support by Jef Faridi on 2018-05-29
We cannot manually add network port types to the existing list, however perhaps the following work around can generally be used, eg. if a desired port type doesn't exist in the drop-down list, then as illustrated we can select "Other" and give it a proper name (such as OM4...):
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